KET: Operations and Development Manager

The Southern Cape Education Trust t/a Knysna Education Trust (KET)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 28 August, 2020
Opportunity type: 
Employment

The Knysna Education Trust, focused on Early Childhood Development, nominated as the best NGO in the country in 2014, seeks to appoint an Operations and Development Manager.

OPERATIONS AND DEVELOPMENT MANAGER – KNYSNA

The Knysna Education Trust, focused on Early Childhood Development, nominated as the best NGO in the country in 2014, seeks to appoint an Operations and Development Manager.

The position entails:

  • Successfully planning, leading, and mentoring multiple competent, energetic, and enthusiastic project teams and implementing robust impact evaluation
  • Engaging with key stakeholders (government, NGO’s, donors, principals, trustees)
  • Advising on policy and organizational direction
  • Marketing KET products and services nationally
  • Identifying business or collaboration opportunities aligned with the strategic needs of the organisation
  • Growing relationships with existing donors and expanding support from key strategic donors
  • Diversifying fundraising efforts to leverage all available channels (e.g. social media; website; local, national, and international benefactors; events) and building relationships through key collaboration opportunities
  • Effective development of key stakeholder relationships through written communication and oral presentations

Candidates must have:

  • At least 3 years in a senior leadership position
  • A successful track record and contactable references
  • Sound administrative and people management skills
  • A commercial orientation with budgeting experience
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • A track record in strategy implementation
  • Strong presentation skills (Microsoft 365)

Ideally candidates should:

  • Be dynamic, self-motivated, and output driven
  • Have a related tertiary qualification
  • Have prior fundraising experience
  • Have experience working with government
  • Have experience in education, with knowledge of the ECD sector being ideal
  • Have a sound understanding of marketing
  • Be free to travel from time to time

In return KET offers:

  • The opportunity to work in a successful organisation
  • The chance to make a significant difference in the community and ECD sector
  • A stimulating and challenging work environment
  • A locally competitive remuneration package

Send CV’s with a covering letter to Hughbos60@gmail.com by no later than 28 August.

Location: 
Knysna

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