Manage the Trade & Investment Portfolio
Develop and lead the implementation of of export and investment facilitation strategies and plans. Develop and maintain a robust pipeline of Free State investment opportunities. Market, promote and present the investment pipeline to targeted investors both locally and internationally. Develop concepts, and package green-field investment opportunities.
Maintain a robust investment, export promotion advocacy programme with district, metropolitan and local municipalities in Free State in the area of incentive policy development, incentives guides and incentive administration. Local economic development, industrial spatial planning and corridor development.
Develop and implement investment aftercare and business retention and expansion strategies and plans.
Manage the Research & Development Portfolio
Provide strategic property, smme operations, trade and investment intelligence to support and inform the Corporations goals and strategy, while enhancing the Corporations promotion activities through strategic intelligence
Develop Free State value proposition for identified priority sectors were the province has comparative and competitive strength
Develop and make presentation to both internal and external stakeholders on economic, trade and investment, business retention and expansion and regional economic profile of the province.
Manage resources and performance outputs of other team members in the business
Manage resources (human and financial) and performance outputs of other team members in the business unit. Provide strategic leadership, technical and administrative support.