Marketing Assistant

  • Permanent
  • Full Time
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  • EE/AA

    Introduction

    Marketing Assistant

    Min 2 years experience

    Experience in life insurance is ESSENTIAL

    Duties & Responsibilities

    Marketing Assistant

    Sandton, Johannesburg

    R12 000 – R18 000 pm

     

    • As a Marketing Assistant you’ll play an important coordination role within the team, liaising with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
    • Be involved in various daily marketing tasks to support the Marketing Specialist’s portfolio.
    • The primary function of the role is to understand the marketing and communication objectives of different areas in the business and to support the Marketing Specialist in delivering these elements on time and as per agreed marketing plans.
    • Another key focus is to understand and enhance the different stakeholders experience with brand-relevant and effective communication.
    • Liaison with different role-players in the business, including the technical and administrative teams, as well as external role-players, to plan and prioritise projects effectively and to ensure high-quality delivery that’s on brand and on brief.
    • Report to the Distribution Marketing Specialist, who is accountable for the strategic marketing delivery to different stakeholder groups.

     

     

    Desired Experience & Qualification

    • Must have a tertiary qualification in Communication Science, Brand Management or Marketing – such as an BA Communications or Marketing, IMM diploma, Vega Brand School Degree or similar.
    • Must have at least three years’ experience working in a marketing environment, preferably in the financial services space.
    • At least one relevant tertiary Marketing qualification, such as a Marketing or Communication degree, is an absolute requirement
    • Proven experience as a Marketing and Brand specialist – a minimum of three years’ experience is required, preferably more
    • Experience within the financial services sector and specifically in the lower income market, is a strong advantage.
    • Client liaison and service to our various marketing stakeholders
    • A strong sense of ownership and accountability for your portfolio
    • Implementing the approved strategies and marketing campaigns; by ensuring that these are successfully rolled out, on-time, on-budget, on-brand
    • Diligence and attention to detail;
    • Following and adhering to all marketing processes and sign-off protocols
    • Proven marketing strategy skills and experience
    • Campaign management and implementation skills
    • Excellent project and implementation skills
    • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
    • The ability to interact with poise at all levels within the organisation
    • Must be a team player, and flexible enough to wear different hats on different days
    • Must have a strong work ethic and the ability to work under pressure
    • Must be comfortable working in a diverse, multi-skilled and multi-disciplinary team
    • Enthusiasm, flexibility, and problem-solving skills
    • Computer literacy and own transport

TECHNICAL EXECUTIVE/ CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER (COO)

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  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • Internal employee, EE/AA

    Introduction

    Job Purpose: To take the lead responsibility and direct the business to achieve financial budgeted parameters. Manage all risks with regards to services provided to Daybreak. Direct Daybreak’s strategy towards profitable growth.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Develop strategic operating plans that reflect the long-term objectives and priorities established by Daybreak.
    • Lead and take responsibility of the development and Operational Budgets.
    • Ensure adequate operational planning and financial control systems.
    • Lead the production team on the Biological, Abattoirs and other specialist functions such as VET, SHERQ and Engineering Maintenance.
    • Ensure compliance of sites to Daybreak standards, including SHERQ and Quality Management System.
    • Lead the Biological and Abattoirs teams in all aspects of customer management, with specific intent of showcasing the technical and quality aspects of the company being on par with its competitors.

    Operations:

    • Full accountability and leadership on all aspects of the Daybreak operations in, including Hatchery, Feed Mill, Broilers and Abattoirs and offsite facilities and suppliers, such as contract growers.
    • Accountable for all initiatives being implemented across these operations, including potential new scope.
    • Retain and grow business within South Africa and beyond.
    • Unlocking of synergies within operations to improve competitiveness.
    • Participate in tender responses and submissions on all major tenders.

    Commercial / Financial:

    • Overall accountability for the Operations profit and Loss (P&L), and achievement of profitability targets.
    • Thorough understanding and application of contract and service level agreements to achieve account stability and profitability.
    • Management of all commercial risk with the customers, suppliers
    • Identify and support initiatives to further improvement account profitability.

