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24 May 2019

Project Coordinator

Job Description



an international NGO active in humanitarian aid and development cooperation will be implementing  a project called “Promoting the Production and Consumption of Nutritious Foods through an Integrated Multi-Sectoral Approach in Mongu, Kaoma and Mumbwa” is looking for a


The Project Coordinator is responsible for securing implementation of project with focus on nutrition and smallholder farmer support under the CCR Mongu Field Office implemented in Kaoma, Mongu and Mumbwa Districts and overall management of the office and its employees.


  • Responsible for overall management and coordination of the Project activities and quality of implementation
  • Works closely with Project Team in all districts on annual planning and reporting and overall management and coordination of the program
  • Prepares monthly expenditure  and work plans, monthly reports and other relevant documents to the CCR mission & donors (including the needs for subordinates, logistics are met in advance)
  • Implementing project activities according to the project document focusing on quality delivery and project impacts and results (in line with organizational and donor guidelines, manuals and official legal procedures of partners).
  • Ensure linkages and coordination with key stakeholders throughout project on provincial and district level including Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Agriculture and other relevant ministries and institutions
  • Works closely with M&E Officer to ensure quality of implementation and that all impact and performance indicators are being fulfilled
  • Keeping field office staff personal documentation
  • Maintaining good order in records and official documentation
  • Representation of CCR on various occasion (together with the mission management)
  • Promoting CCR, ensuring the CCR visibility
  • Communication with respective organizations, institutions and donors
  • Contributing to the mission strategic planning together with the mission management
  • Contributing to the resource mobilization and supporting the new fund opportunities
  • Compile lessons learned, identified best practices, participate on development and update of relevant tools, guidelines and manuals, local expert pool and expert resources

Financial responsibilities:

  • Regular financial management/reporting together with Head of Programmes
  • Managing and applying CCR financial rules during the project implementation
  • Ensuring CCR financial rules and procedures are in line with donor regulations
  • Commitment to Caritas vision, mission and values is essential.


  • Strong motivation and commitment to the work
  • Minimum of Bachelor university degree in a social/development studies, Degree in Agriculture, Nutrition, or Agribusiness with experience in Agriculture and/ or Nutrition programming, or other relevant field; advanced degree is an asset
  • Proven track of experience in project management and project leadership at least 5 years
  • Demonstrated experience in working effectively with CSOs and community-level actors, stakeholders and beneficiaries.
  • Excellent English language skills
  • Working experience in the non-profit or in an international organization an asset
  • Excellent communication skills, flexibility, time-management, ability to work under stress and in difficult conditions
  • Basic knowledge of financial management
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Willingness to work in accordance with the Caritas Code of Ethics

Duty station: Mongu Field Office, Mongu District, Zambia

Working Time: 5 Days a week

Starting date:  2019 Position: national


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How to Apply

To apply for this position, please submit your full application consisting of detailed CV (max 3 pages) and motivation letter (1 page) by the, 29th May 2019 17:00 to the following email address: [email protected] Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please use the following subject in your email/post: Project Coordinator – Mongu. For the title of cover letter and curriculum vitae, follow this wording: Surname, Name, Project Coordinator – curriculum vitae Surname, Name, Project Coordinator – cover letter Caritas Czech Republic reserves the right to cancel the process at any stage.
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