PSA 707

Part-time Operations Manager in Environmental Justice Non-Profit Organisation

Bellville, Cape Town

This established Non-Profit organization, working within the Environmental Justice and Sustainability arena, is looking to appoint an experienced Operations Manager, who will  support the Executive Director in the organisation’s mission to support climate change,impact mitigation and overall environmental sustainability.     You will be part of the Management team,and will focus on the efficiency of the organisation’s operations and  the effective use of all resources including Human Resources resources. Very strong preference for this person to speak Isi-Xhosa,English and Afrikaans.

This role will not be a full-time position – mornings only or flexi-days in the week and can partly work from home.   Ideally, you will bring a strong level of Operational Management  skills and efficiency levels to maintain the successful output of this role.

The Key areas of Responsibility :-

Institutional Development

Develop policies and implement systems and procedures for efficient operations.

Build the organizational and staffing capacity to reach the target audience and meet the standards and objectives.

Help to identify appropriate funders, write and submit formal funding proposals.

Build and retain funder relationships, working with the Financial manager, through timeous and accurate reports,

Develop and implement system for Monitoring and Evaluation of the organisation’s objectives and outcomes.

Human resources and Team Development

Responsibility for building team culture in the organization, and help Executive Director with planning of human resources

Lead the recruitment process and placement of staff, as well as managing performance of the teams, team building events and capacity building activities.

Ensure all HR Administration is handled and managed in a confidential manner.

Ensure all travel for staff, donors, and other partners is handled in line with organizational policies.

Governance, Office and Risk Management

This role will ensure all aspects of Governance, including Board and Annual General Meetings, will be carried out.

Ensure Compliance with all State and Constitutional regulations (COVID, POPIA, Audit, Companies Act, etc).

Responsible for office equipment purchase and management, ensuring the smooth running of the office computer systems, and  identifying,managing and mitigating all risk factors for the organisation.

Oversee all logistical requirements for the office, in conjunction with the Office Administrator.


This position holds responsibility for drafting and reviewing contracts with partners, service providers, grant agreements, leases. Insurance agreements and Memoranda of Understanding in line with company requirements and policies.



Degree (in Management, Finance, Business) and at least 10 years of relevant management experience in a similar Operations Management role – preferably within the non-Profit sector, and if possible, with an understanding of the International Environmental arena.

Sound knowledge of HR legislation, performance and recruitment processes

Excellent multi-tasking and organizational skills with strong problem-solving capabilities.

Excellent ability to build positive relationships with key stakeholders, and good motivational ability to build teams internally.

Strong experience in all Governance and Statutory requirements

Advanced Excel skills as well as strong skills in Microsoft packages

If you meet these requirements, please send CV and Current/Most recent Salary level to


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