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Lecturer – Curriculum Studies

JOB OPPORTUNITY

The Technical and Vocational Teachers College Management Board is inviting applications for the following positions:

LECTURER-CURRICULUM STUDIES (01)

Minimum qualifications:

  • Full grade 12 Certificate
  • Bachelor of Education
  • Master of Education or TV ET or Curriculum

Experience:

  • At least 3 years teaching experience.

General Requirements:

  • Must be accredited as a uvainer and examiner to TEVETA.
  • Able to work under minimum supervision.

All interested suitably qualified persons, wishing to be considered should submit their application letters together with certified copies of their qualifications and detailed curriculum vitae to:

The Principal
TVTC
P/Bag 7 Luanshya

Must date for submission: Friday 19 h June, 2018,

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Ultra Sonographer

The University of North Carolina – Global Projects Zambia (UNC-GPZ) will be conducting a double-masked randomized controlled trial of weekly injectable 17-alpha hydroxyprogesterone caproate to prevent preterm birth among HIV-infected pregnant women in Zambia.

All participants will have a dating ultrasound, cervical length measurement, and follow-up growth ultrasound as part of the study. The Ultrasound Technician is trained to perform ultrasounds for the purpose of obstetrics. He/she will be integral to the success of the project and will be held to a high standard of performance. He/she will be responsible for performing ultrasounds for clinical diagnosis and training others to perform routine and emergency obstetric ultrasounds.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES (include but are not limited to the following):

General

  • Maintain patient privacy and confidentiality of participant records at all times
  • Consult appropriate supervisors within the study as needed on any issues related to the successful implementation of the study
  • Perform duties in accordance with all standard operating procedures

Activities

  • Perform and record results of obstetrical dating ultrasounds for potential study participants
  • Perform and record results of fetal ultrasounds to assess growth, fluid volume, placenta location, and identify gross abnormalities for study participants
  • Perform and record results of transvaginal cervical length measurement for study participants
  • Assist in standard ultrasound quality assurance and quality control
  • Conduct data entry in accordance with standard operating procedure and source documentation guidelines
  • Conduct training on obstetric ultrasounds to staff at UTH and other new hires

Other

  • Obtain competency in obstetric ultrasound, including transvaginal cervical length, as evidence by completion of online training and certification
  • Complete the Human Subjects Protection and Good Clinical Practice Course as required by the University of North Carolina Institutional Review Board
  • Attend to any other duties as assigned to ensure the optimal implementation of the study

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Recognized training and qualification in ultrasonography
  • Registration with the Health Professions Council of Zambia
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant work experience with regard to:
    • Pelvic ultrasounds (desired)
    • Obstetric ultrasounds
  • Professional maturity and ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Candidates should have knowledge of maternal and child health care in Zambia

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Projects Officers

Copperbelt Development Foundation Limited

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The Copperbelt Development Foundation Limited (CDFL) a non-governmental organisation involved in social and economic development seeks the services of the following positions to be based at its Kitwe office. Reporting to the Foundation Manager, these positions will form part of the team for CDFL mandated to execute projects on behalf of the Board of Directors in the sectors of Education, Road Access, Water & Sanitation, Empowerment and Health. The positions are offered on three (03) year contracts subject to renewal depending on performance and funding to the organisation.

PROJECTS OFFICER – SOCIAL

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To supervise regular data collection through implementing partners and ensure quality of the data by random verifications and validations
  • To record, manage and preserve monitoring and evaluation data in a safe and accessiblc way
  • To analyse and discuss findings based on regular monitoring data
  • Provide Social support on M&E and evidence-based recommendations to the relevant Foundation Manager and Partners.
  • Ensure that implementation of field activities adhcrcs to CDFL’s monitoring and evaluation system
  • Support partners in conducting baseline surveys and Knowledge Attitude & Practice (KAP) surveys
  • Participate actively in project planning process and budgeting.
  • Develop and manage the project life cycle processes
  • Support Projects Team in dealing with any other tasks as may be required.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Grade 12 school certificate
  • Degree in any social scicnce discipline
  • Knowledge and understanding of project monitoring and evaluation
  • Understanding of the current M&E trends and especially M&E systems in development organisations,
  • Understanding the use of MPMM or PRINCE2 methodologies of project planning.

EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in monitoring and evaluation with at least 02 years with some Non govemmental organisalion
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluating Community based projects
  • Experience of field data collection & report writing
  • Experience in undertaking baseline surveys & use of Log Frame Approach (LFA) or similar approved methodology

KEY SKILLS

  • Analytical and rcscarch skills
  • Good command over report writing in English
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Valid drivers licence
  • Excellent computer knowledge with command on MS Excel among other packages ofMS Office
  • Knowledge of operating standard office equipment.

PROJECTS OFFICER – TECHNICAL

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare cost analysis based on the architectural drawings, engineenng estimates, matenals required and labour involved.
  • To record, manage and preserve monitoring and evaluation data in a safe and accessible way.
  • Prepare cost plans to enable design teams to produce practical designs for construction projects, which involve liaising with architects, engineers and subcontractors.
  • Prepare tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities.
  • Evaluate tenders from contractors and subcontractors and, where appropriate, negotiate with the contractors.
  • Monitor and keep track of project progress and be responsible for the measurement and valuation of variations in the work dunng the contract, for agreement of intenm payments and the final account and work as part of a team to ensure that the requirements of the client are delivered.
  • End to end project technical supervision in liaison with appointed Government representative.
  • Monitor all commercial infonnalion in relation to project including labour, material and subcontractor cost forecasting thus ensuring budgets adhered to.
  • Provide advice to project staff on commercial and contractual matters including reviewing and drafting of correspondences.
  • Support Projects Team in dealing with any other tasks as may be required.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Grade 12 school certificate
  • University Degree in Quantity Surveying/Building science discipline
  • Membership of professional body (EIZ or SIZ).

EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum 4 years’ of quantity surveying expenence with at least (two) 2 years with some Non governmental organisation
  • Taking off and Setting up of bills of quantities and preambles for approvals
  • Execution and management of contracts within time, cost and allocation.
  • Expeience of in preparation and reviewing of project payment certificates & supervision or construction projects.
  • Hands-on experience in AutoCAD for drawings development.

KEY SKILLS

  • Very good numerical understanding & work independently
  • Good intemersonal skills and command over report Wiiting in English
  • Valid drivers licence
  • Excellent computer knowledge with command on MS Excel, AutoCAD among other packages of MS Office
  • Good understanding and managing of contracts

APPLICATION METHODOLOGY

Interested, suitably qualified and experienced applicants should submit their application together with academic & professional qualifications, contact phone numbers, Email, detailed Curriculum Vitae with three contact references to:

The Foundation Manager, Copperbelt Development Foundation Limited, P.O. Box 20917, Kitwe. Or through electronic application Emailed to: [email protected] Envelop should clearly be marked “APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT”.

CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATION LETTERS IS FRIDAY, MAY 25th 2018.

Full confidentiality guaranteed. Please note that only shortlisted apphcants Will be responded to.

Information Technology (IT) Teacher

Lake Road PTA School

Information Technology (IT) Teacher (1)

Lake Road PTA School is a Self-Governing Government School run by the Board of Governors on behalf of the Government. The School is situated at the corner of Leopards Hill Road and Lake Road, in Woodlands, Lusaka. The School is known for its academic excellence. Our Learners have been top-performers at Grade 7, 9 and 12 in the National Examinations and is among the best performing schools in the country. The Mission is to provide education which develops innovative, creative and integrated learners equipped with life skills to enable them contribute positively to society, through effective and efficient service delivery.

Motto: Education for Empowerment.

The School is Seeking to recruit a dynamic, motivated, enthusiastic and qualified individual in the role of an Information Technology Teacher to teach Information Technology in the Secondary School at all the Grades, 8 -12.

Overall Job Purpose

We are looking for a committed Information Teacher who will be responsible for preparing and implementing a full Information Technology educational teaching plan according to the School’s requirements. It will be fundamental to provide Information Technology knowledge and instruction to learners while also assisting them to develop their personalities and skills.

