Job Opportunity at Cheshire Homes Society of Zambia

Cheshire Homes Society of Zambia seeks to hire a qualified candidate to fill in the Position of Project Manager on JDs IE Projectthe Inclusive Education Project be based in Chipata, Eastern Zambia.

 Job title:               Project Manager – Inclusive Education Project

Reporting to:          Executive Director, Cheshire Homes Society of Zambia

Location:                Chipata, Zambia

Overall Responsiblity:

Assuming full responsibility for the overall management of the inclusive education project finances, programmes, monitoring, learning and evaluation, staff, relationships with Government ministries, communities and partners.

Purpose of the Job

  • Effectively managing project finances, staff and resources.
  • Taking the lead in the development, sharing and dissemination of monthly Key Performance Indicator reports, quarterly and annual reports, case studies and human interest stories.
  • Taking the lead in facilitating health and educational assessments, providing practical support to teachers, and facilitating training for project staff.
  • Managing the project communication and visibility plan.
  • Working with partners to develop, manage, implement, monitor, evaluate, report on and learn from the inclusive education project.
  • Taking the lead in developing work plans and managing the monitoring, evaluation, reporting and learning function of the inclusive education project.
  • Assessing training needs of key stakeholders including partners, government officials, and leading on capacity building training on disability and inclusive education.
  • Taking responsibility for identifying external training providers as necessary.
  • Developing resources and communication materials on disability, inclusive education and livelihoods.
  • Developing links and building relationships with key parner officials, DPOs, NGOs / INGOs and government ministries.
  • Taking the lead on sharing best practices and learning related to inclusive education with key stakeholders.
  • Participating in and representing CHSZ at relevant education forums, networks and meetings.
  • Supporting the development of new programmes for CHSZ.


Essential Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Development Studies, Project Management, Social Work, Health Sciences, or any other relevant qualification. A masters degree will be an added advantage.

Essential other requirements:

  • At least 5 years’ experience working in education, development, or social work.
  • Experience of developing and managing effective relationships with stakeholders.
  • Ability to travel within Zambia and ready to work with rural and vulnerable communities.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills (English).
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Able to work in a team environment.
  • Experience in managing institutional donor funds.
  • Ability to work independently and ready to work outside normal work hours.
  • Good understanding of budgets and financial management.
  • Excellent computer knowledge and skills.

How to Apply: Applicant must submit their credentials that is CV and cover letter to or Mailing Address to The Executive Director P.O BOX 320059, Lusaka before 15th February 2019.