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Legal Manager Regulatory and Enforcement

Tho National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA) wishes to recruit for the positions of Legal Manager — Regulatory and Enforcement and Real Estates Officer to be based at Head Office. Interested applicants who meet the required Competences are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidates will be expected to have demonstrable competencies relevant to the respective job and will be offered a competitive remuneration package.

1.0 Legal Manager Regulatory and Enforcement (01) NPS03

1.1 Main Purpose of Job

The Legal Manager, Regulatory and Enforcement is responsible for all regulatory aspects of the Authority’s operation to ensure the Authority operates, within the provisions of the NPS Act and the enforcement of the Employer and other stakeholder’s rights and obligations; propose changes to the law that provide for better implementation of the Authority’s mandate.

Key Responsibilities

  • Analyse draft legislation and government policy and liaise with internal management on strategy and substance of submissions and commentaries.
  • Analyse breaches of the NPS Act and provide legal advice on remedial actions.
  • Monitor and analyse legislative changes and advise management on the legal impact of the changes to ensure stakeholders are well informed.
  • Provide legal on all legal matters which arise from the implementation of NPS Act and administration of Scheme.
  • Conduct and coordinate prosecutions and/or civil legal actions against defaulting employers in order to enforce the NPS Act and agreements entered into by the Authority pursuant to its mandate under the Act.
  • Conduct research and recommend changes to the law, policies, processes and procedures in order to promote efficient and effective administration of the Scheme.
  • Coordinate initiatives that enhance Compliance with NPS Act by Stakeholders.
  • Participate in the sensitisation of members of the public and employers on the provisions of the NPS
  • Provide input into the development Of systems, policies processes, and procedures.
  • Draft board/board committee minutes as assigned and within set timelines.
  • Ensure efficient and effective support to the operations of the Medical Board and Appeals Tribunal as applicable.
  • Prepare and submit relevant Board and Management Reports,
  • Develop and nurture relationships with key internal and external stakeholders involved in reforms; regulatory frarnework and enforcement of the NPS and day to day operations of the scheme.
  • Identify training needs of direct reports and recommend appropriate training interventions to enhance staff competencies critical for the delivery of quality and timely services.
  • Coordinate the work of direct reports and prosecutors employed by the Authority to ensure efficient and effective delivery of the Directorate’s deliverables.
  • Attend toanyother responsibilities asassigned.



Qualifications and Experience

  • Grade 12 Certificate with 5 ‘O’ levels with Credit or better including English and Mathematics;
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB):
  • Practicing Certificate
  • Not less than seven (7) years of experience in legal practice at a management level in an organisabon of similar Size or reputabbe law firm and with similar scope in legal complexity

TO APPLY

Your application letter shodd be accompanied by a CV and copies of relevant certificates and should also specify your contact address and telephone number(s).

Application letters should be addressed to:

Director Human Resources and Administration
National Pension Scheme Authority
Levy Business Park
Church Road
PO. Box 51275
LUSAKA

The closing date of receipt of applications is Friday, March, 2018.

Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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Information Security and Business Continuity Officer

SUMMARY

Information Security and Business Continuity Officer is primarily responsible for coordinating Information Security Risk management initiatives within the subsidiary and ensuring compliance with Information Security and Continuity requirements as stipulated in governing security and continuity policy documents.

Information Security and Business Continuity Officer’s responsibilities include managing information security risks and compliance relating to information security standards, business continuity planning, crisis management, privacy and compliance. The role also directs the adoption and implementation of FINCA’s corporate policies and procedures within subsidiary.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Ensuring the ongoing integration of information security with subsidiary business strategies and requirements.
  • Facilitating implementation of Security and Continuity Policies, standards and procedures within the subsidiary and ensuring delivery of locally assigned information security tasks and activities.
  • Coordinating and supporting Security and Continuity Risk and Compliance activities within subsidiary.
  • Coordinating the delivery of awareness and training program on Information Security and
  • Continuity in the subsidiary.
  • Coordinating business and IT continuity planning and DR efforts across subsidiary business units and infrastructure.
  • Conducting risk assessments and system audits including testing of controls and revenue assurance.
  • Coordinating Information Security incident response and reporting in subsidiary.
  • Support business in developing appropriate Risk Management strategies/tools and disseminating appropriate risk management practices in line with developments in the market/industry, laws, regulations, information security standards etc.
  • Providing an independent view of proposed Digital Financial Services business plans/initiatives and appropriate reporting on risks identified to the Head of Risk and Executive Committee.
  • Other duties as assigned.




