Posted on :
2 Jul, 2020
2 Jul, 2020
The Solidarity Center, an International NGO focused on labor and worker rights issues, is seeking candidates for Senior Program Officer for the South Africa Office in Johannesburg. The Senior Program Officer works under the direct supervision of the Country Program Director (CPD). The Senior Program Officer is responsible for assisting with the development, writing and implementation of Solidarity Center programming within South and southern Africa.
Job Title: Senior Program Officer
S/he must be thoroughly conversant with all aspects of program activities and current events relevant to the on-going political, economic and social developments in the region. S/he must also have experience in program design, monitoring and evaluation, and report writing. Solidarity Center seeks someone with an understanding of gender inequality and ability to incorporate gender equity analysis and approach to all aspects of the work.
The Senior Program Officer will be based in Johannesburg but must be able and willing to travel frequently within South and southern Africa.
The Senior Program Officer must have a bachelor’s degree in political science, international relations, labor relations, or related fields and/or at least five (5) years equivalent work experience in unions, federations or in the area of program development and design. Candidates should have good understanding of the issues of workers and the unemployed, and unions and worker organization in the country and region. Previous experience with an international NGO or global union is strongly desired. S/he must have strong project management including project design, monitoring, evaluation, and reporting.
Please send a cover letter, detailed CV, three references and at least two English writing samples. One writing sample should (no more than 5 pages) can be recent professional work of programmatic relevance. The second sample should reflect assessment or evaluation skills, for example an organizational evaluation report of any length. Materials should be emailed to [email protected].
Application Deadline: Monday, 20 July, 2020