• Location

    Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

  • Date Posted

    8 months ago

  • Apply Before

    23 Jun, 2023

The CHABAHIVA Trust (www.chabahiva.org) is a compassionate, and responsible social investor. We aim to contain the spread and adverse consequences of HIV, to be a sustainable fund manager, to ensure all our partner organisations are effective in positive and compassionate contributions to the health sector areas they operate in, and to create sustainable partner organisations within our collaborative network.

Based in Johannesburg, Gauteng – CHABAHIVA Trust seeks to appoint a


The Portfolio Manager must be a passionate leader who appreciates the art of consolidating strategy, sustainability, business acumen, and innovation. The successful candidate will report directly to the Trust Director, be a key player in implementing our strategy, developing our innovations, overseeing our impact and risk, aligning quality assurance, and contributing towards organisational sustainability.

This role demands high levels of self-management, efficiency, delivery, balance, work ethic, and accountability. It also requires high levels of compassion, purpose, and authenticity.


The  Portfolio Manager  will be responsible for the following tasks and duties, among others:

  1. Developing the Trusts’ four innovations
  2. Interpretating and presenting monthly financial management reports for the Trust and its partners.
  3. Creating and Monitoring activity budgets for the Trusts partners
  4. Developing and growing impact assessment tools for the Trust
  5. Developing and growing risk assessment tools for the Trust and its partners
  6. Create and implement quality assurance for the Trust and its partners.
  7. Monthly management reporting for the Trust and its partners
  8. Stakeholder Management
  9. Fundraising activities towards the sustainability of this role


The  Portfolio Manager  must meet the following criteria:

  1. Tertiary qualification (Business Administration, Marketing, Development, Similar). Note: if you don’t have a tertiary qualification and feel confident that you are well suited to this role, convince us in your application
  2. 2- 5 year Practical experience:
  3. in programme development & management
  4. in working with or in a start-up
  5. in a management & leadership role
  6. in impact investments
  7. in monitoring and evaluation
  8. in creating quality assurance processes
  9. in strategic planning and implementation, business development, fundraising, securing, and reporting on repeated funds.

This is a 12-month contract with a possibility of renewal – office based work.

Application instructions:


  1. Part 1 Digital profile: this is a 5-minute video where you answer 3 questions.  You need to share your video via WeTransfer, the title of your video should be: Your Name + Surname. Your questions:


  1. Who are you?


  1. Choose something (a ‘prop’ or other) that describes you or motivates you. Bring this ‘prop’ into your video and tell us why you chose this item.  What is unique about this, and what value does it have in your life? 


  1. Why should we consider you for our team?  


  1. Part 2:  A precise two-page CV relevant to this application. This must include a strong motivation (3 pages in total).  


  1. Part 3 Three letters of written references with contact numbers of each of your reference. 


All parts of the application should be submitted together, failure to meet the application process above, your application will not be considered.

View the full job description on the vacancies page at www.actionappointments.co.za and email your application by Friday 23rd June 2023 to  tracy@actionappointments.co.za