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Jobs at the DA

Social Media Officer – Cape Town

Ref: FHO-SMCO-001

Please note only applications reflecting the reference number will be considered.

The above position now exists within the Democratic Alliance. The DA is looking to recruit a
self-motivated and goal driven individual at their Federal Head Office based in Cape Town. The
successful candidate will report directly to the Social Media Manager, with an indirect reporting
line to the Executive Director: Marketing.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for:

  • Working with the Social Media Manager in ensuring that the party’s messaging is
    successfully communicated on social media channels to the appropriate audiences;
  • Assisting with implementing the party’s social media strategy;
  • Ensuring the party is responsive to voters on all social media channels.

Prospective applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Proficiency in speaking and writing in more than one language an advantage.
  • Commitment to the principles, policies and programme of action of the Democratic
    Alliance
  • Self-motivated and dynamic
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Prepared to work long and irregular hours
  • Systematic, comprehensive and displaying excellent attention to detail
  • Self-starting and innovative
  • Outcomes-orientated

Should you meet the above requirements and be interested, kindly forward your
completed application form, 2 page CV and 1 page cover letter motivating why you wish
to be employed by the Democratic Alliance to Corlia Pretorius, Democratic Alliance,
Federal Head Office, PO Box 1475, Cape Town, 8000. Tel No: (021) 465-1431,
Fax No: 086 461 5105 or e-mail: applications@da.org.za.

Please note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates.
Should you not hear from us within 30 days of closing date please consider your
application unsuccessful. Please also note that we reserve the right not to make any
appointments.

Kindly further note that the Party will not require applicants to pay any amount or
undergo any health related tests, in order to be shortlisted.

Closing Date: 03 March 2017

 

Constituency Officer – West

Mogale City – Ref: GAU-CO-029(a)

Please note only applications reflecting the reference number will be considered.

The Democratic Alliance seeks a confident, energetic and strategic individual in Gauteng. The
successful candidate will be a key member of the DA’s Provincial Operational Team and will
report directly to the Regional Constituency Coordinator with an indirect reporting line to the
Provincial Field Operations Manager and the Provincial Managing Director.

The successful candidates will be responsible for:

  • Overseeing and assuming responsibility for the design and development of ward profiles
    for the wards in their identified areas;
  • Effectively coordinating, guiding and managing all political activities and ensuring that
    they are operationally executed in accordance with a pre-designed programme of action;
  • Working alongside the Regional Constituency Coordinator to identify issues that affect
    voters and designing campaigns to address these issues;
  • Implementing the most effective methods of communicating with voters with a view of
    establishing permanent presence in all identified areas and building relationships of trust
    with new voters;
  • Establishing and sustaining political activity designed to create a permanent and positive
    presence in the identified areas;
  • Promoting the brand of the DA and establishing the DA as a viable political choice in the
    identified area;
  • Effectively implementing and coordinating all Party campaigns in the identified areas;
  • Establishing and coordinating Party volunteer and activist programmes in the identified
    areas and ensuring that branches are fully operational entities within the Party;
  • Overseeing campaigns, including by-elections as designated;
  • Overall, maximising the DA’s share of the vote in the identified area.

Prospective applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • A commitment to the principles, policies and programme of action of the DA
  • Proven leadership skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working
    relationships within the Party
  • The preferred candidate must be completely outcomes orientated and not simply task
    orientated
  • Ability to build trust and relationships within a community
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Excellent organizational abilities
  • Proven record of initiative, problem solving, and the ability to recognize and implement
    improvements to systems
  • The ability to apply sound political judgment and the ability to identify key issues relevant
    to communities
  • Experience in project and financial management preferable
  • Excellent administrative skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in more than one language
  • Computer literacy, particularly MS Office Suite
  • An ability to work effectively and energetically around a demanding work schedule
  • Willing to work long and irregular hours
  • Applicants MUST be in possession of a valid driver’s licence and have access to
    an insured vehicle for daily use

Should you meet the above requirements and be interested, kindly forward your
completed application form, 2 page CV, 1 page cover letter motivating why you wish to
be employed by the Democratic Alliance and a certified copy of your driver’s licence to
Corlia Pretorius, Democratic Alliance, Federal Head Office, PO Box 1475, Cape Town,
8000. Tel No: (021) 465-1431, Fax No: 086 461 5105 or e-mail: applications@da.org.za.

Please note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates.
Should you not hear from us within 30 days of closing date please consider your
application unsuccessful. Please also note that we reserve the right not to make any
appointments.

Kindly further note that the Party will not require applicants to pay any amount or
undergo any health related tests, in order to be shortlisted.

Closing Date: 02 March 2017

 

Research Officer: Governments – Cape Town

Ref: FHO-ROG-002

Please note only applications reflecting the reference number will be considered.

