Regional Coordinator

Fixed-Term Contract
Regional Coordinator
Closing Date: September 21, 2023

Duty Station: Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Organisational Unit: Programmes Department

Type of Appointment: Fixed term with possibility of extension based on performance.

Estimated Starting Date: 01 October 2023

Job Description

General functions:   Under the direct supervision of the Programmes Manager, in coordination with other Programme Units; the successful candidate will be expected to work on a full-time basis during the assigned period. Among other regional administrative duties, he/she is expected to:

  • Facilitate and maintain regular communication with members in the region.
  • Update and maintain a membership database and other relevant partners.
  • Establish professional relationships with members, partners, and other key constituencies.
  • Administer the Regional Office filling system, maintaining, logging, filling, and updating records in the prescribed format for subsequent use.
  • Coordinate monitoring efforts, measuring results and impact of programmes, and activities in liaison with the head office including reporting on developments and trends in the Region.
  • Provide operational and logistical support towards the implementation of project activities and the fulfilment of Regional Office obligations.
  • Facilitate dialogue and engagement platforms between NANGO and key stakeholders including government officials, parliamentarians, and the private sector in the Region.
  • Contribute to the development of strategic alliances and networks between and among NGOs and other key stakeholders.
  • Represent the association at high-level dialogue and engagement fora and meetings with the Government of Zimbabwe and other stakeholders from the public sector, private sector, and civil society in the Region.
  • Contribute to fundraising efforts for the region to function optimally.
  • Facilitate governance processes at the regional level such as Annual General Meetings and Board Meetings liaison with the Regional Executive Committee

Required Competencies

Professionalism: Strong communication and analytical skills and ability to rapidly process and integrate diverse information from various sources; proven ability in advocacy, management, writing, and editing to meet tight deadlines; thorough knowledge of development issues, understanding of, and experience in, dealing with the media.

Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others, and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style, and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

Planning and Organising: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.


An Advanced University Degree (A master’s degree or equivalent) in Law, Public Policy Analysis, International Relations, Development Studies, or a related field is preferred.  A first-level University Degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced University Degree.

Work Experience

  • A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience either in legal analysis, public policy analysis, development work, administration, or related areas, including experience in the management of projects in the NGO Sector is an added advantage.
  • Previous experience of working with and through development partners.
  • Demonstration of knowledge and understanding of local and international NGOs, government, and development partners.
  • Knowledge of both Ndebele and Shona is an added advantage.

How To Apply

Prospective applicants who are enthusiastic about this opportunity are invited to submit the following documents: a motivational letter, a curriculum vitae, and copies of academic certificates. Please send these materials to [email protected] with the subject line “WESTERN REGION COORDINATOR 2023” no later than September 21, 2023. Any applications received after this deadline will regrettably be disqualified.

We strongly encourage women to apply!