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Engineer/Scientist/Other Professional/Consultant (Roads & Highways)

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN ZAMBIA.

SMEC is a multi-disciplinary International consulting firm and provider of comprehensive consulting and Project Management Services. SMEC is currently inviting applications for the following positions in its Southern Africa Regional office in Lusaka, Zambia.

Position

Engineer/Scientist/Other Professional/Consultant (Roads & Highways)

Location: Lusaka, Zambia

Expected start Date: 1st September, 2018

Key Responsibilities

  • Understanding of transport sector project cycle and associated components
  • Develop knowledge of the commercial aspects of project management.
  • Successful in identifying and following through on leads associated with additional work
  • Prospects on the projects they are involved with.
  • Regular client contact under direction of more senior manager.
  • Develop understanding of Functional Unit technologies and markets.
  • Able to draft responses to straightforward bids – assistance sought with commercial Aspects.
  • Supervise and manage project team and ensure professional project delivery
  • Trains technicians in relevant software tools.
  • Uses own initiative.
  • Competent to check the work of other team members.
  • Develop increased design ability and quality
  • Draft technical reports of acceptable technical and presentational quality
  • Technical decisions that provide solutions rather than one completed end result
  • Able to present / represent their technical work.
  • Able to assign work to others.
  • Clear understanding of local functional business technologies and markets.
  • Supervises other less experienced engineers.
  • Geometric design experience
  • Drainage design experience
  • Familiar with relevant design standards and guidelines Calculations of quantities for input into the BOQ.

Key Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor of Engineering degree/higher degree
  • Knowledge of traffic and transportation engineering principles and concepts
  • Geometric design experience
  • Drainage design experience
  • Familiar with relevant design standards and guidelines
  • Calculations of quantities for input into the BOQ

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PCR Quality Controller

With subsidiaries in more than 21 African countries, BIA’s operations are in the Sales and After-sales services of equipment for mines, quarries, public works, recycling, handling and power generation in West and Central Africa. BIA is able to offer a wide range of equipment and accessories from well-known manufacturers such as Komatsu, Sandvik, Bomag, Cummins and Yale.

BIA Zambia is currently looking for an PCR Quality Controller with vast experience in the mining industry for its operations to be based in Kalumbila.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Familiar with and enforces strict compliance with all Safety procedures, including all Company rules and regulations;
  • Improve, train and implement, conduct the quality control process and procedures, required for planned component replacements.
  • Extensive experience with Komatsu electric drive truck,  assembly, maintenance and rebuild.
  • Experience in Komatsu programs such as SMAP, Extranet and CSS
  • Ability to optimize resources (manpower, equipment and materials)
  • Ability to read, interpret and follow procedures. Competent in reading and understanding specifications, drawings, and all other discipline related project and engineering documentation.
  • Keeps records of all Quality control documents
  • Analytical, logical thought process and meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to translate skills and knowledge to others

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION

  • Must have 10 years of Komatsu electric drive truck experience;
  • Must be proficient with computer skills including MS Projects
  • Must be proficient in English
  • Must have proficient oral and written communication skills;
  • Management training is preferred
  • Prefer candidates with at least a degree and 3 years of experience as Foreman;
  • Safety training and certification preferred.

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Parts Warehouse Assistant

Barloworld Equipment provides total solutions in earthmoving equipment, materials handling and power systems and related equipment in 10 countries in Southern Africa. As the appointed Caterpillar dealer in the region, Barloworld Equipment supplies equipment, parts and service to customers in the mining, construction, handling, agricultural and energy industries.

Barloworld Equipment Zambia Limited is looking for a suitably qualified individual to fill the position below:

PARTS WAREHOUSE ASSISTANT – KITWE

Job Purpose:

Based at Kitwe Office, reporting to the Warehouse Supervisor, the successful candidate will manage the following tasks:

Receiving, binning, picking, dispatching and deliver on all Customer needs and expectations.

Outputs:

  • Ensure relevant daily Warehouse KPI’s are exceeded, All performance reports are clean;
  • Comply with specifications of order type by customer within time and quality standards;
  • Ensure Warehouse procedures and carried out safely within the framework within the framework compliance to SOP’s;
  • Ensure achievement of Warehouse performance standards while maintain a Clean and Safe environment at all times;
  • Effective self management and performance ownership

Minimum Requirements

  • Advanced Certificate in Business Administration or equivalent
  • A Technical qualifications would be an added advantage
  • Proficiency in MS office EPR systems/packages
  • Product knowledge and passion for the BWE Brands
  • Experience in Parts Warehouse/Safety Compliance
  • Ability to handle heavy loads / Ability to operate lifting equipment
  • Process Compliance oriented
  • A clean Drivers License
  • Able to work independently

Proven competencies: Organizing ability, Attention to detail, Customer Service orientation, Good communication; Attentive.

