Ad type

Opportunity, Employment


  • Location

    Khayelitsha, Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

  • Industry

    Healthcare & Medical
  • Date Posted

    1 week ago

  • Apply Before

    30 Sep, 2023

Philani Maternal, Child Health and Nutrition Trust is a community-based organization, operating in the informal settlements of Khayelitsha, Crossroads and Brown’s Farm on the outskirts of Cape Town, providing comprehensive health and nutrition care to families, women and children.   Philani also has extensive preschool, training and income generating programmes.




We are looking for a program manager with a health background to be part of the community health and nutrition team.


Responsibilities :

  1. Manage a team of 6 Professional and Enrolled Nurses with their Community Health Workers
  2. Focus on the care of LBW and malnourished children
  3. Mediate any conflict within the programme and hold your team accountable
  4. Identify training needs and assist with training
  5. Liaise with DoH, hospitals and clinics in the areas
  6. Attend to weekly administration requirements, including reporting, statistics, management of case files and attending meetings


Requirements :

  1. A tertiary education in a health science – dietetics, public health, nursing , etc
  2. Experience in project management
  3. Experience in community health and development 
  4. Excellent administrative skills
  5. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  6. Disciplined and efficient.
  7. Contactable references.
  8. Driver license. 
  9. Positive, open and flexible        


This is a job for a person who is looking for a meaningful occupation as part of a committed positive team where he/she will have the opportunity to make a real difference on the ground.   


To apply, submit a CV and motivation letter to 


Closing date : 30 September 2023