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PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR


Sector: Corporate Services

Purpose of this job: To provide dedicated administrative and project support to the Transport team in the Cape Town office. As a central point of contact within the Transport team in the office, the successful candidate will be a good communicator with excellent interpersonal skills and high numeracy and MS Office skills. You will have access to confidential information, requiring absolute discretion at all times. Ready and able to exercise initiative in a role that requires the ability to multi-task, you will be able to work independently whilst being a good team player, solution orientated and proactive with good time management skills.

  • ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Contract Management, Document Management, Financial Administration, Bid Development. Project Reporting
  • SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS • • MS Office advanced proficiency – particularly in MS Excel • Outlook, MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and general IT systems. • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills. • Problem solving. • Ability to take initiative a must. • Accuracy and excellent attention to detail • Must be process and documentation driven. • The ability to work well under pressure. • Ability to organise effectively, multi-task and prioritise own workload. • Highly motivated and results driven person • The ability to exercise appropriate judgment and discretion, especially when handling confidential information • Comfortable working in a relatively unstructured environment and is adaptable.
  • EXPERIENCE • • Grade 12/Matric • 5 years minimum experience in project administration. • Have an understanding of the requirements and implications of projects. • A basic understanding of bookkeeping practices.

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Chief Operating Officer


Sector: Corporate Services

PEGASYS is an advisory group driving developmental impact in emerging economies. We work to solve complex problems and improve overall quality of life. We are trusted advisors and partners to the public and private sector, and support our clients to develop infrastructure and manage natural resources. Our specialists are from a broad range of disciplines, which include engineering, law, finance, economics, international relations, policy, the humanities and science. Together we form a multidisciplinary team and bring our diverse skillset and experience to take on challenges facing the developmental sector.

  • Full-time position Location – Cape Town PURPOSE OF THE ROLE Responsible for operational efficiency of the organization, ensuring the health and sustainability of the organization in support of a growing South African and international business. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Will include but not limited to: -  Oversight of the financial health of the group at a cash flow and profitability level, identification of key risks related to this and timely flagging of issues to the MD and executive management.  Development and application of appropriate tools to manage and predict cash flows, and to monitor project, practice and company performance  Diagnose areas of financial non-performance at all levels and identify challenges to be addressed, and oversee implementation of corrective measures or interventions  Ensure optimal efficiency of Operations, IT, HR and BID departments  Assessing the BID system and other corporate systems and improving efficiency of these systems, towards improved
  • QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE Required  MBA / B. Comm / B. Admin and / or a relevant post-graduate qualification and a demonstrable track record of excellence  Minimum of 5 to 7 years’ experience functioning as part of an executive team in a dynamic / growing company, playing an operational executive management role  Must have a broad understanding and / or experience in: -  Total Business Management  Implementing strategy  Financial Management  Organisational processes and systems (establish and design systems)  Business process improvement  Risk management  Corporate governance  People management  Previous exposure or experience in consulting will be an added advantage
  • KEY SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES This role calls for several specific skills and characteristics in the candidate, including:  Must demonstrate a strong ability to manage complex processes and focus on business outcomes in a complex uncertain environment.  Strong work ethic, self-motivated, driven and results oriented  Ability to listen and respond to new ideas, input and diverse perspectives  Must have high levels of self-confidence, assertive as well as healthy levels of EQ  An energetic problem-solver, who is open-minded, collaborative and has multi-perspective views on corporate governance and improving operational efficiency  Excellent communication skills oral and written;  Must have a structured work style and attention to detail  A demonstrable ability to ask the critical questions that underpin sustainable and efficient business functioning Salary  Commensurate with experience and qualifications. PREFERRED CANDIDATE PROFILE  HDI preferred but not a constraining requirement

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Transport Consultant


Sector: Transport

PEGASYS is an advisory group driving developmental impact in emerging economies. We work to solve complex problems and improve overall quality of life. We are trusted advisors and partners to the public and private sector, and support our clients to develop infrastructure and manage natural resources. In PEGASYS TRANSPORT, we empower clients to develop and implement solutions to complex transport requirements. We approach each requirement with a need to understand and contextualize socio-economic and environmental needs, with the aim of delivering innovative, practical, sustainable and impactful transport solutions.

  • Full-time position Location – Pretoria QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE Required  A post-graduate qualification, preferably in engineering  Track-record of academic excellence  Must demonstrate strong numeracy capabilities and demonstrate a strong Financial Analysis ability  Good exposure to research, analysis, synthesis and problem-solving  Minimum 3 years of work experience, preferably in one the following sectors: Management and / or Strategy Consulting, Engineering, Transport and / or Government.  Must be able to think logically and independently  Public Sector experience is an added advantage  Understanding of, or previous exposure to transport business planning, and financial analysis, and / or financial modeling in the Public or Private Sector is an added advantage
  • KEY SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES: This role calls for several specific skills and characteristics in the candidate, including:  Strong work ethic, self-motivated and demonstrable high standards of achievement;  An energetic problem-solver, who is open-minded with multi-perspective views on developmental issues;  Interest in working towards a desired outcome in a complex and uncertain environment;  Ability to research and translate findings into products;  Good time management, with the ability to meet task deadlines within timeframe and budget;  Excellent oral and written communication skills;  Demonstrable ability to clearly break down and explain a complex topic verbally and in writing;  Ability to listen and respond to input and diverse perspectives;  Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in diverse teams as well as independently; and  Ability to adapt and work in a highly-pressurized environment.
  • Salary  Commensurate with experience and qualifications. PREFERRED CANDIDATE PROFILE  HDI preferred but not a constraining requirement  Fluency in English Closing date for applications: 23 June 2017

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