Mar 14, 2019

Governance and Finance Manager

  • Social Justice Coalition
  • Cape Town, South Africa
Full time Finance

Job Description

SJC seeks to employ a Governance and Finance Manager to be based in in Khayelitsha, Western Cape.

Start date: Immediately

The Governance and Finance Manager supports the General Secretary (GS) and Deputy General Secretary (DGS) and manages the operational coordination of the SJC.

Provide strategic support for the GS and DGS in their work. This includes political, administrative, and research support where needed
Ensure that the budget of the SJC is managed effectively and that resources are available to ensure the strategies of the SJC can be implemented
Oversee SJC’s banking, cash disbursement and bookkeeping administration
Implement and manage financial administration of the SJC
Enable SJC’s organisational governance systems to function effectively and ensure that the strategy of the SJC is implemented effectively
Ensure that management systems are developed, implemented across the organisation, and that monitoring and evaluation takes place
Coordinate donor management in support of the GS office, including fundraising, reporting, and liaising with donors where necessary
Report to the GS and DGS on organisational development and targets and work to ensure that these are met

Tertiary qualification
Ability to work under pressure, perform multiple tasks, and meet deadlines
Ability to problem solve and deal creatively and rapidly with issues as they arise
Organisational and systems management abilities including strategic thinking
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
IT proficiency, especially Microsoft (Excel and Word)
Research and writing skills
Management and leadership skills
Initiative and able to drive processes throughout the organisation
Communication and interpersonal skills
Adaptable and flexible during pressurised times
Ability to deal with conflict situations
Experience working with community organisations preferable
A commitment to social justice

To apply, submit a CV and a maximum of one-page cover letter 

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application 

The Social Justice Coalition (SJC) is a democratic, mass-based social movement that campaigns for the advancement of the constitutional rights to life, dignity, equality, freedom and safety for all people, but especially those living in informal settlements across South Africa.

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