Zambia Interfaith Networking Group on (ZINGO)
Posted Job
about 2 months ago

Executive Director (x1)

Job Opportunity:

Location: ZINGO Secretariat Lusaka

Duration: Three Years contract renewable twice

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.

Overall Responsibility

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 organizational strategies and policies.

Major Functions

  • 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
  • organisation'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.

Attributes, Experience and Qualifications:

  • 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
  • More than 5 years’ experience in a senior management position;
  • Bachelor's Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred; in Development
  • Studies, Public Administration, Social Work or equivalent.

How to apply

Candidates wishing to apply for the job and meeting the above requirements

need to submit their application letter and CV with three references addressed to

The Chairperson, Zambia Interfaith Networking Group (ZINGO), 4th floor

TAZARA House, Dedan Kimathi Road,

PO Box 30360,


Or email

Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated to.

Application deadline
13 Aug 18:09
Email applications to

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