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  • Centre for Child Law: Office Administrator

    Centre for Child Law - University of Pretoria
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Monday, April 14, 2014
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    The Centre for Child Law is based in the Law Faculty at the University of Pretoria. The Centre promotes children’s rights through education, advocacy and litigation, and is a registered law clinic.

    The Centre seeks to appoint an Office Administrator, based in Pretoria.

    This is a one-year contract position.

    Responsibilities:
    • Demonstrate strong ability in project finance;
    • Process claims and advances and deal with procurement;
    • Track expenditure on an ongoing basis;
    • Compile regular cost centre summaries;
    • Manage grant income and expenditure;
    • Draft financial reports for donors;
    • Answer phone calls, liaise with internal and external clients;
    • Administer travelling arrangements, meetings and workshops;
    • Provide effective administrative support to the Director and personnel at the Centre
    Requirements:
    • Appropriate qualification in finance or proven equivalent work experience;
    • Minimum of four years administrative experience;
    • Skilled in the use of appropriate computer software programmes;
    • Accuracy and attention to detail;
    • Knowledge of University of Pretoria systems (PeopleSoft finances, human resources) is an advantage;
    • Experience in the management of donor funds.
    To apply, submit a CV and motivation letter to Carina du Toit at carina.dutoit@up.ac.za.

    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

    For more about the Centre for Child Law, refer to www.centreforchildlaw.co.za.

    For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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  • MIET Africa: Programme Consultant - Care and Support for Teaching and Learning Programme

    MIET Africa
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Tuesday, April 15, 2014
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment

    MIET Africa is a not-for-profit organisation based in South Africa with a strong presence in the SADC Region. It realises its purpose of improving the lives of children by contributing to quality teaching and learning. MIET Africa prides itself on being an African NGO and an innovator of education approaches that focus on the challenges faced by children in rural areas. It has pioneered many new models and programmes, and its influence now extends beyond South Africa and into Africa.

    MIET Africa seeks to appoint a Programme Consultant for the Care and Support for Teaching and Learning (CSTL) Regional Programme, based in Pretoria.

    The Consultant will assist the Department of Basic Education (DBE) with the successful implementation of the CSTL Programme.

    This is a three year contract position.

    Responsibilities:

    • Assist with coordinating the implementation of policies, strategies, frameworks and programmes related to care and support for teaching and learning;
    • Work with MIET Africa’s CSTL country coordinator in the management and monitoring of CSTL business plans and budgets;
    • Assist with coordinating and facilitating social mobilization and advocacy campaigns;
    • Liaise and cooperate with departmental units, provincial education departments, district offices and schools, national government departments, universities and research organisations, as well as NGOs and civic organisations;
    • Monitor implementation of the CSTL programme at provincial, district and school levels and report on progress;
    • Report to the relevant authorities in the DBE and to MIET Africa on progress;
    • Represent the directorate within the DBE, both internally and externally, as required;
    • Assist with managing internal and external partnerships. 

    Requirements

    • Relevant tertiary qualification in education, public health, social work or related fields;
    • Sound knowledge and understanding of the education and development sectors;
    • The ability to work with officials across all levels of government as well as with key stakeholders in the field;
    • Experience in implementing large-scale projects;
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written;
    • Strong organisational skills;
    • Willingness to travel extensively.
    The salary will be negotiated with the successful applicant.

    To apply, submit a CV with atleast two reference, motivational letter clearly stating “SA Consultant CSTL”, copy of ID, drivers licence and and copy of qualifications to: HR Department, MIET Africa applications@miet.co.za with “SA Consultant CSTL” as the email subject.

    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

    Interested applicants should email the following documents, stating “SA Consultant CSTL” as the email subject:

    Incomplete applications will not be considered, Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    MIET Africa reserves the right not to fill the post, or to re-advertise to widen the pool of applicants. It also reserves the right to do a complete verification of all information supplied.

    For more about MIET Africa, refer to www.miet.co.za

    For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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  • Habitat for Humanity International: Housing Microfinance Specialist - Africa

    Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI)
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Friday, April 4, 2014
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI) is a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry. The purpose and goal of Habitat for Humanity International is to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world, and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action. HFHI invites people of all backgrounds, races and religions to build houses in partnership with families in need.

