Work in and for Zimbabwe. Help grow our nation. Check out the vacancies below. If you’d like to receive this sort of information, as well as civic and human rights updates, by email each week drop us a note saying “subscribe” to info [at] kubatana [dot] net
Please note that the job vacancies we carry are related to the NGO and civil society sectors only.
Deputy Director: Childline Zimbabwe
Deadline: 20 October 2012 (4pm)
Childline Zimbabwe is a child focused, not-for-profit, apolitical, non-denominational registered Private Voluntary Organisation (PVO 7/2001) that has been a key role player in Child Protection in Zimbabwe for over 10 years.
Childline is seeking a passionate, motivated and dynamic individual to fulfill the role of Deputy Director to a growing and dynamic children’s organisation.
Job Summary: Assisting the Director with the day-to-day management of the operations of the organisation including Human Resources, in line with the organisation’s policies and procedures, meeting donor requirements and expectations for accountability and transparency. He/She will have a sound understanding and ability to apply governing laws and best practices surrounding issues of child protection, gender based violence, social protection and children’s rights. Working closely with the Program teams and with the Director on program implementation, responsive services and strategic partnerships.
Entry Qualification and Experience
-A minimum of a Degree in Social Sciences, Social Work, Development Studies, Public Health and/ or Administration
-A minimum of 5 years relevant working experience of working with children
-At least 2 years in a senior management position
-Previous experience in the NGO Sector is an advantage
-Demonstrable experience at networking with key development stakeholders, international donors and partners in child protection and child rights programming
-Strong negotiation, communication and influencing skills
-Research, analytical and strategic thinking skills
-Proficiency in MS office tools and advanced computer literacy
-Clean Class 4 drivers license for over 5 years
-Police Clearance (Zimbabwe or relative country of origin that gives you clearance to work with children)
-Registration with Council of Social Workers is beneficial
-Fluency in English – Shona and Ndebele is beneficial
-Individual must be of high integrity with good, traceable references
-Passionate about children, their well being and children’s rights
Childline is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates who meet the above mentioned requirements are welcome to contact Childline on the following numbers: 04 252000/796741 or director [at] childline [dot] org [dot] zw or jobs [at] childline [dot] org [dot] zw to obtain an application form which needs to be completed and submitted with covering letter and the CV. No applications will be accepted without a completed application form.
Reference and background checks will be performed including clearances on child related offences in conformity with the employer’s Child Protection Policy. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. The employer reserves the right not to fill this position.