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BongoHive
BongoHive
Posted Job · 3 days ago
Start Date: ASAP Reporting to: Executive Director Contract: Full-time Location: Lusaka (Hybrid: Remote Work and Office) Application Portal: https://bongohive.co.zm/careers/ BongoHive is seeking to recruit a Monitoring, Evaluation, and Data Analytics Lead to lead our Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) and Data Analytics work, to enhance quality M&E, analysis and learning from programme/project implementation by ensuring appropriate use of M&E frameworks and tools that assure quality programme and project delivery across BongoHive and partners’/client projects. The M, E & A Lead will be required to oversee the redesign of M&E and Data Analytics processes within the whole organization. He/She will work in collaboration with an M&E assistant to support him/her. Duties and responsibilities: M&E Work Lead on designing, developing and implementing M&E systems, including the development of M&E plans, frameworks, processes and data collection tools (including baseline) for all the programmes and projects in the organization Design M&E plans and systems, identify key performance parameters for new programmes and projects and ensure the effective use by staff, partners and stakeholders as necessary Work with programmes at inception phase to define M&E plans for each project, log frames, and targets, implement the donor’s requirements, create long term plans, etc Supervise the development of appropriate monitoring, tracking and reporting systems, tools and templates that enhance monitoring of project outputs and quality, generate quality evidence on project impact and promote and ensure the use of data for decision-making processes Lead regular reviews of programmes/lessons learnt sessions and implementing necessary changes to existing and future programmes Build capacity of staff in project monitoring and data collection against set indicators, and use of such information in the development of project reports Develop appropriate research tools for conducting both qualitative and quantitative surveys and training staff and external enumerators in the use of the tools Support Program Managers in the formulation of baseline measures and targets, during the writing and set up of project proposals as well as throughout project implementation Work closely with the communication department in developing and disseminating programme results, best practices and success stories Lead and coordinate assessment and evaluations of programmes Review the quality of existing social and economic data in the project areas, methods of collecting it and the degree to which it will provide good data for results-based evaluation Report M&E updates and performances across the programmes Review or edit project data in reports as requested and required; Produce analytical summaries: graphs, charts, tables, narratives as requested, to fulfil internal and external reporting requirements Keep abreast of the latest industry developments in M&E and network with other organizations for best practices and technical assistance. Data analysis and database management work: Design and maintain database systems that improve BongoHive’s ability to inform program/project implementation, analyze data, identify trends and present impact to key stakeholders; Ensure all relevant staff are able to update and utilise the databases to analyze program information and results. Manage databases to facilitate timely information updates, data quality assurance, sharing of information and learning, and data use for decision-making; Prepare data reports (tables, charts, narratives, visuals) at regular intervals and ad hoc as needed to respond to requests for information, inputs to work plans and semi-annual reports, and other internal and external data analysis and reporting requirements To take the lead in conducting continuous data analysis of enterprise/business performance from programme data and produce cross-sectional reports reflecting different growth variables including but not limited to sales, employment, profitability etc Provide analytical expertise with regards to identifying and confirming patterns and trends in data, understanding the economics of supporting different types of business, likely cost to us per unit of result, etc Provide technical assistance to Leads for implementing M&E activities, including data collection, analysis, and use of M&E systems to ensure data collected are sufficient to produce in-depth data analysis and identify trends. Ensure data are used by business units for informed decision-making and to strengthen programs/projects as needed To be the person that ultimately checks and signs off on data and analysis. Requirements Experience & Qualification: Bachelor’s degree in Statistic, Economics, Business Management, Social Science or other analytics fields. Three (3) to five (5) years of relevant professional experience doing complex data analysis within programmes M&E context. Proven experience in leading, coordinating and managing M&E systems to produce analysis related to the economics of supporting different types of business. M&E experience within social enterprises or private sector enterprises is highly preferred. Strong knowledge of data quality assurance, analysis and reporting. Experience with monitoring and evaluation systems and frameworks for international development programs, including developing performance indicators, data collection and analysis systems and tools. High level of competency in managing data information. Required Attributes: Very Strong analytical skills. Advanced excel skills are required with the ability to create excel based tools using complex formulas, pivot tables, create graphs etc. Highly adept with data analysis, presentation, statistics. Strong writing skills and experience with producing technical reports required. Understanding of statistical software and data management required. Capacity to produce high-quality briefs and reports. Ability to see patterns in data and understand the cause and effect. Excellent English writing and verbal communication skills. Detail-oriented and hard-working. Ability to collaborate well on a team while also taking the initiative to complete assigned tasks with high competence. High level of integrity. Ability to communicate respectfully with multicultural clients. Able to work in a hybrid work environment, remotely and in-person when the need arises. Preferred Attributes: Interest in Data Science and Big Data Analytics Method of Application Submit your CV and Application on company website:
CV People Africa
Posted Job · 3 days ago
A Multinational Automotive Dealership company is looking for an experienced Manager – Value Added Services to provide essential After Sales Business through Marketing, Procurement and Supply of Value Added Services (VAS) and to manage the order cycle so as to enhance business penetration, development and ensure sustainability and customer satisfaction. Reporting Structure: Reporting To: Dotted line between the Auto Head and the Head of Business Country Level Supervision Of: Single contributors Interacts With: Clients, Management Job Description: Setting up frugal body building operations Intense knowledge of manufacturing different bodies which the trucking customers would need for their operations and usage Facilitate sourcing of raw material for these different types of body building activities Can facilitate and get business to workshop and parts on Accidental repairs etc Customize and formulate Maintenance and service plans as well as ensure 40% of the sales of vehicles is through these plans Add other aftermarket product offerings to customers through the parts and workshop, so as to increase the gross margin in After Sales Candidate Specification: Experience: 6 years Education Level: Degree Qualifications: Degree or Post Graduate Qualification in Business field, Mechanical Engineering, Sales and Marketing, ICT literate, Supply Chain Management or related field Software: MS Office Equipment: Job related Knowledge Of: Experience in body building operations/ tie ups with insurance companies/ panel beaters/ Auto Spares Stores Auto Ancillaries and Value added service Sales business Skills To; Excellent communications and organizational skills Ability To: Ability to work with various insurance companies/ panel beaters etc,of the after sales turnover through accidental repairs / aftermarket product offerings. Other Requirements: Excellent experience in automobile especially in commercial vehicles segment Organisation: Industry: Automotive Culture: Fast paced, Dynamic Gender Profile: Mixed Age Profile: Between 29 and 47 Terms and Conditions: Employment: Permanent Location: Lusaka, Zambia Remuneration: Negotiable Method of Application To apply for this job email your details to this email:
Golden Paradise Zambia Ltd
Posted Job · 3 days ago
Golden Paradise Zamia Ltd is an emerging and uprising company based in Zambia. The company is seeking for skilled, energetic and focused female(s) Translators to join our team for the position below. Position: Location: Roma, Lusaka. Responsibilities: Facilitate communication between the specialized departments and the Chinese. Interpret and translate between English and Chinese both verbally and in written form Consistently contributes towards improving customer experience by identify potential areas for process/productivity improvements and highlights the same to the Team Leader. Utilises the relevant tools and resources provided by the Company to respond to customer queries and requests. Ensures consistently imparts the correct product and services information during each call. Demonstrate appropriate levels of empathy in situations that require these skills; and provides customers with caring individualized attention. Provides the relevant reports on a daily basis – where applicable. Appropriately escalates customer queries to the Team Leader to ensure speedy resolution of the same. Provide friendly communication and services to our clients. Provide general administrative support Handle inquiries from Clients and provide required information Provided all other secretarial services as per need Requirements and Attributes: Fluent in Chinese Language Able to carry out English to Chinese translation and vice versa both verbally and in written form Certificate in Chinese Language Ability to work extra hours to meet business needs To reside within reasonable travel distance to the office, as defined by the Company Excellent communication skills and Interpersonal skills Well presentable, focused and a dedicated team player Able to work independently Ability to work any shift in a 24/7 work environment including odd hours weekends and public holidays Conversant with working with Word, Excel and computer systems Quick learner Method of Application Interested individuals meeting the above set qualifications should send their application letters accompanied by detailed current Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of Academic and Professional qualifications. application should be sent to this email:
Rio Tinto Group Mining Company Zambia
Posted Job · 3 days ago
Job Description Key role in a growing a diversified exploration team Excellent opportunity to develop field operations skills in well-funded exploration projects Main office located in Lusaka, but significant time will be required working in the field at project locations around Zambia About the role: All progress begins with pioneers. At Rio Tinto, it begins with you: Rio Tinto Exploration Zambia Ltd has significant portfolio of mineral exploration tenure in Zambia and we are now seeking for a person with experience in field operations and logistics management to join our growing team. Come and join the global Rio Tinto family! This challenging position offers: An important and central role in a growing team as part of a leading and diversified global organization An opportunity to influence planning and execution of exploration campaigns Operational support as required from an expert exploration group This is a field-oriented role, which requires significant time working at project locations around Zambia. We offer the right person excellent opportunities for training and career development. Reporting to the Project Manager, you will: Assist and participate in decision making that enables planning and execution of field campaigns in a safe and efficient manner, which is compliant with regulations Manage field operations related tasks according to relevant Rio Tinto processes, including field camp design, contract management for drilling and other service providers, budgeting and work estimates, scheduling and logistics, acquisitions and supply chain management Manage the operations and logistics team as well as contractors ensuring that they comply both with Rio Tinto’s internal as well as locally legislated requirements for workplace safety Manage the reporting and recommendations associated with field operations You will work as a key member in a team of technical experts and we expect that you understand technical requirements of this team and translate them into relevant contracts (drilling, geophysics and other exploration activities) as well as required supporting operations. In addition, we expect that you develop and maintain expert networks which provide the best possible support for exploration activities. You will also be an adviser and trainer assisting in the development of the team. What you’ll bring: A commitment to the safety of yourself and your team Background and/or expert level knowledge in remote logistics operations. Competence in field operations planning and related risk management would be beneficial. Minimum of 7-10 years of experience working in operational support, contractor management and outdoor operations Hands on skills and technical knowledge and experience which enable you to manage a variety of equipment required in field operations. Experience in mining exploration is not essential but would be highly beneficial Excellent verbal and written communication skills. This role requires fluency in English. Strong IT skills including proficiency in MS Office. Strong project management skills, including management of service providers, and the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team Uncompromising priority for safety and desire to work in an organisation where safety, collaboration, mutual respect, integrity and excellence are valued Ability and desire to spend extended periods of time in the field in Zambia and travel internationally as required. Experience working in difficult and/or remote areas would be well regarded. Your workplace: Rio Tinto Exploration Zambia is a subsidiary of the globally operating company Rio Tinto. Rio Tinto Global Exploration have active operations on four continents (Americas, Australasia, Africa-Europe and Eurasia) and aims to create value by finding and acquiring new mineral resources, such as bauxite, copper, iron ore, nickel. Rio Tinto Exploration Zambia currently has a number of early-stage Cu exploration projects around Zambia. About Rio Tinto: Every idea, every innovation, every little thing the world calls ‘progress’ begins with a first step, and someone willing to take it: explorers, inventors, entrepreneurs. Pioneers. For nearly 150 years, Rio Tinto has been a company of pioneers – generations of people spanning the globe, all with the grit and vision to produce materials essential to human progress. Our iron ore has shaped skylines from Shanghai to Sydney. Our aluminium – the world’s first to be certified “responsible” – helps planes fly and makes cars lighter. Our copper helps wind turbines power cities and our boron helps feed the world, and explore the universe. Our diamonds help us celebrate the best parts of life. Every Voice Matters: We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome – they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of anything else that makes us different. Apply now if you want to work with the latest technology and innovation, in an environment where we challenge you to drive positive change. Method of Application Submit your CV and application on company website:
USAID Zambia
Posted Job · 3 days ago
The USAID Project Management Specialist (Monitoring and Knowledge Management) is the USAID/Zambia Education Office focal point and subject-matter expert on all matters pertaining to monitoring, evaluation, research, and learning. The jobholder leads, manages, and guides the office in data collection, management, and reporting across all activities within the Education portfolio. The jobholder provides critical project management support in data collection, management, and reporting across all activities within the five-year, $84 million Education portfolio. The jobholder serves as an activity manager for targeted monitoring and evaluation interventions, and serves as an advisor for monitoring and reporting across all activities within the Education portfolio. The jobholder provides key technical support within a dynamic team of five (5) USAID staff (including one Foreign Service Officer and three Foreign Service Nationals), implementing partners (IP), and GRZ and donor partners engaged in the successful management of early grade reading interventions and assessment activities. S/he supports the design, procurement, and implementation of activities within the USAID Education portfolio, specifically in the areas of monitoring, research, evaluation, and reporting. The Monitoring and Knowledge Management Specialist reports directly to the Education Office Director. Method of Application Submit your CV and application on company website:
Jesus Cares Ministries International Zambia
Posted Job · 3 days ago
Project Manager (x1)
25 Jun 08:41
Zambia
Jesus Cares Ministries is a Faith Based NGO with a call to do development work and bring transformation in poor and vulnerable communities working through the Government Line Ministries, the local churches and the communities. In Partnership with European Union (EU); JCM is implementing a project entitled “Protecting Every child Against Child labour through Education” (PEACE) in Nkeyema and Chipata District. Jesus Cares Ministries is therefore inviting applications from suitably qualified, innovative and Christian individuals to take up the following position: – Purpose of the Position: To coordinate PEACE Project at the district and national level, and provide technical and strategic guidance to the planned child labour programme activities in the target districts. He/She will work in close collaboration with the Project Officers, Business and Livelihood Officers and the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer in both target districts in the implementation of the project. The job holder will provide support and guidance to the District Child Labour Committees (DCLCs), the Community Child Labour Committees (CCLCs), work in close collaboration with the Ministry of Labour and Social Service and other relevant line Ministry Departments, and other stakeholders at district and national level on the project planning and implementation. The Project Manager will be based in Nkeyema District. Key Responsibilities: The key responsibilities of the Project Manager will include, but are not limited to: Provide leadership to the project and coordinate with Lusaka-based JCM technical staff, project staff and local partners in Nkeyema and Chipata District as needed to ensure all PEACE project deliverables are on track towards reaching the overall project goal, strategic objectives and beneficiary targets Ensure that capacity building trainings on Child Labour Programming for CCLCs, DCLCs and partners are properly planned, resourced and executed including overseeing quality of cascaded trainings offered by partners under the project. Cultivate and define relationships with government, public and private actors to maximize donor investment and project outcomes, while leveraging these partnerships for sustainable outcomes. Adequately prepare for periodic technical reviews with project staff and PEACE partners via meetings, report review, site visits, etc.) and ensure that the direction is in line with the overall PEACE strategy, and support changes in programme direction and focus, based on observations and data generated through monitoring and evaluation. Work closely with the Ministry of Labour and Social Security and support them in strengthening regulatory and policy framework on child labour and the child labour monitoring systems. Stay abreast of international and national relevant Child Labour policy discussions and state of the art developments in quality standards and innovations, including donor strategies and guidelines, and disseminate information and foster discussion within PEACE project. Oversee the planning and implementation of the overall Child Labour protocols of Withdrawal, Rehabilitation, Reintegration and Prevention; working closely with the Ministry of General Education and TEVETA accredited training centres. Promote and monitor integration of cross-cutting technical themes into programme activities. Together with M&E Manager, design and review tools to monitor the effectiveness of all project interventions for intermediaries as well as generate lessons learnt for project improvement. Work closely with the M&E Manager to ensure clear understanding, tracking, and capturing project indicators and quality reporting. Utilize and adapt to learning from monitoring and evaluation processes to inform child labour programming. Oversee the implementation of economic and livelihood empowerment programmes for households with children withdrawn and prevented from child labour. Represent the PEACE project in donor meetings and other relevant meetings. Consolidate and review monthly, quarterly, and annual reports for timely submission. Support the Project Officers and Business and Livelihood Officers in implementation according to the work plans and prepare technical progress reports. Perform other duties as required. Qualifications and Experience: A degree in Social Sciences or Education is required, Master’s Degree is an added advantage. Minimum of 5 years of relevant working experience in Child Labour, Child Protection and Education programmes. Experience at senior management level will be an added advantage. Sound technical knowledge on Zambia’s child labour situation is very key to this position. Strong change management, results-oriented, and decision-making skills Flexibility and ability to handle multiple tasks and work collaboratively with partners and stakeholders. Excellent communication and facilitation skills. Ability to work under minimum supervision to meet short-term deadlines. Commitment and drive to achieve challenging goals and problem-solving. Excellent skills in oral and written communications. Ability to work under tight timelines, including following deadlines, accuracy, and attention to detail. Must have experience in project design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, and donor report writing. Must have excellent interpersonal, analytical, decision making, conflict management, negotiation, networking, liaison, and donor engagement skills. Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment and functional teams. Computer skills inclusive of Word a PowerPoint and Excel The position requires the ability and willingness to travel domestically up to 60% of the time. Method of Application Please send only your application letter clearly stating the position in the subject line with a detailed CV indicating 3 traceable referees, one of whom should have been direct supervisor, through email to: The Human Resource Manager. PLEASE DO NOT ATTACH COPIES OF YOUR CERTIFICATES. Only short listed candidates will be notified. Jesus Cares Ministries is an equal opportunity employer, female candidates are encouraged to apply. Jesus Cares Ministries reserves the right to re advertise if suitable applicants are not found.
