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Feb 15, 2019

District Coordinator

  • MIET Africa
  • Durban, South Africa
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Employment
MIET Africa is an NPO working in education development across the Southern African Development Community Region.

MIET Africa seeks to appoint a District Coordinator to be based in based in KwaZulu-Natal.

Report to: The Programme Manager

The salary will be negotiated with the successful applicant.

This is a three-year programme, funded by UNICEF, and implemented in partnership with UNICEF, the DBE and the KZN Department of Education.

The programme works to support the Department of Basic Education’s (DBE) National Policy on HIV, STIs and TB, in secondary schools and menstrual hygiene management in feeder primary schools.

The purpose of the position is to implement the programme in the sub-district.

Responsibilities:
Ensure strict adherence to contractual requirements and all MIET AFRICA and Education Department policies, procedures and protocols. This includes abiding by a professional code of conduct and child safeguarding policies
Meet district programme targets
Facilitate all school community advocacy and training within budget and timeframes
Ensure that all relevant project information and documents are recorded, maintained, collected, and submitted for storage on the system
Prepare district project reports for programme manager
Establish and maintain positive working relationships with all stakeholders
Implement sub-district project monitoring strategies in accordance with the Monitoring and Evaluation (Monitoring and Evaluation) Framework, in collaboration with Monitoring and Evaluation personnel and programme manager
Document project experiences, processes, successes, challenges and lessons learnt
Submit monthly timesheets

Requirements:
Relevant tertiary qualification
Knowledge and experience in the education and/or development sectors
Knowledge of the Integrated School Health Policy and sexual and reproductive health and rights and services
A minimum of five years’ project implementation experience
Leadership and interpersonal skills
Communication skills, both written and verbal
Ability to establish and maintain relationships with project partners and all school community stakeholders
Computer literate (Microsoft Office package)
Valid and unendorsed driver’s licence
Own vehicle required

To apply, submit 

An email, clearly stating “KZN District Coordinator: Strengthening School-based Health and Education Systems” in the subject line
A letter of application, clearly stating the position
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Copy of ID
Copy of work permit (if non-South African resident)
Copy of valid and unendorsed driver’s licence
Copy of qualifications
Copy of latest payslip

Police clearance certificate or affidavit clearly stating involvement in any criminal activities
Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

MIET Africa reserves the right not to fill the post, or to re-advertise to widen the pool of applicants.

It also reserves the right to do a complete verification of all information supplied.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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