We are seeking a highly motivated Programme Officer with a background in monitoring & evaluation, project & contract management and general knowledge of administration to support the Team Leader and Technical Assistance Manager in ensuring the effective delivery of the programme.



Location Lusaka
Duration Fixed term up to 31 January 2018
Closing date Friday 24 March 2017

Role overview

Main duties:

•The Officer will be responsible for a full range of administrative tasks related to programme delivery.

•Accountable for ensuring efficient and effective deployment of programme management systems in accordance with agreed procedures.

•Accountable for leading on supporting the effective day to day implementation of the ZESSTA internal monitoring and evaluation framework.

•Accountable for ensuring that logistics and procurement support to ZESSTA team is running smoothly.

•Knowledge and information management.


Essential requirements for the job:

•Experience and knowledge of monitoring & evaluation

•Knowledge of principles and practices of basic project management

•Knowledge of relevant software

•Basic knowledge of financial management

•At least two years’ proven experience 

•Diploma in Monitoring & Evaluation or equivalent

•Legal right to live and work in Zambia


How to apply

Applicants who meet the essential requirements of the post should visit https://jobs.britishcouncil.org and download the role profile and application form and follow the instructions in the 'How do I apply' section carefully.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview in the following week. We regret that candidates who are not shortlisted will not be contacted.

The British Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer – applications are welcomed from all; our policy on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion can be seen here

The British Council is also committed to a Child Protection Policy: applications will be considered only for candidates who declare their agreement to the policy, which can be seen here