Initiate International

Initiate International is a specialist recruitment agency for Tech, Digital Marketing, Online Gaming, as well as Executive jobs globally. We also supply companies with sought after foreign language speakers, specifically within the Gaming and BPO industries.

Initiate International was established in 2007 in Cape Town, South Africa with the desire to offer a new and dynamic style of recruitment service. Our mission is simple: to deliver the highest standards of recruitment service through a consultative approach. We take the time to find out what you are looking for, whether it be in your next career move or in your next recruitment requirement. We understand how important culture fit is, and make it one of our primary targets to match the job seeker to the culture of a company, not just the job spec.

We have offices in South Africa, Asia, Europe and the UK with planned expansion into the US market in 2019.

Initiate International Cape Town, South Africa
Feb 22, 2019
Full time
A cutting edge media company based in  Cape Town  is looking for a  Digital Media Buyer . If you are passionate about digital, this  job  could be perfect for you! Your key  job  responsibilities as the  Digital Media Buyer  in  Cape Town  will include: Own the day-to-day management and optimization of assigned programmatic campaigns Pull and analyze campaign performance reports to inform daily optimizations and testing recommendations Ensure that campaign KPIs and objectives are met both near and long term Prepare research and insights to inform ongoing media recommendations Manage budget allocations and bid parameters to deliver most efficient results Monitor performance of the placed ads and create additional outlets based on performance Negotiate deals and broker ads Requirements for this  Digital Media Buyer job  in  Cape Town : 1-3 years of related experience required Must be experienced in analyzing data and market research Passionate about data analysis and able to multi task in a fast paced environment Must have a solid understanding of remarketing and traffic demographic Understand digital media buys, google analytics Strong skills in interpret traffic and sales data Strong MS Office Suite experience Great personality, motivated with good negotiation skills
Initiate International Johannesburg, South Africa
Feb 22, 2019
Full time
A leading online marketing company has an exciting  job  opportunity for a  SQL Developer  to join their team in  Johannesburg . If you are looking for an exciting opportunity in a fast-paced environment, this  job  could be perfect for you Your key  job  responsibilities as the  SQL Developer  in  Johannesburg  will include: Research, develop, and apply methods for measuring, analyzing and optimizing our processes & marketing interventions Identify appropriate models / algorithms to mine large datasets and develop rich insights into customer behavior Develop new algorithms and methods for solve critical business problems and optimizing business performance and revenue Identify key trends in large datasets and interact with marketing teams to understand the impact of these trends and identify possible courses of action to mitigate / take advantage of the trends identified Develop, interpret and distribute key KPI’s & insights to management and business stake-holders Perform analyses to understand customer behavior, risks, opportunities and trends Improve processes and data recording where opportunities arise Requirements for this  SQL Developer job  in  Johannesburg : Degree in Statistics, Economics, Applied Mathematics or similar. Other analytical qualifications will also be considered such as Computer Science or Engineering Understanding of statistics & mathematical modeling and the application of statistical sampling and analysis Practical ability to visualize data, communicate the data, and utilize it effectively in a marketing context High level of computer literacy (advanced MS-Excel and SQL) Practical experience with data mining Practical experience building algorithmsThe ability to distil problem definitions, models and constraints from informal business requirements; and to deal with ambiguity, competing objectives and incomplete variables Ability to simplify complex algorithms to ensure understanding of users Extensive knowledge of T-SQL language Extensive experience with SSIS is essential Create complex queries on large data sets for manipulation Knowledge of CLR(C#) SQL functions advantages Must have demonstrated skills in the Microsoft SQL Server 2008R2/2012 suite including: SQL Server Relational Database Management System; Proven T-SQL development skills; SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS); and Service Broker
Initiate International Johannesburg, South Africa
Feb 22, 2019
Full time
