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Junior Senior Software Developers

Vacancy : Junior & Senior Software Developers

Area :      Port Elizabeth

Salary :     Market related

Essential : Matric and relevant tertiary qualifications / Microsoft Certifications AND 3-5 years software development experience

A vacancy exists within an IT firm specialising in software solutions and web development

Candidate Requirements;

– Matric and relevant tertiary qualifications OR Microsoft Certifications

– Understand various development methodologies

– 3-5 years experience of software development

The Intermediate Software Developer is responsible for fulfilling the following functions;


– Design and develop web applications by making use of .Net technologies, HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, Javascript , Microsoft SQL, Server backend, entity framework and LINQ

– Maintenance on the current code

– Programming and software design tasks

– Assist in projects when required

– Oversee and mentor Junior Team Members when required

Technical knowledge required :

– Strong .NET and MVC development experience (C#)

– Web development : ASP.NET, Bootstrap, HTML5, Javascript, JQuery, CSS3, JSON, Web services, Web API

– Database design and SQL experience (Writing queries, indexing, entity framework and LINQ)

– Source control experience (SVN and Git)

Should you not receive feedback within 14 working days please consider your application as unsuccessful.

Operations Manager (PE)

A Logistics concern within Distribution is seeking an Operations Manager to join their team. He/she will report to the General Manager.

  • Receive information from Ops Admin Controller and prepare weekly financial forecasts and submit every Thursday to Divisional Support
  • Provide guidance to the team when preparing and updating long range forecast for remaining financial year, and submit the finalized forecast to Divisional Support
  • Authorize expenditure within authority levels
  • Follow-up and action over-due debtors in order to bring debtors record up to date
  • Verify and authorize pro-forma customer invoices (OE-7)
  • Application of correct rates
  • Ensure that correct invoice methods are used
  • Verify that invoice details have necessary supporting documents attached
  • Ensure that service provided has been invoiced at the end of each month
  • Compile Annual Budgets for respective departments with regards to revenue, cost and business expectations
  • Prepare capex motivations and ensure that quotes have been obtained
  • Communicate and meet with clients
  • Implement SLA’s with key customers and communicate it at all levels, then monitor and continuously measure compliance to SLA’s on a monthly basis
  • Prepare customer quotations with the team in line with costing model – depending on the level of customer
  • Conduct performance appraisals for all immediate sub-ordinates
  • Identify and address training needs through the work place skills plan received from the training department
  • Ensure that company standards are implemented and understood by all employees by discussing them in the blue area talks and ensure that updates are placed on notice boards
  • Motivate staff and coordinate all staff functions
  • Review employee potential and growth plan – follow-up on the plans
  • Implement and maintain operational legal compliance with SHERQ Coordinator
  • Conduct a daily management walk-about of the facility and complete weekly SHE patrol report
  • Convene daily operations discussions with departmental heads
  • On a weekly basis review stock take/cycle count reports and sign-off and report on discrepancies with CLO
  • Conduct regular meetings with key suppliers in order to maintain good relationships
  • Implement SLA’s with key suppliers and measure compliance to SLA’s on monthly basis
  • Chair monthly safety meetings
  • Ensure that all departments are operating at optimal levels and that customer SLA’s are being adhered to
  • Ensure all incidents are investigated and be part of incident investigation in major incidents
  • Attend monthly management meetings
  • Compile weekly & monthly management reports (weekly activity report/financial variance reports/support services pack)
  • Adhere to corporate governance
  • Develop and achieve facility objectives, targets and plans (OTP’s)
  • Chair/Attend disciplinary and grievances hearings
  • Provide in-put into business continuity plan
  • Prepare for internal and external audits (Financial, ISO, RCARE, Customer, EC)
  • Identify and manage continuous improvement projects
  • Identify and review business and SHE risk assessments with action plans
  • Maintain customer relationships and attend to client queries at all times


Candidate Requirements
  • Matric certificate
  • Drivers licence is essential
  • Computer literate : SAP, MS Office, Warehouse Management Systems
  • Working knowledge of WMS would be beneficial
  • Tertiary qualification within Logistics, Business Management or Finance would be beneficial
  • 5 + years experience within Warehouse Management
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Leadership skills
  • People management skills
  • Knowledge of finance procedures
  • Understanding of dangerous goods handling and storage
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Previous experience within the manufacturing environment will be an advantage
  • Understanding of health and safety processes
  • Customer service orientated

