R744 255 per annum (Level 11), (all-inclusive package to be structured in accordance with the rules for MMS)
REF NO: 3//055
Free State (Mangaung / Xhariep)
Mr E Mosia Tel No: (051) 400 4200
Where to submit application
Applications can be submitted by post to: Private Bag X20803, Bloemfontein, 9300 or hand delivered to: 136 Charlotte Maxeke Street, Bloemfontein, 9300.
REQUIREMENTS : A National Diploma in Business Management / Financial Management / Economics. 3 years’ experience in a supervisory level. Job related knowledge: Experience in cooperative development field. Knowledge and understanding of policy and legislative environment of cooperatives, Monitoring and evaluation, Understanding of Comprehensive Rural Development Programme (CRDP), Strategic planning, Human resource management, Financial management, Supply chain management, Knowledge of economics. Job related skills: Communication skills (Excellent verbal and written communication skills), Negotiation and conflict resolution skills, Strategic management skills and leadership skills, Project management skills, Network skills, Team management skills, People management skills, Customer and client focus, Statistical forecasting. A valid driver’s licence and willingness to travel. DUTIES : Identify and facilitate the development of cooperatives. Organise primary cooperatives into secondary cooperatives. Liaise with commodity association and other stakeholders for data collection. This is in order to create and maintain cooperatives database. Engage organs of the state, private sector and building partnerships. Facilitate development of business plan for funding. Develop a monitoring tool and strategy for cooperatives. Set up internal / coop governance and constitution and facilitate training in adherence and ensure compliance with the Co-operatives Act, No 14 of 2005. Provide support to new and existing cooperatives (Establishment, registration, constitution, facilitate training and monitoring). Facilitate training on governance issues of cooperatives and business management. Identify and support the development of enterprise operational and compliance system. Develop training plans and manuals for cooperatives. Management of the partnership arrangements. Develop reporting template. Assist cooperatives to ensure that they comply with Cooperative Act, among others by holding Annual General Meeting (AGM); submission of their financial records to South African Revenue Service (SARS) etc. Ensure market opportunities are identified for cooperative development in the Department. Identify local, national and international markets for cooperatives. Assist cooperatives to get Branding for their business through Small Enterprise Development Agency (SEDA). Assist cooperatives to get export certificate to sell their products. Assist the cooperative to produce good qualit