Research Coordinator

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.

Core purpose:

Coordinate and administer topic submission, marking of research proposals, manage and monitor research process. Consult and provide pastoral care to students and organize and facilitate research events.

Core functions:

  • Coordinate research topics; provide guidance on topic selection
  • Present topics at topic meetings and provide written feedback to students
  • Evaluate research proposals and provide feedback to student and supervisor
  • Acts as a liaison between students and supervisors and ensure supervisor reports are submitted
  • Provide pastoral care to students and follow up on outstanding reports
  • Identify students at risk and file reports
  • Consult and provide information for students on research process
  • Manage and oversee research process cycle within allocated groups.
  • Assists with organizing and facilitating research events i.e. conference, colloquiums etc.

Qualification:

A relevant Master’s degree

Experience and skills:

  • At least 1-2 years’ experience within a higher education faculty and or research environment
  • Knowledge of research processes and methodology

Skills and competencies:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, Access, Internet and Email)
  • Record keeping and database management
  • Integrity
  • Must be able to make sound judgement under pressure
  • Decision maker
  • Deadline Driven
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proven track record and the ability to prioritize
  • Numerical ability
  • Reporting skills
  • Prioritization and time management
  • Possess a high level of ethics and confidentiality

Additional requirements:

Must be able to work during weekends when requested

Company Location:

Durban

To apply: All applicants are to forward their CV’s to hr@mancosa.co.za by no later than 02nd March 2017.
Should you not hear from us within 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful .


Facilities Manager

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.

Core purpose:

The purpose of this position is to oversee and manage all building related activities for Mancosa. The incumbent will be responsible for the good maintenance of building infrastructure and ensure all facilities and equipment are safe and in line with our occupational safety requirements.

Core functions include:

  • Plan and coordinate all installations i.e. air conditioning, electricity and refurbishments
  • Manage the upkeep of equipment and supplies to meet health and safety standards
  • Inspect building structures to determine the need for repairs or renovations
  • Review utilities consumption and strive to minimize costs
  • Supervise all facilities staff (custodians, technicians, etc.) and external contractors
  • Control activities like parking space allocation, waste disposal, building security etc.
  • Allocate office space according to needs
  • Handle insurance plans and service contracts
  • Keep financial and non-financial records
  • Perform analysis and forecasting
  • Provide support to workshop department, in particular over weekends
  • Reports to executive management on weekly activities
  • Oversight of Cleaning and Security contractor

Qualification:

  • Facilities Management course, BCom Business Administration or related qualification
  • Relevant professional qualification (e.g. CFM) will be an advantage

Experience:

Three to four years’ experience in facilities management or supervisory role

Related knowledge, competencies and skills:

  • Basic 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

Company Location:

Durban

To apply: All applicants are to forward their CV’s to hr@mancosa.co.za by no later than 02nd March 2017.
Should you not hear from us within 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful .

 

Schools Marketer: Cape Town

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.

Job responsibilities:

  • Conduct school bookings/ visits and recruitment
  • Conduct cold calling on formulated/collated database
  • Plan and set-up career exhibition days
  • Coordinate activations and open days
  • Prepare and submit required documentation – Administration
  • Conduct market research
  • Update social media personnel in relation to current activities
  • Develop alumni profiles and plan events
  • Implement pre-approved CSI projects

Qualification:

NDip/Degree in Marketing or equivalent

Experience and skills:

  • Minimum one years’ experience
  • Job Related Knowledge and Skills
  • Brand and product knowledge
  • MS Office Suite

Competencies and skills:

  • Responsible
  • Proactive and confident
  • A self-starter
  • Networking skills
  • Effective communication skills

Additional requirements:

  • Required to work during the weekends
  • Valid Driver’s license is an advantage

Company Location:

Cape Town

To apply: All applicants are to forward their CV’s to hr@mancosa.co.za by no later than 02nd March 2017.
Should you not hear from us within 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful .

 

Graduate School of Business Receptionist: Durban

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.

Job responsibilities:

  • Greet and attend to visitors, students and staff
  • Receive and transfer calls within the organisation
  • Perform a variety of administrative functions and assist in the coordination of various events
  • Distribute mail within GSB as and when required
  • Assist with student queries and guide walk-ins
  • Performs adhoc job-related duties as assigned

Qualification:

A relevant Higher Education qualification

Experience and skills:

Minimum one year experience

 Job Related Knowledge, competencies and skills:

  • Brand and product knowledge
  • MS Office Suite
  • Responsible
  • Proactive
  • Confident
  • Networking and professional communication skills
  • Basic computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)

Additional Requirements:

Required to work during weekends and overtime

Job type:

Contract

Company Location:

Durban

To apply: All applicants are to forward their CV’s to hr@mancosa.co.za by no later than 02nd March 2017.
Should you not hear from us within 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful .