NACOSA: Provincial Manager

Networking HIV/AIDS Community of South Africa (NACOSA)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 6 May, 2016
Opportunity type: 
Employment

PROVINCIAL MANAGER (GAUTENG)

Networking HIV/AIDS Community of South Africa (NACOSA), a dynamic NGO in the HIV/AIDS field, is inviting suitably qualified candidates within South Africa for the following position to be taken up at our Hatfield Office.
 
PURPOSE OF THE JOB: 
Manage, Coordinate and Implement the Networking HIV/Aids Community of South Africa’s programmes in Gauteng Province.
 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Strategic and Operational planning

  • Input into and submit information for NACOSA strategic planning
  • Develop an operational plan (in line with allocated budget and organizational guidelines) for the province
  • Update operational plan regularly
  • Ensure that the operational plan, including all the donor programs in the provinces, is implemented according to plan

Program Management and Reporting

  • Manage and oversee staff working within the programme to implement, monitor and evaluate their work
  • Ensure that staff working within this programme are documenting, and reporting on, their work correctly
  • Oversee programme officers as they conduct baseline assessments of the CBO’s and NGO’s considered for NACOSA’s capacity building and technical assistance programme in consultation with these organisations
  • Ensure that grants are spent according to approved budget, reconciled and reported on with all accompanying supportive expenditure details in place
  • Approve monthly requisitions for grants payments to CBO’s after approving previous months’ financial report

Program Implementation

  • Identify training and mentoring needs of CBO’s and NGO’s. Develop and implement appropriate training, capacity building and support services to address this
  • “Contracting” between provincial manager and director of contracted organisation to create insight and understanding of programme deliverables of implementation. 
  • Ensure the appropriate mentoring and training of identified organisations according to the Capacity Development Plan
  • Approve and manage service level agreements for each organisation in place and monthly feedback to line manager

Administration

  • Document all work and maintain complete and accurate paper and electronic files
  •  Keep records of all of the programmes activities, and correspondence received and written
  • Ensure that capacity building and programme officers secure venues, appropriate refreshments, materials, stationary, and training aids for all training sessions, and that invitations have been sent for all relevant programmes
  • Ensure that the appropriate policies, procedures and forms are developed, properly approved and implemented by CBO’s and NGO’s
  • Manage and oversee all administrative operations of the provincial office

Networking, Building Strategic Alliances and Advocacy

  • Establish and meet regularly with Provincial Advisory Committees
  • Promote NACOSA and its activities in the province and nationally through attendance of provincial and district stake holder forums and meetings
  • Facilitate consultative forums – (generic, USAID, GF)
  • Network with, and build strategic alliances and relationships with key stakeholders and organisations such as government departments (also their local offices), district municipalities as well as organisations working in complementary fields
  • Actively grow NACOSA’s membership.
  • Participate in national identified Advocacy issues
  • Identify and drive Provincial Advocacy issues

Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Ensure collection and entry of M&E data by provincial staff
  • Report on all provincial activities (including capacity building, networking and promoting dialogue) in compliance with NACOSA’s M&E Policy and procedure

Human Resource Management

  • Lead, guide, mentor and manage provincial staff
  • Identify specific training and development needs of staff
  • Conduct regular consultation sessions with programme and supportive staff, during which their performance will be monitored and aligned with the organisational vision
  • Conduct six-monthly performance appraisal sessions with staff
  • Staff Induction - manage induction and probation periods; ensure that staff receives necessary initial training.
  • Bring non-compliance or poor work performance to the attention of line manager and HR
  • Support the Executive Director and HR Manager in managing grievances and disciplinary procedures

Fundraising

  • Raise funds for the province (in cooperation with the Executive Director and Business Development Consultant) according to agreed targets;
  • Submit opportunities to head office (with detailed information) at least 2 weeks before due date;
  • Assist with preparing and presenting proposals;
  • Manage and maintain funding relationship

Organisational Ethos

  • Uphold and exemplify NACOSA, its vision, mission, values and objective
  • Uphold and implement NACOSA’s policies and procedures
  • Contribute to the NACOSA newsletter and the Annual Report
  • Contribute to maintain and update the NACOSA website

Requirements:

  • Leadership, management and supervisory skills
  • Relevant Post-graduate qualification preferable
  • High levels of Computer literacy
  • Attention to detail
  • Community Development experience
  • Organisational Development experience
  • Facilitation Skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills
  • Able to work as part of a Team
  • Methodical in approach to work
  • Conscientious (Thorough)
  • Self-confident
  • Assertive
  • Deadline driven

Remuneration is negotiable and commensurate with experience.

Contact Melodi Moses at melodi@nacosa.org.za or visit our web site at www.nacosa.org.za to obtain an application form.
 
CLOSING DATE: 6 May 2016

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 
If you have not been contacted within 2 weeks, consider your application as unsuccessful. NACOSA reserves the right not to make any appointment in this position
to make any appointment in this position.

Location: 
Gauteng

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