ChildFund International Director – Program and Sponsorship Jobs 2023 – Zambia NGO Jobs

ChildFund International Director – Program and Sponsorship Jobs 2023 – Zambia NGO Jobs.

ChildFund International Zambia looking for “Director – Program and Sponsorship”.

Applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree may apply on or before September 22, 2023.

ChildFund International is a nonprofit organization working toward a world where every child is free to live at their fullest potential, no matter where they’re from or what challenges they face. Worldwide, 570 million children live in extreme poverty, vulnerable to many factors that threaten their well-being. Children need protection, support and care at each stage of childhood to stay safe, healthy, learning and on track to achieve their potential. ChildFund works with local partner organizations, governments, corporations and individuals to help create the safe environments children need to thrive.

ChildFund International Director – Program and Sponsorship Jobs 2023

The ChildFund International has published a job vacancy announcement on September 13, 2023 for qualified Zambia’s to fill in the vacant post of Director – Program and Sponsorship to be based in Lusaka, Zambia.

Recruiter ChildFund International
Position Director – Program and Sponsorship
Location Lusaka, Zambia
Country Zambia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Bachelor’s Degree
Experience Required Minimum of 05 (Five) years
Application Deadline September 22, 2023

ChildFund International Job Vacancy 2023

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Strategic Planning – Leads the development of the Country Strategic Plan (CSP) and ensures LP strategic plans alignment with the CSP; Provides strategic direction, creative inputs and capacity building on alignment and integration of sponsor relations activities and life-stage based programs.
  • Program Model Customization – Responsible for adapting program models to local conditions, integrating sponsorship and preparing for implementation as well as providing technical support to local partners on program models
  • Program Monitoring & Evaluation – Provides leadership for establishing monitoring, evaluation and learning systems to help measure organization’s progress towards its core outcomes, monitors programs for compliance; Oversee the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of quality sponsorship strategies and activities that promote participation and creativity; Revision of M&E (including sponsorship performance) data and facilitates related SMT decision-making.
  • Sponsorship Enrolment and Quota Management – Defines programmatic and sponsorship enrolment criteria to select deprived, excluded and vulnerable children, decide quota levels for partners, oversees building of partner capacity for enrolment processes, exercise quality control on enrolments, plan for and seek global support function (as required) to support systems updates relative to country partner portfolio shifts and planning.
  • Sponsor administration and Donor management – Oversees adequate flow of sponsorship documentation and information from/to local partners and sponsors and donors. Assures compliance with donor requirements and provides quality and timely reporting (grants, NSP); Gifts in kind delivery and management in support of program.
  • Advocacy, partnership and external networking: Proactive external engagement to build identify, build and nurture new and existing partner relationships to enhance program and sponsorship execution and processes for increased impact and quality. Engagement with governmental and non-governmental partners to promote advocacy agenda. Engages with ChildFund Alliance members to build support for country programs and address sponsorship issues.
  • Child Safeguarding; Remain alert and responsive to any child safeguarding risks, acquire relevant knowledge and skills which will enable you to promote strong safeguarding practices, understand the child safeguarding policy and procedures, and conduct yourself in a manner consistent with the Child Safeguarding Policy.

Position in Organization:

  • Vacancy Name: Director, Program and Sponsorship
  • Employment Type: Full Time (Fixed Term)
  • Childfund Work Location: Lusaka, Zambia
  • Childfund Division: Global Operations
  • ChildFund Department: Country Management

Educational Qualification and Experience:

  • Master’s (preferred) or Bachelor’s degree or similar. Equivalent relevant experience maybe acceptable in lieu of degree.
  • Demonstration of knowledge of program design; grant acquisition and management; providing oversight and accountability for large funded programs; resource stewardship, and cross functional coordination.
  • At least 10 years of demonstrated work experience in program management, child development or other relevant area, preferably in an international not-for-profit environment.
  • Experience and understanding of community and family care issues.
  • Demonstrated high-level interpersonal and cross-cultural skills including the ability to build collaborative relationships internally and externally with sensitivity to cultural, ethnic, social and political issues.
  • Computer proficiency in general office software applications (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills in English.

How to Apply ChildFund International Director – Program and Sponsorship Jobs 2023

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The Closing Date: September 22, 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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