DAI Global LLC
Posted Job · 3 days ago
The USAID Local Impact Governance Activity (Local Impact) is a five-year activity that is helping Zambia build up a sub-national system of governance for devolved service delivery more responsive to citizen needs. The activity is engaging national and sub-national authorities to expand the capabilities of district-level governance bodies to deliver sustainable development outcomes, increase effective citizen and private-sector involvement in development planning and monitoring, and improve public financial management and domestic revenue generation. The activity has the following three objectives: Objective 1: Citizens improve their collective skills to effectively assess service-delivery needs and performance and constructively engage with government. Objective 2: The sub-national governance system becomes more responsive to citizen needs, generates, and accountably expends revenue, and improves service-delivery outcomes. Objective 3: The program generates learning and facilitates problem solving that supports the development of an effective, financially viable sub-national governance system for devolved services, capable of being scaled up throughout Zambia. The Program seeks to recruit for the following position: Location: Chinsali – Muchinga Province Type: Long Term Technical Assistance Contract Name: USAID Local Impact Governance Activity Period of Performance: On/around July 1, 2021 – November 1, 2025 Purpose The MEL Officer supports the monitoring, evaluation, and learning activities and data quality assurance at the provincial level under supervision of the MEL Manager with secondary reporting to the Provincial Manager. Principal Duties and Responsibilities Assists the MEL Manager with reviews of the performance management plan (PMP) and performance indicator reference sheets (PIRS) to ensure that the MEL procedures are compliant with USAID reporting requirements; Facilitates improvement of processes for capturing lessons learned and best practices Ensures accurate and systematic data collection and analysis of Local Impact indicators Contributes to regular data quality assessments to ensure that data being generated and reported is timely, accurate, reliable and of high integrity; Administers surveys to assess the impact of training, Contributes to the development of policies, implementation practices and processes for knowledge management, organizational learning and related activities Maintains the MEL database, attends project events and activities to record attendance and document event/activities, coordinating as necessary with the operations team, to ensure MEL data is properly captured and recorded Provides MEL technical support and training, as needed, to technical staff to improve data collection and reporting processes Supports the MEL Manager to deliver progress reports and prepares data analytics for donor-requested and reports Produces activity updates, data summaries and performance reports for USAID reporting deliverables and other reports as requested Proactively contributes to the identification and development of success stories Collect quality data for the Activity, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Plan (AMELP) for quarterly and annual indicators Maintains electronic records and files of all required backup documentation in the relevant DAI’s system platforms, including any required hard copy files. Other duties: Provides leave of absence cover for staff as required; Escalates any issues to his/her supervisor immediately; Travels to project provincial offices as required; Performs any other duties as assigned. Place of Performance and Reporting: Based in a Local Impact provincial office kabwe or Chinsali Reports to the MEL Manager, with secondary reporting to the Provincial Manager for office administration Occasional travel to partner districts in the province. Minimum Qualifications, Experience and Competencies: A bachelor’s degree in monitoring & evaluation, demography, economics, statistics, analytics, or a related field is required 6+ years of relevant experience MEL, with at least 3 years’ experience on USAID-funded projects Proficiency in database management and data analysis Strong writing abilities and ability to respond effectively to time sensitive demands & inquiries Demonstrated exceptional customer relations (both internally & externally); Excellent organizational skills with a willingness to take initiative and be proactive Ability to work on multiple concurrent procurements An energetic, forward-thinking and creative individual with high ethical standards and appropriate professional image Fluency in English is required. Method of Application Submit your CV and Application on company website:
DAI Global LLC
Posted Job · 3 days ago
The USAID Local Impact Governance Activity (Local Impact) is a five-year activity that is helping Zambia build up a sub-national system of governance for devolved service delivery more responsive to citizen needs. The activity is engaging national and sub-national authorities to expand the capabilities of district-level governance bodies to deliver sustainable development outcomes, increase effective citizen and private-sector involvement in development planning and monitoring, and improve public financial management and domestic revenue generation. The activity has the following three objectives: Objective 1: Citizens improve their collective skills to effectively assess service-delivery needs and performance and constructively engage with government. Objective 2: The sub-national governance system becomes more responsive to citizen needs, generates, and accountably expends revenue, and improves service-delivery outcomes. Objective 3: The program generates learning and facilitates problem solving that supports the development of an effective, financially viable sub-national governance system for devolved services, capable of being scaled up throughout Zambia. The Program seeks to recruit for the following position: Location: Chinsali, Muchinga Province Type: Long Term Technical Assistance Contract Name: USAID Local Impact Governance Activity Period of Performance: On/around July 1, 2021 – November 1, 2025 Purpose Through the development and implementation of evidence-based and context-driven interventions, the province-based Local Impact team will help partner districts establish participatory mechanisms and capacity for cross-sectoral dialogue, planning, and budgeting and increasing own-source revenues. The team will support visible service improvements and ensure that core public administration and public financial management functions (budgeting, planning, management, and citizen engagement) are strengthened in partner districts. The Public Administration Capacity Building Officer will focus on strengthening public administration at the provincial and district levels, specifically building the capacities of local officials to engage citizens and conduct local governance functions in an efficient, effective and transparent manner. Principal Duties and Responsibilities General duties: Work closely and coordinate with a five-person team (four technical staff and one driver) based in partner province Follow field office finance and operations requirements (including procurements) in close coordination with Lusaka-based Finance and Operations Team Build and manage relationships with province- and district-based Local Impact stakeholders, and coordinate with cooperating partner-funded programs operating at the local level Serve as primary point of contact for select partner districts to be determined Develop, implement, monitor and evaluate local governance capacity building activities that involve partner province and district civil service and elected officials. line ministry service providers, traditional leaders, private sector entities, civil society organizations (CSOs) and local citizens (including women and disadvantaged communities) Directly support the Local Impact sub-contractors as needed Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) district mapping activities Geo-Poll provincial surveys Deliver timely, detailed and accurate updates on province-based activities that inform trip, activity, inception, quarterly, annual, and final reports, the annual work plan, and other deliverables Work closely with and support the Grants Team on: proposal and budget development; the solicitation process; activity implementation; Deliverable completion; and monitoring, evaluation and learning for provincial and district level grantees Identify and contribute to success stories in partner provinces and districts as required by USAID Collect quality data for the Activity, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Plan (AMELP) for quarterly and annual indicators. Public administration duties: Enhance the participatory planning and budgeting capacities of district councils, including the joint development of Integrated Development Plans (IDPs) Improve joint service delivery in target sectors, including the effective use of maps and GIS data Strengthen the capacity of district councils to structure, negotiate and monitor public private partnerships Enhance the capacity of district council to promote sustained economic growth, promotion of social development, facilitating infrastructure development and, promoting public- private partnerships and effective managing of development programmes; Enhance the council’s ability in strategic planning, recording keeping, information management and sharing; Provide technical assistance, coaching, mentorship and training in partner districts. Other duties: Provide leave of absence cover for staff as required Escalate any issues to his/her supervisor immediately Arrange logistics for activities and events in the partner province as needed; Travel to partner districts as required Perform any other duties as assigned The position will be based in a Local Impact field office in a province to be determined and will report to the Provincial Manager, and work closely with the Capacity Building Advisor/Object 2 Lead in Lusaka. Minimum Qualifications, Experience and Competencies: Preferably University degree in Public Administration, Public Policy, Development Studies, Bachelor of Science in Public Management and Policy or any other related field required 6+ years of relevant experience Experience in working on local level public sector capacity building activities on cooperating partner-funded projects (USAID experience preferred) Knowledge of decentralization and public administration at the local level in Zambia, including Service delivery Public private partnerships Capacity building of public officials Planning and budgeting Ability to respond effectively to time sensitive demands & inquiries Demonstrated commitment to exceptional customer relations (both internally & externally) Excellent organizational skills with a willingness to take initiative and be proactive An energetic, forward-thinking and creative individual with high ethical standards and appropriate professional image Fluency in English is required. Method of Application Submit your CV and Application on company website:
DAI Global LLC
Posted Job · 3 days ago
The USAID Local Impact Governance Activity (Local Impact) is a five-year activity that is helping Zambia build up a sub-national system of governance for devolved service delivery more responsive to citizen needs. The activity is engaging national and sub-national authorities to expand the capabilities of district-level governance bodies to deliver sustainable development outcomes, increase effective citizen and private-sector involvement in development planning and monitoring, and improve public financial management and domestic revenue generation. The activity has the following three objectives: Objective 1: Citizens improve their collective skills to effectively assess service-delivery needs and performance and constructively engage with government. Objective 2: The sub-national governance system becomes more responsive to citizen needs, generates, and accountably expends revenue, and improves service-delivery outcomes. Objective 3: The program generates learning and facilitates problem solving that supports the development of an effective, financially viable sub-national governance system for devolved services, capable of being scaled up throughout Zambia. The Program seeks to recruit for the following positions: Location: Chinsali – Muchinga Province Type: Long Term Technical Assistance Contract Name: USAID Local Impact Governance Activity Period of Performance: On/around July 1, 2021 – November 1, 2025 Purpose Through the development and implementation of evidence-based and context-driven interventions, the province-based Local Impact team will help partner districts establish participatory mechanisms and capacity for cross-sectoral dialogue, planning, and budgeting and increasing own-source revenues. The team will support visible service improvements and ensure that core public administration and public financial management functions (budgeting, planning, management, and citizen engagement) are strengthened in partner districts. The Public Financial Management Officer will focus on public financial management at the provincial and district levels, specifically the generation of own-source revenues and the transparent management of fiscal resources. Principal Duties and Responsibilities: General duties Work closely and coordinate with a five-person team (four technical staff and one driver) based in partner province Follow field office finance and operations requirements (including procurements) in close coordination with Lusaka-based Finance and Operations Team Build and manage relationships with province- and district-based Local Impact stakeholders, and coordinate with cooperating partner-funded programs operating at the local level Develop, implement, monitor and evaluate public financial management activities that involve partner province and district civil service and elected officials. line ministry service providers, traditional leaders, private sector entities, civil society organizations (CSOs) and local citizens (including women and disadvantaged communities) Provide logistics for assessment exercises, activities and events in the partner province as needed Directly support the Local Impact sub-contractors as needed Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) district mapping activities Geo-Poll provincial surveys Deliver timely, detailed and accurate updates on province-based activities that inform trip, activity, inception, quarterly, annual, and final reports, the annual work plan, and other deliverables Work closely with and support the Grants Team on, proposal and budget development; the solicitation process; activity implementation Deliverable completion; and monitoring, evaluation and learning for provincial and district level grantees Serve as primary point of contact for select partner district to be determined Identify and contribute to success stories in partner provinces and districts as required by USAID Collect quality data for the Activity, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Plan (AMELP) for quarterly and annual indicators. Public financial management duties: Support the development of strategies for maximizing own-source revenues Improve expenditure management, tracking, and audit functions of district and province finance staff Help citizens, private sector entities, and civil society organizations to better understand and participate in local decision making around public financial management issues Enhance participatory planning and budgeting capacities of district councils Strengthen district council capacities to structure, negotiate and monitor public private partnerships Support district councils in the effective and efficient management of and assets and liabilities To support District councils in planning and budgeting through use of evidence-based data in the allocation of financial resources to attain set objectives Support district councils in planning and budgeting through use of evidence-based data in the allocation of financial resources to attain set objectives. Other duties: Provide leave of absence cover for staff as required Escalate any issues to his/her supervisor immediately Travel to partner districts as required Perform any other duties as assigned. Place of Performance and Reporting: Based in a Local Impact provincial office Kabwe or Chinsali Reports to the Provincial Manager Occasional travel to partner districts in the province. Minimum Qualifications, Experience and Competencies: University degree in Accountancy or Full ZICA, Full CIMA or Full ACCA or relevant field required 6+ years of relevant experience Experience in working on local level public financial management activities on cooperating partner-funded projects (USAID experience preferred) Knowledge of decentralization and public financial management at the local level in Zambia, including Own source revenue collection Budgeting Expenditure management Auditing Public private partners Ability to respond effectively to time sensitive demands & inquiries Demonstrated commitment to exceptional customer relations (both internally & externally) Excellent organizational skills with a willingness to take initiative and be proactive; An energetic, forward-thinking and creative individual with high ethical standards and appropriate professional image Fluency in English is required. Method of Application Submit your CV and Application on company website:
Zambeef Products Plc
Zambeef Products Plc
Posted Job · 3 days ago
Zambeef Products PLC (“Zambeef”) is the largest integrated cold chain food products and agribusiness company in Zambia and one of the largest in the Southern Africa; which gives our employees a sense of pride. Zambeef attaches great importance to the development of its employees. The Company offers opportunities for all to learn develop and grow, whilst offering challenging career opportunities for lateral or vertical advancement. We are therefore inviting applications to fill the following vacant position: The successful candidate will responsible for the below: Providing a framework for quality assurance and guidance as well as training to all departments of Novatek. Ensuring continuous improvement of the existing and future integrated Quality and food safety Systems. Establishing and maintaining procedures for the documentation control process. Conducting regular task observations and internal audits to ensure adherence to standards. Implementing ongoing quality improvement processes, in liaison with departmental teams. Ensuring a proper communication network pertaining to all feed safety issues. Ensuring the correct use of future development initiatives of the Novatek integrated Management system (NIMS). Creating a Quality feed safety strategy within the company. Managing and maintaining quality and food safety Management system according to international standards. Preparing trainings on the standard operating procedures with regards to applicable ISO 22000 standards and maintains necessary records and maintaining the Novatek integrated Management System (NIMS). This job is particularly suitable for candidates who meet the following requirements: – Full Grade Twelve (12) School certificate. Bachelor of Science in Agriculture food science and technology Ability to use a computer. Should be honest and mature. Five years’ work experience Method of Application Interested persons should forward their applications, curriculum vitae, and copies of their qualifications to the undersigned: The Group Head – Human Resources, Zambeef Products Plc, Private Bag 17, Lusaka. Email address: (Only shortlisted candidates who meet the requirements will be communicated to). Zambeef Products PLC values gender diversity in the recruitment process as we promote gender equality.