A financial services group has a great  job  opportunity for an  Equity Analyst  to join their team in  Johannesburg . This company offers a young, entrepreneurial and casual environment, with great benefits! The  Equity Analyst  in  Johannesburg  will produce concise initiation reports, company updates, after event reports, competitor analysis and sector reports. This  job  will also require you to analyse the company using largely company-released results/documents and producing concise reports Requirements for this  Equity Analyst job  in  Johannesburg : Financial degree (CA, finance, economics, accounting) or quantitative degree (maths, stats, engineering) Previously worked on the buy-side/sell-side for 2-5 years as an equity analyst Great quantitative skills International equity analysis experience is advantageous
Initiate International Málaga, Spain
Feb 22, 2019
Full time
An exciting new gaming company based in  Málaga, Spain  have a great  job  opportunity for a technical leader to take senior responsibility within their growing business. If you have an agile and proactive approach to challenges and opportunities and are an EU citizen, this  Head of Technology job  could be perfect for you! Your key  job  responsibilities as the  Head of Technology  in  Málaga, Spain  will include: Ownership of leading the development, delivery, protection and optimisation of in-house and external technology services Ensure that technology platforms, management and strategy are aligned with current and future business requirements, as well as budgets and KPIs, and that technology operations are carried out smoothly and effectively Responsible for their games infrastructure management, including setting up hosting and deployment of games application Ownership of maintaining servers and load balancers, including installation of latest security patches Responsible for ensuring compliance with jurisdictional requirements for replication of data to relevant territories You will provide support and ensure the games application has high availability, performance and data endurance Requirements for this  Head of Technology job  in  Málaga, Spain : Must be an EU/UK citizen Demonstrable experience and evidence of success in an information management role with multiple stakeholder groups, including ability to build trust Understanding of data security and other compliance responsibilities Experience with commissioning services from third parties and managing relationships with suppliers and contractors Highly motivated with the ability to manage and direct self (and potentially small team) to consistently meet challenging targets within a fast-moving industry and a dynamic organisation Excellent team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills, as well as ability to work independently and collaboratively across diverse teams Analytical skills to solve problems and analyse data affecting technology requirements Agile and proactive approach to challenges and opportunities Relevant degree, e.g. B.Sc. in programming, computer science, computer engineering, or related field Relevant industry qualification and evidence of continuous professional development in an IT role
Initiate International Limassol, Cyprus
Feb 22, 2019
Full time
Tired of rain and grey weather? Ready for an adventure abroad? A young and dynamic team in  Limassol, Cyprus have a great  job  opportunity for a  VIP Account Manager  to join their team in  Limassol, Cyprus . Our client is a large gaming company in Cyprus, and they offer a fantastic opportunity with great salary and benefits! Your key  job  responsibilities as the  VIP Account Manager  in  Limassol, Cyprus : Serve as a trusted account manager to existing VIP Customers Taking care by any means of VIP Customers queries in a timely and accurate manner Monitoring the performance of clients and proactively target clients to increase performance Performing outbound sales calling to targeted groups of clients within their portfolio Monitoring day-to-day activity of clients and contact them when needed to ensure they have a positive customer experience Go the extra mile to engage customers Further in-house training is provided by the company Requirements for this  VIP Account Manager job  in  Limassol, Cyprus : Must be an EU/UK citizen Experience within the online gaming industry Excellent writing skills Ability to multi-task, self-manage their workload and work under pressure Trustworthiness dealing with high valued players Proven telemarketing experience Service and Marketing minded Strives to meet targets and deadlines Benefits will include: Excellent salary Relocation package: Transportation from the airport and free accommodation for 2 weeks Flight tickets twice a year for travelling back home Monthly rent allowance Monthly bonuses on performance Yearly Bonus Full medical insurance Referral bonus for new colleagues Exciting company activities
Initiate International Cape Town, South Africa
Feb 22, 2019
Full time
