Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) Project Manager

Location: (Capricorn/ Mopani Districts)

Duration: Fixed-term contract (1 year)

WHO IS HIVSA?

HIVSA is a not-for-profit company established in 2002 and is a strategic partner of the Gauteng Provincial Departments of Health and Social Development. We innovatively transform and empower individuals, community workers and organisations by developing their capacities to effectively respond to the socio-economic and health challenges that burden communities.

MAIN PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION

The Project Manager will be responsible for managing programme targets, activities, program, and institutional capacity building of CBOs in allocated districts/sub-districts. This includes performance management, leadership, technical and problem-solving skills, of multidisciplinary teams. The project Manager will also be responsible for active engagements and management of stakeholders to drive the success of the program.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

  1. Financial– Management of CBO agreements and contractual obligations
  2. Stakeholder engagement/management: Building and maintaining relationships with external stakeholders ensuring that internal interpersonal relationships are aligned with HIVSA

    values.

  3. Products and Services -
    • Management of district/sub-district program targets, activities, and capacity building of CBOs.
    • Documentation, reporting and recordkeeping.
    • Management of Data Quality
  4. Internal Organisational Processes – Compliance with HIVSA processes and systems
  5. People - Team Management (performance management, team expansion and staff

    capacity). Maintenance of good working relationship with HIVSA, CBO personnel and other stakeholders

REQUIREMENTS:

  • A degree in social work, community development, psychology, or equivalent qualification, is a must-have.
  • Postgraduate qualification will be an added advantage.
  • At least 4 years experience in community work and working with Community Based
  • Organisations
  • Strong supervision and mentorship skills
  • Sound understanding of Monitoring and Evaluation requirements and reporting.
  • Good report writing skills.
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines, working under pressure.
  • Sound decision-making and problem-solving skills.
  • Must have a valid driver’s licence.
  • Required to drive self to sites and meetings using own vehicle.
  • Must be partially or fully vaccinated (Covid-19)

HOW TO APPLY

Candidates that meet the requirements and are interested in the position should send a motivation letter and CV with three contactable referees to: The HR Manager, HIVSA, P O Box 3869, Southgate, 2082, e-mail: hr@hivsa.com. Closing date for applications: 27th October 2023 (Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted as soon as the prospective project is finalised and awarded to HIVSA).

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