Project Manager – Construction

Position: Project Manager – Construction

Position Reports to: National Director

Location: Lusaka

Purpose of the position

The WVZ office construction project manager will supervise the construction projects from beginning to end, ensuring that projects are completed within time and budgetary constraints. This includes the Choma land project, GIK warehouse and supervision of the China Hainan- WVZ Office project

To successfully do so, the position holder must be able to effectively communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that serves as an example to others.

Project Accountability

  • Coordinate achievement of programmatic objectives; planning, implementation and review of progress on budget utilization and ensure project committee’s approval and endorsement of all plans
  • Coordinate regular planning, accountability and follow up of key performance indicators and overall quality assurance matters
  • Coordinate and follow up external entities, legal teams, project engineers and architects, QS and all other project members
  • Seek all the necessary approvals required for the project
  • Review all the designs, bills of quantities, contracts and any other documents required and get all the approvals from the project committee
  • Coordinate capacity buildings and any other training required for each office function (i.e. IT, access control etc.)
  • Coordinating project managements & logistics

Effective Technical Project Design, Planning and Implementation

  • Facilitate timely and quality implementation of the office project, other construction infrastructures
  • Ensure effective coordination between the several functions/entities within WV to facilitate smooth transition
  • Ensure that business processes, standards and guidelines related to Construction initiatives are effectively applied in project implementation.
  • Provide overall construction site management in strict adherence to the approved designs.
  • Facilitate site visit for all respective line ministries to inspect progress of works and validate all the inspection reports (this includes quantified work done)
  • Supervision of contractors during implementation to ensure quality workmanship, safety and value for money is achieved within schedule.
  • Facilitate Site-possession, handing over and commissioning of projects
  • Carry out Technical Design of Construction projects as need arises
  • Preparation of the tender documents (Technical Specifications, Drawings, Bill of quantities and Terms of Reference).
  • Participate in the tender committee to offer all the technical advice.
  • Facilitates Topographical Surveys, Environmental Impact Assessment and GIS activities
  • Maintain an updated Site Book for all construction works

Quality Assurance – Monitoring, Reporting and Documentation

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  • Supervise and Monitor Constructions in strict adherence to WV Zambia, Zambian government regulations
  • Document and disseminate best practices
  • Ensure budgetary utilization is within acceptable limits/range.
  • Facilitate regular review meetings with the project team
  • As a project continues, construction managers typically confer with supervisors or other managers to monitor construction progress, including worker productivity and compliance with building and safety codes.

Engagement, Networking & Partnerships

  • Establish and sustain working relationships with Government Departments and Agencies relevant to the Project’s focus area at the all levels
  • Participate in GRE workshops and initiatives

Relationships:

  • Project Team: strategic /operational guidance
  • Operations Director:(Supervisor) Leadership,strategic/operational direction, guidance and coordination; planning, setting targets.
  • Department Heads- Consultation, joint work planning, monitoring, expenditure tracking, and reporting, continuous communication and impact evaluation
  • Communications Officer: Consultation, joint planning, coordination of documentation and media events.
  • GRE Regional Manager: Consultation, coordination, standards, joint monitoring, and impact evaluation. Matrix relationship with GRE SME
  • Other project officers:Consultation, joint planning

Qualifications/Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or a related field.
  • Project Management experience
  • Minimum seven years proven experience in infrastructure project implementation
    • Experience in supervising, training, and coaching staff
    • Knowledge of MS Office, Lotus Notes and statistical program (e.g. SPSS).
    • Knowledge and application of auto/arch CAD and GIS will be an advantage.
    • Good report writing skills

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Excellent English communication skills (both oral and written).
  • A team player, capable of working with the project committee
  • Ability to take initiative, a team leader able to work with minimum supervision
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity and emotional maturity
  • An understanding of the construction business and the ability to work under deadlines in a fast-paced environment are important for career success
  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts

Working Environment:

  • Field-based and within the project area in Lusaka and any other areas as assigned within Zambia
  • Travel: To be determined
  • Availability: As required

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Sales Executives x4

Job Title: Sales Executives x4

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years experience in Prospecting &  Sales in Office automation solutions like Photocopiers, Telecom PBX, Power management solutions like UPS inverters, IT hardware, Software, Surveillance solutions like CCTV and Access control.
  • Must have a flair in spoken english and versed with relevant product knowledge .
  • Must have an urge to learn and be aggressive in sales.
  • Must be computer literate.

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Segment Manager

Reporting Line : Country Manager – Products & Segments

Business Unit: Retail & Digital Banking

Responsibilities

  • Define and rollout segment CVP
  • Drive segment profitability
  • Maintain CVP visibility and relevance in the market

Candidate Requirements

  • Grade 12 School Certificate with 5 credits including English and Mathematics
  • Relevant degree in any Business related course
  • 5+ years’ experience in a similar role
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power point and Outlook)

Interested Applicants who meet the job requirements should e-mail their CV’s to [email protected]

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Be sure to include the job applied for in the subject field.