John Snow Inc
Posted Job · 3 days ago
Human Resources Officer
30 Jun 15:48
Lusaka
Department/Unit: Finance & Administration Location: Copperbelt, Zambia Duration: Full-Time position Reports to: Director of Finance & Administration Background: The USAID Zambia Accessible Markets for Health (ZAM-Health) Activity is a five-year project to expand the availability and accessibility of high-quality health products and services in the private sector, improve health knowledge, and increase the adoption of healthy and health-seeking behaviors. The program will employ private sector approaches such as marketing, social franchising, and partnerships with for-profit entities to achieve these outcomes. USAID ZAM-Health is implemented by John Snow Health Zambia (JSH) in partnership with JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. (JSI), Media 365 and PharmAccess. Position Description: JSH is seeking an insightful, detail oriented and experienced candidate for the position of Human Resources (HR) Officer for its ZAM-Health Copperbelt regional office. The HR Officer contributes to the accomplishment of HR practices and objectives by supporting the full employee life cycle from recruitment, induction to exit, and in providing administrative support in the day-to-day running of HR activities. The HR Officer will report to the Copperbelt Regional Director and work in close collaboration with the Lusaka based HR Manager and the Copperbelt Finance and Operations Manager. Main Responsibilities: Collect and organize input on HR processes and policies and participate in the review and update of various systems, manuals, guidelines, and tools. Give HR support to the staff based in the Copperbelt office and in other offices as and when required. Place adverts for facilitating recruitment, contact shortlisted candidates and arrange for interviews. Conduct background checks for selected candidates and mails out the candidate offer letter packet as requested and tracks return. Prepares all documentation, staff IDs and business cards required for new employees. Plan and participate in employee orientation. Assist to maintain HR records through a documented filing system based on “easy to retrieve” principle. Guide staff on the use of online timesheet. Ensure that all staff have done online ethical training and have obtained certificates. Assist employees with any benefit claim issues. Responsible for updating, and reconciling all staff records/bills for Medical insurance, GPA and Workmen’s compensation. File all compliance reports. Assists with VISA and Work Permit applications when required. Facilitate sign off exit checklist by supervisor, IT and other departments for employees leaving the organization. Maintain staff database. Stay informed on changes to local labor laws. Implement and/or adhere to JSH’s personnel, financial, operations and fraud management policies. Travel to regional offices as needed. Perform other duties as assigned by other senior staff. Skills Required and Education: Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management or Business Administration required. Additional relevant experience and completion of HR certification or courses, may substitute for some education. Minimum of three years’ work experience in HR, preferably with an International or local NGO and good knowledge of HR best practices and standards. Experience with and knowledge of employment laws, regulations, policies, principles, concepts, and practices. Good understanding of the local labor law. Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications. Effective oral and written communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills. Skills in database management and record keeping. Able to exhibit a high level of confidentiality. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Must be able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner. Must be able to gather and analyze information skillfully. Method of Application Send an application via email ONLY to this email. In the subject line please indicate the position you are applying for; only those applications that reference the position in the subject line will be reviewed. Your application should consist of a cover letter and CV with three references and full addresses and contact information. Please note that you do not need to apply if you don’t meet the minimum requirements. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. John Snow Health Zambia, Limited is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer committed to workplace diversity. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, gender, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, sexual preference, genetic information, political affiliation, or military status (special disabled veterans or veteran status) in any employment decisions.
Dot Com Zambia
Dot Com Zambia
Posted Job · 4 days ago
Digital Marketing Associate
28 Jun 19:13
Lusaka
Dot Com Zambia (www.dczambia.com) is an award winning Zambian ICT company that was launched in 2009. The company prides itself as company that is focused on building ICT based solutions for the Zambian and African Market. Dot Com Zambia is looking for a Digital Marketing Associate. To be successful in this role, you must be able to develop strong and innovative digital marketing strategies, using SEO, PPC, and other techniques to drive traffic to company pages, generate interest in company services as well as downloads of our mobile application from Google Playstore and IOS Store. The candidate must be able to creates engaging written, graphic, and video content while staying up-to-date on latest marketing technologies and social media. Core Duties and Responsibilities Develop and implement SEO and PPC strategies Create and manage link building strategies, content marketing strategies, and social media presences Innovate and present new marketing platforms and strategies Develop engaging online content including clickbait, forums, videos, graphics, and blogs; monitor and analyse content success Forecast marketing campaign growth and ROI for marketing campaigns Manage email and social media marketing campaigns. Contact, interview, and hire third party graphic designers, web designers, and videographers to create unique and engaging content where needed Use Google Analytics, Google AdWords, and other relevant sites Drive traffic to company pages and downloads of our mobile applications Adhere closely to deadlines and to budget, developing and revising ideas, and implementing projects Keep abreast of new social media sites, web technologies, and digital marketing trends; implement these new technologies in developing campaigns and update current campaigns to include new information Qualifications and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree Marketing, Advertising or Equivalent, 2+ Years Experience in Marketing, Strong Written and Verbal Communication Skills, Editing, Self-Motivated, Team-Oriented, Goal-Oriented, Strong Attention to Detail, SEO, PPC, Google AdWords, Content Management Systems, Photoshop, InDesign, Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft Office Application Process: Interested applicants should submit their application consisting of a cover letter and CV, in one e-mail, to this email. Candidates must also upload a sales training video for a product or service of their choice. The audience for this training video would be junior sales staffs who is being taught on how to sell and position the chosen product. However extra credit will be given for videos covering a Dot Com Zambia product such as eTolls (www.etoll.co.zm)The video should not exceed 5 minutes and must be loaded onto YouTube or any video platform of their choice. (Please set video to private and include the link in your e-mail submission, so that only a person with the link can view the video) Applicants without video submissions will not be considered Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Dot Com Zambia
Dot Com Zambia
Posted Job · 4 days ago
Dot Com Zambia (www.dczambia.com) is an award winning Zambian ICT company that was launched in 2009. The company prides itself as company that is focused on building ICT based solutions for the Zambian and African Market. Dot Com Zambia is looking for a Business Development Manager to lead our sales efforts and contribute to our long-term business growth in Zambia and the region. Your role will be to seek new business opportunities by contacting and developing relationships with potential customers alongside members of your sales team. To be successful in this role, you should have previous experience in business development sales, managing a sales team, preparing and executing marketing and sales campaigns and subsequently develop leads from those marketing campaigns and meet sales quotas. The role has a salary package consisting of base pay and commission/variable salary, giving the potential candidate unlimited earning potential. Core Duties and Responsibilities: Qualify leads from marketing campaigns and other sources as sales opportunities Contact potential clients through cold calls, emails and office visits Spending Time in the field and/or Travelling Present our company and products to potential clients Identify client needs and suggest appropriate products/services Proactively seek new business opportunities in the market Establish, Manage and Train various levels of junior sales staff to increase our footprint. Report weekly sales activity metrics to the Managing Director Qualifications and Experience: 5 or more years’ experience in Business Development and sales Degree in Business Administration or related field. 5 or more years Managerial experience with demonstrated track record of managing people and/or leading a sales team Advanced technological skill set and a demonstrated history with technology. Exceptional team management skills. Excellent verbal and written communication. Ability to delegate efficiently. Hands-on experience with multiple sales techniques, moreso the consultative sales process. Familiarity with MS Excel (analysing spreadsheets and charts) Understanding of sales performance metrics including activity planning and segmentation Excellent communication and negotiation skills Ability to deliver engaging presentations. Valid Driver’s License Application Process: Interested applicants should submit their application consisting of a cover letter and CV, in one e-mail, to this email. Candidates must also upload a sales training video for a product or service of their choice. The audience for this training video would be junior sales staffs who is being taught on how to sell and position the chosen product. However extra credit will be given for videos covering a Dot Com Zambia product such as eTolls (www.etoll.co.zm)The video should not exceed 5 minutes and must be loaded onto YouTube or any video platform of their choice. (Please set video to private and include the link in your e-mail submission, so that only a person with the link can view the video) Applicants without video submissions will not be considered Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Lubambe Copper Mines