Candidates that meet the minimum requirements should submit their applications, certified certificates and current curriculum vitae, not later than 15th June 2018 to the:

Senior HR Business Partner,
Barloworld Equipment Zambia Ltd,
Plot No. 4669, Independence Avenue,
P O Box 20810, Kitwe, Zambia OR E-mail address: [email protected]

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Accountant – Zambia and Zimbabwe

Region: Sub Saharan Africa

Country: Zambia

Location: Lusaka

Department: Finance

Job Category: Finance

Pay Band: Locally appointed Grade G

Vacancy Description: Pay Band: 6 (Locally engaged) / Post Duration: Indefinite / Eligibility: Right to work in Zambia / Location: Lusaka / Deadline for Application: 18 June 2018 (23:29 GMT)

Purpose of job:

This role is responsible for the end to end accounting process in Zambia and Zimbabwe, including month and year end close, and ensures consistent, accurate and robust financial accounting processes in line with accounting practices and corporate policies.

Accountabilities, responsibilities and main duties:

The role holder will report to the Senior Accountant and will be stationed in Lusaka, Zambia. The position is a supporting role in the Financial Controlling and Accounting process which is a key function in the new organisational structure emerging from the Financial Transparency recommendations.

Specific duties will include:

The post-holder will (across operations in Zambia and Zimbabwe):

  • Complete all financial tasks required for the financial month-end pre-closing steps and provide support as required for the financial month-end closing steps.
  • Maintain financial records as per corporate policy and internal audit
  • Provide support as required on accounting transactions and adjustments (accruals, deferrals and provisions), including Intercompany accounting.
  • Provide support as required with manual journals and off-system payments requests ensuring accuracy and compliance with relevant policies.
  • Assist with reconciliation of all relevant accounts and ensure that this is completed to corporate standards.
  • Assist Senior Accountant with preparation of local Tax submissions and other statutory returns.
  • Complete Travel & Expenses audits as per policy addressing issues in a promptly manner.
  • Assist Senior Accountant with provision of information to internal / external auditors.
  • Assist in the implementation of audit recommendations.
  • Complete daily cash reconciliations.
  • Responsible for ensuring integrity of cash collection process.
  • Responsible for ensuring integrity of customers refund process.
  • Support the income reconciliation process by extracting relevant reports.
  • Ensure compliance with treasury policy.
  • Submit relevant documents to local bank as requested including bank mandates updates.

Key Relationships

Internal

  • Regional Financial Accounting team
  • Shared Services Centre
  • Corporate Finance
  • Country admin team
  • Country Customer Services team

External

  • Bank relationship manager
  • Tax authorities

For further information, please view the documents below:

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. The closing date is 18 June 2018 at 23:59 UK time

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect the diversity of UK society at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria. British Council appointments are contingent on thorough checks. In the UK, and where appropriate systems exist overseas, these include Criminal Records checks.

ICT Support Officer

With subsidiaries in more than 21 African countries, BIA’s operations are in the Sales and After-sales services of equipment for mines, quarries, public works, recycling, handling and power generation in West and Central Africa. BIA is able to offer a wide range of equipment and accessories from well-known manufacturers such as Komatsu, Sandvik, Bomag, Cummins and Yale.

BIA Zambia is currently looking for an ICT Support Officer for the region with vast experience in the mining industry for its operations to be based at the regional office in Kitwe.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participate in infrastructure and application deployment projects;
  • Facilitate and enhance ICT communication channels between the local businesses and abroad ICT colleagues
    Implement ICT conformity and compliance across on the supported site and according to the Group policies and procedures
  • Handle help desk escalations through tickets, phone or email.
  • Provide support and resolve problems to the end user’s satisfaction in a timely manner.
  • Monitor Service Desk for tickets assigned to the queue and process on priority base.
  • Interact with external suppliers to help resolve IT-related issues and provide answers in a timely manner
  • Document actions and resolutions in call tracking systems;
    Train users, explain technical concepts to non-technical users, help users to become more comfortable and efficient with the usage of IT equipment and software;
  • Communicate critical situations with other teams and to users;
  • Involve other teams in the resolution of problems (internal and vendors);
  • Timely handling of questions and problems;
  • Troubleshoot issues, isolate problems, provide workarounds;
  • Travel occasionally within the supported region

