People Opposing Women Abuse (POWA) Latest Available Employment Opportunity

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14 Jan, 2020

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Project Management Jobs in South Africa

People Opposing Women Abuse (POWA) is a women’s rights organisation that aims to create space for women to enjoy their fundamental human rights in a free and safe environment.


Job Title: Projects Manager/Training Facilitator 
Location: Johannesburg
Employment Type: 3 years Contract Position

The purpose of this position is to help in its Community Mobilisation and Capacity Building Programme.


  • Lead, Manage and oversee the implementation of community and capacity building projects
  • Developing Project Plan with clear Project deliverables and Time frames
  • Develop Monitoring Tool to monitor project deliverables
  • Compile high level Monthly and Quarterly Reports
  • Manage and oversee women’s writing project
  • Review courseware and material development
  • Facilitate trainings and workshops and provide feedback to Executive Management
  • Develop a database of key strategic partners and build resilient relationships with them
  • Develop an Organisational Calendar for Project activities
  • Provide regular feedback to Executive Manager on Project Outcomes
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of Organisational Strategy
  • Assist in developing National, Regional and International advocacy strategies
  • As part of a management team contribute to the development and implementation of the organisation strategy


  • Degree in Education and Training or National Diploma in Education and Training or Social Science is a prerequisite
  • 5 years’ experience in Gender Based Violence or Human Rights organisation of which 3 years should be at Managerial Position/Project Management Knowledge of Legislative Framework
  • Constitution of RSA 108 of 1996
  • Domestic Violence Act 116 of 1998
  • NPO Act 71 of 1997
  • Victim’s Charter Skills and Competencies
  • Ability to work with local government structures and community based organisations
  • Experience in networking, fundraising and liaising with the donor community.
  • Knowledge of national, regional and international advocacy on women’s rights
  • Ability to engage in media representation
  • Ability to carry high workload and work under pressure
  • Commitment to advancing women’s rights
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Excellent Facilitation Skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Leadership Skills
  • High level Report writing skills
  • Deadline Driven
  • Project Management skills
  • Team work
  • Speak two or more South African indigenous languages.
  • High level of computer literacy (MS Office, Power Point, Excel, Intranet etc.)
  • Valid Driver’s licence

To apply

Interested applicants should forward a Comprehensive and updated CV with three contactable references, one page Motivation & Cover Letter by Email: Vacancy@

Application Deadline: Friday, 24 January, 2020

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