Innovation Edge: Project Manager

Innovation Edge
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Wednesday, 14 February, 2018
Opportunity type: 

Innovation Edge invests in unconventional ideas that find solutions to early childhood care & education challenges in under-resourced communities and provides a variety of customised strategic, financial and hands-on support to help inventors, innovators, change makers, start-ups, entrepreneurs and investors turn brilliant ideas into sustainable solutions.
Innovation Edge seeks to employ a Project Manager to be based in Cape Town.

This is a six-month contract position with an opportunity to work full or part-time.


  • Assist in compiling tools/toolkits
  • Critical thinking and analysis of tool/toolkit adoption
  • Plan and oversee distribution of tools/toolkits to NGOs
  • Organise trainings and workshops as required
  • Manage stakeholder relationships
  • Produce weekly updates to Innovation Edge
  • Monitor and evaluate project implementation


  • Experience in project management
  • An understanding of systems thinking
  • Experience in change management and systems integration
  • Organisational and time management skills
  • Communication and report writing skills
  • Ability to conceptualise high level strategy as well as initiate on the ground actions
  • Ability to conduct thorough analyses and translate these into recommendations
  • A valid driver’s licence

To apply, submit a cover letter and a CV that showcases project management experience to Lyndsey Petro at

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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

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