Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) Volunteer: Local NGO
Deadline: 10 April 2020
Duties And Responsibilities
A leading Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) with a solid interest and proven record on influencing good natural resource governance in Zimbabwe, regionally and internationally is looking for a volunteer to work on Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) issues. The volunteer must be a PHD student already undertaking ASM research work. By joining our organisation, the Volunteer will get exposure to growing programme on ASM which entails networking with key stakeholders – relevant government Ministries, Departments and Agencies, legislators, industry, civil society, media, communities and artisanal and small scale miners; having field experience in most key gold producing districts in Zimbabwe; research and advocacy on influencing a conducive policy, legislative and institutional environment for sustainable and responsible growth of ASM sector in Zimbabwe in line with the Africa Mining Vision (AMV).
It is important to note that ASM sector is an integral part of mining in Zimbabwe as highlighted in the plan to realise US12 billion annual earnings from mining by 2023. Gold is expected to contribute a US$4 billion, a third of the anticipated growth, of which ASM is the current lead contributor in terms of gold deliveries to Fidelity Printers and Refiners (FPR), the country’s sole gold buyer, refiner and exporter.
Qualifications And Experience
The successful candidate will be responsible for leading and coordinating a young and dynamic team that is keen to explore and expand opportunities on ASM programming. Our organisation believes in fair and equitable work opportunities for all. Therefore, we encourage women, youth and persons living with disabilities (PLWDs) to apply.
How To Apply
Interested candidates to email their Expression of Interest and CV to [email protected] for consideration. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.