My client, in the Agriculture industry is seeking to employ a Project Officer for a 6 month contract to be based in Stellenbosch Technopark. The successful candidate will provide administrative support to their Rural Projects division and have experience in the agricultural industry.
Duties & Responsibilities
Tertiary qualification in Social sciences or Development or Law
Track record in rural project support work
Highly skilled in project administration with a strong Microsoft Office skills and is confident in using digital platforms and tools such as Dropbox, Survey Money, Google Docs etc.
Someone with an excellent eye for detail experienced in data capturing and management
A great organiser, with the ability to set and meet demanding targets and deadlines, manage competing priorities, and implement HR and OHS administration and company standard systems
An excellent communicator in English and Afrikaans – IsiXhosa would be advantageous too
Someone with experience of organising training events or workshops online or face-to-face
Someone who has worked with or within the agri business or rural sector on ethical trade/ labour law/ or in a human resource or legal or para legal or rights based environment or who is very motivated to do so
A motivated and enthusiastic worker, able to work independently and with remote colleagues/stakeholders, delivering day-to-day workload with minimal supervision
A good problem solver with the ability to think on their feet
Able to commute to work in Stellenbosch (primary place of work) and able to manage working from home when necessary (i.e., where lockdown restrictions are in effect)
Must have a reliable vehicle and be able to travel to various regions in the Western Cape to support small producers.
Must be able to work away from home occasionally
Experience of providing administrative support to innovative projects
Experience working in or with/knowledge of the agricultural sector
Package & Remuneration
R negotiable - negotiable