INMED South Africa Recent Job Opportunity – Apply Now!

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31 Oct, 2019

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Management Jobs in South Africa

INMED’s mission is to create pathways for disadvantaged children and families to achieve well-being and self-reliance. Since 2006, INMED’s work in South Africa has focused on improving the health, education, safety and opportunities of the nation’s most vulnerable citizens through climate-smart agriculture, school gardening, climate awareness, nutrition education, positive youth development and teacher training programs.


Job Title: Programme Manager
Location: Johannesburg

The Programme Manager will be part of a dynamic and dedicated team of technical and management professionals who are responsible for the successful implementation of INMED’s Adaptive Agriculture Programme in South Africa.


  • Develop project plans, schedules, budgets, production plans and reports, in collaboration with team members, and according to INMED and project donor requirements.
  • Facilitate and coordinate efficient, effective and timely implementation of project activities, in collaboration with team members and stakeholders, including:
  • Delivering aquaponics technical and business training workshops and coaching.
  • Establishing aquaponics demonstration systems and training centers.
  • Developing a formal aquaponics certification curriculum with local partners.
  • Providing technical assistance for aquaponics construction, operations, production and sales.
  • Establishing market linkages between producers and buyers, promoting aggregation options and formal agreements.
  • Oversee project monitoring and evaluation, including data collection, management, assessment, and reporting, including managing online project participant database.
  • Oversee project communications and public outreach, including article placement, social media presence, event presentations, and other project promotional activities.
  • Contribute to INMED regional technical team’s business planning, sustainability and opportunity development.


  • Master’s degree in agriculture related discipline, business/project management and at least 5 years work experience.
  • Experience in agricultural commercial business, with reliable knowledge of aquaculture and aquaponics farming.
  • Experience in emerging markets, preferably within the commercial agriculture context.
  • Demonstrated ability to interface/liaise with government departments, implementing partners, beneficiaries, counterpart donors and marketing/outreach teams to promote projects, develop value chain partners and obtain maximum benefit/resource efficiency.
  • Experience in project management for corporate, government or nonprofit organization.
  • Knowledge and experience with the required techniques, approaches, software tools and methodologies for effective project management and monitoring.
  • Demonstrated success at developing and growing projects.
  • Strong organizational, research and analytical skills; keen attention to detail.
  • Strong writing and presentation skills; fluent in English and at least one local language.
  • Demonstrated ability to produce quality content on tight timelines.
  • Demonstrated cultural sensitivity and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to interact with multi-disciplinary teams of various professional levels and diverse backgrounds.
  • Personal and professional integrity, self-motivation and proven ability to work under minimum supervision.
  • Demonstrated willingness to provide help, assistance and support to members of the team.
  • Personal Qualities of the Post Holder:
  • Collaborative: A dynamic personality that is collaboratively minded, can recognize and identify strengths, seek consensus around mutual goals and build meaningful relationships.
  • Creative: A systems-thinker who is not afraid to be innovative in designing solutions and has skills in articulating these ideas and concepts.
  • Methodical: Strong analytical, systems and problem solving skills to evaluate performance, prepare reports, and recommend/implement solutions using independent judgment. Ability to move from concept to action through strong project design and evaluation.
  • Reliable: Leadership skills that reflect and value a team approach, demonstrated integrity, effectiveness, efficiency, and the ability to deliver high quality service. Highly capable of handling multiple projects, tasks and timeline.
  • Trustworthy: Ability to work with schools, partners, and staff of diversified backgrounds with a positive, optimistic, solutions oriented attitude. Shares a deep respect for the school community, its stakeholder and the beneficiaries we serve.

To apply

Submit CV to applications@inmed.orgwith the subject heading Admin Position Application

Application Deadline: Friday, 1 November, 2019

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