District Project Manager – El Nino


The Zimbabwe country program is currently responding to the impact of El Nino in Zimbabwe and seeks to engage project managers to support this work. Based in Matobo or Masvingo for 6 12 months and reporting to the Humanitarian Programmes Coordinator (HPC), this role will be responsible for providing support to the program planning, coordination and implementation of EFSVL, Gender and WaSH projects of the response program and will involve working closely with the EFSVL and WaSH coordinators at Head Office level in Harare in responding to the current food insecurity and El Nino related crisis in Zimbabwe. As team leader for the designated area, the project manager’s other key responsibilities will include Partner Support, Team management and capacity building.  Applications are invited from individuals who possess a Post Graduate qualification in Project Management and at least 5 years field level project management experience managing ECHO, OFDA, CIDA and/or MoFA grants. Candidates must possess excellent training and facilitation experience together with initiative and decision making capacity.


This vacancy will involve extensive travelling and as such, you will need to be physically fit for travel, able and willing to travel regularly, at times at short notice locally and regionally. You should also have strong organization skills and be able to work effectively in a demanding environment. Proficiency in English, Shona and Ndebele is essential.  


To submit your application, please follow the link provided under each vacancy. Please note that as this recruitment is for emergency deployment, short listing will be done on a rolling basis and if the ideal candidate is identified before the deadline dates, the recruitment process will be closed.


Also note that this is a national post and only open to individuals with the right to reside and work in Zimbabwe. As this post comes with no relocation provision, we encourage applications from people living in the Matobo & Masvingo districts (or nearby locations), and 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.

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