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Right to Care Zambia
Posted Job · about 2 hours ago
Data Capturer x2
Job
19 May 14:58
Mansa
About Us Right to Care is at the vanguard in supporting and delivering prevention, care, and treatment services for HIV and associated diseases. We work with government and communities to find pioneering solutions to build and strengthening public healthcare. We embrace a strong entrepreneurial culture and focuses on innovation and the use of technology to enhance services, address skills shortages, and deliver quality healthcare outcomes. Our areas of expertise include HIV and TB care and treatment, pharmacy automation, medical male circumcision, and cervical cancer diagnosis and treatment. About the Position Request to Hire Ref# RTCZ21- 061 Date advertised: 14/05/2021 Closing date: 19/05/2021 Position: Data Capturer x 2 Location: Kawambwa, Lubwe Contract type: Fixed Contract duration: Until 31 July 2021 Reporting to: District M & E Officer Coo Job grade: 10 Contact Person: Vacancy 25 Qualifications and Experience Minimum Required Qualifications and Experience: Grade 12 School Certificate Diploma in IT, Public Health, Social Sciences or relevant field from a recognized institution. At least 2 years’ prior work experience in related field. Skilled in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and MS Access. Working knowledge of HIV/AIDs Technical and Behvioural Competencies: Working knowledge and/or experience with SMARTCARE, ODK and Survey CTO. Work independently, patient/work confidentiality. Organizational and communication skills Attention to detail Aptitude for and interest in numbers Good Interpersonal skills Time management and goal setting Key Performance Areas: Participate in data collection Retrieval of patient files Ensure quality of collected data, including data entry and management. Transfer data to server Communicate with the research team about relevant project issues and provide updates. Ensure ethical research procedures are adhered to and complied with. Manage interpersonal relationship with facility staff at research sites and ensure minimal disruption to normal health facility activities Disclaimer: By applying for the above-mentioned position, you consent to Right to Care to conduct qualification, ID, criminal and reference checks (internal and external) which forms part of the Company’s recruitment policy and procedure. Should you not receive a response to your application from Right to Care within one month of this advert being placed, kindly consider your application as being unsuccessful. Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process. Right to Care reserves the right to withdraw the vacancy at any time for whatever reason. Method of Application To apply for this job email your details to the email below:
Right to Care Zambia
Posted Job · about 2 hours ago
Provincial Technical Officer
Job
18 May 14:54
Mansa
About Us Right to Care is at the vanguard in supporting and delivering prevention, care, and treatment services for HIV and associated diseases. We work with government and communities to find pioneering solutions to build and strengthening public healthcare. We embrace a strong entrepreneurial culture and focuses on innovation and the use of technology to enhance services, address skills shortages, and deliver quality healthcare outcomes. Our areas of expertise include HIV and TB care and treatment, pharmacy automation, medical male circumcision, and cervical cancer diagnosis and treatment. About the Positions Request to Hire Ref# RTCZ21- 054 Date advertised: 13/05/2021 Closing date: 18/05/2021 Position: Provincial Technical Officer Location: Mansa Contract type: Fixed Contract duration: Until 31 July 2021 Reporting to: Provincial Tech & Admin Coordinator Coo Job grade: TBA Contact Person: Vacancy 25 Qualifications and Experience: Minimum Required Qualifications and Experience: Grade 12 Certificate Degree in Clinical Medicine/Nursing 3 years’ experience in a health/social science related field Experience in management of Health programmes Strong knowledge of HIV/AIDS programmes Training in project management and HIV management will be an added advantage Technical and Behvioural Competences: Good Communication skills Good Interpersonal skills Ability to work under pressure Good presentation skills Computer literate Coaching and mentoring Planning and organising skills Report writing and attention to detail Key Performance Areas: Provide continuous support in implementing ART program activities at facility level in conjunction with PHO Track progress of supported facilities/Management Areas and other partners against setobjectives and targets Document program performance and provide information needed for decision making Identify programmatic performance gaps and provide, document on-site mentoring Oversee the implementation of Differentiated models of care such as Differentiated Models of ART Delivery (DMAD) and Multi-Month Service Delivery (MMSD) in the Province Provide oversight of all the bio-medical prevention activities such as NACS, VMMC, PrEP, TPT and condom distribution Provide technical support and oversight in implementing the DSD Models across the Province Brief and communicate programmatic performance to RTC management in consultation with the EQUIP Provincial Technical and Admin Coordinator. Increase access to and utilization of quality HIV/AIDS service Work closely with the province/District/Project Coordinators and other provincial health coordinators Coordinate the EID, Paediatric and Adolescents Program in the Province Disclaimer: By applying for the above-mentioned position, you consent to Right to Care to conduct qualification, ID, criminal and reference checks (internal and external) which forms part of the Company’s recruitment policy and procedure. Should you not receive a response to your application from Right to Care within one month of this advert being placed, kindly consider your application as being unsuccessful. Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process. Right to Care reserves the right to withdraw the vacancy at any time for whatever reason. Method of Application To apply for this job email your details to the email below:
Right to Care Zambia
Posted Job · about 2 hours ago
Registered Nurse/Midwife
Job
18 May 14:48
Mansa
About Us Right to Care is at the vanguard in supporting and delivering prevention, care, and treatment services for HIV and associated diseases. We work with government and communities to find pioneering solutions to build and strengthening public healthcare. We embrace a strong entrepreneurial culture and focuses on innovation and the use of technology to enhance services, address skills shortages, and deliver quality healthcare outcomes. Our areas of expertise include HIV and TB care and treatment, pharmacy automation, medical male circumcision, and cervical cancer diagnosis and treatment. About the Positions Request to Hire Ref# RTCZ21- 060 Date advertised: 13/05/2021 Closing date: 18/05/2021 Location: Mansa Contract type: Fixed Contract duration: Until 31 July 2021 Reporting to: Provincial Technical Officer Coo Job grade: 10 Contact Person: Vacancy 25 Qualifications and Experience: Minimum Required Qualifications and Experience Grade 12 School Certificate Diploma Nursing/Midwifery with 3 year’s work related experience ART Management Training, HIV Counselling and ART Adherence Experience working in ART management facility and PHC Health Care and community-based health programming for HIV Health care service delivery background Prior experience working in HIV Management/Control Knowledge of various ART related Documentation Understanding of health facility screening tools, registers, client’s files and other necessary health documents Understanding of Lab baselines and investigations Strong background in healthcare systems HIV Nurse Prescriber Training an added advantage Ability to perform Cervical Cancer Screening and Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision an added advantage Member of General Nursing Council of Zambia Technical and Behavioural Competences: Good Communication skills (Verbal/Written) Good Interpersonal skills Good time management skills and ability to determine priorities Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment Data collection and review skills Key Performance Areas: Initiate client’s, Adults and Paediatrics on treatment. Screen and Enrol clients on ART treatment and care Identify and enrol people on ART Ensure retention and adherence to treatment Ensure Viral Load suppression/ Viral Load monitoring Ensuring mop-up of all HIV clients, index tracing, enforcing PITC, EID, and HTC at every point of entry. Screen and Implement test and start Initiate treatment to all HIV positive patients in the Pre-ART registers as tracked from way back before Test and Start Work hand in hand with health facility staff, community health workers and community leaders Perform data quality control Disclaimer: By applying for the above-mentioned position, you consent to Right to Care to conduct qualification, ID, criminal and reference checks (internal and external) which forms part of the Company’s recruitment policy and procedure. Should you not receive a response to your application from Right to Care within one month of this advert being placed, kindly consider your application as being unsuccessful. Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process. Right to Care reserves the right to withdraw the vacancy at any time for whatever reason. Right to Care is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply. Method of Application To apply for this job email your details to the email below:
Bayport Financial Services (Z) Ltd
Posted Job · about 2 hours ago
