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NGOs Humanitarian Reform Project: ActionAid Zimbabwe
Deadline: 7 November 2011 (1700 hours)

Location: Harare, Zimbabwe
To Start: Mid-November
Contract: 5 days a week for a period of one month

Purpose of The Position
ActionAid Zimbabwe seeks to engage a consultant to perform the function of country coordinator who will be responsible for the implementation of the NGOs and Humanitarian Reform Project Phase 2 in Zimbabwe, with the ultimate goal of enhancing NGO (national and international) representation, participation and leadership in humanitarian reform and other coordination forums.

Key Strategic Performance Areas
-Develop/improve structures, capacity and skills for NGOs to assume active membership and leadership functions in humanitarian reform forums have been built
-Strengthen in-country coordination mechanisms (training workshops, facilitate operational discussions on coordination and financing)
-Co-ordination with the Project Internationally
-Financial management and reporting (accurate and timely financial and narrative reports, ensure that project income is managed in a timely and appropriate manner, co-develop, closely monitor and report on country work plan and country budget expenditure)
-Networking and relationship building (engaging key stakeholders)

A detailed Job Profile and Terms of Reference will be made available to short listed candidates.

Minimum Requirements

Relevant degree/post-graduate qualification essential.

Other Essential Requirements
-At least 4 years practical experience in humanitarian response
-Familiarity with the humanitarian reform process
-Proven understanding and experience of advocacy and policy change work within a complex humanitarian context
-Proven skills in networking and relationship building
-Strong analytical and information gathering skills
-Excellent writing and facilitation skills
-Strong communication and representational skills
-Strong budget management skills
-Ability to work alone and on one’s own initiative
-Cultural sensitivity
-Knowledge of local languages (Shona, Ndebele) will be an added advantage
-Understanding of and commitment to humanitarian principles and action
-Willingness to travel extensively, mostly within the country and spend several weeks at a time away from home

Applications: To apply submit your curriculum vitae and motivation letter to Human Resources, ActionAid International, 16 York Avenue, Newlands, Harare or jobs.zimbabwe [at] actionaid [dot] org

NB: Whilst all applicants will be assessed strictly on their individual merits, qualified women are especially encouraged to apply.

Please note: Although we value all applications, we can only respond to short listed candidates.

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