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"Me and you, we got more yesterday than anybody. We need some kind of tomorrow."

- Toni Morrison
Hello there, 

How's your winter so far? If you missed it, things are looking a little different at Kubatana this month. While we plan to figure out our "what next", we've been soaking up all the love and constructive feedback you've been sharing with us on the app and in the inbox. Thank you for taking the time to speak out and share your experience of being in our orbit, we appreciate you! 

This week, we're sharing some of the words we've received from our community, as well as some powerful pieces we've dug up from our archive. As we muse on the past, we realize that while many things have changed, some things are the same. And at the core of what we're celebrating is the determination and courage of Zimbabweans who are fighting to keep the space open to be....to be heard, to be free, to be alive. 

Oh, and we got your back: all your jobs and opportunities are below. 

Onward! 
The Kubatana Team
From the archive . . . 

Poems in an envelope
Batsirai Easther Chigama
June 24, 2009


I found them
Faded, forgotten
With coachroach urine stains
Stamped on warm words
That began and flowed without end,
Lying hopelessly in your old school trunk.

Written for Eustina
The girl whose beauty captivated
Bees in flight, reduced their sting
to a sweet stillness in midair
suspended, hoping they too
would hold her hand like you did.

Words flowed from the past
Into the life I live with you
Scars of old, paint pictures
On stained paper without reverence
Of the carats I thought bound
You and me,
Faded yet so alive
The dying poems in an envelope
Addressed to Eustina
Not me.

Want to know more about Batsirai Easther Chigama? Read our exclusive interview with her in the archive here
Questions and answers . . . 

Q: How has Kubatana helped you in your life?

A: It has kept me up to date on key areas of concern in the NGO and wider sector including public life beyond our borders. The writing style is punchy and succinct.

Q: Is there anything you’ve changed as a result of Kubatana?

A: I think more about social, political and economic issues which may not necessarily directly impact me, but affect the greater society: issues related to gender, climate and the environment, PVO legislation, freedom and choice within our society e.g. child marriages, legislative revisions affecting our political landscape.

Q: What will you miss most about us?

A: Comments on our history, feature articles, and promotions of current literature. The jobs and consultancy adverts also made me aware of who the employers / players both established and emerging in Zimbabwe.

Q: Has Kubatana ever helped you get inspired, get active, get outraged or get a job?

A: Yes - through the social commentaries, extracts and highlights including from current literature and the media. I have participated in surveys, directed others to advertise on Kubatana, applied for consultancy work and been outraged by the deteriorating operating space in Zimbabwe. Kubatana has helped me look at life from the outside in and vice versa.

- Nesta, via email 
Listen up! 

Did you know that our archive is full of audio snippets to brighten your day? Over the years, the Kubatana team has chatted to some of the greats, and had a chance to hear first hand the answers to some of our most burning questions. We sifted through our past work to pull up some highlights for you. 
Writing is an opportunity to spit back at the world: Interview with Ignatius Mabasa
March 18, 2010

Upenyu Makoni-Muchemwa asked Ignatius Mabasa:

Q: What does writing mean to you? Listen to his reply here 

Q: Have we made a successful transition from oral tradition to documenting our stories? Listen to his reply here 

Q: What role do you think language plays in development? Listen to his reply here

Read the whole interview in our archive here
Radio Dialogue: taking radio to the people!
Taurai Maduna, April 13, 2006

Some weeks ago, people of Old Pumula, a township in Bulawayo Zimbabwe's second largest city, had a rare opportunity to express themselves on radio. One by one they went up to the microphone and candidly talked about their concerns regarding the shortage of mealie-meal in the city. Radio Dialogue has embarked on an outreach programme that enables communities to share their views. The recordings are then mixed with music and distributed free of charge on cassette tapes and CD's within communities through a programme called "Topical Tunes".

Kholiwe Nyoni, Marketing Manager for Radio Dialogue said the community recordings are a part of the Radio Dialogue advocacy campaign. Ms Nyoni said the township meetings are being conducted in all of Bulawayo's 29 wards. Kholiwe Nyoni speaks about Radio Dialogue's community meetings here

"Topical Tunes" was first known as "Taxi Tunes" which were a series of cassettes aimed at educating the people of Bulawayo. They were distributed to taxi drivers who played the cassettes during their journeys. Ndebele adds that "Topical Tunes" has been effective. He said, "We know that it is an effective programme because people give us feedback, they listen to the tapes and suggest topics that we should discuss. The demand is so high that we need to increase our production levels." Zenzele Ndebele speaks on the 'Topical Tunes' project, commenting on its success.
Informed and active . . . 

I’m a development studies student, and I would tell my friends that I’m not worried about getting a job cause of the endless vacancies posted by Kubatana lol. On a serious note, I have learnt more about my rights. That time you posted about the Constitution and the PVO Amendment Bill which is a huge thing, and thank you so much for making us aware of issues that are usually swept under the carpet. You have always been transparent, accurate, and it’s always been a joy to read your amazing newsletters or your Tweets. This isn’t the last time I have been inspired by Kubatana, and if you are able to transform the life of this 22 year old, I know you have transformed the lives of others out there.

Thank you for representing the truth.

I am more confident in my essays now because of you. I am confident when just having a simple debate over current issues cause of the “data” I get from you every time. I’m a current affairs person now cause of you. And I’m no longer anxious about watching the news cause I realised I need to get informed, be outraged and speak out!

- Danko, via WhatsApp 
Words from an eye . . . 

Dear Kubatana,

I’m sorry that this house is closing for a while, where people talk as if over tea about how to hold one another.

You made being engaged accessible. When each life logistic stretched into exhaustion, clouding the whole, this was a place we could look back at to know where we were, and why.

I’ll miss how you valued listening in itself: as the process by which we are heard and healed and made family.

I’ll miss your friendly ‘hello there’, and knowing what’s got you dancing this week.

I’ll miss the gathering point.

You’ve taught us as much about silence as voice, and your quiet presence will be felt as spacious. Fam, we’re with you until you return, and if you don’t, may we listen to your wandering and tell you where we are. 

- With love, An eye
Scholarly take . . . 

I read today's news of the looming closure of Kubatana with immense sadness and a sense of loss. For as long as I have worked on and in Zimbabwe - about a decade now - Kubatana's weekly emails have been an incredible resource for news, analysis, insight and inspiration.

Besides the newsletter, the Kubatana website has been an unparalleled resource for the duration of its existence. The website hosts civil society reports, newspaper articles and insightful commentary for a variety of sources - and particularly for those organisations whose bare bones funding means that they don't have capacity to put together a website, or to carry the annual burden of hosting fees. Kubatana's website is of incredible importance and value, and its loss will be a loss for freedom of information in Zimbabwe.

Finally, when I was writing my PhD, the Kubatana archive was an absolute gold mine of information. In a context where most newspaper articles are published online and subsequently taken down, Kubatana's news archive is an incredible day-by-day resource of Zimbabwe's political history and is of fundamental value to researchers both inside and outside of Zimbabwe.

For a tiny organisation, Kubatana has always punched far above its weight, and Kubatana's staff are incredibly dedicated to the free flow of information in society. Following so close on the heels of the loss of Dr Alex Magaisa - whose Big Saturday Read was an important and influential piece of weekly political and legal insight - it is impossible to conceive of the loss of yet another fundamental resource in Kubatana. 

As scholars of Zimbabwe, we will be poorer for the loss of Kubatana, but I hate to think how this might affect the free flow of information in Zimbabwe's polarised and secretive political environment.


- Dr Nicole Beardsworth, Lecturer, Political Studies, University of the Witwatersrand
Then and now . . . 

NGOs vow to continue despite Bill
Itai Dzamara, The Zimbabwe Independent
January 07, 2005


NON-GOVERNMENTAL Organisations (NGOs) involved in issues of democracy, human rights and media advocacy have said they will continue operating until government uses the NGO Bill to ban them.

The NGO Bill awaits President Robert Mugabe’s assent after opposition resistance in parliament failed to stop the ruling party from pushing it through last year.

The Zimbabwe Independent this week established that donors from Europe and the United States have frozen further assistance to local NGOs due to the uncertainty brought about by the Bill.

The NGOs now hope to be accredited by government in line with the provisions of the NGO Bill before they can get funding from the international community.

However, local NGOs involved in democracy, human rights and media advocacy fear they may be denied accreditation. National Constitutional Assembly (NCA) chairman Lovemore Madhuku’s personal assistant Ernest Mudzengi said they were already suffering from the withdrawal of funding by international donors but would continue operating.

"The issue of donor funds is one problem that has been created by this Bill," said Mudzengi.

"It will be difficult to operate without funding but we are not going to stop fighting for a new constitution. We will use all means possible to survive for the sake of democracy," he said.

Zimbabwe Election Support Network (Zesn) chairman, Reginald Matchaba-Hove, said they were weighing their options in the event that the Bill was signed by Mugabe.

"We are operating as if all is normal because it hasn’t been signed into law," Matchaba-Hove said. "But we are totally opposed to the Bill. It is retrogressive for the people of Zimbabwe. We are considering measures to take in the event that it becomes law."

Media Institute of Southern Africa chairman for the Zimbabwe chapter Thomas Deve also said they would remain in operation.

"We are still operating and waiting for the next step by government. We are still surviving on the funds we already have," he said.

Zimbabwe Human Rights (ZimRights) director Munyaradzi Bidi said they were still operating.

"We have to continue fighting for the upholding of human rights. It is clear the Bill is draconian and we have made our statements clear regarding its effects on the nation," he said.

Implementing partners working with the United Nations World Food Programme retrenched more than half of their workforce in Zimbabwe late last year. The NGO sector employed more than 10 000 people before the clampdown.
Report human rights violations . . .

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Participate . . .

Respect Video Challenge: White Ribbon Alliance
Deadline: 15 September 2022


What does respect mean to you? How do you expect others around you to show respect?

Join White Ribbon Alliance's Respect Video Challenge and express yourself. Create your own video saying what respect means to you. Use your creativity and express yourself through your
own words, song, dance! Take the video with a camera or your phone. The video should be no more than 2 minutes long. Create your video, and be sure to share and tag WRA: Facebook / TikTok / Twitter / Instagram

Find out more here
Save the date(s) . . .

