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Coordinator – Human Resource (1 Position)

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children and has been operational in Zambia since the 1980s, providing support to children through developmental and humanitarian relief programmes delivered both directly and through local partners. Current programming focuses on child protection, child rights governance, education, health, HIV/AIDS, child poverty, nutrition and WASH.

Position : Coordinator-Human Resource (1 Position)

Duty Station : Lusaka

ROLE PURPOSE:

To work closely with the Human Resource Manager to support strategic Human Resource management, support development of related Human Resource policies, systems and structures and furnish advice. To provide Human Resource support to the Country Office while partnering with other departments to understand core business needs with regards to Human resource and be the focal point person for HR support whilst enhancing the achievement of Save the Children Zambia’s objectives.

To provide Human Resource support to the Country Office and be the point person for a HR support.

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

I. Coordinates recruitment, selection and placement process (Adverts, short-listing, arranging for interviews, interview selection, offers, placements by arranging for induction programs, etc.) in consultation with PMs/HODs; and supports adherence to SCI recruitment policies and procedures to ensure consistency with organization’s values. Advise employees on employment policy, benefits and compensation;

II. Interprets and supports implementation of the HR policies, systems and procedures, etc), supports handling of disciplinary cases (Investigates cases, takes corrective action for wrong behaviour, resolves disputes/grievances and complaints, etc); provides human resources business support to the managers and staff and ensures smooth running of the HR function within responsibility; assists managers, and other internal clients and users with the interpretation and practical application of HR methods, systems and policies;

III. Manages staff contracts (i.e. offer letters, transfers/relocations, contract renewals/terminations, etc) including preparations of staff contracts, and monitors contracts to ensure that end dates are reported in advance; works in collaboration with the HR and Administration Manager to ensure that employment contracts meet legal and policy requirements;

IV. Support the Develop to performance process for all staff members for the Field Offices and the Country Office;

V. Support staff training, monitors and records trainings undertaken by staff and promotes training feedback;

VI. Responsible for payroll administration by ensuring that documentations relating to all payroll input are well filed on a monthly basis, salaries, statutory obligations are prepared and processed in a timely manner;

VII. Preparation of terminal packages such as gratuities and leave days payments for leavers;

VIII. Coordinates HR /Staff wellness committee and ensures that monthly stand-up meetings are taking place and action points are being followed up; encourages staff representatives to hold consultative meetings with staff regularly;

IX. Coordinates insurance of staff medical, Group Life Assurance, Group Accident Policy and ensures value for money;

X. Ensure that staff benefits such as medical scheme and Group Life Assurance (GLA) are well managed to guarantee provision of good services to SCI staff members;

XI. Facilitates the provision of safe and secure working environment for the staff at the CO and field office; coordinates HR initiatives such as staff wellness activities, etc in the CO, and suggests new and innovative ways of how the initiatives should continuously be improved; investigates problems and issues and works in partnership with others to come up with solutions and transfer knowledge;

XII. Demonstrates on-going proficiency in the human resources specialty through continuous learning and provision of reliable output; maintains a “best practices” mind set and looks for opportunities to implement improvements in the area of human resources management;

XIII. Responsible for monthly downloading of timesheets from the UNIT4 Agresso effort reporting system and share with the focal point person at Save the Children US for onward submission to Abt Associates under the Systems for Better Health project;

XIV. Performs any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Degree in Human Resource Management or relevant field with 4 years demonstrated experience in similar position;
  • Must be a paid up member of the Zambia Institute of Human Resource Management (ZIHRM);
  • Experience with any payroll software a must requirement;
  • International NGO work experience a must requirement;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality;
  • Excellent interpersonal relationship skills;
  • Must have a mature and honest disposition;
  • Team player;
  • Sober mind;
  • Computer literate.

Child Safeguarding:

Level 3 – the responsibilities of the post may require the post holders to have regular contact with or access to children or young people. In this regard, the job holder should be in a position to work and uphold the interest of Children and uphold the organization’s Child Safeguarding policy.

