LEAD is a Zimbabwean registered Non Governmental Organization dedicated to building and restoring the dignity of disadvantaged communities in Zimbabwe through sustainable livelihoods interventions and appropriate economic empowerment initiatives. The organization was formed in 2004 and presently operates in most provinces of the country.
LEAD is currently seeking applications from qualified candidates for the upcoming FY 2020 Food for Peace Development Food Security Activity (DFSA). This activity will work at the individual, household, and systems levels to address the underlying causes of chronic food insecurity to improve and sustain the food and nutrition security of vulnerable populations. This program will reduce food insecurity among vulnerable populations and help build resilience in communities facing chronic poverty and recurrent crises through a multi-sectoral approach.
The Community Visioning lead expert will be responsible for engaging with communities in a sustained, collaborative, and participatory process to identify challenges. The CV Lead will facilitate dialogue on group and individual aspirations and potential pathways to reach their aspirations in the context of limitations. The CV Lead will report to the Deputy COP. The incumbent will lead a shared visioning process for collective action, in which the various actors can contribute their perspectives, articulate aspirations, define individual and communal strengths and hoped-for contributions, voice concerns, and highlight successes. The CV Lead will be responsible for the generation of local solutions and strategies for addressing food and nutrition security issues, and mobilizing communities to work jointly to address these issues.
. Minimum of a Masters degree in social studies.
. Minimum of seven years experience of working with international development projects, including USAID projects.
. Demonstrated experience in community visioning and social mobilization targeted to achieve transformational leadership and shared goals with communities
.> Proven and demonstrable leadership skills are required
•:• Strong English ability is required, understanding of local languages is preferred.
NB: This position is contingent on the awarding of funding from USAID.
Please submit your applications together with a cover letter and detailed CV that includes 3 referees. Applications should clearly mark position applied for in the email subject line. Please submit by Wednesday 19th of December 2019 to The CEO at the following email address [email protected] Only shortlisted cand