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Communications Officer

International IDEA
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Closing Date:
Friday, 22 March 2024
Open

The Communications Officer will contribute to all public information activities of the project, including through print, digital and broadcast media; and will act as liaison for the project’s implementing partners in all matters related to public communication and visibility. These tasks require interfacing with multiple partners to gather information, prioritizing content, and staying ahead of news and events. Tasks will include updating the dedicated project page on International IDEA website and uploading key publications and events and liaising with regional and head office communication units.

Key Responsibilities:

Works on the development, implementation and sensitization of the project communication strategy.
Provides communications and media support to the International IDEA regional programmes, and to all partners within the project;
Regularly coordinates and hosts communications meetings with the focal points of all partners to stay informed about planned activities, upcoming events and campaigns, and provide guidance and support;
Leads the project’s branding and visibility activities.

Key Requirements:

University degree in communications, journalism, international relations or other relevant discipline
Minimum of three (3) years professional experience in a similar role, or as a writer in communications for development, preferably within the governance context
Experience in communication for gender equality with integration of a gender and diversity perspective in all activities.is essential
Experience in communications strategy development and implementation

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

International IDEA
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Closing Date:
Friday, 22 March 2024
Open

The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will manage the development and implementation of the project’s results management framework. The incumbent will also provide leadership on the project’s reporting requirements for both the donor and International IDEA in liaison with the regional and global monitoring and evaluation teams. The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will work under the supervision of the Senior Programme Officer - Elections.

Key Responsibilities:

Develops and/or operationalize the project monitoring and evaluation framework, processes and practices for the project and ensures they respond to both donor and International IDEA needs;
Coordinates and leads all project evaluations and the monitoring of results;
Supports project planning and the compilation of partner inputs;
Supports effective collaboration between the project’s partners on monitoring and evaluation ;
Together with or as advised by the supervisor, liases with the donors on monitoring, evaluation and the communication of results;

Key Requirements:

University degree in development studies, sociology, business administration, public policy, international development or other relevant discipline;
Minimum of five (5) years professional experience in monitoring and evaluation, responsible for implementing monitoring and evaluation activities of international development projects, preferably with a focus on support to democratic institutions and civil society organizations on issues related to elections and conflict prevention;
Proven success in designing, implementing, and operating project monitoring and evaluation systems from project initiation to closeout stages is essential;

Social Employment Network (SEN) Campaign Manager

The Western Cape Economic Development Partnership
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Cape Town, South Africa
Closing Date:
Sunday, 10 March 2024
Open

The ideal candidate has a strong communication and/or marketing management background, with an ability to write for and communicate with a range of audiences (from community to national level), experience of delivering national or provincial-level campaigns with high quality outputs (including community generated content), and measurable milestones, and an ability to manage and coordinate with service providers. The preferred candidate understands the socio-political context of employment in South Africa, and is able to hit the ground running, given the tight timelines.

Key Responsibilities:

Assess the SEF and SEN media and communications outputs to date and conduct a gap analysis to ensure coherence.
Implement a multi-level communications campaign strategy that has clear milestones and deliverables with integrated timeline and budget aligned to the overall SEN objectives, using service providers where necessary.
Support the rollout and amplification of the SEF brand identity and messaging to empower CSO participants and their community partners to share stories at a local level across media formats.

Key Requirements:

Relevant degree and/or work experience in journalism, communications, marketing, project management and related fields.
Demonstrated writing skills with an ability to write for a range of audiences (from community to national level) and translate community-based stories into compelling content that resonates with decision makers.
Experience of writing and producing evidence-based communications, including case studies, testimonies, opinion pieces.

Project and Research Officer

African Policing Civilian Oversight Forum - APCOF
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Cape Town, South Africa
Closing Date:
Monday, 4 March 2024
Open

APCOF seeks to recruit a Project and Research Officer to join its core specialised team based at its office in Cape Town. The suitable candidate will work across all APCOF projects but specifically on a new initiative building local community response to preventing and responding to xenophobia, utilising their skills and experience in the fields of police reform and criminal justice.

Key Responsibilities:

To participate in co-ordination, planning and implementation of designated projects; monitor their progress; and manage accurate record keeping.
Plan and implement agreed project outcomes in line with approved budgets and the organisations programme strategy and objectives.
Consult with stakeholders and draft correspondence and reports.

Key Requirements:

An advanced degree in law or related field
A minimum of 3 years direct experience working on human rights policing and criminal justice issues
Experience in project management and fundraising

Operations Manager

WoMin African Alliance
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Closing Date:
Friday, 23 February 2024
Closed

The Operations Manager will provide leadership in respect of WoMin’s operational framework (policies, systems, and processes) and ensuring operational alignment to the political vision and mission of WoMin.

Key Responsibilities:

Overseeing all operations and administrative matters of WoMin.
Leading the development of policies, systems, processes, and procedures for effective administration, operations, and HR.
Ensuring that all procedures, such as leave policy, logistics procedures, linked to the organisation are fully developed, managed, and reviewed at regular intervals.
Leading the HR function, by focusing on the following, namely developing HR plans, recruiting new staff, onboarding, managing leave, training, and skills development.

