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Project Coordinator (South Africa)


Project Coordinator


The Company

The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) through its affiliate international NGO Global Programs for Research and Training (GP) is engaged in projects in South Africa.  The project is in the third year of a five-year cooperative agreement with CDC-South Africa, working in KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape and North West provinces.


Job Summary

The OPIQ Project Coordinator will support the implementation of OPIQ’s activities in South Africa. Working under the direction of the Project Director and with the San Francisco-based Program Manager, s/he will be responsible for administration, HR support, event coordination, obtaining quotes and following up with procurements and other tasks. S/he will assist with the preparation of quarterly and annual reports, budget justifications, continuation applications, redirections, international travel and other approvals.  S/he will edit and format OPIQ products for consistency and excellence.


The Person 

Minimum requirements

  • 5+ year’s work experience in an academic or NGO setting with progressive responsibilities
  • 3+ years managing public health programs in South Africa
  • HIV/AIDS and PEFPAR experience required (CDC preferred)
  • Understanding of CDC/PEPFAR priorities, policies and funding/reporting cycles
  • Strong understanding of DOH and PEPFAR data and reporting systems and MER indicators
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills (reports, emails, grammar, attention to detail)
  • Ability to prepare quarterly reports and develop presentations for stakeholders
  • MS Office Suite (including Excel and PowerPoint)



We offer an attractive package commensurate with qualifications and experience. The closing date is 17 SAeptember 2021. Email your cv and application letter to  Only electronic CV’s will be accepted. Please refer to the Global Programs website for full job description.

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If you’d like to learn more about working with us, please contact:

Global Programs for Research & Training
Bahnhof Street No. 5
Windhoek, Namibia