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Staff Security Officer

Church World Service
Pretoria, South Africa
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Closing Date:
Thursday, 8 July 2021
Open

This position is primarily responsible for supporting, implementing and ensuring the systematic application of safety and security policies for all CWS Africa operational activities and programs in South Africa. The Staff Security Officer will act as the safety and security focal point in the daily South African operations, and will be responsible for applying safety and security risk management policies and procedures. This position will report to the Regional Security Risk Manager in the Pretoria Office.

Key Responsibilities:

Acts as the safety and security focal point in the daily South African Operations.
Provide input to RSRM to develop new, and update existing, safety and security risk management policies and procedures. Apply safety and security risk management policies and procedures
Provide input to Regional Security Risk Manager on South Africa for weekly regional security updates Assist in conducting international staff residential surveys.
Provide input to RSRM on South Africa for security assessments of ongoing regional activities. Maintain proper documentation and filing of security electronic and physical files

Key Requirements:

Eight (8) years of paid work experience required.
Bachelor's Degree in a security, humanitarian, development or discipline related field, or an additional four (4) years of paid work experience in the same field in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree is required
Demonstrated knowledge of OSHA and other international NGO security frameworks.
Sensitivity to gender and cultural issues.
Two (2) years working experience with similar INGO or humanitarian agency is preferred.

North West Provincial Vaccine Management, Cold Chain and Logistics Facilitator

DGMT
North West, South Africa
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Closing Date:
Thursday, 1 July 2021
Open

The incumbent will establish a process for the flow of information regarding vaccine usage, wastage, quantities and distribution so that the management of vaccines becomes more efficient and cost-effective at the national level. Using their pharmaceutical background and experience, they will optimise the policies and management of vaccines and injection safety, including ensuring the availability of correct ancillary supplies.

Key Responsibilities:

Review, update, reprint and facilitate the implementation of the national guidelines on cold chain operations.
Coordinate communication with all provinces – public and private sector. This includes a weekly update from the district vaccines manager, the follow-up of problems and the feedback to the EPI staff meetings on matters arising out of these discussions.
To facilitate provincial vaccine distribution to ensure cold chain management at all stages through to the vaccine.
To assign and manage duties related to the key performance areas of vaccine distribution as per the business plan.

Key Requirements:

Pharmaceutical background is required, with experience in a managerial position.
Experience in cold chain management.
Experience in working with provincial and district government structures a plus.
Background of compliance and regulatory control over setting up systems in a large team, including successful communication systems

Northern Cape Provincial Vaccine Management, Cold Chain and Logistics Facilitator

DGMT
Northern Cape, South Africa
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Closing Date:
Thursday, 1 July 2021
Open

The incumbent will establish a process for the flow of information regarding vaccine usage, wastage, quantities and distribution so that the management of vaccines becomes more efficient and cost-effective at the national level. Using their pharmaceutical background and experience, they will optimise the policies and management of vaccines and injection safety, including ensuring the availability of correct ancillary supplies.

Key Responsibilities:

Review, update, reprint and facilitate the implementation of the national guidelines on cold chain operations.
Coordinate communication with all provinces – public and private sector. This includes a weekly update from the district vaccines manager, the follow-up of problems and the feedback to the EPI staff meetings on matters arising out of these discussions.
To facilitate provincial vaccine distribution to ensure cold chain management at all stages through to the vaccine.
To assign and manage duties related to the key performance areas of vaccine distribution as per the business plan.

Key Requirements:

Pharmaceutical background is required, with experience in a managerial position.
Experience in cold chain management.
Experience in working with provincial and district government structures a plus.
Background of compliance and regulatory control over setting up systems in a large team, including successful communication systems

Chief Executive Officer

The Tomorrow Trust
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Closing Date:
Sunday, 4 July 2021
Open

The CEO of Tomorrow Trust will be responsible for translating their passion for making a difference in the lives of others into leading and inspiring the team in the provision of education opportunities for orphaned and vulnerable children up to tertiary level.

Key Responsibilities:

• Providing strategic direction and vision
• Fundraising, building and maintaining relationships with donors
• Financial oversight and guidance of the organisation

Key Requirements:

• A minimum of 10-15 years’ experience in the same or similar role
• A suitable degree is a minimum requirement, with Honours or Masters would be an advantage
• Extensive experience in successfully leading a credible organisation
• Creative complex problem-solving skills

Regional Directors (x15)

Global Business Roundtable
Global
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Closing Date:
Thursday, 1 July 2021
Open

Under the leadership and direction of the GBR Global Executive Director, the incumbent plans, directs, implements, monitors, evaluates and fast-tracks a ground-breaking, multimillion-dollar Regional Fundraising and Investor Engagement and Multi-Sector Mobilization Strategic Plan to execute GBR operations and services in a select continent, region, and respective countries.

