Community Based Natural Resources Management (CBNRM) Consultant

WWF-World Wide Fund for Nature is the world’s largest independent conservation organization, with close to five million supporters and a network active in more than 100 countries on five continents.  Our mission is to stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature by conserving the world’s biological diversity, ensuring that the use of renewable natural resources is sustainable and promoting the reduction of pollution and wasteful consumption. 

WWF Zambia seeks to recruit a Community Based Natural Resources Management (CBNRM) Consultant for Silowana Complex which covers the Sioma Ngwezi National Park (SNNP) and the southern portion of the West Zambezi Game Management Area (GMA). This is a six (6) months consultancy position based in Sesheke district, Western Zambia Quality of the Consultant

An accomplished CBNRM and strategic planning expert, who is a critical thinker with landscape level conservation experience. The ideal candidate will also bring skills in developing community-led natural resource based economies/ enterprises.  The candidate must have excellent stakeholder management ad negotiation skill and brilliant writing skills.

Education/Experience:

  • A PhD/Master’s degree in a relevant field such as biological sciences, natural resources management, social science, business management, economics or international development is required.
  • At least 10 years of extensive field experience delivering sustainable CBNRM solutions with proof of transformative, sustainable and innovative impact
  • Demonstrated success and experience developing and implementing CBNRM solutions at the landscape level.
  • Demonstrated success in writing high level project and strategy papers that attract clients to invest in cause.
  • Familiarity with development of successful community led enterprise activities that deliver conservation impact in Africa or other developing countries.
  • Proven ability and experience in networking with governments, international conservation organizations, donors, and stakeholders is required.
  • Knowledge of Organisational development process and how to shift from Project to Program approach

Skills and Abilities

  • Proven ability to direct formulation of complex transformational conservation projects.
  • Excellent writing abilities and strong organizational skills.
  • Administrative and project management experience is essential, inclusive of overseeing the development and management of budgets
  • Strong diplomatic skills and a desire to work in multi-cultural and national frameworks.
  • Ability to analyze, prioritize, complete work with minimal supervision, and meet deadlines.

Interested individuals should submit an expression of interest, detailed Curriculum Vitae and a technical proposal of their interpretation of the assignment, along with a financial proposal for their services for 6 months period to [email protected] by 20th July, 2018. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Detailed Terms of References can be accessed at www.wwfzm.panda.org.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Conservation Manager – Zambia

Are you a dynamic, innovative and impact driven individual who would like to contribute to conservation? Then you are the candidate that WWF (The World Wide Fund for Nature) is looking for. WWF is an International Non-Governmental Organization that deals with conservation of nature. Our mission is to stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature.

Duty Post: Lusaka.

The Role:

Under the supervision of the Country Director, the incumbent will ensure that WWF Zambia conservation strategy and delivery mechanism is cutting edge and established prior to WWF Zambia becoming a national office.  Support the Country Director and SMT implement the roadmap and change plans for WWF Zambia to transition from a country office to a national office

Main Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Country Director and the Senior Management Team to develop and implement a focus, coherence and cutting edge conservation strategy and approach that will reposition WWF Zambia as the leading Conservation organization in Zambia.
  • Responsible for day to day strategy management by ensuring coherence in the implementation of an effective and agile   conservation strategy that delivers impact at scale and is relevant to national policies, constituencies, civil society, the most current WWF Africa and WWF global  conservation priorities
  • Ensure strategic engagement with relevant international and national stakeholders on conservation and technical issues, including strong engagement on policy issues and processes, in order to influence and inform national policy and decision –making.
  • Provide conservation leadership to assigned regional and transboundary programs e.g. this role will help deliver the WWF KAZA vision.
  • Promote the vision and objectives of the WWF Zambia Conservation Strategy to government, donor, civil society, corporate, and WWF stakeholders at national- and international-level meetings, conferences, and fora.
  • Direct annual planning and budgeting across departments ensuring linkages between prioritized activities and agreed conservation impacts and outcomes.
  • Ensure all programs and campaigns have effective plans, deliver impact at scale and are effectively contributing to relevant priorities.
  • Establish, implement and oversee a system of planning, monitoring, learning conservation programmers and priorities in line with strategic plans, which demonstrate our conservation targets.
  • Strengthen outcomes management and monitor effectiveness of Conservation team who in turn coordinate priorities and activities towards agreed outcomes.
  • Work with the Country Director, Fundraising manager and Senior Management Team to develop and implement funding strategies to ensure sustainability of WWF Zambia’ conservation programmers and impact.
  • Develop, establish and build strong, win-win and lasting strategic relationships with WWF Zambia community of partners, staff, Board and supporters to strengthen interaction, creativity and conservation results.
  • Support Proposal Development in attracting funding opportunities for Conservation initiatives to ensure that the development of our most promising initiatives benefits from latest thinking on Conservation strategy development.

