Driver x2

CITIZENS ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT COMMISSION (CEEC)

SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROJECT

SUPPORTING WOMEN AND YOUTH

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR THE DRIVER

(2 Positions, Lusaka)

1. Introduction

The Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry (MCTI), through the Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission (CEEC), in Zambia is implementing the Skills Development and Entrepreneurship Project (Herein referred to as SDEP or the Project), financed via a loan from the African Development Bank (ADB).

The principal objectives of the Project are to:

  • Support job creation, promotion of gender equality and poverty reduction amongst women and youth through skills development and entrepreneurship;
  • Improve the capabilities and the competitiveness of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the Light Manufacturing and Cassava Value Chain to increase economic diversification and the development of economic opportunities;
  • Increase MSME productivity and competitiveness through improved light manufacturing enterprise infrastructure and entrepreneurship as well as the development of business and technical skills; and
  • Increase incomes for farmers and promote rural employment through the development of the cassava value chain.

1.1 Project Summary Description

In the first area of focus, the Project will support light manufacturing through the development of industrial clusters with the promotion of access to innovation, finance, technology and business skills for MSMEs operating in the sector. In the second area of focus, the Project will address the key pre requisites for unlocking the full potential of cassava as a commercial crop, while supporting women and youth as stakeholders along the value chain. The catalytic interventions to develop this sub sector include:

(i) Reinforcing existing markets and identification of new ones (internal and external) and promoting market linkages;

(ii) Organisation of the supply side of the cassava sector with the aim of addressing the production, productivity and quality of cassava;

(iii) Promoting access to technology and innovation with the aim of enhancing quality and efficiency in the subsector; (iv) enhancing the regulatory environment in order to provide incentives for the subsector;

(v) Institutionalising Standards for cassava processing and cassava products quality to pave the way for food safety compliance in health and trade; and

(vi) Enhancing business advisory services to impart the required business skills to MSMEs in the cassava sector.

The project includes the following three (3) components: i) Industrial Clusters; ii) Cassava Value Chain Development; and iii) Institutional Support and Project Management.

2.0 DESCRIPTION OF THE ASSIGNMENT

2.1 Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to: Project Manager

Subordinates: N/A

3.0 QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • Grade Twelve (12) Certificate;
  • At least five (5) years relevant work experience
  • Must have a valid Class C/PSV SADC driving license;
  • Basic Motor Vehicle mechanical knowledge.
  • Good Communication skills

Duties and Responsibilities Measurable Performance Criteria to be evaluated annually based on Evidence

  • Drive project vehicle Quality and timeliness in performing this duty and respect of safety regulations
  • Transport project staff to assignments as directed Adherence to itinerary directed and timely execution of tasks in safety
  • Pickup and dropping off post, other packages, purchases or parcels Timely and accurate discharge of this duty in safety
  • Maintain the vehicle to the satisfactory standard acceptable to the Commission. Compliance with maintenance schedules as verified by supervisor
  • Check and carry out routine maintenance to ensure that the vehicle is in good working order for use by the project staff State of vehicle and readiness before all trips




4.0 DURATION OF THE ASSIGNMENT

The duration of the assignment commenced from the 1st of November 2016 and shall be renewed annually, based on performance, up to the closing date of the Project (31 Dec. 2020).

5.0 REPORTING, COMMUNICATION AND TIME SCHEDULES

  • The Driver shall provide driving services to the project staff;
  • Emphasis will be placed on regular communication with the Project Manager;
  • S/he is expected to report and analyze all problems experienced with the project vehicle; so that remedial actions can be promptly taken;

6.0 LOCATION

The Driver will be located within the Project Management Unit of the CEEC, Lusaka, Zambia.

8.0 GENERAL INFORMATION

  • All posts will be advertised on an equal opportunity basis and qualified women and men are encouraged to apply.
  • Competitive and attractive salaries and conditions of service will be offered to the successful candidate.

9.0 LANGUAGE OF ASSIGNMENT

The language of the assignment shall be English Language.

10. MODE OF APPLICATION

All applications in writing should be accompanied by up-to-date Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic and professional certificates and valid Drivers Licence (Note: do not send originals) with the names and addresses of three referees, one of which should be the last or current employer to the address below not later than, 7th February, 2018.

