Project Support Assistant at Self Help Africa

Job Title: Programme Support Assistant; ENTERPRISE Zambia
Company: Self Help Africa,
Department: Administration
Location: Lusaka

Reports to: Head of Finance and Administration; Self Help Africa, Zambia
Benefits 24 days annual leave, Medical Insurance, 25% gratuity and 5% Employer pension contribution

Length of contract 2 years contract, renewable upon satisfactory performance
Expected Travel Minimum national level travel will be required

Job Purpose: The Programme Support Assistant will provide administrative and human resource support to the project team working under our EU funded grant known as ENTERPRISE Zambia. S/he will be responsible and accountable for managing all administrative and human resource activities of the project and supporting the country team in procurement. The Programme Support Assistant will show initiative, be capable to meeting deadlines, be flexible, honest, diligent, innovative and be a team player. S/He should possess excellent verbal and written communications skills, and have strong negotiation, interpersonal and organisational skills.

Key Responsibilities: ADMINISTRATION




Any other duties as periodically assigned by the line manager.

Key Relationships: Internal


Qualifications and Experience: Essential

This Job Description only serves as a guide for the position and SHA reserves the right to make necessary changes.

Self Help Africa is committed to equal employment opportunities


Self Help Africa (SHA) is an International non-profit organization that focusses on helping the rural poor to improve their food and livelihood security and support economic development. SHA’s mission is to support sustainable livelihoods and develop enterprising solutions for Zambia’s smallholder farmers. SHA has received a grant from the European Union to implement a five-year project called Economic, Nutrition and Technical support for increased Economic Returns and PRofit In SustainablE agribusiness in Zambia – ENTERPRISE Zambia. ENTERPRISE Zambia is a collaboration between Gorta-Self Help Africa (SHA) and co-applicant Imani Development International Ltd (Imani) to establish and manage on behalf of the EU, a grant scheme of EUR 20 million, providing incentives to the development of the smallholder agricultural sector in Zambia. A proportion of EUR 6 million will be dedicated to investments in the aquaculture.

ENTERPISE Zambia aims at better market-integration of smallholder farmers and agribusiness actors in value chains at national, regional and international level. The project will give special emphasis to the diversification of the economy, the generation of employment opportunities for women and youth and, in view of recurrent droughts, on nutritionally sensitive agricultural value chains and climate-smart agriculture. On the overall, the project will ultimately contribute to increased income and nutrition security for 150,000 smallholder farmers households in rural Zambia.
SHA now seeks applications from suitably qualified individuals to fill the position of Project Support Assistant

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Closing Date : 16 July, 2020

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