Zambia Airports Corporation Ltd
Posted Job
15 days ago

Director Corporate Planning and Strategy

Zambia Airports Corporation Limited is a reputable aviation organization with a mission to provide World Class Airport and Air Navigation Services at the four major airports namely, Kenneth Kaunda in Lusaka, Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe in Ndola, Harry Mwaanga Nkumbula in Livingstone, and Mfuwe International Airports and Ten (10) Provincial and Strategic Airports.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced Zambian nationals with a vision to excel in the following position:



Direct and monitor the execution of Planning and Strategy Evaluation unit operations, in alignment. with the relevant legislation, policies, processes, standards and practices to ensure attainment of the ZACL vision.


Define the functional vision and lead the development of the institutional functional strategy.

Direct the execution and review of the Planning and Strategy Evaluation, unit’s strategy, operational framework and their contribution in line with the ZACL overall strategy

Assess the performance of the Planning and Strategy Evaluation of the Corporation and the effectiveness of the operational plans and KPIs and accountable for Planning and Strategy

Evaluation Corporation’s performance and evidence-based decision-making processes.

Ensure ongoing monitoring and appropriate management of risks that might affect the operations of the Planning and Strategy Evaluation unit,

Direct and manage the development and execution of project plans and scheduling that support the ZACL’s vision and short-and long-term plans

Drive and facilitate alignment of the initiatives and project plans with the Planning and Strategy Evaluation unit and overall ZACL projects portfolio and service delivery planning and monitor the implementation of high-level project performance measures and appropriate tools and techniques for project delivery and produce reports of all projects

Direct and monitor the provision of guidance, expertise and advice to Planning and Strategy Evaluation unit managers on trends, best practice and applicable policies and legislation

Champion change and manage the evaluation of the Planning and Strategy Evaluation unit’s operations to enhance the quality, efficiency and output as well as direct and monitor the execution of continuous improvement plans to ensure optimization of operations, and processes, innovation and business continuity

Monitor the delivery of the projects’ outcomes in line with the Planning and Strategy Evaluation unit’s strategic objectives and overall ZACL business strategy.

Manage reporting on performance against Planning and Strategy Evaluation unit’s strategic plan and accountability to the Managing Director

Direct and monitor reporting on legislative and statutory compliance as defined by ZACL, government and relevant professional bodies

Establish, manage and maintain the strategic relationships and networks with internal and external stakeholders

Drive a high-performance culture by taking accountability for an effective and well-articulated performance management process

Foster organisational culture and climate that is customer-oriented and value driven aligned to ZACL’s shared values.


Grade Twelve (12) Certificate or equivalent with Five (5) O’ Level credit passes or better including English and Mathematics.

Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy, Finance, Business Administration

MBA/MSc in Business Studies (relevant field) an added advantage


At least 8 years of work experience of which 5 years should be in a managerial capacity.

Experience in the aviation industry will be an added advantage


Strategic Thinking

Innovation and Ingenuity

Leading others (Coaching and Mentorship)

Quality consciousness

Safety and Security Consciousness


Stakeholder Management

Managing Change

Team Work

Integrity and Ethics

Customer Satisfaction


Method of Application

Applications with detailed CVs and copies of certificates indicating daytime telephone numbers, names, and contact addresses of three traceable referees, should be submitted

The Managing Director

Zambia Airports Corporation Limited

Farm 4169, Off Kenneth Kaunda International Airport Road,

PO Box 30175


NB: Please note that only short-listed candidates shall be contacted. KINDLY INDICATE THE POSITION APPLIED FOR ON THE ENVELOPE

Application deadline
23 Feb 15:00
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