Required to work shifts and overtime and will be required to travel

Facilitator / Assessor - Plumber

Open position : Facilitator / Assessor –  Plumber

Area : Port Elizabeth

Salary : Market related

Essential requirements : Trade Tested Plumber and Drivers Licence

Please read the below advert carefully, and apply only if you meet ALL requirements including related experience. sashnee@kingrec.co.za

A permanent vacancy exists within the lecturing field surrounding solid Plumbing experience

Candidate Requirements :

-5 years’ experience within the trade of Plumbing

-Grade 10


-Trade Test Certificate (Qualified Artisan)

-Preferably registered as a Facilitator/Assessor

-Driver’s licence is essential

-Supervise activities of trainees

-Complete daily registers and course reports

-Assess trainee progress

-Safekeeping of tools and equipment

-Housekeeping and safety

-Minimize direct costs

-Marketing and customer liaison

-Minimize absenteeism of trainees

Should you not receive feedback within 14 working days please consider your application as unsuccessful.

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Management Level Expats

Open position : Management Level Expats
*We are accepting applications from within South Africa
*Successful candidate will be based within West Africa
*Salary : Market related

Please read the below advert carefully, and apply only if you meet ALL requirements including related experience. Please forward your CV and supporting documents to zena@kingrec.co.za

We are seeking Management Level Expats from South Africa to work in within West Africa in the following areas :

Logistics and Distribution
– Any previous working experience abroad is a huge advantage
– Leadership experience abroad would be very beneficial

Candidate requirements :
Self motivated
Ability to interact on a global level
A completed Tertiary Qualification is essential

No reply within 2 weeks indicates that you have been unsuccessful

Area Sales Manager (Southern Africa / Islands)

Open position : Area Sales Manger (Southern Africa / Islands)

Industry : Diary / FMCG

Salary : Market related

(Based in Port Elizabeth)

An international dairy concern is seeking an Area Sales Manager with a strong FMCG / Dairy Industry background to fulfill a commercial Sales and Marketing role, responsible for branded consumer dairy products and industrial dairy ingredient sales within Southern Africa. This function involves profit and loss responsibility aimed at business development of new markets and driving of market share in existing markets.

Areas of business and key markets include : South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Botswana, Swaziland and the Indian Islands

Candidate requirements :

  • Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Sales / Marketing
  • 8+ years experience within Dairy / FMCG business environment
  • South African cold chain management experience
  • International sales experience of branded FMCG products within Africa
  • Experience managing and developing businesses within Africa
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, presentation and negotiation skills
  • Figure orientated and experience interpreting management accounts
  • Language skills (Preferably English and French)
  • Flexible and willing to travel extensively
  • IT Computer software skills and abilities including experience working on SAP

Duties :

  • Development and implementation of the sales and marketing strategy for the region (sales volumes, product mix, pricing and marketing support)
  • Development of an annual budget for each market in line with the business needs (monitor actuals against this budget and the update of this budget into periodic forecasts as required by the business)
  • Development of and liaison with distributors, agents and retailers for their branded range / products and with industrial end-users for their range of dairy ingredients
  • Determine A&P requirements for individual markets
  • Implement structures to control and steer the marketing efforts across the territories
  • Developing new branded routes to market for their products across the territory by identifying importation / distribution partners, developing in-market structures , identifying suitable acquisition targets or JV partners
  • Development and management of the Sales and Marketing team(s) to ensure that the appropriate resources are in place to achieve the budget targets and growth goals
  • Recruitment and appointment of vacant positions as the need arises

Reporting and liaising with :

  • General Manger (Africa)
  • Global marketing and innovation team to ensure delivery of a strong marketing and innovation agenda
  • The Demand Chain function to ensure alignment between sourcing and sales requirements
  • The Supply Chain / Customer Service team to ensure timely execution of orders
  • Finance Team

Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not receive feedback within 2 weeks

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