NACOSA: Programme Officer – Northern Cape

Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 13 April, 2012
Opportunity type: 

The Networking HIV/AIDS Community of South Africa (NACOSA) is a nonprofit organisation seeking to reduce the impact of HIV, AIDS and TB through building capacity, networking and strengthening the multi-sectorial response to HIV, AIDS and TB in Southern Africa.

NACOSA seeks to appoint a Programme Officer (Mentror/Trainer), based in Kimberley, Northern Cape.

The purpose of the position is to provide NACOSA's sub-recipient organisations with organisational development and programmatic support, mentoring, training and monitoring to ensure that they implement key activities specifically OVC and community-based care programmes in the province.


  • Matric;
  • Tertiary qualification (degree or four-year diploma) in social sciences, health, project management or related (ideally trained as a social worker or professional nurse);
  • Knowledge of the Northern Cape NGO and government sectors and be well-connected with influential role players;
  • Networking, liaison and presentation skills;
  • Minimum of three years experience in the NGO environment;
  • Communication skills;
  • Ability to speak and write two official South African languages, of which one must be English;
  • Knowledge of HIV/AIDS and the South African HIV/AIDS/TB scenario;
  • Report writing skills (narrative and financial);
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office;
  • Knowledge and experience of facilitation and training in organisational development content areas, specifically finances, proposal writing, monitoring and evaluation;
  • Project management and material development will be an advantage;
  • Own vehicle and willingness to travel within the Province;
  • Valid driver's license.

To apply, submit a concise CV, motivational letter and completed NACOSA application form to Verna Appollis at or fax to: 086 724 6582.

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

NACOSA reserves the right not to make any appointment in this position.

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