How to Apply:

Please send only your application letter clearly stating the position in the subject line with a detailed CV indicating 3 traceable referees, one of whom should have been direct supervisor, through email to: The Human Resource and Administration Manager at [email protected] Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

PLEASE DO NOT ATTACH COPIES OF YOUR CERTIFICATES

The closing date for receipt of applications is 28th May 2018 at 17 00 hours. Only short listed candidates will be

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Regional Coordinator

Marie Stopes Zambia (MSZ) is a results-focused social enterprise, which uses modern marketing techniques to provide family planning and reproductive healthcare. MSZ is part of the global network that is Marie Stopes International (MSI). MSZ subscribes to the MSI goal and mission, which is to prevent unwanted births and to ensure the individual’s right to Children by Choice not Chance.
It is a role requirement that the job holder must fully support the concept of Child Protection, zero tolerance for fraud and bribery and comply with and promote and live MSI CORE VALUES:
mission driven, customer focused, results orientated, pioneering, sustainable and people centered.

Purpose:

The main purpose of this role is to assist the Health Services Department with the smooth running of the assigned Region through provision of high level administrative and logistical support to the Outreach teams and Copperbelt Support Office. Duties will range from developing effective office systems, acting as a point of contact with the Outreach teams and other departments, organising internal and external meetings and events, collating and processing expense receipts, assisting with the production of monthly financial and narrative reports, overseeing procurement and stock management and all other administrative tasks.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Financial Administration

  • Prepare monthly cash requests for all teams using standardized reporting templates
  • Assist with the re-coding of account codes for SUN system, filing accounting documents and the monthly closure
  • Accurate bookkeeping, record and identify all transactions with the relevant codes
  • Report all discrepancies and variations to the Outreach Manager/Finance Department
  • Oversees all team retirements for completeness, validity, sign-off/authorisation and on-ward handover to the Accountant for SUN processing
  • Monitor project team expenses and implement cost cutting measures and produce quarterly reports for the Health Services Director
  • Develop a tool to ensure that he/she is aware of all team staff accounts that need retiring.

2. Stock and Asset Managemet

  • Oversee procurement management on all teams as agreed with the Clinical Services Manager
  • Oversee project stock management on all teams and ensure that all monthly processes around balancing team stocks to SUN are adhered to – this includes ensuring teams conduct monthly stock counts
  • Use standardized reporting tools to monitor stock usage against outputs on all teams. This is to be achieved in liaison with the Monitoring & Evaluation Manager
  • Ensures all movements of assets are authorized and properly managed; and submit record of movements to the Finance Department
  • Ensures that all fixed assets that are not in usable condition are reported to the Finance Department

3. HR and Office Management

  • Coordinates team activities with resources, equipment and information required for the smooth operation of the Outreach teams
  • Assign tasks to teams and assist with schedule management as agreed with the Health Services Director and the Outreach Manager
  • Manages all logistics on all teams (i.e. transport, communication, internet, programs etc.)
  • Use standardized reporting tools to monitor fuel usage against mileage covered on all team vehicles
  • Use standardized reporting tools to monitor team working hours, leave schedules and any other team member plans so as to ensure a continued work-schedule on all teams
  • Create and maintain copies of all comprehensive team documentation, plans and reports.

Skills and Experience
Qualifications:

  • Degree in business, management or related field, with accounting knowledge
  • Experience in working with statistical and financial data
  • Must have excellent communication/interactive skills and must function well independently, as well as part of a team
  • At least 3  years of  experience in a senior administrative position
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English; and knowledge of one or more local languages

Attitude/Motivation

  • Demonstrates MSZ team member behaviours
  • Pro MSI philosophy of social enterprise and cost recovery
  • Pro-choice

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and detailed curriculum vitae to [email protected] Closing date for applications is 25th May, 2018.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

UN Coordination Specialist

Background

Under the direct supervision of the UN Resident Coordinator (RC), the UN Coordination Specialist supports the UN coordination mandate in order to achieve a coherent and effective UN response to Zambia’s Development agenda. The UN Coordination Specialist supports the development of common UN strategies and contributes towards a coherent implementation of the Zambia-UN Sustainable Development Partnership Framework 2016-2021 (Partnership Framework).

