Programme Component Manager: NatuReS II

Reports to: Programme Manager - Centre for Cooperation with Private Sector (CCPS)

Duration: Until 31 December 2024 ( extension may be possible in line with programme extension process underway)


The Natural Resources Stewardship Programme II (NatuReS II) is a global programme aimed at facilitating partnerships with private companies to secure natural resources, particularly in areas exposed to high water risks. Based on the partnership approach, the program promotes multi-stakeholder cooperation between the private and public sectors, as well as civil society to effectively manage natural resources in a sustainable manner. In doing so, the program builds on the work and successes of its predecessor programme NatuReS I.  NatuReS II currently operates in Ethiopia, Tanzania, Zambia, and South Africa. This position will implement the activities of NatuReS II in South Africa.

NatuReS II is hosted by the GIZ Centre for Collaboration with the Private Sector (CCPS), which promotes private sector engagement in development initiatives.

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The Country Coordinator NatuReS South Africa is expected to lead the work of NatuReS programme in South Africa in line with the global programme objectives. He/ She is expected to lead by taking responsibility for supervision, and implementation in line with the programme commission objectives for South Africa.  The incumbent is also expected to participate in the global country coordinator engagements, the strategic national and international meetings and contribute to the development and implementation of the overall results model of the global programme.

NatuReS is hosted by the Centre for Cooperation with the Private Sector in South Africa and intend to work in close collaboration with GIZ’s Climate Support Cluster.


Suitable candidates should apply by submitting:

  • A motivation letter (concisely 1 page) stating why they should be the preferred candidate, the value added they will bring to the project and their desired salary range.
  • This should be accompanied by a detailed CV (not more than 5 pages) and indicating their nationality.

Applications should be submitted to:, with the email subject line “Programme Component Manager – NatuReS II” for the attention of Head of Human Resource.

Closing date for applications: 11 March 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications without a motivation letter will not be considered!