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Current Opportunities


Operations Team Leader for Tree of Life, Manenberg, Cape Town, South Africa

Part Time, 25 hours per week in Manenberg office

Tree of Life are looking for a part-time Operations Team Leader to oversee the administrative team, and liaise between Core Team and the staff teams.

Purpose of the role within the organisation:

This position oversees the operations of the organisation, including Basila, Cru62 and the finance team. The role is to bridge the on-the-ground running with strategic plans, keeping us on track with budgets and finding ways to develop systems to work most efficiently.


Specific duties and responsibilities

  • Manage finance team and bookkeeping (Xero)

  • Budgets and planning

  • Liaison with HR officer

  • Donor management and fundraising

  • Staff training and development

  • Events management

  • Communications


Job Requirements and experience

  • 5 years plus experience in administrative and financial management (specifically bookkeeping software, Xero preferable)

  • Computer proficient – bookkeeping software, donor management platforms, excel etc

  • Both English and Afrikaans preferable

  • Matric or higher

  • Bookkeeping/accounting experience

  • Donor management and fundraising experience

  • Project management and events – co-ordination and budgeting

  • Operational admin

  • Experience of team management


Knowledge and Skills

  • Good written and spoken communications – for donors, social media, newsletters etc

  • Strong team player – leading team and upskilling where necessary

  • Innovation – develop more efficient operational systems

  • Has led a team before

Contact if you are interested.

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