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Sector Manager - Politics, Leadership & Governance

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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

This strategic position that forms part of the GBR Management Leadership Management Team reports into the Multi-Sector Programme Director and its primary function is to develop a good governance and leadership development training framework that can be used to deliver quality programs that inculcate a culture of transparency, accountability, and sound management styles in government, international organisations, NGO’s, and civil society. Developing far-sighted leaders that can think and compete globally in a rapidly changing world is one of the key components of this position.

The best-suited candidate will be someone that has strong links within civil society, government, international organisations, and business networks, regionally and globally. Being equipped to lead GBR’s fledgling programs that cover Politics, Leadership, and Governance the incumbent should be a Christian with a strong commitment to peace, equality and transformation coupled with the ability to develop and deliver tailor-made seminars, training programs that focus on authority, inspiration, and management. Exploring new methodologies to ensure that existing bureaucratic regulations do not hold back economic development whilst ensuring that the circumstances of different countries are considered in the distribution of wealth and resources.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with existing partners to ensure that development of leaders is delivered throughout the countries and regions of the world.

  • Review of policy shifts and paradigm changes in developing countries with a view to addressing the migration of skills from developing to developed countries and, creating a framework for intervention strategies that will be best suited to affected regions.

  • To prevent, mitigate, and resolve conflicts to build transformative and sustainable peace.

  • Identify options to prevent further violence and to remedy structural barriers to economic recovery, refugee return, and reconstruction.

  • Develop an inclusive, holistic awareness and strategy to address leadership gaps, coupled with constructive change initiatives and the introduction of local solutions for communities experiencing disruption and conflict.

  • Work with grassroots organisations to provide training and other resources to prevent violence, mismanagement, and corruption in all forms.

  • Build local coalitions of influencers from across the business, faith-based networks, government, civil society, and community leaders.

  • Managing cross-functional teams and multi-disciplinary projects.

  • Complete projects by coordinating resources and timetables with key departments and partners.

  • Develop funding proposals, design operating plans, manage resources and coordinate programs and projects.

Requirements

  • Bachelors/Honours Degree in public & development management, international law, human rights, peace and security or in a related field.

  • 7-10 years appropriate experience.

  • Experience in managing cross-functional teams and multi-disciplinary projects.

  • Experience in organisational development and change

  • Knowledge pertinent to the Learning & Development field (e.g., Labour Legislation / Skills Development / Adult learning principles / Learning delivery / Learning frameworks / Learning technology)

  • Work with Subject Matter Experts to identify needs.

  • Utilise programme needs analysis, development and evaluation skills and quality assurance.

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.


Email your full application (biosummary form, letter of motivation and detailed CV) by Friday 02nd July 2021 to tracy@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

This strategic position that forms part of the GBR Management Leadership Management Team reports into the Multi-Sector Programme Director and its primary function is to develop a good governance and leadership development training framework that can be used to deliver quality programs that inculcate a culture of transparency, accountability, and sound management styles in government, international organisations, NGO’s, and civil society. Developing far-sighted leaders that can think and compete globally in a rapidly changing world is one of the key components of this position.

The best-suited candidate will be someone that has strong links within civil society, government, international organisations, and business networks, regionally and globally. Being equipped to lead GBR’s fledgling programs that cover Politics, Leadership, and Governance the incumbent should be a Christian with a strong commitment to peace, equality and transformation coupled with the ability to develop and deliver tailor-made seminars, training programs that focus on authority, inspiration, and management. Exploring new methodologies to ensure that existing bureaucratic regulations do not hold back economic development whilst ensuring that the circumstances of different countries are considered in the distribution of wealth and resources.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with existing partners to ensure that development of leaders is delivered throughout the countries and regions of the world.

  • Review of policy shifts and paradigm changes in developing countries with a view to addressing the migration of skills from developing to developed countries and, creating a framework for intervention strategies that will be best suited to affected regions.

  • To prevent, mitigate, and resolve conflicts to build transformative and sustainable peace.

  • Identify options to prevent further violence and to remedy structural barriers to economic recovery, refugee return, and reconstruction.

  • Develop an inclusive, holistic awareness and strategy to address leadership gaps, coupled with constructive change initiatives and the introduction of local solutions for communities experiencing disruption and conflict.

  • Work with grassroots organisations to provide training and other resources to prevent violence, mismanagement, and corruption in all forms.

  • Build local coalitions of influencers from across the business, faith-based networks, government, civil society, and community leaders.

  • Managing cross-functional teams and multi-disciplinary projects.

  • Complete projects by coordinating resources and timetables with key departments and partners.

  • Develop funding proposals, design operating plans, manage resources and coordinate programs and projects.

Requirements

  • Bachelors/Honours Degree in public & development management, international law, human rights, peace and security or in a related field.

  • 7-10 years appropriate experience.

  • Experience in managing cross-functional teams and multi-disciplinary projects.

  • Experience in organisational development and change

  • Knowledge pertinent to the Learning & Development field (e.g., Labour Legislation / Skills Development / Adult learning principles / Learning delivery / Learning frameworks / Learning technology)

  • Work with Subject Matter Experts to identify needs.

  • Utilise programme needs analysis, development and evaluation skills and quality assurance.

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.


Email your full application (biosummary form, letter of motivation and detailed CV) by Friday 02nd July 2021 to tracy@actionappointments.co.za