Section7 has some great events coming up. Check this out:

We The People Festival
Expect us: October 2022

Bulawayo to host the inaugural WeThePeople’s festival. Celebrating our diversity through song, dance, food and the Constitution. The festival is scheduled to take place in October 2022, seeks to bring artists, young people and Zimbabweans to creatively create and curate music using the Constitution. Our aim is to bring Zimbabweans from across different ethnicities, political parties and persuasions to a national conversation through music, dance, food and the constitution. More details to follow via our website and social media platforms.

theSxoll of Leadership and Constitutionalism [Young Political Party Leaders Program]
Expect us: November 2022

Section7 has reached out to political parties and the Zimbabwe election Commission with a view to deliver a leadership and constitutionalism program ahead of the 2023 election. We strongly believe that young people will play a pivotal role leading to the election and beyond. Section7 seeks to invest in young political leaders who will take responsible actions to build inclusivity and a new type of political participation based on ethical leadership and the principles of constitutionalism.

Leadership and Constitutionalism Summit
Expect us: December 2022

Masvingo will host the inaugural summit. Annually, we commemorate Human Rights Day in December. This year and years to follow, we wish to bring together political parties, the private sector, the church, young people, and broader civil society to a national leadership and constitutionalism summit. The summit will bring layered opportunities for learning, sharing and peace building. We want to take this day as a day for leaders to re-commit to the principles of constitutionalism, human rights and peace. Alongside the Summit will be an expo on leadership opportunities from various sectors and knowledge fair on the constitution and constitutionalism.

Find out more from Section7 on their website / Twitter / Facebook / Instagram
Featured courses . . .

Post Graduate Diploma in Water Supply and Sanitation (DWSS): Institute of Water and Sanitation Development (IWSD) and National University of Science and Technology (NUST)
Deadline: 29 June 2022


Background
The Institute of Water and Sanitation Development (IWSD) is inviting applications from qualified candidates for the Post Graduate Diploma in Water Supply and Sanitation (DWSS) offered through Distance learning blended with Online and Weekend sessions. IWSD, is an Affiliate Training Institution of the National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Department of Civil Engineering.

The aim
DWSS aims at equipping existing and aspiring WASH Sector personnel with interdisciplinary skills to appropriately respond to the current water supply, sanitation and hygiene challenges with insights on leadership and effectiveness. Learners get an opportunity to examine both theory and best practices thereby setting the pace for transforming and strengthening the water sector, learning from experts in the field who have made their mark in successfully driving change in the sector. The course covers among other subjects, Planning and Management, Water and Wastewater Engineering, Participation, Gender and Social Inclusion, Health and Epidemiology, Monitoring and Evaluation in the context of Water, Sanitation & Hygiene.

Target group
Middle and senior level practitioners who wish to strengthen their WASH project planning and management capacity; Practitioners who want to understand the role of WASH in the context of wider and ever changing public health environment; Practitioners who seek to understand the inter-linkages between different disciplines that make WASH programmes and projects successful; Those with aspirations to work in the WASH sector in a management capacity.

Entry requirements
Possession of at least a degree in related Engineering disciplines; Natural Sciences and Social Sciences from an accredited institution.

Application fee
USD$20 paid into A/C First Capital Bank, NGO Centre Branch, Nostro No. 21573780515 (USD Payments)

To apply
Send an email to training@iwsd.co.zw to receive an application form. You can also visit our offices at No. 34A Marlborough Drive, Marlborough, Harare OR call on 0242-799050 or 0779407332 for more information.


Certificate in Leadership and Management: Africa Leadership and Management Academy (ALMA)
Deadline: Rolling


About
Africa Leadership and Management Academy (ALMA), an affiliate college of the National University of Science and Technology (NUST), is offering the Online Certificate in Leadership and Management programme designed to equip individuals with the knowledge and skills to lead and manage teams effectively and efficiently. The programme also prepares students for servant and transformative leadership in the public sector, private sector, and civil society organisations including religious bodies. The programme has the added advantage of providing learners with a recognized qualification in leadership and management.

Programme structure
The Online Certificate is a Part-time Modular programme consisting of six (6) core modules: Organisations and Structures; Biblical Principles for Personal, Family & Organisational Transformation; Principles of Leadership Practice; Principles of Management Practice; Organisational Sustainability; Problem Solving and Decision Making.

Study start and duration
Start: May / November (minimum number of participants required). One can join existing classes any time of the year. Bridging modules in Computer and Writing skills are offered in February and August. Graduation ceremonies are held in November. Standard period of study is 6 months (Minimum 3 months; Maximum 12 months).

Entry requirements and supporting documents
Applicants shall have at least five (5) “O” Level passes including Mathematics and English. Mature candidates (30 years and above) with at least two (2) years of leading and managing people in specific work tasks.

Fees
Application Fee: US$10 paid into A/C Stanbic Bank, Minerva Branch, Nostro No. 9140001002294, or cash at the ALMA offices. Full Programme Cost: US$150 (Also payable as six US$30 modular installments).

Application procedures
Enquiries directed to: The Registrar’s Office on +263 786 405 942 / 08677 174 235 / 08677 174 237 or email registrar@alma.co.zw or programme@alma.co.zw Downloaded the application form from the ALMA website Completed applications to be submitted to Registrar, 33 Marlborough Drive, Marlborough, Harare or sent to the above given emails.
Calls for services . . .

Provision of Network Monitoring Solution: Zimbabwe Health Interventions (ZHI)
Deadline: 24 June 2022


Background
Zimbabwe Health Interventions (ZHI) invites suitable qualified service providers for the submission of proposals for the provision of Network Monitoring Solution across its 20+ district offices. The Information Technology (IT) Department of ZHI needs a network monitoring solution which monitors the health, availability, and performance of the ZHI in real time. A solution which will help ZHI to optimize network performance and achieve an error-free network.

Objective
The objective of the project is to implement a helpdesk system that provides a self-service portal where IT personnel will be proactive and agile in monitoring network performance.The system shall allow ZHI-IT to promptly continuously monitor its network and provides an in-depth visibility and control over it. In case of a fault, the administrators can easily drill down to the root cause and eliminate it before operations are affected.

To apply
Get full terms of reference and application instructions here


Borehole Equipping: Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA)
Deadline: 27 June 2022


Re-advertisement: Applicants to be guided by BDQs and designs

In fulfilment of the activities for "improving access to clean water of good quality and quantity” in 6 wards of Gokwe North and Mbire Districts under the ERRIC Project

Funded by USAID and implemented by ADRA Zimbabwe in collaboration with the Government of Zimbabwe.

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is the humanitarian and development organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Through an international network, the organization delivers relief and development assistance to individuals in more than 130 countries - regardless of their ethnicity, political affiliation, or religious association. ADRA’s mission is to act as a catalyst for change, inspiring, engaging, and empowering people to strive together to overcome poverty and injustice, managing the risks and impacts of disasters. ADRA’s core sectors include Holistic Health; Secure and Sustainable Livelihoods; Education; and Emergency Management.

ADRA is implementing the USAID/BHA/ADRA ERRIC Project in Gokwe North and Mbire districts, Midlands and Mashonaland Central provinces respectively. The project has a life span of 16 months starting from August, 2021 to November 2021 targeting communities in 10 wards in Gokwe North and 5 wards in Mbire. The goal of ERRIC is to ensure household in Gokwe North and Mbire have improved food security and improved resilience to respond to the drought affecting the country. This project aims to assisted farmers with agricultural inputs for small grains and fodder crops seed, small livestock (Does), revive Disaster Risk Management committees, facilitate vulnerable households to access financial services and improve hygiene and water supply.

ADRA seeks to equip 8 boreholes in 6 wards within Gokwe North (GN) and Mbire (M) districts. Borehole equipping will be characterised by installation of submersible pumps, solar panels, tanks, tankstands, and security palisade fencing.

To apply
Get full terms of reference, bidding specifications and application instructions here

Previous applicants are urged to re-submit bids as guided by the BOQs and designs.
Invitations to tender . . .

Solar / Gravity Driven Piped Water Schemes in Chipinge: Oxfam
Deadline: 4 July 2022 (5pm)


Tender Reference: RO-ZWHRE-22-0094-ZWCHJ-0021

Oxfam is a registered International Non-Governmental Organisation. It is a member of Oxfam International, an international confederation of 17 Organisations working together in 98 countries with partners and other allies around the world.

Oxfam focuses its activities on providing a comprehensive response to poverty, working cohesively in the four areas that constitute its identity: development cooperation, humanitarian action, faire trade, social mobilization, campaigns and education for global citizenship.

Oxfam Southern Africa is conducting a tender process within Zimbabwe for Solar / Gravity Driven Piped Water Schemes in Chipinge

To apply
Get full information and application instructions here


Cash Transfer Service Providers: Welthungerhilfe
Deadline: 14 July 2022


Welthungerhilfe was established in 1962. It is today one of the largest private organizations working in development cooperation and humanitarian aid in Germany. Non-profit-seeking, non-partisan and non-denominational.

ZWE 1141: FBA is in the market today for the following services:

Cash transfer services to be distributed in 3 cycles, that is once every month for 3 months at a rate of US$12 / person / month in Chimanimani. Total disbursement for the month is US$57 180.00 and a total of US$171 540.00 for the three months. (July to September 2022)
 
Service providers in Zimbabwe can tender for the above services.

To apply
View full invitation to tender and application instructions here
Volunteer . . .

Board Treasurer: Foundation Zimbabwe (PVO 85/21)
Deadline: 30 June 2022 (5pm)


Foundation Zimbabwe is a registered child and women’s rights organization empowering communities in Early Childhood Education learning of children, teen mothers’ back-to-school formal education support, economic empowerment and running school feeding schemes in communities. Women and girls under our Smart Women And Girls (SWAG) project get skills development in livelihoods projects like farming, rearing chicken layers and sewing etc. Programming is in the Goromonzi District, Mashonaland East Province, Buhera, Manicaland Province and Zvimba, Mashonaland West Province.