A well-established, highly reputable, non-profit organisation has an immediate  job  opening for a  Finance Manager to join their team in  Cape Town . You will manage all aspects of the financial business of the club encompassing all levels of financial management from strategic analysis to executing daily transactions. This is an energetic business undergoing high growth through business acquisitions, member enrolment and geographic coverage. Your key  job  responsibilities as the  Finance Manager  in  Cape Town  will include: Serve as strategic business consultant to GM, Executive Director and Director of Coaching providing all financial decision support Revenue planning, forecasting and analysis Lead the annual planning, budgeting and forecasting process Manage the production of all required financial statements Work with Director of HR to manage the successful on-boarding of new employees including contract development, distribution and processing Organize and lead monthly financial review meetings with Executive Team Create, maintain and analyze metrics and KPI’s Evaluate, analyze and track capital expenditure process Oversee the monthly, quarterly and year-end financial close process Oversee annual audit execution by independent auditor Requirements for this  Finance Manager job  in  Cape Town : Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance 10 years of experience in financial management roles Experience as a controller or CFO preferred Experience in presenting and communicating relevant data to executive team Significant attention to detail and ability to analyze and interpret financial data to support business decisions Experience in payroll processing and transaction execution Non-profit industry background preferred Ability to work independently and with excellent interpersonal skills Experience with Intuit Quick Books payroll and accounting
Initiate International Cape Town, South Africa
Feb 22, 2019
Full time
A large dev house have an exciting  job  opportunity for a  React Developer  to join their team in  Cape Town . As part of their team, you’ll work with some of the smartest and most accomplished people you’ll find in your career. They offer fantastic benefits, and it’s an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued. Your key  job  responsibilities as the  React Developer  in  Cape Town  will include: Serve as bridge between developers and user experience teams to ensure the backend development is implemented with the intended user experience Collaborate with user experience and software developers to develop and manage requirements Understand and interpret system requirements to ensure web development satisfies verification of the functionality Identify issues found during the software development/integration process Perform functional tests using both frontend and command line interfaces Communicate with internal and external stakeholders on test progress during daily scrum meetings Create, execute, and maintain technical documentation Support program operational needs as required Ability to generate, follow, and update technical procedures and evaluate results Ability to work successfully in a team, independently, and take initiative on tasks Ability to communicate in both oral and written formats Demonstrated knowledge of software development concepts Self-starter with an ability to work independently and in a team environment Understanding of agile processes Requirements for this  React Developer job  in  Cape Town : Experience with programming with React, Redux, API services, Angular 2.0, RESTful web services 5+ years of experience building rich web applications, dashboards, and/or workflow systems Deep expertise and knowledge in HTML5+, CSS3+, and JS, ES5/6, JQuery, JavaScript frameworks, front end frameworks like Foundation or Bootstrap Experience building dynamic single page applications Experience integrating with JSON-based REST APIs required Cross browser development and responsive and mobile design skills Experience with modern frameworks such as Angular, React, and/or Vue
Initiate International Cape Town, South Africa
Feb 22, 2019
Full time
A leading e-commerce company have a great  job  opportunity for a  Global E-Commerce Marketing Manager  to join their global team in  Cape Town . They offer an onsite gym with weekly fitness classes, a cafeteria committed to delivering healthy meals to our employees and half day Fridays. If you are looking for a rewarding career where you can add value every day, this  job  could be perfect for you! Your key  job  responsibilities as the  Global E-Commerce Marketing Manager  in  Cape Town  will include: Partner with internal teams to manage the online assortment, promotions, and overall product presentation for key retail partner sites Partner to create a multi-channel shopping experience and leverage content creation and experience across all channels of distribution Collaborate with brand marketing and sales to develop content that drives consideration/ sales and improves consumer awareness/ engagement Oversee and drive ROI via performance-based and brand-building marketing strategies to enhance customer experience and successfully attract and retain customers Assess financial performance of marketing programs against projections and KPI’s Understand