Vereeniging Enabling economic development that is focused on creating sustainable jobs by facilitating delivery of key national and provincial programmes of action.
Strategically positioning the province into a globally competitive city region. Facilitating partnerships and creating linkages across the province to maximize service delivery outcomes.
Key Performance Areas : Establish contacts and build productive relationships with key stakeholders in private and public sector and Monitor international / global political and economic developments, assessing the impact of those developments on the organization’s objectives.
Conduct research and analysis on issues associated with the vision, mission and strategic objectives and assist with developing facts, assumptions, and limitations in order to accurately frame the situation through the development of a multi- lateral perspective understanding.
Develop unit’s operational plan to maximize collaborations with industry and other spheres of government Manage the Operator Permit Obligations and Engage with Investment Community Risk management organizational and project Negotiation of a customized investor value proposition per development and Identify new opportunities to enable effective management of project synergies.
Ensure the programme is properly represented and profiled at relevant agendas and forums nationally and internationally.
Identify strategic stakeholders in order to foster effective communication and ensure appropriate relationships are maintained.
Establish, maintain partnerships and stakeholder forums and Contribute to development of appropriate communication strategies of the portfolio.
Cultivate, maintain, protect and promote the corporate image and the brand. Articulate organizational programmes and values to internal and external stakeholders.
Represent the business unit on internal task forces / working committees working to improve cross divisional challenges.
Implement the Communication strategy for external and internal communications. Implement and monitor reputational communication management system and processes and Identify media issues and advise or draft media response statements accordingly.
Produce quarterly media analysis reports and Media and speech writing, including thought leadership articles and features.
Minimum Requirements : Relevant degree 3-years’ experience in Senior Management position. Ability to interact with, and influence a wide audience, inside and outside the organization Strong leadership and possesses strategic ability and organizational skills.
1st class communication skills coupled with creativity and a strong aspiration to achieve customer excellence ability to express themselves clearly and simply both orally and print Flexibility and the ability to work under pressure, both in and out of normal working hours and Ability to undertake public speaking with full confidence of the subject matter An understanding of political dimensions and Ability to work as an individual but also as a key member of a small team.