Month: February 2015

HEAD OF FINANCE-MIDRAND-INTERNATIONAL PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY

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HEAD OF FINANCE

MIDRAND

International pharmaceutical company

SALARY – MARKET RELATED – NEGOTIABLE

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting Sciences or Bachelor of Commerce degree
  • 5 – 8 Years’ experience in a similar role preferably in the pharmaceutical industry.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Leading the financial profession within the business, ensuring the provision of the necessary financial services and resources to achieve current and future business objectives.
  • Planning and developing the financial/holding structure of the company, ensuring the coherence of financial activities.
  • Ensuring that the ‘management team’ (e.g. operating company board) perform their legal, fiduciary and shareholder responsibilities.
  • The co-ordination and management of external financial reporting and investor relations.
  • To provide strategic guidance and direction to drive improved operational and financial support.
  • Creating process efficiencies that will enhance the company’s profitability.
  • Ability to operate at senior management level and provide high level input and recommendations to President and COO in the decision making processes.
  • Develop annual budget and ongoing forecasts pertaining to the functional areas.
  • The development and operation of the procedures and systems to make payments, collect monies and post, record and authorise transactions and provisions.
  • To ensure the transaction systems accurately and reliably process the revenues and expenses of the business and are able to detect and respond to deviations and exceptions.
  • Oversee operating budgets for the company and exercise controls to ensure expenditures do not exceed budgetary limits as well as provide variance analysis for budget deviations.
  • Monitoring and analyse competitor performance
  • Ensure compliance for all statutory requirements, submissions of vat and PAYE returns.
  • Preparation of monthly payroll.
  • Preparation of annual audit working paper files.
  • Assist with sales target achievement through stock management and forecasting.
  • To ensure the integrity of business operations, adherence to the company’s Code of Business Principles, and to minimise the impact of unforeseen circumstances, taking into account local commercial practice.
  • The identification and assessment of the level and characteristics of financial risk inherent in the business. The installation of policies, procedures and systems to ensure a degree of control commensurate with potential loss.
  • Calculating and controlling tax issues relating to import and exports.
    Strong in budgets, cash forecasts, tax computations, treasury and audits.
  • Responsible for the preparation of tenders.
  • Project financial management, business and project planning, and contract compliance and management.
  • Stock Control and Operational management.

HOW TO APPLY:

E-mail your fully detailed and up to date CV in MS word format –– to jill@thecandidate.co.za

Please include:-

Salary (pay slip)

Copy of ID

Copies of qualifications

2 x contactable references

Please use the Job title and your name in the subject line of your application

If you have not been contacted within 14 working days please consider your application unsuitable for the position for which you have applied

 

SENIOR BOOKKEEPER-HERMANUS

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SENIOR BOOKKEEPER – HERMANUS-WESTERN CAPE

R10 000 0 – R13 000 depending on experience and qualifications

HERMANUS – WESTERN CAPE

 

Requirements:-

  • Sound accounting knowledge and previous experience is non neg;
  • Sound knowledge of VAT, PAYE/SDL/UIF
  • Matric non neg;
  • Tertiary education advantageous;
  • Own transport; South African Citizens only.
  • Sound working knowledge of MS Office (advanced skills in Excel and Word)and Pastel ;
  • Good managerial and communication skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure with stringent deadlines and sound personal effectiveness;
  • Strategic and analytical thinking;
  • Self-starter;

Duties:-

  • Process information onto Pastel accurately and speedily;
  • Complete management accounts;
  • Update and maintain all schedule’s
  • Attend to correspondence;
  • Ensure all deadlines are met timeously;
  • General administration duties

HOW TO APPLY:

E-mail your fully detailed and up to date CV in MS word format –– to taryn@thecandidate.co.za

Please include:-

Salary (pay slip)

Copy of ID

Copies of qualifications

2 x contactable references

Please use the Job title and your name in the subject line of your application

If you have not been contacted within 14 working days please consider your application unsuitable for the position for which you have applied

 

PRODUCT SPECIALIST-SALES-CAPETOWN

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PRODUCT SPECIALIST – SALES

R27 000 per month plus benefits

Anesthesia Sales experience advantageous

Cape Town

Salary and Benefits in the region of the below: (Depending on the experience of the successful candidate)

