Grassroot Soccer: Office Administrator - Khayelitsha

Grassroot Soccer South Africa
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Wednesday, 6 November, 2013
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Grassroot Soccer (GRS) is a South African nonprofit organisation that uses the power of soccer to prevent HIV/AIDS. GRS trains local community-based youth role models as skills coaches to deliver comprehensive HIV prevention and life skills education through rigorously designed and evidence based curricula.

Since that time, GRS has evolved into one of the leading sport for development public health NGOs. The organization’s global headquarters are in Norwich, VT with African headquarters in Cape Town, South Africa and additional offices in Zambia, Zimbabwe, and London.  The GRS team currently encompasses over 170 full time team members in five countries on three continents, as well as over 500 coaches in South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe. 

GRC seeks to appoint an Office Administrator, based in in Khayelitsha, Cape Town.

This is an opportunity for an exceptional person to join the team at Grassroot Soccer in Khayelitsha, Cape Town, South Africa. A truly innovative non-profit organisation, the people of GRS have the singular vision of a world mobilized through soccer to create an AIDS free generation.

The Office Administrator must ensure that the program teams have the daily support to achieve their goals and targets. The Office Administrator works closely with the Site Coordinator to ensure that the site runs smoothly, meeting all the finance, HR and administration standards and is compliant with all policies and procedures. They are also the custodian of the site calendar, ensuring that all events, programmes and meetings are scheduled and minuted. This may include managing certain partner relationships as required by the Site Coordinator.  They may also take responsibility for planning special events and projects as required by the site.

You are freakishly passionate about logistics, creating an organised place to work and ensuring that all administration seamlessly supports world class program delivery.  An individual who holds strong finance and administration experience, but who is looking to practice these skills in a unique, fun energetic environment focused on truly inspiring work will thrive in this role.  Continual innovation is at the core of who we are and we’re not afraid to lead from the front.  GRS isn’t for everyone, and a ‘fit’ with our culture is a must. You must have contagious positive energy, a passion for our mission, be self-motivated and demonstrate incredible teamwork.  We’re an organization comprised of refreshingly sharp, confident and committed individuals who truly thrive on the strength of the combined team – the whole at GRS is a great deal more than the sum of the parts. The OA will both thrive in, and make an enormous contribution to our unique and very special organization.
 
Only exceptional candidates need to apply.

To apply, submit a CV and motivation letter stating how you can make an extraordinary contribution to the organisation with the subject line “OA: Khayelitsha” in the subject line to people@grassrootsoccer.org.

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

We reserve the right not to make an appointment.

For more about GRS South Africa, refer to www.grassrootsoccer.org.

For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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