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NGO job vacancies in Zimbabwe

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Thursday, November 21st, 2013 by Bev Clark

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Research, Monitoring and Evaluation Manager: Regional NGO
Deadline: 30 November 2013

A regional NGO is looking for a Research, Monitoring and Evaluation Manager to be based in its Harare Office. The post requires a skilled self-starter, with experience in research, managing research teams and M&E staff, design and management of comprehensive multi-dimensional monitoring and evaluation systems.

-A PhD or Master’s Degree in statistics, demography, epidemiology, public health or related field. – Minimum of 8 years experience in monitoring and evaluation of health and development programmes at multi-country or regional levels
-Experience in new technologies, including application of m Health and ICTs towards M&E systems
-Experience in logical framework models and results based monitoring, evaluation and reporting
-Strong research experience with demonstrated ability in quantitative and qualitative methods; survey techniques and operational research; tool design; data management systems building; data quality assurance and data analysis mechanisms
-Advanced computer skills in spread sheets, databases and graphics presentations, including knowledge of statistical packages such as SPSS, STATA, Atlas and NVivo 9
-Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
-Ability to build capacity and mentor organisational partners in M & E and research methods
-Experience of working in the southern Africa region and on HIV and health projects with multiple partners.

To apply
Interested applicants should email a motivational application and CV, with information on current salary, benefits and contact details of three referees to: rmerecruitments [at] outlook [dot] com

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Country Human Resources Manager: Plan
Deadline: 1 December 2013

Founded more than 75 years ago, Plan has global presence in 68 countries and is one of the world’s largest children’s development organisations. Plan promotes child rights and lifts millions of children out of poverty, particularly the excluded or marginalized, through high quality development programs that deliver long lasting benefits. Plan Zimbabwe is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the above vacancy on a 2 year fixed term employment contract. Plan operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity.

Job summary
Reporting to the Country Director, the position provides leadership and strategic direction to the country Human Resources (HR) function in accordance with Plan policies and principles, country labour laws, best HR practices and standards.

Key end results and typical responsibilities
-A member of the country leadership team providing advice and support on country HR initiatives
-Provides country wide strategic overview on the development and implementation of HR strategies & policies
-Has management responsibility for compliance with organisational HR policies and country labour law provisions
-Manages country HR processes which include workforce planning, learning and development, remuneration management, staff recruitment, induction, job profiling, employee relations etc
-Provides HR leadership in attracting and retaining a high performing country team
-Oversees HR needs of around 300 staff and manages the country HR team
-Has management responsibility on country HR reporting and budgeting
-Responsible for country HR risk management processes

Entry qualifications and experience
-A degree in Human Resources Management, Business Management or Social Sciences
-A post graduate qualification desirable
-A minimum of 8 years experience in human resources management
-Excellent communication and problem solving skills
-Proven facilitation, networking and analytical skills
-Proven skills in team development and management
-Strategic thinking, influencing and innovation skills
-Proficiency in MS office tools

To apply
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are required to submit their curriculum vitae & covering letter outlining their suitability for the position to: zwe.recruitment [at] plan-international [dot] org

Plan is committed to keeping children safe from abuse, neglect and any forms of exploitation. Reference & background checks will be performed including clearances on child related offences in conformity with Plan’s Child Protection Policy.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Consultancy opportunity in Zimbabwe

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Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 by Bev Clark

Terms of Reference for Consultancy Service: Impact Assessment of Zimbabwe Women Lawyers Association (ZWLA)
Deadline: 22 November 2013 (17:00 UK time)

Womankind Worldwide is an international women’s rights charity working to help women transform their lives in Africa, Asia and Latin America. We partner with women’s rights organisations who are challenging discrimination and violence.

We are tendering for proposals to undertake an Impact Assessment to examine the impact achieved for women and girls by our local partner the Zimbabwe Women Lawyer’s Association (ZWLA) over a period of 10 years.

The Impact Assessment will examine and provide strong evidence on the impact achieved, i.e. positive, negative, intended and unintended, on direct and indirect beneficiaries, analyse ZWLA’s contributions and identify specific factors that have enabled or disabled positive impact to occur. The Assessment will also review the relevance of our work, assess effectiveness, efficiency, sustainability of ZWLA’s programmatic interventions and organisational development processes and document lessons learnt and best practice.

Please use this link to see the Terms of Reference, which include the application process.