  • Annual Basic Salary (Inclusive of 13th month Cheque)  ZAR 351,000
  • Monthly Car Allowance of ZAR 7,245 + Company Provided Fuel Card
  • Monthly Expense Allowance of ZAR 1,055
  • Provident Fund (10% employer contribution, 7.5% employee contribution)
  • Medical Insurance, Via Discovery – (part employer and part employee funded depending on the level of cover and the number of dependents covered)
  • On Target Sales Incentive of annually ZAR 57,000

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Scientific or medical / paramedical degree – strong scientific background
  • Minimum 2 years of Sales experience within Healthcare Industry / Hospital environment / medical sales

Duties and responsibilities

  • Achieve revenue, sales, profit & qualitative objectives and targets for the assigned therapies and / or medical products within own geographical or business area
  • Manage day-to-day relationships with assigned customers & plan visits with them
  • Build and develop professional long-term customer relationships
  • Prepare, implement and review targeted account plans aligned with the commercial policies defined by Company
  • Plan and prepare for each customer visit and record outcomes
  • Propose and provide each customer with appropriate solutions that will maximize opportunities both for the customer and for Company
  • Communicate all relevant information to existing and potential customers to guarantee their awareness of Company product portfolio and its benefits
  • Acquire new customers
  • Capture and maintain all relevant sales and customer data
  • Gather and share with other sales reps and with line management all possible information on market intelligence and competitor activities to help anticipate competitive moves
  • Maintain presence in all existing & target customers
  • Deal with customer complaints & implement corrective actions
  • Continuously assess the market for new customers / opportunities / risks for Company products
  • Finalize budgets and forecasts in cooperation with line management / Marketing
  • Present Company products & their advantages, organize & distribute all needed promotional material and organize test usage where needed
  • Participate in congresses and other customer events
  • Provide customer training and support / assistance where needed
  • Works closely with Product Managers, Account Managers / Reps and Sales Support
  • Identify tender renewal and respond to tenders with support of line manager / Marketing (where applicable)
Functional requirements & competencies – Sales Rep
  • Customer Relationship Building
  • Ability to apply scientific / clinical knowledge to support the customer
  • Ability to combine a commercial and a intellectual relationship with customer
  • Find customer-adapted solutions
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Time management & Organizational skills to manage multiple objectives
  • Selling skills & techniques
  • Perseverance & self-driven
  • Team oriented
  • Presenting with personal impact
  • Negotiation skills
  • Decision making & taking
  • Comply with regulations and standards and protect Baxter’s public reputation

HOW TO APPLY:

E-mail your fully detailed and up to date CV in MS word format –– to taryn@thecandidate.co.za

Please include:

 

Salary (pay slip)

Copies of qualifications

2 x contactable references

Please use the Job title and your name in the subject line of your application

If you have not been contacted within 14 working days please consider your application unsuitable for the position for which you have applied

PRODUCT SPECIALIST-SALES-PRETORIA

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PRODUCT SPECIALIST – SALES

R27 000 per month plus benefits

Anesthesia Sales experience advantageous

Pretoria

Salary and Benefits in the region of the below: (Depending on the experience of the successful candidate)

  • Annual Basic Salary (Inclusive of 13th month Cheque)  ZAR 351,000
  • Monthly Car Allowance of ZAR 7,245 + Company Provided Fuel Card
  • Monthly Expense Allowance of ZAR 1,055
  • Provident Fund (10% employer contribution, 7.5% employee contribution)
  • Medical Insurance, Via Discovery – (part employer and part employee funded depending on the level of cover and the number of dependents covered)
  • On Target Sales Incentive of annually ZAR 57,000

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Scientific or medical / paramedical degree – strong scientific background
  • Minimum 2 years of Sales experience within Healthcare Industry / Hospital environment / medical sales

