Kuvela Consulting

Creating and maintaining relationships is at the forefront of our business as we strive to create a brand of power and meaning to all industries we specialize in.

About Us

Kuvela Consulting is a B-BBEE Level 1 accredited business established in 2019, specializing in industry-related human resource solutions. We ensure our clients and candidates receive our full attention and commitment throughout the recruitment process.

The team is young, dynamic and has acquired collaborative skills and experience, specialising in various industries ranging from fashion, wholesale, hospitality, aviation, property, procurement to human resources, both locally and internationally

We maintain a culture of innovation and always delivering high-quality work through excellence and maintenance of brand power. We are able to ensure a constant high success rate and low fall-off based on inherent tenacity to distinguish, examine and arrange processes via our pivotal objectives of our business and our clients.

Our Values

Innovation

Ensuring we approach every client and circumstance open-minded from processes, strategies and facilitation allowing both parties room for development and growth.

Service Centric

Always delivering satisfaction internally and externally, surpassing all needs and wants with our responsiveness, attention to detail and maintenance from beginning to end.

Creativity

Maintaining the entrepreneurial spirit and owning what we do. The ability to not only keep up with current business practices, but its own and its competitors.

Leadership

Impact, influence and inspire – Impact involves getting results, influence is about living the passion you have for your work, always inspiring internal and external clients.

Our Mission

We want to create an open and friendly environment to build trust and maintain good relationships. We want to become the preferred assets provider in Africa by offering highly efficient and professional people and services in all departments of business.

We want to go over and beyond, sustaining relationships with our clients and by embracing and driving change, thus making our core function; adaptability, resulting in a positive outcome. We also want to build long term and mutual relationships with our stakeholders, including all our clients and our employees.

Employers

Recruitment

We have mastered the process of finding and attracting potential resources for filling up the vacant positions in an organization. We source the candidates with the abilities and attitudes, which are required for achieving the objectives of our clients.

We provide the right talent to drive your business when and where you need it, be it permanent, contractual, temporary or specialist roles for recruitment all over Africa. Our candidates undergo proven recruitment assessments and selection methods to ensure quality.

Training and Development

We aim to create an educational process that involves the sharpening of skills, concepts, changing of attitude and gaining more knowledge to enhance the performance of the employees. This helps with internal performance, preparing them for the next step and ensuring they are fully equipped to be service, brand and standard ready.

Training is a short-term process 3 to 6 months, but development is a continuous process, and so it is for the long term. Training focuses on developing skills and knowledge for the current job.

We offer personality profiling, by helping you understand your strengths, weaknesses and how you can use all your skills in line with the ability to ensure you are enhancing your skills set and been the best version of you.

We maintain a culture of innovation and always delivering high quality of work through excellence and maintenance of brand power.

We are able to ensure a constant high success rate and low fall-off rate based on inherent tenacity to distinguish, examine and arrange processes via our pivotal objectives of our business and our clients.

Our Services

CANDIDATE PROFILE

We prepare certain skill assessments for competent candidates either online or telephonically. This skill assessment is undertaken specifically to get a fuller picture of the candidate and their suitability for the position. These assessments help the client to understand the candidate.

DETAILED CHECKS

In order to be fully compliant with recent legislation regarding ID verification, Matric qualification, credit and criminal checks on candidates, we have equipped the company with a fingerprint scanner. Our staff are trained as biometrics officers and have been registered as users of the scanning system.

HEAD HUNTING

We reach out to talent across all platforms to ensure we are affiliated with the greatest talent and calibre of candidates.

 

CV SCREENING

Ensuring we are always inline with the client’s request and guiding through the full 360 interview process.

FACE TO FACE

Interviews – Psychometric and Computer literacy assessments. Counsel the candidate on corporate benefits, salary, and corporate environment. Provide recruitment counsel and guidance to hiring managers and HR professionals.

CAREER GUIDANCE

We host one-on-one sessions with candidates guiding and advising on how to present themselves and build a career as opposed to being an employee.

