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Projects Manager

Vumelana
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Closing Date:
Thursday, 14 October 2021
Open

The role of the Project Manager is to support the Programmes Manager to manage the core programmes of the organization: the Transaction Advisory Support Programme which is designed to procure and manage the advisory services for the structuring of agreements between Communal Property Institutions and commercial investors, the Communal Property Institution Support Programme which is designed to build the capacity of Communal Property Institutions to manage their affairs.

Key Responsibilities:

Provide systems support for the procurement, appraisal, monitoring, reporting, evaluating and closing of projects
Liaise with the Operations Manager as required to ensure that database, project records and schedules are current and complete.
Identify and review projects and service providers
Analyse project proposals for project panel review deliberations

Key Requirements:

Post graduate degree in development economics, business administration, economics, law, agribusiness or related field with application in developing country contexts and significant work experience.
10 years’ experience in project management with experience in project analysis and stakeholder management in a developing country context.
Ability to plan, organise, direct, control and report on budget for the implementation of agreed projects
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate clearly at different levels with government officials, project advisors and communities.

Research Project Manager

Bearfish Strategic Services
Cape Town, South Africa
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Closing Date:
Sunday, 3 October 2021
Open

Bearfish Strategic Services is looking for a highly motivated project manager and researcher with government and community development experience to assist with researching and implementing localized responses to the Covid-19 pandemic

Key Responsibilities:

Research study design, fieldworker training and co-ordination, data analysis and reporting
Assist the programme manager with all aspects of project co-ordination and management
Produce PowerPoints and reports

Key Requirements:

Must have had formal academic training and experience in both qualitative and quantitative research
Experience in working with disadvantaged communities.
Research, data analysis, M&E and report-writing
Excellent written work and presentation skills in English and Afrikaans

Education Program Manager

Beautiful Gate
Philippi, Cape Town, South Africa
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Closing Date:
Thursday, 30 September 2021
Open

The Education Programme Manager is responsible for the oversight, development, and effective implementation of the after school programmes and services to all of our primary and high school learners.

Key Responsibilities:

Staff Management
Planning, Monitoring, Evaluating and Reporting
Service delivery
Community Relations

Key Requirements:

Post graduate. Masters or other Relevant Qualifications
A background or significant experience in the education sector
Practical experience in implementing and managing complex projects

Senior Programme Manager: Outreach and Student Wellbeing

NextUp
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Closing Date:
Sunday, 26 September 2021
Open - Early Applications Favoured

NextUp is looking for a highly motivated, capable individual to join as its second employee, after the newly appointed CEO. You will be part of the start-up management team that will design and launch NextUp, build a team, implement its strategy, and drive it to scale. The NextUp project is Gauteng based and funded by the US-based Frankel family with South African roots.

Key Responsibilities:

Developing appropriate and creative approaches to engaging and building trust and resilience.
Conducting outreach as needed with parents, teachers and relevant community leaders and organisations.
Identifying and assessing the learning and development needs of individuals and cohorts.
Developing strong partnerships so that most referral pathways can be outsourced.
Using assessment data to inform and shape learning support interventions.
Designing a monitoring and tracking system which is effective in assessing progress.
Developing and implementing an appropriate approach to recruitment, team building and professional development for the psycho-social work aspects of NextUp.

Key Requirements:

Possess a university degree, in an appropriate field such as social science, education, psychology or equivalent
At least 15 - 20 years’ experience working with communities, young people and marginalised groups with a trauma informed approach
Excellent people and team management skills
Excellent organisational skills
Driven, self-motivated and a team player

Finance Department Manager

CSVR – The Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Closing Date:
Monday, 20 September 2021
Open

The Finance Department Manager must have at least 10 years finance experience, experience in financial management including working with grant compliance, management and reporting to multiple donors, including one or more government donors (e.g. USAID, DfID, EU, Danish, German, Dutch governments).

Key Responsibilities:

Set targets for funding and financial investments to ensure organisational sustainability
Manage the development of systems, processes, and procedures for efficient management of organisational finances and regional work
Manage all financial reporting in accordance with board and donor reporting requirements, and in line with the International Finance Reporting Standards

Key Requirements:

Professional accounting qualification (Chartered Accountant, CMA, CIA, CIMA, ACCA or the like)
Master’s degree in Accounting, and business administration or equivalent.
Minimum of 10 years’ experience in finance

Transport Programme Manager

DGMT
Remote
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Closing Date:
Tuesday, 21 September 2021
Open

The incumbent will manage the national programme to support provinces in providing citizens with transport to vaccinations sites. Using their transport planning experience, they will help develop and execute national and provincial passenger transport strategies to selected vaccination sites. These plans will entail optimizing the mix of transport modalities, identifying routes and schedules, and establishing agreements with transport operators.

