The Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA), a DHET registered and CHE accredited private higher education distance education provider, offering undergraduate and postgraduate business qualifications, has the following vacancies available:


Internal Auditor : Durban

Core purpose:

To promote and maintain a culture of quality and compliance within the institution by upholding minimum quality standards across all institutional departments and performing a wide range of assurance and advisory services to the institution in support of effective governance, accountability and performance. This includes internal auditing, quality assurance related functions and regulatory compliance.

Core functions:

  • Internal auditing
  • Risk monitoring
  • Regulatory compliance

Qualification/s:

B-Tech Internal Auditing.

Experience:

  • 3 years’ experience in internal auditing related to business processes, preferably in education
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, and Outlook)
  • Integral knowledge of the higher education framework and relevant legislative requirements both locally and in the regions.arch experience

Skills required:

  • Project management skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Audit approaches, techniques and tools
  • Organizational and coordination skills
  • Data analysis and interpretation
  • Communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Computer literacy
  • Analytical/critical thinking

Additional information:

Must be able to work overtime and under pressure when necessary.

To apply: All applicants are to forward their CV’s to hr@mancosa.co.za by no later than 24th April 2018. Should you not hear from us within 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Senior Administrator : Durban

Core purpose:

To provide clerical, secretarial and administrative support to the DBA Programme.

Core functions:

  • Assist with tasks allocated by the DBA Programme Director and/ Co-ordinator
  • Assist with DBA Programme queries, reception and communication
  • Provide administrative assistance in student admission, selection, progression, and examination processes
  • Provide secretarial and administrative assistance for all meetings related to the DBA Programme
  • Attend to adhoc office duties

Qualification/s:

  • Relevant minimum 3-year Diploma/Degree
    Advantage: Postgraduate Diploma/Degree

Experience:

  • At least 5 year’s work experience within an administrative office environment
    Advantage: Experience in an education administrative environment

Related knowledge, competencies and skills:

  • Computer Literate (Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, Power Point, Access, Internet and Email)
  • Integrity
  • Deadline driven
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proven track record and the ability to multi-task
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Prioritisation and time management
  • Ability to communicate professionally
  • Possess a high level of ethics and confidentiality

Additional information:

Must be able to work during weekend workshops and overtime when necessary.

To apply: All applicants are to forward their CV’s to hr@mancosa.co.za by no later than 24th April 2018. Should you not hear from us within 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Academic : Various

Positions available:

Project and Operations Management (PG) – Durban
Human Resources Management (PG) – Durban
Finance (PG) – Durban
Retail and Entrepreneurship Management (PG) – Durban
Operations and Supply Chain Management (PG) – Johannesburg
Economics (PG) – Johannesburg
Information Technology Management (PG) – Johannesburg
Information Technology Management (PG) – Cape Town

Core purpose:

To provide an academic support function with the core purpose of successfully delivering our programmes to our students. To provide academic support to our students.

Core functions:

  • To facilitate lectures and workshops on different educational levels
  • Consult with students and liaise with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Set both formative and summative assessments
  • Serve as a moderator for relevant modules on the programme
  • Moderate newly developed modules
  • Grade assessments and moderate assessments
  • Provide support as a Head of School/ Programme Coordinator/ Module Coordinator
  • Engage in programme and module reviews per semester
  • Produce publications, research articles and case studies
  • Supervise postgraduate students
  • Identify at-risk students and develop pastoral care strategies
  • Complete administrative tasks and ad hoc duties
  • Develop innovative and creative ways in teaching and learning

Qualification/s:

A relevant Master’s degree with the intention of completing a PhD qualification.

Experience:

  • 2 years academic experience
  • 2 years assessment and moderation experience
  • Relevant research experience

Related knowledge, competencies and skills:

  • Must be able to work within pre-determined time frames and deadlines
  • Must be able to speak confidently and demonstrate professionalism
  • Must be a collegial team player
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, Access, Internet and Email)
  • Excellent writing and reporting skills
  • Possess a high level of ethics and confidentiality

To apply: All applicants are to forward their CV’s to hr@mancosa.co.za by no later than 30th April 2018. Should you not hear from us within 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Institutional Compliance And Accreditation Officer : Durban

Core purpose:

The core purpose of the job is to uphold minimum quality standards across all institutional departments by performing a wide range of assurance and advisory services to the institution in support of effective governance, accountability and performance.

Core functions:

  • Regulatory compliance both locally and regionally
  • Accreditation at an institutional and programme level
  • Risk management in relation to regulatory requirements and audit findings

Qualification/s:

Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education Management or equivalent qualification.

Experience:

  • 3 Years’ experience in accreditation within the higher education sector
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, and Outlook)
  • Integral knowledge of the higher education framework and relevant legislative requirements both locally and in the regions

Competencies and skills:

  • Project management
  • Presentation skills
  • Organisational and coordination skills
  • Data analysis and interpretation
  • Communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Computer literacy
  • Knowledge of higher education regulation

Additional information:

  • Travel, after hours and Saturday work may be required
  • Special or ad-hoc projects may be allocated as determined by the institutions operational requirements

To apply: All applicants are to forward their CV’s to hr@mancosa.co.za by no later than 30th April 2018. Should you not hear from us within 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

HR Administrator : Durban

Core purpose:

To provide general administrative support to the department to contribute to overall departmental goals, policies and procedures.

Core functions:

  • Assist with recruitment and selection for all administrative positions
  • Organise and maintain employee records
  • Prepare HR documents such as employment contracts, on-boarding pack
  • Ensure that all HR related employee queries are resolved
  • Prepare monthly reports on HR metrics
  • Supports with the completion of all documentation, as well as maintenance of the filing system

Qualification/s:

  • Matric
  • Diploma/Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management

Experience:

At least 1-2 years’ experience as an HR Administrator.

