New loveLife Trust: Regional Manager - Ilembe Region

The New loveLife Trust
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Sunday, 17 June, 2012
Opportunity type: 

The New loveLife Trust is a NGO that campaigns with nationwide community-level outreach and supports programmes to promote healthy, HIV-free living among South African teens.

loveLife has reached unprecedented scale in implementing cutting-edge comprehensive and combined social behaviour change programming face-to-face with adolescents.

The New loveLife Trust seeks to appoint a Regional Manager for the Ilembe Region, based in  Kwa-Zulu Natal.

The person will lead, coordinate and support regional programme teams that focus on the implementation of programmes and training workshops to mobilise communities.


  • Conduct situational analysis/needs assessment to inform programme implementation
  • Ensure quality of all programme implementation including YFS;
  • Ensure the loveLife brand standards are maintained at all sites (groundBREAKER branding, publication distribution);
  • Oversee the development of performance contracts, work plan/reviews;
  • Identify exit strategies for the gB’s and Mpintshi’s and ensure information is documented on a database;
  • Identify training needs for the implementers (staff, teachers, line managers, area coordinators, Mpintshi’s and groundBREAKERS);
  • Identify all stakeholders within the region (local government, corporates, community based organisations and non-governmental organisations);
  • Develop partnerships with local electronic and print media (community radio stations, regional radio stations) in conjunction with National Media;
  • Initiate and support youth festivals /events/Born Free Dialogues;
  • Analyse quarterly monitoring reports to inform programme implementation;
  • Line management of regional programme leaders; Area coordinators;
  • Identification of developmental needs of subordinates and the appropriate capacitation thereof;
  • Comply with financial management system within the province i.e. requisitions; reconciliations; reporting.


  • Relevant tertiary qualification with strong community development background;
  • Project and financial management experience;
  • Sound HR skills;
  • Good stakeholder management skills;
  • Computer literacy;
  • Local language proficiency;
  • Ability to interact with people at all levels;
  • Valid driver’s licence is compulsory.

Salary: R157 500 per annum, total cost to company.

To apply, submit a CV (no certificates) and motivation letter with ‘Regional Manager - Ilembe Region‘ in the subject line to

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

The New loveLife Trust reserves the right to amend and/or withdraw advertisements at any time without notification.

If you do not receive any feedback within six weeks from the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful.

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