Key Responsibilities:

Support development of the Passenger Vaccination Transport national strategy and cascade to the provincial level OR specific provincial plans
Support development of demand generation/marketing strategies for the transport programme
Support development of monitoring and evaluation plans to ensure quality and performance expectations are met

Key Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Logistics and/or Transport Management, or equivalent
5-10 years’ experience in a Transport Management role, specifically for passenger transport
Proven experience in a leadership role developing transport programme strategies and objectives

Programme Officer

The Learning Trust
Cape Town, South Africa
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Closing Date:
Friday, 1 October 2021
Open

The Programme Officer will lead and implement The Learning Trust’s strategy and operational plans within the Western Cape.

Key Responsibilities:

Supporting the national team in co-developing the organisational strategy, providing regular feedback for refinement and ongoing development
Coordinating the implementation of the operational plan; monitoring, reviewing and reporting in line with set out administrative processes
Developing and maintaining good relationships with grantees

Key Requirements:

At least a Bachelors degree; Masters an advantage
Experience in education and/or community development
Non-profit experience of at least 5 years

Project Officer

Church World Service
Johannesburg, South Africa or Durban, KwaZulu Natal
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Closing Date:
Friday, 17 September 2021
Interviewing

Reporting to the Project Manager, this position will be responsible for day-to-day implementation of project activities at the field offices in Johannesburg or Durban. The project officers will be based in Johannesburg and Durban, South Africa.

Key Responsibilities:

Work with the Project Manager to implement CWS Self-Reliance and Community Integration (SRCI) for Refugees, Asylum-Seekers and Other Vulnerable Populations Groups of KwaZulu Natal and Gauteng Provinces in South Africa
Work with the Project Manager in identifying refugee and host community members to participant in the program
Assist the Project Manager in preparing a training employment readiness workshop for urban refugees and host country citizens

Key Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in a related field of study (e.g., Administration, Business Management, Law, Social sciences) or four years of related work experience in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree is required.
Five years of paid work experience is required.
At least two years of prior work experience in a related field (e.g., social services, business development, labor relations, case management)

Project Manager

Church World Service
Frequent travel between Pretoria, Johannesburg and Durban
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Closing Date:
Thursday, 16 September 2021
Interviewing

Reporting to the SA Country Representative and RDP Director, this position will be responsible for day-to-day implementation of project activities and operational coordination with the regional office and other relevant agencies and providing guidance and oversight to the project officers and project assistants.

Key Responsibilities:

Take lead in the implementation of CWS Self-Reliance and Community Integration (SRCI) for Refugees, Asylum-Seekers and Other Vulnerable Populations Groups of KwaZulu Natal and Gauteng Provinces in South Africa
Provide the leadership and support to the program staff while managing collaboration with other programs and departments of CWS
Project Manager will be responsible for operational coordination of the Archdiocese, the Catholic Archdiocese of Durban Refugee Pastoral Care project activities.

Key Requirements:

University degree in a relevant subject (e.g., Business Administration, Social Work, Public Administration, Law)
At least Three years of prior work experience in a related field (e.g., social services, business development, labor relations)
Knowledge of local employment conditions and workplace norms; existing relationships with local businesses, employers federations or chambers of commerce is preferred

Project Assistant

Church World Service
Johannesburg, South Africa or Durban, KwaZulu Natal
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Closing Date:
Thursday, 16 September 2021
Interviewing

Reporting to the Project Officer, the major purpose of this position will be mobilize community members and work with project participants at community level. This position will work alongside a project officer to effectively achieve the program objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

Assist the Project Officer in the implementation of project daily activities
With the support of project officer, mobilize target communities, identify, profile and verify program participants
Provides administrative support to the Project Officer
Ensures case files are maintained in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s)

Key Requirements:

Diploma in a related field of study (e.g., Administration, Business Management, Law, and Social sciences) is required. Relevant education in records management will be preferred.
Prior experience working in a NGO, CBO or community services office is required
Ability to speak one language commonly spoken by refugees in South Africa is preferred