Zambia has been implementing the World Bank supported Pilot Programme for Climate Resilience (PPCR) aimed at strengthening Zambia ‘s institutional framework for climate resilience (while) improving the adaptive capacity of vulnerable communities in selected sub-basins. This phase strengthens capacity at both national and local levels, whilst piloting the mainstreaming of climate risk management into spatial planning. Investments supported by the Zambia PPCR on the ground include participatory adaptation, climate-resilient infrastructure and strategic program support in agriculture, water, livestock, fisheries and natural resources and climate information services. The investments were targeted at helping the country to manage challenge of land degradation, unsustainable land use and climate variability and change. The PPCR intersections in the Barotse Sub-Basin are being implemented through the Strengthening Climate Resilience in the Barotse sub Basin (SCReBS) project and covers all the districts in Western Province. The Project Development Objective (PDC) is “to strengthen Zambia’s institutional framework for climate resilience and improve the adaptive capacity of vulnerable communities in the Barotse Sub Basin”. The Ministry of National Development Planning now invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fitl the following positions of Project Manager (01), Project Accountant (01) and Monitoring & Evaluation Officer (01) as part of the SCReBS Project Implementation Units (PIU) based in Mongu, Western Province.
Objective of the position:
The Project Accountant will be responsible for supporting the Project in deploying project resources with due attention to economy, efficiency and effectiveness project implementation areas under the supervision of the Project Manager,
How to Apply
Sealed envelopes consisting of application letters with current curriculum vitae (CV) and copies of academic/professional qualifications must be submitted to the Office of the Permanent Secretary, Western Province. The outer envelope must clearly indicate the position applied for.
For/ Permanent Secretary – DPA,
Ministry of National Development Planning,