Posted Job · 4 days ago
Lubambe Copper Mine is located within the Greater Konkola Area of the Zambian Copperbelt and consists of a large – scale mining license covering an area of approximately 228 square kilometres. Completed and commissioned in 2012, Lubambe is an underground operation supported by a shaft and decline access with a 2.5 million tonne per annum capacity ore concentrator. The mine’s current depth is 450meters producing a high-grade copper concentrate which is then treated at Zambian smelters. The mine currently employs 1, 125 direct employees, a further 1,200 contractors. It places the highest priority on safety with a world class safety system. Supporting local communities and suppliers is a key business focus of the mine. EMR Capital owns an 80% controlling interest in Lubambe while ZCCM-IH owns 20%. The Mine seeks to employ experienced and qualified individuals in the following positions: This position reports to The Community & Stakeholder Relations Manager Core Purpose of the Position: The Education and Health Liaison Officer mainly focuses on formulating and managing Community Health and Education programs. This role will collect and analyse data to identify community health and education needs prior to planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating programs designed to ensure sustainability in the communities surrounding the Mine. The Education and Health liaison officer may serve as a resource to assist individuals, other education and health care workers, or the community and may administer fiscal resources for education and health programs. Key Performance Areas/Indicators (KPA/Is): Work with the CSR Manager to coordinate activities and programs in the Health and Education Sector Participate in determining the social impacts of Health & Education Projects i.e. health outreach programs, COVID-19 Support programs, Adult literacy, support to early child hood classes, support to girl child and all school improvement activities Network with relevant NGO and Government departments for effective collaboration and coordinate activities to strengthen the capacity of the existing Health and Education systems Serve as secretary/facilitator on all health and education related engagements/meetings Maintain good rapport with the community through regular contacts and communication Sensitize the communities on various health and education issues using communication leaflets (IEC Materials), workshops, meetings. Monitor progress on infrastructure projects under education Facilitate identification of appropriate interventions and develop capacity in communities to effectively participate in project cycle activities to promote sustainability Undertake other relevant duties as assigned by the Manager Prepare weekly activity reports Academic Qualifications and Experience: Degree in Public Health/Social Work/Development Studies from a recognised institution Minimum five years’ experience in Health and Education related work Valid Drivers Licence Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and ability to communicate in bemba Ability to be creative and innovative in generating new ideas and putting them into practice Self-starter who can work both independently and collaboratively with co-workers Passion for health and education sectors High level of interpersonal skills with the ability to work across organisations with strong communication and listening abilities and good problem-solving approach Method of Application Applicants who meet the above requirements are invited to send their Curriculum Vitae in MS word format to the email. Please indicate the job title of the job you are applying for in the subject line of your e-mail. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
ORYX Oil Zambia Ltd
Posted Job · 5 days ago
Area Sales Manager
21 Jun 18:15
Ndola
ORYX Energies is one of Africa’s largest and longest established independent providers of oil and gas products and services. In pursuit of its business strategies in Zambia, the company invites applications from suitably qualified individuals for the position mentioned below, to join its team at ORYX Oil Zambia Ltd, based on the Copper belt and Lusaka. Purpose of the job Reporting to the National Sales Manager with a function reporting line to the General Manager- Lubricants. The Area Sales Manager will have the responsibility and accountability for all the hydrocarbon and Lubricants business, that is, sales, business development and credit sales management. Main Duties Ensure that the fuels, lubricants and LPG (Liquified Petroleum Gas) business achieves correct pricing, profitability and volume growth agenda. Ensure implementation and continuity of the fuels and lubricants strategy / business model. Manage accounts directly and provide all technical support. Manage and work together with the Oryx dealers/ distributor to ensure KPI´s are achieved within Oryx standards. Manage Lubricants, fuel and LPG supply chain interface. Understand the market and competitor positioning in the Zambian market and keep updated records of market size. Plan and deliver the plan including income, cash flow, acceptable loss percentage and other financial and non-financial targets among other key duties. Education, Training & Skills: Must be a University Degree in Engineering, Marketing or Business Administration or equivalent, having a commercial background will be an added advantage. Must have a Grade 12 School Certificate/GCE Two years sales and marketing experience with demonstrated achievements of success in fuel and lubricants or petroleum products. Must have a strong lubricants technical background is essential but not a limiting factor Must have a proven track record in key account management and retail business for both fuel and non-fuel business. Should possess high level of analytical, negotiation, communication, interpersonal and entrepreneurial skills. Must Computer literate and knowledgeable in usage of Microsoft office application packages (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher etc) Must self-motivated and able to work with minimum supervision Must have good communication skills (strong oral and written communication inclusive) Must be a Team player Method of Application Address application letters to: The Human Resource & Communications Officer Oryx Oil Zambia Ltd, Plot No. 875 Zambia Road, PO Box 230074, Ndola Interested persons should apply enclosing Academic and Professional Qualifications, plus a Comprehensive CV: Stating the Position in the Subject Line of the email Hard copy application letters will not be considered.
Bollore Transport & Logistics Zambia Ltd
Posted Job · 5 days ago
Summary of the position Responsible for the administration and daily operations of the Sea Freight Import and Export Department in Lusaka by planning, coordinating, and supervising daily activities to meet performance KPIs and follow the Group’s guidelines Functions & Responsibilities: Co-ordinate operations through close liaison with Customs & Compliance Manager, Borders, and all support functions Ensure operational processes are strictly adhered to as per Company’s standards and Client requirements Closely monitor Customs risk by ensuring all RIB, RIT and Temporarily imported or exported consignments respect time constraints as stipulated by ZRA Check that Files are Invoiced on time and in full and according to agreed rates on file Manage disbursements file and profitability Liaise closely with the Finance Department and ensure that the department performs within the allocated Budgetary constraints Approve Payment Vouchers and in liaison with the Finance Department, ensure payments to suppliers are made timeously Ensure regular follow up of all outstanding accounts and support Credit Control Dept in collecting dues Work closely with the Front Office team to develop the business and expand the Company’s customer base Perform Monthly and Quarterly reporting to senior management on the Company’s Operational and Financial performance Minimum Qualifications & Experience: At least 10 Years of work experience in the Logistics field Degree in Transport & Logistics/Business Administration Accounting experience will be an added advantage. Membership at Zambia Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (ZCILT) Excellent computer skills (word, excel, PowerPoint, internet) and database management Must be fluent in both written and verbal English. Must be able to work independently as well as in a team and be self-assured. Method of Application To apply for this position, please send your application letter, curriculum vitae and professional qualifications to this email, before the closing date of the advertisement. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
Prime Biltong
Posted Job · 5 days ago
The Prime Biltong Shop will be opening in the new KK Airport terminal. The shop will mainly stock biltong and snacks. We are looking for energetic, well-spoken shop keepers for the shop. Candidates must have the following: Grade 12 certificate Minimum 2 years experience in retail Method of Application Please e-mail CV to the email below: Then your application was unsuccessful
Mothers 2 Mothers
Posted Job · 5 days ago
Mothers2mothers seeks to recruit a PMTCT Officer who will oversee the implementation of quality m2m Mentor Mother services to women and children at UNICEF facilities and surrounding communities in Eastern and Central Provinces; supervise all Site Team Leads and Mentor Mothers; and monitor and ensure quality improvement of m2m services. This position will be responsible for working closely with the Provincial and District Medical Officers, facility staff, and community stakeholders. The position will be based in Chipata, Zambia, employed by m2m. To apply please visit: Method of Application Submit your CV and application on company website: Closing Date : 20th June, 2021.