KEY RELATIONSHIPS

  • Global Information Security Team
  • Subsidiary Management Team & Board
  • Global Business Continuity and Crisis Management Team
  • Internal Audit
  • Regional and Subsidiary IT Management Teams

KEY DELIVERABLES

  • Acting as trusted information security and continuity advisor for Subsidiary Management.
  • Maintaining Information security management framework with defined KPIs.
  • Maintaining the Information Services Risk Register.
  • Periodic Reporting on
  • Information Security, Risk and Compliance Status
  • Business Continuity Assessment and Testing Exercises
  • Security and Continuity Awareness Activities
  • Emerging risks
  • Facilitating and supporting  implementation and formalization of security and continuity plans, policies, guidelines and procedures risk and compliance activities to conform with security policy documen
  • Acting as a Single Point of Contact for facilitating security and continuity related incident and response.

Job Requirements

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, cyber security, management information systems, business administration, or related discipline preferred.
  • 5 plus years of demonstrated experience in an information security or risk management role.
  • Experience with microfinance or banking organizations preferred.
  • Working knowledge of national and international security regulatory compliances and frameworks such as ISO 27001, NIST, COBIT and PCI DSS.
  • Working knowledge of digital financial services is preferred.
  • Risk certification is an added advantage.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Industry Certifications (e.g. CISSP, CISA, CRISC) holders preferred.
  • Security vendor certifications (e.g. Cisco, TrendMicro, Splunk, Qualys) is a plus.

COMPETENCIES

  • High Integrity and Ethics
  • Security Acumen
  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Team Player

LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • Fluency in English is required. Fluency in local language is highly desired
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Business Analysis Specialist

Zambia National Commercial Bank Plc (Zanaco) is inviting applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals for the following job aimed at contributing to the Bank’s strategic vision, in the Commercial Division under the Commercial and Agriculture Banking Department at Head Office:-

BUSINESS ANALYSIS SPECIALIST (X1)

JOB PURPOSE

Responsible for supporting the Head Commercial and Agriculture Banking in developing and delivering plans and initiatives that will ensure the successful development and implementation of the Bank’s Commercial and Agriculture Banking Strategy and plans. To provide support in researching and analysing the Bank’s Commercial and Agriculture Banking Performance in order to highlight areas requiring targeted interventions to ensure achievement of the department’s overall strategic goals.

Under the supervision of the Head Commercial & Agriculture Banking, the following are among the Job Key Responsibilities:-

  • To collect data for developing relevant business planning models for the Commercial and Agriculture Banking strategic planning process.
  • To develop and adapt reports on key performance indicators to ensure that business managers can measure, monitor and continuously improve performance.
  • To assist in the planning, developing and coordination of the production of performance reports.
  • To support the development of surveys and audits for supporting service developments.
  • Participate and contribute in the development and formulation process of the Commercial and Agriculture Banking strategy as may be required by the Head Commercial and Agriculture.
  • Assist the Sales Team with the formulation of realistic budgets and forecasts by providing analysis and statistical information on portfolio performance.
  • Act as liaison between the Business and other support functions to provide management information and ensure adherence to set deadlines e.g. adherence to budget timelines.
  • To conduct economic, financial and market research, collecting and analysing data.
  • Conducting periodic analysis of all Commercial and Agriculture Banking performance Management Information (MI) using selected metrics.
  • Identify and interpret trends and utilise information to provide business performance improvement advice on focus areas for the various Commercial and Agriculture Banking segments.
  • Monitor and track achievements against target for key metrics.
  • Prepare and present detailed business performance reports for the Head Commercial and Agriculture Banking to all relevant committees and stakeholders.
  • Preparation of Commercial and Agriculture Banking credit portfolio performance review reports to the Board Risk Committee and the main Board in liaison with the Credit MIS business partner.
  • Preparation of analysed management information in a timely and accurate manner to support the decision scope for management.
  • To assist with benchmarking analysis for services.
  • To support business managers in developing performance improvement initiatives and strategies to support business performance improvement.
  • Develop or formulate analytical tools to help with the projections for both balance sheet and revenue.
  • Manage and collect information on Commercial and Agriculture Banking deals pipeline.
  • Working with Finance to ensure the accurate application of FTP on a monthly basis.
  • Track FX revenue from Treasury on all Commercial & Agriculture customers on a monthly basis.
  • To interpret and provide accurate and timely information to key stakeholders in the required format to facilitate decision making process.
  • To assist in preparations of presentations for different stakeholder engagements.
  • To develop and support high quality data standards.
  • Any other responsibilities or tasks as maybe assigned by management.