The above position now exists within the Democratic Alliance. The DA is looking to recruit a
self-motivated and goal driven individual at their Federal Head Office based in Cape Town. The
successful candidate will report directly to the Director of Governments, with an indirect
reporting line to the Executive Director: Governance

The ideal candidate will be responsible for:

  • Providing an analysis of relevant legislation pertaining to the spheres of government to
    strengthen the DA’s performance in government;
  • Assisting DA governments with legal and research support;
  • Evaluating and reporting on legal risks in DA governments;
  • Maintaining and updating a repository of case studies to strengthen the DA’s
    performance in government; and
  • Providing guidance and support regarding statutory obligations.

Prospective applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification and experience, law degree will be advantageous
  • Firm understanding and knowledge of the South African political environment
  • Strong writing skills
  • Previous research experience advantageous
  • Willingness to travel
  • Driver’s license essential
  • Computer literacy essential
  • Proficiency in more than one language advantageous
  • Commitment to the principles, policies and programme of action of the Democratic
    Alliance
  • Self-motivated, innovative and dynamic
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Prepared to work long and irregular hours
  • Systematic, comprehensive and displaying excellent attention to detail
  • A good and effective leader with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Outcomes-orientated

Should you meet the above requirements and be interested, kindly forward your
completed application form, 2 page CV and 1 page cover letter motivating why you wish
to be employed by the Democratic Alliance to Corlia Pretorius, Democratic Alliance,
Federal Head Office, PO Box 1475, Cape Town, 8000. Tel No: (021) 465-1431,
Fax No: 086 461 5105 or e-mail: applications@da.org.za.

Please note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates.
Should you not hear from us within 30 days of closing date please consider your
application unsuccessful. Please also note that we reserve the right not to make any
appointments.

Kindly further note that the Party will not require applicants to pay any amount or
undergo any health related tests, in order to be shortlisted.

Closing Date: 03 March 2017

 

Constituency Support Officers – Eastern Cape

Buffalo City – Ref: EC-CSO-002
Beyers Naude – Ref: EC-CSO-003

Please note only applications reflecting the reference number will be considered.

The Democratic Alliance seeks confident, energetic and strategic individuals in the Eastern
Cape. The successful candidates will be a key members of the DA’s Provincial Operational
Team and will report directly to the allocated Constituency Operations Coordinator with an
indirect reporting line to the Provincial Managing Director.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Establishing the DA’s presence and ultimately build the support base of the DA within
    the allocated ward or community. The CSO will effectively be measured by the DA votes
    achieved in their designated communities in 2019.

Prospective applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • A commitment to the principles, policies and programme of action of the DA
  • Proven leadership skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working
    relationships within the Party
  • The preferred candidate must be completely outcomes orientated and not simply task
    orientated
  • Ability to build trust and relationships within a community
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Excellent organizational abilities
  • Proven record of initiative, problem solving, and the ability to recognize and implement
    improvements to systems
  • The ability to apply sound political judgment and the ability to identify key issues relevant
    to communities
  • Excellent administrative skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in more than one language
  • Computer literacy, particularly MS Office Suite
  • An ability to work effectively and energetically around a demanding work schedule
  • Willing to work long and irregular hours

Should you meet the above requirements and be interested, kindly forward your
completed application form, 2 page CV, 1 page cover letter motivating why you wish to
be employed by the Democratic Alliance to Corlia Pretorius, Democratic Alliance, Federal
Head Office, PO Box 1475, Cape Town, 8000. Tel No: (021) 465-1431, Fax No: 086 461
5105 or e-mail: applications@da.org.za.

Please note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates.
Should you not hear from us within 30 days of closing date please consider your
application unsuccessful. Please also note that we reserve the right not to make any
appointments.

Kindly further note that the Party will not require applicants to pay any amount or
undergo any health related tests, in order to be shortlisted.

Closing Date: 03 March 2017

 

Office Administrator and Research Assistant – Mpumalanga

Ref: MPU-ARA-001

Please note only applications reflecting the reference number will be considered.

The Democratic Alliance seeks a confident, energetic and strategic individual in Mpumalanga.
The successful candidate will be a key member of the DA’s Provincial Operational Team and
will report directly to the Head of Office with an indirect reporting line to the Chief Whip of the
Official Opposition.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Providing effective and efficient administrative services to the DA Legislature office and
    to the designated Democratic Alliance Members of the Provincial Legislature;
  • Assisting with research functions for designated Democratic Alliance Members of
    Legislature when required.