Job Summary Delivery of first-line IT Services in adherence with ITIL standards for the helpdesk including first line resolution of incidents and service requests, hardware installations and repairs. Job Specifications Provide standard first-line technical support (installation, configuration and maintenance) for Enterprise IT Systems, Software and Services including but not restricted to Core Banking, Microsoft Exchange, Service Desk, Windows OS, Loan Management, Active Directory, Security Monitoring, Enterprise SMS, Local and Wide Area Network and video conferencing. Provide standard first-line technical support (installation, configuration and maintenance) for equipment and devices including but not restricted to Desktops, Laptops, VOIP Desktop phones, Wi-Fi Access Points, tablets, access control, printers and scanners. Provide technical support to all Bayport employees in the form of direction, support, training and awareness. Helps employees solve IT problems. Ensure that company systems, information and assets are maintained in a manner consistent with the information security policy, procedures and standards. Facilitates preparation for field sales activities, and collaborative activities such videoconferences and virtual meetings. Minimum Entry Requirements: A University degree in an area of IT or related discipline, plus a minimum of 1 year of experience in providing IT support or facilitating IT training in a Windows end-user environment. ITIL or CompTIA + qualifications Other Skills and Attributes: Effective oral and written communication skills Strong analytical skills Effective problem-solving skills Ability to cope and remain productive under work stress Method of Application Suitable candidates must send their applications, attaching their current CVs and professional/academic certificates, to this email below: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Previous applicants need not re-apply.
Chenguang Biotech (Zambia) Agri-dev Ltd
Posted Job · about 2 hours ago
Chinese Interpreter
Job
31 May 14:39
Zambia
We need Chinese language interpreter. with min HSK4 and aboved. Location: Chibombo farm and Singazongwe farm Method of Application To apply for this job email your details to the email below:
BioCarbon Partners Zambia Ltd
Posted Job · about 2 hours ago
Impact Monitoring Officer
Job
14 May 14:35
Lusaka
The Best Impact Monitoring Job in the World. Job Announcement: Impact Monitoring Officer BCP’s mission is making conservation of wildlife habitat valuable to people. BCP is a leading African conservation company which seeks to sustainably finance wildlife and habitat conservation through the forest carbon markets. We are working with Community and Government partners to help improve the conservation management over 1 million hectares of globally significant wildlife habitats in Zambia, and currently benefiting 225,000 people. BCP seeks a talented Impact Monitoring Officer who will be responsible for initiating and implementation of all measures of impact and reports on how results are achieved in all the BCP REDD+ project management areas in the Eastern and Lusaka Province, and parts of Central Province within the Zambezi catchment area. The IMO must, therefore, establish a high level of interaction and coordination with all divisions to ensure that BCP’s goals and objectives are attained. This important role will report directly to the Senior Impact Monitoring Officer. Solid Monitoring and Reporting is a key component of any successful project, and determines how the project can explain and showcase to external stakeholders’ progress made and impacts delivered. For the above, the IMO will support the development of detailed result resource frameworks with quantifiable indicators, baselines and targets. The incumbent will contribute to the effective implementation of the evaluation policy, ensures that minimum monitoring and evaluation requirements for projects are met, and participates in the conduct of thematic and crosscutting evaluations. S/he will be responsible to ensure that project evaluations are carried out according to schedules and that findings and recommendations are implemented and followed up. The post holder will be responsible for tracking results and apply the monitoring framework as set up in the Impact Monitoring Manual – IM V2, in line with prevailing internal monitoring guidelines and ensure reporting arrangements are in place and are being implemented to ensure that the reporting requirements are met in a timely manner. The IMO works in close collaboration with staff Projects teams and stakeholders as required. In addition to the above, the incumbent will provide assistance particularly in design and implementation of internal monitoring mechanism to ensure proper project management has been conducted. Priorities that we’ll trust you with: Only those applicants who are able to deliver on the following requirements need apply: Functions / Key Results Expected: Summary of Key Functions: Ensures the implementation of impact monitoring and reporting policies and strategies. Ensure effective support of the implementation of evaluation plan. Ensures facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the area of impact monitoring and reporting. 1. Ensures the implementation of impact monitoring and reporting policies and strategies, focusing on achievement of the following results: Provision of regular update and input in monitoring of project activities, to assess overall project implementation with respect to project objectives, outputs and indicators Provision of effective troubleshooting, suggestion for corrective measures to be undertaken, and make arrangements of technical assistance to implementing partners based on results of monitoring, where necessary Timely reporting arrangements are in place and being implemented to ensure that the reporting requirements are met in a timely manner. Timely collection of information and drafting of ‘human interest stories’ of persons impacted by the projects Provision of guidance to implementing partners and serves as focal point for IM in line with BCP’s monitoring and reporting policies, procedures and practices Analysis of data related to the projects at the national, provincial and district levels High-quality data presentations, data maps, statistical spreadsheets for internal and external consumption: government, other agencies, etc. Effective showcase to external stakeholders on progress made and impacts delivered 2. Ensures effective support of the implementation of evaluation plan, focusing on achievement of the following results: Provision of input on the needs for evaluation based on donor agreements Analysis based on data collection for the evaluation process as necessary and requested by independent evaluators Coordination with the project team and the stakeholders to ensure smooth conduct of the evaluation Provision of high-quality data and strategic inputs for improving the existing IM systems. Timely implementation of evaluation recommendations 3. Ensures facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the area of impact monitoring and reporting, focusing on achievement of the following results: Effective support to project staff in identification, documentation, synthesis of lessons learned and best practices to be integrated into broader knowledge management efforts Contribution to the implementation of Evaluation Knowledge Management and Learning Strategy Established system and updated documentation of research reports, studies and evaluations are maintained. This includes the collection and documentation of relevant reports from government research bodies, national and international agencies, etc. Facilitation and participation in results-oriented impact monitoring and evaluation training efforts. Impact of Results: The key results have an impact on the overall performance REDD+ and success in implementation of project strategies. Accurate analysis, data entry and presentation of information provides the most effective showcase to external stakeholders on progress made and impacts delivered. Other Functions: Utilize Collaborative, Learning and Adapting Approaches to continually assess BCP’s projects progress and inform project management to assist with decision-making. Assist with the standardization of the Impact Monitoring Manual – IM V2 data collection methodologies across BCP’s divisions. Ensure and maintain database integrity and quality. Train BCP staff and project stakeholders in data collection and reporting methods and maintain the standards required. Keep track of BCP’s projects and quantify beneficiaries accurately and in a well-maintained projects database. Conduct periodic field missions to community project sites to participate in program activities and interact with program partners and beneficiaries and gather feedback. Draft scopes of work and design tools for both internal and external periodic Impact Monitoring surveys. Oversee biannual Social Monitoring surveys. Ensure the overall quality and relevance of the BCP’s Impact Monitoring program. Periodically participate in external REDD+ or general conservation events related to Impact Monitoring. Alliance Builders Wanted: Competencies and Critical Success Factors Functional Competencies: Advocacy/Advancing A Policy-Oriented Agenda Preparing
Careersco
Posted Job · about 2 hours ago
BobCat Operator Machine
Job
17 May 14:23
Lusaka
Basic Tasks: Do land excavation using heavy duty truck like bobcat. Drill land. Load land, cement or stones and unload or transfer to the excavated area. Measure the amount to be excavated and how deep. Follow the engineers or foreman instructions before taking actions. Dig up stones and other debris that are not needed Education and Training Requirement: Must be a high school graduate with at least 2-5 years experienced as bobcat operator or any related job in a construction or mining industry. Skills and Competency Requirements: Must know how to drive and operate Bobcats. Know how to do proper excavations and land drillings Knowledge in construction works. Knowledge in excavating according to the accurate measure or depth of the excavation. Must know basic engineering like land measuring and estimation. Must have strong built and good communication skills. Method of Application Send your CVS and qualifications only to the email below:
Jihai Central Sports Company Ltd
Posted Job · about 2 hours ago
Gym Manager
Job
15 May 14:19
Lusaka
As part of JCS food town business expansion,we are soon to be launching ALPHA FITNESS.ALPHA FITNESS is a state of the art gym filled to capacity with gym equipment’s for all your everyday fitness needs.it is in this regard that we wish to hire the following to be part of our team: 1. Gym Manager A gym manager oversees the safety and cleanliness of the gym. He makes sure that the equipment and machines used are in excellent condition. He/she also makes sure that the locker rooms and sauna are hygienic enough to be used by those enrolled at the gym. He/she also oversees the work of his staff. To be successful as a gym manager, you should stay up to date with the latest trends in the fitness industry and provide solutions to your clients fitness needs. Responsibilities: checking the equipment’s and other facilities offered by the gym. makes sure that everything is in excellent working condition, and call maintenance for repairs when necessary. makes sure that the customers are safe and enjoy their experience at the gym. responsible for resolving problems and complaints very quickly. the gym manager is also responsible for their marketing strategies like free passes, memberships and other promotional offers to help build up the gym. Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent Between the age of 30_40 A minimum of 3 years of experience in similar role. Must be computer literate. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills must be interested in health and fitness,and of course,going to the gym. must be personable and be able to relate with his staff as well as the members. must be able to communicate and articulate his thoughts well. Extensive knowledge on the use of the facilities and equipment are a must. Fluency in Chinese language is an added advantage. Method of Application All applications should be sent to email: Or physically dropped at the JCS FOODTOWN guardroom at the main gate.
Jihai Central Sports Company Ltd
Posted Job · about 3 hours ago
As part of JCS food town business expansion,we are soon to be launching ALPHA FITNESS. ALPHA FITNESS is a state of the art gym filled to capacity with gym equipment for all your everyday fitness needs.it is in this regard that we wish to hire the following to be part of our team: We are looking for an accredited fitness instructor to join our organization and implement training programs for our clients. The fitness instructor is responsible for accurately assessing clients at the start of their journey, compiling reports, and developing their fitness levels. They should be able to assist clients in reaching their goals, and have a passion and drive for health,wellness and fitness. To be successful as a fitness instructor, you should stay up to date with the latest trends in the fitness industry and provide solutions to your clients fitness needs. Ultimately,an exceptional fitness instructor will possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, attention to detail,and be able to add value to a growing organization. Responsibilities: Support the development and delivery of fitness programs. Assist members in reaching individual goals. Assist in maintaining and improving the goals of the organization. Ensure the safety of clients during training sessions. Conduct an initial assessment of clients body measurements. Monitor BMI on a regular basis. Motivate clients who have reached a plateau in weight loss. Fitness Instructor Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent. Between the age of 27_40 A minimum of 3 years of experience in similar role. Computer literate. Excellent interpersonal and communication skill. A professional appearance. Focus on clients satisfaction. Provide outstanding customer service. Deliver excellent results. Fluency in Chinese language is an added advantage. Method of Application All applications should be sent to email: Or physically dropped at the JCS FOODTOWN guardroom at the main gate.
A Reputable Company
Posted Job · about 3 hours ago
Operations Manager
Job
20 May 14:05
Lusaka
A reputable Company seeks to recruit an Operations Manager to be based in Lusaka. Designation Operations Manager Reporting To General Manager Key Accountabilities Prepare production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel; accomplishing work results; monitoring progress; resolving problems; reporting results of the processing flow on shift production summaries and accomplishing production targets. Responsible for the production and Engineering functions of the Organization. Ensuring periodic and timely maintenance of Factory machinery Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards. Ensures optimal operation condition of equipment by calling for repairs; evaluating new equipment and techniques. Provides manufacturing information by compiling, initiating, sorting, and analyzing production performance records and data. Creates and revises systems and procedures by analyzing operating practices, record-keeping systems. Maintains a safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of all control points, equipment, and resources; maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures. Ensure adherence to Quality Management Systems Attributes: Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Great leadership skills. Demonstrated Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Exposure to Cigarette production will be an added advantage Qualifications: Grade twelve(12) School Certificate Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering Qualification in Production Management Minimum of Eight (8) years’ experience, Preferably in the Manufacturing Industry Method of Application To apply for this job email your details to the email below:
Mary Begg Community Clinic
Posted Job · about 3 hours ago
Mary Begg Health Services Location : Ndola – Head Office Purpose of The Role The Cost and Management Accountant (CMA) will assist management in understanding the exact cost of creating and distributing every product and service at different stages to minimise expenditure and ensure an optimum utilisation of resources. Key Duties Costing; pricing of goods or services. Prepare and verify cost accounting and preparation of related statements. Analyse costs and create ways to reduce them. Evaluate operating efficiency and effectiveness of service management in different departments of the organisation. Use this analysis to compare financial performance; assessments and projections; provide figures for future costing and pricing policies and other related managerial decisions. Inform management on issues of purchase price, inventory, human costs and related issues. Advise on a profitable product mix, identifying business risks and ensuring of mitigation. Maintain an updated service price list. Produce cost models for use and reference. Advise sites on any changes in price for services or products. Co-ordinate physical inventory counts and cycle counts. Investigate cycle counting variances and resolution of related issues. Validate cost of goods sold as part of month end closing. Accumulate and apply overhead costs as per company policy and GAAP. Work with the commercial department to locate and dispose of obsolete inventory. Conduct ongoing process constraint analysis. Report on break-even points by products or site. Report on margins by site or product. Reporting on periodic variances and their causes, focusing on spending variances. Analysis of capital budgeting requests. Any other assignments in line with the job as may be assigned from time to time. Qualifications and Experience: Holder of full CIMA with at least 3 years post-qualification experience Must be a member of ZICA Excellent analysis skills Ability to collaborate with a multi-department team Commercial and business awareness Good communication skills, both written and verbal Deadline orientation and time-management skills Method of Application Submit your CV and application on company website:
United Bank for Africa Zambia Ltd (UBA)
United Bank for Africa Zambia Ltd (UBA)
Posted Job · about 3 hours ago
Division: Risk Management Department: Credit and Risk Management Reporting Relationships: Functionally reports to the Country Chief Risk Officer Administratively reports to the Country Chief Risk Officer Supervises: None Job Duties & Responsibilities: Conduct balance sheet value analysis Extract data and monitor group positions Responsible for periodic balance sheet stress testing Responsible for contingency funding plan maintenance and testing, to ensure that there are contingencies for systemic crises e.g. liquidity issues Responsible for new funding/investment products risk assessment Monitor compliance with regulatory and internal limits Produce daily market risk reports Monitor proposed limits for indicators Key Performance Indicators: Timely delivery of standard analysis and reports Responsiveness to information on changes in market trends High internal and external customer satisfaction index Good external risk rating Compliance with internal and external policies and regulations Skills: Good analytical skills Excellent writing skills Good presentation skills Good interpersonal skills Strong team player and excellent organization skills Strong attention to details and ability to work under pressure Job Requirements & Knowledge: Broad knowledge of financial accounting with ability to analyze and interpret corporate financial statements Good knowledge of risk assessment Good knowledge of the Country’s economy and market dynamics Good knowledge of the bank’s policies and procedures Application requirements: Candidate must possess a minimum of a first degree or second class lower degree from a recognized university An additional qualification – MBA/M.SC and/or professional qualifications is required Candidate must have 4 – 7 years banking experience; minimum of 6 – 9 years non-banking but related experience Candidates must have a minimum of 5 credits on their Grade 12 results with Mathematics and English included. Method of Application Qualified candidates meeting the above requirements must send a copy of their CV, a cover letter, and academic qualifications to this email below:
United Bank for Africa Zambia Ltd (UBA)
United Bank for Africa Zambia Ltd (UBA)
Posted Job · about 3 hours ago
Credit Officer
Job
20 May 13:43
Lusaka
Division: Credit Department: Credit and Risk Management Essential Information: A Credit Officer creates high quality credit risk assets for the bank and minimizes the incidence of non-performing loans for the bank and increase the bank’s financial performance by creating profitable credit risk assets. Reporting Relationships: Functionally reports to the Country Chief Risk Officer Administratively reports to the Country Chief Risk Officer Supervises: None Job Duties & Responsibilities: Recommend for approval facilities, risk mitigating factors, structures, terms and conditions for the bank’s credits after appropriate analysis. Evaluate third-party risk analysis of credits and make appropriate recommendations. Oversee post-approval assessment of credit facilities and initiate appropriate follow-up action. Ensure that all credit requests comply with the bank’s credit policy and procedure. Ensure that relevant credit approval procedure and processes are complied with at all times. Effectively coordinate the activities of the members of the department to ensure that performance targets are achieved. Enhance their skills and knowledge of relationship officers/ managers through participation in the training and personal developments. Review deal memos and product programs and offer relevant advice based on detailed analysis. Develop and improve the quality of credit presentation/ submission in the bank. Prompt rendition of daily, weekly and monthly performance returns of the department to the CCO. Carry out other assigned tasks by the country CEO. Key Performance Indicators: No of loan loss provisions were made fore Compliance with internal and external policies and regulations Quality of credit asset portfolio Customer satisfaction index Good external credit rating Value addition to credit requests Effective supervision/management of all subordinates to achieve team’s goals Skills: Good analytical skills Excellent writing skills Good presentation skills Good interpersonal skills Strong team player and excellent organization skills Attention to details Good communication skills Job Requirements & Knowledge: Financial accounting Credit analysis and risk assessment Good knowledge of the country economics and market dynamics Good knowledge of the bank’s policies and procedures Good knowledge of credit products Application requirements: Candidate must possess a minimum of a first degree or second class lower degree from a recognized university An additional qualification – MBA/M.SC and/or professional qualifications is required Candidate must have 4 years banking experience; minimum of 6 years non-banking but related experience Candidates must have a minimum of 5 credits on their Grade 12 results with Mathematics and English included. Method of Application Qualified candidates meeting the above requirements must send a copy of their CV, a cover letter, and academic qualifications to this email below:
Yeti Motors Ltd
Yeti Motors Ltd
Posted Job · about 3 hours ago
Sales Executive
Job
20 May 13:35
Lusaka
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: To professionally promote and market Hyundai Range To plan and conduct effective sales calls / visits to current and prospective customers Developing and maintaining cordial relationships with existing customers in person and via telephone calls and mails Provide management with necessary market intelligence required for the commercial success of the business Timely and full accountabilities of payments from the customers Follow up for payments from Debtors, if any Work with any customer complaints and ensure that they are resolved Acquire and maintain thorough technical product knowledge on continuous basis in order to present effective sales talk to customers Research and understand customer businesses, their needs as well as their buying patterns and plan sales activities accordingly in order to increase sales Strategically plan activities to generate demand for available product offerings Presenting /demonstration of products at customer door steps or at own showroom / premises Representing the company at Trade Exhibitions, events and product demonstrations To aim and exceed set sales targets, minimum of One Vehicle sales per month to justify Salary: Regular reporting on sales/market trends in person and in writing Making monthly sales forecasts at the beginning of each month and reviewed with the management on regular basis till close of the month. Daily Sales Report, Quotations Update Market Intelligence reports, Prices, Schemes offered by competition Marketing Activity suggestions on weekly meetings to fulfil customer needs Meeting Government customers on proactive approach to understand upcoming needs. Up Country travel to meet customers Recommend appointment of commission agents / sub distributors if any needed in areas visited Method of Application To apply for this job email your details to the email below:
Hilton Garden Inn Lusaka
Hilton Garden Inn Lusaka
Posted Job · about 4 hours ago
Storekeeper
Job
20 May 13:08
Lusaka
A Storekeeper will manage the goods and deliveries moving in and out of the hotel and will ensure that these deliveries reach the appropriate destinations and logged according to the company’s purchasing and procurement standards. What will I be doing? As Storekeeper, you will manage the goods and deliveries moving in and out of the hotel and will ensure that these deliveries reach the appropriate destinations and logged according to Hilton’s purchasing and procurement standards. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards: Receive and forward all goods and deliveries in and out of the hotel to the correct point of contact / storage area Keep accurate recordings of all incoming and outgoing goods Identify slow moving items to avoid over purchasing Place orders through online procurement system Maintain exclusive control over central stores of the hotel with respect to issue releases, control over deliveries and hotel stock counts Adhere to all Health and Safety procedures particularly relating to food and beverage items Assist and support Team Members, Managers and the wider Food and Beverage Department in a team environment Offer excellent customer service to customers and Guests What are we looking for? A Storekeeper serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow: Positive attitude and good communication skills Committed to delivering a high level of customer service Excellent grooming standards Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations Ability to work on your own or as part of a team It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions: Previous store management experience with stock control responsibility A diploma in Purchasing & Supply or related business discipline, from an academic institution Must be a member of ZIPS What will it be like to work for Hilton? Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all! Method of Application Submit your CV and application on company website:
First Quantum Minerals Ltd
First Quantum Minerals Ltd
Posted Job · about 5 hours ago
Inventory Auditor and Shipment
Job
20 May 11:53
Kalumbila
Purpose of the role: Perform Inventory transactions as required as well as the ANSI process, and to ensure stock accuracy within the warehouse. Key Duties and Responsibilities: Carries out all Inventory Transaction functions in the system to rectify stock balances and descriptions Catalogues new Items into the system Routinely carries out a review of all stock item description in the system to remove duplicates Performs routine stock audits within the warehouse Shipment processing to ensure correct landed cost of items in Inventory. Assists Inventory Controller in all aspects of his duties, as delegated from time to time. Any other tasks as may be delegated upon by the supervisor. Qualifications & Experience: Minimum of a Grade Twelve (Grade 12) Certificate Diploma or equivalent qualification in Supply Chain Management. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook and Excel) Skilled in stock cataloguing and classification systems, such as the Auslang and NATO Coding & Classifications Systems. Membership of the Zambia Institute of Purchasing & Supply At least 2 years working in warehousing related position (experience in procurement, warehousing, logistics, contracts management and human resources added advantage) Knowledge of administrative practices and personnel management Proficiency in Shipment processing and experience in Supply Chain Mgt ERP experience (Pronto, SAP or any other ERP system) Excellent data interpretation and analysis Job Specific Competencies: Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel and Access) Have a detailed understanding of MRP/ERP inventory control management systems such as Pronto and Ansi SharePoint. Good product knowledge and uses of items used on the Mine Experience in functions of Supply Chain Management. Excellent data interpretation and analysis Commercial background Strong analytical and problem solving skills Possess excellent organization and business administration skills in accordance with modern best practices Team player Key Job Attributes: Pays attention to detail Self-motivated and eager to learn Adaptable Organized Cost conscious Stern with communicating with end users Excellent numeracy skills Prompt and focused Stern ethical practices Self-directed employee Knowledge of Warehousing processes and procedures such as receiving and issuing reorder and stock control, stocktaking, material inspection, safety, and quality considerations. Ability to work under minimal supervision Method of Application Submit your CV and application on company website: Closing Date : 20th May, 2021.
