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Bearing Network Engineer

ZTE is a provider of advanced telecommunications system, mobile devices, and enterprise technology solution to consumers, carriers, companies and public sector customers. Listed in the stock exchanges of Hong Kong (stock code: 0763. HK) and Shenzhen, China (stock code: 000063. SZ), ZTE’s products and services are sold to over 500 operators in more than 160 countries. The company is committed to provide customers with integrated end-to-end innovations to deliver excellence and value as the telecommunications and information technology sectors converge.

ZTE Zambia Service Limited is looking for dynamic and self driven graduate Engineers and a Legal Officer. Engineers should posses the fundamental Engineering skills and specializations in the following :Power .Transmission, Core Network, VAS-Value Added Service, IP Engineer,FTTX , Project Management and Bearing Network who are keen to make a career in the ICT industry.:




  1. In charge of the equipment commissioning,PAT test,cut over and maintenance during the delivery of the project according to the requirement of engineering design document.
  2. In charge of the skill transferring,problem handling,routine inspection,prevention of major faults
  3. In charge of project documents archiving and updating


  1. Good knowledge on data equipment (include Firewall/Router/Switch/PTN)products.
  2. At least 2 years’ experience in transmission or other related fields.
  3. Good command of English in both spoken and written.
  4. Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment 5. Strong interpersonal skills, with focus on customer service orientation

Send your application letters and associated CV’s to:.


Email: [email protected]
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The closing date to submit your applications is 24th May 2018.

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Legal Consultant


Under the technical supervision of the Chief Development Law Service (LEGN), the operational supervision of the FAO Representation in Zambia and in close coordination with the Lead Technical Officer in HQ, the Global project coordinator and other members of the project team, the consultant will undertake the following tasks:

  •  Identify the relevant legislation for antimicrobial resistance (AMR), following the guidance document provided by LEGN. This includes, among others, veterinary legislation, veterinary medicines legislation, food safety, feed, animal production, crop production and pesticides, water quality, waste management and environmental protection. Prepare a folder with electronic copies of the legislation identified as relevant for AMR and antimicrobial use (AMU) and include it in an electronic folder to be submitted as a product of the consultancy;
  • Using the guidance document provided by LEGN, prepare a report (15-20 pages) with an analysis of national legislation relevant for AMR and AMU in Zambia;
  • Revise the national assessments on AMR and AMU. Collect and revise other materials which might support the purpose of this study;
  • Meet with the national project team and/or the national contact points at the different Ministries to complete the collection of legislation and ensure consistency between the national assessments and the legal report;
  • Propose a harmonized draft legislation specifically on AMR and AMU in Zambia
  • At request, support the workshop for presenting the results of the legal assessment, and to update and promote the regional guidelines for harmonized regulation on veterinary drugs;
  • If necessary, support the revision of the AMR-related legislation identified in the report;
  • Support the project team in all matters related to AMR regulatory frameworks, including preparation of national reports that contain references to legislation;
  • Collaborate with FAO LEGN for the development of a legislative study and comparative analysis targeting SFS countries.

Expected Outputs:

  • List of legislation relevant for AMR
  • First version – report of national legislation relevant for AMR and AMU with identified gaps in the existing legislation
  • Proposed draft/amendments of legislation on AMR and AMU
  • Final version of the national report

Academic Qualifications

  • University degree in law.

Technical Competencies and Experience Requirements:

  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience;
  • Knowledge and experience in legal drafting, veterinary law, agricultural law, environmental law, or related matters would be an asset;
  • Working knowledge of English.
  • Demonstrated ability in carrying out legal research and analysis involving considerable complexity;
  • Demonstrated ability in writing clear and concise reports and in preparing legal texts (legislative and regulatory instruments);
  • Work experience with international or regional organizations or other entities in a relevant field
  • Similar undertaking will be an added advantage.

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Accounts Receivable Manager

Accounts Receivable Manager  (1800917)
Role purpose
  • Deliver Finance Services to business in areas of work that could include receivables, reporting, accounting or treasury.
  • To support the business by the provision of robust, timely financial information or services contributes to process or service improvements.


