Engineer, Maintenance Technicians and Artisans

Yalelo is a leading supplier and pioneer of aquaculture in Zambia, bringing together local resources and world-leading practices. Founded in 2011, we have grown quickly to become the leading fisheries firm in Zambia and among the largest aquaculture firms in Africa. We breed and grow our tilapia on the shores of Lake Kariba and sell our product fresh nation-wide.

For Yalelo, Engineering literally keeps the wheels of the business turning 24 x 7 x 365.
Our team in Engineering is currently looking for talented and action-oriented Engineers, Technicians and Artisans who have the right attitude and skillset to join them in providing the necessary preventative maintenance and care operationally for the ongoing supply and distribution of Zambia’s #1 fish.

A1 Talent Required

  • Artisans x 3 (Siavonga-based)
  • Instrumentation Control Engineer (Siavonga-based)
  • Fixed Plant Mechanic (Siavonga-based)
  • Refrigeration Technician (Lusaka-based)
  • Senior Maintenance Technician (Lusaka-based)

The Right Person

  • Energetic, driven to succeed and committed to operational excellence
  • Minimum diploma holder in relevant discipline (mechanical, electrical, chemical, industrial engineering, trade) from a recognised institution in Zambia or abroad
  • 0-3 years work experience in a production plant/manufacturing/FMCG or quality-controlled environment
  • Clear communication skills
  • Keen and willing to learn and grasp technical concepts and agile ways of working
  • Computer literate
  • Team Player!




Yalelo is committed to building a culturally diverse organisation and strongly encourages applications from female candidates.

How to Apply

If you’re ready to start out your career in a dynamic, growth-mindset environment or are already on your career path and want to move on to the next level & add value in a performance-driven environment, please complete your online application https://goo.gl/forms/ykM6HIJ0FYyfRW7G2; or call 0211 24 60 60. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Closing date for applications: 11th February 2018

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Political Parties Program Manager

The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization working to support and strengthen democratic institutions worldwide through citizen participation, openness and accountability in government. NDI has supported democratic institutions and practices in every region of the world for more than two decades. Since its founding in 1983, NDI and its local partners have worked to establish and strengthen political and civic organizations, safeguard elections, and promote citizen participation, openness and accountability in government. NDI will work in Zambia to support democratic institutions, including political parties, better able to engage with stakeholders and citizens on national policy, legislation development and citizen concerns and priorities.

NDI invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the vacant post in Lusaka detailed below. To perform this job successfully, an induvial must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Political Parties Program Manager

February 1 – August 31, 2018

The Political Parties Program Manager will be responsible for the overall management and leadership of NDI’s political parties program. The Political Parties Program Manager will report to the Country Director.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Designs and oversees the implementation of program activities in accordance with NDI’s program deliverables.
  • Provides assistance and team leadership in day-to-day internal management of all political parties’ issues and acts as a focal point in political party-related correspondence.
  • Contributes to the planning, design and evaluation of NDI’s projects in Zambia in collaboration with local partners, political parties, in-house experts and external consultants/advisors.
  • Responds to NDI staff inquiries requiring functional or political party expertise and provides political analysis of current events.
  • Serves as an NDI representative at local conferences and meetings and assists with NDI’s public outreach to political parties and civil society organizations.
  • Provides training and facilitation in NDI’s political party capacity building activities
  • Supervises, trains, guides and mentors subordinates.
  • Monitors, evaluates and provides comprehensive reports on program activities, achievements and challenges.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Country Director.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in International Relations or Political Science; graduate degree desired.
  • Minimum of five years relevant work experience in international development, governance, community organizing, political campaigns, organizational development, or legislative affairs.
  • Additional years of relevant work experience may be substituted for educational requirement on a one-for-one basis.




REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and cultural sensitivity to effectively interact with political parties, all levels of staff, U.S. and foreign government personnel, members of donor organizations, and policy makers
  • Ability to maintain NDI’s commitment to non-partisanship
  • Superior oral communications skills to effectively present information, respond to questions and discuss contentious issues
  • Exceptional analytical skills for interpreting complex program and political issues and to think innovatively and introduce new concepts
  • Ability to adjust programmatic activities based on changing political circumstances and in response to needs articulated by local partners and program stakeholders
  • Superior writing skills, clear and persuasive, and ability to edit various program-related documents
  • Established network of significant contacts and political leaders
  • Experience in program design, monitoring and evaluation, training and facilitation
  • Ability to prioritize, delegate and monitor program responsibilities and tasks
  • Experience managing junior staff
  • Capacity to work both independently and as a member of a team
  • ICT skills required: word processing and spreadsheet applications. Experience with Google Apps (Gmail, Google Drive, Google Docs) desired.
  • Budget management and basic accounting skills
  • Ability and willingness to travel to regional locations

Applications for the above positions should include a cover letter, updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) with names and telephone numbers of three traceable references. The documents should be addressed to Country Director, NDI Zambia and e-mailed to: ndizambiavacancies@gmail.com. Documents must be received by 29 January 2018 for consideration. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

NDI is an equal opportunity employer.

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Assessments & Placements Officer x2

Family Legacy Missions Zambia is a Non Governmental Organisation based in Lusaka, Zambia. The organization supports orphaned and vulnerable children in Zambia through education sponsorship programmes and accommodation facilities.

Suitably qualified individuals are invited to apply for the following position:

Assessments & Placements Officer x 2

Job Summary

The job of the Assessments and Placements Officer is to conduct assessments, facilitate admissions and reintegration. The employee will be responsible for carrying out the day to day tasks within Assessments and Placements and any tasks assigned by the Deputy Program Manager and/or Program Manager.

Specific Tasks

Assessments

  • Conduct assessments from:
    • Camp Life referrals
    • Legacy Academy referrals
    • Department of Social Welfare referrals
    • Other government agency referrals
    • Reintegration
  • Contacting Social Services officers in arranging assessments

Admission

  • Facilitate the admission process at the residential facility
    • Contacting Social Services officers and guardians for possible admission
    • Transport for caretakers and children
    • Information meeting for caretakers and children
    • Ensure caretaker consent is obtained

Reintegration

  • Conduct a reintegration assessment on each child periodically at Tree of Life to determine if the child is now eligible to return home with the family.
  • When applicable, work with Tree of Life staff to prepare child to reintegrate




Collaboration

  • Coordinating with Social Welfare on matters regarding: assessments, admission, discharge, reintegration and other
  • Coordinating with Tree of Life Staff when children return late; follow up on each case and provide adequate feedback

Communication

  • Practice clear communication with direct supervisor and all staff

Records Management

  • Maintain up to date and accurate knowledge of the completed assessments and intake
    • Assessment story on each child
    • Caretaker Consent form
    • Child Admission Letter
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Weekly Reports submitted

The Employee shall also be expected to undertake any responsibilities as may be delegated by his or her supervisor.

Academic and Professional Requirements:

  • Full Grade 12 certificate
  • Minimum Diploma in Social Work or other Social Sciences

How to Apply:

Applications composed of CV and scanned academic certificates should be sent to careers@familylegacyzambia.org, clearly labeling the position applied for in the subject line or hand delivered to plot 78/100 off lake road, Ibex Hill, Lusaka, Zambia. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Closing date is 31st January 2018.

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Logistics Officer – Intern

TopStar is a Zambian communications company that has come to offer Digital life to all Zambians. As an equal opportunity employer and fast growing company, we are currently looking for graduate with no experience to work as Logistics Intern for the development of his/her career.

Workplace:

  • Lusaka

Benefits to the Intern

  • The Logistics Intern will be given an opportunity to receive hands on experience in coordinating, consolidating, and ensuring smooth implementation of and adherence to logistic and security procedures and provides logistical support to the organization.
  • To build your skill set specifically with regard to delivery analysis within and outside Lusaka city.
  • Learn internal logistics operations especially with regard to stock management and inventory management system.

Requirements :

  • Should be a recent graduate at Copperbelt University or University of Lusaka. (2015-2017).
  • No experience needed.
  • Major in Business Admin, Purchasing and or Logistics
  • Must have a full grade 12 certificate including a credit in English and Mathematics.
  • Should be between the age of 25 and 35




NB:

Interested graduates should submit their applications electronically consisting of a letter and CV as a single document (PDF or word)

Applications should be saved and sent in the following format: Job title_Name_CVnote in the email title, or we’ll pass it directly

  • e.g. Logistics Intern Lusaka _mukuka_Bwalya_CVnote.