Please send your electronic applications to Mariela Magnelli at: Mariela [at] womankind [dot] org [dot] uk

NGO job vacancies in Zimbabwe

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Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 by Bev Clark

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Ten (10) Enumerators: CARE International in Zimbabwe
Deadline: 14 November 2013

Duty Station: Mberengwa (7) and Chivi (3)
Position Code: STA-E13

Job summary
CARE International in Zimbabwe is inviting applications for Enumerator positions that have arisen in one of its projects.  The incumbent will be responsible for facilitating participatory community based village targeting and registration in selected wards. S/he will also be responsible for the following:

Duties and responsibilities
-Coordinate community public meeting in assigned wards
-Coordinating with local leaders, appraise community members on the registration criterion and other key considerations necessary to complete the ranking process
-Guide community members in the conduct of village mapping
-Compile beneficiary profiles and other necessary data required for the completion of the household register in the order of priority
-Provide feedback to communities and conduct household visits to ascertain accuracy and eligibility of registered households
-Submit manual registers for computerization

Qualifications, skills and experience
-At least 2 A level passes
-Ability to communicate in vernacular languages (Shona and/or Ndebele)
-Ability and experience working in a communal environment and working with rural communities
-Applicants must be residents in the respective duty stations

To apply
Interested and suitably qualified applicants should submit application letters together with updated Curriculum Vitae by Thursday 14 November 2013 quoting the position code on the subject for e-mail applications to:

Human Resources Manager
(STA-E13) CARE International in Zimbabwe
8 Ross Avenue

Or email: vacancies [at] carezimbabwe [dot] org

Two (2) positions: Local Welfare Organization
Deadline: 15 November 2013

A local Welfare Organization is looking for suitably qualified candidates to fill the two (2) positions listed below. The persons should be able to commence work on 01 December 2013 and both positions will on a Fixed Term Contracts basis for the period 01 December 2013 to 31 October 2014. The successful candidates would be required to obtain a Police Clearance Report:

1) Nurse – RGN

Person specification
-Registered General Nurse Diploma
-Diploma in Counseling
-Training in HIV/AIDS Management
-Highly knowledgeable in Opportunistic Infection Drugs
-Strong Report Writing Skills
-Computer literate
-Class four (4) Driving License
-3 Years post qualification experience
-Mature, 30 years and above

Key job specification
-Developing and Implementing HIV/AIDS Management interventions
-Providing Nursing Care to targeted beneficiaries
-Providing counseling to targeted beneficiaries
-Producing Project Progress Reports

2) Social Worker

Person specification
-First degree in Social Work/Community Development
-Must have a Certificate in counseling
-Knowledge of HIV/AIDS
-Computer literate
-Class four (4) Driving License
-A minimum of 2years experience
-Mature, 30 years and above
-Good communication and problem solving skills

Key job specification
-Assessing, developing and implementing interventions for targeted beneficiaries
-Facilitating implementation, Supervising and guiding Community Based Income Generating Projects (IGPs) Ø    Rendering integrated social services to families with emphasis on empowerment and development
-Assisting targeted beneficiaries in acquiring identity documents (e.g. Birth/Death Certificates and National Identity Cards)
-Networking with the relevant institutions and stakeholders
-Producing Projects Reports

To apply
If interested reply via email: mashambanzoumail [a] mashambanzou [dot] co [dot] zw or bring your CVs and application letter to 40 Sundown Road, Waterfalls, Harare by Friday 15, November 2013.

Consultancy with SOS Children’s Villages Zimbabwe

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Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 by Bev Clark

Child alternative care assessment study: SOS Children’s Villages Zimbabwe
Deadline: 14 November 2013

SOS Children’s Villages Zimbabwe is a non-governmental child development organisation established in Zimbabwe in 1985. Its mission is to build families for children that have lost parental care or at risk of losing parental care, help them shape their own futures and share in the development of their communities. It is a member of SOS Children’s Villages International, which is currently working in 133 countries. In Zimbabwe SOS Children’s Villages is implementing various child and youth development interventions focusing on the provision of direct essential services; capacity building of child care-givers and community partners; as well as advocacy in the areas of care, health, education and gender.

On 18th October 2010, SOS Children’s Villages International unanimously adopted the UN Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children as a key framework for its work. SOS Children’s Villages has therefore dedicated itself to implement the UN Guidelines in its work as well as to advocate for their application around the world. The organization believes that the UN Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children has the potential to promote children’s rights and improve the lives of millions of children, their families and communities around the world.

It is against this background that SOS Children’s Villages Zimbabwe intends to conduct a care assessment exercise to ascertain the extent to which children under various care systems are benefiting through implementation of current policy and legal framework.

Purpose of the assessment

The care assessment will focus on assessing:
-The measures in country to prevent family separation
-The various living arrangements for children in alternative care with a focus on: Extended family (kinship care),Community care, Formal foster care, Residential child care, and
-The administrative arrangements managing the above mentioned services.

It will also explore how the current national legal and policy framework governs the delivery of services in these various forms of care.

