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Our client a reputable NGO is looking for a Manager, Government Relations & Strategic Partnerships to join their team
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Participates in the development of the organizations conservation strategy and strategic change
Provide technical support in the development of natural resources governance and policy programmes/initiatives in line with national priorities and organization international governance practice broad goals for transformative change
Leads and supports the organizations annual planning and budgeting for its Policy and Governance engagement with government, civil society and partners to deliver specific policy and governance outcomes
Provides programmatic support and technical advice to project teams and field staff in responding to policy and governance initiatives and opportunities including constitutional, policy and legislative processes;
Identify and advocate for the mainstreaming and alignment of NRM Policy and Governance related initiatives within the country, regional and global strategic and action plans as well as Global Initiatives Governance and policy needs;
Contributes to the development of strategies for building effective organization and Civil Society Policy Advocacy capacity to engage and influence county, national, relevant international policies;
Leads in the assessments, tracking and reporting of progress against strategic goals relating to policy and governance programme implementation and action plans including quality assurance and capacity building;
Directly supports and contributes to oganisation performance monitoring systems i.e. APMS, SPMS and Dashboard;
Offers effective supervision including mentoring and performance management of staff under the Programme;
Prepares and presents periodic technical reports on the progress of implementation of conservation programmes and project activities including timely donor reporting in the designated area. Lead advocacy and relationship building towards specific policy advocacy and strategic relationship outcomes
Identifies and pursues strategic collaborations and partnerships with governments, private sector , Civil Society organizations, stakeholders and professional bodies in advancing governance in conservation programmes;
Support conservation teams to identify and nurture key relationships and opportunities to deliver strategic opportunities, with direct responsibilities to nurture assigned relationships.
Initiates and/or develops strategic conservation related policy research alliances between organization, Network and other NOs in order to advance conservation goals;
Promotes cross programmes and projects linkages and synergy in order to mainstream policy & governance initiatives;
Participates in knowledge management through policy research, publication and dissemination of policy briefs and papers including representing the organization in national, regional and international policy platforms;
Champions the domestication of relevant national and regional policy instruments at local level in promoting sustainable natural resource management;
In consultation with the Director, Conservation Programmes facilitates cross-border initiatives to promote good governance in natural resource management. Leads the development of bankable policy & governance programme proposals as part of the wider resource mobilization strategy;
In consultation with the finance team, develops a cost-effective budget, schedule and tracks policy and governance programmes to ensure compliance;
Ensures prudent management and safety of assets and resources including intellectual properties under custody;
Coordinate and review and structure projects that lead to governance outcomes. Leads teams in strategy development and strategy execution to secure policy and public investments commitments to support organization priorities.
Develops and implements the necessary policy, governance and advocacy training strategies for organization and partners;
Supervises all policy & governance programmes staff
Role model organization behaviours and values
Manage consultants
Coordinates setting of programme work plans and staff performance targets and undertakes periodic performance appraisal for programmes staff;
Liaises with Human Resource function in carrying out staff training needs assessments and recommends training programs to address performance gaps;
Maintains staff discipline and ensures effective handling of staff grievances in consultation with HR function and disciplinary committee;
Perform any other duties as may be assigned.

  • Industry: NGO
  • Salary: Neg

Required Skills

7 Years of Experience
Qualifications
7 years of experience at management level in a similar role influencing policy at national, regional and global levels securing political commitments that support natural resource governance or sustainable development outcomes<br> Tangible track record of successful lobbying and advocacy outcomes through influencing policy making and policy implementation<br> Tangible track record making successful teams<br> Tangible track recording of drafting proposals and securing funding<br> Experience working on public, private sector and CSO partnerships an added advantage.<br> Bachelors in public policy development or natural resource management policy studies<br> Master’s degree in Policy, international relations and development, development studies, social sciences, or management and training or related field will be an added advantage<br>
Key Skills
Strong understanding of the political economy of Zambia, actors and institutions within the and political decision making processes needed to advance natural resource governance
Policy development and policy influencing skills and experience
Planning, Program development and management skills of impact and outcomes
Leadership and people management skills;
Problem solving and conflict management skills;
Technical report writing
Proposal development skills;
Organizational and communication skills;
Negotiation and contract management skills;
Good interpersonal skills with the ability to network and to develop and maintain strong relationships at all levels;
Demonstrated ability to conceptualize, plan and implement strategic initiatives within the context of conservation, natural resource management, international development, and/or other related fields.

