Executive Director

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Executive Director

  • Post Date:August 31, 2021
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  • Career Level Director
    Qualification Master’s Degree
    Experience 10-15 Years
  • Industry Non Governmental
Job Description

Transparency International Zimbabwe (TI Z) is a non-profit, non-partisan, systems-oriented local chapter of the international movement against corruption. Its broad mandate is to fight corruption and related vices through networks of integrity in line with the vision of a Zimbabwean society free of corruption and corrupt practices.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director provides overall leadership, management and general technical direction of the organisation, ensuring an integrated vision among different components and actors, and implementing board approved strategies, policies and resolutions, designing and implementing programmes that fulfil the vision and mission of the organisation.

Principal accountabilities

  • Develops and designs programme concepts with the assistance of the programmes team in order to ensure that the overall objectives of the organisation are met in line with the strategic plan document approved by the board;
  • Leads administrative oversight of the programme, including compliance, from annual work planning through routine reporting to closeout;
  • Identifies and executes strategies to build viable relationships with key stakeholders, the Government of Zimbabwe (GOZ), the private sector, civil society and other important actors;
  • Develops the relevant monitoring and evaluation tools for the various programmes and projects;
  • Oversees the quality and timeliness of all programme reports, ensuring that reports are prepared according to contractual requirements;
  • Leads all fundraising initiatives, giving direction and guidance to the team on areas that need support in order to meet the objectives of the strategic plan both for programmes and institutional capacity building;
  • Ensures full financial compliance and accountability, transparency, and reporting;
  • Designs and proposes for Board approval and implements a supportive Human Resource Management strategy that includes staffing adequacy, recruitment, staff training and development, remuneration and overall employee motivation, wellness and employee relations, all designed to ensure the attainment of the approved strategies;
  • Engages different stakeholders in creating awareness on the need to fight corruption;
  • Represents the organisation in local, international platforms and standing as the Chapter Representative for the organisation;
  • Performs other tasks and duties as may be assigned by the Management Board.

Educational qualifications and experience

  • A Masters Degree in Public Policy, Developmental Economics, Law, International Relations, or related field of study;
  • Minimum 10 years’ relevant experience, 5 years of which must have been in a senior managerial level in NGOs, civil society, or private sector.

Knowledge, skills and attributes

  • Proven knowledge or experience in national and global governance, development and policy framework;
  • Proven leadership skills;
  • Experience in programme management;
  • Excellent appreciation of local and global development frameworks;
  • Demonstrated experience in the civil society;
  • Must be assertive and proactive;
  • Must possess excellent communication and organisational skills.

To apply

Interested candidates please should submit updated CVs and cover letter to the Chairperson TIZ, [email protected]

Qualified females and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 17 September 2021