Posted on :
9 Jul, 2019
9 Jul, 2019
Hivos Southern Africa Hub, aims towards an open and green society, inspired by humanist values such as freedom, dignity, responsibility and curiosity. Our objective is that every person can live in freedom and dignity on a planet that is sustainable. We pride ourselves as upholding the principles of Social innovation of generating new ideas and approaches that resolve existing social, cultural, economic and environmental challenges for the benefit of people and planet.
Hivos in partnership with SIDA and Ford Foundation manages the Regional Fund on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR). The Regional SRHR Fund was established in recognition of the critical need for a strategic regional response to collectively address the myriad of SRHR issues in Southern Africa with particular attention to young people and adolescents as well as to provide an opportunity for donors to coordinate their support to SRHR in the region.
The fund is currently focusing on strengthening th capacity of youth led and youth focused organisations to effectively advocate for their sexual and reproductive health needs. To do so, it is supporting civil society responses to a diversity of ASRHR issues that are relevant at both the national and regional levels using grant-making as the main mechanism of support. The Fund also convenes meetings to foster improved partnerships and collective effort among regional and national organizations in response to the need for improved coordination and collaboration. The Fund further, seeks to support efforts to advocate and take actions that can lead to improvements in the availability and accessibility of SRHR services for adolescent and youth with a focus on the most vulnerable people. To support our office generate new initiatives and mobilise resources we are looking for a:
Job Title: Programme Officer- Capacity Building
Job Location: South Africa
Aim of the Job
With support from the Programme Manager the Programme Officer (Capacity Building) will undertake activities primarily focused on strengthening the organisational and technical capacity of SRHR grant partners in fields such as governance, administration, financial management, strategic advocacy, constituency building and monitoring and evaluation. S/he will design and provide a comprehensive package of capacity development activities that support the technical and institutional development of partners on this project. Other activities include the provision of training and mentorship to emergent CSO leaders, and other forms of training and technical assistance including providing technical support to youth-led research as well as support to the development of social media campaigns. The position will cover both east and southern Africa with partners in Kenya, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
Hivos offers a challenging position in an international environment.
The Regional office is based in Harare, Zimbabwe. This position will be based in South Africa. Hivos welcomes International & Regional applicants but can only offer a position to only those with a valid work permit for South Africa. Hivos can only offer employment on local terms and conditions.
For more information on Hivos visit www.hivos.org.If you meet the above mentioned qualifications (please look carefully), send a letter explaining your motivation and your CV to: Hivos e-mail:[email protected]
Application Deadline: Sunday, 28 July, 2019