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Vacancies
Zimbabwe National Network for People Living with HIV/AIDS (ZNNP+)

Deadline: 17 March 2010

1. Provincial Coordinator

Purpose of Job: To facilitate information sharing by members and co-ordinate capacity development activities throughout the network

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the provincial activities of the organisation.
  • Develop and manage the provincial capacity building programme of the organisation.
  • Coordinate the networking activities with identified key organizations with the objective of addressing socio economic issues.
  • Create awareness about the organisation within the province.
  • Explore programme ideas and develop into proposals for funding.
  • Ensure timeliness and successful implementation of activities.
  • Establish and maintain contact with funding partners.
  • Complete project and programme reports.
  • Maintain calendar of proposals and reporting deadlines.
  • Develop and maintain a database on donor grants received and reporting schedules.
  • Play a key role in local capacity building at support group level.
  • Ensure implementation of projects in conformity with donor guidelines and procedures.
  • Coordinate meetings, workshops and preparation of required material.
  • Regular travel to provincial, district and women, youths' and children's support group sites.
  • Represent ZNNP+ and PLHIV at meetings and workshops at local, regional and international forum.
  • Assist in planning and implementation of ZNNP+ projects for effective management.
  • Liaise with line officers and members in mobilizing for the development of advocacy issues.
  • Perform any other duties as required by the Executive Director, supervisor and like authority.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A degree in Social Sciences, Public Health, Law or equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • A certificate or diploma in counseling.
  • Ability and passion to work with people living with HIV and AIDS.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • At least 5 years experience in an NGO environment.
  • Good knowledge of HIV and AIDS programming in Zimbabwe.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Fundraising skills

2. Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Purpose of Job: Ensure timely monitoring, analysis and reporting on progress to donors and other stakeholders

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and manage the systematic monitoring of progress and achievements of the programme activities against stated objectives.
  • Identify, recommend and support opportunities for improvement of operations and capacity building.
  • Ensure the effective delivery of programme activities
  • Design and implement a system of performance indicators that is accurate, realistic and measurable in respect of targets.
  • Prepare clear M & E goals that are consistent with project and organisational objectives.
  • Identify, prioritize and adjust priorities and allocate time and resources to ensure completion of all activities.
  • Provide technical support to other line officers and partners as required.
  • Collate and analyse data and information and produce relevant informative reports.
  • Prepare and submit reports in conformity with donor guidelines and procedures.
  • Represent ZNNP+ and PLHIV at meetings and workshops at local, regional and international forum.
  • Perform any other duties as required by the Executive Director, supervisor and like authority.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A Masters degree in development studies, e.g. International Relations, Statistics, Economics, Finance, Social Sciences or Public Administration, or similar from a recognized institution.
  • At least 5 years relevant professional experience in hands on design of monitoring and evaluation tools.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of monitoring and evaluation concepts.
  • Ability to work with results frameworks and performance monitoring.
  • Proven experience in statistical applications and data analysis, i.e. familiarity with both qualitative and quantitative information analysis tools.
  • Ability to conduct research and use statistical skills in analyzing data whist ensuring design has statistical rigor.
  • Ability to evaluate and integrate information from a variety of sources and assess its impact.
  • Ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to work both as a team as well as individually.
  • Ability and passion to work with people living with HIV and AIDS.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent computer skills.

3. Gender & Youth Officer

Purpose of Job: Coordinate the activities of positive women, youth and children

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the activities of positive women, youth and children within the organisation and with other affiliate partners.
  • Develop and manage the capacity building programme of positive women, youth and children.
  • Coordinate the networking activities with identified key organizations with the objective of addressing socio economic issues with a bias towards women, youth and children.
  • Facilitates Positive Women leadership and mentoring developmental programmes.
  • Create awareness about positive women, youth and children's rights.
  • Produce I E C material which addresses issues of positive women, youth and children.
  • Co-ordinate the documentation of positive women, youth and children's activities.
  • Explore programme ideas and develop into proposals for funding.
  • Ensure timeliness and successful implementation of activities.
  • Establish and maintain contact with funding partners.
  • Complete project and programme reports.
  • Maintain calendar of proposals and reporting deadlines.
  • Develop and maintain a database on donor grants received and reporting schedules.
  • Play a key role in local capacity building at support group level.
  • Ensure implementation of projects in conformity with donor guidelines and procedures.
  • Coordinate meetings, workshops and preparation of required material.
  • Regular travel to provincial, district and women, youths' and children's support group sites.
  • Represent ZNNP+ and PLHIV at meetings and workshops at local, regional and international forum.
  • Assist in planning and implementation of ZNNP+ projects for effective management.
  • Liaise with line officers and members in mobilizing for the development of advocacy issues.
  • Perform any other duties as required by the Executive Director, supervisor and like authority.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A degree in Social Sciences, Public Health, Law or equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • A gender related qualification and experience.
  • A certificate or diploma in counseling.
  • Ability and passion to work with people living with HIV and AIDS.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • At least 5 years experience in an NGO environment.
  • Good knowledge of HIV and AIDS programming in Zimbabwe.
  • Excellent computer skills.

4. Finance & Administration Officer

Purpose of Job: Ensure financial records are updated monthly and records are stored for easy retrieval

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain the organisations cashbooks and reconciliations.
  • Administer asset management policies.
  • Administer the implementation of financial systems and internal controls
  • Ensure the use of relevant financial forms, procedures and controls.
  • Administer the implementation and control of budgets.
  • Prepare activity budget and cash flow projections.
  • Prepare cash, bank, creditors and debtors reconciliation statements.
  • Perform any other duties as required by the Executive Director, supervisor and like authority.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A degree or diploma in Accounting or similar qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Ability and prowess to work with people living with HIV and AIDS.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • At least 5 years experience in an NGO environment.
  • Excellent computer skills.

5. Faith Based Organisations Officer

Purpose of Job: Coordinate the activities of member religious inter faith based organizations

Key responsibilities:

  • Coordinate HIV and AIDS activities of religious inter faith organisations and affiliate partner organisations.
  • Develop and manage the capacity building programme of religious inter faith organisations so that they meaningfully contribute to the national response.
  • Coordinate the networking activities with identified key organizations with the objective of addressing socio economic issues with a bias towards religious inter faith organisations.
  • Resource mobilize for relevant activities.
  • Create awareness about the rights of religious inter faith organisations.
  • Produce I E C material which addresses issues of religious inter faith organisations.
  • Co-ordinate the documentation of religious inter faith organisations' HIV and AIDS related activities.
  • Explore programme ideas and develop into proposals for funding.
  • Ensure timelines and successful implementation of activities.
  • Establish and maintain contact with funding partners.
  • Complete project and programme reports.
  • Maintain calendar of proposals and reporting deadlines.
  • Develop and maintain a database on donor grants received and reporting schedules.
  • Play a key role in local capacity building at support group level.
  • Ensure implementation of projects in conformity with donor guidelines and procedures.
  • Coordinate meetings, workshops and preparation of required material.
  • Regular travel to provincial, district and religious inter faith sites.
  • Represent ZNNP+ and PLHIV at meetings and workshops at local, regional and international forum.
  • Assist in planning and implementation of ZNNP+ projects for effective management.
  • Liaise with line officers and members in mobilizing for the development of advocacy issues.
  • Perform any other duties as required by the Executive Director, supervisor and like authority.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A degree in Religious Studies from a recognized institution.
  • A diploma in Religious Studies, Social Sciences, Public Health, Law or equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • A certificate or diploma in counseling.
  • Past experience with religious inter faith organisations would be an added advantage.
  • Ability and passion to work with people living with HIV and AIDS.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • At least 5 years experience in an NGO environment.
  • Good knowledge of HIV and AIDS programming in Zimbabwe.
  • Excellent computer skills.

