Penreach NPC:Programme Director for Quality Schooling

Penreach NPC
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Wednesday, 7 October, 2020
Opportunity type: 
Employment

 
Penreach has the ambitious vision of impacting on the lives of the roughly 8,9 million people that are unemployed in our country. The impact we make on individuals and communities is done through our educational intervention programmes. We believe that it is the responsibility of every person to contribute toward quality education for all our children.
We are calling on individuals who share this belief to join our dynamic team of education Change Agents.
 
Penreach NPC seeks to appoint Programme Director for Quality Schooling to be based in Nelspruit.

Programme Director for Quality Schooling
Penreach has the ambitious vision of educational excellence for all South Africans. The impact we make on individuals and communities is done through our educational intervention programmes. We believe that it is the responsibility of every person to contribute toward quality education for all our children.

The Programme Director for Quality Schooling will be responsible for all efforts and interventions related to improving schooling from Grade R to Grade 12. This includes organising programmes and activities, managing delivery and coordinating with internal and external staff, lead project delivery and manage small teams, and provide overall leadership in the design and delivery of programmes. The Director’s overarching focus is to position the Penreach Quality Schooling programme to achieve its mandate. The specific areas of focus include: strategy, fundraising, high level programme administration, stakeholder management, and guiding programmatic delivery including effective monitoring and evaluation. The programmatic activities are focused on the professional development of educators and school leaders, as well as community-level programmes to support Literacy, Numeracy and Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math learning.
 
Responsibilities:

  • Programme Administration
  • Partnership Development and Management
  • External Representation
  • Strategy, Planning & Learning
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Recruitment and Performance Management
  • Internal Communication
  • Accountability to Beneficiaries
  • Leadership Management

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a project management position
  • Prior experience in a strategy-based position
  • Prior experience working in a not for profit or in the not-for profit space
  • Prior experience in a programme related role

Education:

  • A university degree or relevant qualification in Project management, business administration, business management, education management or a related field of study
  • Masters’ degree or a certification in business management, Project Management, or education is an added advantage
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Proficiency in cloud software applications (DropBox, Google Docs)

Required Prior Exprience:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a project management position
  • Prior experience in a strategy-based position
  • Prior experience working in a not for profit or in the not-for profit space
  • Prior experience in a programme related role

Recomended Prior Exprience:

  • Prior experience in the education or development sector
  • Prior experience running a large project

Only suitably qualified candidates should apply for this position.  Please e-mail your application including a letter of motivation, Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of academic record and the contact information for two referees, to recruitment@penreach.co.za.  

 To see the full KRA please visit our website at www.penreach.co.za

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Penreach NPC reserves the right not to make an appointment. An application in itself does not entitle the applicant to an interview. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Applicants are advised that if they have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date, it must be assumed that the application has been unsuccessful.
 
PENREACH NPC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
 
 

Location: 
Nelspruit

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