The Cape Town Environmental Education Trust (CTEET) are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic self-starter to project manage a novel training programme linked to river corridor rehabilitation. This position requires an engaging person with the relevant field experience and desire to mentor young trainees.
- Location: River corridors in Cape Town.
- Industry: Conservation and Training
- Position Type: Full time position, 2 ½ year contract
- Salary: R15 000 per month (limited benefits included)
- Qualification: Tertiary qualification relevant to Nature Conservation, Freshwater Ecology or Conservation Biology
- Deadline: 20 September 2019
- Coordinate and manage teams of River Ambassadors working along rivers in Cape Town
- Draw up annual work plans for the teams that align to river maintenance plans
- Engage with stakeholders such as various City departments, residents, businesses and other NGOs working in the space to facilitate smooth running of the activities.
- Partake in strategic planning for scaling up the programme
- Mentor the participants who are involved with the training programme and look for opportunities to grow them
- Engage with schools to explore opportunities of them partaking in education activities on the rivers.
- Present at community engagement events on project progress and report quarterly on project activities.
- Driver’s license and at least 2 years of regular driving experience is essential.
- Tertiary qualification relevant to Nature Conservation, Freshwater Ecology or Conservation Biology.
- Minimum 3 years’ experience in managing projects and staff including HR & IR matters.
- Experience in OH&S, management of river systems and alien plant control will be an added advantage.
- Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite and social media platforms
- Professional writing skills for reports, letters and emails.
- Exceptional organisational skills and ability to prioritise tasks
- Fluency in English; working knowledge of Afrikaans and/or Xhosa an added advantage
- Demonstrate a willingness to engage with Stakeholders and build relationships/partnerships for the longevity of the programme.
- Reliable, trustworthy and committed to the success of the programme
- Must have great interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
- Commitment to, and enthusiasm for, environmental conservation and sustainable development
- Able to develop trust and rapport with trainees and partner organisations
- Ability to work independently, take initiative and drive tasks
- Proactively identify potential issues and be able to handle conflict
- Name: Louise Matschke
- Email: email@example.com
- Phone: 021 444 2794
- Submit: A cover letter and CV (certificates are not required at this point)
- Closing Date: 23 September 2019
Persons who do not meet the job requirements will not be considered.
If the candidate has not been contacted by 1 October 2019, they should consider themselves as being unsuccessful. Shortlisted candidates must attend the interview at our offices, no telephonic interviews will be held. CTEET reserves the right not to fill this post.