Launch Project

PRIVATE MARKETS INVESTMENT INDUSTRY EMPLOYMENT ECOSYSTEM

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To create an “Employment Ecosystem” to help develop and put to work unemployed talent, by supporting private market investment managers in gaining access to much needed resources, and in turn enhancing the development of further economic activity and job creation in South Africa

SUPPORTED BY

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FUNCTIONS – DEVELOP AND CONTRACT OUT SKILLS

LEADING TO PERMANENT EMPLOYMENT

Internships

Graduates seeking experience

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Experienced Hires

5 + years experience in financial services or other appropriate skills

Skills Development & Mentorship

Developing general business and specific private markets skills 

AVAILABLE SKILL SETS

Investment Analyst/Researcher

Gathers, researches, reviews and analyses data related to an investment opportunity which may include company information, company financials, economic and market trends. Provides and presents the analysis/data, recommendations or advice to an investment/fund manager and/or committee.

Investment Operations/Reporting

Responsible for the ongoing administrative implementation and monitoring of investment decisions. Establishes collaborative relationships with all stakeholders. Assists with reporting on the existing investments. Creates and provides various reports on investment performance and progress against indicators and metrics.

Finance/Accounting

Manages and oversees financial activities of a business, producing management reporting and co-ordinating audit function and statutory reporting.

Devises, co-ordinates all marketing strategies and activities for an organization via either direct, traditional and/or social media. Builds collaborative relationships with all stakeholders by being informative and proactive in managing the relationships, to ensure consistency in the positioning of the organisation

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Legal

Provides legal advice and recommendations to the organization. Reviews, drafts and negotiates commercial agreements. Represents the organization in legal matters. Manages and mitigates against legal risks by drafting and implementing relevant policies. Ensure compliance to applicable laws and regulations.

Graphic Designer

Develops and designs concepts for product illustrations, customer reporting, company logos, branding, and website design from company requirements. Manages these requirements from typesetting to print/production. Finalises approved designs and adapts designs to meet various media requirements.

Software Developer/Coders/Programmer

Researches, designs, implements and manages software programmes. Assesses existing software programmes for operational efficiencies and practicality and where necessary, develops code or makes recommendations for modifications, improvements, or upgrades. Ensures quality assurance of existing or developed software.

Compliance

Monitors and manages all compliance matters including statutory, legal, and industry-specific requirements. Assesses level of compliance and recommends corrective actions where necessary. Sets and monitors practices and procedures as well as indicators to assist in managing and monitoring fund/investment managers

Data Researcher/Analyst

Collects and compiles data from various media or information sources that may be relevant to an organization/project and ensures data quality, completeness and integrity to enhance daily operations and decision making.Applies technical expertise to ensure data quality and integrity. Presents this data in a manner that aides decision making. Provides quality assurance of imported data. Manages and designs the reporting environment, including data sources, security, and generates reports from single or multiple systems.

CONTRACTING TERMS

Graduates/Interns

Experienced Hires

1 Month contract

R11k pm

R42.5k pm

Experienced Hires

Graduates/Interns

6 Month contract

R9.5k pm

R37.5k pm

* R2,5k pm payable to TomorrowTogether (included in above contract price)

SKILLS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

Three pillars to developing private market investment skills
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Formalised, level-aligned courses (generic and private market specific)

Colleagues at Work

Mentorship by industry participants

People Working in Open Office

 Worksite programmes with established private market organisations

WE INVITE PRIVATE MARKET PARTICIPANTS TO VOLUNTEER TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SKILLS DEVELOPMENT, MENTORSHIP AND WORKSITE PROGRAMMES AND HELP US DEVELOP TOMORROW’S TALENT