Road Development Agency
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Director Commercial & Technical Services - 1

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The Road Development Agency (RDA) is a statutory body whose function is to plan, manage and coordinate the road network in the country. The Agency is responsible for care, maintenance and construction of public roads in Zambia. It also regulates the maximum permissible weights on roads, conducts studies for the development, maintenance and improvement of the road network, and reviews design standards and classification. In order to implement this mandate the RDA now wishes to fill up the following vacant positions:


Job Purpose Reporting to the Director And CEO, The Director Commercial & Technical Services is responsible for management of the implementation of axle load control and operation of stone quarries, fleet Management, Business Development, and credit control and revenue generation in the Agency Main Duties and Accountabilities include

Overseeing the implementation of the Axle Load control by ensuring overloading is kept to an acceptable level

Overseeing the operation of stone quarries to ensure profitability to the Agency

Manage housing infrastructure and other assets under Portfolio to ensure profitability to the Agency

Plan, Manage and ensure RDA has a sustainable fleet vehicles, plant and equipment

Ensuring the timely preparation and distribution of Technical reports on all works carried out in implementation of the Annual Work Plan

Attending to Parliamentary queries timely

Identifying and developing business opportunities within the potential and actual revenue streams of the Agency

Provide leadership and support to staff within the Commercial and Technical Services

Lead commercial negotiations, making tactical decisions that will lead to added value

Controlling specific sections of the accounts within the sales ledger and purchase ledger

Facilitating a high level of cash flows and minimizing levels of overdue debt


A Bachelor of Engineering Degree and a MSc Civil Engineering or Masters of Business Administration (MBA) or business related field from a recognized institution

Demonstrated relevant experience and substantial track record in commercial or revenue generating activities with sound project and contract management

Membership of an appropriate body such as Engineering Institute of Zambia (EIZ), Engineers Registration Board (ERB), Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport

Ten (10) years relevant work experience at senior management level in the related sectors

How to apply

Only persons meeting the requirements should apply to:

The Director and Chief Executive Officer,

Road Development Agency,

PO Box 50003,

Fairley Road, Ridgeway,