  • Timely delivery relevant management reports and /or services
  • Expected to deliver quality result in fast changing business environment
  • Support continuous improvement and efficiency in relevant processes
  • Management of diverse stakeholders e.g. Sales Team, Customers, Finance, etc

Duties include

  • Align local Accounts Receivables processes with the Syngenta Group Ways of Working with bias towards internal controls
  • Supervision of AR team to ensure timely reports to management
  • Oversee customer reconciliations
  • Conduct and Lead weekly AR/Sales customer accounts evolution meetings
  • Participate in Credit review process
  • Manage AR month end processes (AR reporting, BDDP)
  • Ensure customer payments are timely credited to customer accounts
  • Ensure customer accounts and reconciled and statements distributed to the customers every month
  • Visit and manage critical major customer accounts
  • Liaise with Credit Control in managing customer accounts regards Trade Finance Credit Management(TFCM)
  • Responsible for the Accounts Receivable Sub Ledger and from it, ensure it reconciles with the General Ledger every month
  • Responsible for the computation of the aging of receivables and respective suggested bad and doubtful debts


Critical success factors & key challenges

  • Manage the AR Team effectively
  • Reduce the BDDP
  • Reduce on number of blocked accounts
  • Ensure correct payment allocations are made
  • Ensure daily posting of accounts payments to customer accounts
  • Participate in the month end process
  • Ensure all your inputs are ready for month end reporting
  • Prepare and Present AR accounts reconciliation on a monthly basis

Knowledge, experience & capabilities

Critical knowledge

  • Good understanding of local Generally Accepted Accounting Policies
  • Good understanding of legal entity governance framework
  • Good understanding of business end to end processes and internal controls necessary to safeguard the Company’s assets.

Critical experience

  • Qualified Accountant i.e. CIMA, ZICA, ACCA, CPA or equivalent
  • Last level accounting profession as above with experince will be considered
  • Minimum 3-5 years experience in relevant roles
  • Keen demonstrated strengths in unquestionable integrity and trustworthiness.
  • Experience in working in multi national organizations with emphasis on communicating and decision making with demonstrated ability to work under pressure. Must be motivated by interdependency.

Critical technical, professional and personal capabilities

  • Credible with local senior management and comfortable with expressing his views or putting alternate point of view in a constructive way.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Critical leadership capabilities

  • Manages Performance to ensure high standards
  • Service Mindset
  • Ability to communicate with diverse senior stakeholder groups

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Call for Applications – Senior Consumer Welfare Officer, Senior Legal Officer and Senior Human Resources and Administration Officer

Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa



The COMESA Competition Commission (“the Commission”) is a regional body corporate established under Article 6 of the COMESA Competition Regulations (“the Regulations”) promulgated under Article 55 of the COMESA Treaty. The Commission is responsible for promoting competition and enhancing the welfare of consumers in the Common Market. The main functions of the Commission are to monitor markets and investigate anti-competitive business practices, control mergers and other forms of acquisitions in the Common Market and mediate disputes between the Member States concerning anti-competitive conduct. The Commission commenced its operations on 14th January, 2013 and is located in Lilongwe, Malawi. More information can be obtained from the Commission’s website http://www.comesacompetition.org/.

The Commission is looking for the services of suitably qualified nationals of the COMESA Member States to fill the following positions tenable at the Commission in Lilongwe, Malawi:


  1. Senior Consumer Welfare Officer, P3 2
  2. Senior Legal Officer, P3 1
  3. Senior Human Resource and Administration Officer, P3 1

Hence, applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced professionals for the Professional posts listed. Below are the requirements of the posts (job description and job specification):



JOB TITLE: Senior Consumer Welfare Officer:
GRADE: Professional Level 3(P3)
SALARY SCALE: COM$48,575 – COM$59,703 per annum
DIVISION: Consumer Welfare and Advocacy
TENURE: A fixed term of Three (3) years. Extension of contract is subject to availability of funds, performance of the contract holder and approval of successive annual Work Plans by COMESA.
REPORT TO: Manager, Consumer Welfare and Advocacy
TYPE OF CONTRACT: Commission’s established professional service category.


