The African Climate Reality Project is looking for a new Coordinator, starting January 2018

You are an experienced project manager/coordinator passionate about tackling climate change and building a sustainable and just Africa? This might just be the job for you! The African Climate Reality Project is looking for a new Coordinator, starting in January 2018, to support the movement and its mobilisation efforts on the continent. Let us know if you think you are the right fit!

The African Climate Reality Project works with African Climate Leaders, governments, NGOs and scientists across the African continent to create tools and resources to support a network of leaders who mobilise communities from Algeria to Zimbabwe to find solutions to climate change.

ACRP is the continental branch of the Climate Reality Project, a global movement more than 5 million strong and a grassroots network of trained Climate Reality Leaders dedicated to spreading the truth of the climate crisis to communities everywhere and creating cultural momentum to solve it.

Job description

Reporting to the African Climate Reality Project Branch Manager, this position’s primary responsibility is to effectively engage and support Climate Reality Leaders, volunteers and partner organisations to take action against climate change.
As part of a small team, the ACRP Co-ordinator will also conduct administrative work, prepare fundraising proposals and represent the organisation at various meetings and events.

Scope of the position:

1. Project coordination, including implementation of campaigns and activities

2. Project administration

3. Support the preparation of reports

4. Fundraising

Requirements: 

Candidates need to have the following skills:

1. Minimum 3 years’ experience in project management or coordination role, preferably in an NGO or environmental field

2. Excellent communication, written and verbal. Fluency in English, knowledge of other South African languages and/or African languages (French, Swahili, Portuguese) a plus

3. Have professional and ethical standards

4. Excellent time and task management

5. Solid organisational skills, including multi-tasking

6. Proficient in MS Office application

7. Operate efficiently and maintain a strong degree of accuracy

8. Self-motivated, disciplined, deadline-orientated, robust; ability to work under pressure

9. Knowledge of climate change and environmental management in South Africa preferable

Details:

Education level: Diploma/Degree

Own transport required: Yes

City: Wendywood, Sandton

Type: Full-time position; fixed term contract (1 year, with possibility of extension depending on funding)

Job level: Mid-level

To apply:

Submit your CV and one page letter of motivation to applications@trees.org.za

Deadline: 31st December 2017