The ideal candidate should be passionate for the job with an ability to reach out to learners and create a relationship of mutual trust. A knowledge, of how to organise a class and make learning an easy and meaningful process, is a must.

Responsibilities

  • Present lessons in a comprehensive manner and use visual/audio means to facilitate learning
  • Create and distribute educational content (notes, summaries, assignments etc.)
  • Assess and record students’ progress and provide grades and feedback
  • Maintain a tidy and orderly classroom
  • Collaborate with other teachers, parents and stakeholders and participate in regular meetings
  • Develop and enrich professional skills and knowledge by attending seminars, conferences etc.
  • Participate in curriculum and other developmental programs, such as co-curricular activities which may be organised after normal learning time.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Head of Department and any other related supervising officer.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Teaching Council of Zambia certificate of registration and / or practising certificate.
  • A Full Grade Twelve School Certificate with at least 5 O levels is a must.
  • A Degree in Information Technology.
  • No prior teaching experience may be required.
  • Must have three traceable referees.

If you meet the requirements in this advert, submit copies of the following to the address below:

  • Cover or application letter;
  • Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae;
  • Grade 12 school certificate or any equivalent qualification;
  • Degree in IT with Education or any equivalent qualification;
  • Certificate of registration and / or practising certificate.

The School Manager
Lake Road PTA School
P.O. Box 320042
Woodlands
LUSAKA

OR

Submissions can also be sent by email to [email protected]

Deadline for application is Friday 11th May, 2018.

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

Only shortlisted applicants will be written to. Applicants who may not hear from us by 18th May 2018 must consider their applications unsuccessful.

Admin & Finance Assistant

Vision Green Limited is looking for a vibrant candidate to fill the position of Admin & Finance Assistant to take responsibility of the company’s Admin & Finance function. The Admin & Finance Assistant shall be responsible for reporting to Management and ultimately the Board of Directors. The overall objective of the role shall be to control, manage and report on the various financial aspects of the company and ensure a healthy financial framework for the company including administration and other related matters.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Track the company’s financial performance.
  • Liaise with management on the preparation, tracking, board approval process and management of quarterly and annual budgets.
  • Manage cash-flows of the company including overall creditor and debtor management
  • Present Financial reports to management and to the Board of Directors as required on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
  • Oversee the various transactions being performed and ensure these are consistent and correct.
  • Develop additional systems in ensuring revenue protection and services income are tracked and billed appropriately
  • Liaise and manage various aspects of the regulatory framework which includes the Zambia Revenue Authority, NAPSA, etc.
  • Manage payroll and various financial aspects of the HR function.
  • Develop and manage financial models as necessary for the various requirements of the business.
  • Coordinating with the external auditors and ensuring timely completion of the various company audits.
  • Liaise with management on a timely basis to provide information that may be required for business activities.
  • Liaise with suppliers and customers for reconciliation purposes as necessary.
  • Develop and implement any additional systems and controls necessary to ensure business objectives are met.

Requirements

  • Minimum of  3 years’ experience
  • Full ACCA or CIMA qualified
  • Excellent working knowledge in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Sound knowledge in ERP systems such as Sage products will be an added advantage
  • Proactive approach with a high level of attention to detail
  • Must be systematic and results oriented personality

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Chief Financial Officer /Company Secretary

Our client Lunsemfwa Hydro Power Company Limited seeks to recruit a Chief Financial Officer /Company Secretary.

