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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AT PLAN INTERNATIONAL ZAMBIA

ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian non-governmental organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.<...

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AT PLAN INTERNATIONAL ZAMBIA

ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian non-governmental organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And its girls who are most affected. Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries. Child protection is key in all that we do.

Working in Zambia since 1996, Plan International Zambia’s development and capacity building programs focus primarily on Education, Health, Water and Sanitation, Economic Security and Youth Empowerment, including Child Protection and Participation. Plan International Zambia has programme areas in; Central, Luapula, and Eastern Provinces including in Lusaka, where the Country Office is located.

Plan International Zambia seeks to recruit suitable, self-starters and experienced candidates for the following positions to be based in Kabwe, Central Province:

Cash & Voucher Field Assistant (Emergency Response Programme) Food Crisis – x 1 Temporal Position 3 Months

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The incumbent’s mission will be to ensure that the cash and voucher programs are implemented based on the standard operating procedures of Plan International Zambia. The Cash & Voucher Field Officer will work closely with the Cash & Voucher Coordinator.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The cash and voucher assistant will assist the program teams in the day to day implementation of all program activities in the areas of intervention
  • Cash and voucher assistant is responsible for assisting in the implementation of CTP and other activities in the intervention communities of Chibombo or Chisamba.
  • With support from the Program Officer – Cash & Vouchers assistant, s/he will assist the Program Officer to supervise all projects, project selection and planning, project assets, local government and community liaison work, monitoring and payment.
  • The Cash and voucher Assistant will report to the Cash & Vouchers Project Coordinator and work collaboratively with fellow program and MEL staff.
  • S/He will Support in the process of beneficiary registration, community mobilization and sensitization
    The cash and voucher assistant will assist the program teams in the day to day implementation of all program activities in the areas of interventionCash and voucher assistant is responsible for assisting in the implementation of CTP and other activities in the intervention communities of Chibombo or Chisamba.With support from the Program Officer – Cash & Vouchers assistant, s/he will assist the Program Officer to supervise all projects, project selection and planning, project assets, local government and community liaison work, monitoring and payment.The Cash and voucher Assistant will report to the Cash & Vouchers Project Coordinator and work collaboratively with fellow program and MEL staff.S/He will Support in the process of beneficiary registration, community mobilization and sensitization

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Diploma in Economics, Political Science or related field is preferable
  • Experience in cash and voucher programs desired
  • Previous work experience in community development or with an INGO (preferably in child protection)
  • Experience in food security interventions is highly desired
  • Good understanding of markets, background in economics strongly needed
  • Good command of Microsoft Excel, Word is desired
  • Knowledge of central province District and particularly, localities will be an added advantage
  • Minimum 1 years of professional experience (past experience working with Chisamba or Chibombo communities a plus)
  • Excellent command of the English language and another local language
    A Diploma in Economics, Political Science or related field is preferableExperience in cash and voucher programs desiredPrevious work experience in community development or with an INGO (preferably in child protection)Experience in food security interventions is highly desiredGood understanding of markets, background in economics strongly neededGood command of Microsoft Excel, Word is desiredKnowledge of central province District and particularly, localities will be an added advantageMinimum 1 years of professional experience (past experience working with Chisamba or Chibombo communities a plus)Excellent command of the English language and another local language

To apply, kindly send through your application letter and CV, clearly stating the job title of interest to jobszambia@plan-international.org or drop off applications at the Plan International Zambia – Kabwe office, opposite Immigration Offices addressed to the address below:

The Programme Area Manager

Plan International Zambia

Central Programme Area

Marshal Avenue,

Plot No. 196

P.O. Box 81494

KABWE

Applications should reach the undersigned not later than Friday 06th March, 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

Plan International provides equal employment opportunities to qualified and experienced women and men. Women are especially encouraged to apply

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