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SNV is a not-for-profit international development organization with long-term, local presence in more than 30 of the poorest countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Our team of local and international advisors work with local partners to equip communities, businesses and organisations with the tools, knowledge and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services – empowering them to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own development across three sectors: Agriculture, Renewable Energy and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH). Purpose of the job The Finance Officer Planning, Budgeting and Control will be part of the Country Finance Officer I, this role involves Projects budget planning, quality control and reporting. Ensuring that all Country planning, quality control, budgets and reporting is well managed Job Description Proactively monitor all Project budgets in liaison with the Project Managers and Country Finance Manager Review budget implementation and ensure compliance with donor requirements and SNV corporate policies and procedures Monitor the Project review reports on a monthly basis to ensure efficiency and effective project implementation Support the team in developing and maintaining expenditure and revenue forecasts, monitor expenditure and revenue activity, prepare various budgetary reports from SAP by design and review requests for budget reallocations in line with corporate policies and procedures Review accounts payables and receivables and ensure that all payments and receipts have been recognised in line with corporate procedures Participate in the internal and external audit of the Projects and institutional audit Establish effective Project compliance monitoring tools Coordinate the reporting and monitoring process of all drawing together contents from donor contracts and relevant Project staff to ensure compliance with donor agreements and corporate procedures Participate in month end closure processes Qualifications Masters or Bachelor’s degree in finance or related field; Professional accounting qualifications up to final level; At least 3 years relevant working experience in a project organisation, experience within an international organisation is an advantage; At least 3 years relevant working experience in financial accounting of which 2 years in project accounting; Excellent communication and organisation skills Additional Information Competencies Fluency in English is required Experience with SAP (SAP by Design; SAP R3 or other), though not mandatory, will be an advantage; Pro-active and supportive team player Method of application Submit your CV and application on company website:
The Patents and Companies Registration Agency (PACRA) is a Government Agency established to discharge functions connected with or incidental to eight statutes namely: The Companies Act – CAP 388; The Registration of Business Names Act – CAP 389; The Patents Act – CAP 400; The Trade Marks Act – CAP 401; and The Registered Designs Act – CAP 402, The Layout-designs of Integrated Circuits Act number 6 of 2006, The Protection of Traditional Knowledge, Genetic Resources and Expressions of Folklore Act Number 16 of 2016 and The Movable Property (Security Interest) Act No. 3 of 2016 of the Laws of Zambia. In line with its Mission to provide customer-focused, efficient and effective business registration services, and protect intellectual property rights, PACRA is committed to supporting business growth by improving the Agency’s operational efficiency and reducing the time and cost of accessing its services for business. In order to achieve this, PACRA is advertising for the following positions: – Salary Scale: P4 Job purpose To effectively plan, design, implement and maintain database structures, and ensure that data is effectively stored, organised, and structured in the database to guarantee optimum operations. The successful candidate will be reporting to the Systems Analyst for Business Applications. Primary Responsibilities Responsible for initial installation and configuration of new Database Management Systems such as Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle etc. Responsible for data extraction, transformation, and loading of large volumes of data from multiple systems into a data warehouse environment. Responsible for creating backup and recovery plans and procedures based on industry best practices. Responsible for maintaining the integrity and performance of the Agency databases as well as identifying problems that arise. Responsible for protecting databases against threats or unauthorized access. Responsible for reporting on metrics regarding usage and performance. Responsible for writing database documentation, including data standards, procedures and definitions for data dictionaries (metadata). Skills Requirements: Proficiency in data manipulation languages, including MSSQL, Oracle, or PostgreSQL. Knowledge of SAN systems such as EMC or NetApp. Analytic mind-sets and good problem-solving skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Highly organised and responsible. Aware of current trends and developments in database administration. Academic Qualifications and Experience: Full Grade 12 Certificate. Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or its equivalent. Three (3) years of relevant experience. Professional certification in Database Management will be an added advantage. Terms and Conditions of Service: Attractive Terms and Conditions of Service of the Patents and Companies Registration Agency shall apply for the position. Method of Application Suitably qualified and interested persons should email their application letters and detailed CVs with traceable references and certified copies of academic and professional qualifications to the email indicating the position being applied for in the subject line. Hand delivered or posted applications will not be accepted.
The Patents and Companies Registration Agency (PACRA) is a Government Agency established to discharge functions connected with or incidental to eight statutes namely: The Companies Act – CAP 388; The Registration of Business Names Act – CAP 389; The Patents Act – CAP 400; The Trade Marks Act – CAP 401; and The Registered Designs Act – CAP 402, The Layout-designs of Integrated Circuits Act number 6 of 2006, The Protection of Traditional Knowledge, Genetic Resources and Expressions of Folklore Act Number 16 of 2016 and The Movable Property (Security Interest) Act No. 3 of 2016 of the Laws of Zambia. In line with its Mission to provide customer-focused, efficient and effective business registration services, and protect intellectual property rights, PACRA is committed to supporting business growth by improving the Agency’s operational efficiency and reducing the time and cost of accessing its services for business. In order to achieve this, PACRA is advertising for the following positions: – Salary Scale: (P3) Overall Responsibilities Reporting to the Business Development Manager, the Communications and Marketing Officer will undertake marketing and communication activities in order to enhance the Agency’s corporate image and brand visibility. Specific Duties:- Proactively promote understanding of the Agency’s services to stakeholders using the best communication channel to disseminate the information. Implement, in a timely manner, strategic initiatives in the Agency’s Strategic Plan that require communication strategies. Attend to press queries, organise media briefings and workshops. Coordinate radio and television production of programmes, contributing to development of scripts, ideas and presentations aimed at increasing awareness and knowledge of the Agency. Conduct surveys to assess the effectiveness of the Agency’s communication strategies. Develop content for the Annual Report and other publications. Draft speeches and presentations. Develop social media strategies and procedures. Maintain and update the Agency’s website in collaboration with the Information and Communications Technology Unit, ensuring that stake holders access updated information. Develop standards for customer service delivery for both the Customer Service Centres and Call Centre. Management of the Call Centre Staff and systems. Qualifications: Full Grade 12 Certificate. Degree in Mass Communication, Marketing, Business Administration or related field. Minimum of three (3) years relevant work experience at middle management. Member of the Zambia Institute of Marketing/ Zambia Public Relations Association. Key Attributes and Skills: High-level communication skills. Stakeholder management skills. Good organisational and planning skills with the ability to multi-task. Ability to influence stake holders. Client service orientation and relationship building capabilities. Assertive, pro-active and committed to high standards of service delivery. Ability to work under pressure. Ability to self-motivate and motivate a team. Terms and Conditions of Service: Attractive Terms and Conditions of Service of the Patents and Companies Registration Agency shall apply for the position. Method of Application Suitably qualified and interested persons should email their application letters and detailed CVs with traceable references and certified copies of academic and professional qualifications to the email indicating the position being applied for in the subject line. Hand delivered or posted applications will not be accepted.
We Effect is recruiting a Programme Officer – Cotton Certification & Marketing We Effect is a development organisation founded by the Swedish Cooperative Movement in 1958 to support the development of democratic organisations and societies. In our international development cooperation programmes, we are applying a human rights-based approach supporting people living in poverty to secure their rights. We Effect works in 25 countries in Asia, Europe, Latin America, and Africa through our regional offices in partnership with local CSO’s, farmer organisations, cooperative federations, and other democratic organisations. For more information, see www.weeffect.se. We Effect is now recruiting a Programme Officer who will be responsible for promoting cotton certification standards and facilitating market access of certified cotton produced by women and youth cotton farmers in the targeted areas. The position is located in Lusaka, Zambia at We Effect Regional Office. Main Responsibilities We Effect, Regional Office of Southern Africa (ROSA) in Lusaka, is looking for a dynamic and passionate Programme Officer with substantial experience in the cotton sector to promote cotton certification standards and facilitate market access of certified cotton in the Sustainable Cotton for Women and Youth Empowerment Project in Southern Africa. As Programme Officer, you will report to the Regional Programme Manager and will be responsible for: Promoting cotton certification standards and facilitating market access of certified cotton produced by women and youth cotton farmers in target areas Facilitate capacity building of partner organisations and smallholder farmers in cotton certification and marketing procedures and implementation of cotton certification standards in the project areas. Undertake regular field monitoring visits to partner organisations and smallholder cotton farmer groups in the project areas to provide backstopping and assess progress on cotton certification, marketing and extension. Generate and facilitate linkages with smallholder cotton farmers, ginning companies and certification bodies secretariat for the promotion of cotton certification standards and marketing incentives. Prepare appropriate regional monthly, quarterly and annual progress reports for the Sustainable Cotton project. Prepare annual work plans and activity budgets in line with We Effect standard guidelines and implementation strategies for the Sustainable Cotton project. Participate in meetings related to cotton certification, marketing and extension for smallholder farmers at the national and regional level. Conduct lobbying and advocacy activities to regional bodies on issues related to policies, cotton trade and certification standards. Assist the Regional Programme Manager to organise consultative meetings and workshops, seminars with partner organisations and stakeholders. To contribute to effective communication and collaboration between We Effect, partner organisations, smallholder farmer groups and other stakeholders to promote visibility and achieve projects goals. About You You have several years of experience working within the agriculture field and particularly in the cotton sector. You are a feminist with an excellent understanding of development cooperation in both its theory and practice, and you are firmly rooted in the rights-based approach. As Programme Officer, you are mature and value-based, with the commitment, experience, and ability to organise, plan, prioritise and communicate your work to achieve results. You share We Effect’s vision of a sustainable and just world for all, free from poverty. Required Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Economics, Development Studies, Sociology or other relevant fields? A Master’s degree is an added advantage. At least five years of substantial working experience in the agriculture field and particularly in the cotton sector. Experience working in civil society organisations and international development cooperation. Proven experience in planning, monitoring and evaluation, implementation, and reporting of development cooperation projects. Good understanding and experience in the application of rights-based approaches and gender equality. Strong oral and written communication skills Strong team player with excellent deadline management and ease to work towards set goals. Proficient in computer skills. Method of Application Submit your CV and application on company website:
The Administration Officer will undertake Human Resource and administration tasks, ensuring the rest of the group staff have adequate support to work efficiently. The ideal candidate will be a professional registered with Zambia Institute of Human Resource Management , competent in prioritising and working with little supervision. They will be self-motivated and trustworthy. The Administration Officer will ensure smooth running of our companies’ offices and contributing to driving sustainable growth Method of Application To apply for this job email your details to the email below:
The Government of the Republic of Zambia acting through the Ministry of General Education (MoGE) has received a credit financing of USD 60 million and has applied for a further credit of US$ 100 million from the World Bank towards the implementation of the Zambia Education Enhancement Project (ZEEP) and the ZEEP additional financing (A F). The ZEEP and ZEEP AF is a five (5) year project being implemented by the Ministry of General Education (MoGE) through the coordination by the Project Implementation Unit based at MOGE national head office. To Enhance Service delivery the ZEEP / ZEEP AF therefore, wishes to recruit a Procurement Specialist as one of the staff in the Project Implementation Unit for an initial period of 1 8 Months from July 2020 up to 31 st June, 2022. Key Tasks: The Procurement Specialist will report to the Project Coordinator (PIU), under the Director of Planning and Information. S/he and will be responsible for the overall management of procurement under the project S/he will take the lead in procurement activities in the PIU on behalf of the MoGE and ensure timely procurement implementation taking into account the requirement of the World Bank Procurement regulations and those of the Government of the Republic of Zambia. S/he will be directly responsible for the following tasks: Provide guidance to the Project Coordinator on all procurement matters, progress and constraints with the implementation of the procurement packages. Guide MOGE staff in implementing Directorates and Units on procurement and related issues Work in coordination with the PIU staff in the project team and advise them on procurement issues Be responsible for the development of detailed procurement plans for activities identified under the project. Prepare bidding documents and draft contracts for goods, works and service contracts following the Zambia Public non-consultant Procurement Authority (ZPPA) and World Bank procedures and regulations. Prepare requests for Expression of Interest (EOI), bidding documents/ request for proposals and draft contracts for goods, works, consultants and non-consultant service contracts in accordance with the schedule in the procurement plan Provide guidance on consultant short-listing, and bid and proposal evaluations Review and provide guidance on the preparation of the Bidding Documents, Request for Proposals (RFPs), contracts; Specifically, review and revise, if necessary, the contracting Prepare, review, share and train stakeholders in undertaking community level procurement of works – using Community demand driven development (CDD) as will be further elaborated in the Project implementation manual and related CDD procurement documents Working with the MoGE Head of Procurement, provide training for Coordinators, Technical Evaluation Committees and Implementing Agencies in the preparation of Terms of References (TORs), Invitation for Expression of Interests (Eols) and consultant short-listing; preparation of RFP and proposal evaluations and draft contracts for consultants and non-consultant service Preparation of specifications and bidding documents and evaluation Establish and maintain close links with MOGE staff involved in the Project and ensure their compliance and adherence to Government and World Bank procedures in implementing their procurement work plans Put in place adequate contract management and reporting arrangements, conduct general reviews of procurement performance and preparation of progress reports Liaise with the World Bank for obtaining clearances and ‘no objection’ on procurement activities and Government of Zambia internal reviews and clearances; and Any other duties assigned by the Project Coordinator. Duration: This is a full-time position. The service is initially for a period of 2 years. The contract is renewable, subject to satisfactory Performance, for the duration of the project. There will be an annual performance review by the Project Coordinator and MOGE Director of Planning and Information. Remuneration: An attractive package will be offered to the successful candidate. Required Qualifications and Experience: The prospective applicant should have the following minimum academic and professional qualifications: Grade 12 School Certificate with at least 5′ O Level credits Full CIPS qualification-MCIPS or A Bachelor’s Degree in Purchasing and Supply from a reputable institution. Must be a paid member of Zambia Institute of Purchasing and Supply (ZIPS). A relevant post graduate qualification will be an added advantage. 10 years post qualification work experience in public/ private sector procurement management of which at least 2 years at Senior Management level. Past experience with a World Bank funded project will be added advantage, Familiarity with Public Procurement, such as Procurement by the Government of Zambia and World Bank will be a definite advantage Ability to deliver technical services such as preparation of Procurement Plans, Project Implementation Plans, Preparation of specific Procurement Documents and Evaluations, identification of contract implementation milestones, etc. as required by the Project and advice the Project Coordinator, Head MOGE’s Procurement and Supplies Unit and the Director Planning & Information. Ability to guide and deliver the range of procurement activities required by the project. Ability to interact with staff in MOGE’s implementing Directorates and Units. Effectiveness in analysing and resolving project implementation issues. Familiarity with the relevant Government institutional and administrative procedures and regulations. Ability to read and write excellent English, and produce project reports in English for regular and continuous presentations to the Project Coordinator, MOGE and World Bank. High level of computer literacy, including Word, Excel, email and the internet. Strong communication and good interpersonal skills. The Zambia Tourism Agency (ZTA) is a Statutory Body established through an Act of Parliament, Tourism and Hospitality Act No. 13 of 2015. The Mandate of the Zambia Tourism Agency is to effectively market and promote Zambia as a tourism and travel destination of choice and to regulate the tourism industry. The Zambia Tourism Agency invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced Zambian Nationals for the position of Human Resource Manager. Qualifications and Experience Full Grade Twelve ( 1 2) School Certificate Bachelor of Aris in Humon Resource Management or Equivalent Should be a member of the Zambia Institute of Human Resource Management Atleast Six (6) years post-qualification Experience with at least (2) Years of Managerial Level in a reputable institution. Knowledge of the Zambian Labour Laws Working Knowledge
The Government of the Republic of Zambia acting through the Ministry of General Education (MoGE) has received a credit financing of USD 60 million and has applied for a further credit of US$ 100 million from the World Bank towards the implementation of the Zambia Education Enhancement Project (ZEEP) and the ZEEP additional financing (A F). The ZEEP and ZEEP AF is a five (5) year project being implemented by the Ministry of General Education (MoGE) through the coordination by the Project Implementation Unit based at MOGE national head office. To Enhance Service delivery the ZEEP / ZEEP AF therefore, wishes to recruit a Procurement Specialist as one of the staff in the Project Implementation Unit for an initial period of 1 8 Months from July 2020 up to 31 st June, 2022. Key Tasks: The Procurement Specialist will report to the Project Coordinator (PIU), under the Director of Planning and Information. S/he and will be responsible for the overall management of procurement under the project S/he will take the lead in procurement activities in the PIU on behalf of the MoGE and ensure timely procurement implementation taking into account the requirement of the World Bank Procurement regulations and those of the Government of the Republic of Zambia. S/he will be directly responsible for the following tasks: Provide guidance to the Project Coordinator on all procurement matters, progress and constraints with the implementation of the procurement packages. Guide MOGE staff in implementing Directorates and Units on procurement and related issues Work in coordination with the PIU staff in the project team and advise them on procurement issues Be responsible for the development of detailed procurement plans for activities identified under the project. Prepare bidding documents and draft contracts for goods, works and service contracts following the Zambia Public non-consultant Procurement Authority (ZPPA) and World Bank procedures and regulations. Prepare requests for Expression of Interest (EOI), bidding documents/ request for proposals and draft contracts for goods, works, consultants and non-consultant service contracts in accordance with the schedule in the procurement plan Provide guidance on consultant short-listing, and bid and proposal evaluations Review and provide guidance on the preparation of the Bidding Documents, Request for Proposals (RFPs), contracts; Specifically, review and revise, if necessary, the contracting Prepare, review, share and train stakeholders in undertaking community level procurement of works – using Community demand driven development (CDD) as will be further elaborated in the Project implementation manual and related CDD procurement documents Working with the MoGE Head of Procurement, provide training for Coordinators, Technical Evaluation Committees and Implementing Agencies in the preparation of Terms of References (TORs), Invitation for Expression of Interests (Eols) and consultant short-listing; preparation of RFP and proposal evaluations and draft contracts for consultants and non-consultant service Preparation of specifications and bidding documents and evaluation Establish and maintain close links with MOGE staff involved in the Project and ensure their compliance and adherence to Government and World Bank procedures in implementing their procurement work plans Put in place adequate contract management and reporting arrangements, conduct general reviews of procurement performance and preparation of progress reports Liaise with the World Bank for obtaining clearances and ‘no objection’ on procurement activities and Government of Zambia internal reviews and clearances; and Any other duties assigned by the Project Coordinator. Duration: This is a full-time position. The service is initially for a period of 2 years. The contract is renewable, subject to satisfactory Performance, for the duration of the project. There will be an annual performance review by the Project Coordinator and MOGE Directorof Planning and Information. Remuneration: An attractive package will be offered to the successful candidate. Required Qualifications and Experience: The prospective applicant should have the following minimum academic and professional qualifications: Grade 12 School Certificate with at least 5′ O Level credits Full CIPS qualification-MCIPS or A Bachelor’s Degree in Purchasing and Supply from a reputable institution. Must be a paid member of Zambia Institute of Purchasing and Supply (ZIPS). A relevant post graduate qualification will be an added advantage. 10 years post qualification work experience in public/ private sector procurement management of which at least 2 years at Senior Management level. Past experience with a World Bank funded project will be added advantage, Familiarity with Public Procurement, such as Procurement by the Government of Zambia and World Bank will be a definite advantage Ability to deliver technical services such as preparation of Procurement Plans, Project Implementation Plans, Preparation of specific Procurement Documents and Evaluations, identification of contract implementation milestones, etc. as required by the Project and advice the Project Coordinator, Head MOGE’s Procurement and Supplies Unit and the Director Planning & Information. Ability to guide and deliver the range of procurement activities required by the project. Ability to interact with staff in MOGE’s implementing Directorates and Units. Effectiveness in analyzing and resolving project implementation issues. Familiarity with the relevant Government institutional and administrative procedures and regulations. Ability to read and write excellent English, and produce project reports in English for regular and continuous presentations to the Project Coordinator, MOGE and World Bank. High level of computer literacy, including Word, Excel, email and the internet. Strong communication and good interpersonal skills. Method of Application: Persons meeting the above stated academic and professional requirements and experience demonstrating ability to perform the required tasks or functions can apply attaching copies of academic and professional certificates and a pertinent references demonstrating capability and attach thier Curriculum Vitae addressed to: The Permanent Secretary (Administration) Ministry of GeneraI Education PO Box 50093, Lusaka. Alternatively given the COVID 19 on going PANDEMIC, applicants are particularly encouraged to submit electronic applications and avoid any face to face contacts or submission in person. The applications should be made to the following email address (i) Director Human Resources and Administration For/ Permanent Secretary (A)
The Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Zambia country program was established in 2000, and administers a varied and diversified portfolio of nutrition, health systems strengthening, food security, economic growth and livelihoods, orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) research and HIV and AIDS programs. CRS carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Background: Catholic Relief Services Zambia is seeking to recruit a Strategic Information, Monitoring and Evaluation (SI/M&E) Advisor for the Epidemic Control 90-90-90 (EpiC 90-90-90) HIV prevention, care and treatment program implemented to scale up HIV Treatment and care in line with the 90:90:90 goal with a view to controlling the HIV epidemic in Zambia. Job Summary: Reporting to the EpiC 3-90 Senior Strategic Information, Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor, the SI/M&E Advisor will work within the EpiC 3-90 Strategic Information team to ensure a functional strategic information system that responds to the project outcomes, through project indicator tracking, generation of program data, deployment and maintenance of the SmartCare electronic medical records system for reporting as well as oversee program, health facility and community post staff activities for quality data and information that is ideal for decision making. Roles and Responsibilities: EpiC 3-90 M&E related activities Oversight and capacity building of Strategic Information Associate and EpiC 3-90 supported community posts on PEPFAR Monitoring & Evaluation Reporting (MER) indicators Ensure timely collection and reporting of activity and data reports from EpiC 3-90 supported community posts (weekly, monthly, quarterly, semiannual and annually) on all required PEPFAR MER, CDC and project indicators. Maintain de-duplicated community post weekly and monthly databases and work closely with provincial SI/M&E Advisors to harmonise weekly and monthly consolidated facility reports with dis-aggregated community post reports. Participate in new community post opening assessment process and ensure a functional data collection and management system is places before launching of a community post. Lead capability building and implementation of community level Data Quality Monitoring and Improvement systems (DQMIS) and development of consolidated monthly and quarterly DQMIS reports. Support keeping of up to date data SmartCare records and ensure that all community posts and respective mother facilities do not accumulate data entry backlog. Support timely rollout of SmartCare updates and ensure that all community posts and mother facility computers are running on up to date SmartCare versions. Work with Provincial Health Offices (PHOs) in mapping of community posts with respective MoH mother facilities and putting in place a harmonized MER/MoH reporting systems. Participate in the development of EpiC3-90 consolidated weekly, monthly reports, quarterly, semi-annual, annual reports Provide technical assistance to promote monitoring and evaluation strategies to facilitate data usage and ownership in a manner that enhances the program and promotes sustainability EpiC 3-90 Data Demand and Information Use (DDIU) related activities: Prepare required community post data summaries for weekly, monthly and quarterly situations rooms and other data review platforms. Provide technical assistance to community posts to design and review data analysis for all program areas and indicators to help identify challenges and opportunities to improve program performance. Participate in implementation of workplan activities, meetings for shared experiences, and additional trainings as required Gather feedback from site visits to each health facility to assess technical assistance needs, flow of data and provide appropriate capacity building trainings Work collaboratively with other EpiC 3-90 consortium members, increase local capacity for the identification of data needs and the collection, analysis and communication of appropriate information. To perform other responsibilities as assigned by supervisor Desired Qualifications: First degree in public health, demography, epidemiology, sociology, biostatistics, statistics, or a related field, master’s degree will be an added advantage At least 6 years of experience implementing strategic information activities in Zambia. Strong Microsoft Excel skills and experience working with pivot tables and Microsoft Access is preferred Good knowledge and understanding of the Zambian HIV AIDS response and its Health Management Information Systems Ability to navigate through SmartCare and the PEPFAR Zambia reporting system – DATIM Demonstrated experience providing support to health facilities Good writing and presentation skills for reporting on program country teams, stakeholders and the funders Strong team building skills and experience and ability to adapt to dynamic cultural environments Ability to work independently and with flexibility to manage high volume workflow and concurrent activities/deliverables Relevant computer software skills, including statistical analysis programs Personal Skills: Good relationship management skills with ability to work collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary and multicultural teams Strategic, analytical, problem-solving and systems thinking capacity and skills Strong data collection and research skills and ability to interpret and analyze data Proactive, resourceful and results-oriented Agency-wide competencies (for all CRS Staff) These are rooted in the mission, values and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfil his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results: Serves with integrity Models stewardship Cultivates constructive relationships Promotes Learning Key Working Relationships: Internal: Senior Strategic Information, Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor, EpiC 3-90 District Data Management Officers (DDMOs) & IT Associates, EpiC 3-90 CQI and clinical teams and partner health facilities External: Government of Zambia Ministry of Health and HIV/AIDS agencies, PEPFAR implementing partners, other international and stakeholders. Must be available for domestic travel up to 50% of the time Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position. Equal Opportunity Employer Note: By applying to this job, I understand and acknowledge that CRS requires its staff to treat all people with dignity and respect and to actively prevent harassment, abuse, exploitation, and human trafficking. Further, I understand that if I am a successful candidate, I will be subject to a comprehensive background check, and my personal/professional references will be asked to evaluate my behaviors related to the above safeguarding-related topics. Method of Application Applicant Instructions: Please email a cover letter, and curriculum vitae which
Woodcreek Preparatory School in Lusaka is seeking dedicated and dynamic professionals to fill the position of Special Education (SEN) Teacher for the 2020 School Year, beginning June 15th, 2020. Prospective candidates should be Zambian Citizens or hold a Zambian Residence Permit. Vacancy for Special Education (SEN) Teacher: To support students and assist classroom teachers in developing strategies and techniques to address a wide range of learning needs. To guide and nurture students using inquiry-based teaching methods and differentiated instructional practices. Successful applicants must demonstrate in-depth knowledge, understanding of instructional best practices, organisational ability, initiative and strong communication skills. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree plus teaching qualification/certification. Two to three years experience in Special Education. Salary & Benefits: A competitive salary and benefits package will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the successful candidates. Method of Application Interested and suitably qualified candidates should email the following in pdf file format to the Secretary: Letter of application detailing your strengths as a candidate and why you are interested in the position at Woodcreek Preparatory School (not exceeding two pages). A current resume or curriculum vitae (not exceeding 3 pages). Contact details for three references – current addresses, phone numbers and email addresses. Short listed candidates will be contacted and invited for an interview at Woodcreek Preparatory School in Lusaka.
GREAT NORTH ROAD ACADEMY, an ever-growing group of schools with Campuses in Lusaka (Avondale, Chilanga, North-end), and Livingstone, recognizes the importance that women play in helping better affairs of their communities and nation at large. In this vain, WE CORDIALLY INVITE female teachers (STRICTLY FEMALES) to express interest in gaining experience at this school that places the promotion of women’s active participation in education, atop. Qualifications R.E, Social Studies, History, Civic Education The ideal candidates should have the following qualifications/qualities: Grade 12 School Certificate Diploma or Bachelors Degree in Secondary Education Communication skills, both written and verbal Result oriented Method of Application If you have the required qualities and are passionate about Education, send us your CV ONLY in PDF format to the email below: From the Categories above, put the subject combination of interest only as subject tagline of your email application.
GREAT NORTH ROAD ACADEMY, an ever-growing group of schools with Campuses in Lusaka (Avondale, Chilanga, North-end), and Livingstone, recognizes the importance that women play in helping better affairs of their communities and nation at large. In this vain, WE CORDIALLY INVITE female teachers (STRICTLY FEMALES) to express interest in gaining experience at this school that places the promotion of women’s active participation in education, atop. Qualifications Business Studies, Accounts, Commerce Method of Application If you have the required qualities and are passionate about Education, send us your CV ONLY in PDF format to the email below: From the Categories above, put the subject combination of interest only as subject tagline of your email application.
GREAT NORTH ROAD ACADEMY, an ever-growing group of schools with Campuses in Lusaka (Avondale, Chilanga, North-end), and Livingstone, recognizes the importance that women play in helping better affairs of their communities and nation at large. In this vain, WE CORDIALLY INVITE female teachers (STRICTLY FEMALES) to express interest in gaining experience at this school that places the promotion of women’s active participation in education, atop. Qualifications Mathematics and Sciences Biology and Sciences Method of Application If you have the required qualities and are passionate about Education, send us your CV ONLY in PDF format to the email below: From the Categories above, put the subject combination of interest only as subject tagline of your email application.
Responsibilities Write or review security-related documents, such as incident reports, proposals, and tactical or strategic initiatives. Train subordinate security professionals or other organisation members in security rules and procedures. Plan security for special and high-risk events. Discuss and hold meetings as deemed necessary with software developers to assist with the enhancement of the Nkwashi security app Develop budgets for security operations. Order security-related supplies and equipment as needed. Coordinate security operations or activities with public law enforcement, fire and other agencies. Assist in emergency management and contingency planning. Respond to medical emergencies, fire alarms, or intrusion alarms, following emergency response procedures. Recommend security procedures for security call centres, operations centres, domains, asset classification systems, system acquisition, system development, system maintenance, access control, program models, or reporting tools. Prepare reports or make presentations on internal investigations, losses, or violations of regulations, policies and procedures. Identify, investigate, or resolve security breaches. Monitor security policies, programs or procedures to ensure compliance with internal security policies, licensing requirements, or applicable government security requirements, policies, and directives. Analyse and evaluate security operations to identify risks or opportunities for improvement. Create or implement security standards, policies, and procedures. Conduct physical examinations of property to ensure compliance with security policies and regulations. Communicate security status, updates, and actual or potential problems, using established protocols. Collect and analyse security data to determine security needs, security program goals, or program accomplishments. Supervise subordinate security professionals, performing activities such as hiring, training, assigning work, evaluating performance, or disciplining. Plan, direct, or coordinate security activities to safeguard company assets, employees, guests, or others on company property Method of Application To apply for this job email your details to the email below:
Responsibilities To take orders for drinks & snacks Plan bar menu with management Serve snacks & drinks to the customer and serve customers in friendly & courteous manner Method of Application To apply for this job email your details to the email below:
Responsibilities To take orders for drinks & snacks Plan bar menu with management Serve snacks & drinks to the customer and serve customers in friendly & courteous manner Method of Application To apply for this job email your details to the email below:
Responsibilities To prepare meals for customers Check food & ingredients for freshness Ensure kitchen area, equipment &utensils are clean and work well under pressure & within time limit. Method of Application To apply for this job email your details to the email below:
The Senior Administration & HRBP is accountable for oversight of a country office from an administrative and Human Resources activities perspective. The role is responsible for the coordination and management of policies, SOP’s and auditing of all admin processes, template management, administration efficiencies and best practices between HQ and the country office. The position ensures compliance with operational requirements and ensures that all processes are streamlined across the office. The role also includes ensuring standardisation and quality control of all administrative and HR procedures and protocols in the country office. Key Accountabilities (included but not limited to) In your role you will: Human Resource Support Administrative team support Office Administration and support Event/Meeting and logistics co-ordination – Calendar Management Travel arrangements Fleet Management In your role as Administrator you will: Human Resources Strategic Human Resources Planning and Implementation Implementing and enforcing policies and procedures Create and execute Human Resource operational plan and solutions to ensure that all HR services are delivered within agreed upon timelines, set standards. Build and maintain effective business relationships with all key stakeholders by initiating and maintaining regular interactions and acting as a trusted advisor Talent Management including recruitment, selection, performance management and succession planning Coordinates and facilitates the in-country Induction and on boarding administration Assists the Line managers with the coordination of HR talent and HR operational requirements Coordinates local interviews and arranges for candidate travel logistics as needed Coordinates training requirements when and where required. Answers day to day HR queries and completion of HR admin needed for the staff members Administration: Creation and Implementation of processes, policies and guidelines aligned to the HQ Formulates a comprehensive and country specific Administration Function Coordinates the management of SOP’s through training and facilitation interventions Conducts audits and Monitors policy compliance corrective measures as needed Office administration & support: Project Manages the setup of the office and ensure alignment with HQ Branding, protocols and office design Ensures facilities management, renovations and maintenance (including lease management and renewals) between BR and the agent/ landlord Acts as a representative for the health and safety requirements Is the main contact person for the office where emergency evacuation of any nature of the building is required Ensures all staff are trained/ updated on the current building’s safety/ security protocols Advises the staff compliment on office opening/ closing times; company shutdown period and holidays as per HQ instructions/ protocols Manages procurement of project goods/equipment in conjunction with Finance Ensures clean, professional upkeep of the office Draws up contracting paperwork and manages all office vendors and service providers Logs call for new & repairs of IT equipment, office related machinery and assets Identifies appropriate communication systems for the office and arranges for phones to have access to international calling Responsible for Purchases Requisitions compilation and completion including sourcing of quotations and compiling necessary documentation for manager to review and sign off Submission of pro forma invoices and attendance registers for vendor payments Event/meeting and logistics co-ordination – Calendar Management: Coordinates/ Arranges catering, tea/coffee for internal and external meetings when requested Compiles, collates and distributes conference/ meeting material Assists with onsite and offsite workshops/meetings when requested Manage the process for office banners and marketing collateral used by staff Manage travel and logistics calendar for meetings in the office (boardroom/ meeting room bookings) Travel arrangements: Contacts travel agent to make arrangements for air travel, accommodation and car hire Responds to changes to travel plans and makes necessary arrangements Build the necessary relationships with preferred vendors to ensure travel processing is efficient and made promptly Asset management: Controls and accounts for asset on behalf of finance Controls the asset loan process Follows up with staff to return loaned asset Fleet Management: Oversees the drivers and coordinates the smooth running of transport operations for the office. Ensures that motor vehicles are insured on annual basis To maintain vehicles in good operating condition – regular servicing of vehicles Ensures that all motor vehicles have mileage log books, log books are accurate and consistent and are reviewed on a weekly basis. Reconciles fuel usage and mileage log books on a monthly basis and attach support documentation. Qualifications: Essential qualifications University Diploma/Degree in Human Resources Desirable qualifications: Honours Degree Experience & skills: 5-8 years in a similar environment of which 3 years relevant in country experience in a senior capacity Personal qualities: N/A Behavioural competencies: Planning & Organising Self-management Client orientation Controls quality and standards Results orientated Communication BroadReach Culture Cornerstones: We serve a mission greater than ourselves We do better everyday We are solutions driven not problem focused We turn all customers into raving fans Method of Application Submit your CV and application on company website:
St Ignatius College in Ibex Hill, Lusaka, Zambia, is a Christian non-profit Catholic Jesuit Secondary School for both girls and boys and wholly owned by the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), Province of Malawi and Zambia. St. Ignatius College is a new Secondary School founded in 2018 on strong Jesuit Ethos principles and aspiring to pioneer educational tourism in Zambia through the provision of the state-of-the-art educational infrastructure, including ICT and producing good, upright and responsible students and staff. The College is Seeking to recruit a dynamic, motivated, enthusiastic and qualified individual in the role of Finance Manager. Overall Job Purpose. The Position of Finance Manager is a senior leadership role and the incumbent is expected to be technically sound in tactical presentations and analyses of all information relating to the financial status of the College. The Finance Manager reports to the College President and will be required to utilise his/her specialised experience in working with risk, audit, financial and budget management models to ensure the College is growing and meeting its strategic objectives. Additionally, the Finance Manager will be expected to advice the Board through its Finance Committee on how best to improve the financial sustainability of the College. In this case, the Finance Manager is expected to keep records of minutes of the Finance Committee of the Board. Detailed Activities/Responsibilities of the Finance Manager: Custodian and implementer of the Accounting Procedures Manual and the Investment and Endowment Fund policies, among others Financial and management accounts reporting Risk and Audit Management, including financial analysis, financial risk treatment and internal audits Preparation, formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the College’s budget; Reporting to the Management Committee and providing advice how the College and future business decisions might be impacted Providing leadership to Finance and Accounting areas of the College Providing updated and forward-looking financial reports to the Finance Committee of the Board of Directors and to provide appropriate responses during Board meetings when called upon Controlling the General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Expense Reports, Billing and Payroll Preparing and assisting with developing audit schedules for the annual audit Co-coordinating the preparation of draft audited financial statements and all tax returns; Providing for an information management system for synchronising the student enrolment system with the Accounting system Performing month end closing procedures, including overhead allocations, accounts reconciliations and updating schedules Maintaining an orderly accounting filing and student credit management system Ensuring that payments of procured College goods and services follow required procurement procedures and minimising the usage of a cash-based system at all levels Developing, implementing and maintaining processes and controls that are current best practices related to transactions processing Ensure that all financial transactions are processed accurately, in a timely manner, and in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles Qualifications: Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance from a reputable University Master’s degree in Finance will be an added advantage Professional certification as Chartered Accountant and/or Finance Manager a must The Person must: Be a Zambian Have a minimum of five years’ experience at senior managerial level as a Chartered Accountant and/or Chartered Finance Manager Be knowledgeable in the international and local best financial principles and laws a must Be a Christian and preferably a Catholic with knowledge of Jesuit Ethos will be an added advantage Be a proactive, hands on manager who will take responsibility for the Finance Department; Be a strategic thinker who possesses solid business acumen and is able to organise and manage the Finance Department of the College Have exceptional verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with others, both parents, management and the Board Have excellent time management skills, with the ability to perform multiple tasks and meet critical deadlines while maintaining accuracy and quality Have proven ability to make complex and time sensitive decisions in the best interest of the College Be a result/ performance-oriented person Possess the credibility to forge effective working relationships with senior management and other staff Be of mature disposition with conflict management skills Have tact and diplomacy required in solving problems Have negotiating skills Be creative, enthusiastic and proactive, keen to embrace new ideas and challenges Have confidentiality and integrity skills Have ICT Skills and capacity to building skills Be competent in MS Excel, Word and Accounting Software Package that the College uses; and Have a good understanding of whole range of secondary school issues. In return, the Finance Manager can look forward to a competitive reward and benefits that include pension, life assurance and medical cover. N.B: Applicants for positions at St Ignatius College are expected to support the College’s mission and contribute to what St Ignatius College strives to accomplish as a Jesuit institution. Method of Application Please apply by submitting a detailed curriculum vitae including three references, certified professional and academic qualifications and a copy of the National Registration Card to the undersigned: The Human Resource Officer, St. Ignatius College, Ibex Hill, PO Box 34114, Lusaka, Zambia, OR Email to: Please note that ONLY shortlisted Candidates will be communicated to for the position
ExpressCredit Zambia is inviting suitably qualified, competent, and highly motivated professionals to fill the position of Customer Support Officer (X3) to be based in Lusaka. Key Objective: To provide customer care support to ExpressCredit customers by answering incoming calls from customers, answer inquires and questions, handle complaints and provide customers with product and service information in a timely manner. Summary Key Responsibilities: Ensure that the quality of the callsmailFacebook and all channels of communication with clients is compliant with predefined Parameters Provide the relevant process reports on a on a daily basis Seize opportunities to upsell products when they arise Build sustainable relationships and engage customers by taking the extra mile Keep records of all conversations in our call center database in a comprehensible way Meet personal/team qualitative and quantitative targets; Give Call Centre Manager feedback on your findings for our continuous quality improvement cycle Track record of over-achieving quota (set targets) Strong phone and verbal communication skills along with active listening Customer focus and adaptability to different personality types Follow communication scripts when handling different topics; Identify customer needs, clarify information, research every issue Should compile monthly reports on areas that affect your office. Qualifications, Experience, Skills: Diploma or better in a business-related course, Minimum 1-year Customer Care experience Familiarity with CRM systems and practices Good understanding of customer service practices or knowledge of Customer Relationship. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral& written), Enthusiastic, self-starter, with strong multitasking abilities, Analytical, good problem solver. Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise extreme discretion Problem Analysis & problem-solving Skills and a Team player Attention to details, Listening skills, Adaptability, and stress tolerance, Data entry/ Computer skills, and typing skills * Note: 1. only shortlisted candidates will be contacted Method of Application Submit your CV and application on company website:
Remuneration and benefits will be commensurate with the seniority of the role and in compliance with company remuneration policy and practice. Job Introduction: The Region Finance Manager coordinates the provision of effective financial support services within the region, in compliance with legislation and Company policies and procedures. Role Responsibility: Review and authorise: PR’s and CAPEX approvals Invoicing and EFT’s Quotes and costings done by Cost Accountant Petty cash and other cash recons Triangle balancing and confirm anomalies with accountants Vendor applications Credit notes Profitability: Analysing and investigating any anomalies Discuss and formulate improvement plans with GM & RD and keep track of it. Logistical overview: Working through and comparing re-assessments, vehicle replacements & settlements Overview of assets and FAR monthly and during the yearly audit Overview on monthly reports (order schedule, vehicle lists, etc) AR: Liaise and assist National AR team with billing queries Financial accountability & responsibilities: Ensure compliance with existing policies and procedures Prepare and submit budget and forecasts approved by ROD Ensure that accurate budget/forecast templates are loaded in the system (new ERP system) Review the detailed 12 month report Review and authorise balance sheet recons Revenue recons Ensure accurate upload of financial packs / flash Update wage model Update portfolio movement Manage PI process and send out PI letters (3 months in advance) Review final trade pack Trade review HOD meetings General financial management of regional costs Analysis and evaluation of monthly accounts, reviewing actual performance against budget, identifying trends and highlighting variances, providing accurate management information to the Regional Management Team. The Ideal Candidate: Qualifications: BCom – Finance / CIMA Experience: Minimum of 5 years relevant working experience Financial and cost control experience essential Computer Literacy – with specific reference to Excel/Sheets ( Excel advanced level ) Familiar with RAMCO and Easy Roster Skills and Attributes: Dealing with changing circumstances Understanding the organisation’s goals and objectives Must be able to work under pressure / in a highly pressurised environment Supporting and working with others Delivering objectives Dealing with complexity Acting professionally Delivering great customer service Sharing and Co-operating Method of Application Submit your CV and Application on company website:
SNV Netherlands Development Organization is a not-for-profit international development organizational founded in the Netherlands in 1965; and currently maintains a global presence in 30 countries;across Africa, Asia and Latin America. SNV has been present in Uganda since 1989 and currently undertakes donor funded programming within 100+ districts across the country. As an organisation, SNV focuses on the Agriculture, WASH and Energy sectors and maintains the belief that no one should have to live in poverty; and that all people should have the opportunity to pursue their own sustainable development. SNV contributes to programming within the Agriculture, WASH and Energy sectors by strengthening the capacities of targeted partners and communities at the field level; in order to realize increased skill sets and sustainable performance; reduce poverty levels, expand employment; improve food security; while paying special attention to gender equity, social inclusion of marginalised groups and stakeholder accountability. Project Overview Supported by the Swiss Agency for Development and Co-operation (SDC) and in partnership with the Wageningen Centre for Development and Innovation (WCDI), SNV’s Sustainable Nutrition for All (SN4A) aims to improve nutrition outcomes through adoption of agro-biodiversity and improved dietary diversity and hygiene practices at intra-household level. The first phase of SN4A was implemented in four districts in Uganda and Zambia, reaching 4,900 households in Isoka and Chinsali in Zambia and 12,310 households in Kasese and Kyenjojo in Uganda. Phase 1 was successful in increasing both the average dietary diversity score (DDS) for infants 6-23 months and minimum dietary diversity for women of reproductive age (WRA) in the 4 targeted districts. SN4A phase 2 has scaled to two additional districts, Kasama in Zambia and Kakumiro in Uganda. The goal of the second phase is to ascertain the impact of this programme on nutritional outcomes, i.e. chronic malnutrition. SN4A addresses four critical pillars simultaneously- demand creation through triggering; social and behaviour change communication, nutrition sensitive agriculture and governance. More information is available at https://snv.org/project/sustainable-nutrition-all-uganda-and-zambia-sn4a-ii Please note that discussions are underway with SDC to do a costed extension of the programme in response to the COVID-19 impact. The proposal is to extend the current phase (due to end in December 2020) to August 2021. Job Description Key Responsibilities Manage the overall programme development and implementation and management as per the SNV PM procedures and donor requirements. Strengthen SNV’s collaborative relationship with SUN 2.0 Stakeholders, Line Ministries, and provincial and district authorities and other stakeholders in the targeted districts. Update the work plan and budget periodically and in response to actual implementation opportunities and challenges. PLEASE SEE ABOVE NOTE ABOUT EXTENSION Account and report to the donor and consortium partners on programme performance and progress. Lead and manage the project team including finance and partner(s). Monitor and ensure performance of the programme and ensure that all milestones are met according to donor requirements, develop mitigation plans to reduce setbacks and take corrective actions to remedy any deviation from work plan(s). Ensure full synthesis, analysis and documentation and sharing of project insights and results, signal potential for positioning, innovation, upscaling and potential follow up projects. Build and maintain effective relationships, with team, external partners and the donor(s) by ensuring a high level of SNV visibility and branding according to donor guidelines in all appropriate activities working with and drawing on available communication support. Develop and submit monthly reports. Organise twice yearly steering committee meetings (next meeting will be scheduled in June/July 2020). Qualifications A postgraduate qualification in Nutrition, Agriculture or Food Security, Public Health Nutrition. A minimum of 10 years or more in managing large nutrition-related development programmes Experience in development and managing budgets and expenditure A background in managing teams of national and international experts Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with government representatives, donors, other donor-funded projects and other stakeholders Results orientated and commitment to accountability Work experience in Zambia is essential Willingness to travel to all project locations Experience in Monitoring and Evaluation Excellent communication (written and oral), reporting and presentation skills; and Fluency in English. Method of Application Submit your CV and application on company website:
The Logistics Manager is a full-time position based in Lusaka. She/he will be responsible for assisting in the Coordination of a Fleet of Trucks. She/he will report directly to the Operations Manager. This is not a driver position. Responsibilities and Duties: Responsible for monitoring all vehicles on the GPS platform and report to the Operations Manager where applicable. Responsible for monitoring Fuel/vehicle usage analysis and reconciliations and attending to any deviations from the expected normal consumption Coordinate schedules, trips/transport with and out of the Province for both Project fleet Responsible for ensuring that the Vehicles and Gen sets are well serviced and maintained Responsible at all times for ensuring that all fleet is adequately Insured, Road Taxes and other statutory payments made, repairs and services are done on time. Ensure vehicle, Motor Cycle and Bicycle policies are adhered to Any other tasks that may assigned by the supervisor. Qualifications: Diploma in Transport and Logistics or other field Excellent written and verbal English skills are required Ability to easily communicate in a clear and courteous manner Working knowledge and understanding of SAGE 300 is an added advantage Ability to work independently and take initiative with minimal supervision Experience in vehicle tracking is an added advantage Highly proficient in common computer packages (e.g. Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel) relevant to the work Method of Application To apply for this job email your details to the email below:
We are inviting applications to fill the following vacant position: Management Accountant The successful candidate will be accountable for the following: Preparation of the monthly periodic management accounts Preparing monthly cost reports Formulation and Maintenance of accounting, budgeting and management information services Assist in budget formulation, implementation and control Coordinate monthly inventory counts Prepare monthly inventory reconciliations Preparing and filing all journal postings Preparing and filing monthly returns This job is suitable for candidates who meet the following minimum requirements: Grade 12 Certificate CIMA/ACCA or qualification in related field ZICA Membership At least 3 years’ cost accounting experience Ability to work with accounting packages Knowledge in SAGE is added advantage Method of Application To apply for this job email your details to the email below:
Marie Stopes Zambia (MSZ) is a marketing-focused, results-oriented social enterprise, which uses modern management and marketing techniques to provide family planning and reproductive healthcare. MSZ is part of the global network that is Marie Stopes International (MSI). MSZ subscribes to the MSI goal and mission, which is to prevent unwanted births and to ensure the individual’s right to Children by Choice not Chance. It is a role requirement that the job holder must fully support the concept of Child Protection, zero tolerance for fraud and bribery and comply with, promote and live MSI CORE VALUES: mission driven, customer focused, results orientated, pioneering, sustainable and people centered. Purpose: Marie Stopes Zambia (MSZ) seeks a Commercial Director to harness the potential of working with the private sector to position MSZ as a leader in the national health market and maximise the impact of our services. The role will lead the marketing, sales (pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical) and commercial centre activities. This is a target driven role and the Commercial Director will be expected to develop and implement a commercial strategy to meet annual sales targets, market share and income. The Commercial Director is part of the executive team leading the efforts of MSZ to become a sustainable actor supporting health outcomes in Zambia. She/He will report to the Country Director, line managing sales, marketing and Centre staff. Key Responsibilities Key responsibilities and related deliverables: Design and roll out of effective product sales and trade marketing strategies to ensure strong sales mindful of Place, Product, Price and Promotion needs presented by the market now and into the future Lead MSZs marketing efforts to increase knowledge of brand and services across all channels Lead centre channel (Including Adolescent Sites) to ensure impact, sustainability and quality Secure corporate contracts for MSZ core services Sales and trade marketing strategy: Use market intelligence to develop an approved strategy that will deliver commercially viable sales business of current portfolio Design effective business plans for the whole organisation with clear targets and accountabilities Design and execute successful launch of new products or new way of distribution channels Establish and implement a monitoring system that measure ROI, generating data for analysis to improve strategy, planning and productivity Manage product pricing strategy including annual revisions as appropriate Identify opportunities for expansion of product portfolio based on unmet client needs with commercially viable, surplus generating product solutions Provide hands on leadership, and supervision to sales staff and manage contracts with regional distributors based on monthly targets Develop and ensure adherence to financial and credit policy Position the company within the private sector as the optimal partner for sales and marketing of pharmaceutical products Marketing and branding: Lead evidence based demand generation strategy development for all channels, through strategic partnership and marketing Ensure nationwide recognition of the MSZ brand and the call centre number 5600 Communicate and ensure adherence to branding guidelines Manage marketing officer Sustainable centre channel: Recruit, train, motivate and manage the Family Health Centre staff against clear targets Ensure adherence to MSI global quality standards Develop and ensure adherence to the centre strategy including pricing, marketing and branding Corporate contracts: Represent the company at pharmaceutical meetings and commercial events and environments. Position the company within the private sector as the optimal partner for delivery of sexual reproductive health services Manage the development of Marie Stopes Zambia’s corporate offer; prudently pricing services, managing costs effectively and creating long term relationships with reputable companies and organisations in order to ensure the organisation meets its surplus targets Others: Oversee compliance of associates with established Company policies and standards, such as safekeeping of company funds and property, personnel practices, security, sales and record-keeping procedures etc Support overall MSZ strategy by actively participating in executive team meetings Maintain timely administration of required reports Participate in annual business planning and develop an annual work plan and budget with teams Qualifications: Degree in business management or administration or equivalent experience through management Experience: Minimum 5 years progressive work-experience, including evidence of leadership roles Demonstrable experience within Information, Education and Communication (IEC) or Behavioural Change and Communication (BCC) programs in the health sector will be an added advantage Good knowledge and experience on social marketing, FMCG or commercial marketing Proven ability to lead pharma commercial teams, projects and start-up companies to profitability Proven ability to develop and work within approved work plans, lead and manage pharma projects Strong oral, written communication, interpersonal, problem solving and analytical skills A knowledge of reproductive health care (desirable) Skills: Strong IT skills, including Microsoft Office package Excellent verbal and written communication skills Fluency in both written and spoken English Ability to work well with others in a team environment Ability to manage a heavy and fluctuating workload Results orientated Experience with forecasting and business planning Attitude/Motivation: Belief in the role of the private sector to deliver health outcomes A self-starter- able to work with limited direction to achieve results Demonstrates MSZ team member behaviours Pro MSI philosophy of social enterprise and cost recovery Pro-choice Other: Able to travel extensively within Zambia Note: MSI takes a zero tolerance approach to fraud and bribery, terrorism, money laundering, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct or any safeguarding issues. Applicants will be subjected to a Police Clearance Check and Reference Checks. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and will be required to undergo a practical assessment Method of Application To apply for this job email your details to the email below:

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