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Engineer/Scientist/Other Professional/Consultant (Roads & Highways)


SMEC is a multi-disciplinary International consulting firm and provider of comprehensive consulting and Project Management Services. SMEC is currently inviting applications for the following positions in its Southern Africa Regional office in Lusaka, Zambia.


Engineer/Scientist/Other Professional/Consultant (Roads & Highways)

Location: Lusaka, Zambia

Expected start Date: 1st September, 2018

Key Responsibilities

  • Understanding of transport sector project cycle and associated components
  • Develop knowledge of the commercial aspects of project management.
  • Successful in identifying and following through on leads associated with additional work
  • Prospects on the projects they are involved with.
  • Regular client contact under direction of more senior manager.
  • Develop understanding of Functional Unit technologies and markets.
  • Able to draft responses to straightforward bids – assistance sought with commercial Aspects.
  • Supervise and manage project team and ensure professional project delivery
  • Trains technicians in relevant software tools.
  • Uses own initiative.
  • Competent to check the work of other team members.
  • Develop increased design ability and quality
  • Draft technical reports of acceptable technical and presentational quality
  • Technical decisions that provide solutions rather than one completed end result
  • Able to present / represent their technical work.
  • Able to assign work to others.
  • Clear understanding of local functional business technologies and markets.
  • Supervises other less experienced engineers.
  • Geometric design experience
  • Drainage design experience
  • Familiar with relevant design standards and guidelines Calculations of quantities for input into the BOQ.

Key Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor of Engineering degree/higher degree
  • Knowledge of traffic and transportation engineering principles and concepts
  • Geometric design experience
  • Drainage design experience
  • Familiar with relevant design standards and guidelines
  • Calculations of quantities for input into the BOQ

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Compliance Manager (1)

Title: Compliance Manager

Closing Date: 12th June, 2018


The role will participate in developing strategy and departmental governance and compliance for the OPCO.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or IT
  • Master’s degree will be an added advantage

Professional Registration:

  • Any relevant Professional Body Membership

Minimum Experience :

  • 5 years of wide ranging bank experience and 3+ years plus of management experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of the regulatory environment including Central Bank’s Prudential Guidelines.
  • 3+ years of experience working in telecom auditing environment
  • Strong understanding of data analysis, auditing and reconciliation methods and procedures
  • Successful history of working with software applications.
  • Mobile Banking experience a distinct advantage

Key Skills:

  • In-depth knowledge of individual and organisational methods, tools and technologies
  • A broad understanding of the Telecoms business
  • Policy and procedures development
  • In-depth knowledge of talent management, man power planning, recruitment, executive searching and general resourcing

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  1. Interested candidates should submit their applications electronically via our website www.zamtel.co.zm
  2. Applications should be sent electronically consisting of a letter and CV as a single document(PDF or word)
  3. Applications should be saved and sent in the following format:
    • Job title_Name_CVnote
    • e.g. Senior_Network_Administrator_Bwalya_Mpundu_CVnote

Note: if you previously applied for this particular job and made a mistake in applying by sending an incorrect CV or Application and wish to change the file, simply re-upload the file and re-apply to update the previous document. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Social Worker x2

CACZ is an organisation committed to caring for orphans and vulnerable children. In collaboration with Ministry of Community Development, Social Services our focus is on family based care for orphans and quality education for the most vulnerable children, we work to strengthen and empower families to make a difference in their community.
Job Purpose

Provide a professional field social work services to children and families in communities (CACZ catchment areas)There is a responsibility for the post holder to demonstrate a commitment to quality service delivery through continuous improvement for the benefit of the service and the organisation.


  1. Bachelors’ Degree in Social Work from a recognised University.
  2. Any qualification in child care will be an added advantage.

Key Responsibilities

a) Assessment, care planning, and provision of services to children in need of care, including those who require protection or are at risk, looked after children and their families within current legislation/policies

b) Application of professional interviewing techniques information gathering and therapeutic intervention directly with children and families.

c) Carry out CACZ responsibilities report writing and care planning

Required Experience/characteristics/Skills

  • Two years’ experience-working in a child care setting and of working with vulnerable children and families
  • Ability to work co-operatively with service users, external agencies/Ministries and CACZ Staff
  • Understanding and knowledge of the policies surrounding child protection
  • Results driven , dynamic, enterprising
  • Polished communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Driving licence a must-not of less than one year
  • Christian Commitment: Agree with our statement of faith

This post has a minimum requirement of two references. One of these must be your current or most recent employer. Medical (GRZ Hospital/Clinic) and clean Police Background Check Statements

Note: Please mention www.gozambiajobs as the source of this job advertisement

Logistics Team Lead

Yalelo is seeking a sharp, energetic, young and enthusiastic Logistics Team Lead who is to work under the Logistics Manager.

