PLAN INTERNATIONAL JOBS

Founded more than 75 years ago, Plan International has global presence in 68 countries and is one of the largest children’s development organizations in the world. Plan International commenced operations in Zimbabwe in 1986 and has active development programs in child protection and participation, education, food and income security, child survival and health including water, sanitation and hygiene sectors. Plan International operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity.
Plan International Zimbabwe is urgently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill vacancies for the food aid Lean Season Assistance (LSA) project supported by the World Food Program (WFP) in Chiredzi, Mutare, Mutasa and Tsholotsho districts on fixed term employment contracts with duration of 2 to 6 months.

8 x Program Coordinators based in Chiredzi/ Mutare/Mutasa/Tsholotsho

Job Summary
To provide technical guidance, leadership and facilitation in the coordination and design, implementation, supervision, monitoring and evaluation of Lean Season food assistance programme, regular contact between different stakeholders and communities and Plan International Zimbabwe. To coordinate the implementation of the Food Aid Program with Government departments and other implementing partners and oversee the distribution of food to registered beneficiaries. The post holder will be responsible for producing donor reports and represent Plan International Zimbabwe at Stakeholder forums on development interventions.

Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours required in achieving role’s objectives
• A Degree in Development related discipline eg Agriculture, Development Studies, Health, Nutrition etc
• Minimum of 3 years relevant working experience preferably in NGO environment in implementing emergency/relief programs
• Knowledge of WFP food and cash/assets management operations and systems
• Good knowledge on project planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
• Strong knowledge on donor compliance requirements and grants management
• Good report writing, facilitation, communication, analytical, negotiation and community mobilization skills
• Versatile team leader and player
• Computer literacy in at least Word and Excel
• Ability to organize own work and work independently

38 x Field Monitors based in Chiredzi/Mutare/ Mutasa/Tsholotsho

Job Summary
Reporting to the Program Coordinator, the Field Monitor is responsible for supporting communities in identifying and registering food aid beneficiaries according to set criteria and procedures, distributing food to registered beneficiaries in an orderly and controlled manner, ensuring that each beneficiary gets correct quantities of food rations and signs for food received in the appropriate register. Incumbent will keep accurate records of food distributions, compile and submit daily and monthly distribution reports.

Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours required in achieving role’s objectives
• A degree in a Social Sciences or development related discipline
• Minimum of 3 years extensive experience in development work at grassroots level
• Experience in emergence/relief programs will be an added advantage
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Computer literacy in Excel and Word
• A valid class 3 or 4 licence and ability to ride is an added advantage
• Ability to work with teams and coordinate with key development stakeholders.
• Fluent in English and local languages
• Excellent report & proposal writing skills
• Excellent networking and partnership building skills
• Research, analytical and problem solving skills
• Proficient in computer skills and use of relevant software and other applications

8 x Data Capturers based in Chiredzi/Mutare/Mutasa/Tsholotsho
Job Summary
Reporting to the Program Coordinator, the Data Capturer is responsible for administrative and field provisions related to registration of households and the paper trail thereof for database management. The incumbent will be responsible for capturing beneficiary registers into the WFP database. He/she will ensure production of accurate households registers as well as beneficiaries lists in accordance with established policies, systems and procedures.
Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours required in achieving role’s objectives
• A diploma in Secretarial Studies/Degree in Statics or related disciplines,
• Minimum of 2 years extensive experience in development work at grassroots level
• Experience in emergence/relief programs will be an added advantage
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Computer literacy in Excel and Word
• Excellent data capturing skills
• Ability to work with teams, communicate and coordinate with government departments and other agencies at various levels.

10 x Clerical Officer/Drivers based in Chiredzi/Mutare/Mutasa/ Tsholotsho

Job Summary
Reporting to the Administration Assistant, the Clerical Officer/Driver is responsible for the provision of transportation services to staff and designated people to all areas as instructed; carrying goods, materials and mail to required points timeously to enable the office to effectively carry out its annual plan and Food Aid activities.

Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours required in achieving role’s objectives
• 5 “O” levels including English Language
• Minimum 5 years driving experience in a busy working environment
• Valid class 2 drivers’ licence
• A valid defensive driving certificate from a recognised institution
• A certificate in logistics, administration/ procurement is an added advantage
• Basic mechanical skills
• Fluent in English and local languages
• Excellent communication, interpersonal and time management skills
• Ability to work under pressure
• Proficiency in MS office tools

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are required to submit their curriculum vitae & cover letter outlining their suitability for the position to: zwe.recruitment@plan-international.org

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 2 August 2016