CHOC: Northern Region Manager

Childhood Cancer (CHOC) Foundation South Africa
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 14 November, 2014
Opportunity type: 
Employment

The Childhood Cancer (CHOC) Foundation South Africa is a nonprofit organisation that provides support for children suffering from cancer and life-threatening blood disorders as well as their families.

CHOC seeks to appoint a Northern Region Manager, based in based in Pretoria (The Northern Region extends from Pretoria to Mpumalanga and the Limpopo provinces).

The overall purpose of the post is to raise awareness of childhood cancer, promote and market CHOC and its programmes, and to manage the region.

Responsibilities:

Fundraising and donor relationships:

  • To identify regional fundraising opportunities and events, ensure their implementation and to identify and build positive relationships with donors and stakeholders; 
  • To promote and market CHOC through various channels and activities (including through the media, regional newsletters, and promotional events); 
  • To oversee the input and management of data on CRM (donor and data management).

Programme and campaign management and reporting:

  • To develop and implement childhood cancer awareness and early detection campaigns  through a variety of means, such as social media, newsletters, fundraising initiatives and networking with stakeholders; 
  •  To implement and manage CHOC’s parent, child and family support programme through the establishment of support groups, the provision of psychosocial, bereavement and practical support; 
  • To implement, manage and oversee the medical and ward support programme in conjunction with hospital authorities; 
  • To develop and manage volunteer programmes; 
  • To manage CHOC’s accommodation (CHOC House) programme including the management of infrastructure, staff and vehicles and compliance with health and safety and other relevant legislation; 
  • To implement and manage any other programmes as determined by CHOC’s Executive.

Financial, office and general management and leadership:

  • Providing leadership and the general management of staff. To ensure and oversee the development and training of regional staff by undertaking regular performance reviews and ensuring development plans are in place for identified staff; 
  • To manage the finances and administration of the region; 
  • To ensure that all CHOC policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to; 
  • To ensure submission of accurate and timeous reports – financial, administrative and operational – and compliance with all legislative requirements; 
  • To undertake other post related duties as requested by the CEO; 
  •  To undertake all responsibilities and tasks embracing CHOC’s values, ethos and behaviours.

Requirements:

  • Experience and proven ability to fundraise; 
  • Minimum of five years experience in general management; 
  • A tertiary qualification is required, a degree or higher would be an advantage; 
  • Fluency in English is required. Ability to communicate in an additional South African language(s) is an advantage; 
  • An unendorsed Code 08 driver’s licenCe; 
  • Be highly motivated with a willingness to take initiative and responsibility; 
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Office); 
  • Experience and an understanding of cancer, the medical sector and/or diseases is an advantage.

Salary competitive to the NGO Sector, CHOC does not provide medical cover, retirement or pension benefits or a 13th month salary. Cost of living adjustments are made in July each year.

To apply, submit a CV to johan.vanniekerk@choc.org.za.

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

Candidates who have not had a response by 21 November 2014 can regard their application as unsuccessful.

For more about the Childhood Cancer Foundation South Africa, refer to www.choc.org.za.

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

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