Disabled People South Africa (DPSA) New Job Vacancy

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3 Sep, 2018

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Management Jobs in South Africa

Disabled People South Africa (DPSA) is a nonprofit and democratic cross-disability body made up of member organisations of disabled people that mobilises and advocate for their rights for attainment of equal opportunity. DPSA is recognised as the national assembly of disabled people by Disabled People International (DPI), which has observer status in the United Nations.

Job Title: Provincial Development Coordinator
Job Location: Western Cape


  • Project management
  • Budget development and management
  • Manage project staff
  • Membership development and recruitment
  • Funder liaison
  • Project proposal development and fundraising
  • Disability research and development
  • Project report writing
  • Train and capacity building
  • Engage with local, provincial and national government on disability policy development and implementation


  • Minimum of a Grade 12 Certificate
  • Recognition of Prior Learning within the field of Development and Disability
  • Minimum of two years proven experience in a similar position
  • Suitable candidates with disabilities will get first preference
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of NGO’s planning, development and advocacy
  • Ability to work independently and in a team and able to forge relationships with partners and funders
  • Communication (written and verbal) skills and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of disability issues and the disability environment
  • Minimum two years’ experience in development, lobbying and advocacy
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines;
  • Computer skills
  • Experience of working for an NGO at similar position preferred;
  • Driver’s license would be an advantage
  • Report writing skills
  • Strong passion for development of people with disabilities
  • Strong background on disability activism

To apply, submit your CV (not longer than four pages) together with certified copies of your professional qualifications to the National Programmes Manager, Ms. Gillian Moses to [email protected], or Fax: 086 547 5880. Or Post: P.O. Box 3467, Cape Town, 8000

For enquiries call 079 895 0327

Applications which have not been responded to within 30 days of the closing date should be regarded as unsuccessful.

Preference will be given to people with disabilities.

Application Deadline: 21st September, 2018

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