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Program Manager


This is a Full-time position in Lusaka posted 12/04/2022.

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# Job Description

Job Details

Primary Functions & Responsibilities:

Stakeholder and Representation
Cultivates and maintains relationships with key stakeholders including donor,
government, industry bodies and other development actors
Builds trust and confidence in TechnoServe as a key player in food and
nutrition system
Program Strategy, Quality and Impact
Develops, presents, and implements the strategic vision, annual goals, and
objectives for the program in line with the overall strategy and objectives
Strategically selects areas of work, partnerships, and methodologies that most
effectively contribute to growth of the AINFP Zambia portfolio
Takes ownership and accountability for improved quality, impact and
External and Internal Communication
Ensures clear and effective communication of the program to all relevant
Builds reputation of the program through sharing of evidence-based impact and
participation in key stakeholder events
Maintains good working relationship with all relevant TechnoServe departments
and other programs
Program Management and Coordination
Overall responsible for high quality delivery of the program in Zambia
Coordinates with Capacity Building Team, M&E Manager, Budget & Finance
Analyst, A2F Manager and other country leads to ensure learning across the
Ensures compliance with TechnoServe and USAID regulations

Strategic and Innovative Thinker

Identifies opportunities and builds strategic relationships with other
organizations to help achieve business goals.
Proactively takes advantage of opportunities to learn and actively applies new
knowledge and skill.
Analyses both successes and failures for clues to improvement.
Innovative to try new ideas to find solutions
Analytical, able to diagnose problems, identify the key issues, and think
strategically to evaluate alternative courses of action and produce a logical,
practical, and acceptable solution. Works persistently to overcome obstacles
Asks questions and seeks out information from multiple sources, learns from
mistakes, sees change as an opportunity.


Able to take ownership of decisions but show sound judgment in escalating
issues where necessary.
Works cooperatively and flexibly with other members of the team to achieve a
common goal. Ability to build and maintain effective relationships and
Effectively plans, schedules, and prioritizes activities; effectively manages
resources people, material, information, budget, and time to accomplish
Provides leadership and mentorship to the staff and clients to build their
leadership and management capacities.
Effective Communicator

Listens openly and effectively and ensures accurate understanding; able to
adjust communication to the needs of the audience and work at multiple levels;
facilitates the open exchange of ideas and information in individual and group
Transparent in dealings with others, admits mistakes, and is trusted. Inspires
confidence in the team of honest intentions and fairness.
Report writing; monitoring and data management
Program Management

Understands and manages human, financial, and operational resource issues to
improve overall organizational performance. Committed to compliance with
organizational policies.
Able to analyze and express themselves clearly in business writing.
Sound understanding of market systems and inclusive business models, including
a strong client focus. Able to understand the client’s concerns and priorities
to provide appropriate business advisory solutions.
Strong ability and commitment to team working and collaboration; staff
Basic Qualifications:

These are the requirements that any qualified candidate must meet. Typically

A Master’s degree in business, economics, agriculture or other relevant
discipline with a minimum of 7 years of professional experience in a relevant
field, including the development of agricultural value chains, private sector
and/or entrepreneurship
Good knowledge and understanding of the business and/or technical challenges
of agro-processing in Zambia/Africa
Required Languages

Fluency to speak, read and write in English is essential
Supervisory Responsibilities:

It is envisaged that this position will be managing at least two staff and

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Closing Date : 15th April, 2022.

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