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NGO job vacancy in Zimbabwe

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Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 by Bev Clark

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M & E Assistant: Local NGO
Deadline: 13 November 2013

Vacancy: Fixed term contract
Based in Harare with a lot of travel outside Harare

A local NGO in the child rights sector is implementing a Second Chance Education programme in 4 districts of Zimbabwe is recruiting an M and E Assistant on a fixed term contract basis.  The M and E assistant will be responsible for ensuring consistency in monitoring and evaluation approaches across activities, timely data collection and reporting, data quality control and storage, develop an understanding of the characteristics of an effective M&E system and explore how to design and manage an effective M&E system that will enable us to assess programme results, be accountable to different stakeholders, and identify learning.

Qualifications and person specifications
-Minimum of 3 years working experience in community development programmes.
-At least attained a first degree in Social Sciences (Psychology, Sociology, Social work, development studies).
-Knowledge and experience in research, education, gender, reproductive health and HIV/AIDS will be an added advantage.
-Excellent writing and interpersonal skills.
-Knowledge of statistical packages will be added advantage
-Knowledge of existing social safety networks.
-A valid driver’s license is mandatory

Send your CVs no later by 13 November 2013 to admin [at] chiedza [dot] org / chiedzacvs [at] gmail [dot] com

NGO job vacancies in Zimbabwe

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Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 by Bev Clark

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Finance Officer: Local NGO
Deadline: 5 November 2013

This position has arisen due to a new project with funding from USAID. The organization is seeking for a Finance Officer reporting to the Finance & Grants Manager. The position will be expected to capacity build sub-grantees in USAID financial maintenance & reporting.

Interviews for this position will be held on Thursday 8 November 2013. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Overall Responsibilities
-Provide accounting and finance support within the organization
-Mentor & Support Sub-grantee & Implementing Partners in USAID finance maintenance & reporting
-Consolidate VAT for reimbursement
-Accurately record daily transactions in cashbook and produce monthly bank reconciliations
-Handle and disburse cash funds at workshops, and ensure secure custody of cash and timely banking
-Process payments and prepare payment vouchers for the project
-Writing and distributing cheques, transfers, RTGS and other payment modes
-Ensure that adequate supporting documentation is obtained after payment is processed
-Follow up and assess acquittals from staff on outstanding supporting documentation submitted and any issues arising from submission of acquittal report
-Follow up and assess financial acquittals from project Sub-Grant Partners and any issues arising from submission of acquittal report
-Communicate and follow up with staff and partners on outstanding supporting documentation and acquittals
-Processing payments and disbursements
-Maintaining cashbook and monthly reconciliations in Pastel accounting system
-Filing vouchers and ensuring intactness of all supporting documents
-Filing of all project documents, correspondences and payment vouchers
-Maintenance of filing system for finance records of organisation and consortium
-Follow-up and review of partner acquittals

Minimum Qualifications and Experience
-National Diploma or equivalent
-At least a year’s experience in NGO sector
-Auditing background will be an added advantage
-Knowledge in handling & reporting on USAID funds

-Ability to review data, identify & adjust discrepancies
- Ability to operate a variety of computerized programs & office equipment
-Good written and spoken English
-Good interpersonal skills and team player
-Clean Class 4 Drivers Licence Required

To apply
If you are interested and meet the above requirements please send your application letter, detailed CV and copies of your certificates to the following: programs13 [at] hotmail [dot] com

Successful candidate to start immediately

Information Officer: Local NGO
Deadline: 10 November 2013

Location: Harare

Job Purpose
The Information Officer will be responsible for coming up with an effective communication strategy so as to link the organisation with its strategic partners.

The purpose of this job is to promote the visibility of the organisation’s work, programmes and resources through various means of communication and to provide administrative, policy & research support to staff on the overarching goal and core themes of the organisation.

Principle responsibilities
-Review, support, maintain and manage electronic, manual communications and information effectively within the organisation and externally with partner organisations
-Assist in research and administration tasks
-Spearheading the information management and research component of the program
-Assist in maintaining and updating the website
-Produce an electronic newsletter with support/input from staff, members and board
-Explore, establish and manage ICT platforms
-Contribute to overall organisation support regarding internal/ external communication with partners,

Research / Evidence
-Assist in the collation of research/good practice that will be used to influence key areas of work and policy responses
-Review and maintain the electronic resource/library on the website and promote this as a resource to partners.

Maintain and update database containing contact details for members and external partners

-Be flexible and adapt to organisational needs and ways of working
-Excellent written and oral communication skills
-Ability to meet tight deadlines
-Proficient in computer skills
-Research skills

Should possess a relevant qualification in a social sciences field. A Degree will be an added advantage .The applicant should have proven experience in communication and Zimbabwe’s media field.

To apply
Interested applicants should submit their CV and motivational letter with an indication of expected salary to: informationofficer2013 [at] gmail [dot] com

Please note that only short listed applicants will be contacted.