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

Finance Officer: Zimbabwe Aids Prevention And Support Organisation (ZAPSO)
Deadline: 30 March 2012

Location: Harare
Department: Finance and Administration
Immediate Supervisor: Executive Director

Basic Function

Major tasks
-Consolidate all ZAPSO financial statements
-Prepare the administration and consolidated budgets in consultation with relevant departments
-Develop and maintain financial management systems and set all internal control systems
-Prepare monthly cash flow forecasts to adequately plan for future expenditure and present to management and ED for approval
-Monitor, review and report on transactions against budgets on a weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual basis. Prepare reports with budget variances for management, board meetings and donors according to donor reporting requirements
-Ensure bank accounts have a positive balance
-Prepare and ensure all relevant purchasing, advances and other requisition forms are available
-Keep all cheque books and other security items in a secure place and make sure all are numbered in sequence
-Ensure all source documents are maintained and recorded in the accounting ledgers
-Ensure there is proper filing system, storage and retention of financial records

Person specifications
-Hold a minimum qualification of a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance or full CIS and at least 2 years experience
-Experience in managing donor funds
-Excellent computer skills and at least one Accounting Package

Interested applicants should submit their C.V’s and cover letter to: zapso [at] mweb [dot] co [dot] zw

Project Nurse Beitbridge: Medecins Sans Frontiers
Deadline: 30 March 2012

-Qualified Registered General Nurse
-At least 5 years post-qualification experience
-Experience in HIV/AIDS, TB and TB/HIV treatment programmes including ART and PMTCT
-Experience in Pharmacy Management
-Experience in Management of Nutrition/CMAM programmes and/or Data Management/Medical Surveillance is an added value
-Excellent training facilitation skills
-NGO working experience will be an asset
-Fluent in English and local languages
-Computer skills: Word, Excel, Power Point
-Able to work under pressure and in a changing environment
-Responsible and flexible

Send CV to:
HR Admin, MSF-Spain
165 Tower Lane
Zimbabwe Or Msfe-beitbridge [at] barcelona.msf [dot] org

Administration Assistant/Driver: British Council
Deadline: 4 April 2012

Location of post: Harare
Reports to: Accountant
Department: Resources, Zimbabwe
Pay Band: CA 2 /Grade J
Duration: Indefinite

Purpose of Job: To provide BC Zimbabwe with the administrative support services and driving support as required.

Administrative services specifically relates to processes affecting:
-Supplier & Inventory Management
-Internal transport services

Specific Requirements: The post requires a valid driving permit, generic administrative skills, basic computer literacy and good spoken and written English.

Other important features or requirements of the job:
-Operational work requires occasional (or sometimes regular) work outside conditioned hours, for example in the evenings or at weekends
-Overtime or TOIL should be agreed with the line manager in advance to maintain an adequate work-life balance
-Post holders may be required to travel abroad on BC business and should therefore hold valid travel documents

We are committed to Equal Opportunities and Diversity.

To apply, please complete the application form and email it to glenda.munyukwi [at] britishcouncil [dot] org [dot] zw

AusAID Office Manager: Australian Embassy
Deadline: 5 April 2012

AusAID, the Australian Government’s Agency for International Development, seeks an experienced and dynamic Office Manager to help oversee and implement the corporate functions of their Harare post. Based in the AusAID Office at the Australian Embassy Harare, the successful candidate will be engaged as a non-ongoing employee for two years, with the possibility of an extension.

The Harare Office Manager will be the only full-time corporate position in Harare and will undertake basic administrative, financial, human resources and IT tasks.

Key responsibilities include: implementation and coordination of the office administration function including management of assets, and properties, purchase of office supplies and payment of invoices; management of office budgets and finances; recruitment and contracting of new staff; travel support for all officers; record keeping; and drafting and management of small value contracts.

Selection criteria:
-Experience in an office management and administration role undertaking the tasks outlined in the position profile.
-Excellent standard of written and spoken English including negotiation and representation skills.
-Well developed people and team skills, including the ability to work effectively in a diverse team in dispersed locations (Zimbabwe, Kenya, offices across Africa and Australia)
-Sound judgement, problem solving skills and initiative to achieve results.
-Ability to adapt to change and be responsive to new challenges

An experienced-based salary package will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

How to apply: Further information about the selection process and the application pack can be obtained from the Australian Embassy website at www.zimbabwe.embassy.gov.au

Please note that late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements will not be considered. Applications will not be acknowledged and only short-listed applicants will be contacted. If you have not been contacted by 20 April 2012 for an interview, please consider your application unsuccessful. AusAID reserves the right not to make an appointment.

