Position title
WildTrust (In Partnership with Nedbank): YES Programme 2024
Description

WildTrust is seeking a passionate and dedicated Project Coordinator to join our team and drive the successful implementation of the YES Programme in partnership with Nedbank. The Project Coordinator will play a crucial role in overseeing the day-to-day operations of the programme, ensuring alignment with project goals, and facilitating a positive and impactful experience for participating youth.

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Responsibilities
  • Programme Management: Lead the planning, execution, and monitoring of the YES Programme, ensuring adherence to project timelines and objectives.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Collaborate with internal teams, external partners, and relevant stakeholders to foster strong relationships and support the overall success of the programme.
  • Participant Support: Provide guidance and support to programme participants, addressing their needs and ensuring a positive experience throughout their involvement.
  • Monitoring and Evaluation: Implement robust monitoring and evaluation mechanisms to assess the impact and effectiveness of the programme, making data-driven recommendations for continuous improvement.
  • Reporting: Prepare regular reports for both internal and external stakeholders, highlighting key achievements, challenges, and future plans.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (environmental science, project management, or related discipline).
  • Proven experience in project coordination, preferably in environmental or conservation projects.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills, with the ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment.
  • Passion for environmental conservation and a commitment to youth empowerment and development.
  • Ability to multitask, problem-solve, and adapt to changing circumstances.
  • Previous experience in working with youth development or employment programmes is advantageous.
Job Benefits
  1. Competitive Salary:
    • WildTrust offers a competitive salary package commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  2. Health and Wellness:
    • Comprehensive health insurance coverage to ensure the well-being of employees.
  3. Professional Development:
    • Opportunities for continuous learning and professional development through workshops, training programs, and conferences.
  4. Work-Life Balance:
    • Flexible work schedules and telecommuting options to support a healthy work-life balance.
  5. Environmental Impact:
    • The chance to be part of a team that is making a meaningful impact on environmental conservation and sustainability.
  6. Collaborative Culture:
    • A collaborative and inclusive work environment that encourages teamwork, creativity, and innovation.
  7. Employee Assistance Program (EAP):
    • Access to counseling and support services to assist with personal or work-related challenges.
  8. Community Engagement:
    • Opportunities to engage in community outreach and environmental education initiatives.
  9. Networking Opportunities:
    • Exposure to a wide network of professionals and organizations within the conservation and environmental sector.
  10. Employee Recognition:
    • Recognition programs and awards for outstanding performance and contributions.
Contacts
  1. Prepare Your Documents:
    • Update your resume to reflect your relevant qualifications and experience.
    • Write a cover letter highlighting your interest in the position and detailing how your skills and experience align with the responsibilities outlined in the job description.
  2. Email Application:
    • Address your email to the specified contact person or department (if provided in the job description).
    • Use the subject line "Application for Project Coordinator - YES Programme."
  3. Attach Documents:
    • Attach your updated resume and cover letter to the email.
    • Ensure that your documents are in a common format (e.g., PDF or Word).
  4. Personalize Your Email:
    • In the body of the email, briefly introduce yourself and express your enthusiasm for the position.
    • Mention where you found the job posting and any relevant information requested in the job description.
  5. Submit by Deadline:
    • Be mindful of the application deadline mentioned in the job description.
    • Submit your application before the specified deadline to ensure consideration.
  6. Confirmation of Receipt:
    • If possible, request a confirmation of receipt to ensure that your application has been successfully received.
Employment Type
Intern
Duration of employment
3 Months
Industry
Non-profit Organizations
Job Location
Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, 3200, South Africa
Working Hours
09
Date posted
May 2, 2024
Valid through
January 22, 2028
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