Investec: Personal Assistant

Company Name: Investec

Job Title: Personal Assistant

Closing Date: 30 April 2015

Job Description:

o To ensure administrative functions run smoothly on a day to day basis
o Daily assistance to other risk team leaders and business areas
o Planning, co-ordinating and documenting meetings and events (incl. managing attendees, arranging logistics, refreshments, venues, equipment, video-conferencing, tele-conferencing etc)

Minimum Requirements:

•Experience in a legal environment OR legal PA experience essential
Proficient in Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook (diary control and management)
•Ability to use Internet Explorer
•Excellent organizational and administrative skills, incl. planning, prioritizing, time management, punctuality, ability to meet deadlines, multi-tasking
•Strong communication skills, incl. professional telephone and email manner

Duties & Responsibilities:

o Pro-active diary management
o Planning, co-ordinating and documenting meetings and events (incl. managing attendees, arranging logistics, refreshments, venues, equipment, video-conferencing, tele-conferencing etc)
o Making travel arrangements – both local and international (incl. arranging flights, booking accommodation and rental cars,
o Screening telephone calls, handling telephone enquiries, and taking accurate messages
o General typing, formatting and checking of documents; also printing, photocopying and binding documents for presentations and handovers
o Managing an efficient filing system, and dealing with emails and post
o Assisting with processing and filing of expense claim forms
o Effective minute taking of monthly forums and weekly ops meetings and additional meetings where required
o Preparing PowerPoint presentations
o Expert knowledge on PowerPoint and Excel
o Working closely with facilities to ensure the effective management of parking, intranet photo’s, new starters, office moves and any other ad-hoc duties
o Effective relationship management with key stakeholders
o Effective relationship management with service providers
o Managing document collection and delivery with service providers

Personal Attributes & Other Requirements:

•Strong interpersonal skills
•Ability to build strong relationships
•Highest integrity
•Balanced, mature, eloquent
•Attention to detail
•Articulate with strong communication skills (oral and written)
•Flexible & Dynamic – self motivated & driven (ability to deal with change)
•Strong networking skills
•Ability to deal with conflict in a constructive manner
•Proactive
•Professional – tactful & diplomatic
•Need to be flexible and adaptable
•An ability to remain objective

How To Apply:

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Investec: IT Graduate / Internship Programme 2015

Company Name: Investec

Job Title: IT Graduate / Internship Programme 2015

Closing Date: 30 April 2015

The Investec IT Grad Programme offers you a unique opportunity to be placed in a 12 month fixed-term contract within one of our IT divisions at our Sandton office.

We offer placement in any one of the following fields:

Business Analysis
Systems Development
Business Intelligence
Database Administration
Our Programme offers you hands-on responsibility and business mentoring in one of the most dynamic and successful financial institutions in South African. In addition, the Investec IT Grad Programme is underpinned by an internal development strategy that provides specialist structured learning and support to enable you to thrive within the Investec environment.

Minimum Requirements:

Students studying towards a degree or Post Graduate degree in one of the following fields:

Bachelor of Science (BSc or BS) in Computer Science
Bachelor of Science (BSc or BS) Business Computing or Computer Engineering
Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) in Informatics or Information Systems
Bachelor of Business Science (BBusSc) in Information Systems

Qualities We Look For:

IT Grads who:

think outside the box of convention
see IT as a way of enabling change in the world around them
are ambitious, creative and academically talented

How To Apply:

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Virgin Active South Africa: Sales Consultant – Hennopspark RED

Company Name: Virgin Active South Africa

Position: Sales Consultant – Hennopspark RED

Closing Date: 2015-04-10

Location: Gauteng

Introduction:

Work for the No1 Company in SA….we are an active, goal driven sales team and we strive to enrich people’s lives through activeness, your passion for a healthy lifestyle will lead to your success ……..

A basic salary of R6600 is not all! If you have the drive and determination to earn more than double your digits up to R31 000…. be active and apply now!

