Programme Officer – Advocacy and Campaigns: 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 an advocacy and campaigns programme.

Key job functions
Coordinate advocacy and campaigns activities done by persons with disabilities and DPOs; Organise and attend relevant meetings/trainings with stakeholders in the government and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs); Provide training to persons with disabilities and their organisations on disability rights issues; Generating/developing funding proposals to scale up impacts.

Education and experience
Degree level education in Social or Development Studies or other related studies; A minimum of four years of work experience in advocacy; Demonstrable proposal development and fundraising skills; Excellent communication/advocacy skills. Ability to design and facilitate workshops/community meetings.

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.