This position is open to Zambians only.

Location: The role will be primarily based in Lusaka.

Primary Job Purpose:

To provide warehousing & logistics distribution support to Sales & Customer Service through the receipt, issue, maintenance and delivery of fish commodity and other goods in accordance with agreed customer service levels.

1. Knowledge, Skills and Attributes

a. Literacy and numeracy – must have passed English and Maths at Grade 12 level
b. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
c. Excellent personal organisation and administration skills
d. Possess the ability to work productively, efficiently & effectively with initiative and drive under tight timescales and pressure whilst maintaining attention to detail and quality
e. Good computing, teamwork and customer care skills
f. Willingness to learn, improve and adapt
g. Capability of making timely, rational decisions.
h. Professional approach.
i. Honest and have integrity.
j. Accuracy
k. Confidentiality
l. Safety awareness.
m. Excellent time management and organizational skills.
n. Commitment to reach or exceed Logistics operational and safety goals.

2. Qualifications

a. Degree in a business-related field
b. Detailed experience of warehousing/logistics operations
c. Have the technical capability to supervise and manage all warehousing/logistics activities.
d. The capacity to be innovative, enthusiastic, motivated with a firm and proven focuses on organizational objectives.
e. Proven ability to efficiently manage personnel.
f. Computer skills in excel and word.
g. Good communication skills with customers

If this is YOU, Yalelo wants to hear from you today!!! Please email your cover letter and CV to [email protected] Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.


Engineer – SCADA

The Copperbelt Energy Corporation PLC (CEC) is an independent power transmission and distribution Company with interests in closely linked businesses in Zambia and the African region.

CEC invites applications from suitably qualified, innovative and dynamic individuals to take up the position of Engineer – SCADA based at our Head Office in Kitwe and reporting to the Manager – Cyber Security.

Job Purpose

To provide efficient, reliable and effective SCADA network through planning, designing, directing, implementing of condition-based maintenance and repair of all SCADA equipment / facilities vital for continuous supply of electricity to CEC customers.

Key Accountabilities

  • Plan, develop and implement efficient and effective condition-based maintenance / repair procedures to facilitate rapid fault investigations and quick restoration of SCADA services to sustain operations and maximize equipment availability.
  • Reduce the down time of critical SCADA equipment connected to the system by quick restoration of service in order to maintain system integrity and enhance system security.
  • Document emergency preparedness and exercises regularly make system and data backups and ensure up-to-date off-site storage.
  • Regularly carry out Disaster Recovery exercises to guarantee recovery of SCADA network in CATIII or any other catastrophic failure.
  • Ensure optimum availability of critical insurance spares
  • Ensure 100% availability of SCADA inverter systems.
  • Proactively, carry out regular checks and proof tests to manage capacity of the Inverter system.
  • Ensure availability of extra capacity to allow for growth and unanticipated failure of modules.
  • Develop effective equipment condition-monitoring programs through SCADA system studies, equipment performance, worldwide technological developments, obsolescence of installed equipment and engineer modifications to the system network to meet revised requirements.
  • Formulate budget estimates / expenditure for the section and review recurrent expenditure to ensure compliance to guide lines and approved budgets.
  • Proactively ensure all SCADA network and peripheral drawings are up to date.
  • Ensure all changes are appropriately updated with all relevant offices.
  • Ensure optimum availability of spares and control of resources i.e. labour, transport and material to support condition based maintenance, repair of faulty equipment and installation assignments to sustain operations
  • Undertake specific SCADA network projects as required to meet company operating requirements in a timely and cost effective manner.
  • Train, develop and motivate subordinates in order to improve individual proficiency and core competence to enhance engineering standards in the section.
  • Promote, Foster and ensure adherence to statutory and domestic safety rules and regulations in particular those relating to safe working practices in order to minimize injury to personnel and damage to company assets and environment.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum: Grade 12 Certificate.
  • Desirable: Bachelor’s Degree in Telecommunications Engineering, or equivalent. Professional and relevant certification is an added advantage.
  • Accreditation: Registered Engineer of Engineering Institution of Zambia.
  • Experience: At least 5 years post graduate experience

Technical Skills:

  • Project management
  • Business Administration
  • Technical planning – robustness, stability, scaling, security, etc. of technology solutions.

If you are keen on the above position, kindly email your application to [email protected] Please indicate the job title in the subject line of your e-mail and use your full name and the job title as the filename of your application (e.g., GemstoneGobe_Engineer – Cyber Security). The application should consist of your letter and CV only, in a single document. Hardcopy applications will not be accepted.

The closing date is 23 May 2018.

Clinical Officer Anaesthesia x12



The Ministry of Health (MOH) seeks to recruit suitably qualified and experienced persons to be appointed to the underlisted positions under the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) & USAID supported Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCAH) programme.

Position: Clinical Officer Anaesthesia (12 Posts)

Location: Chembe District, Lunga District, Nchelenge District, Chipili District, Chienge District, Mansa District, Mwansabombwe, Samfya District, Isoka District, Mpika District and Nakonde District

To assess patients’ fitness for surgery, administer drugs, and monitors’ wellbeing during intra and post-operative procedures in order to ensure good patient outcome.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Manages effectively Clinical Care Services in Anaesthesia in order to enhance effective patient care.
  • Undertakes effectively, development of the budget in order to facilitate acquisition of anaesthetic drugs and surgical supplies.
  • Provides regular technical support in anaesthesia in order to ensure patient care.
  • Prepares timely progress report and returns in order to ensure quality patient care
  • Undertakes regularly research activities in order to generate information.
  • Undertakes regularly capacity building interventions in order to impart appropriate knowledge and skills
  • Manages timely development of work plans in order to monitor, evaluate and enhance performance.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Full Form V or Grade 12 School Certificate
  • Advanced Diploma in Clinical Anaesthesia
  • At least 2 years working experience
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English
  • Must be able to write comprehensive reports
  • Must be registered with Health Professional Council of Zambia
  • Must have good interpersonal skills, advocacy, and counseling skills

Candidates who meet the qualifications for the positions above and are not currently serving in Government should submit their applications, enclosing their detailed Curriculum Vitae and three references including their contact numbers, certified photocopies of their National Registration Cards, Practicing license where applicable, academic and professional qualifications to the Permanent Secretary-Administration for the Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Officer position and to the respective Provincial Health Directors for the other positions as shown below.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Address for the Headquarters position:

The Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Health, Ndeke House,
P.O. Box 30205,

Addresses for the Provincial & District Positions:

The Provincial Health Director, Provincial Health Office, Luapula Province, P.O Box, 710010, Mansa.

The Provincial Health Director, Provincial Health Office, Muchinga Province, P.O Box, 480021, Chinsali.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 30th April, 2018. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

For more details on the job, you are advised to visit the Ministry of Health website: www.moh.gov.zm

Senior Accountant – Taxation

Senior Accountant – Taxation

Lumwana Mine, Solwezi, Zambia.

Reporting to: Superintendent – Taxation

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 Senior Accountant – Taxation.

Role Summary

Reporting to the Superintendent – Taxation, you will assist the Taxation Superintendent in ensuring that Barrick Lumwana group of Companies comply with their tax and commercial obligations and to provide high quality tax and commercial input to the groups affairs.


  • Assist in the management of LMC tax obligations including income tax, VAT, mineral royalty, withholding tax, Withholding VAT, customs and excise duties.
  • Assist with the development of additional tax process documentation to continually improve the internal controls over tax compliance and tax reporting at LMC.
  • Review contracts with current and potential suppliers and advise on the tax implications and make recommendations where necessary to minimise taxes
  • Managing tax risks by ensuring correct amount of taxes are paid on or before due dates.
  • Planning and presenting internal tax training to all relevant staff on Withholding Tax, Value Added Tax and any other tax matters affecting the business
  • Provide support in the identification, review and implementation of tax optimization opportunities
  • Liaise with tax advisers and ZRA with regards to any tax matters that are identified and which arise in the course of business.
  • Actively contribute to tax planning and provide tax advice to management.
  • Providing support to the finance and supply chain teams in areas of tax compliance, reviewing certain key business transactions and ensuring the required documentation for tax purposes is maintained at all times and tracking the tax compliance status
  • Provide regular feedback on all taxation matters to enable effective management of key performance activities.
  • Ensure that there is cost control by monitoring that only taxes are paid as and when due, review of tax accounts to avoid over and under payments
  • Maintaining Lumwana data room which records and tracks compliance with the group’s obligations to GRZ and other key stakeholders.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Degree in Accounting or Professional Qualification such as ACCA / CIMA.
  • Member of Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants.
  • Minimum 5 year’s experience preferably in the mining sector.
  • Sound understanding and experience of the principles and practice in accounting and contracts.
  • Able to clearly demonstrate the aptitude to drive a light vehicle and hold a current Zambian drivers licence.
  • Experience in managing costs and budgeting
  • Good computer skills with the ability to use integrated management systems, word processing, presentation and spreadsheet applications.
  • MS Word, Excel and Outlook.