EXPERIENCE

  • At least two years of experience in a similar regional position;
  • English and French, spoken and written
  • Has a proven record of being effective in a fast changing international environment;
  • Demonstrated understanding and working experience in a similar role;
  • Experience in a customer service oriented role.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Computer hardware (installation, configuration);
  • Operating systems: Windows family;
  • Applications: Microsoft Office family;
  • Account and security management using Active Directory;
  • Remote access using VPN and SSL VPN technologies;
  • Telecom: LAN, ADSL, Wireless LAN;
  • Server backup management;
  • Communication: clear and pro-active communication to user

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Senior School Administrator

Trident College is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced, and enthusiastic Senior School Administrator to be based in Solwezi. The appointee will report to the Head and take overall responsibility for the effective and efficient management of all general office administration including: financial administration, secretarial support, reception and public relations.

Main Purpose of the Job

  • PA to the Headmaster
  • Support the Head in dealing with parents, staff and pupils.
  • Assist the Head is implementing sound administrative systems and policies including debtors, procurement, stock and petty cash.
  • Maintain the Head’s diary and schedule.
  • Supervise other administrative staff.
  • Maintain staff records.
  • Provide oversite for all school functions.

Qualifications & Experience

  • At least 5 years’ secretarial experience
  • Certificate in Secretarial studies
  • Diploma in Business Administration or Social Science will be an added advantage

Key Skills

The successful candidate will possess the following key skills and attributes:

  • Ability to work independently and show initiative.
  • Self-motivated presentable and well organised
  • Excellent written and verbal communication Skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, Power Point & Access)
  • Ability to handle stress associated with the need to meet deadlines
  • Personal qualities of integrity, team player, attentive to detail, goal oriented and able to multi-task

A full CV and cover letter must be sent to: [email protected] Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement. Closing date for applications: 11th June 2018

Start Date: 1 August 2018

Trident College is located on a 113-hectare nature reserve in Solwezi, Zambia. The school opened its doors to the first pioneering group of pupils and parents in January 2014. In addition to serving the educational needs of the local copper mining community, the College, which is now home to 232 pupils, is rapidly becoming the boarding school of choice in Zambia and a firm option for parents and pupils throughout southern Africa.

Due to Educore Services’ commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and criminal record.

Out – Grower Field Officer

CAREER OPPORTUNITY

BACKGROUND

Amatheon Agri is a European agribusiness and farming company developing and operating sustainable agriculture and food projects in Sub-Saharan Africa, headquartered in Berlin.  Amatheon Agri Zambia Ltd (AAZ) is a subsidiary of Amatheon Agri Holding N.V. and began farming operations in Mumbwa District in 2012. Since inception, the company has successfully developed over 3,000 hectares of land for rain-fed and irrigated cropping activities and employs over 200 people on a permanent basis.

Amatheon has developed a comprehensive Outgrower Programme that equips small-scale farmers with the necessary knowledge and access to inputs, credit, and a market to expand their businesses.

AAZ is inviting suitable applicants to fill the following vacancy:

OUT – GROWER FIELD OFFICER

Job Purpose

This role is responsible for implementing community and social development projects and supervision of AAZ farm shops.

Key Accountabilities

  • Conduct community needs assessment
  • Build up local capacity for community development
    Set performance standards for Farmer Coordinators and Depot Clerks
  • Setting up a village trust
  • Introducing new farming technology and seed varieties
  • Liaise with schools on the feeding programme
  • Setting up livestock disease control centre
  • Mobilize farmers and link them to credit loans with bank
  • Ensure purchase and sale of inputs is done profitably

Qualifications & Experience

  • Diploma in Agricultural Science or a related field
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in agriculture extension
  • Training and Supervisory skills
  • Valid driver’s licence

APPLICATION METHOD

Interested candidates should submit their application letter accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae not later than Friday 25th May 2018 to [email protected] Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Health & Safety Supervisor

With subsidiaries in more than 21 African countries, BIA’s operations are in the Sales and After-sales services of equipment for mines, quarries, public works, recycling, handling and power generation in West and Central Africa. BIA is able to offer a wide range of equipment and accessories from well-known manufacturers such as Komatsu, Sandvik, Bomag, Cummins and Yale.

BIA Zambia is currently looking for Health and Safety Supervisors with vast experience in the mining industry for its operations to be based in (3)Kalumbila and (1) Kitwe.

