Programme Director

The Institute for Economic Justice (IEJ) seeks a Programme Director to oversee particular projects under one or more of the IEJ’s programmatic objectives as set out in the IEJ’s 2023 – 2027 Strategy here.

The Programme Director will:

  • Assist in development and on-going monitoring and updating of the organisational strategy.
  • Collaborate on developing new organisational systems.
  • Collaborate with others in the Senior Management Team and external consultants in developing the organisation’s MLE systems.
  • In collaboration with the IEJ Executive Director draft, or contribute to the drafting of, funding proposals, particularly, but not limited to, assigned project areas.
  • Ensure ongoing implementation of strategy across assigned projects through conception, planning and coordination.
  • Manage the programme team in their implementation of the strategy and programmatic work.
  • Oversee for approval research and advocacy assignments in assigned projects.

Minimum qualifications/experience required:

Candidates should have significant leadership experience and familiarity with the subject matter of the IEJ’s work. They should also have excellent ability to analyse complex organisational, strategic and political issues and design systems, and value working towards a fairer and more just world.

  • Relevant post-graduate degree, other relevant senior qualification, PhD preferable.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of senior management experience.
  • Experience in strategy and MLE design and execution.
  • Financial and logistical acumen and capability.
  • Project planning and staff management expertise.

Applications can be submitted on a rolling basis. For queries contact (but please note applications will not be accepted by, nor replied to by, email.

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Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Johannesburg

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