safe space centre manager

eThekwini, KwaZulu-Natal 16 July


  • Description

    The Position is based in Umhlathuze Sub-District, Richards Bay and is a 2 year Fixed Term Contract.

    NB.!Only candidates residing in Richardsbay will be considered

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Oversee the planning and control of maintenance in the Safe Space and Satellites buildings, vehicles, equipment and grounds
    Develop, plan and maintain effective security controls to ensure safety of AGYW, staff and the property are safe
    Work with the Partnerships Director to engage stakeholders and manage relationships in ensuring that Satellite Spaces are secured and well managed.
    Plan, direct and implement all programs for the safe space and the satellite centers
    Provide management and oversight of all staff working at the Safe Spaces and Satellite, and ensure that they all fulfill their roles and duties effectively. This includes but not limited to the program support staff, cleaning/ maintenance staff and security staff.
    Ensuring all processes and compliance to program activities at the Safe Space and satellite sites are met
    Prepare and submit quarterly reports to the line manager and different stakeholders as required reflecting activities, accomplishments, emerging issues/challenges and opportunities at the Safe Spaces and Satellites
    Manage activities in the center, ensure that programs are offered according to program guidance
    Ensure effective communication to all users of the Safe Spaces and Satellites about terms and conditions as well as procedures for booking use of spaces
    Ensure effective stock management of all supplies needed to routinely manage activities, host events and beneficiaries at the center
    Ensuring all utility systems of the Safe Space are inspected and in accordance with regulations including coordinating all maintenance issues and schedules
    Receive and record referrals and ensure services are provided to AGYW who have been referred to the center
    Provide support to the Partnerships Director in ensuring that all activities at the Safe Spaces and Satellites are well coordinated with the relevant stakeholders including the recreation activities, economic strengthening activities as well as provision of services within the centers.


    Excellent Communication skills
    Effective demonstrable stakeholder engagement and management skills
    Ability to develop and motivate AGYW about the services provided and market services provided at safe spaces and satellites
    A strong sense of managing and controlling a business unit
    Be able to develop and present reports to senior management
    Knowledge on financial risk and impact on safe spaces and satellite sites
    Knowledge and experience in project management
    Ability to work under pressure
    Ability to work independently but also as a good team member

    Personal Attributes

    The incumbent must demonstrate the following personal attributes:

    Strong management skills and people orientated person
    People oriented person
    Accurate and precise attention to detail
    Person who is sensitive to the needs of the community
    Demonstrate sound work ethics

    Education and Experience Requirements:

    Appropriate bachelor’s degree or similar qualifications; Certification in facilities management a plus.
    Minimum 5 years managerial experience
    Sound knowledge of education will be an added advantage
    Excellent business communication and writing skills
    Valid driver’s license

  • Number of vacancies: 1
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Diploma /Bachelor's/ N6
  • Years of experience: 5
  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: Yes
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Ad summary

  • safe space centre manager

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  • Province

    eThekwini, KwaZulu-Natal

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Temporary contract

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