Tetra Tech International Development Services
Posted Job · 1 day ago
Grants Manager
Job
26 May 15:57
Lusaka
Job Summary: The 5-year USAID Zambia Alternatives to Charcoal (A2C) Activity will reduce charcoal energy consumption by 25% in Lusaka and 5% in urban areas outside Lusaka, and catalyze a 38% increase in the use of private sector low emissions charcoal alternative technologies and/or fuels in order to reduce deforestation directly attributable to charcoal production. A2C works to remove the market and regulatory barriers to alternative technologies and fuels (ATFs) by strengthening an enabling environment for ATF value chains while promoting enforcement of the charcoal regulatory framework and working alongside consumers to shift preferences away from charcoal. The A2C activity is guided by an understanding of local market systems, strong private sector engagement, and a commitment to engaging youth and empowering women. Reporting to the Deputy Chief of Party-Operations, the Grants Manager will establish and manage the project’s $3 million Grants Under Contract (GUC) portfolio.. Main Responsibilities and Tasks: Manage the day to day operations of the GUC portflio throughout the award cycle, including solicitation, pre award survey and risk assessment, negotiation, award implementation, monitoring, reporting and close-out in full compliance with USAID regulations. In coordination with relevant technical teams, ensure full integration of the and Project’s goals and objectives. Liaise with the Procurement team to ensure all procurements under the grants program are compliant with USAID rules and regulations. Monitor and report on implementation and performance issues of awards in coordination with MEL team. Manage the grant award files; track and monitor electronic files and use of software program to manage the grants program. Manage the grants to assure SAM,OFAC and other USAID vetting requirements are implemented. In collaboration with the Environmental Compliance Officer, develop, manage and monitor the award risk mitigation plan and compliance with the project’s Environmental Management and Mitigation Plan (EMMP). Coordinate with the program team on selection, institutional capacity development plans and overall partnership development methodologies. Conducts trainings on USAID rules and regulations and other relevant grants management topics to grantees, as needed. Qualifications: (Minimum Requirements) Education: University degree in accounting, finance, business administration, project management, or other relevant discipline. Work Experience: Minimum of 7 years’ experience in USAID or other donor’s grants program management or equivalent position. Experience with award cycle management, grantee management, and working with local partner organizations and other stakeholders is required. Experience working in a similar position for NGOs or an international organization is preferred. Skills: Must be computer literate (in Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.). Knowledge of Grant and/or Project management is required. Excellent interpersonal skills, including patience, diplomacy, willingness to listen and respect for colleagues. Ability to work individually and as part of a team. Must also be able to work effectively in a team environment. Languages: Fluency in written and spoken English is required Method of Application Apply on Line at:
China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (Zambia) Ltd
Posted Job · 1 day ago
Surveyor
Job
20 May 15:28
Mansa
China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (Zambia) Ltd is looking for experienced Surveyor. You are to be based in Mansa Luapula province. Elected candidate will be expected to manage projects, and provide technical advice as subject matter expert. Surveyor Duties and Responsibilities: Conduct topographic surveys on exploration projects and prepares maps/plans detailing traverses. levels and defining the zone of prospect in order to enable the geological section to trace the required areas and carry out work effectively. Ensures that all the survey equipment is kept safely and in good order to maintain accuracy. Liaise with Geologists for geo-mapping and maintain a record of production points. Direct surveying activities assign tasks and provide training support Create work schedules and adjust as needed to meet project deadlines Maintain detailed documentation of surveying activities Requirements and Qualification: Diploma/Degree in surveying. Three years working experience as a Surveyor or relevant job Good computer skills with excellent practical experience in Surpass, AutoCAD and other related software. Exemplary critical thinking, analytical and complex problem- solving skills Strong time management and project management skills Dedication to learning new concepts and strategies Absolutely comply with the project’s rules and regulations Method of Application Interested applicants should send their application letters, academic and professional qualifications and detailed curriculum vitae with all your contact details and email address: Please Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Zenith Pipes Ltd
Posted Job · 1 day ago
Sales & Marketing Intern x2
Job
19 May 15:02
Lusaka
Zenith Pipes Ltd is a Zambian Incorporated Company whose core business is in the manufacturing of HDPE pipes and supply of associated fittings. Zenith Pipes Limited specializes in the manufacturing of high-quality traditional High-Density Polyethylene Pipes. Additionally, in order to improve the quality and durability of the pipes, the company has Polyethylene Composite Pipes which are fitted with a wire mesh skeleton inside the pipe for purposes of strengthening the pipes. Our pipes will range from 16mm to 630mm, with the aim of making 1200mm in the near future. The pipes have a working pressure of PN4 to PN25. Apart from manufacturing HDPE pipes, butt welding and electrofusion type of joining are performed to suit pipe specifications. We are searching for 2 committed, deadline-driven Sales and Marketing interns to join our excellent team. The Sales and marketing interns will complete all tasks assigned by the manager, which may include conducting market research, identifying business opportunities, managing email campaigns, generating sales leads, making cold calls, participating in meetings, and assisting the Sales and Marketing department wherever possible. You should be able to take instruction, but also work unsupervised when required. To be successful as a Sales and Marketing intern, you should be willing to learn as much about the company products and services as possible and be able to spot opportunities. Responsibilities: Working closely with the manager or assigned staff member, and completing all allocated tasks. Gathering information through surveys. Attending and participating in meetings, workshops, events, and exhibitions. Liaising with clients, vendors, and suppliers on behalf of the company’s managers. Updating documents and sales records. Reviewing sales and marketing performance against targets. Observing and carrying out sales and marketing processes. Identifying potential weaknesses and offering improvement suggestions. Perform market analysis and research on the latest trends. Assist with daily administrative duties. Design and present new social media campaign ideas. Monitor all social media platforms for trending news, ideas, and feedback. Prepare detailed promotional presentations. Help with the planning and hosting of marketing events. Research and evaluate competitor marketing and digital content. Contribute to the creation of mock-ups, email campaigns, and social media content. Requirements: High school certificate. Current enrolment in an undergraduate course for marketing or sales, communications or similar field. Strong self-motivation. Ability to cope with rejection. Ability to remain calm in fast-paced environments. Superb interpersonal skills. Familiarity with marketing computer software and social media platforms. Good understanding of the latest marketing trends and techniques. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must have a passion for marketing. Outstanding multitasking abilities. Method of Application To apply for this job email your details to the email:
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
Posted Job · 1 day ago
The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is the implementing agency of the Federal Republic of Germany for technical and international cooperation. It offers flexible, sustainable and effective solutions in political, economic and social change processes. Most of the work of GIZ is commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). GIZ also operates on behalf of other German ministries as well as public and private bodies in Germany and abroad. These include the European Commission, the United Nations, the World Bank and governments of other countries. Under the Green Innovation Centres for the Agriculture and Food Sector (GIC) Project in Zambia, GIZ provides support to the groundnut and soya bean value chains in the Eastern Province related to the following key areas of capacity development: sustainable agricultural practices, seed production and the protection of natural resources. By improving farmers’ skills and knowledge, the project aims to improve productivity and income levels as well as to prepare farmers to better cope with external threats such as climate change. Increasing importance is given to cooperatives as central element for structural change in the area. The activities are implemented in close collaboration with COMACO. As a legally registered social enterprise in Zambia, COMACO represents an emerging model for addressing the social and environmental challenges. It promotes low-cost, low-carbon farming practices among its more than 130,000 registered farmers in Eastern Province that improve yields, and offers through the cooperative structures adequate markets for these climate-resilient farming communities to turn the produce into value-added products such as peanut butter or breakfast porridge sold under its popular local brand It’s Wild. In this context, the project seeking a suitable candidate for the following position: REF: GIZ_GIC_ADV_CHP Main tasks and responsibilities: Planning, coordination and implementation of project activities in close collaboration with the main implementing partner COMACO Strengthening of the agricultural value chains groundnut and soya bean General project management according to GIZ standards Coordination and management of working relationships with relevant stakeholders from the public and private sector Planning and implementation of project activities: Planning and overseeing the agricultural value chain development for groundnuts and soya beans, in close collaboration with the cooperative advisor Regularly reviewing and following up on progress made by the main implementing partners on activities jointly agreed on Elaborating a sustainability and fade-out strategy for the project and its partner COMACO for the value chains groundnut and soybean Project management and coordination: Strengthening the coordination of value chain activities for groundnut and soya bean Conducting different project management tasks according to GIZ standards Developing and reviewing GIZ Capacity WORKS tools Monitoring, evaluating and reporting implementation data and activities/training Closely exchanging with other technical colleagues on cross-cutting topics Representing the project in relevant steering and technical working groups Partnership management: Negotiating and following up on working agreements with partners Working closely with other projects under German Development Cooperation Representing GIC on regional, national and international levels, as required Exchanging with stakeholders on experiences and lessons learnt Other duties/additional tasks: Compiling documentation of case studies, achievements and results Conducting budget planning on a monthly and annual basis Preparing fact sheets, writing reports and delivering all data required Performing other duties as assigned Qualifications, knowledge and professional experience: Minimum of a master’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Agriculture, Organisational Development, Agribusiness, or related field At least 6-8 years’ professional and relevant experience in working on agribusiness and agricultural value chain development topics At least 5 years’ experience in working in the field of development cooperation, public entities or research institutions Demonstrable advisory and facilitation skills Good advisory skills and good understanding of organisational development topics Experience in the organisation of events and good networking skills Other knowledge, additional competences: Strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work effectively in a multicultural and multidisciplinary team Very good organisational skills and structured working methods to prioritise workload and provide high quality and timely deliverables Ability to work independently and must be target-oriented Excellent analytical, strategic and conceptual skills Good facilitation and presentation skills Willingness to travel frequently Strong ICT skills and very good knowledge of computer applications (MS Word, Outlook, Excel, Teams, PowerPoint) Fluency in English (oral and written) and at least one local language (oral) of the Eastern Province Driver’s licence class B, preferably without restrictions Willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management Method of Application The successful candidate will be expected to start full-time employment with GIZ, on a fixed term contract, as soon as possible. Interested candidates must send their CVs and cover letters, electronically quoting GIZ_GIC_ADV_CHP in the subject line toGIZ will only assess applications which meet the following criteria: Cover letters MUST be sent in MS Word format, with using font type Arial, size 11. In the first paragraph, please outline your motivation for applying for the position and explain in the second paragraph why you would be the most suitable candidate. CVs MUST not exceed three (3) pages and must be submitted in PDF. Certificates, qualifications, etc. MUST NOT be attached to the application. Traceable references of previous engagements must be provided. Please note that only applicants selected for interview will be contacted. GIZ is committed to be an equal opportunities employer, therefore, women and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Perez Solutions Ltd
Posted Job · 1 day ago
Sales Executives
Job
19 May 13:51
Lusaka
Perez Solutions Ltd is inviting applications from suitably qualified individuals to fill the following position(s) Duties and Responsibilities Prospect and qualify new sales leads Schedule meetings and presentations with prospects Present, market, promote, understand and sell products/services using solid arguments to existing and prospective customers. Perform cost-benefit and needs analysis of existing/potential customers to meet their needs Establish, develop and maintain positive business and customer relationships Create, plan, and deliver presentations on company products Track all sales activities in the company system and keep current by updating account information regularly Communicate customer and prospect product to appropriate departments Maintain a well-developed pipeline of prospects Develop strong, ongoing relationships with prospects and customers Meet and/or exceed quotas or Achieve agreed upon sales targets and outcomes within schedule Analyze the territory / market’s potential, track sales and status reports Coordinate with other team members and departments to optimize the sales effort and attend to any other issues that may be assigned. Supply management with reports on customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities, and potential for new products and services. Keep abreast of best practices and promotional trends Requires flexibility and understanding that all sales staff may be required to perform duties outside their normal area of expertise to meet the mission and goals of the Departments. Required Competencies/ Experience: 1 year of experience working as a Sales Executive or similar role 1 year of experience in doing sales Proven record of successful deals closed Good knowledge of telemarketing and digital marketing Great command of MS Office. Sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on company’s success Critical thinker and problem-solving skills Team player Excellent leadership skills Good time-management skills Great interpersonal and communication skills Method of Application Suitably qualified individuals are encouraged to submit a cover letter and CV Applications should be addressed to this email below: The Director of Operations, Perez Solutions Ltd, No. 18 Nationalist Plaza, Nationalist Road, Libala.
Chengelo School
Chengelo School
Posted Job · 1 day ago
Ndubaluba Outdoor Centre is looking to recruit a qualified instructor for and beyond. You will work with a variety of age groups from a range of backgrounds leading activities such as canoeing, kayaking, rafting, climbing, hill-walking, problem-solving and bush craft. We are looking for individuals with a passion for Jesus and using adventurous activities in the outdoors to develop character in young people. You should preferably have qualifications in at least 3 of the following areas: Hill Walking Climbing / abseiling Paddle sport (canoeing / kayaking / rafting) Bush craft / survival Gorge walking / canyoneering In addition, you should have at least 2 years’ experience working with young people in an outdoor education context. Ndubaluba Outdoor Centre is focused on Christian Outdoor Adventure Education. It is therefore a requirement that the post-holder is a committed Christian. Method of Application Further information and How to Apply: For further information, please contact us or refer to our webpage. To apply please send a CV detailing your experience and qualifications in the outdoor industry. Email: Telephone: +260966111255 Webpage: www.ndubaluba.org Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/NdubalubaOutdoorCentre
Chalo Trust School
Chalo Trust School
Posted Job · 1 day ago
Primary School Teacher
Job
18 May 13:12
Lusaka
Job Description Chalo Trust School is looking for a Primary School Teacher with the following: Must be a Christian Grade 12 certificate Holder of primary school teachers diploma Should be registered with TCZ and have a Practicing license. Minimum 1 year experience Hard copies of application, certified copies of qualifications and detailed CV are preferred to be brought to Chalo Trust School, Chamba Valley Method of Application To apply for this job email your details to this email below:
Chalo Trust School
Chalo Trust School
Posted Job · 1 day ago
Nurse
Job
18 May 13:10
Lusaka
Job Description Chalo Trust School is looking for a Nurse on part-time basis. The ideal person should have the following: Must be a Christian Have a Grade 12 certificate Nursing Diploma Registered with GNC At least 1 year experience Hard copies of application, detailed CV and copies of qualifications are preferred to be delivered at Chalo Trust School, Chamba Valley. Method of Application To apply for this job email your details to this email below:

Zambia jobs

The ultimate guide on how to get a job in Zambia

The Zambia jobs market is fast paced because jobs are in short supply. Jobs are mainly advertised in national newspapers and through word of mouth. You can also find Zambian jobs online through recruitment websites and social media sites like LinkedIn.

We’ve written this guide to help all Zambian job seekers in their quest to find a rewarding job. We’ve had the experience of being the job seeker and the recruiter in Zambia and the UK. Our intention is to use both the Zambian and international perspective and experience we have so you can get the best of both worlds. This guide will cover:

  • Zambia jobs and the recruitment process
  • Application tips for jobs in Zambia
  • How to find jobs in Zambia the unconventional way
  • Where Zambia jobs are advertised

Zambia jobs and the recruitment process

Job advertisements

Jobs are mainly advertised in Zambia’s national newspapers and through word of mouth. Get the full details on how you can get the latest on jobs by reading our guide on where they are advertised.

Vacancy windows for jobs in Zambia

Because of the stiff competition for jobs in Zambia, the vacancy window for entry and some mid level jobs tends to be very tight. This is to help recruiters minimise application numbers. The more professional the job the longer the vacancy window tends to be. When you see a job you are interested in, you’ll need to take prompt action.

Application process for Zambia jobs

Nowadays, more and more companies will ask you to email your CV and application documentation. However, some organisations, especially Government organisations will still ask you to deliver a printed or handwritten application.

Communications from the employing organisation

Because organisations usually get a high number of applicants they are unlikely to communicate with you or provide any feedback, except to invite you for an interview if you are successful.

Interviewing for Zambia jobs

Make sure you check your emails and answer your phone for any communications with a potential employer. Since it is an employers market they are unlikely to chase except if you stand out as a high quality candidate. Companies will not alway tell you about the interview format. Expect anything from one to one interviews, panel interviews, tests and even group work with other applicants. If you want to be prepared, it won’t hurt to ask about what they expect of you. If you are applying for a job as an expat or returning resident, organisations may interview you by video link such as Skype.

Trials and probation periods

Most companies will start new recruits on a trial probation period, usually around three months. This may be longer if you are entering a training programme or a more established organisation.

Application tips for jobs in Zambia

Getting a job anywhere is about you being able to communicate that you're the most suitable candidate for the position. Qualification and experience play a huge part but it also comes down to the effort spent in the application and how you fit in with the company. Distinguish yourself by spending time on your application correspondence. Follow these tips to get yourself started right in the Zambian job market, making sure your emails, CVs and cover letters get opened, read and considered for interviews and positions. All the best!

Step 1 — finding the right job vacancy in the Zambia jobs market

Read our guide on where Zambia jobs are advertised. In addition to the jobs sites, newspapers and recruitment companies we’ve listed in that section, word of mouth is still one of the biggest ways people find jobs in Zambia. Put the word out that you're looking for a job with your friends and family. Remember, that people know people, who know people! Word will get around, especially if you have a proven track record.

Step 2 — applying for jobs in Zambia

With significant competition in the Zambian jobs market it is imperative that you make an effort to stand out. Here are our top job application tips.

Focus your applications and energy

Applying for every job you find can feel very productive, but it’s better to think about quality over quantity. You’ll have more success applying for 10 positions well than for 100 jobs that you loosely fit. Having received many job requests and applications from people from very different backgrounds to Jobsbwana, we’ve noticed this to be a problem in the Zambian jobs market.

From an employer’s perspective it is frustrating to receive job applications from people who are from altogether different backgrounds that do not have transferrable knowledge, skills and experience. It sends a message that the applicant is thinking, ‘any job will do’. If this comes through, it may well put you on the ‘no’ pile pretty quickly. Although as an applicant it may sometimes feel like any job will do(!), it’s important to take the time to communicate otherwise in your application. The jobs market in Zambia would be more efficient for applicants and recruiters if everyone applied to jobs to which their knowledge, experience and skills are suited to, rather than applying for those loose fit job opportunities.

Demonstrate you are a good fit

To apply for jobs you’re suited to, choose to apply for jobs that are related to:

  • Work experience you have previously had
  • Sectors you have worked in
  • What you have studied or are studying
  • Your areas of interest and your aspirations

There is nothing wrong with seeking a complete career change or applying for jobs that don’t quite follow on from your current position. However, when you do this, it is important to:

  • Clearly explain why you are changing paths
  • Demonstrate how you have transferrable knowledge, skills and experience that would be valuable for the role you are now applying for
  • Reassure recruiters that you do not plan to make a habit of changing direction too often

Don’t apply for more than one position at a company

If an organisation is filling more than one position, and you apply for more than one job at the same company, you'll seem like you are unfocused and looking for any job.

Write a tailored cover letter for each application

Generic introductions don't work especially in the saturated Zambian jobs market. Seasoned recruiters can spot generic introductions a mile off! All they do is make you look like you haven’t made the effort. Instead, take the time to demonstrate you are a good fit by adapting each cover letter to the position you're applying for, identifying relevant accomplishments, achievements and anything you can offer the particular role.

Think about your references

It’s always a good idea to have a reference from a previous employer. Current recruiters will appreciate the chance to speak to a person you have worked for previously. It also demonstrates that you left that position on good terms which is always a sign of a respectable professional individual. You can also consider references from teachers, coaches and church leaders. Having references from friends and family doesn’t look very professional and isn’t recommended simply because they are likely to be biased. Another important point is to ask your referees if they are willing to give a reference. It won’t go down well if they are surprised to hear from your potential employers when they get in touch.

Follow the application instructions

This might seem obvious but many people fall at this first hurdle! If the instructions say send an email to a specific email address, with a specific subject line with specific attachments then do that. Recruiters give these instructions to make their recruitment process as simple and efficient as possible. Those that follow instructions will stand out for the right reasons.

