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Please note that the job vacancies we carry are related to the NGO and civil society sectors only.

Executive Director: Local NGO
Recruiting Immediately

Recruiting immediately: Executive Director of a health related non-profit making organisation, reporting to the board.

The Executive Director reports to the Board and is responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement of its mission.

To the Board and Membership:
-Assist the Board in the development and implementation of long-term strategies, goals and objectives for the organization
-Implement all policies, programs and other directives laid down by the Board
-Maintain official records and documents, and ensure organization’s compliance with all laws and regulations.
-Ability to source funding for the organization
-Coordinate the recruitment, employment, and release of all personnel, both paid staff and volunteers.
-Publicize the activities of the organization, its programs and goals.
-Coordinating relation of the organisations with donors and other organisations

Qualifications, skills and experience:

-Degree in Health or Social Sciences, preferably a master’s degree
-At least 5 years experience in NGO environment at a managerial/senior decision making level
-Experience and facility in proposal and report writing
-Ability to effectively direct activities of subordinates and meet deadlines
-Commitment to human rights
-High level of computer literacy
-Appreciation of Human Rights issues

Package will be released to short listed candidates

Send applications to: newEDpostzw [at] gmail [dot] com

Field Officers: Cluster Agricultural Development Services (CADS)
Deadline: 18 August 2011

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced candidates to fill the above posts.


-Degree / Diploma in Agriculture
-At least 3 years experience working in sustainable agricultural NGO environment
-Driver’s License, Class 3 essential


-Providing technical training for sustainable Agricultural Programs
-Planning and implementation of sustainable Agricultural Programs
-Train farmers on conservation agriculture practices
-Fundraising for agricultural projects
-Regular preparation of technical reports
-Self starter who can work with minimum supervision
-Ability to write reports

Deadline and application procedure:

Applicants must submit CVs with certified copies of academic, and professional qualifications, giving date of availability, employment and experience, contact telephone numbers, names and contact details of three referees.

Applications to be submitted to:
The Director
No. 1 Wembley Crescent

Responses will be made to only the short-listed candidates.

Email: cadsproject [at] cads [dot] org [dot] zw or cadscomp [at] cads [dot] org [dot] zw or cadsadmin [at] cads [dot] org [dot] zw

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer: Cluster Agricultural Development Services (CADS)
Deadline: 18 August 2011

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced candidates to fill the above post.


-University degree in management or relevant discipline from a recognized institution
-A minimum of 2 years experience in the development sector
-Good monitoring and co-ordination skills, with documented experience in technical project implementation and monitoring
-Experience in writing project proposals, developing programmes and management plans
-Analytical and report writing skills
-Willingness to participate in field activities and travel
-Driver’s Licence, Class 4 essential


-Leading the design of and implementation of monitoring frameworks to track delivery against project goals and objectives
-Leading analysis of data collected under the monitoring framework for assessment of progress and areas of improvement
-Provide regular reports on the project activity implementation status against the project goals and objectives to the director
-Ensure collection of relevant and appropriate data which is needed for an effective M&E system which will be utilized in the monitoring of strengths, weaknesses and gaps in the existing programs and services
-Making creative and intuitive decisions regarding the production of established M&E reports
-Documenting all the project activities and generating periodic reports which will guide the project in pursuing the mandate
-Generating project related research data to inform future programming
-Ensure that all sub activities are aligned to the project’s main goal
-Guide, coach and mentor field officers on the monitoring frameworks

Deadline and application procedure:

Applicants must submit CVs with certified copies of academic, and professional qualifications, giving date of availability, employment and experience, contact telephone numbers, names and contact details of three referees.

Applications to be submitted to:
The Director
No. 1 Wembley Crescent

Responses will be made to the short-listed candidates only.

Email: cadsproject [at] cads [dot] org [dot] zw or cadscomp [at] cads [dot] org [dot] zw or cadsadmin [at] cads [dot] org [dot] zw

Pharmaceuticals Logisticians
Deadline: 19 August 2011

One of the leading healthcare provider organisations is looking for competent individuals to work in its medicines project. We are looking for individuals with in depth experience in pharmaceuticals management as well as procurement and logistics. This experience should be with reputable companies

Qualification and previous experience:
a)A degree in pharmacy
b)5yrs+  pharmaceutical experience
c)Experience in pharmaceutical procurement and logistics which is traceable
d)Excellent co-ordination skills

-Specification and forecast of the needed pharmaceutical logistics
-Evaluation of the costs and feasibility for the supplies
-Draft of the procurement planning & logistics budget
-Liaison with the head quarter for all the logistics aspects
-To introduce the general procurement pipeline
-To ensure purchase & supply processes are according to donor procurement rules

Interested candidates should send their CVs to applicationsbr [at] yahoo [dot] co [dot] uk

Project Officer: Local NGO
Deadline: 19 August 2011 (close of business)

Fixed term contract

A local child protection NGO is looking for a suitably qualified and motivated individual to fill a position that has arisen in the organisation.

