Regional Directors

at Global Fund for Jesus
Location Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Admin & Office
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR


About the Job


Under the leadership and direction of the GFFJ Global Executive Director, the incumbent plans, directs, implements, monitors, evaluates and fast-tracks a ground-breaking, multimillion-dollar Regional Resource Mobilization and Multi-Sector Services Strategic Plan to execute GFFJ operations and services in a select continent, region and respective countries. Applicants should indicate which location/region they are applying for from the following options:

  • Canada (Vancouver, Toronto and/or Montreal)
  • USA (Los Angeles, New York, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Houston and/or Georgia, Philadelphia and Massachusetts)
  • Mexico
  • Guatemala
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Brazil
  • Italy
  • Germany and/or Luxembourg
  • Israel


Key Responsibilities

Strategy & Resource Mobilization (securing new and additional resources, and making better use of, and maximizing existing resources):


Designs, plans, establishes, grows and develops a Regional Office capacity to carry out a Resource Mobilization Strategy (cash, shares, real estate, movable property, bequeath estate, human resources and ambassadors) and a Multi-Sector Services Strategy (health, education, food security, job creation, entrepreneurship and economic empowerment projects) according to regional assets, priorities, needs and public, private and non-profit resources.


Contributes to fast-track (quickest route to achieve results) 3 to 5 Country Offices, 3 to 5 investments and 3 to 5 multi-sector services projects per year to meet the needs of disadvantaged, marginalized and vulnerable populations, and contribute to socioeconomic economic development in conjunction with public, private, non-profit and international agencies and organizations and select faith-based, community and non-governmental organizations.


Networking & Partnership Engagement:


Influence, outreach, network, engage and manage productive relationships with funders, grantors, donors, philanthropists, investors, entrepreneurs, CEOs, Heads of State and/or top-tier government officials, business executives and high level corporate stakeholders, as well as top-tier global organizations and faith-based ministries and leaders.


Recruit, oversee, guide, train and support Country Directors in specific geographical regions to conduct national resource mobilization efforts and multi-sector services projects.


Program Leadership & Management:


Plans, develops and manages a Regional Office comprising multiple Country Offices working closely with key internal and external stakeholders, particularly: Sakhumnotho Group Holdings’ Regional Investment Officer and Global Business Roundtable’s Regional Director.


Ensures delivery of quarterly, biannual and annual fundraising and multi-sector services projects benchmarks at regional and national levels making corrective actions as needed to ensure progress toward targets and sustainability efforts




The Regional Directors must meet the following functional and experiential criteria:


Proven work experience in millionaire resource mobilization and business/project development in international population, health, development, relief, advocacy and investment fields.


Strong knowledge in grant writing, donor reporting and pitching to grant donors, corporate social responsibility, investors, faith-based institutions and foundations.


Over 15 years of combined national and international experience with for-profit, commercial entities and their affiliated foundations including bilateral and multilateral financial institutions and banks, investors and entrepreneurs, multinational, local and/or public/private partnerships


The following qualifications with proven track record are preferred: Advanced university degree with postgraduate training in business, finance, economics, international or public relationships or development, social sciences, law or related.


Proven background and ability to work effectively in one or more GFFJ program sectors: health, education, food security, job creation, entrepreneurship, economic development



Interested candidates can send their CV


In addition to a normal letter of motivation, all candidates must send a one-page responseaddressing the following topics. View the full job description on our website for further information.


  1. Summary of your qualifications and experience.


  1. The reason why you are interested in the position.


  1. Summary of your three main strengths and three areas for improvement.


  1. What makes you unique and distinguishes you from other top-tier candidates.


  1. Description of your walk, relationship and experience with Jesus Christ.
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