The Director General
Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission
P.O Box 35068
LUSAKA

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Senior Heavy Equipment Repairer

Job Roles

  • Test mechanical products and equipment after repair or assembly to ensure proper performance and compliance with manufacturers’ specifications.
  • Repair and replace damaged or worn parts.
  • Operate and inspect machines or heavy equipment in order to diagnose defects.
  • Diagnose faults or malfunctions to determine required repairs, using engine diagnostic equipment such as computerized test equipment and calibration devices.
  • Dismantle and reassemble heavy equipment using hoists and hand tools.
  • Clean, lubricate, and perform other routine maintenance work on equipment and vehicles.
  • Examine parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges.
  • Schedule maintenance for industrial machines and equipment, and keep equipment service records.
  • Read and understand operating manuals, blueprints, and technical drawings.
  • Overhaul and test machines or equipment to ensure operating efficiency.
  • Assemble gear systems, and align frames and gears.
  • Fit bearings to adjust, repair, or overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment.
  • Weld or solder broken parts and structural members, using electric or gas welders and soldering tools.
  • Clean parts by spraying them with grease solvent or immersing them in tanks of solvent.




Qualifications

  • Grade 12 Certifcate
  • Craft Certificate with more than 2 year Industrial Experience in Heavy Equipment Repairing

Applications to be made before or on 26th January 2018. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

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Boilermaker/Welder

Job Duties

  • Design, install, and repair mechanical parts
  • Weld mechanical parts together using welding machines or systems.
  • Study designs and drawings of mechanical parts
  • Uses electricity and torches to produce heat and solder together components made from steel, titanium, copper, and other metals
  • Assesses equipment, structures, materials, and job specifications for appropriate welding positions and methods
  • Monitors equipment for appropriate usage and temperature
  • Develops working knowledge of dozens of methods used for welding a variety of materials and components
  • Operates specialised machinery for industrial welding
  • Trims metal components using heat, fire, and electricity
  • Monitors work environment for hazards and maintains healthy ventilation levels to avoid particle or gas inhalation
  • Follows safety protocol, including wearing heat-resistant gloves, protective masks, and safety shoes
  • Works in the construction or manufacturing industries




Qualifications

  • Relevant Welder or Welding Fabricator Certifications from a renowned Institution
  • At least 2 years’ experience

Applications to be submitted on or before 26th January 2018. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

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Human Resources and Administration Assistant

Position Summary

The HR & Administration Assistant will be responsible for various tasks required by the company, which will fall primarily under Human Resources and Site Administration.

Responsibilities:

  • To provide a professional HR support service covering payroll, recruitment, HR administration and providing HR advice and support to the site.
  • To provide support to the HR Manager in the day-to-day operations of the HR function, advising Line Managers and employees on policies, procedures, terms & conditions of employment and basic employment law matters.
  • To provide support to the HR Manager in employee relations issues, such as disciplinary, grievance and attendance management.
  • To maintain, develop and improve HR systems so that accurate records are kept and efficient data retrieval is available for employees and management information.
  • To support the HR Manager in the maintenance and implementation of administrative processes, policies and systems.
  • Assist with communication drives to ensure employees are informed (Notice Boards, distribution of briefs, induction, etc.)




Qualifications:

  • Member of ZIHRM
  • Diploma/Degree in Human Resource Management from a recognized institution
  • Knowledge of the Zambian Labour Laws, General HR Policies & Procedures
  • Excellent written and spoken English language skills
  • Strong command of Microsoft Office applications
  • Minimum one year of professional experience
  • Highly motivated self-starter; well-organized; resourceful; works well as part of a team

Location and Hours: The role will be primarily based out of Siavonga, but may require occasional overnight travel to Lusaka.

Yalelo Limited offers equal employment opportunity. If you are interested in the position please click apply and complete the online form or by Post to the HR Manager, Yalelo Limited, Postnet 614 P/Bag E891, Manda Hill, Lusaka.

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The closing date is Monday 29th January, 2018

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Customer Support Technician (1), Customer Support Intern (1)

Introduction

ProEnterprise Ventures Limited is a Zambian startup company founded in 2017 to provide Retail Management Solutions and other customised software solutions to the Zambian market. We do this primarily through a cloud based Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software.

Our customers are Hardware stores, Auto spare Stores, Pharmacies, and Grocery Stories. We also service Suppliers, Manufacturers, and Service Providers. Customer satisfaction is our first priority because our growth depends on creating and sustaining strong customer relationships.

To this end, we seek two (2) self-motivating youthful individuals to further their careers with our company as highlighted in the details below. The successful candidates will train and collaborate with the Customer Support Director with the single purpose of making customers happy.

Customer Support Technician (1), Customer Support Intern (1)

Qualifications

  • Minimum Diploma in Accounting, Finance or Business Management
  • Qualifications in computers will be an added advantage




Required personal attributes

The candidate should demonstrate exceptional ability to:

  • Be highly reliable
  • Learn, guided and self-guided
  • Listen carefully
  • Self-motivating with a can-do attitude
  • Creatively solve problems
  • Think independently and act proactively
  • Finish tasks and projects ahead of deadlines
  • Very comfortable around computers
  • Excellent reading and writing skills

Additional advantageous abilities and experience (not mandatory)

  • Excellent computer skills
  • Management Accounting and Book keeping practices
  • Experience in business management software use, sales, and/or implementation.
  • Experience with ERP softwares, Point of Sale softwares
  • Experience in Stock Management, Retail management
  • Ability to Telework comfortably
  • Experience with Github version control and Python programming language

Interested candidates must send their Cover Letters and CVs to people@erp.co.zm by 2nd February, 2018. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and interviewed even before the deadline.

We look forward to working with you.

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Assistant Accountant – Treasury

The Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission a Body Corporate established under the Citizens’ Economic Empowerment Act No. 9 of 2006 to enhance broad-based economic empowerment, foster citizens’ economic ownership, control and management of economic resources, as well as to promote economic empowerment of targeted citizens is inviting applications from suitably qualified Zambians to fill the following position:

Assistant Accountant – Treasury (1 Position) – Lusaka

Reporting to the Accountant Treasury in the Treasury Unit, the Assistant Accountant Treasury will perform a range of general accounting and treasury support functions with respect to the Citizens Economic Empowerment Fund (CEEF), as well as the Commission’s equity positioning investments and its money market dealings

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Update, verify and maintain accounting journals, ledgers and other financial records.
  • Assist in month-end reporting.
  • Help resolve accounting problems and discrepancies.
  • Petty cash administration.
  • Assist with imprest retirements and process acquittals for payments.
  • Perform filing and general administrative tasks.
  • Code, post and receipt payments and send-out necessary confirmations.
  • Prepare and co-ordinate cash and cheque deposit activities.
  • Perform all necessary account, bank and other reconciliations.
  • Monitor customer accounts for non-payment and delayed payment.
  • Check, verify, process and submit customer invoices.
  • Prepare payments for signature and send-out confirmations for payment.
  • Sort, code and enter accounts payable data.
  • Analyze discrepancies and unpaid invoices.
  • Maintain both electronic and physical vendor files.
  • Provide customer service to both internal and external clients as well as resolve queries as appropriate.
  • Extract details from electronic statements, prepare posting summaries for authorisation by Treasury Accountant and import to the Nominal Ledger.
  • Order bank deposit books and cheque books from the bank, as well as keeping register of accountable documents.
  • Assist with filing and general clerical duties in the Treasury Unit and provide cover for all functions within the directorate during peak workload and absence of staff


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Qualifications and Skills

  • Grade Twelve (12) Certificate
  • Penultimate stage certification in a professional accounting qualification such as ACCA, CIMA or ZICA.
  • Working knowledge of Pastel Evolution Accounting Software.
  • Should be a fully paid up member of the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA).
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Research and analytical competencies.
  • Excellent interpersonal and computer skills plus ability to use internet and e-mail at a highly proficient level.
  • Team work and leadership skills.
  • Effective written, verbal and listening communication skills.
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
  • At least three (3) years’ relevant work experience; dealing with money-markets in a Treasury environment will be an added advantage.