  • The UN Coordination Specialist works in close collaboration with the UN Resident Coordinator, UN Country Team members, UN Results Groups, the Regional Directors Team, UN Development Operations Coordination Office in New York, Government officials, technical advisors and experts, multi-lateral and bi-lateral donors and civil society, ensuring successful and transparent coordination of UN activities.

Duties and Responsibilities

Provides policy guidance and support to RC based on analysis of development and political trends and their possible impact on UN work, focusing on the achievement of the following results:

  • Through analysis and research of political, social and economic situation in country, advise RC on developments having consequences for UN agencies’ work and priorities;
  • Overall coordination of the process of continuously identifying, analyzing and prioritizing needs in Zambia in order to facilitate an appropriate, coherent programmatic response by UNCT, reflecting Partnership Framework priorities and SDGs;
  • Facilitation of assessments and other analytical work to help determine UNCT strategy and priorities, reflecting the overall framework of Partnership Framework and SDGs;
  • Advise on adjusting strategies and implementation modalities, cost-effective and efficient implementation of joint UN programmes, common services and other UN functions;
  • Advise and facilitate the RC in defining the UN’s role, priorities and strategies and the various coordination mechanisms, including support to lead agencies of Results Groups and Inter-Agency Teams;
  • Monitor relevant developments in the General Assembly, Security Council, and within the peace and security departments of the United Nations HQ;
  • Preparation of social, economic, and political analyses and briefings to the RC;
  • Preparation of updates for the UN Secretariat and other UN entities, as and when required by the RC;
  • Provision of advice on social, economic, and political matters, as and when required by the RC.
  • Ensures effective strategic communication and advocacy of UN programme results through the
  • Results Groups focusing on the achievement of the following results:
  • Ensure tracking of latest developments and issues on UN reform in the media, UN system and other partners that require attention and on which UN system should respond
  • Management of the UNCT’s media and communication strategies, through the UN Communications Group;
  • Provide oversight and guidance to the preparation of speakers’ notes, talking points and speeches for major advocacy events of the Resident Coordinator system, in close consultation with the UNCT and partners.
  • Ensures creation of strategic partnerships and implementation of the resource mobilization and investment strategy for Partnership Framework implementation focusing on achievement of the following results:
  • Development of partnerships with International IFI’s, government institutions, bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors, private sector, civil society;
  • Compilation of donor information including substantive briefs on donor strategies and national development strategies, provision of advice to RC on ensuring synchronicity, alignment and complementarities between the strategies and UN activities;
  • Monitoring and support to UNCT preparations for emergencies, crisis and post-crisis issues, roundtables and other key events in close consultation with appropriate counterparts in government, bilateral and multilateral partners.
  • Oversees planning strategic engagement with non-resident UN agencies, focusing on achievement of the following results:
  • Based on country assessment and needs, pinpoint areas and gaps where non-resident UN agencies (NRAs) could play a role;
  • Establish links to non-resident agencies in technical areas not covered by the UNCT and facilitate inputs from NRAs to joint planning, and ensure that NRAs are informed and participating to UNCT initiatives.
  • Ensures effective management of RCO and its staff focusing on the achievement of the following results:
  • Oversee, manage and guide the work of the UN Resident Coordinator’s Office, a team of staff members working in inter-agency coordination, donor coordination, joint programming under the overall guidance of the RC;
  • Guide staff in partnership building and strategic interaction with national partners, donor aid agencies, civil society and the private sector, adhering to UN principles and values;
  • Coordination of RCO workflow, providing substantive/technical guidance to RCO staff as necessary;
  • Serve as supervisor to RC Office staff, providing feedback and inputs to staff Results and Competency Assessments (RCAs) as required;
  • Oversight and management of human resource and recruitment processes for RCO.

Competencies

Core

Innovation

  • Ability to make new and useful ideas work

Leadership

  • Ability to persuade others to follow
  • Communication and Relationship Management

Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform

  • Delivery
  • Ability to get things done.

People Management

  • Ability to improve performance and satisfaction.
  • Technical/Functional

Primary

Coordination Effectiveness

  • Ability to lead the design and implementation of UN programme activities, strengthening of strategic partnerships for Partnership Framework implementation;
  • Ability to build and sustain effective partnerships with UN Agencies and main constituents, advocate effectively, communicate sensitively across different constituents.

