Country Director


For this role, we are looking for applicants based in Lusaka, Zambia.

The job

We’re looking for a Country Director to lead all aspects of our country-level strategy and operations in Zambia. You’ll be responsible for ensuring the efficient, data-driven implementation of our programs in the country. You also lead the team and collaborate with other internal teams and external stakeholders in order to optimise our impact.

In this role, you’ll be responsible for:

  • Leading our local operations in a data-driven and efficient manner
  • Planning, budgeting, and implementing our programs
  • Optimizing operations to ensure high-quality results with minimal risk of fraud
  • Developing the skills and capacity of your team
  • Building partnerships with donors, local and national governments, and other external stakeholders to ensure smooth operations and future fundraising
  • Contributing to the national dialogue on sexual and reproductive health and advocating for changes in policy and practice in the sector
  • Ensuring compliance with donor requirements, internal policies, and national/local laws and regulations
  • Enabling the flow of information between your team and the rest of the organization and between yourself and the company management team
  • Expanding the impact of our products and brands through implementation and growth

About you

You’re a strategic leader who makes data-driven decisions and collaborates with others to achieve results. You’re skilled at connecting people and functions across borders, and you have a talent for identifying new business opportunities and networking to help Tiko grow.


  • Based in Lusaka (mandatory). Please note that applicants from other locations will be declined.
  • 5+ years of program and project management experience in the health sector, with experience in sexual and reproductive health and HIV.
  • Experience overseeing a budget of at least 1 million USD with experience in USAID, FCDO, or other international funding a plus.
  • Experience managing a multidisciplinary operational team.
  • Experience representing organizations at various fora.
  • Fluent in English (mandatory).

The Rewards

In addition to your monthly salary, we offer you:

  • Great secondary benefits
  • A personal development budget
  • Unlimited holidays, if you can make it work with your team you’re good to go
  • Growth opportunities
  • A product to help shape as we grow, to leave your mark on how we do things
  • A vision that we trust that you will do your job without us having to invent unnecessary rules and regulations.

The Details

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