SouthSouthNorth Latest Available Job Opportunity

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25 Oct, 2019

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Management Jobs in South Africa, Project Management Jobs in South Africa

SouthSouthNorth (SSN) supports national and regional responses to climate change through policy and knowledge interventions, partnerships and deep collaboration. We do this by connecting people and information, enhancing capability and mobilising resources to respond innovatively to the challenges and opportunities that climate change presents. Being positioned in the Global South affords SSN a deeper understanding of, and connection to, the climate and development challenges facing the region.

Forming part of the Small Grants Facility (SGF) Project Management Team, representing the Executing Entity together with the operations project manager, the primary role of this job is to take responsibility for operations, administration and finance activities and to provide technical oversight and support in the SGF project.


Job Title: Technical Project Manager
Location: South Africa
Employment type: 6 month maternity cover position
Start date: November 2019 – April 2020.


  • Technical aspects of the SGF
  • Review and collate technical reports, in particular:  collate, co-write and submit the final PPR for year 4, including gathering and consolidating all relevant means of verification and high level M&E data; and close out the SGF and draft SGF Close Out report
  • Conduct annual site visits to the project and/or beneficiaries; and
  • Provide technical support to the SGF projects, and when necessary, co-ordinate services of external technical experts.
  • Manage the programme level M&E, including the AF’s Environmental and Social Policy principles.
  • Provide quality assurance of internal documents and external deliverables of the SGF, across the project lifecycle.
  • Maintain relationships with SGF partners and key stakeholders, identifying opportunities for scaling up SGF activities and working on process and content innovation.
  • Manage and co-ordinate Knowledge Management activities related to the SGF (including learning and external research), and presenting SGF learning locally and internationally, in particular:
  • Finalise the development of 8 case studies
  • Facilitate SGF learning activities including delivering workshops, research, and development of case studies.
  • Support NIE in documenting and developing resources, case studies, methodologies and policy briefs
  • Technical support and capacity building support of FA and SGRs:
  • Suggestions on ways to improve and reflect outcomes and deliverables;
  • Support the FAs with the close out of 12 SGR projects, including final evaluations and the reporting requirements
  • Supporting quality assurance processes;
  • Coordinate and support the SGF Terminal Evaluation (TE) including reviewing the final report and developing management responses to the TE Report.

To apply

For more information, please refer to the Terms of Reference.

Please complete this Google Form. Only applications received via the google form will be considered.

Application Deadline: Thursday, 31 October, 2019

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