The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls – South Africa Available Job Vacancy

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7 Apr, 2021

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Administrative Jobs in South Africa

The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls (The Academy) is a residential boarding school with just over 300 students enrolled in Grades 8 -12. Grade 12 students write the Independent Examination Board (I.E.B.) NSC Examination.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates. Applications must be accompanied by a covering letter, CV with names of three contactable references, copy of the highest qualification/s and the copy of identity. Interested candidates must register their profile at to submit their application. Further information about the Academy can be found on its website (
Regrettably emailed, faxed and hand delivered applications will not be considered. Only applications submitted through the SkillsMap portal will be considered. Only suitably qualified applications will be considered. Should you not hear from us by 31 May 2021, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. The Academy reserves the right not to fill this position.
The Academy is a member of the Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa (ISASA) and is an equal opportunity employer.





Job Title: Project Coordinator
Location: Henley-On-Klip, Gauteng, South Africa
Reference #: PC001
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related

Job Summary:
The main purpose of this position/job is to support the Executive Director with the successful coordination and execution of projects as well as collaborate with relevant stakeholders to ensure a smooth flow of such projects.

Responsibilities include:
●Managing projects in the Office of the Executive Director from end to end;
●Coordinating the exchange of information and decisions emanating from each project with relevant stakeholders including following up on action items;
●Planning, researching and writing reports and proposals for different stakeholders on behalf of the Executive Director;
●Planning resources including human resources for each project;
●Developing and monitoring the budget for each project

Skills, Knowledge and Attributes include:
●Excellent project management skills;
●Excellent communication skills – written and spoken English with experience in drafting high quality correspondence, proposals and reports and presentation skills;
●Above average computer skills (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, emails, etc);
●Evidence of experience in establishing and managing digital information, keeping records and managing databases;
●Sound evidence of strong problem solving ability and initiative ability skills;
●Ability to compile a high level research document when provided information as well as initiative of how to find such information required to complete high level report;
●Evidence of experience in multi-tasking under continual pressure to deliver;
●Ability to communicate with people at all levels and across the Academy’s internal and external stakeholders (Board, Executive, staff in general);
●Evidence of sound interpersonal skills demonstrated through effective solving of problems;
●High level of professionalism;
●Knowledge of the Academy’s values and exemplifies behaviours of Respect, Honour, Service Excellence, Compassion, Responsibility and Accountability.
●Works with the highest integrity and ethics adhering to the Academy’s policies and regulations.
●Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences or related field;
●A recognized Project Management qualification;
●3-5 years’ experience in a similar role;
●Experience in coordinating/ supervising or managing a project team and evidence of drafting project plans
●Proven research, report and proposal writing experience;
●Proven project management experience;
●Evidence of experience in establishing and managing digital information, keeping records and managing databases;
●Project budgeting experience.

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Application Deadline: 21/04/2021

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