Partnering and networking

  • Initiates and sustains relationships with key constituents;
  • Builds and sustains effective partnerships with UN agencies;
  • Advocates effectively, engaging others to take action in desired directions;
  • Communicates sensitively and effectively across different constituencies;
  • Seeks and applies knowledge information and best practices from within and outside the UN Country Team.

People Skills

  • Recognizes and responds appropriately to the ideas, interests and concerns of others;
  • Builds trust and engenders morale by displaying open, transparent and credible behavior;
  • Respects individual/ cultural differences;
  • Utilizes diversity to foster teamwork;
  • Ensures others’ understanding of, involvement in and adaptation to change processes
  • Provides and responds constructively to feedback.

Management and Leadership

  • Produces quality outputs in a timely manner when assigned a given task;
  • Analyses problems carefully and logically, leading to fact-based and practical recommendations;
  • Has initiative and develops creative solutions to particularly challenging situations;
  • Focuses on impact and result for the client;
  • Leads teams effectively and possesses good conflict resolution skills;
  • Executes responsibilities accordingly;
  • Sound strategic planning expertise and familiarity with results-based management instruments and their application;
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude;
  • Remains calm, in control and good-humoured even under pressure;
  • Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities;
  • Dependable and reliable;
  • Possesses sound political judgment and maturity, and keeps confidentiality.

Secondary

Knowledge Management

  • Ability to efficiently handle and share information and knowledge.

Required Skills and Experience

Education:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Sciences, Economics, International Relations, or related field.

Experience:

  • Minimum 7 years of post-qualification relevant experience at the national or international level in coordination, monitoring and reporting of activities and funding for results using an integrated outcome approach, including experience preferably from developing countries;
  • Demonstrable experience in providing management advisory services, with hands-on experience strategic planning and programming processes, including design, monitoring and evaluation of development projects;
  • Previous UN field and coordination experience will be considered an asset;
  • In-depth knowledge of the UN system, UN reform and its operational mandates, would be an advantage;
  • Familiarity with the human rights based approach to programming an advantage;
  • Demonstrable experience establishing outreach and partnerships;
  • Knowledge of humanitarian system is considered an asset.

Language Requirements:

Other:

  • Excellent skills in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and advance knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web based management systems.

Disclaimer

Important applicant information

All posts in the GS categories are subject to local recruitment.

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Note: UNDP reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement.  We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions with UNDP at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements.

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Warehouse Manager -Ndola

Introduction

Do you believe that everybody should have access to the best treatments they need to get better regardless of the socio-economic status? If you answered yes, then you would love working at mPharma.
At mPharma, we start and end our day thinking about how we can enable patients to afford their medications. We are a small but growing team of 45+ members, headquartered in Accra, Ghana, backed by world class investors. We’ve joined hands with third party payers, drug manufacturers and healthcare providers to develop products and services that directly reduce the costs of prescription drugs for patients. In only a few months, we’ve managed to provide low-cost, high-quality medicines to tens of thousands of patients across four African countries (Ghana, Nigeria, Zambia, Zimbabwe).

Job Description

mPharma is looking for a warehouse manager to join our Supply chain team in Zambia. In this role, you will be expected to interface with pharmaceutical distributors and Hospital Procurement Departments. This role involves managing purchasing decisions for drugs on mPharma’s formulary and ensuring that our providers’ inventory needs are being monitored appropriately.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Organize, manage and be responsible for documentation related to inventory storage conditions.
  • Communicate with distributors – strategizing to find cost-effective deals and distributors while building and maintaining relationships with them.
  • Coordinate and communicate with pharma medical representatives.
  • Communicate and work closely with other teams within mPharma including: Provider Engagement, Finance, Product, Customer Success and Data Management.
  • Work to ensure timely receipt and completion of purchase requests from providers.
  • Track inventory levels at providers to minimize stockouts
  • Manage the Supply Management Tool for the region
  • Build relationships with regional suppliers in the zone
  • Frequently collect and update drug prices from suppliers in the region in the master supplier database.
  • Conduct monthly stock counts at the facilities we work with as well as the warehouse

Our applicants must have:

  • The enthusiasm to work with an early stage start-up, commitment to helping us grow, and passion about healthcare in Africa
  • A strong knowledge base in pharmaceuticals and ability to draw frequently from technical knowledge
  • A strong work ethic and a “can-do” attitude that requires minimal supervision
  • Comfortable living and working in Ndola.

