Zambezi River Authority
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Projects Assistant

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The Projects and Dam Safety Department of the Authority currently has vacancies for the positions of a Designs Engineer and a Projects Assistant to be based in Siavonga but operating from the Authority’s Office in Kariba. The positions are open only to Zambian nationals meeting the pre-requisites for the said jobs.

Job Purpose

o To provide support and create balance in the time and scope of executing projects.

Under the Supervision of the Senior Manager — Projects, the Projects Assistant will carry out the following Key Responsibilities:-

o Store, manage and track project documents.

o Scan, image, organize and maintain documents by adhering to the Authority’s document lifecycle procedures.

o Archive inactive records in accordance with the records retention schedule.

o Control the retrieval of documents.

o Receive and process Requests for Information (RFls) from employees or clients, maintain the RFls via tracking logs and create new templates as the RFI procedures are updated

o Assist the Senior Manager-Projects develop and maintain documents such as minutes of meetings, drawings, specifications, approvals and related items.

o Train employees on records management procedures and policies, which include documentation, retention, retrieval, destruction and disaster recovery.

o Assist with file migrations and audits, and perform administrative tasks as needed.

Qualifications And Experience

o Education: Five (5) ‘O’ Levels

o Professional: Diploma in Library and Information Science or equivalent

o Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a similar position with a reputable Organisation

o High level of proficiency in English both oral and written

o Excellent ICT skills and good working knowledge of Microsoft Word

o Membership of a Professional Body

How to Apply

Written application letters together with detailed CVs and Certified Copies of Certificates should be forwarded to:

The Senior Manager – Human Resource and Administration,

Zambezi River Authority,

32 Cha Chachacha Road,

Kariba House,

PO Box 30233,


Application deadline
16 May