Deputy Director – Administration : Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC)

  • Harare

Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC)

DUE : 04 DEC 2022

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) is an Independent Electoral Management Body established in terms of Section 238 of the Constitution of Zimbabwe. Its major function is to manage and conduct elections to the offices of President, Parliament and Local Authorities, and Referendums, and all related electoral processes in accordance with the laws of Zimbabwe and international best practice.

The Commission wishes to recruit professionals of high integrity with good communication and decision-making skills, and sound knowledge of electoral democracy to fill vacancies that have arisen in the institution. Suitably qualified women are encouraged to apply. Applications are invited for the following post: –

JOB TITLE : Deputy Director – Administration
REPORTS TO : Director-Administration
STATION : Head Office

Summary of Duties
Monitoring the implementation of inventory checks;
Implementing comprehensive assets management systems that are safe, including storage, inventory and distribution of resources;
Facilitating boards of survey for disposal of redundant assets;
Supervising assets returns and compilation of asset registers;
Ensuring full compliance of administration activities in line with ZEC rules and regulations, policies, procedures and strategies;
Supervising the consolidation of monthly , annually and other reports from the Department;
Maintaining the Assets Register of the Commission;
Developing internal controls and efficient administrative systems for the Commission;
Preparing Annual budgets for Administration Department

Coordinating daily administrative functions;
Monitoring implementation of programme based budgeting;
Managing PSIP programmes and maintenance routines for Commission infrastructure;
Ensuring efficient running of the transport management systems, fleet maintenance and insurance;
Preparing work plans for departmental employees;
Supervision of staff in the administration department;
Appraising the performance of immediate subordinate staff;
Researching best practices in administration and management of systems.

Qualifications/Job Specifications
A minimum of a Degree in Business Administration, Business Studies, Advanced IAC Diploma or Public Administration from an accredited tertiary institution;
A Master’s Degree an added advantage;
A professional qualification such as IAC, CIS would be an added advantage;
A minimum of 5 years’ post qualification and administration work experience a must and
Possession of a clean drivers’ licence a must.

Competencies Required:
Coordinating skills;
Communication skills;
Networking skills;
Analytical skills;
Strong negotiation skills;
Excellent report writing and presentation skills.

Interested and suitably qualified persons should submit applications, certified copies of professional and academic certificates and detailed curriculum vitae indicating contact details such as email address, cell-phone numbers and residential address to:-

The Director – Human Resources
Zimbabwe Electoral Commission
Private Bag 7782, Causeway,
OR hand deliver at:-

Zimbabwe Electoral Commission
2nd Floor – Mahachi Quantum Building
Corner Kaguvi Street & Jason Moyo Avenue, Harare.
OR email to

All applications should be received by no later than 4 December 2022.