Senior Elections Specialist at IFES Zambia -

Senior Elections Specialist at IFES Zambia

IFES Zambia  -  Lusaka,    Closes: August 07, 2020

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Job Description

Job Responsibilities:
  • Serve as the local technical lead on project implementation, research support, and liaising with ECZ, local stakeholders, partners and the international community.
  • Provide targeted application of her/his expertise in electoral and conflict mitigation/response matters to facilitate the training needs assessment and training of ECZ officials on conflict management and crisis response as well as on follow-up activities.
  • Oversee the implementation, design, quality and synergy of all IFES Zambia activities and results.
  • Ensure effective implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programmatic activities in line with approved objectives and budgets.
  • Coordinate with IFES HQ to ensure prioritization and effective handling of all matters of technical input, project planning, procurement, compliance, finance, and branding.
  • Be responsible for management of the field office.
  • Support programmatic development and fundraising efforts.
  • Draft regular and timely programmatic reports to IFES HQ.
  • Liaise and coordinate with IFES partners to ensure successful joint work and collaboration.
  • Represent IFES in various forums.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Ability to remain highly organized while handling multiple tasks under tight deadlines
  • Ability to oversee complex programs with limited supervision
  • Business awareness and understanding of budget management
  • Must possess excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Collaborative and cooperative
  • Ability to show initiative, good judgment, and resourcefulness
  • Conduct himself/herself with integrity and function ethically
  • Ability to manage staff and work with senior management
  • Excellent knowledge and experience in Zambia and understanding of its electoral, political, media and civil society landscape
  • Ability and skills to promote and inspire effective collaboration between individuals.
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills to meet the diverse technical and managerial requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field.
  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant experience working with international NGOs.
  • Professional experience and knowledge in the democracy and governance field, understanding of electoral administration and reform will be considered favorably.
  • Experience working with election management bodies.
  • Professional experience and knowledge in managing components of international development programming for funders such as USAID.
  • Proficiency in Word, Power point, Outlook and Excel.
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Closing Date : 30 August, 2020


Posted on July 31, 2020
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