The Noakes Foundation
The Noakes Foundation’s goal is to support the dietary revolution that will reverse the global epidemics of obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus.
The Noakes Foundation seeks to appoint a Programme Manager, based in Cape Town.
This is a contract position for an initial period of eight months.
- Work with nurses, doctors, artists, actors and corporate partners;
- Motivate, guide and support team members; and
- Work on the 'Eat Better South Africa' programmes into communities across South Africa.
- Visionary, big picture thinker and dreamer that is able to also create systems, processes and structure;
- Understanding of the LCHF or similar lifestyle change and health and wellness programmes;
- A degree and preferable post-graduate degree or diploma from a related sector;
- Minimum of five years of community programme development;
- Experience in setting up systems and processes;
- A commitment to training and keeping abreast of the latest developments in the macro environment of medical research and innovation;
- Experience in the healthcare, medical, dietary or wellness sector;
- Experience working with those from a diverse background.
- Experience in education systems, childhood development, school feeding programmes and governmental wellness programmes on a provincial and national level;
- Contacts and existing relationships in this sector;
- Minimum of years’ experience in a non-governmental organisation;
- Experience in fundraising, tender application and pitching for large investment from a CSI angle; and
- Fluency in Afrikaans and one indigenous South African language.
This position is Cape Town based but applicant must be able to work and travel out of town regularly, for up to 50 percent of their time for part of this year on one large programme.
Preference in this role will be given to a BEE candidate, but because of the specific skill set required we are accepting applications from non-BEE applicants too.
For more about the Noakes Foundation, refer to www.thenoakesfoundation.org.
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