Duties and responsibilities

  • Achieve revenue, sales, profit & qualitative objectives and targets for the assigned therapies and / or medical products within own geographical or business area
  • Manage day-to-day relationships with assigned customers & plan visits with them
  • Build and develop professional long-term customer relationships
  • Prepare, implement and review targeted account plans aligned with the commercial policies defined by Company
  • Plan and prepare for each customer visit and record outcomes
  • Propose and provide each customer with appropriate solutions that will maximize opportunities both for the customer and for Company
  • Communicate all relevant information to existing and potential customers to guarantee their awareness of Company product portfolio and its benefits
  • Acquire new customers
  • Capture and maintain all relevant sales and customer data
  • Gather and share with other sales reps and with line management all possible information on market intelligence and competitor activities to help anticipate competitive moves
  • Maintain presence in all existing & target customers
  • Deal with customer complaints & implement corrective actions
  • Continuously assess the market for new customers / opportunities / risks for Company products
  • Finalize budgets and forecasts in cooperation with line management / Marketing
  • Present Company products & their advantages, organize & distribute all needed promotional material and organize test usage where needed
  • Participate in congresses and other customer events
  • Provide customer training and support / assistance where needed
  • Works closely with Product Managers, Account Managers / Reps and Sales Support
  • Identify tender renewal and respond to tenders with support of line manager / Marketing (where applicable)
Functional requirements & competencies – Sales Rep
  • Customer Relationship Building
  • Ability to apply scientific / clinical knowledge to support the customer
  • Ability to combine a commercial and a intellectual relationship with customer
  • Find customer-adapted solutions
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Time management & Organizational skills to manage multiple objectives
  • Selling skills & techniques
  • Perseverance & self-driven
  • Team oriented
  • Presenting with personal impact
  • Negotiation skills
  • Decision making & taking
  • Comply with regulations and standards and protect Baxter’s public reputation

HOW TO APPLY:

E-mail your fully detailed and up to date CV in MS word format –– to taryn@thecandidate.co.za

Please include:

 

Salary (pay slip)

Copies of qualifications

2 x contactable references

Please use the Job title and your name in the subject line of your application

If you have not been contacted within 14 working days please consider your application unsuitable for the position for which you have applied

Production Supervisor-Pinetown

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PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR
Pinetown

R80 – R100 per hour depending on experience and qualifications

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Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 12
  • Fully competent in English and computer literate
  • N3 Electrical/Mechanical Engineering (NQF Level 5)
  • Production or Operational Management Diploma
  • Injection Moulding experience advantageous
  • Good planning, organizing and leadership skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be Health and Safety conscious

General Tasks (including but not limited to)

  • Adhere to and maintain all health and safety regulations and procedures including first aid.
  • Adhere to and maintain housekeeping rules and standards.
  • Ensure all company procedures regarding the handling of material are followed.
  • Oversee production staff including Packers, Relievers and Cleaners. This includes planning and placing of staff to run machines
  • Maintain staff attendance, clocking into machines, shift handover and consistent discipline.
  • Maintain staff performance and take part in disciplinary hearings.
  • Ensure all necessary paperwork is filled out correctly.
  • Submit daily HR reports and daily shift reports to management.
  • Liaise with Quality Control, Management, Warehouse department.
  • Report all defects on equipment, machinery, computers and call-outs.
  • Ensure correct Barco Declarations are entered at machine.
  • Ensure adherence to Line Clearance procedure ie. Ensure finished production is moved from factory floor and that machines are clear of stock and scrap at all time.
  • Ensure that all products are palletized and pallets are full.
  • Check if products correspond with stock code label and quantity specified.
  • Complete stock order requisitions.
  • Oversee and be proficient in scanning and labelling procedures and solve problems as required.

How to Apply:

Forward your CV in MS Word format to laura@thecandidate.co.za along with copies of your qualifications, and details of 3x contactable references.

 

If not contacted within 14 working days your application has been unsuccessful.

Live in School Matron-Durban-Marketed Related Salary

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LIVE IN SCHOOL MATRON

DURBAN

MARKET RELATED SALARY

 

Minimum Requirements

  • The post requires someone with experience as a Matron, with experience as a live-in matron.
  • First Aid training is required.
  • The candidate must be fit and active.
  • Be able to deal with, and actually like, young boys/men, and their parents, and have good common sense and be able to use their initiative.
  • Sufficient sensitivity to show tact and diplomacy … and a sense of humour and even temper are essential.
  • Flexible hours and be prepared to be disturbed during the evenings at times.
  • Office administrative experience.
  1. Purpose of the Job
  • The physical care of the pupils.
  • Dealing with lost property.
  • Laundry administration, sorting and ad hoc mending.
  • Providing an adult presence during agreed hours and cover emergencies.
  • Preparedness to give emotional support to pupils.
  • Liaison with Housemaster and House staff on matters to do with the House.
  • Assistance in the smooth running of the House.
  1. Responsibilities
  • Laundry and Linen Room.
  • Sickbay coordination and provision of first line medical assessment.
  • Supervision of standard of work of the cleaners. Liaison with the Cleaning Supervisor regarding any changes to cleaning duties or other cleaning issues.
  • Providing adult cover and residential cover as required.
  • A listener to pupils and responsibility for telephone when required.
  • Observation and actioning of maintenance needs within the House.
  • Supervision of pupils taking medication.
  • Personal hygiene of pupils.
  1. Tasks of the Job
  • Available to pupils for their needs at reasonable hours.
  • Primary medical care dispensed from the sick bay at regular and irregular times.
  • Provision of cover and supervision of pupils if needed.
  • Attendance and support of official functions and parties.
  • Response to the telephone, fax, door etc. during specified hours.
  • Determining the fitness of a pupil for school or sport in liaison with the Health Professionals.
  • Arrange medical and dental appointments as appropriate and accompany pupils when necessary.
  • Maintain sick bay contents and records.
  • Contributing to the supervision of pupil tidiness.
  • Ensure pupils follow routine as appropriate, i.e. rising, meals, showers, as appropriate to the age of the pupil.

