THOHOYANDOU VICTIM

EMPOWERMENT PROGRAMME                               

 

                                               

VACANCY: EMPOWERMENT PROJECT MANAGER

 

TVEP is a community based organization situated in Sibasa serving the Vhembe District of Limpopo. Our Mission is “to generate an attitude of zero tolerance towards all forms of sexual assault, domestic violence, child abuse, HIV and AIDS stigmatization, and discrimination against minority groups”. We are looking for a committed, well-qualified and experienced individual to fill the position of Empowerment Project Manager who will report directly to the Sector Manager: Empowerment.

 

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES

The main purpose of this position is to coordinate activities focused on gender equality, human rights empowerment, accountability monitoring and advocacy.  Successful candidates will be expected to engage with stakeholders within rural and urban communities inclusive of government, SAPS, CSOs, CBOs, businesses, and traditional leaders.  Primary responsibilities include the planning, implementation, reporting, marketing monitoring and evaluation of all Prevention & Empowerment cluster activities, and the direct supervision of project staff and volunteers.  The successful candidate will project a professional image at all times.  Women, survivors of assault, and PLWHIV are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

MAIN DUTIES

·         Produce consolidated programme plans and budgets for cluster projects;

·         Ensure that all planned programme activities are implemented on time;

·         Implement approved plans according to set standards and supervise the work of cluster projects;

·         Produce all reports required for the programme as per TVEP and funder reporting calendars;

·         Co-ordinate and liaise with other clusters for the benefit of projects;

·         Develop the capacity of project staff in specific, needs-based areas;

·         Network and negotiate partnerships with relevant stakeholders for the benefit of projects;

·         Contribute to the identification of potential funders, and the development of funding proposals

·         Work closely with the M&E Team, Research Officers and consultants to ensure the efficacy, impact and feasibility of projects;

·         Any other work-related task allocated by the Sector Manager

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

 

 

 

JOB SKILL SPECIFICATIONS

·         Excellent understanding of Vhavenda and Tsonga culture

·         Fluency in both written and spoken TshiVenda and English (additional languages desirable)

·         Strong understanding of communications and social marketing

·         Prior success with management of large, community-based projects

·         Strong leadership skills

·         A high standard of computer literacy in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)

·         Internet literacy

·         Valid driver’s license and willingness to travel regionally

·         Team building capabilities

 

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

·         A genuine willingness to live in the Vhembe District for at least 5 years

·         Well written and spoken English

·         Integrity

·         Patience and tenacity

·         A strong work ethic

·         Team player

·         Detail oriented

·         Critical, constructive thinker

·         Proactive thought leader

·         Comfortable with public relations

·         Responsible and accountable

·         Highly organized with ability to multi-task under pressure

·         A proven activist

·         Totally non-discriminatory and non-judgmental

 

Remuneration is dependent on experience and qualifications.

 

Qualified applicants should forward a letter of interest and a detailed CV to: hr@tvep.org.za. Applications are due by 18th December 2015. Telephonic enquiries will not be entertained; all applications must be submitted by e-mail.

 

PLEASE NOTE:

1.       THIS IS A RE-ADVERTISEMENT. CANDIDATES WHO APPLIED BEFORE ARE ENCOURAGED NOT TO APPLY AGAIN;

2.       IF YOU DON’T HAVE THE REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS, PLEASE DO NOT APPLY