Closing date :  Monday 25th June, 2018

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Asset Manager

Reporting Line : Country Manager – Products & Segment

Business Unit: Retail & Digital Banking

Responsibilities

  • Define and rollout retail asset product portfolio
  • Ensure governance around all asset products
  • Drive asset product profitability
  • Manage product life cycle

Candidate Requirements

  • Grade 12 School Certificate with 5 credits including English and Mathematics
  • Relevant degree in any Business related course
  • 5+ years’ experience in a similar role
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power point and Outlook)

Interested Applicants who meet the job requirements should e-mail their CV’s to [email protected]

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Be sure to include the job applied for in the subject field.

Closing date :  Monday 25th June, 2018

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Analyst – Digital Products and Value Added Services

Duties

  • Assist with developing business growth plans and road-map for Digital Products and VAS and support the product and services planning
  • Prepare concept documentation, marketing plans and manage the implementation of plans and projects
  • Drive accurate data analysis and reporting on product performance, update on project deliverables, quality, cost, time, etc.
  • Participate in developing new Digital and VAS products and technologies
  • Provide input into advertising management and communications strategies around Digital Products and VAS
  • Support team lead to drive best practice, continuous improvement and innovation at process and procedure level within VAS, Portal and Device. Considers local conditions as well as competitor activity and provide constant updated competitor analysis and insights around Digital Products and VAS
  • Construct, implement and fine-tune methods, processes and systems to enhance effectiveness and meet organisational goals, considering the impact of solutions on other areas of the business, as well as the interdependence of units
  • Work with internal and external business stakeholders and as well as Segment Marketing teams in the development and execution of Digital Products VAS plans
  • Originate and manage marketing research around consumer insights and market share and exploit findings for the benefit of Digital Products and VAS
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of telecoms architecture and industry trends
  • Align service delivery to changing needs of the business and markets
  • Put contingency plans in place to prevent delays in the delivery of Digital and VAS product plans and enhance the customer experience
  • Identify trends/ patterns pertaining to customer requests and needs and filter this information through to relevant business areas to continually improve all aspects of service delivery.
  • Provides regular and ad hoc analysis and reports

Candidate Requirements

  • Business, Commerce, Marketing, IT, /Engineering Degree
  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • At least 3 years’ experience of relationship management, new business and new product development, product management, financial services, consumer electronics, marketing or Customer care
  • At least 1-year experience in a dynamic and fast-moving industries

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Industrial Chemical/Material Lab Analyst x2

Marcopolo Tiles Co. Ltd is looking for:

1. Industrial Chemical/ Material Lab Analyst (2)

Responsibilities:

  • Sample preparation and analytical evaluation according to prescribed technical requirements
  • Scrutinizing laboratory results for appropriate procedures
  • Ensure product consistency and safety
  • Assist in laboratory maintenance, preparation of test standards, and calibration of instruments and proper disposal of unused or expired materials
  • Document appropriate reports and notify immediate departmental Supervisor on areas of non-compliance

Attributes, skills and Qualifications;

  • Ability to resolve practical industry-based or workplace challenges where limited standardization prevails
  • Excellent arithmetical and analytical ability to interpret laboratory data
  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical or metallurgy engineering or related field
  • Prior work experience will be an added advantage

Closing date: 26/06/2018

Email your CV and qualifications to: [email protected]

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Photojounralist

The primary role of the photojournalist is to be a visual storyteller. By photographing, editing, and presenting images, they tell a story in a way that no other media can.
Photojournalists must be knowledgeable about the tools of the trade and need to be able to use digital as well as print photography equipment, editing tools, and publication software.

Photojournalist Duties

  • Take photographs or film video segments
  • Capture images in an authentic and ethical manner
  • Write copy, captions or headlines to accompany photos
  • Prepare audio to accompany video segments
  • Pitch ideas and photographs to editorial staff
  • Able to travel to photo shoot in different locations

To apply for this job simply send your CV, key qualification to [email protected] in PDF format with the subject tag of “PHOTOJOURNALIST” as soon as possible.

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Accountant and Accounts/Admin Officer

The National Olympics COmmittee of Zambia acts as a catalyst for collaboration between all parties of the Olympic family, ensuring the regular celebration of the Olympic Games, supporting all affiliated member organisations of the Olympic Movement and strongly encourages, by appropriate means, the promotion of the Olympic values. The Mission of NOCZ is to develop, promote and protect the Olympic Movement in Zambia. The NOCZ is the only organization in Zambia which can send athletes to the Olympic Games. NOCZ owns The Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC), which was established to provide sport and community development opportunities for young people and under-served segments of the population from the surrounding communities. It is based on beliefs and experiences that sport and its related facets, when harnessed well in an enabling environment, has the power to bring hope and development. And now both the NOCZ and the OYDC have the following vacancies and invite applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals

1. ACCOUNTANT (OYDC, LUSAKA – 1 POSITION)

Job Purpose: To Supervise Finance staff and provide technical / professional and administrative support to the Finance Manager on matters related to the operations of the Finance Department.