The purpose of the job is to manage the investigation of trade practices in order to enhance consumer protection. Under the overall supervision of the Director of the Commission and the direct supervision of the Manager – Consumer Welfare and Advocacy, the Senior Consumer Welfare Officer shall perform the following duties at the full performance level:

  • Manage effective investigation and assessment of trading practices in the Common Market in order to enhance consumer protection as enshrined under the COMESA Competition Regulations which includes:
    • Initiate actions against violators
    • Investigate complaints
    • Compile and submit investigation reports and case recommendations to the Manager- Consumer Welfare and Advocacy ;
    • Develop inspection procedures and techniques
  • Manage effective development and implementation of information, education and communication programmes for consumer protection in order to raise awareness of the public on consumer issues under the COMESA Competition Regulations and prepare relevant publications for public dissemination;
  • Assist the COMESA Member States in establishing effective consumer protection system at domestic level;
  • Advise industry, state and local officials and consumers on enforcement policies, compliance methods, and interpretation of the COMESA Competition Regulations
  • Plan and direct regulatory programs;
  • Foster multilateral cooperation in cross-border consumer welfare among Member States;
  • Network with regional and international consumer welfare officials and keep an update on latest developments and facilitate the Commission’s participation in key consumer issues at a regional and international conferences;
  • Submit performance reports to the Manager, Consumer Welfare and Advocacy as required; and
  • Perform all such things as are incidental to the foregoing and/or as may be lawfully delegated by the Director and the Manager, Consumer Welfare and Advocacy.



  • A minimum of first degree in Legal Studies or Economics or Public Administration and Management or Management or Social Work or an equivalent qualification in the field of consumer protection from a recognized institution. A Master’s Degree in any of these disciplines will be an added advantage.


A minimum of 5 years relevant post-qualifying experience in consumer protection. Working experience at a national competition authority or consumer authority will be an added advantage.


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to influence multi stakeholder processes.
  • Excellent analytical skills particularly in interpreting, using, analyzing and presenting data and evidence.
  • Accurate or intelligent or other demonstrable knowledge in advocacy, consumer protection, competition law, industrial organization or industry structures in any of the countries in the Common Market, Excellent Computer Skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the purpose and objectives of the COMESA Treaty and the COMESA Competition Regulations and Rules.
  • Knowledge of the operations of the COMESA Competition Commission and the COMESA regional integration agenda is highly recommended.



JOB TITLE: Senior Legal Officer
GRADE: Professional Level 3(P3)
SALARY SCALE: COM$48,575 – COM$59,703 per annum
DIVISION: Legal Services and Compliance
TENURE: A fixed term of Three (3) years. Extension of contract is subject to availability of funds, performance of the contract holder and approval of successive annual Work Plans by COMESA.
REPORT TO: Manager, Legal Services and Compliance
TYPE OF CONTRACT: Commission’s established professional service category.


Under the overall supervision of the Director of the Commission and the direct supervision of the Manager Legal Services and Compliance, the Senior Legal Officer will be responsible for providing legal services and advice to the Commission and ensuring compliance with all relevant COMESA legal instruments and the protection of the interests of the Commission. In addition to the above generality, the incumbent shall provide the following specific duties and responsibilities in support of the Manager, Legal Services and Compliance:

  • Prepare legal advice on diverse substantive and procedural issues, which may include those related to administration, procurement, contracts and other operational matters;
  • Perform extensive legal research and analysis and prepare legal opinions, studies, briefs and reports;
  • Assist in developing, interpreting and implementing internal legislation, decisions, directives etc;
  • Ensure that the rights and the defences are respected in proceedings under Part 3, 4, and 5 of the Regulations;
  • Ensure that draft decisions of the Commission take due account of the relevant facts;
  • Assist in negotiating and drafting undertakings, and ensure the accuracy of undertakings given by enterprises to the Commission;
  • Develop and implement relevant guidelines/procedures/manual such as those pertaining to investigations procedures and ethics, search of premises, confidentiality issues, exemptions, etc under the Competition Regulations and Rules;
  • Assess/review all exemptions possible under the Regulations pertaining to professional bodies and other economic actors in the Common Market and develop guidelines thereto;
  • Ensure compliance by enterprises to the letter and spirit of the law and provide guidance to business on matters of compliance under the Competition Regulations and assist firms or other persons to draft competition compliance programs;
  • Keep an update on all key developments or best practices at regional and international levels in competition law and recommend appropriate policy and legal review;
  • Draft legal documents and general notices for publication in the COMESA Gazette;
  • Submit performance reports to the Manager Legal Services and Compliance as required; and
  • Undertake any other tasks consistent with this job description as may be requested or delegated by the Manager Legal Services and Compliance.