Plan International Zambia
Posted Job · 5 days ago
Organization Background Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian non-governmental organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And its girls who are most affected. Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children. We have been building powerful partnerships for children for 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries. Child protection is key in all that we do. Working in Zambia since 1996, Plan International Zambia’s development and capacity building programs focus primarily on Education, Health, Water and Sanitation, Economic Security and Youth Empowerment, including Child Protection and Participation. Plan International Zambia has Programme Areas (PAs) in; Central, Luapula, and Eastern Provinces including in Lusaka, where the Country Office is located We are looking for experienced and vibrant self-starters to fill the following positions: Position Description: The Early Childhood Development Lead will ensure quality delivery and achievement of project objectives and results that support gender transformation, child protection and disaster risk reduction, in line with Plan International’s Global Strategy. The role requires close collaboration with other teams. The person will also support the Early Childhood Development (ECD) and Disaster Risk Management (DRM) in planning, implementation, capacity building internally and externally with stakeholders. The person will work closely with the response team to ensure accountability mechanisms are in place and functioning effectively. Responsibilities: The post holder is accountable for adequate delivery/implementation within the timeline of assigned activities to meet with donor compliance and the needs of the community and children, particularly girls and children. The post holder will ensure effective and quality reporting and accountability to affected populations as well as coordination of the education projects. The post holder will cascade capacity to Technical Project Managers, stakeholders and field staff, as well as guarantee a number of elaborate progress weekly reports. Provide updates on the issues concerning ECD as well as other emerging issues in areas affected by the emergency, highlighting education and protection related issues. The ECD lead plans and ensures the strengthening of capacities of field staff, communities, committees, local organisations and local governments to promote and sustainably deliver high quality holistic community-led ECD. Acts as a key link between Plan and Agencies that work with ECD from which children and their families can benefit. Establishes regular contact and maintain credibility and good public relations with National stakeholders, actively engage the private sector, schools, other local NGOs, partners and other community support organizations. Monitors project implementation through regular visits, meetings with community and other stakeholders, making informed decisions as necessary. Document experiences and lessons learned through participatory approaches and coordinate the dissemination of such learning. Where required, support appropriate representation in ECD and DRM coordination mechanisms at National, including any relevant cluster meetings, prepare and share notes from meetings and undertake follow-up of agreed action points. Qualifications: University degree in education, social sciences or related field with good knowledge of the Zambian education system. Five (5) years’ work-related experience on Early Childhood Development, disaster risk management, and general youth economic interventions; Knowledge of Humanitarian Minimum Standards, Do No Harm principles and the Core Humanitarian Standards; Able to support and build capacity of partners and to work with disaster affected communities in a sensitive, participatory and inclusive manner. Well-developed written and oral communication skills and ability to communicate clearly and sensitively. This includes effective negotiation and representation skills and the ability to work comfortably with a wide range of stakeholders with different interests. Able to mobilise communities, confidence in talking to people both in groups and on a one-to-one basis with excellent listening skills. Understands child safeguarding and equality for girls, and demonstrates awareness and sensitivity to gender and diversity. Competencies: Strategic thinking. Facilitation skills. Clear and effective communication. Accountability and honesty. Ability to work in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment. Proficient in computer skills. Good interpersonal skills. Method of Application To apply, kindly send through your application letter, copies of NRC, Qualifications and CV, indicating day time telephone and/or mobile contacts clearly stating the job title of interest to . Kindly note that only candidates who meet the above specifications and competencies should apply and applications should reach the undersigned not later than 22nd June, 2021, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Hard Copy applications will not be accepted. All Applications should be addressed to; The Country Human Resource Manager, Plan International Zambia, Private Bag 518X, Plot 87A Kabulonga road, Kabulonga. Lusaka.
Plan International Zambia
Posted Job · 5 days ago
Organization Background Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian non-governmental organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And its girls who are most affected. Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children. We have been building powerful partnerships for children for 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries. Child protection is key in all that we do. Working in Zambia since 1996, Plan International Zambia’s development and capacity building programs focus primarily on Education, Health, Water and Sanitation, Economic Security and Youth Empowerment, including Child Protection and Participation. Plan International Zambia has Programme Areas (PAs) in; Central, Luapula, and Eastern Provinces including in Lusaka, where the Country Office is located We are looking for experienced and vibrant self-starters to fill the following positions: Position Description: The position holder will be responsible for providing support in the influencing, partnership and communication department in executing the communication strategies in line with the country strategic plan priorities and global strategy with the aim of attaining gender justice for girls, adolescent girls and young women: Lead and manage the design and implementation of the advocacy priorities that align to and complement the Pan African and Global Advocacy Strategies. Develop strategies, guidelines, and operational plans through major partners and stakeholder’s engagement. Undertake in-depth power and policy analysis of the structures, systems and networks in the region and countries to identify opportunities for changes in law, policy, budget and behaviour that will drive the achievement of advocacy goals and objectives in the region. Identify and contribute to the convening and organization of high-level public policy platforms and dialogues and support senior Plan International staff in integrating an advocacy perspective into talking points and other materials. Support a strong feedback loop and link between advocacy at the country, regional and global levels by providing inputs and collaborating with global initiatives and/or Liaison Offices. Coordinate with Plan International humanitarian advocacy staff to ensure complementarity and consistency across policy positions and advocacy platforms. Represent Plan International at advocacy and policy meetings and events where necessary. Initiate and conduct new and relevant research, write policy briefs on regional developments and trends, including mapping relevant stakeholders, potential impact and opportunity for engagement. Ensure that Plan International’s global policies for Safeguarding Children and Young People and Gender Equality and Inclusion are fully embedded in day to day work. Observe country press rule and policy; diversified donor communication and visibility/branding requirements with strict adherence to Plan’s purpose, values, and global strategy Qualifications: Degree in Development Studies or related field, Masters is an added advantage. Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in developing and implementing influencing and campaign strategies. Familiarity with government structures and policy decision making process and Experience in strategic engagement and public mobilization. Ability to influence policies at ground and national level Proven ability to work with media, diverse networks, coalitions and partners to achieve common goals Ability to write clear and concise reports, statements and to meet short deadlines. Experience training and capacity building other staff in principles of influencing and media. Competencies: Computer literacy skills with excellent oral and presentation communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to manage complex and sensitive organizational relationships to achieve cross-organizational and mutually agreed goals. Observe country press rule and policy; diversified donor communication and visibility/branding requirements with strict adherence to Plan’s purpose, values, and global strategy. Method of Application To apply, kindly send through your application letter, copies of NRC, Qualifications and CV, indicating day time telephone and/or mobile contacts clearly stating the job title of interest to . Kindly note that only candidates who meet the above specifications and competencies should apply and applications should reach the undersigned not later than 22nd June, 2021, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Hard Copy applications will not be accepted. All Applications should be addressed to; The Country Human Resource Manager, Plan International Zambia, Private Bag 518X, Plot 87A Kabulonga road, Kabulonga. Lusaka.
Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in Zambia
Posted Job · 5 days ago
Communications Specialist
20 Jun 15:14
Lusaka
Organizational Setting The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger and malnutrition. The main aim of the FAO country offices, which are headed by an FAO Representative, is to assist governments to develop policies, programmes and projects to achieve food security and to reduce hunger and malnutrition, to help develop the agricultural, fisheries and forestry sectors, and to use their environmental and natural resources in a sustainable manner. Reporting Lines: The Communications Specialist will coordinate the work of the communications unit at FAO Zambia and work under the overall supervision of the FAO Representative to Zambia, and direct engagement with the Representation Management and Sub-Programmes and functional collaboration with the Regional and HQ communication teams to align activities, plans and strategies. The incumbent will supervise and allocate tasks to the staff in the unit and oversee communication activities in the Representation. Technical Focus: The Communications Specialist will be required to generate content from technical work, reports and projects to enhance the visibility of FAO’s work to the Zambian public and beyond. The incumbent will need to ensure coherence with FAO’s corporate communication policy and operational guidelines for all communication and information outputs. Furthermore, the incumbent will be required to provide technical advice in the design and implementation of communication and outreach products and ensure that the FAO brand is well represented. Tasks and responsibilities: Communication Strategy: Develop, implement, and track impact of country and programme specific communication strategies in consultation with technical teams. Communication Visibility Materials: Coordinate, produce and disseminate communication and advocacy materials, including brochures, project briefs, policy briefs, posters, and other visibility products in close coordination with focal points in RAF and in observance of corporate and branding guidelines. Publicize milestones through message packaging for various channels and diverse audiences. Media Relations and Management: Develop a media database and partnerships with media organizations and journalists; interact and pitch stories/op-eds of interest; organize media field visits and sensitization of reporters and editors. Coordinate and collaborate with programme teams on media engagement during events