PATA Employment Opportunity​​​​​​​: Finance and operations head


The Finance and Operations Head is accountable for the fiscal hygiene and comprehensive financial management of PATA’s financial, currency, reserve and investment assets and owns PATA's operational and service capability. Internally s/he leads the cross-functional integration of PATA’s operations with programme, research, advocacy and knowledge objectives. Externally s/he oversees PATA's contractual and regulatory interface with funders, sub-grantees, partners and service providers. S/he accounts for PATA's operating budgets, ensuring compliance with the terms of multiple grants both for PATAs and for their sub-grantees. Overseeing excellent governance, prudent management of funds and robust operational processes, the role reports to PATA’s Director and works with the Board’s Audit Committee.

The role also includes people management practices, cost-effective service solutions for HR, payroll, finance processing and all information and communication systems, oversight of logistics and events management and a grant management capacity in support of PATA's many partners. All regulatory, fiscal, risk and financial reporting, as well as the entire budgeting cycle to close-out also belong to the role.

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Submit the following to by Friday, 7 April 2017 at 17h00:

  • The e-mail subject line should include the advertised job title
  • Your CV and cover letter
  • This post is open to South African citizens or individuals with permanent residency
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not have received feedback within two weeks of the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful
  • All applications received after the above-listed date and time will not be reviewed.