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Sector Manager - Business, Finance & Economy

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Global Business Roundtable
Johannesburg, South Africa
Closing Date:
Thursday, 1 July 2021
Open

About the Organisation

The Global Business Roundtable (GBR) was established on 21st August 2009. It started as a discussion forum as well as a support, networking and prayer group for people in business and various intellectual professions.

The GBR is a global business networking initiative which was prompted by a desire to start a prayer meeting group for people in business as well as to provide support for professionals in their various fields. The organisation is founded on Biblical principles and is inspired by God throughout the various initiatives it undertakes.

This global business networking initiative has experienced the great move of God and has seen an unprecedented exponential growth. The GBR now has thousands of members spread across several countries including The United States of America (USA), Spain, Thailand, Germany, Ghana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Sweden, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Mozambique, Nigeria, The Caribbean Islands, which make up 83 nations in total.

About the Job

Reporting to the Global Executive Director (GED), the purpose of the position is to provide Program Design and Managerial Support for GBR’s eight (8) mountains or sectors of activities. The Multi-Sector Program Director will provide overall managerial support (Design, planning, implementation, supervision, monitoring, reporting, and evaluation) of GBR project areas assigned to her/him in the initial 15-regional offices. S/he will provide technical, administrative, financial, and human resource management oversight in accordance with GBR global policy requirements and organisational culture. This position requires an individual with strong Christian commitment at an individual level as well at a professional level. The position entails exemplary Christian morals, ethics and values both at a personal and professional level, together with a strong philanthropic and “mission-driven” purpose in life.

Key Responsibilities

  • Development of learning material; learning facilitation; planning and organising; training needs analysis; project management; presentation skills; budgeting and financial management, administration, and people management.

  • To plan, coordinate and deliver business support services, training, seminars, informative material digitally or otherwise with a component being e-commerce to meet current and future organisational commitments in line with GBR’s framework of support to specific regions.

  • To analyse business propositions, develop funding proposals, design operating plans, coordinate and consolidate programs catering to needs of the different regions and individual countries.

  • To develop and implement an annual activity calendar in line with budget and outreach targets to build organisational capability.

  • To ensure delivery of events and activities to achieve the required outcomes and strategic objectives.

  • To ensure coordination, completion, and submission of funding objectives in line with business and donor requirements and to optimize resources for maximum impact.

  • To ensure compliance to group policies, quality assurance standards and regulatory requirements.

  • Conduct an annual needs assessment to identify interest areas and opportunities for business growth, in cooperation with the Senior Management.

  • To manage resources to deliver the operating plan and business needs timeously.

  • Proven policy, advisory and advocacy experience.

Requirements

  • A sincere faith in God and a commitment to Christian faith and service, including knowledge of scripture and an understanding of the Bible’s great themes.

  • A degree in business, finance, or similar qualification. A post-graduate qualification will be an added advantage.

  • Formal training or equivalent experience with Christian business enterprise development practice and ethics will be a definite plus.

  • Strong organizational and leadership skills including delegation and group facilitation.

  • Experience in handling of web-based management systems and advanced programmes for statistical analysis of data

  • Strong writing, public communication, and computer skills.

  • Experience in managing cross-functional teams and multi-disciplinary projects supporting business.

  • Experience in organisational development and change

  • Provide consultation, support, mentorship, and incubation.

  • Work collaboratively with teams and subject matter experts.

To apply

This position is open to candidates of all nationalities, and multilingual candidates are also encouraged to apply. The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically, regionally and internationally up to 10% of the time.


Email your full application (biosummary form, letter of motivation and detailed CV) by Friday 02nd July 2021 to callum@actionappointments.co.za

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About the Organisation

The Global Business Roundtable (GBR) was established on 21st August 2009. It started as a discussion forum as well as a support, networking and prayer group for people in business and various intellectual professions.

The GBR is a global business networking initiative which was prompted by a desire to start a prayer meeting group for people in business as well as to provide support for professionals in their various fields. The organisation is founded on Biblical principles and is inspired by God throughout the various initiatives it undertakes.

This global business networking initiative has experienced the great move of God and has seen an unprecedented exponential growth. The GBR now has thousands of members spread across several countries including The United States of America (USA), Spain, Thailand, Germany, Ghana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Sweden, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Mozambique, Nigeria, The Caribbean Islands, which make up 83 nations in total.

About the Job

Reporting to the Global Executive Director (GED), the purpose of the position is to provide Program Design and Managerial Support for GBR’s eight (8) mountains or sectors of activities. The Multi-Sector Program Director will provide overall managerial support (Design, planning, implementation, supervision, monitoring, reporting, and evaluation) of GBR project areas assigned to her/him in the initial 15-regional offices. S/he will provide technical, administrative, financial, and human resource management oversight in accordance with GBR global policy requirements and organisational culture. This position requires an individual with strong Christian commitment at an individual level as well at a professional level. The position entails exemplary Christian morals, ethics and values both at a personal and professional level, together with a strong philanthropic and “mission-driven” purpose in life.

Key Responsibilities

  • Development of learning material; learning facilitation; planning and organising; training needs analysis; project management; presentation skills; budgeting and financial management, administration, and people management.

  • To plan, coordinate and deliver business support services, training, seminars, informative material digitally or otherwise with a component being e-commerce to meet current and future organisational commitments in line with GBR’s framework of support to specific regions.

  • To analyse business propositions, develop funding proposals, design operating plans, coordinate and consolidate programs catering to needs of the different regions and individual countries.

  • To develop and implement an annual activity calendar in line with budget and outreach targets to build organisational capability.

  • To ensure delivery of events and activities to achieve the required outcomes and strategic objectives.

  • To ensure coordination, completion, and submission of funding objectives in line with business and donor requirements and to optimize resources for maximum impact.

  • To ensure compliance to group policies, quality assurance standards and regulatory requirements.

  • Conduct an annual needs assessment to identify interest areas and opportunities for business growth, in cooperation with the Senior Management.

  • To manage resources to deliver the operating plan and business needs timeously.

  • Proven policy, advisory and advocacy experience.

Requirements

  • A sincere faith in God and a commitment to Christian faith and service, including knowledge of scripture and an understanding of the Bible’s great themes.

  • A degree in business, finance, or similar qualification. A post-graduate qualification will be an added advantage.

  • Formal training or equivalent experience with Christian business enterprise development practice and ethics will be a definite plus.

  • Strong organizational and leadership skills including delegation and group facilitation.

  • Experience in handling of web-based management systems and advanced programmes for statistical analysis of data

  • Strong writing, public communication, and computer skills.

  • Experience in managing cross-functional teams and multi-disciplinary projects supporting business.

  • Experience in organisational development and change

  • Provide consultation, support, mentorship, and incubation.

  • Work collaboratively with teams and subject matter experts.

To apply

This position is open to candidates of all nationalities, and multilingual candidates are also encouraged to apply. The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically, regionally and internationally up to 10% of the time.


Email your full application (biosummary form, letter of motivation and detailed CV) by Friday 02nd July 2021 to callum@actionappointments.co.za