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL CONTACT

  • Internal: All Divisions.
  • External: Clients/Customers.




QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Grade 12 Credit or above mandatory in Mathematics and English and any other three subjects.
  • University Degree in Business or relevant subject.
  • Diploma in Banking and Finance/Accountancy Studies will be an added advantage.
  • At least three (3) years of Commercial/Business Banking experience and management of complex information.

JOB CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Strong tactical, communication, planning and execution skills.
  • Excellent communication and analysis skills.
  • Creative, out of the box thinker.
  • Strong facilitation and presentation skills.
  • Flexible and adaptable; able to work in ambiguity.
  • MS Office proficiency.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Customer service orientation.
  • Drive for results.
  • Communication skills.
  • Verbal and written communication.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Project management skills.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

All applications MUST have an application/cover letter, copies of qualification certificates including Grade 12 and detailed curriculum vitae indicating the position being applied for in the subject line and should be sent by email to vacancies@zanaco.co.zm no later than Tuesday, 23rd January, 2018.

ONLY SHORTLISTED APPLICANTS WILL BE COMMUNICATED TO.

Zanaco provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons and prohibits discrimination in employment (women are encouraged to apply).

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Legal Manager/Board Secretary

ZAMBIA MEDICINES REGULATORY AUTHORITY

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

The Zambia Medicines Regulatory Authority (ZAMRA) was set up by the Medicines and Allied Substances Act (No. 3) of 2013 as a statutory body responsible for medicine and allied substances regulation in
Zambia.

The Zambia Medicines Regulatory Authority invites applications from suitably qualified Zambian citizens to fill the following vacant position of LEGAL MANAGER / BOARD SECRETARY.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the Director General, the Legal Manager/Board Secretary provides legal and secretarial services to the Board and Management as well as tracking the implementation of Board resolutions; ensuring efficient; effective operations of board and promotion of best practice corporate governance. and representing the Authority in all court matters.

Specific duties under this role include:

  • Attend to all board secretariat functions including preparing meeting agenda and schedules, minutes, reports, follow-up as well as providing guidance on Board procedure when needed;
  • Advise the Authority on all legal matters to ensure that the interests of the Authority are safeguarded;
  • Ensures the Authority is compliant with the laws, its constitutional documents and it’s mandates;
  • Practical analysis and synthesis of legal documents to ensure the Authority operates within legal frameworks and safeguards all risks;
  • Represent the Authority in court as necessary
  • Prosecute violators/Offenders of the Medicines and Allied Substances Act No. 03 of 2013;
  • Providing necessary legal advice to ensure the Authority complies with statutory requirements;
  • Representing ZAMRA for matters before courts of law
  • Safeguard the Authority from potential litigants and ensure all potential litigation is averted
  • Coordinate with the office of the DPP on legal matters that are of public interest that affect the Authority
  • Review legal implication in existing legislation and policies and recommends new legislation and amendments to existing legislation or policy;
  • Prepares legal documents such as contracts and assignments on behalf of the Authority;
  • Provides input into the budget preparation process;
  • Perform any other duties as the supervisor may request from time to time Manage the Legal Unit oftheAuthority

QUALIFICATION

  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB).
  • Advocate of the High Court of Zambia with 5 years post qualifying experience.
  • Avalid Legal Practitioner’s Certificate.
  • Knowledge of Legal drafting will be an added advantage




OTHER SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES

  • Strategic thinking and planning.
  • Legal strategy development, formulation and implementation.
  • Court practice and processes.
  • Legal advisory and adjudication.
  • Knowledge on corporate governa nce.
  • Management of board affairs.

Interested Zambian citizens should send applications with detailed Curriculum Vitae that includes email / fax / telephone / cell phone numbers and certified copies of original certificates with three (03)
traceable references to:-

The Director-General
Zambia Medicines Regulatory Authority
Plot No.6903 Tuleteka Road, Off Makishi Road
PO Box 31890
LUSAKA

Closing date: 21st January 2018

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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Internal Auditor (1) (Re-Advertised)

The North Western Water Supply and Sewerage Company Limited (NWWSSCL) is a commercial utility, providing water and sanitation services in the North – Western Province. The Company has a vision of “striving for excellence in water supply and sanitation”. It is value driven and performance oriented and since inception in the year 2000 has been among the top performing utilities. NWWSSCL is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to recruit high profile, self-motivated, innovative, honesty, committed, adequately qualified and appropriately experienced persons to fill the following vacant positions in a challenging environment. The Company operates in Eight (8) Districts.

