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Manager Investment Promotion

The Zambia Development Agency (ZLA), established under Section 4 of the ZDA Act No. 11 of 2006 is an organization responsible for fostering economic growth and development by promoting trade and investment in Zambia. The Agency is seeking highly qualified and self-motivated individuals to fill the following vacancies:

Job Purpose

  • The job holder will manage the Agency’s efforts in generating investment leads, attracting foreign businesses to establish businesses in Zambia, market investment opportunities to local businesses and to assist investors navigate potential entry barriers.

Duties

  • Manage the development of an investor identification programme in line with ZDA’s objectives that targets different regions of the world
  • Manage the development ofinvestor leads and nurture these until they decide to set up in Zambia
  • Manage the evaluation of Zambia’s investment climate and provide advice on its improvement
  • Contribute to the formulation of strategic goals and the development of a Branding Strategy for Zambia
  • Manage the development and implementation of an Investment Promotion Strategy for Zambia
  • Manage the dissemination of information on Zambia’s investment climate as the preferred investment destination through among other things by holding investment promotion seminars, producing, and distributing promotional materials
  • Manage the packaging and promotion ofboth Public and Private investment projects;
  • Manage the preparation of annual work plans and budgets for the Department and facilitate smooth execution ofthe activities by officers
  • Manage inward and outward investment promotion missions
  • Manage the preparation and submission of adhoc and periodic reports of the department’s activities/affairs/performance and related issues
  • Supervises and reviews the performance of subordinates to ensure effective execution of work plans and related activities in key result areas
  • Performs any other duties as assigned by the supervisor from time to time

Qualifications/Experience/Skills Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Economics, or equivalent professional qualifications
  • Masters/ postgraduate or any other equivalent in related field is an added advantage
  • Six (6) years’ experience, three of which should have been at management level
  • High-end marketing facilitation skills
  • Knowledge of computer applications such as social media marketing tools
  • High level of integrity and confidentiality
  • Ability to prepare powerpoint presentation
  • In depth knowledge ofgovernment investment policies and programmes
  • Excellent Communication and analytical skills
  • Member ofthe Zambia Institute of Marketing

How to Apply

All applications must be clearly marked and accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of qualifications and provide at least three references, and sent to:

The Director Finance and Administration,

Zambia Development Agency,

Privatisation House Nasser Road,

PO Box 30819,

Lusaka.

Application deadline
10 Aug
Email applications to
hrinfo@zda.org.zm
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