and support upcoming product launches so that are strategically integrated into the digital landscape with key retail partners Monitor developing eCommerce technology trends, evaluate business opportunities, recommend and execute new initiatives Requirements for this  Global E-Commerce Marketing Manager job  in  Cape Town : Bachelor’s Degree required 5+ years of relevant experience required Ability to translate brand vision to the digital landscape through consistent, seamless experience to the customer Proven track record in developing integrated marketing programs (paid search, SEO, email marketing, online display advertising, social, etc.) Functional understanding of managing all aspects of a direct-to-consumer business Strong analytical skills including Google Analytics Passionate about digital/eCommerce space and abreast of key trends, benchmarks and innovations in the industry Forward thinking, fostering an innovative eCommerce marketing culture that is customer-centric and not afraid to take risks in order to advance the business
Initiate International Cape Town, South Africa
Feb 22, 2019
Full time
Would you like to work with international, tech savvy and forward-thinking specialists in digital marketing? This team have a great  job  opportunity for a  GMP Tech Advisor  to join them in  Cape Town . Are you passionate about digital marketing? Do you have the desire to learn, test and try new things? Do you pride yourself in delivering great service and results? If the answer is yes, then you might fit right in! The  GMP Tech Advisor  in  Cape Town  will be responsible for integrating buy or sell side ad technology platforms (Campaign Manager, Search Ads 360, DV360, Google Ad Manager and Ad Exchange) with various other products. You will assist clients with product integration as well as advise on best practices and recommended setups. Furthermore, you should be able to traffic campaigns, troubleshoot various issues within the different platforms as well as train clients and colleagues from beginners to advanced level. Your key  job  responsibilities as the  GMP Tech Advisor  in  Cape Town  will include: Streamlining GMP stack integrations Providing clients with ad hoc or ongoing support (ranging from but not limited to network and campaign setup, to tech support, troubleshooting, reporting, analysis and optimisations) Training and onboarding of clients and colleagues Taking charge of projects and up- and cross selling opportunities (initiating, documenting, testing, executing, analysing results and distributing knowledge to the team and assisting team members) Requirements for this  GMP Tech Advisor job  in  Cape Town : Experience and passion for online marketing Strong knowledge of and practical experience in the majority of the GMP stack (CM, DV360, Google Ad Manager and Ad Exchange) Knowledge on GMP product integration An understanding of API integrations and external reporting platforms is beneficial Knowledge of Google Ads preferable
Initiate International Cape Town, South Africa
Feb 22, 2019
Full time
An award-winning digital marketing agency based in  Cape Town  has an exciting  job  opportunity for a  Search Trader to join their team. This agency’s success comes from the passion, innovation and hard work of the people who work there. This team is looking an internet savvy individual with sound knowledge of the digital advertising industry to fill the position of  Search Trader . Does this seem like the perfect challenge for you? Keep reading! Your key  job  responsibilities as the  Search Trader  in  Cape Town  will include implementing and optimizing search advertising campaigns across various platforms. They use Doubleclick Advertising Solutions and Traders are responsible for campaign optimization, analysis and reporting and also act as a technical contact between account managers, clients and creative agencies. Traders must therefore be able to communicate effectively and manage internal and external client expectations. Requirements for this  Search Trader job  in  Cape Town : Minimum of 2 year digital / campaign management experience Experience in running, implementing & managing Google Adwords, Yahoo, Bing Search campaigns Experience in implementing & managing Re-marketing & Shopping campaigns is advantageous Experience with setup and testing of tracking requirements of online campaigns Knowledge of PPC Search best practises and optimization techniques
Initiate International Cape Town, South Africa
Feb 22, 2019
Full time