Minimum Requirements…:

This is what you need….
Matric or Grade 12 qualification
Valid Driver’s license- ideal
A Sales & Marketing qualification would be great
Sales experience with an awesome track record
Be able to work weekends as well as public holidays

Job Specification…

This is what you will do for us……
Understand the market and demographics of the club environment to effectively communicate the key message to the market you are selling within
Generate and qualify your own leads
Develop and build great member networks and relationships with current and new members
Setting up face to face appointments with new potential members
Invite potential members for club visits
Conduct club tours for prospective members, advise on facilities and services offered
Do thorough needs analysis of potential members requirements in order to be able to advise on what the club can offer in order to meet these needs
Close the deals
Perform administrative functions when signing new members and all sales related report documentation

This is what we look for…
Good planning and organising skills
People who achieve their goals
Strong numeric skills
Excellent communication skills by being confident in your approach
Good listening and problem solving skills
Ms Office skills
Be the brand ambassador for our clubs and business
You must have a passion for customers and putting customers at the heart of every sale

What’s in it for you?
Monthly moola and a lucrative sales commission
Great benefits with access to a medical aid, pension fund, free VIP membership and loads more
Be part of a great sales incentive scheme, which includes an overseas trip, a car and loads more
A chance to be part of our top Sales Academy
An active sales career with world class learning support
Be part of a global brand

How To Apply:

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AECI: Human Capital Assistant

Company Name: AECI

Position: Human Capital Assistant

Job Description:

Closing Date: 2015/04/08

Job Description:

SA Premis is looking to recruit a Human Capital Assistant to work in Burgersdorp.

SA Premix is a leading manufacturer of premixes for the Southern African Animal Feed Market. Chemfit has 30 years’ experience in supplying traded and blended specialty chemicals to a broad range of industries including water treatment, soil fumigation, petrochemical, lubricants, polymers and plastics.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Check employees’ timesheets.
• File and maintain leave records.
• Do casual payroll.
• Register all casuals for UIF (instruction to AECI Head Office).
• Take minutes during a hearing.
• Draft policies and Human Capital related documents.
• Assist with the BBBEE reports and audit.
• Assist with all interviews and pre-employment checks.
• Conducting employee needs analysis.
• Assist the Human Capital Manager with day to day Human Capital queries.

Qualifications & Experience:

• B.Com Human Resources.
• Code B driver’s license.
• Must be fluent in both English and Afrikaans.
• Xhosa speaking would be an advantage.

Competencies:

• Results oriented.
• Thoroughness.
• Attention to detail.
• Customer service orientation
• Team work.
• Communication skills.

How To Apply:

Go here to apply.

AECI: Account Manager

Company Name: AECI

Position: Account Manager

Job Description:

Closing Date: 2015/04/10

Job Description:

Chemical Initiatives is looking to recruit an Account Manager to work in Woodmead.

Chemical Initiatives (CI) manufactures and trades in high value bulk chemical products for a number of Industries. The company’s key value-add is its innovative and flexible manufacturing, logistics and storage practices. Customers are in a broad spectrum of sectors including mining, pigments, paper & pulp, catalysts, surfactants, homecare and agriculture.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Profitably manage and maintain existing business as well as developing new business into the homecare and detergent industry particularly within the Gauteng region.
• Take ownership of the customer interface managing pricing, forecasting, delivery schedules and debtors management.

Qualifications & Experience:

• Matric/Grade 12.
• Tertiary qualification in science or certificate in cosmetic sciences would be an advantage.
• Minimum 2 years’ experience Account management into the Homecare, household and/or cosmetic industry.
• Understanding of Key account management process and able to interact at various levels from Warehouse to Senior Management.

Competencies:

• Planning and organizing.
• Work standards.
• Communication.
• Integrity.
• Leadership orientation.
• Deadline and results driven.

How To Apply:

Go here to apply.

MultiChoice: Graphic/Interactive Designer

Company Name: MultiChoice

Job Post: Graphic/Interactive Designer

Location: Randburg

Job Type: Permanent

Equity Status: Open To All

Number of Positions: 1

Context:

•Web environment
•Interactive & enhanced television environment
•DVB digital broadcasting environment
•Rapid organisational change
•Rapid technological change
•Creative technological environment
•DStv subscribers
•Client services orientation
•Solutions driven

Outputs:

•Interpret briefs, conceptualise graphic and layout solutions
•Design user interfaces and online media for web, mobile and smart devices
•Cut up and build rich media interfaces
•Liaise with product owners, clients, imagery companies, agencies, production, facility and repro houses
•Execute last minute demands
•Meet deadlines & briefs
•Work with team members to achieve collective goals; seek collaboration and understand the viewpoints and perceptions of others in the group; be sensitive to team dynamics and build trust and confidence in others
•Knowledge sharing and continuous improvement

Education & Experience:

•Intuitive design
•Interface mark-up skills (CSS,HTML)
•Prioritising and planning/organising
•Communication (verbal – written)

Competencies:

•Layout and graphic design principles
•Understanding of multi platform layouts and standards
•HTML & CSS knowledge and experience (an advantage but not essential)
•Understanding of usability and interaction design concepts
•Experience in designing and constructing website, application and mobile site interfaces
•Responsive and adaptive markup techniques
•Brand development, including imagery and logo design
•Flash & Actionscript
•Brand development, including imagery and logo design
•Multimedia presentation knowledge
•Knowledge of hardware e.g. Mac, PC based platorms, etc.
•Knowledge of software packages e.g. Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, etc.
•Understanding of file formats, file transfer and optimisation
•Competent in site management and organisation

How to apply:

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MultiChoice: Galaxy Team Leader

Company Name: MultiChoice

Job Post: Galaxy Team Leader

Location: Gauteng

Job Type: Permanent

Equity Status: African, Coloured and Indian candidates

Number of Positions: 3

Special Requirements: Employees will be required to work night shifts only

Context:

• Dynamic, every changing environment
• Leading edge technology
• Multicultural environment
• Multi-skilled
• Developing industry and business
• Implementation of the principles of the new
Labour Relations Act
• Business Process

Customers:

• Subscribers
• Customer Services Representatives
• Call Centre Managers
• Call Centre Supervisors
• Affiliated departments
• Call Centre staff

Outputs:

• Manage staff
• Plan resources
• Coach and constantly evaluate staff
• Manage Call Centre evaluations
• Provide updated feedback to managers and staff
• Effectively recruit staff
• Set and maintain departmental standards
• Monthly reports
• Approved journals
• Conduct staff meetings
• Manage call Centre administration

Competencies:

• Matric is essential
• Must have managed a team of more than 10
people
• 2-5 years’ experience in people management

How to apply:

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Millward Brown: Associate Account Director

Company Name: Millward Brown

Position: Associate Account Director

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

This is a senior role within the company and you would take full responsibility for maintaining relationships with designated clients & providing a quality service that is second to none. Your responsibility will be to build Millward Brown business further by pitching for designated new business. As well to manage, coach, develop and appraise a team of researchers.

Key Responsibilities:

Manage and co-ordinate client research projects
Take briefs, interpret and write proposals/proactively suggest research that may be required
Build the client relationship to ensure all required service levels are met
Develop and manage job costs to ensure profitability
To assist and develop your team
Provide internally training in your areas of expertise
Identify and implement “best practise’ research techniques
Proactively promote the company
Contribute to the development and smooth running of the company

Skills:

Technical Competencies required:
Pc literacy in Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Excellent English writing and verbal skills
Level appropriate research skills – see Career Curriculum (qualitative/quantitative as dictated by the team currently recruiting). Well rounded researcher

Previous experience of:
At least 5 years in market research, related industry (marketing, advertising, etc.), management or social sciences area (e.g. social research, psychology, sociology, anthropology)
Regularly presenting to clients action oriented presentations
Demonstrable project management skills
A track record of developing/winning new/incremental business
At least 2 years experience of leading and developing a team
A passion for brands and advertising is a must, a curiosity as to understand consumer thinking and opinion and a desire to advise clients how to improve their brands performance in the market place.

Education
Must have a degree and preferably post graduate; in Research, marketing, business, economics of social sciences, psychology

The ideal candidate has the following:

Behaviours
Team leadership
Know how to get the best out of a team
Keep people focused on goals
Willing to make difficult decisions
Make the right decisions for the business
Have a clear set of priorities that everyone understands
Client orientation
Understand and mange client expectations
Foster 2 way communication
Understand the needs and concerns of their business/commercially aware (trusted advisor)
Interpersonal skills
Build rapport with and show consideration for all work colleagues
Courteous, respectful and professional in all communications
Integrity
Developing others
Give honest feedback
Regularly counsel others on their performance
Delegate appropriately
Integrates other viewpoints before reaching a decision
Drive for results
Constructively challenge
Take initiative
Continually strive to improve
Set stretching and obtainable goals
Executive Maturity
Remain composed under stress and pressure of the problems and deadlines
Find solutions rather than blame
Value employees who think differently to them
Analytical thinking
Deep expertise in area of responsibility
Spot problems and trends
Develop creative and workable solutions
Effectively integrate data, derive meaning and shape actions
Integrity and high ethical standards
Follow through on commitments
Act consistently on word
Candid and straightforward
Communication skills
Clear and accurate communication
Persuasive

Important relationships:

Internal
Build a strong working relationship with your client service account team
Build a strong and mutually respectful relationship with the operational departments within the company
Work co-operatively with other directors and client service teams
External
Develop a strong professional relationship with your clients
Be an ambassador for Millward Brown at all times
Key Attributes
Must be hands on, high energy, confident team player
Must be willing to travel when necessary

How To Apply:

Please forward yourapplications to Avie Du Plessis [email protected]

Go here to apply.

