Transparency International Zambia (TIZ) is a local chapter of the global movement Transparency International. It is dedicated to the fight of corruption and the promotion of good governance.
The organisation is seeking qualified individuals to fill the following outlined position :
Project Officer-Open Contracting for Health (OC4H)
Job Title : PROJECT OFFICER-OPEN CONTRACTING FOR HEALTH (OC4H)
Job Purpose The Project Officer will be responsible for the daily management, delivery and coordination of the OC4H project in Zambia.
Ensure the smooth day to day delivery, running and project management of the OC4H initiative in Zambia
Work closely with the OC4H Project Manager to ensure the efficient implementation of the OC4H
Responsible for ensuring financial and narrative reports are submitted to TI-HI according to the agreed deadlines and to donor requirements
Liaise with other TI chapters implementing the OC4H project, to exchange lessons learned and implement regional advocacy strategy as required
Coordinate and facilitate meetings and workshops with government, civil society and private sector stakeholders and other related parties
Monitor progress of project deliverables and plan according to M&E requirements for the project and participating to internal / external mid-term reviews and evaluations
Manage diverse and sometimes competing stakeholder interests
Represent the OC4H programme and TI-HI at some external meetings and conferences
Willingness to travel regularly within Zambia and overseas (when required)
Reporting to Programmes Manager
Condition of Work Office and Field
Education and Professional
Bachelor or Master-level degree or equivalent experience, ideally in public health, political science, international development, and business ethics would be preferable.
Must have a full grade 12 certificate.
At least two year’s similar experience managing and delivering projects from key institutional donors such as DFID, UN agencies, GIZ, etc.
Strong track record in meeting reporting and project deliverables and deadlines
Experience of working in government or civil society
Experience and knowledge in one or more of the following : global public health (ideally health supply chain / procurement), ethics, compliance, and corruption and its impacts
Experience within and understanding of stakeholders in the healthcare sector
Experience of communicating effectively with diverse audiences, both verbally and in writing
Proven track record of being able to work independently
Experience of mapping systems, structures and stakeholders and making recommendations accordingly
Excellent written and communication skills
Strong skills in using MS Office, particularly Excel, which should be to a high standard
Familiarity with global / public health issues, including procurement
Strong facilitation skills to conduct trainings and workshops
Strong numeracy skills
Data analysis skills (desirable)
How to Apply