Key Requirements:

Have the skills and experience to build, monitor, identify gaps and adjust operational systems to maximise efficiency and fit in the context of an NGO.
Have occupied a senior operations role in a national, sub-regional or regional organisation for not less than six years and will have significant experience in the different elements of operations. We would like someone with some experience in a network or alliance organisation preferably at a sub-regional, Pan African, and international level.
Have some consciousness of and commitment to social struggles of women, black people, LGBTIQ people, African people etc.

House Manager, Cape Town

Madulammoho Housing Association
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Belhar Gardens or Scottsdene, Cape Town (living on-site)
Closing Date:
Monday, 26 February 2024
Closed

The House Manager will be responsible for rent collection and management of vacancies. Other duties include: management of client relationships; overseeing the maintenance management of the buildings and the grounds’ management of visiting stakeholders, staff and service providers.

Key Responsibilities:

Client Services Management
Service Provider Management
HR / Staff management
Maintenance and Security

Key Requirements:

A minimum of a Grade 12
At least 2 years building management
Experience in maintenance
Excellent interpersonal skills
Must have a great work ethic and the ability to engage with a variety of different stakeholders

Primary School Programme Mentor x2

Beautiful Gate
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Philippi, Cape Town, South Africa
Closing Date:
Friday, 23 February 2024
Interviewing

The Primary School Programme Mentor is responsible for the oversight and effective implementation of the Learner Education Support programme at our partner schools in Phillipi East, Cape Town. He/she needs to ensure successful delivery of the learners’ academic and life-skills programme through management of the team consisting of local tutors between the ages of 18 and 28. In addition, he/she will deliver a programme that gives youth (tutors) the space to develop professionally and personally, so as to be prepared for future work or studying opportunities.

Key Responsibilities:

Oversee the after-school programmes and the tutors in your team.
Encourage and inspire your tutors to provide primary school learners with helpful psycho-social support, as well as academic and homework support. Also encourage learners’ spiritual growth.
Assess academic needs of the learners and develop activities that meet those needs. Create an enabling learning environment for learners.

Key Requirements:

Bachelor of Primary Education
Other relevant degree qualifications may be considered
A minimum of 3 years’ experience in primary school teaching (Foundation or Intermediate Phase) or experience in training and facilitating youth development programmes
Passionate about the role of quality education in the development of children

Senior Finance Specialist

Church World Service
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Pretoria
Closing Date:
Wednesday, 21 February 2024
Closed

This position is responsible for the daily expenditure, management, and maintenance of the CWS Africa NPC financial records, in accordance with the guidelines of DOS/PRM and CWS Africa NPC policies and procedures.

Key Responsibilities:

Review data into the accounts receivable module and distribute quarterly debtors’ statements to staff/Bill staff with any owed amounts.
Work with program managers to prepare annual program budgets and monitor these throughout the year, ensuring expenditure against budget is reviewed, cash flow is maintained and any discrepancies in program expenditure are resolved.
Support key stakeholders in the critical review of overall performance within the programs and the creation of monthly reporting.

Key Requirements:

5 years of paid work experience is required.
2 years directly related specialized experience performing the essential duties in finance is required.
Experience in the non-governmental sector preferred.

Finance Officer

Church World Service
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Pretoria
Closing Date:
Wednesday, 21 February 2024
Closed

This position is responsible for the daily expenditure, management, and maintenance of the RSC Africa financial records in the CWS Pretoria office, in accordance with the guidelines of DOS/PRM and RSC Africa policies and procedures.

Key Responsibilities:

Receives refunds of unused travel cash advances and any other cash and check refunds, issues receipts for any refund received, and ensures regular and timely banking of all refunds received.
Assists in budget preparation, budget monitoring, and tracking of expenditures.
Prepare and process transactions including payment and general journals into Sylogist Dynamics 365 accounting system.

Key Requirements:

Four (4) years of work experience with NGO, preferably US-funded grants.
Two (2) years of directly related specialized experience performing the essential duties in finance is required.
Knowledge and experience in using Excel spreadsheets required.

Fundraising Coordinator

Animal Rescue Organisation (ARO)
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Cape Town, South Africa
Closing Date:
Monday, 19 February 2024
Interviewing

The Fundraising Co-Ordinator will support and implement a multi-faceted fundraising strategy resulting in the diversification of income streams and to work towards growing sustainable income streams for Animal Rescue Organisation.

Key Responsibilities:

Assist at various fundraising events which may fall out of general working hours as requested by the Head of Fundraising and Communications.
Organising activities, such as sponsored outdoor events, and sourcing donations/goods and funding.
Producing detailed proposals for events (e.g. timelines, venues, suppliers, legal obligations, staffing and budgets).

Key Requirements:

Matric Certificate
Diploma
Valid Driver's License, own vehicle essential
Three (3) to five (5) years fundraising experience.

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