Required Qualifications,

  • Deep knowledge of the Zambia conservation landscape
  • Advanced degree (masters or higher) in Biology, Natural Resources, Environment, Ecology, Social Science or related discipline.
  • At least 10 years of successful experience in conservation planning and programme design, M&E, audits and evaluations both at the conceptual and practical level.
  • 7 years’ post-graduate professional direct experience in relation to environment, development, conservation or sustainability.
  • At least 5 years in a Senior Conservation leadership role.
  • Experience in non-profit or environmental organization and knowledge of the WWF Network an advantage.
  • Evidence of major fundraising outcomes

How to apply?

Applications must include a cover letter and CV with full contact details of three referees sent as one file with subject line “Conservation Manager – Zambia”, to The Human Resources Manager – Africa through [email protected] to be received not later than 15th July 2018 at 17:00. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

WWF is an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce.

Communications & Advocacy Fellow

Background

Akros strengthens national health systems in developing countries focusing in southern Africa. We work hand in hand with national governments to develop quality disease surveillance and response systems and to roll out research and communication frameworks aimed at understanding health problems. Ultimately, Akros aims to develop and utilize new technologies to address these health issues with proper solutions. Our work straddles epidemiology, informatics, community surveillance and development. Our organization is based in Lusaka, Zambia and we are looking for an undergraduate or graduate student interested in a fellowship in Zambia to assist us in capturing and documenting our work and sharing it through unique social media and other channels. See below for further detail.

Akros seeks a Communications Fellow to provide high quality advocacy and communication support to our exciting work. The Communications Fellow will be based in Lusaka, Zambia with frequent field visits and will provide communication and documentation support to Akros. Akros has achieved success in bringing improved health to the communities in which they work – we seek to document our unique approaches, as well as share success stories with the global community. The Communications Fellow will be central in working with our in-country field staff to understand the nature of Akros’ work and achievements, and to document them in the most tangible, real-life and boots on the ground way possible. This will include frequent field visits to remote locations in Zambia, routine interactions with a variety of stakeholders including local traditional leaders, government staff, and partners. Akros has a list of successes and success story focuses and would work with the Communication Fellow to develop a targeted plan for the fellowship to capture, create, and disseminate these through a variety of channels. A few focused tasks include:

Specific Responsibilities

  1. Expand Akros’ reach and name recognition, particularly through social media. Work with our communication team to design a social media strategy that aligns with Akros’ digital transformation.
  2. Work with our in-country, boots on the ground team in Zambia to capture new, and re-purpose existing success stories, case studies and general documentation for sharing with target audiences (global media, partners, donors).
  3. Help us talk about our work better; Akros is a technical implementing partner, supporting ICT solutions to improve access to care in the developing world. Our work is complicated but our results are simple. We need help talking about our work and what we accomplish, without alienating audiences.

Required skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant communication, PR, or media field.
  • Experience in advocacy, policy, journalism and/or communications
  • Experience working abroad or working internationally. As a substitute, coursework in intercultural communication is acceptable
  • Knowledge, passion and interest in global health issues
  • Social media wizadry
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Capacity to design and implement corporate communication strategies, including produce relevant internal documentation and guidance
  • High level of personal integrity
  • Humility and an appreciation of the Zambian cultural context
  • Photography and videography skills a plus

What we offer

Akros is a small, woman-owned business with about 40 staff in Lusaka, Zambia. Our team is engaged, small, all hands-on-on-deck, and our atmosphere is much like a start-up. This opportunity includes a modest stipend and roundtrip airfare (if currently residing outside Zambia). Akros will cover visa fees, if needed, and we will be eager to help you network while in Lusaka.

Location

The Communications Fellow will be based in Lusaka, Zambia with frequent field visits and will provide communication and documentation support to Akros.

Application Instructions

Applications are due no later than Wednesday 18 July 2018. Candidates will be interviewed on a rolling basis and are encouraged to apply early. To apply, please submit a cover letter and CV with references to [email protected] with “Communications & Advocacy Fellow” as the email’s subject line. Telephonic inquiries are not encouraged. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Field Officer x2

WWF-World Wide Fund for Nature is the world’s largest independent conservation organization, with close to five million supporters and a network active in more than 100 countries on five continents. Our mission is to stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature by conserving the world’s biological diversity, ensuring that the use of renewable natural resources is sustainable and promoting the reduction of pollution and wasteful consumption.