Related knowledge, competencies and skills:

  • Computer Literate (Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, Power Point, Access, Internet and Email)
  • Integrity and honesty
  • Strong interpersonal customer relations skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate eloquently
  • Possess a high level of ethics and confidentiality

Additional information:

Must be able to work one Saturday a month.

To apply: All applicants are to forward their CV’s to hr@mancosa.co.za by no later than 30th April 2018. Should you not hear from us within 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Curriculum Development Manager : Durban

Core purpose:

The purpose of this position involves managing Curriculum Development in line with the Institutions’ vision and mission. Work closely with the Academic and QA departments with regards to all matters on curriculum development.

Core functions:

Management and Administration

  • Manage Curriculum Development in line with the Institutions’ vision and mission
  • Chair the Curriculum Development Committee Meetings
  • Attend weekly department meetings and provide a report on current projects
  • Contribute to the development of the department’s budget
  • Build excellent relations with all internal and external academics and service providers
  • Prepare budgets for programme development etc.

Programme Accreditation (Local and International)

  • Work in consultation with Institutional Research Unit, and Directors to identify new programmes for submission
  • Design Curriculum for Programmes in line with Regulatory Bodies’ standards and criteria

New Module Development

  • Oversee the sourcing of writers and moderators for new module development
  • Oversee the coordination of interviews to source writers and moderators for new module development
  • Oversee the coordination of the writing and moderating process

Module Reviews

  • Oversee the coordination of the review of Study Material (including Workbooks, Reports, etc.)
  • Oversee the sourcing Writers and Moderators to update study material
  • Oversee the coordination of interviews to source writers and moderators for updating existing study materials
  • Conduct an internal review of all modules

Regulatory Bodies

  • To prepare for and ensure attendance at any site visits relating to the academic programmes
  • To actively participate in CHE Audit and site visits together with the other members of Management
  • To participate in any regulatory body activity

Policy Development and Review

  • Involvement in policy development related to the Curriculum Directorate
  • Review policies related to the Curriculum Directorate

Development of Reporting Templates Guides and Forms

Work in collaboration with other department members and stakeholders in the development of reporting templates and guides for programme and module development and reviews

Professional Development

  • Engage in ongoing professional development by independently studying to upgrade knowledge field of expertise
  • Actively participate in staff development initiatives offered by the institution
  • Publish at least one journal article per year in a peer reviewed journal

Qualification/s:

Minimum Masters Degree.

Experience:

  • Minimum two to five years’ experience within an office environment
  • Minimum two years’ experience in managerial role
  • Minimum two years’ experience in a similar role

Related knowledge, competencies and skills:

  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Excellent Writing Skills
  • Knows regulatory body requirements (e.g. SAQA, DHET and CHE)
  • Experience with responding to conditions and representations from regulatory bodies
  • Understand programme and curriculum design to submit new programme applications
  • Experience with chairing meetings
  • Experience with conducting module reviews
  • Advanced research skills
  • Deadline driven and process orientated
  • Consult and engages with appropriate stakeholders
  • Required to work during the weekends and overtime
  • Have a good understanding of the Higher Education landscape
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Planning, organising and negotiating skills
  • Integrity and honesty
  • Detail oriented
  • Creative and innovative
  • Ability to work under pressure

To apply: All applicants are to forward their CV’s to hr@mancosa.co.za by no later than 30th April 2018. Should you not hear from us within 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Junior Chef : Johannesburg

Core purpose:

To oversee key areas and functions of the café whilst managing its personnel and strategically planning for upcoming event catering. To ensure that the standard, quality and hygiene of producing food are always maintained at its highest level.

Core functions:

  • Supervise the preparation of all food, ensuring that food is prepared as per the requirements
  • Maintain an orderly system of monitoring food preparation and ensure it is produced on time, and that sufficient quantities are available for both internal and external stakeholders
  • Maintain and manage all inventory requirements
  • Oversee the ordering and control of stock levels
  • Ensure wastage is minimised by careful supervision of food preparation methods
  • Ensure that Standard Operating Procedures are followed and preparation methods are maintained at the highest level of hygiene and quality
  • Ensure his/her own work station is kept clean and hygienic at all times
  • Supervise all kitchen staff and ensure that staff are aware of their duties and perform their role to the required standard
  • Regularly give staff feedback on their performance to enable staff development
  • Resolve all staffing issues in a fair and efficient manner
  • Cautiously and with scrutiny monitor all operating budgets and ensure costs are controlled at the correct levels of spending
  • Manage the catering department and assist the day to day running of the department
  • Carry out task as and when required by the Facilities Manager/ Operational Manager
  • Be available for functions, (internal stakeholders and external customers) as they arise to ensure that the food is prepared and served as required

Qualification/s:

  • Senior Certificate and Relevant Higher Education qualification
  • Relevant professional association would be an added advantage e.g. South African Association of Chefs, World Association of Chef Society

Experience:

  • 1-2 years’ experience in similar role
  • Job Related Knowledge and Skills

Competencies and skills:

  • Proficient computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)
  • Attention to detail and sound time management skills
  • Knowledge of basic accounting and finance principles
  • Well-versed in technical/engineering operations and facilities management best practices
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Good negotiating skills
  • Ability to motivate staff to excel at their jobs
  • Responsible
  • Proactive
  • Confident
  • Assertive
  • Must be able to multi-task

Additional requirements:

  • Required to work during the weekends
  • Must have experience with preparing Halaal recipes and sourcing halaal suppliers.
  • Valid Drivers’ license is an advantage

To apply: All applicants are to forward their CV’s to hr@mancosa.co.za by no later than 01st May 2018. Should you not hear from us within 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.