help2read South Africa
help2read is on a significant growth trajectory and is looking for a Managing Director to lead its organisation and operational strategy across all areas of programme work in South Africa.
The successful individual will also lead on the design and delivery of projects, systems and processes so that help2read operates effectively in order to manage growth, change and expansion.
We are looking for an exceptional visionary leader who has a proven track record of successful operational and programme management, significant experience in fundraising and financial management, good understanding of performance monitoring and evaluation, strong leadership skills, strategic planning and implementation experience.
This role is a full-time position based in Cape Town and will involve regular travel, locally and internationally.
For more information about this vacancy please download the Role Description from our website at www.help2read.org.
To apply please send a motivational letter explaining your interest in joining help2read and the contribution you believe you could make to the organisation together with your CV, 2 contactable referees and 2 written testimonials/references. Email to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Managing Director application” in the subject line. Please make sure you demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria and competencies of the role.
Deadline for applications is Monday 26th March 2018.
help2read is a non-profit on a mission to erase illiteracy in South Africa. Our work seeks to address systemic risks that are founded on low levels of literacy in South Africa’s school going children.
At the national level, help2read works to address the problems of:
At the school level, help2read aims to address the problems of:
Over the last 12 years, we’ve worked in over 225 schools and helped 17,500 children access literacy support to learn to read or improve their reading for meaning skills. Our literacy intervention programmes are run at public primary schools in the Western Cape and Gauteng, and provide children who struggle to read with one-on-one attention from a Volunteer Reading Helper or community Literacy Tutor. Through consistent one-on-one attention and reading help, the children that participate in our programmes not only learn to read, they fall in love with it.
For more information about help2read, please visit our website www.help2read.org.
help2read is an equal opportunities employer.
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