NGO, Harare, Zimbabwe

Applications are invited from dedicated, experienced and highly motivated individuals for this exciting role with a nationwide faith based organisation. This is a challenging role in a complex operational and contextual environment, ensuring the effective management and implementation of a multi area, child protection programme. The ideal candidate will display strong soft skills and diplomacy in dealing with field staff, partner schools, technical programme consultants and government and international agencies.

Position Published
24 Jul 2019
Position Updated
24 Jul 2019
Applications Received
84 Applications
Talent Search
In Progress
Shortlist In Progress
11 Shortlisted
Interviews Pending
0 Interviewed
Job Offer Pending
45% Complete
24 Jul
Applications Received
Search In Progress
Shortlist In Progress
Interviews Pending
Job Offer Pending
84 Applications
11 Candidates Shortlisted
0 Candidates Interviewed
45% Complete
Job Specification
Reporting Structure
Reporting To
National Education Coordinator
Supervision Of
Field staff
Interacts With
Field staff, partner schools, technical programme consultants and government and international agencies.
Job Description
Provide technical support and capacity building of staff and associated schools to ensure effective roll-out of core activities, while liaising with other partners within the programme consortium around research, monitoring and evaluation
Work closely with the National Education Coordinator to assist on programme advocacy work with key stakeholders within the education and child protection sectors, whilst ensuring grant contract compliance and associated reporting to the programme funder
Plan and execute programme activities in a timely and accurate manner
Apply an analytical mind to the work, capturing key learning, feeding this back to the donor and M&E leads to inform programme improvement and strengthening
Assist in budget preparation and expense management of activities on a day to day basis to ensure full accountability of spending
Ensure compliance with the programme goals/objectives/expectations by conducting programme monitoring reviews and preparing donor reports
Provide support where needed to the programme M&E leads
Provide support and active input to the programme consultant leading on core material development for programme training
Collaborate with the National Education Coordinator, support field offices to meet agreed targets on a timely basis
Collaborate with the National Education Coordinator lead on training and capacity building of field staff (Diocesan Education and Child Protection Secretaries) , providing on-going mentorship as the work is extended into schools and communities
Support organising of key stakeholder workshops to support sector learning
Assist on engagement with Government to raise awareness of the programme and advocate for its purpose within schools
Candidate Specification
5 years
Education Level
Post Graduate
First degree plus a post graduate qualification in Social Sciences, Education, Anthropology, Child Protection
MS Office
Knowledge Of
Programme/ grant management in the Child Protection and safeguarding sector or Education sector with a passion for children's rights and rights based approaches. Confidence with the M&E process
Skills To
Analyse, evaluate options and plan strategically to pre-empt potential problems. Write reports clearly and logically. Organise time effectively and coordinate events
Ability To
Communicate effectively at all levels, building relationships and networks and be a good listener
Accountable, Honest, Innovative, Team Player and Facilitator, Diplomatic, Tactful
Candidates must be politically and culturally sensitive with a high level of respect for ethical conduct and a commitment to public service
Gender Profile
Age Profile
Between 30 and 45 years of age
Terms And Conditions
Harare, Zimbabwe
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