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Position: Program Manager (Regional)

Reports to: DWF Chief of Party

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

Start date: 10 June 2019, or as soon as possible

Contract type: Fixed term contract (project ends Sept 2021)

DWF seeks an experienced Programme Manager to play a leading role in the organization, coordination and implementation of the USAID supported Southern African Political Parties and Dialogue Programme (SAPP&D).

Submission Deadline: Please send submissions to recruitment@democracyworksfoundation.org, before the closing date and time of 16h00 on Friday 10 May 2019. Applications must include a letter of motivation and an up-to-date CV including three referees. Please state the position title in the subject line in your email.  Interviews are likely to be held on the 16th of May 2019. Please ensure you keep this date available for interviews in Johannesburg.

Position Summary: As a Programme Manager, you will support the Chief of Party in providing strategic guidance to Country Teams and Project Managers in the design, implementation and tracking of programmes, managing donor relations, identifying and supporting opportunities for development and expansion. You will also ensure compliance with donor and organisational rules and requirements as well as timely implementation of the SAPP&D.

As an ideal candidate, you will have to be an excellent leader and with proven experience in coordinating and managing multi-country donor funded programmes in politically sensitive environments. Those with traceable hands-on experience in managing USAID supported programmes will have an added advantage. You will have demonstrable experience working with and managing multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary staff and have the ability to produce results in a timely manner. You will also have to be able to develop efficient strategies and tactics.

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Regional jobs

 

  1. Zambia Country Director

Reports to: DWF Chief of Party

Locations: Lusaka, Zambia

Start date: 01 June 2019, or as soon as possible

Contract type: Fixed term contract

Submission Deadline:  Please send submissions to recruitment@democracyworksfoundation.org, before the closing date and time of 16h00 on Friday, 03 May 2019. Applications must include a letter of motivation and an up-to-date CV including three referees. Please state the position title in the subject line in your email.  Interviews will be held 09 May 2019.

Position Summary:  The Country Director (CD) will provide overall leadership and strategic direction to the DWF Office in Zambia.  The CD will lead and supervise all technical aspects of program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation in Zambia. The CD will also provide oversight of program administration and financial management and supervise all program staff in country.

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2. Zambia Program Coordinator

Reports to: Country Director

Locations: Lusaka, Zambia

Start date: 01 June 2019, or as soon as possible

Contract type: Fixed term contract

Position Summary: We are looking for an experienced and competent Program Coordinator to undertake a variety of administrative and program management tasks for Southern Africa Political Party & Dialogue (SAPP&D) country program.  The goal will be to facilitate the effective management of programs according to the organization’s standards.

Submission Deadline: Please send submissions to recruitment@democracyworksfoundation.org, before the closing date and time of 16h00 on Friday, 03 May 2019. Applications must include a letter of motivation and an up-to-date CV including three referees. Please state the position title in the subject line in your email.  Interviews will be held on 10 May 2019.

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Internships

Democracy Works Foundation has two intern positions available at its Johannesburg, South Africa headquarters for the first half of 2018.

Interns must be in possession of a Masters degree or in the process of obtaining a Masters degree in a discipline relevant to our work.

Non-African interns need to be entirely self-funded.

For internship possibilities at Democracy Works Foundation please email recruitment@democracyworksfoundation.org