Zambeef Products Plc
Zambeef Products Plc
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Head of Information Technology (IT)

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Job Description



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:

  • Lead the development of the IT strategy and ensure its integration with the organisation’s strategy
  • Define the information and technology architecture that will best meet the organisation’s needs and drive the implementation.
  • Drive the Business Intelligence strategy, including facilitating the development and maintenance of relevant and reliable information and metrics to facilitate better business decisions.
  • Direct the development of IT sourcing strategy and provide oversight for strategic vendor and partner relationship management.
  • Provide strategic direction in the IT organization’s innovation efforts.
  • Monitor, identify and manage business risks related to information and technology, ensuring that Zambeef IT governance and internal controls meet the required standards
  • Driving cyber security maturity for the organization
  • Develop and manage the annual operating and capital expenditure budget.
  • Ensure Information and Communication Technology suppliers perform to agreed service levels
  • Drive the development of technology standards, governance processes, and performance metrics to ensure IT delivers value to the organisation.
  • Collaborate effectively with the business leadership and leverage from external networks to build knowledge and share best practice.
  • Build and maintain relationships within the organisation to influence change.
  • Manage the implementation of groupwide strategic IT related projects, ensuring fit for purpose solutions are delivered within time and budget
  • Develop and implement all IT policies and procedures, including those for architecture, security, disaster recovery, standards, purchasing, and service provision.
  • Monitor changes in legislation, regulations, initiatives and relevant industry practices. Maintain good working relationships with external stakeholders such as ZICTA and other Government entities.
  • Develop and maintain an IT workforce with a suitable mix of business knowledge, technical skills and competencies that balance the needs required to achieve IT objectives.

This job is particularly suitable for candidates who meet the following requirements: –

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and Technology, Information Systems or related field
  • 10 to 15 years’ experience in business information systems and technology, cyber security and governance
  • Experience in IT strategy and information architecture development
  • Successful track record in delivering an IT modernization program

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,


Email address: (Reference the Job Title in the subject)

(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, females are therefore encouraged to apply.

Application deadline
20 May 16:23
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Zambeef Products Plc
Processing & Distribution
Crop farming
Dairy, Meat & Poultry
Fish farming
Food & Groceries
This is a group of companies consisting of Zambeef, Zamleather, Zambeef Retailing, Zampalm and Zam Chick that are involved in the production, processing, distribution and retailing of beef, chicken, pork, milk, dairy products, eggs, stock feed and flour. Zambeef Products Plc also has large row cropping operations (predominantly maize, soya beans and wheat). The company has a vision to be one of the most accessible and affordable quality protein providers in the Southern Africa region.