GOAL is an international non-denominational, non-governmental and non-political humanitarian organisation dedicated to work towards ensuring the poorest and most vulnerable in our world and those affected by humanitarian crises have access to the fundamental rights of life, including but not limited to adequate shelter, food, water and sanitation, healthcare, and education. GOAL has operated in Zimbabwe since 2002 and currently focuses on Emergency response, Livelihoods, Nutrition and WASH activities. GOAL is an equal opportunities employer to all individuals seeking employment. We are looking for suitably qualified, highly competent, and motivated students on attachment to be part of GOAL Zimbabwe’s diverse team for on a fixed-term basis.
General description of the role
The Livelihood Officer will be responsible for the Economic Recovery and Market Systems (ERMS) activities. He/she will work closely to identify, support, train and monitor interventions targeting small businesses impacted by the COVID 19 shutdown.
The ideal person should possess the following
Minimum 2 years’ management experience operating your own business or with an NGO, private company, or government department; Proven problem solving and coordination skills, communication skills, flexibility, and calmness under pressure; Strong computer skills with particular competencies with Microsoft Office applications (including MS Word and Excel); Previous experience administering a grant program and/or selection process for beneficiaries; Experience working with small businesses or traders.
Accountability within GOAL
A commitment to GOAL values and GOAL’s integrity framework is critical to working with GOAL. Any candidate offered a job with GOAL will be expected to adhere to the following key areas of accountability: Comply with GOAL’s policies and procedures with respect to the safeguarding, code of conduct, health and safety, confidentiality, do no harm principles and unacceptable behaviour protocols; Report any concerns about the welfare of a child or vulnerable adult or any wrongdoings within our programming area; Report any concerns about inappropriate behaviour of a GOAL staff or partner.
Children and vulnerable adults who come into contact with GOAL as a result of our activities must be safeguarded to the maximum possible extent from deliberate or inadvertent actions and failings that place them at risk of abuse, sexual exploitation, injury and any other harm. One of the ways that GOAL shows this ongoing commitment to safeguarding is to include rigorous background and reference checks in the selection process for all candidates.
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