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Commercial farming enterprise Ulimi Solutions is looking for a full time tractor operator. Requirements: Experience from a commercial farm Experience with 100 HP plus size tractors Knowledge of operating boom sprayer, fertilizer spreader, potato planter and other implements Minimum 5 years of experience as a tractor operator with verifiable references How to Apply Please send your application with covering letter, your CV and references to the email below:
Commercial farming enterprise Ulimi Solutions is looking for a full time mechanic for the farm vehicles, including farm machinery. Requirements: Experience with working on a commercial farm Experience with servicing and basic repairs on different types of farm vehicles – trucks, tractors, implements. At least 5 years of experience as a mechanic with verifiable references How to Apply Please send your application with covering letter, your CV and references to the email below:
VisionFund Zambia Ltd is part of a network of microfinance institutions within the VisionFund International network. We empower low-income entrepreneurs with access to integrated financial services that unlock their potential. We are part of World Vision, the largest global Christian humanitarian organization. In order to support our growth aspirations, we seek to recruit qualified candidates who are self-motivated and results-oriented to fill the following position: Reporting to: Chief Operations Officer Purpose of the role: To deliver exceptional business performance through exceptional leadership of the branch. Responsible for the overall performance of the branch and achieving specific service and operational targets Main Duties and Responsibilities 1. Maintain best in Class Portfolio Quality Ensure that portfolio at risk days are maintained below set target Aim to maintain zero loan loss rate throughout the year Recover more than 50% of all written off loans. 2. Portfolio Growth Champion efforts in mobilizing savings Ensures that policies and procedures are applied consistently & uniformly across all functions. 3. Coordination Coordinates with Finance, HR and IT department to make sure there that there is appropriate branch Management 4. Integration Ensure that targets in the Area Development Program (ADP) are agreed and signed. Arrange for meetings and agree on client referral, harmonize operational plans for joint activities such as trainings, sensitizations etc. Ensure Monthly management reports are submitted for review and management action. Ensure client education is delivered to Clients by CRO’s and reports are submitted to head Office 5. Marketing Develop proposals for further improvement of operations, including concepts for new products and services Coordinate with the marketing manager planning and initiation of promotional measures 6. Staff development: Ensures that branch staff receive adequate training, participates in development/ reviews of curriculum for training of the Customer Relationship Officers, collaborates closely with Training Officer in matters of training staff Undertake performance appraisals and staff development plans for all branch staff Coordinates with the HR department in planning personnel capacity of the branches; Minimum qualification requirements and competencies: University Degree in Economics, Accounting, Banking and Finance or Business Administration. Experience in credit and deposit operations. Determined personality with initiative, perseverance and the ability to motivate and manage a team Capability and willingness to take responsibility and highly developed sense of rectitude Ready to comply and live up to and in accordance with the organization Ideals and Core Values Be a good trainer, facilitator, mentor, and coach Very good communication and marketing skills Good knowledge in economic and financial matters Good analytical and problem-solving skills How to Apply Interested applicants should send a cover letter accompanied by a CV to the address below clearly indicating the POSITION being applied for to the attention of the: People & Culture Manager, Plot 6810 Chiwalamabwe Road, Olympia, PO Box 33911, Lusaka, Zambia, OR email:
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 in Lusaka, where the Country Office is located. We are looking for experienced, innovative, motivated, self-starter individuals to fill the following position: Position Description: The position exists to coordinate the WASH SDG project in Chongwe districts in order to facilitate and provide technical support to all stakeholders including communities, partners and associates in the implementation of project activities. The incumbent will ensure facilitation of WASH SDG project planning, monitoring and coordinating the project activities in Chongwe district. He/she will facilitate community mobilization and monitoring of activities the project. Responsibilities: Providing backstopping support to community volunteers. Identification of capacity building needs of community members including children and youth on the project to ensure competence in selection, planning and management of WASH project activities. Facilitate and implement evidence-based behavior change communication campaigns for uptake and payment of urban sanitation services. Promote sanitation through CLTS approach. Mainstreaming gender to gain support for women empowerment in decision making and implementation of WASH SDG project. Promoting hygiene awareness and Menstrual Hygiene Management-MHM awareness raising. Facilitate construction of gender sensitive WASH facilities in schools. Facilitate development of finance options for both consumers and providers. Facilitate linkages with and capacity building of credit institutions and self-help groups to access finance for WASH. Facilitate designing and test innovative business models for inclusive fecal sludge emptying services in urban areas. Facilitate capacity building on occupational health and safety along fecal sludge management. Facilitate capacity building strengthening of local authorities to plan, coordinate WASH services and improve quality. Qualifications: Diploma in Environmental Health sciences, water engineering and related fields. Three years practical experience in a similar role in a development organization. Must possess proven ability to create good working relationships with partners, NGO’S and relevant ministries. Good community participatory skills. Excellent public speaking and writing skills. Excellent project, planning, monitoring and evaluation. Advanced computer skills Possess a motorbike driving license Knowledge of local language ; Soli and Tonga will be an added advantage How to Apply 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, 87A Kabulonga Road, Kabulonga. Lusaka. We provide equality of opportunity and will not tolerate discrimination on any grounds. We foster an organizational 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.
Peace Corps Zambia wishes to invite applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of Lozi Language and Cross Culture Facilitators. These are fixed short term contracts which may occur over a two year period. Location : Lusaka, Chongwe, or Chipembi Daily Rate : On/around ZMW 630.00/Day Estimated Days : As needed Work Schedule : Short term 8 hours/day Basic Function The short-term Language and Cross-Culture Facilitator (LCF) will prepare all relevant facilitation and learning materials in addition to facilitating language and culture sessions, and provide an oral report to the Language Coordinator after each language session on each Trainee’s performance; integrate technical vocabulary and culture into language sessions; and conduct language assessments, simulations and Language Proficiency Interviews (LPI). Required Qualifications In order to be selected for this position, the applicant must be legally eligible to work in Zambia, must not have been employed in intelligence-related activities, and must submit an application that clearly documents how they meet each of the following requirements. Possession of a 2 years Certificate, in teaching or in adult education is required. Possession of a degree in teaching or in adult education will be an added advantage. Three years of experience teaching English language or Zambian Languages/ Linguistics; Adult Education ex-perience and/or experience teaching Zambian languages to non-native adult speakers will be an added ad-vantage. Good working knowledge and fluency in English is required; must be a fluent speaker of the Lozi language. Excellent knowledge of grammar, idiom, syntax, and pronunciation of the host country language is required; sound knowledge of the Zambian culture, language training methodologies and facilitation skills will be an added advantage. Ability to ride a bicycle in a rural set up will be required. Willing to work and live as a community based- trainer in rural environments Computer literacy in Microsoft word, Excel and Power point Peace Corps’ Certification to administer and score Language Profile Interviews (LPI) will be an added ad-vantage. Applications and supporting documentation including a typed cover letter, CV, educational certifications, , and at least three traceable references that clearly documents how you meet each of the above requirements must be submitted:
Function: Provide oversight, development and technical management of the campus electrical 210 and 110 diesel generated power systems, solar power systems, ZESCO public power connection, water, and information technology systems. Location: East of Chongwe 14 kilometers, near Kazemba Mountain Minimum requirements: Bachelor’s degree or experience in related field. Proven record of successful supervisory experience in a people oriented environment. Two (2) years or more direct experience in related field. Demonstrated understanding of the application of related technology in the area of electricity, power generation, and solar for both American and African current configuration. Demonstrated understanding of the application of technology. Must be a Zambian citizen. The candidate should be sober, self driven, work oriented and a good team player. Should be between the ages of 25 – 45 years. How to Apply Apply email received later than that will not be accepted. Application letter, CV and supporting documents should be emailed to the following Address
Location: Kiwe Farms, 8Km from Kapete Turn Off, Off Great East Road, Chongwe Starting annual salary: K25,000 – K30,000 depending on experience. Salary will be reviewed after 6 months of service The applicant must be trained and experienced in Poultry farming and management, including different breeds of chickens, ducks, geese, guinea fowl and other birds. The position is based at the farm therefore the applicant must be able to relocate to the farm. Accommodation will be provided at the farm and settlement allowance will be available for initial basics. This position offers the potential to grow with Kiwe Farms therefore it is for someone who is eager to grow with a young and developing farm. The position reports directly to the Kiwe Farms Senior Management. Responsibilities include: Running all poultry operations including supervising Poultry Assistants. Setting-up of poultry houses to house different chicks of different breeds. Identifying when poultry birds need medical attention and the intervention needed. Developing ideas on commercialisation and improvements of poultry farming. Being central to developing a recipe/mix of feed for the different breeds of poultry. Running egg incubation machine and hatching processes. Maintaining good records of stocks, birds, feed, utensils and other poultry house assets and provisions. Provide feedback to Senior Management on a weekly basis and provide a written stock and operations report once every 2 weeks. Applicant’s Personal Skills: Qualifications required include Diploma in animal Husbandry with Poultry Farming & Management or specifically Poultry Farming & Management and Grade 12 Certificate Should be able to work long hours with minimum supervision in a challenging setup. Must be organised and able to be accountable for everything to do with poultry management. Good English and communication skills. Must be sociable with very good people management skills. Must have the ability to effectively provide effective, respectful and constructive feedback to those under your supervision. Must be self-motivated with good initiative and knowledgeable enough to sensibly run operations without day to day instructions. Take initiative and embrace leadership role; set a good example: pace, tone, politeness, people person It is imperative that you are honest, trustworthy, and reliable. We take this very seriously. Closing date for this position is 20th September 2019. Interviews will be held in Lusaka the following week (week commencing 23rd September 2019) as we are looking to have the position filled by 1st October 2019. How to Apply Interested Applicants should send application, certifications and credentials (copies of the front and back of their NRC) to: Kiwe Farms Management Email: Please only apply if you have the relevant training qualifications, skills & are able to relocate.
Location: Kapululwe Area Programme - Chongwe Purpose of the Position To facilitate community engagement, community changes, build and maintain local partnerships, build community and partner organization capacity, and strengthen community-led initiatives/innovations to improve and sustain well-being of children and families. To implement, monitor and report technical program interventions at Area Program level for improved child well being Program Development and Implementation: Facilitate the planning and implementation of Business and Market Development (B&MD) within the SEED technical programme activities using recommended models, techniques, standards and tools to achieve output targets within scope, time, and budget Communicate World Vision’s identity, mission, vision, values, policies and our approaches to facilitate development processes to realize well-being of the children in the communities Facilitate the interpretation and distribution of context appropriate B&MD technical Information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials for effective implementation. Work with other technical program staff at Area Programme to implement technical programs activities for improved integrated implementation for impact and scale Raise awareness and facilitate critical analysis of community issues and opportunities in the Business and market development area for improved access to markets and financial services at AP level Work closely with the community and district partners such as the church to mobilize community for local partnership and ownership, participation in implementation of B& MD activities to achieve sustainability of technical programme interventions Participate in the district development plans of line ministries to ensure WVZL technical programmes are mainstreamed and aligned Local Partnering and Networking: Collaborate with value chain actors, local level stakeholders involved in the identified value chains in the SEED technical program for effective programme implementation and sustainability. Represent WVZL in various key meetings at district level including Technical Working Group (TWG) for alignment of national and local priorities. Facilitate and support local level Business and Market Development related advocacy for better service provision/delivery Capacity Building: Facilitate building capacity of CDW’s and Volunteers on the Business and Market Development technical issues for effective roll out and activity implementation Facilitate training for community partners and other relevant stakeholders to ensure market access and financial services related activities are effectively implemented Programme Effectiveness and Quality Assurance: In collaboration with DME specialist, build capacity for CDW’s and volunteers in data collection, interpretation and utilization Collect monitoring data with community workers and volunteers in a collaborative and systematic way Facilitate joint technical monitoring and reporting of the project for effective implementation and quality control. Write and timely submit monthly, quarterly and annual reports for improved technical programme decision making. Participate in the review of technical program interventions for improved quality of programming Work with technical program DME to input data databases and develop information management systems. Participate in documenting and sharing programme lessons and promising practices with partners and stakeholders. Qualifications/ Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills, competencies and Experience Diploma in Agricultural Sciences, agribusiness, Enterprise Development, Business Management with minimum 5 years’ experience in relevant field Degree in Agricultural Sciences, agribusiness, Enterprise Development, Business Management or its equivalent is an added advantage with minimum 2 years’ experience in the relevant field Experience in Program Management in a complex, international organization preferably NGO context Knowledge and understanding of World Vision operations would be an added advantage, Experience in project design, implementation, monitoring and report writing essential Must have excellent project management, community engagement, mobilisation, facilitating and donor engagement skills Must have Strong technical skills with practical experience in value chain development with a market facilitation lens, and community financing systems Communications, interpersonal, analytical, conflict management, negotiation, and networking skills are highly desired Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment, and must be a mature Christian. Computer literate in Word, Excel, PowerPoint Capacity to function well in a team and contribute effectively to team efforts. Must be a committed Christian able to inspire others able to stand above denominational diversities and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services Working Environment / Conditions: Work environment: Office-based 20% : field 80% Travel: international as required. How to Apply Submit your CV and application on company website:
Career Prospects Limited urgently requires versatile, results-oriented, suitably qualified and experienced individuals with a high level of integrity to join their client’s organization, a new upmarket hospitality resort in Chongwe. The following vacancies are available: Head Chef Chef Barman/bartender Restaurant Server/Waiter Housekeeper Room/Public Area Attendant Applicants should have a good command of English and produce traceable references. Accommodation will be provided in Chongwe. Interested candidates meeting the above specifications should email CV and covering letter. Those who do not have email can post application letter to PO Box 30673, Lusaka or bring application in person to Career Prospects Limited (address below), Telephone no: 0211-372721. Applications should be received before closing dates.
Career Prospects Limited urgently requires a versatile, results-oriented, suitably qualified and experienced individual with a high level of integrity to join their client’s organization as Lodge Manager. The client, is a new upmarket hospitality resort in Chongwe. The successful candidate will be responsible for the overall management of the lodge, ensuring total customer satisfaction, promoting high performance by staff and enhancing the profitability of the business. Qualifications and Attributes: Bachelor of Arts Degree in Hotel Management, hospitality or equivalent. At least five years’ relevant experience. Must have excellent strategic planning and implementation skills, outstanding communication skills and conversant with ICT. Must be a member of the Hotel and Catering Association of Zambia. Interested candidates meeting the above specifications should email CV and covering letter before the closing date for receiving applications. PLACING THE RIGHT PEOPLE IN THE RIGHT PLACES.
Peace Corps Zambia wishes to invite applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of Language and Cross Culture Coordinator, this is a fixed short term contract over a two year period (Base + 3 options) September - December 2018; March – May 2019; August – November 2019 and March – May 2020. Responsibilities Operates Peace Corps motor vehicles in accordance with instructions to transport Peace Corps or associated agency personnel and official visitors. Maintains vehicle in clean and serviceable condition and performs minor maintenance of a preventative nature. Other responsibilities will include but not limited to the following: Ensure passenger wears a seat belt when operating a Peace Corps vehicle. Perform a check of all Peace Corps vehicles before operating them. Prepare vehicles for up-country trips. Transport Peace Corps staff, Volunteers and Trainees to and from various locations as needed. Ensure that there is a log sheet in each vehicle and that all trips are logged. Follow all procedures related to fuel management and reporting. Apprise GSO of materials needed for vehicle maintenance and repairs. Collect items and documents from vendors and complete deliveries as requested. Ensure collection/delivery of mail and parcels to the Embassy, Post Office and Preservice Training Centers. Pick up parcels from the Post Office for staff Peace Corps Trainees and Volunteers. Assist in the upkeep and repair of vehicles. Assist in the upkeep and repair of generators. Assist in bicycle maintenance and repairs and PCTs Bike Training. Delivering / collection of training equipment, (bedding, matrasses and utensils ETC) to and from Community based training villages. Clean the Vehicles and conduct pre- drive inspections every morning. Assist in minor maintenance works at PST when not driving e.g. (Replacing new locks and electrical Bulbs) Other duties as may be assigned. Peace Corps/Zambia Pre Service Training (PST) Driver: Va- 06/2018 Safety And Security Operates Peace Corps vehicles safely at all times. Immediately communicates Volunteer safety and security concerns and issues to the Safety and Security Manager (SSM) and CD. Knowledgeable and supportive of Peace Corps safety and security policies and procedures, including the timely reporting of suspicious incidents, persons or articles. Other Duties To the extent Contractor is allowed to operate a US government owned, leased, or rented vehicle (GOV) to Perform their job duties, the Contractor must operate that vehicle safely at all times and only operate it for Official business purposes as defined in 31 USC 1334. Contractor is required to refrain from texting or from engaging in any behavior that distracts attention from driving safely at any time. Except in an emergency situation, Contractor shall not text message: When driving a GOV When driving a privately-owned vehicle (POV) while on official government business; or While using electronic equipment supplied by the government while driving any vehicle (even during off-duty hours). Required Qualifications In order to be selected for this position, the applicant must be a Zambian Citizen, must not have been employed in intelligence-related activities, and must submit an application that clearly documents how they meet each of the following mandatory requirements: Completion of secondary school and vocational training or apprenticeship recognized as producing journeyman mechanic skills (Written references will be required) Five years driving experience for an international agency or a transportation / tour company (operating passenger vehicles, manual transmission, 4x4 vehicle and off-road) including at least two years basic vehicle maintenance experience is required. Good working knowledge of English language is required. Knowledge of local traffic laws and area traffic patterns including a valid local driver’s license (class C or better) is required. How to Apply Applications and supporting documentation including a typed cover letter, CV that clearly documents how you meet each of the above requirements, and at least three traceable references must be submitted by close of. For LCF positions, please specify preference of languages. Address applications to: The Human Resources Specialist, Peace Corps Zambia, 71A Kabulonga Road, PO Box 50707, Lusaka.
Peace Corps Zambia wishes to invite applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of Language and Cross Culture Coordinator, this is a fixed short term contract over a two year period (Base + 3 options) September - December 2018; March – May 2019; August – November 2019 and March – May 2020. Basic Function The short-term Language and Cross-Culture Facilitator (LCF) will prepare all relevant facilitation and learning materials in addition to facilitating language and culture sessions, and provide an oral report to the Language Coordinator after each language session on each Trainee’s performance; integrate technical vocabulary and culture into language sessions; and conduct language assessments, simulations and Language Proficiency Interviews (LPI). Major Duties And Responsibilities Will Include But Not Limited To The Following: Facilitate language learning in Zambian languages to Peace Corps Trainees Participate in designing and producing language materials to enhance the language training program in Peace Corps Zambia Participate in pre-training Language Training of Trainers and General Training of Trainers as required Administer the Language Profile Interview (LPI) to assess trainees’ progress in learning language Participate in providing feedback for the Trainee Assessment Profiles throughout Pre-Service Training Assist Trainees at all times during the training and check their well-being in the village Act as a cultural model Help identify potential homestays Conduct homestay visitations Write reports about Trainees language successes and challenges Engage Trainees in local language conversations at all times Act as a cultural information resource Liaise with all coordinators and host parents concerning Trainees’ welfare Provide support to new colleagues on lesson preparation and delivery Peace Corps/Zambia Language & Cross Culture Facilitator: Va- 04/2018 Integrate technical, safety & security, gender, HIV/AIDS, diversity and cross culture vocabulary into language lessons Keep staff meeting discussions regarding Trainees’ progress confidential Be committed to training related work Accompany Trainees during practical language activities/ site visits Monitor Trainees progress and provide timely, objective and constructive feedback Assist in the inventory and packing of all Community Based Training (CBT) materials Other Duties Facilitate language and culture to Trainees outside structured sessions whenever need arises Other duties as assigned Safety and Security Assists the Training Manager in developing, assessing and redesigning competencies and training sessions as required. Evaluates and reports Volunteer/Trainee acquisition of safety and security competencies. Immediately communicates Volunteer safety and security concerns and issues to the Safety and Security Manager (SSM) and Training Manager. Supports the safety and security systems that are in-place for pre-service training, including reinforcing Trainee roles and responsibilities related to personal safety and security. Knowledgeable and supportive of Peace Corps safety and security policies and procedures, including the timely reporting of suspicious incidents, persons or articles. Required Qualifications In order to be selected for this position, the applicant must be a Zambian Citizen, must not have been employed in intelligence-related activities, and must submit an application that clearly documents how they meet each of the following mandatory requirements; please specify preference of languages. Possession of a 2 years Certificate, or 2 years Diploma or 4 years Degree in Teaching or 4 years degree in Adult Education is required. Three years of experience teaching English language or Zambian Languages/ Linguistics; Adult Education experience and/or experience teaching Zambian languages to non-native adult speakers is desired. Good working knowledge and fluency in English is required Must be a fluent speaker and in any of the following languages: Bemba, Kaonde, Lunda, Tonga, Mambwe, Tumbuka and Nyanja. Excellent knowledge of grammar, idiom, syntax, and pronunciation of the host country language is required. Must have sound knowledge of the Zambian culture. Knowledge of language training methodologies and facilitation skills is desired Able to ride a bicycle in a rural set up Willing to work and live as a community based- trainer in rural environments Computer literacy in Microsoft word, Excel and Power point Certified by Peace Corps to administer and score Language Profile Interviews (LPI) is desired. How to Apply Applications and supporting documentation including a typed cover letter, CV that clearly documents how you meet each of the above requirements, and at least three traceable references must be submitted by close of. For LCF positions, please specify preference of languages. Address applications to: The Human Resources Specialist, Peace Corps Zambia, 71A Kabulonga Road, PO Box 50707, Lusaka.

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