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SME Manager

Our client in the public sector is looking for a SME Manager to join their dynamic team.

Primary purpose of the job:

To develop and implement the Small and Medium Enterprises Strategy that will ensure that our client meets its strategic objectives; manage and coordinate all activities relating to skills development support for levy paying and non-levy paying SMEs in the wholesale and retail sector.

Develop and implement the Small and Medium Enterprises Strategy

* Develop and implement SME Strategy and monitor compliance
* Develop plans and execute projects and initiatives that support the broader short and long term SME Strategy
* Initiate SME projects and strategic interventions to meet the Annual Performance Plan targets
* Develop and administer the Unit's operational and project budgets
* Align the performance of the Unit to the overall strategic objectives of our client
* Develop and implement effective information systems which support strategic decision-making
* Provide strategic leadership on Risk Management within the Unit

Manage strategic relationships and reporting

* Manage relationships with a variety of SME stakeholders
* Seek opportunities to sponsor and/or co-sponsor relevant SME events
* Build, maintain and partner with strategic partnerships with relevant organizations and institutions.
* Provide advice our client on issues relating to SMEs
* Represent our client at various SME forums


* Implement sound financial management in line with the PFMA, and any other applicable government policies
* Lead good corporate governance within the Unit
* Develop and implement policies and prepare programmes, processes and procedures

Manage the Unit

* Provide management to the Unit
* Build and maintain an effective team within the Unit
* Implement the best performance management practices, coaching and mentorship methods
* Lead the Unit to achieve set goals and targets within set timeframes
* Create and maintain a culture of performance and efficiency


* 5 years' experience in Public Sector environment
* 3 years' experience in a management role within a Public Sector environment
* In depth knowledge of the Wholesale and Retail Sector

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Company Name: 

HR Company Solutions

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