South Africa - Programme Coordinator

Closing date: Monday 22nd May 2017

Salary: R238,573 gross per annum

Location: East London, South Africa

Restless Development South Africa is recruiting for a Programme Coordinator to lead effective quality delivery of our European Commission-funded ‘Towards a more accountable South Africa: Placing young people and youth civil society at the centre of change for development in the Eastern Cape’ Project. This is a 2-year programme, to be implemented in the OR Tambo and Alfred Nzo Districts of the Eastern. ‘Towards a more accountable South Africa’ project is an innovative collaborative action which will build an informed, unified and coordinated network of grassroots organisations focussed on Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (ASRHR), linked to an empowered movement of young people in the Eastern Cape who will partner with state actors to improve implementation of ASRHR policies and effectively participate in core accountability structures relating to them.

With significant time spent in the field, and an emphasis on ensuring effective working relationships with our stakeholders, partners, volunteers and young people that we work with, this is a key position within our programmes team, responsible for the quality delivery of the ‘Towards a More Accountable South Africa’ Project.

The successful candidate will be will be a practical, solution-focussed individual, committed to delivering high quality programmes, ensuring that best practice and learning from colleagues and partners constantly informs our programme delivery on the ground. S/he will be a dynamic, committed, experienced and passionate team member, able to coordinate and oversee programme set-up, delivery and monitoring, and to support our partner and volunteer-led programmes. This is a significant role in our programmes team.

The deadline for applications is Monday 22nd May 2017. Please email your completed application form to sajobs@restlessdevelopment.org. Please note that we do not accept CVs.

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