(12 Months Contract with an option to renew)

G2G Project implemented by the Department of Basic Education (Pretoria)
SALARY : R958 824 per annum, (all-inclusive remuneration package)

CENTRE : Department of Basic Education (Pretoria)
Gauteng Department of Education (Gauteng Province)
KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education (KwaZulu-Natal Province)
Mpumalanga Department of Education (Mpumalanga Province)

REQUIREMENTS : Applicants must be in possession of a three-year relevant post matric
qualification (NQF level 6) or equivalent qualification in Education or Health or
Social Science as recognised by SAQA; A relevant Post Graduate degree will
be an added advantage; 4 years’ relevant experience at supervisory level in
Education, training, project management and coordination; Experience in
facilitating training activities; Experience in monitoring and evaluation;
Experience in School health/Inclusive education/Special needs in education/
Curriculum/ Teacher Development and Governance, Experience in
coordination and collaboration at National or Provincial level; Good
communication skills (verbal and writing), Inter-personal relations, networking
and computer skills; An understanding of the interface between the South
African Government operations and NGO environment; An excellent
knowledge and understanding of professional training principles, theories,
practices and terminology, as well as the principles and procedures of the
South African Government in project management and reporting; Ability to
engage with Senior leadership in the education department at provincial and
district levels; Ability to fast track the institutionalization and harmonization of
the G2G activities into all relevant program areas in the provincial education
department; Ability to take initiative and solve problems; Ability to implement
a monitoring framework; Ability to take initiative and solve problems; Ability to
co-ordinate stakeholder groups; Ability to liaise with officials at Provincial
levels of government and key stakeholders in the field; Ability to work

independently and as a part of a team, ability to demonstrates diplomacy and
leadership to foster an atmosphere of teamwork, productivity, creativity,
fairness, equity, innovation and energy in support of DBE’s commitment to
diversity; Ability to work beyond regular core business hours; A valid driver’s
licence and willingness to travel extensively.

DUTIES : The successful candidates will be responsible for supporting the respective
provinces to initiate the G2G implementation arrangements working in
collaboration with relevant directorates; Maintaining closer working
relationships with provincial G2G contact person and senior management in
the education department at provincial and district levels; Working closely with
the provincial Integrated School Health Programme (ISHP) coordinators and
the integrated school health program teams including President Emergency
Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR); Sourcing partners providing HIV prevention,
care and treatment services in support of learners; Leading the
implementation of all the deliverables and milestones under the Fixed Amount
Reimbursement Agreement (FARA); Writing quarterly and semi-annual
progress reports and any other additional reports as required; Submitting all
achieved deliverables and milestones to the national G2G lead to route within
DBE and Treasury for approval and transmittal to USAID; Facilitating regular
meetings with national DBE, province and district to review program
implementation; Identifying measures to overcome implementation
bottlenecks and enhance quality of deliverables; Ensuring that daily operations
of overall program implementation activities are on schedule; Ensuring that
reports and new plans are prepared with enough lead time to get the
necessary approvals; Facilitating all training activities; Ensuring that training
resources and all related materials are available at the focus schools;
Collaborating closely with the national G2G lead; Overseeing the roll out
activities by engaging substantially in the training, implementation, data
collection and reporting; Monitoring and evaluating the implementation of the
project; Facilitating, scheduling and resourcing of activities under the G2G;
Liaising with USAID, DBE G2G team, to ensure better coordination and
collaboration at both the national and provincial level; Directly supervising the
G2G project coordinators; Representing the Department in meetings with
District officials and local stakeholders; Overseeing the Learner Support
Agents work plan and performance.