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Stronger Together South Africa Programme Manager - Gauteng

Stronger Together

Details:

  • Location: Gauteng, home based
  • Salary: ZAR 360,000 - ZAR 420,000 (dependent on experience) pro rata
  • Contract Type: 0.6 FTE (3 days per a week)
  • Closing Date: 12/06/2019

Stronger Together is a business led, multi-stakeholder collaborative initiative whose purpose is to support organisations to tackle forced labour within their businesses and supply chains. We work on a non-profit basis and provide clear guidance and pragmatic resources and training to support employers and labour providers in at risk sectors to deter, detect and deal appropriately with forced labour, labour trafficking and other hidden labour exploitation.

Stronger together is looking for an experienced programme manager to co-manage this exciting and innovative project, to ensure the project delivers on targets, on-time, on-budget, in line with agreements and to the organisational objectives and guidelines.

Who you are
Essential

  • An experienced project manager who has worked with or within the agricultural sector in South Africa
  • Someone with a good knowledge and understanding of forced labour
  • A track record of excellent relationship management experience, including developing and managing good working relationships with a range of stakeholders from the agri-business, government and not-for-profit sectors and (potential) funders
  • A great organiser, with the ability to set and meet demanding targets and deadlines, and to hold others accountable to those
  • Someone with an interest of being involved in operations as well as strategic thinking
  • Experience with being responsible for risk and financial management
  • A proactive, motivated and enthusiastic worker, able to work independently and with remote colleagues/stakeholders, delivering day-to-day workload with minimal supervision
  • Someone with a good eye for detail, whilst retaining sight of the bigger picture
  • A good problem solver with the ability to think on their feet
  • Able and set-up to work from home, willing to travel for work
  • Bilingual – Afrikaans and English

Desirable

  • Experience of managing international projects or working with international partners
  • Experience of working in or with agricultural businesses on ethical trade/responsible business/supply chains behaviour
  • Experience of public speaking

Interview date: 19th / 20th June 

To apply: send your CV incl. two referees and a letter of interest (max. 1 page) explaining what attracts you to the role, and how you meet the requirements of the role to Katy Winkworth at [email protected] For further questions please contact: [email protected]

For more information about the position and how to apply please follow Link to Job.