District Coordinator

Development Aid from People to People (DAPP) is a nationally registered NGO working with development projects within the field of education, health, agriculture and other poverty alleviation programmes. Projects are carried out in all the provinces of Zambia reaching over 1 million people. Key funding partners include the Government of Zambia, national and international development organisations (USAID, EU, Global Fund, WFP and more) as well as private sector organisations.
DAPP in Zambia is looking to engage an experienced District Coordinator for its Integrated Nutrition and Smallholder Farmers Support Project.
The position is tenable in Monze.
Main roles and responsibilities
Provides leadership, administration, management and coordination support to the projects in the district.
Ensures that project targets, objectives, and goals are being met according to planned schedules.
Leads in the scheduling of workplans in the Project areas.
Provides technical assistance to Project Leaders and teams in the district and communities.
Assists Project Leaders in planning, development and scheduling of district activities.
Ensures that documentation, filling, and reporting are done according to established quality standards.
Participates in the facilitation of approved trainings and worskshops.
Supports the supervision of Community Based Organisations (CBOs) in project areas, such as farmers clubs in core groups.
Support Project Leaders in the identification of viable Community Groups and links Households to any groups for sustainability such as potential markets and micro finance institutions.
Ensures that the approved sustainable ventures such as Farmers clubs are initiated in each project area.
Conducts periodic monitoring field visits to assess programme impact in liaison with the Project office with a motorbike.
Carries out supportive visits to improve the work of the Project Leaders and community groups.
Undertakes participatory problem identification with partners and community groups in the assigned district.
Ensures timely reporting of all activities according to agreed timelines.
Participates in stake holder mapping activities in the districts.
Ensures prudent and transparent usage of all funds disbursed to the district, including supplies and equipment in every project area.
Supports smooth running of data collection system following M/E procedures.
Reviews budget plans for district project area before submission to Project office.
Participates in the monthly Project Leaders meetings.
Qualifies the lesson plans and provides the right teaching materials to the project leaders
Participates in project field actions and demonstrations.
Supports the documentation of success stories.
Provides timely project reports to the Project office
Minimum of a Diploma in Agriculture. A degree in Agriculture plus a qualification in Nutrition is an added advantage.
Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Project Management of an agriculture and nutrition project.
Ability to ride a motorbike.
3. Application Method
Applications with detailed Curriculum Vitae (CVs) and minimum 3 referees must be received by 25th February, 2021
The cover letter and CV must be one document, and the applicant’s name must be the document title.
Indicate the job title as the subject of your email.
Please indicate your current, or last salary and benefits in the cover letter.
Do not attach certificates and other documentation at this stage.
Please submit applications to these emails: hr@dappzambia.org, with copy to job@dappzambia.org
DAPP is an equal opportunity employer. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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