Cape Town Refugee Centre (CTRC)
The Cape Town Refugee Centre (CTRC) is a South African nonprofit, non-government organisation that works with vulnerable refugees and asylum seekers. We strive to improve the quality of life of refugees and asylum seekers by meeting their basic needs on a short-term basis, and enabling them to become self-reliant and self-sufficient through various empowerment opportunities.
Cape Town Refugee Centre seeks to appoint a Programme Director/Coordinator. This is a renewable one-year contract based in the CTRC Wynberg office in Cape Town.
Reporting to the Board, the Programme Director/Coordinator will be responsible for leading the internal operations of the organisation. Other key areas of responsibility include: strategic and operational planning; ensuring overall operational coherence; evaluation; resource mobilisation and capacity building.
- Ability to lead and supervise staff;
- Develop programme strategies, lobbying and advocacy pertaining refugee issues;
- Develop and write funding proposals, including reports to donors;
- Ensure qualitative service delivery;
- Liaising with relevant stakeholders;
- Accountable to the Board on the management and co-ordination of the organisation.
- Postgraduate in Social Science, preferably in Social Work will be an advantage;
- Minimum of ten years management experience, of which five years should be in an NPO setting;
- Valid driver’s licence;
- Good project management and organizations skills;
- Strong communication, interpersonal, networking and advocacy skills;
- Experience in fundraising and ability to work with budgets;
- Fluency in written and spoken English with good report and proposal writing skills;
- South African indigenous language as a Second Language;
- Ability to work under pressure and set priorities;
- Knowledge of Children’s Act and Statutory services, preferably knowledge of the Refugee Act;
- Passion to work with refugees, in a multicultural and multidisciplinary approach.
To apply, submit a CV with three contactable references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
For more about Cape Town Refugee Centre, refer to www.ctrc.co.za/mc/home.html.
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