Credentials:

  • Diploma in Pharmacy
  • Fully registered with HPCZ
  • Valid practicing certificate
  • Spotless personal background
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic team

Admin:

This position reports to the Supply Chain Lead.

To Apply

If you meet the above criteria, please email your current CV and cover letter describing why you are interested in working with mPharma and how you would make a good addition to our team to [email protected] Please use the subject line “Warehouse Manager – Zambia – (Your Name)”. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Country Head – Retail Banking

Job Objectives

  • To establish and maintain positive customer relationships, plan and deliver an effective retail marketing strategy and monitor the progress of new and existing products; as well as provide operational management support on a day-to-day basis.

Key Duties & Responsibilities;

  • Directly supervise the activities of Business Managers to ensure optimal achievement of set targets
  • Contribute to the preparation of annual marketing plans and strategies for liability generation to enable Business Managers achieve targeted growth objectives.
  • Recommend the creation of risk assets to increase business office profitability
  • Contribute to the effective launching of new products to ensure favourable market response and optimum build-up of revenue
  • Monitor and assign targets to Business Managers to ensure effective focus on target achievement
  • Maintain and acquire customer relationships to improve deposit liability growth and mix.
  • Relationship Management of High Net Worth Customers
  • Network with all potential clients in all relevant categories
  • Identifying and developing conglomerates banking relationships
  • Ensuring proper documentation throughput, the credit application and availment process.
  • Sourcing for and monitoring of customer’s tenured investment / facilities.
  • Respond promptly and satisfactorily to customer’s daily request and complaints.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly statistics/performance reports for management use.
  • Monitoring of the customer’s main account regularly
  • Reconciling all transactions on customer’s accounts where and when necessary.
  • Assist with the processing of customer’s letters of credit and invisible transactions.
  • Initiate and carry out recovery action on non-performing credits facilities
  • Maintain comprehensive database of the customers’ operational records including the existing and prospective customer data

Required Key Knowledge and Competencies;

  • Strong credit and marketing skills.
  • Must be self-solution driven, proactive
  • Have in-depth knowledge of the business environment
  • Knowledge of banking operations
  • Ability to evaluate needs of customers, and determine what products or service would best serve those needs
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • Strong leadership and negotiations skills
  • Exhibit drive energy, aggression and passion for business development and acquisition
  • Leadership skills
  • Strong Interpersonal skills
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Negotiation & Analytical skills
  • Product Development

Minimum Education Qualifications

  • Minimum of a first degree in a business related field from a recognized University with at least a Credit or better.
  • Grade Twelve Certificate with at least Five (05) Credits of better, including Mathematics and English.

Previous Work Experience Requirements

  • Must have at least 7 years working experience in the banking industry.

Application procedure;

Only candidates who meet the above role specifications, experience and competencies should apply by sending email application letter and detailed CV: [email protected]. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

The closing date for receiving applications is 21st May 2018.

