November 21, 2022

PROJECT COORDINATOR: COOPERATIVES AND ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT

CENTRE : Limpopo (Vhembe)

REQUIREMENTS : Applicants must be in possession of a Grade 12 Certificate and a National
Diploma in Business Management / Financial Management / Economics.
Minimum of 3 years’ supervisory experience in a related field. Job related
knowledge: Good knowledge, understanding and interpretation of budget
management. Good knowledge of departmental land reform programmes,
legislation and procedures. Job related skills: Communication skills (verbal and
written), People management skills, Negotiation skills, Performance
management skills, Conflict resolution skills, Facilitation skills, Capacity
building skills, Financial management skills, Map reading, analysis and
interpretation. A valid driver’s licence. Willingness to travel and work irregular
hours.

DUTIES : Coordinate identification, establishment, and development support of
Cooperatives. Conduct needs assessments as well as scoping and auditing of
cooperatives. Organise primary cooperatives into secondary cooperatives.
Liaise with commodity associations and other stakeholders for data collection,
to create and maintain primary, secondary and tertiary cooperatives database.
Liaise with organs of the state, private sector where partnerships. Facilitate
development of business plans and funding requests. Implement the
monitoring tool and strategy for cooperatives. Coordinate the establishment
cooperatives, setting up of internal / cooperative governance, drafting of
constitution and facilitate training in adherence and compliance with the Co-
operatives Act, No. 14 of 2005. Provide support to new and existing
cooperatives (facilitate pre-establishment, constitution, registration, training
and monitoring). Facilitate training on governance issues of cooperatives and
business management. Identify and support the development of enterprise
operational and compliance system. Identify training needs for the
development of training plans for cooperatives. Coordination of the partnership
arrangements and / or agreements. Facilitate and consolidate reports on
provided templates. Ensure market opportunities are identified for co-operative
development in the Department. Identify local, national and international
markets for cooperatives. Assist cooperatives to get marking tools for their
business through Small Enterprise Development Agency (SEDA). Assist
cooperatives to get export certificate to sell their products. Coordinate the
development and support of co-operative Financing Institutions towards the
formation of a Co-operative Bank. Organise workshops for cooperatives on
understanding functioning of the cooperatives Financial Institution. Facilitate
savings and credit workshops for cooperatives to develop the culture of saving.
Facilitate registration and compliance with the Cooperatives Financial
Institution (CFI). Coordinate the development and support of agro-processing,
rural enterprises and industries. Facilitate processes of business plans
development in liaison with stakeholders including SEDA. Coordinate the
development and support of Small and Medium scale Agro-processing
projects. Conduct technical training needs assessments and engage training
institutions. Facilitate provision of technical training on production, processing
and mechanisation operations to Rural Enterprises and Industries.

ENQUIRIES : Mr LS Mahasha at 082 947 8491

APPLICATIONS : Applications can be submitted by post to: Private Bag X9312, Polokwane, 0700
or hand delivered to: 61 Biccard street, Polokwane, 0700

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *