Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Recruitment at Habitat for Humanity Zambia

Position: Senior Programmes Manager
Department: Programmes
Job Location: National Office (Lusaka)
Reports to: National Director
Contract type: Fixed term
The Opportunity:
Reporting into the National Director at Habitat, the Senior Programs Manager will directly supervise four to five senior program and operational staff and oversee project coordinators. Key focus areas will include low cost housing projects management, proposal writing, reporting, project team management and partner relations.
The Person:
You must possess significant experience in leading, managing and implementing large development projects with proven experience in proposal writing and managing a large complement of staff. Experience in urban housing projects and understanding of mortgage lending for low income groups will be an advantage.
A proven leader with people management skills, you should also be experienced in budgeting and financial management.
You must demonstrate knowledge about gender and development and be able to travel regularly within the country with limited travel abroad as well.
Key responsibilities:
  • Manage and work collaboratively with program team members to ensure necessary program planning, development, resource availability, and management activities function smoothly and efficiently.
  • Closely collaborate with the key staff, to prepare and track the progress of project and activity budgets.
  • Supervise the M&E function and provide support and guidance for all program reporting.
  • Coordinate with Finance and Resource Mobilization teams to ensure compliance, quality and timely implementation of low cost housing projects for the poor.
  • Contribute to the programmatic leadership to ensure strategic programmatic and financial integrity of all project.
  • Contribute to the development of new products in urban housing and support knowledge management and sharing efforts, including uploading documents onto Habitat knowledge management sites.
  • Promote and support the dissemination of project information among the project teams and stakeholders.
  • Promote capacity building and leadership in project staff.
  • Ensure compliance with operational policies regulations.
  • Support program strategy formulation, including development of goals and objectives, and oversee the process of designing appropriate approaches to attain them.
  • Assist field and technical team members in coordination and management of field activities.
  • Coordinate and/or represent the project team in professional circles through technical advisory groups, meetings, conferences, and presentations.
  • Develop and/or review documents, reports and presentations according to donor guidelines for internal program needs and externally for dissemination.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with government officials, donors, stakeholders, staff and consultants for effective program implementation.
  • Contribute to the projects monitoring and evaluation to ensure project targets are met.
Required Qualifications:
Advanced degree in development, management or related field. Skilled in writing technical and programmatic documents, such as reports, work plans, budgets and proposals. 10 years’ experience managing development programs. Technical expertise in the area of low cost urban housing. Strength in performance management with a good understanding of the Zambian labor laws. Good understanding of monitoring and evaluation of programs, use of data for decision-making. Ability to interact with senior level international and national professionals, donors, and partners .Excellent presentation skills and verbal and written communication skills. Excellent donor and partner relationship skills as well as new program development skills.
How to apply:
Interested candidates should email an application letter, an updated CV, Academic and Professional qualifications. Applications should be addressed to the National Director and sent to either of the two following emails only:  or
Closing date:
The closing date for this advert is Monday, 29th August, 2016 at 17:00hrs. Only candidates meeting the specifications of the job will be shortlisted and contacted.


NGO JOBS ICT JOBS Lusaka Finance Accountant Agriculture Administration Health Human Resources Sales Kitwe Lecturer Civil Engineer Solwezi Consultancy Legal Jobs SCHOLARSHIPS Education MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS Driver Jobs Mining Jobs Ndola Procurement Jobs Monitoring and Evaluation Electrical Engineering Telecommunications MTN Zambia First Quantum Minerals Ltd Project Manager Airtel Zambia ZRA Zambia Revenue Authority Community Development Jobs Kasama LMC Lumwana Mining Company Limited Marketing Zamtel Save the Children World Vision Environmental Jobs Kabwe Malawi Jobs Research Graduate Trainee Standard Chartered Bank CARE INTERNATIONAL ZAMBIA Zimbabwe AWF African Wildlife Foundation Choma GOVERNMENT JOBS Mechanical Engineering NAPSA National Pension Scheme Authority PwC Teaching Jobs UN United Nations Zambia Sugar Plc Afdb African Development Bank Mopani Copper Mines PLC Security Jobs AB Bank Zambia Customer Care FINCA Zambia MU MULUNGUSHI UNIVERSITY PATH INTERNATIONAL RDA Road Development Agency UNICEF US Embassy in Zambia BANKING JOBS CHAI Clinton Health Access Initiative COMESA Chipata FHI360 Mongu SNV ZAMBIA Sandvik Economist Internship Livingstone Plan International WaterAid Zambia Zambia Banks Zanaco Zambia National Commercial Bank AU African Union Access Bank BOZ Bank of Zambia CRS Catholic Relief Services Cavmont Bank Chingola Copperbelt Energy Corporation Democratic of the Congo Kalulushi SADC Southern African Development Community USAID Zambia BancABC Copperbelt University ECOBANK ZAMBIA Kalumbila Librarian Lubambe Copper Mine Limited UNZA University of Zambia ZTB Zambia Tourism Board Barclays Bank Zambia Center for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia Climate Change and Environment Copperbelt EGPAF Elizabeth Glazer Pediatric AIDS Foundation ERB Energy Regulation Board Lusaka University OXFAM Volunteering WFP World Food Programme ZEMA Zambia Environmental Management Agency ZICTA Zambia Information n Communications Technology Authority Zambia Breweries Plc Atlas Copco Zambia Aviation Jobs Citibank DBZ DEVELOPMENT BANK OF ZAMBIA Human Rights Jhpiego MEDICAL STORES LIMITED Mazabuka Ministry of Gender and Child Development NEPAD NPA National Prosecution Authority National Airports Corporation National Breweries PC Population Council PSI Puma Energy International Restless Development The World Bank UNDP VSO Voluntary Service Overseas ZIPAR Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research ZNBS ZAMBIA NATIONAL BUILDING SOCIETY Zambia Red Cross Society ACC Anti Corruption Commission Zambia Abt Associates Blantyre British Council in Zambia CIVIL SERVICE JOBS Chamber of Mines of Zambia Chibombo Chililabombwe Chirundu Coca Cola Customer Support - Technical Support Danish Refugee Council ELECTORAL COMMISSION OF ZAMBIA ESAMI Eastern and Southern African Management Institute FNB FIRST NATIONAL BANK ZAMBIA Finca Malawi Food and Nutrition HPCZ Health Professions Council of Zambia Hospitality Jobs IRC International Rescue Committee Insurance Jobs Islamic Relief Kasumbalesa Konkola Copper Mines plc Legal Aid Board Lilongwe Lumwana MKUSHI MPIKA Maamba Collieries Limited Marie Stopes Zambia Ministry of local government and housing Mufulira NCC NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR CONSTRUCTION NFNC National Food and Nutrition Commission NHA National Housing Authority NLACW National Legal Aid Clinic for Women NRFA National Road Fund Agency NU Northrise University National Milling Corporation PACRA Patents and Companies Registration Agency PACT PIA Pensions and Insurance Authority Peace Corps Zambia Purchasing - Supplies Manager Records Management Rural Electrification Authority SUPPLY CHAIN Statistician Veterinary Council of Zambia WHO World Health Organization WWSC Western Water and Sewerage Company Workers Compensation Fund ZAWA Zambia Wildlife Authority ZDA Zambia Development Agency ZESCO Zambia Electricity Supply Corporation Limited ZICA Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants ZWMA Zambia Weights and Measure Agency Zambia Catholic University