Vacancy: ITC-SA Regional Coordinator (Western Cape)

The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), the South African engineered timber structure industry’s professional body, is looking to hire a Cape Town-based Regional Coordinator to handle various administrative tasks, including public relations, meeting minutes, marketing, and member liaison, among others, on behalf of the Institute in the province.

Position title: ITC-SA Regional Coordinator (Western Cape)
Reporting to: ITC-SA National Coordinator
Employment type: Full time
Location: Cape Town
Company: The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA)
Min. Education level: Grade 12
Experience required: Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the timber roof truss industry.
Remuneration: Monthly remuneration in line with experience and skill set. To be discussed.
Application deadline: None

 Requirements:

Applicants should have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the timber roof truss industry and have a firm grasp and current knowledge of this sector. Experience in public relations, marketing, member liaison and administration essential. Must be a highly organised, motivated, self-disciplined self-starter with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, attention to detail and a passion for the industry.

Valid driver’s license and own reliable transport essential. Must be willing to travel locally and nationally on occasion.

Critical competencies:

  • Computer literacy
  • Action oriented
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Honest and reliable
  • Motivated and a passion for the industry
  • Self-disciplined
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail

Primary responsibilities:

  1. Public Relations
  • Handle queries from the public and supply information when required.
  • On request from the ITC-SA, investigate complaints to ensure that all members have conducted their business in accordance with the Code of Ethics and that consumer interests have not been abused by members.
  • Invigilate Estimator/Designer course exams
  1. Branch Committee Meetings
  • Chair General Branch Meetings in accordance with the Branch Rules.
  • Prepare agenda, record minutes and report to National Coordinator.
  1. Marketing
  • Conduct visits to built environment stakeholders and professional specifiers in the building industry to promote the ITC-SA.
    • Relevant building institutions (e.g. NHBRC, SALGA, ECSA, etc.)
    • Local authorities
    • Educational institutions
    • Financial institutions
  • Conduct presentations when required
  1. ITC-SA Liaison
  • Member audit inspections:
    • Fabricators
    • Erectors
    • Timber Frame Builders 
  • Member visits to:
    • Fabricators
    • Erectors
    • Engineers
    • Inspectors
    • Timber Frame Builders
    • Deck Builders
    • Suppliers
  • Marketing:
    • Local Authorities
    • ECSA
    • SABS
    • NHBRC
    • SA Valuers (ABSA)
    • Banking Institutions
  • Act as custodian of branch members’ interests
  • Assist Branch Committee in daily tasks
  • Liaise with other relevant organisations
  1. Branch meetings
  • Arrange General Branch Meetings in accordance with the Branch Rules
  • Prepare agenda, record minutes and distribute
  1. ITC-SA Committee Representation
  • TEAC (Timber Engineering Advisory Committee)
  • SABS (South African Bureau of Standards)
  1. General administration & assistance
  • Handle general administration and correspondence
  • Manage branch activities in accordance with the Branch Rules
  • Assist ITC-SA with following up on outstanding invoices

How to apply:

Send the following via email, addressed to Amanda at amanda@itc-sa.org with subject line, ‘ITC-SA Cape Town Representative’:

  • Your 2-page CV, including contactable references and salary expectation
  • A copy of your ID
  • A cover letter stating why you are suitable for this position

Please note: There is no deadline for applications for this position. Applications will be accepted until such time as a suitable candidate has been hired.

About the ITC-SA:

The Institute for Timber Construction (ITC-SA) is the South African engineered timber structure industry’s professional body, striving to create and maintain the highest standards in the sector, thereby affording the trade and consumer the protection that comes with a safely erected and inspected timber roof, home or deck.

For more information about the ITC-SA, visit www.itc-sa.org.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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