Inyathelo: Programme Coordinator - Ashesa

Inyathelo
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 2 November, 2012
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Inyathelo - the South African Institute for advancement is a nonprofit organisation that strives to build an enduring culture of philanthropy which results in a strong and stable civil society and democracy in South Africa.

Inyathelo is also a key partner of the Kresge Foundation in the USA, and are implementing a programme of “Access and Success” work in the higher education Academic Development arena (the ASHESA programme – Access and Success in Higher Education in South Africa). 

Inyathelo seeks to appoint a Programme Coordinator - Ashesa, based in Cape Town.

This position is a mid-level post responsible for the overall management and co-ordination of a Programme.

Responsibilities:

  • Implementing the programme components – which can include training workshops, focus groups and related research, capacity development and documenting activities;
  • Liaising with a cohort of participating institutional projects and other significant external stakeholders;
  • Developing and implementing a research project focused on South African academic development initiatives;
  • Developing published materials related to the programme of work;
  • Monitoring and reporting on budget and expenditure and on programme outcomes;
  • Researching and writing reports and analytical articles.

Requirements:

  • University or tertiary qualification
  • Minimum of eight years work experience – with at least four being in coordination/management, ideally in (externally-funded) projects;
  • Facilitation skills;
  • Excellent writing skills and experience in developing published materials;
  • Experience in the higher education sector generally and academic development in particular
  • Valid driver’s licence and own transport. 

Inyathelo does not cover relocation costs.

Inyathelo is committed to equity. Inyathelo offers contract employment with a competitive single cost of employment salary and no other benefits.

To apply, submit a CV, two contactable referees and motivation letter to info@inyathelo.org.za or fax to: 021 465 6953. Clearly indicate which post you are applying for.

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

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For more about Inyathelo- the South African Institute for Advancement, refer to www.inyathelo.org.za.

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

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