#BhiziOpportunities : Oxfam Zimbabwe Is Hiring !

#BhiziJobs : Oxfam Zimbabwe Is Hiring !

Oxfam is a global movement against the injustice of poverty according to their statement :

Together we save and rebuild lives in disasters. We help people build better lives for themselves. We speak out on the big issues that keep people poor, like inequality, discrimination against women and climate change. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can live without poverty. In Zimbabwe, Oxfam work spans across women’s rights, sustainable food systems, policy & advocacy work as well as responding to humanitarian crisis as part of the Southern African region family. This work is made possible by committed people working in the various functions that make up the country program (Programs, Programs Support, Business Services and Human Resources).

The Zimbabwe Country Programme is looking for qualified staff to fill the following positions:

a) Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (MEAL) Officer

To be Based in Harare  for 10 months initially.  The purpose of the MEAL Officer role is to support the SRP2 project team and partners to monitor and evaluate the project to ensure efficient and impactful implementation.

What They Are Looking For:

  • First degree in Social Sciences/Statistics, Population Studies or other related fields
  • At least three years experience in project management or Monitoring & Evaluation
  • Experience in data management tools, database management and use of ICT
  • Excellent report writing and critical thinking skills

To apply please visit our website or click this link.

b) Project officer

Based in Harare initially for 10 months, This role will work closely with partners to support the day-to-day implementation of the SRP2 project, ensuring effective and timely delivery of the programme including technical support to partners, monitoring, report writing and effective communication.

 What They Are Looking For:

  • Master’s degree in public health, social sciences, or other discipline relating to development
  • Three to five years experience in SRHR/women’s rights/youth programming in an I/NGO setting
  • Experience of managing or supervising projects notably in partnership with local NGOs/ or within the staffing of local NGOs
  • Sound understanding of the barriers, opportunities facing women and young people in rural communities within Zimbabwe

To apply please visit their website or click this link.

c) Finance Officer

Based in Harare initially for 10 months, The Finance Officer will work closely with Business Services Manager (BSM), Program Accountant and Project team to ensure that the Securing Rights Program (SRP2) project maintains a high standard of accounting and financial control. The Finance Officer provides essential support to ensure maximum impact of the project. Working under the authority of the BSM, the Finance Officer is responsible for the co-ordination of all financial Matters relating to the work and operations of the SRP 2 project.

Required Skills & Competencies

  • A university degree coupled with Accountancy professional qualification eg, CIS. ACCA or CPA (K)
  • Minimum of 3 years working experience in accounts, with thorough knowledge of book keeping
  • Working understanding of project cycle
  • Knowledge and experience of donor financial reporting requirement in particular with DFID ECHO, EC, UN and SIDA
  • Rigorous and careful attention to routine system and procedures

To apply please visit their website or click this link.

d) Administrative Assistant/Driver

Based in Harare initially for 10 months, The scope of work for this role is to perform a varied range of logistical and administrative tasks to deliver an efficient cost-effective and quality service and support to the team. Drive Oxfam vehicles in a responsible manner ensuring the safety of both the passengers and the vehicles and to perform a variety of associated tasks delivering a superior level of service and support.

What They Are Looking For:

  • Relevant diploma and/or professional qualification in Logistics Management, secretarial or administration.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in handling either office administration, local and offshore supply, transport management, including clearance and tariff regimes.
  • At least 5 years experience driving vehicles and passengers
  • A full drivers licence with excellent knowledge of Zimbabwean road rules and regulations

To apply please visit their website or click this link.

e) Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (MEAL) Coordinator

About this position:

 The MEAL Coordinator will work closely with the connectors and country programme staff to catalyse the growth and development of our programme through improving quality, effectiveness and funding, in line with Oxfam in Zimbabwe’s Programmatic Strategic Framework 2016 – 2020, through developing sound MEAL frameworks to enhance our ability to demonstrate the impact of our work.

This position will be responsible for undertaking/commissioning organised reviews, research and analysis and spend time in reflective consideration to develop a comprehensive understanding of how program quality can be achieved across country programs. The MEAL coordinator will also work with the program coordinators to ensure quality, coherence and impact of the Zimbabwe program through monitoring and evaluation (plays an advisory and oversight role) of the impact of the various components of the program and critically analysing program strategies and approaches and facilitate appropriate change to ensure program outcomes are sustainable. The MEAL Coordinator, over and above the responsibilities described herein, is part of the first line of Oxfam responders in the event of a CAT 1 or CAT 2 humanitarian crisis being declared, therefore can be assigned to support and/or lead the response as part of our organisational commitment to saving lives while ensuring commitments to donors and beneficiaries on ongoing work.

What They Are Looking For:

  • Advanced degree in Development Studies, Social Sciences or relevant field
  • A minimum of 3 years working experience in similar position
  • Ability to support contextual analysis (including power, gender and political economy analysis)
  • Experience designing or managing programming in fragile or conflict affected contexts.
  • Knowledge of donor environment, understanding of funding issues in relation to Northern and Southern NGOs work in emergencies and development
  • Familiarity with Oxfam’s business rules and programme quality processes is an asset.
  • Sufficient knowledge of Oxfam’s priorities and development and humanitarian programme work an advantage

To apply please visit their website or click this link.

NB: These are national posts and are only open to individuals with the right to reside and work in Zimbabwe. Oxfam particularly encourages applications from people living with HIV/AIDS, people with disabilities, women and previously disadvantaged groups. While Oxfam value all applications received, they unfortunately can only respond to shortlisted candidates.

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