ILO Country Office for Harare staff list

Ms. Hopolang Phororo

ILO Harare Office
8 Arundel Office Park, Norfolk Road, Mt Pleasant
P.O. Box 210, Harare, Zimbabwe
Tel: (+263-4) 369805-12 and 369822-3; (+263-772) 129210-3
Fax: (+263-4) 369813-4

Ms Hopolang Phororo is the Director for the ILO Country Office in Harare. She has worked for the Government of Lesotho in the Ministry of Agriculture, Cooperatives and Marketing as a Marketing Officer; in academia, at the Institute of Southern African Studies (National University of Lesotho) as a Research Fellow, undertaking research on agriculture and socioeconomic issues; and at UNDP, as a National Programme Officer in the Office of the Resident Coordinator. Subsequent to that, Ms Phororo worked for four years as a Researcher at the Namibian Economic Policy Research Unit (NEPRU), where she undertook research on HIV/AIDS; socioeconomic and agriculture topics. She has worked for more than ten years in the ILO, as a Decent Work Focal Point Officer and Youth Employment Specialist in the Regional Office for Africa; and as the Deputy Director for the Dar es Salaam Country Office. She has published several working papers and selected articles and chapters in books on HIV/AIDS, youth employment and agricultural marketing related topics. Ms Phororo is passionate about mentoring and coaching women, particularly as a response in the fight against gender violence and has published a motivational and inspiring book. She holds a Masters Degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign in the United States.  

ILO Harare Office

Name Title
Ms. Hopolang Phororo Director
Ms. Doris Jindu Directors’ Secretary
Ms. Maria Mutandwa Information and Communications Officer
Ms. Rosemary Hunidzarira Finance & Administration Officer
Mr. Adolphus Chinomwe Senior Programme Officer
Mr. Simbarashe Sibanda Programme Assistant
Ms. Theresia Makaha Senior HR/Admin Assistant
Mr. Alfred Musana Computer IT Assistant
Ms. Gloria Sitotombe Secretary
Ms. Queen Mawoyo Secretary
Mr. Fungai Mudzengerere Driver

DWT Specialists

Ms. Annamarie Kiaga Informal Economy Specialist


Ms. Ida Tsitsi Chimedza National Focal Point in HIV and AIDS

Green Jobs enterPRIZE Project

Ms. Alice Vozza Project Manager
Mr. Tafadzwa Chirinda National Project Coordinator
Mr. Tafadzwa Murungu Finance and Admin Assistant
Mr. Wilson Tongoona Driver

Empowerment for Women and Youth (E4WAY) Project

Ms. Naomy Lintini Technical Officer
Mr. Jairos Chanetsa Programme/Finance and Admin Assistant
Mr. Gift Maenda Driver

Employment Promotion & Labour Market Governance Project

Mr. Fortune Sithole Programme Assistant