Main responsibilities

Reporting to the Finance Manager of the Centre the Accountant is responsible for the following:

  • Producing accurate monthly management accounts and reports
  • Preparing annual budgets
  • Preparing monthly budget feedback for all departments
  • Supervising the preparation of monthly bank reconciliations
  • Ensuring accurate reconciliation of customer and supplier accounts
  • Managing and consolidating cash flows to ensure optimum availability of funds to sustain the Centre’s commitments and operations
  • Preparing the general Staff payroll
  • Ensuring that all statutory payments are made on time
  • Attending to all administrative issues relating to the Finance Department
  • Preparing statutory accounts for audit purpose
  • Cultivating a good rapport with the banks including Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA), suppliers and other internal and external stakeholders for the benefit of the organization.
  • Assisting with any other ad-hoc tasks as delegated by the Finance Manager

Qualifications, Experience and Skills

  • Fully qualified ACCA or CIMA
  • Registered member of ZICA
  • At least two years work experience in a busy work environment
  • Working knowledge of Excel, Microsoft word and power point
  • Good report writing skills
  • Good interpretation and organizational skills
  • Team player
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Hands on experience on all aspects of accounting
  • Excellent hands on experience in sage Evolution accounting soft ware and Dove payroll
  • Ability to mentor/train subordinate staff

2. ACCOUNTS AND ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER (NOCZ, LUSAKA – 1 POSITION)

PURPOSE OF JOB

Responsible for a wide variety of accounting responsibilities and administrative activities for attainment of NOCZ Secretariat goals to further NOCZ business aims and objectives. Reports to the Executive Director

Main responsibilities

  • Planning and Budget – Submit estimate of monthly costs for the purpose of budgeting and payments for meetings and other events
  • Preparing , coordinating and expediting Cash Flow forecast
  • Timely and accurate input of invoices and expenses into the accounting system
  • Reconcile ledger balances and partner/supplier’s statement ensuring that all differences are resolved
  • Undertake payments of supplier/stakeholders/affiliates every month including all recurring expenses
  • Compile cash trends to show movement on bank accounts
  • Administer weekly petty cash payments including maintaining records and reconciliation
  • Check and verify that all cash books posting are up to date at all times
  • Prepare monthly cash flow, bank reconciliations and financial reports on time
  • Handle the insurance process including providing of information and handling of insurance claims
  • Efficient filling of payment vouchers, petty cash voucher and relevant documents
  • Prepare all monthly, quarterly reports as required (creditors, Expenses, etc)
  • Prepare quarterly financial statements for board meetings
  • Prepare Trial balance for auditing processes with auditors and keep books of account updated at all times
  • Work with Treasurer and Executive Director, to ensure Annual and short term budgets are prepared and submitted to Secretary General.
  • Preparing Annual budgets
  • Responsible for all the Olympic Solidarity retirements (OS programmes)
  • Retirement of activity funds from the various NOCZ partners

Administrative

  • Update office and staff files
  • Manages communication (e.g. ensure the ED is aware of all incoming mail)
  • Manage Board/staff travel logistics
  • Responsible for all the smooth running of the office (computers, vehicles and phones are up and running)
  • Provide support in preparations for International games that NOCZ is required to participate in
  • Provide support to NOCZ Commissions activities as assigned
  • Support the Executive Director to supervise the General Worker in the office.
  • May be expected to assist in other functions as determined by the Executive Director as necessary
  • Good liaison with visitors, Board members and external staff

Person specific

  • Knowledge of best accounting practices, standards, statues, budgeting and regulations
  • Computer proficient in standard office applications and accounting applications
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Good organisation skills and attention to details
  • Good understanding of statistical interpretation, analysis and conclusion
  • Good knowledge of the Olympic Movement would be an added advantage.

Qualification and Experience

  • Part qualified ACCA/CIMA/ZICA or ZICA recognised qualification
  • Member of ZICA
  • 2- 3 years’ experience in an accounting environment
  • Moderate level of excel experience
  • Experience in an accounting application will be an added advantage

Interested candidates, who meet the above qualifications, should send their letters of application and detailed curriculum vitae (including three (3) traceable referees with day time contact numbers, postal and email addresses) as well as certified copies of certificates qualifications to:

ACCOUNTANT (OYDC): [email protected] copying HR on [email protected]

ACCOUNTS AND ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER (NOCZ): [email protected] copying [email protected]

ALL APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE RECEIVED BY OR BEFORE 17HRS OF THURSDAY 28 JUNE, 2018. ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED

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Stores Clerks/Site Clerks

REQUIREMENTS

  • GRADE 12 CERTIFICATES
  • MINIMUM DIPLOMA IN STORES MANAGEMENT /SITE CONSTRUCTION STOCK TALKING
  • MINIMUM AGE 27 YAERS MALE OR FAMELE
  • MINIMUM 2 YEARS EXPRIENCE IN SIMILLAR POSITION
  • KNOLEDGE OF CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS AND DATA ENTRLY WILL BE AN ADDED ADVANTAGE
  • MUST HAVE INTERPERSONAL SKILLS

INTERSTED CANDTDATES SHOULD APPLY ENCLOSING THEIR DETAITD CULULCULUM VIATIES AND COPIES OF THEIR CERTIFICATES TOGETHER WITH CONTACT PHONE NUMBERS TO THE HUMAN RESOUCE MANAGER: DEADLINE 30 JUNE 2018 PLOT NUMBER 23 A MAKENI KOONGA ROAD MAKENI OPPOSIT CHINESE FILLING STATION OR [email protected] clementchimba30gmail.com. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement

Cluster Business Manager

Exciting Career Opportunity

Ecobank Zambia is a full service bank providing a broad range of products and Services to Consumer, Commercial and Corporate business segments within its 7 branches.

The bank’s vision is to build a world-class Pan-African bank and contribute to the economic development and financial integration of Africa by providing customers with convenient, accessible and reliable financial products and services. The bank is an affiliate of the Pan-Africa Leader Ecobank Group which is present in 33 Countries in Africa.

In order to respond to our growing market with the required Human Capital, we are currently looking for experienced professionals in the following area:

Cluster Business Manager – (SADC – Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Democratic Republic of Congo and Mozambique)

Location: Lusaka

Reports Directly to: SADC Cluster Managing Director
Reports Indirectly to: CESA Regional Business Manager

Purpose

  • To provide support and assistance to the Cluster Managing Director within the region in order to achieve the overall financial strategic objectives of the Cluster
  • To advise and implement policies, procedures and practices having regard to Banking industry so as to ensure that :
    (i) Ecobank expansion in the Cluster is completed;
    (ii) Existing affiliates are properly supported and developed

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist the Cluster Managing Director in achieving the Group targets in terms of budget and the establishment of Ecobank Subsidiaries in the approved countries of the Cluster (SADC);
  • Contribute to the formulation of the Strategy of Ecobank in the Cluster;
  • Monitor targets and develop strategies to achieve business targets of the Cluster;
  • Facilitate within the Cluster the establishment of a Cluster business chain approach among affiliates;
  • Monitor, measure and report on Cluster Business issues, opportunities and achievements within agreed formats and timescales;
  • Work closely with functional/business managers on building high quality of customer service throughout the Cluster.
  • Work closely with all country business heads to execute cluster deals expeditiously
  • Develop and implement strategies for new products and services;
  • Follow up on the resolution of key audit, compliance, risk, legal and operational issues in the affiliate;
  • Work in tandem with the cluster Chief Financial Officer to bring professional closure through the annual budgeting process
  • Do monthly reporting to the CESA (Central, Eastern and Southern Africa) on the performance of the affiliates;
  • Advises the compliance officers of emerging compliance issues and consults and guides
    them in the establishment of controls to mitigate risks.
  • Monitors the compliance efforts of the Bank and presents reports based on study.
  • Guides and provides suggestions on compliance-related matters to the senior management team and Board
  • Recommend changes in bank policy to meet compliance regulations
  • Provide bank management with regular reports on the institution’s compliance

Qualifications & Experience

  • Master’s or bachelor degree in finance, accounting, business management or another related field.
  • Ideally holds professional qualification e.g. C.A.
  • Three to five years’ experience in financial services or banking.
  • In-depth knowledge of local/regional financial regulatory requirements.
  • Ability to manage change

Skills, Capabilities & Personal Attributes

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills are a must as it is necessary to relay alternative solutions regarding compliance issues to the Management and other staff members.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a competitive environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively on technical and other related issues.
  • Result oriented and self – starting attitude.
  • Ability to use basic computer software.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing environments

If you meet the requirements above and would like to be part of our vibrant and result oriented team, send your application with detailed Curriculum Vitae including copies of your academic qualifications to either:

[email protected] or Country Head Human Resources
Ecobank Zambia Limited
P.O Box 30705
LUSAKA

Envelopes must be clearly marked with the role that you are applying for, please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

The closing date for receiving application is 6th July 2018.