Our organization is seeking to recruit a Voluntary Board Treasurer who is available for four board meetings a year including all duties and any other required by the Voluntary role. The candidate MUST have reasonable experience in private voluntary organizations (PVO) Finance Management, have proven interest and passion in child and women’s rights.

The duties of the Treasurer shall include
Providing financial oversight for Foundation Zimbabwe and give advice to the executive committee on the finances and financial control and operation of Foundation Zimbabwe; Reporting to the Executive Committee and the Annual General Meeting on the Financial matters and standing of Foundation Zimbabwe; Ensuring that proper books of accounts are kept by the Directorate; Within three months after the end of each financial year of Foundation Zimbabwe, cause the accounts of the organization to be audited by registered auditors as appointed by the AGM; Present a financial report for the AGM.

To apply
Interested candidates kindly send CVs to communication@foundationzim.org


Media and Communications Volunteer / Intern: Faith Hope Foundation
Deadline: 31 August 2022


About the NGO
Faith Hope Foundation is a non governmental organisation based in Mutare.

Who we are
Faith Hope Foundation is legally constituted and registered in Zimbabwe.

Our mission
We seek to empower and equip families, youths, vulnerable children, women and communities by ministering to their emotional, physical and spiritual needs.

About the job
The Media and Communications Volunteer will work across all departments on the following areas: Coordinating social media, website updates and newsletter material with staff across all departments; Working on storyboarding and developing content as well as engaging and creative social media and awareness-raising campaigns; Monitoring growth across social media platforms and promotion of social media platforms; Photographing/ filming and editing visual content that documents project activities; Improving communication with teams internally and with external partners; Developing, editing and proofreading website and blog content; Promoting and publicizing the organization on external platforms; Creating partnerships and maintaining good public relations across out projects and any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and experience
Recent graduate with a degree or diploma in Media Studies, Social work OR other NGO relevant qualifications; Students in universities, colleges or professional institutions studying towards a degree or diploma in Media Studies and other relevant qualifications; Have good communication skills; Have a deep understanding of social work; Possess excellent writing skills; Have multimedia skills in audio and video editing.

To apply
You can direct your application with the subject Media and Communications Volunteer / Intern to the following email address: faithhopezw@gmail.com

Women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Internships . . .

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Graduate Intern - Finance: Catholic Relief Services (CRS)
Deadline: 24 June 2022


Location: Harare

About CRS
Catholic Relief Services is the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States of America. CRS works to save, protect, and transform lives in need in more than 100 countries, without regard of race, religion, or nationality. CRS’ relief and development work is accomplished through programs of emergency response, HIV, health, agriculture, education, microfinance, and peacebuilding. Registered in Zimbabwe under the PVO Act, certificate number 6/2002, CRS has been supporting program activities in Zimbabwe since 1989 and has long-standing relationships with Church and non-Church partners and communities throughout the country. Zimbabwe program implements projects through 14 partner organizations in 30 districts in the areas of health, OVC, education, food security and agricultural livelihoods, and peacebuilding. CRS seeks to fill in the following position that has arisen.

Job summary
The intern will support the Pathways project finance team in the preparation of USAID VAT files, filing of Partner Copy documents for Financial Year 2022 as well as supporting Sub-Recipient Financial Monitoring in support of the Catholic Relief Services’ (CRS) mission to serve the poor and vulnerable.

Responsibilities include
Preparation of USAID VAT files; Collecting vouchers from partners and CRS; Checking vouchers for completion; Filing all VAT documents; Getting the VAT submissions authorized and submitted to USAID for FY21 and FY22; Photocopying all records pulled from CP Finance and replacing them; Stamping all CRS copy documents; Filing of Partner Copy documents for FY22; Assisting the Archivist to store partner copy files for FY22 SRFM Support; Supporting the sub recipient financial monitoring process by accompanying SRFM teams and sampling vouchers.

Education and experience
A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, CIMA, ACCA or CIS; A minimum of 1 year working experience in a similar position, preferably in the NGO sector; Knowledge of relevant public donors’ regulations preferred; Proficient in MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), knowledge of Insight financial accounting package or similar financial reporting software preferred).

To apply
Those who meet the above criteria are invited to submit their applications together with a cover letter and detailed Curriculum Vitae that includes names and email addresses of three traceable references. Applications should be clearly marked with the position applied for, i.e., "Graduate Intern - Finance" in the email subject line. Please submit your applications to The Country Representative at the following email address: Zimbabwe.crs@crs.org Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

CRS does not charge application fees or processing fees to potential applicants or any fee throughout the recruitment process.

Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. CRS carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. We welcome as a part of our staff people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need. CRS’ processes and policies reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

By applying for this job, the candidate understands and acknowledges that CRS requires its staff to treat all people with dignity and respect. Further, s/he understands that if successful, s/he will be subject to a comprehensive background check, and personal/professional references will be asked to evaluate the candidate’s behaviors related to safeguarding-related topics.


Finance and Administration Graduate Trainee (Harare): Zimbabwe National Network of PLHIV (ZNNP+)
Deadline: 27 June 2022 (Applications reviewed on a rolling basis)


About
ZNNP+ is an umbrella body that represents the interests of people living with HIV in Zimbabwe in their diversity. The organization is represented in support groups and community-based organizations at all provincial, district and ward levels of Zimbabwe. ZNNP+’s mission is to improve the quality of life for people living with HIV in all their diversity.

Position summary
The successful candidate will be assisting in finance and operations functions at the national office ensuring that these functions are conducted in compliance with ZNNP+ and donor related policies and procedures. Finance and Administration Graduate trainee will be responsible for assisting in the coordination of the Finance, Human Resources, Procurement and Logistics and Administration functions.

Job description
Reporting to the Finance and Administration Officer, The Finance and Admin Graduate Trainee shall be responsible for assisting in implementation of financial policies to guarantee operational efficiency in accordance with IFRS and donor requirements; assist in maintenance of records and receipts for all daily transactions and posting them to appropriate ledger; maintain efficient, proper, and transparent filing of all financial documents; process payments as provided in the approved budget; ensure that proper authorisation is obtained before making any payment; verification and reconciliation of all accounting documents; ensure compliance and enforcement of internal policies, donor regulations and budget restrictions; assess accuracy and completeness of documentation and conformity with reporting and procedural standards; ensure that all financial records pertaining to the project are properly completed and stored in a secure place; undertake monthly bank reconciliations. Assist in preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports, contribute to financial audits; assist in procurement processes, for the organisation; Assisting in periodic physical inventory and assets count and verification. Carry out any other duties as required by management.

Qualifications and experience
Degree in Finance, Accounting, or relevant field or equivalent. Minimum of one (1) year of experience in a similar position; knowledge of donor financial regulations and accounting processes; savvy with accounting software packages such as PASTEL and SAGE; Proficiency in Microsoft Office packages especially Excel, Willing to learn; Strong communication skills.

To apply
If you meet the above criteria and you have the drive, send your application and CV to The Human Resources, No 28 Divine Road, Milton Park, Harare or via email jobs@znnp.org

PLHIV and women who meet the set criteria are strongly encouraged to apply.
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Consultancies . . .

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Labour Market and Micro-Value Chain Assessment Consultant: Bantwana Zimbabwe
Deadline: 24 June 2022 (close of business)


Bantwana Zimbabwe is providing technical support in the PEPFAR / USAID funded Support Maintain Advocate Reduce risk and Transform (SMART). SMART Girls’ DREAMS (Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored, and Safe women) program is currently being implemented in Chipinge, Makoni and Mutare districts of Manicaland province, Zimbabwe. The SMART Girls’ DREAMS initiative, aims to reduce new HIV infections amongst Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) through provision of i) HIV prevention, condom education, gender norms change, social assets building, and sexual violence prevention; ii) Economic empowerment for AGYW (financial literacy, work readiness and employability trainings, vocational training for market-driven technical skills, internships.

Bantwana Zimbabwe is seeking to recruit a senior, strategic and dynamic consultant to lead a value chain mapping and mentorship capabilities assessment exercise in Chipinge, Makoni and Mutare districts in Manicaland Province. The Consultant will work within formal and informal enterprises collaborating with the Ministry of Women Affairs Community Small and Medium and Enterprises Development (MoWACSMED), Ministry of Youth, Sports, Arts and Recreation (MoYSAR), Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education (MoHTE), Ministry of Industry and Commerce (MoIC), Standards Association of Zimbabwe (SAZ), National Employment Councils (NECs) for various growth sectors and the Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Association.

Specific responsibilities will include
Mapping of the micro value chains for sectors with greatest growth potential; Identifying areas, within each industry, where AGYW can participate meaningfully in either full time employment, self or group business; Developing a checklist for the identification and selection of host companies / enterprises / artisans within each sector for AGYW mentorship; Providing inputs for revision of vocational skills training curricula in each industry; Developing sector specific value propositions that promote company /enterprise / artisan uptake of and commitment to mentorship of AGYW. Key capabilities of mentorship should include the host companies’ ability to house the girls, support their interest area and enhance their skills. In addition, the host company will be supported with links to business development.

Qualifications, experience and competencies required
A minimum of a Master’s degree related to economics, statistics, agriculture, development studies, international development, or other (desirable); A minimum of 10 years of experience working in value chains, livelihoods, urban resilience building, micro-enterprise development and evaluation of donor-funded projects; experience working on USAID-funded projects is highly desirable; Demonstrated ability to interact and communicate with wide range of stakeholders, including government, private sector, formal and informal businesses, technical schools, etc.; Proven experience in research into livelihoods, resilience building, and economic strengthening for sub-populations within urban settings; Experience in economic growth analysis and inclusive business development models; Ability to produce high quality deliverables within tight deadlines; Strong inter-personal skills; Excellent communication and report writing skills.

This consultancy is for a period of one month.

