Project Officer – ECHO x3

Zambia, Contract competitive May 12, 2022

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
The Organization
The Zambia Red Cross Society (ZRCS) is a Humanitarian Organization established in 1966 by an Act of Parliament CAP 307 of the laws of Zambia as an auxiliary institution that augments government efforts in humanitarian assistance. ZRCS is part of the International Red Cross movement known as International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). In line with its mandate, ZRCS works with various actors in collaboration with Government of Zambia in responding to both man-made and natural disasters. Zambia Red Cross Society is implementing an  ECHO project which is a new model for humanitarian action tarred towards  supporting local communities to prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters subsequently protecting communities and helping them withstand future shocks, in order to effectively implement this project ZRCS hereby invites applications from suitable, qualified and experienced individuals  to fill the position of Project Officer
POSITION: PROJECT OFFICER – ECHO  (3)
REPORTING TO: PROGRAMME OFFICER
WORKPLACE: – BASED at Project Offices- Mazabuka, Choma or Namwala
EMPLOYMENT TYPE:

1-year fixed term Contract with possibility for extension contingent on satisfactory performance and funding

EXPECTED DATE OF DEPLOYMENT: May 2022
JOB SUMMARY
The Project Officer will report to the Programme Officer He/she she be in charge of running the field office and coordinate all Zambia Red Cross National Society programme/project activities;  He/she will undertake all measures professionally and technically appropriate to ensure effective and efficient management of project plans and resources
REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Developmental Studies, Disaster Management or Economics obtained from a recognized institution.
Bachelors degree in Environmental management; Climate change and sustainable development
With not less 4 years experience in the related field.

DESIRED COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
a) Knowledge in anticipatory actions
b) Knowledge in Cash Transfer in emergencies
c) Community Engagement and accountability
d) Knowledge in Monitoring Evaluation and Learning
e) Climate change and environmental management
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SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS CLOSES ON 12th May 2022.  NO LATE SUBMISSIONS SHALL BE ACCEPTED.
ZAMBIA RED CROSS SOCIETY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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