Research and Development Incentives Manager (Ref: KHRD)
Remuneration: Market Related

Position in the Financial sector in Johannesburg - Gauteng
Posted On Tuesday 12 February 2019
Job Description:

We are looking for a dynamic, energetic and self-motivated individual with an interest in IT/Engineering or Science

Main job function

Consulting with South African Companies on R&D & innovation incentive projects and assisting in managing the local office.

The applicant will manage multiple client’s incentive processes - from business development to managing client relationships and delivering on incentive engagements.

Identifying R&D grants and tax incentive opportunities at clients

Assessing options and assist clients to optimize grants and incentives opportunities

Assisting clients to apply for grants and incentives (including the drafting of client business plans, financial forecasts and other related motivations and information required as part of the application process)

Reviewing client technical projects to identify qualifying R&D activities

Reviewing client financials to identify qualifying expenditure

Assisting with the grant and incentives claiming and monitoring process

Interacting with Government departments and officials to ensure that the incentive applications and claims are processed, adjudicated and paid out

Interpreting legislation

Day-to-day management of the SA office, including budgeting, invoicing and forecasting.


CA(SA) with qualification in Tax as an added advantage



Previous experience with Government Departments would be advantageous

Self-driven and results orientated

Strong business acumen

Strong understanding of company financials

Good analytical skills

Good oral and written communication skills

Good interpersonal skills (must have the ability to interact and liaise with senior client executives)

Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple client deadlines

Must have valid driver’s license

Will be required to travel to clients in and around Gauteng area

Occasional travel to other areas in South Africa and abroad may be required 

A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position.  Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Kay Henderson