Job Seekers

BUSINESS ANALYST

Reports to: Head of Operations
Location: Cape Town ZA

Responsibilities:

  • Providing a simplified and effective SFDC user interface for the agents
  • Optimising business processes leveraging Salesforce CRM
  • Translating business requirements into technical/system requirements, advising on best practices, and using native Salesforce functionality wherever possible
  • Creating user stories and test plans, leading design and implementation of new functionality, including UAT
  • Leading workshops and studies to understand current use of Salesforce and identify improvement opportunities
  • Responsibility for the management, control and prioritisation of Salesforce changes
  • Developing organisational awareness and competency on the proper use of Salesforce
  • Continuing to build own Salesforce and business knowledge. Seeking out improvement opportunities that leverage Salesforce functionality to improve process efficiency.
  • Connecting with Salesforce and its community, attending Salesforce conferences, meeting with peers from other companies within and outside the Financial Services industry, with a view to learn and exchange about new technology, product features and best practices.
  • Overseeing post-go-live support and serving as the key point of contact with the stakeholders
  • Supporting the introduction of new products and features
  • Gathering customer operations’ requirements for Salesforce
  • Leading the Salesforce design
  • Ensuring support for testing the solution (UAT)
  • Training initiatives for user base on Salesforce scheduled release upgrades and internal changes to the UI and processes
  • General Salesforce admin tasks (maintaining user profiles, workflow rules and actions, validation rules, building reports and dashboards, etc)
  • Being the key point of contact between Customer Service & Operations and the Salesforce dev team
  • Demonstrating a can-do attitude to assist the Customer Operations teams with solving their business problems through the use of Salesforce.
  • Assist with Salesforce Marketing Cloud requests, where possible

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Matric – Essential
  • Any external accreditation in Business Analysis or Salesforce, such as ADM201 or ADM301
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working within a Customer Service environment
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience with Salesforce (primarily, Service Cloud) or another CRM platform, ideally at key user/admin level – Experience of ‘bringing the company with you’, particularly departments not in the same reporting line
  • Salesforce key user/admin/BA experience a strong advantage
  • Previous process improvement experience an advantage
  • Experience within a Financial Services/Banking Sector
  • Experience working within a software company using Agile/Lean Software Development methodologies

Should you wish to apply for the above position, kindly forward your CV to info@kuvela-consulting.co.za.
Please use BUSINESS ANALYST as reference when sending your CV.

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CODE 14 DRIVER

Location: Cape Town ZA
Sector: Transport & Distribution

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for ensuring that vehicles are loaded correctly as well as check documentation against the load
  • Ensuring the correct products and quantities are delivered to our customers
  • Supervising truck assistants to ensure effective, speedy offloading
  • Required to assist with offloading to ensure timeous deliveries to satisfy our customers
  • Responsible for the crew, truck and its content
  • Ensuring that crew and trucks are clean, neat and tidy at all times
  • To pursue a timeous quick turnaround time for each delivery
  • Responsible for ensuring that all POD’s (proof of deliveries) are signed upon delivery of product
  • Responsible for collecting cash or cheques when delivering to cash sale customers and account customers
  • Responsible for ensuring that all GRV’s (goods received vouchers) are signed and handed in timeously in the event of a customer return
  • Responsible for ensuring that all driver documentation (trip sheets, vehicle inspection reports, vehicle cleaning records) are kept up to date

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Successful completion of Stores at work or Deliveries at work
  • Matric certificate would be advantageous
  • Code 14 driver’s license with PDP
  • 2 Years+ Horse and Trailer Driving Experience
  • Must be willing to work shifts
  • Proven strong work record
  • Highly motivated and able to motivate others
  • Self-disciplined, enthusiastic, and a strong team player
  • Be reliable (proven track record)
  • Passionate about customer service
  • Good communication skills
  • Have a responsible, positive attitude
  • Must have numerical ability
  • Willingness to work overtime

Should you wish to apply for the above position, kindly forward your CV to info@kuvela-consulting.co.za.
Please use CODE 14 DRIVER as reference when sending your CV.

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CORPORATE FINANCE MANAGER

Reports to: CFO
Location: Cape Town ZA
Sector: ICT

Overview:
Support M&A projects during all process phases and provide input along the process to identify and to assess new opportunities, to perform business model risk analysis and to prepare M&A document/file to the Investment
Committee for approval.