Prospective applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • A commitment to the principles, policies and programme of action of the DA
  • The preferred candidate must be completely outcomes orientated and not simply task
    orientated
  • Previous research experience and knowledge in research
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Excellent organizational abilities
  • Excellent administrative skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in more than one language
  • Computer literacy, particularly MS Office Suite
  • An ability to work effectively and energetically around a demanding work schedule
  • Willing to work long and irregular hours

Should you meet the above requirements and be interested, kindly forward your
completed application form, 2 page CV, 1 page cover letter motivating why you wish to
be employed by the Democratic Alliance to Corlia Pretorius, Democratic Alliance, Federal
Head Office, PO Box 1475, Cape Town, 8000. Tel No: (021) 465-1431, Fax No: 086 461
5105 or e-mail: applications@da.org.za.

Please note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates.
Should you not hear from us within 30 days of closing date please consider your
application unsuccessful. Please also note that we reserve the right not to make any
appointments.

Kindly further note that the Party will not require applicants to pay any amount or
undergo any health related tests, in order to be shortlisted.

Closing Date: 08 March 2017

 

Office Administrator and Research Assistant – Mpumalanga

Ref: MPU-ARA-001

Please note only applications reflecting the reference number will be considered.

The Democratic Alliance seeks a confident, energetic and strategic individual in Mpumalanga.
The successful candidate will be a key member of the DA’s Provincial Operational Team and
will report directly to the Head of Office with an indirect reporting line to the Chief Whip of the
Official Opposition.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Providing effective and efficient administrative services to the DA Legislature office and
    to the designated Democratic Alliance Members of the Provincial Legislature;
  • Assisting with research functions for designated Democratic Alliance Members of
    Legislature when required.

Prospective applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • A commitment to the principles, policies and programme of action of the DA
  • The preferred candidate must be completely outcomes orientated and not simply task
    orientated
  • Previous research experience and knowledge in research
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Excellent organizational abilities
  • Excellent administrative skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in more than one language
  • Computer literacy, particularly MS Office Suite
  • An ability to work effectively and energetically around a demanding work schedule
  • Willing to work long and irregular hours

Should you meet the above requirements and be interested, kindly forward your
completed application form, 2 page CV, 1 page cover letter motivating why you wish to
be employed by the Democratic Alliance to Corlia Pretorius, Democratic Alliance, Federal
Head Office, PO Box 1475, Cape Town, 8000. Tel No: (021) 465-1431, Fax No: 086 461
5105 or e-mail: applications@da.org.za.

Please note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates.
Should you not hear from us within 30 days of closing date please consider your
application unsuccessful. Please also note that we reserve the right not to make any
appointments.

Kindly further note that the Party will not require applicants to pay any amount or
undergo any health related tests, in order to be shortlisted.

Closing Date: 08 March 2017

 

Parliamentary Secretary – Parliament

Ref: PARL-PS-001

Please note only applications reflecting the reference number will be considered.

The above position now exists within the Democratic Alliance. The DA is looking to recruit a
self-motivated and goal driven individual, reporting to the Parliamentary Administrations
Manager with an indirect reporting line to the Parliamentary Operations Director.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Providing effective and efficient secretarial services to designated Democratic Alliance
    Members of Parliament;
  • Providing effective and efficient administrative support to designated Democratic
    Alliance Members of Parliament;
  • Assisting with basic research functions for designated Democratic Alliance Members of
    Parliament when required.

Prospective applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • Completed Matric
  • Microsoft Office Experience
  • Admin Experience Advantageous
  • Firm understanding and knowledge of the South African political environment
  • Strong writing skills
  • Proficiency in more than one language advantageous
  • Commitment to the principles, policies and programme of action of the Democratic
    Alliance
  • Self-motivated and dynamic
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Prepared to work long and irregular hours
  • Systematic, comprehensive and displaying excellent attention to detail
  • Self-starting and innovative
  • A good and effective leader with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Outcomes-orientated

Should you meet the above requirements and be interested, kindly forward your
completed application form, 2 page CV and 1 page cover letter motivating why you wish
to be employed by the Democratic Alliance to Corlia Pretorius, Democratic Alliance,
Federal Head Office, PO Box 1475, Cape Town, 8000. Tel No: (021) 465-1431,
Fax No: 086 461 5105 or e-mail: applications@da.org.za.

Please note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates.
Should you not hear from us within 30 days of closing date please consider your
application unsuccessful. Please also note that we reserve the right not to make any
appointments.

Kindly further note that the Party will not require applicants to pay any amount or
undergo any health related tests, in order to be shortlisted.

Closing Date: 10 March 2017

 

Receptionist – North West

Ref: NW-REC-001

Please note only applications reflecting the reference number will be considered.

The Democratic Alliance seeks a confident, energetic and strategic individual in the North West.
The successful candidate will be a key member of the DA’s Provincial Operational Team and
will report directly to the Provincial Support Services Manager with an indirect reporting line to
the Provincial Managing Director.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for:

  • Providing effective and efficient service to members of the public contacting the
    Provincial Office.