RESPONSIBILITIES

1. General HSE responsibilities

  • Promote occupational health and safety within his organization and develop safer and healthier ways of working
  • Make sure that the organization is aware of, and complies with, all legislation in relation to the use of its plant, equipment, substances, as well as in all workplace activities
  • Stimulate continuous HSE risk identification, assessment and reduction in daily activities
  • Help supervise the investigation of accidents and unsafe working conditions, study possible causes and recommend remedial actions.
  • Cascade Learning from Incidents, best practices, drive consistency and standardize HSE practices in Development Teams according to BIA’s HSE standards.
  • Coordinate emergency procedures, mine rescues, firefighting and first aid crews
  • Frequently communicate with management to report on the status of the health and safety strategy and risk management strategy

2. Risk assessment

  • Maintain and update the hazards and risk assessments identification records
  • Ensure that the controls in place are coherent, necessary and sufficient
  • Continuous evaluation for any residual hazard

3. Operational control
Job Hazard Analysis

  • Promote the JHA for non-routine activities and unsure they are understood and applied.
  • Identify risks for each step of those non-routine activities
  • To each step, evaluate a risk attached to it
  • Ensure that the control measures are implemented to eliminate or reduce risks

4. Standard Operation Procedure

  • Ensure SOP are done for routine activities and that they are created with the assistance of the technical team (routine activities = done more than five times)
  • Develop with site management staff SOPs for all risk activities
  • Participate to the periodical SOPs review
  • Train and sensitize all personnel on various SOPs
  • Create and implement identity cards and synthesis for tools / equipment and chemicals
  • Ensure risk control measures application including PPE management

5. HSE Performance

  • Ensure the execution of weekly inspections
  • Collect HSE performance
  • Make a weekly report on HSE indicators

6. Incidents, accidents, non-conformity

  • Report incidents / accidents and non-compliance
  • Participate in investigations following accidents, incidents
  • Propose corrective and preventive actions

7. Training HSE & Certification

  • Ensure our equipment are certified according to legislation and procedures
  • Monitor the HSE level training topics.
  • Develop and implement training sessions for managers, supervisors and workers on health and safety practices and legislation (in collaboration with the Training manager when applicable)

EXPERIENCE

  • At least 2 years’ experience in the mining industry
  • Supervisory/Managerial experience on construction sites for at least 3 years
  • Knowledge of standards OHSAS 18001 and ISO 9001 (ISO 14001 is an advantage)
  • Proficient in lifting inspection, simple and complex slinging
  • Proficient in working at heights and mobile elevating work platform
  • Good knowledge of welding hazards and risks
  • RA and SOP skills

COMPETENCIES

  • Flexible (can easily adapt)
  • Analytical Thinker
  • Good Communication skills
  • Accurate
  • Influential and persuasive

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Corporate Sales Assistant

Company Profile:

Laurence Paul is a privately held business established as a full service investment management, investment banking, investment advisory, principal investments and securities trading firm. Our firm is focused on providing unbiased advisory and investment services to entities and individuals involved in investing in and developing Africa’s productive infrastructure.

At Laurence Paul, we leverage the unique strengths of our people to provide our individual and institutional clients with a full range of financial services and product expertise across our business areas. We have an in-depth working knowledge of the business and regulatory environment and we work with financial institutions, major corporations, domestic and international investors, regulators and governments to encourage private sector led development. Laurence Paul is well positioned to satisfy the growing need for locally based asset management and securities trading firm that is capable of serving the demands of local and international investor clients.

Job Description:

To assist in Corporate selling and marketing against a given target.

The Corporate Sales Assistant will be involved in a broad range of activities including some or all of the following;

  • Identify and acquire corporate prospects.
  • Market and sell corporate products.
  • Prepare reports by collecting, analysing and summarizing information.
  • Maintain relationships with corporate clients.
  • Maintain quality service through enforcing organisation standards.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, etc.

Competencies:

  • Excellent Interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Good Analytical skills.
  • Knowledge on Capital Markets.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Full Grade 12 School Certificate.
  • Minimum of a Diploma in Economics, Banking and Finance and Business Administration.
  • Economics Association of Zambia (EAZ) membership is an added advantage.
  • Valid Drivers Licence is an added advantage.
  • At least Years’ experience in Corporate selling.

Working hours: 08:00 – 17:00 hrs, Monday-Friday unless required to work overtime hours.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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Email Application to [email protected]

Closing Date: 17:00 hrs, Thursday 24th May, 2018.

Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Technician

Allterrain Services Group,Africa’s leading catering and facilities management service provider, is now hiring qualified,self motivated,hardworking and enthusiastic Zambian to fill the position of Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Technician.

The ideal candidate must have a diploma in air conditioning and refrigeration, excellent knowledge of the job,computer literate, a reputable work experience and be a member of EIZ.

If you meet the above criteria, email your cover letter & Curriculum Vitae to [email protected] . Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

The deadline for receiving applications is 18th May,2018.