    HFHI seeks to appoint a Housing Microfinance Specialist to support country offices, based in its regional office, located in Pretoria, South Africa.

    As the Housing Microfinance Specialist for the Housing Finance and Market Development Team with the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) Area Office, the person will serve as the subject matter expert for Africa with a focus on the National Organizations (NOs) and Branches throughout the continent.  The person will have the exciting opportunity to utilize your strong knowledge of microfinance to partner with financial service organisations or similar networks to promote and further advance the Housing Finance and Market Development strategy and overall programme in Africa. The person will report to its Housing Finance and Market Development Manager.
     
    The successful candidate is expected to enjoy research and have solid experience facilitating training.  S/he will be working in a multi-cultural environment and enjoy travel (because you may travel up to 40% throughout Africa). The person will be responsible for facilitating vibrant market approaches, with a focus on existing local market actors and institutions by focusing on the following three key areas:
    • Institutional technical assistance: Provide housing microfinance technical support to partner microfinance institution;
    • Mobilisation of capital: Mobilise capital suitable for investing in financial institutions that focus on low-income individuals;
    • Housing support services: Provide non-financial market-based solutions and services for those living in low-income housing by providing support enabling those households to meet housing quality standards.
    Requirements: 
    • Bachelor’s degree;
    • Minimum of five years experience in microfinance, housing finance, research or development;
    • Minimum of two years experience in management role;
    • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis techniques;
    • Proven experience conducting market research studies and established involvement in product development processes;
    • Fluency in English (spoken and written);
    • Training skills and proven experience;
    • Fluency in French (spoken and written);
    • Conversant with the regulatory framework for the Microfinance industry in the African countries.
    Candidates who are South African nationals will be given first priority.
     
    Apply online, click here.

    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

    HFHI is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel for all its positions in a manner that does not unlawfully discriminate against any person because of race, colour, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran/reserve national guard status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

    If you have not received a response within six weeks after the closing date for applications, consider that your application has been unsuccessful.

    For more about Habitat for Humanity International, refer to www.habitat.org.

    For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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  • FUNDISA: Administrative Assistant

    FUNDISA
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Thursday, February 6, 2014
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    FUNDISA in a nonprofit organisation established to be a unified platform to pursue excellence in nursing scholarship at Universities in South Africa. The aim of FUNDISA is to promote University nursing practice, research and education in collaboration with other stakeholders. In so doing, FUNDISA aims to strengthen University education for nurses in South Africa and to represent the collective concerns of University Schools of Nursing at national and international level, in order to further the provision of quality health care.

    FUNDISA seeks to appoint a Administrative Assistant, based in Pretoria.

    Responsibilities:
    • Support the Programme and Project Manager with all projects-related tasks;
    • Maintain an up-to-date schedule and electronic filing system and database of mailing lists, vendors and other service providers;
    • Support administrative and financial duties related to all aspects of project implementation;
    • Arrange all necessary logistics for the activities of both projects, such as workshops, trainings e.g. book accommodation for participants, photocopy of materials, arrange transport, supply stationery;
    • Maintain effective communication systems and ensure information flow between projects and relevant parties;
    • Manage and regularly check project assets to ensure their right purpose of use;
    • Provide support project activities as requested by the Programme Manager and/or Project Manager;
    • Deal with the procurement of office consumables and other requirements related to programme activities;
    • Organise projects' -related travel and assist with arrangements for meetings, conferences, symposia, workshops (including travel bookings and transfers, accommodation, venues) and preparation of cost in line with the budget;
    • Assist with office reception duties;
    • Any other duties as reasonable requested by supervisors and in line with organisational priorities.
    Requirements:
    • Degree or National Diploma in Business and/or Office Administration or equivalent;
    • Demonstrated work experience in project and/or administrative support, including skills in financial administration and budgets;
    • Advanced computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite);
    • High-level oral and written communication, representation and liaison skills;
    • Experience working in donor funded programmes will be a distinct advantage;
    • Communication and interpersonal skills;
    • Ability to work effectively as a team member and with minimal supervision.
    Ideally, the successful candidate will be able to relate well to the academic environment and have a good understanding of the nature of higher educational institutions and how to work with prospective and current donors.

