Women on Farms Project: Executive Director

Women on Farms Project
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 27 September, 2013
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Women on Farms Project (WFP) is a Stellenbosch-based NGO working with women who live and work on commercial farms in the Western and Northern Cape.

WFP seeks to appoint a Executive Director, based in Stellenbosch, Western Cape.

Accountable to the Advisory Board, the Executive Director will be responsible for the organisation as a whole.

Responsibilities:

  • Strategic planning;
  • Staffing;
  • Fundraising;
  • Report writing;
  • Governance;
  • Evaluation;
  • Networking;
  • Advocacy ;
  • Profiling the organisation - to this end, the successful candidate will be assisted by a strong team, including Programme Coordinators, Programme Officers and Financial Manager.

Requirements:

  • Tertiary level qualification or equivalent;
  • Management and leadership experience in the development sector of programmes and staff;
  • Knowledge of gender and women’s position in agriculture / rural development;
  • Knowledge of the development sector in general and agriculture in particular;
  • Relevant fundraising experience;
  • Communication skills (written and verbal);
  • Contextual understanding, conceptual ability and proven skill in the key performance areas are a prerequisite;
  • Driver’s licence essential.

WFP offers a competitive salary, provident fund and medical aid subsidy. Remuneration is dependant on experience and qualification.

To apply, submit a CV and three contactable referees to Carmen Hendricks at carmen@wfp.org.za or fax 021 887 2963.

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

For more about Women on Farms Project, refer to www.wfp.org.za.

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

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