DIRECTOR FOR MASIFUNDISE DEVELOPMENT TRUST (MDT)

DIRECTOR FOR MASIFUNDISE DEVELOPMENT TRUST (MDT)

Ad type

Employment

Position

GM / CEO / Country Head / President

DIRECTOR FOR MASIFUNDISE DEVELOPMENT TRUST (MDT)

  • Location

    1 Station Road, Mowbray, Cape Town, South Africa, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

  • Qualification

    GM / CEO / Country Head / President

  • Industry

    Employment
  • Date Posted

    2 weeks ago

  • Apply Before

    24 Jun, 2024

We invite applications for the position of Director at MDT.  The upcoming Fishers Peoples Tribunal (August 2024) and Fishers Conference (October 2024) will inform the new strategic direction.

We are looking to appoint a Director to lead these processes.

The following describes the requirements for the position of Director:

Key performance areas 

  • Vision and experience in implementation of strategic organisational direction within progressive civil society organisations over an extended period
  • Financial Management and fundraising experience and capability
  • Attainment of public profile relating to justice for fishers and others in coastal and inland fishing communities locally, nationally, and internationally
  • Democratic and collaborative work environment.   

Key competencies

  • Excellent managerial and leadership qualities 
  • Good people management and conflict management skills 
  • Sound interpersonal relations.   
    Knowledge of Food Sovereignty, Climate, Social, and Environmental Justice.
  • Proven ability to build partnerships and strategic working relationships.   
     

Minimum requirements:

  • Extensive experience and proven competence in civil society leadership and management.  
    Competency in English, as well in either iXhosa, IsiZulu or Afrikaans is preferred.
  • Evidence of expertise, in relevant national and international networks
  • A demonstrated capacity for fundraising and evidence in generating grants.


The position is in Cape Town, South Africa, and South African labour laws will apply. 

Kindly submit a covering letter and CV with at least 4 contactable references, to vacancies@masifundise.org.za using the position you are applying for as the subject line. 

 

 

Skills
Communication Leadership Strategic planning Writing Public speaking Networking Collaboration Interpersonal skills