SWEAT: Programme Manager

Sex Workers Education and Advocacy Taskforce (SWEAT)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 15 November, 2019
Opportunity type: 
Employment

The Sex Worker Education and Advocacy Task Force (SWEAT) is a dynamic non-governmental organisation that works to ensure that sex workers rights are defended and that people selling sex have access to health and other services. They view sex work as work and all our direct services are focused on engaging, empowering and linking sex workers to services that will meet their needs.

SWEAT seeks to appoint a Programme Manager to be based in Cape Town.  

The purpose of this position is key within the organisation managing all the donor funded projects of the organisation.

Required:

  • Must have worked in a management position – managing people and processes
  • Must have experience in managing complex budgets and project plans
  • Have fundraising expertise and track record
  • Is able to develop ‘outside-the-box’ ideas and strategies creating potential opportunities, and innovative approaches to allow these to be realized
  • Supports flexibility by introducing procedures that ensure quick turnaround and encourage flexibility in others.
  • Addresses longer-term performance problems openly and clearly states consequences while providing guidance and support as well as constructive criticism
  • Communicates and gains team commitment to a vision of what is to be achieved.
  • Builds alliances and partnerships which are in the interests of SWEAT in the long and short term.
  • Applicants should have appropriate post-graduate qualifications in the social sciences or a related field, a project management qualification would be a plus, and experience in a management position in an NGO.
  • Unequivocal support for sex worker’s rights is not an option.
  • They are looking for someone with integrity, someone who loves working in a busy and challenging environment, who knows how to lead and motivate a team and who is excited by diversity.
  • You should be committed to a collaborative management style and be comfortable in an environment that values all voices.

Applicants must send a covering letter, explaining their relevant experience (at least one page long) as well as their CV to recruitment@sweat.org.za 

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

For more about Sex Worker Education and Advocacy Taskforce refer to www.sweat.org.za

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

Only those with the legal right to work in South Africa can apply.

SWEAT reserves the right to make appointments that are transformation focused and prioritises sex-workers or former sex-workers in all positions.

Location: 
Cape Town

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