Careers

If you are looking for a career in an environment which will simultaneously challenge and nurture you, if you identify with our values of Professionalism, Integrity, Innovation, Collaboration, Excellence and Passion and you think you know how to live them, we would love to hear from you. We have the following vacancies:

Current vacancies

Business Development Consultant (KwaZulu Natal)

The position would suit an individual who has experience in investor communication for listed companies; is passionate about business development; customer focussed, and results driven. The ideal candidate should have excellent communication and presentation skills and be comfortable working independently, presenting complex business solutions to C-suite executives. It is important to have a solid working knowledge of investor communications with a good understanding of the digital space and relevant platforms.

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Required minimum education and work experience

  • Matric and BCom degree or similar tertiary qualification.
  • Solid working experience 3 -5 years in an investor relations agency / strategic marketing / consulting or advisory services for companies that operate in the listed environment.

Advantageous

  • Knowledge of the reporting requirements for companies listed on the JSE and/or other stock exchanges.
  • Understanding of financial advertising, corporate action, integrated annual reporting, stakeholder communications and investor relations websites.
  • Having exposure to the workings of stock exchanges, and having your own trading portfolio would be useful.

Key Performance Areas

  • Business development focus to meet or exceed planned revenue targets in a high-growth environment.
  • Create and execute on business development engagement plans for each client.
  • Prepare proposal for clients and negotiate contracts for existing and newly acquired clients
  • Prepare monthly forecasts and financial reports of business development achieved.
  • Understand and promote company offerings and platforms to existing and new clients
  • Maintain accurate client records and information through the company CRM system.

Personal Skills and Attributes

  • This position would suite an individual who is a high achiever, great work ethic and has a passion for working within the field of business development.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Capable of presenting complex business solutions to high calibre professional decision-makers.
  • Dedicated customer focus, exemplary negotiation skills and have excellent networking abilities.

Our clients are our people too and we will be relying on your ability to manage complex relationships, unlock value and engage consultatively at the highest levels. We do business with integrity and sincerity, and we care about the quality of every client interaction.

Behavioural competencies

  • Ability to work independently as well as within an interconnected business development team
  • Work well under pressure with the ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Innovative and solutions driven
  • Passionate about building solid relationships.
  • Alignment with our company values of Professionalism, Integrity, Collaboration, Excellence and Passion.

Digital competencies

  • Experience of Office 365
  • Microsoft Office suite including competency in the use of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook (email program)
  • MS Teams and has competency using Adobe Acrobat

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Proofreader (Language Services)

The position involves reviewing, proofreading and doing quality control on JSE listed companies’ and other unlisted companies’ draft annual integrated reports, company circulars, SENS and Edgar announcements, marketing materials, websites, emailers and adverts, to ensure that they meet very stringent content, formatting and deadline requirements of the client and which we set for ourselves.

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Required minimum education and work experience

  • Matric and applicable diploma or degree
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as financial editor/financial proofreader/company secretary/integrated annual report specialist, who has had exposure to JSE listed companies.
  • Preferably be multilingual/able to read in more than one language.

Key Performance Areas

  • Mark up documentation in any digital format (pdf, Word, Excel) or apply traditional markups on hard copy, be familiar with editing practices and manuals of style used in industry.
  • Work on project management software.
  • Familiarise with digital security around highly confidential/sensitive company information.

Technical knowledge / competencies

  • Superior English language skills, including use of punctuation, syntax etc.
  • Familiarity with financial reporting terminology and conventions
  • Up-to-date knowledge of the JSE regulations and Company’s Act as it relates to regulatory reporting compliance
  • Knowledge of the revised King IV Codes of Reporting and Governance Principles for South Africa and how these impact on reporting requirements.
  • Knowledge of the International Integrated Reporting Council’s framework that requires integration of the financial and sustainability reports
  • A high level of editing and proof-reading skills.
  • Copy writing abilities in this specialist area.
  • Quality Assurance abilities
  • Able to work on project management software.
  • Familiar with digital security around highly confidential/sensitive company information.

Behavioural competencies

  • Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Good time management and organisational skills.
  • Being able to process information quickly.
  • Able to deal under some pressure with high volumes of work with quick turnaround time in a fast-paced working environment.

