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Finance Officer: Zimbabwe Smallholder Organic Farmers Forum (ZIMSOFF) Deadline: 27 May 2022

Posted in NGOs

Local NGO

Job Type

Full Time



Description :


ZIMSOFF, officially registered in 2007 is the voice of the smallholder farmers’ struggling for social justice in Zimbabwe. It envisions empowered agroecology communities of practice for seed and food sovereignty and climate justice. Its mission statement is to influence policies and public awareness towards agroecology and smallholder farmers’ rights.

ZIMSOFF national staff team

The main role of the ZIMSOFF National Staff Team is to organize and facilitate the work of the ZIMSOFF Board members from 4 clusters so that they can fully participate and give full political guidance to the organization. In order to do this, planning the year's activities is of key importance: to make sure that meetings are organized, mobilizations prepared, clusters consulted and new issues incorporated.

Key job purpose

He or she will be part of the ZIMSOFF financial team which is in charge of the budget; the core budget that covers council and executive committee meetings, staff salaries, office expenses, some operational budget (national, regional and international trips for the leaders and specific projects). He or she will report to the Accountant. He or she will also be part of the fundraising team for the organization.


His or her tasks will be to contribute to the planning of the budget, monitor its implementation and prepare project finance reports for the ZIMSOFF leaders and donors.

Capacities needed

Good understanding of national farmers’ organizations processes; Capacity to work with the ZIMSOFF national leadership; Administrative capacity to manage financial issues (fund raising, contact with donors, reporting to donors and financial planning); Strong understanding of the Zimbabwean banking reality; Fluent in English and other local languages; Good writing skills and computer literacy; Good skills in projects and funds management; Capacity to work in a team and ability to multitask; Capacity to work under pressure; Attention to detail and excellent adaptability skills; Excellent problem solver with strong communication skills; Experience in the use of Pastel an added advantage; Fresh from a reputable College or University with relevant Finance qualification.

Only shortlisted candidates will be advised.

To apply

To apply

Applicants should submit a motivation letter together with detailed CV, references, certified copies of Educational, National I.D and Birth Certificate. Application letters must quote job reference number 01. Applications should be sent to The Chairperson, ZIMSOFF, 5 Gloucester Drive, Eastlea, Harare or email copying

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