The incumbent will work with the Zimbabwe country office to support the development, funding, and implementation of the COVID-19 response plan. The base station will be Harare with frequent travel to sites. This is a national post and it is only open to individuals with the right to reside and work in Zimbabwe.
Contract Duration: 3 months
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
- Previous experience of project/programme management
- Experience of and commitment to working through systems of community participation and accountability
- Capacity building and mentorship experience and skills
- Demonstrated monitoring and evaluation skills
- Ability to work both in an Advisory and a hands on implementation capacity
- Proven capacity to supervise, train and coach staff
- Experience of representation and ability to represent SC effectively in external fora
- Previous experience with developing and implementing new guidelines and processes
- Previous experience with coordinating mainstreaming activities across multiple agencies
- Strong influencing skills
- Experience of representation and ability to represent SC effectively in external forums.
- Experience of working with and supporting local partners
- Experience of preparing successful funding proposals for donors
- Ability to write clear and well-argued assessment and project reports
- Excellent communication skills
- Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
- Commitment to and understanding of child rights, the aims and principles of SC, and humanitarian standards such as the Sphere Charter and the Code of Conduct. In particular, a good understanding of the SC mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin our support.
- Experience or knowledge of working and living in relevant regions/contexts
- Specific experience of working in interagency projects
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
- No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
- All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
- Violence against children is no longer tolerated
To apply, follow the link below, attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.
Application Deadline – 17 May 2020.
N.B: This is an emergency deployment therefore applicants will be on rolling basis as they come, as such the advert may close if a suitable candidate is found before the due date.
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy. Save the Children is an equal employment employer, therefore, female applicants are encouraged to apply.
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