South Africa - Finance and Admin Assistant Coordinator

Closing date: Monday 22nd May 2017

Salary: R164,913 gross per annum

Location: East London, South Africa

Restless Development is the youth-led development agency – everything we do is led by and through young people. And because we are who we serve, our mission is to place young people at the forefront of change, empowering them to take a leadership role in addressing the most urgent issues facing their countries and the world. Based on 26 years of experience working with and for young people, it is our innovative and cost-effective youth-led approach – the source of our expertise and credibility – that now reaches over 400,000 young people each year across sub Saharan Africa, South Asia and the UK; an approach that is cited as a ‘model for best practice’ by UNAIDS, UNICEF, the World Bank and the UK Government.

Restless Development South Africa is recruiting for a Finance and Administration Assistant Coordinator to support 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 project, to be implemented in the OR Tambo and Alfred Nzo Districts of the Eastern. The ‘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.

The successful candidate will be will be a practical, solution-focussed individual, committed to delivery of high quality work. They will be dynamic, committed, experienced and passionate team members, able to support our partner and volunteer-led programmes in the field and in the office.

The deadline for applications is Monday 22nd May 2017. Please email your completed application form to




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