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Influencing Programme Manager-Zambia

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Tearfund UK in Zambia is looking for an experienced Influencing Programme Manager. The Influencing Programme Manager will be responsible for implementing Tearfund’s advocacy and influencing work in Zambia.

The Influencing Programme Manager (IPM) will support the Regional Influencing Lead in implementing the influencing work within a designated area of the region in line with the overall direction of Tearfund’s strategy, networking, advocacy and influencing work, as per the key attributes of Model 1 countries, across the region.

The successful applicant will be required to build networks and partnerships to influence government policies and social-cultural practices. Additionally, She/He will develop a preparedness plan to respond to crises by; promoting Church and Community Transformation, Environmental and Economic Sustainability, Reconciled and Peace Filled Societies.

Tearfund is a UK based, Christian INGO working in 50 countries around the world, to lift people out of poverty, using local partners and churches wherever possible.

The successful candidate should possess following prerequisite:

  • A degree or equivalent in development, management studies or related subjects
  • Relevant humanitarian experience which includes project management and capacity development, strategic planning and thinking and budget development and management
  • Excellent people and team management skills
  • Proven success in securing institutional funding
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English

If the above describes you, we will love to hear from you.

Please note: This is a fixed term contract of 3 Years based in Lusaka, Zambia, with a possibility of renewal. Applicants must possess the right to live and work in Zambia.

Tearfund is a faith based organisation and applicants must share our statement of faith.

The successful candidate will be offered a Gross Salary of K530,737.00 ZMW Per Annum.

The recruitment process will include specific checks related to safeguarding issues. In addition, personal identification information will be submitted against a Watchlist database to check against criminal convictions as a counter-terror measure.

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