NGO Jobs in Africa

NGO Employment » NGO Careers » NGO Vacancies

Non Profit Jobs » International Jobs » Non Profit Organizations' Jobs

NGO Jobs in Africa; 1000s of international development jobs in Africa. Includes non-profit jobs, UN jobs, UNDP jobs, opportunity knocks! NGO international careers & employment. NGO vacancies.


Ethiopia Jobs - Pan Africa Campaign & Policy Manager

Ethiopia Jobs - Pan Africa Campaign & Policy Manager - Oxfam International Jobs.

One person in three in the world lives in poverty. Oxfam is determined to change that world by mobilizing the power of people against poverty.

Around the world, Oxfam works to find practical, innovative ways for people to lift themselves out of poverty and thrive. We save lives and help rebuild livelihoods when crisis strikes. And we campaign so that the voices of the poor influence the local and global decisions that affect them. In all we do, Oxfam works with partner organizations and alongside vulnerable women and men to end the injustices that cause poverty.

Nowhere are your campaigning and advocacy skills more pertinent. This is why we need you to help us make a sustainable difference to the lives of millions in the continent.

Key Competencies

Essential:

  • Demonstrable experience of working with African CSOs and coalitions on campaigning and/or advocacy especially those working on women’s rights,
  • Excellent understanding of gender, conflict and humanitarian issues within Africa, and the women, peace and security agenda of African CSOs
  • Strong background in campaigns and policy work – including significant experience of a range of different influencing strategies and tactics & of multi-country campaigning in Africa at senior level.
  • Demonstrable commitment of promoting gender equality and diversity within campaigning work
  • Strong experience of handling / managing a media and campaigns function to deliver impact
  • Ability to liaise with and represent Oxfam to wide range of actors at country, regional and international levels
  • Ability to think strategically.
  • Outstanding project management skills and track record of delivery on complex campaigning projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to motivate, influence and negotiate both internally and externally
  • Innovative and creative approach to problem solving in complex environments.
  • Sensitivity and judgement to play an effective ‘advisory’ function to the management line.
  • Sympathy with the aims and objectives of Oxfam and commitment to humanitarian principles and action
  • Fluency in English
  • Significant experience in working with, leading and motivating diverse teams
  • Excellent understanding of the humanitarian context affecting countries in Africa, and how campaigning can influence these context.
  • Great interpersonal and ability to work collaboratively in a difficult environment

    Desirable:

  • Competency in Swahili, Arabic.
  • Proficiency in French highly desirable
  • Understanding of feminist approaches to power and conflict
  • A further degree in political or economic science or other relevant discipline
  • Demonstrable commitment to Oxfam values

    Other

    The post will involve regular travel throughout the region, sometimes for extended periods and sometimes at short notice.

    It may also include work in humanitarian emergencies or conflict zones.

    Additional Information & How to apply

    For more information and to apply for this role, please follow the link below to the Oxfam International website, click on vacancy search and locate this position.

    Applicants must upload their cv and cover letter into one document

    Closing date: 15 April 2014

    For full job description, job application contacts and other requirements - Ethiopia Jobs - Pan Africa Campaign & Policy Manager


    NGO Web Designer Kenyan Jobs

    The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an international non-profit, non-governmental organization that carries out high quality, policy relevant research on population, health and education issues facing sub-Saharan Africa.

    The suitable candidate is a creative, tech-savvy web designer with exciting new ideas on how to reenergize the Center’s online face using contemporary tools and designs to increase our website traffic and create more engaged users.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Designing, developing and managing APHRC’s websites
  • Revitalize the information architecture and link knowledge products to the Center’s program areas.
  • Develop site content and graphics by coordinating with copywriters and graphic artists; designing images, icons, banners, audio enhancements, etc.
  • Develop new ways to visualize and showcase our data focusing on new innovations in online communication (such as info-graphics, interactive web tools, blogging, and social media) to improve content presentation, access, use and feedback.
  • Code graphic design projects into PHP files (such as the e-newsletter, new web blast templates, etc.)
  • Manage links that enable users to share documents with friends and colleagues.
  • Create and manage an easy-to-use content management system for the website.
  • Develop friendly online fundraising options and work with the fundraising team to develop new ways to improve this functionality.
  • Monitor performance and results, identifying and evaluating improvement options, introducing new technology and maintaining links.
  • Provide weekly website analytics by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends and then optimize and generate ideas to increase traffic through the site.
  • Implement and maintain website enhancements, security/privacy policies, user accounts, access rights, passwords, etc.
  • Recommend and apply user experience approaches based upon the latest interactive trends and best practices in the industry.