A global online marketing company has a  job  opening for a  QA Technical Tester  to join their team in  Cape Town . The  QA Tester  will work closely with  Business Intelligence  Developers to ensure the testing needs for all supported  Business Intelligence  projects are met .The  Business Intelligence  Technical Tester will be responsible for the analysis, planning, execution and reporting of technical test related activities for  Business Intelligence  Applications, ensuring that they are effectively tested against agreed prior to, and post production deployment Key responsibilities for this  QA Technical Test job  in  Cape Town : Test stored procedures, views, triggers and functions Troubleshoot database and software interfaces Deployment of SQL Server Integration Services and SQL Server Reporting Services Troubleshooting performance related DB issues at both the SQL server and storage level Review, analyse and identify test requirements based on the functional specifications from technical documentation (Business/Development briefs, Use Case Diagrams, Architectures and/or Integration Documents) and ensure full understanding of individual deliverables Working with  Business Intelligence , Development & Product Teams to understand the requirements and prepare Quality Assurance documents pertaining to planning, design, implementation, execution and exit reporting To apply for the  QA Technical Test job  in  Cape Town  you will need: A relevant qualification ISTQB certification Business Intelligence Test Automation Experience with Database Lifecycle Management Experience coding complex stored procedures (using T-SQL) Strong SQL Server Knowledge (2008 and above/2014 will be used) Experience with SQL Server (MCITP/MCSE/MCSA) Experience of Business Intelligence processes Experience with SQL Server Management Studio, SSRS (Reporting Services), SSIS (Integration Services), SSAS (Analysis Services), SQL Profiler, XML Back End Testing Experience (Blackbox, Whitebox, Essentially Greybox) Visual Studio
Initiate International Cape Town, South Africa
Feb 22, 2019
Full time
Would you like to work for an award-winning digital marketing agency based in  Cape   Town ? Keep reading! We have a very exciting  job  opportunity for a  Media Trader  to join this award-winning agency. They are looking for someone with DoubleClick and Paid social experience to take a leading role in the development of the agency’s integrated search and display proposition. Your key  job  responsibilities as the  Media Trader  in  Cape Town  will include taking ownership of the end to end delivery of display campaigns, owning the campaign set up and execution and running the team to ensure the service and the results exceed the client’s expectations. You will support the Regional Lead in analysing performance, generating insights and working with the search teams to deliver a rich and integrated service to our clients. You will take a leading role in devising and planning the account strategy, working with the Regional Lead to develop the client roadmap, identifying new opportunities and media planning to grow your accounts. Requirements for this  Media Trader job  in  Cape Town : Agency side experience as a Programmatic or Paid Social Optimisation Trader. Alternatively Paid Social experience running performance campaigns on Facebook, Twitter etc. A thorough understanding of the display space, including traditional reservation buys, RTB and Paid Social performance campaigns Experience of running programmatic campaigns, developing strategies, optimising for performance, and developing and reporting back insights to clients Expertise in DSP and adserving technologies, preferably DoubleClick Campaign Manager and DoubleClick Bid Manager Have extensive experience in managing performance Paid Social campaigns Comfortable working with data to drive insights and recommendations Excellent team and client management, and organisational and interpersonal skills
Initiate International Johannesburg, South Africa
Feb 22, 2019
Full time
Would you like to work for a leading multinational communications company that dominate in their market? Keep reading! This team have a great  job  opportunity for a  Senior Enterprise Risk Manager  to join their team in  Johannesburg . You will be accountable for the successful development and delivery of their transformation programme by introducing special measures to accelerate business and financial performance. Your key  job  responsibilities as the  Senior Enterprise Risk Manager  in  Johannesburg  will include: Identify emerging risks within the Non-Technology landscape and report to relevant stakeholders, as appropriate Contribute to establishing and quantifying ‘risk appetite’ concerning Non-Technology risks, i.e. the level of risk MTN is prepared to accept, in conjunction with the General Manager and Executive Establish Enterprise and Non-Technology Risk Management programme within the second line of defense model, to align with the Group’s overarching Risk Management Framework Establish, develop and manage the Risk programme methodology and principles for Non-Technology to deal with abnormal or unstable situations within Strategic, Financial, Operational or Compliance areas that may threaten strategic objectives, reputation and/or viability Develop and implement risk policies concerning Non-Technology and seek approval from the Group Risk Committee Retain overall accountability and responsibility for the various policies, including development, review, update and implementation Develop fit-for-purpose