Project Manager Stop Stock outs Project

The Stop Stock outs Project (SSP) is a collaboration of several organisations dedicated to improving health in South Africa. Our goal is to ensure reliable availability and access to medicines and medical supplies in South Africa.

The applicant is expected to further develop the SSP as an organization and to lead on the implementation of SSP’s strategic objectives. This includes the full cycle of project management, internal and external communication, including with the media, organisational development and fundraising.

Education, experience, knowledge and skills:

  • A postgraduate qualification in one of the following fields: Health Management, Public Health, Health Economics, Medicine, Pharmacy or a related field preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Experience in fundraising and willingness to undertake fundraising duties;
  • Willingness to travel within South Africa
  • The ability work independently and be a self-starter
  • Project management and implementation skills
  • Networking skills and the ability to build long-term working relationships with a number of stakeholders, including the government
  • Analytical skills
  • Experience and interest in activism and advocacy
  • Local languages are desired
  • The ability to manage a complex work environment with multiple upward reports

The post is for one year renewable dependent on funding and performance.

Start date: ASAP

This post is only open to those eligible for employment in South Africa (must hold citizenship, permanent residency or an existing unconditional work permit).

Please email applications to employment@stockouts.org

Closing date: 9th February 2015

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