Western Cape Network on Violence Against Women: Technical Advisor

Western Cape Network on Violence against Women
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Thursday, 20 December, 2012
Opportunity type: 
Employment

The Western Cape Network on Violence Against Women (WCNOVAW) is a strong, united body which coordinates and integrates organisations and individuals through advocacy, public awareness, training and support with a developmental approach in order to progressively realize women’s right to a life free from all forms of violence.

WCNOVAW seeks to appoint a Technical Advisor, based in Mowbray, Cape Town.

The experienced HIV technical and strategic advisor shall have high-level problem-solving and decision-making skills, quality assurance, and continuing education in the context of an on-going relationship with SANACWS member organisations, partners in government departments, broader stakeholders and development partners.

The Advisor should guide the programme Officer through five stages:

  • Building relationships;
  • Identifying areas for improvement;
  • Responsive coaching and modelling of best practices;
  • Advocating for a women’s centred HIV response and
  • Collecting and reporting data.

As the SANACWS Secretariat’s role is a dynamic one and its mission undertaken in resource-challenged settings, this position requires flexibility, ability to work effectively in an evolving policy environment, facility in coordinating disparate stakeholders, and ability to cope with rapid change of direction.

Requirements:

  • Monitoring and evaluation;
  • Strategic and operational planning;
  • Costing and budgeting;
  • Partnership development;
  • Women’s rights and equality;
  • Women’s Centred HIV and AIDS Advocacy (will be weighted greatly);
  • Good mentoring skills.

Preference will be given to female applicants.

To apply, submit a CV, motivation letter and three references to lhenn@wcnetwork.co.za.

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

Should you not hear from WCNOVAW by 11 January 2013, consider your application unsuccessful.

The organisation reserves the right not to make an appointment.

The Western Cape Network on Violence Against Women’s website is not operational.

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

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