CBM is an international Christian development organisation, committed to improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities in the poorest communities of the world.
In the context of CBM’s Federation Strategy and new Operating Model aiming at increasing the programmatic impact and its overall effectiveness and efficiency as an international organisation, we are creating a new leadership position at the country level in Zambia as:
“Country Director – Zambia (m/f)”
Main objective of the role
The Country Director will deliver CBM’s Disability Inclusive Development work in the country. As such the job holder will be responsible and accountable for leading the development and effective implementation of CBM’s country plan and its operational requirements within a country, ensuring high quality performance and alignment with CBM’s federation strategy. The Country Director takes responsibility for strong financial discipline within the Country Office and for ensuring with partners that they are meeting and fulfilling CBM’s programmatic, operational and financial requirements. The Country Director identifies programme opportunities and areas where the organisation can demonstrate its value and relevance. The Country Director promotes the CBM vision and country plan to external stakeholders. This includes developing effective relations with other organisations, representing CBM to partners, local and national governments, other development organisations and voluntary agencies, as well as in-country media, donor agencies and local communities to influence the country’s development agenda towards inclusion and poverty alleviation. The Country Director establishes a high quality CBM team in the country.
We are looking for someone who will:
We are looking for someone who has:
The future job holder will adhere to CBM’s values and commits to CBM’s Code of Conduct and Safeguarding Policy.
How to Apply
If you feel that this role would be a good opportunity for you, we would love to hear from you. Please send your CV and cover letter to this address:
This position is a 2 year Fixed Term Contract to be based in Zambia, subject to local employment and immigration laws.