Action Appointments: Chief Operating Officer (Boys & Girls Clubs)

Action Appointments
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Monday, 25 November, 2019
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Boys & Girls Clubs of South Africa are facility based after-school programs for school-aged young people. The Club offers a variety of activities in 5 different program areas designed to meet the interests and needs of members.

A Boys & Girls Club is more than just a place for kids to play and learn. It’s a safe haven that provides activities and experiences that enriches the lives of young people, creating opportunities and expectations that teach valuable life skills to rely on throughout life.

Based in Johannesburg, Boys & Girls Clubs of South Africa seeks to fill the following vacancy:
 
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

The purpose of the Chief Operating Officer is to oversee, direct, and organize the work of all internal organizational operations, ensuring operational cohesion and a high standard of functioning within Program Delivery, Finance, Human Resources, Technology, Communications, and Club operations. The COO will support the achievement of BGCSA’s growth targets, as well as the promotion and fulfillment of BGCSA’s mission and vision. The COO will contribute significantly to the organizational design and scaling systems, people, and processes as the organization seeks to fulfill its 2020 vision.
 
Key responsibilities for this position include:

1. Organizational Development & Design

  • Overseeing design and implementation of organization‐wide policies and processes, consolidating efforts to ensuring efficient operations as the organization scales

2. Club Operations

  • Overseeing operations of all program sites (currently 7) and their respective leadership

3. Financial Management & Budgeting

  • Overseeing finances and financial systems, managing costs against budget
  • Managing procurement, consolidating and creating efficiencies in purchasing and securing beneficial rates for services  

4. Human Resources Management

  • Managing performance of all direct reports to ensure high staff performance and retention
  • Overseeing the implementation of human resource policies, including fair remuneration, evaluations, contracting and training 

5. Facilities, Technology, and Infrastructure

  • Overseeing facilities, health & safety, IT infrastructure, and organizational assets

The Chief Operating Officer must possess and be able to demonstrate:

  • Relevant degree in Business Management, Development Studies or a related field or proven experience in same; prior consulting experience a plus
  • 8‐10 years of experience in a senior operations / leadership position Interest in and alignment to BGCSA’s vision and value
  • Experience scaling a small business, NGO, or other entity preferred
  • Significant experience in Finance and HR Management is required; Knowledge of Pastel Payroll and Sage Accounting software experience a plus
  • Strategic and analytical thinker; proactive and performance‐orientated
  • Organized, self‐reliant, good problem‐solving, results‐oriented, multi‐tasker with superior management skills and judgment Written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Presentation skills and the ability to effectively interface with all team members and stakeholders Computer literacy skills with advanced knowledge of Excel
  • English required, and an African language required
  • Valid driver’s license and own vehicle required

If you are interested in joining the dedicated team at BGCSA please send your CV and a motivation letter stating why you want to work there and why you believe you are a perfect match by Monday 25th November 2019 to tracy@actionappointments.co.za

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