REPORTING LINE:

Functionally to the Audit Committee of the Board and Administratively to the Managing Director

JOB PURPOSE

To provide effective management of the Internal Audit Unit and provide advice to the Board and Senior Management on policy matters, regulations and operational procedures and systems.

Main duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement annual audit plans based on sound risk assessments, directly linked to the achievement of the company mission and strategic objectives.
  • Formulate and implement an internal audit strategy aimed at identifying areas of high risk and advising the Board and management on available risk response options.
  • Review companywide systems of risk management and internal controls and their adequacy in controlling and managing risks.
  • Audit financial, operating, project and accounting control systems to ascertain their adequacy ,accuracy and reliability as basis for developing both internal and external reporting and for safeguarding company resources
  • Audit and review economy, efficiency and effectiveness of operations.
  • Audit and review compliance with law, regulations and internal policies.
  • Under take special audits aimed at establishing control breaches, suspected fraud and corruption incidences.
  • Prepares timely, focused and sound management reports.
  • Board support to prepare, conduct and report the results of audits as delegated by the Audit Committee of the Board.
  • Chief advisor to the Managing Director and Management on identified risks.
  • To train and develop subordinates
  • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.




Qualifications and Experience

  • Full Grade 12 Certificate with 5(five) ‘O’ levels including English Language and Mathematics.
  • Degree in accountancy, ACCA/CIMA/ZICA fully qualified or Degree in Engineering, Finance, Business or Commerce with Part Accounting qualification.
  • Possession of a recognized auditing professional qualification.
  • Membership to ZICA or EIZ and IIA.
  • Sober; mature with high levels of personal integrity.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, accuracy, deadline driven with excellent attention to detail team, team player with a flexible approach and willingness to learn and able to cope with pressure.
  • At least 5 years experience as an auditor 3 of which must be in a service Industry.
  • Past auditing experience in the water sector would be an added advantage.
  • Valid and clean driving license

Applications accompanied by copies of certificates, curriculum vitae, day time contact telephone number(s) and at least three traceable referees should reach the undersigned not later than Monday January 26, 2018.

Managing Director
North Western Water Supply and Sewerage Company Limited
MEMA House
P O Box 110184
SOLWEZI

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

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Principal – School of Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary Arts

Sylva University is a young and dynamic university in Zambia whose objective is to strive constantly to sustain and enhance its quality in teaching, research, outreach and all round economic development.

The university is seeking suitably qualified personnel to fill the position of PRINCIPAL – SCHOOL OF TOURISM, HOSPITALITY AND CULINARY ARTS.

Responsibilities

  • Establish and promote high standards and expectations for all students and staff for academic performance and responsibility for behavior.
  • Manage, evaluate and supervise effective and clear procedures for the operation and functioning of the school consistent with the philosophy, mission, values and goals of the school including instructional programs, extracurricular activities, discipline systems to ensure a safe and orderly climate, building maintenance, program evaluation, personnel management, office operations, and emergency procedures
  • Establish the annual calendar for instructional programs, ensuring progressive learning experiences for students consistent with the school’s philosophy, mission statement and instructional goals.
  • Supervise the instructional programs of the school, evaluating lesson plans and observing classes (teaching, as duties allow) on a regular basis to encourage the use of a variety of instructional strategies and materials consistent with research on learning and child growth and development.
  • Establish procedures for evaluation and selection of instructional materials and equipment, approving all recommendations.
  • Keep the staff informed and seek ideas for the improvement of the school. Conduct meetings, as necessary, for the proper functioning of the school: weekly meetings for full-time staff; monthly staff meetings.
  • Keep informed of current practices and techniques relating to school programs, teaching and administration by attending meetings and professional development conferences, and reading professional materials.
  • Lecture at least two school programs in the academics calendar.
  • Maintain visibility with students, teachers, parents and the Board.
  • Complete in a timely fashion all records and reports as requested by the Board. Maintain accurate attendance records.



