Program Coordinator – South Africa
|Post Name||Program Coordinator – South Africa|
|Company Name||The Nature Conservancy|
|Employment Type||Full Time|
|Working Hours||8 Hour|
|Location||Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa 6665|
|Min. Salary||AUD 70000|
|Max. Salary||AUD 75000 Per Year|
|Qualification||Bachelor’s Degree in Business|
The South Africa Program Coordinator will provide support to meet the conservation priorities of the South Africa program and will work closely with the Country Director to provide operational support to program planning, implementation, and budgeting.
This position will support the Country Director in the development of annual budget guidelines in close cooperation with budget managers and the Finance and Operations team.
The South Africa Program Coordinator will maintain expert knowledge of the systems and resources utilized by the different country programs and apply knowledge to managing support and planning communications related to the Country Team resources.
They will lead diverse activities, analyze situations, evaluate alternatives, track project outcomes, and implement solutions to improve effectiveness. WE’RE LOOKING FOR YOUThe Program Coordinator, South Africa provides day-to-day management, general operations, and programmatic support to the South Africa Country Director.
They will assist in ensuring conservation projects are executed according to plans, within budgets, and by agreed deadlines. They will be responsible for managing South Africa Conservation helpdesk queries and distributing these to the respective Strategy Leads and Program Directors and providing budgeting coordination and programmatic support to the South Africa Program.
Reporting to the South Africa Country Director, the position will be based at the TNC offices in Cape Town, South Africa. No employment visas or assistance is being offered with this position except for the local labor employment requirements.
Specific Role And Responsibility Scope Will Include
- Assist the Country Director in crafting presentations and slide decks, planning complex trips, and preparing meetings with partners and donors.
- Coordinate multiple complex conservation projects, including coordinating project teams, setting deadlines, and ensuring accountability.
- Support Country Director with the management of project budgets and assist with budget development related to strategic projects.
- Ensure programmatic commitments, Conservancy policies and procedures, financial standards, and legal requirements are met and managed for compliance; decisions may bind the organization financially or legally.
- Accountable for meeting proposal development goals, objectives, and deadlines as well as supporting public/private funding development projects.
- Maintain a calendar and workflow to ensure timely submission of proposal-related documentation.
- Prioritize work to keep multiple project applications moving in a timely manner, meet deadlines and manage supplemental material required for proposals.
- Make recommendations for strategic decisions when needed, based on analysis, experience, and judgment.
- Write and complete document reviews for a range of materials to support budget implementation.
- Travel occasionally, working long and flexible hours as needed.
- Work is diversified and may not always fall under established practices and guidelines.
What You’ll Bring
- Bachelor’s degree and 5 years related experience or an equivalent combination, including 2 years managing operations functions and Natural resources and/project management an added advantage
- Analytical and project management experience.
- Experience supporting complex projects and strategic initiatives in an unstructured environment.
- Experience supervising staff, interns, and/or volunteers; and
- Experience working with cross-functional teams.
- Demonstrated experience handling confidential information
- Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Policy, Resource Management, or related field and 6+ years of related experience or equivalent combination.
- Proficient in English and multi-cultural or cross-cultural experiences are appreciated.
- Ability to manage and implement complex processes.
- Demonstrated attention to detail.
- Experience with coordinating complex plans and budgets with a diverse and distributed team.
- Communications experience, including shaping and supporting presentations.
- Strong team player who can build relationships and work collaboratively across the organization and with partners.
- Ability to work in partnership with others in a collaborative role.
- Advanced knowledge in current and evolving technology related to the field of experience.
- Knowledge of current and evolving trends in the Operations field, preferably in a non-profit environment.
- Strong organization, planning, and problem-solving skills.