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Provincial Team Leader

International Development Enterprises (IDE) is a development organisation employing enterprise development and market systems approaches in agriculture value chains to deliver lasting solutions for creating income and livelihood opportunities among the rural poor. iDE leverages the power of the private sector for impact and scale.

Primary Purpose of the job

  • To lead, coach and coordinate activities of a results – oriented provincial team so as to significantly contribute towards achieving iDE Zambia’s’ program outputs and outcomes.

Specific Roles

  • Lead the process of field team tactical and implementation planning for the effective delivery of planned interventions ensuring timely achievement of agreed upon milestones and outputs consistent with the set performance standards.
  • Ensure effectiveness and efficiency in delivering impact at client level (both farmer and FBA (Farm Business Advisor) level) through team coaching and in application of, among others, technical content, business & entrepreneurship skills that are transformative and inclusive.
  • Lead the team in delivering value for money and ensuring sustainability of interventions; employing creativity in brokering / leveraging competitive market relations and linkages with the private sector.
  • Oversee and support the process of monitoring and evaluating team progress towards agreed targets and results; reporting and providing timely/ appropriate feedback to team members on corrective /performance improvement steps.
  • Communications; managing the reputation and visibility of the iDE Zambia brand in the area. Communicating performance and achievements of the team to both internal and external stakeholders in line with the overall country communication strategy.

Competency Requirements

  • University degree in either Agriculture business management, Agriculture economics, Entrepreneurship development or equivalent business related disciplines.
  • At least three years’ professional experience in application of market based approaches to development work in agriculture, experience in mentoring small business will be added advantage.
  • A self-starter who can work with minimal supervision, adhering to deadlines and used to meeting targets, creative / innovative
  • People management skills: coaching and mentoring skills, team goal structuring, and performance management skills
  • Location: Choma and Kitwe
  • Duration: October 2018 to August 2019, (renewable subject to performance and availability of funds).

How to Apply

If you meet the above requirement, kindly send your CV with covering letter to:

Application deadline
5 Oct
Email applications to
zambiarecruitment@ideglobal.org
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