    To apply, submit a CV and motivational letter demonstrating the relevant experience and qualifications to pm.unedsa@edunurse.co.za.

    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    FUNDISA reserves the right not to fill the vacancy.

    For more about Fundisa, refer to www.asisa.co.za/fundisa.

    For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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  • Women's Health CoOp: Field and Outreach Worker

    Women's Health CoOp (Wesley Community Centre)
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Friday, February 28, 2014
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    The Women's Health CoOp  (WHC) is a women's research project funded by an international organisation based in Pretoria. The project focuses on vulnerable women who are at risk of HIV infection.

    WHC seeks to appoint a Field and Outreach Worker, based in Pretoria.

    The successful candidate will assist in outreach and recruitment for various research project activities.
     
    Requirements:
    • Minimum Grade 12 Certificate (Matric);
    • Valid driver’s licence a MUST with experience in driving particularly in the City of Pretoria;
    • Knowledge of the City of Pretoria and its township communities is a must;
    • Must be fluent in English, Tswana and/or Sesotho. Knowledge of other South African languages is a plus;
    • Must have experience of working in the field of HIV/ AIDS particularly in community-based research projects and in community outreach;
    • Must be a team player and flexible, and willing to work in a fast-paced environment;
    • Must have attention to detail and be open-minded;
    • High level of integrity and accountability will be desired.
    Salary: In the range of cost to company and will be negotiated in compliance with qualifications and experience.
     
    To apply, submit a CV and motivational letter with contact details of three references to Jackie Ndirangu jndirangu@rti.org or fax to (012) 322 3781 and attention: Jackie Ndirangu.

    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

    For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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  • National Education Collaboration Trust: Chief Financial Officer

    National Education Collaboration Trust (NECT)
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Friday, November 15, 2013
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    The National Education Collaboration Trust (NECT), a partnership initiative involving government, business, labour and civil society aiming to improve educational outcomes in South Africa, was launched by Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe in July 2013.

    The NECT seeks to appoint a Chief Financial Officer, based in Centurion.

    This is a five year fixed term, renewable contract.
     
    Reporting to the CEO, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will be responsible for directing and leading the financial management, reporting and administration functions of the NECT in accordance with the relevant regulatory requirements and standards in order to support delivery of the NECT’s programmes. The CFO will work with a wide range of service providers and funders, including government, businesses, private trusts and foundations and labour unions.

    Requirements:
    • BCom Accounting or BCompt Honours degree, majoring in Accounting or a related field. CA (SA) would be an added advantage;
    • Ten years accounting experience, of which six years must have been at Senior Management level;
    • Knowledge of  GRAP, IFRS, PFMA and Treasury Regulations;
    • Competence in the preparation of financial statements;
    • Financial and cost accounting, numeric and analytical skills;
    • Computer literacy ( including Pastel and CaseWare);
    • Communications, people management and interpersonal skills.
    To apply, submit a CV to nect@jet.org.za "Chief Financial Officer" as the subject line.

    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

    For more about JET Education Services, refer to www.jet.org.za.

    For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies..

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  • South African National Council for the Blind: Fund Development Officer

