VacanciesBackUp08Jul2020

Limpopo Economic Development Agency (LEDA) and its subsidiaries are schedule 3D public entity which has adopted the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) for reporting and seeks to appoint suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the following positions:

CONTRACTS OFFICER

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide advice and guidance on the administration, legal obligations and financial implications of contracts between the organisation and its clients;
  • Provide guidance in the preparation of acquisition, tender, assessment, risk management, negotiation, contracts, and contract management plans and documentation;
  • Support and monitor the implementation of processes and systems of procurement;
  • Contribute to maintaining systems to enable the flow of information and data between teams to track performance and contribute to the completion of reports, data and analysis;
  • Provide input into Contracts Register/System developments and improvements;
  • Enter, review and monitor procurement and contract information into the Contracts Register/System, and provide regular and ad-hoc reporting;
  • Provide advice to the project/contract managers ensuring strategic and operational risks, challenges, opportunities and key issues are identified;
  • Implement procurement provisions of the Public Finance Management Act and the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act;
  • Implement Procurement Policy and the Purchases and Payables Policy;
  • Implement legislative prescripts governing BBBEE, Supply Chain Management Framework and King III Corporate Governance;

Requirements

National Diploma in Supply Chain Management or equivalent, 3 years’ experience in procurement of goods and services.

Knowledge & Competencies
In-depth knowledge of legislation regulating procurement, e.g. BBBEEE Act and PPPFA regulations, knowledge of PFMA and relevant sections relating to procurement, knowledge of public procurement structures and systems, exposure to benchmarking, strong interpersonal and communications skills, project management and results oriented, business awareness and reporting.

LEGAL ADVISOR x 2

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide legal advice and support on issues including but not limited to drafting agreements, debt collection, civil litigation, registering loan securities, evaluating legal documents and labour related matters;
  • Conduct legal analysis and research on various legal matters of the organisation and assist in drafting legal opinions, memoranda and other briefing documents;
  • Assist in reviewing legal material and any other relevant documents and to identify the most important issues that need to be sorted out on a priority basis;
  • Provide advice on whether all the proceedings of the organisation are in compliance with the requirements of the legislation and organisation’s policies and procedures;
  • Provide advice to the organisation so that there is minimum legal exposure and liability; and
  • Keep himself or herself updated with all the legal laws and should be able to apply them in the given situation.

Requirements

A Legal tertiary qualification, e.g. B Proc or LLB, 5 years’ experience as a legal practitioner, either in corporate or legal practice environment, a demonstrable and proven track record in drafting legal documents, contracts and agreements.

Knowledge & Competencies

Sound understanding of all relevant compliance Acts and legislation affecting area of work, ability to analyse legal cases, make judgements on issues and apply case law appropriately and effectively, strong working knowledge of PFMA, Company and Tax law and regulations, contract law and all other relevant legislation, strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to take good decisions based on judgement are absolutely essential, excellent analytical, researching and drafting skills.

LEGAL ADMIN OFFICER

Job Responsibilities

Provide sound legal advice and litigation support to the organisation;

Carry out all administrative legal actions to ensure compliance;

Advice on drafting and monitoring service level agreements;

Maintain records in accordance with legislative internal compliance and other statutory requirements;

Facilitate and drive the implementation of good corporate governance;

Liaise with external regulators and advisers such as lawyers and auditors;

Research and analyse laws, regulations, policies and precedent decisions to prepare for hearings and to determine conclusions;

Follow up and ensure progress on litigation cased are attended to in a timeous manner;

Maintain legal information and liaise with records management unit for proper legal record keeping;

Requirements

Bachelor degree in Legal/Law/LLB or relevant Law qualification, 3 years’ experience in the legal environment.

Knowledge & Competencies

Knowledge of the Companies Act, understanding of Corporate Governance, ability to provide legal opinion and advice, strong interpersonal and communication skills.