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

Senior Manager: Infrastructure and Services Management

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and manage all system operations for the Information Systems Group (IS) and ensure that adequate capacity, system availability and excellent user support is provided.
  • Contribute to strategy development through the development of frameworks to drive change required for business sustainability.
  • Effective implementation of MTN and IT/IS technology strategy in achieving organizational goals and building a future proof IT infrastructure operation.
  • Manage the execution and implementation of strategy through working with and cross functions, multiple processes, discipline technologies, products, teams and customers.
  • Consistent drive towards full automation and digitalization of IT infrastructure.
  • To manage and ensure availability of all MTN Zambia Information System infrastructure environment.
  • To consistently improve IT infrastructure, develop and maintaining policies, processes and procedures, ensuring projects are completed within budget guidelines and maintaining best practices for an organization’s infrastructure.
  • To develop an effective and workable framework for delivering an integrated information systems infrastructure and services.
  • Develop frameworks, performance scorecards and other processes that will be used in effective management of outsourced services and ensure service levels and standards are met and sustained.
  • Deliver and execute constant improvement plans and technology roadmap in relation to operational excellence.
  • Provide input to Business plan to support future computing requirements including modernization and/or upgrade of existing data Centre and End User Computing facilities.
  • Manage the entire end user computing environment in relation to MTN End User computing and rollout while ensuring vendors deliver based on business requirements.
  • Regularly monitor and review resources of the department ensuring they are allocated and utilized in a cost effective and financially disciplined manner and in line with budget provisions.
  • Review MTN corporate direction and develop Information Services strategy ensuring alignment with MTN corporate strategic objectives and develop plans to support business initiatives and enhance IS support capacity.
  • Monitor changes in regulations and technology that may affect revenue assurance functions in MTN and ensure revenue leakage is minimized.

Candidate Requirements

  • First degree in Computer Science or Engineering equivalent degree.
  • Master Degree in a relevant discipline is desirable.
  • Certification in at least two of the following; Oracle, Solaris, Windows and ITIL processes.
  • Strong enterprise IT Infrastructure management skills required this covers, UNIX, Linux, Databases this include but not limited to Oracle, mysql, MS-SQL, Mongo DB, Hadoop, Postgres.
  • Conversant in Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) processes, procedures, and roles required.
  • Data Centre Management leadership role desired.
  • At least 5 years in a large telecommunication environment 3 years of which must have been at management level.
  • Min 7 years managing teams of UNIX, storage and data Centre Environment.
  • 6 years’ experience working in a large scale outsource providers.
  • 3 years of hosting Technologies and Services including outsourcing.
  • Good communicator and ability to deal with difficult users
  • An in-depth understanding of enterprise server and network systems.
  • 2 years of Netapp, EMC, Huawei and Hitachi SAN Storage and other storages.
  • 5 years of Solaris, Linux and TCP/IP Networks and multiple database environment especially Oracle
  • 2 years in SDD and NFV environment.
  • 5 years of PC and end user device support.
  • Good project management skills.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills, able to effectively prioritize workload without supervision.

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Senior Knowledge Management, Data Demand, and Use Advisor

TITLE:  Senior Knowledge Management, Data Demand, and Use Advisor

REPORTING TO:  Project Director, Zambia

STARTING SALARY: Depends on qualifications and experience

LOCATION:  Lusaka, Zambia

ASSIGNMENT LENGTH:  2 years, depending on funding

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Population Council confronts critical health and development issues—from reducing unintended pregnancy and preventable maternal and newborn deaths, and curbing the spread of HIV, to enhancing access to quality care and ensuring that young people lead full, productive lives. Through social science, public health, and biomedical research in 50 countries, we work with partners to deliver solutions that lead to more effective programs, policies, and technologies to improve lives around the world.

The Population Council is seeking a Senior Knowledge Management, Data Demand, and Use (KM/DDU) Advisor to help strengthen the Government of Zambia’s national Health Management Information System; strengthen the research capacity of individuals and institutions in key governmental and non-governmental partners; and expand the evidence based to health programming for malaria, nutrition, family planning, maternal and child health, and HIV prevention. This position is responsible for providing programmatic guidance and technical assistance to strengthen the knowledge management and data demand and use for all levels in the public sector.  This person will play a key role in the success of the research uptake for the research and evaluation conducted through the project, including the identification, management, packaging and dissemination of key information related the HMIS system, health research and monitoring and evaluation.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead and support learning events, produce resources and guidance, and facilitate the uptake of improved practices related to the major health themes of this initiative: malaria, nutrition, family planning, maternal and child health, and HIV.
  • Build national, provincial, district, and facility-level demand for and ability to use HMIS data for evidence-based programming
  • Work with a broad range of stakeholders to support the use and dissemination of HMIS data and research and evaluation results to key policy and decision makers
  • Provide technical support to develop strategies and tools for strengthening the use of HMIS data, identify data needs at all levels, and build capacity to implement tools and approaches through trainings and workshops.
  • Supervise project technical staff to ensure knowledge management and data utilization become inherent in stakeholder institutions.
  • Travel to project sites as needed, to provide managerial and technical support to staff, counterparts, and government agencies.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A Master’s Degree or higher in public health, social sciences, statistics, health informatics, knowledge management, or a related area
  • At least ten years of experience in knowledge management and data utilization for health research, evaluation, monitoring, and HMIS
  • Demonstrated successful experience developing and implementing knowledge management strategies and capacity building from the national to the facility level to improve the demand for and ability to use HMIS data
  • Ability to conceive of, plan, and lead a world-class knowledge management strategy to reach a range of stakeholders with timely, quality, and actionable information
  • Provide technical support and capacity building to USAID, the government of Zambia, and other key stakeholders to meet the objectives of this initiative
  • Ability to communicate technical data and information (including health research methods and statistical analyses) to non-technical audiences
  • Ability to develop and carry out dynamic, relevant trainings on knowledge management and organizational learning
  • Demonstrated progressive experience working in partnership with community-based organizations and other stakeholders
  • Experience with USG- or USAID-funded activities or other internationally funded activities
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines with quality products
  • Ability to travel within the country and occasionally internationally