For further information about AusAID, please visit our website www.ausaid.gov.au

Director General: African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO)
Deadline: 31 May 2012

The African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) (thereafter referred to as “the Organization’), is an intergovernmental Organization, which was established in Lusaka, Zambia, in 1976 by an Agreement concluded under the auspices of the United National Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

The Organization was created, inter alia, to promote the development of Intellectual Property laws appropriate to the needs of its members, establish common services and training schemes, assist its members in the acquisition and development of technology and the evolving of common views on Intellectual Property matters.

Membership of the organisation is open to all member states of the African Union (AU) or of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA).  The present members of the Organization are:  Botswana, The Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Swaziland, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. (Total: 18 states)

Applications are invited from suitable qualified candidates to be considered for appointment to the post of Director General of the Organization, the full description of which is as follows:

Duty Station: Harare, Zimbabwe
Duration of Appointment: Fixed-term contract of four years
Scheduled Date of Entry on Duty: January 1, 2013

Principal Duties
The Director General of the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization is the Chief Executive Officer of the Organization. The duties are specified in the Agreement creating the Organization (the Lusaka Agreement) and among others include:

(a) Managing the Office in accordance with the decisions of the Administrative Council and approval of such decisions by the Council of Ministers, including in particular the appointment of the staff of the Office in accordance with the staff regulations;

(b) Preparing the draft programmes of activities and budgets of the Organization;
(c) Reporting to the Administrative Council on the execution of the tasks of the Office, and controlling the budget and expenditure of the Organization; and
(d) Exercising such other powers and performing such other functions as are vested in, or assigned to by the Councils.

Minimum Qualifications Required
(a) At least a Masters Degree in business administration, engineering, law, public administration, sciences, social sciences or technology. Additional qualifications in any of these fields would be an added advantage;
(b) At least five years of experience of administration in the field of Intellectual Property at a senior level;
(c) At least ten years of experience in administration and corporate governance at a senior level with a demonstrable track record;
(d) Very good communication, negotiation and diplomatic skills in English. A working knowledge of any of the other official languages of the African Union would be an added advantage; and
(e) Respected and empathetic leadership qualities with strong Intellectual Property knowledge.

Age: Minimum 35 years and maximum 60 years at the time of making the application.
Nationality: To be eligible for appointment, candidates must be any of the nationals of a Member State of the Organization and should have support from their respective governments.
Conditions of Employment: Salary and allowances on first appointment shall be those applicable to Grade DG of the ARIPO Salary Scales of the Professional Category.
Base Salary: US$103 170 per annum (fixed)
Post Adjustment: Depending on the cost of living of the host country (Zimbabwe) a post adjustment index, which is presently 20% of the base salary, is applied as a cost of living allowance.
Dependence Allowance: US$960 per year for each dependent child up to a maximum of three children is paid.
Education Allowance: An education allowance of 75% of the cost of attendance at an educational institution up to a maximum of US$6000 is paid for each child per year up to a maximum of three children.
Medical Examination:  The appointment is subject to a satisfactory United Nations type of Medical Examination.

Other Conditions of Service: The Director General is accorded appropriate privileges and immunities for a head of a diplomatic mission by the host country. Other terms and conditions of service shall be subject to the ARIPO Staff Rules and Procedures or be determined by the Administrative Council of the Organization.

Applicants should submit detailed curriculum vitae indicating pertinent personal data, two-passport size photographs and accompanied by certified copies of relevant certificates and names and addresses of two persons from whom references can be obtained to:

The Director General
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO)
11 Natal Road, Belgravia
P.O. Box 4228
Fax: (263-4) 794072/3
Email: mail [at] aripo [dot] org

Applicants may also use the online application form which may be downloaded from the ARIPO website and click “vacancies”. If applicants are unable to download the application form, they may send an email or fax requesting for such forms from the Director General at the address indicated above. The original formal application should then be sent to ARIPO using the normal procedures for forwarding such applications through the Registrar General of the national IP Offices of the Member States.

ARIPO is an equal opportunity employer.

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