Deputy Chief Executive Officer

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: -

Website Zambian Governance Foundation

The Zambian Governance Foundation for Civil Society’s mandate is to strengthen local communities and civil society capacities to unlock and utilize available and untapped resources for sustainable development. ZGF has a strong belief that local communities have the power and resourcefulness to shape their own development without relying on external aid. To achieve this, ZGF has been providing access to grants, capacity development and other resources to local CSOs and CBOs across Zambia, using a non-thematic approach, and working with communities to nurture community philanthropy.

ZGF now wishes to recruit an individual who fully subscribes to ZGF’s ethos and actively supports the CEO and programme team in advancing civil society and community development. The ideal candidate will have the following characteristics:

  • Commitment to and passion for community-led development and local philanthropy
  • Knowledge of and skills in community-led development and local philanthropy
  • Understanding and commitment to the “Shift the Power” movement
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and evolving environment
  • An effective people manager contributing to a performing, motivated and committed work force
  • Strong commitment to gender equality and inclusion of marginalised groups
  • Ability to translate strategic goals and objectives into annual work plans and budgets
  • Strong report writing skills
  • Ability to lead, design and change processes and strengthen organisational and management systems
  • Knowledge of basic level finance for non-profit organisations
  • Knowledge of social enterprises
  • Highest levels of integrity
  • Master’s degree in development studies, monitoring and evaluation, project management, training and development or equivalent

To apply for this position, send an application comprising application letter, CV and copies of relevant certificates to [email protected]. The closing date for receiving applications is Friday, 16th October 2020. Should we decide to take your application further, we will get in touch with you. Those that already applied need not reapply

9 Mansansa Close, Rhodes Park, Lusaka, Tel: +260 211 239413, Fax +260 211 238380, e-mail: [email protected]