To apply
Interested candidates should submit their expression of interest demonstrating their suitability for the position and detailed CVs, clearly stating SMART CONSULTANCY in the subject section to: info@bantwana.org Bantwana Zimbabwe is an equal opportunity employer - Female candidates are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Baseline Survey: Methodist Development and Relief Agency (MeDRA)
Deadline: 24 June 2022


Background
Methodist Development and Relief Agency (MeDRA) seeks to undertake a Baseline Survey amongst the beneficiaries for Gokwe South, Bikita and Chipinge. The baseline survey is for the 2022 -2026 MeDRA’s Strategic Plan aimed at establishing the initial situation or condition that exists at the beginning of the strategic plan. Thus, the baseline survey aims to assess the needs in areas of operations, key elements of the work against which progress, and impact will be measured and establish future interventions for the organisation. The incumbent is required to submit a detailed EOI with a comprehensive budget covering the 3 districts in the 15-day duration.

Tasks of the consultancy
In carrying out this work, the consultant shall: Submit a detailed inception report outlining the Consultant’s understanding of the assignment and the approach to be employed; Conduct qualitative and quantitative data collection; Develop and submit a comprehensive final baseline report with proposed recommendations.

Deliverables
The consultancy will be responsible for the following deliverables: A final comprehensive detailed baseline report of the study reviewed and accepted by MeDRA and its funding partner; A summarized power-point presentation of the report.

Duration
This is a 15-days of consultancy (10 days of data collection and 5 days for analysis and report writing), expected to commence on the 4th of July 2022 to the 18th of July 2022.

Expected qualifications and experience
The Consultant must be a qualified researcher, possessing a master’s degree with a bias in Agriculture / Livelihoods / Development / WASH or relevant demonstrate a minimum of 10 years’ experience and should have 3 reputable and contactable references.

To apply
Interested and experienced individuals should submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) to info@medrazim.org.zw


Impact of Double Tax Treaties and Loan Agreements on Domestic Resource Mobilisation in Zimbabwe and Mozambique - A focus on the Mining Sector: Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA)
Deadline: 24 June 2022


Time Frame for assignment: 20 days
Reports to: Programmes Manager

Introduction and background
The Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA) is a public interest environmental law organization, working on the promotion of environmental justice in Southern Africa through sustainable and equitable utilization of natural resources and environmental protection. In conducting its work in the extractives sector, ZELA is contributing to the empowerment of women in mining. In conducting its work in the extractives industries, ZELA believes in people-driven, and people centred approaches to mining taxation to achieve optimal utilization of mineral resources for sustainable socio-economic development and progressive realisation of socio-economic rights.

It is a fact that the development and operationalisation of mining projects requires intensive capital which in countries such as Zimbabwe and Mozambique, comes in the form of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). It follows that different scales of mining are undertaken by investors who are not residents of the host country, giving rise to questions on which country has the right to taxation of income emanating from operations and at what percentage. It is this state of affairs that has given rise to Double Tax Agreements (DTAs). DTA were introduced as an international tax instrument which sought to avoid double taxation of the same income or capital to the same taxpayer in the same period in two jurisdictions and promoting international tax compliance and information sharing. Unless tax treaties are designed or renegotiated in a careful manner that not only favours the taxpayers (in this case the investors), governments may end up collecting substantially less revenue from mining compared to what they would under domestic law. In addition, in recent years, it has emerged that DTAs are being used by some mining companies as a conduit for tax avoidance across tax jurisdictions through tax planning schemes, treaty shopping and round tripping resulting in "double non-taxation."

It is against this background that ZELA intends to engage a consultant to conduct an analysis of the DTAs that Zimbabwe and Mozambique are a party to and their implications on domestic resource mobilisation with a focus on the mining sector.

Main objective of the consultancy
In consultation with the organisation’s programmes team, the consultant is expected to produce a report that enables the organisation to achieve the following objectives: Provide detailed evidence-based on the overview of DTAs that Zimbabwe and Mozambique are a party to in the context of tax justice, tax equity, tax and human rights and optimal tax regimes, with a focus on the mining sector; Bring out key implications of Zimbabwe and Mozambique’s DTAs to the mining sector related domestic resource mobilisation and the progressive realisation of socio-economic rights; Proffer practical recommendations on how Zimbabwe and Mozambique can renegotiate or craft future DTAs affecting the mining sector.

Expected output
A well-researched, detailed, well-written and comprehensive report on DTAs that Zimbabwe and Mozambique are a party to with implications on domestic resource mobilisation with a focus on the mining sector as well as practical recommendations.

Key deliverables and timeline
Conduct an in-depth literature review on the subject matter including key developments at the national, regional, and international level; Develop a research report with clear assessment of Zimbabwe and Mozambique’s DTAs and implications on domestic resource mobilisation for the progressive realisation of socio-economic rights, clearly capturing the challenges, opportunities, and recommendations with a focus on the mining sector; In the assessment and assessment, the consultant must at all times employ a gender lense in carrying out the study; Develop a power point presentation of the research report.

Timeline
The assignment is scheduled to run for 20 days from the date of awarding of the contract.

Qualifications and experience
Advanced university degree (MA or PhD) in Law, Development Studies, Political Economy preferably with experience in local content policies, private and public procurement, women’s rights and natural resource governance. Demonstrated knowledge and experience in conducting research covering different countries. Excellent English language skills and ability to write clear and compelling content for a wide variety of audiences, knowledge of Portuguese will be an added advantage. Ability to work with minimum supervision and deliver outputs of high quality.

To apply
Interested candidates must submit their expression of interest together with the budget, including previous work for reference purposes. The aforementioned should be emailed to procurementzw@gmail.com The title of the consultancy should be clearly stated in the email subject.


Gender Audit in Tertiary Institutions: Female Students Network Trust (FSNT)
Deadline: 25 June 2022


Duty Provinces: Harare, Midlands, and Bulawayo (Zimbabwe)
Contract Duration: 40 days
Estimated Start Date: 1 July 2022

Background
Female Students Network Trust (FSNT) advocates for the rights of young women in Zimbabwe’s institutions of higher learning through leadership development and mentorship programs. These are done through various empowerment thematic areas that include: women’s participation in institutional governance bodies, women’s rights advocacy, policy advocacy, facilitating access to psycho-social support services to survivors of sexual gender-based violence, and economic empowerment initiatives. FSNT’s vision is to become a centre of excellence, innovative and empowerment programs for female students in Zimbabwe.

FSNT is implementing a project under the Citizen Engagement for Accountability Activity [CEAA]. CEAA is a five-year development activity implemented by a consortium of Zimbabwean organisations, which includes the CEAA Secretariat, Legal Resources Foundation (LRF), Restless Development, and other local partners. CEAA will contribute to public affairs strengthening and civic engagement in Zimbabwe by promoting robust and informed effective citizen participation in governance processes at multiple levels with an eye to improved, citizen-driven development. The Activity will work with and through local organisations’ initiatives and seek unique methods, innovative pathways, and partnerships to achieve this purpose. CEAA’s objectives are to: (1) Activate citizen agency for accountability, (2) Strengthen women’s leadership and inclusion; (3) Increase youth empowerment and positive engagement.

FSNT is implementing a project title: Championing Gender Justice in Tertiary Institutions under the CEAA Women-Led grants. The project’s overall objective is to promote female students’ participation in college leadership and national elections, ultimately contributing towards CEAA Objective 2 on strengthening women’s leadership and inclusion. FSNT desires to commission a gender audit of three tertiary institutions in Zimbabwe, namely UZ, MSU, and NUST, to understand the gender dynamics in tertiary institutions.

Purpose and scope of the study

The purpose of the study is to assess sectoral knowledge, perceptions, and practices towards gender in tertiary institutions. Identify gaps and opportunities for gender inclusion in the tertiary institutions’ governance structures and recommend suitable organisational structures and systems to make tertiary institutions more gender responsive. Throughout the audit, the aspect of gender-based violence should be treated as a cross-cutting issue with particular focus on sexual harassment.

The gender audit will be conducted in three provinces of Zimbabwe, namely Harare, Midlands, and Bulawayo, in the following universities, polytechnics, and teacher’s colleges - University of Zimbabwe, Belvedere Technical Teachers College, Harare Polytechnic College, Midlands State University, Gweru Polytechnic College, Mkoba Teachers College, National University of Science Education, Bulawayo Polytechnic College, and Hillside Teachers College.

To apply
View full terms of reference and application instructions here


Pathways Project Consultancies: Catholic Relief Services Zimbabwe (CRS / ZW)
Deadline: 28 June 2022 (5pm)


Catholic Relief Services Zimbabwe (CRS / ZW) seeks to hire the services of independent external consultants (individual or institution) for the following two consultancies:

Virological Failure Among Adolescents Consultancy
Reference: Zim-BU-22-RFGS-197682
Duration: 2 months (July - August 2022)

Capacity Strengthening Model Consultancy
Reference: Zim-BU-22-RFGS-197678
Duration: 2 months (July -August, 2022)

The USAID and PEPFAR-funded Pathways Project uses economic strengthening, local ownership and leadership, and gender transformation to strengthen the capacity of HIV-affected individuals, households and communities to progress along pathways out of poverty, along functional service referral pathways, along continuum of care pathways to reach the targets, and along age and stage appropriate pathways that promote positive child, adolescent, and youth health, wellbeing, and development. Led by CRS, the Pathways Project consortium includes partners Maestral International, International Youth Foundation (IYF) and Musasa and resource partners (TMG, Picture Impact, Clowns without Borders) and local implementing partners in 9 districts.

To apply
Get more information here


Research to Investigate Financing of Clean Energy Solutions: Parliament of Zimbabwe
Deadline: 30 June 2022 (10:30am)


Tax and Accountability Enhancement Project (TAEP)
Sector: Governance
Financing Agreement reference: 21 00 155040633
Project ID No.: P-ZW-KF0-012

The Government of the Republic of Zimbabwe has received financing from the African Development Fund (ADF) toward the cost of the Tax and Accountability Enhancement Project (TAEP), and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this grant to payments under the contract for a Research to Investigate Financing of Clean Energy Solutions in Zimbabwe in Line with Sustainable Development Goal 7.
 
The services included under this project, among others, are; (i) Undertake a desk research to investigate financing of clean energy solutions in Zimbabwe in line with Sustainable Development Goal 7 for ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all by 2030; (ii) Collect information from the relevant Ministries and institutions on Clean energy solutions being implemented by the Government; (iii) Provide a comprehensive assessment of the domestic energy situation in Zimbabwe. (iv) Facilitate a training workshop for the Committee where dissemination of research findings and training of Members of Parliament and staff on financing for clean energy solutions. The estimated period of execution is 30 days.

