Energy & Climate Justice Programme Manager Job in Capetown

Energy & Climate Justice Programme Manager Job in Capetown

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Energy & Climate Justice Programme Manager Job in Capetown

Energy & Climate Justice Programme Manager Job in Capetown
Energy & Climate Justice Programme Manager Job in Capetown

Energy & Climate Justice Programme Manager Job in Capetown

  • Deadline:13 August 2023
  • Region:Cape Town
  • Type of employment:Full time

Job Description

Fixed-term contract post – 12 months renewable contingent on funding
Direct reports: 1x Campaigns Coordinator; 1 x Junior Programme Administrative Assistant & 1 x Anti-Nuclear Campaign Assistant

Are you looking for the opportunity to lead a small team of committed hardworking environmentalists who are working to make a difference in southern Africa? SAFCEI (Southern African Faith Communities’ Environmental Institute) seeks to appoint a full-time Energy & Climate Justice Programme Manager.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Energy & Climate Justice Programme Manager is responsible for leading the energy and climate justice programme: planning, delivery of the programme objectives, reporting, M&E and line management.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Manage the energy and climate justice programme which includes capacity building, training, mobilisation, advocacy and campaigning for energy and climate justice for Southern Africa.
  • Support and build the capacity of people of faith and green champions to engage with and campaign on local, regional, national and international energy and climate justice issues. 
  • Campaign and advocate for a just energy transition that is ethical and restorative.

  • Campaign for a Nuclear Free SA, and against the nuclear build programme which is inappropriate for South Africa’s energy future, especially in the context of climate change.
  • Monitor/track energy and climate justice governance in policies/decision making in South Africa and the region, including the media.
  • Programme oversight management and delivery to ensure SAFCEI delivers its mission and objectives, according to agreed objectives and indicators with our funders.
  • Input to project design and proposal writing to meet programme goals 

  • Plan and implement programme deliverables to budget and within KPIs, project cycle, and agreed funder budgets and timelines to ensure compliance.
  • Line manage and develop the team’s performance and capacity.
  • Monitor progress against internally agreed plans and budgets and ensure team delivery to these.
  • Commission and write briefs / TOR for consultants for research – technical and legal – on energy and climate justice.  

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Relevant tertiary education social and environmental justice, and/or sciences;
  • A minimum of five years’ experience within the climate and/or environmental justice sectors;
  • Excellent writing and reporting skills in order to present complex policy information to affected communities and a wider audience;
  • Excellent organising skills for campaigns and advocacy, and to ensure time bound deliveries will be met;

  • Being motivated to exchange information with and learn from colleagues and movements;
  • Being willing to work as part of a dynamic and varied team;
  • Demonstrated computer literacy and online applications like google documents;
  • Experience and knowledge regarding the use of social media platforms for campaigning;
  • A current driving license;

  • Proficiency in more than one South African language, a strong spokesperson; 
  • Committed and hard working with attention to detail;
  • Ability to problem solve and propose suggested solutions;
  • Understanding and commitment to a multi-faith approach & SAFCEI’s vision, mission and values: caring for living Earth.

SAFCEI (Southern African Faith Communities’ Environmental Institute) is an environmental NGO based in Cape Town working in Southern Africa with people of all faiths, and none, who want to see ethical policy making and want to take local action for eco and climate justice


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