Lesotho Country Manager

Date: December 2, 2013
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Gender Links (GL), a dynamic Southern African NGO headquartered in Johannesburg that promotes gender justice and equality seeks to fill the post of Lesotho Country Manager.

Key responsibilities

  • Represent GL and manage its operations; ensure that all statutory obligations are met, and that the organisation enjoys a high profile and good reputation.
  • Manage the gender justice and local government programme.
  • Fundraise and manage donor relations.
  • Manage the county budget in accordance with GL Policies and Procedures.
  • Facilitate the growth of GL’s media and Alliance programmes, and ensure synergy between all programme work.
  • Oversee the annual national Southern African Gender Protocol@Work summit.
  • Manage partnerships with local organisations, government and development partners.

Qualifications, experience and skills

  • A Bachelor’s degree in social sciences or relevant field.
  • At least ten years’ experience in social and development work.
  • Strong knowledge of the media.
  • Strong knowledge of localities of Lesotho.
  • Research, advocacy and training skills.
  • Financial and fund raising skills.
  • Excellent networking and inter-personal skills.
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills in English and Sesotho.
  • IT skills and its application in training.
  • A valid driver’s license.

General conditions:
The post, which is for an initial period of two years, is based in Lesotho. GL will offer a competitive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and experience. Background information can be found on www.genderlinks.org.za or by phoning the Human Resources Manager on 27 (011) 622 2877. Please submit a CV, references and a relevant sample of written work to hr@genderlinks.org.za by Wednesday 11th December 2013. Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. GL reserves the right not to appoint anyone if a suitable candidate is not found.


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