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Multi-Sectorial Programme Director

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

About the Organisation

The Global Business Roundtable (GBR) was established on 21st August 2009. It started as a discussion forum as well as a support, networking and prayer group for people in business and various intellectual professions.

The GBR is a global business networking initiative which was prompted by a desire to start a prayer meeting group for people in business as well as to provide support for professionals in their various fields. The organisation is founded on Biblical principles and is inspired by God throughout the various initiatives it undertakes.

This global business networking initiative has experienced the great move of God and has seen an unprecedented exponential growth. The GBR now has thousands of members spread across several countries including The United States of America (USA), Spain, Thailand, Germany, Ghana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Sweden, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Mozambique, Nigeria, The Caribbean Islands, which make up 83 nations in total.

About the Job

Reporting to the Global Executive Director (GED), the purpose of the position is to provide Program Design and Managerial Support for GBR’s eight (8) mountains or sectors of activities. The Multi-Sector Program Director will provide overall managerial support (Design, planning, implementation, supervision, monitoring, reporting, and evaluation) of GBR project areas assigned to her/him in the initial 15-regional offices. S/he will provide technical, administrative, financial, and human resource management oversight in accordance with GBR global policy requirements and organisational culture. This position requires an individual with strong Christian commitment at an individual level as well at a professional level. The position entails exemplary Christian morals, ethics and values both at a personal and professional level, together with a strong philanthropic and “mission-driven” purpose in life.

Key Responsibilities

Fundraising and Investor Engagement:

  • Play a key role in the Portal Development, Learning, Media & Communications, Leadership and Technology Platform designs and produce quality award winning proposals that delivers requisite funding to the GBR Global Office.

  • Participation in key decision making on investor mapping, identification, appraisal and making the intervention decision and formulating the intervention strategy for engagement together with the Global Executive Director.

  • Work closely with the Global Programme Development Team to build presence and sustain the GBR Regional Offices throughout the delivery of the 8-sector portfolios.

Regional Engagement and Partnership Management:

  • Identify and recruit Regional Directors, provide on-boarding and relevant sensitisation to the mission, vision and mandate of GBR to deliver the sectoral objectives in their countries.

  • Identify and carry out due diligence and capacity assessment on potential partners who can work with GBR to deliver on its mandate.

  • Manage individual Regional Directors expectations and ensure they deliver as per the engagement terms of reference.

Establish, Implement and Report on the Programs:

  • Be directly accountable and responsible for the delivery of projects ensuring quality assurance in conformity with GBR’s technical approaches, models, and project management standards. This includes development of Standard Operating Procedures.

  • Develop Policies & Procedures, Standard Operating (SOPs) and technical approaches to ensure standardisation of approaches and models in delivery.

  • Management of projects as well as manging the external partners and ensure they deliver appropriately.

Management and other Responsibilities:

  • Manage recruitment of specific and niche vacancies, oversee staff retention and capacity development in the multiple sectors.

  • Ensure adequate allocation of funds for remuneration of staff salaries in new proposals, while constantly reviewing staff structures.

Requirements

  • A sincere faith in God and a commitment to Christian faith and service, including knowledge of scripture and an understanding of the Bible’s great themes.

  • Undergraduate degree in Business, Education, Human Resources, Management, Psychology, or in any other appropriate area of study.

  • Post-Graduate degree or diploma in Social Sciences, Law, International Development, Tech & Communications, Marketing or Media.

  • Over five years’ experience in any of the aforementioned areas.

  • Experience in fund-raising and as a project manager is highly desirable.

  • Three years’ experience in the delivery and management of complex multi-sectorial programs/projects.

  • Fluency in the English language and at least one other international language (Arabic, French, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Kiswahili).

To apply

This position is open to candidates of all nationalities, and multilingual candidates are also encouraged to apply. The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically, regionally and internationally up to 10% of the time.

In order to apply, please email your application by Friday 02nd July 2021 to callum@actionappointments.co.za.

