Shout-It-Now (S-N) Recent Available Job Opportunity

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2 Nov, 2020

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NGO Jobs in South Africa

Shout-It-Now (S-N) is a non-profit company, registered in South Africa, that has been active for 12 years providing a range of innovative community-based health services aimed at improving HIV prevention and care to achieve epidemic control among high risk South Africans.  S-N currently conducts programmes in HIV testing, PrEP mobilisation/initiation and ongoing support, facilitation of evidence-based behavioural interventions, and support for victims of gender-based violence. We also have experience in delivering TB screening, community-based chronic health screening and initiation of ART. We currently operate in Gauteng and North West provinces with headquarters in Cape Town.

Shout-It-Now is part of a large ecosystem of health service providers comprised of government and NGO entities as well as community stakeholders not necessarily health-focused but crucial to our success. As a PEPFAR-supported partner, Shout-It-Now is mandated to align our services with the goals, objectives, and policies of the South African government, and to collaborate with other stakeholders to maximize the impact of our work. To ensure that Shout-It-Now remains a valued and successful partner in the fight against HIV, the Partnerships Department is tasked with establishing and maintaining productive, mutually beneficial relationships with PEPFAR and their supported partners, the South African Department of Health (at provincial, district and sub-district levels) and other NGOs and community stakeholders.
Job Title: Partnership Coordinators
Location: North West and Gauteng

The Gauteng Partnership Coordinator will report to the National Partnership Manager and the North West Partnership Coordinator will report to the North West Partnership Manager. Partnership Coordinators will work individually and as part of a multi-disciplinary team with funders, partners, and key stakeholders at operational levels. The successful candidate will implement Gauteng or North West partnerships plans, liaise with HAST and sub-district coordinators, and develop and maintain CBO partnerships. Partnership Coordinators are also required to liaise with Community Media Trust (Shout-It-Now’s partner in the delivery of behavioural interventions), and S-N’s operations staff.

Duties and Key Responsibilities:
Partnership Management

  • Implements short- and long-range goals, objectives, policies and operating procedures for Shout-it-Now’s government and CBO relations support function.
  • Serves as liaison between S-N and CMT to ensure effective bi-directional referrals between behavioural programs and other prevention programs
  • Collaborates with other CBO partners to ensure Shout-It-Now remains an effective and valued partner.
  • Maintains effective communications with assigned Government and CBO partners as well as with Shout-It-Now leadership to provide effective support services.
  • Identifies conflicting goals between external actors (government and community partners) and internal actors (Shout-It-Now staff and leadership) and works with Partnership Manager to resolve problems.
  • Works with HAST and sub-district coordinators, develops and maintains CBO partnerships
  • Seeks out and reports on opportunities for collaboration with community activities, e.g. campaigns, imbizo’s etc. that can assist S-N in meeting its targets and serving the needs of clients.
  • Develops recommendations and materials in support of Shout-it-Now’s partner relations activities.

Site Relationship Management:

  • Needs to secure special sites, example Prisons etc.
  • Performs any other operational negotiations that are required
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned
  • Attends required meetings on behalf of the organization

General Personality Traits:

  • Highly diplomatic and committed to respectful problem-solving
  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to convey information to various audiences, including a range of cultures and backgrounds
  • Personable, able to relate to and persuade all stakeholders
  • Ability to garner trust among project team and stakeholders
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Confident and able to work independently
  • Attention to detail in recording and reporting
  • Always maintain confidentiality and privacy
  • Detail focused
  • Strong ethics
  • High energy level and dedication

 Qualifications and Experience

  • Tertiary qualification is advantageous
  • Previous field experience with PEPFAR and/or the South African Department of Health is preferred but similar relationship management experience in any industry in corporate or the NGO sectors accepted
  • Microsoft Office suite

Own transport with a valid driver’s license is essential

To apply

If you are interested to join our team, kindly forward a comprehensive CV and a cover letter to [email protected] , quoting the position title.

Application Deadline: Monday, 2 November, 2020

We will be conducting online interviews during the lockdown period.

Please note that Shout it Now reserves the right not to fill the position.

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