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

If you meet the requirements, submit your online application by clicking ‘APPLY NOW’.

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

Community Relations Coordinator – Zambia


At Anglo American, we combine integrity, creativity and smart innovation, with the utmost consideration for our people, their families, local communities, our customers and the world at large, so we can better connect the resources in the ground to the people who need and value them. Our people are critical to all that we do. The partnerships we build, both within Anglo American and with our stakeholders – locally and globally, are central to maintaining our regulatory and social licences to operate and our sustained commercial success. And our continued delivery builds trust with our shareholders to ensure their ongoing investment support.

For our people, we create working environments and an inclusive and diverse culture that encourages and supports high performance and innovative thinking.

We’re proud of our achievements over the last 100 years, but in a competitive and demanding industry, we’re looking to the next 100 years. To achieve our purpose of reimagining mining to improve people’s lives, we are forging our path with our innovation-led approach to sustainable mining – FutureSmart Mining™.


Group Discovery and Geosciences (GDG) delivers value for Anglo American via safe discovery of new mineral endowment; delivery of step-change operational geosciences in our mines; and quantification and communication of our Mineral Resources and endowment.

We’re looking for a Zambia Community Relations Coordinator to join our Group Discovery and Geosciences discipline. The Zambia Community Relations Coordinator’s purpose will be to deliver social engagement outcomes across our discovery project portfolio in Zambia consistent with Anglo American’s aim to be a leading responsible mining company, ensuring the social sustainability of the projects, whilst maintaining the licence to operate in all ours projects.

The role will be based in Lusaka, Zambia with travel to other sites as necessary. Reporting to our Zambia Discovery Manager, your responsibilities will include:

  • Developing a social engagement strategy for the Zambian Discovery portfolio
  • Ensuring compliance with Anglo American’s Social and Human Rights policies.
  • Leading social mapping, stakeholder identification, and analysis and ensuring all social risks are identified and incorporated into the project risk assessments for active management and mitigation.
  • Ensuring inclusion of social engagement activities in all project planning and budgeting, and to coordinate actively with the discovery team.
  • Delivery of communication and engagement activities with the main stakeholders
  • Delivering training on social matters to the Discovery team and external parties (e.g. JV partners and contractors)
  • Developing social investment programs according to the stage and nature of the project, and the needs of the local communities and ensuring all projects follow the required compliance and monitoring standards
  • Obtain and maintain license to operate by collaborating with key stakeholders
  • Regular reporting of social activities and performance measures and ensuring a structured stakeholder engagement management system is developed or maintained


To be successful in our Zambia Community Relations Coordinator role, you possess the following qualifications and experience:

  • Professional with an academic background in: Anthropology, Sociology, Political Science, Journalism, History, Psychology, Geography, or any other related area.
  • Desirable: Postgraduate in Community Relations and/or Social Management or related subject (Master’s degree or equivalent)
  • Experience of social assessment techniques, and of delivering strategic social engagement plans for businesses and operations (Essential).
  • Practical experience of working at site level in developing economies, in a company, consultancy or development institution (Essential).
  • Experience in the extractive sector (highly desirable).
  • Experience of planning and delivering local development programs (Essential).
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Zambia social environment and local communities (Essential).
  • People management skills that ensure a collaborative working environment
  • Fluency in Lunda, Luvale and major Zambian languages would be advantageous.


Our approach to recruitment is simple: we choose the best person for the job, aim for a balanced workforce, and encourage those who live in the places where we operate to join us. If you have the ambition to work for a world-class leader in the mining industry and possess the drive to reach your full potential, apply online now.

Anglo American is an equal opportunity employer.

Please refer to the attachment for more information

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Administrative IT Officer (Re-advertised)

Nkwazi Cooperative Savings and Credit Society Limited (The Cooperative) was established to promote and upgrade the standards of living for its members and improve their livelihoods economically and socially. The Cooperative seeks to hire a suitably qualified and experienced professional to the position of Administrative IT Officer.

