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Program Assistant

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  • Post Date: August 19, 2020
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Job Overview

Bantwana Zimbabwe seeks an experienced candidate for the role of Programs Assistant based in Bulawayo for a CDC/ZimTTECH-funded DREAMS program. The Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS- free, Mentored, and Safe women (DREAMS) program aims to reducing new HIV infections amongst adolescent girls and young women and will be implemented in four Matabeleland North districts – Bubi, Lupane, Nkayi and Tsholotsho. Bantwana will implement four core sets of interventions namely, i) HIV prevention, condom education, gender norms change, social assets building, and sexual violence prevention; ii) Education Subsidies including primary, secondary and Part-Time and Continuing Education support; iii) Combination of socioeconomic approaches for caregivers layered with positive parenting; and iv) Economic empowerment for AGYW (financial literacy, work readiness and employability trainings, vocational training for market-driven technical skills, internships). The Programs Assistant will support the Programs Manager in coordinating efforts to deliver the four core sets of interventions.

Roles and responsibilities

  • In liaison with the Programs Manager, coordinate program implementation following donor, organizational and program guidelines;
  • Assist in developing and monitoring annual work plans and budgets, as well as associated deliverables and results/outputs;
  • Prepare, coordinate reviews, edit, and disseminate project-related reports and documents, including progress updates, curricula, and other documents and reports;
  • Provides technical support in management of the service contracts;
  • Coordinate the timely identification and addressing of program implementation challenges;
  • Coordinate program documentation (Reports, Success Stories, Support in the development of IEC Materials);
  • Perform clerical and administrative support tasks, including creation and editing of program correspondences, purchasing documents, reports, program handbooks, and other publications;
  • Any other duty as assigned by supervisor


  • Bachelor’s Degree in social science or related field
  • A minimum of 3-5 years relevant experience working on adolescent and youth health related interventions;
  • Master’s Degree in any related field is an added advantage;
  • Experience of HIV/GBV program planning and implementation at the community, provincial and district levels working with NGO sectors;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of strategic planning, administrative, and financial management systems;
  • Knowledge of HIV/AIDS, health systems, decentralization of services and related issues specifically targeted for adolescent girls and young women.

To apply

To apply for these positions, please submit a cover letter, CV, and three references (including name, organization, phone number, and email address) to with position title in the subject line.

Due to the anticipated high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 21 August 2020

Job Detail
  • Career LevelOther
  • QualificationDegree
  • Experience3-5 Years
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