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Registry and purchasing officer: Silveira House
Deadline: 15 August 2012

Silveira House seeks a Registry and Purchasing Officer to take up the post effect from 1st September 2012.

The applicants must
-Be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of applied marketing skills
-Have a detailed understanding of the hotel management and public relations
-Have good communication and negotiation skills
-Be computer literate
-Have a driver’s licence (class 4)
-Be confident and be able to make decisions

-Diploma in Marketing
-Background in accounting will be an added advantage
-Fluent in English
-Fluency in Shona and Ndebele and other Zimbabwean indigenous languages is an added advantage.

The successful applicant will be responsible for
-Marketing Silveira House conference facilities
-Purchasing kitchen provisions and all stationery items
-Making all bookings for the conference and other facilities
-Invoicing and receipting
-Sourcing quotations and coming up with comparative schedules for approval
-Accounting for all cheques and cash transactions paid through the registry and purchasing office

We offer the opportunity to work in a challenging, fast-paced environment where enthusiasm and creativity from the subjects are the norm.

Salary is dependent on experience and qualification.

Please send in your CV with a covering application letter and details of current salary and employment to director [at ] sliveirahouse [dot] org or by post to the Director at Box 545, Harare, Zimbabwe.

WASH Project Coordinator: International Organisation for Migration (IOM)
Deadline: 15 August 2012

Vacancy Notice SV2012/010
Duty Station: Harare, Zimbabwe
Proposed Grade: G5
Type of Appointment: Special All Inclusive – 6 months with the possibility of extension

Under the Supervision of the IOM Migration Health Coordinator, the WASH Project Coordinator will be principally involved in the following tasks:

Description of duties
-Provide technical support and project coordination to the various IOM Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) projects implemented throughout the country
-Provide regular monitoring and evaluation of WASH interventions through regular field visits and ensure the timely completion of all project tracking and management tools
-Liaise with all IOM program departments to identify programmatic WASH needs in targeted communities
-Assist in engaging local stakeholders and developing local capacity for longer-term sustainability
-As part of a team, assess, plan and support IOM and partners to implement emergency responses within the emergency WASH sector
-Liaise with procurement/logistics unit to ensure procurement plans are implemented and tracked according IOM and donor regulations, as well as on the development of contracts and service agreements
-Support all reporting requirements for the Mission in relation to WASH activities, and ensure submission of reports are in line with the respective schedules and deadlines
-Ensure IOM WASH sector representation and coordination with other actors or clusters, such as the WASH Cluster, other UN agencies, NGO partners, government and local authorities, as well as the targeted communities
-Perform such other duties as may be assigned

Desired qualifications (Education, experience and competencies)

Education and experience
-Degree in environmental health, social sciences or relevant Water/Sanitation specializations
-The candidate should have a minimum of three years experience in coordinating water and sanitation projects
-Experience in working relations with other UN agencies and NGO
-Experience in implementing monitoring and evaluation tools
-Demonstrated administrative and managerial skills are required

-Must be able to work independently, with minimum supervision
-Must also have strong interpersonal communication and negotiation skills in achieving results with a wide range of program partners
-Ability to create a harmonious work environment and work within a multi-cultural context and difficult operating environment
-Ability to deal with conflicts and supports group decisions
-Ability to cooperate and coordinate with other units, implementing partners, NGOs and government departments
-Strong writing and communication skills
-Computer literacy to include knowledge in data base and data analysis
-Excellent computer skills in MS Office Word, Excel and Outlook

-Excellent oral and written communications skills of English are a prerequisite

Method of application
Interested candidates are required to submit a letter of motivation and curriculum vitae marked “WASH Project Coordinator” to Human Resources, P O Box 2570, Harare or hand deliver at IOM Harare, 142 King George Road, Avondale, Harare or email on vacancieshre [at] iom [dot] int

Closing Date: 15 August 2012. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. If you have not heard from us by the 23rd August 2012, please kindly accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Child Rights Specialist: Legal Resources Foundation
Deadline: 17 August 2012

Background and introduction
Legal Resources Foundation is implementing a large scale legal assistance programme for children, including alleged offenders, survivors of violence and children involved in civil justice matters. This initiative is being implemented through the Revised National Action Plan for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (NAP2) and in partnership with the Legal Aid Directorate and the Department of Social Services.