    Qualifications

  • Degree in Graphic Design, IT or a related discipline. Additional communications qualifications will be an added advantage.
  • At least 3 years relevant post-qualification experience.
  • Programming language aptitude (particularly web design languages).
  • Proven excellent graphic design and copy-writing skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in creating info-graphics and or interactive web data visualizations.
  • Multimedia skills such as podcast or webcast editing, video editing are a plus.

    Skills

  • Web Graphic Design,
  • Web Savvy,
  • Planning,
  • Web User Interface Design,
  • Web Programming Skills,
  • Illustration Tools,
  • Multimedia Content Development,
  • Understanding Browser Capabilities,
  • Internet Presence,
  • Excellent communications skills, and
  • Team work.

    Selected candidates will be expected to display a portfolio of their design work and carry out an on-the-spot design assessment.

    Interested candidates are invited to send via email, no later than 4th April 2014, their letter of application and CV which should include current and expected remuneration requirements and contact details of three referees to jobs [at] aphrc.org.

    Please, indicate ‘Web Designer’ on the subject line of the email.

    Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

    Cover letters should be addressed to:

    The Human Resources Officer
    African Population and Health Research Center,
    IncAPHRC Campus,
    Manga Close,
    off Kirawa Road, Kitisuru
    P. O. Box 10787-GPO, Nairobi

    Website: NGO Web Designer Kenyan Jobs


    KickStart International Field Sales Officers, Country Director, Human Resource and Admin Officer & Regional Manager (Zambia Program) Jobs in Zambia

    KickStart is an award-winning, global nonprofit social enterprise that develops and mass-markets low-cost irrigation solutions that are bought by thousands of small-holder farmers in developing countries and used to increase their income by up to a factor of ten, enabling them to lift themselves sustainably out of poverty.

    Using an entrepreneurial business model, KickStart has proven its cost- effective solution to poverty in Kenya, Tanzania, Mali and Burkina Faso, as well as in a dozen of other African countries where, over recent years, it has developed strategic partnerships through its Global Institutional Partnership Division (GIP).

    KickStart and IKEA Foundation have partnered to expand KickStart’s presence in Zambia and the surrounding countries.

    Field Sales Officers

    The project will develop and implement the latest innovations in KickStart’s model of selling equipment at the Base of the African Rural Pyramid to Sm

    Key Areas of Accountability:

  • Identifying the local partners and stakeholders in the region working with groups of farmers in the agricultural sector. These partners are like NGOs, CBOs, and Farmer’s Cooperatives, Out-growers, Zambia National Farmers Union, Micro Finance institutions, Ministry of Agriculture and others Development.
  • Actively create awareness and promote Moneymaker products and services through demonstrations and training.
  • Carry out joint demonstration strategies with partners to increase word of mouth awareness creation and adoption of Moneymaker pumps.
  • Work closely with dealers in the region, train and equip them with the necessary skills and engaged them to participate in sales and marketing strategies to provide better services to farmers including back up services.
  • Monitor on monthly basis the sell outs of pumps from every dealer in your assigned region and ensure they have adequate stocks.
  • Ensure the dealers comply with KickStart’s polices on issuing of guarantee forms to all their clients. You are to provide every dealer with a guarantee book and service the dealer with the same. All second copies of the guarantee forms should be sent to Lusaka office for compilation of sales commission.
  • Offer training on the benefits of the pumps to all development partners in the region.
  • Prepare monthly work plans and route plan to meet the monthly and yearly sales target.
  • Document case studies and list of entrepreneurs using moneymaker solutions in the region.
  • Any other duty as assigned by the Regional Manager for Partnerships & Sales.

    Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor degree required in Sales & Marketing or related field or a diploma in sales and marketing with 7 years proven experience in the private sector and or social sector experience preferred.
  • People Management Experience in working with partners

    Skills and Behaviours

  • Strong customer focus with good communication skills
  • Results/Performance Orientation – proven “self-starter” who is flexible and adaptable
  • Experience working with rural farmers and understanding group dynamic s
  • Able to think strategically yet able to be very hands-on an get into the details
  • Ability to operate effectively and efficiently in a start-up, unstructured environment
  • Able to operate with minimum guidance
  • Strong analytical abilities and detail oriented
  • Shares KickStart’s values and believe in its Mission
  • Fluency in English and other local languages required
  • Willingness to travel for up to 75% every month
  • Experience in agronomical practices a plus.
  • Commitment to KickStart’s core values
  • A valid motorcycle driving license

    Country Director – Zambia Program

    The Country Director for KickStart International Zambia Program will be responsible for the success of this ambitious program, which will take and innovate on- the best of the KickStart model from Kenya and Tanzania and adapt it to the local context and level of ambition of the program.

    Key Areas of Accountability:

    Establish, strengthen and manage the KickStart-Zambia program by implementing and expanding the KickStart program in the region fulfilling the following 10 strategic functions:

  • Review business model for success in Zambia and develop a 3 year Strategic Plan
  • Ensure that all activities/programs undertaken are consistent with the mission, the basic policies and strategic approaches, as well as values & principles of KickStart.
  • Assist and manage the relevant distribution model leveraging the existing private sector supply chain network for pumps.
  • Design and manage the marketing/promotion program to build and accelerate awareness, interest and demand for KickStart’s irrigation solutions in Zambia and achieve the stipulated sales and impacts targets.
  • Leverage Governmental and Non-Governmental, private sector policies, programs and institutions to accelerate Small Holder Farmers (SHFs) behavioral change and irrigation adoption.
  • Set-up and manage an Impact Monitoring Program which will track, measure socio-economic impacts and key performance metrics using KickStart’s impact monitoring protocol and IT systems.
  • Recruit, manage, and increase capacity / capabilities of KickStart-Zambia team members.
  • Ensure the timely and effective implementation of KickStart performance management program – with the goal of building a motivated, high performing team.
  • Work collaboratively with KickStart’s Africa HQ specialist functions, product and sales & marketing personnel to achieve strategic objectives
  • Coordinate with and report to KickStart International’s Nairobi and San Francisco offices as well as IKEA Foundation on all aspects of the operation, including finance and impact.
  • Liaise/collaborate and build relationships with all KickStart’s development partners in Zambia and the Region– implementers/service providers and donors – and relevant government agencies. This includes all relevant manufacturers, distributors and retailers, suppliers or contractors as well as existing or potential donors or partners like, Governmental Agencies or Ministries, as well as the national media.

    Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s Degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Development, Agronomy, Public Administration, Economics, Political Sciences or Social Sciences or related fields.
  • 7 plus years of progressive responsible experience in Private sector, International Development, social enterprise or in providing management advisory services with bias on sales and marketing.
  • Prior experience in Africa and agriculture sector.
  • Prior experience in Zambia a plus

    Skills and Behaviours

  • Strong strategic as well as implementation skills
  • Results/performance orientation; proven “self-starter”
  • Business and Strategic planning skills as we as knowledge of finance budget management
  • Sales and Marketing experience. Competency in consultative and solution selling. Commercially-minded and highly collaborative with proven sales experience and record of results and clear "wins"
  • Excellent customer focus and relations putting the customer at the forefront of the decision making process.
  • Track record in people management and in setting of a high performing team
  • Excellent personal communication & negotiation skills
  • Strong analytical abilities and detail orientation
  • Fluency in English.
  • Commitment to KickStart’s core values

    Human Resource and Admin Officer

    To provide HR services and consultation to the leadership of the country program assigned and manage administrative responsibilities and team.

