Programs Officer Vacancy

Programs officer vacancy

Closing date for applications: 15 October 2014

TIA is currently seeking a Programs officer; commencement of work is November 2014

About us

Transgender and Intersex Africa is a human right organisation found in 2010 by transgender activist, Tebogo Nkoana. We are a registered as a non-profit organisation that lobbying and advocating for the rights of black trans and intersex persons in South Africa and are slowly engaging on a regional level. Our long term goal is to increase the quality and accessibility of comprehensive healthcare for rural and township based transgender and intersex persons in South Africa and to also ensure visibility and gender recognition of transgender and intersex people through a human rights frame work.

Our long term outcomes are:
• To enforce trans healthcare within primary health services in South Africa
• To ensure the recognition of trans and intersex health needs within the national department of health.
• A national HIV response that is inclusive of trans health needs, vulnerability and issues.
• Simple accessibility to gender marker changes within Identity documents though provisions made available by act 49 of 2003.
• A raised positive profile of trans and intersex issues among cultural, traditional and religious groups though outreach activities and campaigns and media.
• To ensure a human rights sensitive approach to intersex health care


• Ability to administer programs and initiatives
• 3 years experience of working in LGBT sector or gender related sector
• Report writing
• Facilitation skills
• Group management
• Team building skills
• Analytical and problem solving skills
• Decision making skills
• Effective verbal, presentation and listening communications skills
• Effective written communications skills
• Computer literacy
• Time management skills
• Flexible

• Consult with our constituency and TIA staff to identify program needs
• Develop long range plans, programs and strategies
• Monitor programs and activities to ensure they meet stated goals
• Assist with program evaluations and updates to programs
• Act as a resource about program development and initiatives
• Collect and analyze information and data for report
• Prepare briefing notes, reports and presentations as required
• Provide advice to senior officials concerning relevant issues
• Develop policies, guidelines, standards and reporting systems
• Review existing programs
• Adapt existing programs as required
• Research new programs
• Design and develop new programs
• Design program components
• Make recommendations about adapting programs to meet unique needs
• Research training needs
• Research training options
• Develop and deliver required training
• Evaluate programs and components
• Prepare and distribute program information and opportunities
• Identify potential funding sources
• Assist with proposal preparations
• Monitor that proposal requirements are being met
• Monitor budgets

Please send a copy of your CV and supporting documents to our Administration and Communication officer Tshepang Maganedisa at .Please use “programs officer vacancy” as the email subject line

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