Action Appointments: Regional Manager (Higher Health)

Action Appointments
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 31 July, 2020
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Higher Education and Training Health Wellness and Development Centre is an implementing agency of the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) in respect of health, wellness and development of students and staff at 26 public universities and 50 technical and vocational education and training (TVET) colleges, with some 400 campuses across the country. The organisation is a national force for youth development, inspiring and enabling students to safeguard their health and wellbeing and pursue opportunities for personal growth and social responsibility.

Higher Education and Training Health Wellness and Development Centre (Higher Health)

seeks to fill the following and exciting, challenging and critical senior management position to be located Cape Town:      
 
Regional Manager

The Regional Manager is responsible for leadership and overall management of HIV/STIs/ TB, health and wellness and social change among young people and students related programmes at a regional level. This senior manager will be responsible for managing staff and offices in assigned regions as well as all stakeholder and strategic partnerships management. The Regional Manager also ensures that funding, grants and donor reporting at regional level is well managed.

Key responsibilities for this exciting and challenging senior position include:

  • Compiling Regional Programme Reports all Higher Education and Training Health Wellness & Development Centre programmes
  • Compiling regional reports for donors, Management Committee, Board, partners and other stakeholders (Provincial Government Technical Task Team, Provincial Stakeholders, National Forums)
  • Programmatic Management of all grants provided by Higher Education and Training Health Wellness & Development Centre
  • Mentorship and Performance Management of M & E Officers
  • Overseeing of Performance Appraisals of the Campus Coordinators & Peer Mentors
  • Managing of Higher Education and Training Health Wellness & Development Centre Monitoring & Evaluation System
  • Developing & Managing of Strategic Partnerships & Stakeholder Engagements
  • Managing & Overseeing of the Regional & Institutional Offices
  • Communication, Advocacy and Lobbying
  • Proven work experience in managing medium to large teams
  • Ad hoc Support to the CEO/Director of Programmes

The Regional Manager must possess and be able to demonstrate:

  • A post-graduate degree in public health or related disciplines, preferably in Social Sciences
  • A diploma in Business Administration or an MBA will be an advantage
  • At least 5 years project and programme management experience and advanced management skills
  • Proven knowledge of HIV, health and wellness among young people in South Africa
  • Sound knowledge of the South African Higher Education sector and relevant sector-related policy frameworks
  • Advanced skills in grants management, budget preparation and budget monitoring
  • Experience in donor reporting, with experience with USAID and PEPFAR reporting highly desirable
  • Proven M & E experience, particularly in Sexual Reproductive Health programmes
  • Excellent skills in communication, report writing and engagement with stakeholders
  • High level of emotional intelligence with the ability to motivate, encourage and lead a team effectively
  • Strong organizational skills that reflect the ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail and adherence to deadlines
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Experience in working in the Western Cape, particularly Cape Town and surrounds, is essential
  • Driver’s license essential

View the full job description and application instructions on the Vacancies page at www.actionappointments.co.za and email your application by Friday, 31st July 2020 to tracy@actionappointments.co.za    

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