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Raleigh International welcomes applicants from all backgrounds, and we are keen to ensure our teams reflect the diversity of the the young people we work with. We are dedicated to greater diversity and inclusion within our own organisation and strive to provide equal opportunities to people of all races, ethnicities, religions, genders, sexual orientations, gender identifications and abilities.

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Expedition Manager, South Africa

Location: Hoedspruit, Greater Kruger, South Africa

We are looking for an experienced Expedition Manager for our Raleigh International projects in the Greater Kruger area, South Africa. Your main aim will be to set up a new location in South Africa. You will be ultimately responsible for the setup and implementation of expeditions and related projects ensuring the safety of all people involved and ensuring effective implementation. Responsible for monitoring and evaluation, design of the Expedition projects, conducting field visits, negotiations with partners and planning the implementation of the projects. This is a 1 year contract where you will train the long term Experience Manager to take over from you in 2024. You will also manage the Expedition Team and the Office Volunteers.

Main responsibilities

Strategy and Implementation

  • Create the operational plan for each expedition cycle and implements the projects.
  • Supervise the correct use of the resources and funds of the Expedition.
  • Contribute to the creation of the budget and manage the expedition budget.
  • Participate in the strategic planning process and monitoring of plans.
  • Support the Managing Director in the decision-making process of complex situations.

Programme design

  • Design, monitoring and evaluation of Expedition projects that are impactful.
  • Develops results reports for internal use and donors or other stakeholders.
  • Ensures that projects align with organizational policies.

Health and Safety

  • Ensures that all staff, volunteers, and other people involved are aware of safety processes and receive training.
  • Ensures high standards in the management of crises and promote a positive safeguarding environment.
  • Ensure that systems and processes meet high standards of health and safety.
  • Create, update, and improve the policy framework for health and safety, and risk management.
  • Act as “Duty Manager” on a rotating basis

People Management

  • Manage the staff of the expedition team, volunteer leaders and others who contribute directly to the implementation of the expedition.
  • Performance management of expedition staff.
  • Train the permanent Expedition Manager to run projects from 2024.

Required experience

  • Previous work experience as Expedition Manager at a Raleigh location.
  • Experience in some areas of social sciences, conservation, social development, rural development, ecology, international relations, administration (logistics ideally), geography, or related.
  • In-depth knowledge of safety regulations and volunteer care.
  • Experience in social project management
  • Experience in managing plant personnel, volunteers, and seasonal staff.
  • Ability to handle several projects simultaneously and with a wide variety of tasks from the simple to complex.
  • Ability to manage money and accounting documentation.
  • Experience in handling the logistics of events of up to 200 people.
  • Fluent in English
  • High interpersonal communication skills, stress management and heavy workload.
  • Good management of IT tools.

Package includes

  • Salary of R25 000 per month
  • Housing in the staff house in Hoedspruit
  • Meals