Qualifications and Skills

  • 5+ years’ experience as college principal in similar faculty
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Higher in related faculty field
  • Excellent inter-personal skills
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • In depth knowledge of office management and basic accounting procedures
  • Familiarity with research methods and reporting techniques
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Outstanding communication and negotiation abilities
  • Integrity and confidentiality

Suitably qualified candidates are required to submit a copy of the Curriculum Vitae, cover letter and qualifications to info@sylva-university.com. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement when applying for this role.

The Deadline for submission is 22 December 2017. Applications received after this date will not be opened.

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National Director, World Vision Zambia

Reference 9049-21N09032
Location Africa – Zambia Town/CityLusaka
Application Deadline Date02-Jan-18
Category Field Operations
Type Fixed term, Full-time
International Role Yes
Duration 2+ Years

JOB DESCRIPTION

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

  • Strategically lead, develop and direct the implementation of all aspects of World Vision Zambia as an effective member of the Partnership in line with Twin Citizenship principles to ensure high Ministry quality and high impact in the field. Be accountable for all of aspects of WV’s work in the country.
  • Ensure that WVZ’s ministry is directly contributing to the sustained well-being of children and the fulfillment of their rights within families and communities.
  • Represent WVZ to all donors, project partners, other WV Partnership offices and divisions, local Government, church representatives and non-governmental organizations serving according to given Power of Attorney.
  • Ensure alignment with VisionFund (World Vision’s Microfinance Institution)through membership of the VFI Board and other Governance structures, and provide appropriate collegial support to MFI Executive Director.
  • Appropriately develop national governance through identifying Zambian leaders for board membership.



KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Spiritual Leadership:

  • Ensure that the office has a high quality Christian Commitment strategy and operations plan that is appropriate for country context.
  • Model a high standard of personal Christian leadership, ministry and integrity though lifestyle and work relationships, and provide spiritual guidance to staff on the Vision, Mission and WV Core Values.
  • Participate and lead regular devotional meetings.
  • Show genuine care for the poor communities and children being served.

Leadership and Management of the WV Zambia office:

  • Promote WV’s Vision, Mission, Core Values and key Partnership Standards and Practices among the staff and partners and ensure these are the core foundation of /the office/ strategies and work.
  • Support the national office governing board.
  • Ensure capable staff are available to implement the office strategy and operational plans.
  • Review and approve /the office/ succession plan; ensure that proper capacity is in place and succession plan is updated and executed.
  • Promote and participate in leadership development initiatives.
  • Lead and manage team in a way that facilitates a high performance culture, open trustworthy relationships and integrity.
  • Promote a culture of learning and development, employee engagement and good stewardship of human capital in the office.
  • Ensure implementation and compliance to Partnership Performance Management Standards and Principles, while seeking to implement Performance Management guidelines on reasonable level
  • Champion the leadership team in the implementation of Performance Evaluations on annual basis for the whole organization.
  • Support initiatives for staff care and well-being, both for all employees.
  • Respect, value and promote gender, age, religious and ethnic diversity.
  • Ensure excellent standards in the management of the human, financial, capital and technical resources of the organization, which includes inspiring and maintaining high standards of work and clear accountability to stakeholders.
  • Visit projects frequently to encourage, build relationships, and support staff.
  • Empower and develop others and his/her Senior Leadership Team.

Strategy, Operating Plan and Long- and Short- Term Targets:

  • Ensure there is a documented office strategy, Techncial Programs, and Business Plans with clear, measurable short-term and long-term target
  • Ensure that Technical Programs are aligned with Partnership Progrmming Models.
  • Ensure there are clear strategies for People and Culture, Communications and other main functions, and they are based on the office strategy and operational plan and include main priority areas identified in respective Regional and Partnership Strategy. Facilitate and be accountable for the execution and monitoring of strategies.
  • Ensure continuity of the existing strategy and business plan that has been agreed by the Partnership & WV Zambia.
  • Field focused and able to continuously engage staff and the Communities even in the most difficult places to reach.

Ministry Performance:

  • Ensure high ministry quality and high impact in the field by leading in a way that the office is achieving its expected annual targets at all stages of the LEAP cycle on a sustainable basis.
  • Ensure adequate resources are acquired and managed to meet and enable quality program implementation.
  • Ensure the highest standards of quality and accountability through compliance with World Vision policies and standards and international standards for emergency response, disaster mitigation, rehabilitation and development.
  • Ensure all project proposals, reports, integrated audits, and ministry evaluations are reviewed at a proper level within the office and appropriate actions are implemented, to ensure that impact, accountability, and compliance.
  • Ensure measurable improvement in the well-being of children is achieved as evidenced by achieving targeted improvement in the child well-being outcomes.
  • Ensure that a national monitoring & evaluation strategy based on technical and managerial indicators exists and is implement.
  • Ensure accountability for the implementation of effective ministry to all key stakeholders. Ensure a relevant, timely and accurate flow of management and operational reports according to program objectives and standards and to meet reporting standards of the support and donor partners, the Regional and Partnership offices (as specified in the Covenant of Partnership) and local partners.
  • Innovative and exhibit ability to challenge the status quo – willingness to make decisions to increase efficiency even when such decision can be viewed as unpopular.

