Siyabhabha Trust: Director

Siyabhabha Trust of the Development and Welfare of the Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 16 November, 2012
Opportunity type: 
Employment

The Siyabhabha Trust (ST) is a nonprofit organisation that strives to empower marginalised citizens to unlock their own potential and become self-reliant as individuals and communities. Siyabhabha Trust’s vision is to achieve a just and equitable society which promotes people-centred development using methodologies underpinned by the social teachings of the Catholic Church.

ST seeks to appoint a Director to work at increasing the capacity of the church community to help the desperately poor communities of South Africa, based in Pretoria.

This is a challenging and important job which will appeal to anyone who is concerned about the conditions that many millions of South Africans have to endure daily.

ST seeks a highly driven leader who is goal – directed and a hands-on strategist. The successful candidate must subscribe to, enact and represent with pride the Social Teachings of the Catholic Church. The successful candidate will be accountable to the Board.

Responsibilities: The Director will be responsible for ensuring the sustainability of Siyabhabha Trust through the management of current programmes and the development of strong partnerships which will ensure the continuation of existing projects and resources to develop new projects. S/he will be responsible for raising funds from Foundations, corporate partnerships, trusts, major donors, public and private sectors both in South Africa and internationally. 

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field and five to ten years experience in management, planning, monitoring and evaluation of development projects;
  • Excellent organisational and management skills;
  • Strong computer skills and a driver’s licence are essential;
  • Applicants should preferably speak at least three local languages. Specific experience in organisational capacity building, income generation and business planning will be an advantage.

Preference will be given to practicing Catholics. This is an affirmative action position.

The successful candidate will be offered a one year fixed term post based in Pretoria

To apply, submit a CV and motivation letter to Dineo Matseembi at dmatseembi@sacbc.org.za.

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

For more about the Siyabhabha Trust, refer to www.siyabhabhatrust.org.za.

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

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Pretoria

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