Responsibilities:

  • Analysing, researching and documenting a synopsis of potential acquisitions
  • Preparing valuations in line with research performed and developing a deal structure for review by line manager and presentation to the Investment Committee
  • Preparing and reviewing reports for Investment Committee
  • Reviewing potential deals and prepare valuations for subsidiaries
  • Presenting findings of subsidiary target companies to subsidiary representatives
  • Assisting in and review valuations prepared by colleagues
  • Project managing due diligence and conclusion
  • Preparing information for internal and external stakeholders
  • Reviewing and assisting in the conclusion of legal documentation
  • Liaising with group finance on the accounting and reporting on possible deals
  • Contributing to and reviewing information included in annual reports
  • Support and execute market research by identifying and collecting potential targets
  • Prepare short profiles of potential targets and perform initial assessment of strategic fit to the AYO Group of companies
  • Support coordination and preparation during all phases in the M&A process, with milestones such as nondisclosure agreement, non-binding offer, due diligence, contract drafting and closing
  • Prepare M&A documents, such as valuation model, internal approval documents and internal communication documents in close collaboration with Corporate M&A counterpart
  • Assess due diligence results together with Group Finance and Corporate M&A to prepare for M&A negotiations input
  • Support in post-merger integration planning and implementation
  • Do other tasks as assigned by immediate superior from time to time

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Degree in Finance and Accounting
  • Preferably qualified CA (SA)
  • Business Administration/Management
  • 5 years’ experience
  • Operates Strong financial, analytical and valuation skills including the ability to interpret financial statement
  • Due diligence or M&A experience preferred
  • Self-initiative spirit and process orientation
  • Strong communication skill
  • Fluent in English (verbal and written).
  • Proficient in Microsoft Software (PowerPoint, Excel)

Should you wish to apply for the above position, kindly forward your CV to info@kuvela-consulting.co.za.
Please use CORPORATE FINANCE MANAGER as reference when sending your CV.

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CUSTOMER SERVICE ADVISOR

Reports to: Customer Operations Team Manager
Location: Cape Town ZA

Purpose:
To handle general customer queries in a manner that limits reputational damage, meets the needs of the customer and is inline with our Client’s strategic direction, operational policies and regulatory requirements.

Responsibilities:

  • Resolve and handle all customer enquiries
  • Log all customer interactions on relevant internal system to assist effective case resolutions and to meet compliance and legal requirements
  • Respond to customer interactions/submissions within set guidelines and service level agreements in order to provide a consistent service that the customer expects
  • Escalate administration requests for further resolution where necessary
  • Proactively identify and escalate customers with overdue payments that are vulnerable or vulnerable, inline with company procedures, to ensure they are handled fairly, transparently and with forbearance
  • Acknowledge and resolve customer complaints at the first point of contact in line with company policy and where possible prevent complaints from escalating
  • Escalate complaints, issues and problems to the Team Manager and/or Supervisor or relevant channel to achieve the best possible outcome for the customer and the business in line with company policy and process
  • Proactively identify and escalate potentially fraudulent accounts so that they can be investigated appropriately in accordance with company process

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Matric essential (Maths advantageous)
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and comprehension skills
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Proven Excellence in telephone, email & chat manner
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to manage own workload and Multifunction
  • Confident, enthusiastic, Empathetic and Innovative
  • A patient and professional manner
  • A respect for private and confidential information
  • Pro-active approach to process improvement
  • PC Literacy using MS Outlook, plus excellent keyboard skills
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule in a 365-day call centre

Should you wish to apply for the above position, kindly forward your CV to info@kuvela-consulting.co.za.
Please use CS ADVISOR as reference when sending your CV.

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DEV-OPS DEVELOPER

Reports to: CTO
Location: Cape Town ZA
Sector: IT

Overview:
Eat, sleep, code, and repeat! Is this you? Is coding your passion?
Our client is a top ISP in the country and is currently seeking a developer who is edgy, keen on building an online environment that works like a well-oiled machine and is meticulous in doing so. Our client is looking for the CSS to our HTML – a perfect fit! In addition, this person has the ability to turn code into functional art, of sorts, and will be given source code good enough that it just could change the view of the world!
Interested? Great! Then stop hiding in room 404 where we can’t find you, step forward and show us the strength of your algorithms.

Responsibilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (English)
  • Ability to work and learn independently
  • Willingness to learn and develop
  • Self-motivated and driven
  • Ability to communicate technical, complex concepts to relevant stakeholders
  • To be able to work methodically
  • Must be able to adapt to changing situations and circumstances
  • Analysing business requirements and design technical solutions to meet them
  • Identifying, troubleshooting and debugging defects
  • Managing individual project priorities, deadlines and deliverables

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Must love to work in a team
  • Relevant qualification – Computer Science degree or Diploma
  • 2+ years’ .NET experience – full stack
  • Must work well within an agile software development environment
  • Working knowledge of the Scrum methodology’s principles and processes
  • Working knowledge of relational databases – MSSQL & MySQL
  • Working knowledge of API design and distributed backend systems
  • Current and up to date experience in web technologies utilizing SOA patterns
  • Knowledge of OOP design and patterns
  • Experience using PHP or the willingness to learn
  • Strong use of source code repositories
  • Ability to provide creative and innovative ideas for new developments and/or improvements on existing
    systems
  • Ability to provide accurate documentation on technical specifications and code standards (when
    required)

Should you wish to apply for the above position, kindly forward your CV to info@kuvela-consulting.co.za.
Please use DEV-OPS DEVELOPER as reference when sending your CV.

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INBOUND TOUR CONSULTANT

Location: Cape Town ZA
Sector: Travel & Tourism

Overview:
Our Client being one of South Africa’s leading luxury tour operators, is looking for a Senior Inbound Tour Consultant for their inbound division based in the Southern Suburbs (Western Cape).
You need to be able to work well under pressure, have good communication skills and be able to multitask. Accuracy, attention to detail and a sense of urgency is vital.
The position will need to be developed by the successful candidate, so being organized and showing initiative is essential. You will need to be able to learn new systems quickly.

Responsibilities:

  • Proactive selling of products and services
  • Quoting
  • Designing Itineraries
  • Booking accommodation and services
  • Making car rental / point 2 point / transport reservations
  • Supplier liaison
  • File closing
  • Working on Travelogic / Smartbox / WETU
  • Updating registers and CRM
  • Getting accurate documents to clients
  • Contacting clients while traveling
  • Managing an admin consultant

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Minimum four years of inbound travel consulting experience
  • Excellent travel destination knowledge of Southern African countries
  • Strong computer and systems skills
  • Experience with Travelogic will also be an advantage
  • Targets and figures being met
  • Meeting deadlines
  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail
  • Professional service
  • Following work processes in place
  • Good communication
  • Working as a team player
  • Organizing of multiple tasks
  • Showing flexibility

Should you wish to apply for the above position, kindly forward your CV to info@kuvela-consulting.co.za

Please use TOUR CONSULTANT as reference when sending your CV.

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INTERNAL AUDITOR

Reports to: CFO
Location: Cape Town
Sector: ICT

Overview:
To manage and execute the Internal Audit Activity, coordinate specific processes to support the implementation and execution of the Audit Plan, monitoring compliance, preparing and presenting audit findings and recommendations, and providing assurance of compliance with statutory requirements, policies and procedures in line with IIA Standards and the organisation’s policies and procedures

Responsibilities:

  • Establish, manage and promote the standing of the Internal Audit Activity (IAA)
  • Develop and maintain IA policies and procedures
  • Develop and maintain strategic and operational risk based audit plans
  • Develop and implement a quality assurance and improvement
  • Plan and oversee audits of gaming operations to assess controls, operational efficiencies and Compliance with all policies, procedures and regulations (JSE)
  • Maintain a comprehensive system for recording all audit plans, work papers, findings, reports, and follow-up audits
  • Ensure the timely and accurate completion of the audit plan
  • Review audit work performed by staff for completion and accuracy
  • Prepare and complete detailed audit work for certain audits
  • Conduct audit exit conferences
  • Draft and issue audit reports
  • Conduct special audits as required by management and issue results
  • Recommend revisions and/or additions to policies and procedures in order to improve operations as well as internal controls
  • Perform analysis or conduct projects as requested by the Chief Executive Officer
  • Respond to ad hoc requests to address control issues on new business processes, policies and procedures, and provide consultative services to management
  • Prepare an engagement work programme
  • Communicate the results of the IA engagement to the relevant stakeholders
  • Manage and review the internal audit engagement outcome
  • Finalise the audit report
  • Assess stakeholder action plans and monitor implementation progress
  • Prepare and present the quarterly IA report to the Audit Committee
  • Coordinate the activities of the Audit Committee and perform the Secretariat function
  • Coordinate the activities of internal audit with those of other assurance providers
  • Utilise audit software and data analytical tools to enhance efficiencies in the audit process

