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Project Assistant (Climate change and Natural Resource Management) - Green Governance Zimbabwe Trust

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Green Governance Zimbabwe Trust (GGZT) is a Zimbabwean organization advocating for a holistic inclusion of communities in natural resource governance; and climate change mitigation and adaptation. GGZT believes in advancing people-centred public institutions that are established to consolidate and enhance the country’s mining sector for the well-being of local communities.

The organization also advocates for the adherence and compliance to statutes governing natural resources in Zimbabwe by all stakeholders who are directly or indirectly linked to mining activities through inter alia awareness campaigns, public dialogue and public interest litigation.

The organization’s mandate is to promote transparency and accountability in the management of the environment and natural resource governance.

Our broader vision is to achieve a Zimbabwean society where natural resource governance promotes sustainable development. GGZT is guided by the values of transparency, citizen inclusion and participation in decision-making, evidence-based decision-making, sustainable environmental outcomes, conservation through cooperation and collaboration; and climate Justice.


The Project Assistant will provide programming and activity implementation support for two projects and assist Project Officers in the implementation of field activities.

Key responsibilities and duties

  • Support Project Officers in planning and implementing activities (meetings, workshops, trainings, dialogues, etc) contributing to results as outlined in project results frameworks;
  • Support Project Officers in documenting activities in accordance with the organization’s M&E requirements and in maintaining high quality of documentation and reports;
  • Assist in mobilizing stakeholders and target groups for activities and organize logistics;
  • Assist in preparing requisition forms and in administering, documenting and reconciling project expenses in the field according to the organization’s policies and procedures and donor requirements;
  • Assist project staff in collecting and compiling relevant M&E and research data and in monitoring the operational context;
  • Assist in collecting and compiling relevant project information and materials for communications purposes, as requested;
  • Assist in preparing and presenting information for regular internal reviews as well as meetings with funding partners and project stakeholders.

Qualification, experience and skills

  • Degree in Social Sciences, Political Sciences, Development Studies, Conflict / Peace studies or other relevant fields;
  • Relevant work experience in civil society and with donor funded projects is an added advantage;
  • Knowledge and experience in conflict management, natural resource governance and local governance is an added advantage;
  • Good communication and facilitation skills and good team player; Good writing and reporting skills, attention to detail, diligence and integrity;
  • Driver’s License;
  • Well spoken and written English, proficiency in chiShona and / or isiNdebele

To apply

If you are interested to work in a small team of dedicated colleagues and have the necessary qualification, experience and attitude, we are looking forward to receiving your CV and application letter via email by 18 March 2022.

In your application letter please outline your motivation and the special attributes, skills or work experiences which distinguish you from other applicants. Credible references are essential.

Kindly email your application to Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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