Deadline: 14 June 2019 (5pm) Duration: 6 months This position requires someone who will be available to start 21 June 2019. The position holder is supposed to travel to the Parishes and Outstations in Mutare Diocese, Zimbabwe. Job Summary Under the direct supervision of the Senior Programmes Officer the Program Officer will be responsible for the implementing a community project with flexibility to participate in other projects. Some duties and responsibilities Project design and development; Project proposal writing and fundraising to allow further expansion and development of projects; Project Implementation and management of community project teams; Provide training to partners on program activities and keeping them updated about progress; Maintain and develop relationships with key stakeholders and partners to advocate the program, recruit their support and execute program strategy; Manage the monitoring and reporting of the progress of the implementations and indicators and contribute to processes to measure, learn from and improve impact; Manage webpage and social media and support in information dissemination and local campaigning; Handle administration and support in organizational development; Report to the Senior Programmes Office
Person specifications Excellent project management and interpersonal skills; Entrepreneurial spirit and creative mindset; Explicit engagement for social change and understanding of human rights principles; Demonstrated ability to work sensitively with diverse people and communities; Ability to manage multiple, sometimes conflicting priorities and work cooperatively to build; Networks and satisfy needs of internal and external stakeholders; Ability to work independently and be part of a virtual team, thriving in a start-up environment; Good IT skills and ability to quickly understand and use web based applications and platforms; Experience of working with social media platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube; Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Spoken and written fluency in English. Education and experience A university degree in development, public management, local governance, peace- building or social sciences; A minimum of three years work experience, with a record of relevant accomplishments in the Non-profit sector; Experience from project managing, rolling out, leading or coordinating program operations; Documented experience from work within nonprofit sector. NB: Work experience alone or formal qualifications with no relevant work experience are not considered an acceptable combination.
To apply Interested applicants should send their applications with a CV and scanned copies of academic and professional certificates indicating telephone numbers and three referees to: firstname.lastname@example.org CCJP-Mutare is an equal employer; female candidates are encouraged to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. CCJP-Mutare is committed to safeguarding the rights of the children and therefore, it is expected that every individual who joins CCJP-Mutare understand his/her responsibility in protecting and keeping children always safe. CCJP-Mutare is a non-smoking environment.