Digital competencies

  • Experience of Office 365
  • Microsoft Office suite including competency in the use of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook (email program)
  • MS Teams and has competency using Adobe Acrobat

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Agile Business Analyst

The position involves responsibility for a solution driven and delivery focused candidate to collaborate in an objective orientated team to get what needs to be done in the most effective way possible. The candidate will be involved in every stage of the product development lifecycle, acting as the champion within the technical function and as a proxy to the Product Owner.

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Required minimum education and work experience

  • Matric and applicable Matric and applicable diploma or degree
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a digital agency
  • Experience of Microsoft Office suite

Key Performance Areas

  • Elicit business requirements from business users and subject matter experts
  • Assist stakeholders and Scrum team in prioritization of work in order to maximize efficiency and output
  • Facilitate requirements gathering through interviews, requirements workshops, etc.
  • Analyse business needs, document requirements, and translate needs into user stories
  • Communicate these needs clearly and effectively to both business and technical stakeholders
  • Maintain a steady backlog of requirements that are ready to go into sprints for the Scrum team
  • Support the day-to-day needs of Scrum teams in understanding customer and business requirements
  • Liaise with the development team for estimation on work and planning of milestones
  • Assist in drafting user and training documentation

Technical knowledge / competencies

  • Degree / Diploma preferably with an Information Systems focus
  • Business Analysis or Information Systems Qualification highly beneficial
  • Minimum of 5+ years working as a business analysis with specific experience in Agile methodologies within a digital / software development agency
  • Working experience with Jira, BitBucket, Confluence
  • Knowledge and ability to translate requirements into user stories, process diagrams and data flows
  • Knowledge and understanding of project scoping, planning & prioritization
  • Knowledge of and experience working in an Agile environment (Scrum)
  • Ability to obtain descriptive and exhaustive requirements from stakeholders

Behavioural competencies

  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Operates well under pressure
  • Work with minimal supervision
  • Good problem-solving abilities
  • Innovative and quick thinking
  • Pays attention to detail and accuracy
  • Is thorough and committed to continuous self-development/study

Digital competencies

  • Office 365 and Microsoft Office suite including basic knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook (e-mail program), Teams
  • Basic Knowledge of Adobe

Application closing date: 22 August 2021

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Senior Web Developer (Back-end)

The position involves responsibility for the back-end development of a variety of custom web-based platforms for a diverse client base, develop web applications and code structures to solve specific tasks, assist and support in the upkeep and maintenance web applications. They will work closely with a development team and cross functionally with department leads and externally with our existing client associations.

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Required minimum education and work experience

  • Matric and applicable diploma/degree (BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, MIS or similar relevant field)
  • 5+ years of professional experience in Laravel web framework within PHP programming language
  • Experience of Microsoft Office suite

Key Performance Areas

  • Develop and maintain cutting edge web-based PHP applications in Laravel.
  • Design and develop server-side logic using Laravel.
  • Create reusable, effective, and scalable PHP code.
  • Ensure HTML, CSS, and shared JavaScript is valid and consistent across related applications.
  • Design the different layers of the web application.
  • Implement security and data protection measures.
  • Develop components of the database such as storage, queries, and triggers.
  • Prepare and maintain all applications utilizing standard development tools.
  • Utilize backend data services and contribute to increase existing data services API.
  • Convey effectively with all task progress, evaluations, suggestions, schedules along with technical and process issues.
  • Document the development process, architecture, and standard components.
  • Coordinate with co-developers and keeps project manager well informed of the status of development effort and serves as liaison between development staff and project manager.
  • Keep abreast of new trends and best practices in web development.

Technical knowledge / competencies

  • 5+ years of professional experience in Laravel web framework within PHP programming language
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, MIS or similar relevant field
  • In depth knowledge of object-oriented PHP and Laravel 5 PHP Framework
  • Hands on experience with SQL schema design, SOLID principles, REST API design
  • Proficient understanding with software testing using one or more related frameworks (eg. PHPUnit)
  • MySQL profiling and query optimization
  • Creative and efficient problem solver
  • Good understanding of one or more popular front end Javascript languages (Vue, React, Angular etc)

Behavioural competencies

  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Operates well under pressure
  • Work with minimal supervision
  • Good problem-solving abilities
  • Innovative and quick thinking
  • Pays attention to detail and accuracy
  • A team player
  • Has a sense of urgency
  • Is thorough and committed to continuous self-development/study

Application closing date: 18 July 2021

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