Technical Lead / Institutional Development

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Technical Lead / Institutional Development

  • Post Date:May 13, 2021
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  • Career Level Other
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 3-5 Years
Job Description

An international development organization is seeking applications from Zimbabwean nationals for the position of Technical Lead for Institutional Development Component of a larger governance program based in Harare.

Duties and responsibilities

The successful applicant will perform the following duties:

  • Manage the Institutional Development Component and activities under this component focusing on institutional capacity building, organizational development, and professional development of staff, including delivery of in-person and online learning;
  • In close collaboration with programme leadership, manage, prepare and oversee programme delivery including organizing and delivery of trainings, workshops and technical assistance;
  • Establish good rapport and working relationship with the Government of Zimbabwe counterparts, CSOs, members of academia, as well as other project staff and teammates;
  • Supervise other local component staff, offer mentoring and guidance, and support and oversee their work quality and delivery;
  • Work as a member of a larger team and coordinate with other components’ technical staff;
  • Perform other programme related duties which may include preparation of reports, evaluation, and other management and oversight tasks related to successful implementation of the component.

Desired Qualifications

  • Excellent understanding of Zimbabwe’s governance and its functions.
  • Prior working relations with the Government of Zimbabwe; and the Parliament in particular, strongly preferred;
  • Minimum of ten years of professional experience in the field of governance and interacting with GoZ officials, including those in high offices.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal fairly and evenly with all political parties, and a reputation for doing so, required;
  • Relevant professional experience including a) organizing and leading training seminars and workshops; and/or b) program development, implementation and monitoring on development projects, preferred;
  • Advanced university degree and professional training in political science, economics, law, public administration, public policy, education, or similar field, required;
  • Prior work experience developing and/or providing training or technical advice to GoZ entities;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English with demonstrated competence in public speaking.

To Apply

To apply, please email a curriculum vitae (CV) with cover letter and three professional references to [email protected] indicating in the subject line: Zimbabwe Institutional Development Component Lead. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Qualified female candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 30 May 2021