Project Manager

Caritas Zambia - Location: Lusaka, Lusaka Province, Zambia, Lusaka

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Project Manager

CCMG through Caritas Zambia is seeking a dynamic and value-driven Manager to help grow its impact and influence, and to provide day-to-day management for CCMG’s governance, policy and electoral reform, peace building and election monitoring programs.


The Christian Churches Monitoring Group (CCMG) is an alliance of four faith-based organisations formed to help promote credible elections through non-partisan citizen monitoring. CCMG’s overall objective is to achieve an inclusive Zambian society that is well informed, actively participates in electoral and governance processes; and is represented by leaders who are genuinely elected according to the free will of the people.

The CCMG partner organizations are: Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ); Evangelical Fellowship of Zambia (EFZ); Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflections (JCTR); and Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB), working through Caritas Zambia.


·         Coordinate the work of CCMG as head of the CCMG secretariat

·         Work with Caritas Zambia management to achieve the objectives of CCMG

·         Coordinate CCMG in election and electoral process monitoring projects

·         Support the three Church Mother Bodies in the National Dialogue and reconciliation process

·         Work under the Caritas Zambia Executive Director to support the CCMG engagement on electoral, constitutional, policy and other legal reforms.

·         Collaborate with electoral stakeholders, both government and Civil Society Organisations, for matters concerning electoral process in Zambia



·         Ensure regular and timely communications about project implementation to the programme team members

·         Ensure an excellent standard in professional presentation when communicating with external partners and funders


Essential Qualities

·         A mature candidate with experience in the electoral process and monitoring of elections

·         Must possess high level of integrity and objectivity, including commitment to non-partisanship at all times

·         Experienced and knowledgeable in political, economic and social analysis

·         Balanced mind and knowledgeable with the church’s social, economic and political engagement.

·         Clear understanding of Zambia’s socio-economic and political context

·         Clear understanding of Zambia’s electoral process and its legal framework

·         Clear understanding of Zambia’s laws, especially the constitution and the current bill of rights


·         Excellent communication skills

·         Confident trainer/facilitator

·         Ability to think innovatively

·         Ability to think critically


Minimum of University Degree in social sciences or related field (Master’s degree will be an added advantage)

·         Experience in recruiting and organizing volunteers

·         Demonstrated managerial capacity and skills

·         Demonstrated ability to conduct and apply sophisticated political analysis to programmatic activities.

·         Working knowledge of Microsoft application packages and ICT.

·         Excellent communication and writing skills

·         Experience managing donor funds and donor reporting, as well as monitoring and evaluation experience


Min education
Primary school
Required experience
4 Years
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Employer name

Caritas Zambia

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