Project Manager/District Supervisor-LFSP

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Practical Action is an international technology development organization head quartered in the United Kingdom and with offices in East, Southern and West Africa, Asia and Latin America, is seeking to recruit a suitable candidate to fill this position in Southern Africa to start by 1st October, 2017:

Date of expiry18th Sep
Salary
LocationMutasa
Full/Part timeFull Time
Employment statusFixed Term
Other terms

TEAM PURPOSE: To improve food security and nutrition for the smallholder farmers using simple technologies, increasing their knowledge and access to markets.


JOB PURPOSE: The Project Manager is responsible for overall coordination of activities & stakeholders in Mutasa district including work planning, budget management, drafting donor reports and line management of all LFSP staff in the district. He/she also provides direction to Mutasa District LFSP activities, to ensure delivery of project according to contractual expectations.

Qualifications and Competencies

  •  Degree in Agriculture, Development Studies, Economics or any related field
  •  A qualification in project management;
  •  A relevant Master’s Degree is an added advantage.
  •  Practical skills in people management;
  •  Critical thinking and problem solving skills;
  •  Planning, organizing coordination, documentation and communication skills;
  •  Influencing, leading and delegation skills;
  • Team work with conflict management skills.

Relevant Job Experience
A minimum of 5 years’ experience in project management with 2 years working with communities and diverse teams.

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Please submit a 2 page CV along with names of three professional references and a supporting statement of not more than one page outlining how your qualifications and experience will equip you to succeed in the specific role.

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Applications should reach The Human Resources and Administration Officer at: Human.Capital@practicalaction.org.zw on or before 1700hrs of 18th September, 2017

N.B:  These are urgent recruitments, shortlisting will proceed as applications are received and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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