Project Officer

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Project Officer

  • Post Date:June 9, 2022
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  • Career Level Officer
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 3-5 Years
  • Industry Non Governmental
Job Description

Starting date: 1 July 2022

Background

The Centre for Conflict Management and Transformation (CCMT) is a Non-Governmental Organisation based in Harare. We work to transform the ways in which our society deals with conflict – away from adversarial approaches and towards collaborative problem solving.

Purpose

The Project Officer is responsible for designing and implementing high quality field activities that contribute to the expected results of a project focusing on displacement, settlement and land conflicts. The Project Officer will develop constructive relationships with stakeholders and beneficiaries, facilitate workshops and capacity development, and support project monitoring and evaluation through writing reports and collecting relevant data. The Project Officer will further ensure that project expenditure for activities in the field is administered and documented in compliance with the organisation’s policies and procedures and funding requirements, as advised.

Key responsibilities and duties

  • Plan, design and implement field activities based on implementation plans and budgets and ensure contribution of activities to project results as outlined in results frameworks;
  • Design conflict management and advocacy interventions and conduct and facilitate meetings, workshops, trainings, dialogues, planning and review sessions etc. based on the organisation’s working approaches and participatory methods;
  • Prepare and process activity plans, reports, budgets, requisition forms and reconciliations in a timely and accurate manner;
  • Administer and document all project expenses in the field according to the organisation’s policies and procedures and donor requirements;
  • Mobilize stakeholders, beneficiaries and participants and organise the logistics for activities as outlined in activity plans;
  • Plan, review, report and document activities in accordance with the organisation’s M&E requirements and maintain high quality of documentation;
  • Regularly monitor contextual developments and support M&E staff in collecting relevant data and information;
  • Support organisational learning, information exchange and capacity building, and supervise and train assigned project assistants or interns;
  • Provide and compile relevant project information for communications purposes and support media engagements;
  • Support the writing of project reports and prepare and present reports for internal reviews as well as meetings with funding partners and project stakeholders;
  • Present CCMT in a professional manner to all external stakeholders and adhere to safety and security protocols and organisational codes of conduct.

Requirements (Qualification, experience and skills)

  • University degree in Social Sciences, Political Sciences, Development Studies, Conflict/Peace Studies or other relevant fields from a reputable institution;
  • At least 3 years relevant work experience;
  • Knowledge and experience in conflict management, local governance and/or natural resource governance are an added advantage;
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills and good writing and reporting skills;
  • Attention to detail, diligence, integrity and good team player;
  • Strong time-management skills and ability to pro-actively set targets and self-organise work;
  • Driver’s License and willingness to regularly travel to the Midlands Province;
  • Well spoken and written English, proficiency in chiShona and/or isiNdebele

To apply

If you are interested in working in a small team of dedicated colleagues and have the necessary qualifications, experience and attitude, we are looking forward to receiving your CV and application letter. In your application letter please outline your motivation and the special attributes, skills or work experiences which distinguish you from other applicants. Credible references are essential.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Kindly email your application to: [email protected]

Deadline: 12 June 2022