Grassroot Soccer (GRS) is an adolescent health organization that educates, inspires, and mobilizes young people to overcome their greatest health challenges, lead healthier, more productive lives, and be agents of change in their communities. GRS uses the power of soccer to connect young people with the mentors, information, and health services they need to make smart choices about their health. With proven results and a constant focus on research and innovation, Grassroot Soccer has reached more than 2 million young people in over 50 countries since 2002.
The Grassroot Soccer Partnerships Team (GRSP) oversees GRS’ relationships with a wide a range of implementing partner organisations across over 50 countries. The team supports these organisations to replicate the GRS model and provides remote and occasional in-person technical support to these organisations to increase their capacity to deliver GRS interventions in their communities.Working closely with the Partnerships Director, Training Manager, and the Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Officer, the Partnerships Manager will manage a portfolio of partners across various geographies. The Partnerships Manager will be responsible for managing each partner relationship, developing a partnering strategy for each partner, and overseeing any grant mechanisms or agreements with the partner. This will include establishing partnership agreements, work plans, and budgets, and supporting the partnership with the necessary technical assistance across the timeline for partners from program design to evaluation and learning. The Partnerships Manager will ensure all partnerships contribute to the mission of GRS through strong M&E and alignment to GRS impact model. The Partnerships Manager will work across multiple teams in the organization, ensuring strong relationships, communication, and effective planning and execution of all projects.
These efforts will ensure GRS remains a leading organization in adolescent health promotion and strategically guides the organization to achieve its scale strategy and goal of enabling young people to have the life-saving skills they need to thrive. The Partnerships Program Manager will report to the Global Partnerships Director.
To Apply: Please submit a CV and cover letter to email@example.com. Title the email “Partnerships Program Manager”. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Application Deadline: 14 December 2017
November 9, 2017
Cape Town, South Africa
1-year fixed term contract.