Objectives

Purpose of the position is: –

  • To give the shareholders a secure, long-term return on their investments by reducing the financial and commercial risks associated with the current hydropower operations and hydropower development and acquisitions
  • Responsible for financing and investment strategy development
  • Overall responsible for the Company’s accounts, financial reporting, Company’s compliance with PACRA, risk management and compliance. Develop and maintain its governance model and structures
  • To participate in the development of the company’s strategies and goals

Reporting Line and Relation

  • Line Manager: Chief Executive Officer
  • Subordinates: Senior staff in areas of
    • Finance and accounting
    • Human Resources
    • Procurement
  • Internal: Management Team, Company Board of Directors, Union and Joint Venture Management
  • External: ZESCO and other customers for power generated, Government agencies such as ZRA, ERB, WARMA, REA, PACRA, NAPSA, Workers Compensation Board, relevant Government ministries, banks and financial institutions, owners, lenders, Joint Venture partners, communities local to the Company’s operations

Main Duties:

The Chief Financial Officer / Company Secretary assumes accountability for: –

  1. Leading and developing the Finance, Human Resources, Procurement and Company Secretarial functions to support the Company’s business objectives.
  2. Management and development of the subordinate functions of:
    • Finance
    • Accounting, consolidation and financial reporting
    • Business controls, reporting and governance
    • Human Resources
    • Procurement
  3. Providing regular financial reports for operations and projects
  4. Developing and submitting annual revenue and expenditure budgets for the Company in consultation with the Management team for the approval of the Board of Directors at the required times.
  5. The day to day management of finance, human resources and procurement operations of the Company
  6. The day to day management of all statutory records and compliance issues
  7. Preparing the requisite documentation for the Company’s meetings of the Board of Directors and other statutory meetings.
  8. Filing of annual returns with PACRA and other regulatory bodies
  9. Compliance to highest standards of business control and governance.
  10. Identifying succession needs; developing, implementing and monitoring requisite training.
  11. Resourcing of competent people to fill positions within the Company. Ensure efficient staffing.
  12. Performing such other duties of a Chief Financial Officer/Company Secretary as assigned from time to time by the Chief Executive Officer

Competencies Required: 

  1. Minimum 15 years of experience in Finance of which 5 years must have been at Senior Management level
  2. Must have a Minimum Degree in Finance and Commerce; ACCA; CIMA or Related Field
  3. Member of Zambia Institute of Chartered Accounts
  4. In depth knowledge of IFRS (International Reporting Standards)
  5. In depth knowledge of Zambian Commercial & Tax Laws
  6. Hands on experience in the use of Accounting Software e.g. Pastel
  7. Fluent in English. Excellent verbal, written and communication skills. Relates to others in a confident manner.
  8. Excellent negotiation skills.
  9. Promotes highest possible standards of ethical business conduct and health and safety across all activities.
  10. Sets clearly defined objectives for subordinates and teams. Ensures performance of individuals and teams to highest possible standards.
  11. Identifies and organizes resources needed to accomplish tasks. Motivates individuals to perform to the best of their abilities. Builds relationships based on trust, respect and recognition.
  12. Team player abilities and flexibility in dealing with cultural differences and conditions.
  13. Posses’ and maintain a clean and valid driver’s license.

Send an application via email to [email protected] In the subject line please indicate the position you are applying for; only those applications that reference the position in the subject line will be reviewed. Your application should consist of a cover letter and CV with three contactable referees (email, phone and full addresses). Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Closing Date: Wednesday 9 May 2018

Procurement Officer-Relief Staff

Job Summary:

The Procurement Officer will be responsible for identifying and screening procurement suppliers, negotiating terms and conditions favorable to METS, driving improved supplier service levels, minimizing risk while improving METS business results, standardizing and automating business and procurement best practice processes.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Receives and review TORs, scope of works and goods specifications and prepares detailed TORs , specifications and delivery schedules for goods and services to be procured.
  • Leads the procurement function and oversees all aspects of purchasing, negotiations, strategy and process implementation for procurement related to goods and services
  • Develops criteria for the evaluation of bids that ensures the objective and consistent evaluation of bids so that the best supplier is selected
  • Manages and develops resources to deliver business partner satisfaction and achievement of overall METS business and financial objectives.
  • Negotiates favorable contractual terms and conditions for METS with suppliers.
  • Maintains procurement policies and review on a regular basis to ensure relevance and conformance with best practices and ensure compliance with internal and regulatory policies
  • Receives bids, arranges for bid opening and evaluation meetings and prepares a report summary of the results of the evaluated bids to request a No objection for approval by METS Board.
  • Prepares minutes of the procurement meetings held in order to have records of proceedings of the meetings held for future reference.
  • Performs any other duties as reasonably assigned from time to time.

