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The Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR) is a non-governmental organisation which envisions societies that are peaceful, equal and free from violence. CSVR aims to understand and prevent violence, heal its effects and build sustainable peace at community, national and regional levels. We do this through collaboration with and learning from the lived and diverse experiences of communities affected by violence and conflict to inform innovative interventions, generate knowledge, shape public discourse, influence policy, hold states accountable and promote gender equality, social cohesion and active citizenship.

CSVR seeks to appoint an Operations Department Manager based in Johannesburg. The position will entail a full-time one-year contract, renewable depending on funding. The successful candidate will work as part of CSVR’s Operations Department.

  1. Manage the development of Administrative, HR, ICT, Risk systems, processes and procedures
  2. Develop and monitor the implementation of policies to enhance operational efficiency and effectiveness
  3. Manage the implementation of the organisational strategy and plans for operations.
  4. Manage the organisation’s information technology (including security, risk issues etc.)
  5. Engage with funders on administrative and contractual matters
  6. Manage projects with high level administrative requirements
  7. Manage the mainstreaming of gender across all the organisations operations
  8. Develop mechanisms to ensure adherence to good governance
  1. Masters’ degree in Management, Project Management, Business Administration or equivalent
  1. Minimum of 10 years’ experience in the field
  2. Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Operations Programme management area
  3. At least 2 years financial management of budgets over R2 million
  4. Experience in the NGO sector will be an added advantage
  5. Strategic leadership and capability
  6. Fundraising and financial management
  7. Programme and project management
  8. People management and empowerment
  9. Stakeholder management
  10. Risk Management
  11. Experience in project managing of USAID will be an added advantage

Please submit letter of application, CV and names of two references, indicating the position you are applying for in the subject line, to recruitment@csvr.org.za by Monday,8th November 2021.

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October 30, 2021
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