Project Assistant: Christian Blind Mission (CBM)
Deadline: 6 December 2019

Reporting to: CBM Zimbabwe Country Programme Manager

Christian Blind Mission (CBM) Zimbabwe is an International Christian disability and development NGO which works in co-operation with local partner institutions complementing government’s development agenda. Inclusive recruitment of staff is a priority for the organisation which seeks to promote meaningful inclusion of persons with disabilities in all aspects of our work. CBM therefore seeks to hire a qualified Project Assistant to support the implementation of the Seeing is Believing Project on Low Vision. The Project Assistant expected to perform the following tasks:

Essentials Duties and Responsibilities
To enhance capacities of Youth with Albinism through participating and facilitating in various capacity building and learning platforms; Coordinating project activities in liaison with relevant stakeholders; Ensuring management of data generated by the project in line with national and project guidelines; Ensuring effective monitoring of the project; Ensuring that project planning, implementation and evaluation processes are inclusive and that learning is shared with relevant internal and external stakeholders and used in subsequent planning of the project and organizational strategies; Conducting project outreach activities in collaboration with other ongoing programs in targeted areas of implementation; Coordinating the provision of technical support to the project implementing partner and ZIMAS; Promotion, implementation, observance and adherence with the CBM Child Protection and Adults at risk Policy in all operations; Facilitate evaluation of the project according to donor guidelines and best practises; Monitor project budget to ensure spending is in line with approved resources; Review project financial reports and ensure that they accurately reflect project expenses; Developing and submit project narrative, statistical and financial reports and stories timely; Collect, manage and maintain individual patient’s data according to Government hospital guidelines; Identify, document and disseminate relevant project learning within the programme; Producing statistical reports as required by the Program manager in a timely manner; Collecting stories of change from identified clients/beneficiaries for submission to the Program Manager as per agreed frequency and dates.

Degree in Public Health and Administration, Degree in Nursing (Ophthalmic) or Equivalent; Social Science Degree; At least three years of relevant experience.

Desired Skills and Competencies
Self-development and initiative taking; Strong written communication, interpersonal and coordination skills, with proven ability to be flexible and team oriented; A sound understanding of Monitoring and Evaluation; Proven ability to efficiently and effectively handle multiple tasks at the same time; Ability to manage and engage stakeholders at different levels is essential; Computer literacy with a high degree of proficiency and productivity working with databases.

The future job holder will adhere to CBM’s values and commits to CBM’s Code of Conduct and Safeguarding Policy. CBM encourages persons with disabilities to apply for this position. Women with disabilities are particularly encouraged to apply.

To apply
If you feel that this role would be a good opportunity for you, we would like to hear from you. Please send your CV and cover letter in English to this email address: [email protected]