Distribution Officers – Mutare, Chipinge, Buhera, Masvingo, Bikita, Gutu: GOAL Zimbabwe
Deadline: 3 February 2020
GOAL is an international non-denominational, non-governmental and non-political humanitarian organisation dedicated to work towards ensuring the poorest and most vulnerable in our world and those affected by humanitarian crises have access to the fundamental rights of life, including but not limited to adequate shelter, food, water and sanitation, healthcare and education. We began humanitarian and developmental work in Zimbabwe from 2002 and we are gradually evolving from emergency response to long-term development. Currently our focus is on Livelihoods, Nutrition and WASH.
Reporting to the Project Manager, the Distribution Officers will be responsible for direct implementation of food and non-food distribution assistance. The project aims to provide a seasonal and emergency social safety net to improve access to food and ensure that vulnerable women, men, girls and boys, consume an adequate and nutritious diet in times of need
Duties And Responsibilities
Summary of Key Duties
Facilitate strengthening of productive assets committees to ensure protection of livelihoods based assets for increased crop and livestock productivity; Provide support on creation, rehabilitation and protection of livelihood-based assets for crop and/or livestock productivity; Provide support on cash transfer for food items; Implementation of programme components of food and non-food items distribution to beneficiaries; Mainstreaming of Gender and Social Protection during program implementation; Identification and selection of programme beneficiaries creating databases in respect of programmatic deliverables; Assessment of knowledge and skill gaps in beneficiaries and liaise with relevant stakeholders in designing appropriate training materials; Participate in district and ward level coordination meetings to represent GOAL and share project updates; Participate in all related Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) system activities
Qualifications And Experience
A Minimum of a Degree in Social Sciences, Humanitarian and Development Studies or any other related discipline; Experience in community mobilization, participatory targeting and monitoring; Knowledge in food and/or non-food aid/security; Class 3 and or / motor bike riding experience is a must; Knowledge of food and livelihoods security project monitoring and evaluation techniques; Understanding of mainstreaming principles and experience of working on mainstreaming activities of gender, HIV/AIDS and Child Protection, environmental protection, resilience and protection of elderly people; Evidence of maturity and experience in working in community development programmes; Computer literacy in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; Ability to work under pressure, with minimum supervision.
How To Apply
Interested individuals who meet the above specifications should apply via email to [email protected] clearly indicating the position being applied for and the preferred district on the subject line of the email. The application must include an application letter; and a Current CV with full contact details of at least three contactable referees). Please note that applications received outside the stated channels will be disqualified.