HOW TO APPLY:

E-mail your fully detailed and up to date CV in MS word format –– to jill@thecandidate.co.za

Please include:-

Salary (pay slip)

Copy of ID

Copies of qualifications

2 x contactable references

Please use the Job title and your name in the subject line of your application

If you have not been contacted within 14 working days please consider your application unsuitable for the position for which you have applied

Sr. Project Controls Engineer- Ref 11314-Abu Dhabi

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Sr. Project Controls Engineer –  (Ref: 11314)

ABU DHABI

70 000 – 100 000 PER MONTH

FULL EXPAT PACKAGE

 

Basic Function and Scope

Good understanding of project CP planning and scheduling, cost control and cost estimating.

Minimum Requirements

A bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited university with minimum 15 years project and engineering management experience.

  • Experience on large scale capital projects
  • Has clearly demonstrated strong management competence
  • Ability to work within a diverse cultural environment
  • Demonstrated interpersonal/teambuilding skills
  • Have prior knowledge of Project Control and Project Management methodologies
  • Past experience in writing Project Monthly Reports
  • Strong Written English and oral communications skills
  • Must be able to influence others  to complete action on time

Task, Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage and coordinate the entire spectrum of project services for the capital project
  • Responsible for the management of the Project Control/Services activities including scheduling, budgeting for the package. Lead development of project control execution strategies.
  • Coordinate with management on reporting, project control activities and other services.
  • Manage development of procedure for various project control activities including budget preparation, forecast, progress validation and related cost engineering and planning / scheduling functions.
  • Manage cost engineering activities including development and implementation of cost control system, invoice processing activities, monthly cost reporting, trending, FAC Analysis, cost variance analysis, funding budget and cash flows.
  • Manage cost estimating/forecasting activities including periodic project re-estimates and cost benchmark metrics.
  • Manage planning & scheduling activities including development of summary and detailed project schedules, progress and performance monitoring, schedule deviations and workaround solutions; plans and manages the execution of internal audits of critical commercial internal control system
  • Coordinate and issue necessary project reports, including progress, cost and schedule
  • Ensure full integration between the estimating, cost control, planning/scheduling and risk management functions within projects.
  • Manage miscellaneous estimate development including estimates addressing alternative options, products, locations etc.
  • Ensure that invoices are tracked, confirmed and handed off to Accounts Payable properly.
  • Provide other administrative procedures to projects as required.

HOW TO APPLY:

E-mail your fully detailed and up to date CV in MS word format –– to jill@thecandidate.co.za

Please include:-

Salary (pay slip)

Copy of ID

Copies of qualifications

2 x contactable references

Please use the Job title and your name in the subject line of your application

If you have not been contacted within 14 working days please consider your application unsuitable for the position for which you have applied

Senior Process Engineer-Ref:113114-Abu Dhabi

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Senior Process Engineer (Ref: 11314)

ABU DHABI

R50 000 – 100 000 NEG

FULL EXPAT PACKAGE

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree in Chemical Engineering from an accredited university
  • 15 years post graduation experience in process design and optimization in the oil/gas industry at senior level
  • Work effectively with peers in a multi-disciplinary environment
  • Good command of written and spoken English

Task, Duties and Accountabilities

  • Review EPC contractor development of Process Flow Diagram, P&ID’s, Plot Plans, Hazardous Area Classification, Utility  Summaries, Process Controls documents and HAZOP process
  • Assist in HAZOPs and P&ID review with EPC contractor and end user
  • Review all engineering deliverable prepared by EPC contractor in respect to process and controls
  • Review of all equipment design
  • Respond to technical queries from EPC contractor and others, as deemed necessary in respect to process. Ensures safe, economic and technically sound decisions in all project phases
  • Review request for Design Deviations / Concession Request proposed

