Gender And Local Government Manager


Gender Links, a dynamic Southern African NGO headquartered in Johannesburg that promotes gender justice and equality seeks to fill the post of South Africa Programme Manager.

Key responsibilities:
Managing the South Africa programme including amongst others the Mainstreaming Gender in Local Government Centres of Excellence (COE) and the entrepreneurship programme for survivors of gender-based violence.
Facilitating training required for the SA programme interventions.
Managing knowledge creation and learning, gathering testimonials at workshops, compiling I stories, contributing to the SADC Gender Protocol Barometer.
Planning and reporting for the SA programme.
Fundraising and managing the budget for the programme.
Generating monthly monitoring and evaluation reports
Qualifications, experience and skills
A degree in Social Sciences, Gender Studies or other relevant discipline.
At least 5 years’ experience in lobbying and advocacy work on gender and development work.
Strong knowledge/ prior experience of working in local government in South Africa.
Research, advocacy and training skills.
Strong strategic, conceptual and operational skills
Financial, fund raising and report writing skills
Excellent networking and inter-personal skills
Excellent verbal and writing skills
IT proficiency– knowledge of MS Office packages like excel, MSProject, Powerpoint, and Outlook.
Proficiency in at least one widely spoken local language in addition to English
A valid drivers’ license.
General conditions:

The post which is for an initial period of one-year period is based in Johannesburg. GL will offer a competitive remuneration package commensurate with the skills and experience. Background information can be found on or by phoning the Marketing & Compliance Manager on (011) 029 0006/ (011) 487 2829. To apply please submit a CV, references and relevant sample of written work on this LINK  by Friday, 4 December 2020. Late applications will not be considered. Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. GL reserves the right to not appoint anyone if a suitable candidate is not found.