Requirements (Education and experience)

  • Bachelors of Purchasing and Supply, CIPS or equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant experience
  • Membership with Zambia Institute of Purchasing and Supply/CIPS
  • Must possess a clean drivers’ license.

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Head – Monitoring & Evaluation

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION FUND CONTROL BOARD

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The Workers’ Compensation Fund Control Board (WCFCB) is a social security scheme responsible for compensating workers in respect of accidents suffered and diseases contracted during the course of employment in accordance with the provisions ofthe Workers’ Compensation Act No. 10 of 1999 of the Laws of Zambia.

The Workers’ Compensation Fund Control Board invites applications from suitably qualified Zambian citizens to be engaged in the following positions.

HEAD – MONITORING AND EVALUATION

A. JOB PURPOSE

The Head — Monitoring and Evaluation, is responsible for implementing the new strategy, designing and monitoring performance measures, and designing and implementing a new business model and business planning to support the new strategy.

B. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To coordinate the strategic planning process, its implementation and review.
  • To develop a Strategic Management framework and processes that meet contemporary and best practice standards of planning and management through the application of high level planning and evaluation methodologies.
  • To review and prepare the Corporate Plan and the coordination of WCFCB’s strategic plans, the establishment of Departmental Plans and integration with the Board’s Financial Management Plan and budgeting processes.
  • To establish effective linkages between Departmental planning processes and regional planning activities to ensure consistency and effective delivery of economic development strategies of the Board.
  • To assist in thc review of the Board’s Managcmcnt practices, performance management systems and procedures to ensure best practice outcomes and provide information upon which the Board’s Senior Management can improve the performance of the organisation.
  • To design and implement a business planning framework to support the implementation of the Strategic Plan.
  • Alignment of a financial model to the new strategy.
  • Managing the design, monitoring and reporting of key organisational performance measures including financial performance.
  • Coordination of budget formulation and implementation.
  • Provide information and analysis ensuring fullest use is made of internal and external data sets.
  • To review and prepare the Board’s Policy Manual.
  • To provide expert advice on the development of organisational improvement initiatives to Senior Management.

D. JOB REQUIREMENTS

Candidates must have the following:

  • Grade Twelve (12) School Certificate.
  • Degree in Accounting/ Economics or equivalent.
  • Master’ s Degree (Accounting/ Economics/ MBA or equivalent).
  • At least five (5) years relevant work experience.

SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURAL ATTRIBUTES:

Skills: –

  • Analytical and problem solving skills involving the identification of problems, analysis of information, formulation of workable solutions and the recommendation of appropriate solution(s).
  • Communication skills of a high standard, both verbally and in writing, including proficiency in the English language and the effective presentation of information.
  • Strategic planning and program evaluation skills for public or private organisations.
  • Ability and experience in formulating and composing policy across a wide range of subjects relating to social security activities.
  • Effectiveness in operating in teams across disciplines and departmental lines, both as a member and as a leader.
  • Ability to develop new technical skills and embrace new technology and techniques.
  • Well developed and effective negotiating skills.
  • Project development, project management skills including budget management.
  • Well developed and high level organisation skills.
  • Time management.
  • Interpersonal skills of a high standard.
  • Ability to keep up-to-date with legislative and policy changes.
  • Self-motivation and initiative.
  • Adaptability to computing systems as operated by the organisation from time to time and an awareness of relevant technological applications.

Behavioural Attributes

  • Leadership
  • Customer service
  • Relationship management
  • Integrity
  • Excellence
  • Decision making
  • Corporate Citizenship

How to Apply

Applications with detailed Curriculum Vitae with traceable referees, copies of certified of all relevant academic and Professional certificates, copy of National Registration Card (NRC) or Passport to support your application with contact details indicating day time telephone / mobile numbers should be submitted to the following address not later than Friday, 27th April, 2018.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

Manager – Human Resources and Administration
Workers’ Compensation Fund Control Board
Corner Broadway/ Moffat Road
Compensation House
P. O. Box 71534
Ndola

Call for Expression of Interest – To Develop a Strategic Plan for the SaveNet

1. Background

SaveNet Zambia herein referred to as the “Network”, is a network of organizations and individuals that seeks to work with development agencies, private sector organizations and government to promote financial inclusion among Zambian communities at the grassroots through Community – based Financial Institutions (CBFIs) popularly known as Savings Groups.