  • A minimum of a Bachelor of Law degree from a recognized university, with a strong bias towards commercial, contract or competition law.
  • Admitted to practice law in any of the COMESA Member States.
  • A Master’s Degree in an appropriate discipline will be an added advantage.


A minimum of 5 years of progressively relevant post-qualifying experience in law, including litigation, legal analysis, research and report writing.


  • Excellent technical competence in handling legal/policy issues.
  • Excellent communication, writing and analytical skills.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks and work under pressure with a wide range of individuals and institutions.
  • Maintain confidentiality at the highest level at all times.
  • Creative thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a multi-cultural and multi-national environment.
  • Excellent Computer Skills.
  • Knowledge of the operations of the COMESA Competition Commission and the COMESA regional integration agenda is highly recommended.


English, French and Arabic are the working languages of COMESA. For this position, excellent command of written and spoken English is required. A good working knowledge of Arabic and/or French will be an added advantage.



JOB TITLE: Senior Human Resources and Administration Officer.
GRADE: Professional Level 3(P3).
SALARY SCALE: COM$48,575 – COM$59,703 per annum.
DIVISION: Human Resource and Administration Division.
TENURE: A fixed term of Three (3) years. Extension of contract is subject to availability of funds, performance of the contract holder and approval of successive annual Work Plans by COMESA.
DUTY STATION: Lilongwe, Malawi.
REPORT TO: Director
TYPE OF CONTRACT: Commission’s established professional service category.


The purpose of the job is to strengthen the capacity and increase the efficiency of the institution through maintenance of effective recruitment and management policies and other administrative matters of the Commission.


Under the overall supervision of the Director, the incumbent will be responsible for the following specific functions:

3.2.1 Human Resources

Design, update and implement strategic human resources system which will comprise the following:-

  • Contributing in the preparation and evaluation of staff policies, Staff Rules and Regulations and ensuring that they are properly applied anad complied with:
    • examining existing personnel policies, Rules and Regulations and make recommendations as appropriate;
    • giving advice to executive and management on Human Resource matters;
    • developing motivation strategies, staff welfare policies and industrial relations policies and practices;
    • Formulation of the HR Division strategic plans and objectives
    • Preparation and management of the approved Human Resources Division Budget
    • Guiding the Manpower planning process to ensure optimum numbers
    • Ensuring that all Company Jobs are correctly profiled and graded and each staff is given a job description upon reporting for employment
  • Driving the Change agenda by identifying global best practices, advising management on the use and benefits of such practices and responsible for rolling out the approved ones.
  • Planning and carrying out a policy of upgrading the professional skills and competence of the Staff of the Commission by Performance Management systems;
    • drawing up staff training schemes;
    • requiring Managers of Divisions to discuss training needs with their staff and to see to it that they are up-to-date in their profession; and
    • establishing language training courses.
  • Recruiting of qualified, experienced and competent staff including consultants and advisers by:
    • issuing accurate vacancy announcements internally and externally or both and disseminating them as widely as possible;
    • screening applications in conjunction with the appropriate director(s) of divisions(s);
    • preparing submissions to the reviewing bodies;
    • advising such bodies as ex-officio on the rules and regulations;
    • arranging for the interviewing of short-listed candidates;
    • transmitting the recommendations of the reviewing bodies to the Director; and
    • ensuring that successful candidates receive letters of appointment and take up their positions as required.
    • Ensuring recruitment of staff is done cost effectively.
  • Ensuring good industrial relations
  • Ensuring the provision of effective and efficient Human Resource services to the Commission and its staff members by:
    • calculating and communicating to the Finance Section approved and prevailing financial benefits of all staff members;
    • Managing effectively the prevailing health facility provision for staff members; and
    • Participating in study exercises and benchmarking on staff matters.
  • Servicing and advising those who may be assigned to review any staff matters such as promotions bodies, disciplinary committees, and policy advisory bodies by:
    • ensuring that their composition is renewed on a periodic basis;
    • ensuring staff representation in these bodies;
    • supplying all members with copies of the Staff Rules and Regulations as well as the procedure for the conduct of business;
    • giving advice on applicable rules and procedures and so guide the deliberations of the bodies; and
    • Providing secretarial support.
  • Supervising staff of human resource and administration division by:
    • guiding them and ensuring that they apply the Rules and Regulations and are fully conversant with them;
    • overseeing their work on a daily basis;
    • preparing evaluation reports on them;
    • discussing any staff complaints with them; and
    • finding out and easing bottlenecks.
  • Partnering with the Management team in ensuring Institute is run Professionally
  • Responsible for staff wellness.

