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  • New loveLife Trust: Executive Manager - Programme Measurement and Design

    The New loveLife Trust
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Monday, February 24, 2014
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    The New loveLife Trust is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) that campaigns with nationwide community level outreach and supports programmes that promote healthy, HIV-free living among South African teens. loveLife has reached unprecedented scale in implementing cutting-edge comprehensive and combined social behaviour change programming face-to-face with adolescents.

    The New loveLife seeks to appoint a Executive Manager for Programme Measurement and Design, based in Sandton.

    The New loveLife Trust is looking to recruit a person to ensure the effective monitoring of loveLife’s programmatic activities and the availability of relevant research information to inform loveLife’s campaign and programme development.

    Responsibilities:
    • Ensure the continuous development and management of an effective monitoring system to monitor loveLife’ s programmatic activities;
    • Ensure the development of effective monitoring tools and data collection processes in collaboration with programme development and implementing teams;
    • Ensure the development and management of efficient data capturing systems;
    • Ensure effective training of loveLife staff and implementers to collect - and manage data in collaboration with national training staff and implementing teams;
    • Ensure the availability of relevant research information to inform the loveLife campaign and programmatic development;
    • Ensure the continuous, systematic review of new research relevant to loveLife’s campaign and programmatic interventions;
    • Provide leadership for- and coordinate in-house research activities such as formative research and literature reviews;
    • Provide leadership for, commission and coordinate/manage external research projects such as evaluations and surveys;
    • Ensure the quarterly analysis of monitoring data and report writing of funder reports and management reports;
    • Ensure the regular (at least bin-annual) specific analysis of monitoring data and report writing on detailed indicators for specific programmes;
    • Ensure the preparation of an annual loveLife report and any other summary reports that may be required by funders and loveLife management;
    • Ensure the development of a user-friendly archiving system for research information accessible to loveLife staff, stakeholder/partners and possibly the South African public;
    • Ensure the preparation of- and facilitation of high quality presentations/workshops of monitoring/research reports to loveLife management, programme and implementation teams and stakeholders;
    • Ensuring the preparation of articles on loveLife activities and research to be presented in professional environments/events or published in scientific journals or other publications;
    • Preparation of- and management of an annual departmental budget;
    • Representing loveLife in professional environments such as stakeholder meetings, conferences etc.;
    • Building loveLife’s network and establishing and managing relationships in the scientific and professional community related to monitoring and research.
    Requirements:
    • Masters’ degree or equivalent;
    • Honours degree in a relevant field (Applied Mathematics, Demography, Development Studies, Economics, Epidemiology, Psychology, Sociology or Statistics);
    • Knowledge related to HIV/AIDS and Youth Development;
    • Minimum of five years senior research experience that includes two years in a supervisor or managerial capacity;
    • Demonstrated writing skills with a track record of publishing articles  and reports;
    • Proven data management and data analysis skills;
    • Experience managing projects with multiple team members;
    • Ability to work well under pressure;
    • Sound grounding in research methodologies, especially quantitative approaches;
    • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office, SPSS, STATA;
    • Valid drivers’ licence;
    • Willingness to travel.
    Total remuneration package: R 513 000 CTC per annum.
     
    To apply, submit a CV (no certificates) to recruit@lovelife.org.za with the position you are applying for in the subject line.

    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.
     
    The New loveLife Trust reserves the right to amend and/or withdraw adverts at any time without notification.

    If you do not receive any feedback on your application within six weeks from the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. 

    For more about The New loveLife Trust, refer to www.lovelife.org.za.

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

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  • TB/HIV Care Association: Site Manager - Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality

    TB/HIV Care Association
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Sunday, February 16, 2014
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    The TB/HIV Care Association is a nonprofit organisation that aims to empower communities by facilitating and providing treatment support, preventative, diagnosis, and rehabilitative services for TB and HIV clients.

    The TB/HIV Care Association seeks to appoint a Site Manager, based at Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality, Western Cape.

    The Site Manager will be responsible for managing and coordinating the operational functions of the various THCA projects and staff in the area by providing appropriate support to Project Coordinators, Teamleaders/Nurse Mentors, Professional nurses and health care auxiliary staff. The Association offers a competitive total cost of employment package, commensurate with experience. This is a one year contract with the possibility of renewal.

