NWDC Hiring 2022 – Manager: Partnership and Stakeholder Management

Website North West Development Corporation

The North West Development Corporation (SOC) Ltd was established to plan, finance, coordinate, promote and carry out the economic development of the North West Province and its people in the fields of industry, commerce, finance, mining, tourism enterprise-related activities, and other business resulting in wealth and job creation.

It is NWDC’s intention to promote equity (race, gender, and disability) through the filling of these posts for candidates whose promotion/appointment will promote representativity in line with the numeric targets as contained in our Employment Equity Plan.

Salary: R631 794 P/A 
Location: Mogwase 

Job Requirements

To be considered the applicant must meet the following minimum requirements: 

Matric and Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, or Journalism
• A relevant postgraduate qualification will be an added advantage
• A minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Senior Marketing/Communications Officer and/or supervisory level
• Knowledge of communication protocols within the public sector and with other stakeholders
• Knowledge of media etiquette across all platforms
• Knowledge of stakeholder behaviour
• Knowledge and application of brand management principles
• Impactful verbal and written communication skills
• Demonstrate diplomacy (creating win-win solutions)
• Awareness towards different stakeholders
• Knowledge of the political, economic, and social aspects relating to the North West Province & National (SA)
• Good supervisory, leadership, and management skills
• Business report writing skills
• Project Management skills
• Networking skills (all platforms)
• Communication skills
• Planning & evaluation skills
• Proficient in the full MS Office suite
• Must have a valid driver’s license

Key Responsibilities

The applicant will be reporting to the General Manager: Zone Operations and the key performance areas among other are: 

Develop, consult and implement the Stakeholder & Media Strategy in line with BSEZ’s strategy
• Develop and implement the media policy
• Build and maintain key stakeholder relationships
• Ensure stakeholders are recognised as partners in the development and delivery of the organisation’s strategic initiatives
• Develop and implement stakeholder management strategies including informing, consulting, and involving stakeholders and evaluate the effectiveness of these strategies
• Advise line manager of issues and/ or risks to stakeholders and media before or as soon as they arise so that risks can be managed effectively
• Ensure staff involved in strategic projects understand the value of and are committed to the genuine participation of stakeholders
• Manage the effective delivery and ongoing implementation of a stakeholder contact management system
• Develop and manage stakeholder satisfaction surveys, and develop and implement strategies to address the findings
• Develop, review and oversee the implementation of the corporate social investment (CSI) strategy and annual plan. This will include identifying and pursuing CSI opportunities to partner with or leverage for strategic projects
• Coordinate strategic communication for key project messages and behavioural change necessary to strengthen the overall performance of initiatives
• Promote high-level collaboration, communication, and cooperation with media, stakeholders, and communities
• Coordinate workshops or other engagement platforms with stakeholders
• Support strategic engagements by capturing key issues, and preparation of summaries, reports, briefs, and other materials
• Cultivate and promote a good corporate image
• Develop, grow and protect the BSEZ’s corporate brand
• Design and distribute promotional material

Note: All successful candidates will be required to sign a Performance Agreement Contract. 

It is NWDC’s intention to promote equity (race, gender, and disability) through the filling of these posts for candidates whose promotion/appointment will promote representativity in line with the numeric targets as contained in our Employment Equity Plan. 

Interested candidates are requested to forward a cover letter, detailed CV, and relevant certified academic qualifications (Not older than 6 months) to recruitment@nwdc.co.za
No hand deliveries will be accepted.


Please clearly indicate which position you are applying for. 

A separate application is required for each position. 

HR-related enquiries may be directed to Mmathapelo Tamako mmathapelot@nwdc.co.za
 Post-related enquiries may be directed to kabelom@nwdc.co.za and/or 0732431772. 

The onus lies with the applicant to ensure that all foreign qualifications are verified by SAQA. 

Closing date: 11 November 2022. 

No late applications will be considered. 

Communication will be reserved for shortlisted candidates only. If you do not hear from us three months after the closing date please consider your application as unsuccessful. 

NB: NWDC reserves the right not to appoint.

Non-Executive Directors: Mr. KK Konopi (Chairperson), Ms. M Sentle, Mr ME Mojaki, Ms. SM Maleka, Ms. T Malaka, Ms. N Phadu-More, Ms. MJ Msiza, Dr. S Nokaneng, Mr. SW Ncongolo Executive Directors: Mr. Tshepo Phetla (Chief Executive Officer) Mr Kudakwashe Mpofu (Acting Chief Financial Officer) Company Secretary: Mr. K Mafokwane HEAD OFFICE: Po Box 3011, Mmabatho, 2735, North West Province, Republic of South Africa Telephone: (018) 381-3663 Website: www.nwdc.co.za

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@nwdc.co.za