Finance and Administration Officer (FAO): DanChurchAid

Deadline: 5 March 2017

The Finance and administration officer (FAO) will particularly be responsible for the attainment of DCA / ACT Alliance programme partnerships set objectives. He/she will be responsible for the finance, administration, procurement and will work closely with the Head of Finance (HOF) and Programme officers. The projects he/she will be involved with include Active Citizenship, and long-term development activities implemented in partnership with other NGO partners.

The FAO will be responsible for
Grant management financial obligations and ensure proper support is given to HOF and programme staff; Bookkeeping and ensure all required reports are done and submitted in a timely manner; The administration of the  Regional Office which includes, financial management, office management, asset management, record keeping and  administrative support; Human Resources management i. e contracts management, preparation of payroll, tax computations in accordance to the country regulations; Administration and facilitation of special events registration and execution; Procurement as per organisation manual; Maintaining an overview of finances of the office and projects undertaken by the DCA Zimbabwe Office; Ensuring quality and timely submission of financial reports, audits; Monitoring projects and partners on the financial and procurement aspects; Supporting HOF and Programme staff in sustaining and developing new partnerships and funding opportunities; Ensuring that the finances entrusted in DCA programmes and the Regional Office  are used in an accountable and transparent manner

Required qualifications and skills
A  degree in Business and Administration or related fields; A minimum of 8 years of work experience in Financial management positions in NGOs or International agencies; Ability to manage large and complex donor funded programmes/projects; Ability to work in multi-cultural and multi-national environment; Excellent skills in written and oral English language; Good interpersonal and inter-organizational working experience and collaborating closely with multi-level stakeholders; Strong IT skills; Demonstrated ability to work effectively in team situations

To apply
To apply for this position, please send your motivational letter and CV including 3 references by 5 March 2017 to quoting the job title in the subject line. Only Zimbabwe citizens or residents are eligible for this position, Please note only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Child Rights and Protection Facilitator: Plan International Zimbabwe

Deadline: 3 March 2017

Location: Epworth (Harare)

Job summary
Reporting to the National Child Protection Coordinator, the job holder will provide leadership and facilitation in the implementation and evaluation of the Challenging Social Norms to Address Violence against Children project. The role will also contribute towards ongoing research, learning and reflection on measuring the effectiveness of violence prevention interventions. S/he represents Plan International at district, provincial stakeholder forums on child protection, adolescent SRH and gender based violence.

Knowledge, skills, and behaviours required in achieving role’s objectives
A degree in Social Sciences or related discipline from a reputable institution; Minimum of 3 years’ relevant work experience at a similar level in gender, child rights and adolescent programming; Understanding social norms and their influence on behaviour, attitudes and practices; Demonstrated capacity in monitoring and evaluation ”     Proficient in computer skills and use of relevant software and other application

To apply
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are required to submit their curriculum vitae & cover letter outlining their suitability for the position to: – please make sure to put the title of the job you are applying for in the subject line of your email.

Plan International’s procedures reflect our commitment to the safety and protection of children in our programming. In this regard, reference & background checks on applicants will be performed including police clearances on child related offences in conformity with our Child Protection Policy. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Social and Behavior Change / Communication Officer: The Manoff Group, Inc. (TMG)

Deadline: 3 March 2017

For the past 40 years, The Manoff Group, Inc. (TMG) has been an international leader in designing and assisting the implementation of programs that effectively promote good nutrition and allow populations to enjoy improved nutritional status. TMG is a leader in social and behavior change communication (SBCC). Its innovative Behavior-Centered Programming approach is a practical methodology for realizing measurable and sustained behavior change at the individual, community and organizational levels. Integral to our work is policy advocacy, capacity development among stakeholders, and behavioral monitoring and evaluation to strengthen a program’s impact on nutrition.

Project summary
TMG is seeking qualified applicants with experience in implementing food security, nutrition, and agriculture programs such as Development Food Assistance Programs (DFAP) or Multi-Year Assistance Programs (MYAP) for the USAID Amalima Project. Amalima builds on existing communal initiatives in order to sustainably improve household food security and nutrition by improving access to and availability of food, community resilience to shocks, and nutrition and health among mothers and children in the districts of Tsholotsho, and Bulilima, Gwanda and Mangwe. This position will report to the SBCC Advisor and is based in Bulawayo with frequent travel to rural areas within program districts (approximately 40% time).

Position summary
Provide ongoing support to field staff and volunteers to implement a program-wide social behavior change strategy and communication activities, through supportive supervision and on-site technical assistance. Under the direction of the SBCC Advisor, liaise with Team Leads and Field Officers to coordinate implementation of community-level communication activities. Participate in continuous quality improvement activities focusing on communication, through ongoing assessments, in-service trainings, and updates of communication materials and aids. Assist in the design, production, and rollout of new communication activities (video testimonials, community drama, print materials). Conduct trainings on behavior change communication and use of communication materials. Participate in research and learning activities, including focus group discussions and in-depth interviews on agriculture practices, infant and young child feeding, and water, sanitation, and hygiene. Other duties, as required.

Master’s degree or equivalent experience in one of the following or related fields: agriculture; agricultural marketing; health education and/or communication; international public health, anthropology, or other social sciences. Demonstrated knowledge of behavior change in rural agricultural development, including promotion of improved practices. Crop and livestock production experience strongly preferred. Demonstrated success in applying behavior change theory and approaches in applied field settings. Demonstrated qualitative research experience and high-level writing skills. Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience working with government entities, UN agencies, PVOs or NGOs, preferably in nutrition-sensitive agricultural development. History of engagement with USAID-funded initiatives is highly desirable. Excellent written and verbal English language skills; proficiency in Ndebele required.

To apply
All applicants should submit their CV and cover letter to: with the words “SBC Communication Officer-Zimbabwe” in the subject line.

Applicants will be evaluated on a rolling basis and the position will be filled as soon as possible. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. The Manoff Group, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Only Zimbabwean Nationals will be considered for this position.