Multiple Job Positions at Zambia Red Cross Society (Over 5+ Recommended Jobs)

The Zambia Red Cross Society (ZRCS) is a Humanitarian Organization established in 1966 by an Act of Parliament CAP 307 of the laws of Zambia as an auxiliary institution that augments government efforts in developmental works and humanitarian assistance. ZRCS is part of the International Red Cross movement known as International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). In line with its mandate, ZRCS partners to Government of Zambia in responding to both man-made and natural disasters, including epidemics.

Currently, ZRCS is part of a consortium of actors that has joined hands with Ministry of Health through a multisectoral approach, in responding to COVID-19. To enhance coordination and management of ZRCS response to the pandemic, the National Society hereby invites applications from dynamic, qualified and experienced individuals to take up the following positions;

(i) Response Coordinator

(ii) Response Officer – Livelihood

(iii) Communication Officer

(iv) Hygiene Promotion Officer

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1. COVID-19 RESPONSE COORDINATOR

Reporting to: Health and Care Manager

Workplace & Conditions

Based in Lusaka with frequent travel to the field

Starting Date / Initial Contract Details

As soon as possible. Full time, initially 6 months with possibility of extension subject to performance and availability of funding

Core function:

Project Management

Communication and Coordination

Quality Management/Project Design

Capacity building

Qualifications

Experience / Competencies

Preferred

Required

Zambia Red Cross volunteers who meet desired qualifications are encouraged to apply
The subject of applications for this vacancy should be marked ‘’RESPONSE COORDINATOR’’

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2. RESPONSE OFFICER – LIVELIHOOD

Reporting to: Disaster Management Manager

Workplace & Conditions

Based in Lusaka with frequent travel to the field

Starting Date / Initial Contract Details

As soon as possible. Full time, initially 6 months with possibility of extension subject to performance and availability of funds

Core function:

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

Project Management

Communication and Coordination

Logistics

Quality Management/Project Design

Capacity building

Qualifications, Experience and Desired Competences

Red Cross volunteers that meet the prescribed credentials are encouraged to apply.
The subject of applications for this vacancy should be marked ‘’RESPONSE OFFICER – LIVELIHOOD’’
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3. COMMUNICATION OFFICER

Reporting to: Communication Manager

Workplace & Conditions

Based in Lusaka with frequent travel to the field

Starting Date / Initial Contract Details

As soon as possible. Full time, initially 6 months with possibility of extension subject to performance and availability of funds

Core Function:

Specific Responsibilities

Qualifications and Experience:

Core Competencies

Functional Competencies

Red Cross volunteers that meet the prescribed credentials are encouraged to apply.
The subject of applications for this vacancy should be marked ‘’COMMUNICATION OFFICER’’
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4. HYGIENE PROMOTION OFFICER

Reporting to: Health and Care Manager

Workplace & Conditions

Based in Lusaka with frequent travel to the field

Starting Date / Initial Contract Details

As soon as possible. Full time, initially 6 months with possibility of extension subject to performance and availability of funds

Reports to:

Focus on COVID-19 response

Core Function:

In consultation with the Health and Care Manager, plan, budget, and ensure effective implementation of hygiene and sanitation promotion activities as an integral part of the COVID-19 response

Coordination

Reporting

Monitoring and Evaluation

Qualifications

Skills and Abilities

Red Cross volunteers that meet the prescribed credentials are encouraged to apply.

To apply, please do send your CV and cover letter detailing how your skills and experience match the required competencies addressed to the Secretary General via email to zamcrossjobs@redcross.or.zm.

THE CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMITTING APPLICATION WILL 16th MAY 2020 AT 17:00HRS AND NO LATE SUBMISSIONS SHALL BE ACCEPTED.

Zambia Red Cross Society is and equal opportunity employer

ZRCS has not engaged any agent for this recruitment and NO APPLICATION FEE IS CHARGED.

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