and missions and collect visual and audio footage for archiving. Draft and disseminate press releases and talking points; organize press conferences; prepare media kits; provide information to querying journalists; keep track of FAO mentions/media coverage. Corporate/Project Events: Manage flagship FAO events (e.g., World Food Day, and other international observances related to FAO’s mandate, project launches, workshops, etc.); update FAOZM website and coordinate developing of monthly bulletins. Coordinate with programme teams while organising high-level and high-visibility events; Coordinate and manage media engagement for high profile events. Ensure FAO brand visibility during events. Internal Communication: Sensitize FAO staff on importance of communication for publicity of FAO activities to different audiences including but not limited to branding, presentation skills, farmer engagement/extension strategies. Technical/Science Communication: Synthesize and repackage technical reports, information and events for the public and policy makers. Support Country Communication efforts: Offer support to communication needs of various government Ministries and agencies that collectively implement FAO projects and programs, for example policy briefs development, Behaviour Change Communications (BCC), development and implementation of Communication Strategies, mass media engagement, risk and crisis communication, advocacy among others. Knowledge Management: Take lead in the knowledge management by transformation of tacit knowledge resources into explicit knowledge resources for seamless continuation of FAO programs. Document and share lessons learned, nurture Communities of Practice within the FAO national community for information sharing and adaption of innovative approaches to field challenges Digital Content Creation and Management: Coordinate and manage content production for traditional and digital media channels in compliance with corporate policies. Increase FAO Zambia’s social media engagement. Coordinate production of stories from the field/web stories such as documentaries and photo essays; this includes drafting TORs for production team, writing script, conducting interviews, managing vendors, arranging logistics, etc. Social Media Communication: Manage FAO Zambia’s Twitter account to ensure good visibility and publicity of activities. Donor Relations: Keep donors abreast of the impact of the projects they have funded, through success stories (photo, video, text); Donor Visibility during traditional and digital media engagement. Resource Mobilisation: Actively play a role resource mobilisation through the development of the resource strategy, developing external relationships for collaboration opportunities, resource mobilisation campaigns and project proposal development among others. UN Communication Group: Participate and represent FAO in inter-agency communication meetings (UN Communication Group) and ensure FAO representation and participation in UN events. Emergency Communications: Coordinate and manage FAO country emergency communications, in collaboration with RAF and OCC/HQ. Gather information from project teams to respond to media queries and update talking points; schedule strategic media interviews for spokes persons; share status updates on digital platforms; coordinate documentation and disseminate digital content from the field on impact of emergency response. Perform any other allied task as given by management as needed. Candidates will be assessed against the following: Minimum Requirements: A minimum university degree in Information Studies, Social Sciences, Business Administration, or fields related to the mandate of FAO. 3 years + work experience part of which should be in Project, Operational or Senior Management role. Proven skills in Information management, Communications, undertaking research and surveys, preparing research and management reports using Microsoft word and PowerPoint, Proven experience and knowledge in website development and maintenance; graphic design, designing communication materials, info graphics and technical implementation of user interfaces in a web-based environment. Data analysis including statistical elaborations with Excel. Candidates should provide a portfolio containing examples of their achievements in similar assignments. Experience in working with media teams. Working knowledge of English. National of Zambia FAO Core Competencies: Results Focus Teamwork Communication Building Effective Relationships Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement Technical/Functional Skills: Work experience in more than one location or area of work. Capacity to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Demonstrated ability to synthesize complex information and present ideas and recommendations in a clear and understandable manner. Ability to
SAFAIDS Zambia
Posted Job · 5 days ago
Programme Officer (PO) x2
18 Jun 15:04
Zambia
Placement: Zambia (Central & Western Province) Background: SAfAIDS is a regional NGO working across the SADC region, as a trendsetter in promoting integrated, effective and ethical development responses to SRHR, by enabling Gender Equality, Social Inclusion and Resilience for All. SAfAIDS is looking for two highly skilled individuals to be Programme Officers in the Central and Western Province of Zambia. Responsibilities: The identified candidates will spearhead, coordinate effective and efficient programming in conjunction with key stakeholders, including development partners, government departments implementing partners and technical or strategic partners within consortia or out of consortia. The incumbents will design, develop, implement and monitor day to day programmatic interventions aligned to specific goals and objectives all the while tracking targets against achieved outcomes. The PO is responsible for developing work plans and related budgets for specific programmes and programme activities and works with the M&E team to ensure that M&E plans with clear targets and outputs are in place and being reported against. On a monthly, quarterly and annual basis, the PO produces high-quality programme reports in a timely manner. They drafts donor narrative reports, and ensure that financial and M&E reports are prepared and reviewed in a timely manner, and are in line with contractual conditions and stipulations, prior to submission to their supervisor. The role is responsible for activity budget development, monitoring and works closely with the Zambia Senior Finance and Administration Officer (SFAO) to ensure accurate reporting. He/ She will manage programme communications, documentation and publicity to promote the programme. This position liaises with partners, beneficiaries and other stakeholders to ensure relationships are managed well and communication about the programme is effective. They play a key role in supporting implementing partners to deliver on agreed outputs, evaluating their performance and making recommendations for strengthening partner capacity or providing input when decisions are made to terminate partnerships. The PO will supervise the work of Programme Assistant, Interns and Graduate Trainees as required including ensuring full compliance to all organizational policies, SOPs, and that all programming and consultancy/service provider files are up to date and complete, on a monthly basis. They will track programme contracts against their work plans. This position will generate monthly and quarterly work plans to match programme contractual deadlines, deliverables, budgets and M&E plans and log frames. They will action delegated additional responsibilities by the Country Coordinator, and the Zambia Country Representative as necessary. Requirements: University degree and Post Graduate qualification in Social Sciences, Development Studies or related areas. Minimum of 3 to 4 years in programming experience in a development organisation. Consistent creativity, flexibility, multi-tasking and prioritization skills. Timely problem solving, crisis management and risk reduction skills that ensure the delivery of quality programmes. Good emotional intelligence especially when faced with challenging situation. Good and calculative decisions that are well informed. Excellent planning, organising and coordination skills. Strong stakeholder management skills. High sense of responsibility with good collaboration skills. Exposure to computer applications, MS word and Excel. Excellent communication and writing skills. The incumbent must be able to write project reports. Method of Application Application Requirements and Deadline: Candidates are required to email a motivational letter and curriculum vitae; with information on current salary, benefits and contact details of five referees to the email: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted
Zambia State Insurance Company (ZSIC)
Posted Job · 5 days ago
Assistant Manager – IT
23 Jun 14:56
Lusaka
ZSIC General Insurance Ltd, is a leading provider of customer oriented short-term insurance services in Zambia. An equal opportunity employer and a member of IDC Group of Companies, ZSIC General Insurance seeks applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill up the following position. Reporting to the Manager – IT, the Assistant Manager – IT will ensure the effective and efficient management, planning and configuration of different solutions within the Information Technology department. Duties/Responsibilities The employee shall be specifically responsible for, inter alia, the following: Supervision of IT staff. To serve as subject matter expert. IT strategic planning. Organizing, controlling and evaluating IT and electronic data operations. Designing, developing, implementing and coordinating systems, policies and procedures. Backup systems and network security. Identification of problem areas and solution implementation. Disaster recovery and business continuity management. System support. System Audits. Management report generation. Participation in technical research on emerging technologies. Minimum Qualifications and Experience: Full Grade 12 Certificate or equivalent Degree in Computer Science/Telecommunications or its equivalent Oracle, CCNA and Microsoft Certifications added advantage Three (3) to five (5) years’ experience in a similar role Windows Domain (Ms Office, Active Directory, Ms Exchange, DHCP and DNS) Oracle 12c database and Premier Linux operating system Virtualized environment (VMware or Hyper-V) Experience working with Insurance or related system added advantage Team player Innovative and result oriented Adapting Strong analytical thinking Method of Application Send your applications to: The Assistant Director Human Capital, ZSIC General Insurance Ltd, Premium House, Independence Avenue, Box 30894. Lusaka
Zambia State Insurance Company (ZSIC)
Posted Job · 5 days ago
Underwriter – Reinsurance
23 Jun 14:50
Lusaka
ZSIC General Insurance Ltd, is a leading provider of customer oriented short-term insurance services in Zambia. An equal opportunity employer and a member of IDC Group of Companies, ZSIC General Insurance seeks applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill up the following position. Reporting to Manager Reinsurance, the Underwriter – Reinsurance will process requests in order to enable the provision of an efficient and effective reinsurance program for the Company. Duties/Responsibilities: Secure reinsurance quotations/support from reinsurers within authorised financial limit levels. Maintain records of all correspondence on reinsured business from all participating companies and filing documents in each account folder for reference. Prepare credit notes and draft requests to Accounts to settle reinsurance premiums. Collect claim documentation from the Claims Department and send them over to reinsurers. Prepare debit notes/statements and send them over to reinsurers to facilitate claim recoveries. Compile data for the preparation of various reports and statements by the supervisor. Prepare risk profiles for submission to the supervisor to determine treaty capacity levels. Perform any other official duty as may be requested by the superiors. Minimum Qualifications and Experience: Full Grade 12 Certificate or equivalent Diploma/Degree in Insurance Minimum three (3) years’ relevant work experience Highly Analytical Strong interpersonal skills Team player Method of Application Send your applications to: The Assistant Director Human Capital, ZSIC General Insurance Ltd, Premium House, Independence Avenue, Box 30894. Lusaka
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