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Provincial Support Coordinator

Closing Date:
26 January 2018
Based In:
Limpopo & Mpumalanga Province

Nal'ibali is a national reading-for-enjoyment campaign which aims to spark children's potential through storytelling & reading. We do this through storytelling, reading and a network of reading clubs.  
 
We are looking for a motivated individual with a passion for literacy to lead the team in the Limpopo & Mpumalanga Province. 
 
Purpose: 

 
The role of the Provincial Support Coordinator is to support, manage and co-ordinate regional activities to ensure the growth and successful delivery of the Nal’ibali campaign. 
 
Description: 
 
Working with a cluster of partners, and a team of Literacy Mentors (4) and volunteers, the Provincial Support Coordinator is responsible for building a community of literacy practice in selected provinces, through strategic collaborations, capacity building efforts, and team performance management to reach an agreed goal or campaign target.  
This role is designed to ensure quality assurance, planning, and control of   programme activities. The Provincial Support Coordinator is also responsible for effective stakeholder engagement, building strong partner relationships, delivering the key campaign communication messages and participating in media and campaign events.  

Person spec: 
 Self-motivated

 Strong interpersonal and communication skills

 Community Leadership  Excellent Time-management 

 Outstanding and enthusiastic facilitator  
 
Requirements: 

 3-5 years’ field work experience in the NGO sector 

 Relevant degree or diploma advantageous 

 An interest in mother tongue literacy development and/or education.

 Experience in managing and mentoring dispersed teams 

 Excellent written and verbal skills in English and one other official language (preferably Xitsonga or Sepedi)

 Good MS Office skills

 Driver’s license and willingness to travel essential

 Team management experience  Project management 

Should you meet the above requirements, please email your motivational letter and CV to work@nalibali.org with your name and surname, position title on the subject line, (e.g. Joe Soap: Provincial Support Coordinator).