CINDI New Job Opening – Apply Now!

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29 Oct, 2018

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Administrative Jobs in South Africa

Founded in July 1996, CINDI is a multi-sectoral network of over 200 civil society organisations working with vulnerable children in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN).  Since 2006, CINDI has been coordinating advocacy work amongst its members to address barriers to the accessing of children’s and caregiver’s rights focusing on creating a culture of rights-with-responsibilities.  Key activities of the organisation include research and evidence creation, knowledge sharing and dissemination, capacity building and resource mobilisation. Even though CINDI’s main service delivery is in KZN, we also have a presence both nationally and internationally, their main service delivery is in the province of KwaZulu-Natal (KZN).

Job Title: Project Manager
Job Location: Pietermaritzburg, South Africa (Relocation costs will not be provided for)

CINDI is seeking candidates for this position funded by USAID for 2018 to 2023.  The Project Manager will be responsible for all aspects of technical and operational program management in order to optimize program performance and outcomes. This includes systematic monitoring of program results against targets and work plans, operationalization of program standards, and employing data for decision-making and course correction. S/he will ensure effective coordination with key stakeholders including government, CBOs, and private sector as well as robust sub-partner management. The Project Manager will ensure program effectiveness and cost efficiency through appropriate human and financial resource management. The following are the minimum qualifications required for position:

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Health Administration, Management Social Work, or Business Administration with a focus on public health, social sciences, or related field
  • A minimum of 8 years of progressively responsible experience in technical and operational program management of large-scale complex development activities in developing countries
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in management of a PEPFAR-funded activity, including program planning, implementation, data use, monitoring and reporting
  • Demonstrated ability to manage large teams and effectively coordinate with a range of stakeholders including government, community and other civil society organizations, and the private sector
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of U.S. Government program management regulations
  • Demonstrated written, presentation, communication and organizational skills in English
  • A valid driver’s license

To Apply:

Interested candidates should forward their applications (CV max 3 pages) to Ms. R. Nathoo at [email protected] no later than 31 October 2018 at 11h00 with Ref. No. PM001. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applicants who have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date must consider their applications unsuccessful. Late applications will not be considered.


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