IkamvaYouth Current Available Job Position – Apply Now!

Posted on :

17 Sep, 2019

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Business Mgt Jobs in South Africa

IkamvaYouth is a township-based volunteer programme that gets learners out of poverty through education. The organization exists to reduce inequality in South Africa, and its track record of matric results, access to post-school opportunities, and alumni success is proof that positive change is possible.

Job Title: Business Development Coordinator 
Location: Cape Town
Reports to: Business Development Manager.
Remuneration: R 252 674.76 per annum

The purpose of the Position is to be responsible for ensuring that IkamvaYouth diversifies its income sources with a particular focus on the B-BBEEE codes and non-donor income.


KPA1: Business Development

Develop and implement a business development strategy with support from the Business Development Manager with detailed execution plans to achieve greater financial sustainability

Design a framework in which business development objectives/targets can be achieved

Work together with the Business Development Manager and the Executive Director to develop new service offerings based on IY’s core competencies

Ensure that Ikamva House is effectively marketed and the building is fully occupied by tenants generating the targets set

KPA2: Corporate Social Responsibility and B-BBEE

Identify potential SA corporate businesses who can be approached for funding with a focus on accessing B-BBEE funds

Prepare and submit proposals for funding to SA corporate businesses

Prepare proposals to funders about IY’s skills development matric bursary

Present IkamvaYouth at donor meetings

Cultivate relationships with potential new donors

Provide potential corporate business partners with information on B-BBEE scoring

KPA3: Donor Liaison and Grant Management

Develop and manage positive relationships with all relevant stakeholders

Develop and maintain relationships with corporate businesses

Review all grant agreements

Where necessary, negotiate changes to grant agreements

KPA4: Reporting to Donors

Review branch data for reports to donors

Ensure all South African corporate business donors reporting requirements are met

Ensure high-quality reports are submitted to donors

KPA5: Finance

Support the finance team in relation to reports to be submitted pertaining to business development

Review management accounts monthly for the department

If using the IY card, ensure receipts are submitted timeously to the finance department

KPA6: Administration and Ad-hoc Support

Provide ad hoc support to the Business Development Manager

Attend and participate in IkamvaYouth’s internal meetings as required and provide information and input to be incorporated into the meeting packs (as required)


  • Degree (undergraduate) in Business or Development Studies is a non-negotiable pre-requisite
  • Minimum of 2 years Fundraising experience is a non-negotiable pre-requisite
  • Knowledge of the NPO sector and B-BBEE codes
  • Experience with working on Google Drive
  • Experience with working on Salesforce
  • Strong networking capacity
  • Excellent command of English to be able to produce top-quality proposals
  • Creative and able to build innovative sources and mechanisms to diversify income sources
  • Organizing and Planning Skill
  • Strategic Management
  • Attention to detail
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

To apply

Interested applicants should submit their Curriculum Vitae and a motivation letter via email to [email protected] with the subject heading “Business Development Coordinator” .

Application Deadline: Friday, 20 September, 2019

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