AMANDLA Current Available Job Opportunity – Apply Now!

Posted on :

29 Aug, 2019

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Design Jobs in South Africa

AMANDLA is a globally award winning social enterprise with over a decade of experience in the humanitarian sector, specialising in infrastructure, youth development and sport for development. We have offices in Cape Town, Johannesburg (South Africa), and Berlin (Germany).AMANDLA is the developer of the Safe-Hub model, which establishes a world-class infrastructure in disadvantaged communities, providing a physically and emotionally safe space where young people access services, opportunities and support from strong role models through sports-based programmes that focuses on health, safety, education, and employability.

We are joined by a number of funders and partners in rolling out the Safe-Hub model nationwide as well working on other exciting projects. We seek to partner with young, dynamic professionals who share our passion and vision – a world where all young people access equal opportunities, strive to realise their full potential and dare to dream.


Job Title: Innovation and Experience Design Director 
Location: Johannesburg or Cape Town
Reports to: Managing Director
Salary: Negotiable based on experience

Purpose of the position is to be a strategic and cross-functional role that develops, directs and executes the organisation’s innovation and design experience goals, focused currently on digital and sustainability. The Director oversees and works with cross-functional teams to research, plan, develop, test and ensures operational integration/hand-over of new and improved products, technologies and services. These will enhance and improve user experiences (beneficiaries, staff and partners), meet their needs and help the organisation remain competitive in the marketplace.

They will execute their responsibilities through the coordination and management of projects, business-as-usual continuous improvement, developing new business and managing client relationships at executive levels. All aimed at supporting the organisation achieve its strategic goals. The Director will work cross-functionally and organisationally in fulfilling their mandate of supporting and enabling innovations that are driven out of the various functions.


  • As per job scope


  • Educational:
  • Bachelor’s Degree (minimum)
  • Honours or Master’s Degree in Product Development, Business Management/Administration, Commerce, Development, Education or other relevant/related field (desirable)
  • Experience:
  • Experience at senior management in Product/Service development environment (minimum)
  • Working in youth development, education or with disadvantaged young people (desirable)

To apply

Please submit your Curriculum Vitae including two relevant & contactable references, a short motivational letter (maximum 1 page), and current contact details via email to the [email protected]

Application Deadline: Friday, 30 August, 2019

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