Program Manager - Children Tariro Project- Gutu District

Zimbabwe AIDS Prevention Project-University of Zimbabwe (ZAPP-UZ) is looking for a suitably qualified and motivated individual to fill a position that has fallen vacant at its Children Tariro Projectin Gutu District, Masvingo.

PROGRAM MANAGER-Children Tariro Project Gutu District

Reporting to Executive Director

The Program Manager will provide overall strategic support to sites within Gutu covered by the program, while maintaining a close liaison with the various stakeholders. The incumbent will work towards strengthening monitoring programme activities in order to empower sites to meet the set targets.
Roles and Responsibilities
• Provide technical leadership in the development and implementation of strategies, interventions and activities that address the holistic needs of vulnerable Children in a Children-friendly manner, including their health, education psychosocial, protection and economic strengthening needs.
• Ensure the project addresses the needs of highly vulnerable sub-groups of
children, such as adolescent girls, HIV+ children and children with disabilities.
• Ensure project activities comply with the policies and regulations of the donor organization and ZAPP-UZ.
• Develop a detailed project work plan to monitor and track program progress
• Responsible for overseeing the development and execution of project deliverables, lead project planning, budgeting, action plans, monitoring processes.
• Responsible for submitting monthly, quarterly, annual narrative reports and activity based project budgets in line with donor practices and funding requirements
• Build capacity of staff, implementing partners, government counterparts, and
other stakeholders in working with Children-related services under the program.
• Provide support to other partners under the Children Tariro project in the
operationalization, demand and use of the county level child protection systems.
Qualifications and Experience
• A Master's degree in Public Health, Social Sciences or equivalent from a recognized University.
• A Minimum of 5 years' relevant experience working in the area of Child Protection, or Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) programming, and in particular building child protection systems (preferably for USG funded programs).
In addition to the above qualification the candidate should have:
• Experience in managing, coordinating and supervising a team working with local community organizations, families and communities.
• Demonstrable ability to work effectively with government representatives, local community organizations, donors and other stakeholders, particularly at district level.
• Strong communication skills, both written and spoken.
• High level of integrity, values, ethics and attitudes that align with Child Protection Policy.
• Demonstrable ability to work independently and manage a high-volume work flow
Deadline and application procedures
Submit your CV (clearly stating your location, age, sex) and application letter via e-mail to: hr@zapp.co.zw. Deadline for all applications is 1 November 2019.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Created: October 27, 2019
Category: Ngo, Social Services, Kubatana
Location: Gutu
Expiry Date: Nov. 1, 2019

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