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Technology Provider

Technology provider to build multi-messaging platform to drive uptake of digital insurance tool

(a) Product Development:

  • Build upon an insurance platform to harness the power of rainfall data and couple it with the vast farmer database to produce customized messages for the smallholder farmer’s unique situation.
  • Utilize expertise to codify and expand the use of WhatsApp as a direct-messaging platform for smallholder farmers, and the agribusinesses that directly serve them.
  •  Develop and testing of a scheduler for SMS, IVR and WhatsApp messages building on an existing database system.

(b) A/B testing of content and channels:

  • Develop content based on 2017/2018 in-season learnings
  • A/B test messages with farmers from the database to see which are -more effective at influencing smallholder behaviour.
  • A/B test delivery channels, using WhatsApp for business, direct SMS campaigns, and push-pull SMS services
  • Deliver highest resonating messages through the highest impact channel to all farmers (both seed and fertilizer customers) during the 2018/2019 maize season

(c) Development of WhatsApp business product

  • Close work with ecosystem partners to become an early adopter of the WhatsApp Business platform.
  • Will require integration into current system, as well as a staff person to manage the relationship with WhatsApp

Eligible candidates are encouraged to download the request for proposals document and accompanying scope of work document for their action.

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Enterprise Systems Specialist

Enterprise Systems Specialist

Lumwana Mine, Solwezi, Zambia.

Reporting to: Enterprise Systems Coordinator,,

Lumwana Mining Company Limited (LMC), a copper mining company owned by Barrick Gold Corporation is situated in the North-Western region of Zambia, some 300 km west of the Zambian Copperbelt and 95 km south west of the provincial capital of Solwezi. The mine is a multi-pit, multi staged operation mining approximately 100MT of ore and waste per annum and producing copper concentrates containing an average of 120,000 tonnes of copper metal per year over a twenty (20) year mine life, making Lumwana the largest single open cut copper mine in Africa. The Company is now looking for an experienced and qualified individual to be considered for the position of Enterprise Systems specialist

Role Summary

Reporting to the Enterprise Systems Coordinator, you will be responsible for supporting Enterprise systems and business enabling applications. Participate in ongoing projects involving an evaluation of different options for departmental systems to suit the different departmental requirements and integrate into the Barrick IMT Enterprise Architecture.

Your duties will include but not limited to the following:

Responsibilities

  • Review user security and administration of the Pronto Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and other business systems
  • Perform routine maintenance and error checking required to keep the existing systems operational
  • Log and track ERP software faults/ user requests as required with the vendor following existing procedures
  • Change control and user acceptance as per SOX Controls
  • Preparing documentation for system analysis, design, development and implementation while managing projects with the IS Team following the organizations standards, policies and procedures
  • Train end users and prepare necessary documentation to complete project implementation and delivery.
  • Provide application and business process level support for ERP system
  • Working with the Service Delivery & Infrastructure teams in implementing ongoing projects following the Barrick IMT Project management methodology
  • Provide regular operational reports to enable effective management of key performance activities

Experience & Qualifications

  •  Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems,Finance or equivalent qualification
  • Minimum experience (5 years) in the IT sector
  • Experience in business intelligence systems analysis, design, development and implementation
  • Experience in Pronto / or other ERP applications
  • Experience in relational database systems (SQL Server 2012 or later, Oracle 9i, 10g and 11g)
  • ITIL Foundation and Prince 2 Certifications will be an added advantage

Zambian Nationals who meet requirements for this position and are resident in Zambia are strongly encouraged to apply

Applicants may be subjected to any of the following: a Security and / or Police Clearance Check; a Competence Assessment, Qualifications, Credit and Reference Checks.

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Senior Relationship Manager

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 Corporate and Investment Banking Department to be based at Head Office:-

SENIOR RELATIONSHIP MANAGER (X1):

JOB PURPOSE

The Senior Relationship Manager will be responsible for coordinating the sales efforts for liabilities and assets, extensively marketing low cost liabilities and identifying suitable assets for on-boarding. He/She will ensure and track implementation of solutions with product teams, GTS, Treasury, Scheme loans, within the agreed turnaround time and collaborate with GTS staff to ensure proposals and tenders have Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB) input and are submitted timely.