    Key Areas of Accountability:

  • Provides consultation, input and feedback on human resource issues within the country program.
  • Coaches and counsels staff on a variety of organizational issues to promote a positive work environment and provide guidance on KickStart policies, procedures, laws and regulations.
  • Administers compensation and benefit plans within the corporate framework. May have some unique aspects based on local legislation or custom.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of country program strategic plan with ownership of the human resources area of the plan
  • Assist in workforce planning and staffing activities within the country program with a focus on diversity
  • Manages employee communication within the country program. This includes bulletin board management, employee mailings, assisting with employee meetings and other such activities to communicate with employees on relevant topics
  • Manages training and development activities within the country program, including planning for training, administering and delivering.
  • Manage the administration team and the admin operations in Zambia

    Competencies

  • Creating Trust
  • Considers ethical issues before making decisions.
  • Sets clear expectations that others will act in a manner consistent with KickStart values.
  • Expresses own views openly, rather than simply managing perceptions.
  • Does what is right rather than what is popular or expedient.
  • Building Talent
  • Attracts and retains top talent.
  • Assimilates new talent effectively.
  • Develops successors and talent pools to establish greater “bench strength.”
  • Helps others address their strengths and development needs.
  • Promotes sharing of expertise and a free flow of learning across the organization.
  • Holds others accountable for contributing to the development of others.
  • Listening to Others
  • Reflects and summarizes others’ comments to ensure understanding.
  • Listens patiently to others without interrupting.
  • Exhibits appropriate nonverbal behaviors to show receptivity to others’ spoken messages.
  • Demonstrates genuine interest and empathy when listening to others.
  • Communicating Openly
  • Identifies creative ways to gain others’ input.
  • Fosters open exchange of ideas and knowledge throughout the organization.
  • Ensures the organization’s messages are communicated effectively to all levels of employees.
  • Proactively shares timely updates and information with relevant parties.
  • Ensures necessary lines of communication are operational
  • Building Relationships
  • Projects warmth, sincerity and openness in interactions with others.
  • Relates well to people regardless of their organizational level, personality, or background.
  • Maintains positive relationships, even under difficult or heated circumstances.
  • Adjusts interpersonal style in response to others’ subtle or nonverbal cues.
  • Increases business agility by building networks across the organization and externally.

    Qualifications and Experience

  • First degree in a relevant course, with at least 2 years’ experience as Human Resource generalist in an International NGO set up.
  • Must have post-graduate training in Human Resource Management

    Skills and Behaviours

  • Planning, organizational and analytical skills and a team player
  • Excellent Interpersonal and Communication skills
  • Skills in building and maintaining relationship
  • Must have in depth knowledge of HR Management Information System
  • Hands on and self-driven
  • Willingness and flexible to travel and work all over Zambia and among the poor communities
  • Commitment to KickStart’s core values

    Regional Manager – Central Province and Lusaka

    The Regional Manager for Partnerships & Sales will be responsible for sales in their region through partnership development with all relevant organizations, farmer’s cooperatives, NGOs, government extension staff and micro finance institutions.

    Key Areas of Accountability:

  • Identifying and create partnership with the relevant institutions, NGOs, Farmer’s Cooperatives, Micro Finances and Extension staff of the Ministry of Agriculture & cooperatives and the Ministry of Gender in Development.
  • Actively create awareness and promote Moneymaker products and services through demonstrations and training. Carry out joint demonstration strategies with partners to increase word of mouth awareness creation and adoption of Moneymaker pumps and other KickStart Agricultural Water Management Solutions.
  • Identify the current and future KickStart dealers, train and equip them with the necessary skills and engaged them to participate in sales and marketing strategies to provide better services to farmers including back up services.
  • Regular market assessment and pro-active development of region specific sales and marketing plans with distributors to maximize sales and impacts in the region. This includes sales plans, pricing policies, and promotional plans for each distributor
  • Prepare monthly work plans and strategies to meet the monthly and yearly target.
  • Plan and manage healthy and productive partnerships to accelerate growth
  • Perform the due-diligence to understand the market potential and opportunities for MoneyMaker products and services in the region
  • Create the business, market development and sales plans for the region, and lead and manage the implementation of the plan to ensure growth in sales, social impacts, market share, and profitability to rural farmers.
  • Recruit, manage, coach, and develop capacity of Farmer /Field Agents to be based in the region.
  • Coordinate with the sales manager on both strategic (program design and implementation) and tactical issues.
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting of KickStart’s activities, finances and social impacts.
  • Document case studies and list of entrepreneurs using moneymaker solutions in the region.

