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Program & Policy Officer: ActionAid
Deadline: 1 March 2013

Location: Harare, Head Office
Duration: 1 April 2013 to 31 December 2013

ActionAid is a global movement of people working together to further human rights for all and defeat poverty

Purpose of the Position
ActionAid International Zimbabwe (AAIZ) is seeking a Program and Policy Officer – under the Governance Programme for nine months to assist the Program and Policy Manager ensuring that the program and projects falling within the governance strategic objective are effectively and efficiently implemented to achieve set goals and objectives.

Key Performance Areas
The Program and Policy Officer will assist the Governance thematic coordinator in the following key activities:
-Supervision of the implementation of the programme and projects, ensuring that they adhere to the AAI standards and/or donor guidelines
-Monitoring, implementation and evaluation of the programme and projects on a daily basis
-Ensuring budget tracking of the programme and projects
-Contribution to the development of reports to the donor as required on specific objectives of the programme and projects
-Provision of support to and building the capacity of partners in program planning, implementation and monitoring & evaluation to effectively and efficiently implement program and project activities

A detailed Job Profile will be made available to the successful candidate.

Education & Qualifications
A bachelors degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies and/or other relevant fields

3 years experience in governance work, including supporting local partner organizations and working with community-based organizations/local associations.

Other requirements & competences
-Demonstrated commitment to working with AAIZ target groups i.e. poor and marginalized groups at community and national levels
-Understanding of conflict management, women’s & youth empowerment and peace-building as well as building local democracy in relation to governance
-Understanding of political and socio-economical factors that impact on program development
-Good organizational and planning skills including program/projects budget tracking in line with contractual obligations
-Ability to work in partnerships with service providers/policy makers from both voluntary and statutory sectors
-Ability to write concise, analytical and accurate reports to agreed deadlines
-Knowledge and understanding of monitoring and evaluation processes and the ability to collate and analyze data
-Ability to communicate effectively verbally and Good written English and local languages relevant in areas of work
-Clean Class 4 driver’s license

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

Although we value all applications, we can only respond to short listed candidates. NB: Please note that this is a NATIONAL position. Whilst all applicants will be assessed strictly on their individual merits, qualified women are especially encouraged to apply.

Administration and Procurement Supervisor: CARE Zimbabwe
Deadline: 2 March 2013

Duty Station: Harare
Position Code: PS-APS 13

Job summary
Reporting to the Country Director, the Administration and Procurement Supervisor will be responsible for supervising all administration and procurement activities on behalf of Program teams and other internal customers, as well as the identification of reliable suppliers, ensuring compliance to Care Zimbabwe and donor policy and procedures, and maintaining accurate up-to-date market and pricing information related to our supply chain. The incumbent will support annual and intermittent procurement planning activities conducted by program staff. She/he will also take a lead on large-scale or complex orders and tenders, as well as ensuring progress with strategic procurement initiatives. The Administration and Procurement Supervisor will be responsible for supplier relationship management with key suppliers, including regular face-to-face meetings, ensuring timely payment, and maintaining open dialogue. The incumbent will also assist in developing and where appropriate the improvement of administration policies and systems to ensure the most effective, accountable and efficient delivery of services. S/he is also responsible for building and fostering a team approach between administration service consumers throughout CARE Zimbabwe.

Qualifications and experience
-Degree in Purchasing and Supply/Supply Chain Management/Business Administration or Equivalent
-A seasoned professional with a solid technical background in administration and procurement and a minimum of 4 years relevant experience
-Strong leadership and people management skills
-Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
-Excellent computer and reporting skills
-Ability to organize and absorb pressure

Interested and qualified applicants can send their Curriculum Vitae and Application Letters quoting the position code (PS-APS 13) in the subject line for email applications to: vacancies [at] carezimbabwe [dot] org

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