SaveNet intends to achieve this through creation and nurturing of network structures at local, regional and National levels that would enable sharing and dissemination of information emanating from the different players promoting CBFIs. SaveNet’s mandate is to “ promote financial inclusion in Zambia working with Savings Group Facilitating Agencies through scaling up of innovation and best practices that arise out of promoter intervention to benefit the poor rural.”
SaveNet is expected to prepare a Five year strategic plan 2019-2023 which sets the long term direction for the implementation of its mandate.

2. Objectives

The overall objective of this consultancy is to develop a Five year Strategic Plan to ensure that SaveNet fulfils its mandate.

3. Scope of Work

The scope of work for the Consultant will include but not be limited to:

  • Review the vision and mission based on SaveNet mandate;
  • Review detail implementation plan and other project documents including project reports, minutes of network meeting, etc.;
  • Undertake stakeholder/donor mapping interested and engaged in financial inclusion and analysis;
  • Scan of member’s engagement and capacity (gender aspects, other micro finance aspects, training, etc.
  • Undertake progress review of SaveNet operations to date;
  • Through a consultative process and application of an appropriate tool of analysis, identify focus areas of interventions and develop strategic objectives and key result areas for the same;
  • Review the institutional capacity, organizational set-up (structure), financial and administrative systems of SaveNet against its mandate and the identified strategic objectives and key result areas; and make recommendations with a proposed action plan and budget;
  • Propose a strategy for achieving the strategic objectives and key results;
  • Propose roles and responsibilities of members to roll-out the strategic plan based on members capacity assessment;
  • Develop a Results and Resources Framework for the plan period;
  • Develop a SaveNet Resource mobilization and Sustainability plan;
  • Hold stakeholder meeting(s) to validate the draft Strategic Plan;
  • Finalize Strategic plan and submit to SaveNet management.

4. Deliverables

  • Submission of proposed structure of the planning document and/or how the consultant will undertake the development of the Strategic plan.
  • A five-year strategic plan including a results and resources framework.
  • Report on the process including stakeholder consultations and workshops.

5. Time Span

This assignment is expected to be carried out for a period of 20 person-days between the months of April and May, 2018.

6. Institutional Arrangements

The Consultant will work directly with the National Coordinator and reference will be made to SaveNet Interim Board where possible. SaveNet will provide relevant background documents necessary for the assignment including, the Constitution, SaveNet quarterly reports, the M&E framework and the government policies and strategies that are in line with the mandate of SaveNet. The SaveNet shall be responsible for the coordination of meetings and other activities under the Consultancy.

7. Expertise

a) Academic Qualifications

At least a master’s degree in a relevant field in the area of economic planning, public policy, development studies and business and/or financial management.

b) Experience

  • At least five years professional practical experience in strategic planning including financial planning, budgeting and management
  • Strong planning workshop/meeting facilitation and documentation skill
  • Prior working experience on promoting financial literacy issues is an added advantage
  • Demonstrated experience in working with NGOs, Networks, government partners and other stakeholders in public sector development programs especially in the area of capacity development, micro-finance, financial inclusion,
  • Have good knowledge on gender equality and gender integration in the planning and programming process
  • Have good knowledge on government policies and practice on rural development.

c) Skills and Competencies:

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision;
  • High level written and oral communications skills in English;
  • High level of report and planning document writing skills
  • Must be result-oriented, a team player, exhibiting high levels of enthusiasm, tact, diplomacy and integrity;
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and professional skills in interacting with government and development partners;
  • Skills in facilitation of stakeholder engagements/workshops;
  • Evidence of having undertaken similar assignments;
  • Experience in research, policy development, management and programming-related work.

