The Hospice Palliative Care Association of South Africa (HPCA)

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4 Nov, 2019

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Management Jobs in South Africa

The Hospice Palliative Care Association of South Africa (HPCA) has a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with The Association for the Aged (TAFTA). This collaboration aims to improve access to palliative care for older people in South Africa through training, support and policy development.



Job Title: Community District Manager
Location: Nkangala District

The primary purpose of this position is to manage and co-ordinate the effective implementation of community-based activities as outlined in APACE work plan in order to achieve targets.

The Successful  Candidate Will:

  • Human Resource Management

Staffing, to direct work of district personnel, recommend training interventions for district staff, quarterly performance reviews, develop, supervise, train and evaluate district staff

  • Planning and financial management

Maintain monthly, quarterly, annual budgets for the district, develop and administer the annual budget for the district
Report on budgeting, ensure cost effective measures are adopted in the project implementation

  • Stakeholder Management

Establish and maintain co-operative working relationships, serve as liaison between district related & internal partners

  • Monitoring and Evaluation

Monthly and quarterly submission of district reports, ensure proper uses of assessment tools and analysis of information
Implement quality assurance measures to evaluate the impact of integrating Comprehensive Care and Support on retention and adherence, Implement quality assurance measures to evaluate the impact of the district referral system

Qualification and Experience:

  • ND: / Bachelor in Project Management or related field
  • 5 to 7 Year experience in HIV and AIDS or Public Health field
  • 4 Year experience in managing a budget
  • 4 Year experience in M&E and reporting
  • 4 Year experience in a management position
  • Proficiency in MS Office

Competency Profile:

  • Technical, professional knowledge and expertise including analysis, documentation and dissemination of results.
  • Customer centric focused
  • Problem solving, and solution focused
  • Written and verbal communication skills including report writing and analysis.
  • Ability to manage high volume work flow with minimal supervision.
  • Building and leading a high-performance team
  • Change leadership
  • Stress tolerance
  • Conflict handling
  • Innovative thinking
  • Customer Centric Focus
  • Compassion


To apply

Please submit a detailed CV, covering letter and names of three contactable references including email contact to [email protected].

Application Deadline: Wednesday, 6th November 2019

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