Western Cape Government Deputy Director: Enterprise Development Jobs in South Africa

Western Cape Government Deputy Director: Enterprise Development Jobs in South Africa

Job Purpose
  • The Department of Economic Development and Tourism, Western Cape Government has an opportunity for a suitably qualified and competent individual to contribute to the creation of an enabling business environment that empowers small businesses and entrepreneurs to sustain, develop and grow through entrepreneurship, enterprise development and innovation. This post is stationed in Cape Town CBD.

    Minimum Requirements
  • An appropriate 3-year tertiary qualification (B-Degree or higher) in Economics, Business or related field; A minimum of 3 years management level experience.

    Key Performance Areas
  • Develop, implement and monitor programmatic initiatives to:
  • Provide opportunities (e.g., procurement and access to markets) for small business;
  • Enable small business access to non-financial and financial support, entrepreneurship opportunities and innovation;
  • Improve the enabling environment and enhancing the ease of doing business for business through government and private sector interaction.
  • Strengthen partnerships to provide business development support services (e.g., leverage funding and access to market opportunities) to enhance business sustainability and growth.
  • Management of the human resources of the sub-directorate to achieve the pre-determined performance indicators and service delivery imperatives, motivated, competent, appreciated and performance orientated staff and sound labour relations. Plan the sub-directorate’s budget and manage expenditure, through
    responsible implementation of policies, practices, and decisions to achieve unit objectives effectively and efficiently.

    Knowledge of the following:
  • Economics;
  • Enterprise development;
  • Research applications;
  • Financial management;
  • Stakeholder management;
  • Management principles;
  • Project management;
  • Applicable policies and procedures;
  • Relationship management;
  • Public service procedure;
  • Labour relations;
  • Policy analysis.

    Skills needed:
  • Strategic, operational planning and management;
  • People Management;
  • Problem solving;
  • Sound budgeting and cash flow management;
  • Facilitation; Presentation;
  • Policy Formulation;
  • Communication (written and verbal);
  • Conflict management;
  • Interpersonal relations;
  • Analytical thinking;
  • Motivational;
  • Networking and linking;
  • Driving;
  • Information technology and computer proficiency;
  • Economic and financial analysis;
  • Legal administration.
  • Ability to interpret and apply relevant policies and procedures.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Western Cape Government Deputy Director: Enterprise Development Jobs in South Africa

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