Basic Function and Scope

  • Provides expertise and input on application of Company and Industry standards in the design and development of projects associated with gas processing, production and export
  • Provide technical advice to operations on all relevant process engineering aspects. Review/evaluate dynamic simulation result and advise on appropriate solution.
  • Provide process input into PSM, process controls, commissioning and start up

HOW TO APPLY:

E-mail your fully detailed and up to date CV in MS word format –– to jill@thecandidate.co.za

Please include:-

Salary (pay slip)

Copy of ID

Copies of qualifications

2 x contactable references

Please use the Job title and your name in the subject line of your application

If you have not been contacted within 14 working days please consider your application unsuitable for the position for which you have applied

Senior Civil Engineer-REF: 11314- Abu Dhabi

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Senior Civil Engineer (Ref: 11314)

R70 000 – R120 000

ABU DHABI

 

Basic Function and Scope

  • To supervise and provide technical support for construction and maintenance civil works of all facilities in Plant and roads and concrete repairs to ensure the safety, reliability and integrity of all tasks and structures

Task, Duties and Accountabilities

  • To assist section head to plan, direct and coordinate and control all Civil maintenance activities for the plant to support timely completion of task as per plan
  • To prepare detailed scope of works for civil related SWOs and long term Agreement/Contracts to support effective project management
  • To plan, coordinate and supervise the Civil Section resources, ensuring timely execution of tasks in accordance with Company standards and HSE requirements and within the budget time frame
  • To contribute to the development, implementation and regular review of the section’s policies, procedures and systems to ensure consistent & systematic application of best practices and to improve plan performance
  • To assist in the compliance of the department’s capital and operating budgets and monitor annual expenditure budgets as per approved standards
  • To participate in the coordination of major projects, together with Project team members and other department/section personnel as applicable.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science or Civil Engineering Degree of Diploma
  • Experience in preparation for operations in projects
  • Experience in onshore remote / desert operations
  • Experience in H2S operations
  • Proven and strong interpersonal, influence and negotiation skills

HOW TO APPLY:

E-mail your fully detailed and up to date CV in MS word format –– to jill@thecandidate.co.za

Please include:-

Salary (pay slip)

Copy of ID

Copies of qualifications

2 x contactable references

Please use the Job title and your name in the subject line of your application

If you have not been contacted within 14 working days please consider your application unsuitable for the position for which you have applied

Senior Metallurgist-REF 11314-Abu Dhabi

Metal

Senior Metallurgist (Ref: 11314)

ABU DHABI

R70 000 – R120 000 NEG

FULL EXPAT PACKAGE

 

Basic Function and Scope

  • To supervise, coordinate and ensure the development and consistent application of standards related to Material Management of the existing and developed assets and to contribute to high safety and reliability of operations for fulfillment of production targets

Minimum Requirements

  • Sc. in metallurgy or Mechanical, Environmental Science or Chemical Engineering or Chemistry
  • 8 years experience in metallurgical engineering of oil related facilities, plus 1 year on the job training
  • ASNT Level III certificates
  • Very good knowledge of spoken and written English
  • Knowledge of computer software, such as tank maintenance management system, word, excel etc
  • Driving license
  • Fluency in English both writing and reading

Task, Duties and Accountabilities

  • To ensure the materials management activities in executing the long term and yearly operating plans to provide the required contribution to the achievement to the Division’s and company’s objectives
  • To delegate and supervise the implementation of performance objectives of the material management unit based on single point accountabilities as well as to establish monitoring mechanism in order to ensure that these objectives are delivered
  • To management the budget, tools and human resources of the unit to achieve the objectives in an effective and cost-effective manner
  • To identify gaps in staff competencies and to pursue opportunities to develop them by coordinating with the departments of the learning and development to establish a competent force driving for improvement with special attention to the UAE nationals and to support company in the achieving of the emiratization goals
  • To supervise the development, reviews and effective communication of materials management related policies, standards and procedures based on ADNOC guidelines and industry best practice to effectively build a centre of technical excellence in company, and ensure the highest quality of the technical solutions and services provided

HOW TO APPLY:

E-mail your fully detailed and up to date CV in MS word format –– to jill@thecandidate.co.za

Please include:-

Salary (pay slip)

Copy of ID

Copies of qualifications

2 x contactable references

Please use the Job title and your name in the subject line of your application

If you have not been contacted within 14 working days please consider your application unsuitable for the position for which you have applied