Catholic Health Care Association of Southern Africa (CATHCA) New Vacancy

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19 Jul, 2018

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NGO Jobs in South Africa

Catholic Health Care Association of Southern Africa (CATHCA) is a nonprofit organisation that provides high quality and affordable health care service to all, especially the poorest and most marginalised people in Southern Africa.

Job Title: Director
Job Location: Johannesburg
Report to: Board of Management

The purpose of the Director is to coordinate CATHCA’s various programmes and services, implementing the direction and policy set by the Board. Provide strategic and operational leadership and for ensuring the organisation’s consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives.


  • Ensure the development and effective implementation of a long-term strategy in line with the organisation’s mission and vision
  • Provide leadership in developing programmatic, organisational and financial plans with the board and staff and take responsibility for their successful realisation
  • Ensure compliance with all legal and financial requirements
  • Represent the views and concerns of the Catholic healthcare network and of the organisation to government, civil society and the general public and serve as the organisation’s public face
  • Recruit and manage a strong team and provide them with the necessary support and leadership to complete their tasks effectively and efficiently
  • Develop and manage sound financial management and administrative systems
  • Ensure sufficient funds and other resources are raised to support the work of the organisation
  • Establish and maintain a good working relationship with funders


  • A good understanding of the social teachings of the Catholic Church and its values, and commitment to adhere to and apply these in CATHCA’s work
  • Proven experience in working with international funders
  • Strong track record in fund-raising, both locally and internationally
  • Proven leadership abilities – at least four years in a leadership position
  • A good understanding of the health situation in Southern Africa and experience in working with government and other key health stakeholders
  • Experience in working in a non-profit environment or with nonprofit organisations
  • Demonstrable experience in staff recruitment and management
  • Experience in managing large budgets and proven financial management oversight
  • Passion for supporting those who receive poor health services or who are neglected or discriminated against
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Command of oral and written English (other African language an advantage)
  • Strong analytical, communication and report writing skills
  • Strategic thinker, planner and collaborative worker
  • Interpersonal skills including the ability to work cross culturally
  • Resilient, positive and solution focused
  • Ability to travel locally and internationally

To apply, submit a recent CV and cover letter, including information on current salary and available starting date, should be sent to [email protected]

Application Deadline: 15th August, 2018

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