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Matric; CA (SA); CIA or CPA Certificate is required
  • Minimum 4 years working experience in Internal Audit Environment Self-initiative spirit and process orientation
  • Strong communication skill
  • Fluent in English (verbal and written).
  • Proficient in Microsoft Software (PowerPoint, Excel)

Should you wish to apply for the above position, kindly forward your CV to info@kuvela-consulting.co.za

Please use INTERNAL AUDITOR as reference when sending your CV.

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MAINTENANCE FITTER AND TURNER

Reports to: Maintenance Manager
Location: Cape Town ZA
Sector: Manufacturing

Responsibilities:

  • Conducting and co-coordinating all maintenance on machinery and equipment in the department
  • Completing maintenance schedules and programmes for each machine as per supplier recommendation
  • Building and controlling an inventory of spares for the machines
  • Properly maintaining maintenance records as per ISO 9001 Quality System
  • Attending to machine breakdowns
  • Ordering of necessary equipment and tools for the factory when necessary
  • Attending relevant meetings i.e DRM’s Production Meetings, etc where necessary
  • Assist production in achieving optimum efficiencies
  • Advising on and implementing technical improvements where appropriate and cost effective
  • Actively ensuring that all machines are serviced, cared for and maintained appropriately
  • Be available for call outs/after hours
  • Ensuring that the machines are running for night shifts
  • Seek and implement continuous improvement opportunities
  • Involved in equipment installations and upgrades

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Matric certificate or equivalent
  • Be in possession of at least a N3 qualification or equivalent qualification in a mechanical field
  • Have previous blow molding experience
  • Have hydraulic and pneumatic experience
  • Electrical experience will be advantageous
  • Have at least 3 -5 years maintenance experience in a production environment
  • An ability to interact with employees at different levels
  • Good communication skills
  • An active member of the team
  • Identify and solve problems effectively
  • Logical, systematic approach
  • A passion for Quality
  • An ability to handle conflict and to diffuse it constructively
  • A willingness to work overtime
  • Have a proactive “Can do” attitude towards their work

Should you wish to apply for the above position, kindly forward your CV to info@kuvela-consulting.co.za

Please use FITTER & TURNER as reference when sending your CV.

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OUTBOUND SALES CONSULTANT

Reports to: Sales Team Leader
Location: Cape Town ZA

Overview:
Provide a positive customer experience by being helpful and sensitive to customer needs and aspirations. Offering value adding solutions within a dynamic branch environment, whilst adhering to policy and process.

Responsibilities:

Customer:

  • Track, control and influence sales activities with the specific aim to achieve previously determined sales targets
  • Maximise cross sell opportunities and strengthen client relationships at point of sale
  • Manage the growth of active customer Account Base through hunting, to increase client base
  • Deliver exceptional service that exceeds customers’ expectations through proactive, innovative and appropriate solutions at point of sale

Process:

  • Track, control and influence sales activities with the specific aim to increase own sales results
  • Enter all Qualified leads into the sales pipeline or customer relationship management system, and maintain on a daily basis.
  • Provide accurate and reliable sales statistics
  • Check all transactions on a daily basis to ensure new business applications are closed within appropriate timelines.

