VACANCIES

Gender Dynamix has the following vacancies available (click below job title to jump to job description):

Office Administrator

Assistant Programmes Manager

Health Advocacy Officer

(when applying, please list the job title in the email subject line)

POSITION:  Office Administrator

 

PERIOD:

Permanent

 

AVAILABILITY:

Immediate

 

JOB DESCRIPTION (roles and responsibilities, not exclusive to):

 

RECEPTION:               

  • Managing switchboard & front desk

  • Inquiry point on all organizational matter for visitors & staff

  • Logistics for organizational functions

  • Incoming & outgoing mail

 

ADMINISTRATION:               

  • Provide secretarial and administrative support to all staff members

  • Maintenance of fixed asset register

  • Coordinate office purchases

  • Minutes of all staff meetings

  • Maintenance of office stock

  • Project stationary

 

FINANCE:                              

  • Provide administrative support to the finance department

 

OPERATIONS:                       

  • Maintain and update service providers’ database

 

GENERAL:                              

  • Support management with any ad hoc tasks when necessary

  • Provide general secretarial support to the ED

                                              

REQUIRED SKILLS:                 

  • Must be IT literate (Word, Excel)

  • Must be bilingual (English and Afrikaans), third language beneficial

  • Well spoken

  • Organised

  • Attention to detail

  • Disciplined

  • Matric with +/- 3 years in similar position

 

SALARY

R9,500.00 negotiable in accordance with experience

 

E-MAIL APPLICATION TO:                 

humanresources@genderdynamix.org.za

 

CLOSING DATE:

12th March 2021

 

POSITION:  Assistant Programmes Manager

 

TYPE:                                      

Permanent

 

NON-EE/ EE POSITION:         

EE Position

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

Programme planning, management, monitoring and oversight

  • Provide advice, strategic technical guidance and leadership to the Programmes team, focusing on ad-hoc/short-term/special GDX Projects (Including to but not exclusive to):

  1. GDX Conference

  2. SATF

  3. COVID-19 Response

  4. Implementation of General Advocacy

  5. UNAIDS

  6. Supporting resource mobilization efforts

  • Assist Programmes Manager with staff and performance management.

  • Assist with conducting staff capacity support assessments.

  • Support, link and synergize all other staff members (Programmatic, Admin and Finance staff).

  • Strong focus on researching and implementing of fund-raising opportunities.

  • Research, propose and implement relevant technological advances to ensure sustainability of GDX systems.

 

Financial and Budget Management

  • Assisting and provide support to the Programmes Manager with overseeing and coordinating programmatic budgets and financial management.

 

Reporting

  • Ensuring timeous internal and external reporting to various stakeholders and funders.

  • Ensuring adherence to reporting deadlines.

  • Develop, deliver and manage tailored capacity support trajectories.

 

Managing partnerships with stakeholders and funders

  • Fostering and managing partnerships with stakeholders and funders.

  • Strengthening and sustaining the links between GDX and other sectors and movements.

  • Managing all aspects of relationships with (including but not exclusive of others not mentioned):

  1. RTLI

  2. UPR

  3. SADC

  4. AC/UD, etc.

 

Provide operational assistance to the Executive Director

  • Provide assistance to the Director in overseeing the operations of the organization.

  • Provide advice, strategic technical guidance and leadership support to the Director.

 

REMUNERATION:      

R27,000.00 per month negotiable depending on experience.

 

E-MAIL APPLICATION TO:

humanresources@genderdynamix.org.za

 

CLOSING DATE:         

12th March 2021

 

JOB TITLE:  Health Advocacy Officer

 

PERIOD: 

Permanent

 

EE/NON-EE POSITION:                  

EE position

 

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:        

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Project Management, Strategic Management, Law, Public Health, Social Sciences and/or any other relevant discipline.

 

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Experience and deep understanding of Human Rights and development sector work.

  • Experience in working with trans, gender and body diverse persons and communities highly desirable.

  • Understanding and experience working with public health policy.

  • Understanding of gender affirming health care needs of trans diverse persons highly advantageous.

  • Understanding and/or engagement with policy and legal advocacy and reform to grant access to more health rights for trans diverse persons.

  • Knowledge of working with or using regional and international human rights mechanisms.

  • Advanced management skills to plan, manage and coordinate projects, partners, people, and budgets.

  • Report writing skills.

  • Organization, writing, analytical and administrative skills.

  • Confidence in using information and communication technology.

  • Understanding of the national and regional trans movement and movement building initiatives.

  • Ability to facilitate and train.

  • Proficiency in using English as a medium of communication and learning; ability to communicate in multiple languages will be an added advantage.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Lead design process for health-related advocacy projects.

  • Networking on behalf of the organization with stakeholders to advance its health advocacy targets.

  • Work closely with media on trans related concepts and issues while representing the organization at various media and political spaces.

  • Engage with legislative and policy processes affecting and relating to trans persons’ health and wellbeing.

  • Workshop facilitation and support as well as leading health care training for various stakeholders.

 

SALARY

Negotiable in accordance with experience.

 

E-MAIL APPLICATION TO:                 

humanresources@genderdynamix.org.za

 

CLOSING DATE:         

12th March 2021 

 

Gender DynamiX (GDX) is the first registered Africa-based public benefit organisation to focus solely on trans and gender diverse communities. What started as a mere vision, slowly grew into a grassroots organisation. GDX has since become an institutionalised non-profit organisation (NPO) that is fundamental to the development of the trans and gender diverse movement(s) in South Africa and across southern Africa.

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Office Address: Unit 21, Collingwood Building, 10 Anson Street, Observatory, Cape Town, South Africa

Postal Address: P.O. Box 34568, Groote Schuur, 7937, Cape Town, South Africa

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