Programme Manager: V&A


Cape Town


This role requires a dynamic individual who excels in demand management, strategic
partnership development, and project management for the V&A. The candidate should possess
strong analytical skills, the ability to build and maintain relationships with diverse partners, and
a proactive approach to identifying and securing opportunities. Additionally, they should be
adept at project planning, risk management, and delivering measurable outcomes through
effective coordination and innovative solutions.


Demand Management / Facilitation

  • Manage and orchestrate the unlocking of demand.
  • Analyse client demand trends and help develop insights.
  • Build and maintain relationships with various and diverse partners.
  • Conduct stakeholder mapping, intermediation and coordination.
  • Strategic partnership engagement and relationship management.
  • Conduct storytelling and advocacy for SAYouth.
  • Liaise with clients on new demand.
  • Identify, catalyse, grow and secure opportunities on SA Youth,
  • Support with identifying, scoping and implementing Make Your Own Money (MYOM)
    opportunities with new and existing partners.
  • Work closely with Demand Delivery team to ensure projects are executed timeously with
  • Ensure that demand is accurately reflected on the relevant document/place as agreed upon from time to time.

Project Management

  • Support the implementation of the V&A initiatives.
  • Support programme / project design and diagnostic.
  • Creating and managing a project plan.
  • Identifying and pro-actively managing risks.
  • Delivery and management of agreed project goals and outcomes, including contracted
    milestones with partners.
  • Co-ordination and communication with all stakeholders.
  • Monitoring and evaluation of project deliverables on an ongoing basis and taking corrective measures or making changes where necessary.
  • Innovative project management through analysing demand trends, developing insights,
    highlighting gaps and developing implementable solutions.
  • Whatever else is needed to deliver results!
  • A Bachelor of Commerce degree or equivalent (minimum).
  • Minimum 3 – 5 years’ experience managing client relationships.
  • Minimum 3 – 5 years’ programme and project management experience.
  • Proven expertise in managing multiple stakeholders at various levels.
  • Demonstrated talent for forming and leading partnerships between diverse stakeholders
    working toward a common goal.
  • Advanced communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Collaborative approach.
  • Ability to engage at senior levels.
  • Stakeholder and Partnership Management.
  • Strategic mindset.
  • Demand led approach to defining outcomes.
  • Programmes mobilisation & delivery.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Networking and relationship management skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Have good planning and organizing skills.
  • Demonstrate leadership and management skills.

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