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About the Organisation

The Global Business Roundtable (GBR) was established on 21st August 2009. It started as a discussion forum as well as a support, networking and prayer group for people in business and various intellectual professions.

The GBR is a global business networking initiative which was prompted by a desire to start a prayer meeting group for people in business as well as to provide support for professionals in their various fields. The organisation is founded on Biblical principles and is inspired by God throughout the various initiatives it undertakes.

This global business networking initiative has experienced the great move of God and has seen an unprecedented exponential growth. The GBR now has thousands of members spread across several countries including The United States of America (USA), Spain, Thailand, Germany, Ghana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Sweden, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Mozambique, Nigeria, The Caribbean Islands, which make up 83 nations in total.

About the Job

Reporting to the Global Executive Director (GED), the purpose of the position is to provide Program Design and Managerial Support for GBR’s eight (8) mountains or sectors of activities. The Multi-Sector Program Director will provide overall managerial support (Design, planning, implementation, supervision, monitoring, reporting, and evaluation) of GBR project areas assigned to her/him in the initial 15-regional offices. S/he will provide technical, administrative, financial, and human resource management oversight in accordance with GBR global policy requirements and organisational culture. This position requires an individual with strong Christian commitment at an individual level as well at a professional level. The position entails exemplary Christian morals, ethics and values both at a personal and professional level, together with a strong philanthropic and “mission-driven” purpose in life.

Key Responsibilities

Fundraising and Investor Engagement:

  • Play a key role in the Portal Development, Learning, Media & Communications, Leadership and Technology Platform designs and produce quality award winning proposals that delivers requisite funding to the GBR Global Office.

  • Participation in key decision making on investor mapping, identification, appraisal and making the intervention decision and formulating the intervention strategy for engagement together with the Global Executive Director.

  • Work closely with the Global Programme Development Team to build presence and sustain the GBR Regional Offices throughout the delivery of the 8-sector portfolios.

Regional Engagement and Partnership Management:

  • Identify and recruit Regional Directors, provide on-boarding and relevant sensitisation to the mission, vision and mandate of GBR to deliver the sectoral objectives in their countries.

  • Identify and carry out due diligence and capacity assessment on potential partners who can work with GBR to deliver on its mandate.

  • Manage individual Regional Directors expectations and ensure they deliver as per the engagement terms of reference.

Establish, Implement and Report on the Programs:

  • Be directly accountable and responsible for the delivery of projects ensuring quality assurance in conformity with GBR’s technical approaches, models, and project management standards. This includes development of Standard Operating Procedures.

  • Develop Policies & Procedures, Standard Operating (SOPs) and technical approaches to ensure standardisation of approaches and models in delivery.

  • Management of projects as well as manging the external partners and ensure they deliver appropriately.

Management and other Responsibilities:

  • Manage recruitment of specific and niche vacancies, oversee staff retention and capacity development in the multiple sectors.

  • Ensure adequate allocation of funds for remuneration of staff salaries in new proposals, while constantly reviewing staff structures.

Requirements

  • A sincere faith in God and a commitment to Christian faith and service, including knowledge of scripture and an understanding of the Bible’s great themes.

  • Undergraduate degree in Business, Education, Human Resources, Management, Psychology, or in any other appropriate area of study.

  • Post-Graduate degree or diploma in Social Sciences, Law, International Development, Tech & Communications, Marketing or Media.

  • Over five years’ experience in any of the aforementioned areas.

  • Experience in fund-raising and as a project manager is highly desirable.

  • Three years’ experience in the delivery and management of complex multi-sectorial programs/projects.

  • Fluency in the English language and at least one other international language (Arabic, French, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Kiswahili).

To apply

This position is open to candidates of all nationalities, and multilingual candidates are also encouraged to apply. The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically, regionally and internationally up to 10% of the time.

In order to apply, please email your application by Friday 02nd July 2021 to callum@actionappointments.co.za.