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Recruitment & Workforce Development Manager


Recruitment & Workforce Development / Full-Time / In-Person

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Job Title:

Recruitment & Workforce Development Manager


This position is based in Harare, though the Recruitment & Workforce Development Manager may be asked to travel around the country from time to time.

Employment Type:

This is a full-time, in-person position with potential for hybrid remote work. At times, the Recruitment & Workforce Development Manager may be expected to work after-hours and on weekends to accommodate for events and workshops. After hours time will be deducted from the normal work week.

Position Overview:

The primary objective of the Recruitment & Workforce Development Manager will be to help 100% of Uncommon students gain employment in the technology industry. This role will include working and mentoring Uncommon students and staff, as well as cultivating relationships with employment partners.

The Recruitment & Workforce Development Manager will report directly to the Country Manager and CEO and is expected to be a self-motivated, ambitious leader who is eager to support Uncommon’s next phase of growth and help all Uncommon community members launch their technology careers.

Key Responsibilities:

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:


Requirements include but are not limited to:

Nice to Haves:

It is an added plus if you have:

Organizational Background

Uncommon is a nonprofit Trust organization established under Zimbabwean law in 2018. 

Vision: A world where everyone, everywhere, has access to technology resources, education and employment opportunities.

Mission: To provide free digital education and employment training to young adults from underserved communities around the world.

Goal: To make Zimbabwe the most tech literate country in Africa, and then replicate our model in developing communities around the world. 

In 2023, Uncommon provided free computer coding lessons to over 5,000 primary and secondary students in Harare and Bulawayo, and trained more than 100 unemployed young adults for the technology workforce. In 2024, Uncommon is on pace to double its impact while preparing for nationwide expansion.

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