Project Coordinator

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka

YWMA

The Young Women’s Christian Association of Zambia is a Non-Governmental, non-profitable Organization dedicated to the promotion of Human Rights for the empowerment of the community especially women and children for a better society.

YWCA’s mission is to empower and protect women, youth and children through right’s-based approaches and transformative leadership to attain a just society”.

YWCA envisions a safe and gender-sensitive Zambia with equitable opportunities for Women, Youth, and Children.

Brief Project Background – Comprehensive Bilateral Anti- Trafficking program

The Government of the Republic of Zambia and the United States have concluded a Bilateral Partnership to combat Trafficking in Persons. This multi-year commitment will strengthen the efforts of both the Zambian government and civil society organizations to effectively respond to Trafficking in Persons in particular implementing interventions on prevention, protection, prosecution and partnership. The programme aims to: Prevent human trafficking by addressing root causes and vulnerabilities, protect victims by ensuring access to high-quality, trauma-informed care, prosecute traffickers and hold them accountable through effective investigations and convictions while strengthening the justice system’s capacity to address human trafficking and establish and strengthen Partnerships, co-operations and co-ordinations that flourish across sectors and actors involved in anti-human trafficking.

1. Project Coordinator – x 1

Reporting to: Programmes Manager

Role and Responsibilities

  • The Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Project Coordinator is responsible for overall Project reporting to implementation reporting to the programmes Manager
  • Coordinate anti trafficking activities in collaboration with various stakeholders at district and provincial levels, supporting capacity-building initiatives at all levels, networking and representation, supporting advocacy efforts, project implementation, reporting, monitoring and evaluation among others.
  • Provide technical and programmatic guidance on delivery of interventions to prevent and respond to TIP.
  • (Represent YWCA with relevant TIP government structures, CSO’s including implementing partners at local level. (S)he will work closely and collaboratively with the program team.
  • Coordinating the planning and implementation of the project activities as outlined in the project document and work plan.
  • Lead activity implementation and provide substantive and technical expertise for the implementation and assessment of the project, including the collection and compilation of relevant background data and information, monitoring and evaluation.

Desired Qualifications

  • University degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Human Rights, Law or relevant area.
  • At least 3-4 years of relevant working experience with right-based issues; preferably human rights, trafficking in persons, gender-based violence, rights and laws within civil society sector.
  • Strong knowledge of Children’s rights.
  • Demonstrated skills in the design of human rights projects with experience in Anti Human Trafficking an added advantage.
  • Good analytical and report writing skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to set and achieve objectives.
  • English language proficiency a must, local languages an added advantage.
  • Strong communication (verbal and writing skills), interpersonal and representational skills.
  • Knowledge of word, Microsoft excel and power point.

YWCA has a zero-tolerance approach to conduct such as fraud, sexual exploitation, abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority, and discrimination. All Officer will be expected to adhere to YWCA’s standards of conduct and will therefore undergo rigorous background verification internally or through third parties.

SUBMISSIONS AND CLOSING DATE

Please submit your application letter, academic qualifications and curriculum vitae, to [email protected]

Suitably qualified candidates are invited to apply; however only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

The closing date for application is 9nd July 2024.

To apply for this job email your details to ywcacouncil549@gmail.com

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