Zec hunts for sub­stan­tive CEO

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THE Zim­babwe Elec­toral Com­mis­sion (Zec) has be­gun hunt­ing for a sub­stan­tive chief ex­ec­u­tive of­fi­cer after the post fell va­cant fol­low­ing the de­par­ture of Mrs Con­stance Chig­wamba ear­lier this year.

Mr Ut­loile Si­laig­wana has been the act­ing chief elec­tions of­fi­cer since March this year.

In a va­cancy no­tice yes­ter­day, Zec said the chief elec­tions of­fi­cer would be re­port­ing to the chair­per­son of the com­mis­sion and the com­mis­sion. “The com­mis­sion wishes to re­cruit a pro­fes­sional of high in­tegrity with good com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills and sound knowl­edge of elec­toral democ­racy to a va­cancy that has arisen in the in­sti­tu­tion,” read the no­tice.

The com­mis­sion said the CEO would be the ac­count­ing of­fi­cer of the com­mis­sion re­spon­si­ble for strate­gis­ing, for­mu­lat­ing and co­or­di­nat­ing the ac­tiv­i­ties of the Com­mis­sion in the con­duct of all ref­er­en­dums and elec­tions to the of­fices stip­u­lated in the law.

“Man­ag­ing all as­sets and funds of the com­mis­sion to en­sure ef­fec­tive and ef­fi­cient util­i­sa­tion for the at­tain­ment of the com­mis­sion’s vi­sion and mis­sion. Guid­ing the com­mis­sion on pol­icy and elec­toral laws re­views,” read the no­tice.

The suc­cess­ful can­di­date will also be re­spon­si­ble for guid­ing the com­mis­sion in its dis­charge of its con­sti­tu­tional man­date, con­duct­ing de­lim­i­ta­tions, voter reg­is­tra­tion and elec­tions ef­fec­tively and ef­fi­ciently among other du­ties.

Zec said the ap­pli­cants must hold a good first class de­gree in Ad­min­is­tra­tion, So­cial Sciences, Law, In­for­ma­tion Tech­nol­ogy, Busi­ness Ad­min­is­tra­tion, ed­u­ca­tion or any other rel­e­vant qual­i­fi­ca­tions as well as a rel­e­vant Mas­ter’s de­gree, proven track record, de­liv­ery and good gover­nance.

“The clos­ing date for re­ceipt of ap­pli­ca­tion is 28 De­cem­ber 2018,” read the no­tice. — @Aux­il­iaK

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