Branch Administrator

at Zambia Red Cross Society
Location Lusaka, Zambia
Date Posted 14 September 2021
Category Default
Job Type FULL TIME

Description

Zambia Red Cross Society

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

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 humanitarian assistance. ZRCS is part of the International Red Cross movement known as the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). In line with its mandate, ZRCS works with various actors in collaboration with the Government of Zambia in responding to both artificial and natural disasters.

ZRCS is seeking well qualified and experienced individuals to fill the position of Branch Administrators, tenable in Solwezi, Kitwe, Chirundu, and Livingstone

POSITION: Branch Administraors (4)

REPORTING TO: Branch Development Manager

WORKPLACE: Solwezi, Kitwe, Chirundu, and Livingstone

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:

  • 1-year fixed Contract with possibility for extension contingent on satisfactory performance and funding availability

EXPECTED DATE OF DEPLOYMENT: October 2021

JOB SUMMARY

The Branch Administrator shall be responsible for the running of the day-to-day operations of the Branch. He/she will develop strategic alliances to strengthen collaborative partnerships and networks with relevant government agencies at the district level in service delivery; partner with NGO’s and other stakeholders to advocate,  represent,  and  influence policies for humanitarian relief; Identify, develop, and maintain institutional partnerships relevant to the growth of Branch; and Identify opportunities through collaboration with other partners and stakeholders that engage in youth developmental program., In consultation with the Branch Executive Committee (BEC) and Branch Development Manager at HQ, ensure effective resource mobilization strategies, manage Income Generation Activities (IGAs), prepare and submit funding proposals to cooperating partners that relate to humanitarian service delivery, both in emergency and developmental contexts; Act as a focal point person for project implementation; develop, represent ZRCS local Branch in stakeholder coordination mechanism related to the mandate of the movement

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 2-year relevant experience in any well-reputed organization.
  • Posses a BA in Development Studies, Business Administration, Project Management, Health, and Disaster Management Studies or related field
  • Must be Computer Literate with Good command of MS Office.
  • Affiliation and familiarity with the Red Cross movement are an added advantage.

TO APPLY, KINDLY FOLLOW THIS LINK or CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON BELOW.

  • SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS CLOSES ON 16th  September 2021 AT 12:00HRS. LATE SUBMISSIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
  • ZAMBIA RED CROSS SOCIETY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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