6. Driver / General Assistant

Purpose of Job: Ensure all office facilities are functional and to ensure errands are effectively undertaken

Key responsibilities

  • Ensure that offices and premises are kept clean and secure at all times.
  • Ensure that the reception area is always manned during working hours.
  • Ensure that all mail received is recorded and circulated accordingly.
  • Receive incoming call and extend to relevant offices.
  • Receive request for outgoing calls from various offices and process such calls.
  • Monitor all outgoing calls
  • Maintain a register for all office consumables.
  • Attend to filing needs for the organisation.
  • Maintain contact with service providers and other stakeholders.
  • Maintain a record of asset allocation and usage.
  • Carry out delivery and collection errands as directed by Administration Manager.
  • Ensure motor vehicles are regularly cleaned.
  • Check condition of all vehicles regularly to ensure water and oils are topped to desired levels.
  • Advise Administration Manager of impending motor vehicle service requirements.
  • Administer the vehicle log book system with the assistance of thee Administration Officer. Perform any other duties as required by the Executive Director, supervisor and like authority.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Clean Class 4 Driver's license. A defensive driving certificate is an advantage.
  • An aptitude towards motor vehicle maintenance.
  • At least 5 "O" level passes
  • 5 years driving experience
  • Ability to prepare reports
  • Good computer skills.
  • Ability and passion to work with people living with HIV and AIDS.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

7. Caretaker

Key responsibilities

  • Ensure that offices and premises are kept clean and secure at all times.
  • Ensure that the gardens are maintained in a reasonable state at all times.
  • Ensure that offices are swept and any rubbish removed on a daily basis.
  • Ensure that offices are unlocked at start of business and locked at end of business daily.
  • Ensure that the alarm system is engaged whenever the office is vacated.
  • Ensure that all outbuildings are maintained in a clean and acceptable state.
  • Check on security lighting and report on any requirements.
  • Report on any faults and areas needing repairs
  • Perform any other duties as required by the supervisor and like authority.

Qualifications and Experience

  • At least 5 "O" level passes.
  • Ability and passion to work with people living with HIV and AIDS.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • At least 5 years experience in a similar environment.

8. Advocacy and Communications Officer

Key responsibilities

  • Coordinate the activities of the organisation in all advocacy issues.
  • Support the all structures in creating a positive and lasting image of the organisation with all the varied stakeholders.
  • Strengthen advocacy skills of PLHIV at all levels, i.e. national to support group.
  • Lobby for the improvement in the health delivery system towards PLHIV and for the reduction in stigma
  • Produce relevant I E C material which addresses various advocacy issues.
  • Explore programme ideas and develop into proposals for funding.
  • Ensure timelines and successful implementation of activities.
  • Establish and maintain contact with funding partners.
  • Complete project and programme reports.
  • Maintain calendar of proposals and reporting deadlines.
  • Develop and maintain a database on donor grants received and reporting schedules.
  • Play a key role in local capacity building for advocacy issues at support group level.
  • Ensure implementation of projects in conformity with donor guidelines and procedures.
  • Coordinate meetings, workshops and preparation of required material.
  • Regular travel to provincial, district and support group sites.
  • Represent ZNNP+ and PLHIV at meetings and workshops at local, regional and international forum.
  • Assist in planning and implementation of ZNNP+ projects for effective management.
  • Liaise with line officers and members in mobilizing for the development of advocacy issues.
  • Perform any other duties as required by the Executive Director, supervisor and like authority.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A degree in Social Sciences, Public Health, Law or equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • A gender related qualification and experience.
  • A certificate or diploma in counseling.
  • Ability and passion to work with people living with HIV and AIDS.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • At least 5 years experience in an NGO environment.
  • Good knowledge of HIV and AIDS programming in Zimbabwe.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Clean Class 4 Driver's license.

Applications may be sent to info.znnp@gmail.com

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