Prospective applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • Proficiency in more than one language advantageous
  • Commitment to the principles, policies and programme of action of the Democratic
    Alliance
  • Self-motivated and dynamic
  • Able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Prepared to work long and irregular hours
  • Systematic, comprehensive and displaying excellent attention to detail
  • Self-starting, taking initiatives and striving to improve his or her performance
  • Able to accept responsibility and be accountable for work standards
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
  • Outcomes-orientated, not simply task-orientated
  • Computer literacy essential

Should you meet the above requirements and be interested, kindly forward your
completed application form, 2 page CV and 1 page cover letter motivating why you wish
to be employed by the Democratic Alliance to Corlia Pretorius, Democratic Alliance,
Federal Head Office, PO Box 1475, Cape Town, 8000. Tel No: (021) 465-1431,
Fax No: 086 461 5105 or e-mail: applications@da.org.za.

Please note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates.
Should you not hear from us within 30 days of closing date please consider your
application unsuccessful. Please also note that we reserve the right not to make any
appointments.

Kindly further note that the Party will not require applicants to pay any amount or
undergo any health related tests, in order to be shortlisted.

Closing Date: 05 March 2017

 

Regional Administrators – Eastern Cape

Port Elizabeth – Ref: EC-RA-001
East London – Ref: EC-RA-002

Please note only applications reflecting the reference number will be considered.

The Democratic Alliance seeks confident, energetic and strategic individuals in the Eastern
Cape. The successful candidates will be a key members of the DA’s Provincial Operational
Team and will report directly to the Provincial Support Services Manager and an indirect
reporting line to the Provincial Managing Director.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Providing effective and efficient administrative assistance;
  • Providing data capture service for all available information into the VRM;
  • Providing administrative assistance in terms of Statutory Obligations and PDMS.

Prospective applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • A commitment to the principles, policies and programme of action of the DA
  • Proven leadership skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working
    relationships within the Party
  • The preferred candidate must be completely outcomes orientated and not simply task
    orientated
  • Ability to build trust and relationships within a community
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Excellent organizational abilities
  • Proven record of initiative, problem solving, and the ability to recognize and implement
    improvements to systems
  • The ability to apply sound political judgment and the ability to identify key issues relevant
    to communities
  • Excellent administrative skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in more than one language
  • Computer literacy, particularly MS Office Suite
  • An ability to work effectively and energetically around a demanding work schedule
  • Willing to work long and irregular hours

Should you meet the above requirements and be interested, kindly forward your
completed application form, 2 page CV, 1 page cover letter motivating why you wish to
be employed by the Democratic Alliance to Corlia Pretorius, Democratic Alliance, Federal
Head Office, PO Box 1475, Cape Town, 8000. Tel No: (021) 465-1431, Fax No: 086 461
5105 or e-mail: applications@da.org.za.

Please note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates.
Should you not hear from us within 30 days of closing date please consider your
application unsuccessful. Please also note that we reserve the right not to make any
appointments.

Kindly further note that the Party will not require applicants to pay any amount or
undergo any health related tests, in order to be shortlisted.

Closing Date: 03 March 2017

Constituency Officers – Eastern Cape

Ngqurha – Ref: EC-CO-008(a)
Ukahlamba – Ref: EC-CO-010

Please note only applications reflecting the reference number will be considered.

The Democratic Alliance seeks confident, energetic and strategic individuals in the Eastern
Cape. The successful candidates will be a key members of the DA’s Provincial Operational
Team and will report directly to the Constituency Operations Coordinator with an indirect
reporting line to the Provincial Field Operations Manager and the Provincial Managing Director.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Overseeing and assuming responsibility for the design and development of ward profiles
    for the wards in their identified areas;
  • Effectively coordinating, guiding and managing all political activities and ensuring that
    they are operationally executed in accordance with a pre-designed programme of action;
  • Working alongside the Constituency Operations Coordinator and the Provincial Field
    Operation Manager to identify issues that affect voters and designing campaigns to
    address these issues;
  • Implementing the most effective methods of communicating with voters with a view of
    establishing permanent presence in all identified areas and building relationships of trust
    with new voters;
  • Establishing and sustaining political activity designed to create a permanent and positive
    presence in the identified areas;
  • Promoting the brand of the DA and establishing the DA as a viable political choice in the
    identified area;
  • Effectively implementing and coordinating all Party campaigns in the identified areas;
  • Establishing and coordinating Party volunteer and activist programmes in the identified
    areas and ensuring that branches are fully operational entities within the Party;
  • Overseeing campaigns, including by-elections as designated;
  • Overall, maximising the DA’s share of the vote in the identified area.

Prospective applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • A commitment to the principles, policies and programme of action of the DA
  • Proven leadership skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working
    relationships within the Party
  • The preferred candidate must be completely outcomes orientated and not simply task
    orientated
  • Ability to build trust and relationships within a community
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Excellent organizational abilities
  • Proven record of initiative, problem solving, and the ability to recognize and implement
    improvements to systems
  • The ability to apply sound political judgment and the ability to identify key issues relevant
    to communities
  • Experience in project and financial management preferable
  • Excellent administrative skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in more than one language
  • Computer literacy, particularly MS Office Suite
  • An ability to work effectively and energetically around a demanding work schedule
  • Willing to work long and irregular hours
  • Applicants MUST be in possession of a valid driver’s licence and have access to
    an insured vehicle for daily use

Should you meet the above requirements and be interested, kindly forward your
completed application form, 2 page CV, 1 page cover letter motivating why you wish to
be employed by the Democratic Alliance and a certified copy of your driver’s licence to
Corlia Pretorius, Democratic Alliance, Federal Head Office, PO Box 1475, Cape Town,
8000. Tel No: (021) 465-1431, Fax No: 086 461 5105 or e-mail: applications@da.org.za.

Please note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates.
Should you not hear from us within 30 days of closing date please consider your
application unsuccessful. Please also note that we reserve the right not to make any
appointments.

Kindly further note that the Party will not require applicants to pay any amount or
undergo any health related tests, in order to be shortlisted.

Closing Date: 03 March 2017

Constituency Officer – South

Hlanganani – Ref: GAU-CO-047

Please note only applications reflecting the reference number will be considered.

The Democratic Alliance seeks a confident, energetic and strategic individual in Gauteng. The
successful candidate will be a key member of the DA’s Provincial Operational Team and will
report directly to the Regional Constituency Coordinator with an indirect reporting line to the
Provincial Field Operations Manager and the Provincial Managing Director.

The successful candidates will be responsible for:

  • Overseeing and assuming responsibility for the design and development of ward profiles
    for the wards in their identified areas;
  • Effectively coordinating, guiding and managing all political activities and ensuring that
    they are operationally executed in accordance with a pre-designed programme of action;
  • Working alongside the Regional Constituency Coordinator to identify issues that affect
    voters and designing campaigns to address these issues;
  • Implementing the most effective methods of communicating with voters with a view of
    establishing permanent presence in all identified areas and building relationships of trust
    with new voters;
  • Establishing and sustaining political activity designed to create a permanent and positive
    presence in the identified areas;
  • Promoting the brand of the DA and establishing the DA as a viable political choice in the
    identified area;
  • Effectively implementing and coordinating all Party campaigns in the identified areas;
  • Establishing and coordinating Party volunteer and activist programmes in the identified
    areas and ensuring that branches are fully operational entities within the Party;
  • Overseeing campaigns, including by-elections as designated;
  • Overall, maximising the DA’s share of the vote in the identified area.

Prospective applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • A commitment to the principles, policies and programme of action of the DA
  • Proven leadership skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working
    relationships within the Party
  • The preferred candidate must be completely outcomes orientated and not simply task
    orientated
  • Ability to build trust and relationships within a community
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Excellent organizational abilities
  • Proven record of initiative, problem solving, and the ability to recognize and implement
    improvements to systems
  • The ability to apply sound political judgment and the ability to identify key issues relevant
    to communities
  • Experience in project and financial management preferable
  • Excellent administrative skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in more than one language
  • Computer literacy, particularly MS Office Suite
  • An ability to work effectively and energetically around a demanding work schedule
  • Willing to work long and irregular hours
  • Applicants MUST be in possession of a valid driver’s licence and have access to
    an insured vehicle for daily use

Should you meet the above requirements and be interested, kindly forward your
completed application form, 2 page CV, 1 page cover letter motivating why you wish to
be employed by the Democratic Alliance and a certified copy of your driver’s licence to
Corlia Pretorius, Democratic Alliance, Federal Head Office, PO Box 1475, Cape Town,
8000. Tel No: (021) 465-1431, Fax No: 086 461 5105 or e-mail: applications@da.org.za.

Please note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates.
Should you not hear from us within 30 days of closing date please consider your
application unsuccessful. Please also note that we reserve the right not to make any
appointments.

Kindly further note that the Party will not require applicants to pay any amount or
undergo any health related tests, in order to be shortlisted.

Closing Date: 02 March 2017

Constituency Officer – Sedibeng

Midvaal – Ref: GAU-CO-039(a)

Please note only applications reflecting the reference number will be considered.

The Democratic Alliance seeks a confident, energetic and strategic individual in Gauteng. The
successful candidate will be a key member of the DA’s Provincial Operational Team and will
report directly to the Regional Constituency Coordinator with an indirect reporting line to the
Provincial Field Operations Manager and the Provincial Managing Director.

