Deadline: 14 December 2016
Oxfam is a global movement of people who won’t live with the injustice of poverty. Together we save and rebuild lives in disasters. We help people build better lives for themselves. We speak out on the big issues that keep people poor, like inequality, discrimination against women and climate change. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can live without poverty. In Zimbabwe, Oxfam work spans across women’s rights, sustainable food systems, policy & advocacy work as well as responding to humanitarian crisis as part of the Southern African region family. This work is made possible by committed people working in the various functions that make up the country program (Programs, Programs Support, Business Services and Human Resources). The Zimbabwe Country Programme is looking for qualified staff to fill the following post:
About this position
The Program Development and Funding Manager will work closely with the Regional connectors and country programme staff to catalyse the growth and development of our programme through improving quality, effectiveness, and funding in line with Oxfam Zimbabwe’s Programmatic Strategic Framework 2016- 2020. This position will be responsible for designing, updating, and implementing the Zimbabwe donor mapping and funding strategy. This position will also lead, facilitate, and support high-quality programme development processes – helping teams move from programme design on paper to implementation. This includes strategic donor intelligence gathering, trends analysis and generation of information needed for effective engagement with and influencing of global, regional and country level donors. The Programme Development and Funding Manager, over and above the responsibilities described herein, is part of the first line of Oxfam responders in the event of a CAT 1 or CAT 2 humanitarian crisis being declared, therefore can be assigned to support and/or lead the response as part of our organisational commitment to saving lives while ensuring commitments to donors and beneficiaries on ongoing work.
What we are looking for
Advanced degree in Development Studies, Social Sciences or relevant qualification; A minimum of 4 years’ experience in a similar position; Excellent understanding of different aspects of quality programming (for example: partnership, participation, accountability, innovation, gender and monitoring, evaluation and learning) and how these can be incorporated into different interventions; Ability to develop programme design documents – including strong appreciation of theories of change (logic models, log-frames), contextual analyses (e.g. power, gender), budgets, MEAL plans
To find out more about this role and how to apply online, please visit our web page using the reference number INT 3043 at this link
NB: This is a national post and it is only open to individuals with the right to reside and work in Zimbabwe. We particularly encourage applications from people with HIV/AIDS, people with disabilities, women and previously disadvantaged groups. While we value all applications received, we unfortunately can only respond to shortlisted candidates.