Executive Director – 1

By Zambia Interfaith Networking Group on (ZINGO) 8 months ago

Job details

Job deadline
24 March

The Zambia Interfaith Networking Group (ZINGO) wishes to recruit for the position of Executive Director who is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the organisation. ZINGO is a unique interfaith network that brings together the seven (7) major faith umbrella bodies in Zambia who share a common vision of an interfaith community contributing to national development.


  • Reporting to the Board, the ZINGO CEO is responsible for representing ZINGO at national and international levels, as well as providing leadership to the development and overall coordination of ZINGO’s programme activities in Zambia
  • This includes taking responsibility for ensuring the effective implementation of organisational strategies and policies
  • Supports operations and accountabilities including administration of the Board by advising and informing
  • Board members on relevant issues concerning the organisation and interfacing between Board and staff
  • Oversees design, promotion, implementation including delivery and quality of programs, products and services including preparation of annual work plans and reports
  • Recommends yearly budget for Board approval and prudently manages organization’s resources within those budget guidelines as approved by the Board and according to organisational financial and administration policies and nationally endorsed laws and regulations
  • Effectively manages the human resources of the organization according to authorized personnel policies and procedures that fully conform to national laws and regulations
  • Assures that the organization and its mission, objectives, goals programs, products and services are consistently presented in strong, positive image to relevant stakeholders including Government, NGOs and Partners
  • Oversees the development and implementation of a fundraising strategy that includes identifying resource requirements, researching funding sources, establishing strategies to approach funders and submitting proposals


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong management and supervisory skills and experience
  • Able to represent ZINGO and ZINGO’s member organisations in different fora
  • Demonstrates leadership ability in strategizing and coalition building
  • Demonstrates effectiveness and lead experience in fund development
  • Proven commitment to “interfaith-ism/ecumenism”
  • Experience in the ecumenical/interfaith arena
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Visionary, trustworthy, diplomatic, understanding and innovative with high energy level
  • Five years experience in a senior management position
  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Masters Degree preferred; in Development Studies, Public Administration, Social Work or equivalent
  • Submission Date

How to apply
Send your application letter and CV with three references addressed to
The Chairperson,
Zambia Interfaith Networking Group (ZINGO),
128 Mwambula Road,

PO Box 30360,

For more information

+260 977 454543
To apply for this job email
Zambia Interfaith Networking Group on (ZINGO) (Jesmondine, Lusaka)

Zambia Interfaith Networking Group on (ZINGO)

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