TRAINING FACILITATOR: Hospitality (Lwamondo) x 2

Job Responsibilities

  • Facilitate hospitality training programmes according to SETA and SAQA requirements;
  • Prepare and maintain training schedules and classroom programmes;
  • Determine course content according to the needs of clients;
  • Prepare and update training materials;
  • Conduct training sessions, workshops for groups and individuals; and
  • Observe and evaluate results of training programmes and course materials, evaluate the overall effectiveness of programmes and propose improvements where necessary.
  • Requirements
  • B Degree or National Diploma in Food and Beverages or Hospitality Management or teaching qualification with speciality in domestic sciences or equivalent, a qualified Artisan, a Facilitator, Assessor and Moderation certificate will be an added advantage, 4 years’ experience in training or facilitation environment.

Knowledge and Competencies

A good understanding of SETA’s and SAQA’s standards, good facilitation and presentation skills, good planning and organising skills, good verbal and written skills, good report writing skills, time management and computer literacy (MS Word, Excel & Powerpoint).

TRAINING FACILITATOR: Electrical x 5 (Seshego, Giyani, Lwamondo & NKowankowa) Automotive x 4 (Seshego,Giyani, Lwamondo & Nkowankowa) Bricklaying x 1 (Seshego) Carpentry x 4 (Giyani, Seshego & Lwamondo) Plumbing x 4 (Giyani, Seshego, Lwamondo & Nkowankowa) Welding x 3 (Giyani, Seshego & Nkowankowa)

Job Responsibilities

  • Facilitate training programmes according to SETA and SAQA requirements;
  • Prepare and maintain training schedules and classroom programmes;
  • Determine course content according to the needs of clients;
  • Prepare and update training materials;
  • Conduct training sessions, workshops for groups and individuals; and
  • Observe and evaluate results of training programmes and course materials, evaluate the overall effectiveness of programmes and propose improvements where necessary.
  • Requirements

B Degree, Diploma, National Technical Certificate N3, Trade Test Certificate or equivalent in the relevant field, a qualified Artisan, a Facilitator, Assessor and Moderation certificate will be an added advantage, 4 years’ experience in training or facilitation environment.

Knowledge & Competencies

A good understanding of SETAs and SAQA’s standards, good facilitation and presentation skills, good planning and organising skills, good verbal and written skills, good report writing skills, time management and computer literacy (MS Word, Excel & Powerpoint).

PROCUREMENT OFFICER x 2

Job Responsibilities

  • Analyse the purchase requests from the user departments and determine the appropriate method of procurement;
  • Collaborate with staff, vendors and technical experts in preparing specifications for quotations, tenders, proposals and supply agreements;
  • Attend and preside over public openings of tenders, proposals and quotations;
  • Conduct an in-depth analysis of all bids received and identify the response that best meets the needs of the user department(s) and ensure it is consistent with the prescripts of LEDA’s procurement policy;
  • Prepare contracts with vendors and confer with suppliers regarding delivery and quality to ensure that the requirements are met;
  • Participate in the annual reporting process for legislative requirements, including the ranking of suppliers in terms of BBBEE legislation analysis of supplier payment runs for inconsistencies with established buying practices, while maintaining confidentiality of suppliers information protected under privacy legislation;
  • Chairs the tender evaluation committee, and present tender evaluation committee recommendations to the Head: Supply Chain.
  • Requirements

Degree or National Diploma in Supply Chain Management, Finance or any related field, 3 years’ experience in purchasing or procurement management environment.

Knowledge & Competencies

In depth knowledge of BBBEE Act, and PPPFA regulations; knowledge of PFMA and relevant sections of the Act relating procurement, good interpersonal skills and a strong customer oriented service approach, excellent communication and negotiation skills, exposure to bench-marking, strict adherence to confidentiality regulations and ethical standards, ability to communicate effectively with other employees and stakeholders.

ASSET, DISPOSAL & COMPLIANCE SPECIALIST

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement systems and processes for disposals;
  • Maintain assets disposal records in accordance to the International Financial Reporting Standards;
  • Manage lease contracts of assets, evaluation and disposal of assets;
  • Keep comprehensive records of the assets in accordance with prescribed norms and standards;
  •  Provide advice and assistance on assets and records issues, regulators documents, policies, propriety and accountability across the organisation;
  • Assist in identifying obsolete assets for user departments
  • Prepare assets disposal in line with market trends and values;
  • Ensure that assets disposals and provisioning practices are in compliance with the relevant legislation.
  • Build and maintain strategic relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Requirements
  • B Degree or National Diploma in the relevant field, at least 5 years’ experience in assets and financial administration role at management level in a similar environment.