WWF Zambia seeks to recruit proficient, energetic and motivated individuals to be part of the team in the following roles:

Kabompo Field Officer (1) – West Lunga National Park & Barotse Field Officer (1)- Mongu

The post holder will be working under the supervision of the Kabompo/Barotse Landscape Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support the Kabompo/Barotse Landscape Manager to design innovative conservation solutions for collaborative management and protection of ecosystems for provision of ecosystem goods and services.
  • Actively participate in the planning and implementation of both socio-economic and biological research fieldwork in the Kabompo/Barotse Landscape.
  • Coordinate meetings and workshops with communities or other stakeholders in the landscape.
  • Support the Kabompo/Barotse Landscape Manager to prepare reports and technical documents when required.
  • Implement initiatives to strengthen the communities in project areas through sustainable resource uses of forests, fisheries and wildlife.
  • Liaise closely with communities, traditional leaders, district and provincial offices and relevant government departments to ensure synergy and support for site activities.
  • Perform any other project related activities/duties as required and directed by the Kabompo/Barotse Landscape Manager.

Required Qualifications:

An MSc degree in the field of Natural Resource Management/ Wildlife or Fisheries Management/ or Biology, Geography or Social Sciences; or Honours degree with significant equivalent research experience. Furthermore, a desire to be based in the North-western/Western Province of Zambia in basic field facilities.

How to apply?

Email a cover letter and Curriculum Vitae clearly indicating the position applied for to [email protected] Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Deadline for applications: 20th July 2018.

WWF is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to having a diverse workforce.

Manager: Zambia Operations

Business Unit: Base Chemicals                                                  

Location: Kitwe, Zambia

Closing date:  20 July 2018

Base Chemicals

Base Chemicals markets a broad portfolio of commodity chemicals globally. The business consists of three key divisions: Polymers, Solvents, and Explosives & Fertilisers (E&F).

Our key products include:

  • polymers (polyethylene, polypropylene, polyvinyl chloride);
  • solvents (ketones, alcohols, acrylates), chlor-alkali chemicals (caustic soda, hydrochloric acid) and mining reagents (cyanide);
  • bulk and packaged explosives including specialised blasting accessories;
  • ammonium nitrate base products; and
  • sulphur derivatives.

To support our customers we operate a Polymer Technology Services Center that provides research and development relating to polymer-related applications.  We also provide agronomic and product support to our fertiliser customers as well as full blasting service and product support to our mining industry customers.

ABOUT THE ROLE / PURPOSE OF THE JOB

  • To manage and lead the regional operations for maximizing short and medium term profitability of the company by:
  • Ensuring safe supply of raw materials and effective blasting practices and  technical support
  • Ensuring that customer requirements are achieved;
  • Building and sustaining sound business relationships.
  • Assisting with managing customer accounts and
  • Delivering frontline results such as safety, production, maintenance, quality, cost, and team motivation.

FUNCTIONAL OUTPUTS

Business Results: Safety, Operational, Financial and Technical results

  • Manage and motivate the region’s Operations personnel as well as internal service providers
  • Manage team’s and self’s training needs
  • Production Planning and management of sites raw materials
  • Manage regional fleet of Mobile Manufacturing Units (MMUs)
  • Manage regional blasting operations
  • Establish Development Plans for sub ordinates
  • Meet Operations Production target in line with customer forecast and nominated quantity
  • Take accountability for the overall blasting operations
  • Ensure that self and team meet targets, due dates and Sasol  or mines’ quality standards whichever is applicable
  • Achieve agreed Budget up to a maximum of 100% current projected production forecast
  • Develop and implement the respective budget
  • Compile production budget in line with customer demands
  • Prioritise and optimize production opportunities consistently and reduce all non-value-adding work
  • Consistently improve regional productivity over blasting procedures and MMU optimizations
  • Seek improvements in blast tonnage.
  • Deliver compliance within the safety and environmental plan
  • Consistently seek to optimize the use of storage and products delivery systems
  • Ensure that silo and MMUs function technically as per design intent
  • Keep up with technological developments regarding Sasol Base Chemical Products as well as equipment
  • Lead on the Safety, Health, Environment and Emergency Response interventions
  • Ensure that HAZOP procedures are in place and team is trained to execute
  • Act as ER controller in the case of Emergency
  • Manages Incident reporting and investigation (ROOT Cause analysis)
  • Deliver timely results and compliance through control systems and measures
  • Produce quality decisions and find solutions to improve team results
  • Manage the legal compliance procedures for safety, health and environment on all production activities.
  • Ensure blasting procedures are according to design intent and legal requirements
  • Manage adherence/compliance to applicable OSH/Labour act ISO systems
  • Must consistently interact with customer operations to ensure resolution of customer needs timely and cost effectively
  • Produce periodic regional operations reports for Manager Operations Africa

