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Part-time Finance Manager

Project Playground
Remote (Availability to meet in Langa and Gugulethu, Cape Town)
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Closing Date:
Thursday, 3 February 2022
Open

The Finance Manager will execute and manage the financial management functions of Project Playground. He/she must have excellent knowledge of Sage One and Simple Pay with the ability to work independently and have strong work ethics.

Key Responsibilities:

Ensuring efficient, effective and transparent financial management
Ensuring legal financial compliance
Preparing, presenting and implementing annual budgets in collaboration with broader management
Producing monthly financial reports, including fundraising reports to the CEO, board of Trustees and General Secretary

Key Requirements:

At least three years of experience in a similar role preferably in NPO Sector
Accounting Diploma/Degree essential
Must have excellent knowledge of Sage One and Simple Pay

Part-time Fundraiser

Project Playground
Remote (Availability to meet in Langa and Gugulethu, Cape Town)
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Closing Date:
Friday, 4 February 2022
Open

The Fundraiser will develop and maintain the fundraising strategy of Project Playground. He/she should have knowledge of children’s rights and have experience in a similar role.

Key Responsibilities:

Reaching potential sponsors, virtually and physically
Writing and presenting fundraising proposals
Maintaining records of sponsors

Key Requirements:

At least three years of experience in a similar role preferably in NPO Sector
Knowledgeable on Children’s Rights
Independent and strong work ethics

Part-time Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator

Project Playground
Remote (Availability to meet in Langa and Gugulethu, Cape Town)
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Closing Date:
Friday, 4 February 2022
Open

The Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator will develop and manage the M&E systems at Project Playground. The incumbent will be responsible for maintain relations with relevant stakeholders and report writing.

Key Responsibilities:

Developing and strengthening monitoring, inspection and evaluation procedures
Reviewing and revising current M&E systems
Developing monitoring and impact indicators for all programs and divisions

Key Requirements:

At least 3 years’ experience in M&E within the NPO sector
Knowledgeable on Children’s Rights
Exceptional organizational skills

Deputy Director

Alternative Information & Development Center
Cape Town, South Africa
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Closing Date:
Thursday, 10 February 2022
Open

AIDC seeks to appoint an experienced social justice or community development professional with experience leading programmes from conception, to proposal, to implementation and reporting. The successful candidate will be passionate about a progressive perspective that challenges institutional inequality and structural unemployment.

Key Responsibilities:

Develop fund raising strategy and implement innovative funding solutions and build credibility with current AIDC funding partners;
Raise sufficient and appropriate funds against the budget for the operations and development of the organization through participating in relevant fundraising activities;
Keep funders updated on developments in the organisation and respond to funder requests timeously;
Develop a comprehensive monitoring and Evaluation Strategy for AIDC;
Supervise quarterly organizational reflection sessions to ensure that all program implementation work is properly monitored;
Develop and Implement staff well being policy and ensure that AIDC complies with all current labour relations laws within the country.

Key Requirements:

5 years’ management experience in an NGO or development organisation
Experience with donor liaison, including a track record of successful proposal development and resource mobilisation
Senior experience with development of monitoring and evaluation strategies in human rights or social justice spheres
Good knowledge of economic and ecological issues facing South African population at large, including government policy on these issues
Demonstrated experience managing staff to achieve programmatic goals
Ability to produce deep analysis on government policy and challenge traditional analysis

Executive Officer

Freedom Under Law
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Closing Date:
Friday, 4 February 2022
Open

Freedom Under Law (FUL) seeks to appoint an Executive Officer. The Executive Officer reports to the FUL Board of Directors and is responsible for providing leadership and executing the strategy of the organisation. Together with the Board, the Executive Officer formulates the vision and overall strategy of FUL.

Key Responsibilities:

Communicating and executing the organisation’s strategy on a day-to-day basis
Leading and helping formulate appropriate legal interventions
Fundraising
Overseeing the financial and human resources administration of the organisation as its sole employee

Key Requirements:

A law degree and/or post-graduate qualification in law
Approximately ten years relevant experience in a law-related field
Knowledge of and familiarity with South Africa’s public interest law secto

Subject Matter Expert: Social Justice

Social Justice Initiative
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Closing Date:
Sunday, 30 January 2022
Open

SJI is looking for a specialized social justice researcher, knowledge manager or policy development worker to assist the SJI to develop a coherent understanding of the current context and social justice issues, and the social justice sector, to inform its strategy and operations to ensure it can have the most critical impact.

