Project Manager

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

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Contract

Contract type
Permanent
Application deadline
21/03/2019

Description

Position
Project Manager
Vacancies
1
Description

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.

Coordination


·         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


 


Communications


·         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


Desirable


·         Excellent communication skills


·         Confident trainer/facilitator


·         Ability to think innovatively


·         Ability to think critically

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS


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

Requirements

Min education
Primary school
Required experience
4 Years
Nationality
Not defined
Languages
Not defined
Skills
Not defined
Prerequisites

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Company

Employer name

Caritas Zambia

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