Manager: Stakeholder Relations will report to the Program Director: SEZ and will be expected to execute the following tasks:
Develop and Implement a stakeholder interface strategy and plan.
Identify SEZ’s key strategic partners and stakeholders.
Cluster the strategic identified partners in order to develop working plans with each of the Clusters.
Develop, co-ordinate, support and monitor the implementation of a structured programme of interaction between SEZ and strategic partners including communities, stakeholders and inter-governmental structures.
Co-ordinate and align the work of SEZ with that of key partners, stakeholders and other identified strategic groupings.
Build linkages between SEZ’s integrated communications system and the Programme Director’s outreach and engagement plans.
Work closely with line departments and units in coordinating strategic relations with communities and identified stakeholders and partners
Convene and attend meetings between SEZ, organized formations, representatives and members of various bodies
Produce an annual strategic partners’ and stakeholders’ outreach programme and present to SEZ Executive Committee members
Support the required interaction between the SEZ and the public.
Desired Experience & Qualification
QUALIFICATION AND COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Commerce, Social Sciences, Public Administration, or another relevant discipline.
5 - 7 yrs experience in: economic development or relevant industry experience
8+ years’ experience in stakeholder management, public relations/public affairs experience in a government or corporate environment
3 – 5 years’ experience in management position, ideally managing multiple public and private sector stakeholder interests
Stakeholder Management, Relationship Management, Political acumen, Policy analysis, Stakeholder Relations; Government policies and priorities, Diplomatic Relations and Protocol, Governance and Risk Management, Communication and influence; SEZ Environment and legislation
Sound Interpersonal Skills and people management
Ability to work under pressure, and implement sound change management
Dynamic and Results Driven,
Excellent Programme Management.
Understanding socio-economic, developmental needs and challenges in SA
Sound Facilitation and Networking skills
Policy advocacy and negotiating skills
PFMA regulation and provisions
Management of Service Level Agreement
Economic development trends and best practices
Financial management principles
Applications must be accompanied by curriculum vitae, certified copies of
qualifications, and certified copy of an identity document.
Package & Remuneration
Three Years Fixed-Term Contract with Three Months’ Probation, Grade D4
Salary R 560 000 Total Cost of Employment Per Annum