Programme Director (Ref: RUPD)

Position in the Business and Management sector in Cape Town - Western Cape
Posted On Friday 19 June 2020
Job Description:

Challenging opportunity with a Non-Profit that builds the capacity of visionary, values-based, change-makers to advocate for health equity in South Africa


Main job function

The Programme Director works closely with the Chief Executive and is responsible for providing strategic leadership and technical programme oversight to the organisation and the Programmes Team in particular.

The PD will conceptualise and lead the Curriculum, Teaching and Learning of the Year-long Fellowship Programme and the activities of the Lifelong Fellowship Programme. 

As an Executive Management Team member s/he will play a leading role in the ongoing strategic thinking and direction of the organisation.


Masters or Hons level degree in Social or Political Science, Public Health or Development Studies.



10 Years’ experience in developing and implementing Non-Profit Programmes to strengthen analytical and leadership capabilities of activists and advocates.

Experience as an activist or advocate for social justice, health-specific experience would be advantageous.

More than five years’ experience in leading, managing and motivating staff and teams in a context of substantial diversity.

Proven experience in working collaboratively across universities, educational institutions, Non-Profits and Social Movements engaged in popular and mass based education and leadership development.

Demonstrated commitment to healthy equity, human rights, evidenced by sustained involvement in social and/or political activity.





A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position.  Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Ruth Underwood