solutions that meet all business requirements and that lead to a best possible scenario in mitigating Financial, Operational and Compliance risks Monitor implementation of action plans to ensure risk mitigation efforts are proceeding, as required Requirements for this  Senior Enterprise Risk Manager job  in  Johannesburg : Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Risk Management/Financial Risk Post graduate MBA and/or master’s degree is advantageous Professional qualification in Risk Management (FRM, PRMIA ORM, CRISC) is advantageous Minimum 5 years of Senior Management Experience, with at least 3 – 5 years in a Finance and/or Operations and/or Compliance environment, in a medium to large organisation Experience in risk management of multi-currency OpCo Revenue streams and complex Operational environments Understanding of various international risk management standards Experience in working across diverse cultures and geographies (advantageous) Understanding of emerging markets is advantageous
Initiate International Cape Town, South Africa
Feb 22, 2019
Full time
Are you a  Senior Business Analyst  looking for an exciting new challenge? We have an amazing  job  opportunity for you to join a global technology and e-commerce leader their offices in  Cape Town ! This team are looking for a  Senior Business Analyst  who will be responsible for the end-to-end responsibilities within the Business Analyst framework, from facilitating workshops and requirements gathering through to documentation. You will be expected to work in a fast-paced environment where the teams deliver in an agile way. Your key  job  responsibilities as the  Senior Business Analyst  in  Cape Town  will include: Facilitate requirements gathering workshops with the Business Elicit requirements using a variety of tools and techniques based on the scenario Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to analyse information needs, functional requirements and business processes Produce requirements documentation using an appropriate tool Produce requirements documentation in an agile format to suit the pace of the Business Thorough knowledge of documentation methods, processes and best practices Understand the commercial importance of changes or new features Drive and challenge Business Units on their assumptions of how they will successfully execute their plans Review and improve existing processes Assist with product/system/process documentation to support the Business, Developers and QA Serve as the intermediary between the Business and the Software Development Team Ability to work across multiple projects and backlogs Understand the impact of the change within the broader context Requirements for this  Senior Business Analyst job  in  Cape Town : Minimum of 3 – 5 years previous experience as an Intermediate Business Analyst role in an IT environment Have worked in an agile environment using delivery methods such as SCRUM or Kanban Matric and National IT Diploma OR Undergrad IT Degree Business Analysis Certificate or Diploma BABOK Certified (Advantageous) Agile training (Advantageous)
Initiate International Johannesburg, South Africa
Feb 22, 2019
Full time
A global bank is looking for an experienced analytically minded individual with Credit  Risk  and MI background, who has a strong understanding of accounting to join their team in Sandton,  Johannesburg . The  Senior Manager  will have a leading role in impairment decision process and will be working closely with internal forums such as Asset Impairment Forecast Group, Group  Risk  Committee and the Performance Management Group. Does this  job  sound like the perfect challenge for you? Keep reading The  Senior Manager  in  Johannesburg  will supporting the CFO  Risk  in developing analytics for identifying key risks in the portfolio, providing independent view of model outputs, post model adjustments and other adjustments made by  Risk , improving quality of documentation of decision papers, oversight on material emerging issues in risks, and oversight on material problem accounts. This  job  will also require you to work with Group  Risk  to develop new detailed MIS for decision making, manage the  risk  budgeting process, and build a strong working relationship with the members in  Risk  function Requirements for this  Senior Manager job  in  Johannesburg : Experienced person with Credit  Risk  and MI background, highly numerate with good understanding of Accounting Experience in a large international bank is preferable Proactive and takes initiative. Capable of working independently to resolve challenges Keen interest in analytics and MI Strong relationship building capability so as to work across global network and functions Comfortable in working with senior management Team and collaboration mind set. Ability to work and deliver under pressure Good presentation skills Proficient in excel and PowerPoint
Initiate International Johannesburg, South Africa
Feb 22, 2019
Full time
