Home From Home New Job Position in S.Africa August 2018


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Vacant post : Executive Director Job Opportunity in South Africa Aug 2018

Home from Home Trust, a registered Cluster Foster Care Scheme, provides supported and supervised community based foster care for orphaned, abused and neglected children through a network of small family homes located around the Cape metropole and surrounding areas.

Vacancy Title: Executive Director Job

Job Location: Cape Town


  • Provide overall strategic leadership and direction with particular reference to the Vision2020 implementation
  • Ensure proper governance and oversight
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable legislation
  • Maintain donor / stakeholder relationships and source new funding opportunities
  • Ensure implementation and maintenance of financial management systems and donor reporting
  • Human Resource management
  • Manage the implementation of monitoring and evaluation database / systems

Executive Director Job Requirements:

  • An appropriate tertiary qualification
  • Minimum of five to eight years’ senior management experience ideally gained in the nonprofit sector however NPO experience is not a pre-requisite
  • Strong strategic management and analytical skills
  • A consultative management approach and a willingness to engage with and learn from the experience of others
  • Experience and skills in human resource management, budgeting and financial management
  • Experience and skills in fundraising and building and maintaining donor / stakeholder relationships
  • Demonstrated communication and networking capabilities, including building partnerships with community and civil society organisations, corporate and government organisations
  • Previous experience in evaluating impact assessment of monitoring and evaluation systems an added advantage
  • Ability to carry high workload and work under pressure
  • Written and spoken English. (Fluency in Afrikaans and / or isiXhosa an advantage though not essential)
  • Computer literacy
  • Willingness to travel
  • Drivers licence and own transport

To apply, submit a comprehensive CV together with a cover letter that outlines how you fit the job requirements as well as the names and contact details of at least three recent referees to Margie@homefromhome.org.za

Further correspondence will only be entered into with those under consideration for the role.

Executive Director Job Application Deadline: 31st August, 2018