General Manager position available

We are hiring a General Manager for the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in South Africa. Please see below the job description:

General Manager: Spanish Chamber of Commerce

Location: Spanish Chamber of Commerce, 99 Conrad Drive, Blairgowrie, Johannesburg
Salary: Market related
Summary: The Spanish Chamber of Commerce in South Africa is a non-profit private entity whose main objective is the promotion of its members and the commercial, economic and industrial relations between Spain and South Africa. The General Manager, will report directly to the Board of Directors and is responsible to manage all aspects of the Chamber’s day to day business including budgeting, reporting and stakeholder engagement.

Closing Date: 18 February 2019, 09h00



  • Fluent Spanish and English
  • South African Working permit
  • Degree in Economics, Law, Commerce, International Commercial Trade, International Relations, Marketing or similar
  • Strong in business relations and international trade
  • Experience with reporting to/working with a Board of Directors or Executive Management team
  • Strong communication skills including verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Excellent marketing skills and experience
  • Experience in strategic planning, budgets, supervisory skills and fund raising
  • Demonstrated organisational skills



The General Manager will report directly to the Board of Directors. The prime tasks to be performed as General Manager of the Spanish Chamber of Commerce are:

  • Conduct market research
  • Prepare Business Plans for the Chamber
  • Prepare, present and implement a yearly budget
  • Event planning and management
  • Manage the growth of new memberships and propose additional value adding members’ benefits
  • Control the current and investment accounts of the Chamber
  • Seek and provide applicable tender information and business opportunities
  • Plan and prepare documentation for the monthly Chamber meetings and Annual General Meeting
  • Networking with local institutions, other chambers and companies, public and private sector, the Spanish Embassy and Spanish Consulate when required
  • Provide marketing for the organisation, ensuring that all the communication channels are updated; website, social media, communications to the members and institutions in periodic e-newsletter, etc.
  • Manage and motivate a small team
  • Advise on and manage the compliance and governance requirements of the Spanish Chamber
  • Implement and execute decisions taken by the Board of Directors



  • Previous international relations experience
  • Spanish National


Travel allowances and annual performance bonus will be provided.

Interested applicants, must please send an updated CV with a motivation letter to the following email address: info@spaincc.org with the reference “General Manager Position”



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