Professional Officer – Business Retention Specialist

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Professional Officer - Business Retention Specialist

Location: Cape Town
Type: Permanent
Reference: #CS 40/21
Company: City of Cape Town

The City of Cape Town promotes and applies the principles of employment equity. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Economic opportunities and asset management • enterprise and investment department
Professional officer: business retention
Specialist (2 posts)
Basic salary: R417,967 per annum • Ref no: EOA 28/21 • Atlantis

  • Relevant BTech or first degree in business administration, business economics, economics, development studies, public administration or related fields
  • Programme or project management qualification will be an added advantage
  • Three to five years’ experience in business consulting, business surveys and analysing data
  • Project implementation capability and experience
  • Computer proficiency in the MS Office Suite
  • Code B drivers licence.
  Key performance areas: 
  • Performing business development consulting services by facilitating and supporting the BRE programme and project implementation across the City
  • Conducting regular research to ensure sufficient data sets are developed and analysed including energy load curtailment and BRE data generated
  • Managing and advising the business sectors on energy load curtailment across the city where possible
  • Directing and advising on appropriate enhancement options to improve the current Business Support Management System (BSMS) to ensure a transversal departmental collaboration
  • Managing and coordinating business capacity programmes for local business in support of SMME development
  • Ensuring stakeholder management by building and maintaining relationships with various business sectors and key stakeholders operating in the City
  • Managing programme and project implementation by supporting the deployment of investment facilitation unit resources to ensure activities and deliverables are completed within deadlines and budgets.
Please apply online at (external applicants) or via the SAP Portal (internal applicants) unless otherwise stated.

Closing date: 2 July 2021
 Please quote the reference number of the vacancy in all communications.
  • Certified copies of qualifications must be available on request.
  • Copies of supporting documents will not be returned.
  • Kindly note that applications will not be acknowledged in writing.
  • Visit our website at
  • No late applications will be considered.
If no notification of appointment is received within three months of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
Posted on 22 Jun 10:54

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