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • NB: Must be a Zambian citizen

Qualifications:

  • BSC Mining Engineering or relevant technical degree
  • Mine Managers Certificate (underground) – an advantage

Experience:

  • Minimum of 8 years opencast/underground mining experience
  • Underground Blasting Certificate with minimum 4 years supervisory experience

Leadership Behavioral Competencies:

  • Self-Mastery – Takes accountability for driving own growth through developing self-awareness, reflecting, seeking feedback and self-correcting.
  • Business Leadership – Demonstrates commercial acumen, a global mind-set and exercises sound judgement.
  • Strategic Leadership – Leads organisational change, innovation and sustainability.

Child Protection Officer x4

Family Legacy Missions Zambia

Family Legacy Missions Zambia is a Non Governmental Organisation based in Lusaka, Zambia. The organization supports orphaned and vulnerable children in Zambia through education sponsorship programmes and accommodation facilities.
Suitably qualified individuals are invited to apply for the following position:

Child Protection Officer x4

Job Summary

The job of the Child Protection Officer is to create an environment which will enable students to feel safe and comfortable to open up when applicable. It is the responsibility of the Campus Level Child Protection Officer to ensure implementation of Family Legacy’s Child Protection policy and continue to identify and minimize unsafe situations.

Specific Tasks

Ensure safety

  • Ensure continual implementation of the Child Protection Policy
  • Identify on campus risks of child safety and implement improvement strategies and measures to improve said risks
  • Risk assessments to be used as a regular practice in operations, people and programs
  • Identify and minimize unsafe situations in good time
  • Conduct follow-ups and regular home visits
  • Address on campus staff concerns around Child Protection
  • Advising of staff, students, and community on concerns/reports of child abuse

Reporting

  • Report on all concerns and/or incidents of child protection to direct supervisor; work with designated staff on further investigations including, but not limited to:
  • Coordinate and conduct initial investigation of child abuse allegations to determine if external or internal are concerned
  • Conduct follow ups on all students who exceed the absenteeism requirement and submit reports to Child Protection supervisor.
  • Ensure a high standard of confidentiality in all reporting

Communication

  • Practice clear communication with direct supervisors and stakeholders.

Records Management

  • Maintaining ongoing, up to date, and accurate records on the safety of the SP’s both on and off campus
  • Conduct vulnerability assessments on SP’s and necessary follow ups
  • Maintain an updated case load of high priority follow ups
  • Ensure all findings of an investigation are recorded and communicated to the necessary staff/departments
  • Submit disclosure report forms to supervisor
  • Manage SP non-academic files, which included counselling logs, steps plans, documentation of interventions, etc.
  • The Employee shall also be expected to undertake any responsibilities as may be delegated by his or her supervisor.

Other skills / Success factors:

  • Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure.
  • Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities.
  • Responds positively to critical feedback and offering points of view.
  • Ability to network and be relational

Academic and Professional Requirements:

  • Grade 12 certificate
  • Diploma in Social Work

How to Apply:

Applications composed of CV and scanned academic certificates should be sent one word or PDF document to [email protected] , clearly labeling the position applied for in the subject line or hand delivered to plot 78/100 off lake road, Ibex Hill, Lusaka, Zambia. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Closing date is 27th July 2018.

Assistant Human Resource Officer – Training & Development

JOB OPPORTUNITY

In line with our corporate priorities aimed at ensuring optimization of revenue collection  and increased tax compliance on the one hand and the need to effectively manage the numerous challenges and opportunities in the fast changing business environment on the other, we are seeking highly motivated, result-oriented and well-qualified and experienced professional to fill the following vacancy:

ASSISTANT HUMAN REOSURCE OFFICER – TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT (GRADE -ZRA06) (1 POSITION)

Reporting to the Human Resource Officer — Training and Development, the job holder will be responsible for effectively contributing to the ZRA business through effective implementation of human resource training and development strategies, policies and practices.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide administrative and logistical support to both trainees and trainers to ensure that training
    delivery is effective;
  • Advise employees on training and development issues with specific reference to the current policies;
  • Provide training and development tools to both trainees and trainers to ensure effective and efficient implementation of activities;
  • Liaise with Training Coordinators and ensure that they are delivering and meeting training needs of their respective business units;
  • Maintain training and development records and statistics;
  • Process professional subscriptions & education refunds for members of staff; and Process certificates for course participants.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Grade twelve (12) School
  • Certificate or its equivalent.
  • Diploma/Degree in relevant studies.
  • Minimum of 2 years working experience in a training and development role.
  • Membership with the Zambia Institute of Human Resource Management will be an added advantage.

