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Non-governmental Gender Organisations’ Coordinating Council (NGOCC)
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Project Officer – Coordinated Elections Campaign Strategy (CECS)

The Non-governmental Gender Organizations’ Coordinating Council (NGOCC) is an umbrella network for gender focused and women led Non-Governmental and Community Based Organizations in Zambia, active in championing women’s empowerment and gender equity and equality in Zambia. In the 36 years of its existence, NGOCC has grown to be the focal point of the women’s movement in Zambia, with a total membership of 103, spread in all the 10 provinces of Zambia and covering 64 districts. In line with its mandate, NGOCC coordinates its MOs through five-year strategic plans which articulate priorities for the period as endorsed by its affiliate member Organizations. NGOCC now invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals for the positions of:Project Officer – Coordinated Elections Campaign Strategy (CECS).

This position is for a fixed contract term of nine (9) months. The Project Officer – CECS will ensure the efficient and effective co-ordination of the NGOCC mandate and implementation of the Coordinated Elections Campaign Strategy (CECS) which was launched early in 2020 with the aim of increasing the number of women in politics. Reporting to the Coordinator – Social Economic Development Programme, the successful candidate will be responsible for and not limited to: –

  • Working closely with members and DFPPs to enhance advocacy to promote issue-based campaigns that will ensure that women’s rights to participation in politics are guaranteed and protected.
  • Promoting networking among member NGOs/CBOS, traditional leaders and women groups to undertake community mobilization and organizing to significantly enhance the levels of conscientization for women’s effective participation in the political processes.
  • Coordinating activities with Political Parties and other key institutions to ensure that women’s representation in governance processes is enhanced specifically, in 2021
  • Coordinating meetings and seminars in NGOCC operational areas related to the implementation of the CEC Strategy
  • Holding dialogue meetings, engaging and communicating with MOs and various stakeholders to harness and build a critical mass to support women’s leadership at all levels.
  • Facilitating media profiling of women aspirants on the importance of women’s participation in decision making positions in general and in politics specifically.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Degree in Political Science, Development Studies, Law or equivalent from a recognized university
  • A minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience in monitoring and evaluation of Non-governmental organizations.

Method of Application

All applications with curriculum Vitae and one or two key professional documents to be sent to the Executive Director, NGOCC,

Application deadline
26 Feb 16:22
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