Project Facilitator – Re – Advertised


Job Description
Project Facilitator
Zambia, Petauke
Salary negotiated depending on experience
40 hours per week
1 Year Fixed term Contract

Founded by Christian farmers in the United Kingdom (UK), Send a Cow is an international Non-Governmental development organisation with a difference. It works hand in hand with some of Africa’s poorest communities. It provides a proven package of ongoing support and practical training on Gender and social inclusion, Sustainable organic agriculture, and Enterprise development, to ensure some of Africa’s most marginalised people have the confidence, knowledge and skills to help themselves out of poverty and hunger.

We are looking for a fixed term Project Facilitator to support our work in Zambia. Based in Petauke District and working in outlying areas, this position is responsible for the day to day mobilization, trainings, (Gender, Agriculture and Business Enterprise) and supporting Community Groups that SACZ works with. In particular, SACZ is implementing a Two and Half years Push-Pull project and is therefore seeking the services of Project Facilitator on remaining 1 Year contract. This position is required to provide hands on Technical oversight of Push Pull project in Petauke.

Key responsibilities of the role will be:

To ensure quality data collection, analysis and information sharing on Push Pull through developing and keeping accurate project data bases, timely and accurate monthly and other ad hoc reporting to the Programme Funding Manager.
To facilitate establishment of at least 500 Push Pull field plots in the project area.
To ensure all the project activities are properly planned, adequately resourced and implemented according to agreed timelines to a high standard, in line with Send a Cow’s Mission, values and development approaches.
To liaise/work closely with Finance Officers, Programme Funding Manager and Country Director to ensure the project is conducted in line with donor requirement
To build capacity and raise competency and commitment level of the programme team members (Peer farmers, Government extension Agents etc.) through monitoring programme quality and by coordinating training opportunities and developing mentoring strategies.
To ensure vertical and horizontal project contacts and relevant networks are developed and maintained with SACZ, project beneficiaries, local government and other stakeholders for experience sharing, information exchange, joint project planning, monitoring and evaluation
To work closely with all SACZ staff and partners on the reports that they submit and ensure that accurate and complete reports are sent on time to SAC, donors and other stakeholders through Program Funding Manager.

Does this sound like you? If so, we would love to hear from you. To apply please:

Fill in the Application Form below

Please also answer, in no more than one side of A4, the following question: What are your three most significant achievements?

Please send your completed application form and three key achievements to by 4th November 2020.

Candidates must be available for interview week commencing 11th November, 2020

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Project Facilitator Job Description
Guidance on completing three achievements
Application form

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