Southern Water and Sewerage Company Ltd
Posted Job
about 1 year ago

Local Project Coordinator

Employment Opportunity

In its quest to improve service delivery, Southern Water and Sewerage Company Limited (SWSC), provider of potable water and sanitation services in the southern province of Zambia, seeks to fill the following vacant position. The suitable candidate should be a good team player, dynamic, innovative, self-motivated and suitably qualified and experienced Zambian.

Local Project Coordinator Vvwx Project (X1) Head Office

Job Purpose

To ensure effective and efficient implementation of the WaterWorX project in Southern WSC. The WaterWorX project focuses on organizational improvements of Southern WSC and service expansion. The project is funded by a development aid grant from the kingdom of the Netherlands.


  • Coordination of the pro-poor investments (design, procurement, technical supervision of the project) in Kalomo, Zimba and Choma as project manager
  • Coordination of the Peer to peer program with Western WSC
  • Coordination of the monitoring and evaluation of the project in Southern WSC (including Drop box administration), together with the 2 young experts;
  • Coordination of the necessary procurements under the project and assist in the financial administration of the project expenses incurred by SWSC
  • Assist in the implementation of the Asset Management theme of the WaterWorX project (assisting the theme leader)
  • Assist in the implementation of the finance theme of the WaterWorX project (assisting the theme leader)
  • Assist the WWX project manager in the overall project management, with particular focus on logistical implications of project activi ties
  • Carry out any other duty as may be assigned from time to time by superior

Minimum Qualifications/Experience

  • Full Grade 12 Certificate
  • Degree in any engineering disciple (Civil, Mechanical, Water)
  • Member of EIZ
  • Between 3 and 8 years of relevant industrial experience
  • Should have a valid driver’s license
  • Should be between 25-35 years of age.
  • Additional knowledge, qualification or interest in organizational development and financial management is highly advantageous

How to Apply

If you have the necessary competences/ qualifications we are looking for, submit your application together with the Curriculum Vitae including your telephone number and certified copies of your credentials to the address below.

The advertised job is a position for 2 years, with an option to extend after these 2 years. Extension of the contract is dependent on job performance and continuation of the project. Southern WSC wants to improve its gender balance and staff diversity and for that reason women, people with disabilities or minorities are explicitly invited to apply for this job opportunity.

The Managing Director,

Southern Water and Sewerage Company Ltd,

PO Box 630617,


NOTE: Only short listed candidates will be communicated to.

Application deadline
11 Oct 15:00

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