Key Responsibilities:

Develop and implement an annual / three-year research and knowledge management plan which analyses social justice issues in the SA context, and identifies priorities for SJI to champion
Conduct research or, where needed, identify and contract researchers and supervise to ensure they deliver according to contract.
Develop a database of stakeholders and interested parties who would benefit from the results of the research
Develop a plan to release research reports which meet the needs and interests of the target group (HNW individuals / potential and actual philanthropists, and SJOs)

Key Requirements:

This is a senior expert level position in the organisation. The incumbent must have extensive experience in analysing the socio-economic and political context as a researcher, knowledge manager or policy development worker within the social justice sector
Understanding of the social justice sector and the role played by a wide range of social justice organisations.
Excellent skills in synthesising, packaging and presenting complex issues and debates in a way which assists various stakeholders gain clarity of the issues and implications. ,

Project Manager (Southern Africa Region)

Campaign for Free Expression
Any SADC Country (SA, Mozambique, Angola etc.)
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Closing Date:
Thursday, 3 February 2022
Open

The project manager will be responsible for building the CFE’s work across selected southern African countries and may be based in any SADC country.

Key Responsibilities:

Working with us to develop a strategy and plan for FoE advocacy in selected southern African countries
Taking responsibility for the implementation of that strategy
Leading, planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating projects to ensure the effective and efficient execution of project deliverables.
Budget design and maintenance

Key Requirements:

Strong, tough, self-driven person able to work well with diverse organisations and individuals
NGO/NPO experience a strong advantage – relevant journalism/writing experience also considered valuable
Comfortable in a strictly non-partisan ethos
Proven ability to implement plans and projects effectively
Knowledge of FoE, media/journalism and/or the world of art and culture

Senior Leasing Administrator

Madulammoho Housing Association
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Closing Date:
Monday, 24 January 2022
Open

To ensure the effective leasing and client management function in the Client Services Department through undertaking day to day administrative duties and providing appropriate support to leasing officers and the Client Services Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

Ensure 100% compliance and implementation of Intake Policies and Procedures by consistently following correct leasing and tenant selection procedures and maintain SHRA standards.
Maintain and distribute all documentation and forms that our tenants may need from the application stage, throughout their tenancy to the exit stage.
Facilitate the application process and guide prospective applicants throughout.

Key Requirements:

A minimum of a Grade 12 qualification is necessary
Minimum 2-year office administration is a requirement
±3yrs Experience in a rental environment is beneficial

Marketing Manager

The Two Oceans Aquarium
Cape Town, South Africa
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Closing Date:
Monday, 17 January 2022
Open

The Marketing Manager reports to the Chief Executive Officer and will join four spirited, experienced, and highly capable senior managers at the executive table. The successful candidate will be tasked with developing and implementing integrated, strategically aligned marketing solutions and with delivering marketing, PR, written communications and brand projects.

Key Responsibilities:

Maintaining the Aquarium’s competitive position in the market
Increasing the Aquarium’s profitability while strongly promoting its vision and mission
Driving marketing and advertising campaigns
Supporting business well-being and success through strong leadership qualities

Key Requirements:

Minimum National Diploma level with marketing management and/or communications subjects preferred
5 years marketing experience with exposure to attractions, functions, activations and events
2 years management experience
A commitment to upholding the highest standards in communication and marketing outputs

Chief Human Resources Officer / Head of Human Resources

Health Systems Trust
Durban, South Africa
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Closing Date:
Sunday, 16 January 2022
Open

The incumbent will provide strategic leadership to Health Systems Trust in the area of human resources management and organisational development in order to optimise organisational performance, fulfil HST’s mission, vision, and core values that support the organisational plan and strategy.

Key Responsibilities:

Develop comprehensive approaches to employee development, retention and onboarding by refining or creating: compensation and benefits, career paths and employee development, succession planning, and learning opportunities as appropriate to the needs of HST.
Guide the HR team in supporting performance management, talent management, learning and development, engagement, employee benefits, policies and compliance.
Coordinate the setting and implementation of the Human Resources strategy and alignment to organizational strategy and organizational plans and development of required HR skill sets.

Key Requirements:

Masters degree in Human Resources Management, Industrial and Organisational Psychology, Labour Relations or related field
An MBA would be an added advantage
At least 8 years in a senior management position, demonstrated leadership and management experience in a generalist human resources environment