3.2.2 Estate Management

Ensure the following is carried out:-

  • The Commission’s properties are kept in a good state of repairs;
  • Maintain records of properties and agreements;
  • Tender maintenance jobs and administer contracts;
  • Security and cleanliness of the properties;
  • Preparation of financial returns for all externally funded projects;
  • Good customer relations with tenants, and
  • Plan for improvements of the properties.

3.2.3 Conferences

Ensure the smooth running of the Commission’s Conferences and Meetings as well at the services associated with the conferences such as language translations; document reproduction, and documentation

3.2.4 Purchasing and Administration

  • Ensure an up to date purchasing system;
  • Monitor and responsible for all purchases in the Commission;
  • Overall supervision of hotel bookings and travel;
  • Overall supervision of the receipt and management of stocks and spares ensuring that they are protected from theft, deterioration and damage;
  • Supervision of the asset register;
  • Overall supervision of the inventory system;
  • Overall supervision of the switchboard operators; Drivers; Messengers; Cleaners and Translators.
    3.2.5 Decision Making
  • Decisions on human resource and administrative matters i.e. recruitment, promotions, career advancement and procurements.

3.2.6 Others

Undertake other tasks consistent with this job description and/or as may be requested or delegated by the Director from time to time.


A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in, Human Resources Management, Organisational Development, Business Administration. A Master’s Degree in any of these disciplines will be an added advantage.


A minimum of 5 years relevant post-qualifying experience in a similar or related position. Experience in a regional or international organisation will be desirable.


Must be fluent in English or French or Arabic (speaking and writing). A combination of all these languages will be an added advantage.



Applicants must be citizens of COMESA Member States.


Type of contract: The positions are under the Commission’s established professional service category.
Remuneration: Remuneration will be an all-inclusive amount pertaining to the position under the existing COMESA remuneration levels.

Duration of Contracts: the contracts shall be effective from the date of commencement of duties and will expire at the end of three (3) years of employment and may be renewed subject to individual performance and availability of funds.


Applications MUST be submitted through the Coordinating Ministries of the respective Member States on the prescribed COMESA APPLICATION FORM which can be accessed and downloaded from the COMESA website: http://www.comesa.int/.

Applications submitted directly to the COMESA Secretariat or COMESA Competition Commission will not be considered and ONLY short-listed candidates will be contacted.

The applications MUST reach the Coordinating Ministries by Friday, 30th March, 2018. Accordingly, short-listing reports from the Coordinating Ministries attaching all the relevant documents of the successful candidates should reach the address below by Friday, 13th April, 2018.

The Director and Chief Executive Officer,
COMESA Competition Commission,
Kangombe House, 5th Floor – West Wing,
P.O.Box 30742,
Lilongwe 3,

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Manager – Legal Services


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


Reporting to the Assistant Director — Legal Services, the job holder will be responsible for litigation under the Tax Acts, reviewing of Legislation to ensure the efficiency of the legislation and its proper use, interpretation and enforcement by the Authority, compiling and writing reasoned legal opinions and carrying out research.


