Senior Programme Coordinator – Sexual Rights & Advocacy

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed.

Restless Development

About Restless Development.
We know young people have the power to solve the challenges we face in our world, but they are being side-lined. We are the agency that works with young people so they can lead in solving those challenges. Whether that means supporting communities to end child marriage or prevent HIV, we work with young people to change their lives and the lives of people in their communities. Our programmes are genuinely life-changing, but we can’t do any of this without talented, creative individuals at every level of our organisation.

About the Role.

Restless Development seeks to recruit a dynamic, inspired and innovative Zambian to fill the roles of Senior Programme Coordinator-Sexual Rights & Advocacy. The Senior Programme Coordinator-Sexual Rights & Advocacy will play a leading role in delivering the project and overall Restless Development’s advocacy plans, including supporting youth participation in policy processes, organising our representation in key advocacy events and supporting and strengthening our networks. The Senior Programme Coordinator-Sexual Rights & Advocacy will also work with the Restless Development Zambia Leadership Team to champion internal cross-unit advocacy and influence work.

About You.
Essential and Desirable skills and experience
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Good IT skills with competence in Word, Excel and PowerPoint essential
  • Belief in the values of Restless Development and ability to uphold them personally
  • A strong personal commitment to the values, code of conduct and methods of Restless Development
  • Proven facilitation and training skills
  • A high level of motivation and ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Leadership skills
  • Team builder
  • Relationship building
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal), fluency in written and spoken English essential and excellent IT skills
  • Experience working Government Institutions (MOGE) and conversant with their systems and operations
  • A clear understanding of contemporary development issues particularly those related to economic opportunities for youth, sexual and reproductive health and rights.
  • Proven experience in people management and leading teams remotely
  • Proven experience overseeing programme delivery
  • Proven experience overseeing financial/budget management for a donor funded programme

Educational Background

Minimum:  Graduate-level Degree in relevant area, or equivalent work experience

How to Apply.

Please send a completed application to [email protected] by 5th June, 2022 indicating subject line as “APPLICATION_YOUR NAME_SENIOR PROGRAMME COORDINATOR_ SEXUAL RIGHTS & ADVOCACY” e.g. “APPLICATION_JANE DOE_SENIOR PROGRAMME COORDINATOR_ SEXUAL RIGHTS & ADVOCACY”

  • Please note that we do not accept CVs Resume’s or Covering letters.
  • Interviews are scheduled to take place on a date TBA.
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  • Click Here to download  Job Description.
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