The successful candidates will be responsible for:

  • Overseeing and assuming responsibility for the design and development of ward profiles
    for the wards in their identified areas;
  • Effectively coordinating, guiding and managing all political activities and ensuring that
    they are operationally executed in accordance with a pre-designed programme of action;
  • Working alongside the Regional Constituency Coordinator to identify issues that affect
    voters and designing campaigns to address these issues;
  • Implementing the most effective methods of communicating with voters with a view of
    establishing permanent presence in all identified areas and building relationships of trust
    with new voters;
  • Establishing and sustaining political activity designed to create a permanent and positive
    presence in the identified areas;
  • Promoting the brand of the DA and establishing the DA as a viable political choice in the
    identified area;
  • Effectively implementing and coordinating all Party campaigns in the identified areas;
  • Establishing and coordinating Party volunteer and activist programmes in the identified
    areas and ensuring that branches are fully operational entities within the Party;
  • Overseeing campaigns, including by-elections as designated;
  • Overall, maximising the DA’s share of the vote in the identified area.

Prospective applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • A commitment to the principles, policies and programme of action of the DA
  • Proven leadership skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working
    relationships within the Party
  • The preferred candidate must be completely outcomes orientated and not simply task
    orientated
  • Ability to build trust and relationships within a community
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Excellent organizational abilities
  • Proven record of initiative, problem solving, and the ability to recognize and implement
    improvements to systems
  • The ability to apply sound political judgment and the ability to identify key issues relevant
    to communities
  • Experience in project and financial management preferable
  • Excellent administrative skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in more than one language
  • Computer literacy, particularly MS Office Suite
  • An ability to work effectively and energetically around a demanding work schedule
  • Willing to work long and irregular hours
  • Applicants MUST be in possession of a valid driver’s licence and have access to
    an insured vehicle for daily use

Should you meet the above requirements and be interested, kindly forward your
completed application form, 2 page CV, 1 page cover letter motivating why you wish to
be employed by the Democratic Alliance and a certified copy of your driver’s licence to
Corlia Pretorius, Democratic Alliance, Federal Head Office, PO Box 1475, Cape Town,
8000. Tel No: (021) 465-1431, Fax No: 086 461 5105 or e-mail: applications@da.org.za.

Please note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates.
Should you not hear from us within 30 days of closing date please consider your
application unsuccessful. Please also note that we reserve the right not to make any
appointments.

Kindly further note that the Party will not require applicants to pay any amount or
undergo any health related tests, in order to be shortlisted.

Closing Date: 02 March 2017

Constituency Officer – Mpumalanga

Emalahleni – Ref: MPU-CO-001(a)

Please note only applications reflecting the reference number will be considered.

The Democratic Alliance seeks a confident, energetic and strategic individual in Mpumalanga.
The successful candidate will be a key member of the DA’s Provincial Operational Team and
will report directly to the Provincial Field Operations Manager with an indirect reporting line to
the Provincial Managing Director.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Overseeing and assuming responsibility for the design and development of ward profiles
    for the wards in their identified areas;
  • Effectively coordinating, guiding and managing all political activities and ensuring that
    they are operationally executed in accordance with a pre-designed programme of action;
  • Working alongside the Provincial Field Operations Manager to identify issues that affect
    voters and designing campaigns to address these issues;
  • Implementing the most effective methods of communicating with voters with a view of
    establishing permanent presence in all identified areas and building relationships of trust
    with new voters;
  • Establishing and sustaining political activity designed to create a permanent and positive
    presence in the identified areas;
  • Promoting the brand of the DA and establishing the DA as a viable political choice in the
    identified area;
  • Effectively implementing and coordinating all Party campaigns in the identified areas;
  • Establishing and coordinating Party volunteer and activist programmes in the identified
    areas and ensuring that branches are fully operational entities within the Party;
  • Overseeing campaigns, including by-elections as designated;
  • Overall, maximising the DA’s share of the vote in the identified area.

Prospective applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • A commitment to the principles, policies and programme of action of the DA
  • Proven leadership skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working
    relationships within the Party
  • The preferred candidate must be completely outcomes orientated and not simply task
    orientated
  • Ability to build trust and relationships within a community
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Excellent organizational abilities
  • Proven record of initiative, problem solving, and the ability to recognize and implement
    improvements to systems
  • The ability to apply sound political judgment and the ability to identify key issues relevant
    to communities
  • Experience in project and financial management preferable
  • Excellent administrative skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in more than one language
  • Computer literacy, particularly MS Office Suite
  • An ability to work effectively and energetically around a demanding work schedule
  • Willing to work long and irregular hours
  • Applicants MUST be in possession of a valid driver’s licence and have access to
    an insured vehicle for daily use

Should you meet the above requirements and be interested, kindly forward your
completed application form, 2 page CV, 1 page cover letter motivating why you wish to
be employed by the Democratic Alliance and a certified copy of your driver’s licence to
Corlia Pretorius, Democratic Alliance, Federal Head Office, PO Box 1475, Cape Town,
8000. Tel No: (021) 465-1431, Fax No: 086 461 5105 or e-mail: applications@da.org.za.

