Agriculture and Climate Change Resource Mobilization Specialist Job at Development Aid from People to People (DAPP) – Career Opportunity in Zambia

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Vacancy title:
Agriculture and Climate Change Resource Mobilization Specialist

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Energy & Natural Resources ]

Jobs at:

Development Aid from People to People (DAPP)

Deadline of this Job:
10 September 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka , South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Friday, September 03, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Development Aid from People to People (DAPP) is a nationally registered NGO working with development projects within the field of climate change mitigation and adaptation, environment, agriculture, education, health, poverty alleviation and Human Rights programs. Projects are carried out in all the provinces of Zambia reaching over 1,4 million people. Key funding partners include the Government of Zambia, national and international development organisations (USAID, PEPFAR, CDC, WFP, EU, Global Fund and more) as well as private sector organisations.

We are looking for two individuals to be part of our team of Resource Mobilisation Specialists.
• Focus on Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation, agriculture and environment.
• Focus on Health, Education and Community Development.

The selected applicants will support DAPP Zambia in identifying funding opportunities and will develop project proposals and support project start-up.
The positions are based in DAPP Lusaka Partnership Office but require occasional travel in operational areas.

Agriculture and Climate Change Resource Mobilization Specialist
The position will support DAPP’s efforts in supplementing the government and other development partners to improve agriculture outcomes while sustaining the natural resources and becoming a lead agency in fighting global warming and climate change.

Key Responsibilities:
1. Resource mobilization: Identify and qualify agricultural training and development, climate change adaptation/mitigation and food & nutrition security funding opportunities from private, bilateral and multilateral donors. The incumbent will participate in the design of projects, the identification of potential private and technical partners and develop high quality proposals in cooperation with team members.
2. Provide expert knowledge and technical support for the development of agricultural development and climate change projects, in line with DAPP Zambia’s approaches and strategic plan. Support engagement with in-country and international multilateral aid agencies and focal points.
3. Participate in national networks, meetings and workshops on agriculture and climate change.
4. Work closely with other team members on program and project strategies.

General Requirements (if you do not meet these requirements, please do not apply).
• Minimum of a degree in Environmental/ Agriculture Science or related field.
• Education in Development Studies/ Political Science or related field is an added advantage.

Work Experience:
• Experience in development of projects including establishment of the project idea, proposal writing, development of budgets and log frames.
• Minimum 3 years’ relevant professional experience in relation to implementation of agriculture/ climate change projects of significant
• Experience in direct working relationships with bilateral / multilateral donors, partners and agencies.
• At least 2 years’ experience in management of agriculture, climate change and/ or environmental projects/ or 2 years’ experience in providing consultancy services in these fields at a high level.

Skills and Competencies:
• Demonstrated hands-on knowledge in agriculture, environmental and climate change programs.
• Excellent communication, networking, and interpersonal skills.
• Managing internal and external relationships constructively, diplomatically and with discretion.
• Adaptability, resilience and ability to work and meet deadlines under pressure.
• Positive and enthusiastic attitude to development and to DAPP Zambia’s work

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


Job application procedure
Applications must be senith the following information
• Application letter
• Detailed CV, clearly outlining your experience in the above mentioned fields. The CV must include 3 professional referees (preferably supervisors) including their contact details.
• List of proposals you have participated in developing including your role in the proposal, the amount and if it was successful.
• All the above must be one file.
• Do not attach any other documentation such as certificates at this stage.

Clearly label the application in subject as follows:
• Appl Agriculture & Climate Change Resource Mob. Specialist followed by your name
• Appl Health, Education and Com Dev Resource Mob. Specialist followed by your name.

The application must be received latest the 10th September 2021 .
Send to E-mail: [email protected]  and to [email protected]
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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