Provincial Coordinator (2 Positions) -Lusaka And North-western

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Reporting to:

the Operations Manager, the ideal candidate will be responsible for developing, planning and implementing business development and financial services in the province. The job also entails implementation of other empowerment measures managed by other Directorates and Units.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To manage the Provincial Office
  • Manage district and provincial relations with Financial Service Providers, Business Development Service Providers and clients.
  • Managing all Provincial Empowerment Evaluation Committee meetings;
  • Managing the provincial unit budget and other resources such as motor vehicle, office furniture and equipment
  • Establish and manage the Provincial BDS Forum
  • Facilitate improved business development support to the projects in the Province
  • Identifying and leveraging third – party resources for programme development
  • Facilitate the identification and appraisal of value chain clusters;
  • Developing and maintaining strategic relations with district associations, SME’s Chambers of Commerce and Industry, sector ministries, donor organization, and NGOs
  • Ensure effective delivery of both financial services and business development services to the Commission’s clients in the Province, including without being limited to
  • Provision of coaching and mentoring services
  • In-factory technical assistance
  • Quality assurance and market development support
  • Facilitation of acquisitions, mergers, and other equity situations
  • Business turnaround support
  • Facilitation of capacity building study tours and marketing initiatives for supported businesses
  • Participation in Credit Committee meetings
  • Coordination of Business Development Services and Financial Services
  • Monitoring the performance of partner Financial Service Providers in the province under the guidance of the Credit and Risk Manager
  • Serve as ex-officio member of the respective Credit Committees established by the Commission’s Financial Services Partners in the Province
  • Ensure effective and comprehensive implementation of CEE Act No. 9 of 2006 in the Province, including without being limited to
  • the implementation of Codes of Good Practice
  • the implementation of preferential schemes
  • Coordination of the empowerment activities of public institutions in the province in line with the CEE Act No. 9 of 2006
  • preparation of reports mandatory to the CEE Act No. 9 of 2006
  • Coordinate provincial enterprise development programmes activities;
  • Coordinating and evaluating concept papers and business plans;
  • Coordinating the implementation of measures that are aimed at stimulating an enabling environment in collaboration with the Senior Business Development Officer – Enabling Environment;
  • Prepare the monitoring and evaluation plan for the Province;
  • Providing support to the Monitoring & Evaluation units;
  • Undertake research, monitoring and evaluation activities for CEEC in the Province;
  • Providing support to other Directorates’ programmes of the Commission;
  • Ensuring preparation of unit monthly and quarterly work plans and budgets;
  • Supervise and manage the operations of the Provincial Office;
  • Prepare manpower development plans as may be appropriate for the Province;
  • Ensure that effective administration support systems are developed and implemented at the Provincial Office.

Qualifications

  • Grade Twelve (12) Certificate
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, MSc in Entrepreneurship and Innovation or related field
  • At least 8 years relevant working experience

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.