HOW TO APPLY

Candidates can complete the application by clicking on the apply button below.

Application deadline is Monday, 14th May, 2018.

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

Finance and Administration Assistant (Internship)

Job Title: Finance and Administration Assistant (Internship)

Location: Lusaka

Reporting to: Project Accountant

Duration: 3 Months Contract; Renewable based on performance

Summary:

We are seeking the services of an Finance and Administration Assistant to join our Finance and Administration Department in ensuring efficient Management of Financial resources. Dealing with organizational financial procedures is a major function of this position in carrying out day to day roles mainly relating to the preparation of financial source documents. Please note that this a non-paying internship position; however transport will be provided to and from the workplace.

Responsibilities:

  • Handle payments; the preparation and proper filing of accounting documents (such as payment request forms, payment vouchers etc),
  • Assisting with project expenditure tracking,
  • Managing Office petty cash,
  • Assisting in the procurement of Country office supplies and other requirements,
  • Ensuring compliance with statutory obligations (Employees PAYE, personal levy, NAPSA, Workers compensation and Annual Returns)
  • Implementing the financial policy internal controls,
  • Managing the organizations Assets,
  • Carrying out administrative tasks as delegated.

 

 

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A minimum of ACCA 1 or ZICA Technician or equivalent is a must.
  • Must have a valid drivers license.

Other competences and skills:

  • Basic understanding of accounting and book-keeping,
  • Knowledge of the banking systems,
  • Excellent numerical, analytical and interpersonal skills,
  • The ability to meet deadlines and communicate effectively,
  • Sound knowledge of spreadsheets/ Microsoft excel.

To apply:  send your cover letter, CV and qualifications in one word or PDF document to [email protected] and [email protected] by 16th May 2018. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

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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Manager: Learning & Organization Development

Job Title: Manager: Learning & Organization Development

Key Responsibilities

  • Review Individual Development Plans (IDPs) from departments and prepares annual training calendar and budget
  • Source L&D service providers and facilitate L&D activities including MTN Academy programs
  • Administer the MTNZ talent management processes and procedures
  • Participate in initiatives to create and enhance awareness and capability amongst line managers
  • Participate in organisation design or review assignments and maintain organisation charts that conform with Group OD standards
  • Liaise with line managers for the preparation of job profiles according to Group standards, ensuring job profiles are available & reviewed accordingly.
  • Evaluate jobs in compliance with Group methodologies and standards
  • Provides support for major organizational change programs
  • Assist with the preparation of change management plans and monitoring progress

Candidate Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree in HR or Business Administration and post-graduate qualification in Human Resource Management
  • Member of the Zambia Institute of Human Resources Management (ZIHRM)
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in HR
  • Experience in Learning & Development, Performance Management and Organisation Design.

Applications should be e-mailed to [email protected]

Please indicate the job title in the subject of your e-mail and use your full name and the job title you applying for as the filename of your application. Application should consist of your letter and CV only, in a single document. Hand delivered or posted applications will not be accepted and closing date for accepting an application is 09/05/2018. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.