Please note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates.
Should you not hear from us within 30 days of closing date please consider your
application unsuccessful. Please also note that we reserve the right not to make any
appointments.

Kindly further note that the Party will not require applicants to pay any amount or
undergo any health related tests, in order to be shortlisted.

Closing Date: 03 March 2017

 

Provincial Finance Manager – Mpumalanga

Ref: MPU-PFM-001

Please note only applications reflecting the reference number will be considered.

The Democratic Alliance seeks a confident, energetic and strategic individual in Mpumalanga.
The successful candidate will be a key member of the DA’s Provincial Operational Team and
will report directly to Provincial Managing Director Mpumalanga Province with indirect reporting
line to the Executive Director: Financial Operations.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Providing high level management of the DA Mpumalanga Province’s finances with the
    ability to understand and interpret financial information;
  • Implementing and managing the financial policies of the Party in accordance with the
    standard operating procedures adopted by the Party;
  • Managing and coordinating the day to day activities of the finance staff to achieve
    agreed monthly outcomes;
  • Assessing the performance of finance staff on a structured and regular basis;
  • Reporting effectively with a strong, confident presence with the Provincial Leadership,
    Executive Director: Financial Operations and Finance Committees on DA Mpumalanga
    Province’s Finances.

Prospective applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • Managerial skills
  • BCom Accounting degree or financial diploma
  • Minimum of 5 years finance experience
  • A commitment to the principles, policies and programme of action of the DA
  • The preferred candidate must be completely outcomes orientated and not simply task
    orientated
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Excellent organizational abilities
  • Excellent administrative skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in more than one language
  • Computer literacy, particularly MS Office Suite
  • An ability to work effectively and energetically around a demanding work schedule
  • Willing to work long and irregular hours

Should you meet the above requirements and be interested, kindly forward your
completed application form, 2 page CV, 1 page cover letter motivating why you wish to
be employed by the Democratic Alliance to Corlia Pretorius, Democratic Alliance, Federal
Head Office, PO Box 1475, Cape Town, 8000. Tel No: (021) 465-1431, Fax No: 086 461
5105 or e-mail: applications@da.org.za.

Please note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates.
Should you not hear from us within 30 days of closing date please consider your
application unsuccessful. Please also note that we reserve the right not to make any
appointments.

Kindly further note that the Party will not require applicants to pay any amount or
undergo any health related tests, in order to be shortlisted.

Closing Date: 03 March 2017

 

Bookkeeper – North West

Ref: NW-BK-001

Please note only applications reflecting the reference number will be considered.

The Democratic Alliance seeks a confident, energetic and strategic individual in the North West.
The successful candidate will be a key member of the DA’s Provincial Operational Team and
will report directly to the Provincial Finance Manager with indirect reporting to the Provincial
Managing Director and the Executive Director: Financial Operations.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Providing the full bookkeeping function for all finances of the Party in the Province;
  • Keeping orderly filed records of all source documents, audit trails and bank statements
    as required by National Head Office and the Party Auditors;
  • Implementing and managing the financial policies of the Party in accordance with the
    standard operating procedures adopted by the Party.

Prospective applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • Matric
  • Relevant tertiary qualification
  • An ability to work on excel and Pastel Evolution
  • Minimum of 3 years solid working experience in a similar position
  • A commitment to the principles, policies and program of action of the DA
  • The preferred candidate must be completely outcomes orientated and not simply task
    orientated
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Excellent organizational abilities
  • Excellent administrative skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in more than one language
  • Computer literacy, particularly MS Office Suite
  • An ability to work effectively and energetically around a demanding work schedule
  • Willing to work long and irregular hours

Should you meet the above requirements and be interested, kindly forward your
completed application form, 2 page CV and 1 page cover letter motivating why you wish
to be employed by the Democratic Alliance to Corlia Pretorius, Democratic Alliance,
Federal Head Office, PO Box 1475, Cape Town, 8000. Tel No: (021) 465-1431,
Fax No: 086 461 5105 or e-mail: applications@da.org.za.

Please note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates.
Should you not hear from us within 30 days of closing date please consider your
application unsuccessful. Please also note that we reserve the right not to make any
appointments.

Kindly further note that the Party will not require applicants to pay any amount or
undergo any health related tests, in order to be shortlisted.