Give your email a clear subject

Your email might not even get opened if it doesn’t have a clear subject line, looks too vague or is unprofessional. Give the reader context such as the position you're applying for.

Keep it short

Zambian recruiters have to go through many applications and might not read beyond the first paragraph of an email or cover letter. Keep them short, concise and focused. Two or three paragraphs are enough although you might consider more, the more professional the job.

Keep it professional

You’re writing to your potential boss. Keep your correspondence professional and skip the slang, abbreviations and emoticons. This is not a text or whatsapp message, so use paragraphs and full sentences!

Make sure it's perfect

Spell check, grammar check and proofread your application document. Then do it again. Read it out loud and if you have trouble spotting your own mistakes, ask someone else to run through it.

Make sure you're contactable

It seems obvious, but make sure you include your contact information. Provide a name, phone number and email address and then be on the alert to answer your calls and check your emails.

Don’t use a work email address!

It’s always best to use your own email address and phone number otherwise it’s not very respectful to your current employees. Imagine how difficult you will make things for yourself if your current employer found out and you don’t get a new job straight away.

Make sure you're online presence is good

Increasingly, recruiters considering your application will search for you online. Make sure you look responsible and trustworthy on social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Read more about this, in our section, ‘How to find jobs in Zambia the unconventional way’

Keep encouraged

Looking for a job in Zambia can be a trial. Don't get discouraged. Stay positive and keep moving forward. You can do it!

Step 3 — Interviewing for jobs in Zambia

Prepare, prepare, prepare

It’s essential that you find out as much as possible about the company you are going to be interviewing at. A good place to start is their website (if they have one). Also look for company information on social media channels like Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. Research the following key information:

  • Company products and services
  • Key team members
  • Awards and achievements
  • Approach and company culture

Going to an interview equipped with such knowledge enables you to tailor your responses to suit the company and possibly even the people interviewing you. Demonstrating that you know about the company and showing genuine interest will help you stand out. This will always go down positively with recruiters.

Dress code for interviews for jobs in Zambia

They say you only have a few seconds to make the right impression. You should want to make an entrance for the right reasons when going for any level job. Ladies, avoid outfits that are too revealing and have too much jewellery and makeup. Gentleman, iron your shirts and ensure your haircut is professional looking. Other tips are to have clean shoes and ensure you smell nice - small details will make a big difference! Of course, not all jobs require you to dress the same. For example, an interview for a job in fashion will mean you have an opportunity to demonstrate that your style matches with the company. Similarly, going for an interview on a construction site may not require you to be suited and booted. All in all, the research you do when preparing for your interview may help you select the perfect interview outfit. Think about the position, the work you will be doing if you got the job and dress accordingly. It’s a good idea to carry these habits through to when you get the job as well.

Be on time

Never be late for a job interview! It will make your potential employers think you are disorganised and that you don’t care for the job. It’s far better to be early. If you are too early you can always wait elsewhere and then go in 10-15 minutes early.

Be polite to everyone

A good way to make a positive impression is to be polite to everyone you meet when you go for the interview. Being polite and respectful is a good trait to have everyday but even more important at this early stage when you have no idea who is who, or what level of influence they have on the recruiters.

Take the right paperwork

If you have any certificates, letters of recommendation, work samples, or anything you were asked to take the interview, make sure you have them, and that they are professionally presented.

Prepare questions for the interviewer

Most interviewers will give you the opportunity to ask them questions. As someone who has been the interviewer, it’s always disappointing when people don’t have questions or ask the wrong questions. Ask questions that demonstrate your desire to settle in, make a positive impact and to contribute long term. Don’t ask questions about leaving early or whether you can play music!

How to find jobs in Zambia the unconventional way

Apart from the traditional job advertisement route to finding a job in Zambia there are some things you can do to get noticed.

Networking events where you could meet recruiters for Zambia jobs

The is a good selection of events you can attend to be in with a chance to meet potential recruiters. Some examples are Bongo Hive and Startup Hour. Be sure to keep up to date with career development and networking events via our events in Zambia page.

Make a point of making the right impression, holding conversations, listening, asking questions, letting people know what type of job you are looking for and giving out your contact details. A good tip is to connect with people you have met on relevant social media channels after the event, for example, LinkedIn and Twitter. Remember, you may not meet your next boss, but you could meet the person who will recommend you to your next boss.

Demo your work and interests to attract recruiters

The digital world we live in enables you to demonstrate your work, interests, personality and dreams with relative ease. For a relatively low investment you can set up a website/blog where you can post content that may well impress potential employers. If you haven’t got the budget or technical knowledge to set up a website then you can use tools like LinkedIn and Medium to do the same thing. You can write content that demonstrates your expertise, commitment and passion. Sharing photos, videos and audio files are another way to impress. You can also use these website to network online with potential employers. If your blog can help you impress potential employers then remember to include it in your CV and job application.

Work your social media profiles

Too many people only use social media for fun, jokes and proof of their latest weekend shenanigans. It is important to remember that a lot of what you post is public and savvy employers will look you up social media. Think about your social media accounts as places you can share your expertise, show off your personality and aspirations, and also build valuable relationships with people who can help you get that dream job.

Offer to work for free

This may seem counterintuitive but if you are not currently working or studying it’s probably best to do some voluntary work. A potential employer will be impressed that you are filling your time with something valuable rather than just sitting around. Doing voluntary work will also give you an opportunity to learn new skills and gain further experience.

Where Zambia jobs are advertised

1. Newspapers with Zambia jobs

Many large organisations, such as those in the mining, agriculture and development sectors still mainly advertise in Zambian newspapers. These include:

  • Zambia Daily Mail — a national newspaper with a daily jobs section (Monday - Saturday) that is not available online. The best days for jobs are Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
  • The Post — a national newspaper with a daily jobs section that is not available online. However currently this newspaper is not available
  • Times of Zambia — a national newspaper with a small daily jobs section that is not available online
  • Zambia Daily Nation — an independent newspaper that is widely circulated in Lusaka every day apart from Sundays, but has very few if any job advertisements. It’s online job section is not updated regularly.

2. Search on Google

Use Google to find websites that list jobs in Zambia. Try different combinations of phrases e.g. "Zambia Jobs" or "Jobs in Zambia" for broad results, or add add an industry to narrow results down e.g. "Teacher jobs in Zambia". Always add a location such as Zambia or your city to the search phrase to help narrow down jobs that are close to you.

3. Zambia jobs on Facebook

Using phrases like "Jobs in Zambia" or "Zambia Jobs" search Facebook to find organisations listing their own vacancies or Facebook pages like Jobsbwana that list a collection of vacancies across different companies.

When you spot a company that posts a job vacancy on Facebook, they are likely to do it again, so it might be worth liking their page to be in with a chance of seeing their vacancy updates.

4. Zambia jobs on LinkedIn

LinkedIn has a jobs tab which allows you to add your location. The search facility isn’t that great because it will throw up some jobs in other locations. So you can do a search to only highlight Zambia, Lusaka (or you city of choice) or ZM jobs, (Ctrl F) and then apply through LinkedIn.

5. Recruitment companies in the Zambian jobs market

There is a range of recruitment companies in Zambia who you can register with. Start by finding out as much about the company as possible, such as, if they focus on a specific sector. Then pitch yourself to them, following their registration instructions — remember they are the connection between you and your ideal job. You can find a list of recruitment companies in Zambia on our sister website: infobwana.com.