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Senior Associate – Social Business Unit

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  • Post Date: July 31, 2020
  • Apply Before: August 9, 2020
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Job Overview

Closing Date: 2020/08/08
Reference Number: ECO200727-1
Job Title: Senior Associate – Social Business Unit
Company: Higher Life Foundation
Reporting To: Regional Manager
Job Type Classification: Long Term Contract
Location: Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Purpose

  • To co-ordinate and manage the implementation of Programming activities in Social Business Unit in line with the Foundation’s objectives.
  • Ensure cross cutting themes are mainstreamed in all the organisation’s pillars.
  • Mobilization of and conducting trainings to build capacities on supporting enrolment, retention and completion
  • Provide mentoring and coaching to beneficiaries through support and supervision visits.
  • Identify and build linkages, relations, collaborations and networks with partners and other stakeholders in implementation at the SBU level
  • Participation in SBU coordination meetings to influence decisions on Human Capital Development
  • Organize periodic partner and stakeholder monitoring visits.
  • Conduct advocacy campaigns for Human Capital Development in general and girl child empowerment in particular
  • Conduct school mapping and peer group mapping and document for project activities

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences , Business Studies or equivalent
  • Possession of a Masters or equivalent an added advantage
  • Be a self-starter with ability to work independently
  • 3-5 years’ post graduate experience in a development environment focusing in the areas of education, health, rural transformation and sustainable livelihoods amongst others.
  • Good communication, report writing, financial analysis and presentation skills.
  • Good analytical, entrepreneurial and change management skills
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Packages and knowledge of SPSS and Tableau an added advantage
  • Must have working knowledge of online training or learning management systems
  • Clean Class 4 Drivers licence an added advantage.

Key Result Areas

  • Plan and coordinate all SBU based project activities in consultation with the Regional Manager
  • Plan and implement school and community based project activities in the area of Human Capital Development.
  • Develop activity concepts in line with the detailed annual operation plan, the budget.
  • Organize meetings and workshops for beneficiaries and field facilitators to implement education, health, disaster risk education and rural transformation and sustainable livelihoods activities and models.
  • Track and manage budgeted activities and ensure timely and cost effective projects implementation.
  • Produce timely, accurate, compliant and quality reports
  • Participant in project management meetings and reflection forums
  • Support and participate in SBU education, health, disaster risk reduction, rural transformation and sustainable livelihoods advocacy initiatives
  • Conduct, facilitate community awareness and raising community mobilization on rural transformation and sustainable livelihoods
  • Ensure cross cutting themes are mainstreamed in all the organisation’s pillars.
  • Mobilization of and conducting trainings to build capacities on supporting enrolment, retention and completion
  • Provide mentoring and coaching to beneficiaries through support and supervision visits.
  • Identify and build linkages, relations, collaborations and networks with partners and other stakeholders in implementation at the SBU level
  • Participation in SBU coordination meetings to influence decisions on Human Capital Development
  • Organize periodic partner and stakeholder monitoring visits.
  • Conduct advocacy campaigns for Human Capital Development in general and girl child empowerment in particular
  • Conduct school mapping and peer group mapping and document for project activities

Policy

We are committed to Employment Equity when recruiting internally and externally. It is company policy to promote from within wherever possible. Therefore, please be aware that internal candidates will be considered first before reviewing external applicants, provided that this supports achievement of our Employment Equity goals

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