Joint Aid Management (JAM) Latest Job Vacancy – Apply Now!

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8 Apr, 2019

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Joint Aid Management (JAM) is a South African founded humanitarian non-profit organisation that works to empower Africans to create better lives for themselves.

Job Title: Community Development Officer

Job Location: Western Cape.

The purpose of the position is to provide overall coordination of JAMSA nutrition programme and provide support to makeovers at ECD centres. To develop and implement a marketing plan for the Western Cape region with corporate and other donors.


Coordination and Supervision – 65%

  • Coordinate the development of a provincial operations strategic plan and budget based on JAM SA strategy, goals and objectives with participation of all staff and partners
  • Coordinate all programmes and projects through regular staff meetings and supervision ensuring effective and efficient delivery
  • Coordinate programme expansion plan processes including field research
  • Coordinate the establishment of effective and efficient data bases and the analysis, monitoring, evaluation and reporting on data as designated
  • Coordinate designated requirements for annual audits and periodic partner audits as required.
  • Liaise with JAMSA stakeholders including existing and new partners, NGO/CBO and government departments
  • Coordinate effective relationships with Donor Relations, Finance and Administration
  • Research best practices and identify potential innovations to enhance improvements in programming
  • Compile weekly and collate a monthly report submission on the Nutrition programme to the Programme Manager by the 10th of the following month

Marketing – 15%

  • Coordinate marketing within the Western Cape province inclusive of sourcing and liaison with potential and existing donors

Financial Management – 10%

  • Ensure reconciliation of cash advances, including Bidvest at each month end

Human Resource Management – 10%

  • Coordinate and report on annual Job Description and KPI revisions of reports
  • Coordinate six monthly performance appraisals of reports and ensure submission to the Programme Manager
  • Coordinate monthly performance appraisals of probation staff and ensure submission to the Programme Manager
  • Coordinate staff development plans and training

Other duties

  • Submit of inputs to the annual national operations strategic plans and budget by set date
  • Meet approved beneficiary targets
  • Maintain data bases as agreed and provision of feedback on outcomes
  • Approve a six weeks’ delivery planner for ECD centres and partners
  • Completion of monthly operations report inclusive of marketing by 10th of following month
  • Ensure Human Resource policies applied inclusive of staff appraisals
  • Cash advances settled by end of each month


  • Two years Diploma preferably in a development related field
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in community development or related training
  • Supervision and conflict resolution skills
  • Decision making and problem solving skills
  • Coordination and organisational skills
  • Time management and work scheduling skills
  • Communication skills, both oral and written
  • Interpersonal relations and ability to work well with others
  • Sound knowledge of SA society
  • Valid SA drivers licence and one year driving experience
  • Fluent in English and preferably at least one other SA language
  • Honesty, integrity, professionalism and willingness to work overtime
  • Must follow the Christian faith and be committed to upholding Christian values and the reputation of the organisation as a Christian organisation

To apply

Submit CV Fiona [email protected]

Application Deadline: Friday, 12 April, 2019

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