Project Coordinator

  • Full Time
  • Mongu, Zambia
  • Applications have closed

Website Caritas Czech Republic

international NGO active in humanitarian aid and development

JOB VACANCY

CARITAS CZECH REPUBLIC

an international NGO active in humanitarian aid and development cooperation, will be implementing a Project with title ‘Capacity Building of Farmers in Value Chains Development’ in Mongu District of Western Province, Zambia, is looking for a

PROJECT COORDINATOR

Responsibilities

  • Manages and coordinates the project implementation of the project in Western Province;
  • Ensures that technical, financial, and administrative activities are carried out according to CCR and donor standards (outputs, outcomes delivered according to CCR and donor requirements and project document);
  • Bears responsibility for achieving targeted project outputs and indicators;
  • Participates in the facilitation of Value Chain Development related trainings;
  • Participates in the capacity building of farmers in business skills and business plan development;
  • Participates in value chain and market analysis, data collection and processing and report production;
  • Prepares regular progress reports for internal and donor purposes;
  • Maintains project financials, works with and supports the Finance Manager to ensure that appropriate systems and procedures are in place and being followed;
  • Produces brochures, success stories, and other materials to promote the program’s successes within CCR and the broader development community;
  • Manages and evaluates local project staff;
  • Actively seeks and establishes partnership and linkages with institutions and private companies relevant to project implementation
  • Maintains excellent relations with partner institutions and relevant governmental authorities;
  • Formally represents Caritas Czech Republic on project sites;
  • Cooperates on formulation and preparation of national strategy and mission development in the country.

Requirements

  • Tertiary (university) education in agribusiness, agriculture, value addition/value chain development, agriculture marketing;
  • At least 3 years of experience in Agribusiness, Value chains, Value addition, Agriculture Marketing;
  • Proven experience in value chain development, especially of mango, cassava and cashew value chains is an advantage;
  • Proven experience in project formulation, implementation, project cycle, project identification at least 3 years;
  • Experience with project management and management of project team;
  • Good networking skills
  • Good interpersonal and organisational skills, professional manners;
  • Fluent in English – excellent written and spoken skills;
  • Experience working for international organizations or NGOs;
  • Experience dealing with governmental, non-governmental bodies;
  • Integrity and willingness to work and produce results in a dynamic environment;
  • Good time management, commitment, team worker, innovative, reliable and hardworking, able to work under pressure;
  • Understanding of financial management and budgetary skills;
  • Excellent ability to use Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint);
  • Experience in foreign countries, preferably developing countries is an advantage;
  • Experience with UN, EU funds, USAID preferred.

To apply for this position, please submit your full application consisting of CV (max 3 pages) and motivation letter (1 page) by the 17th October 2018 17:00 to the following email address: [email protected] or at our office (Namboard Area, Plot no.634,Mongu or 23 Mwalule Road,off Makishi Road,Northmead,Lusaka).. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Duty station: Mongu, Mongu District Western Province, Zambia

Position: national,

Starting date: November 2018

Please use the following subject in your email/post: Project Coordinator– VC.

For the title of cover letter and curriculum vitae, follow this wording:

Surname, Name, Project Coordinator – VC– curriculum vitae

Surname, Name, Project Coordinator – VC – cover letter

Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Caritas Czech reserves the right to cancel the process at any stage

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