Competencies:

  • The ability to be systematic and rule orientated in gathering, reviewing and evaluating data from a variety of perspectives; includes the ability to work with precision and highlight inconsistencies and inaccuracies in detailed information
  • Cuts to the core of issues and applies effective analysis, logic and creativity to identify and implement solutions
  • Sells ideas/products/solutions, creating a transfer of enthusiasm that results in others’ accepting a point-of-view or taking a specific course of action
  • The capacity to listen attentively, present information clearly and concisely and respond appropriately to the verbal and written communications of others
  • This includes the ability to regulate delivery in response to the needs of a target audience
  • Utilises relevant economic, financial and industry data to assess business performance and make recommendations to ensure growth, viability and competitive advantage within sensible risk parameters
  • Anticipates, recognises and meets the needs of internal and external clients or customers (however these are defined in the role), taking responsibility for maintaining the highest service standards and developing and sustaining productive client relationships
  • Shows insight into interpersonal dynamics and is able to adapt his/her responses accordingly, displaying appropriate tact, sensitivity and empathy
  • The capacity to work cooperatively with others to achieve shared goals
  • Motivated to ensure the highest standards of quality and productivity are consistently maintained
  • Accepts change and new ideas and adapts to changing requirements
  • Plans and manages own output, anticipating obstacles, juggling priorities and following through on objectives within agreed time-frames

Should you wish to apply for the above position, kindly forward your CV to info@kuvela-consulting.co.za

Please use SALES CONSULTANT as reference when sending your CV.

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SALES TEAM LEADER

Reports to: Direct Line Manager
Location: Cape Town ZA

Overview:
Leads a Sales Consultant team to ensure the efficient sale of value-added products to external customers.

Responsibilities:

  • Knowledge and understanding of financial processes and adheres to required operating standards of the business
  • Ensures customer excellence through interaction with internal and external customers throughout all business activities
  • Ensures customer service solutions are aligned to the operational business plan
  • Optimises work through the application of learning experiences
  • Ensures continuous process improvement to enable effective operational processes
  • Ensures an efficient level of administration and query resolution
  • Ensures resources and materials under control are optimally utilised
  • Manages productivity standards i.e. the abandoned call rate, overall call quality and service level of the team
  • Promotes diversity within the team
  • Manages people performance in the area of responsibility
  • Participates in planned activities that are appropriate for own and staff development
  • Promotes teamwork amongst peers and team members

Required Experience and Skills:

  • 2-5yrs experience (Finance/Retail)
  • Completed FAIS qualification essential
  • Completed RE5
  • Criminal and credit clear
  • Working knowledge and experience in sales (techniques & coaching)

Should you wish to apply for the above position, kindly forward your CV to info@kuvela-consulting.co.za

Please use SALES TEAM LEADER as reference when sending your CV.

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SENIOR LUXURY TRAVEL CONSULTANT

Reports to: Team Leader
Location: Cape Town ZA
Sector: Travel & Tourism

Overview:
Our Client is looking for an experienced, self-motivated and ambitious Senior Luxury Travel Consultant as an extension of its successful established UK operation. This is a fantastic opportunity for a seasoned travel professional looking to join a leading luxury tour operator at its next pivotal stage of development.
Our Client is an Africa & Indian Ocean specialist with a global, high-end customer base. Reflecting exceptional service levels, a reputation for expertise, and a growing legion of loyal clients, and has recently retained its crown as the UK’s Best Safari, Wildlife and Nature Holiday Company. The successful individual will have a demonstrable passion for travel, with at least 5 years proven track record selling luxury, tailor-made African holidays to an international clientele. Using their in-depth knowledge, the successful individual will design tailor-made luxury itineraries for our discerning clients.
The successful candidate will be responsible for converting warm leads into sales, in a target-driven environment. In addition, the ability to deliver excellent, highly-personalised customer service is paramount. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are also essential. Reporting to the Team Leader, will instil the company ethos, manage key projects and supervise the day-to-day operation of the travel consultants.

Responsibilities:

  • The creation of high quality, tailor-made itineraries for a wide range of client segments, from
  • honeymooners to families. Responsibility for the end-to-end sales process including planning, costing, implementing and confirming itineraries; through to post-travel communications
  • Conversion of warm sales leads with a mix of email, telephone and Skype contact to build client rapport and trust
  • High quality presentation of travel itineraries customised to the client’s unique requirements, along with supply of relevant supporting information and advice
  • Delivery of gold standard client service at all stages of the sales process to engender repeat and referral business
  • Proactive expansion of product knowledge keeping abreast of all latest industry news and developments to ensure expertise and specialism in all destinations is maintained
  • Maintain up-to-date commercial knowledge and in-depth knowledge of properties, flight routings and logistics
  • Engender good working relationship with colleagues and trade partners; and exhibit a strong team ethic

