Kafue Child Development Agency Programmes Officer Jobs in Zambia

Kafue Child Development Agency Programmes Officer Jobs in Zambia

Job Details:

  • Working as a senior member of a diverse team who are committed to serve the vulnerable with practical and compassionate care, the Programmes Officer manages the implementation and coordination of the designated field life stage project level, providing leadership, strategic direction and monitoring of all aspects of current and future projects, the Programmes Officer also plays a key role in liaison with local authorities and other relevant stakeholders.

  • The core purpose of this position is to facilitate community engagement, build and strengthen local partnerships, enhance community and partner capacity, and strengthen community-led initiatives to improve and sustain the well-being of children and families.

  • Overall, the Programme Officer works collaboratively with the Programmes and Sponsorship Coordinator on aspect of leadership, management and security of the programme and team.

    Roles and responsibilities

    • Serve as lead liaison between the community and central federation office in all program and Child Sponsorship Programs.

    • Oversee the overall implementation of the designated life stage project(s) level and ensuring objectives are met within the required time frame and budget. Where necessary ensure preventative and corrective action is taken according to the organizational standards.

    • Work with community volunteers to implement activities for improved integrated implementation for impact, measure and create integration opportunities for Sponsorship Business.

    • Ensure timely implementation, reporting, documentation of best practices and lessons learned.

    • Oversee the financial management of assigned community projects and ensure compliance with set standards and requirements.

    • Participate in the review and development of plans and budgets as well as monitoring of expenditures with full accountability.

    • Perform other reasonable related business duties as
    assigned by immediate supervisor, other management staff and organization

    Qualification Skills and knowledge

    • A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Development studies, Community Development and Project Management or any other related field.

    • Proven ability to Manage projects, set priorities, work independently and take initiative, manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.

    • Excellent writing, analytical skills and problem solving. Demonstrated ability in grant writing, reports, and results of organizational documents with minimal supervision.

    • Strong communications and interpersonal skills.

    • Passion to work with children and Adolescents and have competent knowledge and understanding in child protection.

    • Ability to professionally engage and work with stakeholders in various settings including good collaboration with the community.

    • Program management and event coordination. Foster an atmosphere of team work and be result oriented.
    • Maintain a high level of confidentiality

    • Strong organizational skills and ability to coordinate various responsibilities and prioritize conflicting demands and deadlines.

    • Computer literate in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint;

    How to Apply

  • Interested applicants that meet the qualifications are advised to email their application letters and CVs clearly stating the position being applied for as the subject line not later than 7th October 2021 to the following address;

  • kcdafed@gmail.com

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