Advocacy and Representation:

  • Represent World Vision to engage and build strategic alliances with the government of the country, major donor agencies, , non-governmental agencies, churches and media.
  • Develop and implement appropriate advocacy strategies to raise awareness of- and advocate for change in- key issues within the specific context.
  • Lead and facilitate strategies for the promotion of justice that look for the change of unfair structures that oppress those in need; Ensure WV is positioned as a leading NGO in promoting the well-being and rights of children within the country context to deserve public and stakeholders’ confidence and trust.
  • Strengthen awareness of World Vision’s program both within and outside of the WV Partnership.
  • Ensure that the WV brand is respected within the country and none of office operations or staff conduct harm it.
  • Provide leadership, strategic direction and support to the team for developing and implementing excellent donor experience and acquisition of Ministry funds; Identify new opportunities and forge alliances that lead to optimization of all resources.
  • Cultivate networks and engage partners such the Zambian President, Government Ministers, UN agencies, Country Directors/CEOs and other high level partners.

Financial Management and Financial and Operational Audit Compliance:

  • Ensure efficient and effective organizational practices that result in successful financial and operational audits.
  • Ensure action planning and execution to resolve audit findings in an agreed and timely manner; undertake appropriate reporting of audit results and actions.
  • Ensure strong financial compliance through timeliness and completeness of financial reports.
  • Ensure strong operational compliance through timeliness and completeness of program/project reports.
  • Provide direction for integrating private and public funds to maximize results and respond to community needs in most effective and efficient way.
  • Manage overall financial integrity of the program to WV Support Offices, donors, the government and other stakeholders.
  • Provide overall strategic leadership and initiative for identifying and securing financial resources to support the program.
  • Regular engagement of donors to maintain the level of confidence gained, and resource mobilization through diversification of funding.

Safety and Security, Disaster Mitigation and Preparedness:

  • Develop and maintain capacity to respond to natural and man-made emergencies.
  • Maintain, and regularly review security and safety plans and protocols (security manual, evacuation plan, Disaster Preparedness Plan, and risk assessments at national and AP levels) and ensure understanding and compliance by all staff and visitors.
  • Oversee relief efforts, as and when they arise and work in partnership with response teams. Build in-country relief response capacity to ensure adequate disaster management and response.
  • Liaise with other international organizations to collect information about the security environment and, where appropriate, discuss joint responses to security threats.

Compliance and Country Legal Environment:

  • Ensure the office complies to local legal requirements and standards.
  • Represent World Vision in court, if required.
  • Ensure and oversee proper mechanisms for Child Protection and other WVI Standards and Principles implementation.
  • Ensure the office actively participates in scheduled Peer Reviews. Take ownership for appropriate action planning and execution of Peer Review recommendations.

Vision Fund Strategic Management:

  • As a member of Vision Fund Zambia ensure that integrated with World Vision’s ministry to promote fullness of life for children and their communities.
  • Facilitate programmatic integration of MFI’s and AP’s operations.



KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Post-graduate degree or equivalent experience in management or social sciences.
  • Degree in International Development would be a plus.
  • Good knowledge of financial management and accounting principles.
  • At least 3 year experience in overseeing large Government grant, its acquisition and donor engagement.
  • Experience in one of major Ministries (Relief, Development, Advocacy), close familiarity with other two.
  • Knowledge of LEAP cycle and Transformational Development Indicators is preferred.
  • Experience in Advocacy, national advocacy strategy development and leading campaigns.
  • Understanding of Matrix management.
  • Experience/ understanding of Board development process.
  • Experience in Microfinance operations is a plus.
  • Ability to present persuasively to Board, Senior Management Team, staff, donors, NGO’s, government officials, community leaders and other stakeholders.
  • Experience in being a member of Board.
  • Understanding of Board mandate.
  • Significant management experience (general/operational) where there is evidence of both accountability & managerial know-how.
  • World Vision experience – preferred.
  • Strong Understanding of Human Rights and particularly Child Rights.
  • Membership to professional body.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
  • Attend and participate/lead in devotions and Chapel services.
  • Perform other duties as required by the relevant stakeholders (e.g. Regional Leader for SAR, Global Centre counterpart, Board Members and so forth).
  • Genuine care for the poor communities and children being served.
  • Field focused and able to continuously engage staff and the Communities even in the most difficult places to reach.
  • Continuity of the existing strategy and business plan that has been agreed by the Partnership & WV Zambia.
  • Donor engagement to maintain the level of confidence gained, and resource mobilization through diversification of funding.
  • Network and engage partners such the Zambian President, Government Ministers, UN agencies, Country Directors/CEOs and other high level partners.
  • Innovations and challenging the status quo – willingness to make decisions to increase efficiency even when such decision can be viewed as unpopular.
  • Empower and develop others and his/her Senior Leadership Team.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 50 % of the time.
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Careers at Western Water and Sewerage Company


Western Water and Sewerage Company (WWSCO) Ltd was established in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act and section 9 (c) of the Water Supply and Sanitation Act, No. 28 of 1997. The principal activity of the Company is to provide high quality potable water and adequate sewerage services for higher standard of living of the population of the urban and peri-urban centres of Western province. The MD, Mr. Wamuwi CHANGANI personlly oversees every job, big or small to make sure his team delivers more than the customer has asked for. Like any other water utility company, Western Water & Sewerage Company Limited is a licensed member of the National Water Supply and Sanitation Council (NWASCO) which regulates all water utility companies in Zambia.

Finance Manager

Responsibilities

Department/Section: Finance Department

Responsible To: Managing Director

Responsible For: Management Accountant And Financial Accountant

Liaison With:

Senior Procurement Officer, Commercial Service Manager, Technical Manager, Human Resource and Administration Manager, Project Engineer, Public Relations Officer, O&M Engineer and Internal Auditor.

To plan and manage the financial resources of the company, formulating and implementing company financial policy and strategies on all aspects of financial management in order to ensure financial viability and reporting.

Develops and implements an effective financial management system that optimizes the Company’s financial resources and facilitates accurate measurement of performance.

Formulates and implements financial policies strategies and annual work plan.

Ensures preparation of the annual Corporate Budget and business plans to define management’s operating strategies within policy guidelines defined by the Board

Develops and implements adequate and effective internal control systems and procedures in order to safeguard and ensure sufficient security of company assets

Ensures timely Preparation of the Company’s monthly and quarterly reports

Ensures that the final accounts are submitted to external auditors and ensures timely production of audited accounts

Provides detailed analysis of financial performance in order to facilitate management decision making

Undertakes cost analysis and participates in preparation of tariff review proposals and submits them to the Board and NWASCO for approval and preparation, respectively

Ensures effective creditor control and timely payment of employees, suppliers and contractors

Ensures that company complies with statutory requirements with regard to PAYE,NAPSA and Workers Compensation contributions

Ensures financial mobilisation and implementation of investment policies in line with Board policy guidelines to ensure acceptable returns are earned on all investment portfolios undertaken, including recommendation of divestment options identified to the Board

Supervises IT and procurement sections to ensure provision of effective IT and procurement services to the Company

Agrees, monitors and reviews performance of subordinates to ensure that they meet their performance objectives

Performs any other duties as assigned by the Managing Director and the Board from time to time

Qualifications

Grade 12 certificate

Full professional accounting qualification such as ZICA, ACCA or CIMA

University degree in Accountancy or related (added advantage)

Minimum 5 years relevant experience

Computer literacy in excel, word, power point and access

Member of ZICA

Knowledge of any accounting package is a must preferably PASTEL accounting system

Experience in a water and sewerage utility Company(added advantage)

Other Attributes

Leadership skills

Managerial skills

Sober minded (maturity)

Able to work in a busy environment with minimum supervision.

How to apply

Send your application letter to the addressed below:

The Human Resource and Administration Manager,

Western Water & Sewerage Company Ltd,

PO Box 910445,

Mongu.

Job Posts at Nkana Water and Sewerage Company


Nkana Water and Sewerage Company is a Commercial Water Utility Company providing quality Water and Sanitation Services to its customers in Kitwe, Kalulushi and Chambishi. In its quest to improve service delivery, the Company seeks to employ suitable, highly motivated and goal oriented professionals to fill the following vacancies:

INTERNAL AUDITOR (X1)

Job Purpose

To audit the Company’s internal systems, policies, procedures and operations in order to strengthen controls and checks as well as efficiency and effectiveness.

HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER (X2)

Job Purpose

The jobholder will provide expert professional advice to staff on all aspects of performance management, staff training, employee relations and organisation development.

QUALITY ASSURANCE OFFICER (X1)

Job Purpose

To carry out analysis of water and waste water in order to meet the ZS 1900:2010 drinking water and ZEMA standards for waste water accordingly.

MECHANICAL ENGINEER (X1)

This is a Management position and the jobholder reports to the Maintenance Manager

Job Purpose

To plan, implement and control utilization and maintenance of all mechanical equipment such as plant, pumps, motors, machinery and motor vehicles so as to facilitate Company operations.

FINANCE MANAGER (X1)

This is a senior position reporting to the Finance Director.

Job Purpose

To develop and implement financial policies and strategies.
To ensure proper maintenance of financial records.
To provide timely and accurate financial information for management decision making.
To ensure compliance with the applicable financial guidelines, financial management processes, applicable laws and statutes.

DIRECTOR LEGAL SERVICES AND COMPANY SECRETARY (X1)

This is a senior position reporting to the Managing Director. Thejob holder shall be a member Of the senior management team.

Job Purpose

To provide efficient and effective professional legal and secretarial services to Nkana Water and Sewerage Company (NWSC), Management and the Board Of Directors in order to safeguard the Company’s interests and ensure smooth functioning of the Company and Board.

Interested applicants who are suitably qualified and experienced for the above position should submit their application letters, detailed CVs and the names and addresses of three referees to the address below by 7th December, 2017

Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.

Director ofHuman Resources and Administration Services
Nkana Water and Sewerage Company
Mutondo Crescent,
Off Freedom Way,
Riverside,
Kitwe
P.O. Box 20982

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Legal Assistant – Legal and Board Affairs

LEGAL ASSISTANT – LEGAL AND BOARD AFFAIRS , ZPPA 08/1 – (THREE YEAR CONTRACT)

1. PURPOSE

To assist the Board Secretary in drafting legal documents and generally provide Legal services to the institution.



2. STATEMENT OF MAIN DUTIES

2.1   Attends to litigation on behalf of the Authority in order to ensure that the legal interests of the Authority are adequately protected.

2.2   Drafts letters of demand to entities that have defaulted in settling debts or are in breach of contractual obligations in contracts entered into with the Authority.

2.3   Undertakes review of procurement legislation and regulations and recommends amendments to ensure that Procurement laws reflect the regulatory and supervisory functions of the Authority.

2.4   Conducts searches at the PACRA and Lands and Deeds registries to check whether details givento the Authority by procurement entities are correct.

2.5   Drafts Legal documents professionally and accurately to protect the Authority’s interests.

2.6   Assists with the enforcement of relevant legislation to ensure that the Zambia Procurement Act and Procurement Regulations are effectively administered.

2.7   Advises on all legal related issues, whenever required.

2.8   Assists in drafting management, committee and Board minutes.

2.9   Drafts court documents.



2.10   Performs other related duties assigned by the Board Secretary.

3.0      

  • Education:  Full Grade Twelve (12) School Certificate with five (5) credits or better.
  • Vocational Requirements:  Bachelor of Laws Degree and Advocate of the High Court
  •  Relevant Post Experience: 1 year post admission to the bar.

4.0  SKILL AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  1. Excellent communication skills in writing and oral communication.
  2. Excellent interpersonal skills and human relations skills.
  3. Numerical/Computation Skills.
  4. Drivers’ license added advantage.

5.0  TENURE

The appointment of the Legal Assistant is on a contractual basis of three (3) years.

6.0  APPLICATION PROCESS

All applications will be treated in strictest confidence and should comprise a CV and certified copies of Grade Twelve  (12) Certificate, Bachelor’s  degree and any other relevant  Certificates including Transcript of degrees, National  Registration Card,  and current practicing Certificate of the Zambia Law Association Zambia (LAZ). Applications to be addressed to:

The Director General
Zambia Public Procurement Authority
Stand 11790 Sub J
Off Alick Nkhata Road
Procurement House
P. O. Box 31009
Lusaka

CLOSING DATE

The closing date for receipt of applications will be Friday, 1st December, 2017 by close of business (17:00 hours). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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