Operations Director – Non Profit Art Incubator & Lab (350 views)

Are you an experienced Operations Director with an interest in art?

Want to be part of a recently launched non-profit arts incubator and laboratory, designed to stimulate the arts in Southern Africa, and ultimately foster innovation and dialogue in the public domain?

This includes a library, gallery, workshop space, archive, artist studio and soon a small shop from which exhibitions, seminars / talks, workshops, music events / screenings, outreach programs, residencies and publications are produced.

The role is based in Cape Town.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong Operations experience
  • Excellent business and finance acumen
  • Able to work in a dynamic / creative / emerging environment (start-up)
  • Management experience
  • Excellent communication and relationship skills
  • Pro-active

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Financial management and reporting:
  • Preparation and management/coordination of all day to day expenses
  • Regular budget tracking/monitoring and evaluation reports (working with the accountant/bookkeeper)
  • Ensure salary payments/slips for all personnel
  • Financial reporting to funders / grant makers
  • Funding Infrastructure / management:
    • Configure financial infrastructure to encourage third party funding
    • Design and implement infrastructure for social impact measurement
    • Research and tracking of funding calls and other funding opportunities
    • Coordinating proposal writing with A4 management/editorial team
    • Collation and submission of proposals
    • Tracking applications and results
  • Systems coordination, implementation, optimization:
    • Develop work plans with relevant personnel
    • Manage and monitor short, medium and long-term organizational work plans
    • Monthly reports tracking and evaluating of goals
    • Co-ordination and scheduling of processes – events, exhibitions, openings and meetings
    • Workflow / budget / resource optimization
  • Staff Management (team of 7 + external contractors)
  • Project tracking and monthly performance reviews
  • Tracking presence and duties of middle and lower management personnel
  • Coordinate leave, sick-leave etc. requests
  • Liaising with third party consultants (HR, legal, other)
  • Contracts for existing and new staffing concerns

SHOULD YOU NOT RECEIVE A RESPONSE WITHIN 3 WORKING DAYS OF YOUR APPLICATION PLEASE TAKE IT THAT YOUR APPLICATION HAS BEEN UNSUCCESSFUL.

Salary: Negotiable

JOB IS EXPIRED.