Accountability Lab catalyzes a new generation of active citizens and responsible leaders. We train, mentor, and resource citizens to strengthen systems of accountability to unleash positive social and economic change. The Lab also strives to reinvent the way that development organizations operate through radical transparency, context-appropriate reporting, and creative awareness campaigns. The Accountability Lab is a non-profit organization based in Washington DC with locally registered offices around the world.
The Program/Campaigns Manager is responsible for the day-to-day management of contracted activities. S/he should demonstrate high-level strategic vision for enhancing evidence and knowledge in governance and citizen engagement, excellent management skills and experience leading complex projects, and high-level skills and experience in convening collaborative networks preferably in the democracy, rights and governance sector.
BA degree in Public Administration, Management, Business, or related social science field and 4-8 years of experience in relevant roles. An MBA or other relevant graduate degree is highly desirable, as is work experience elsewhere in the world.
Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods
Experience managing programs and teams for non-profit organization in Sub-Saharan Africa in compliance with international standards.
Experience working with/within donor organizations including close familiarity with donor reporting systems, requirements, timelines and structures.
Experience conducting trainings and mentoring professionals.
Draft reports/inputs for reports for the senior management team on key activities.
Support successful organization of events and subsequent follow-up with key stakeholders.
Ensure the MEL and Financial Management and Operations managers have the information needed to provide regular financial and programmatic reporting.
Eligibility: The Accountability Lab is not able to sponsor work visas. Please only apply if you currently have a right to work in Harare.
Location: Harare with extensive travel across Zimbabwe and internationally as needed.
Compensation: Competitive, commensurate with skills and experience.
For more information or to apply, please send a cover letter, CV and salary expectations to [email protected] before October 28.