Are you a  Recruitment Resourcer  looking for an exciting new  job  opportunity in a fast paced sales environment in  Johannesburg ? This team is full of bright and passionate people who all contribute to a culture where the goal is for everyone to really love what they do! If you’re a  Recruitment Resourcer  with a can-do attitude, and a proven track record of at least 2 solid years’ experience in a similar role, YOU could be who we’re looking for. As a  Recruitment Resourcer  in  Johannesburg , you will be required to support our team in all aspects of the sourcing & administration process that are required to meet the specific clients’ recruitment requirements. You will need to have exceptional administration skills, coupled with excellent communication skills; as well as thrive in a fast paced, sales environment. Key responsibilities for this  Recruitment Resourcer job  opportunity in  Johannesburg  will include: Inherent ability to listen, understand & action tasks under your own steam Sourcing the best candidates for the Account Managers, wider team and clients Building a pipeline of candidates within the Tech, Marketing & Gaming markets Build and maintain good relationships with Account Managers Adhere to Recruitment processes and updating of our internal CRM system Screening & Interviewing candidates for specific roles Creating meaningful content for advertising jobs across all platforms Assisting with response management; arranging interviews & gathering interview feedback High-level understanding and a track record, of recruiting via exhaustive research & tech-based resourcing tools Dealing with telephone enquiries Organising team and other adhoc meetings Ad hoc projects and requests, as required Above all, we incubate a passion for learning and want new team members to have the same fire in their belly and desire in their heart…a passion to be the best, through constant pursuit of growing your knowledge base and becoming a true expert in your field.
Initiate International Johannesburg, South Africa
Feb 22, 2019
Full time
An award-winning, market leading BPO company have an amazing  job  opportunity for a  Chief Executive Officer  to join their team in  Johannesburg . You will act as the primary spokesperson for the company and will responsible for all day to day management decisions and for implementing the company’s long and short term strategic objectives. Does this  job  sound like the perfect challenge for you? Keep reading! Your key  job  responsibilities as the  Chief Executive Officer  in  Johannesburg  will include: Growing the top line and expanding the client base Providing general oversight of all BPO activities, managing the day to day operations, and ensuring a smoothly functioning, efficient organization Determining the short and long term goals of the Company in conjunction with the Board Identifying, driving and implementing new value propositions with the intention of aggressively growing the business Guiding the Company and its employees through periods of growth Solidifying the Company’s position in the marketplace Building alliances and partnerships with other organizations Modelling and setting the company’s vision, mission, culture, values and behaviour Developing an organizational environment that promotes positive staff morale and performance Building and leading the senior management team Specifying accountabilities for management personnel and evaluating performance regularly Ensuring organizational stability through development and implementation of standards and controls, systems and procedures Overseeing the fiscal activities of the organization, including budgeting and reporting Monitoring and overseeing compliance with relevant laws and regulations as required in conjunction with the relevant stakeholders Acting as the main point of communication between the relevant Shareholders and management of the Company Keeping the Board and the Group Chief Executive Officer fully informed on the condition of BPO and all problems, opportunities, trends and issues that may affect the organization Requirements for this  Chief Executive Officer job  in  Johannesburg : Relevant C-Level experience with specific specialism in the BPO industry High level of commercial acumen Demonstrated ability to grow a business and achieve relevant growth targets Experience in small to mid-size companies B2B experience Digital Marketing experience Knowledge of Finance, budgets, corporate governance, operations, HR, personnel management and the like Ability to influence, gain consensus and sustain relationships Ability to get up to speed quickly on new issues and to make sound judgments on them Commitment to results, business savvy, leader of change and motivating
Initiate International Malta
Feb 20, 2019
Full time