The Parliament of Zimbabwe now invites eligible Consultancy firms to indicate their interest in providing these services. Interested firms must send Profiles and CVs that provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills among staff, registration certificates, etc.). The assignment requires a consultancy firm with prior experience in conducting researches and facilitating trainings. A good understanding of sustainable energy in development is an added advantage. Consultants may constitute joint-ventures to enhance their chances of qualification.

Eligibility criteria, establishment of the short-list and the selection procedure shall be in accordance with the African Development Bank’s “Procurement Policy of Bank Group Funded Operations 2015”, which is available on the Bank’s website

Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address below during office hours 08:00 hours to 16:30 hours. Expressions of interest must be delivered to the address below by 30 June 2022 at 10.30 am local Zimbabwe time (GMT + 2 hours) and mention “RESEARCH TO INVESTIGATE FINANCING OF CLEAN ENERGY SOLUTIONS IN ZIMBABWE IN LINE WITH SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOAL 7”

The Programmes Coordinator
Attn: The Procurement Specialist
Programmes Coordination Unit, Parliament of Zimbabwe
Cnr. Third Street and Kwame Nkrumah Avenue, Third Floor, Room 313
P. O Box CY 298, Causeway, Harare

E-mail: mangenal@parlzim.gov.zw


Research on the Economic Impacts of Contract Disclosure in the Mining Industry in Zimbabwe: Parliament of Zimbabwe
Deadline: 30 June 2022 (10:30am)


Tax and Accountability Enhancement Project (TAEP)
Sector: Governance
Financing Agreement reference: 21 00 155040633
Project ID No.: P-ZW-KF0-012

The Government of the Republic of Zimbabwe has received financing from the African Development Fund (ADF) toward the cost of the Tax and Accountability Enhancement Project (TAEP), and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this grant to payments under the contract for a Research on the impacts of contract disclosure in the mining industry in Zimbabwe.
 
The services included under this project are (i) Conduct a desk research on Contract Transparency in Zimbabwe for the past 20 years; (ii) Collect information from the Ministry of Mines and Mining Development and other relevant institutions on Mining Agreements signed between the Government and investors; (iii) Analyse mining agreements and identify any risks associated with individuals, entities or investors who are part of the agreements; (iv) Identify any unfair tax exemptions, incentives or tax holidays, offshore procurement, management contracts that can prejudice the country; (v) Assess any legal loopholes in the contracts; (vi) Outline the economic implications of the fiscal provisions in the mining agreements; (vii) Give recommendations on how to improve contract negotiations which are advantageous to the country; (viii) Identify specific training needs of the Mines and Minerals Development Committee; (ix) Facilitate a training workshop where dissemination of research findings and training of Members of Parliament and staff will take place. The methodology of the training should be both theoretical and participatory based on the principles of learning by doing. It is expected that consultants will avoid lectures and focus on learning exercises, role playing and other relevant learning activities wherever possible. The estimated period of execution is 35 days.

The Parliament of Zimbabwe now invites eligible Consultancy firms to indicate their interest in providing these services. Interested consultants must send Profiles and CVs that provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills among staff, registration certificates, etc.). The assignment requires a consultancy firm with prior experience in conducting researches and facilitating trainings. The firm must have a good understanding of contract and mining law. Consultants may constitute joint-ventures to enhance their chances of qualification.

Eligibility criteria, establishment of the short-list and the selection procedure shall be in accordance with the African Development Bank’s “Procurement Policy of Bank Group Funded Operations 2015”, which is available on the Bank’s website

To apply
Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address below during office hours 08:00 hours to 16:30 hours. Expressions of interest must be delivered to the address below by 30 June 2022 at 10.30 am local Zimbabwe time (GMT + 2 hours) and mention “RESEARCH ON THE ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF CONTRACT DISCLOSURE IN THE MINING INDUSTRY IN ZIMBABWE”
 
The Programmes Coordinator
Attn: The Procurement Specialist
Programmes Coordination Unit, Parliament of Zimbabwe
Cnr. Third Street and Kwame Nkrumah Avenue, Third Floor, Room 313
P. O Box CY 298, Causeway, Harare

E-mail: mangenal@parlzim.gov.zw


Financial Advisor (Part Time): Adult Rape Clinic (ARC)
Deadline: 30 June 2022


Location: Harare
Type of Appointment: Part Time 10 hours per week (Special Short Term with possibility of extension)
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

About
Adult Rape Clinic (ARC) is a Private Voluntary Organization (61/18) which works to deliver medico-legal and counselling services to survivors of sexual violence and promotes awareness on prevention of sexual violence. ARC’s headquarters are in Harare. It has satellite clinics in Kadoma, Gokwe and Masvingo.

Position summary
We are looking for an experienced part-time Financial Advisor to support the ARC Finance and Administration Department and ensure adequate implementation and management of financial resources in line with the organisation’s policies and donor requirements.

Primary duties and responsibilities
Design a user friendly, simple financial management account template for presentation of reports to management and the Board; Offer quality advice and information regarding financial management to ARC Finance and Non-Finance staff; Carry out the Internal Audit function to strengthen internal controls; Review and finalize the ARC Cost Recovery and Internal Control Policies; Support with proposal development through budget formulation and analysis in liaison with the Partnership and Development consultant; Continuously Review and advise ARC’s financial and administrative policies and regulations to improve ARC’s financial management.

Qualifications
Degree in Accounting / Administration plus a professional qualification such as CA (Z)/ ACCA.

Additional academic and professional qualification that maybe an added advantage for this job
Masters in Finance / Business Administration / Equivalent

Experience required
5 years relevant / proven experience in a managerial position; Strong knowledge and experience of accounting software packages; Working with Non Governmental Organisations especially in the Sexual Gender Based Violence service provision sector; Proven experience in developing policies, implementing financial controls and internal audits.

Technical skills and competencies
High level of personal intergrity; Highly organized and detail-oriented; Strong analytical and math skills; Understanding of legal and regulatory requirements; Strong work ethic; Effective communication skills with individuals at all levels of the organisation; Computer literate including effective writing skills of MS Word, Excel and email; Ability to adapt and learn new software.

Working conditions
This is a part-time position and extension is dependent on the availability of funding.

To apply
Applications together with detailed curriculum vitae, proof of qualification and experience should be submitted to Adult Rape Clinic, Ward C9, Parirenyatwa Hospital, Mazowe Street, or email to arcrecruitment2009@gmail.com

Only those meeting the above requirements will be responded to. ARC’s employment policy is based on gender and human right approaches, therefore offers opportunities to all.
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Provincial Finance and Administration Assistant: Organisation for Public Health Interventions & Development (OPHID)
Deadline: 24 June 2022 (4pm)


Reporting to: Program Manager
Location: Bulawayo Provincial Offices
Type of Contract: Fixed Term Contract

Main purpose of the job
The successful candidate will be responsible for the finance and operations functions of the province ensuring that these functions are conducted in compliance with OPHID policies and procedures. The Provincial Finance and Administration Assistant will be responsible for the coordination of the Finance, Human Resources, Procurement and Logistics and Administration functions of the province.

Main responsibilities

Finance - Coordinating the inputs from different districts and updating the consolidated provincial budget templates and budget narratives in liaison with the Finance Analyst to come up with accurate budgets; Build the capacity of provincial managers and district program officers to effectively manage their budgets through sharing detail ledger extracts for their respective units, interpreting financial data and coordinating with the Finance Officer to provide any additional information as required; Assist the Provincial Manager to track expenditure through interpreting the Budget Variance Analysis Report (BVA Report); Support the provincial managers to prepare the monthly cash request; Create and maintain copies of financial records in compliance with OPHID policies and procedures; Review consolidate and submit consolidated petty cash acquittals to the Provincial Manager for approval; Review all district acquittals/expense reports for compliance with OPHID policies and procedures prior to submission to central office.

Human Resources - To coordinate the local recruitment and selection function, to ensure that the best staff are selected in compliance with OPHID policy. To participate in placement of adverts, inviting candidates for interviews, and organizing interviews, under guidance from HR Central Office; Ensuring the collation of all Provincial timesheets including HRH Nurses and CRF’s; Checking and ensuring that all timesheets are correctly signed and filled before timeously submitting them to Central Office; Collecting and submitting Human Resources documents to and from Provincial staff to Central Office; Supporting the Provincial Manager in organizing Provincial leave plans. In liaison with the Provincial Coordinator sent through leave reminders, to ensure that Provincial staff go on leave, in accordance with the Policy; Creating, maintaining and updating the database for Clinical Referral Facilitators and OI/ART nurses. Coordinating and keeping track of the submission of time sheets and reports; Maintaining and updating the Provincial Policies File.

Procurement - Coordinate the development of consolidated provincial offices procurement plans in compliance with OPHID policies and procedures; Raise procurement requisitions for each district in the Pastel Evolution Procurement Module in compliance with OPHID policies and procedures; Liaising with Provincial staff in procuring and verifying workshop venues to ensure that venues are compliant and that value for money is obtained; Coordinating the organization of workshops and conferences for the province as per the guidelines to ensure that workshops are held at appropriate venues; Keep the office organized and running efficiently through ordering office supplies as needed and keeping track of inventories.

Transport - Ensure that programs have adequate transport through scheduling for maintenance and liaising with the central office Transport Officer for back up as necessary; Prepare the monthly transport report for the province through reviewing and consolidating the input from all districts in compliance with the OPHID Transport Policy and Procedures; Prepare the fuel and tollgates monthly expenditure schedules in compliance with the OPHID Policies and Procedures; Support the Provincial Manager to effectively manage the fleet through monitoring the vehicle tracking system and generating exception reports with recommendations for corrective action; Participate as a member of the accident review committee in compliance with the OPHID Transport Policy’ Maintain vehicle use records in compliance with OPHID policies and procedures.

Asset Management - Periodic inspection of OPHID’s assets and properties and ensuring that they are tagged for safeguarding the assets and maintenance of the Asset Registers ensuring that all asset and supplies acquisitions are recorded therein; Maintenance of office equipment to ensure operational efficiency in the office.