Key Responsibilities:

Designs, plans, establishes, grows and develops a Regional Office capacity to carry out a Fundraising and Investor Engagement Strategy and a Multi-Sector Mobilization Strategy (media and communications, government, education, economy, religion, celebration and family) according to regional assets, priorities and, needs as well as public, private and non-profit resources.
Influence, outreach, network, engage and manage productive relationships and partnerships with funders, grantors, donors, philanthropists, investors, CEOs, Heads of State and/or top-tier government officials, business executives and high level corporate stakeholders, as well as top-tier global organizations and faith-based ministries and leaders.
Plans, develops and manages a Regional Office comprising multiple Country Offices working closely with key internal and external stakeholders, particularly: Sakhumnotho Group Holdings’ Regional Investment Director and Global Fund for Jesus’ Regional Director.

Key Requirements:

Proven work experience in millionaire resource mobilization and multi-sector mobilization along with business/project development in international population, health, development, relief, advocacy, and investment fields.
Ability to develop strategic alliances and partnerships with a variety of public, private and non-profit stakeholders, particularly international funders, grantors, donors, philanthropists, CEOs, entrepreneurs, investors, decision-makers, and faith-based leaders.
Advanced university degree with postgraduate training in business, finance, economics, international or public relationships or development, social sciences, law, or related field.

Program Assistant

The Ford Foundation
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Closing Date:
Sunday, 27 June 2021
Open

The Program Assistant will provide key support to Program Officers who serve as grant-makers for the Foundation and manages various activities for the Program Officers including interfacing with grantees to ensure timely response to their requests. The Program Assistant also takes a lead role in organizing grantee convenings and helps to manage the various workflows of the program team more generally.

Key Responsibilities:

• Be the first point of contact for grantees requiring assistance in the absence of the relevant Program Officers
• Manage multiple calendars, appointments, and group meetings for the program team
• Support document management and storage in institutional document repositories
• Assist Program Officers in responding to requests from grantees, potential partners, stakeholders and the various departments within the Foundation

Key Requirements:

• 1-2 years of office experience or equivalent internship experience
• Baccalaureate degree or undergraduate level experience
• Strong commitment to promoting social justice
• Detailed knowledge of and demonstrated proficiency in the use of office computer applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook; technology certification (such as Microsoft Office Specialist) or equivalent experience

Revenue Growth Manager

The Western Cape Economic Development Partnership (EDP)
Cape Town, South Africa
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Closing Date:
Thursday, 1 July 2021
Open

The Revenue Growth Manager will report to the CEO, working collaboratively as part of a revenue growth team.

Key Responsibilities:

• Monitor and evaluate relevant donor proposal calls
• Prepare funding submissions
• Manage compilation of joint funding proposals with EDP partners (government, civil society, business, research and academia)

Key Requirements:

• Proven track record in working effectively with a diverse range of donors, i.e., corporate, philanthropy, independent trusts, global institutions, public sector
• Legal, financial and reporting aspects of donor contract management
• Ability to work in a collaborative way

Director

Uviwe Child and Youth Services
Gqeberha, South Africa
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Closing Date:
Monday, 28 June 2021
Open

The Director of Uviwe Child & Youth Services will report directly to the Board and will provide overall strategic direction and management to the organisation. The incumbent must have a strong business acumen to coordinate/integrate the different parts of the organisation, with excellent networking and fundraising capabilities.

Key Responsibilities:

• Provide visionary leadership, aligned with the organisation’s vision and mission
• Develop, implement and continuously adapt sustainability strategies for the organisation
• Lead transformation initiatives to ensure the organisation stays connected to children, youth, the community and demonstrate social impact.

Key Requirements:

• Preferably a tertiary qualification in social science, business management, and/or community development
• Must have prior experience in the NGO sector or Community Development space
• Strategic, logic and analytical competencies

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Beautiful Gate
Philippi, Cape Town, South Africa
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Closing Date:
Thursday, 17 June 2021
Open

The Monitroing and Evaluation Co-Ordinator will manage the Beautiful Gate SA database and support the design and implementation the monitoring and evaluation, research and learning framework for Beautiful Gate SA’s programmes.

Key Responsibilities:

• Maintaining Beautiful Gate’s centralised database of supporters, partners, staff & volunteers on Salesforce, and ensure that email addresses are correctly synced to Mailchimp
• Supporting programme managers & data capturers to maintain an accurate database of all beneficiaries
• Supporting the refinement of relevant Theories of Change for Beautiful Gate SA programmes as required

Key Requirements:

• Degree in social development, education or health (or relevant field) required
• Post graduate qualification in Monitoring & Evaluation preferred
• Professional experience in similar role
• Qualitative or quantitative research experience

Senior Consultant: Social Impact Measurement and Management

Embedding Impact
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Closing Date:
Thursday, 17 June 2021
Open

Embedding Impact is looking for a self-driven team player, who is passionate about driving social performance and impact, and has strong demonstrable detail orientation, data management, team management and project management skills to join their team as a Senior Consultant.

Key Responsibilities:

• Execute and manage day-to-day activities of Social Impact Management projects, including supporting teams technically and managerially to ensure high quality deliverables to the client
• Manage a team of consultants and graduates
• Provide input to Partners on strategic direction of the business

Key Requirements:

• Demonstrate experience and ability to manage a team to deliver on multiple projects
• A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree – Preferably in M&E, Statistics, Commerce, Sustainability, Development studies or other relevant fields
• Studying towards a Master’s Degree in Development Studies, M&E or Sustainability would be advantageous