Options International Development Consultancy Organisation.
We’re seeking an experienced individual, who will be successfully leading on evidence and accountability to our team in Zambia of the UK-Aid funded Women’s Integrated Sexual Health (WISH2ACTION) Lot 2 programme. He/She will provide excellent important in-country management support to the team and consultants based in Zambia, and enable us to achieve above and beyond key performance indicators.
Location: Lusaka, Zambia
Contract type: Full Time, Fixed Term up to August 2021
Salary: Commensurate with experience
The Programme and Operations Officer is based in Lusaka. They will work closely with the National Ownership (NO) Lead, the Evidence and Accountability Advisor, the Policy and Planning Advisor and Health Financing Advisor in Zambia and provide support in key programmatic areas as requested. In supporting the management of the programme, the position will have a close working relationship with the Finance & Administration Manager to ensure high quality financial management of the programme. Liaison and support is provided by the Options Programme Management & Finance Teams in London and the regional Finance & Admin team based in Nairobi.
The position holder is responsible for supporting the NO Lead and workstream leads to ensure that the WISH Zambia programme is implemented efficiently and effectively, with responsibilities in the three core areas of:
The role plays an important in-country management support function for the Zambia programme as well as playing a key liaison role within the WISH2Action management structure. This ensures appropriate communication and coordination with the Options London-based support (Programme Manager and Programme Accountant) and WISH2Action Kenya regional hub support (Regional Finance & Admin Manager).
The position reports to the Zambia National Ownership lead, and will have key working relationships with the Programme Manager in DFID Zambia as well as links with counterparts in the Ministry of Health and other key partners to the programme.
To succeed in this role, you will have:
To apply, please send your CV with a summary note of your skills and experience to Michael Cavanagh at email@example.com. Candidates should state the role (Zambia-P&OO – WISH2ACTION) in the subject header.
Options is an equal opportunities employer
Overseas candidates require to have the right to work in Zambia.
Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment.