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The Driver demonstrates a client-oriented approach, high sense of responsibility, courtesy, tact and the ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds. Responsibilities and Tasks: Reliable and safe driving services for staff and officials Drives office vehicles for the transport of UN staff, officials, visitors and delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items. Meets official personnel and visitors at the airport and may assist with basic visa and customs formalities and arrangements when required. Maintenance of assigned vehicle Ensures vehicle is kept in good running condition at all times through addressing minor repairs, making arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, water levels, and car washing. Documentation of vehicle related information. Ensures availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle registration, vehicle logs, office directory, map of the city/country, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts in the assigned vehicle; keeps track of insurance and other tax formalities To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have… Education: A secondary education is required, along with a valid driver’s license and knowledge of local driving rules and regulations. Experience: A minimum of two years of work experience as a driver in an international organisation, embassy or UN system with a safe driving record is required. Language Requirements: Fluency of the local language of the duty station as well as proficiency in English is required. Skills: Good knowledge of the city, local roads and conditions where the office is located Knowledge of driving rules and regulations, chauffeur protocol and courtesies Skills in minor vehicle repairs Ability to deal patiently and tactfully with visitors High sense of confidentiality, initiative and good judgement Ability to work effectively with people of different national and cultural background For every Child, you demonstrate… UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results. The functional competencies required for this post are… Competency Profile: Builds and maintains partnerships Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness Drive to achieve results for impact Innovates and embraces change Manages ambiguity and complexity Thinks and acts strategically Works collaboratively with others View our competency framework at: UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organisation. UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check. Method of Application Submit your CV and application on company website:
The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is the implementing agency of the Federal Republic of Germany for technical and international cooperation. It offers flexible, sustainable and effective solutions in political, economic and social change processes. Most of the work of GIZ is commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). GIZ also operates on behalf of other German ministries as well as public and private bodies in Germany and abroad. These include the European Commission, the United Nations, the World Bank and governments of other countries. The overall objectives of the “Fish for Food Security in Zambia” (F4F) Project are to support the development of the aquaculture sector in selected districts in Luapula Province and to sustainably rehabilitate dam-based fisheries, including the strengthening of dam committees for a responsible management of fisheries in selected districts in Eastern Province. Herewith, and in respect to food and nutrition security, the project aims at increasing the sustainable production of fish and thus the availability of fish products for food-insecure households. The increase in fish production will also positively contribute to increased incomes for actors in respective value chains in the intervention areas. Primary beneficiaries are male and female fish farmers as well as fisher folks and dam committee members operating and managing dam fisheries, who will directly benefit from better access to fish and higher incomes. Further value chain actors (e.g. hatcheries, fish processors, trader, dealer, and retailer) as well as consumers from non fish-producing households within the areas of intervention are likely to gain indirect monetary and/or dietary benefits as more and affordable fish products are being handled in the markets. In this context, the project is seeking a suitable candidate for the following position: Junior Advisor – Sustainable Fisheries Management (based in Chipata with frequent travels to other districts with targeted dams under the project) REF: GIZ_F4F_JRSFM Main tasks and responsibilities: Assisting the project’s Senior Advisor with the design and implementation of project activities in the Eastern Province Supporting the development, organisation and training of dam committee members on sustainable fishery management systems for small water bodies in the Eastern Province Assisting the Senior Advisor of the project at the Chipata Office with all project management related topics, including reporting, maintaining partner relations, administrative and logistical processes Maintaining up to date data and statistics from all the relevant target groups (dam committees, fishermen/women, consumers, fish value chain actors, etc.) of the project in eastern province, while working in collaboration with the F4F Monitoring and Evaluation Team Participating in additional activities to support the F4F project implementation and AgriFood Cluster synergies Technical support: Assisting the Senior Advisor in the design and effective integration of a sustainable fishery management system in local management plans for small water bodies Supporting the preparation and coordination of events, workshops, missions and studies of the F4F Project Preparing and facilitating training and workshops under guidance from the Senior Advisor Supporting the Senior advisor in coordinating project activities, maintaining strong and productive working relationships with the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock, donors, research centres and other stakeholders Assisting with developing workplans that are realistic for implementation of activities and supports the project’s M&E advisor in all monitoring and evaluation related activities, including the preparation of field visits, data collection and use of IT applications and up-dating databases Assisting the project technical team in all areas of interventions, including the preparation of training, workshops, report writing and logistical support during events Supporting the monitoring of dams, data collection as well as advising the dam committees on sustainable dam management to maximise fish production Providing support in maintaining the project’s network of all stakeholders and relevant value chain actors Assisting the Senior Advisor in all project management related tasks, including administrative and logistical processes according to GIZ guidelines Fishery Management Training: Assisting in sensitisation campaigns of the relevant communities Assisting with researching, establishing training goals and objectives; and packaging appropriate training content Assisting in planning and coordinating comprehensive fishery management training across a variety of formats which provides trainees with knowledge and skills to successfully fulfil their assignments and guides in the establishment of rules and regulations Collaborating closely with technical partners (Dept. of Fisheries, WorldFish, WWF, training institutions, agri-dealers) Making introductory, follow-up and backstopping visits to training beneficiaries Collaborating with sister-projects FANSER and AgFin to include nutrition as well as business management aspects into training Knowledge Management, Research and Communication: Assisting in the documentation and monitoring/ evaluation of the trainings and workshops Advising the Senior Advisor of significant challenges and recommending viable solutions that can be readily adopted Identifying, applying and documenting good, innovative practices and lessons learnt Contributing to the preparation of periodical reports and keeping photographic records Assisting with organising exchange visits among dam management committees to enhance exchange of knowledge and skills for better dam management Assisting dam committee members with record-keeping Other duties/additional tasks: Assisting with and/or carrying out other programme activities and other tasks at the request of programme management Qualifications and requirements: Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences (Aquaculture and Fisheries, Conservation and Natural Resources Management, Botany or similar), Environmental Education, Agriculture or other relevant field Professional experience: At least 1-2 years’ professional experience (e.g. may include internships, volunteering) in the field of fisheries management or aquaculture, development cooperation, organisational development monitoring, public entities or research institutions Experience working with co-management structures and participatory approaches Other knowledge, additional competences: Demonstrable experience and willingness to work in rural settings and with rural communities Knowledge and experience in adult training methodologies Good working knowledge of ICT (related software, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office and/or online databases) Experience in project management, planning or research in an area related to the project’s requirements is desirable Demonstrating critical thinking, capabilities for regular communication and presentations Fluency in English, both written and
Eastern Water and Sanitation Company Ltd (EWSC) is a Commercial Water utility company providing water and sanitation services to all the districts in Eastern Province and Chama district in Muchinga Province. The company seeks to recruit a suitably qualified and result oriented professional in the position of District Manager for Chipata. The position requires a dynamic, self-motivated person with proven water engineering and sanitation back ground, customer care experience and the ability to work without supervision. Main Purpose of Job The main purpose of the job is to plan, coordinate and manage operations ofChipata district in order to provide quality water and sanitation services, commercial services including customer relations so as to contribute to financial viability and quality service delivery. Qualifications: Grade 12 School Certificate at least with merit in Mathematics, science and English Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent. Computer literate – fully conversant with Microsoft Office, Epanet AutoCAD, and Sage Evolution Member of the Engineering Institute of Zambia Five years working experience in a similar position Valid Driver’s licence is a must (Manual and Automatic transmission) The person should have excellent communication skills, good organizational and planning skills, ability to handle and operate engineering equipment, problem solving and ability to make decisions, patience and calmness under pressure, ability to lead and motivate a team, with a polite and tactful but assertive attitude. Method of Application Only those candidates who meet the above requirements should submit their application letters and Curriculum Vitae (CVs) and day-time telephone numbers to:- The Human Resources and Administration Manager, Eastern Water and Sanitation Company Ltd, PO Box 510464, Parerenyatwa Road, Chipata. Applications can also be submitted by email and should reach EWSC Office: Eastern Water and Sanitation Company Ltd, upholds the principle of equal employment opportunities. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian non-governmental organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And its girls who are most affected. Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children. We have been building powerful partnerships for children for 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries. Child protection is key in all that we do. Working in Zambia since 1996, Plan International Zambia’s development and capacity building programmes focus primarily on Education, Health, Water and Sanitation, Economic Security and Youth Empowerment, including Child Protection and Participation. Plan International Zambia has programme areas (PAs) in; Central, Luapula, and Eastern Provinces including Lusaka, where the Country Office is located. We are looking for experienced, vibrant and self-starters to fill the following position: Nutrition Assistants – Eastern & Luapula Program Areas Position Description: This position exists to support the Target Supplementary Feeding Programme implementation on moderately malnourished children under five treated and cured/discharged and moderately malnourished pregnant and lactating women treated and cured/discharged. And conduct monitoring of nutrition project activities at health facilities in the assigned district level including supervision of Community Growth Monitors as per the agreed project documents. Responsibilities: Monitor nutrition project activities in health facilities where Plan International Zambia operational including supervision of Community Growth Monitors as per the agreed project documents and work plan. Assess effectiveness of Target Supplementary Feeding Programme by SPHERE standard like cured rate, defaulter rate, death rate and non- responder rate Ensure that all required information from Management of Acute Malnutrition under five children is recorded properly and documented Maintain/collect relevant data and support Nutrition Officer and Coordinator to produce monthly, quarterly, and final reports according to internal, external & donor schedules Qualifications: Diploma with at least one year experience in nutrition program (TSFP) implementation – case definition and care, Target Supplementary Feeding Programme management, data collection and compilation, working with counterpart for lasting intervention, training of health volunteers, etc Good knowledge of written and spoken English and local dialect High commitment to work with pastoral communities in remote and challenging environments Work experience in Health Service Extension Program is an asset and interest in and ability to train volunteers Method of Application Please send an email: Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early. All Applications should be addressed to: The Country Human Resource Manager, Plan International Zambia, Private Bag 518X, Plot 87A Kabulonga road, Kabulonga. Lusaka. We provide equality of opportunity and will not tolerate discrimination on any grounds. We foster an organisational culture that embraces and exemplifies our commitment to gender equality, girls’ rights and inclusion while supporting staff to adopt good practice, positive attitudes and principles of gender equality and inclusion.
Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian non-governmental organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And its girls who are most affected. Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children. We have been building powerful partnerships for children for 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries. Child protection is key in all that we do. Working in Zambia since 1996, Plan International Zambia’s development and capacity building programmes focus primarily on Education, Health, Water and Sanitation, Economic Security and Youth Empowerment, including Child Protection and Participation. Plan International Zambia has programme areas (PAs) in; Central, Luapula, and Eastern Provinces including Lusaka, where the Country Office is located. We are looking for experienced, vibrant and self-starters to fill the following position: Nutrition Officers ( Central, Luapula & Eastern Provinces) 11 Positions Position Description The position exists to ensuring the provision of quality out-patient therapeutic and in-patient care of Severe Acute Malnutrition case management, and follow-up services to target beneficiaries through ensuring adherence to national and international Severe Acute Malnutrition case management protocols using the ongoing Integrated Management of Acute Malnutrition implementation approach. Besides, the position holder will further strength the ongoing management of Management of Acute Malnutrition and ensure establishment of effective referral mechanism among the four components of IMAM. Responsibilities: Work with and ensure transfer of capacity to Health Workers (HWs) and Community Health Workers (CHWs) in each existing health facilities. Ensure each and every admitted child either for receives adequate and quality medical and nutritional care through existing resources. Train and support the Health Workers in severe acute malnutrition case management and follow-up according to national/international guidelines. Support community-based volunteers (FDAs) for the implementation of the community component of the project (OTP/SC). Participate in the organisation and delivery of nutritional trainings for health worker . Organise quality registration, recording and documentation of patient-related data in the OTP and SC according to national protocol thereby ensuring accurate data collection and reporting Qualifications: Nursing diploma from a recognised health colleges Minimum two year experience with INGO/NGO of Infant and young Child Feeding practices /treatment of malnourished children in nutrition program (OTP/SC) implementation – case definition and care, clinical management, OTP/SC management, data collection and compilation, working with counterpart for lasting intervention, training of health workers, etc Good knowledge of written and spoken English and local language Highly committed to work with communities in remote and challenging environments Method of Application Please send an email: Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early. All Applications should be addressed to: The Country Human Resource Manager, Plan International Zambia, Private Bag 518X, Plot 87A Kabulonga road, Kabulonga. Lusaka. We provide equality of opportunity and will not tolerate discrimination on any grounds. We foster an organisational culture that embraces and exemplifies our commitment to gender equality, girls’ rights and inclusion while supporting staff to adopt good practice, positive attitudes and principles of gender equality and inclusion.
Eastern Water and Sanitation Company Ltd (EWSC) is a Commercial Water Utility Company mandated to provide water and sanitation services to residents in all the districts of Eastern Province including Chama district in Muchinga Province. EWSC now seeks to recruit an innovative, self-motivated, dynamic, enthusiastic and suitably qualified individual to urgently fill up the vacant position of Revenue Officer (x 1) to be based at its Head Office in Chipata City. Main Purpose of Job To monitor and follow up domestic and non-domestic customer accounts in order to ensure outstanding bills are paid up thereby contributing to achievement of revenue targets. Some Key Responsibilities: Recommends revenue collection strategies and programs to improve collection efficiency Provide commercial services through identification of opportunities that will lead to expansion of services and revenue. Consolidates daily collections reports from districts and debt collections and payments from commercial customers and submits to accounts for banking. Manage debt through monitoring arrears on commercial customer’s accounts to ensure payment of outstanding amounts. Handle customer complaints by investigating and resolving major complaints as referred by the District Managers. Monitors and reviews performance of subordinates to ensure that they meet their performance objectives. Qualifications: Full Grade 12 School Certificate with 5 ‘O’ levels including English & Mathematics Degree in business / accounting discipline. Member of ZICA / any other relevant professional body. At least Three (3) years of hands-on work experience in a related field. Method of Application Only those candidates who meet the above requirements should submit their hand written application letters and Curriculum Vitae (CVs) and day-time telephone numbers to: The Human Resources & Administration Manager, Eastern Water and Sanitation Company Ltd, PO Box 510464, Parerenyatwa Road, CHIPATA. Applications can also be submitted by email to: Applications should reach EWSC Office. Eastern Water and Sanitation Company Limited upholds the principle of equal employment opportunities. Only Shortlisted Candidates Will Be Contacted
The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is the implementing agency of the Federal Republic of Germany for technical and international cooperation. It offers flexible, sustainable and effective solutions in political, economic and social change processes. Most of the work of GIZ is commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). GIZ also operates on behalf of other German ministries as well as public and private bodies in Germany and abroad. These include the European Commission, the United Nations, the World Bank and governments of other countries. The Agriculture and Food Security Cluster is comprised of four projects, which are part of the global initiative One World – No Hunger (SEWOH): Green Innovation Centres for the Agriculture and Food Sector (GIC), Food and Nutrition Security and Enhanced Resilience (FANSER), Promotion of Agricultural Finance for Agri-based Enterprises in Rural Areas (AgFin) and Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture (F4F). Zambia is one of many African countries in which SEWOH is being implemented. SEWOH is a BMZ special initiative addressing the two challenges hunger and malnutrition. The key objectives are to increase income, employment and eradicate hunger and malnutrition by creating access to sufficient, affordable and healthy food and to create a framework to ensure that future generations will also have sufficient, affordable and nutritious food in spite of the rapidly expanding world population. In Zambia specifically, the Agriculture and Food Security (AgriFood) Cluster is working on increasing regional food supplies and promoting access to and better use of financial services in the project’s rural target areas in Eastern, Southern and Luapula Provinces. Two bilateral projects in the same sector and with similar target groups and objectives are also part of the cluster. In order to meet the cluster’s growing administrative needs, GIZ is seeking a suitable candidate for the following position: REF: GIZ_AGR_PRJACC_CHP Main tasks and responsibilities: Project accounting and facilitating payments at the Agriculture and Food Security (AgriFood) Cluster Chipata Office Management of receivables for the Cluster Project accounting: Preparing monthly budgets for the programme separated by project and coordinates the requests for funds Managing and monitoring monthly accounting Managing cash boxes and bank accounts for the AgriFood Cluster, this includes to make sure that the cash boxes and bank accounts are stocked but do not exceed the agreed amount limits Making payments via the programme’s different bank accounts and cash boxes within certain amount limits and in accordance with GIZ regulations Ensuring that payments are made through the correct project Preparing all accounting documents according to GIZ rules and regulations and enters them in the respective projects’ bank or cash book Preparing regular cash and bank reconciliations and informs management about any shortages or overages immediately Submitting correctly and timely the monthly accounts for those projects in his/her responsibility to the GIZ Country Office Correcting errors detected in the monthly error sheets and in internal controls Preparing for and accompanies internal and external audits Maintaining financial records (e.g. vouchers, cash/bank book, journals, requests for funds, cash protocols etc.) and ensures separation of C files for the different projects Providing any financial information required by the Programme Coordinator, Finance Manager or auditors Liaising with the other project accountant, other admin colleagues and the office in Chipata related to accounting if required Management of receivables: Reviewing the receivables monthly and where necessary corresponds with the partner/debtor Keeping a file on all correspondence relating to receivables Maintaining a file (Excel sheet) on cash advances and retirements that shows the WINPACCS and cash/bank book voucher numbers; the same file is to be used on a monthly basis to clear project accounting receivables through Country Office Coordinating with the Country Office on the reduction of receivables in the Journals maintained by the Country Office Other duties/additional tasks: Maintaining good communication and coordination within the programme, with the Country Office, partner organisations and other GIZ programmes on all issues related to his/her areas of responsibility Suggesting any improvements in the efficiency of accounting activities and procedures of the Programme to the programme management Maintaining confidentiality of information Informing the Cluster Coordinator on any financial or accounting irregularities immediately Substituting for other project accountants or other administrative team members in the programme when and if required Assisting with and/or carrying out other programme activities and other tasks as needed Qualifications and requirements: Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or a relevant field; alternatively holds a full Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA) qualification, ZICA/NATECH/ACCA Level 1 certificate or comparable qualifications in Accounting and/or Auditing Must be a member of ZICA Professional experience: At least 1-2 years’ professional experience in a similar position Ample knowledge of accounting standards and procedures Broad experience in administration Previous experience working at international organisations is an advantage Previous experience of working at GIZ is an added advantage Other knowledge, additional competences: Fluency in English, both written and oral Excellent numerical skills Good knowledge of financial planning and accounting Computer literacy for office work with a focus on financial management and accounting – especially Outlook, Word, Excel and accounting software Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a multicultural and multidisciplinary team Ability to maintain high standards of confidentiality, especially when handling sensitive information/data Strong organisational skills; must be proactive and be able to manage and prioritise workload and be accustomed to working under pressure with high resilience and self-motivation Must be willing to travel within Zambia Method of Application The successful candidate will be expected to start full-time employment with GIZ, on a fixed term contract, as soon as possible. Interested candidates must send their CVs and cover letters, electronically, quoting the reference GIZ_GIC_PROC in the subject line to: Certificates, qualifications, etc. must not be attached to the application. In addition, traceable references of previous engagements must be provided. Please note that only applicants selected for interview will be
Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian non-governmental organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And its girls who are most affected. Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children. We have been building powerful partnerships for children for 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries. Child protection is key in all that we do. Working in Zambia since 1996, Plan International Zambia’s development and capacity building programmes focus primarily on Education, Health, Water and Sanitation, Economic Security and Youth Empowerment, including Child Protection and Participation. Plan International Zambia has programme areas (PAs) in; Central, Luapula, and Eastern Provinces including Lusaka, where the Country Office is located. We are looking for experienced, vibrant and self-starters to fill the following Positions: (Yes I do) – Chipata, Eastern Program Area (Temporal position 9 months) Position Description: The position is exists to ensure that grant related financial records for the ‘Yes I Do’ project are accurate and up to date in all the Plan Systems and provide effective financial support to staff in the implementation, monitoring and reporting of the project activities. The Position reports to Finance and Administration Coordinator at the Programme Unit. Responsibilities: Preparation of payment vouchers and journal entries to input correct financial records in the Financial System Review and monitor project advances and ensure proper accountability of funds. Review all Project Outlines to ensure budget allocation conforms to approved donor budget Work with the Programme and Business Development team to ensure that project budgets are properly implemented and help with any budget re-alignments that may arise Ensure timely preparation of monthly /quarterly/yearly project reports and submit for review as per grant reporting requirement Provide necessary documentation to support project expenditure reports. Provide technical support to project staff on project management and reporting Ensure effective monitoring of country project budget Track and ensure compliance to donor rules and regulations Coordinate submission of time sheets for funded project staff and ensure these are properly completed and approved. Undertake field project monitoring visits and offer financial support where necessary Track project budget changes and ensure correct current Approved Budget is maintained in SAP and that activities are in line with plans and FAD documents and any revisions thereof. Individual Specifications: Possession of a Higher National Diploma in Accounting Degree in Accounting or equivalent qualification will be an added advantage 3-4 years’ experience in a similar role in an NGO environment Well versed in computerized accounting applications Ability to take charge of grant related accounting functions in the absence of the Grants Accountant. Strong analytical skills Knowledgeable in International Financial Reporting Standards Knowledge of Donor funding rules and regulations Method of Application Please send an email to . Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early. All Applications should be addressed to: The Country Human Resource Manager, Plan International Zambia, Private Bag 518X, Plot 87A Kabulonga road, Kabulonga. LUSAKA.
Position: Urban Planning Expert/ Project Lead – Support to the Chipata Integrated Development Plan (IDP) Committee in Preparation of the Chipata Joint IDP Location: Chipata, Zambia Start Date: April 2020 Contract Duration: 6 months About Cities and Infrastructure for Growth Zambia (CIGZambia) CIGZambia is a facility that provides high-quality independent technical advice and assistance to Zambian government bodies and private sector organisations engaged in projects / programmes that help harness the potential of Zambia’s cities and towns to act as drivers for economic growth and job creation. CIGZambia is funded by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID). The overall programme objectives are: increasing urban productivity improving inclusive access to urban economic infrastructure services increasing investment into urban economic infrastructure services; and, enhancing national and regional integration between cities. About the role CIGZambia is recruiting an Urban Planning Expert with strong project management and capacity building skills to be the Project Lead (“Project Lead”) for the provision of technical support to the Chipata Joint Integrated Development Plan (IDP) Committee in the preparation of the Chipata Joint IDP (JIDP). The Project Lead will oversee a team of Experts and will be the link between CIGZambia and Chipata JIDP stakeholders, including Ministries, Provinces and Government Spending Agencies, civil society organisations, businesses, special interest groups and development partners. The Project Lead must have a strong understanding of the local context, government administrative and planning procedures, legislative and regulatory frameworks, and political economy, including risk profile of the JIDP region. Project Responsibilities The Project Lead will develop a public consultation and communications strategy to ensure effective implementation of the JIDP Planning Programme and facilitate the preparation of the three JIDP reports: (1) Planning Survey and Issues Report, (2) Development Framework and (3) Implementation Plan. This includes the following responsibilities: Guiding Chipata JIDP Committee processes Day-to-day project management support to the Chipata JIDP Committee and local stakeholders including: activity scheduling, defining a Detailed Work Plan and clear milestones, and ensuring deliverables are completed at agreed times Working with the IDP Manager to initiate and organise JIDP progress reviews Reporting/recording the JIDP process and keeping records of events for CIGZambia Quality assurance and control of all Chipata JIDP processes and deliverables. Managing the CIGZambia IDP Expert Team With support from CIGZambia’s Programme Management Unit, identify and manage a locally based Expert Team (GIS Mapping/Spatial Analyst and Municipal Finance Expert) in preparation of Local Area Plans, Capital Investment Programme and Local Authority Financial Plans; Oversee the collection of data/information by field enumerators. Capacity building Responsible for all matters related to capacity building, skills transfer and training of IDP Committee and Task Teams. Preparation and presentation of IDP reports Prepare the initial outline and text for the Planning Programme and three IDP reports (i.e. Planning Survey and Issues Report, Development Framework, Implementation Plan and M&E Framework), with reference to the approved IDP guidelines Facilitate IDP Committee workshops and meetings to develop IDP reports Assist the IDP Committee in preparing the three Chipata JIDP Reports in Draft and Final versions, following the approved IDP Guidelines Work with the IDP Manager and IDP Committee to present the Final JIDP to key stakeholders, including Council management, for validation. Immediate Requirement The Project Lead will be based in Chipata to engage full-time with key stakeholders in the development of the Chipata JIDP. The Project Lead will work with the IDP Manager and interdisciplinary IDP task teams to identify and collect new and missing data/information from stakeholder institutions and communities. The Project Lead will have strong analytical and computer skills including design of appropriate methods and tools for data collection, processing and analysis, synthesis and presentation of results to key stakeholders. Key Qualifications Master’s Degree Urban and Regional Planning, Development Economics, Geography, Urban Economic Development, or related field Minimum of 10 years’ work experience in urban planning and development Demonstrated skills in urban planning, spatial/land use planning, and socio-economic and environmental data collection, processing and analysis (quantitative and qualitative) Knowledge and experience facilitating IDP processes, preparing IDP Reports and familiarity with the Urban and Regional Planning Act (2015) and IDP guidelines Demonstrable skills in GIS, Spatial Data Analysis, and Remote Sensing techniques Experience in data analysis, programming and cartography and using statistical software, such as Stata and SPSS Experience facilitating participatory planning processes and leading interdisciplinary teams of stakeholders and thematic experts in IDP processes Demonstrable experience in managing client relations and team management Demonstrable experience in leading, coordinating and motivating consultant teams Willingness to take responsibility for delivery by the team of project outputs in a timely way and to the required standard Experience coordinating the preparation of project reports Proven capability in the project management of technical assistance consulting engagements Membership in the Zambia Institute of Planners (ZIP) is desirable. Method of Application For your CV to be considered, subject line in email must be completed as follows: Project Lead for Support to the Chipata Joint IDP Committee – Candidate Last Name, First Name
Education Development Center (EDC) is a global nonprofit that advances lasting solutions to improve education, promote health, and expand economic opportunity. Since 1958, we have been a leader in designing, implementing, and evaluating powerful and innovative programs in more than 80 countries around the world. EDC promotes equity and access to high quality education and health services and products that contribute to thriving communities where people from diverse backgrounds learn, live, and work together. We support an inclusive workplace culture that embraces many perspectives and broadens our understanding of the communities we serve, enhancing and enriching our work. Job Description The USAID Let’s Read Project is a 5-year, $48.9 million project in the five target provinces of Eastern, Muchinga, Southern, Northwestern and Western Zambia that works to improve reading outcomes for approximately 1.4 million children attending pre-primary (kindergarten) through to Grades 3 and provide professional development for teachers to support reading interventions in Zambian public and community schools. Position Description The Monitoring and Evaluation & Performance Tracking System Officer (M&E PTS Officer), based in Chipata Eastern Province (no relocation allowances are provided for this position), will manage the overall Performance Tracking System at the provincial level and ensure tracking of M&E indicators and that data is fed into the central databases. This entails collecting, entering and analyzing data for project M&E indicators and special studies, and working with project schools in the province to enter and verify student assessment results in a Performance Tracking System. The M&E PTS Officer will be responsible for ensuring the timeliness and quality of data collection, entry, analysis and reporting in the province, as per the approved project M&E plan. Essential functions include (but not limited to): Assist with establishing monitoring and evaluation system in the province Contribute to the implementation of the project’s M&E plan Conduct both quantitative and qualitative monitoring and evaluation data collection activities Coordinate and assist in data collection by other project staff members or stakeholders, providing training and logistical support, as needed Verify, clean and enter data into databases Analyze data for dashboards, reports and presentations Trouble-shoot issues with teachers’ use of paper forms and tablets for data entry into Performance Tracking System, and provide technical assistance as needed File forms according to security and compliance protocols Coordinate internal communication on M&E progress and results Coordinate temporary M&E staff or consultants Conduct regular data verification and quality checks, as per approved plans; Provide other support to M&E team as needed; and Other duties, as assigned. Reporting and Organizational Relationships: The M&E PTS Officer reports to the M&E Director. Qualifications The candidate for the position of M&E PTS Officer shall have at a minimum the following qualifications: Education: Bachelor’s Degree in the social sciences or related field. Skills and Experience: At least 5 years’ experience working with M&E systems, data collection, report writing and operations research Experience with monitoring program implementation Experience in electronic data collection, data cleaning and verification as well as data processing Advanced knowledge of Excel for data analysis, including use of formulas, functions and calculations to analyze data required Knowledge of Excel + Power Query to clean, merge, pivot/un-pivot and transform data preferred Experience in training and mentoring others in electronic data collection, especially using tablets, preferred Ability to balance work within a team environment while working with minimal supervision in difficult work environments Strong organizational, communication, computer, and interpersonal skills Ability to work effectively with diverse stakeholders Detail-oriented and organized Must be able to work within a cross cultural setting, negotiate diplomatically, and function well under pressure; and Willingness to travel to provinces covered by the project. Language: Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of (and proficiency in) Bantu languages highly preferred. Additional Information Due to the volume of applications submitted, only finalists will be notified. No phone calls, please. Applications submitted without a resume will not be considered.
Development Aid from People to People (DAPP) is inviting suitably qualified and experienced persons to apply for the position of Human Resources Assistant for its Total Control of the Epidemic (TCE) project operating in Eastern Province. The position will be based in Chipata district. Reporting: The position reports to the Project Manager on day-to-day operations and to the Human Resources Manager on Human Resources (HR) matters. Job summary/responsibilities: Facilitate and participate in the recruitment and selection process according to set policies and procedures Ensure all local contracts are attested by the local labour office Plan and conduct new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward project and organisational objectives Manage and track all contracts, liaise with various supervisors on way forward upon expiry of contracts. Ensure that leave plans for each employee are submitted at the beginning of the year/contract: Monitor leave accruals and track all leave taken monthly. Ensure all leave applications are duly signed and filed in employee personnel files Ensure each employee complete Time-sheets at the end of the month Ensure that all personnel files are updated at all times including ensuring that all audit requirements are adhered to. Responsible for tracking staff performance and development ensuring that all performance plans, coaching sessions recorded, and final appraisals are on file. Ensure that all personnel files have all necessary documentation as per file checklist. Be the link on Human Resources (HR) matters between the project and national HR office. Basic Requirements Minimum Diploma in Human Resources Management, Business Administration or equivalent At least two (02) years’ experience in Human Resources Understanding labour laws Strong interpersonal and team building skills Exceptional planning and time management skills, and ability to multitask with ease, adapting to frequently changing priorities Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to make a presentation Good negotiating and conflict resolution skills Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy and confidentiality concerning employees and employee records Competence using common desktop applications and internal systems Application Applications with detailed CV and at least 3 referees must be received on the dates below. The cover letter and CV must be one document, and the applicant’s name must be the name of the document. Applicant must indicate in the application letter, the current, or the last gross salary received. Indicate the job title as the subject of your email. Do not attach certificates and other documentation at this stage.
Location: Chipata Reports to: Branch Manager Minimum Qualification: Diploma in Accountancy The Company Agora Microfinance Zambia Ltd (AMZ) is a licensed microfinance lending company. The mission of AMZ is to ‘Contribute to the economic well-being of the poor through effective provision of appropriate financial services. The Company currently operates in 15 branches across the country in Kasama, Mansa, Mongu, Senanga, Kaoma, Mumbwa, Lusaka, Monze, Chongwe, Chibombo, Mkushi, Mpika, Chinsali, Ndola and Kitwe and has a support office (head office) in Lusaka. Requirements: Minimum of 1 year work experience in a fast-moving environment Attention to detail is a must. Responsibilities: Receiving and recording monies received at office. Prepare all receipts, payment vouchers and all primary transaction documentations. Cash counting and stacking for disbursements and deposits. Banking – depositing all received monies. Ensure on-time banking. Maintenance of petty cash records and petty cash system. Ensuring that all accounting documentation is properly filed and kept in safely. Any other duties as assigned by supervisor How to Apply Candidates who meet the above criteria can send through their application to the email below: Locals are encouraged to apply.
The Chikowa Youth Development Centre (CYDC) is a Catholic technical college registered under TEVETA which offers courses in Automotive mechanics (CRAFT level), Carpentry & Joinery (Trade level), Bricklaying & Plastering (Trade level), General Agriculture (CRAFT level) and a new course in Food Production (Advanced certificate level). It’s a private and full boarding institute with approximately 90 students. Find pictures of the college on our facebook page: Job Description: The lecturer, Head of Department, works under the supervision of the Principal to open in January 2020 the Food production course and to make it sustainable. He must be able to teach. He brings his motivation and competences to this brand new course in Chikowa. The college owns a farm which will supply for the cooking practicals. The proximity with Luanga valley lodges and an agreement done with cooks from Europe will bring many opportunities to make the course very dynamic and attractive. Required Qualifications: Minimum of Diploma in a relevant hotel and catering field (plus related industrial experience of min 2 years). Experience in teaching and/or recognized teaching qualification is better. Contract And Location: Start in January 2020. Accommodation provided (with electricity and water), salary depending on qualifications and experience. Chikowa is based in the Eastern Province, Mambwe District (about 100km from Chipata) How to Apply Open until filled; please submit a job application letter and a CV with the photocopy of the diploma by email to this email: Chikowa Youth Development Centre The Principal, PO BOX 51276, Chipata TEL: 095 0 440828 / 096 8 854118
The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is the implementing agency of the Federal Republic of Germany for technical and international cooperation. It offers flexible, sustainable and effective solutions in political, economic and social change processes. Most of the work of GIZ is commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). GIZ also operates on behalf of other German ministries as well as public and private bodies in Germany and abroad. These include the European Commission, the United Nations, the World Bank and governments of other countries. The Food and Nutrition Security and Enhanced Resilience (FANSER) Project in Zambia is implemented by GIZ under the “One World – No Hunger” Initiative (SEWOH) of BMZ. It aims at improving the nutritional situation of deprived people, particularly women of reproductive age (15 – 49) and children under the age of two years, in selected Districts in Luapula and Eastern Province. The GIZ main field offices are located in Mansa and Chipata. The main objectives of the project are (1) increased knowledge about nutrition and hygiene practises and attitudes, (2) increased year-round availability of nutrient-rich foods through nutrition-sensitive agriculture, (3) increased year-round access to nutrient-rich foods and thus strengthened resilience of households toward hunger gaps by supporting improved strategies to manage financial and productive resources and (4) strengthened capacities of relevant nutrition stakeholders at the district, provincial and national levels. The project works together with various public and private implementing partners. One key element of the project addresses the economic dimension of malnutrition by strengthening the agro-economic competences of its target group through offering tailor-made trainings and extension services such as Farmer Business Schools and/or Lead Farmer Approach to improve the financial literacy and household planning skills of small-scale farming households. In this context, the project is seeking a suitable candidate for the following position: Advisor for Agro-Economic Capacity Development (based in Mansa – with frequent travels to Mwense and Kawambwa and occasional trips to Lusaka and Chipata) REF: GIZ_FSR_AGREC_MAN Main responsibilities: Developing a comprehensive training approach for agro-economic capacity development of small-scale farming households, based on the Farmer Business School concept, focussing diverse agricultural and/or livestock-based activities, including aquaculture Support the development of the projects agricultural diversification strategy and selection of suitable crops and/or livestock/fish farming Developing or adapting tailor-made training materials in collaboration with public and private partners and in collaboration with the giz aquaculture project Setting up a cost-effective service delivery model for trainings to small-holders using a Lead Farmer Approach in collaboration with MoA, MoFl, the GIZ aquaculture project, our partner Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and/or other public and private partners Quality management of the lead farmer model and back-stopping of agro-economic trainings Developing innovative approaches to address the economic dimensions of malnutrition, facilitating knowledge exchange and peer learning Main tasks: Strategy & Conceptual work: Developing a comprehensive training approach for agro-economic capacity development of small-scale farming households, based on the GIZ Farmer Business School concept, focussing on diverse agricultural and/or livestock-based activities, including aquaculture Supervising value chain analyses in cooperation with public and private partners Support the development of the projects agricultural diversification strategy and selection of suitable crops and/or livestock/fish farming Developing appropriate and tailor-made training materials and methods for agro-economic training in collaboration with public and private partners and in collaboration with the GIZ aquaculture project Ensuring a gender, nutrition-sensitive and culture-appropriate training approach Being jointly responsible with partners for implementation, documentation and monitoring/evaluation of trainings and its impacts Coordination & Organisation: Setting up a cost-effective service delivery model for the trainings to small-holders using a Lead Farmer Approach in collaboration with MoA, MoFl, the GIZ aquaculture project, our partner CRS and/or other public and private partners Writing terms of references Coordinating the identification of suitable implementers, trainers and organising training of trainers (ToT) Coordinating the roll-out of Farmer Business Schools and/or other agricultural or agroeconomic trainings through the appropriate Lead Farmer structures in Mwense and Kawambwa Districts Providing back-stopping, quality management and ongoing monitoring and evaluation of the training concepts Capacity Development: Providing training and capacity development for public and private implementing partners on economic dimensions of malnutrition and related topics Facilitating workshops and training on provincial, district and ward levels for public partners and intermediaries Enabling learning environments and knowledge sharing instruments to ensure the scaling-up and sustainability of innovative approaches Other duties/additional tasks: Contributing to the preparation of reports of the FANSER project Performing any other duties/tasks as agreed with management Working under the technical supervision of the Regional FANSER Coordinator Luapula and under the general supervision of the National Coordinator of the Agriculture and Food Security Programme of GIZ Support the administration of the project and collaborate effectively with the admin team Qualifications and requirements: Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Nutrition or a related field; a master’s degree is an added advantage Professional experience: At least 5 years’ professional experience in a comparable position Work experience in designing, implementing and supervising agro-economic training Experience in organising and facilitating workshops and training sessions/courses Other knowledge, additional competences: Excellent knowledge of agro-economic training approaches including growth margin calculations (please specify in the application) Experience with extension services and organising large-scale training delivery, for example through lead farmer models (please specify in the application) Very good knowledge of economic aspects of agricultural production, processing and small-scale agricultural business models Good gender competences and knowledge of gender-mainstreaming approaches as well as cultural sensitivity Fluency in English, both written and oral Very good knowledge of Bemba Strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work effectively in a multicultural and multidisciplinary team Ability to work independently under minimum supervision and be able to prioritise workload Must be responsible, proactive and
Eastern Water and Sanitation Company Ltd (EWSC) is a Commercial Water Utility Company mandated to provide water and sanitation services to residents in all the districts of Eastern Province including Chama district in Muchinga Province. EWSC now seeks to recruit an innovative, self-motivated, dynamic, enthusiastic and suitably qualified individual to fill the vacant position of Commercial Assistant (x1) to be based at its district office in Chipata City. The purpose of this job is to undertake a variety of front-line commercial services, such as cashiering, revenue collection, billing and customer care, in order to provide excellent customer service in line with the Company’s commercial policies and procedures. Other duties include: Revenue Collection – undertakes all cashiering duties (e.g. receipting of all monies paid by customers), and implements all permissible measures to ensure 100% revenue collection against the bills/invoices issued by the Company for its products and services in accordance with established Policy provisions. Income and Expenditure Cash Book – Maintains the income and expenditures cash book for the District, conducts monthly bank reconciliations and actively participates in stores and procurement management functions at district level as assigned Service Provision – ensures that all customers have rightful access to the Company products and services at all times and ensures delivery of proper customer care service and assistance. Publicity/Marketing – ensure accurate and timely publicity and marketing of Company products and services to the general public and offers frontline clarification of customer queries and issues Customer Care – Collects, records, resolves and/or refers customer complaints, queries and concerns via personal contact, phone, mail, or any other permissible means. Reports and Reporting – Compiles and submits reports as directed by supervisor Qualifications: Full Grade 12 School Certificate with 5 ‘O’ levels including English & Mathematics ZICA Technician or Equivalent Accounting Qualification. Experience – Minimum of One (1) year hands-on work experience in similar position Knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications (MS-Word, MS-Excel, etc.) Member of a Professional Body such as the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants How to Apply Only those candidates who meet the above requirements should submit their hand written application letters and Curriculum Vitae (CVs) and day-time telephone numbers to:- The Human Resources & Administration Manager, Eastern Water and Sewerage Company Limited, PO Box 510464, Parerenyatwa Road, Chipata. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted Applications can also be submitted by email to:
Development Aid from People to People (DAPP) is a nationally registered NGO working with development projects in the fields of education, health, agriculture and other poverty alleviation programmes. Projects are carried out in all the provinces of Zambia reaching over 1 million people. Key funding partners include the Government of Zambia, national and international development organisations (USAID, EU, Global Fund, WFP and more) as well as private sector organisations. DAPP in Zambia is seeking a qualified and experienced individual to fill the position of Driver for the Integrated Nutrition and Smallholder Farmers’ Support Program. The position will be based in Chipata, Eastern Province. 1. Duties and essential job functions Conversant with the operations mechanism of the vehicle; and ensuring that the vehicle is in road worthy condition, insured and with valid road tax, etc., before it is used; and that it is driven on official duties only Strictly observes all Road Signage and Traffic Rules and laws at all times Performs routine checks of oil, fuel, battery, and clutch fluid and water levels in the radiator every day Ensures that all motor vehicle tools and accessories are (e.g. spare wheel, Jack, spanners, triangles, fire extinguishers, first aid box etc.) are in place and in good working condition, at the beginning and end of each day Ensures that the assigned vehicle is kept clean at all times by washing both the interior and exterior parts of the vehicle. Reports any mechanical/electrical fault/maintenance requirements to the supervisor for timely rectification of the fault(s) Ensures that the assigned vehicle is serviced within schedule by reporting the mileage to the supervisor on time Ensures that passengers take safety precautions, such as wearing of safety belts, before any journey begins Ensures that every journey and fueling/refueling are recorded in the Motor Vehicle Log Book and signed off Delivers materials and personnel to instructed destinations, ensuring safety at all times Ensures security of the vehicle at all times and that the vehicle is parked only in a secured place when not in use Conducts a weekly checklist of vehicle condition and submits to supervisor for review Reports any instance of mishap or accident to the supervisor for timely action Performs routine office errands as assigned 2. Qualifications Completion of Grade 12 level of Education Valid motor vehicle driving licence Valid Police Clearance Report Knowledge of basic mechanics 5 years’ experience working as a driver preferably in a Non- Governmental Organisation Experience in providing administrative assistance to a development project Excellent knowledge of traffic rules and road laws of Zambia. Basic computer knowledge will be an added advantage 3. Application Method Applications with detailed Curriculum Vitae (CVs) and minimum 3 referees must be received; The cover letter and CV must be one document, and the applicant’s name must be the document title. Indicate the job title as the subject of your email. Please indicate your current, or last salary and benefits in the cover letter. Do not attach certificates and other documentation at this stage. How to Apply Please submit applications to these emails:
The Chikowa Youth Development Centre (CYDC) is a Catholic technical college registered under TEVETA which offers courses in Automotive mechanics (CRAFT level), Carpentry & Joinery (Trade level), Bricklaying & Plastering (Trade level), Food Production (CRAFT level) and General Agriculture (CRAFT level). It’s a private and full boarding institute with approximately 90 students. Find pictures of the college on our facebook page: http://facebook.com/chikowaydc Job Description: The lecturer, Head of Department, works under the supervision of the Principal and must be able to teach: rural sociology, animal production, crop production, zoology, farm engineering. Required Qualifications: Minimum of Diploma in General Agriculture or related field (plus related industrial experience of min 2 years). Experience in teaching and/or recognized teaching qualification is better. Contract and Location: Start as soon as possible, until December 2019 with extension if satisfactory. Accommodation provided (with electricity and water), salary depending on qualifications and experience. Chikowa is based in the Eastern Province, Mambwe District (about 100km from Chipata) How to Apply Open until filled; please submit a job application letter and a CV by email to: The Principal (please reduce the size of the attachments) or by mail (slower) to, Chikowa Youth Development Centre, The Principal PO BOX 51276, Chipata TEL: 021 6 246171 / 096 8 854118
Human Resource Advisor (Operations) is responsible for provision of high-quality HR Operations service, overseeing HR administration of recruitment, retention, staff development, termination, HR record management, legal compliance, compensation, benefits, and staffing strategies. This position reports to the Head of Human Resources and People Development. Key Responsibilities. Development of HR Strategies, Policies, Systems and Plans Support the Head of Human Resources and People Development to design, operate, coordinate and monitor operational systems for managing necessary human resource functions to implement the approved policies. Review and develop HR policies and revise as necessary. Identify labor related legal requirements and government reporting regulation affecting the organization. Update the job descriptions in the organization according to the need in consultation with the respective line managers. Maintain employee database. Support the development of HR Budgets and monitoring the spending. Planning and staffing for human resource needs: Supporting the Head of Human Resources and People Development in developing workforce plans. Develop and maintain human resource information system and utilize and feed information for major human resource decisions in the organization. Establish standard recruiting and placement practices and procedures as suggested and directed by the Head of Human Resources and People Development. Ensure an appropriate level of human resourcing to meet the existing and anticipated staffing needs. Coordinating the recruitment and selection processes and onboarding/induction for new staff. Management and development of staff performance and Capacity Assessments: Review, develop and implement effective employee performance management system and coach the line managers / supervisors and provide advice and support for performance management issues and assist them in implementing the Performance Development Reviews (PDR) Coordinate activities throughout MMZ across the department lines. Participate in Capacity assessment exercises. Develop effective Employee Relations issues Support the review of salary structure, pay policies, employee benefit programs and medical insurance Support the development of the compensation and benefit policy and practices to ensure that staff are rewarded in line with both general market practice and individual performance level. Determine and recommend employee relations practices necessary to establish positive employee-employee relationships and employee-employer relationship. To ensure that Mary’s Meals Zambia and the employees’ interests are protected, and the policies/ practices of the organization are legally compliant. Provide support for disciplinary actions as per the HR policy guidelines and tracking and managing the investigations and grievance matters in conjunction Review employee appeals through established procedures. Human Resource Operations: Supporting the development of and implementing HR procedures and policies that meet national employment standards and legislation and align with the Mary’s Meals global standards which all staff are fully aware of. Monitoring and evaluating absence levels, recommend solutions to resolve absence issues. Managing staff payroll for authorisation by the Country Director and ensure returns for all statutory deductions are filed and paid for. Coordinating with Health Insurance providers to track use of the health insurance. Ensuring that all insurance claims for work related injuries and losses are filed and followed through. Supporting the expatriate staff to facilitate the processing of applications for Visas, Residence and Temporary Employment permits. Oversee staff well-being and engagement: Providing counselling support to staff when requested. Develop, carryout staff engagement surveys and ensure staff participation. Analysing engagement levels and propose resulting actions Exit management: Carry out staff exit meetings with separating staff and periodically analyze staff exit related information to guide retention initiatives and recommend initiatives Managing employee exit processes (clearance, handover etc.) and ensure that the exit process is compliant with applicable labour laws and MMZ policies. Reporting and accountability: Prepare and submit departmental reports and other briefs as and when required. Proactively work with the HR team to address HR issues and ensure the HR activity plan/ mandates are achieved to the required standard. HR data collections, evaluations and communicating HR metrics Meetings/Networking Participate and conduct meetings with relevant Human Resource Management organizations. Provide regular updates on HR activities and plans at regular meetings with management staff. Qualifications, skills and Experience: Relevant degree in the Social Sciences Member of the ZIHRM At least 3 years’ experience working within a similar HR Advisory role Demonstrates up to date knowledge of Zambian employment law and best practice Exceptional communication and relationship building skills Human Resources experience in a managerial position, preferably in a not for profit and/or a global organisation. A creative and innovative thinker Demonstrate a strategic approach to HR with the ability and willingness to also execute the tactical elements of the job. Strong non-profit background either professionally or via personal non-profit volunteering efforts. Strong planning, supervisory, and management skills. How to Apply Applications should be emailed to the email below:
The Bookkeeper/Office Manager assists the Country Director with all administrative and accounting aspects of program implementation. Specific Duties and Responsibilities Oversee basic bank transfers, office accounting, and procurement processes Prepare monthly expense reports to be sent to home office Manage volunteer and staff travel expenses Ensure compliance of project expenditures, including personnel costs, administrative expenses, and operating costs with USAID regulations and Zambian law Maintain necessary documentation and reporting in accordance with USAID and CNFA guidelines Coordinate travel logistics for CNFA F2F staff, Program volunteers, and other visitors. Ensure office is kept clean and in an orderly condition, manage the flow of visitors to office locations, and maintain stock of office supplies and equipment Other administrative duties as required by the Country Director Minimum qualifications include: Degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field Minimum of 5 years Accounting/ Finance experience with USAID funded or donor funded projects required Computer literate (knowledge of Ms office-word, excel, and PowerPoint) Applied experience with a computerized accounting system. Effective negotiation skills Excellent written and oral communication Excellent proficiency in Excel required. Strong administrative and communication skills Excellent written and verbal English language skills Ability to work independently and in teams; take initiative and follow through on outstanding issues. Pro-active in anticipating work requirements and problem solving. Multitasker, with strong organisational skills including being able to assist with logistics and other project related admin tasks How to Apply Interested candidates should send their application letter and CVs to the Program Coordinator on the email below:
Zambia Centre for Communication Programmes (ZCCP) is a not-for-profit, locally based multi-media communications organization, which uses the power of the mass media (radio, TV, print and electronic media) and social mobilization to reach the Zambian population and to affect social and behaviour change. The organization uses a rigorous formative research process to generate appropriate edutainment content relevant to health and development priorities in Zambia. Established in 2002, the core activities of ZCCP since then have taken place under the auspices of a Regional Health Communication Programme involving 9 country partners in southern Africa, which is co-coordinated by the Soul City Institute. To ensure that the developed materials and interventions are contextualized to local situations, ZCCP has developed Kwatu as a well-known health and development communication brand, which has been used to carry out all of ZCCP’s products. Overtime ZCCP has integrated other socio-health issues such as HIV/AIDS and Gender-based violence and campaign to end child marriages in Zambia. ZCCP-Kwatu is implementing the Zambia Community HIV Prevention Project (ZCHPP) in Kabwe and Kapiri Mposhi districts in Central Province, Chipata district in Eastern Province and Mufulira district in Copperbelt. The ZCHPP project is funded by PEPFAR and USAID through PACT. The goal of ZCHPP is to reduce new HIV infections in Zambia among Priority Populations [Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW), People Living With HIV (PLWH), Mobile workers, Discordant Couples and Non-Injectable Drug Users (NIDU)] by increasing adoption of high impact HIV services and protective behaviors among at-risk populations, using evidence-based and locally owned solutions ZCCP-Kwatu is therefore looking for suitably qualified individual to fill up the Data Associate vacancy in Chipata Districts. Key Responsibilities Implement, and enforce proper data collection policies and procedures according to the Data collection guideline. Train and support data collectors, community volunteers (CV), in data collection tools and procedures (with reference to the Data collection tools and protocols) Conduct supportive supervision during activity implementation to promote adherence to standards and procedures Inspect data collection tools for completeness at the collection level. Provide feedback on utilization of data collection tools by users, Community Volunteers (CV). Ensure the filing of both hard and soft copy documents is according to the filing guidelines. Storage of copies of data collection tools with ease of access by authorized users Monitoring utilization of programme resources including funds and equipment Periodically monitor progress against agreed indicators in the performance Monitoring and Evaluation plan Document on a regular basis lessons learnt on various project interventions by programme staff Ensure utilization of Project Monitoring Plan by Program Officers Provide training on basic data aspects to CVs Ensure data is captured in the database before each Monthly reporting schedule. Complete monthly indicator summations using the data base and enter the data onto the DHIS2 online system for the district(s). Troubleshoot data submission errors and data error issues Perform and document procedures for data management (including data cleaning, standardization and analysis) Perform quality control procedures such as data validation, completeness, timeliness and reliability. Endure that Data is backed up on a monthly basis. Produce monthly updates and reports on the status of reported data. Participate in the preparation and presentation of data. Assist in developing means to correct the problems. Reports to District HIV/AIDS Committee (Monthly, Quarterly, Semi-Annual and Annual) for the district(s). Regular Data Quality Assessment (DQA) forms for reported data. Generate monthly Indicator Summation forms. Knowledge, skills and experience required: University Degree in social sciences preferred but higher diploma in Demography, Gender Studies, public health, public policy or other related fields. Skills and experience in data collection and data assessment/evaluation Experience working on USAID/PEPFAR funded projects is preferred Proficient in the use of computer applications especially MS Word and Excel Experience working with statistical packages such as SPSS and STATA Have skill in designing Monitoring and Evaluation tools and techniques including expertise in analyzing data using statistical software Have strong knowledge on Action Research Exhibit cultural, gender and age sensitivity Display excellent communication skills (written and oral) Team working and able to work without supervision How to Apply Candidates who meet the above qualifications should apply attaching an application letter and CV stating clearly position and location they are applying for. Send applications to the address below and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The Executive Director, Zambia Centre for Communication Programmes, PO Box 31469, 18 Matandani Road, Lusaka.
Ministry Of Health Provincial Health Office, Eastern Province PO Box 510023, Hospital Road, Chipata Vacancy Announcement Open To: All Interested Candidates/All Sources Opening Date: 7th July, 2019 Work Hours: Full-Time, 40 Hours/Week SALARY: A competitive package will be offered to successful candidates on annual contract basis. This is a highly technical and leadership position of the HIV Prevention, Treatment, Care & Support project under the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEFAR) in Eastern Province based at the Provincial Health Office under the supervision of the Provincial Health Director. The jobholder will provide expert technical and leadership oversight and support in the province (Province, District, facility, and community) as needed to improve Paediatric HIV Case identification, linkage to treatment, retention, and viral suppression. Specifically, the incumbent will be expected to perform the following duties and responsibilities: Work through existing MOH structures and systems to build the capacity of all health facilities in the province to provide quality Paediatric HIV services S/he will support the technical staff serving under the project and other Ministry of Health staff and will review and monitor work plans and performance monitoring plans and provide timely feedback S/he will work with other staff within the ministry functionaries to guide health facilities, tracking progress against performance indicators as part of the project’s Performance Monitoring Plan and semi-annual and annual portfolio review processes The jobholder will work collaboratively with other staff within the ministry and project staff to build local capacity on implementation of special initiatives (e.g. Differentiated Service Delivery (DSD), and other HIV prevention, treatment, care and support strategies to improve Paediatric HIV services S/he will work with the provincial, district, and hospital technical leads for HIV programs to plan and monitor implementation of activities and ensure that CDC-supported activities are responsive to the national strategies for the areas The jobholder will be responsible for finding creative solutions to challenges identified at sites and Provide targeted and data-driven clinical mentorship to staff for pediatric care services, including PMTCT in health facilities and monitoring of improvement in services The jobholder will be the paeds technical coordinator of Project ECHO and will utilize this platform to provide direct technical support and supervision in Paediatric HIV prevention, treatment, care and support and data management to all health facilities in their respective districts by: Participating in Tele ECHO sessions as facilitator and faculty (present didactics); Helping the facility In charge to select case presentations and recruit site healthcare providers to participate in Tele ECHO sessions; Supervision of Clinical Officer Mentors; and Serve as liaison between PHO and DHO as well as other implementing partners/stakeholders at the district level including community based organizations, on issues relating to the implementation of HIV Prevention, Treatment, Care and support activities under the project. Expected Deliverables: The jobholder will be expected to deliver the following: Ensure that all support facilities are integrating EID in all EPI activities in order to optimize Paediatric HIV Case Identification (Missed Opportunities) Ensure that all high-volume support sites have EID Champions Ensure that all support districts and facilities are following up and testing not less than 90% of Babies born to HIV positive mothers at all required age cohort intervals (birth, 2 months, 6 months, 12 months, 18, months, and 24 months) and documenting outcomes Ensure that all support districts and facilities are enlisting and testing (through index testing), not less than 90% of all children living with HIV positive parents/guardians in their respective catchment areas Ensure that all supported districts and facilities are linking not less than 95% of HIV positive children to treatment services; Mop up all children identified in previous periods and link them to treatment services Ensure that all supported districts and facilities are retaining in care & treatment, not less than 90% of children Ensure that all supported districts and facilities are testing not less than 95% of eligible children on treatment for Viral Load and are achieving not less than 90% Viral Suppression Identify and put on treatment, not less than 4,000 children by the end of September, 2020. Qualifications Required Applicants must address each required qualification listed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified. Education: Medical Officer with Bachelors’ Degree (MBChB) or equivalent. Experience: A minimum of three years or more of progressively responsible, professional-level experience working in a similar undertaking with vast experience in Paediatric HIV Programming in a health/medical organization particularly providing Paediatric HIV treatment, care & support services is required. Language: Fluent in English, (speaking, writing and reading) is required. (English language proficiency will be tested). Skills And Abilities: Demonstrated ability and experience in HIV mentorship programs. Excellent interpersonal skills, required to establish and maintain a wide range of working-level contacts with Health programs in government, non-governmental, and private-sector circles. Demonstrated ability to work effectively within team and HIV prevention, treatment, care & support program environments. Strong management and analytical skills to strategize, develop and implement effective CDC-supported Health programs. Demonstrated ability to interpret, apply, and explain program policy, guidelines, regulatory directives and related guidance. Demonstrated ability to organize and present information and to draft clear, concise documents. Excellent computer skills, including ease in using database, word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software applications and email. Job Knowledge: Sound knowledge of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment, and public health service delivery programs and systems in Zambia; and a good understanding of Zambian social, cultural and political contexts is required. How to Apply Qualified candidates should send: A formal application letter or cover letter, A current CV, Photocopies of all professional certificates and degrees; and Contact information for at least three professional references. TO: The Provincial Health Director/Principal Investigator: PO BOX 510023, Hospital Road, Chipata.
