Gender Links: Gender and Local Government Programme Officer - Zambia

Gender Links
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 20 September, 2013
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Gender Links (GL) - Zambia seeks the services of an experienced and highly motivated individual to serve as a Gender and Local Government Programme Officer. The successful candidate will be expected to travel extensively within the country to support the country manager in local government work.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Arrange logistics and manage budgets and reconciliations for local level workshops in ten regions across Zambia.
  • Co-facilitate training in some stages of the Centres of Excellence in Gender mainstreaming for local government roll-out workshops;
  • Monitoring and evaluation according to GL systems, policies and procedures.
  • Report writing.

Qualifications, experience and skills:

  • A social science degree or relevant work experience;
  • At least three years’ experience in lobbying and advocacy work preferably linked to gender and local government;
  • Excellent written and verbal skills;
  • Good training and facilitation skills;
  • Good administrative and inter-personal skills;
  • IT proficiency - knowledge of Microsoft Office package including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, MS Project;
  • Willingness to learn web-based Monitoring and Evaluation tools;  
  • Proficiency in at least one widely spoken local language in addition to English;
  • A driver’s licence will be of an advantage.

General conditions:

The above post is for an initial period of one year, based in Lusaka. GL will offer a competitive remuneration package commensurate with the qualifications and experience. Background information can be found on www.genderlinks.org.za or by phoning the Human Resources Manager on +27 11 622 2877.

Please submit CV, references and a relevant sample of written work to hr@genderlinks.org.za by Friday 20 September 2013. Late applications will not be considered.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

GL reserves the right to not appoint anyone if a suitable candidate is not found.

Location: 
Zambia

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