Qualifications
At least a Degree in Accounting, Business Studies or Administration (where courses on financial management, administration, human resources management were part of the degree curriculum); Valid and Clean Class 4 Drivers’ License with at least 2 years driving experience; Sound appreciation of internal controls and accounting principles; Excellent knowledge and application skills of IT tools and management systems; Commitment to accuracy and attention to detail; Good analytical skills and results orientation; Client oriented approach to work; Skills to manage relationships and communicate.

For a detailed advert with the application process, visit our website here

To apply

Step 1: Complete the application form here

Step 2: Submit your CV and application letter via email to: recruitment@ophid.co.zw clearly indicating the position you are applying for on the subject of the email.

OPHID and its Consortium partners are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate against any employee or job applicant based on race, political affiliation, religion, tribe, national origin, gender, physical or mental disability, health status (including HIV status) or age.

OPHID does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, technical test, oral interviews, processing, training, or any other fees).

While OPHID may from time to time engage external consultants for the facilitation of the recruitment process, only OPHID has the right to offer employment to candidates. No third parties have been authorized to offer employment on behalf of OPHID.


Market Systems Development Regional Coordinator: Mercy Corps
Deadline: 24 June 2022


Location: Bulawayo
Position Status: Fixed-term, Full-time
Duration: 1 year (with possibility of extension)

About Mercy Corps
Mercy Corps partners with communities as they move from a place of fragility to resilience, meeting urgent needs while addressing root causes – always powered by the belief that a better world is possible. To do this, we know our teams do their best work when they are diverse, and every team member feels that they belong. We welcome diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills so that we can be stronger and have long term impact.

The Program / Department / Team
Mercy Corps has been operating in Zimbabwe since 2002 focusing its interventions on a multi-sectoral market systems development portfolio mobilizing communities to promote small-scale agriculture and revive local economies. MC Zimbabwe seeks to support at-risk communities in Zimbabwe - with a specific focus on young people, women and other marginalized groups - to move towards sustainable development through building resilience and strong inclusive systems in the face of climatic and economic shocks and stresses. Market driven approaches are at the heart of Mercy Corps’ programming. Mercy Corps facilitates the development of systems that increase incomes and improve access to goods, with services, and employment opportunities, while reducing the risks and effects of shocks and stresses.

General position summary
Mercy Corps Zimbabwe will implement a 4-year Market Systems Development (MSD) program focused on urban / peri-urban and the associated rural and urban linkages. The program seeks to improve incomes, working conditions and resilience to shocks and stresses for women through sustainable livelihoods, with a particular emphasis on the potential embedded in microenterprises and informal markets. This position presents an exciting opportunity to lead a programme that pushes the boundaries of conventional MSD practice through its application of the MSD approach to employment outcomes for women in informal markets, and through its emphasis on rules, norms and networks. The MSD Regional Coordinator will be based in Bulawayo. The position holder will also provide MSD technical leadership in the region on the strategic development and management of MSD programs from new business development to technical support for implementation and close out. Zimbabwe is well positioned to grow its MSD portfolio, presenting exciting potential for the position holder’s leadership role to grow in influence and impact.

To apply
Get full job description and application instructions here


2 (Two) x Program Nurses – OIC: Zimbabwe Technical Assistance, Training and Education Center for Health (Zim-TTECH)
Deadline: 24 June 2022


About the organization
Zim-TTECH is seeking highly qualified and experienced applicants to fill the positions of Program Nurse - OIC. The opportunities have arisen in Hurungwe district in Mashonaland West province. Zim-TTECH's activities occur primarily in the technical areas of health system strengthening; health workforce development; operations research and evaluation; prevention, care and treatment of infectious diseases. Zim-TTECH is funded by PEPFAR through the Center for Disease Control to implement HIV & TB treatment and care services in five Zimbabwean provinces in support of the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) under the Zim-PAAC (Zimbabwe Partnership to Accelerate AIDS Control) program. The employment contract will expire on the 29th of September 2022.

Position summary
The successful candidate shall provide direct service in support of both facility/community testing, ART initiation, retaining clients in care and ART, viral load monitoring, linking clients to TB preventive therapy and treatment, defaulter tracking and accurate documentation in line with tracked indicators and in conjunction with MoHCC facility staff. Successful candidates will supervise and coordinate the activities of the FLF/CLF/VLFP and VHW at facility and community level and report to MoHCC district structures functionally and administratively and to Zim-TTECH District Program Mentor on programmatic and contractual issues.

Responsibilities
Strengthening index testing and partner testing at health facility and community for consenting clients; Promoting and providing HIVST kits for clients with partners of unknown HIV status especially in ANC; Screening for and managing cases of partner and gender-based violence and making necessary referrals; Collaborating with the MoHCC community department to provide community-based services such as HIV testing during EPI and other outreaches and participating in community engagement events to promote HIV related services, such as viral load testing; Collaborating with DSD Primary Counsellors to screen and test all clients visiting the facility and clients booked in the community and ensuring that all eligible clients are tested for HIV and providing preventative services to clients who test negative; Providing health education on various HIV related health topics in groups and on one-on-one sessions and promoting male partner involvement, and testing; Ensuring clients who are positive for CaCx screening are treated or referred accordingly; Improving PMTCT indicators by ensuring all pregnant women booking at facility are tested for HIV and their exposed infants are tested at required intervals and conducting follow-up to final outcome; Ensuring infants testing HIV positive are promptly initiated on ART if not contraindicated; Promoting the use of optimized ART regiments in adults as well as infants and ensuring clients are fully transitioned to TLD and granule formulations by the set dates and summoning those with high viral load for EAC and listed for tracking; Ensuring proper and complete reporting of adverse drug reactions in the MCAZ ADR form booklets and other reporting platforms taking steps to alleviate the reactions through reassurance, medical treatment of events and withdrawal or substitution of the offending drugs; Promoting retention by promoting Differentiated Service delivery models for ART and other TB/HIV services including PREP. Furthering the uptake of DSD ART models to decongest health care facilities and increase time and quality for clients who need clinical consultation; Coordinating with CLFs, CATS, VLFP, YMM and VHWS/HPs to identify high risk population that need sensitisation on HIV and HIV related services and collaborating with Health Centre Committee to ensure community buy-in of HIV related programs; Referring vulnerable clients to OVC partners for assessment and assistance and collaborating with other community-based testing partners for cross referral of HIV testing, linkage to care and other services; Conducting quarterly facility folder review for accurate data reporting and management of all clients with outstanding services using the flagging system; Mobilising for mass viral load collection, offering counselling for viral load testing and ensuring all results for clients are properly filed and recorded in the client file; Promoting the use of telemedicine in order to expedite second line switch without requiring client to travel to district of provincial hospital for Doctor’s consultation and being vigilant on second line ART failures and referring suspected cases accordingly especially those who had been on a PI based second line regiment for more than 2 years; Producing and providing required reports on a daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual basis as required and participating in DSD review meetings; Sharing and presenting direct facility and community services reports at DHE meetings and other district related fora as a way of disseminating information and best practices; Implementing patient ART refill appointment system and managing missed appointments; Collaborating with Data Entry Clerks in the arrangement of client files in proper cohorts to enable efficient and consistent identification of such files whenever needed; Overseeing the compilation of clients who have missed appointments and following up on same the following day; Implementing strategies to ensure retention in care, such as SMS reminders, early defaulter tracking, high viral load coverage, high VL suppression, close monitoring of at-risk age groups such as adolescents, boys and young people.

Qualifications, skills and experience
Registered General Nurse (RGN) or PCN; A valid Rapid HIV testing certificate is mandatory; Minimum of 3 years’ experience in working with MoHCC or health-related implementing partners coupled with a strong understanding of the Zimbabwe health care system structures; Should be able to work as part of a team and closely with expert clients and other volunteers; Experience in supporting community activities is an added advantage.

Commitment to diversity
Zim-TTECH recognizes that disparities in health around the globe stem from inequity. Therefore, the organization encourages and supports the multiple identities of staff including, but not limited to, socio-economic status, age, race, ethnicity, language, nationality, sex, gender identity and expression, culture, spiritual practice, geography, mental and physical disability. Zim-TTECH strives to become a local, national, and international leader in developing and maintaining increased representation and recognition of each of these dimensions of diversity among its staff.

To apply
Interested candidates can submit their Application letter, Curriculum Vitae and copies of relevant certificates including proof of training in Rapid to The Human Resources Manager - MoHCC Seconded Staff, 10 Natal Rd, Belgravia, Harare or email pnhurungwe@zimttech.org


Youth Coordinator: AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)
Deadline: 24 June 2022


About
AHF is an international humanitarian organization operating in Zimbabwe, collaborating with Ministry of Health & Child Care to create centres of excellence (COEs) in health. AHF is looking for a Youth Coordinator.

Position summary
This is a full-time position and the holder will oversee HIV programs for Young People and Adolescent Girls broadly providing leadership, planning, demand creation, referrals/networking, liaison between prevention and medical, peer support, financial management and reporting. He/She will also work closely with Policy, Advocacy and Marketing teams to identify key advocacy issues and development of suitable communication materials and strategies.

Job description & main responsibilities

Leadership: Provide requisite leader that will ensure successful implementation of interventions for young people and adolescent girls, convene regular team meetings to discuss the progress of implementation, Identify YPAG role models and ensure their active participation in all aspects of the program.

Planning and strategy development: Ensure views of YPAG are incorporated at all stages of the program including their active participation in the implementation of activities, and ensure that routine (monthly, quarterly and annual) planning for YPAG interventions is done satisfactorily with the involvement of all key stakeholders, Develop appropriate strategies that will ensure that services and information reach the most vulnerable groups in the most efficient and effective manner.

Demand creation, mapping, and health education: Conduct routine mapping to identify communities that have YPAG who are most at risk, Conduct routine assessments and community dialogue to understand factors that predispose these categories to the risk of HIV infection, In conjunction with Policy, Advocacy and Marketing teams, develop health education/communication mechanisms and materials that will be suitable to meet the information needs of YPAG, Continuously evaluate the effectiveness of communication mechanisms and advise on the need to review them when and where necessary.