Development Aid from People to People (DAPP) is a nationally registered NGO working with development projects in the fields of education, health, agriculture and other poverty alleviation programmes. Projects are carried out in all the provinces of Zambia reaching over 1 million people. Key funding partners include the Government of Zambia, national and international development organisations (USAID, EU, Global Fund, WFP and more) as well as private sector organisations. DAPP in Zambia is seeking qualified and experienced individuals to fill the positions below under the Integrated Nutrition and Smallholder Farmers’ Support Program which will operate in Nyimba, Petauke, Katete and Lundazi districts of Eastern Province, and Monze and Namwala districts of Southern Province. Essential Job Functions include: Program Management Manages all operations related to the program according to the work plan, program document and implementation strategy. Troubleshoots, as needed, to prevent disruptions in daily program activities. Provides overall supervision for the implementation of all program activities ensuring the program goals are met in terms of timeliness, quantity and quality. Works with the team to ensure that activities and results are monitored and evaluated in regard to effectiveness, efficiency and impact of the program’s components, and makes appropriate recommendations for improvement. Oversight of Design, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting: Works with the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) team to ensure that the M&E systems of individual indicators are of high quality, providing regular impact and process data and that data collected meets the required standard. Shares results, findings, lessons learned internally as well as externally Leads the reporting process to various partners. Commitment to Staff Development: Manages and motivates a dynamic, informed, skilled and efficient program team. Ensures all program staff have performance plans and plans are reviewed and staff are provided with feedback on a formal basis annually Incorporates staff development strategies and performance management systems into the team building process. Mentors and contributes to an atmosphere conducive to professional growth and development for staff. Oversight of Finance: Monitors and manages the budget and financing expenses ensuring that they are within the framework of regulations and procedures, for DAPP. Keeps oversight to ensure that the project gets the most value for money spent. Assures safety and security of all program staff and assets Representation and diplomacy: Coordinates with the Line Ministries and other key partners and stakeholders at national level, as well as with communities and local leadership in the operation areas. Communicates with the various Partners both government line Ministries and the private sector at provincial level. Required Qualifications: Degree in one of the following or related fields; Agronomy, General Agriculture Sciences and Agricultural Extension At least five (5) years of professional experience with an NGO in agricultural extension services, micro financing, nutrition, or seed and agro-chemical related fields. Demonstrated and proven leadership managing similar projects Good understanding of concepts and issues of smallholder farmers and nutrition. Knowledge of and experience in Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) practices/Climate services. Strong interpersonal skills and excellent team player Good facilitation skills How to Apply Applications with detailed Curriculum Vitae (CVs) and minimum 3 referees must be received: The cover letter and CV must be one document, and the applicant’s name must be the document title. Indicate the job title as the subject of your email. Please indicate your current or last salary and benefits in the cover letter. Do not attach certificates and other documentation at this stage. Please submit applications to these emails: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Organization Background Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian non-governmental organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it is girls who are most affected. Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children. We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 80 years, and are now active in more than 75 countries. Safeguarding children and young people is key in all that we do. Working in Zambia since 1996, Plan International Zambia’s development and capacity building Programs focus primarily on Education, Health, Water and Sanitation, Economic Security and Youth Empowerment, including Child Protection and Participation. Plan International Zambia has Program Areas in; Central, Luapula, and Eastern Provinces including in Lusaka, where the Country Office is located. Position Description This position is responsible for facilitation of all the development activities done within the community. Helping and improving the lives of children and their families. Additionally, the incumbent must be able to live in the community as part of Plan’s Global Immersion Strategy. S/He will be reporting to the Program Coordinator Key areas of responsibility include: Mobilizing communities and facilitating on Plan thematic areas to ensure the mandate of Plan is achieved. Facilitating project design, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation in the assigned area of operation. Facilitating effective participation of children, families, communities and stakeholders in Program activities. Building the capacity of community partners and volunteers to facilitate and manage Plan’s focus on child well-being. Coordination of Program activities and networking with the communities Establishing good working relations with children, families, community leadership, and community based organizations (CBOs), government extension staff and other stakeholders at ward and village levels. Participating in stakeholder meetings and networks at ward and village levels. Supporting community based structures such as Community Associations (CAs) in 100% quality checking of all sponsorship communications before submission to the PU office. Facilitating volunteers to move communications from field office to PU office and ensures timely submission of all due communications. Identifying key risks within the area of operation and putting in appropriate control measures to manage them. Individual Specifications Include: 2 to 3 Years’ experience in a similar role in an NGO environment Diploma in Development Studies or related discipline. Class 3 motor bike license Experience with Participatory methodologies Excellent communication skills Problem identification & Problem solving skills Ability to ride a motor bike How to Apply To apply, kindly send through your application letter and CV, clearly stating the job title of interest to: Kindly note that only candidates who meet the above specifications and competencies should apply enclosing their CVs and photocopies of their relevant academic qualifications. Day time telephone and/or mobile contacts should be clearly indicated. Applications should reach the undersigned: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The Chikowa Youth Development Centre (CYDC) is a Catholic technical college registered under TEVETA which offers courses in Automotive mechanics (CRAFT level) Carpentry & Joinery (Trade level), Bricklaying & Plastering (Trade level), and General Agriculture (CRAFT level). It’s a private and full boarding institute with 90 students. Find pictures of the college on our facebook page: Job Description: The lecturer works under the supervision of the HOD and must be able to teach: Engineering Science, Engineering Mathematics, Engineering drawing. Required Qualifications: Advanced Certificate (Technician) / Diploma in Science or Mathematics or technical drawing (or related programme like Automotive Technology plus related industrial experience). Experience in teaching and/or recognized teaching qualification is better. Craft people can also apply if significant experience and teaching skills. Contract and Location: Start in January 2019, until December 2019 with extension if satisfactory. Accommodation provided (with electricity and water), salary depending on qualifications and experience. Chikowa is based in the Eastern Province, Mambwe District (rural area about 100km from Chipata) How to Apply Application Instructions: Open until filled; please submit a job application letter and a CV by email to: Chikowa Youth Development Centre, The Principal, PO Box 51276, Chipata. TEL: 021 6 246171/096 8 854118

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