Co-ordinator: Zimbabwe Evaluation Association (ZEA)


Deadline: 19 September 2016

The Zimbabwe Evaluation Association (ZEA) was initially established in 2004, however due to brain drain and migration of members to neighbouring countries, the Association lost its momentum. In October 2013 the UNICEF Collaborating Centre for Operational Research and Evaluation (CCORE) and the Zimbabwe Evaluation Association (ZEA) entered into a partnership in which UNICEF hosted the ZEA secretariat and supported ZEA’s institutional and organisational capacity development. It is then that ZEA was revived in October 2013 and now has over 200 registered members. In this regard, it is necessary to facilitate for smooth communication and sharing of documents among ZEA board members, the various technical committees, members of the Association and other key stakeholders. With the growing interest by individuals to become part of the Association, it is important to maintain an up-to-date membership database and have a focal person who is dedicated to the Association’s daily operations and administrative activities. ZEA requires an individual who is able to respond timely to members needs in order to maintain its vibrancy as an Association.

Duties and deliverables
Maintain a standardized operational plan for ZEA (Organize board meetings and keep approved accurate record of proceedings, Coordinate ZEA monthly thematic meetings on topical issues and keep approved accurate records of proceedings); Facilitate communication and sharing of documents among ZEA board members, the various technical committees, and members of the Association and other key stakeholders (Effective information dissemination to ZEA stakeholders); Maintain an up-to-date membership database (Informed ZEA members); Coordinate, design and print ZEA communication (including Website and Facebook updating), marketing and branding materials (business cards, brochures, etc.) (Ensure ZEAs Branding materials are up to date Ensure the ZEA website is interactive with other websites); Manage ZEA subscriptions and coordinate ZEA resource mobilization processes (Receipt ZEA subscriptions and coordinate proposal writing/fundraising processes); Set up and manage ZEA communication and social media platforms such as Website, face book, twitter etc (Proficient in use of social media); Invite various media organizations or other specific individuals to ZEA events and document events for the website and monthly bulletin (Ensure ZEA stakeholders attend and contribute to ZEA events); Coordinate ZEA evaluation training workshops (Organize and Coordinate ZEA evaluation training workshops and keep approved accurate records of proceedings); ZEA Secretariat duties (Perform any other ZEA Secretariat duties as assigned by the board executive committee)

Education and experience
Bachelor’s degree in a social science field such as Public Administration, Sociology, Health Science or Population Studies, or Communication Studies Experience; At least 2 years experience in an administration, or project implementation and management or coordination role; Good communication and administrative skills; Self driven and creative; Able to organise work efficiently and work without too much supervision; Networking and Public relation capabilities

To apply
This contract is for a period of 6 months, subject to renewal based on performance. All applications to be sent by email to: secretariat@zea.org.zw