GROW New Ongoing Recruitment – Apply Now!

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20 Aug, 2018

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Administrative Jobs in South Africa

The GROW with Educare Centres project was incubated by a partnership between The Clothing Bank and Grow Learning Company. Both partners have a deep understanding of the core components required to establish successful, self-sufficient, independent business owners who are able to provide quality education.

Job Title: Project Manager
Job Location: Cape Town
Salary: R28 000 to R30 000

The purpose of the position is to manage a staff team as well as all the deliverables for the region. This includes servicing our existing 24 ECD Centres in low income areas in Cape Town as well as establishing a further 6 centres during the course of 2019.


Business Management:

  • Manage Business Plan for the region
  • Develop and Manage the Implementation Plan for the Western Cape Region

Regional staff management:

  • Recruit all new staff for the region
  • Team meeting report planning / updates / distribution for CT
  • Performance management of all regional staff
  • Manage annual salary reviews of all regional staff

Financial Management:

  • Internal
    • Financial Budget
    • Give input annual financial budget for the region
    • Submit all invoices
    • Check monthly management accounts
  • Funding
    • Humulani, Saville Foundation and Myschool

High level Operations:

  • Manage the implementation of the “GROW with Educare Centres” Chain of Events:
    • Internal
    • Training
    • Franchisee
    • Grow Learning Company


  • Staff business cards
  • Utilise Marketing collateral:
    • Website
    • Brochure
    • Video
    • Social Media – Facebook page
    • Pop-up banner
    • Mascot – Hippos
    • GROW with Educare Centres aprons

Recruitment of New Franchisees:

In conjunction with the Education Implementation Manager in Cape Town:

  • Field all initial calls from potential Franchisees (usually existing Principals of Centres)
  • Host information days for potential new Franchisees
  • Do initial site visit to check viability
  • Set up and facilitate recruitment day
  • Arrange final site visits before sign up with infrastructure upgrades person for quotes
  • Secure deposit payments
  • Map out orders for each new Centre
  • Work through Disclosure Document with final recruit
  • Work through Franchise Agreement with final recruit
  • Complete the new Franchisee file
  • Oversee upfront inventory check
  • Manage the implementation process at new Centres with Regional Education Manager


Oversee Education Mentor (Orders) with regards to the following:

  • Centres:
    • Annual new Centres orders for set up
    • ‘Top up’ orders for existing Centres
    • Annual consumable’s orders
    • Other supplier orders e.g. Makro
    • Tracking
  • Marketing material for Centres
  • Printing orders
  • Stationary orders

Infrastructure Upgrades:

  • Source contractor to manage infrastructure upgrade
    • Manage the infrastructure upgrade process:
    • Sign off on quotes
    • Pay invoices
    • Do inspection of final work

Existing Franchisees:

  • Oversee the planning and execution of the monthly franchisee meetings
  • Manage the partnership and compliance of franchisees

Stakeholder Management:

  • Create and manage database of Department of Social Development contacts
  • Create and manage database of NGO contacts and management of NGO file
  • Arranging and overseeing all stakeholder events


  • Strong project management skills are essential
  • Experience at management level in an NGO in the ECD space

To apply, submit your CV to [email protected]

Application Deadline: 31st August 2018

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