Team Leader Zimbabwe Accountability Programme

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Team Leader Zimbabwe Accountability Programme

  • Post Date:August 19, 2022
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  • Offered Salary $70,602 - $81,213 Salary (full time)
    Career Level Executive
    Qualification Degree
  • Experience 5-10 Years
    Industry Non Governmental
Job Description

Salary (full time): $70,602 – $81,213 Salary (full time)
Type of contract: Fixed Term
Contracted hours: 40
Contract length: 5 Years
Location: Harare, Zimbabwe
Closing date: 21 August 2022

About us

Christian Aid exists to create a world where everyone can live a full life, free from poverty. We are a global movement of people, churches and local organisations who passionately champion dignity, equality and justice worldwide. We are the changemakers, the peacemakers, the mighty of heart.

About the role

Christian Aid is bidding to run a large donor funded programme in Zimbabwe, which aims to help establish norms of participation, accountability and respect for human rights. The Team Leader will lead a consortium in delivery of the five-year programme with a total contract value of £17.6m.

The Team Leader is responsible for providing leadership and delivery of results for the programme. The post holder will ensure programme resources are allocated effectively and in a manner that makes maximum contribution to programme objectives and is compliant with the donor’s and Christian Aid’s requirements. This role will include leading a team with technical input, and ensuring effective management and delivery of the programme and appropriate support for partners. They will engage and network with relevant actors in relation to the programme and the contract between the donor and Christian Aid. The post holder with the support of the Zimbabwe Country Director and UK based Head of Service Contracts is responsible for ensuring that the programme is delivered in accordance with the contract.

The appointment will be for five years, conditional on Christian Aid securing the donor contract, and on donor approval of the appointee.

About you

The successful applicant will have proven leadership skills demonstrated through delivery of programmes operating at scale (in excess of £8m) and experience of successful empowerment and accountability interventions in comparable contexts. They will have proven skills in governance and working politically to influence change, particularly related to anti-corruption and exceptional understanding of the Zimbabwe political economy and access to relevant national networks.

They will have the ability to oversee the measurement and communication of robust results and impact and hold their team and partners accountable for good and timely performance, management of fiduciary risk, attention to Value for Money and continual learning and improvement.

Further information

Applications will be reviewed and considered as they are received and the salary may be negotiable for the right candidate.

This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.

We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

Christian Aid is committed to providing a safe and trusted environment for every person connected to the work we do; and to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour including sexual harassment and exploitation, abuse, and financial misconduct. Any candidate offered a job with Christian Aid is expected to share and demonstrate our values and adhere to Christian Aid’s Safeguarding policy and sign Christian Aid’s Code of Conduct.

You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.