Sparkle Foundation is a dynamic and passionate non-profit organisation committed to empowering communities and creating lasting positive change in Malawi. Our mission is to spark hope, inspire change, and illuminate the path to a brighter future for vulnerable populations. We focus on education, healthcare, Nutrition, and community development to make a meaningful impact in the lives of those we serve.
We are looking for a passionate and suitably qualified candidate to fill the following vacancy.
Job Title: Operation Director
As the Operations Director at Sparkle Foundation, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing and optimising the organisation’s day-to-day operations. We are seeking a dedicated individual who embodies our core values of authenticity, purposefulness, vibrancy, and teamwork. The ideal candidate will bring experience in organisational management, strategic planning, and a passion for making a difference in the lives of Malawians.
- Operational Leadership: Lead, manage, and optimise all aspects of Sparkle Foundation’s daily operations, ensuring efficiency and effectiveness.
- Strategic Planning: Collaborate with the Senior Management team to develop and implement strategic plans that align with the organisation’s mission and vision.
- Team Collaboration: Foster a positive and collaborative work environment by promoting our values of authenticity, purposefulness, vibrancy, and teamwork.
- Resource Management: Oversee budgeting, financial management, and resource allocation to ensure the organisation’s sustainability and growth.
- Partnership Development: Cultivate and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, partners, and donors to enhance Sparkle Foundation’s impact and reach.
- Compliance and Governance: Ensure the organisation operates in compliance with all relevant laws and regulations, and uphold high standards of governance.
- A bachelor’s degree in business administration or any related field
- Strong leadership skills with the ability to inspire and motivate teams.
- Excellent strategic planning and organisational skills.
- Demonstrated commitment to social impact and community development.
- Effective communication and relationship-building abilities.
- Knowledge of the local context in Malawi
Desirable personal attributes
- Reliable, accurate and systematic
- Goal-oriented, problem solving, independent, committed, innovative and motivated.
- Able and willing to learn and acquire new knowledge relevant to the offered position.
- Excellent social and interpersonal communication skills. .
- Team working
- Ability to assist in community events and activities.
- Strong affinity with the mission and values of The Sparkle Foundation and the voluntary and charity sector
- Friendly, positive, and personable manner with a high level of energy and enthusiasm
- Strong multitasking abilities and abilities to work to meet objectives and to meet deadlines
- Ability to work without lots of supervision and make decisions
- High English proficiency for both speaking and writing
- Excellent IT skills including MS Office, experience of database use, with proven ability to learn new systems
Method Of Application
If you are an energetic and purpose-driven individual who aligns with our values, we invite you to submit your application at the following link. https://form.jotform.com/240240800957048
As a requirement of The Sparkle Foundation Child Safeguarding Policy, the successful candidate shall be required to undergo a police background check.
The Closing date for receiving applications is February 16 , 2024
To apply for this job please visit form.jotform.com.