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  • Posted: Jan 13, 2017
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    Infoware Studios is an agile strategic IT consulting company based in Johannesburg and is the brainchild of IT wiz Tania van Wyk de Vries. Tania spotted a gap in the agile software development and delivery market, and so Infoware Studios was born. Since its inception in 2011, Infoware Studios has branched out to include an array of services that coherentl...
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    Digital Geekaship General Manager

    Job description

    About you!

    We’re looking for someone out-of-the-ordinary, who walks to the beat of their own drum, who is ambitious and willing to try new things. How many of these boxes do you tick?

    • Quirky

    • Creative

    • Exuberant

    • Brilliant

    • Intelligent

    • Have a flair for people

    • The opposite of egocentric

    • A born leader

    • Self-managed

    • Professional

    • Extremely high work-ethic (non-negotiable!)

    • Service orientated

    • Quality of work is important to you

     What will you be doing?

    The main responsibilities will be to:

    General Management

    • Manage the Digital Geekaship Academy end-to-end. This includes but are not limited to:

    • Management of mentors: mentor allocation and schedule management, mentor review feedback management.

    • Annual budgeting and management of monthly management accounts against the approved budget.

    • Monthly invoicing of clients.

    • Internal HR: payroll, management of mentor and intern leave, recruitment of people for Digital Geekaship.

    • Day-to-day management of the Digital Geekaship.

    Sales + Marketing

    • Build pipeline of new potential clients on demand side.

    • Sales meetings with new clients.

    • Proposals to new clients.

    • Contract signing with new clients.

    • Work with Infoware CDO to drive marketing of the the business.

    • Trend analysis within the education and training sector, identifying new opportunities and presenting this to the board.

    Customer Relationship Management

    • Manage: customer references, case study definition, service delivery surveys.

    • Own and manage Client Service Delivery Strategy.

    • Existing client account management.

    • Organise interfacing of partners and clients with interns.

    • Monthly intern progress reporting.

    Internship Programmes

    • Work with Infoware recruitment management to drive annual placement targets.

    • Development of programme material.

    • Lectures with interns.

    • Oversee and assess progress of interns.

    • Interview interns.

    • 5 years experience as an Educator, skills developer or trainer within the technology space.

    Please do not apply if the following is not applicable to you:

    • 5+ total working experience. 
    • 3+ years of revenue generating role. 
    • Over 30. 
    • Minimum period of 3 years commitment. 
    • Have a good network in South Africa and wider Africa. This will have to be validated during the interview process. 
    • Software development background. 
    • Sales related qualification or training.
    • Availability to frequent global travel.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Infoware Studios on to apply

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