Netgirls Zambia is a grassroots initiative started in 2013 aimed at empowering girls and young women through Netball sports. Netgirls Zambia operates out of Katete boma and runs seasonal leagues in surrounding rural areas. Netgirls is affiliated with the Zambia Impact Network Limited (ZINL), a Zambia-based non-profit organisation based in Katete that is working to improve the quality of education in community schools in Zambia. ZINL is an equal opportunity employer. For more information see: www.netgirlszambia.org and www.impactnetwork.org.
The NetGirls Director is responsible for the overall coordination and running of the Netgirls netball league, including more than an expected 100 teams in the Katete District. The League director will be responsible for assistance in set up, monitoring, promoting and financial management of the league. In addition, the director will oversee 5 zone managers over the active seasons for junior and senior leagues. The position is a full time position, with the individual leading Netgirls activities for approximately 7 months during league operating times, and remaining months supporting operations of the Impact Network Education team.
Responsibilities and expectations include:
Conduct awareness raising, recruitment and registration process for teams prior to the start of the league;Assist in drafting and revising league rules and guidelines;Oversee hiring and management of 5 zonal managers per league;Track operating expenses and deliver receipts/accounting to funders;Complete data collection forms on each team, the girls on them, their ages, weekly scores, etc.;Uphold rules of the league and handle problems as they arise;Manage and account for league equipment including balls and whistles;Promote the league on local media and the expansion of league activities as needed;Visit teams and observe games as needed (travel provided);Communicate regularly with up-line managers at Impact Network who are located both in Zambia and the United States.
Candidates should have a relevant college degree or minimum of grade 12 educationExperience in community organizing, or sports, including knowledge of netballnterested and passionate about girls sports and supporting community youth activitiesExperience in bookkeeping and managementExcellent communicator, both written and verbal. Speak and write fluently in English and in local languageTech skills: Typing, E-mail, Word, Excel, smartphone usage, scanningIntegrity, punctuality, reliability and attention to detailThe ability to troubleshoot and provide reasonable solutions as problems ariseWilling to reside near the Impact Network site office (Katete) and travel to projects sites as neededWilling to work weekends when neededExperience working in rural settings with minimal resources a plusExperience driving motorbikes, or willingness to learn
K 1,600 per monthSmartphone, talk time and data providedTransportation and travel expenses for work purposes provided
To apply deliver a cover letter, CV, copy of NRC, copies of school results and any other relevant documents to the Impact Head Office in Katete Boma. You may also apply by sending an email to: email ;protected — The subject of your email should be: “Application for Netgirls Director position.” Applications from qualified women strongly encouraged.
Applications will be accepted until 4 May 2018