Kagiso Shanduka Trust: Project Manager - Curriculum Delivery

Kagiso Shanduka Trust
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Thursday, 13 February, 2014
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Shanduka Foundation and Kagiso Trust based in Johannesburg, Sandton have embarked on an exciting initiative aimed at improving education in a district in the Free State. This partnership will see both organisations contributing through their respective programmes; the Adopt-a-School Foundation and the Beyers Naude School Development Programme.

Kagiso Shanduka Foundation Trust seeks to appoint a Project Manager for Curriculum Delivery, based in Sasolburg and Bloemfontein.

This is a five-year contract position.


  • Coordinate, manage and monitor the implementation of the programmes/ projects in schools. Description of Tasks Site Visits;
  • Manage the need analysis process;
  • Induction to the school and other relevant stakeholders such as Department of Education Planning;
  • Establish a database for relevant and best practice NGOs and institutions to implement the programmes;
  • Identify the service provider to implement the intervention programme and propose them to the circuit manager for appointment;
  • Set target baseline for the schools and service providers;
  • Together with the school and service provider develop a program plan including dates and time for training (afternoons, Saturday or during school holidays);
  • Involve the relevant subject advisor or department to ensure the intervention is in line with the DoE curriculum statements;
  • Prepare data of OVCs in the school that do not receive grants and are without birth certificates and identify and involve government departments and NGO’s to assist Project execution;
  • Induction of the School Management Team, School Governing Body, relevant stakeholders from Department of Education and service provider about the intervention programme;
  • Ensure the school contract is completed and a detailed programme plan is submitted to all relevant stakeholders;
  • Support school managing team and educators during development programmes;
  • Motivate and encourage learners to participate in training and school-based support;
  • Assist the service provider in organising venues, catering and sending invites for training Quality control;
  • Monitor and measure the quality of the intervention programme using the monitoring tool;
  • Measure expenditure against the budget;
  • With assistance of the SMT solve challenges on commitment and attendance of educators and learners to the programme;
  • Orders equipment and material relevant for the programme;
  • Ensure that service provider issue certificates to the educators Project Management;
  • Monitoring and evaluation of programme;
  • Manage project budget utilisation;
  • Maintain proper budget reports;
  • Manage the delivery of projects according to project plan and base line targets;
  • Review and update time plans if and when necessary Competencies;


  • BA degree in education or Social science degree;
  • Relevant experience in working schools, NGO’s, education sector and communities;
  • Valid driver’s licence with driving experience. Skills Requirements;
  • Computer literacy, excellent communication interpersonal, presentation and report writing skills;
  • Knowledge of project planning and management;
  • Previous experience in NGO sector with knowledge of education context that includes policies, systems, structures and curriculum;
  • Understand developmental issues in the context of government policies specifically education.

Salary: competitive salary package will be negotiated, based on qualifications and experience.

To apply, submit a CV, motivational letter and contact details of three references, to Sisipho Moleshe at Sisipho.Moleshe@ksfoundation.co.za.

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

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For more about the Kagiso Shanduka Foundation Trust, refer to www.kagiso.co.za.

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