Blue Crane Foundation: Senior Operations Manager

Blue Crane Foundation
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 5 July, 2013
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Blue Crane Foundation is a start-up organisation with a mission to strengthen informal and rural Community Based Organisations (CBOs) through capacity building and training.

Blue Crane Foundation seeks to appoint a Senior Operations Manager, based in East London, Eastern Cape.

Responsibilities: 

  • Lead Blue Crane Foundation's strategy development, policy formation and implementation;
  • Establish and maintain excellent external partnerships;
  • Provide guidance on beneficiary support requirements;
  • Develop appropriate best training and mentoring practices for CBOs;
  • Develop annual work plans and budgets;
  • Manage available resources;
  • Lead fundraising strategic plans and activities;
  • Recruit, mobilise and manage performance of senior teams;
  • Lead financial management and corporate governance;
  • Develop and facilitate local Board of Trustees.

Requirements:

  • Demonstrable track record of minimum 10 years of programme management in the public or NGO sector with at least six years of senior managerial positions;
  • Master’s degree in public health, business management, community development or in other relevant topics;
  • Executive experience of people management and leadership;
  • Demonstrable organisational, logistical and communication skills;
  • Substantial representational skills and proven track record in dealing with various stakeholders successfully at different levels;
  • Good track record of financial management and budget monitoring;
  • Extensive experience in monitoring and evaluation programmes;
  • Working experience in rural communities and or townships settings in South Africa;
  • Experience in high level report writing;
  • Ability to travel approximately 20 percent of time;
  • Fluency in English. 

To apply, submit a CV and motivation letter to andre@blue-crane.org.

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

Blue Crane Foundation’s website is undercontruction.

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

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