We are looking for a Project Officer – VCA who will work closely with the VCA Project Manager in a range of tasks, from partner selection and management, to supporting the lobby and advocacy goals of the program. In addition, the PO is responsible for internal program communication on progress and results of the program to colleagues in other countries and the global office. He / she / they would also is responsible for external communication through the publication of stories and content, and event organization. The PO is also responsible for the monitoring, evaluation and learning for the program (through e.g. supporting outcome harvesting), and reporting for the program including guiding partner reporting and supporting Hivos’ own implementation reporting. The PO will also provide logistics and financial support to the Country Engagement Manager and Finance Officer for the program.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three to five years working experience in project implementation and working in teams. Expertise in relevant sector or theme and/or methodology (co-creation, social innovation, local ownership) with strong writing skills and knowledge of climate actions context in Zambia.
HOW TO APPLY
To view a detailed description of the role, interested applicants must click on the link https://hivos.org/vacancy/project-officer-vca-zambia. Once you click apply you will be required to complete a short online application form and upload your CV and Cover Letter.
WHAT WE OFFER
We offer a stimulating work environment in a professional international organization with very dedicated staff. We offer a national contract based on Hivos local labour conditions, with comparatively competitive remuneration package commensurate with the experience and expertise.
All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal record checks , we may request information from relevant job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual misconduct, including harassment, during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.
The organization is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting a work environment where diversity and inclusion is valued, and people are treated equally irrespective of gender, ethnicity/race, national or social origin, disability, religion, political affiliation, age, family size, marital status, or any other form of personal identity. We actively seek out diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills so that we can be collectively stronger and have sustained global impact.
Whilst all applications received will be assessed strictly on their individual merits, qualified women are especially encouraged to apply. Due to the anticipated volume of applications, we regret that we can only respond to shortlisted candidates.