General Function of the Position

To design, plan, implement, test, troubleshoot and monitor network performance, voice communication and computer equipment and coordinate all hardware and software support services. The candidate will also be expected to perform some administrative tasks.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  1. Receive and attend to member queries.
  2. Assist with receiving and processing of loan applications.
  3. Report all utility service disruptions to utility providers and ensure connectivity is timely restored.
  4. Ensuring customers loan and savings statements are sent on a monthly basis.
  5. Maintain the Nkwazi Website to include other design, develop, execute, assess, and troubleshoot software programs and applications, including analyzing, configuring, coding, developing, and documenting software specifications throughout the project life cycle.
  6. Writes application programs of moderate complexity employing higher level languages such as C Sharp, XML, VB, Java, ASP.net, 4 GL’s and enterprise class application development tools (examples: Oracle Developer 2000, C++) in order to meet user needs.
  7. To develop, implement and review systems disaster recovery in order to ensure service continuity.
  8. To monitor and provide on-line database support to ensure continuous database service.
  9. To plan and tune operational relational databases such as Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server to achieve optimum performance.
  10. To maintain data integrity, data dictionaries and entity relations in order to ensure accuracy and reliability of data.
  11. Carry out installation of network and voice cabling structures in order to ensure reliable end user connectivity.
  12. Maintain stock inventory of computer, printer, voice communication and network consumables and acquisitions in order to ensure sufficient stock levels and keeping statistics for budgetary planning.
  13. Allocate all approved consumables and stores items to users in order to ensure security and controlled usage of Nkwazi property.
  14. To check and analyze Internet, Routers, Switches, Servers, Network Management systems, Voice communication, WAN, end user computers, printers and UPS system for defects and malfunction in order to take remedial action before a serious fault occurs.

Education and Professional Qualification

  • Successful completion of grade 12.
  • Degree in Computer Science, Electronics and Telecommunications or any other related discipline.


  • At least 1-year experience with accounting software is essential.
  • Experience working with financial service providers desirable.
  • Working knowledge of, Basic Programming Website Maintenance and computer operations.
  • Advanced IT networking skills; able to design and setup LAN/WAN networks.
  • Working knowledge of voice communication operations.
  • Working knowledge of computer, network and voice communication equipment troubleshooting and maintenance.
  • Working knowledge of databases such as Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server.

Skills and Abilities

  • Scrupulous honesty with a good attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent networking skills.
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft productivity tools with bias towards excel and specific accounting programs.

Application Submissions:

Send your CV, with details of 3 contactable referees, to the email below by Monday, 9th April 2018.

Physical copies of applications can be dropped off at the Cooperative offices located at No. 36 Off Twin Palm Road/4th Street, Senama Park, Ibex Hill in Lusaka. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Please do not send scanned copies of qualifications at this time. Candidates who had previously applied for this role need not apply.

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Biomedical Scientist


POSITION: Biomedical Scientist – (1)



Provide accurate information for patient diagnosis and treatment by delivering a high quality laboratory analysis service including chemistry, haematology, serology, immunology, microbiology and parasitology.


  • Be responsible for performing EQA, monitoring and trouble shooting performance
  • Be responsible for signing off and checking all results through verification before going to clinicians for credibility
  • Be responsible for signing off and checking all abnormal results after troubleshooting before going to the Medical Doctor, CMO or nurse
  • Be responsible for daily signing off and checking of calibrations and QC control runs before running of patient samples.
  • Ordering and stock control on site
  • Be aware of current advances and appraise new techniques
  • Provide input to maintaining policies and procedures, review and update as required.
  • Puts up and monitors all quality improvement of laboratory personal i.e. training
  • Adherer’s to local governing authorities’ requirements, with a license certificate for 2018 and registration with HPCZ.
  • Be responsible in identifying own training needs and informing manager of those needs.
  • Enhances laboratory services and laboratory reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.


  • Serves as technical resource by participating in staff training; answering questions of other professionals; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.


  • Previous experience in a medical setting is essential
  • Customer focused showing ability to communicate in a simple and straightforward manner
  • Ability to interact with various cultures and all levels in a multinational environment
  • Recognizes barriers to effective communication
  • Able to demonstrate friendly, tactful attitude and empathy to patients
  • Able to demonstrate initiative and a pro-active approach to problem solving
  • Demonstrates safety awareness for self and others
  • Demonstrates effective team work with other members of the healthcare team
  • Computer literate in Microsoft ‘Word’ and Microsoft ‘Excel’


  • A Bachelor of Science degree in laboratory science from an accredited university.
  • Minimum 2 years working experience in a Medical Laboratory, Clinic or hospital.
  • Candidate must possess a Certificate of registration with  Health Professional Council of Zambia
  • Candidate must possess current Health Professional Council of Zambia practicing license.


State the position in the subject line of the email.  Only a detailed Curriculum Vitae should be sent to marybeggrecruitment@gmail.com or left in the HR (we will ask for original certificates and registrations if called for interview).  Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Closing date:  13th April 2018.

Only candidates meeting the minimum requirements will be shortlisted and contacted.  If you do not hear from us within 3 weeks after the closing date, kindly assume that your application was not successful.

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