The project officer will be responsible for Planning for preparatory and follow-up meetings for the project, Cultivating community participation through mobilization of locally available resources and labor for renovation of schools and clinics, Undertaking school and clinic assessments for prioritization of refurbishment activities, Preparing records of the assessment needs, Plan, and procure materials for the renovation activities, Providing technical support for the renovations, Liaise with responsible ministries for the project activities, Conducting trainings for beneficiary in line with identified capacity need in areas of child protection, health, education and livelihoods projects for the schools and Child Protection Committees, Participating in the monitoring and evaluation of project activities and Ensuring timely implementation of the project activities according to the set targets and deadlines

General qualifications:

-3 years experience in a similar environment
-Social Science degree
-Mature person
-Class 4 Driver’s license a must-those without driver’s license will automatically not be considered.


-Good interpersonal and communication skills
-Computer literacy in Microsoft word and excel
-Application Procedures

Applications, quoting the position being applied for, including CV with three referees should be emailed to pmpofu [at] cps [dot] org [dot] zw or phineas [at] cps [dot] org [dot] zw

Head of Human Resources and Administration: ActionAid
Deadline: 25 August 2011

ActionAid is an international anti-poverty agency working in over 40 countries, taking sides with poor people to end poverty and injustice together.

We seek to employ a Head of HR and Admin to provide strategic leadership to the country programme’s human resource and Organization development (HR& OD) processes. The Head of HR and Admin is a member of the Country Management Team of ActionAid International Zimbabwe reporting to the Country Director and is technically supported by the Regional HROD Coordinator based in Nairobi.

The key responsibilities of the position is to develop, implement, interpret and revise as necessary HR/OD policies, procedures and systems; be involved and support in the development of country programme strategies; initiate, catalyze and manage desired organizational learning, change and transformation processes; initiate and facilitate organizational value and culture bundling processes; lead periodic HR and OD strategy, policies, system and procedures reviews; lead the strategic staff performance review and management processes; develop and implement human resource plans and forecasts aligned to country strategy, plans and priorities;  lead the employee resourcing, recruitment, selection, and induction processes; develop and lead the human resource development strategies and initiatives of the organization; lead the strategic and annual plan and budgeting processes for HR and OD programmes and functions; Provide strategic HR and OD support to programme team across the organization, play vital role in the joint team leadership of the country program’s overall engagements.

The ideal candidate will have an MA/MBA in Human Resource Management/Development and a minimum of eight years relevant experience OR BA in Management with a minimum of ten years relevant experience, of which a minimum of three years experience in senior management post; commitment to the mission of the organization; personal qualities of sense of judgment; strong ability and willingness to learn; excellent communication and interpersonal skills, staff responsiveness, value and team work oriented; proven report writing skill are essential; be fluent in both spoken and written English.

To apply submit your curriculum vitae with a motivation letter to jobs.Zimbabwe [at] actionaid [dot] org

While we value all applications, we can only respond to short listed candidates. Whilst all applicants will be assessed strictly on their individual merits, qualified women are especially encouraged to apply.

Driver: UNWOMEN Zimbabwe
Deadline: 25 August 2011

Nationals Only

Type of Contract: Local: Fixed Term Appointment
Level: GS-2
Post Number: 00052112

To apply for this post kindly click here

Office Manager/Local Area & Network Administrator: Australian Embassy
Deadline: 26 August 2011 (close of business)

The Australian Embassy in Harare is seeking an energetic and high performing person to be our Office Manager and Local Area & Network Administrator (LANA).

Responsibilities will include:

Management and training of local engaged staff, recruitment, policy implementation, formulation and development of staff development plans, strategic planning, trouble shooting, procurement and maintenance of IT equipment, consultation and liaison with Finance Manager and other diplomatic staff.

We are looking for someone with a proven managerial record, preferably who has previous experience with an international organisation.

Interested persons should visit www.zimbabwe.embassy.gov.au to obtain the Job Description and other details of the position.  Only applications that address the job description and have proven managerial experience will be considered.

The position salary is $3 200 per month.

Please email your application to: zimbabwe.embassy [at] dfat [dot] gov [dot] au

Finance and Administration Manager: Restless Development
Deadline: 26 August 2011

Based in Harare, Zimbabwe

Restless Development is the global leader in youth-led development – demonstrating that young people can and must play a leading role at all levels of development.

Restless Development Zimbabwe has a Head Office in Harare, with Programme Offices in Plumtree, Matabeleland South.

Restless Development Zimbabwe is entering an exciting new strategic phase, and is looking to find a Finance and Administration Manager with relevant professional qualifications and experience and a passion for Restless Development’s mission to place young people at the forefront of change and development.

Indicative annual net salary: USD$15,848 (approximate gross salary: USD$21,826)

Further information and application pack are available from: www.restlessdevelopment.org

Please note: The Restless Development Application Form and detailed Job Description can be downloaded from www.restlessdevelopment.org and should be sent by e-mail to jobs [at] restlessdevelopment [dot] org

Only applications using the Restless Development Application Form will be considered, CVs will not be accepted.

Restless Development will only contact applicants who have been selected for interview.

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