Under the supervision of the Head – Large Corporates, the following are among the Job Key Responsibilities:-

  • Originate, maintain and develop relationships in corporate market and or more in the specifically defined portfolio.
  • Manage a corporate loan book within parameters provided by Risk Management.
  • Negotiate terms and conditions and prepare information pack for Corporate Credit to prepare credit applications for new and renewed loan facilities for CIB clients.
  • Present and defend CIB credit applications in the Credit Committee.
  • Attend regular meetings with customers, product teams and other internal stakeholders.
  • Prepare Call Planning, Call Reports & Tracking Templates and update the deal pipeline.
  • Complete the wallet size for clients and timely & appropriately file all client calls, client communications, internal memos and credit papers on the assigned portfolio.
  • Timely initiate all credit processes (extensions, excess full briefs, annual reviews).
  • Cross-sell Trade, Treasury & GTS products and refer potential clients of the Bank for SMEs, Agric and Retail.
  • Assist Head – Large Corporates (LC) with product knowledge and market research (Desktop).
  • Coordinate and provide input to GLC & credit processes and create bank proposals and track to make certain of their timely delivery.
  • Assist the Head – Large Corporates’ business development activities, business planning, customer acquisition and strategy, business research and marketing.
  • Collate all action points raised in call reports and track and drive each action to its conclusion. This is an integral part of the role.
  • Assist in the communication and implementation of any action necessary to improve service in respect of complaints/compliments received.
  • Jointly work with Corporate Credit & Risk on credit issues with a view to implementing the Zanaco credit processes.
  • Coordinate post-approval actions for credit facilities for the Unit.
  • Proactively initiate all credit proposals and obtain appropriate approvals.
  • Appraise Head – Large Corporates of any appropriate market information.
  • Develop and implement sales strategy and ensure that there is no income leakage in the unit.
  • Refer to Head – Large Corporates on non-business relationships that are acceptable and profitable to the bank.

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL CONTACT

  • External: Existing/prospective customers, Competitors, Local regulators on statutory matters and Key Business Introducers (KBI’s) – Accountants, Lawyers.
  • Internal: All Divisions

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Grade 12 Credit or above mandatory in Mathematics and English and any other three subjects.
  • University Degree in a relevant subject.
  • Professional Diploma in Banking and Finance will an added advantage.
  • At least five (5) years banking experience in corporate sales/customer service.
  • Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB) knowledge, including products not specifically offered within CIB e.g. FX Trades and workforce banking.
  • Understanding of relevant legislation e.g. KYC, Anti – Money laundering, Banking code.
  • Understanding of people policies and processes.
  • Robust understanding of credit risk management.

JOB CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent social/interpersonal skills
  • Delighting customers
  • Networking/Liaison
  • Persuading and selling
  • Attention to detail
  • Drive for results
  • Analytical thinking
  • Team work

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

All applications must have an application/cover letter 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, 6th March, 2018.

Kindly note that you MUST attach copies of qualifications along with the application/cover letter and curriculum vitae.

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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Business Controller Zambia

SANDVIK CENTRAL AFRICA seeks:

Business Controller Zambia

The role

The Business Controller (BC) is responsible for assisting the Sales Area Business Controller (SABC) with country business control activities and to support the Business Line Managers. The role is responsible for monitoring, measuring, and analysing business activities and to conduct continuous follow-up of performance. The local BC is also responsible to follow-up the application and adherence of the Sandvik Group policies and procedures.

Key performance areas

Business Growth and Development

  • Participates in planning processes.
  • Review business processes and procedures to advice Sales Area Business Controller about potential flaws, anomalies and errors
  • Support Business Line Managers in financial issues – P&L and Balance Sheet matters

Operational

  • Reviews and analyses operating results in relation to cost, forecasts and operating policies and advises the BLMs.
  • Analysis of performance contracts profitability
  • Review of sales, OSMI and GIGO reports
  • Overall management of tax calculation and payment
  • Ensures that the all tax returns done and reconciled to the general ledger
  • To maintain the forecast numbers in Aurora and BPC
  • To make updates to the product structure and ensure Aurora is posting correctly
  • Ensure that parts and tools pricing is correctly updated by CSC into Aurora
  • Ensure that the standard costs of parts and tools are correct in Aurora
  • Customer profitability analysis
  • Adhere to Sandvik Group policies and guidelines
  • Performance contracts follow up

Financial

  • Forecasts, monitors and controls expenses within the country organisation
  • Preparation of monthly cashflow forecast
  • Preparation of Adhoc financial reports

Safety and Environment

  • Complies with Sandvik Mining EHS policies and applicable government, customer or industry regulations or requirements.
  • Identifies and reports any unsafe work practices.

Personal Leadership

  • Ensures that all activities are carried out with in Sandvik Values and according to Policies and Procedures.
  • Takes responsibility for personal development and enhancement of skills.

Your profile

Education / Experience:

  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting, ZICA Diploma, ACCA/CIMA level II
  • 3 – 5 years of accounting experience.
  • Exposure to the mining or engineering industries

Competencies:

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Business knowledge of operations
  • High level of business and financial analysis skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Results oriented
  • Ability to produce timely, accurate and clear reports

Location: Zambia – Centre

Who may apply

All applicants outside Central Africa must ensure that they are able to secure a work permit and permanent residence prior to applying for any advertised positions. Notice period on all positions is 1 month from date of resignation, unless otherwise agreed to by managers. In order to qualify for one of the vacancies advertised, employee needs to have completed at least one year service in their current role.

How to apply

To apply, please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button, or access the Sandvik website www.sandvik.com/career.

If you have any further queries, please contact us on +260 212 241 000.

Applications close: Friday, 2 March 2018

Job Reference No. 355682

Sandvik is committed to representivity in the composition of its employees and the creation of job opportunities across all sectors of the Zambian population.

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Re-Advertised Record Management Intern

Memory Business Solutions invites applications from suitably qualified individuals for the position of Record Management Intern.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Records management from a recognized institution.
  • Must be below the age of 30

Interested candidates should Email their Cover Letters, CV and qualifications to mbsrecruitment908@gmail.com. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Kindly resend applications to the email indicated above

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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Male Chef

We wish to hire a self-motivated, passionate, focused professional Male chef who is career oriented to be based around Kabangwe area, 9 miles from Lusaka central business district.

This is a home based position. A chef will be required to prepare daily and timely meals for the family.

An exposed, and highly competent chef will be needed to take up the position.

Qualifications

  • G12 certificate
  • Certificate or diploma in catering or related from reputable institution.
  • At least one (1) year work experience as a chef
  • 30 years and above.
  • Experience as a domestic chef will be an added advantage but not a must

Requirements

  • Good communication skills
  • Self-starter
  • Able to identify recipes and prepare variety dishes
  • Excellent cooking techniques
  • Able to drive the appetite of consumers
  • Someone willing to relocate but not a must

Knowledge & personality

  • Highly conversant with local and international dishes
  • Creative in food production

Competitive remuneration is offered.

Qualified Candidates meeting above qualifications and are willing to urgently start work can send their C.Vs indicating their daytime contacts, and including three traceable references in a single file named after their name and position to simbaokennedy@gmail.com. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Applications will not be received on any date later than 2nd March 2018

Note: Due to high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

For more information contact +260954408601

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Safari Guide

We are looking for a QUALIFIED safari guide, must be an excellent walking guide.

Job is seasonal and based in the Lower Zambezi National Park.

Please e-mail CV to jess@anabezi.com.

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

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Architectural and Engineering Project in Zambia – Multiple Positions

Cardno Emerging Markets USA, Ltd. (Cardno) is seeking Urban and Regional Planners, Safety/Occupational Health Engineers and a Fire Protection Engineer. The closing date for applications is February 25, 2018.

The services to be provided by the Contractor will be for undertaking A&E related services and/or a supervision or compliance role in regards to the activities by USAID’s Implementing Partners, and will conduct A&E related services (such as, but not limited to research, planning, development, and design for, and/or advise USAID/Zambia on the quality and timeliness of the construction contractor’s works.

Zambian national candidates are encouraged to apply for the following positions:

Urban/Regional Planner:

  • Knowledge of one or more of the following sectors: housing, slum upgrading, waste management, water management and sanitation, local economic development, private sector participation and urban transport
  • Proven track record leading and motivating accomplished senior urban professionals
  • Build and manage relationships with senior stakeholder across relevant Government of Zambia departments/agencies (e.g. Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development)
  • Carry out oversight and leadership of urban development specialists and quality assurance
  • Masters in urban planning strongly preferred

Safety/Occupational Health Engineer:

  • Ensure the overall risk management of working conditions
  • Preparation of health and safety plans for a variety of various work sites such as road construction, vertical construction, water and wastewater treatment, etc.
  • Should have strong knowledge and practical experience with incorporating safety into the design process and be familiar with international standards and codes.

Fire Protection Engineer:

  • Design and specify fire protection systems to meet the required fire protection standards.
  • Ideal candidate will have design and maintenance experience with wet pipe, dry pipe, pre-action, and deluge fire protection systems.

Qualifications for positions:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree from an accredited college or university in the appropriate branch of engineering or field of specialty
  • The ideal candidate should hold advance degrees and have extensive experience and knowledge in concepts, principles and practices in developing countries within the field of science or engineering field (professional engineering registration is mandatory)
  • Working knowledge of English is required
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Reservationist

Job Title: Reservationist

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in reservations
  • Travel Agent experience highly advantageous
  • Would need a bubbly, outgoing personality
  • Impeccable phone and communication skills
  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of the hospitality industry
  • Grade 12
  • Flight ticketing experiance
  • Travel and Tourism Certificate/ Diploma (A Must)

Own transport (Advantageous)



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

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