TFL: Programme Coordinator - The Potters House

Tshwane Leadership Foundation (TLF)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 24 November, 2017
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The Tshwane Leadership Foundation (TLF) works with churches and communities for urban transformation with specific focus on social inclusion – a process that integrates socially vulnerable people creatively, and prevents displacement as much as possible.
The Tshwane Leadership Foundation seeks to appoint a Programme Coordinator for The Potter’s House (TPH), based in Pretoria.

The Potter’s House is a comprehensive programme for women and children that are victims of violence and abuse. It also focuses on issues of Gender mainstreaming and Gender equality.

This is a full-time position (40 hours per week). The successful candidate will receive an initial six months’ performance based contract in line with the organisational policy. If both parties agree after that a renewable year-to-year contract will be signed, based on availability of funds and performance.

Starting date: As soon as possible

Salary: R14 000 per month (total cost to company)


  • Programme management and development:  ensuring that programmes are implemented that address the root causes, meet the needs of victims, and have long-term impact in terms of eradication of Gender violence in society.  This will include outreach, drop-in centre and residential care programmes, as well as leading a Gender committee, a Gender Network, and a Human Trafficking forum.
  • Staff management and development: lead a dedicated staff, volunteer and intern team to produce efficient results and to implement quality programmes; and ensure relevant staff development based on skills gaps.
  • Financial management and fund development:  Compile relevant annual budgets for the programme and monitor the expenditure in line with the work plan; write fundraising proposals and do fundraising campaigns.
  • Networking and partnerships:  Continuous networking to build collaborative partnerships.
  • Donor reporting and stakeholder management:  Provide accurate donor narrative reporting in line with their requirements; timeous and continuous communication with donors and friends of the programme.


  • Accredited Postgraduate/Bachelor Degree in Social work or related degree with direct experience in the field and valid Registration with SACSSP and relevant council
  • Minimum five years’ experience in management, in an NGO environment, as well as experience with working with vulnerable women and children, Refugees, and gender issues
  • Previous progressive experience in programme development and managing projects
  • Understanding of domestic violence, gender inequality issues, within the South African context
  • Proven ability to communicate and interact with high level officials from government agencies, NGOs, international development organisation and private sector
  • High degree of organisational skills, initiative and problem solving abilities
  • Previous experience in developing and managing a budget
  • Sound leadership skills and previous people management experience to manage a team in a transparent, accountable, participative and consultative manner
  • Communications skills and confidence to engage at community level as well as to take part in public dialogues and policy forums
  • Deadline oriented; interpersonal skills; strategic thinking and management skills
  • Report writing skills, presentation and facilitation skills
  • A valid driver ‘s license

To apply, submit your application with a motivational letter, together with SACSSP Registration certificate (if applicable) and the job title as a reference to Matimba: or at Tshwane Leadership Foundation Offices, 288 Burgers Park Lane, Pretoria Central.

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