Assessment Specialist – Health Sciences, Agriculture and Aviation Programmes

The Technical Education, Vocational and Entrepreneurship Training Authority (TEVETA) is a body corporate established under the Technical Education, Vocational and Entrepreneurship Training (TEVET) Act No. 13 of 1998 and the TEVET (Amendment) Act No. 11 of 2005.

TEVETA was established to regulate, monitor and co-ordinate Technical Education, Vocational and Entrepreneurship Training in consultation with industry, employers, workers and other stakeholders.

TEVETA wishes to recruit qualified and experienced Zambians to fill the following vacant positions.

6 Assessment Specialist – (Automotive Engineering Programmes)

6.1 Overall Purpose of the Job

Monitors and facilitates the conduct of TEVET examinations and Qualifications in order to effectively measure training standards in automotive engineering programmes.

6.2 Duties and Responsibilities

These include:

6.2.1 Facilitating the conduct of national examinations;
6.2.2 Arranging setting, moderation and marking sessions;
6.2.3 Analysing examination results and programme reports;
6.2.4 Arranging workshops for assessors/examiners so as to equip them with quality skills and knowledge of setting, moderation, and marking of examinations;
6.2.5 Producing general and specific examinations guidelines for examiners, examination centres and students in liaison with examination boards;
6.2.6 Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

6.3 Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

6.3.1 Knowledge of:

• The TEVET system and relevant legislation;
• Automotive Engineering programmes ;
• Accountability and security of sensitive assessment data;
• Modern developments, trends, principles, practices and theories in education and educational assessment, accountability, or evaluation of specialty areas;
• Standard measures and statistical tools used in educational assessment, accountability or evaluation of specialty areas.

6.3.2 Skilled at:

• Working in a team environment involving multiple specialties;
• Planning, coordinating, and expediting work projects;
• Communicating verbally and in writing;
• Reading, Analysing and interpreting data.

6.3.3 Able to:

• Operate standard office equipment using pertinent software applications including word and excel;
• Design Instructional systems;
• Design assessment tools;
• Prepare and maintain accurate records.

6.4 Minimum Education Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in Automotive or Mechanical Engineering
• Membership of EIZ with current practicing certificate.
• A teaching qualification.
• Accreditation as an Examiner.

6.1 Minimum Experience

Two years’ experience in setting, moderation and marking of examinations

7) DATA ENTRY OFFICER

7.1 OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB

To process learner details

7.2 Duties and Responsibilities

These include:

7.2.1 Provides data entry services.
7.2.2 Ensuring the confidentiality of data collected and stored
7.2.3 Validating learner details.
7.2.4 Generating statistical and data reports as required and distributes.
7.2.5 Filing and dispatching leaner reports.
7.2.6 Printing statement of results.

7.3 Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

7.3.1 Knowledge of:
a) Word processing, spreadsheets and databases
b) Data confidentiality issues.

7.3.2 Skills

a) 50 WPM typing.
b) Excellent customer service skills.

7.4 Minimum Education

a) Full grade 12 certificate/5’o’levels with mathematics and English.
b) 50 WPM typing certificate.

7.5 Minimum Relevant Experience

1 Year Experience in working with databases

8 ) RECEPTIONIST/CLERK

8.1 Overall Purpose

To handle front office reception and administration duties, including greeting guests, answering phones, handling inquiries, and sorting and distributing mail., receiving the public, providing customer assistance, data processing, and record-keeping.

8.2 Duties and Responsibilities

These include:

8.2.1 Welcoming visitors by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries.
8.2.2 Directing visitors to the appropriate person and office, maintaining unit/divisional visitor’s directories and giving them instructions.
8.2.3 Ensuring reception area is tidy and presentable, with all necessary stationery and material (e.g. pens, forms and brochures, fliers).
8.2.4 Providing basic and accurate information in-person and via phone/email.
8.2.5 Receiving, sorts and distributes daily mail/deliveries.
8.2.6 Maintaining office security by following safety procedures and controlling access via the reception desk (monitor logbook, issue visitor badges and access control cards)

8.3 Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

8.3.1 Knowledge of:

Front Office Operations

8.3.2 Skills
• Telephone Skills
• Verbal Communication
• Microsoft Office Skills
• Listening
• Professionalism
• Customer Focus

8.4 Minimum Education Qualification

a) Certificate in Front Office Operations
b) Full Grade Twelve Certificate
c) Possession of Secretarial Certificate an added advantage

8.5 Minimum Relevant Experience

• Two years of increasingly responsible related experience, or any equivalent combination of related education and experience.
• Experience with administrative and clerical procedures.

Letters of application accompanied with a CV detailing achievements, how you meet the requirements of the job including names of three traceable referees, (email addresses and mobile phone contacts to be included), should be addressed to:

The Acting Director General
Technical Education, Vocational and Entrepreneurship Training Authority (TEVETA)
Bird Cage Walk, Longacres
Private Bag RW 16X
LUSAKA

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us, please consider your application unsuccessful. Closing Date for receiving applications is 8th June 2018.

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