Job at Forum for African Women Educationalists of Zambia

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  • Company: Forum for African Women Educationalists
  • Location: Zambia
  • State: Lusaka
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: NGO Jobs in Zambia

Reporting to the Programme Manager – FAWEZA,

Forum for African Women Educationalists of Zambia (FAWEZA), is a gender justice nationwide membership Non-Governmental Organization. FAWEZA is an affiliate of the Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE); a Pan-African NGO network existing in 33 African Countries. FAWEZA aims to promote gender equity and equality through education by advocating for policies and actions promoting girls’ education. With prompt start up, FAWEZA seeks to recruit three (3) high caliber and result-oriented individuals to fill the positions of District Coordinators for four years for a project called “From Trauma to Resilience: Reducing SGBV through Norm Change and Survivor increased Access to SGBV Care and Justice”. The project’s overall objective is to contribute to reduction of Sexual Gender Based Violence (SGBV) in 12 districts of Luapula Province of Zambia with specific objectives being; to prevent SGBV by challenging and changing beliefs, attitudes, and practices and; to increase SGBV survivors’ access and use of comprehensive support services in Luapula Province.  The successful individuals will be based at district level.

The project will be implemented by a consortium of organisations namely: Norwegian Church Aid, World Vision Zambia, FAWEZA, Women for Change, Zambia Episcopal Conference and Lusitu Chambers.

Summary of Key Responsibilities

District Coordinators will undertake the following responsibilities:

  • Lead the Planning, Implementation and Reporting of project activities at district level in close collaboration with the project’s management team;
  • Implement, Coordinate, Supervise and Monitor project activities;
  • Promote age appropriate CSE, SRHR, and SGBV information for in and out of school children;
  • Create and strengthen safe spaces for in and out of school children for smooth implementation of activities and exchange of knowledge and experiences on SRHR, CSE and SGBV;
  • Promote action research at community level to gather information and analysis on SGBV for advocacy issues and;
  • Participate in DDCC planning and review meetings and other relevant stakeholder meetings

Qualifications:  Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Advanced Diploma/Degree in Development Studies, Gender, Social science or related field
  • More than 5 years’ experience in development programming and programme management
  • Good planning, budgeting, organizational presentation, mobilisation and computer skills
  • Strong Knowledge/analytical skills in SGBV
  • Ability to work in a team and independently
  • Demonstrated advocacy and negotiation skills
  • Ability and willingness to learn and speak Bemba language will be an added advantage

How to Apply

FAWEZA is an equal opportunity employer. If interested please apply by email only attaching your application letter and detailed CV (without attaching certificates at this stage) to the Executive Director, FAWEZA, P O Box 37695, Plot 6680 Chiwalamabwe Road, Olympia,  LUSAKA to; fawezans@gmail.com or faweza@iconnect.zm no later than  13th September, 2019.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

 

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