CARE Zambia an International Non-Governmental relief and development organization with various projects in Central, Copperbelt, Eastern, Muchinga, Luapula, Lusaka, Northern, North-western, and Southern provinces of Zambia, has the following vacancy available at Head Office in Lusaka;
Job Title: Program Manager – Business Development
Reports to: Assistant Country Director – Programs
Type of Contract: Fixed Term
The Program Manager – Resource Mobilization will be responsible for coordinating the development and implementation of Care Zambia’s Resource mobilization strategy in line with the strategic Direction. S/he will build on proactive documentation and strategic dissemination of successes and lessons learnt from Care programs, to position Care as a partner of choice among donors, government and other partners; coordinate the development and presentation of proposals to potential donors and partners; and provide support to teams on compliance to donor requirements during implementation. In addition to direct accountability to the Assistant Country Director – Programs, the role involves collaboration with others in a matrix format. S/he should demonstrate strong external orientation, and capacity to deal with ambiguity and thrive in a matrix set up.
|Area of delivery||Scope and expected outcomes|
|Resource Mobilization 40%
|Program Development 30%
|Partnership Development 20%
Qualification, Experience and Competencies:
- Master’s degree in any of the following relevant fields; Business Management, Public Administration, Economics, Political Science, Social Sciences, etc from a recognized university.
- Bachelor’s Degree in any of the field related to Care Zambia’s thematic priorities (e.g. livelihoods, nutrition, etc) is an added advantage
- At least 5 years’ experience in a similar role or senior management role that included similar responsibilities. Candidates should articulate their achievements or contributions.
- Current knowledge of the strategic priorities and programs of the Government of Zambia as well as that of her development partners.
- Hands on experience with logic models in development programs (theories of change, logical frameworks, results frameworks).
- Proof of past success in a similar role is required
- Good communicator both in spoken and written English
- Highly organized and ICT savvy
- Analytical skills, with practical experience in data-based decision-making. The ability to understand and use analytical models and indicators is essential e.g. root-cause/problem tree analyses, cost-benefit analysis, risk analysis, chances for success, etc
- Should have accomplished technical writing and editing skills.
- The ideal candidate should be ICT savvy. Skills in online collaboration and development of products using MS Office (notably PowerPoint, word and excel) are essential.
- This role is expected to establish and maintain open, professional, and cordial relations with the COs internal and external customers. These include and not limited to.
- Key internal collaborations involve the Country Director, sector leads, Project Managers, Knowledge Management unit, and finance.
- Current donors, potential donors, government Ministries departments and agencies (MDAs), other INGOs implementing similar to CARE, Local NGOs/CSOs and private sector
Suitably qualified and interested members of the public are invited to apply. Application letters accompanied by detailed CVs and daytime contact numbers should be sent to: email@example.com.
Closing Date: 27th August, 2021
CARE is an Equal Opportunity Employer promoting gender, equity, and diversity. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
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