Organisation: Oxfam South Africa
Position: Head of Fundraising
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Salary: Competitive for the sector
Closing date: 24/09/2017 (day/month/year)
Oxfam South Africa
Africa (www.oxfam.org.za) is seeking an
outstanding individual to launch and lead public fundraising in South Africa
which involves developing an ambitious strategy and hiring the skilled and
driven team s/he will lead to deliver significant levels of unrestricted income
and build a movement of inspired supporters of Oxfam in South Africa. The ideal
candidate will have substantial fundraising and management experience, a talent
for building relationships and a proven track record in securing funds from
different fundraising channels.
Launched in May
2017, Oxfam South Africa is Oxfam’s first African affiliate. Oxfam’s 2020
strategy is working towards a more influential and representational presence in
the global south to become more globally balanced. The Head of Fundraising for
Oxfam South Africa is thus a key role: creating a unique opportunity for a
talented candidate to drive public fundraising in South Africa, with the full
support of the wider Oxfam confederation.
Oxfam South Africa’s purpose is to work
with others to find lasting solutions to poverty and injustice. We are an
affiliate member of Oxfam International, a global confederation of 20
affiliates working together in more than 90 countries across all regions of the
world for a just world without poverty.
All our work is led by three core values:
Empowerment. Everyone, from our staff and supporters to people living in
poverty, should feel they can make change happen.
Accountability. We take responsibility for our actions and hold ourselves
accountable. We believe that others should also be held accountable for their
Inclusiveness. We are open to everyone and embrace
diversity. We believe everyone has a contribution to make, regardless of
visible and invisible differences.
Purpose of Role
The Head of Fundraising will lead public
fundraising in South Africa: Developing an ambitious strategy and hiring the
skilled and driven team who s/he will lead to deliver significant levels of
unrestricted income and build a movement of inspired supporters of Oxfam in
Strategy and Planning
Leadership and Management
Budgets and targets
Knowledge and experience:
send a letter of application stating the skills and approach that you would
bring to the post with your CV/resume (no photos) in strict confidence by email
only to: (see email above).
Please let us know where you saw the post advertised.
ensure that they are sent as Word documents with the titles “your name cover letter” and “your name CV” Please put “Oxfam
South Africa - Head of Fundraising”
in the email subject line.
for applications: Sunday 24th September 2017
Oxfam South Africa
is an equal opportunity employer
and is determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less
favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion,
belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race, or is disadvantaged by
conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable.
Contact person: Karem Armstrong
Response email: Click here to email the recruiter
Preferred method of response: Email
Closing date: 2017-09-24
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