Programme Administrator


The Butterfly Art Project (BAP) is a non-profit organisation established in 2010 in Vrygrond, Cape Town. BAP offers art facilitation training, mentorships and networking with many partners bringing creativity and healing to children and adults from vulnerable communities.

BAP seeks to appoint a Programme Administrator to be based in Cape Town.

Report to :Programme Manager.

Start Date: 11 January 2021.

Suitably qualified individuals with South African nationality or permit to work in South Africa are invited to apply.

Key Responsibilities:

Venue organisation
Recruitment of participants
Support of trainers and coordinate training logistics
Data management for monitoring and evaluation
Shopping for programme activities, stock taking, ordering materials, recording and reconciling petty cash expenditures
Cooperation with Operations and Finance Coordinator
Supporting the Programme Manager and Programme Coordinator
Contribute to teamwork and team meetings


Education level: Matric or equivalent recognition of prior learning
Experience: A minimum of 5 years working at an equivalent administrative job level, preferably in a development-related field 
Bilingual in English and another SA language
Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to multitask

Excellent intercultural skills and good ability in one other South African language in addition to English (must have excellent communication, presentation, and writing skills in English) 
Proficient knowledge and demonstrated skills in Microsoft Office software, internet-based applications and required social media sites
The ability to work both as part of a team and independently, using own initiative
Project administration skills are advantageous 
Personal characteristics: Self-disciplined, self-critical, reflects and adjust appropriately to lessons learned, believes that diversity is a strength, believes in the healing qualities of art, problem solving ability, creative, generous and committed to change;

Licenses: Valid driver’s license and police clearance certificate (or proof of application thereof)  
Physical abilities: General good health and mobility. 
BAP offers a salary commensurate with experience and will be discussed with the successful candidate. To apply, submit a CV, motivational letter, salary expectation and three contactable references to [email protected]

BAP reserves the right not to make an appointment if a suitable candidate cannot be found.

Incomplete applications will not be considered!