Scripture Union Available Employment Vacancies [2 Positions]

Posted on :

24 Jul, 2019

Category :

Executive Jobs in South Africa

For nearly 100 years Scripture Union has been at the forefront of bringing transformation to the lives of young people, enabled by God’s Spirit. This is what drives us. If you are a church leader, youth worker, teacher, or person who desires to see a generation of young people empowered to flourish physically, emotionally and spiritually, let’s connect to see how we can work together to bring this about.

We have the skills and resources to help you make a difference in the lives of the youth in your church or community. We are creating a movement that transforms the lives of young people across the Nation.


Job Title: Two South Africa Regional Directors

Location: Cape Town and  Gauteng

SU is needing to find outstanding key senior Christian leaders who are excellently qualified and have
a calling to ministry with young people. The ministry impact of the two regional operations
(Cape Town and Gauteng) is critical as they are two of SU’s key strategic centres.

Responsibilities include:

  • Setting spiritual climate for the Region;
  • Setting up and implementing contextual ministry plan;
  • Networking and maintaining active church partnerships;
  • Recruiting and managing optimal staff teams;
  • Fundraising;
  • Staff development;
  • Budgeting and overseeing financial processes;
  • Set regional marketing plan in coordination with the overall organisation goals;
  • Promoting SU Resources/ training to empower churches;
  • Volunteer development and oversight.

Ideal qualifications, knowledge and experience are:

  • Bachelor’s degree, ideally with Honours;
  • Theological training;
  • Valid driver’s license and own transportation;
  • Minimum 3 years’ management experience;
  • Sound understanding of SU’s ethos and contextual South African realities;
  • Committed Christian with active church involvement;
  • Experience in the NGO/NPO sector will be a significant advantage, ideally in a Christian ministry environment and with youth ministry.


  • Excellent administrative skills
  • Strategic and operational skills
  • Project management experience would be helpful
  • Great communication skills
  • Excellent MS Office skills
  • Strategic and operational planning skills

To apply:

  • Please send a CV (no more than two pages) and a covering letter to SU General Director (Tim Black) on [email protected].
  • Your CV should include your personal contact details, education, qualifications, at least three references with contact numbers and a recent photo of yourself. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Application Deadline: Monday, 12 August, 2019

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