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Corporate Planning Specialist

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 provide support in undertaking strategic plans and implementation programmes/activities for the Agency.

Duties

  • Contribute to the development, implementation and review of the Agency’s strategic plan in order to ensure attainment of set objectives;
  • Ensure the compilation and timely production of corporate plans, business plans, and annual work plans in order to facilitate resource allocation;
  • Contribute to the identification of gaps in the planning and implementation process and design of remedial measures;
  • Monitors the implementation of the ZDA Strategic Plan in order to ensure effective and efficient implementation and achievement of set strategic objectives
  • Ensure the preparation of the Agency’s quarterly, annual and other reports in order to facilitate informed decision making and dissemination
  • Contributc to the shaping of the overall strategic direction of ZDA and enhance cooperation related to planning and economic development embracing planning, monitoring and evaluation, statistics, investment and private sector promotion
  • Contribute to the development and implementation tools for strategie planning and monitoring
  • Provide management support, monitor performance and ensure that the Agency performance evaluation management and feedback process is applied to all departments
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of consolidated operational plans and strategies that lead to increased cooperation in departments;
  • Perform commercial analysis, identify critical issues, policy gaps, and facilitate policy implementation in priority areas/sectors across departments;
  • Ensure implementation ofpolicy and management decisions relating to the priority sectors;
  • Ensure preparation and submission ofperiodic and adhoc reports of the department’s activities; and
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

Qualifications/Experience/Skills Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or an equivalent Social Sciences
  • Four (4) years’ experience in Corporate Planning
  • Demonstrable experience in report writing
  • In-depth knowledge of Government policies and programmes
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge ofcomputer applications (Excel and Word processing)
  • Excellent Communication and analytical skills
  • A clean driver’s licence will be an added advantage

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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