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VACANCY ALERT: Researchers, Social Workers, Finance Assistants, Etc

VACANCY ALERT: Researchers, Social Workers, Finance Assistants, Etc

Qualified candidates are invited to apply for posts advertised by various organisations. PindulaNews presents the adverts below:

Research Fellow: CeSHHAR Zimbabwe

Deadline: 28 February 2022 (4.30pm) Duty station: Harare, Zimbabwe Contract duration: 7 months Renewal is subject to availability of funding and performance


CeSHHAR is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced individual to fill the above-mentioned post under a project that will be implemented within the Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) group of studies. The specific project where this vacancy has fallen is aimed at evaluating different ways of providing COVID-19 testing services, including use of rapid antigen tests for COVID-19 self-testing. The evaluation entails analysis of data from specific programmes that implement COVID-19 testing services and qualitative research among individuals who interact with the programmes.

Job role

Working as part of a team, the Research Fellow will be responsible for overseeing study conduct, data analysis and publication of results.

Qualifications and experience

A PhD in Epidemiology, Public Health or related fields;

At least two years’ experience conducting health-related research;

Demonstrable appreciation / experience with study designs commonly used in implementation research;

Ability to conduct, at the least, basic statistical analyses using statistical software;

Evidence of contributing to peer-reviewed journal articles, with evidence of lead authorship an added advantage;

Ability to work well independently as well as collaboratively as part of a research team;

Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing;

Project management experience, including managing research teams; Computer competency particularly with Microsoft Office packages;

Ability to work with people from various socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds.

To apply

Please email your CV and application cover letter addressed to the Human Resources Manager and send to Indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

3 (Three) x Graduate Trainee Social Workers: Caritas

Archdiocese of Harare Deadline: 25 February 2022 Duty station: Harare, Mbare Duration: 7 months Reports to: Case Management Officer


Caritas Archdiocese of Harare is a social development arm of the Catholic Church implementing the Pathways Orphans and Vulnerable project in Hopley, Mbare and Stoneridge. The organization is inviting applications from suitable candidates to occupy the position of Graduate Trainee Social Workers.

Duties and responsibilities

The intern will directly assist the Case management officer with:

Developing case plans; Assessments; Case plan review; Updating case plans; Follow-ups on clients; Participate in field visits; Compiling progress reports.


Diploma / Degree in Social work from a reputable university.

To Apply

Send your application to The subject line must have ‘Social Worker’ as the reference. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for the interviews.

Communications and Advocacy: Education Coalition of Zimbabwe (ECOZI)

Deadline: 1 March 2022 Location: Harare Reporting: Communications & Advocacy Officer


Education Coalition of Zimbabwe (ECOZI) invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the posts of Communications & Advocacy Intern that has arisen in the organization.

Roles and responsibilities

The Communication and Advocacy Intern will be working with the Communications and Advocacy Officer to Contribute to the formulation, implementation, and monitoring of advocacy and communications strategies for the organization; Coordinating all advocacy and communications related activities across the coalition and ensure membership participation in the processes; Preparing position papers and policy briefs and presenting same to coalition members and policymakers; Capacitating programme staff on media, advocacy and communication; Producing press statements, releases, supplements and newsletters for the organization; Coordinating policy dialogues with ECOZI members and external stakeholders such as parliamentary portfolio committees, government ministries and development partners; Engaging with the media for awareness-raising and advocacy on education policy management.

Essential skills and experience

Excellent written and oral communication skills in English; Confident presentation and facilitation skills, demonstrated commitment to working for a membership-based organization; Experience in social media management, demonstrated ability to produce policy briefs, position papers, press releases and website content; Ability to produce a variety of written and visual communication products in a clear and concise manner; Outstanding skills in Photography, Videography, Design and an understanding of WordPress.


Studying towards a university degree in Journalism, International relations, Mass communication or equivalent.