Interested candidates meeting the above profiles should submit application letters enclosing the Curriculum Vitae and copies of the academic and professional certificates to the following address not later than 7th February, 2018.

The application must be submitted in a sealed envelope marked “ASSISTANT ACCOUNTANT-TREASURY.”

The Director General
Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission
Plot 6457, Los Angeles Boulevard
Longacres
P.O Box 35068
LUSAKA

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Crane Truck Operator

Baileys Roofing (Z) are looking for a Crane Truck Operator.

The candidate should have the following credentials:

  • Sober minded
  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • Valid Class C drivers license to drive a LHD 8×4 rigid truck
  • Crane Operators Certificate (ITC or Kitwe) for truck mounted crane
  • Good Communications & Writing Skills
  • 2 yrs prior experience with a reputable company
  • Job based in Lusaka Industrial Area




Candidates should email applications to baileyscranehire@gmail.com or call Shewin on 0979455437. lease ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

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Data Associates

Data associates (x2)

Reporting to the MEAL Officer

Location: Chibombo & Mumbwa

Background

Sport In Action (SIA) is a non-governmental sport organisation (NGO) founded in 1998. With Sport for Development, the use of sport as a tool for social change as its underlying principle, SIA positively impacts the lives of children, girls and youths throughout its targeted districts in Zambia.
SIA in partnership with Pact Inc. is implementing a five year USAID funded Zambia Community HIV Prevention Project (USAID/Z-CHPP). The project’s overall goal is to reduce new HIV infections through adoption of high impact HIV services and protective behaviors, with a key focus on people living with HIV (PLHIV), discordant couples, adolescent girls and young women, and other at-risk populations. Currently in the third year of implementation, the project seeks to recruit Data Associates to be based in Chibombo and Mumbwa districts of Central province, Zambia.

Essential roles and responsibilities:

Working closely with the MEAL officer and the district staff, the Data associates’ primary role will be to collect, record and process data timely. Other responsibilities include;

  • Data screening and entry into project registers.
  • Ensuring there’s enough availability of tools/registers for data collection
  • Periodic reporting of statistics/numbers.
  • Verifying volunteer HIV testing & counseling entries into health facility registers
  • Site supervision and mentoring of volunteers
  • Any other duties as assigned by superiors




Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 full certificate with a credit or better in English, Mathematics, and Science.
  • Diploma in Information Systems, Statistics, Social sciences or any related course.
  • At least one (1) year relevant working experience.
  • Proficient in MS office especially; Access, Excel, and Word.
  • Knowledge and/or experience in M&E systems a plus.
  • Good working knowledge of Health/HIV/AIDS Management Information System (HMIS) a plus.
  • DHIS2 experience a plus

How to apply

Please send your cover letter and CV with at least 3 traceable references to vacancy.sia@gmail.com by Tuesday, 30 January 2018. Please put the position you’re applying for in the title of the email. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Should you not hear from us within two weeks after the deadline, consider your application unsuccessful.

Women are strongly encouraged to apply

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Lab Technician

Essential Commodities limited is the prominent and one of the leading foods manufacturing company. It is now operating an integrated and invites applications from energetic, skilled and suitably qualified Electrician to join the business as a Lab Technician at Essential Commodities Ltd.

The position shall report to the Lead Lab Technician.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES.

  • Perform standardized qualitative and quantitative tests to determine physical or chemical properties of food or beverage products.
  • Conduct standardized tests on food, beverages, additives, or preservatives to ensure compliance with standards and regulations regarding factors such as color, texture, or nutrients.
  • Maintain records of testing results or other documents as required by state or other governing agencies
  • Monitor and control temperature of products.
  • Analyze test results to classify products or compare results with standard tables
  • Provide assistance to food scientists or technologists in research and development, production technology, or quality control.
  • Measure, test, or weigh bottles, cans, or other containers to ensure that hardness, strength, or dimensions meet specifications.
  • Test quality of materials or finished products




Qualifications

  • Full grade 12 school certificate.
  • Certificate/ Advanced Certificate in Lab science Technology.
  • Must have 3-5 years of experience in a similar field.
  • Should be honest, mature, accurate and good management skills.
  • Knowledge in quality food management will be an added advantage.

