OUT LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) Well-being is a Non-Governmental Organisation working towards ensuring rights and services for LGBT people, and is based in Tshwane. OUT provides direct sexual and mental health services; conducts research and implements mainstreaming and advocacy programmes.

OUT wishes to fill the following post: Project Manager – Advocacy and Mainstreaming.

The Advocacy and Mainstreaming Programme advocates and lobbies for LGBT affirming laws and policies, and promotes rights-based responses to LGBT issues through advocacy campaigns; community mobilising and organising; public education and training.

The incumbent will be responsible for the management of the programme including its strategic development and implementation; budgeting and the sourcing of activity-specific funding; monitoring and evaluation; management of programme staffing and finances; and serve on the management committee of the organisation.

The ideal candidate must have: at least three years of management experience; a degree in gender studies, the health sciences, development or related fields. S/he must have a proven track record in human rights work, have a sound knowledge of the LGBT sector and related issues, and have direct experience in advocacy and training.

Applications, with three contactable references, should be faxed to the Director on 012 3446501 or e-mailed to director@out.org.za. The closing date for applications is 16 January 2009. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. OUT reserves the right not to make an appointment.

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