SADCLA - Program Assistant - SADC Lawyers Association, Pretoria East

  • Pretoria East
  • Salary: R6 500.00 - R10 000.00 Per Month (Negotiable)
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Posted by SADC Lawyers Association on Thursday, October 3, 2019
  • Reference: copy-1610628
  • Apply before Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 16 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: SADC Lawyers Association


Working under the supervision of the Executive Secretary, the Programs Assistant will primarily be responsible for assisting with coordinating and administering SADC-LA’s existing projects as well as the annual Conference and General Meeting. Specifcally to;

Manage all aspects of grant programs including grant program oversight and administration, grant application/proposal writing, review and processing, coordination of special interest committees, funders and partners, oversee grant program evaluation and benchmarking, prepare reports and other duties as needed; 

  • Organize and coordinate the annual Conference and General Meeting with member institutions and partner organizations; 
  • Identify opportunities for new program development and expansion; 
  • Assist with the development of strategic partnerships; 
  • Assist with the strategic development of the organization; 
  • Conduct research, compile data and prepare reports for consideration and presentation to the Executive Secretary and Executive Committee; 
  • Attend Board, committee meetings or other meetings as requested; 
  • Supervise staff, volunteers and other support personnel; 
  • Assist with ongoing marketing of organization including but not limited to speaking engagements, monitoring and assisting with maintenance of the organization’s website, social media platforms as well as coordinating and assisting in the production of the organization’s newsletter; 
  • Implement the membership services, recruitment and retention strategy
  • Coordinate continuous professional development
  • Implement the communication and PR strategy of the organisation 
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director. 

Candidate Requirements


  • Grant program management and event coordination; 
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to coordinate various responsibilities and prioritize conflicting demands and deadlines; 
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Word, Excel and Power point; 
  • Good writing, analytical, research and problem‐solving skills; 
  • Experience in grant writing/fundraising; 
  • Strong people centered skills and networking ability. 
  • Ability to be a team member.
This position reports to: Executive Secretary Apply before Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 16 Days left Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.
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