Additional Requirements

NGO
Governmentrelationships
15Jun
Lusaka, Zambia

Our Client, an International organization is looking for a Project Coordinator to join their team in Lusaka
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The Project Coordinator will provide support and policy-related advice in the sectors of Water, Sanitation and Energy.
This includes:
Supporting the Portfolio Manager for Water, based in Lusaka, as well as the Portfolio Manager for Energy, based in Frankfurt/Germany, in project preparation, implementation, monitoring and routine tasks;
Collecting and analyzing economic, financial, legal and market information related to sector issues concerning water and energy;
Reviewing documents and reports submitted by Government, cooperating partners, the private sector and the civil society;
Following up of documents submitted to Government, cooperating partners, private sector, and civil society;
Attending sector related events/ conferences and cooperating partners meetings as representative of the company and reporting on these events and meetings to the sector team in Frankfurt and/or the Office Director
Assisting (technically and logistically) with the preparation of/participation in missions (also support to other sectors); and
Participating in other tasks and duties reasonably requested by the Office Director.

  • Industry: NGO
  • Salary: Neg

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Masters level qualification in relevant discipline (e.g. economics, public administration, international development, relevant engineering degree)<br> At least 5 years of relevant working experience, preferably (partially) gained with an international organization or company<br> Proven track record in project management and reporting<br>
Key Skills
Willingness and ability to acquire a full understanding of the procedures and financing instruments, and have the ability to translate that understanding into concrete and measurable progress on project implementation within the existing project portfolio. Training will be provided from the company .
Proficiency in spoken and written English. Knowledge of German would be of advantage.
Competence in the use of standard software (Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point)

Additional Requirements

Project coordination
17Mar
Cape Town, South Africa

Our client is looking for a Fund Development Manager to join their team.
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Responsibilities:
1. Fund Development
Develop a fund development strategy that is in line with the company strategy and ensure the proper execution of the strategy
Prepare and update the fund development plan annually
Fundraising / Proposals writing / Donor Prospecting – Local and International
Donor relationship management, reporting, and stewardship
Grow the individual giving programme
Conceptualise, develop, and initiate new initiatives, campaigns, events etc.
Manage and implement all projects, events, and campaigns for the year
Maintenance of the donor data base
Board management
Donor base analysis
Media interviews / relations and related
Reporting
Meet targets set

2. Marketing and PR
Ensure that we have a monthly marketing / PR / Comms plan, planned in advance, as well as a tentative generic year planner
Ensure that our all our social media platforms grow steadily, according to set targets, that platforms are updated / posted daily, and that the engagement is suitable for our brand
Ensure that the company’s CI manual is updated and properly implemented – internally and externally
Ensure that all our marketing and communication tools are regularly updated – website; social media platforms; YouTube channel, pamphlets etc.
Compile the monthly newsletter, and ensure that is well written and circulated timeously
Compile the Annual Report
Marketing and PR - create national awareness and exposure of the work we do
Prepare media releases; promotions; marketing material; briefs etc.
Host visitors and potential donors to showcase the work we do
Conduct research as and when needed

3. General Duties
Team management
Resource mobilisation
Manage our brand ambassadors
Recruitment and management of volunteers
Monthly reporting

  • Industry: NGO
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

10 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Qualifications<br> Degree or Diploma in Marketing, PR, or similar<br> Applicable/related short courses<br> A minimum of 10 years’ proven, relevant experience in fund development / resource mobilisation<br> At least 5 years’ experience managing a team<br> Public speaking experience<br> Experience conducting media interviews – live and recorded radio; television etc.<br> Microsoft Office 365 experience beneficial<br> Microsoft Dynamics Business / Business Central experience beneficial<br>
Key Skills
Requirements
Driver’s license and own vehicle essential
Willingness to travel
Excellent verbal and written skills
Strong interpersonal communication and relationship-building skills
Ability to solve complex problems and see projects through to completion
Analytical skills to study problems and identify solutions
Good technical knowledge and expertise with a variety of software, hardware and
applications capability
Team-oriented attitude
Ability to manage time productively and effectively prioritise and manage numerous projects
Fast learner, with the ability to adapt to various circumstances and work environments
Strong customer service ethic

Additional Requirements

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