The main duties and accountabilities for this position include but not limited to the following;

  • Attend to all contentious matters arising from the operations of the Authority;
  • Represent the Authority in civil litigation,
  • Prepare case work for court litigation, mediation or ex-curia settlement which ever may occur,
  • Consider and review all Authority criminal prosecutions, investigations and appeals to the Tax Appeals Tribunal;
  • Assist and advise the Authority on all legislative queries, amendments and repeals that may be proposed or considered;
  • Assist and advise in the drafting of Acts, Statutory Instruments and administrative rules of the Authority and to maintain updated records and copies of the same;
  • Collect and maintain, both electronic and hard copy, of all the relevant Acts and Statutory Instruments for the Authority;
  • Review and revise all relevant legislation to ensure the efficiency of this legislation and the subsequent proper use;
  • Research, compile and write reasoned legal opinions on all matters or issues as requested; and
  • Review judicial judgments, pronouncements, determination of the Tax Appeals Tribunal or such other authority and advise the Authority on the effects of such decision on the operations of the Authority


  • Grade twelve (12) School Certificate or Equivalent.
  • Minimum of a University degree in Law from a recognised and reputable institution.
  • Must be an advocate of the High Court for Zambia.
  • Minimum of four (4) years at the bar.
  • Paid up member of the Law Association of
  • Zambia with a valid practicing licence/certificate.


  • Good research and report writing skills
  • Principle with high level of integrity
  • Analytical skills
  • Excellent oral & Written communication
  • Computer literacy
  • Facilitation skills
  • Time Management
  • Negotiation skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Planning and Organisation
  • Coaching.

Only candidates who meet the above role specifications and competencies should apply enclosing their detailed CVs, photocopies of their academic/professional qualifications and any other relevant documentation in support of the application. Daytime and reachable telephone and/or mobile numbers should be clearly stated.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications should reach the undersigned not later than Wednesday, 7th March, 2018.

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

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Assistant Programmes and Planning Officer

Zambia Institute of Advanced Legal Education


The Council Of the Zambia fnstitute Of Advanced Legal Education (ZIALE) is looking for a suitably qualified, experienced and result oriented person to fill position of Assistant Progamming Planning Officer.



To promote and market programmes of the Institute and assist in the enrolmemt, registration, programming, and planning support services of the programmes and Planning unit.


The Assistant Programmes and Planning Officer:-

  • Develops strateges for promotion and marketing of the Institute’s programmes:
  • Carries out marketing research and contributes to the developmmt of new programmes:
  • Develops course promotional materials such as prospectus, brochures and programme calendars;
  • Arranges consultative meetings with stakeholders:
  • Assists in the crudination and facilitation of short-term post-graduate courses;
  • Assists students in obtaining study permits:
  • Assists in the distribution and collection of key performance indicators and questionnaires including cdlation of data for all post-graduate courses;
  • Ensures efficent use and preparation of classrooms, hired venues and teaching aids for all training programmes;
  • Assists the Programmes and Planning Officer in advising students on short-term post-graduate courses: and
  • Attends relevant ad hoc committees of the Institute as directed


  • Grade 12 with 5 “O” levels. credits or better including English and Mathematics;
  • Diploma in Marketing from a recognized institution;
  • Bachelors Degree in Marketing, Public Relations or Business Adminstration will be an added advantage,
  • Membership with Zambia Institute of Marketing (ZIM) will be an added advantage; and
  • Minimum 5 years relevant working experience.


  • Good communication skills,
  • Computer literate in MS applications:
  • Ability to conduct research and collate data,
  • Ability to meet targets.

Interested persons should send applications, detailed Curriculum Vitae and copies of certificates to:-

The Director and Chief Executive Officer
Zambia Institute Of Advarwed Legal Education
Plot NO. 36983, Andrew Mwcnya Road
Rhodes Park
p.o Box 30690

Contact Phone No. +260 211-254557/81

Closing date: Friday 2nd March 2018 (Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted).

“An equal opportunity employer”

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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


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

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

Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


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Operations and Procurement Assistant






The Feed the Future Southern Africa Seed Trade Project will allow seed trade across the region by providing technical assistance in the implementation of Seed Variety Testing, Registration and Release, Seed Certification and Quality Assurance and Quarantine, and Phytosanitary Measures for Seed. The Seed Trade Project will support activities in Feed the Future focus countries in the SADC region, including Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe.


The Operations and Procurement Assistant will support both the Operations Officer/Specialist and the Grants and Procurement Specialist, contributing to the delivery of all travel logistics, program workshop/event logistics, and general office administration to the highest standard. He/she will be responsible for the following:


  • Receive all goods procured by the project, complete the delivery receipts and enter all asstets into the inventory register.
  • Complete bookings for project staff for local transportation to and from meetings.
  • Ensure all project meetings are prepared for (project/IT needs) and catered for appropriately.
  • Assist the Operations Officer with the monitoring and recording of all office supplies, IT supplies and consumable supplies according to project policies.
  • Support the Operations Officer with all project-related travel and event planning.
  • Provide administrative support to the technical team with project workshops, training, and events, attending events as necessary.
  • Perform monthly inspections of office safety installations such as security access, fire and smoke alarms, and fire extinguishers.
  • Inspect kitchens daily to ensure proper hygiene and maintenance.
  • Perform errands out of the office as required, procuring goods, delivering project information to other stakeholders, and assisting with international staff immigration processing.
  • Assist the Grants and Procurement Specialist as required, in particular administratively, supporting the preparation of extensive supporting paperwork, workflows through the grant and procurement processes, and any other duties as assigned by the Grants and Procurement Specialist.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the project management team.


  • Legal residency status in Zambia is required.
  • At least 3 years of work progressively responsible experience in administration, procurement, logistics, and/or other relevant areas.
  • Experience working in a similar position for an NGO or an international organization is preferred. USAID-funded project experience is a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Proficiency in a variety of office applications, and experience working with databases and administrative systems.
  • Fluency in English is required.

The Operations and Procurement Assistant will be based in Lusaka, Zambia. S/he will report to the Finance and Operations Director or his/her delegate.

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Assistant Compliance & Contributions Officer


The Local Authorities Superannuation Fund (LASF) a statutory pension scheme. The Fund seeks to recruit suitably qualified, expenenced and dynamic Zambian nationals to fill the following position:


Reporting to the Compliance & Contributions Officer, the successful candidate will provide support in enforcing compliance of LASF Act by member organisations to ensure that monthly statutory contributions are remitted as required.

Key Performance Areas

  • Assisting in carrying out employers’ records inspections to ensure compliance with LASF Act
  • Assisting in ensuring that new employees are registered with LASF so as to increase contribution levels
  • Visiting employers and enlighten them on the LASF Act to ensure compliance
  • Assist institute criminal proceedings in liaison with the Legal Services against defaulting employers in order to recover contributions arrears
  • Assist in the compilation of a list of employers and contributions collected to ensure compliance
  • Assist in ensuring that employers submit complete retums for members contributions to avoid delays in updating members accounts
  • Producing periodic members’ contributions statements
  • Assessing and verifying members details when claim forms are lodged at the Fund.

To be considered for the position, the applicant must meet the following requirements:

  • Must have a full Grade 12
  • Degree in Accountancy, Business Administration or Pension Management
  • A recognised certified part accounting qualification such as ACCA or CIMA will be added advantage
  • Three (3) years relevant experience with proven success
  • Experience in the pensions sector would be an added advantage
  • Knowledge of operating in a computerised accounting environment and of major accounting software like NAVISION
  • Good report writing and general written presentation skills
  • The applicant must be a committed team player with excellent analytical and reconciliation skills; good interpersonal skills, ability to work with minimum supervision; high levels of commitment and ability to meet tight deadlines.

Candidates that meet the above requirements are encouraged to apply enclosing their detailed CVs with relevant supporting academic and professional documentation not later than FRIDAY, 16th FEBRUARY 2018 to the address below.

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

The Managing Director
Local Authorities Superannuation Fund
P.O. Box 34326,

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Legal and Compliance Manager

First Capital Bank Zamia invites applications from suitably qualified candidates with relevant experience for the position below aimed at contributing to the Bank’s strategic vision, in the Risk and Compliance Department, Reporting to the Chief Risk Officer.



