Tearfund Administrative Assistant Job (Zimbabwe)

Closes: 15 May 2023

Tearfund is a Christian charity which partners with churches in more than 50 of the world’s poorest countries. We tackle poverty and injustice through sustainable development, by responding to disasters and challenging injustice. We believe an end to extreme poverty is possible.

Thousands of people needlessly suffer and die every day because of poverty. But that’s not God’s plan for the world. And God is calling you – all of us – to reach out to people in greatest need. We partner with local churches and organisations who have a crucial role to play in the places worst affected by poverty.

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Tearfund is a Christian charity with over 50 years of experience in international development. We believe that poverty is not God’s plan, and an end to extreme poverty is possible.

We work directly, and/or alongside local partners and churches, in underserved communities in more than 50 countries to tackle complex poverty in three main ways:

  • Humanitarian response
    We respond quickly to disasters and conflicts, supporting those in greatest need throughout the recovery process.
  • Community development
    We partner with local churches and organisations, mobilising resources and empowering communities to lift themselves out of poverty.
  • Advocacy and influencing
    We help individuals and churches speak out on issues of poverty and injustice, and we challenge unjust policies and practices at a local, national and global level.

Thousands of people needlessly suffer and die every day because of poverty. But that’s not God’s plan for the world. We believe that we can all play a part in ending extreme poverty and injustice by reaching out to people in need.

For more than 50 years, Tearfund has partnered with local churches and organisations around the world, equipping people to lift themselves out of poverty and fulfil their God-given potential.

Our mission

Our mission is to follow Jesus where the need is greatest, responding to crises and partnering with local churches and organisations to help people lift themselves out of poverty.

Our vision

Our vision is to see people freed from poverty, living transformed lives, and fulfilling their God-given potential.

The Tearfund Zimbabwe team are looking for someone who is passionate about effective communications and loves organising to take on the role of Administration Assistant. The Administration Assist will assist the Programme Director and the staff in the country by providing a proactive, quality administrative service. In particular, to provide administrative support, travel advice, compliance with mandatory requests from the region and to assist with project work and delegated tasks. 

Tearfund is a UK based, Christian INGO working in 50 countries around the world, to lift people out of poverty, using local partners and churches wherever possible.

Do you have?

  • Qualification in Business Administration, international management (or equivalent)
  • Experience of and proven ability to develop and manage a range of administrative processes 
  • Experience of working in a fast paced environment 

Are you a commited Christian with effective communication skills and attention to detail? Do you love working as a team and are you able to use your own initiative?  

If the above describes you, we will love to hear from you.

Please note: This is a fixed term contract of 3 Years based in Harara, Zimbabwe, with a possibility of renewal. Applicants must possess the right to live and work in Zimbabwe.

The successful candidate will be offered a Gross Salary of $16,714 USD Per Annum. 

The recruitment process will include specific checks related to safeguarding issues. In addition, personal identification information will be submitted against a Watchlist database to check against criminal convictions as a counter-terror measure.

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