The Casual Workers Advice Office Available Position – Job Ref: 75


CWAO is a non-profit organisation based in Germiston, Gauteng. It provides free advice and support to workers, privileging casual, contract, labour broker and other precarious workers.

Job Title: Funding and Finance 
Job Location: Johannesburg

Key Responsibilities:

  • Existing funder agreements are efficiently managed and administered according to funder requirements and organisational policy and procedure
  • Potential funders are identified and the relevant relationships and fundraising proposals are developed.
  • Compile reports to funders in accordance with reporting requirements
  • Project management, particularly monitoring of activities in line with project budgets
  • Developing a fundraising strategy in line with CWAO’s key areas of work.
  • Provide oversight of financial management.
  • Assist in producing financial reports and the preparation of the external audit.

Key competencies:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Proven project and financial management skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure, independently and with others
  • Ability to network with partner organisations
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to work well within a democratic collective culture.

Essential qualifications and experience:

  • At least 3 years funder management and financial management experience
  • A sound understanding of NGO grants administration and contractual agreements; research methodologies and reporting
  • Grant funding cycle and project cycle monitoring skills
  • Civil society experience and knowledge of SA’s socio-political environment and how it impacts on social justice
  • Computer proficiency: Microsoft Office suite and knowledge of the Monitoring & Evaluation systems

To apply

Please send a motivational letter, an up-to-date CV and details of two contactable referees to

Closing date: Friday 15 February 2019

Preference will be given to black, women candidates. Salary commensurate with experience.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Comments are closed.