Job - DYNAMIC COUNTRY DIRECTOR - ZAMBIA
DYNAMIC COUNTRY DIRECTOR - ZAMBIA
NGO, Lusaka, Zambia
Nationals Only

Our client, an International Non Governmental Organization is expanding and is looking for a dynamic and transformational leader to lead the team in Zambia. Our client is a major actor when it comes strengthening accountability, in the management and exploitation of natural resources. The aim is to improve the quality of life of rights holders specifically, women, youth and vulnerable groups in natural resource rich areas in the country. Other areas are, ensuring accountability of decision makers and promoting a democratic culture, good governance and gender equality, working to promote socio-economic justice in particular in the mining sector and strengthen resilience of populations vulnerable to climate change. The majority of the work is implemented through local partner organizations. As an international development organization our clients overall goal to change unfair political, economic, social and cultural structures that generate poverty, inequality, oppression and violence. For more information about our client see www.diakonia.se

Position Published
3 Oct 2019
Position Updated
8 Oct 2019
Applications Received
49 Applications
Talent Search
In Progress
Shortlist In Progress
10 Shortlisted
Interviews Pending
0 Interviewed
Job Offer Pending
45% Complete
45%
3 Oct
24508
Applications Received
Search In Progress
Shortlist In Progress
Interviews Pending
Job Offer Pending
49 Applications
10 Candidates Shortlisted
0 Candidates Interviewed
45% Complete
Job Specification
Reporting Structure
Reporting To
Deputy Regional Director/Regional Director
Supervision Of
Finance & Administration Officer/ Programme Officers
Interacts With
Management; Team; External Contacts
Job Description
Ensure overall leadership and oversee implementation of the program in Zambia ensuring results and accountability towards the funders and the rights holders
Ensure the effective management of resources, following ethical principles
Supervise the management of and support to implementing partners, including proposals, annual and budgetary work plans, monitoring and evaluation and capacity building
Ensure good public relations, maintain productive networking and collaborative initiatives with other organizations and funding partners
Budget control
Represent the organization in relevant forums and meetings
Develop strategies to identify and attract potential partners and funders
Manage and provide leadership to the country team
Candidate Specification
Experience
7 years
Education Level
Degree
Qualifications
Advanced Degree in Development Studies, Political Science or related fields
Software
Proficiency in computer office packages Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Equipment
N/A
Knowledge Of
Proven experience in Program Management, Monitoring and Evaluation, Resource Mobilisation and Fundraising
Skills To
Experience from managing staff; Good command of English
Ability To
Understanding of the organizations thematic areas i.e. democracy, human rights, gender, social and economic justice, peace and conflict and humanitarian support
Personality
Consistently approaches work with positive, constructive attitude; Remain calm, in control and good humored even under pressure;
Other
A minimum of seven years (7) progressive relevant experience in a development organization. At least 3 years in senior management with experience in finance and human resources
Organisation
Industry
NGO
Culture
Professional, Interactive
Gender Profile
Mixed
Age Profile
Any years of age
Terms And Conditions
Employment
Contract
Location
Lusaka, Zambia
Nationals Only
Yes
Remuneration
Negotiable
- in USD
Not Calculated
Currency conversions are provided only for comparative purposes.
Remuneration will be paid in ZMK.
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