FINANCIAL AND ACCOUNTING SERVICES SECTOR EDUCATION AND TRAINING AUTHORITY – FASSET

ROLE PROFILE

Summary
Name of Position: Projects Manager
Closing Date for Applications: 19 July 2021
Commencement Date for Post: As soon as possible
Salary Range: D-Upper
Reference: FAS/RECRUITMENT/PM47

JOB IDENTIFICATION
Department: PQA Department
Reporting Line: Chief Operations Officer
Full-time/Part-time/Contract: Permanent

PURPOSE OF THE JOB
The primary purpose of this position is to fulfil the organisational objectives in managing the operations of the discretionary projects and quality assurance functions of Fasset. To also provide support to Chief Operations Officer and PQA Department. The incumbent will be responsible for implementing mandatory and discretionary projects and assessing, monitoring, and evaluating projects that are funded by Fasset. Oversee and manage the staff within the PQA department. The incumbent will also oversee and supervise quality assurance duties against pre-accreditation processes; monitor allocated Fasset projects budgets; monthly reporting on the implementation of the projects and approved as part of the service level agreement (SLA) with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET).


MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES
• Provide management and guidance in the PQA department.
• Support the Projects Manager in the achievement of the departmental targets.
• Implementation of projects and monitoring thereof.
• Provide support and undertake site visits to monitor the implementation of projects.
• Compile data sources, employing collection and analysis of monitoring data.
• Review and analyze monthly project reports make recommendations for improvement.
• Develop minimum documentation requirements for projects after projects site visits.
• Implementation of projects and managing service providers project plans.
• Manage and process invoices for payment following PFMA and internal finance policies/procedures.
• Ensure proper management and training of staff
• Oversee and manage Discretionary Projects.
• Manage and oversee accreditation process against the Fasset Occupational Qualifications and Learning Programme Criteria
• Implement strict internal controls in the Fasset Projects,
• Oversee the performance of quality assurance duties and quality assurance reports
Liaison with the internal and external auditors

REQUIRED QUALIFICATION
Qualification Required
▪ Relevant Bachelor’s degree at NQF level 7
▪ Qualification in Project management, Finance, Accounting, and internal auditing is preferred.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE
Critical:
▪ More than 8 years relevant experience in coordinating and managing projects.
▪ Minimum of 5 years at a managerial level
▪ Experience in finance, accounting, internal / external auditing will be an added advantage.
▪ Experience in the Public sector environment is critical
▪ Experience in the seta environment will be an added advantage.

COMPETENCIES REQUIRED AND WORK OUTPUT
Essential:
▪ Knowledge of the NQF Act 67 of 2008, Skills Development Act, PFMA and related legislations
▪ Strong report writing skills
▪ Managing and supporting team
▪ Highly self- motivated and engaged.
▪ Solid understanding of data: how to organise it, how to model it, how to extract insights from it, and how to visualise it.
▪ Confidently produce a high quality of work that delivers an elevated attention to detail.
▪ Demonstrate exceptional oral and written communication skills.
▪ Ability to adapt quickly to fast-paced changing environment and priorities.
▪ Motivation to take ownership of tasks and the determination to drive them to completion.
▪ Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
▪ Detail and process orientated.
▪ Strong analytical, interpersonal, communication.
▪ Report writing and presentation skills.
▪ Ability to work independently and as part of a team.


KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED
Essential
▪ Solid computer skills: MS Office Suite
▪ Excellent command of English (verbal and written).
▪ Strong attention to detail
▪ Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
▪ Good relationship with stakeholders and an energetic approach to work.
▪ Detail and process orientated.
▪ Strong analytical, interpersonal, communication.
▪ Report writing and presentation skills
▪ Ability to work independently and as part of a team

OTHER REQUIREMENTS
▪ Valid South African driver’s license and own transportation

Date of Commencement of Position
Fasset requires applications for a Permanent Projects Manager to join the existing team as soon as possible.

Salary
The salary range to be offered for this position is D-Upper

Assessment
Applicants may be required to undergo a competency assessment.


Contact Details
Submit your full curriculum vitae (including your name, contact details and at least 3 references) and copies of your qualifications and copy of ID by no later than 19 July 2021 to: recruitment@fasset.org.za.
Please quote the reference number: FAS/RECRUITMENT/PM46

For any enquiries regarding the position please contact Ms Thulile Khanyile, Human Resources Department at (011) 476 – 8570.

Should you not hear from Fasset within 4 weeks of the closing date of please consider your application unsuccessful. Communication will be with shortlisted candidates only.

Fasset adheres to the principles of EE Act and Affirmative Action and these principles will apply in the selection process.

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