The position of Regional Coordinator is supported by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. As such fluency in German is essential.

The Regional Coordinator has two main tasks, namely: to manage the office representatives in Durban, Cape Town, Maputo and Lusaka; and the responsibility of ensuring sufficient networks, presence and market knowledge within the region to fulfil the German Chamber’s overall mandate.

The Regional Coordinator works closely with the Office managers and the industry-specific Competence Centres of the Chamber to develop and implement the Chamber’s regional approach and corresponding activities.

Job description

  • Development and implementation of regional approach / strategy
  • Project / Tender acquisition, budgeting, planning and execution
  • Implementation of activities – such as seminars, delegations and research
  • Management of office representatives
  • Reporting

Skill Requirements

  • Fluent in written and spoken German and English language (essential)
  • Strategic thinker
  • Innovative and high own-initiative
  • Experienced people manager / leadership competence
  • Highly organized team-player
  • Self-motivated, creative thinking, problem solving
  • Knowledge of the Southern African economies
  • Ability to build, maintain and extend networks and partnerships
  • Ability to present to an audience/ extensive communication skill
  • Knowledge of the French language is an advantage
  • (University) qualification in business/ administration/ finance
  • Extensive knowledge of MS-Office programs

Closing date: 14 May 2021
If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks please consider your application unsuccessful.

Desired Skills:

  • Leadership/Management Skills
  • German
  • Bilateral trade
  • Organised
  • Project Management
  • Networking
  • Presentation Skills
  • Strategic Thinking
  • MS Office
  • Innovative
  • Initiative
  • Report Writing
  • Self starter
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Management

Desired Qualification Level:

  • Degree

About The Employer:

With offices in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Maputo and Lusaka, the Southern African – German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SAGCC) has been facilitating the establishment of business links between Southern Africa and Germany since 1952 by supplying information on the economic situation in both regions, bringing together potential trade partners, and offering a wide range of other services.

We offer an autonomous working environment, internationally driven and varied tasks within an experienced, professional and friendly team. Competitive salary and great benefits.

Employer & Job Benefits:

  • Medical Aid
  • Provident Fund
  • Annual Bonus

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