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Executive Manager - Training Solutions

Location:Pretoria, Hillcrest
Education level:Masters
Job level:Executive
Company:Enterprises University of Pretoria

Job description

Enterprises University of Pretoria (Pty) Ltd is the commercial hub that manages and implements business activities of the University of Pretoria (UP). Wholly-owned by the University, we manage and execute the commercial research and training activities of the University, thereby generating UP’s third stream revenue whilst bolstering brand awareness.

Enterprises University of Pretoria currently has a vacancy for the position of an executive manager - training solutions. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Executive Manager is a key member of the Executive Team and will assume full responsibility for Training Solutions’ objectives and set targets (financial and non-financial) by developing, reviewing and strategically positioning the division’s product and service offering, locally and internationally.

Qualification and experience
  • A Master’s degree in a relevant field. A PhD or doctorate is preferred.
  • Ten years’ experience in senior management dealing with: strategic marketing of short courses, programmes and solutions; contract management; finance and corporate governance; people management; business processes within the commercial and education industry; e-learning; strategic planning and networking; education and training legislative framework.
Duties and responsibilities
  • Develop and implement appropriate systems and processes, ensuring availability and optimisation of proper infrastructure and resources; optimisation of commercial viability of products and services and business opportunities; financial sustainability of the division and company through efficient product development; product marketing and business development initiatives as well as sound corporate governance and risk management.
  • Provide leadership in shaping future growth and development by achieving set targets through the execution of business activities. 
  • Manage overall quality and efficiency that is client focussed to ensure that the business delivers an outstanding service.


  • Outstanding leadership, strategic planning and decision-making.
  • Ability to analyse and conceptualise at a strategic level. 
  • Excellent proficiency in verbal and written English.
Application process
Please note that if you have not heard from us within seven (7) days from the closing date, you can consider your application unsuccessful.

Enterprises University of Pretoria (Pty) Ltd is committed to equality, employment equity and diversity. In view of this, an appointment will be made in accordance with the company’s Employment Equity Plan. The company reserves the right not to fill the position. Please visit for more information.

Posted on 14 May 08:47

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