Senior Project Specialist

Namakwa, Northern Cape 2 February

Siphumeza Placements

  • Description

    Senior Project Specialist is required for a Consulting Company based in Noupoort -Eastern Karoon. Must be able to communicate in Afrikaans.
    The Senior Project Specialist, will be expected to develop and implement business solutions for SMEs. This will include the creation and implementation of a business model as well as development of business processes for SMEs. The candidate will also be expected to review SMEs applications for finance and to assist them to adhere to the systems and processes of the funder. They will also be expected to work with the SMEs to monitor loan repayment. The Senior Project Specialist will be responsible for providing a holistic mentoring and coaching services to SMMEs on an individual or group basis with the aim of improving company growth and sustainability.
    • Assess business requirements, organise and coordinate resources for technical support
    • Provide coaching, training and technical assistance to business owners
    • Coordinate activities as part of the business development journey
    • Ensure that business implementation plans are sufficiently and efficiently implemented
    • Review, implement and monitor projects to ensure industry best practices and legislative compliance
    • Record business successes and activities and maintain and update the business database
    • Ensure that projects are sufficiently and efficiently implemented
    • Also support the implementation of socio- supplier- and enterprise development programmes
    • Ensure prudent financial and budget management of all projects
    • Engage with clients and manage client relationships
    • Engage with all stakeholders and manage stakeholder relations
    • Update project plans onto project management systems and manage timelines
    • Develop and document products and services for development projects
    • Report writing and monitoring and evaluation of activities
    • Experience in Enterprise and Supplier Development Programme design will be beneficial
    • Experience as a small business owner will be an advantage, also sound knowledge and experience in small business development.
    • Experience in business analysis and strategy development
    • Experience in a finance related field – understanding and interpreting financial statements, small business finance management, costing and pricing, budgeting
    • Must be passionate about economic and socio economic developmental issues
    • Must have a continuous learning approach to life and work
    Project specialists must be able to problem-solve and troubleshoot all project issues in a timely manner, and interpersonal skills are important in order to work alongside other project employees to meet all client specifications and requirements. They must be aware of all resources utilized within each project to ensure accurate results, and verbal and written communication skills are also important in this position. Aspiring project specialists should have the ability to travel, as some organizations require them to assist projects in other locations. Candidates must have a bachelor's degree and/or experience in computer science, and customer service skills are also helpful

  • Number of vacancies: 1
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Honours Degree / Post Graduate Certificate /N7
  • Years of experience: 6
  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Ad summary

  • Senior Project Specialist

  • Recruiter

    Siphumeza Placements

  • Province

    Namakwa, Northern Cape

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary


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