DOCKDA Rural Development Agency: Director - Cape Town

DOCKDA Rural Development Agency
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Monday, 15 June, 2015
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Flexible working hour’s dependent on funding

DOCKDA works with community organizations in the rural areas of the Northern Cape to provide & promote empowerment and leadership development opportunities for rural women in those community organisations. Through the DOCKDA Leadership Programme, rural women’s chances to develop and become psychologically and economically self-reliant and empowered in the Northern Cape rural communities are increased.

DOCKDA seeks to appoint an innovative, self-motivated Director, based in Cape Town who reports directly to the Board.

The successful candidate should have a passion for community development and women empowerment in the NGO sector as well a genuine commitment towards community organisation.

Requirements:

Minimum requirements:

  • University degree with 7 years experience, preferably in an NGO environment;
  • A completed Social Sciences University Degree
  • 4 years people management experience, including other Human Resources functions
  • An unendorsed driver’s licence & willingness to travel
  • Computer literacy in Word, Excel, emailing
  • Excellent verbal and written skills in English

Advantageous:

  • A proven track record in fundraising
  • Previous experience in having informed the strategic direction of an organization
  • Fluency in Setswana

Responsibilities:

  • Implementing a fund raising strategy, fundraise and account for organizational funds.
  • Provide strategic organizational direction and conceptualise and implement an organizational growth strategy.
  • Take ownership of the overall design of the Leadership Programme & ensure implementation.
  • Manage the Human Resources & Finances jointly with a Financial Manager based in Durban.
  • Implement DOCKDA Values, Policies & Procedures & update where appropriate.
  • Fully account for all DOCKDA activities to the Board.
  • Promote DOCKDA’s visibility and development through stakeholder relationship development.

Competencies:

  • Fundraising Skills
  • Budgetary coordination and ability to work within a budget 
  • Basic knowledge and interest in HIV and AIDS, and women’s strategic interests and their empowerment.

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Excellent self-management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Willingness for ongoing learning
  • Ability to work with a team and within diverse groups
  • Flexible and adaptable

Submit a motivational letter with a comprehensive CV to Cecelia at admin@dockda.org.za. Please state your expected salary range and working hours.

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

Location: 
Cape Town

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