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Transformation Project Manager

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TRANSFORMATION PROJECT MANAGER (6 month contract)

Durban Girls’ College is not an ordinary school and is thus looking for an
extraordinary person to join our management team.

A Transformation Project Manager is a skilled professional who can successfully guide Durban Girls’ College through our transformation journey. A good Transformational Project Manager combines strategic thinking, project management, communication skills and is a transitional, authentic leader.

The following will be regarded as a given;

  • Recent Project Management Experience
  • Experience in management of Transformation Projects, and design and delivery of transformation policies and procedures
  • The ability to create, review, analyse and amend the revelant Durban Girls’ College policies, processes, and procedures in line with the transformation process and inclusive of the community, for ratification by all stakeholders
  • The individual is required to support the leadership of the School and the Transformation Advisory Committee, reporting directly to the Executive Head.
  • The individual is required to meet and support the change in communications, engagement and planning the strategy
  • The primary focus is to ensure the support of implementation of the strategic transformation plan
  • The project is primarily internally focused but will require informing key stakeholders of the School
  • Assessment of the current Transformational Strategy, development of plan utilising new insights gained through transformation work at the School, tracking, reporting on milestones and assessing risk
  • Establish teams, co-ordinate staff engaged in the project and provide leadership, coaching, vision and direction in collaboration with the Head of the Transformation Committee and the Board of Governors
  • Managing stakeholder communication on all levels
  • Offering solutions and suggesting strategic changes
  • Ensure all the deliverable, objectives and outcomes are achieved as specified in accordance with the timescale and budget
  • Excellent stakeholder and relationship management
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Excellent oral and written skills
  • Advisory skills including the ability to analyse, support and challenge
  • Sexual offender’s clearance certificate and Child Protection Register Certificate

The Executive Head and Board of Governors seek to appoint a suitable candidate effective for September/October 2020 to February/March 2021. A detailed CV and a letter of motivation should be submitted by 21 August 2020 care of: applications@dgc.co.za

Durban Girls’ College is an equal opportunity employer. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview and only shortlisted candidates will be interviewed. If you have not been contacted within 14 days of this advertisement closing please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. 

College reserves the right not to fill this position

Closing Date
21/08/2020
Durban Girls College, Musgrave Road
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