Provincial Coordinator – Zimbabwe Farmers’ Union

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Deadline : 14 February 2022
Location: Harare

Responsibilities
Facilitating Provincial Council Meetings;
Facilitating Provincial Administration Meetings;
Member Mobilisation;
Organizing Provincial Commodity Association Meetings;
Supporting District Coordinators in setting up Union structures in districts;
Supervising Union Staff in the Province;
Ensuring prudent management of ZFU assets in the province;
Establishing linkages with all ZFU stakeholders including attending Provincial coordination meetings by government and donors;
Identification possible areas for further Union intervention, including identifying potential projects and donors;
Preparing consolidated Provincial reports for submission to Head Office;
Any other duties that may be assigned

Core competencies
Ethics and Values: Demonstrate and safeguard ethics and integrity;
Organizational Awareness:
Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment;
Development and Innovation:
Take charge of self-development and take initiative;
Work in teams:
Demonstrate ability to work in a multicultural, multi-ethnic environment and to maintain effective working relations with people of different ethnic backgrounds;
Communicating and Information Sharing:
Facilitate and encourage open communication and strive for effective communication;
Self-management and Emotional Intelligence:
Stay composed and positive even in difficult moments, handle tense situations with diplomacy and tact, and have a consistent behaviour towards others;
Conflict Management:
Surface conflicts and address them proactively acknowledging different feelings and views and directing energy towards a mutually acceptable solution;
Continuous Learning and Knowledge Sharing:
Encourage learning and sharing of knowledge;
Appropriate and Transparent Decision Making:
Demonstrate informed and transparent decision making.

Functional competencies
Demonstrated development / programming skills particularly those that are pertinent to the Zimbabwe Farmers Union strategic priorities on gender equality and women’s rights;
Ability to lead formulation and implementation of training programmes within the Unions;
Ability to develop detailed operational plans, budgets, and deliver on them for development results;
Ability to establish and maintain broad strategic networks and partnerships with private and public entities to promote partnership and build alliances to advance organizational interests and competencies;
Demonstrated good oral and written communication skills

Qualifications
The Applicant should have a degree in Agriculture or related field and at least 5 years’ experience working directly with farmers;
In addition, the interested individuals must demonstrate an unquestionable personal reputation, integrity, and ethical behaviour throughout his or her professional career;
Proficiency in English is a prerequisite, in addition, applicants should also be fluent in either Shona or Ndebele languages;
Fluency in both local languages is a plus.

To apply
Please submit a Curriculum Vitae and motivational letter to the attention of Human Resources. All applications must be sent by email to christinamakumbirofa@gmail.com and copy tmakomva@zfu.org.zw Please ensure your email subject clearly reads the position being applied for.

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