4 Jan
International NGO, Lusaka, Zambia

Our client is seeking a proven professional to take up the role of Country Director. The successful candidate will be responsible for the implementation of the organisation's program results framework and in the administration of sponsorship activities in the Zambia agency. The Client has sources 2 candidates for interviews to be held on 20th January 2018 but is seeking another 3 candidates to interview.

Position Published
4 Jan 2018
Position Updated
18 Jan 2018
Applications Invited
199 Applications
Talent Search
In Progress
Shortlist Sent to Client
13 Shortlisted
Interviews In Progress - 2nd Set
5 Interviewed
Job Offer Pending
75% Complete
Applications Invited
Search In Progress
Shortlist Sent to Client
Interviews In Progress - 2nd Set
Job Offer Pending
199 Applications
13 Candidates Shortlisted
5 Candidates Interviewed
75% Complete
Job Specification
Reporting Structure
Reporting To
Regional Director
Supervision Of
Management Team
Interacts With
Board of Directors, Staff, Clients
Job Description
Lead successful execution of the Program Results Framework and the alignment of activities
Proactively lead change within a complex, ever-changing work environment
Participate regularly in key stakeholder activities carried out at the Community Centers and elsewhere
Actively identify, analyze and improve existing business processes to improve services to the beneficiaries
Develop the budget with key stakeholders to ensure it supports the agency's srategic objectives; manage variances and idle funds in a timely manner
Lead and help in the skill development of the agency staff
Drive growth of the agency in the areas of constituent base, programs, partners and budget outlay
Ensure adherence to all statutory and CI compliances
Administer human resources plans and procedures for all staff with a focus on developing talent in current and future roles
Ensure policies stated in are being observed, including key financial controls in cash and bank accounts, auditing, fixed assets, purchasing and in the segregation of duties
Ensure timely completion of the annual budget process and the agency financial reporting requirements
Ensure compliance with local laws
Ensure the timely completion of External and Internal Audits and corrective actions on issues highlighted in Management Letters
Compliance of Child Protection protocol and policies
Coordinate meetings with the Board of Directors in accordance with policies established in the Articles of Incorporation and CI guidelines; maintain minutes and statutory records
Candidate Specification
5 years
Education Level
Masters Degree
Masters Degree in any related field
MS Office
Job related
Knowledge Of
Child protection protocol and policies
Skills To
Communicate effectively, lead, insprire, develop and empower diverse teams
Ability To
Achieve outcomes within established resources and work effectively in a flat organization, critically and strategically think to address an ever-changing work environment
Passion about children and youth, results-oriented
Strong attention to detail, accuracy and ability to juggle multiple priorities effectively
International NGO
Gender Profile
Age Profile
Between 35 and 65 years of age
Terms And Conditions
Lusaka, Zambia
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Remuneration will be paid in ZMK.
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