    South African National Council for the Blind
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Wednesday, November 13, 2013
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    The South African National Council for the Blind's vision is to facilitate a network of organisations who collaborate towards the prevention of blindness and securing the full participation and inclusion of blind and partially sighted people in all aspects of a diverse South African society
    Council’s Vision is to facilitate a network of organisations who collaborate towards the prevention of blindness and securing the full participation and inclusion of blind and partially sighted people in all aspects of a diverse South African society.  - See more at: http://www.sancb.org.za/article/councils-vision#sthash.6VGshd3L.dpuf
    Council’s Vision is to facilitate a network of organisations who collaborate towards the prevention of blindness and securing the full participation and inclusion of blind and partially sighted people in all aspects of a diverse South African society.  - See more at: http://www.sancb.org.za/article/councils-vision#sthash.6VGshd3L.dpuf
    Council’s Vision is to facilitate a network of organisations who collaborate towards the prevention of blindness and securing the full participation and inclusion of blind and partially sighted people in all aspects of a diverse South African society.  - See more at: http://www.sancb.org.za/article/councils-vision#sthash.6VGshd3L.dpuf
    Council’s Vision is to facilitate a network of organisations who collaborate towards the prevention of blindness and securing the full participation and inclusion of blind and partially sighted people in all aspects of a diverse South African society.  - See more at: http://www.sancb.org.za/article/councils-vision#sthash.6VGshd3L.dpuf
    . The Council is inviting applications from suitably qualified individuals for appointment to the following post Fund Development Officer reporting to the Manager: Public Relations and Fundraising. Applicants should be creative and energetic individuals with a strong commitment to visually impaired persons and the non-governmental organisation sector.

    The South African National Council for the Blind seeks to appoint a Fund Development Officer, based in Pretoria.

    Responsibilities:
    • Planning, operations and administrative responsibilities;
    • Liaise with a variety of stakeholders;
    • Manage database and budgets;
    • Write reports and proposals;
    • Maintain donor relations;
    • Responsible for ongoing research and solicitation.
    Requirements:
    • Appropriate tertiary education qualification in public relations;
    • Extensive experience and proven success in fundraising from a wide range of donors, both national and international;
    • Experience in financial management of donor funding;
    • Highly developed communication;
    • Networking and interpersonal skills;
    • Writing and reporting skills and superior ability in written English;
    • Organisational and time management skills and an ability to handle pressure;
    • A second or more language/s is an advantage;
    • Valid South African drivers licence essential;
    • The preferred candidate will have a high level of computer literacy.
    Salary: R16 273.96 Minimum cost to company per month. Salary is negotiable based on relevant experience and qualifications.

    Preference will be given to suitably qualified visually impaired persons and South African Citizens.

    To apply, submit a CV, writing documents which reflect their writing abilities and motivational letter to vacancies@sancb.org.za.

    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

    For more information about the South African National Council for the Blind, refer to www.sancb.org.za.

    For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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  • I-TECH South Africa: Programme Assistant

    I-TECH South Africa
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Friday, November 8, 2013
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    The International Training and Education Centre for Health (I-TECH) is a United States of America federally-funded project which supports the development of HIV/AIDS care and treatment training initiatives in 25 developing countries acutely impacted by the global AIDS epidemic. I-TECH is an initiative of the University of Washington Schools of Medicine and Public Health and Community Medicine. Its Central Office is headquartered in Seattle, Washington and it currently supports over ten international offices, including one in Pretoria, South Africa.I-TECH South Africa is supporting the South African Nursing Council to develop a Continuous Professional Development Programme for Nurses. Prior to supporting this work, I-TECH is keen to engage a consultant to assist with the conduct of a situational analysis that will shape the programme.

    I-TECH South Africa seeks to appoint a Programme Assistant, based in Pretoria.

    The Programme Assistant will be based in the Pretoria office as part of the team, implementing Strategic Information and Comprehensive Prevention activities. The Programme Assistant will be responsible for supporting the logistical, administrative, planning, coordination, and implementation activities.

    The person will join Strategic Information section and will be supervised by the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Advisor.

    Responsibilities:

    Administrative duties – 80%
    • Identify and secure venues for accommodation, trainings, meetings and associated programme activities;
    • Liaise with the operations and financial teams to ensure compliance;
    • Work closely with senior staff to ensure all logistical and operational needs are met;
    • Provide support in initiating and tracking procurement requests;
    • Support the team with scheduling meetings, events, and conference calls with various partners;
    • Provide office administrative support with printing, typing and filing;
    • Perform other tasks as needed.
     Programme implementation support - 20%
    • Coordinate the provision of technical support in the implementation of programme activities;
    • Coordinate trainings;
    • Facilitate the collection of data to support programme activities;
    • Support data entry.
    All I-TECH South Africa employees are expected and required to adhere to I-TECH’s global operating principles in their interactions within and outside of the I-TECH South Africa office. This is important to the position of Program Assistant whose role is one of general administrative support to the programme. S/he is expected to work closely with key managers with special emphasis on providing administrative support to ensure programme objectives are met.
     
