Entrepreneurial Programme Officer & Facilitator

What are we looking for?
Raizcorp eMalahleni is offering a 12-month employment contract to a highly skilled and experienced facilitator to assist us in running various entrepreneurial programmes. First and foremost, you must be a strong and experienced group facilitator with experience in e-facilitation. In addition to this, we’re looking for your experience, understanding and passion for entrepreneurship, coupled with a relevant tertiary level qualification in business or commerce. You must be a local resident of the eMalahleni municipal area and have good relationships with, understanding of and passion for the local communities.

What does an Entrepreneurial Programme Officer do?
The Entrepreneurial Programme Officer is a multi-disciplined individual primarily tasked with proactively implementing and running end-to-end entrepreneurial development projects. This includes the day-to-day operational running of the Raizcorp centre, its programmes and the functional delivery of the project outcomes, i.e. guiding or co-guiding (mentoring) of entrepreneurs, facilitation or training of entrepreneurs and community members, continuous and meticulous reporting to Raizcorp’s head office, and the recording of data and metrics that are valuable to project outcomes. The Entrepreneurial Programme Officer is a premium Raizcorp brand ambassador and, as such, is required to proactively run the Raizcorp projects in an engaged, collaborative and highly efficient manner.

What are the minimum requirements?
You need the following skill and experience to apply:

  • Minimum tertiary level qualification in business or commerce
  • Experience in business and own entrepreneurial business non-negotiable
  • Experience in, and solid understanding of, business finances required
  • Strong background and history in group facilitation and e-facilitation
  • Well-rounded administration experience with strong eye for detail
  • Strong English language ability (read, write, speak)
  • Previous experience in writing detailed reports an advantage
  • Own reliable vehicle with valid driver’s licence not negotiable

What kind of personality will excel in this role?
You need to be a person with empathy. Someone who relates well to others with a genuine kindness and care for people and their development. Our work is not about feeding your ego, but rather about being genuinely invested in the development and growth of entrepreneurs. You must also be a driver personality type with a meticulous adherence to process, deadlines and goals. The ability to work independently and within a team is non-negotiable. You need to be comfortable with detailed and regular feedback, reporting and instruction from and to head office.