TNS: Research Manager – Development

Company Name: TNS

Position: Research Manager – Development

Job level: Manager/Team Leader

Job type: Research / Quantitative

Location: Durban, South Africa

Closing Date: 2015-04-15

About TNS:

TNS advises clients on specific growth strategies around new market entry, innovation, brand switching and stakeholder management, based on long-established expertise and market-leading solutions. With a presence in over 80 countries, TNS has more conversations with the world’s consumers than anyone else and understands individual human behaviours and attitudes across every cultural, economic and political region of the world.

Role deliverables:

Note: The role description for this position includes only differentiating skills and it is accepted that all the skills expected at more junior levels will also apply.

Scope of the role:

1. Financial Management and Business Acumen:

Accountable for client sales targets (financial / Key Performance Indicators)
A major contribution to and responsibility for the growth and profitability of clients
Strong proficiency in pricing for success and profit
Provide solutions to company barriers that are holding back profitability and growth
Employs own knowledge of TNS’s market strategy to initiate suitable process improvements that enhance TNS’s service/performance in the market place

2. Client Development and Management

Manages development of client account/s greater than ZAR 5 million
Handles more complex client enquiries regarding research inputs and outputs
Shares relevant industry information/trends with key stakeholders to keep them informed and connected with TNS
Confidently contributes to marketing/business issues conversations with clients
Confidently describes TNS Practise Areas and some Growth Tools to clients
Challenges strategic direction of client organisation when appropriate
Lead development of account strategy and communication to the team
Has a deep understanding of the client business, industry, strategy and business issues
Proactively lead client relationship
Extensive client relationship development
Accountable for client plans (30 days, 90 days, 180 days, 12m)
Accountable for overall integrity of proposal/pitch for specific clients
Demonstrate research & marketing expertise to inspire clients and team

3. People Development & Management

Key contact for resource management
Assist in recruitment and development of staff in line with team and company needs.
Selection / recruitment (screen CVs and conduct interviews with HR)
Recruit, develop, and retain high quality people through succession planning and performance management
Role descriptions (including updates as positions evolve)

4. Research Skills

4.1 Proposal, Design, Costing and Sampling

Involved in, contribute to and provide value and insight in discussions around complex or difficult proposals / alternative methodologies
Leads/instigates brainstorming on some projects

4.2 Questionnaire

Review questionnaire to ensure key client business questions and issues are being addressed

4.3 Project Management

Responsible for the negotiations with client, escalating where appropriate

4.4 Project Administration

Management of; no additional / direct responsibilities

4.5 Analysis and Insights

Suggest analysis and insights based on strategic issues for the client and market
Review insights and presentations (TNS Signature) prepared by direct reports and add value based on
deeper client knowledge and experience
Responsible for finalising presentations/reports/deliverables for more complex projects including Growth summaries

5. Communication

Responsible for consultation with key stakeholders

6. Leadership

Be involved in complex / high profile studies to support managers towards the best (most effective and efficient) possible delivery
Demonstrate excellence in technical and marketing expertise to inspire both clients and team members
Actively transfers learning to others
Provides energy and drive to identify and exploit opportunities for new and innovative ways to answer clients’ needs
Participates in thought leadership pieces and contributes to marketing effort in all ways possible
Proactively responsible for own learning and development
Promote team spirit
Maintains personal well-being and balance
Lead by example and live the Company’s Values of Passion, Trust, Simplicity, Partnership and Celebration

Number of people reporting into this role: 1 to 3 direct reports
Client target: Responsible for team / client sales targets
Client contact: Extensive contact with senior-level client service teams and external clients
WPP / Regional responsibilities: None
Knowledge and skills required:

Relevant tertiary education (B.Com /Business Admin, B Bus Sc Marketing B. Bus Sci Marketing, Project Management / relevant degree pref)
Must have at least 3-5 years working experience
Working knowledge of Word and Excel
Must have a very good working and practical knowledge of the research process and marketing research
Must have proven record of work experience in deadline driven pressurised environment
Confident sales/ negotiation/ persuasion skills
High level of business/client understanding and insight
Strong knowledge of marketing, research and the TNS offer
Clear, fair decision making ability
Leads by example
Nurture/develop team members through coaching and performance management
Proven ability as a team manager
Recognize team and individual achievement
Empowers others by instilling a sense of ownership
Team building across departments and with suppliers
Live and breathe TNS’s vision)

