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Job offer HOPE Cape Town Association

HOPE Cape Town Association – HOPE Doctor


HOPE Cape Town, a local non-profit Organisation providing outreach and education in the field of HIV and AIDS and related illnesses, seeks a full time medical doctor to co-manage the HOPE Doctor portfolio.

Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

• Project management and support
Planning, initiating and executing HOPE Cape Town Association projects and programs.
• Research
Identify research opportunities; plan and implement formal and informal research with translation into the community
• Clinical work
Provide comprehensive clinical care to children at health care facilities which HOPE Cape Town supports.
• Training
Train and support the HOPE Community Health Workers
Provide mentorship, training and awareness as required
• Other
Interact with donors and media as required
Participate in HOPE Cape Town events

The HOPE Doctor will be based at the HOPE Cape Town offices at Tygerberg Campus, University of Stellenbosch, but will be required to travel to health care facilities and community based projects. The successful candidate will form part of senior staff team. This is a full time position (40 hours per week). He/She will report to the Program Coordinator.

• M.B.Ch.B (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery)
• Valid Registration with HPCSA (Health Professions Council South Africa)
• Registration with MPS (Medical Protection Society)
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Superior Communication Skills: Fluent in English (spoken and written); other languages an asset
• Advanced computer skills (Microsoft Office)
• Drivers license with independent transport
• No criminal record
• Work permit (if not SA resident)

The following experience and skills would be advantageous:
• Project management and administrative experience
• At least one year’s experience in managing HIV positive patients on ARV treatment (including children)
• Diploma in HIV Management of college of family physicians of South Africa (Dip HIV Man (SA))
• Research experience
• Interest in development within community

should include a covering letter detailing each of the identified qualifications and skills, proof of qualifications and a current CV and a minimum of two references. Completed applications may be forwarded
Dr Izane Reyneke
HOPE Cape Town
Room 0005B; K floor,
Clinical Building, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Tygerberg Campus University of Stellenbosch,
P.O. Box 19145, Tygerberg 7505 Cape Town – South Africa
Phone 021 – 938 9930
Fax 021 – 938 6662
Email izane.reyneke@hopecapetown.com
Suitable candidates will be invited for an interview
Closing date 20 January 2019.

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Job advertising HOPE Cape Town

HOPE Cape Town


Salary Range: Negotiable

(A portion of the package can be structured according to the individual’s personal needs)
Starting Date: immediately

HOPE Cape Town has been established in 2001 as a non-profit organisation working in education and outreach in the field of HIV/AIDS and related conditions in the Western Cape. Management of the paediatric Ithemba ward at Tygerberg Hospital as well as management and training of Community Health Workers employed by HOPE Cape Town in 16 townships surrounding Cape Town, as far as Grabouw belong to the core work of the organization. Nutritional and sport projects, as well as grassroots projects, research projects into traditional health practices and basic e-learning programs for health education are some of the activities in which the NGO specializes. Due to continued growth and expansion of the NGO, the position of a Director is now being advertised for HOPE CAPE TOWN to assist the management board and lead the staff.

Job description:

The Director will be responsible for the overall management of the organisation

He/she will

  • contribute to the development of the overall vision and strategic planning of the organisation
  • manage the day to day activities of the organisation
  • provide financial oversight of the organization with the support of the Finance Portfolio Committee
  • manage the organisation’s Human Resources
  • participate in fundraising for the organisation as well as represent and advocate HOPE Cape Town in the media
  • ensure the development and maintenance of strong partnerships internationally, regionally and nationally where appropriate

The Director reports directly to the Board.


Fluent in English and one other language (preferably German),

At least 5 years experience in a business/managerial position


MBA, alternatively MBChB (MD) or equivalent

Medical background with an understanding of HIV/AIDS, especially in terms of the clinical, scientific, social and political aspects of the epidemic

Experience in working in partnership with civil society actors and advocates;
Knowledge of the commercial world and ability to nurture industry partnerships;
Experience in acting in a representative capacity;
Experience in fundraising and the capacity to engage with non-traditional sources of resource.

Enquiries: Kerstin Behlau, Phone: 021 – 938 9930, Email: admin @ hopecapetown.com

Please submit your application for the attention of Kerstin Behlau to HOPE Cape Town, P.O. Box 19145, Tygerberg 7505, South Africa (Email: admin @ hopecapetown.com). Successful candidates will be invited for an interview.

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