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Programme Manager: Trocaire
Deadline: 8 February 2013
Description of the unit / department: Trocaire is one of Ireland’s leading agencies working for global justice and promoting human development. The International Division is responsible for Trocaire’s development and humanitarian work worldwide.
Background to the Role
The purpose of the country unit in Trocaire’s structure is to deliver results for poor people, achieving change through development, humanitarian and advocacy work which empowers poor and marginalised people to take increased control over decisions that affect their lives and to improve the quality of their lives, in the particular countries where we work. The country is also responsible for contributing to the achievement of Trocaire’s overarching goals in relation to international advocacy, campaigns, communications, fundraising and marketing.
The Programme Manager role is a new role, responding to a strategic decision to deepen Trocaire’s investment in programme quality management at country level.
For more information and to apply please click here
Programs Coordinator: National Association of Social Workers Zimbabwe (NASW-Z)
Deadline: 8 February 2013
Background to the Position
The National Association of Social Workers Zimbabwe (NASW-Z) is as a voluntary, membership-based, non-partisan, non-tribal, non-racial, non-discriminatory and not-for-profit organization, which was established in order to advance the interests of social workers and raise their professional status. In furtherance of its mandate and in its contribution to the Social Welfare Workforce Strengthening in Zimbabwe, NASW has entered into strategic partnerships with various stakeholders to run various programmes including a Social Worker Graduate Internship Program and other exciting innovations in the delivery of social work interventions in Zimbabwe. In this regard, the Association is seeking to recruit a Programmes Coordinator to run its programmes.
Reporting to the NASWZ National Executive Council (NEC) through the President of the Association or his designate, the main role of the Coordinator is to be the leader of the Association’s Secretariat, designing programmes and leading resource mobilizationefforts, overseeing the implementation of programmes and to be the face of the Association as assigned by the NEC. The Coordinator will assume the following responsibilities:
Key Functions of the post
-Oversee the Implementation of NASW programmes including the student and graduate internship program
-Design and develop programme management and resource mobilization strategies and systems
-Design, coordinate and support activities of the National Association of Social Workersincluding membership mobilization and retention
-Monitoring and evaluation of the Association’s Programmes
-Produce monthly, quarterly and annual progress reports and submit the same to the NEC
-Network and represent NASWZ at various social/child protection forums and meetings
-Technical backstopping for consultants on delivery based contracts
-Oversee day to day operations of the Association, including managing staff of the association at national and branch level
-Ensure effective management of resources and put in place systems for accountability to members and funders
Qualifications and Experience: Applicants must meet the following criteria
-Primary University degree in social work and registered with the Council of Social Workers
-An advanced degree is an added advantage
-NASW membership is a must
-Good Presentation skills
-Excellent communication skills
-At least 3 years experience working with vulnerable people and one year must be at lower to middle management level supervising people
-Understanding of the country’s labour laws and collective bargaining issues desirable but not a must
-Ability to work with little or no supervision
-Results oriented and able to work under pressure
-Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation
-Experience working within a multi stakeholder project
Female Applicants with the relevant qualifications and experience are encouraged to apply.
Email your application to: nasw.sec [at] gmail [dot] com or nasw.hararebranch [at] gmail [dot] com
Accountant: International Union Against TB and Lung Disease
Deadline: 12 February 2013
The International Union Against TB and Lung Disease (The Union) is an international scientific organisation headquartered in Paris, France and with 14 offices worldwide. To fulfill its mission, its office in Zimbabwe has a vacancy for an Accountant based in Harare. S/he will work closely, on a day-to-day basis, with and report to The Union’s Senior Administrator in Zimbabwe. The post holder will also provide financial support to the Director of The Union Zimbabwe Office and program co-ordinators. The successful candidate shall apply accounting principles and policies to assist in the analysis of financial information, prepare accurate and timely financial reports and statements and ensure the implementation of appropriate accounting control procedures. Applicants should posses a recognized accounting qualification or equivalent with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in the management of financial systems and budgets, financial accounting and reporting and financial data analysis.
For full details of the job and responsibilities, please visit The Union’s website, www.theunion.org
Condition of Employment – Initially one year contract subject to renewal based on performance and availability of funding.
Please send CV + motivation letter to: hrzimbabwe [at] theunion [dot] org