Behavioral dimensions:

Communication skills
Strong numeracy skills
Confident inter-personal skills (ability to deal with people of all levels, and in different departments)
Good negotiating and conflict resolution skills
Assertive and confident
Innovative
Very organized (and able to organize other)
Ability to identify process and structure requirements of a project
Quality oriented
Detail obsessed
Willingness to be accountable for project output
Ability to interpret cost and briefings accurately
Ability to control and monitor project budgets
Ability to accurately check numbers and work with computer tables
Ability to effectively and efficiently work independently as well as within a team when required
Willingness and ability to be a key support and advisor to Project team
Ability to successfully manage projects to strict time and quality deadlines and standards
Team skills
Ability to multi-task
Ability to handle stress/work under pressure
Initiative
Business etiquette
Deadline orientated
Willingness to accept responsibility and accountability for work
Strategic thinking ability to add value to research results
Understanding of client needs
Understanding of practical applications in the context of real life marketing problems
Team management
Motivational ability

How To Apply:

Please email me your cv to [email protected] If you have not received confirmation after 2 weeks please consider your application unsuccessful.

Go here to apply.

PBT Group: Business Intelligence Architect

Company Name: PBT Group

Job Title: Business Intelligence Architect

Location: Roodepoort

Description:

PBT Group has a requirement for a Data Architect with 6+ years relevant experience.

DUTIES:
– To be responsible for the design, development, implemetation and support of Business Intelligence information and data architecture.
– Ensure that customer needs and expectations are understood and properly translated to information requirements and ultimately BI applications.
– To understand information requirements and business problems, understand how the information is structured in order to obtain and manage required data for analysis.
– Structure data from all areas of the business in such a manner that it can be understood and utilised by all consumers of information.
– Design and structure data for communication purposes so that it may be understood by people coming from different perspectives.
– Ensure that policies are in place and are adhered to. Managing multiple initiatives across the BI environment.
– The Information Architect will perform a key role within BI.

Skills Required:

– Business or BI related qualification and/or relevant experience
– 6+ years experience with Architecture and design of solutions within a Data Warehouse
– Extensive experience with Data Warehouse implementations on a senior level

Additional:

With in-depth knowledge of business intelligence solutions and experience that spans more than two decades in over 25 countries, PBT Group has honed its expertise through engagement with most of the top 100 companies, answering to diverse needs to give clients not only a competitive edge, but also a sustainable advantage.

How to apply:

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RAUBEX: Civil Engineering Apprenticeship Programme March 2015

Company Name: RAUBEX

Job Title: Civil Engineering Apprenticeship Programme March 2015

Closing Date: 10 April 2015

Location: Germiston

Well established Bitumen Binder Supply Company (part of a JSE listed Construction Company) based in Wadeville Johannesburg is seeking five (5) Civil Apprentices, who is enthusiastic to learn the bitumen binder industry.

Requirements…:

Matric
Valid driver’s license
Willing to travel and stay on various sites
Willing to learn the Bitumen Binder Industry
Fluent in English and Afrikaans

Job Specification:

We offer five (5) Civil Apprenticeships. The Apprenticeships are designed for people to enter the job market and to gain on the job work based training.

The Civil Apprenticeships are a great opportunity to learn the essential skills of our trade and obtain the necessary experience to become a Bitumen Site Supervisor in the near future.

You will support real projects, learn about our business and get exposure to our operations.

How To Apply:

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RAUBEX: Surveyor

Company Name: RAUBEX

Job Title: Surveyor

Closing Date: 7 April 2015

Location: Germiston

Introduction:

An opportunity as Surveyor exists with a South African Listed Diversified construction company.

Minimum Requirements…:

Minimum 10 Years Experience.
Degree in Surveying/B.Tech or ND in Surveying.
Civil Construction industry and site.
Computer literacy essential.
Attention to detail.
At least 5 years + experience.
Knowledge and experience with Model Maker and AutoCAD.

Recommended:

Effective Communication skills.
Experience in road and infrastructure sector.
Need to know how to operate a GPS system and dumpy level. Ideal – TRIMBLE.
Self-driven and disciplined.
Understand the differences between LO and WGS co-ordinate systems.

Job Specification…:

· Setting out for roads and earthworks.
· Setting out for pipe lines or diversified infrastructure development.
· Drawings.
· Volume and area calculations.
· Create sections.
· Maintain relevant records.
· Provide quality work at all times.
· Willing to travel within South Africa.

We offer a market related package and subsidised medical aid and pension scheme.

How To Apply:

Go here to apply.