HIVSA is a South African non-profit organisation established in 2002 and specialises in designing, implementing, and monitoring Health and Community Systems Strengthening programmes in partnership with Community-Based Organisations (CBOs) and other stakeholders. HIVSA pursues its mission through direct service delivery, technical assistance, and capacity building. In the 21 years since its formation, HIVSA has secured notable achievements, including becoming a prime recipient of USAID funding since 2012.
HIVSA notes that the non-governmental sector has become very competitive, with a heightened requirement for sound financial management, corporate governance and an effective sustainability and business development strategy. To respond to these challenges, HIVSA is seeking to appoint Non-Executive Directors with skill sets and experience in the following areas:
The Non-Executive Director will be appointed to provide strategic guidance and support for the organisation’s SBCC and the research thereof for competitive positioning within the sector. Research expertise in the social sciences generally or in the SBCC field specifically would be an added advantage.
The Non-Executive Director will be appointed to provide governance oversight and expertise related to marketing and or Public Relations to the organisation, assisting HIVSA to strategically position the organisation competitively through marketing and public relations interventions.
The NED is required to have extensive experience in the marketing and public relations sphere as well as networks and relationships to support the organisation’s marketing and public relations endeavours.
The non-executive director will be appointed to provide governance oversight and expertise related to Business Development in the health and wellness sector. The individual is required to assist HIVSA in innovating and looking for breakthrough ideas to build a game-changing portfolio of new businesses (by identifying business weaknesses and challenges and determining relevant solutions). In addition, the role will include providing guidance on best practices for further developing current donor relationships to maximise the impact of their funding.
The candidate should have a proven track record in business innovation, entrepreneurship, and strategy development. Support should also be provided to the organisation’s efforts to build the right processes, structures and innovation ecosystems and relationships, essential for its business development strategy. This entails helping HIVSA to come up with its customised action plan to build new businesses.
Due date for submission of CVs: 28th of September 2023
CVs to be submitted to Lynn Lee: firstname.lastname@example.org