    Requirements:
    • Matric/Grade 12;
    • Administrative degree or diploma;
    • Minimmum of three years of demonstrated administration and logistical coordination experience;
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, Word and PowerPoint;
    • Fluency in written and spoken English;
    • Excellent typing, writing and interpersonal communication skills;
    • Highly organised and detail-oriented;
    • Ability to thrive in a high-paced atmosphere and perform as a team player as well as demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently;
    • Ability to respond effectively to urgent requests, and to prioritize workload as per needs of various programme areas;
    • Ability to interact with persons from a variety of professional disciplines and from different levels of society in a tactful, diplomatic, and culturally-appropriate manner;
    • Ability/willingness for occasional travel;
    • South African nationality;
    • Valid driver’s licence;
    • Knowledge of Health issues in South Africa;
    • Fluency in one or more additional South African languages.
    Conditions of Employment:     

    This position is 1.0 FTE, based in Pretoria, Gauteng Province, South Africa. Must be available and willing to travel within South Africa.  The Programme Assistant’s job may require occasional participation in telephone conference calls during the early morning and late evening to accommodate the time zones of countries where I-TECH works.  Complex deliverables on short timelines may require work in excess of 40 hours.  

    To apply, submit CV and quote the relevant position title mentioned above to recruitment@itech-southafrica.org or fax to 0 86 750 2630. No late applications will be considered.

    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.  

    Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

    For more about I-TECH, refer to www.go2itech.org.

    For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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  • Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies: Receptionist / Office Administrator

    Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS)
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Saturday, October 12, 2013
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment

    The Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS) is a nonprofit company (NPC) based in Pretoria, South Africa. The organisation facilitates policy development and dialogue in pursuit of sustainable and inclusive growth. TIPS has three main focus areas: Trade and Industrial Policy, inequality, economic inclusion and sustainable growth. Its working model integrates research and analysis, policy development, disseminating information, capacity building, technical support, and programme design and management.

    TIPS seeks to appoint a Receptionist / Office Administrator, based in Pretoria.

    Starting date: as soon as possible.

    Responsibilties:

    Office Administrator

    • Answer and screen of all calls via the switchboard; done politely, quickly and efficiently;
    • Take and forward accurate messages to the relevant persons;
    • First point of contact - meet and greet visitors;
    • Keep the reception area tidy at all times;
    • Update internal telephone records of all employees contact numbers and job titles;
    • Inform staff of other staff movements;
    • Record and handle all incoming and outgoing couriers and postage;
    • Order / purchase of office groceries and stationery;
    • File, bind, fax and e-mail;
    • Distribute of incoming post and faxes;
    • Accurate minute taking during staff meetings;
    • Assist with the Distribution List (contact database) of the organisation;
    • Assist with the coordination of meetings, workshops, seminars and conferences;
    • Assist with travel and accommodation arrangements;
    • General provision of administrative support to other departments as required;
    • Assist with office maintenance;
    • Assist with binding board and other meetings packs;
    • Assist in booking staff for external workshops and meetings;
    • Responsible for boardroom and meeting room bookings;
    • Ensure that postage is collected weekly.
    PA duties
    • Personal Assistant duties to the Executive Director and Programme Managers as and when required.
    Requirements:
    • Preferably one to two years’ secretarial or office administration experience;
    • Relevant recognised qualification in administration or equivalent;
    • Proficiency in MS Office;
    • Ability to work under pressure and with limited supervision;
    • Communication skills (written and verbal)
    • Accuracy and attention to detail;
    • Ability to investigate and resolve queries;
    • Documentation and administrative control;
    • Organised and be able to work both in a team and independently;
    • Ability to work in a multicultural and multidisciplinary environment;
    • Own transport will be an added advantage.
    Market related remuneration package will be offered for the position.

    To apply, submit CV and motivational letter to julega@tips.org.za.

    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    For more about the Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, refer to www.tips.org.za.

