The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organisation working to support and strengthen democratic institutions worldwide through citizen participation, openness and accountability in government. NDI has supported democratic institutions and practices in every region of the world for more than two decades. Since its founding in 1983, NDI and its local partners have worked to establish and strengthen political and civic organisations, safeguard elections, and promote citizen participation, openness and accountability in government. NDI will work in Zambia to support democratic institutions, including political parties, better able to engage with stakeholders and citizens on national policy, legislation development and citizen concerns and priorities.
NDI invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the vacant post in Lusaka detailed below. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Senior Program Assistant:
The Senior Program Assistant will provide day-to-day programmatic, reporting and administrative support to the Program Manager or other senior staff, and other duties as assigned.
Required Skills and Abilities:
Method of Application
Applications for the above positions should include a cover letter, updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) with names and telephone numbers of three traceable references. The documents should be addressed to The Country Director, NDI Zambia and e-mailed to:
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
NDI is an equal opportunity employer.