Job opportunity at Qhubeka: National Programme Manager

  1. Purpose

Qhubeka moves people forward with bicycles. People earn bicycles through our programmes, improving access to schools, clinics and jobs.

  1. Responsibilities

Qhubeka is looking for a National Programme Manager, based in Johannesburg, to oversee and manage all programme related activities nationally.

Main tasks include:

  • Development of impactful programmes on behalf of the organisation
  • Review existing programmes and align to donor requirements
  • Interpret donor contracts and develop implementation DIP
  • Source and liaise with implementation partners
  • Development of programme M&E to meet donor requirements
  • Monitor donor reporting requirements
  • Draft, complete and update all MoUs relating to programme activities with all new and existing implementation partners.
  • Regularly monitor programme progress against DIP and MoUs, and adapt the DIP accordingly in consultation with Regional Programme Managers
  • Manage the contracted teams to effectively run pre-distribution rider proficiency, safety and maintenance training and mechanics training
  • Mange the contracted team to effectively run distribution events (#newbikedays).
  • Work closely with other Qhubeka departments and implementing partners to host VIP #newbikedays and other funding partner related activations.
  • Work closely with the Qhubeka Channel Officer to effectively set up the required mechanic training programme for all delivered bicycles.
  • Monitor and evaluate the performance of all implementation partners, ensuring all responsibilities, as laid out in the MoU, are successfully achieved.
  • Develop programme budgets, obtaining budget approval for all required programme spending
  • Work with the Advocacy and Research and M&E team to allow for sound research and input into programme design and new implementations and to allow them to effectively monitor and evaluate all programmes.
  1. Other Tasks:
  • Set up regular meetings with all implementation partners
  • Attend regular Qhubeka team meetings and progamme specific meetings
  • Constantly liaise with potential partners for implementation of programmes
  1. Qualified applicants will have:
  • Degree in Social Sciences, Education, Public Health, Organisational Development or related fields
  • Full project life-cycle management skills
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience working in social develop management environment or corporate CSI
  • Flexibility and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment is required
  • Experience in working in the non-profit sector in South Africa
  • Fluent English and one other South African language
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office, MS Project, advanced Excel)

Market-related salary.

To apply, send your CV and motivation to with the subject “National Programme Manager Position”.