Etafeni Day Care Centre Trust Latest Ongoing Recruitment – Apply Now!

Posted on :

3 Feb, 2020

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Management Jobs in South Africa

Etafeni Day Care Centre Trust is a multi purpose centre that provides a holistic support services to women and children living with and affected by  HIV/AIDS. They use relevant programmes to promote well being, break the cycle of poverty and create a positive change in Nyanga and the surrounding areas.


Job Title: Program Manager
Location: Nyanga, Cape Town.
Reports to: Director
Remuneration: Market-Related
Employment Type: Fixed-term-contract, 40 hours per week.
​Start Date: Immediately

The purpose of this position is to provide overall program leadership for the EDCCT and related outreach services. S/He will be responsible for delivering the organizational program plans including implementation, monitoring of progress, financial planning and oversight, coordination and provide motivational leadership for the program coordinators.


  • Lead, manage, motivate and mentor the Program Coordination Team;
  • Oversee implementation of an effective performance management system and annual objectives for the program coordinators as per the organogram relevant to their contracts and job descriptions.
  •  Assist in implementation of staff wellness initiatives with professional debrief.
  • Conduct monthly supervision meetings with the Program Coordinators.
  • Overseeing the drawing up of program budgets and ensuring these are followed in line with program spending in close consultation with the Finance Manager and Program Coordinators.
  • Work with the program coordinators to prepare program budgets and work plans to be reviewed by the Director.
  • Ensure payment requisitions are in line with the budget and sign petty cash forms for program expenditure.
  • Ensuring donor reports are completed and submitted by Program Coordinators are up to maxima standard before sending them to the Fundraiser.
  • Develop a system and implement effective monitoring evaluation and reporting and use data collected to continuously improve services and ensure maximum impact for beneficiaries in programs.
  • Attend regular monthly meetings with the Director.
  • Submit monthly reports to the Director.
  • Attend Financial Committee meetings and Management Committee meetings.
  • Maintain a register to identify and evaluate the key risks faced by the EDCCT program and implement measures to control risks and communicating it to the Director.
  • Establish good working relationships and collaborative arrangements with community groups, and other organization to help achieve the vision of the organization.


  • Matric, Tertiary education in Management, Social Sciences, or Community Development
  • At least 5 years of working experience in a management role in the NGO Sector
  • Must be an outspoken individual with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good organizational and administration skills
  • Experience of conflict resolution and problem solving
  • Time keeping and ethical work practices
  • Ability to communicate and transfer skills to the community
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in Xhosa and English
  • Driver’s license.
  • Good understanding of the NGO environment and Xhosa culture

To apply

Submit your CV and at least three contactable references to or fax: 021 386 2560.

Application Deadline: Thursday, 6 February, 2020

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