Director Corporate Services (x1) – Lusaka

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Employment Opportunities

The Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission a Body Corporate established under the Citizens’ Economic Empowerment Act No. 9 of 2006 to enhance broad-based economic empowerment, foster citizens’ economic ownership, control and management of economic resources, as well as to promote economic empowerment of targeted citizens is inviting applications from suitably qualified Zambians to fill the following positions:

Reporting to

the Director General, the ideal candidate will be responsible for leading the Credit and Risk Management Team and working closely with senior management and other stakeholders, develop and implement robust but flexible credit management and reporting strategies that reflect leading market practices to identify, monitor, manage and report key credit, investment and general risks, recommend, negotiate and implement appropriate credit mitigation actions including monitoring tools, agreement terms, collateral or policy changes.

Reporting to the Director General, the ideal candidate will be responsible for the provision of executive leadership of the Corporate Services Directorate and partnerships, and in particular with other Directors, across the full range of the Commission’s functions and roles. The Corporate portfolio consists of human resources, Information technology and administration.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To oversee the Corporate Services function, ensuring the provision of advice on Human Resources, Administration and Information Technology matters to the Director General and Management including coordinating, organizing, planning, development and review of relevant strategies, policies and procedures;
  • Effectively discharge human resource management functions in order to enhance staff morale and optimize utilization of human resource;
  • Effectively discharge human resource development and training functions in order to facilitate staff development and enhance staff performance;
  • Ensure timely provision of administrative and logistical support services in order to facilitate efficient and effective operations;
  • Provide a strategic input to the budget planning processes and maintaining overall responsibility for the budget of the Corporate Services Directorate;
  • Oversee regular formulation, review and implementation of policies in order to provide guidelines to the Commission;
  • Ensure timely development of individual and departmental work plan in order to monitor and evaluate performance;
  • Effectively manage human and material resources in order to facilitate achievement of set objectives;
  • Supervise the implementation of information and Communication Technology

Qualifications

  • Grade Twelve (12) Certificate
  • Master’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Business Administration, Human Resource Management or equivalent
  • Must be a member of the Zambia Institute of Human Resource Management or Zambia Institute of Marketing with a valid practicing license
  • Knowledge of rules and regulations pertaining to Corporate Services
  • Good interpersonal skills and excellent communications skills
  • At least fifteen (15) years relevant working experience in a busy, reputable complex organization of which five (5) should have been in a senior managerial position

Method of Application

Interested candidates meeting the above profile should submit application letters enclosing an updated Curriculum Vitae and copies of the academic and professional certificates to the following address:

The applications must be submitted in a sealed envelope indicating the position being applied for. Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within two weeks after closure of the application period. Those who will not hear from us in the stated period should consider themselves unsuccessful.

The Director General

Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission

Plot 6457, Los Angeles Boulevard

Longacres

P.O Box 35068

Lusaka.