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Executive Manager

Eseltjiesrus Donkey Sanctuary
Eseltjiesrus Donkey Sanctuary just outside McGregor, Western Cape
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Closing Date:
Friday, 23 February 2024
Closed

About the Organisation

EDS provides a permanent home and loving care to rescued and abused donkeys. A crucial aspect of our work is outreach and education. We assist donkeys by presenting workshops for animal welfare professionals and owners, and by communicating correct donkey welfare practices. Eseltjiesrus plays a prominent role as a centre of knowledge about donkeys in South Africa. www.donkeysanctuary.co.za

About the Job

If you're a visionary leader with a heart for donkeys and a drive for operational efficiency, we invite you to join us in our mission. Apply now to be part of the EDS family and make a difference in the lives of these incredible animals, while enjoying the peaceful living in McGregor, a charming village nestled at the foot of the Riviersonderend Mountains in the Western Cape.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the executive managers (Exco) to enhance day-to-day operations.

  • Develop and implement strategic plans in conjunction with Exco for Board approval.

  • Evaluate and enhance organizational effectiveness through process improvement, team oversight      and innovative approaches.

  • Uphold standards of excellence in all operations.

  • Seek out opportunities for expansion and growth through partnership development and advocacy for donkey welfare.

  • Provide guidance and feedback to strengthen staff knowledge and skills.

  • Ensure compliance with all relevant regulations, risk management and governance standards.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant tertiary qualification or an equivalent combination of training and work experience in business management or non-profit management.

  • Previous experience in a similar leadership position and/or in the animal welfare sector, particularly with donkey welfare and equids, is advantageous.

  • Proven track record in building and leading successful teams and holding staff accountable.

  • Strong decision-making abilities and excellent communication, collaboration and delegation skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain financial plans.

  • Expertise in motivating and leading a diverse group of staff.

  • Ability to cultivate trust with EDS staff, Board, suppliers and relevant organizations

To apply

In order to apply, email your application by Friday 23rd February 2024 to melissa@actionappointments.co.za - send your completed AA bio form, letter of motivation and updated CV (all in MS Word format).

About the Organisation

EDS provides a permanent home and loving care to rescued and abused donkeys. A crucial aspect of our work is outreach and education. We assist donkeys by presenting workshops for animal welfare professionals and owners, and by communicating correct donkey welfare practices. Eseltjiesrus plays a prominent role as a centre of knowledge about donkeys in South Africa. www.donkeysanctuary.co.za

About the Job

If you're a visionary leader with a heart for donkeys and a drive for operational efficiency, we invite you to join us in our mission. Apply now to be part of the EDS family and make a difference in the lives of these incredible animals, while enjoying the peaceful living in McGregor, a charming village nestled at the foot of the Riviersonderend Mountains in the Western Cape.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the executive managers (Exco) to enhance day-to-day operations.

  • Develop and implement strategic plans in conjunction with Exco for Board approval.

  • Evaluate and enhance organizational effectiveness through process improvement, team oversight      and innovative approaches.

  • Uphold standards of excellence in all operations.

  • Seek out opportunities for expansion and growth through partnership development and advocacy for donkey welfare.

  • Provide guidance and feedback to strengthen staff knowledge and skills.

  • Ensure compliance with all relevant regulations, risk management and governance standards.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant tertiary qualification or an equivalent combination of training and work experience in business management or non-profit management.

  • Previous experience in a similar leadership position and/or in the animal welfare sector, particularly with donkey welfare and equids, is advantageous.

  • Proven track record in building and leading successful teams and holding staff accountable.

  • Strong decision-making abilities and excellent communication, collaboration and delegation skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain financial plans.

  • Expertise in motivating and leading a diverse group of staff.

  • Ability to cultivate trust with EDS staff, Board, suppliers and relevant organizations

To apply

In order to apply, email your application by Friday 23rd February 2024 to melissa@actionappointments.co.za - send your completed AA bio form, letter of motivation and updated CV (all in MS Word format).

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