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National Project Manager

Children of the Dawn
Johannesburg, South Africa
Closing Date:
Interviewing

About the Organisation

Children of the Dawn is a Non-Profit Organisation that provides care and support
for orphaned and vulnerable children in rural South Africa.

About the Job

The following KPI’s will be in place for the first twelve (12) months of employment after which they will be reviewed by the Executive Director and the HR Committee. * Planning: Shared integrated plan that is costed, resourced, mitigates risk and is aligned to Children of the Dawn’s strategy and supported by suitable planning systems/tools. * Strong use of data and results based management to strengthen the programme: Regular data driven team meetings to track progress and identify actions and improvements required.

Key Responsibilities

  • Monthly data driven management reportand review against plans with agreed improvement plans and sharing of success

  • Support organisational integration and growth: participating in various teams to ensure alignment with strategy with a focus on improvement, growth and sustainability

  • Develop team: Staff development and management

  • Strengthen 5 Pillar programme alignment and engagement through development and implementation of plan across provinces at various stakeholder levels

  • Financial management, including activity-based budgeting and monthly review and management of variances at provincial level

  • Operational management: Related to programme operations and efficient costing and use of resources

  • Reporting and communications: Reflect purpose and values and support donor and other stakeholder engagement and development according to agreed targets.

Requirements

  • Honours or Masters in Business Administration, Development Studies or related /relevant field

  • Mentoring and/or Coaching Qualification advantageous

  • Project Management Qualification advantageous

  • 3 to 5 years working experience in a similar position

  • Motivation to change the life trajectory of the most vulnerable children in South Africa

  • Passion for the development of human potential and belief in social justice

  • Evidence of good staff development and management experience

  • Good understanding of, and evidence of financial management experience

  • Education sector experience preferable

  • Demonstrated writing and reporting skills

  • Demonstrates values-based leadership

  • Demonstrated operational experience in a development sector environment and with a track record of increasing programme efficiency and impact

  • Strong communication and people management skills

  • Good understanding of Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) and experience in using data to drive programme improvement and quality

  • Collaborative approach and ability to build and support strong teams

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Able to work under strict deadlines

  • Successful candidates will be required to travel regularly to the areas where the organisation operates, which include Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Free State, Limpopo and Mpumalanga.

  • Candidates must be in possession of a valid Driver’s License

  • Proficiency in Sepedi, Sesotho, Isizulu, IsiSwati, siXhosa, or French is a plus

To apply

Email your full application (biosummary form, letter of motivation and detailed CV) by Saturday 20th March 2021 to melissa@actionappointments.co.za

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About the Organisation

Children of the Dawn is a Non-Profit Organisation that provides care and support
for orphaned and vulnerable children in rural South Africa.

About the Job

The following KPI’s will be in place for the first twelve (12) months of employment after which they will be reviewed by the Executive Director and the HR Committee. * Planning: Shared integrated plan that is costed, resourced, mitigates risk and is aligned to Children of the Dawn’s strategy and supported by suitable planning systems/tools. * Strong use of data and results based management to strengthen the programme: Regular data driven team meetings to track progress and identify actions and improvements required.

Key Responsibilities

  • Monthly data driven management reportand review against plans with agreed improvement plans and sharing of success

  • Support organisational integration and growth: participating in various teams to ensure alignment with strategy with a focus on improvement, growth and sustainability

  • Develop team: Staff development and management

  • Strengthen 5 Pillar programme alignment and engagement through development and implementation of plan across provinces at various stakeholder levels

  • Financial management, including activity-based budgeting and monthly review and management of variances at provincial level

  • Operational management: Related to programme operations and efficient costing and use of resources

  • Reporting and communications: Reflect purpose and values and support donor and other stakeholder engagement and development according to agreed targets.

Requirements

  • Honours or Masters in Business Administration, Development Studies or related /relevant field

  • Mentoring and/or Coaching Qualification advantageous

  • Project Management Qualification advantageous

  • 3 to 5 years working experience in a similar position

  • Motivation to change the life trajectory of the most vulnerable children in South Africa

  • Passion for the development of human potential and belief in social justice

  • Evidence of good staff development and management experience

  • Good understanding of, and evidence of financial management experience

  • Education sector experience preferable

  • Demonstrated writing and reporting skills

  • Demonstrates values-based leadership

  • Demonstrated operational experience in a development sector environment and with a track record of increasing programme efficiency and impact

  • Strong communication and people management skills

  • Good understanding of Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) and experience in using data to drive programme improvement and quality

  • Collaborative approach and ability to build and support strong teams

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Able to work under strict deadlines

  • Successful candidates will be required to travel regularly to the areas where the organisation operates, which include Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Free State, Limpopo and Mpumalanga.

  • Candidates must be in possession of a valid Driver’s License

  • Proficiency in Sepedi, Sesotho, Isizulu, IsiSwati, siXhosa, or French is a plus

To apply

Email your full application (biosummary form, letter of motivation and detailed CV) by Saturday 20th March 2021 to melissa@actionappointments.co.za

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