Required Experience and Skills:

  • 3 years+ Travel Consultant experience in a tailor-made environment
  • Demonstrable sales acumen in a target-driven environment
  • Excellent communicator
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong mentoring, coaching and people management skills
  • Advanced levels of IT literacy
  • Highly organised with strong time management skills
  • Strong attention-to-detail
  • Results-orientated
  • Competency in GDS / flight operating systems.
  • Worked on excel and WETU

Should you wish to apply for the above position, kindly forward your CV to info@kuvela-consulting.co.za

Please use SENIOR TRAVEL CONSULTANT as reference when sending your CV.

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SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Reports to: CTO
Location: Cape Town ZA

Overview:
Developing world class software products in a fast paced cutting edge development environment. Applying high standards of quality and adhering to strict software craftsmanship values and be passionate about software and development.

Responsibilities:

  • Extend and maintain existing and new software systems
  • Planning, estimating, and continuously improving code quality, system design and process
  • Work with the business to understand and implement complex requirements
  • Work in an Agile environment, assisting in the move towards Continuous Deployment
  • Keeping a constant eye on changing industry ideas and practices, and monitoring emerging technologies
  • Work with geographically distributed teams

Required Experience and Skills:

  • 7+ years’ experience in software development
  • A strong background in enterprise software development in a distributed architecture
  • The ability to dig into business requirements, have a pro-active attitude, sense of ownership and precise analytical skills.
  • Be able to work under pressure and against tight deadlines and will need to be pragmatic but intelligent design decisions.
  • Can work closely with business stakeholder’s to figure out requirements and translate them to technical solutions
  • Experienced in the full software project life cycle
  • Core Skills: C#, ASP.NET MVC, JavaScript frameworks, Unit Testing, Messaging, SOA, Aglie Methodologies
  • Complimentary Skills: AngularJS, SQL Server 2012, NoSQL, ORM (NHibernate/EF), nUnit, Moq, MSMQ, NserviceBus, Autofac,  Continuous Integration(Jenkins), Ruby(Rake), PowerShell, msbuild, git

Should you wish to apply for the above position, kindly forward your CV to info@kuvela-consulting.co.za

Please use SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER as reference when sending your CV.

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SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER

Location: Cape Town ZA
Sector: Manufacturing

Overview:
Manage all functions of the Supply Chain to ensure effective movement of inbound raw material and outbound goods. Lead and provide tactical and functional execution of business strategies.

Responsibilities:

  • To manage and align the inbound and outbound services to support Operations, Business systems and service delivery standards
  • To develop the monthly production schedule related to materials requirements planning based on the sales forecast
  • Responsible for continuous improvements to ensure the efficient and effective management of the supply chain function
  • To arrange ordered goods delivery plan, follow up status of shipment, guarantee to complete the goods on time and in full
  • To develop, implement and maintain a system to support the production planning process with accurate, timely information
  • To manage and monitor the receipt and issue of raw materials to production departments to ensure production requirements are met
  • Produce various monthly operational reports for management
  • To develop a system to ensure accountability for the inventory strategy plan
  • To manage demand, supply and financial exceptions to meet business objectives
  • Manage activities between purchasing, manufacturing and distribution with focus on raw material, communication of exceptions and integration of finished goods inventories with the sales forecast
  • To manage outbound deliveries of all finished goods to customer in line with service levels as agreed upon
  • Compliance to occupational health and safety and all related regulations
  • To manage and monitor the transfer of raw material and stock from warehouses
  • To manage and develop the supply chain team (performance management, coaching, training, etc.)
  • To manage and maintain organisational required stock holding throughout the factory

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification Supply Chain or Business administration degree.
  • Essential: 5 – 7 years’ progressive experience in supply chain within a manufacturing environment.
  • 5 years’ experience in a managerial capacity in a manufacturing environment.
  • Computer literate (Microsoft office, Syspro).

Should you wish to apply for the above position, kindly forward your CV to info@kuvela-consulting.co.za

Please use SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER as reference when sending your CV.

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