Conference Project Manager

The African Astronomical Society (AfAS) is a Pan-African society of astronomers registered as a non-profit company in South Africa. It is funded by the South African Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), and its offices are located at the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) in Cape Town, South Africa.

The responsibilities and requirements for this position are available Here.

All applications should be submitted electronically. Interested persons who meet the requirements should email their detailed Curriculum Vitae with a letter of motivation, and the names and contact details of at least 3 referees, to the head of the AfAS Secretariat, Charles Takalana ( The selection process will begin after 8th January 2024. For any queries about this position, please contact the Chair of the NOC, Kevin Govender (

Correspondence will be conducted with short-listed candidates only.
The filling of this role will be in line with the AfAS Employment Equity goals.