Sustain Africa Foundation: Members - Board of Advisors and Directors

Sustain Africa Foundation (SAF)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Saturday, 31 August, 2013
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Sustain Africa Foundation (SAF) is a nonprofit organisation that works to build and sustain Africa for generations to come by improving and sustaining the capacity of individuals, communities and countries through locally driven and sustainable solutions for human development.

Sustain Africa Foundation (SAF) seeks to appoint members for its Board of Advisors and Directors on voluntary basis.

This will be a small group of individuals with extensive experience and expertise across the focus areas of SAF. The Board will be expected to sit four times a year and as when mutually agreed per need.

Responsibilities:

  • Advise and mentor the Executive Director and Programme staff on key SAF focus areas and its organisational development;
  • Provide strategic, technical and programmatic input into SAF’s strategy document;
  • Leverage and link up resources and provide advise on best strategic partnerships and strategies in achieving SAF’s mission.

Requirements:

  • Passion for human development in Africa and willingness to contribute to its development;
  • Technical and proven experience in one or more of the focus areas;
  • Minimum of seven years relevant professional experience;
  • Proven leadership experience and willingness to raise and mentor new leaders;
  • A sustainable interest in the exploration of possible home grown solutions to Africa’s challenges;
  • Excellent written verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to engage constructively in a multi-national and multi-cultural environment;
  • Demonstrate understanding of regional socio-economic and development dynamics.

Start date: 1 October 2013.

To apply, submit a CV, contact details of two current referees and motivation letter (three pages maximum) to thami@sustainafrica.co.za.

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

Sustain Africa Foundation’s website is under construction.

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

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