Job Title: Agriculture and Natural Resources Programme Officer
Reporting Lines: This is a Management position with direct reporting lines to the Head of Programmes.  This is a 3 year contract position, with the possibility of renewal.
Dimension/Accountabilities: The Agriculture and Natural Resources Officer shall be responsible for supporting the design, development, implementation and management of all programmes and policy advocacy work on ActionAid Zambia’s work on land, extractives, natural resources and agriculture. The holder of this position is expected to operate at a middle management level in terms of being able to have oversight and take the lead in some instances on their thematic area in terms of programme implementation and providing technical input into communications, advocacy and campaigns.
Person specifications:
  • An undergraduate degree in a relevant subject areas such as social sciences, development studies, agriculture or a related disciple. Masters is desirable.
  • Have at least five (5) years working experience in policy/programmes function in an INGO or a large organization
  • Experience in public policy advocacy and campaigning;
  • Significant experience working on at least two of the areas of land, agriculture, natural resources and extractives;
  • Strong experience building the capacity of grassroots partners;
  • Sound understanding of social accountability and how to put it into practice;
  • Have an understanding of gender issues in development and demonstrable commitment to promoting gender equity within the organization and in programme work.
  • Have demonstrated in-depth understanding of programming issues and Policy work at organizational, national and international levels.
  • Have practical experience in working with donors including reporting and writing proposals;
  • Significant experience at every stage of the project cycle, including designing, implementing and monitoring and evaluating projects and programmes.
Application Procedure
To apply, please send a cover letter and Curriculum Vitae highlighting how you match the criteria for the role to the following email address;, no later than 20th January, 2016.
Alternatively, applications can be sent to The Human Resource and Organizational Development Manager, ActionAid Zambia, P. O. Box 51407, Lusaka.
For those submitting by envelope please clearly indicate “Application for stated position”which you are applying for clearly marked on the envelope.
Although all applications will be considered on their individual merit, suitably qualified women are especially encouraged to apply. While we respect all candidates, due to the high volume of applications we can only respond to shortlisted candidates.
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