Reference: 5562 SH
Consultant: Sharleen Horn

Job Description:

  • Writing
    • Research, collect information, conduct interviews with clients, compile templates and questionnaires, etc.
    • Write stakeholder elements according to the client brief, technical requirements and applicable frameworks
    • Advise clients and collaborate with them on content, process and structure for their stakeholder reports considering the client’s brief, their chosen reporting framework(s) and best practice
  • Thought leadership and innovation, including research and training, to enhance the companies reputation and improve internal intellectual capital
  • Sales and upselling, including developing new products and services
  • Administration and workflow adherence
  • Company and/or department initiatives and company culture
  • Any other responsibilities delegated by line manager

Qualifications:

  • Proficient in all forms of communication in English
  • Grade 12 certificate
  • Experience
    • Minimum of two years similar experience
    • Microsoft Windows: Advanced Level: Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Advantageous
    • A relevant business management qualification, degree or diploma
    • Previous annual report, integrated report or sustainability report writing experience
    • Exposure to the print or digital industries or journalism
    • Knowledge of the IIRC <IR> Framework, GRI Standards and King IV
    • Previous experience in the financial industry
  • Own reliable transport and ability to travel as required
  • Able to work after hours and to work on site at clients as required
  • Work efficiently and effectively, prioritise work demands, and effectively organise resources
  • Identify the impact of current work on future opportunities, and the financial impact of own and others’ decisions
  • A fanatical attention to detail, innovation and continuous improvement
  • A thorough understanding of the service offered and processes
  • Great verbal and written communications skills, and good presentation skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Ability to identify and manage interdependencies and risks between the company and the client, and between advisory and other internal teams
  • Ability to network and build relationships
  • Awareness of market trends that influence business and reporting
  • Maintain current professional knowledge and skill within area of expertise
  • Sales and negotiation skills

How to Apply:

  • Email your comprehensive CV to exceedhr@exceed.co.za.
  • If you are already registered, please forward your CV and the relevant reference number to the consultant with whom you are currently registered in order to avoid duplicity on our system.
  • We reserve the right to only conduct interviews with candidates of choice.
  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.

To apply for this job email your details to exceedhr@exceed.co.za