The Childhood Cancer (CHOC) Foundation South Africa
WESTERN CAPE - REGIONAL MANAGER
The Western Cape Region of CHOC is seeking to appoint a person to fulfil the role of Western Cape Regional Manager based in Pinelands. The overall purpose of the post is to raise funds, raise awareness of childhood cancer, promote CHOC and its programmes, and to manage the region. This region includes CHOC houses in Tygerberg, Plumstead, Bergvliet an office in Pinelands and services at Red Cross Children’s Hospital, Groote Schuur & Tygerberg Hospitals. The region covers the area of the Western Cape Province as well as Namakwa. The position is available as of the 1st October 2015.
The responsibilities are:
Fundraising and donor relationships:
- To identify regional fundraising opportunities and events, ensure their implementation and to identify and build positive relationships with donors and stakeholders.
- To promote and market CHOC through various channels and activities (including through the media, regional newsletters, and promotional events).
- To oversee the input and management of data on CRM (donor and data management).
Community networking and volunteer mobilisation
- To facilitate the development of support committees – parent committee(s) and a regional committee.
- To mobilise volunteers to provide support to children with cancer and their families, as well as to assist CHOC with fundraising and events.
Programme and campaign management and reporting:
- To develop and implement childhood cancer awareness and early detection campaigns through a variety of means, such as social media, newsletters, fundraising initiatives and networking with stakeholders
- To implement and manage CHOC’s parent, child and family support programme through the establishment of support groups, the provision of psychosocial, bereavement and practical support.
- To implement, manage and oversee the medical and ward support programme in conjunction with hospital authorities.
- To oversee CHOC’s accommodation (CHOC House) programme.
- To oversee other programmes such as the transport fund, practical support and other programmes as determined by CHOC’s strategic plan and Executive
Financial, office and general management and leadership:
- Providing leadership and the general management of staff. To ensure and oversee the development and training of regional staff by undertaking regular performance reviews and ensuring development plans are in place for identified staff.
- To manage the finances and administration of the region.
- To ensure that all CHOC policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to.
- To ensure submission of accurate and timeous reports – financial, programmatic and operational.
- To undertake other post related duties as requested by the CEO.
- To undertake all responsibilities and tasks embracing CHOC’s values, ethos and behaviours.
The minimum requirements for the post are:
- A sense of calling /desire to serve those in need.
- Experience and proven ability to fundraise.
- At least 5 years’ experience in general management.
- A related degree is required ( a higher qualification would be an advantage)
- Fluency in English. Ability to communicate in an additional South African language(s) is an advantage.
- An unendorsed Code 08 driver’s license.
- To be highly motivated with a willingness to take initiative and responsibility.
- Computer literacy (MS Office).
- Experience and an understanding of cancer, the medical sector and/or diseases is an advantage.
- Experience of and in the NGO/Charity sector is also an advantage.
Salary range R23 000 to R26 000 per month negotiable, CHOC does not provide medical cover, retirement or pension benefits or a 13th month salary. Cost of living adjustments are made in July each year.
To apply, send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org by not later than 30th September 2015.Candidates who have not had a response by 9th October 2015 must regard their application as unsuccessful.