Referral, linkages and networking: Identify and document needs of YPAG that may not be within the scope of AHF mandate that may be predisposing them to risk of HIV infection, Identify other service providers and develop functional directories highlighting the services they may be able to provide outside the AHF mandate. Such services may include; life skills, Economic Empowerment, Legal Aid, Psychosocial support, Drug and substance abuse (Rehab centres), Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and Family Planning Services, In conjunction with management, spearhead formation of functional partnerships with providers identified to ease and facilitate referral of YPAG who may be in need, Refer YPAG to other providers for appropriate services, follow up and document the outcomes, Reviewing existing policies affecting young people and girls and working with the advocacy manager to advocate for policy change.

Qualifications
The holder of this position must possess Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and Social Administration, Social Sciences (Humanities), Guidance and Counselling, Public Health; Additional training in HIV prevention counselling, Rights-Based approach to programming, Training in Youth Work and psychosocial support for young people are an added advantage; A minimum of 2 years of working experience in a similar position with a reputable non-government organization. Computer Skills: Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook & PowerPoint is an added advantage.

To apply
Interested candidates should send their applications to: globalhr.africa@aidshealth.org with a subject line Youth Coordinator – AHF Zimbabwe. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Operations Manager: AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)
Deadline: 24 June 2022


About
AHF is an international humanitarian organization operating in Zimbabwe, collaborating with the Government through the Ministry of Health and Child Care as well as local authorities in managing HIV programs. AHF is looking for a qualified and experienced candidate to fill in the position of Operations Manager in its country program. The successful candidate will be based at the country office in Harare with frequent visits to all the supported facilities countrywide.

Position summary
The Operations Manager is a member of the Senior Management Team and plays a pivotal role in day to day running of the programs. The position reports to the Country Program Manager with a dotted line to the Regional Finance Manager - Southern Africa for technical issues.
 
Job description & main responsibilities

The main responsibilities for the Operations Manager is to ensure compliance to policies and procedures in the supply chain management with the following key performance areas:

Procurement and Logistics: Manage supply chain of goods and supplies to supported health facilities; Participates in annual budget development and management ensuring that only budgeted items are procured; Prepare and manage annual work plans to support the achievement of set targets; Prepare and manage pre-qualified supplier register; Manage day to day procurement process; Provide leadership and training to the procurement team; Manage efficient distribution of commodities and capital assets to supported facilities; Manage all inventories in stores and report usage on a monthly basis; Provide project management technical support for constructions and renovations of the supported health facilities.

Administration: Managing staff benefits, ensuring that staff are receiving value for money services; Ensure fair allocations of resources to programs and facilities; Negotiate and manage all lease agreements; Manage the medical aid facility for staff; Manage capital assets and ensure all assets are safe and maintained in good condition; Manage insurance policy for all assets and equipment; Manage all security issues for assets and staff.

Human Resources: Play a pivotal role as a strategic partner to identify human resources needs in the program; Participate in interviewing, hiring, orientation, and training employees; Participate in planning, assigning, and directing work; Conduct performance evaluation for the department and individuals in the department.

Leadership: Provides direction and integrative coordination in the planning, development, and implementation of the program /health delivery systems; Provides leadership and direction to subordinate staff, constituencies, and community organizations and representatives in accordance with program goals and objectives; Ensures the implementation and adherence to the operating policies and procedures and participates in the review of the policies and procedures as the need arises; Serves as the principal point of collaboration, leadership, and expertise to both internal and external constituencies on operational matters pertaining to the mission, goals, objectives and work scope of the program; Provide guidance on program growth and expansion; Mentors and guides subordinate staff in problem-solving issues; Participates in the General staff meetings and other various meetings as assigned and takes the lead in relevant meetings e.g. operations meetings.

Qualifications
Degree in Supply chain management or any business-related degree; Relevant professional courses like CIPS and SILT; Project Management Professional (PMP) or Masters in Supply chain an added advantage; At least 5 years’ experience in a similar position in the NGO sector; Good coordination skills are key to this role & A team player who can work with minimum supervision. Computer Skills: Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook & PowerPoint is an added advantage.

To apply
Interested candidates should send their applications to: globalhr.africa@aidshealth.org with a subject line Operations Manager - AHF Zimbabwe. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Projects Accountant: National NGO
Deadline: 24 June 2022


Duty Station: Harare, Zimbabwe
Organizational Unit: Finance and Administration Department
Type of Appointment: Fixed-term, with possibility of extension based on performance
Estimated Starting Date: 1 July 2022

A national NGO operating across Zimbabwe is looking for a qualified and experienced incumbent to fill in the vacancy of a Projects Accountant as indicated above. The organization coordinates diverse membership of NGOs across the country.

Expected duties and responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Finance and Administration Manager, the Projects Accountant will be responsible and accountable for assisting in managing the financial and administrative functions of the organization.

In particular s/he will
Monitor and oversee the financial management for all project activities and sub-offices, including the oversight of financial expenditure and accountability. Undertake financial analysis and projections of all running projects. Assist in the preparation of donor/ grants financial reports in accordance with organizational regulations and established procedures. Assist in the preparation and execution of audit by the independent external auditors. Oversee the implementation of the finance and procurement policies, processes and systems. Assist in compiling the annual financial statements. Assist in development of the annual budget for the organization. Assist in maintaining appropriate internal controls to safeguard the Organization’s assets, control cash and prevent fraud. Monitor and oversee management of the treasure by forecasting cash flows according to activities and ensure control of funds disbursed. Ensure funding is received in accordance with donor’s agreements. Assist in supervising the procurement and logistics services and related administration authorities. Perform any other duties as may require that commensurate with the post holder’s abilities and responsibilities.

Preferred competencies

Professionalism: Strong communication and analytical skills and ability to rapidly process and integrate diverse information from various sources; proven ability in financial management, auditing and report writing to meet tight deadlines; thorough knowledge of donor specifications and requirements, understanding of, and experience in, dealing with the multicultural environment;

Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors’ language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

Planning and Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.

Desired qualifications and experience
A first-level University Degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced University Degree. The Preferred qualifications in the areas of Accounting and; Business and Finance. A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in financial management, accounting and budgeting. Knowledge of PASTEL Accounting System and other systems will be a distinct advantage. Previous experience of working with and through NGOs and familiarity with donors such as EU, GIZ and UN Agencies will be an added advantage.

To apply
Interested prospective applicants send a motivational letter, curriculum vitae, and copies of certificates to ngorecruitmentzw@gmail.com with the subject line PROJECT ACCOUNTANT APPLICATION. Qualified women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Project Officers (ISALS): GOAL Zimbabwe
Deadline: 26 June 2022


About
GOAL is an international non-denominational, non-governmental and non-political humanitarian organisation dedicated to work towards ensuring the poorest and most vulnerable in our world and those affected by humanitarian crises have access to the fundamental rights of life, including but not limited to adequate shelter, food, water and sanitation, healthcare, and education. GOAL has operated in Zimbabwe since 2002 and currently focuses on Emergency response, Livelihoods, Nutrition and WASH activities. GOAL is an equal opportunities employer to all individuals seeking employment. We are looking for suitably qualified, highly competent, and motivated student on attachment to be part of GOAL Zimbabwe’s diverse team for on a fixed term basis.

General description of the role
To build internal and external ISAL technical capacity in line with specific project needs. The Project Officer - will be responsible for facilitating formation and training of ISAL groups. S/he will develop linkages of the groups with other interventions to enhance economic development. The Project Officer will work closely with the Program Manager - to implement program activities aimed at mobilizing communities to form and participate in ISAL and Economic Recovery and Market Systems activities.

The ideal person should possess the following
Degree in Agricultural Economics / Entrepreneurship / Developmental Studies / Business Studies or equivalent. At least 2 years of experience in the same/similar role in another organization or association; Experience in working with women, children, specific needs groups and in an urban setting; Prior experience working with cash programming; Good organizational skills and capacity to work independently, if necessary and/or required; Integrity, professionalism and expertise in processing reports and questionnaires; Ability to understand the cultural context of the community, local language, and use that culture as an input for community mobilization.

Accountability within GOAL
A commitment to GOAL values and GOAL’s integrity framework is critical to working with GOAL. Any candidate offered a job with GOAL will be expected to adhere to the following key areas of accountability: Comply with GOAL’s policies and procedures with respect to safeguarding, code of conduct, health and safety, confidentiality, do no harm principles and unacceptable behaviour protocols; Report any concerns about the welfare of a child or vulnerable adult or any wrongdoings within our programming area; Report any concerns about inappropriate behaviour of a GOAL staff or partner.

Safeguarding
Children and vulnerable adults who come into contact with GOAL as a result of our activities must be safeguarded to the maximum possible extent from deliberate or inadvertent actions and failings that place them at risk of abuse, sexual exploitation, injury and any other harm. One of the ways that GOAL shows this on-going commitment to safeguarding is to include rigorous background and reference checks in the selection process for all candidates.

To apply
Get the full job specification submit your application here

All applicants should be prepared to upload an Industrial application letter; and a Current CV with full contact details of at least three contactable references.

Please note that applications received outside the stated channels will be disqualified.

GOAL does not charge a fee to prospective employment seekers for accessing adverts, interviews, or recruitment related travel.


Project Officers Livelihoods: GOAL Zimbabwe
Deadline: 26 June 2022


About
GOAL is an international non-denominational, non-governmental and non-political humanitarian organisation dedicated to work towards ensuring the poorest and most vulnerable in our world and those affected by humanitarian crises have access to the fundamental rights of life, including but not limited to adequate shelter, food, water and sanitation, healthcare, and education. GOAL has operated in Zimbabwe since 2002 and currently focuses on Emergency response, Livelihoods, Nutrition and WASH activities. GOAL is an equal opportunities employer to all individuals seeking employment. We are looking for suitably qualified, highly competent, and motivated student on attachment to be part of GOAL Zimbabwe’s diverse team for on a fixed term basis.

General description of the role
The Livelihood Officer will be responsible for for the Economic Recovery and Market Systems (ERMS) activities. He/she will work closely to identify, support, train and monitor interventions targeting small businesses impacted by the COVID 19 shutdown.