    For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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  • IUCN: Project Administrative Officer

    IUCN - International Union for Conservation of Nature
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Friday, September 13, 2013
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    IUCN - International Union for Conservation of Nature is the world’s oldest and largest global environmental organisation that helps the world find pragmatic solutions to most pressing environment and development challenges.

    TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network, works to ensure that trade in wild animals and plants is not a threat to the conservation of nature. It actively monitors and investigate wildlife trade and provide information to diverse audiences worldwide as a basis for effective conservation policies and programmes. TRAFFIC is a strategic alliance of World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and is an international network, organised into eight regional programmes.

    TRAFFIC has recently been successful in securing a grant from the US Agency for International Development (USAID) to implement the ‘Wildlife Trafficking, Response, Assessment, Priority Setting’ (Wildlife-TRAPS) initiative. This three year (2012-2015) initiative has approximately ca. USD 1.5m of funding available to tackle the illegal trade of terrestrial and marine wildlife between Africa and Asia. Wildlife TRAPS is likely to focus on achieving a high impact with a tightly focused group of species products (i.e. including ivory and rhino horn) traded between Central and East and Southern Africa and East and South East Asia.

    Activities will be delivered through a three Phase ‘Framework Approach’: Phase I will focus on ‘Assessment and Priority Setting’; activities will include scoping studies, desk based research, semi-structured interviews and stakeholder mapping. Phase II will focus on ‘Collaborative Action Planning’ with Wildlife TRAPS stakeholders in order to identify the trade routes and species products that will be tackled through a suite of ‘non-traditional approaches’ delivered during Phase III.

    IUCN seeks to appoint a Project Administrative Officer, based in Pretoria.

    Responsibilities:
    • Ensure the consistent and efficient administration of the Wildlife TRAPS initiative for TRAFFIC, including creating and maintaining appropriate administrative record keeping systems with respect to both financial and project management material;
    • Working closely with the TRAFFIC International finance and administration team and the project administrators at both IUCN and USAID, to ensure adherence to financial and project management and reporting requirements;
    • Coordinate day to day project administration with the Wildlife TRAPS Project Leader, Senior Project Officers and others (including the host organisation’s finance and administration team);
    • Provide support with regard to the organisation of and logistics around the compilation and delivery of research and communication materials, workshops and similar deliverables under the project;
    • Provide support with regard to scheduling project meetings, writing minutes and agendas and circulating reference materials as required;
    • Liaise with the TRAFFIC International finance and administration team regarding the drafting, reviewing and finalising of any necessary project funding arrangements or sub-contracts, including those for consultants and ensuring the timely transfer of funds to contractees;
    • Liaise with Project Auditors and arranging any necessary project audits, including preparing and reviewing supporting documentation for external audits as required;
    • Provision of information on the project as and when required from the TRAFFIC network;
    • Other duties as instructed by the Wildlife TRAPS Project Leader.

    Requirements:

    • University degree or equivalent experience in a relevant discipline (e.g., business management, administration or accountancy);
    • Minimum of two years administrative work experience relevant to nature conservation, preferably with experience of USAID funded initiatives and with work experience in at least one African or Asian country;
    • Project administrative skills including dealing with financial reports, audits, contracts and related documentation;
    • Experience supporting and scheduling meetings and travel arrangements;
    • Fluency and excellent writing skills in English, with competency in either French or Chinese (Mandarin) an advantage;
    • Ability to demonstrate sound financial skills and have strong skills using MS Office software, especially Excel;
    • Interpersonal skills and strong organisational responsibility;
    • Team player but also willing to work on own initiative;
    • Experience of working abroad (especially Africa or Asia) would be an advantage;
    • Experience of working in the not for profit sector would be an advantage.  

    Apply online through the IUCN HR Management System, by opening the vacancy announcement and pressing the 'Apply' button

    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

    Applicants will be asked to create an account and submit their profile information. Applications will not be accepted after the closing date.The vacancy closes at midnight, Swiss time (GMT+1 / GMT+2 during Daylight Saving Time, DST). Please note that this role will be hosted on an IUCN employment contract.

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