A leading interactive entertainment company have a great  job  opportunity for a  Localisation QA Tester  to join their team in  Sliema, Malta . They cultivate diverse, creative development talent with a network of studios across the Europe, US and Africa. They are a dedicated bunch with drive, passion and creativity, who enjoy being part of a lively, self-motivated, forward thinking company in an exciting and ever-evolving industry and because we work hard we play hard too. Your key  job  responsibilities as the  Localisation QA Tester  in  Sliema, Malta  will include: Follow a test script in a thorough and consistent manner Use test scripts and testing skills to finds bugs and identify the severity and risk to the business Enter professional, clear, accurate and complete bug descriptions (e.g. using the correct naming conventions, what the bug is, steps to reproduce etc) Proofread and edit master text files with accuracy Provide small translations if required Proofread and edit release packaging with accuracy Follow instructions accurately and in a timely manner Honestly and effectively communicate important issues and actively work with colleagues when needed Requirements for this  Localisation QA Tester job  in  Sliema, Malta : Must be an EU/UK citizizen Clear and concise communicator both written and verbally in English High proficiency of spelling and grammar in English Experienced games player with the ability to familiarise with game-play elements rapidly Passion and enthusiasm for the role and the company High standards of work and willingness to meet and exceed expectations Adaptability and willingness to improve processes and own development
Initiate International Cape Town, South Africa
Feb 20, 2019
Full time
A top tier Private Equity Fund based in  Cape Town  are looking for a Commercial  Financial Controller . This  job  will require you to be responsible for a broad range of external and internal reporting requirements for their investments This Commercial  Finance Controller job  in  Cape Town  has a split between financial and management side as well as commercial modelling analytics. On the Finance side, you will be supporting fund managers, integrating new investments (Legal, accounting packs, tax and modelling wise) Supporting the annual audit, coordinating accounts payable & receivable. On the Modelling side: High level excel use to report for investee companies; operational models for the funds companies; fund model maintenance; performance analysis; supporting monthly reports, analysis of operating assets, production figures analysis, supporting Asset managers with fund portfolio analysis and ad hoc requests from the CEO, front office and Investor queries The ideal Commercial  Financial Controller  for this  job  in  Cape Town  will be a newly qualified to two years post CA(SA) coming either straight from practice or who have one to two years out of practice experience under their belt. You ideally will have a BIG 4 background, advisory, energy, private equity or utilities background The Commercial  Financial Controller  will be based in the  Cape Town  offices for this top tier Private Equity Fund. The company has an international focus to their funds, so there will be an opportunity to travel. The firm itself focuses on Energy and has a wide range of assets and portfolios. The Partners have over 60 years’ experience between them and are hiring this  job  through growth of the team driven by new funds being raised
Initiate International Johannesburg, South Africa
Feb 20, 2019
Full time
A leading media agency is looking for a Senior  Online Editor  to join their team in  Johannesburg . The perfect  Online Editor  for this  job  should be a skilled writer and editor, with an eye for detail and an understanding of the special requirements of producing creative content Your primary  job  responsibilities as the Senior  Online Editor  in  Johannesburg  will include: Review content and maintain consistent quality, tone, voice and style for a broad range of audiences; quickly become the go-to expert on content standards and practices Edit and proofread content from a variety of writers and subject matter experts Volunteer ideas for improving processes, ideas and strategies to support communications objectives and content strategy Proactively bring creative, new ideas to the table for how to engage employees differently or communicate more effectively Manage content calendar, working with business partners to evaluate new posts Oversee layout (images, graphics, videos and artwork) and collaborate with graphic and web design partners to improve presentation of information Work closely with internal social media managers to make recommendations to optimize web content via social Requirements for this Senior  Online Editor job  in  Johannesburg : Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) with 5+ years of editing or content management experience 3+ years of experience in copywriting and editing in both digital and print 3+ years of successful work within an internal communications team Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Understanding of Web layout and usability guidelines, as well as practical applications of SEO/SEM strategies as it relates to content Knowledge of web development tools, including HTML Basic Adobe Photoshop skills