Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
Job location: Sherberghan, Afghanistan
Starting date: 15th March 2018
Vacancy closing date: 15th February 2018
Duration position: 3 years with possible renewal
Workhours: Fulltime (40 hours)
ZOA is a Christian international NGO which offers RELIEF to people who are affected by conflict or natural disasters. ZOA wants to contribute to a new perspective of HOPE in which people work together for a promising future in dignity and mutual trust. Together with the affected communities we work on the RECOVERY until they can provide to take care of their livelihoods. The work of ZOA is coordinated from Apeldoorn, the Netherlands. From Apeldoorn operates ZOA in fifteen countries in Africa, Middle East Region and Asia. ZOA works approximately with 1000 employees worldwide.
ZOA is looking for a: Senior Programme Manager North (f/m)
In the course of 2016 more than a million people became displaced in Afghanistan. About half of them were fleeing the fighting in several provinces between government forces and either the Taliban or Islamic State. The other half were Afghan returnees coming from Pakistan due to the harassment by governmental agents there.
Besides these two groups there are still disaster IDPs, such as the families that lost their houses to the riverbank erosion of the Amu Darya, the main river in the north. ZOA is assisting the different types of displaced people and we see signs of hope throughout our projects. ZOA’s program in North assists IDP and Returnee families through shelter assistance and WASH projects. Longer term interventions are helping women through Women Self Help Groups, and women who are in the Sheberghan and Sar-e Pul prison.
The Programme Manager is responsible for the realisation of project and programmatic goals within the organisational setting determined by internal and external preconditions in a specific ZOA country region.
Your main tasks and responsibilities
Overall leadership and integral management responsibility of the ZOA organisation in a specific programme in a country of operation.
Leadership and management
In the performance and as a member of the Country Management Team, the PGM balances the interests of Programme area, the country organization as a whole and of all stakeholders involved.
The Programme manager is accountable to the Country Director of the programme country.
Identity: The candidate is expected to fully support the vision and mission of ZOA.
Knowledge & Experience:
ZOA offers you a challenging job, an inspiring and motivated team in de programme country and good benefits and remuneration which suits the charities sector.
Do you need more information?
For more information about ZOA, please visit at our website www.zoa-international.com.
If you have questions about this vacancy, you can contact Mrs. Charity van Bemmel HR Officer, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interested and you want to apply?
ZOA operates with an equal opportunities policy and is committed to diversity in the workplace. Qualified women and men, people of all nationalities, and cultural backgrounds, and candidates with disabilities are welcome to apply.
If you are interested in this position, please apply directly via https://www.zoa-international.com/vacancy/senior-programme-manager-north-afghanistan/.
CV’s of no more than 5 pages in length are appreciated.
Please provide at least 3 references related to your previous employment listed in the application. References of previous positions held should not be older than five years.
Only selected candidates will be contacted and invited to participate in the process of recruitment. A written test will be part of the recruitment procedure. Documents that do not match the profile above will not be considered. Internal candidates will have priority, in case of similar results.