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Head of Operations

Closing Date: 
26 March 2017
Based In: 
Cape Town

Nal'ibali is a national reading-for-enjoyment campaign which aims to spark children's potential through storytelling & reading.  We are looking for an energetic individual and be part of our dynamic growing organization.




Reporting to the Managing Director the Head of Operations is responsible for the efficient delivery of all the operational requirements and ensures any operational issues are effectively resolved.


This includes guiding, managing and supporting a team of seven working in the following areas.


  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Travel and Logistics
  • Office management
  •  IT and procurement
  • Support services
  • Partner MoUs and grant reporting oversight


Person Spec

Ability to be hands – on when necessary

Attention to detail

Methodical approach

Good problem-solving abilities

Interest in Literacy and/or Early Childhood Development


Relevant tertiary degree
At least 5 years’ experience in the Not-for-Profit/Development sector
At least 5 years of senior level management experience
Successful track record of supporting geographically dispersed teams
Experienced in developing and managing budgets.
Good understanding of Monitoring & Evaluation.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Driver’s license and occasional travel required 


Office: Cape Town

Closing date: 26 March 2017

Please send your CV and motivational cover letter to work@nalibali.org. If you have not heard from us by  30 April please assume your application was unsuccessful.