    People Management:

    • Build and maintain an effective management team.
    • Ensure effective resourcing in all departments to deliver the expected services.
    • Firm and consistent approach to ongoing performance measurement and management of team.
    • Coaching and mentoring of team to achieve client objectives.
    • Ensure Individual Development Plans and succession plans in place for all critical roles within Operations.
    • Support training interventions to close skills gaps in operations.
    • Develop strategic operating plans that reflect the long-term objectives and priorities established by Daybreak.
    • Lead and take responsibility of the development and Operational Budgets.
    • Ensure adequate operational planning and financial control systems.
    • Lead the production team on the Biological, Abattoirs and other specialist functions such as VET, SHERQ and Engineering Maintenance.
    • Ensure compliance of sites to Daybreak standards, including SHERQ and Quality Management System.
    • Lead the Biological and Abattoirs teams in all aspects of customer management, with specific intent of showcasing the technical and quality aspects of the company being on par with its competitors.

    Operations:

    • Full accountability and leadership on all aspects of the Daybreak operations in, including Hatchery, Feed Mill, Broilers and Abattoirs and offsite facilities and suppliers, such as contract growers.
    • Accountable for all initiatives being implemented across these operations, including potential new scope.
    • Retain and grow business within South Africa and beyond.
    • Unlocking of synergies within operations to improve competitiveness.
    • Participate in tender responses and submissions on all major tenders

     

    Commercial / Financial:

    • Overall accountability for the Operations profit and Loss (P&L), and achievement of profitability targets.
    • Thorough understanding and application of contract and service level agreements to achieve account stability and profitability.
    • Management of all commercial risk with the customers, suppliers
    • Identify and support initiatives to further improvement account profitability.

    People Management:

    • Build and maintain an effective management team.
    • Ensure effective resourcing in all departments to deliver the expected services.
    • Firm and consistent approach to ongoing performance measurement and management of team.
    • Coaching and mentoring of team to achieve client objectives.
    • Ensure Individual Development Plans and succession plans in place for all critical roles within Operations.
    • Support training interventions to close skills gaps in operations.

    Desired Experience & Qualification

    • BSc in Engineering / B Degree Agriculture or Commerce – Essential.
    • Practical experience 10 years in operations management / FMCG – Essential.
    • Poultry Experience will be an added advantage
    • MBA will be an added advantage
    • Fluent in English and preferably some understanding of one local language.

    Package & Remuneration

    Competitive  and Market related Remuneration

Financial Manager Required for International On Line Trading Platform

Introduction

An opportunity has arisen within a Global Trading Platform for a dynamic financial professional to assume the role of Financial Manager. The role of FM is not a typical one in the sense it will also combine elements of data analysis, KPI analysis, with only a small part of the role relating to strict accounting practices. The successful incumbent will manage the division and be responsible for the analysis, reporting (not strict financial reporting), risk identification, reconciliation, and management of the underlying brands. The position exposes individuals into how Trading Platforms operate, how risk is identified on a brand and client basis, how international payment gateways operate, the monitoring of incoming wire payments, the reconciliation of cryptocurrency deposits, while also being responsible for the broad accounting of the South African entity in terms of payroll, commission calculations, bank reconciliations and basic monitoring of asset registers.

Duties & Responsibilities

Finance Responsibilities

  • Financial analysis and data analysis of underlying brands.
    • Preparing morning reporting pack focussing on top line metrics.
      • Deposits, Withdrawals, PNL, Top client summaries, and key ratio analysis.
    • Identifying trends in trading patterns of clients.
    • Prepare account overviews for top depositing clients.
  • Payment gateway reconciliations
  • Risk Analysis of brands and clients looking into deposit methods, trading history and other metrics.
  • Management of KPI reporting packs relating to sales teams.

Accounting Responsibilities

  • Payroll
  • Commission Calculations
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Overview of financial statements prepared by external accountants and auditors
  • NB. VAT recons, PAYE submissions are done by external accountants so you will be responsible for actioning relevant payments and the overview of year end financials.

 

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • BCom Finance / BCom Economics / BCom Accounting or similar.
  • BSc Data Analytics with exposure to basic accounting.
  • 3 – 5 years in a senior supervisory position.
  • Advanced EXCEL skills – database knowledge highly advantageous.
  • Knowledge of financial or cryptocurrency markets highly advantageous.
  • Knowledge of trading platforms highly advantageous.
  • Management of a small team, highly advantageous
  • Flexibility

Package & Remuneration

R25 000 to R40 000 per month