Idasa: Executive Director

Idasa
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Monday, 25 February, 2013
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Idasa is an African Democracy Institute, building sustainable democratic societies in collaboration with African and global partners. Having made a significant contribution to the South African transition to democracy since its founding in 1987, Idasa has developed an increasingly pan-African programme, using its approach of constructive politics to support democrats and democracy throughout the African continent and further afield.

Idasa seeks to appoint an Executive Director, based in the City of Tshwane / Pretoria region.

Idasa has undergone significant restructuring in recent years, based on a carefully focussed strategic planning process.  With specialist staff teams in each area of work, the incoming Executive Director will bring a proven record of achievement and fresh insights to lead the diverse Idasa team towards the challenges of democratic governance and development in Africa.

The preferred candidate will have a record of active commitment to democracy and development in Africa, through:

  • Building partnerships and coalitions;
  • Energy, self-motivation, with flexibility and tenacity in achieving results;
  • Leading and motivating cost-efficient change programmes; and
  • Effective management skills, underpinned by strong social commitment.

Click here for a detailed Core Competences Profile.

The selected candidate must be able to obtain a South African work permit, if not a South African citizen.

To explore the scope of this leadership challenge in assured confidence, please contact Bill Sewell at bill@peopleandperformance.co.za or 084 748 7674.

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

For more about Idasa, refer to www.idasa.org.za.

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Pretoria

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