    Ref code: SM-GPE
     
    Responsibilities: 
    • Manages the administration and operational functions for the field staff, including but not limited to finance, administration and human resources;
    • Ensures the effectiveness all THCA programmes running in Key Populations, Medical Male Circumcision, HIV Prevention,  Correctional Services and others as needed;
    • Infection Control: Reviews infection control plans and provides feedback and recommendations to the Facility Managers  and Nurse Mentors responsible for each sub-district;
    • Operational research and monitoring and evaluation:  Identifies areas where effectiveness can be measured and evaluated, and ensure that effective monitoring and evaluation procedures are in place for all the projects.  Responsible for timely submission of validated data to Head Office;
    • Diagnosis, care and adherence support:  Monitors to ensure that all clients are offered the required HAST package of services;
    • Capacity building:  Trains and mentors clinical staff on infection control by providing technical assistance and guidance to clinical staff on aspects of TB/HIV/PMTCT clinical care; including reproductive health care, HIV care and treatment, TB screening and treatment, IPT and tuberculin testing, adherence counselling for TB treatment and ART, STI screening, diagnosis and treatment.
    Requirements: 
    • Bachelor’s degree/tertiary degree desirable, with preference for candidates with an advanced degree;
    • Post graduate study in Health Care Management will be an advantage;
    • Demonstrated management experience including Human Resource Management and Project Cycle management – Certificate in project management will be advantageous;
    • Minimum of two years experience in leading a team preferable of health professionals;
    • Minimum of three years experience in TB/HIV care and ART of adults and children;
    • Strong intercultural sensitivity, communication skills, capacity of networking;
    • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and be flexible;
    • Valid code 8 driver’s licence;
    • Ability to communicate in English and isiXhosa;
    • Advanced computer literacy; including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
    To apply, submit a CV, three contactable references, motivation letter and quote only the reference code ‘SM-GPE’ in the subject line to: 
     
    Attention: Ms Shannon McCann
    E-mail: recruitment@tbhivcare.org
    Fax: 086 607 8246

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

    In the event that you do not hear from us after a month of the closing date, consider your application as unsuccessful.

    TB/HIV Care Association reserves the right to amend and/or withdraw adverts at any time without notification.

    For more about the TB/HIV Care Association, refer to www.tbhivcare.org.

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

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  • TB/HIV Care Association: Clinical and Harm Reduction Specialist

    TB/HIV Care Association
    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 TB/HIV Care Association is a nonprofit organisation that aims to empower communities by facilitating and providing treatment support, preventative, diagnosis, and rehabilitative services for TB and HIV clients.

    The TB/HIV Care Association seeks to appoint a Clinical and Harm Reduction Specialist, based in Cape Town.

    An exciting opportunity exists for a Clinical and Harm Reduction Specialist to take up the following role with a national organisation in the health care field. The Association offers a competitive total cost of employment package, commensurate with experience.

    The Clinical and Harm Reduction Specialist will be responsible for providing clinical and technical support to the operational functions of the various THCA projects including HIV Prevention (including MMC) and Key Populations programmes.  

    This is a one-year contract with the possibility of renewal.

    Ref code: CHRS-CPT
     
    Responsibilities: 

    Comprehensive clinical training, Quality assurance and MMC service provision
    • Suport clinical staff in the different THCA projects through technical advice, focused training and supervision, mentoring and coaching as agreed with team leaders or managers;
    • Under the guidance of the HIV Prevention Programme Manager the incumbent will support THCA MMC efforts in the Cape Town Metro and West Coast districts. This includes provision of MMC to clients in these areas; implementation of a training strategy that promotes the training of sufficient numbers of health care workers in order to scale up MMC services; implementation of a QA system that ensures MMC services provided meet internationally recognised standards of quality; promotion of adherence to national QA standards at each site;
    • Participate in on-going operational research within the organisation.
    Harm reduction

    Routine work requirements for the incumbent within the Key Populations Programmeme include the following duties: 
    • Assessment: accurate summary of client’s needs and strengths, documented and available for care planning;
    • Diagnosis: clear picture of current issues and likely future trends, documented and understood by client and/or his/her family/support;
    • Application of best available evidence to meet needs; this will be from an integrated bio-psycho-social framework;
    • Choices of actions for recovery are successfully imparted to client and family/support;
    • Analysis of application of plans and success of plans for recovery;
    • Assessment, formulation and treatment are planned and implemented;
    • Overview of service outcomes and efficiency: Full participation in quality assurance endeavours;
    • Teaching, supervision and maintenance of professional standards;
    • Knowledge and skill enhancement for co-workers;
    • Other relevant staff are taught and supervised with input to their training and development as appropriate.
    Requirements: 
    • MBCHB Degree and HPCSA registration;
    • Project management experience, a qualification would be advantageous;
    • Minimum of five years experience supervising other staff;
    • Technical and programmatic expertise in HIV/TB Management in high HIV/TB burden, resource limited settings, including experience with TB-HIV co-management;
    • Ability to communicate in English and Afrikaans;
    • Advanced computer literacy; including Microsoft Word, Power Point and Excel;
    • Ability to travel regularly within South Africa;
    • Social analysis and community mapping experience;
    • Problem solving, planning, interpersonal, teamwork, and communication skills coupled with the ability to work under pressure.
    • Valid code 8 driver’s licence and own transport.
    To apply, submit a CV, three contactable references, motivation letter and quote only the reference code ‘CHRS-CPT’ in the subject line to: 
     
    Attention: Ms Melissa Fouten
    E-mail: recruitment@tbhivcare.org
    Fax: 086 607 8246

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

    In the event that you do not hear from us after a month of the closing date, consider your application as unsuccessful.

    TB/HIV Care Association reserves the right to amend and/or withdraw adverts at any time without notification.

    For more about the TB/HIV Care Association, refer to www.tbhivcare.org.

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

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  • New loveLife Trust: Temp Provincial Programme Leader

    New loveLife Trust
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Thursday, February 20, 2014
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    The New loveLife Trust is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) that campaigns with nationwide community level outreach and supports programmes that promote healthy, HIV-free living among South African teens. loveLife has reached unprecedented scale in implementing cutting-edge comprehensive and combined social behaviour change programming face-to-face with adolescents.

    The New loveLife Trust seeks to appoint a Temp Provincial Programme Leader, based in Mpumalanga.

    The Trust is looking to recruit a suitable candidate to ensure that all loveLife programmes are implemented in the specific province so as to meet programme targets and maintain programme quality, in line with National/Provincial HIV-prevention objectives. The successful applicant would be required to fulfil the following primary functions in a professional manner and with technical excellence: 
    • Develop with the provincial and regional team an annual HIV-prevention plan for the province detailing how loveLife programmes will prevent new infections in South African youth aged 12 to 19 years;
    • Ensure that all provincial and regional staff reach national programmes targets of the loveLife campaign;
    • Ensure that appropriate programmatic support is targeted at loveLife goGogetters, groundBREAKERS, Mpintshis, schools, loveLifestyle programmes, loveLife Games Take Back The Future programme, and all other outreach events, including Community Dialogues, BORN FREE Dialogues and special events;
    • Ensure that all programme platforms are properly branded and that loveLife’s media platforms are correctly integrated with, represented in, and provided with content on, loveLife’s face-to-face programmes;
    • Engage, manage, and maintain good relationships and communication channels with partners and stakeholders that directly assist in reaching loveLife national programme targets;
    • Ensure that training and other capacity-building interventions are implemented such that loveLife staff and volunteers can do their jobs within the programme structure;
    • Implement – at a provincial level – any other training that is required or identified in the course of the year, based on the training needs of loveLife team members, loveLife partners and/or stakeholders or, the Provincial Manager;
    • Provide structured feedback (using the templates provided) on the quality of implementation of loveLife programmes, and on specific aspects of programme design as required;
    • Participate productively in programme design and development processes as co-ordinated by National programmes team members;
    • Support the Provincial Manager with procurement processes, as delegated, to ensure the smooth implementation of programmes;
    • Ensure all programme activities of loveLife in the province are correctly, accurately, and promptly reported on using the correct communication channels;
    • Manage programmes, training logistics and conferencing logistics, in collaboration with the National Travel and Conferencing team;
    • Ensure that every loveLife hub has completed a proper community mapping exercise; map is displayed and used regularly.
    Requirements: 
    • Tertiary qualification linked to programme management, education, policy, business administration;
    • Excellent facilitation and presentation skills;
    • Project and financial management
    • Programme design and development;
    • Strong community development background;
    • Advanced computer literacy in Microsoft Office;
    • Ability to interact with people at all levels;
    • Valid driver’s licence is compulsory;
    • Willingness to work over weekends, travel extensively and spending long period away from home.
    Total remuneration package: R18 450 per month.

    To apply, submit a CV (no certificates) to recruit@lovelife.org.za, indicating the position you are applying for in the subject line.

    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.
     
    The New loveLife Trust reserves the right to amend and/or withdraw adverts at any time without notification.

    If you do not receive any feedback on your application within six weeks from the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. 

    For more about The New loveLife Trust, refer to www.lovelife.org.za.

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

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  • Paediatric AIDS Treatment for Africa: Knowledge Management Coordinator

    Paediatric AIDS Treatment for Africa (PATA)
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Friday, February 21, 2014
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    Paediatric AIDS Treatment for Africa (PATA) is a South-African NGO that aims to promote and faciliate improved access to high-quality holistic care for HIV-infected children, their families and communities across sub-Saharan Africa. PATA works collaboratively with 258 paediatric HIV clinics across 24 sub-Saharan African countries, providing various programs and serving as a resource to support achievement of their stated goals. The foundation of PATA lies within these paediatric HIV treatment teams who work together at clinics across sub-Saharan Africa to form a community of compassionate and committed individuals who provide treatment and care to children infected with HIV. The fundamental purpose of PATA is to assist these treatment teams to improve the quality of healthcare they are able to deliver to their patients.

    PATA seeks to appoint a part-time Knowledge Management Coordinator, based in Mowbray, Cape Town, with some travel in sub-Saharan Africa.

    Responsible for:

    Research, Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E)
    • Lead, coordinate and expand knowledge management within PATA;
    • Manage the implementation of a newly defined M&E framework whilst overseeing and expanding PATA’s academic/ research endeavours;
    • Ensure accurate collection, capturing and reporting of programmatic data;
    • Prepare M&E sections of reports to donors and other stakeholders;
    • Provide M&E orientation and develop simple M&E tools for programme implementers;
    • Explore and develop means to validate data;
    • Utilize programmatic data collection and analysis strategically so as to inform programme  advancement and identify key research priorities;
    • Coordinate the development of PATA’s research portfolio, including the initiation and coordination of research projects;
    • Ensure the PATA network has up-to-date access to pediatric HIV trends, innovations and key findings in the global literature;
    • Explore, develop and maintain relationships with key research partners and regional networks.
    Requirements:
    • Master’s degree or equivalent, preferably in a health-related/social development field;
    • Minimum of three years M&E and research project management experience in the health and social development sectors, preferably working within an HIV/health-focused project;
    • Exceptional communication skills in both written and verbal English; fluency in an additional African language or French would be advantageous;
    • Excellent organisational and management skills;
    • Ability to multi-task and work to deadlines and targets within a pressurised setting;
    • Dynamic, pro-active individual who can function both on their own and as a team player;
    • Analytical skills (conduct and analyse quantitative and qualitative research and data);
    • Excellent academic writing skills;
    • Experience in the implementation and management of M&E systems involving capacity-building for field staff and monitoring ongoing data quality;
    • Experience with donor M&E reporting requirements an advantage;
    • Ability to interpret reports and distil lessons that can inform programme advancement;
    • Computer literacy essential (competence in Microsoft Excel and SPSS/ STATA; competence in Access and qualitative analysis software advantageous).

    This is a part-time position and remuneration is dependent on hours worked and experience of the candidate.

    To apply, submit a CV (no more than three pages with three contactable references) and a brief supporting statement of no more than 500 words, detailing your qualifications, skills and experience and how these relate directly to the position to margail@teampata.org.‘PATA Part-Time Knowledge Management Coordinator’ as the subject line
     
    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

    For more about the Paediatric AIDS Treatment for Africa, refer to www.teampata.org.

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

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  • Treatment Action Campaign: Researcher

    Treatment Action Campaign (TAC)
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Friday, February 21, 2014
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) engages in monitoring, advocacy and campaigning within the health system to ensure that every person with HIV and/or tuberculosis (TB) has access to quality comprehensive prevention, treatment, care and support services to live a healthy life. With members in more than 170 branches located across seven provinces, and offices with staff in each key province, TAC is a social movement campaigning to bring about improved policy and implementation in the public sector at national, provincial and local level.

    TAC seeks to appoint a Researcher to join the organisation's policy, communications and research (PCR) department, based in Braamfontein, Johannesburg.

    Responsibilities:
    • Research and write policy papers and scientific briefs
      • Support TAC campaigns through researching and developing policy and campaign briefs.
      • Researching latest scientific evidence and international best practices related to HIV and TB.
      • Research and communicate conditions and work done in areas where TAC is active.
    • Contributing to media interaction as part of the PCR team:
      • Support the PCR department in developing printed and online materials.
      • Liaise with the media, not just in Gauteng but in other provinces too as required.
      • Represent TAC at strategic forums and share / utilise such information as it impacts TAC overall strategy
    • Support the PCR department with training and development initiatives:
      • Conduct training and partner meetings to support TAC campaigns.
      • Do Presentations and Facilitate internal and external policy and HIV related workshops to provinces, to develop their own policy and political analysis for optimal engagement.
      • Monitor, receive and respond to adhoc requests from the public/and or the our provincial offices.
    Requirements:
    • Tertiary qualification: in Public Health, Sciences, Medicine, or Social Sciences;
    • High level research and writing skills;
    • Facilitation and presentation skills;
    • Understand how scientific evidence is generated;
    • Advanced ability with Microsoft Office  (experience with online publishing is preferred but not required);
    • Knowledge and understanding of the science of HIV and TB, treatment and care;
    • Fluency in English, including speaking, reading and writing;
    • Verbal communication in isiZulu or a related South African language;
    • Sufficiently knowledgeable and understanding provincial dynamics for maximum and informed support to provinces;
    • Communication skills - confidence to speak in public and with strategic stakeholders and partners;
    • High work-rate and excellent attention to detail;
    • Ability to work in a pressurised environment with short deadlines;
    • Be proactive and taking initiative – monitoring the changing environment;
    • Able to trouble shoot and deal creatively with challenges;
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.;
    • Motivate and develop others;
    • Passion for social justice, especially health;
    • Free to travel to provinces at short notice;
    • Excellently managed Health.
    To apply, submit a CV, listing qualifications, prior work experience, atleast three references and a motivational letter (approx 1 000 words) to The Human Resource Manager at hr@tac.org.za.

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

    The organisation is particularly interested in considering women and people living with HIV.
     
    If you do not get a response from the Treatment Action Campaign us within four weeks of the closing date, you should consider that your application was not successful.

    For more about the Treatment Action Campaign, refer to www.tac.org.za.

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

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  • Treatment Action Campaign: Bookkeeper

    Treatment Action Campaign (TAC)
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Friday, February 7, 2014
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) is a membership-based civil society organization that campaigns for quality healthcare for all in South Africa – with a particular focus on people living with and affected by HIV and tuberculosis.

    TAC engages in monitoring, advocacy and campaigning within the health system to ensure that every person with HIV has access to quality comprehensive prevention, treatment, care and support services to live a healthy life.

    TAC seeks to appoint a Bookkeeper, based at the National Office, Cape Town.

    Responsibilities:
    • Ensure that TAC’s Financial and Procurement Policies are followed;
    • Ensure that TAC’s provincial files are received timeously;
    • Checking and Coding all the Finance Files according to expenditure, VAT  and programme;
    • Reconciling books to Trial balance on a monthly basis;
    • Enter cheque requisitions and internet disbursements into Pastel Evolution cash books according to expenses;
    • Reconcile the files according to the bank statement – Bank Reconciliation;
    • Liaise with Senior Finance Officer for funding allocations;
    • Enter cash advances into journals and reconcile these on a monthly basis;
    • Make a list of outstanding invoices for provinces and follow up receipts and queries;
    • Completing VAT returns and submitting them to SARS;
    • Raise debtors and follow up on receipt of monies owed to TAC;
    • Assist Senior Finance Officer with Funding reports when necessary;
    • Perform additional duties as delegated by the Chief Finance Officer.
    Requirements:
    • Bookkeeping, accounting and finance;
    • Experience  in VIP and pastel programmes;
    • Excellent Knowledge and experience of Pastel Evolution specifically;
    • Excellent Knowledge and experience of Microsoft Word and Excel;
    • Record keeping, report preparation and record management techniques;
    • Complete fluency in speaking, reading and writing English;
    • Minimum of three years relevant experience in a similar environment.
    Underpinning competencies:
    • Organisation and administration to work effectively;
    • Analytical and technical ability;
    • Accuracy, attention to detail and high level of confidentiality;
    • Adaptable and flexible;
    • Commitment to the overall aims and values of TAC;
    • Excellently managed health.
    To apply, submit the following to the Human Resource Manager at hr@tac.org.za  or hand post to the 3rd floor Westminser House, 122 Longmarket Street,Cape Town, 8001:
    • A short resume listing qualifications, prior work experience and at least three referees who can attest to your ability and success in this function 
    • A letter of motivation, outlining your interests in this position
    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

    The organisation is particularly interested in considering women and people living with HIV.

    Please note that if you don’t get a response from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, you should consider that your application was not successful.

    For more about the Treatment Action Campaign, refer to www.tac.org.za.

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

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  • Treatment Action Campaign: Chief Operations Officer

    Treatment Action Campaign (TAC)
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Monday, February 17, 2014
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) is a membership-based civil society organization that campaigns for quality healthcare for all in South Africa – with a particular focus on people living with and affected by HIV and tuberculosis.

    TAC seeks to appoint an experienced Chief Operations Officer to join our National office in Cape Town.

    Responsibilities:

    Overall purpose of the role is: 
    • Ensure the smooth functioning of TAC’s operational machinery by providing guidance, feedback and finding solutions for operational problems on a day-by-day basis.
    • Inspires and encourages a professional work ethic and sets the tone for team spirit and interdepartmental connectivity. 
    • Exercise managerial oversight of TAC’s operations to ensure that all staffed functions and financial resources are used effectively to implement strategy set by the Board and National Council so that TAC brings about improvements to policy and implementation in the health sector for people living with HIV.
    Support to strategy development

    Ensure that the General Secretary, Board and National Council have support to review the appropriateness of current strategy, and update it as necessary, especially through provision of accurate and up-to-date information on TAC’s performance against strategy and identification of key external developments. 
    KPIs:
    • MEL system generating timely and accurate information on TAC’s performance, with identification of key learnings.
    • Good availability of strong analyses of TAC’s external environment and TAC’s current and future relevance.
    Effective and appropriate organisational working practice

    Inspire and encourage work ethics and practice across TAC that bring about effective working and reflect TAC’s foundations as a social movement committed to bring about positive change in the health sector, especially for people living with HIV, with a membership that is largely comprised of women, and of people living with HIV.  
    KPIs:
    • Ensures a culture of expecting to make a difference, and respect for TAC’s constituency, the work of colleagues and other stakeholders, including funders;
    • Ample opportunities for members of TAC’s constituency to develop skills, knowledge and confidence to contribute more effectively to TAC’s work;
    • Establishment of a work environment that recruits retains and supports quality staff committed to TAC’s values and mission. 
    Bringing about external change

    Ensure that TAC’s resources are used effectively to bring about change, through appropriate leadership, management, guidance, and problem-solving. 
    KPIs:
    • Strong performance management of senior managers (responsible for functions) to ensure that each team contributes to TAC achieving change through its own work, particularly through support to other dimensions of TAC;
    • Effective, collaborative and co-operative working across TAC including through regular meetings at appropriate frequency with senior management and other stakeholders to ensure mutual understanding and co-operation;
    • Appropriate plans established across TAC that reflect that TAC is a complex social movement operating in a changing external context;
    • Strong and clear internal and external communications.
    Healthy finances

    Ensure that TAC raises the funds that it requires, and is able to demonstrate effective use and financial soundness.
    KPIs:
    • TAC’s operational models reflect good value for money;
    • Good use made of opportunities to raise funds, including retaining existing funders and securing new funding streams;
    • There is proper control of spend and financial sustainability including through good availability of key financial information – budgets, expenditure, cash flow and balance sheets. 
    Compliance 

    Ensure that TAC is properly registered with appropriate authorities and compliant, including in terms of reasonable requirements of regulators, financial management, legislation pertaining to TAC’s staff, and obligations to funders.
    KPIs:
    • Appropriate registration and compliance;
    • AFS completed and lodged in good time. Financial policies and procedures (including procurement) reflect best practice and internal and external audits confirm good levels of compliance;
    • HR policies and practices up-to-date to reflect legal requirements and best professional practice;
    • Compliance with obligations to funders.   
    Support to good governance 

    Enable TAC’s governance and decision-making structures – including Congress, the Board, National Council, Office Bearers, and Executive Committee (EXCO) – to work effectively.
    KPIs:  
    • Structures receive good administrative support – meetings well set-up, papers received in good time, quality minutes available timeously.  Outcomes communicated well to stakeholders;
    • Appropriate information available in good time;
    • Appropriate participation in governance structures
    Requirements:
    • Post graduate degree with at least five years experience in leadership and senior managerial positions within a large organisation; 
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, work under significant pressure, work to deadlines, and work independently as well as through directing a team;
    • Excellent and proven skills in performance management, project management, financial management,  and monitoring and evaluation and learning;
    • Able to trouble shoot and deal with urgent communication matters speedily;
    • Good understanding of the functioning of membership-based organizations;
    • Good understanding of political and civil processes and how civil society may effectively engage with them;
    • Good knowledge of HIV/AIDS and TB prevention and treatment;
    • Fluency in English, including speaking, reading and writing;
    • Good verbal communication in isiZulu and/or related SA languages;
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
    • Technical and Analytical thinking;
    • Strategic leadership and networking skills;
    • Taking and driving Initiative;
    • Conceptual thinking;
    • Organisation to work effectively;
    • Facilitating change  management processes;
    • Knowledge management;
    • Adaptable and flexible during pressurised times;
    • Managing emotions and dealing with potential conflictual situations in a team;
    • Abilities to trouble shoot and deal with urgent compliance matters speedily.
    Other essentials specific to the job: 
    • Ability and willingness to travel extensively within South Africa, including to rural parts of TAC provinces;
    • Commitment to the overall mission and values of TAC;
    • Excellent managed health to carry out a high pressured role;
    • Expectation of work outside regular weekday hours, as required to do the job;
    • Valid driver’s licence with clear evidence of safe and considerate driving.
    If you meet the requirements above, submit the following to the Human Resource Manager  at hr@tac.org.za or hand deliver to  3rd Floor Westminster House, 122 Longmarket Street , Cape Town, 8001:
    • A  resume listing qualifications, prior work experience and at least three referees who can attest to your ability and success in this function 
    • A  letter of motivation, outlining your interests in working within this field and your suitability for this position (approximately 500 words)
    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

    The organisation is particularly interested in considering women and people living with HIV. 
     
     Note that if you don’t get a response from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, you should consider that your application was not successful.

    For more about the Treatment Action Campaign, refer to www.tac.org.za.

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

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  • HIVSA: HSS Programme Manager

    HIVSA
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Friday, December 20, 2013
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    HIVSA a not for profit organisation since 2002 which has worked to mitigate the negative impact of HIV in the health and social sectors. Building on this experience and in support of SAG initiatives HIVSA is a strategic partner to the Gauteng DoH and DSD. HIVSA's main focus areas being that of health and community systems strengthening, achieved though both accredited and skills based training, and organisational capacity development with a focus on at risk populations, HIV prevention, treatment, care and support. Ultimately the organisation works to bring about positive social change at an individual, community and systems level that improves the lives of children, young people and their families.

    HIVSA seeks to appoint a Programme Manager for the Health Systems Strengthening programmes, based in Aeroton, Johannesburg.

    The Programme Manager will be responsible for management and implementation of HIVSA’s various Health Systems Strengthening programmes. The successful candidate will provide strategic oversight for the Programme including all support, supervision of all programme staff and reporting as required by HIVSA. The HSS Programme Manager will be responsible for four main programme areas, these being:
    • HCT Improvement Project;
    • PMTCT Education Support Project;
    • Training Programmes;
    • Social Media Project.
    Responsibilities:
    • Monitor performance management of Project Managers and Coordinators;
    • Overall responsibility for development and implementation of annual activity plans and budgets for the programme;
    • Monitor income and expenditure according to budgets;
    • Monitor programme performance against deliverables and developing strategies for programme performance improvement where necessary;
    • Compilation of monthly / quarterly programme activity and donor reports;
    • Stakeholder management including donor liaison and management of existing partnerships;
    • Overall management of the Programme;
    • Programme Administration;
    • Advocacy and Networking;
    • Communications;
    • Attend all HIVSA management and other staff meetings as required in the best interests of HIVSA, the donor, staff and beneficiaries;
    • Undertake any other reasonable tasks relating to the HIVSA Programme as requested by the Director HSS, CEO and or HIVSA’s Board.
    Requirements:
    • Professional degree in Social sciences or Equivalent. Post graduate degree being an added advantage;
    • Minimum of five years relevant management experience within the public health sector;
    • Experience in HIV Programming  with specific emphasis on the government’s HAST programmes;
    • Exposure to training and development with knowledge of HWSETA and accredited training requirements and implementation;
    • Report writing and analytical skills;
    • Exposure to the Pepfar funding environment and reporting requirements;
    • Understand monitoring and evaluation reporting and the ability to interpret data and synthesise into reports;
    • Experience of managing diverse projects and multiple teams;
    • Valid unendorsed driver’s licence.
    To apply, submit a CV (not more than five pages), motivational letter and three contactable referees to: The HR Officer, P O Box 3869, Southgate, 2082, e-mail:  ndhlovud@hivsa.com or fax: 086 244 5444.

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

    For more about HIVSA, refer to www.hivsa.com.

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

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  • HIVSA: Project Manager - OVCY

    HIVSA
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Friday, December 20, 2013
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    HIVSA a not for profit organisation since 2002 which has worked to mitigate the negative impact of HIV in the health and social sectors. Building on this experience and in support of SAG initiatives HIVSA is a strategic partner to the Gauteng DoH and DSD. HIVSA's main focus areas being that of health and community systems strengthening, achieved though both accredited and skills based training, and organisational capacity development with a focus on at risk populations, HIV prevention, treatment, care and support. Ultimately the organisation works to bring about positive social change at an individual, community and systems level that improves the lives of children, young people and their families.

    HIVSA seeks to appoint a Project Manager, based in Aeroton Johannesburg.

    The Project Manager will oversee the day to day implementation of project activities.

    The Project Manager wil report directly to the Programme Manger, the job purpose is to ensure delivery of high quality services by the OVC project team.

    Responsibilities:
    • Project management;
    • Supervise, coordinate and support the OVC team;
    • Liaise and Network with relevant stakeholders - CBOs , DSD, DoH and other service providers;
    • Effective self and team management;
    • Contribute to the realization of HIVSA’s overall mission and vision and achievement of objectives;
    • Attend HIVSA project co- ordinator meetings and other staff meetings as scheduled and required and actively.
    Requirements:
    • Professional degree in social work with extensive experience in community development;
    • Minimum of three years experience in project management;
    • Experience of working in the NGO sector
    • Experience in Child Protection programming and relevant exposure to legislative frameworks that guide implementation of orphaned and vulnerable children (OVC) programmes/services;
    • Exposure to; and good understanding of HIV/AIDS programming;
    • Experience in working with the Department of Social Development at District, Provincial and National levels;
    • Experience in working with Community Based Organisations (CBOs);
    • Project planning and management experience;
    • Experience in managing, leading and supervising a multi-disciplinary project team;
    • Conscientiousness in implementing project work-plans, reporting and providing developmental feedback;
    • Innovative, analytic, assertive and problem solving oriented;
    • Reliable with good levels of enthusiasm and drive;
    • Ability to manage professional relationships and interact purposefully with external stakeholders;
    • Ability to manage a team and effectively communicate with individual team members;
    • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to motivate team members;
    • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines;
    • Good administrative and computer proficiency skills;
    • Driver’s licence.
    To apply, submit a CV to (not more than five pages),motivational letter and three contactable referees to: The HR Officer, P O Box 3869, Southgate, 2082, e-mail:  ndhlovud@hivsa.com or fax: 086 244 5444.

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

    For more about HIVSA, refer to www.hivsa.com.

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

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