The ideal person should possess the following
Minimum 2 years’ management experience operating your own business or with an NGO, private company, or government department; Proven problem solving and coordination skills, communication skills, flexibility, and calmness under pressure; Strong computer skills with particular competencies with Microsoft Office applications (including MS Word and Excel); Previous experience administering a grant program and/or selection process for beneficiaries; Experience working with small businesses or traders.

Accountability within GOAL
A commitment to GOAL values and GOAL’s integrity framework is critical to working with GOAL. Any candidate offered a job with GOAL will be expected to adhere to the following key areas of accountability: Comply with GOAL’s policies and procedures with respect to safeguarding, code of conduct, health and safety, confidentiality, do no harm principles and unacceptable behaviour protocols; Report any concerns about the welfare of a child or vulnerable adult or any wrongdoings within our programming area; Report any concerns about inappropriate behaviour of a GOAL staff or partner.

Safeguarding
Children and vulnerable adults who come into contact with GOAL as a result of our activities must be safeguarded to the maximum possible extent from deliberate or inadvertent actions and failings that place them at risk of abuse, sexual exploitation, injury and any other harm. One of the ways that GOAL shows this on-going commitment to safeguarding is to include rigorous background and reference checks in the selection process for all candidates.

To apply
Get the full job specification submit your application here

All applicants should be prepared to upload an Industrial application letter; and a Current CV with full contact details of at least three contactable references.

Please note that applications received outside the stated channels will be disqualified.

GOAL does not charge a fee to prospective employment seekers for accessing adverts, interviews, or recruitment related travel.


Financial Advisor: Zimbabwe Africa Trust
Deadline: 27 June 2022


Reports to: Director

Organization profile
Zimbabwe Africa Trust is a charitable organisation based in Manicaland (Mutasa District) which works to provide clean drinking water, basic sanitation and sustainable solutions to poverty.

Duties and responsibilities

Overall
Responsible for the financial health and risk management of the organization; Responsible for the performance of the finance & administration department; Member of the management team reporting to the Executive Director

Budget management
Compile and consolidate accurate organizational and project budgets on time; Monitor expenditure and ensure alignment with budget

Financial reporting
Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements; Prepare monthly budget variance reports for each project; Produce timely and accurate donor reports, including monthly pipeline reports

Financial monitoring and compliance (risk management)
Review financial reports and seek ways to reduce costs and maximize resource use; Ensure that the organization’s policies, procedures and internal controls are relevant and complaint with requirements of donors, local laws, GAAP/IFRS, tax, etc; Ensure that Finance Policies and internal controls are properly constituted and implemented.

Organizational leadership
Participate on ZAT’s management team ensuring sound organizational leadership; Help coordinate Board of Trustees meetings; Contribute to ZAT’s fundraising and resource mobilization activities.

Operational management
Oversee day-to-day functions of the finance and administration department; Manage cash flow, oversee weekly payments and prepare general ledger and bank reconciliations for approval; Ensure adequate preparation for audits.

Minimum qualifications & experience
Degree level education, ideally with some Finance and Business Administration obtained from a recognised institution (may be studying for an accountancy/finance qualification); Minimum 3 years’ experience in Finance and Operations in a reputable organization preferably not for profit setting; Experience in office management and supply chain / Logistics; Clean class 4 driver’s license; Working experience with NGO is an asset; Proven experience working with Accounting software (Quickbooks Accounting System and added advantage) and Belina payroll; Traceable reference at least three.

Knowledge & skills
Knowledge of the Accounting software system and act appropriately within established finance procedures; Prioritise work to meet goals and objectives within acceptable time frames and carry out assigned projects to their completion; Communicate effectively verbally, and in writing; Handle sensitive information in an appropriate manner; Ability to work efficiently with PC spread sheet, word processing and presentation programs (i.e. excel, word, PowerPoint etc.); Must be well versed with Zimbabwean labour laws.

Desirables
Willingness to go into the communities we work with from time to time.

Please send your letter of application, updated CV and other relevant documents to The Director on e-mail to zatrecruit@gmail.com and copy lovemoremandimutsira@gmail.com

Please note that shortlisting will be done on a rolling basis and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.


Associate Civil Engineer (Bridges): UNOPS Zimbabwe
Deadline: 3 July 2022


Re advertisement

Job categories: Engineering
Vacancy code: VA/2022/B5329/24142
Department/office: AFR, KEMCO, Zimbabwe
Duty station: Chimanimani, Zimbabwe
Contract type: Local ICA Support
Contract level: LICA-6
Duration: Open-ended contract, subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance

UNOPS Office in Zimbabwe falls under the purview of the UNOPS KEMC (Kenya Multi-Country Office). Located in Nairobi, Kenya, the KEMC manages a growing portfolio of engagements, including associated strategic and operational risks. The KEMC sub-region currently consists of an established Operation Centre in Nairobi/Kenya which manages a portfolio of engagements in multiple countries in East and Southern Africa. This includes a large portfolio of infrastructure, procurement, and project management service projects in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, and several Island states.

UNOPS manages a range of infrastructure projects in Zimbabwe in different sectors including education, health, agriculture, and transport applying different implementation approaches such as labor-based and outsourced designers/contractors but always with direct supervision from UNOPS.

Following the devastation caused to life, livelihoods, and property by tropical storm Idai in March 2019, the WB has allocated up to US$ 75 million to finance a recovery project for Zimbabwe and the African Development Bank has allocated US$ 25 million. The projects address both early and mid-term recovery needs in multiple sectors (livelihoods, health, education, agriculture, transport). UNOPS manages the WB funds and has established a Project Implementation Unit (PIU) to engage multiple UN partner organizations to deliver specific components of ZIRP. UNOPS is the Implementation Agency for the AfDB project.

Under the overall guidance and direction of the Project Manager, and in close coordination with the UNOPS Engineers, Surveyor, and other personnel, the Associate Civil Engineer (Bridge Engineer) will provide his/her technical expertise to the project by contributing to ensure the Bridge is constructed in accordance with the national and international policies, guidelines and specifications. The Associate Civil Engineer (Bridge Engineer) will review the design documents, drawings, specifications, and work methodologies and will supervise the contractor’s construction activities to ensure that Project is within time, budget and to the required standard of quality as per the Project Quality Strategy and Quality Control Plan.

To apply
Get full job description and application instructions here


Finance and Operations Manager: Bio-Innovation Zimbabwe (BIZ)
Deadline: 7 July 2022


Part-time (50%)
Location: BIZ Main Office, Milton Park, Harare, Zimbabwe

About Bio Innovation Zimbabwe
Bio-Innovation Zimbabwe (BIZ) is a non-profit organization. Our overall mission is to create wealth amongst rural producers, promote conservation of natural resources at a landscape level, and provide consumers both in Zimbabwe and external markets with high-quality products through the commercialization of underutilized species that are resilient to the effects of climate change. Our specialization is in the commercial development of non-timber forest products (NTFPs), and we have a track record going back to 2010 in this field.

Project overview
The Resilience ANCHORS project, financed by USAID and managed by ECODIT, focuses on improving and strengthening the resilience capacities of communities in the Southeast Lowveld of Zimbabwe. The overarching purpose of the Resilience ANCHORS project is to increase the capacity of communities to sustainably protect and manage community-based natural resources and the wildlife economy in anticipation of future shocks and stresses. One of the most significant opportunities around natural resources derives from the commercial potential of NTFPs. BIZ will be implementing a series of NTFP value chain and market linkages activities, in Hwange and Binga districts. Successful implementation of these activities will directly contribute to livelihood diversification and increased economic benefits from natural resources for the target communities.

Job summary
BIZ seeks a Finance Manager to ensure sound financial management and efficient operational support of its interventions in Hwange and Binga districts under the USAID-funded and ECODIT-managed Resilience ANCHORS project. Based in Harare, the Finance Manager will work with the Finance, HR and Administration Assistant and be responsible for the project’s overall financial and administrative management.

Primary functions & responsibilities
Lead financial management and operations support, including oversight of human resources, procurement, and compliance with BIZ and donor policies and procedures, ensure finance and administrative functions support the timely and effective implementation of BIZ’s activities in Hwange and Binga; Supervise and mentor the HR, Admin & Finance Assistant; Provide overall coordination and quality monitoring of the project’s finances, oversee program budgets to ensure spending rates are on target; Work closely with the Project Manager to ensure that program work plans and financial programs are in sync, share spending analyses and trends with program team members to help synchronize program and financial decision-making processes; Support Project Manager and technical staff in annual work plan development, lead costing of program activities; Review all cash receipts to ensure that expenses are recognized in accordance with policies and that program budgets have been created in the financial system to track expenditure of the funds received; Ensure that resources are allocated and used in compliance with contractual requirements, applicable regulations, and appropriate standards and procedures; Produce financial reports for internal and external consumption; Produce annual budget proposals, in collaboration with the Project Manager and technical staff; Consult with the donor representative regarding financial and administrative oversight, as needed; Provide internal program control and audit functions, support annual program donor audit, as needed; Provide guidance to staff on compliance agreements and procurement standards/requirements; Serve as Acting Project Manager, in the absence of the Project Manager, as required.

Basic qualifications
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field; Strong, demonstrated experience in accounting, financial management and compliance; sound knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and local financial laws, accounting policies and procedures, and general human resources laws and policies in Zimbabwe; Prior experience working with development assistance programs requiring knowledge and understanding of donor regulations, policies, and priorities highly preferred; Prior responsibility in finance and accounting, office administration, project operations at the mid-level of an organization; Ability to coordinate multiple interventions and initiatives simultaneously with high attention to detail; Experience supervising staff and teams, experience managing field offices and field-based or remote staff preferred; Excellent oral and written communication skills; Strong interpersonal and cross-cultural skills; PC computer skills in MS word, Excel and PowerPoint and knowledge of Pastel accounting software.

Required languages
Fluency in English with excellent oral and written communication skills required.

To apply
Interested? Submit a cover letter and CV (either Word or PDF) to info@bio-innovation.org We will not accept submissions sent to other email addresses.
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