Hope Educational Foundation International: Site Manager

Hope Educational Foundation International
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 22 November, 2013
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Children and youth are some of the most vulnerable members of our societies. An estimated 19,000 of them will die every day from preventable causes (UNICEF USA). Hope Educational Foundation International's (Hope Education) mission is to protect children by teaching them the knowledge, skills, and convictions that they will need to combat systemic threats like HIV/AIDS and intestinal worms.

Hope Education seeks to appoint a Site Manager, based in Orange Farm.

The Site Manager will be responsible for managing and coordinating the implementation of the small-group, multi-session behavioral intervention to prevent HIV infection among youth at a specific site. The Manager is responsible for the direction and supervision of all program activities at that site. All duties described below refer only to the Site Manager’s assigned site and not to the project as a whole.

Responsibilities:

  • Create a highly effective team with 12 staffs from AIM and FMP programme;
  • Provide leadership and support to the team to reach shared programmatic goals;
  • Assess and evaluate staff performances and provide frequent advice for their career and personal growth;
  • Coordinate day-to-day activities of the project (e.g. assigning tasks, monitoring and ensuring progression of the project, arranging staff meetings);
  • Develop implementation plans with AIM and FMP national managers and staff;
  • Recruit, hire, and supervise staff;
  • Coordinate trainings with supervisors for staff development;
  • Monitor expenditures and budget;
  • Collaborate with other agencies and organisations to further the two programs in Orange Farm;
  • Plan and facilitate marketing activities, including setting up meetings and doing presentations with key stakeholders, and creating word of mouth through various marketing efforts;
  • Coordinate implementation logistics such as securing venues, finding cost effective service providers and coordinating participant recruitment;
  • Work and collaborate with the M&E Officer in developing systems, techniques, procedures and plans for data and information collection, monitoring, evaluation, reporting and warehousing management;
  • Supervise monitoring and evaluation of the program, including data collection, management, and analysis.

Measurability

  • Site targets are being met or, if not met, are showing consistent significant improvement from one wave to the next so that within three waves the targets are being met;
  • A dynamic team is developed that supports and serves each other’s program to reach their goals;
  • Operations at the site are supported and functional;
  • Administrator, Facilitators and Community Liaison Officers are supported, enabled and empowered to successfully carry out the program objectives;
  • Reporting to M&E Officer and AIM/FMP National Manager is on time and accurate.

Assessment

  • Quarterly assessment conducted by AIM/FMP National Manager;
  • Annual evaluation conducted by AIM/FMP National Manager and M&E Officer.

Requirements:

  • Tertiary qualification in Social Sciences, Project or Programme Management, Community Development or any relevant post-matric studies;
  • Well-developed project and organisational management skills to successfully manage the designated site(s);
  • Leadership training or previous roles in organisational leadership;
  • Organisational, planning, strategic and logistical skills with a proactive attitude and attention to detail;
  • Understand of financial, human and physical resources management;
  • Communication skills, including conflict resolution and presentations in front of groups;
  • Committed and passionate about working with families, local communities and programme support staff members;
  • Understand cultural issues;
  • Ability to network with local key stakeholders for programme development to achieve highest performance impact;
  • Experience related to running of evidence-based programming approaches to community developement;
  • Advanced level of computer literacy:
  • Ability to work efficiently under time pressure;
  • Ability to handle confidential information appropriately;
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as in a team environment;
  • Capable of conducting oneself in a professional manner under all circumstances especially with site staff, vendors, partners and management;
  • Fluency in English; multi-lingual preferred (ability to speak local language);
  • Licenced driver with excellent driver record;
  • Position listed will be a site manager position at Orange Farm, Gauteng office.

Remuneration: R12 500 per month with Medical Aid and Retirement package

To apply, submit a CV to kathleenmngadi@hopeeducation.org.

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

For more about Hope Educational Foundation International, refer to www.hopeeducation.org.

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

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