Institute for Justice and Reconciliation: Programme Administrator

Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Wednesday, 26 February, 2014
Opportunity type: 
Employment

The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) was founded in the wake of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission and promotes fair, democratic, and inclusive societies in post-conflict states across Africa.

The Policy and Analysis Unit within IJR is responsible for the commissioning, analysis and reporting of public opinion surveys that help measure and reflect national and regional issues that centre around economic and transitional justice, transformation and reconciliation. The Unit is widely known for publications such as the annual Transformation Audit and Reconciliation Barometer and has recently partnered with the Afrobarometer to manage rollout and implementation of the survey in ten regions in Southern Africa.

IJR's seeks to appoint a Programme Administrator for its Policy and Analysis Unit, based in Cape Town.

This programme is responsible for the commissioning, analysis and reporting of public opinion surveys that help measure and reflect national and regional issues that centre around economic and transitional justice, transformation and reconciliation. The successful candidate will provide full administrative support to a team of three Project Leaders and the Programme Head this includes travel logistics, event coordination, supplier management and oversight of team diaries, leave, and travel.

Starting date: Immediate

Requirements:

  • Computer literacy in all aspects of MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, e-mails.; of Share Point or similar systems;
  • General administrative skills: typing, note-taking, correspondence, meetings, minute-taking, diary management;
  • Plan, coordinate and manage local, regional and global travel logistics;
  • Maintain a logical filing system;
  • Experience working with suppliers, budgets and managing payments process;
  • Comfortable working under pressure and meeting deadlines;
  • Ability to use initiative and judgement;
  • Ability to prepare and disseminate documentation;
  • Exceptional project management skills;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Drivers licence (preferred).

IJR, in return, offers a competitive all inclusive salary package and a dynamic working environment, which prioritises the professional development and wellbeing of its employees.

To apply, submit a CV, two contactable references, and salary expectations to Simone Brandi  at sbrandi@ijr.org.za.

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

Enquiries:Simona Brandi, Tel: 021 202 4071, Email: sbrandi@ijr.org.za

Shortlisted candidates will participate in an initial interview and practical assessment.

If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date, you can assume your application has been unsuccessful. We encourage applications from historically disadvantaged individuals.

For more about the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation, refer to www.ijr.org.za.

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

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