WE ARE HIRING!

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

 

Location: Western Cape - Paarl

Position: Permanent

Salary Benchmark: R180 000 – R216 000 p/a

Overview

We are looking for an energetic, reliable and engaging individual to join our dynamic team of changemakers serving our community of start-up entrepreneurs. The ideal candidate will have a financial and/or business development background, have a passion to work with people and a strong drive to make South Africa a more inclusive, just and equal society.

 

Responsibilities

! Coordinate and train entrepreneurs in the Academy and LAB programme on business-related topics.

! Conduct monthly analysis of SMME’s financial data - e.g. turnover, expenses, profitability, management

accounts, and budgets.

! Provide advice and support to the SMMEs, especially on the implementation of financial systems.

! Assist with monitoring and evaluation of programmes and report writing.

! Coordinate and arrange specific events, meetings, appointments, and conferences.

! Ad-hoc tasks

 

Requirements

! Relevant tertiary qualification in Finance Management or Business Administration.

! Strong financial and administrative background.

! 2 years’ experience in a similar role.

! Candidate must be fluent in English and Afrikaans (isiXhosa or isiZulu - advantageous).

! Advanced level of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) skills.

 

Key Skills

! Strong attention to detail and identifying potential opportunities

! Ability to communicate clearly and professionally with clients

! Strong training and presenting skills

! Ability to build significant relationships and maintain open communication channels

! Teachability and eagerness to self-develop

! Enjoy working in a team and must have a good work ethic

 

**Candidate must have a valid driver’s license and own transport

*** Applications close  4 November 2019. The successful candidate to start 1 January 2020.

 

Please email an updated CV – including references – to: hr@labit.co.za

 

About Labit

Labit Consulting (Pty)Ltd is a business incubator fighting poverty in South Africa. We actively work towards changing the unemployment rate and dream of a tomorrow where more people will start social businesses, purposefully solving social problems in a financially sustainable way.

We do so by mentoring and equipping community-based entrepreneurs with the knowledge, skills and vision to create sustainable businesses that can create further employment opportunities in our amazing country.