The Zambia Red Cross Society (ZRCS) is a Humanitarian Organization established in 1966 by an Act of Parliament CAP 307 of the laws of Zambia as an auxiliary institution that augments government efforts in humanitarian assistance. ZRCS is part of the International Red Cross movement known as International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). In line with its mandate, ZRCS works with various actors in collaboration with Government of Zambia in responding to both man-made and natural disasters. Zambia Red Cross Society is implementing an ECHO project which is a new model for humanitarian action tarred towards supporting local communities to prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters subsequently protecting communities and helping them withstand future shocks, in order to effectively implement this project ZRCS hereby invites applications from suitable, qualified and experienced individuals to fill the position of Project Officer
POSITION: PROJECT OFFICER – ECHO (4)
REPORTING TO: PROGRAMME OFFICER
WORKPLACE: – BASED at Project Offices- Mazabuka, Choma, Monze or Namwala
1-year fixed term Contract
EXPECTED DATE OF DEPLOYMENT: June 2023
The Project Officer will report to the Programme Officer He/she will be in charge of running the field office and coordinate all Zambia Red Cross National Society programme/project activities; He/she will undertake all measures professionally and technically appropriate to ensure effective and efficient management of project plans and resources
Programme Support Functions
DESIRED COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
a) Knowledge in anticipatory actions
b) Knowledge in Cash Transfer in emergencies
c) Community Engagement and accountability
d) Knowledge in Monitoring Evaluation and Learning
e) Climate change and environmental management
Method of Application
Submit your CV and Application on Company Website.
All applications that do not meet the closing date shall not be accepted.
The Zambia Red Cross Society is an equal opportunity employer.