To apply

Interested candidates should send their Cover letter, portfolio / links to previous works and curriculum vitae with three contactable referees to

Finance Assistant: Education Coalition of Zimbabwe (ECOZI)

Deadline: 1 March 2022 Location: Harare Reporting: Finance Officer Duration: 12 months


The Finance Assistant is needed to provide finance and administrative support services. His / Her duties shall include:

Receiving all requests for payments and activities and ensuring that there is proper documentation supporting the requests before passing it on to the Finance Officer for review; Working closely with the programs team and provide guidance in its spending and activity planning, supporting them with event arrangements; Handle and maintain an efficient filing system of key documents (reports, projects activity documents, receipts, etc) ensuring the confidentiality and security of documents; Assist in data capturing, preparation of disbursement requests and inventory management; Scheduling and organizing weekly staff meetings, receiving and filing weekly meeting minutes; Assist in the logistics needs of all staff pertaining to all travel; Shall be responsible for receiving activity acquittals, ensuring that all activity receipts and activity reports are attached; Shall be responsible for managing staff timesheets; Workflow management (i.e advising on work/activities completed and work / activities pending); Filing of statutory documents with ZIMRA and NSSA and ensure that the organization is up to date with statutory obligations. Ensure that all financial transactions are carried out and recorded in accordance with accounting standards and in line with the organization’s procedure and policies; Prepare and share monthly monitoring report (expenses vs budget) to Management as per set deadlines; Assist management and stakeholders in budgeting and budget realignment; Review monthly/donor reports with relevant managers and point out areas with financial risks in line with donor conditions for managers to take proactive corrective action; Preparation of various supporting schedules to the financial statements to facilitate annual and periodical audits; Preparations of the payroll journal and monthly reconciliation of the payroll control code; Cashflow management and bank reconciliations; Support in Payroll administration and all human resources issues as may be required. Any other relevant duties as may be required by management.

Person specification

The ideal candidate should possess a degree in accounting or any accounting qualification like ACCA, CIMA, and experience on NGO finance department is required;

Knowledge and experience in computers (Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint); Good typing skills; Strong written communication skills; Ability to work independently and to meet deadlines; Good analytical skills and attention to detail; Ability to work under pressure; Interpersonal skills; Ability to effectively communicate financial information to different audiences, both financial and non-financial; Requires knowledge and understanding of accounting packages like Pastel; Candidates must adhere to ECOZI Safeguarding Policy

To apply

Send your CV and application letter clearly indicating your expected salary to Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Salary package will be revealed to the successful candidate only.

Relief Drivers: Zimbabwe Technical Assistance, Training and Education Center for Health (Zim-TTECH)

Deadline: 25 February 2022 About the organization

Zim-TTECH is seeking highly qualified and experienced applicants to fill the positions of Relief Driver. The positions will be based in the following Provinces: Matabeleland North, Mashonaland West, Mashonaland East, Mashonaland Central and Harare. Zim-TTECH’s activities occur primarily in the technical areas of health system strengthening; health workforce development; operations research and evaluation; prevention, care, and treatment of infectious diseases. Zim-TTECH is funded by PEPFAR through the Center for Disease Control to implement HIV & TB treatment and care services in five Zimbabwean provinces in support of the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) under the Zim-PAAC (Zimbabwe Partnership to Accelerate AIDS Control) program. Zim-TTECH is implementing the DREAMS program in four districts in Matebeleland North province. Zim-TTECH also supports Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) services in Zimbabwe.

Position summary

The position exists to provide relief support to the program teams in the provinces and districts. The successful candidates will report dually to the District Focal Persons and the Logistics Officer.


Provide reliable and safe driving services to program and other authorized personnel as directed; Ensure cost-savings through proper use of vehicles and accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs and any other documentation as required; Request fuel and cash travel advances. Maintain the assigned vehicle through vehicle checks before the first trip and cleaning of the vehicle’s interior and exterior; Take note of any faults that may develop on the vehicle and bring them to the attention of the Logistics Department as soon as observed; Arrange for the planned vehicle maintenance, minor and major vehicle service and repairs and inspect the vehicle before and after service; Ensure that all immediate actions required by local rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents and report all road traffic accidents or thefts to the police and inform the supervisor and Logistics Department immediately; Follow the Zimbabwe road rules, including adhering to speed limits and the carrying of a valid driver’s license at all times; Uphold the nonsmoking policy in the organization’s vehicle and ensure that passengers do not smoke inside the vehicle; Maintain all assigned vehicle related documents; Perform any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

Qualifications, skills and experience

Minimum of 5 O level passes including English; Clean class 4 driver’s license (Class 2 license will be an added advantage); Valid defensive driver`s license is a must; A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role; Fluency in English; Knowledge of basic vehicle maintenance desirable and of the country’s roads and routes.

To apply

Interested candidates should submit their application letter, detailed Curriculum Vitae, and certified copies of certificates indicating preferred province to or to the mentioned address The Human Resources Manager, Zim-TTECH, 10 Natal Rd, Belgravia, Harare. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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