Knowledge & Competencies

Understanding of assets and records norms and standards, e.g. PFMA, Treasury Regulations and other relevant legislation, knowledge of assets and financial systems, assets interpretative skills, sound accounting skills, strong interpersonal relations and communication skills.

FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT x 3

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage all financial accounting activities for business operations;
  • Perform month end closing activities, maintain accurate accounting records;
  • Provide financial information to management by researching and analysing accounting data; preparing reports;
  • Ensure all monthly accruals, provisions and journals are processed;
  • Handling the annual statutory audits, internal audits and ensure the compliance of all statutory and regulatory requirements such as IFRS;
  • Attend to internal and external audit requests;
  • Maintain effective internal controls to ensure transactions are properly reflected in the financial statements;
  • Provide technical advice to direct reports regarding accounting issues and related financial activities;
  • Prepare and submit financial reports in a timely and accurate manner for consolidation;
  • Review all financial reports to ensure accuracy and completeness;
  • Support preparations of the annual budget, forecast and projects.
  • Requirements
  • B Degree or National Diploma in Accounting, Finance or equivalent, completed SAICA articles, minimum of 3 years work experience as an Accountant/Trainee Accountant.

Knowledge & Competencies

Excellent knowledge of accounting principles and practices including the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), advanced knowledge of financial internal controls, advanced knowledge of MS Excel, hands on experience with accounting software, strong attention to detail and good analytical skills.

ACCOUNTANT: BUDGETING & OPERATIONS (MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT)

Job Responsibilities

  • Analyse data and make forecasts, budgets, performance measurements and plans and present them to senior management to assist in its operational decision making;
  • Identify trends and opportunities for improvement, analyse and manage risk;
  • Arrange for funding and financing of operations and enforce compliance;
  • Create and maintain the company’s financial system;
  • Formulate and implement budgetary and accounting policies;
  • Examine budget estimates for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with procedures and regulations as well as to analyse budgeting and accounting reports;
  • Prepare financial statements for presentation to board of directors, management and relevant stakeholders, and governing and statutory bodies;
  • Compile operating budget according to the approved budget cycle;
  • Analyse periodic department budgeting and accounting reports to maintain expenditure controls;
  • Provide advice and technical assistance with cost analysis, fiscal allocation and budget preparations;
  • Perform cost-benefit analysis to compare operating programs, review financial requests or explore alternative financing methods;
  • Manage and maintain LEDA’s corporate governance procedures, risk management and internal controls;
  • Requirements

B Degree or National Diploma in Accounting or Finance or Business Management with an emphasis in Accounting, 5 years’ work experience as an Accountant, experience in financial reporting requirements.

Knowledge & Competencies

Excellent knowledge of accounting principles and practices including the Internal Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)), knowledge of financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data, in depth knowledge of budgeting processes, strong interpersonal and communication skills, strong attention to detail and good analytical skills.

BOOKKEEPER x 3 (LEDA, Limpopo Connexion & Agri-Business)

Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain records of financial transactions by establishing accounts and posting transactions;
  • Check and verify source documents such as invoices, receipts and computer printouts;
  • Draw up financial statements up to trial balance;
  • Allocate and post financial transaction details to subsidiary books;
  • Reconcile and balance all accounts;

Requirements

National Diploma in Accounting or Finance, 3 years work experience as a Bookkeeper, solid understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounting payable/receivable principles.

Knowledge & Competencies

Knowledge of bookkeeping practices, knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards, working knowledge of relevant computer applications, ability to pay attention to detail, proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records.

Confidential applications consisting of covering letter, curriculum vitae and certified copies of academic qualifications must be posted to Recruitment Office, P O Box 760, Lebowakgomo, 0737. Alternatively send applications via e-mail to hr@lieda.co.za; or hand deliver to Enterprise Development House, Main Road, Lebowakgomo. The closing date for applications is Friday 14, February 2020.

Preference will be given to suitably qualified applicants in line with the Agency’s Employment Equity Plan and Targets.