Interested candidates meeting the above criteria should urgently submit their resume and photocopies of certificates between 22nd to 25th January, 2018 to: hr@essentialcom.biz

Plot No: 7954/5 Mumbwa rd,
Chinika Industrial Area,
Lusaka, Zambia

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Consultancy – Development of National Legal Aid Clinic for Women Strategic Plan 2019-2023

CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST:  Consultancy – Development of National Legal Aid Clinic for Women Strategic Plan 2019-2023

BACKGROUND

The National Legal Aid Clinic for Women (NLACW) was established in 1990 as a project under the Women’s Rights Committee (WRC) of the Law Association of Zambia (LAZ). The NLACW was established to provide affordable legal aid to women and children from marginalized social sectors. These would usually not afford the normal legal costs to hire a lawyer to represent them in their pursuit of justice.

The overall objective of the NLACW is to empower women and children by facilitating their access to legal rights by way of legal representation, counselling and legal and human rights education as a distinct but integral part of the women’s movement. The vision of the NLACW is: A Zambian Society where underprivileged women and children have fair and equal access to legal rights through legal representation. The mission is to empower underprivileged women and children, to know, realize and protect their human rights through the provision of appropriate and timely legal services, legal education and advocacy for policy and legal reforms. The NLACW has offices in three provinces; Lusaka (Lusaka); Ndola (Copperbelt); and Livingstone (Southern) but has a national reach.  Lusaka covers Lusaka, Eastern, Muchinga and Central provinces while Livingstone office covers Southern and Western provinces; and Ndola covers Copperbelt, Luapula, Northern and North-Western provinces.

2.0. CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

The NLACW is seeking Expressions of Interest from qualified Consultants to assist the organization with the development of a Strategic Plan for the period 2019-2023.

3.0. PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVE 

The operations of the NLACW are guided by strategic plans.  The main objective of the consultancy therefore is to facilitate a process that will lead to the development of a strategic plan document for the period 2019-2023.  The strategic plan should also provide a roadmap to ensuring the NLACW’s sustainability.

4.0. SCOPE OF THE ASSIGNMENT

  • Conduct a situational analysis.
  • Plan and facilitate stakeholder and Partners’ consultative meetings to input into the new strategic plan.
  • Facilitate a strategic planning process meeting with the NLACW, the WRC and LAZ.
  • Develop the Strategic Plan which should include the Results framework.
  • Establish baseline data for use during implementation of new strategic plan.
  • Develop and M&E guide.
  • Identify strategic opportunities
  • Draft and finalize the NLACW’s strategic plan the period of 2019-2023




5.0. QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Masters Degree in M & E; Human Rights Law, Social Sciences or related field.
  • Atleast 10 years’ experience in developing strategic plans for projects in the area of Access to Justice and Human Rights.
  • Strong understanding of  the justice sector in Zambia
  • Ability to conduct research, coordinate and facilitate planning processes,
  • Demonstrable experience in programming and policy analysis in gender related matters
  • Conversant with application of cross-cutting issues such as GBV, HIV, Behavioral change communication, women and children’s rights
  • Strong interpersonal skills, diplomacy and tact to effectively communicate with all concerned stakeholders and professionals from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds; and
  • Strong professional oral communication and writing skills.

6.0. DURATION OF ASSIGNMENT

The assignment is for a duration of 25 working days and is expected to be conducted between 19th February, and 27th March 2018.

7.0. HOW TO APPLY

Interested Consultants who meet the criteria should send their expressions of interest which should include a suitability statement; statement of confirmation of availability; proposed methodology, including a proposed work plan/timeline and consultancy cost.  Attachments should include curriculum vitae of the consultant/s and atleast two (2) contacts for organisations that had recently contracted the consultants to undertake similar work.

Applications should be sent to The Executive Director, National Legal Aid Clinic for Women, Plot 110a/150 Musonda Ngosa Road, Villa Elizabetha, Private Bag E578, Lusaka; mandymanda@ymail.com  and nlacwlusaka@zamtel.zm all hard copies can be dropped at the NLACW’s offices. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

The deadline for receiving applications is Monday 5th February 2018 at 13:00hours.

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