Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa: Deputy Director - Southern Africa Resource Watch

Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Monday, 31 October, 2011
Opportunity type: 
Employment

The Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) is a nonprofit foundation which collaborates with other organisations on issues surrounding the rule of law, democracy building, human rights, economic development, education, media, access to technology and information.

The Southern Africa Resource Watch (SARW) is a project of the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA). SARW’s objective is to strengthen natural resources governance in Southern Africa, promote revenue transparency, foster community participation, and monitor companies’ extraction activities to ensure that they respect environmental requirements and human rights. It does so, inter alia, through research and monitoring, advocacy and capacity building (training). SARW operates in 10 countries.

This position is based in Johannesburg, with frequent travel to other countries in Southern Africa and outside the region.

This is a two-year renewable contract position.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Director in the implementation of institutional strategies, policies and plans;
  • Ensure that projects are monitored and evaluated and that there are proper planning processes, periodic reports and fluid communication;
  • Provide a supportive role in fundraising for the programme and accountability to donors.

Requirements:

  • Master's degree in a related discipline;
  • Minimum of six years experience at a senior management level with demonstrable leadership and people management skills;
  • Experience in a funding agency, bilateral institution or regional/international multilateral institution;
  • Fluency in spoken and written English;
  • Fluency in an African language of the region, as well as in French and/or Portuguese;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Suite and other ICTs in relation to efficient organisational functioning.

Salary: An attractive remuneration package commensurate with experience will be offered.

To apply, submit a CV and motivation letter to the Head of Human Resources, Prava Singh, at humanresources@osisa.org.

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

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

The Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa is an equal opportunity employer.

For more about the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa, refer to www.osisa.org.

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

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