The Legal and Compliance Manager leads the Compliance Function within the Bank providing strategic direction and focus and needs to develop Bank-wide compliance coverage plans and achieve the Compliance Function’s targets and serve as Company Secretary for the Bank; facilitating all Board activities and ensuring good information flows within the board and its committees and between senior management and non-executive directors.

Under the supervision of the Chief Risk Officer, the following are among the Job Key Responsibilities:-

  • Track all issues and requests made by Bank of Zambia, Financial Intelligence Centre etc. to ensure that they are resolved in good time.
  • Send regular updates to management on compliance issues to ensure that no identified issues “fall through the cracks”.
  • Ensure compliance with the Bank’s policies by all Bank employees
  • Carry out assessments to ensure that compliance issues are being managed as prescribed and checking all controls to ensure that they are designed efficiently and are working in mitigating and managing risk.
  • Perform independent observation on the application and adherence of the bank regulations and process within the administration environment within branches.
  • Play a key role in the planning and execution of all Board Committee meetings, including oversight of logistics. Key activities include, but are not limited to:
  • Initial review and coordination of agendas and negotiation with various stakeholders to finalize meeting agendas
  • Oversight and co-ordination of the Board Committee meetings material mailing process
  • Play a key role in the preparation of material for the meetings, coordinate Committees and Board papers by collecting from departments. Follows up with departments regarding any pending papers/items Communicates status of Board paper(s) to appropriate individuals at Company’s
  • Utilises Board Books to upload new papers and revised papers for monthly Committees and Board meetings
  • Assist with the preparation of the Board Committee meetings minutes, and liaise with various stakeholders to ensure accuracy and reflection of the substance of the meetings
  • Attend and take minutes of the allocated Board Committee meetings.
  • Oversee the preparation and management of rolling agendas and follow-up trackers, accurately reflecting matters for submission at Board Committee meetings
  • Acts as custodian of confidential corporate documents and records. Acts as liaison with Board of Directors. Prepares correspondence and presentations for events, meetings, etc. Meets strenuous deadlines
  • Filing and maintenance of board papers (including stamping of documents). Ensures all documentation is placed properly in Board Books and binders for monthly Committees and Board meetings
  • Responsible for planning all details pertaining to meetings and /or events including national and international locations including planning and arranging travel for directors
  • Ensuring good information flows within the board and its committees and between senior management and non-executive directors, as well as facilitating induction and assisting with professional development as required
  • Ensuring compliance with corporate law and regulations
  • Communicating with shareholders –issuing circulars, paying dividends, answering questions and organising shareholder meetings
  • Rendering effective legal assistance in the preparation of legal opinions, studies, reports and correspondence as required from time to time
  • Keeps management apprised of new legislation and regulations regarding the institution.
  • Supervising the preparation of responses to all legal documents served on the bank
  • Directly supervising and coordinating all relationships with outside counsel retained by the institution and reviews all legal bills submitted to the Legal Department for propriety and reasonableness of charges payment
  • Offering counsel on a variety of legal issue and advising on contract status, legal risks, and the legal liabilities associated with different deals
  • Researching and anticipating unique legal issues that could impact the Bank
  • Other duties may be assigned.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law with at least three years’ post qualification experience.
  • Must have a valid practicing license
  • Must be a member of the Bar
  • Must have a clear understanding of current Banking Rules and Regulations
  • Must be update with current Banking and Financial sector legislation.


  • Business awareness and management skills;
  • Organizational skills and the ability to understand detailed information;
  • Computer and numeracy skills, with strong skills required for MS Word/Excel/PowerPoint
  • Strong interpersonal skills to form effective working relationships with people at all levels;
  • Discretion
  • Must have high integrity and must be approachable


  • Minimum of three (03) years post qualification experience
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a Banking environment
  • Experience in dealing with Senior/Executive Management
  • Experience researching and giving legal opinions


All applications MUST have an application/cover letter, and a detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating the position being applied for in the subject line and should be sent by email to recruitment@firstcapitalbank.co.zm no later than Wednesday, 31st January, 2018. All Applications should be addressed to the Head Human Resources and Administration, First Capital Bank, KPTF Building, LUSAKA.

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

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