Johannesburg : Topsy Foundation: Executive Director

The Topsy Foundation (Topsy) is a non-profit organisation specialising in Early Childhood Development (ECD).

Topsy seeks to appoint an Executive Director to be based in Bryanston, Johannesburg.

Area of operation: Frequent travel to Grootvlei, Mpumalanga (120km)

The Executive Director will provide strategic direction, planning and management of the organisation, as well as ensure maximum impact and future sustainability of the organisation.


Post-school qualification in a relevant discipline
At least five years’ management experience
At least five years’ community development experience
Experience or relevant qualification in Early Childhood Development advantageous
Financial literacy, including the ability to assess control systems
Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation frameworks
Prior human resource management experience
Experience in fundraising and the ability to demonstrate previous fundraising success
Knowledge of the non-profit sector, the donor environment and the requirements for successful grant proposals
Networking skills and the ability to communicate and interact with partners at a high level
Writing, computer and communication skills
Time management
Ability to work under pressure

To apply, submit a CV, motivation letter and current remuneration package to

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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