Rand Water Careers – Portfolio Support Manager

Website Rand Water

Job Description:

The purpose of this role is to partner with CSO and specialised management teams in order to ensure they develop and articulate the Business Unit’s strategy. The CSO’s office is an extended arm of the CE’s office and thus it is imperative that the office of the CE is supported optimally by this office.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage administrative staff within the Business Unit.
  • Compile compliance reports as required by the Corporate Compliance Business Unit.
  • Ensure that HR KPIs are populated accurately with information from HR reports (monthly/ quarterly/ bi-annual/ annual).
  • Compile annual procurement plan for the Group Strategy Business Unit.
  • Serve as a focal point for all submissions that require the approval of the Business Unit Head.
  • Facilitate Business Unit procurement process from initiation to completion.
  • Identify, assess, monitor, evaluate and report on Business Unit risk register.
  • Quality assure all submissions and reports for approval by the Business Unit Head.
  • Maintain and update the risk register with controls to mitigate identified risks.
  • Ensure timely response to all audit queries/ findings.
  • Ensure timely and quality of work submitted in the implementation of ad hoc activities
  • Liaise with Divisional Heads within the Business Unit for collaborative efforts, policy development and any other identified strategic initiatives.

Job Requirements:

  • Communication skills
  • Forward-learning entrepreneurial experience
  • Leadership skills
  • Proven skills to work effectively across multi-disciplined areas
  • Ability to lead and influence all stakeholders and customers
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Innovative thinking
  • Ability to communicate technical subjects effectively and accurately
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively and independently with individuals at various organizational

Qualification & Experience:

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • 3-5 years’ experience with a proven track record in business administration.
  • Preference for quantitative analytical experience, including the ability to use Microsoft Excel and other econometrics and statistical software (e.g. STATA, SPSS).
  • Bachelor’s Degree (NQF 8) in Business Administration or Public Administration or Public Management or related qualifications.
  • Self-motivated, creative, organized, and deeply committed to personal and organizational excellence.
  • Familiarity with process and key stakeholders related to Public Finance Management Act, Water Services Act, and the think tank community.

Job Details:

Company: Rand Water

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Glenvista, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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