Programme Manager: Northwest Province


HIVSA is a not-for-profit company established in 2002 and is a strategic partner of the 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 the Role:

The Programme Manager will be responsible for overall implementation of the preventing HIV and AIDS amongst children, adolescents and families programme in the North- West Province. This role includes stakeholder engagements, budget management, sub-partner management and performance management of project managers.

Minimum Requirements:


A minimum of bachelor’s degree in public health, Health Administration, Management, Social Work or Business Administration with a focus on public health, social science or related field.


  • A Minimum of 5 years of experience in team management and implementation of PEPFAR-funded activity, including program planning, implementation, data use, monitoring, and reporting.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of PEPFAR Technical Guidance for OVC and Prevention.
  • Demonstrated experience in public health and OVC programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and manage relationships with a wide range of stakeholders including NGO partners and Government Institutions of South Africa at all levels.
  • Demonstrated written, presentation, communication, and organizational skills in English.
  • Understanding of the South Africa health care delivery system
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of South Africa’s health and social service information systems and monitoring and evaluation processes as it relates to data collection for performance- based reporting.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of U.S. Government program management regulations will be an advantage.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of;

  • Program/Project management techniques and methods (program models)
  • Performance evaluation techniques and key metrics
  • Data Analysis, reporting and budgeting.

Skills in;

  • Organizational and Leadership
  • Communication
  • Analytical mindset with great problem-solving abilities.


Accountability:Takes responsibility and ownership for all decisions, actions and their impact on others and the organization without blaming others for disappointments and failures. Makes well considered commitments and demonstrates integrity to the end to deliver on them or manages expectations and renegotiates when commitments cannot be met due to changing circumstances.

Results Orientation: Drives energy toward the achievement of high-performance targets, goals, and standards. Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully and is constantly and consistently one of the top performers. Performance expectations are clarified and actively managed to ensure success. Aligns communication, people, culture, processes, resources, and systems to ensure effective implementation and delivery of required results. Steadfastly pushes self and others for results.

Ethical Behaviour: Understand and demonstrate ethical behaviour and business practices and ensure that own behaviour and that of others is consistent with the code of conduct and values of the organization. Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment to organizations mission.

Leadership and Teamwork: Work with staff to develop objective performance measurements across all sites. to ensure consistent, hight quality goal setting and evaluation for all employees. Consistently utilise a developmental approach in achieving programmatic outcomes and in developing team members.

Communicate Effectively: Utilize essential interpersonal, communication and listening skills . Listen to the needs of the people you serve.

Build relationships: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organisation.


  • Candidates that meet the requirements and are interested in the position should send motivation letter and CV with three contactable referees to:The HR Manager, HIVSA, e-mail: Use Ref Nr: NW-PRGM003 in subject line.
  • Closing date for applications: 3rd April 2024 (Whilst all applications will be carefully considered, only short-listed applicants will be interviewed. If you do not hear from us within 21 days of the closing date, this will mean that your application has been unsuccessful.)
  • Compliance: Kindly provide current and relevant references for background checks
  • All appointments are subject to the preferred candidates obtaining the necessary security clearance, reference checking, and competency assessment.
  • EE: We embrace employment equity and are committed to the achievement of fair and equal representation of our workforce. Preference will be given to applicants residing in the Northwest Province and candidates from previously disadvantaged backgrounds.

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