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Business Development Manager

Location:Cape Town, Pretoria
Remote work:Some remote work allowed
Education level:Degree
Job level:Management (Snr - Executive, 5+ yrs)
Travel requirement:Occasional
Job policy:Employment Equity position
Company:Ikamva Youth

Job description

The purpose of this position is to develop and manage IkamvaYouth’s fundraising, income generation, business development and sustainability strategy. Furthermore, he/she is required to oversee the efficient running of the business development department.

Reporting line: CEO
Location: Cape Town/Pretoria
Salary: R49 631.42 negotiable
Benefit: Medical aid allowance

  • Oversee operations of the business development department
  • Develop a sustainability strategy with detailed execution plans to achieve greater financial sustainability
  • Develop and implement reserve policy
  • Set department objectives and design a framework in which objectives can be achieved
  • Develop and implement policies related to activities focused on business development, fundraising, income generation and communications
  • Participate in IkamvaYouth’s national leadership, management and decision-making structures
  • Work from a branch to promote team cohesiveness and gain a better understanding of context on the ground
  • Work together with the CEO to develop new service offerings based on IY’s core competencies
  • Leading the sustainability committee, liaising with members and executing/implementing proposals that are generated from this committee. Including achieving board sign off where appropriate
  • Research and identify new business opportunities - including new markets, growth areas, trends, customers, partnerships, products and services    or new ways of reaching existing markets.
  • Attend and participate in governance meetings (as required), such as Board Meetings, ARSC, Natcom, NSPW and AGM
  • Provide information and input to be incorporated into ARSC and Board pack
  • Provide department-specific report backs from meetings attended


  • Bachelor’s degree in business/marketing or related field
  • Minimum of five years’ relevant high-level experience
  • Experience in sales, marketing or related fields
  • Experience developing and implementing product/service offerings
  • Proven track record of raising traditional income
  • Proven track record of raising non-traditional income
  • Entrepreneurship/business skills
  • Track record of successful income generation activities
  • Market knowledge
  • Research experience
  • Working knowledge of Salesforce would be advantageous
  • Performance-oriented
  • Networking and public speaking skills
  • Influencing skills
  • Proactive
  • Innovative
  • Willing to take risks
  • Resourceful
  • Contributes to and builds effective teams
  • Analytical thinker
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Developing people
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Adaptable
  • Stakeholder orientation
  • Commitment to IY’s five values and redressing inequalities through education
To apply :

 Interested applicants should submit their Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter via email to gro.htuoyavmaki@sreerac>b< with the subject heading “Business Development Manager” by 29 October 2021.

                                                                      Preference will be given to EE candidates

Due to the volume of applications, should you not receive feedback within two weeks please consider your application unsuccessful.

By responding to this advert and sending your CV, cover letter and/or any other documentation, you are consenting to IkamvaYouth processing your personal information as contained in the furnished documents. IkamvaYouth may process your personal information for the purpose of recruitment for this and/or other posts that may arise within the organization.  You warrant that you have familiarised yourself with South Africa’s Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) and understand your rights and obligations under this Act.

Company Description

IkamvaYouth (IY) is a township-based volunteer programme that gets learners out of poverty through education. The organisation 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.

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