Economic Strengthening Assistant – Makonde District


Economic Strengthening Assistant:

 Deadline: 5 December 2016

A local NGO in Makonde District is inviting applications for the post of Economic Strengthening Assistant.


  • Develop and plan group economic strengthening initiatives in all organizational projects
  • Track groups performance and vulnerability transitions
  • Mobilize communities for Economic Strengthening interventions working with community and district leadership.
  • Develop a selection criteria and identify project beneficiaries
  • Capacitate income generating groups and projects on Business management and establishment of market linkages.
  • Mainstream Health, Gender, Safety and Environmental issues into project work.
  • Assist in conducting baseline surveys and appropriate project research.
  • Facilitate identification and training of caregivers and communities on livelihoods projects.
  • Develop data collection and monitoring tools and conduct routine data collection
  • Compile monthly and quarterly statistical and narrative data
  • Be familiar with the SAVIX.
  • Tracking ISAL savings club usage of money.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Programs Manager

Qualifications and requirements

Degree/Diploma in Agriculture/ livelihoods business studies or related field; with at least two years’ experience in an NGO environment and a year in government experience in livelihoods programming; Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; Proven ability to train and motivate communities; Effective community mobiliser, team player, trainer, leader, documenter, innovative and good communicator. Ability to assist in writing proposals; Ability to ride a motorbike and a clean class 4 vehicle with a minimum 3years’ experience.

Work Station

Makonde District in the Mashonaland West Province

To apply

Application letters accompanied with detailed CVs to be submitted via email to: