African Alliance Recent Employment Opportunity – Apply Now!

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21 Jul, 2020

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Project Management Jobs in South Africa

African Alliance seeks to appoint a Project Coordinator – Consultant Engagement to be based in South Africa and be Virtual & Flexitime.



Job Title:  Project Coordinator – Consultant Engagement
Location: South Africa and be Virtual & Flexitime
Start Date: 3rd August 2020
Employment Type: Initial 12 months subject to funding and monthly deliverables being met.

The purpose of this position is find a person to strengthen the project coordination capacity on one of its current projects focused on COVID-19 Research and Advocacy.


  • Director Support:
    • Oversee efficient daily operations of the project in partnership with the Director
    • Ensure the production and updating of an online calendar that captures key and strategic upcoming events, opportunities and platforms to advance the work of the platform – including ensuring project team participation in those events
    • Coordinate all high level partnership engagements with the Director
    • Coordinate, document and archive all weekly/monthly team meetings
    • Serve as main operational liaison with project financial management team to ensure regular submission of any reporting or compliance documentation
    • Collate monthly team reports
    • Oversee all project admin
    • Pursue existing and identify new and strategic partners in partnership with Director
    • Generate first drafts of a wide range of documents on an ongoing basis
    • Maintenance (and establishment) of all key wordpress sites
    • Any other support required
  • Social Media & Other Content Production :
    • General:
      • Schedule, confirm and support the weekly webinar series
      • Work with TA providers and sector partners to rapidly produce high quality, editorial content for all media platforms
      • Ensure that this content is linked to the Social Media team to maintain uniformity and cross cutting coverage of content
      • Logic check all project websites and social media platforms on an ad hoc basis to ensure relevance and functionality
      • Ensure the growth of the online global platform and the whatsapp based national platform through strategic partnerships and alliances
  • Podcast & Newsletter:
    • Provide first line of QA for all audio visual and editorial content in partnership with Director
    • Oversee the production and dissemination of the monthly newsletters and podcast series
    • Scheduling and prep of host and speakers for monthly podcast for podcast producer
    • First and second cut of podcast content
    • Facilitate and record monthly newsletter brainstorm session with team and podcast consultant

To apply

Resume, cover letter, references, wordpress and writing samples can be submitted to [email protected].

Application Deadline: Friday, 24 July, 2020

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