    Key Performance Criteria

  • Creation of successful partnerships for improved impact and sales targets
  • Cost –effective route plans and effective management of budgets.
  • A self-motivated team that is ethical and high performing.
  • Principal Accountabilities
  • Regular market assessment and pro-active development of region specific sales and marketing plans with distributors to maximize sales and impacts in the region. This includes sales plans, pricing policies, and promotional plans for each distributor.
  • Actively create awareness and promote Moneymaker products and services through demonstrations and training for distributors, customers, thought leaders, and influencers.
  • Develop and manage the operations budget for this program and provide monthly updated sales and forecast.
  • Provide leadership, coaching, and support to the staff based in the Region.
  • Coordinate with the sales manager on both strategic (program design and implementation) and tactical issues.

    Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor degree required in Sales & Marketing / Business Administration / Agriculture or any related field
  • 7 years of sales experience. Both private sector and social sector experience preferred.
  • Good understand of the agricultural market in Zambia
  • People Management
  • Experience in working with partners
  • Experience in Sales & marketing
  • Experience with private sector and social business would be a strong plus.
  • Has shown motivation towards social impact
  • Experience working with rural farmers and understanding group dynamic s
  • Strong managerial and human development skills.
  • Managed a team of people and able to build capacity and competency among the team.
  • Able to think strategically yet able to be very hands-on an get into the details
  • Ability to operate effectively and efficiently in a start-up, unstructured environment
  • Able to operate with minimum guidance
  • Strong analytical skill and possess strong process/systems experience and skills
  • Experience in agronomical practices a plus.

    Skills and Behaviours

  • Strong customer focus
  • Results/Performance Orientation – proven “self-starter” who is flexible and adaptable
  • Able to work effectively in an unstructured and fast moving environment
  • Able to work effectively with limited guidance and oversight
  • A can-do entrepreneurial spirit
  • Excellent personal communication & negotiation skills
  • Strong analytical abilities and detail oriented
  • Shares KickStart’s values and believe in its Mission
  • Fluency in English and other local languages required
  • Willingness to travel for up to 75% every month
  • Commitment to KickStart’s core values.
  • Possess a valid driving License

    If you possess the above skills and believe you are the right candidate for this position, e-mail your application and CV with the position title on the subject line to: hr [at] kickstart.org no later than COB Tuesday, 22nd April 2014

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    For more information about KickStart visit our website: KickStart International Field Sales Officers (Zambia Program) Jobs in Zambia

    For more: Job Postings » NGO Jobs in Africa » Non Profit Jobs » International Jobs » Non Profit Organizations

    List of NGO Jobs, International Jobs, NGO Jobs in Africa, development jobs and other Job Opportunities, international development jobs, local jobs vacancies & jobs opportunities; opportunity jobs.

    Kenya Jobs | Kenyan Jobs | Jobs in Kenya | Latest Kenyan Jobs | Jobs in Kenya | Jobs Kenya Vacancies | Kenya Job Vacancy | Jobs Kenya Vacancies | Nairobi Jobs | Job Vacancies in Nairobi Kenya NGO Jobs in Kenya

    Kenya Jobs | Kenyan Jobs | Jobs in Kenya | Latest Kenyan Jobs | Kenya | Jobs Kenya Vacancies | Kenya Job Vacancy | Jobs Kenya Vacancies | Nairobi Jobs | Job Vacancies in Nairobi Kenya | Employment Opportunities in Kenya | Careers in Kenya | Job Openings Kenya

    Careers in Africa | Jobs in Africa | Find Work in Africa | Employment - Africa | Jobs Africa | Vacancies in Africa | Work Jobs Africa

    African Scholarships » African Women Scholarships & Grants » Developing Countries Scholarships » Erasmus Mundus Scholarships for Developing Countries » Fellowship Programs » Funding Grants for NGOs » Government Scholarships » LLM Scholarships » MBA Scholarships » PhD and Masters by Research Scholarships » Public Health Scholarships - MPH Scholarships » Refugees Scholarships » Research Grants » Scholarships and Grants

  • What's New?

    Scholarship 2014/15

    Undergraduate Scholarships,
    Masters Scholarships,
    PhD Scholarships,
    International Scholarships.