8. Application process.

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their applications which should include the following:

1. Detailed Curriculum Vitae
2. Proposed methodology and budget

Please quote “SaveNet -Strategic Plan” on the subject line.

Applications should be emailed to : [email protected]

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

Closing date : Tuesday , 24th April, 2018 at 2:00pm Zambian local time.

Director of Planning & Programmes

ZAMBIA AGENCY FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The Zambia Agency for Persons with Disabilities is a Government Agency, established under Act No. 6
of 2012. The agency is mandated with the responsibility of coordinating and providing services to persons with disabilities.

The Agency is inviting cpplications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals to fill the following positions:

1. DIRECTOR OF PLANNING AND PROGRAMMES 1 POST (Three (3) years Renewable contract)

ZAPD seeks a senior professional with a global vision committed to human rights, especially for persons with disabilities to effectively develop innovative approaches, relationships with various stakeholders, government line Ministries, donors and other partner Civil Society Organizations (CSO); and is persistent and determined to fight for the rights of vulnerable people especially for persons with disabilities.

Department/Unit: Planning and Programmes

Work station: Lusaka with frequent in-country travel (50%)

Reports To: Director General, ZAPD

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan, coordinate and implement programme development activities for Cran s Management.
  • Establish policies, procedures and operational guidelines for all programmes.
  • Evaluate programmes, provide on-site programme monitoring and reviews and provide feedback as needed.
  • Report and discuss activity schedule plans with Director General and other Heads of Departments.
  • Attend to all necessary programme workshops, events and training seminars.
  • Communicate policy and information to programme staff at all levels.
  • Communicate programmes status with Director General and other relevant authorities on a regular basis.
  • Ensure availability, accessibility and use of strategic information regarding programming and prioritizing the multi-sectoral response and programme support services.
  • Ensure that appropriate ard consistent advocacy is undertaken in relation to Prevention,
  • Impact Mitigation, treatment, care and SUPPOrt programmes.
  • Oversees timely development and implementation of capacity building interventions in order to impart appropriate skills and knowledge.
  • Manages effectively, the utilization of human, financial and materials resources in the directorate in order to ensure effective and efficient operations and the attainment of the directorate’s objective.
  • Provide leadership to the strategic and operational plans and oversee their implementation.
  • Promote ZAPD sustainability through strong fundraising and relevant relationships with donors.
  • Maintain and foster partnerships with like-minded Agencies nationally, regionally and internationally.
  • Enhance Partner with Disabled Persons Organizations (DPOs) to apply sustainable approaches in their project activities.
  • Provide technical assistance 10 ensure Ihal persons with disabilities and their families are provided favourable opportunities to cngago as sustainable livelihood activities.
  • Provide technical assistance to ensure that disability issues are integrated in ZAPD Action
  • Research and M&E activities and that the M&E system measures disabilities-related changes in targeted beneficiaries.
  • Ensure engagement of the Board of Directors on all strategic matters by providing appropriate and timely information on the status of ZAPD Programmes.

Qualifications and Relevant Skills:

  • Grade 12 Certificate or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies or Social Sciences is desirable
  • Appropriate academic qualifications and/or including significant programme management experience mcy be considered
  • Minimum of 5 years post qualifying experience in the same field.
  • Experience in project management
  • Must bo 30 years and abovc.

Competencies / Personal Attributes

  • Computer literate with good organizational and communication skills
  • Good facilitation and interpersonal skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Must be mature and self-motivated
  • Ability to work in a stressful environment
  • Management and leadership skills
  • Ability to work independently with advanced problem solving, appropriately
  • Excellent time management and planning capacity.

Successful applicants will be required to take up the appointment immediately. Women and Persons with Disabilities who meet the essential criteria are encouraged to apply.

Applications together with certified copies of relevant qualifications, curriculum vitae with three traceable referees and a day time contact number, should be submitted by Friday 27th April, 2018 to the undersigned;

The Zambia Agency for Persons with Disabilities
P.O. Box 50073
Lusaka