Trauma Centre: Operational Manager

Trauma Centre for Survivors of Violence and Torture
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Monday, 28 May, 2018
Opportunity type: 
Employment

The Trauma Centre for Survivors of Violence and Torture is a Cape Town-based non-governmental organisation that utilises inclusive evidence-based healing processes to address psychosocial needs of survivors of violence and torture.

The Trauma Centre seeks to appoint an Operations Manager, based in Cape Town.

Responsibilities:

Financial Management

  • Monitor financial procedures undertaken by the financial administrator
  • Procure goods and services for the organisation within budget and procedure at competitive rates, quality, and terms
  • Process authorisation for purchases and generate purchase orders
  • Source and secure product donations
  • Provide regular narrative and financial management reports together

HR and Office Administration

  • Source applications and conduct interviews for junior positions
  • Manage the orientation of new employees
  • Advise management on work matters, career development, personal problems
  • Counsel employees on policies and rules relating to employment policies and programmes
  • Manage employee attendance, leave periods, work-flow and output
  • Review practices to ensure statutory compliance
  • Document and provide relevant input regarding conduct and misconduct of employees
  • Assist with the investigation and processing of disciplinary cases and grievances
  • Manage probationary reviews, employee evaluations and terminations
  • Provide advice and information to management and employees on HR policies and procedures
  • Manage frontline administration
  • Manage data bases and filing systems

 Organisational Effectiveness and Leadership

  • Drive initiatives in the management team and organisationally that contribute to long-term operational excellence
  • Contribute to short and long-term organisational planning and strategy as a member of the management team
  • Assist in proposal writing
  • Assist the organisation with their media and social media presence (FB, Twitter, Instagram) and on-line content (website and e-newsletter)

 Requirements:

  • Driver’s license
  • Fluent in at least two South African languages
  • Sympathetic and empathetic towards people
  • Commitment to the social mission and the development of sustainable and humane disadvantaged communities
  • Experience in fund raising
  • An enthusiastic willingness to work over-time and on weekends from time to time
  • Computer skills and proficient in (Excel, Word and Outlook)
  • Demonstrated leadership and vision in managing staff groups.
  • A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards and a diverse workplace
  • Interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style
  • Communication skills both verbal and written
  • People manager, open to direction and collaborative work style and commitment to get the job done
  • Ability to challenge and debate issues of importance to the organisation
  • Delegate responsibilities effectively

To apply, submit a CV, a copy of your driver’s license or learners License, proof of HPCSA registration/progress thereof and proof of qualifications to info@trauma.org.za

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

For more about the Trauma Centre for Survivors of Violence and Torture, refer to www.trauma.org.za

For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies

Location: 
Cape Town

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