Closing Date: 05 March 2017

 

Finance Clerk – North West

Ref: NW-FC-001

Please note only applications reflecting the reference number will be considered.

The Democratic Alliance seeks a confident, energetic and strategic individual in the North West.
The successful candidate will be a key member of the DA’s Provincial Operational Team and
will report directly to the Bookkeeper and Provincial Finance Manager with an indirect reporting
line to the Provincial Managing Director.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Keeping orderly filed records of all source documents, audit trails and bank statements
    as required by National Head Office and the Party Auditors;
  • Ensuring that effective accounting procedures and systems are followed and adhered to,
    and that the financial procedures prescribed by the Federal Finance Committee, and the
    DA NW are adhered to.

Prospective applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • A commitment to the principles, policies and programme of action of the DA
  • The preferred candidate must be completely outcomes orientated and not simply task
    orientated
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Excellent organizational abilities
  • Excellent administrative skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in more than one language
  • Computer literacy, particularly MS Office Suite
  • An ability to work effectively and energetically around a demanding work schedule
  • Willing to work long and irregular hours

Should you meet the above requirements and be interested, kindly forward your
completed application form, 2 page CV and 1 page cover letter motivating why you wish
to be employed by the Democratic Alliance to Corlia Pretorius, Democratic Alliance,
Federal Head Office, PO Box 1475, Cape Town, 8000. Tel No: (021) 465-1431,
Fax No: 086 461 5105 or e-mail: applications@da.org.za.

Please note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates.
Should you not hear from us within 30 days of closing date please consider your
application unsuccessful. Please also note that we reserve the right not to make any
appointments.

Kindly further note that the Party will not require applicants to pay any amount or
undergo any health related tests, in order to be shortlisted.

Closing Date: 05 March 2017

 

Regional Constituency Coordinator – Gauteng North

Ref: GAU-RCC-003 (a)

Please note only applications reflecting the reference number will be considered.

The Democratic Alliance seeks a confident, energetic and strategic individual in Gauteng North.
The successful candidate will be a key member of the DA’s Provincial Team and will report
directly to the Provincial Field Operations Manager with an indirect reporting line to the
Provincial Managing Director.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Effectively coordinate and implement the process of designing and developing ward
    profiles for the wards in the identified areas of their respective Constituency Officers;
  • Effectively coordinate, guide and manage the allocated Constituency Officers and
    ensure that they are operationally active in accordance with a pre-designed programme
    of action;
  • Working alongside the Provincial Field Operations Manager to identify issues that affect
    voters and design campaigns to address these issues;
  • Coordinating and implementing the most effective methods of communicating with voters
    with a view of establishing permanent presence in all identified areas and relationships
    of trust with new voters;
  • Coordinating and sustaining political activity designed to create a permanent and
    positive presence in the identified areas of relevant Constituency Officers;
  • Promoting the brand of the DA and establish the DA as a viable political choice in the
    identified area of relevant Constituency Officers;
  • Effectively implement and coordinate all Party campaigns in the identified areas of
    relevant Constituency Officers;
  • Coordinating effective Party volunteer and activist programmes in the identified areas of
    relevant Constituency Officers and ensuring that branches are fully operational entities
    within the Party;
  • Coordinating and overseeing campaigns, including by-elections as designated;
  • Overall, to maximise the DA’s share of the vote in the identified area.

Prospective applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • A commitment to the principles, policies and programme of action of the DA
  • A detailed understanding of the DA’s vision of an Open, Opportunity Society for All
  • The preferred candidate must be completely outcomes orientated and not simply task
    orientated
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Excellent organizational abilities
  • Proven record of initiative, problem solving, and the ability to recognize and implement
    improvements to systems
  • Excellent administrative skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in more than one language
  • Computer literacy, particularly MS Office Suite
  • An ability to work effectively and energetically around a demanding work schedules
  • Willing to work long and irregular hours
  • Applicants MUST be in possession of a valid driver’s licence and have access to
    an insured vehicle for daily use

Should you meet the above requirements and be interested, kindly forward your
completed application form, 2 page CV and 1 page cover letter motivating why you wish
to be employed by the Democratic Alliance and a certified copy of your driver’s licence
to Corlia Pretorius, Democratic Alliance, Federal Head Office, PO Box 1475, Cape Town,
8000. Tel No: (021) 465-1431, Fax No: 086 461 5105 or e-mail: applications@da.org.za.

Please note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates.
Should you not hear from us within 30 days of closing date please consider your
application unsuccessful. Please also note that we reserve the right not to make any
appointments.

Kindly further note that the Party will not require applicants to pay any amount or
undergo any health-related tests, in order to be shortlisted.

Closing Date: 01 March 2017