This partnership involves service delivery at over 20 sites across the country and across several aspects of the justice sector and welfare sectors to ensure that all children who come into contact with the law are provided both legal assistance and case management services.

The Legal Resources Foundation will be working with a large range of government, civil society and development community partners and will be required to provide intensive and regular reporting on programme implementation.

A qualified and experienced specialist is being sought for a one year contract to support the LRF Management Team to deliver on the commitments and objectives of this programme.

Objective and Key Responsibilities
This specialist will, together with the LRF Management Team, enable the Legal Resources Foundation to provide dedicated, specialist technical, administrative and logistical support to the Legal Aid Directorate and the NAP2 partners; and oversee the implementation of the NAP2 partnership – Specialist Services in Access to Justice.

In particular, the specialist will be responsible for:
1.Ensuring that LRF has regular, internal updates on implementation progress and challenges and that regular reports are provided to NAP2 partners
2.Providing leading technical support to LRF management on programme design, strategy, monitoring and evaluation
3.Supporting the Legal Aid Directorate to develop minimum standards of legal assistance service delivery for children
4.Supporting the Legal Aid Directorate to coordinate, oversee and monitor the implementation of these standards and the broader National Legal Assistance for Children Strategy
5.Acting as the primary liaison between the LRF and its partners, informing partners of progress and soliciting their inputs into programme decisions, as appropriate.
6.And any other duties as required by the LRF Management Team

This position open to highly qualified Zimbabweans.

Skills and experience
-Advanced university degree or equivalent in justice for children, social sciences or other relevant field, or equivalent experience
-Minimum of 8 years professional experience in the field of welfare and justice, including a combination of public policy, training, direct service delivery and/or programme management
-Demonstrated knowledge of good practices in case management. Specific experience working on programmes for children would be an advantage
-Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver skill-based training programmes
-Demonstrated ability to research, analyse, evaluate, synthesise and present complex information
-Outstanding oral and writing skills in English
-Experience with Government systems and processes is desirable

-Coordination and organizational ability
-Ability to demonstrate initiative and work to tight deadlines and without close supervision
-Drive for results
-Analytical and conceptual thinking

Other Requirements
-This position is Harare based (at the National LRF Office). It will require regular visits to the Government Ministries and extended visits to the sub-national programme sites
-Must have a valid driver’s licence

How to apply
Please send your application letter stating your eligibility and motivation plus a detailed CV to:

The National Director
Legal Resources Foundation
P. O. Box 918

Or they can be sent by email to: pa [at] lrf [dot] co [dot] zw

Vacancy: High School Teachers Wanted
Deadline: 17 August 2012

Teachers wanted to teach all forms up to advanced level. Send your CV to the Director 68 McChlery Avenue, Eastlea, Harare or email your CV to patraacademy [at] gmail [dot] com

Senior Financial and Institutional Expert: GIZ
Deadline: 20 August 2012 (12 noon)

The Governments of Australia and the Federal Republic of Germany are jointly funding the Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Support Programme under implementation through GIZ. In this context GIZ seeks to recruit a Senior Financial and Institutional Expert for a fixed term of approximately 2 years.

Duty station: Harare with regular visits to the six programme partner cities.

Reporting to the Programme Management, the Senior Financial and Institutional Expert will be responsible for the design, co-ordination, implementation and monitoring of GIZ-intervention measures in the following areas.

Job Description/Responsibilities

-Customer Care
-Human Resource Development
-ICT Soft and Hardware Assessment
-Municipal Capacity Building and Training necessities

The ideal applicants holds a university degree in Public Finance/Accounting with a post graduate qualification in Institutional Development/ICT Management and post graduate qualification in management – ideally MBA.

He or she has at least 15 years of professional working experience in Public Finance/Accounting and Management preferably extensive experience at municipal level and in particular with municipal service delivery. He or she has held management positions, has at least three years’ working experience in the private sector and at least five years’ working experience in Zimbabwe. Of course, he or she has experience with Capacity Development in water sector organisation, good leadership and communication skills, and excellent command of English language as well as proficiency in MS Office.

Applicants are requested to submit electronic copies of their CV and application letter in pdf-format to GIZ-zimbabwe [at] giz [dot] de
The subject of your email application must read: Senior Financial and Institutional Expert.
Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered and only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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