Save the Children South Africa (SCSA) works with children and their families in some of the nation’s most marginalised communities. SCSA is at the forefront of saving children’s lives and creating lasting change for children and their families, reaching over 100,000 children directly and over a million children indirectly annually through child rights, health and nutrition, child protection and education programmes.
Since early 2018, SCSA is implementing the Happy Living and Learning project in ECD centres in Gauteng, Kwa-Zulu Natal and Mpumalanga over a 2 – year period. The project is based on SCSA’s holistic/integrated approach to early childhood development. The Early Childhood Centre Infrastructure Project Manager will be directly responsible for developing ECD centre infrastructure extension plans and ensuring its roll-out as per the project budget and guidelines. He/she will work closely with the project team in order to meet project deadlines and deliverables.
Job Title: Early Childhood Centre Infrastructure Project Manager
Fixed Term: 13 months
Reports to: GP/MP Provincial Manager
Travel Requirements: 60% domestic travel
Budget Responsibilities: Above R1.2 million annually
Asset Responsibilities: SCSA working tools
Child Protection level: 3
BEHAVIOUR AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES (Save the Children Values in Practice)
Honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity
We endeavour to treat everyone with respect, empathy and compassion
We value passion, determination, perseverance and the sense of urgency
We believe in creating a learning organisation in which staff members commit themselves to personal growth and, in so doing, seek and share knowledge and information.
Level 3: the role holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work in country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process of staff.
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
Applications must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Appliation Deadline: 17th September, 2018