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Part-time Administrator

INSPIRE
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South Africa
Closing Date:
Monday, 29 July 2024
Open

The part-time administrator at INSPIRE will play a crucial role in supporting the organization’s day to day management team with logistics and administration tasks. Your work will contribute to advancing social performance in South Africa's renewable energy sector and promoting best practices in the field.

Key Responsibilities:

Be available on a part time but daily basis to undertake activities needed for effective management – 20 hours per week maximum.
Assist the MD with arrangements like travel bookings, accommodation, project follow-ups and cross referencing, follow-up and clarification information and communications.
Keep track of funder project reporting requirements (dates / content expectations).

Key Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in the social sciences.
3 to 5 years of relevant senior administrative work experience.
NGO work experience is an advantage.

State Associate Project Officer - Abia State

International IDEA
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Abia State, Nigeria
Closing Date:
Thursday, 25 July 2024
Open

The State Associate Project Officer will be responsible for supporting the planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting, and communication of the project in the state.

Key Responsibilities:

Supports the State Project Coordinator in the design, management, and oversight of state plans, strategies, and processes;
Coordinates and manages relationships with related partners and stakeholders, including efficient follow up with partners on tasks and expectations, and liaison with state focal persons on agreed actions;
Plans, organizes, and manages related events and activities at the state level;

Key Requirements:

University degree (or equivalent) in social science, political sciences, law, international development, or other relevant discipline;
A minimum of five (5) years professional experience in Rule of Law and/or any of the three thematic areas (Criminal Justice, Access to Justice, anti-corruption), within Nigeria is essential;
Experience of working with government agencies and civil society organizations in Nigeria is considered an asset

State Administrative Assistant - Abia State

International IDEA
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Abia State, Nigeria
Closing Date:
Thursday, 25 July 2024
Open

The State Administrative Assistant will provide sound logistical and administrative support to the RoLAC II, Abia State project that enables the team to achieve their outcomes and targets, in close coordination with the Abuja Office and in collaboration with International IDEA’s Africa and West Asia Regional Office.

Key Responsibilities:

Handles administrative requests and queries from State Project Coordinator;
Provides timely data on costs (hotel accommodation, venue and transport) to the state team to support preparation of budgets and analysis;
Organizes and coordinates logistical arrangements for meetings, conferences and workshops (obtaining quotes and booking venues, liaising with attendees, etc.); Assists with the preparation of meeting materials;

Key Requirements:

Minimum High school diploma and preferably business and/or secretarial education; University degree in business, or other relevant discipline considered an advantage;
Minimum of three (3) years’ experience of working on project logistics for an international organization;
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office package (including MS Work, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Internet;

State Administrative Assistant

International IDEA
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Plateau State, Nigeria
Closing Date:
Thursday, 25 July 2024
Open

The State Administrative Assistant will provide sound logistical and administrative support to the RoLAC II, Plateau State project that enables the team to achieve their outcomes and targets, in close coordination with the Abuja Office and in collaboration with International IDEA’s Africa and West Asia Regional Office.

Key Responsibilities:

Handles administrative requests and queries from State Project Coordinator;
Provides timely data on costs (hotel accommodation, venue and transport) to the state team to support preparation of budgets and analysis;
Organizes and coordinates logistical arrangements for meetings, conferences and workshops (obtaining quotes and booking venues, liaising with attendees, etc.); Assists with the preparation of meeting materials;

Key Requirements:

Minimum High school diploma and preferably business and/or secretarial education; University degree in business, or other relevant discipline considered an advantage;
Minimum of three (3) years’ experience of working on project logistics for an international organization;
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office package (including MS Work, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Internet;

State Associate Project Officer

International IDEA
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Plateau State, Nigeria
Closing Date:
Thursday, 25 July 2024
Open

The State Associate Project Officer will be responsible for supporting the planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting, and communication of the project in the state.

Key Responsibilities:

Supports the State Project Coordinator in the design, management, and oversight of state plans, strategies, and processes;
Coordinates and manages relationships with related partners and stakeholders, including efficient follow up with partners on tasks and expectations, and liaison with state focal persons on agreed actions;
Plans, organizes, and manages related events and activities at the state level;

Key Requirements:

University degree (or equivalent) in social science, political sciences, law, international development, or other relevant discipline;
A minimum of five (5) years professional experience in Rule of Law and/or any of the three thematic areas (Criminal Justice, Access to Justice, anti-corruption), within Nigeria is essential;
Experience of working with government agencies and civil society organizations in Nigeria is considered an asset

Chief Executive Assistant

The Mandela Rhodes Foundation
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Cape Town, South Africa
Closing Date:
Monday, 29 July 2024
Open

The Chief Executive Assistant (CEA) is a high-impact role reporting directly to the CEO and serves as a strategic advisor and right hand to the CEO. The CEA is responsible for managing the executive office, focused on making time, information, and decision processes more effective.

Key Responsibilities:

Minimum undergraduate degree. Post-graduate degree preferable but not necessary.
Minimum 7-10 years working experience in a similar role, or in management consulting, strategic planning, NGO, diplomatic areas or related field.
Exceptional organisational and multitasking capabilities with ability to manage multiple priorities and projects simultaneously.

Key Requirements:

Strategic support
Executive support
Operational support
Project management
Stakeholder management
Leadership
Problem solving
Diplomacy
Sustainability
HR

Operations and Administration Manager

MIET Africa
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Durban, South Africa
Closing Date:
Sunday, 21 July 2024
Open

We are searching for a temporary Operations and Administration Manager who is passionate about our mission, subscribes to collaborative and ethical leadership, is a strategic thinker and problem-solver, and who approaches life through a lens of care and compassion.

Key Responsibilities:

Buildings and Facilities
Records Management
Organisational Policy
Fleet Management
IT/Software/Systems
Procurement
General Operations and Administration

Key Requirements:

At least 5 years Operations and Administration Manager experience in an NGO
Proficiency in the full Microsoft Office suite
Strong communication skills to effectively interact with stakeholders and convey operational and administrative policies and practices

Deputy Executive Director

Institute for Justice and Reconciliation
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Cape Town, South Africa
Closing Date:
Monday, 22 July 2024
Open

The Deputy Executive Director will serve as the second-in-command to the Executive Director, providing leadership and strategic direction for IJR’s operations. This role involves overseeing all aspects of the organizations operations, including finance, human resources, office management, business development, funding and grants management, and monitoring and evaluation. The Deputy Executive Director will ensure that IJR's mission and goals are effectively implemented and maintained, supporting the long-term survival and reputation of the Institute.

Key Responsibilities:

Leadership and Strategy
Operational Management
Business Development and Funding
Monitoring and Evaluation
Financial Management
Compliance and Governance
Communication and Advocacy
People Management

Key Requirements:

Master’s degree or higher in a relevant field such as Business Administration, Nonprofit Management, Public Administration, or a related discipline.
Minimum of 10 years in a senior management role within an NGO or related sector, with at least 5 years in a leadership position overseeing multiple departments.
Proven track record in strategic planning, operational management, and fundraising.

Talent Manager

SmartStart
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Closing Date:
Monday, 15 July 2024
Closed

As the Talent Manager at SmartStart, you'll drive recruitment efforts, ensuring top talent is attracted and retained. Collaborating closely with department heads, you'll oversee onboarding processes and foster a culture of growth and development. Additionally, you'll manage employee information systems and ensure compliance with relevant policies and legislation. Your role will be pivotal in shaping SmartStart's success through strategic talent management initiatives.

Key Responsibilities:

Recruitment and Onboarding
Employee Engagement and Development
Compliance and Administration
Strategic Contribution

Key Requirements:

Minimum degree or equivalent evidence of learning and capabilities, showcasing excellence and analytic ability, not necessarily in "human resources." Relevant subsequent qualifications advantageous.
Minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience in roles like talent acquisition, talent management, HR business partner, or in people and/or talent-related work such as leadership development, change management, or organizational development.
Experience in recruiting preferred, or a strong appetite to learn.

Insights and Impact Manager

Barloworld Empowerment Foundation (BWEF)
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South Africa
Closing Date:
Monday, 15 July 2024
Closed

The Insights and Impact Manager (IIM) at Barloworld Empowerment Foundation (BWEF) is responsible and accountable for the insight and impact management of the organisation.

The IIM is responsible for developing and implementing impact measurement tools, analysing and reporting data and generating insights that inform the organisation’s strategy, communication and advocacy. The IIM will work closely with the CEO, the communications team, social and entrepreneurial impact streams and other divisions within the organisation as well as external partners and stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:

Insight and impact Management
Governance
Employee Management
Reporting
Partnerships, Networking and Stakeholder Management
PR & Branding of BWEF
Financial & Risk Management
Team Building & Leadership

Key Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Politics / Philosophy / Economics, Social sciences, Information management, Data science, Statistics, or related field (Post- Graduate in a relevant discipline is preferred)
A minimum of 5 years’ experience as a data analyst, impact measurement, research or similar role (non-profit or development sector is advantage)
At least 5 years’ experience in data collection, management, analysis and visualisation tools and software to understand how to identify issues, gaps, opportunities for improvement and implement relevant solutions

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