Programme Officer – Access to Justice: Local NGO


Deadline: 4pm local time 4 December 2016

Reports to Programmes Manager

One of the leading disability service organizations in Zimbabwe which works with persons with disabilities seeks to fill open vacancies. If you are a creative and committed professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for persons with disabilities the organization would like to hear from you.

Purpose of the job
To implement a programme that provides access to justice to persons with disabilities.

Key job functions
Implement activities that aim to support the provision of justice to children, girls, and women with disabilities; Supporting trainings and coordinating awareness raising meetings with other stakeholders in the area of justice delivery for persons with disabilities; Supervise the work of Project Assistants, ensuring that implementation of activities is done according to plan, budget and schedule; Participate in generating/developing of funding proposals to scale up impacts.

Education and experience
Degree level education in Social Sciences; (Development Studies, Sociology, Social Work, Psychology, or other related studies); A minimum of four years of work experience in justice related programmes within a NGO setting; Demonstrable proposal development and fundraising skills; Excellent communication skills (written, presentation and interpersonal); Ability to design and facilitate trainings/community meetings; Excellent report writing skills.

Desirable
Knowledge of Sign Language; Knowledge of disability and rehabilitation

To apply
If you have passion working with persons with disability and you meet the requirements for the above jobs, please send your CV together with your application/motivation letter (indicating the job number) to the following email address: applicationslcd@gmail.com

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.