Ikageng Itireleng AIDS Ministry: Programme Director

Ikageng Itireleng AIDS Ministry
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Tuesday, 8 May, 2012
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Ikageng Itireleng AIDS Ministry (Ikageng) is an NGO, community outreach project that provides a holistic programme encompassing psychosocial and health support to orphans and vulnerable children affected by HIV/AIDS in Soweto.

Ikageng seeks to appoint a Programme Director, based in Johannesburg.

S/he will report to the Board.

S/he will ensure the provision of high quality programmes to both beneficiaries and benefactors, through:

  • Ensuring programme transparency and financial accountability
  • Setting and executing on strategic programme direction
  • Overseeing the timeous completion of all day-to-day tasks
  • Ensuring adequate funding for programme sustainability
  • Continuously improving existing processes to provide a better, more sustainable service


Transparency and accountability

  • Systematically document programme progress against agreed targets and related spend focusing on quality at least cost;
  • Prepare and present comprehensive operational and financial reports, which compare actuals against budget to the Board on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis;
  • Set annual budgets in conjunction with the Financial manager.

Programme sustainability

  • Ensure sufficient programme funding to meet all programme activities;
  • Nurture donor relationships and assisting in fundraising efforts whenever required;
  • Liaise with other non-profits, municipalities and other network organisations to improve reach and overall care offered.

Staff supervision

  • Set daily priorities and longer term targets in collaboration with relevant staff members;
  • Ensure that these priorities and targets are met and/ or obstacles are addressed;
  • Collect relevant staff programme reports;
  • Conduct bi-annual performance reviews and ensuring ongoing staff motivation.

Recruitment and role development

  • Assist with interviews, selection and training of appropriate staff members;
  • Develop staff roles and responsibilities.

Knowledge management

  • Develop a systematic database that will ensure maximum information sharing and learning for Ikageng.


  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree and/or minimum of five years experience in a similar role;
  • Thorough grasp of programme management;
  • Excellent organisational skills;
  • Record in setting priorities, shaping processes, guiding investment in people and systems, and developing an infrastructure that creates a stronger and more efficient organisation;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Team player, who is flexible and creative;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Ability to persuade and influence decisions;
  • Strong drive and enthusiasm;
  • Research skills and attention to detail;
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office;
  • Smart personal appearance;
  • Integrity, credibility and commitment.

To apply, submit a CV and motivation letter to Busisiwe at ovcare@ikageng.org.za.

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

For more about Ikageng Itireleng AIDS Ministry, refer to www.ikageng.org.za.

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


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