Gender Dynamix: Finance and Administrative Officer

Gender Dynamix
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 23 February, 2018
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Gender DynamiX (GDX) is a human rights organisation promoting freedom of expression of gender identity, focusing in transgender, transsexual and gender non-conforming identities Founded in 2005, GDX is the first organisation within Africa that specifically advocates for transgender individuals. Gender DynamiX, as part of the KP REACH consortium is implementing a three year regional programme in eight countries in Southern Africa, funded by the Global Fund.

Gender DynamiX seeks to appoint a Finance and Administrative Officer to be based in Cape Town

Duration: This is a full-time 10-month contract

The Finance and Administrative Officer will provide guidance and leadership on all aspects of finance and administration matters of the KP REACH Programme in accordance with Gender Dynamix and Global Fund policies and requirements


  • Manage and provide finance related administrative support to the other programmatic staff
  • Ensure monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports are generated timeously for planning
  • Draft, discuss, negotiate and finalise partnership agreements, contracts and other agreements with stakeholders
  • Draft Terms of Reference, lead or assist in recruitment of possible staff or consultants
  • Assist in discussing, drafting, updating and implementing of standard operation guidelines
  • Arrange logistics, accommodation, travel and other transport for staff and programmatic partners
  • Process payments and correctly recording entries in compliance with Positive Vibes policies and procedures in pastel
  • Ensure payment requests are supported by all the required documents, accurately stated and costed and properly authorized
  • Ensure payments are promptly remitted, received, processed and filed in an accessible manner
  • Maintain cheque books, cheque lists and petty cash
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations
  • Ensure all documents are electronically and physically filed and available for internal and external audits
  • Have responsibility for the smooth running of the office, operations and supplies


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Public Administration, Business Administration or other relevant disciplines from a reputable tertiary education institution
  • Minimum of five years’ working experience and track record in finance and administration, ideally of internationally funded programmes in the region
  • Computer literacy, including pastel
  • Ability to take initiative, get things done fast and accurately
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English
  • Experience working with the GFATM systems and procedures is an added advantage
  • Personal Attributes and Knowledge
  • Demonstrate integrity by modelling the Gender Dynamix values
  • Promote the vision, mission and strategic goals of Gender Dynamix
  • Knowledge and understanding of issues of human rights, social justice, with a passion for community development, understanding and concern for issues affecting key populations and the greater trans and gender diverse community
  • Interest or Passion for concepts of gender, sex, gender identity and diversity as well as body and sexual diversity
  • Displays strong cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
  • Experience of managing and delivering training and capacity building of staff of differing skills and abilities
  • Organised, efficient and methodical
  • Ability to work alone, take initiative, and manage diverse teams with a transparent, accountable and consultative style
  • Ability to effectively work in a team and groups of gender and sexually diverse identities and expressions
  • Prepared and able to travel
  • Ability to plan, prioritise and deliver tasks on time
  • Be self -motivated, energetic and organised with an understanding of the multi layered issues facing organisations working on HIV/AIDS and Key Populations·      

To apply, submit a CV (three pages max), a motivation letter (two pages max) to

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

Do not send copies of Certificates

Qualified and experienced persons from the Trans and Gender Diverse community are strongly encouraged to apply

Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted

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