OTHER SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES

  • Only High level of integrity
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Good organization skills
  • Computer skills — Word, excel
  • Ability to effectively deliver training programmes.

Candidates who meet the role specifications and competencies should apply enclosing their detailed CVs,
photocopies of their academic/professional qualifications and any other relevant documentation in support of the application. Daytime and reachable telephone and/or mobile numbers should be clearly stated.  Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications should reach the undersigned not later than Tuesday 17 m July, 2018.

The Director Human Resource
Zambia Revenue Authority
P. O. Box 35710
LUSAKA

Sales Coordinator

POSITION: Sales Coordinator (2 positions).

Our client a Fixed and Mobile broadband organization is looking for young, energetic, creative, hardworking, proactive people to fill the position of Sales Coordinator.

Main Responsibilities

The Sales Coordinator will be responsible for driving all sales activities in the market by implementing innovative strategies to enhance public recognition and reputation of the organization.

Key Responsibilities;

  • Create and update client records and call logs.
  • Call all clients and update them in case of any organizational communication.
  • Identify and recommend sales trade promotions.
  • Monitor competitor actives within the different business segments.
  • New client acquisition.
  • Grow and maintain client relationships.
  • Handle all client queries and possible escalations in more complex matters.
  • Market research and Trend analysis.

Key attributes:

  • Goal Getter with Business acumen
  • Minimum supervision
  • Ability to absorb and manage pressure
  • Outgoing Personality
  • Initiative, Thinker with Analytical Mind
  • Fast Learner and Self Starter
  • Good demeanor
  • Zero criminal record

Qualifications:

  • Diploma in CIM/ ZIM or related field. Advanced diploma will be an added advantage.
  • Must be a member of The Zambia Institute of Marketing or a recognized professional body.

Experience:

  • A minimum of 1 – 2 years work experience in a similar position.
  • Must have traceable sales experience in a high target driven ISP environment and evidence of being a high performer.
  • Must demonstrate leadership skills
  • Must have great client management skills
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

How to apply;

Interested candidates should submit their cover letters and CVs ONLY to [email protected] by 20th July, 2018, with an indication of GROSS SALARY expectation in the cover letter. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Handy Man (Plumber)

Age : 18 – 28 years old

Job Description :

  • Carry out routine maintenance on equipment, electricals, plumbing and buildings
  • Install new equipment
  • Assist the technical  officer in his duties
  • Ensure proper handling and care of company equipment
  • Fix broken appliances
  • One year contract

Education :

  • Trade/Craft Certificate or higher in Plumbing

Work experience :

  • Minimum 6 months doing maintenance, plumbing, electricals or handy work in a company

Compensation :

  • Between 1,300 zmw and 1,800 zmw per month (including housing allowance)
  • 250 zmw transport money per month
  • One staff meal per shift
  • Leave days
  • Gratuity

Requirements :

  • Electronic copy of CV
  • Scanned copy of NRC
  • Scanned copy of school qualifications (including Grade 12 results)
  • At least one recommendation letter from reputable company

Ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advert.

Internal Sales Representative

INTERNAL SALES PERSON -TEMPORAL

The ideal candidate will be required to exhibit HIGH LEVELS OF MATURITY, must pay attention to detail, be able to produce reports in time and accurately, and MUST certainly work without unnecessary supervision and be a TEAM PLAYER

Responsibilities include:

  • handling sales inquiries;
  • processing quotations and internal sales orders;
  • filing and record keeping;
  • following up on customer leads;
  • expediting orders placed on suppliers;
  • able to manage database for the department;

Experience and Qualifications

  • Minimum FIVE years’ work experience in a sales office
  • Ability to communicate and stay in touch with our clients and suppliers to clarify any discrepancies or unspecified inquiries
  • Ability to produce reports in time and accurately
  • Computer literate
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work in a sales team
  • Knowledge of procedures of major mining companies
  • Minimum qualification: Diploma in Sales and Marketing.

Interested persons should apply to the following address including copies of their detailed curriculum vitae and academic certificates before 31st June 2017:
(Emailed copies are welcome)

The Director
P.O.Box 21018
KITWE

Email: [email protected]; [email protected]

Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.