Work for Trialogue

We offer a work environment that encourages self-initiative, guided by high-level structures, tested methodologies, and clearly defined goals. We typically work in teams and come together easily to share problems, probe issues, and ask questions. Learning is an ongoing process at Trialogue and we believe that people who have been with us for some time will have progressed their career CV significantly.

Most assignments require interaction or field work with clients and office-bound work to research and write reports. We have two offices, in Cape Town and Johannesburg, and expect most office-bound work to be done in the office, as it contributes to the team spirit and facilitates communication.

Our team is comprised of a combination of full-time employees and independent contractors and many of our employees started out working with us as independent consultants, undertaking project evaluation work, or writing articles.

Integrated Reporting Specialist

We are looking for a competent Integrated Reporting Specialist, based in Johannesburg, to work on client projects focusing on integrated reporting, including governance and remuneration as well as sustainability reports. You will be fulfilling a senior role in the report writing, programme and project management and client liaison.

Responsibilities & duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide best practice reporting advice to assist in the compilation of integrated and/or sustainability reports for our clients
  • Assess and engage companies regarding their gaps in integrated reporting that incorporates integrated thinking and sustainability into their overall strategy
  • Facilitate client workshops
  • Ensure programme and project management
  • Meet important milestones, while ensuring professional relationships are enhanced and preserved
  • Interview client representatives at Board and Exco levels
  • Perform ad-hoc research
  • Engage designers and partners
  • Draft, edit and produce high-end reports

Qualifications – Minimum Academic, Professional Qualifications & Experience

  • Qualifications:
    • Graduate or post-graduate degree in journalism, communications, corporate governance, sustainability, accounting, management accounting or a related field. A newly qualified CA(SA) would also qualify.
  • Experience:
  • 3 years’ experience in integrated reporting – analysis, preparation and development

Competencies & Skills

  • Report writing
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Firm understanding of reporting and sustainability codes and standards
  • Attention to detail
  • Liaise with various levels of stakeholders
  • Use appropriate judgment
  • Focus on the stakeholder
  • Manage execution and results
  • Team player
  • Having a positive attitude and being quickly adaptable
  • Take ownership of tasks
  • Excellent time management and planning
  • Multi-tasking
  • Effective communication
  • Risk management
  • Critical thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Proactive planning

 

Application process: 

To apply for this position, please email an abridged CV (maximum two pages) and a motivation letter of no more than 500 words to info@trialogue.co.za. Applications close Friday 29th April 2022. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide evidence of consulting work previously undertaken.

Trialogue CSI Manager

Trialogue, a corporate social investment (CSI) and sustainability consultancy and publisher (www.trialogue.co.za), is looking for a manager to oversee its CSI and monitoring and evaluation (M&E) advisory services.

Key performance areas

This role entails managing CSI and M&E projects for corporate clients and other funders. It includes three broad areas:

  • Business development: meeting with prospective clients, devising methodologies, drafting proposals and responding to tenders, presenting to potential clients and all activities necessary to secure work.
  • Project management: project planning and tracking, managing and mentoring teams of consultants and contractors, regular team meetings, all client liaison, and ensuring project administration including contracting, filing and invoicing is done.
  • Quality management: providing supporting to consultants, directing and reviewing analysis and other outputs, and overseeing all client deliverables.

Qualifications and experience

The ideal candidate will be a graduate with more than seven years of experience in consulting, including technical knowledge of CSI and M&E. Applicants must have:

  • Graduate qualifications from university, preferably with a post-graduate qualification
  • A strong interest in the role of business in society and social development
  • Minimum seven years’ experience in corporate consulting, with at least three years experience in CSI / M&E and at least three years’ experience in managing projects
  • Excellent analytical skills with proven experience
  • Ability to collate large volumes of qualitative and quantitative data into detailed and concise reports and summaries
  • Strong writing, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word and PowerPoint

To apply for this position, please email an abridged CV (maximum two pages) and a motivation letter of no more than 500 words to info@trialogue.co.za. Applications close Friday 14th January 2022. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide evidence of consulting work previously undertaken.

Trialogue Senior M&E practitioner

Trialogue, a corporate social investment (CSI) and sustainability consultancy and publisher (www.trialogue.co.za), is expanding its monitoring and evaluation (M&E) team in Johannesburg. We are looking for a senior M&E practitioner.

This role will entail managing monitoring and evaluation (M&E) projects for corporate clients and other funders. It includes drafting proposals, designing M&E approaches and frameworks, managing consultants, overseeing deliverables and liaising with clients. The ideal candidate will be a graduate with more than seven years of experience in M&E.

Applicants must have:

    • Graduate qualifications from university, preferably with a monitoring and evaluation post-graduate qualification
    • A strong interest in the role of business in society and social development
    • Minimum seven years’ experience in M&E, preferable with experience of corporate, government and development agency clients
    • At least two years’ experience in managing projects (developing project plans, managing teams. etc.)
    • Excellent analytical skills with proven experience
    • Ability to collate large volumes of qualitative and quantitative data into detailed and concise reports and summaries
    • Strong writing, presentation and interpersonal skills

To apply for this position, please email an abridged CV (maximum two pages) and a motivation letter of no more than 500 words to info@trialogue.co.za

Call for expression of interest: Integrated Reporting Consultant and Writer

We are looking for competent consultant writers, based in Johannesburg or Cape Town, to work on client projects focusing on integrated reporting, including governance and sustainability reports. Tasks will be commissioned on a per-project, contractual basis.

Essential skills:

    • Graduate or post-graduate degree in journalism, communications, corporate governance, sustainability or a related field
    • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading capabilities
    • Excellent research skills and ability to interpret data
    • Excellent project management skills
    • Minimum five years’ experience in a research and writing role
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Self-motivator who works well under pressure and in a team environment

Application process and offer: 

Please send a CV and application letter, detailing your interest in writing for Trialogue’s client reporting division, as well as your hourly consulting rate, to info@trialogue.co.za.

Contact us

If you are interested in working with Trialogue either as an employee or contractor, send your CV as well as a covering letter of between 300 and 500 words motivating why you want to work for Trialogue and how you think you could add value to info@trialogue.co.za.

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