Vrygrond Community Development Trust: Programme Manager - Fit for Life Fit for Work

Fit for Life Fit for Work
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Monday, 1 December, 2014
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Fit for Life, Fit for Work, Vrygrond is a skills development programme focused on empowering youth between the ages of 18-27 through life and work skills training. This holistic training approach allows for increased self esteem; mature decision making; effective problem solving articulated goal setting and job readiness.
 
The Fit for Life Fit for Work programme seeks to employ a Programme Manager, based in Capricorn, near Muizenberg.

The Programme Manager will carry out the ideals and values of this community-based youth programme.
                                                                                                          
Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all operational duties required;
  • Manage all staff and workforce programmes and processes;
  • Facilitation, preparation, review and monitoring of programme budgets;
  • Develop and implement programme strategies (curriculum development) and plans;
  • Manage communication processes with managers, donors and partner organisations regarding programmatic needs;
  • Provide strategic input into management issues in the organisation.

Requirements:

  • Postgraduate qualification in social work, social sciences or relevant field;
  • Proven experience of at least five years at senior management level within Community Development/NGO environment;
  • Knowledge of relevant social development legislation and governance;
  • Ability to direct and manage the implementation of the organisation’s strategies at an operational level;
  • Well developed written and verbal communication skills in at least two official languages;
  • Proven relevant financial knowledge and budgetary experience;
  • Ability to positively contribute towards the development of appropriate organisational strategies;
  • Sound human resources knowledge.

To apply, submit a CV, cover letter and three contactable referees to: manager.fit4life@vrygrond.org.za

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

Please note that only successful short-listed candidates will be notified.

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

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