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

Closing Date: 23rd January, 2018

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Principle Accountant

Our Client is a part of a Multinational Group of Companies in the FMCG industry. The Company seeks a highly skilled and motivated Individual to be part of a dynamic team to fill the position Principle

Accountant

Job Purpose

  • To plan, coordinate, implement and control finance functions of the business in order to meet the operational objectives.

Major Responsibilities

  • Ensure maintenance of financial records of the fund in a good manner as required by standard accounting practices and policies.
  • Ensure annual financial statements are prepared and submitted in time.
  • Ensure preparation of quarterly reports is done in time.
  • Establishment, alignment and management of target and budget goals whilst ensuring effective control of costs for a range of functional areas to increase cost efficiency.
  • Prepare annual budgets and analyses variances to the budgets.
  • Ensure statutory returns are compiled and submitted on time.
  • Preparation of monthly Balance Sheet/General ledger reconciliations
  • Ensuring that documents/information is secured kept and database backups are done regularly
  • Preparation/ filling of statutory returns/payments
  • Train and Supervise Accounts staff.
  • Liaise with auditors on audit work and all balance sheet related queries

Qualification Skill and Experience

  • Full or Part Professional accounting qualification such as ACCA, CIMA, ZICA or equivalent
  • Member of ZICA
  • 8 years of relevant experience.

Application Details

All interested candidate meeting the above criteria should send their application, enclosing detailed curriculum vitae, with three (3) references to the following address :- zenithresouces5@gmail.com.

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

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Para-Legal Community Desk Officer

The YWCA Lusaka Branch with funding from GIZ is implementing a six (6) months Community Legal Services Project in Lusaka.

The Para-legal Community Desk Officer will address the unmet needs of the community and strengthen the capacity of residents to understand and act on their rights. She /he will be responsible for the implementation, monitoring of the Community Outreach Officers and preparation of timely reports for submission to the Paralegal Officer.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Address the unmet needs of legal services for communities, and strengthen the capacity of residents to understand and act on their rights.
  • Deal with diverse problems such as domestic violence against women, rape, child maintenance, and labour disputes, and abuse of children, the elderly, and people with disabilities.
  • To practice restorative justice principles, using a holistic approach to help resolve issues or problems within families, and with traditional and state institutions.
  • Link communities to Courts, Victim Support Unit, YWCA Shelters and Health Services especially defiled children and abused women.
  • Make follow-ups on cases being handled and referred.
  • To conduct legal and human rights awareness raising activities in their communities, including visiting schools to make presentations on issues effecting learners such as teenage pregnancy, drug and alcohol abuse, child abuse, peer pressure, and bullying.
  • To undertake outreach work in the form of community workshops and presentations to members of the community on central community problems and topics of interest.

REPORTING

Paralegal Officer – Working as a member of the programmes department, the Paralegal Community Desk Officer will report and be directly supervised by the Paralegal Officer.




QUALIFICATIONS AND KEY COMPETENCIES

  • A higher Certificate or Diploma in Law or any related field with at least 3 years work experience as Paralegal or legal officer.
  • Work Clarity and Quality; have ability efficiently and effectively, demonstrated technical abilities, accurate and organized.
  • Time Management; have focused approach to the tasks, punctual to work, effective management of competing priorities to meet organisational deadlines.
  • Leadership and team work; demonstrated team spirit through active participation in organisational processes, manage groups/teams, check progress & offer support/advice, help people know what is needed and coach people through tasks & guided performance.
  • Self –Confidence; work confidently within agreed parameters, confidently deal with any difficult situations and setbacks.
  • Communications/information seeking; able and willing to communicate, able to present information effectively, both orally and in writing, able to collect information and use it to effectively communicate

Application Instructions

Please send an email to vacancyywcalask@gmail.com with your CV and Cover letter explaining your interest, and contact information and at least 3 professional references, by 23rd January, 2017 at 12:00 hours Central African Time. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Women are highly encouraged to apply.

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Child Protection Officer x20

Family Legacy Missions Zambia is a Non Governmental Organisation based in Lusaka, Zambia. The organization supports orphaned and vulnerable children in Zambia through education sponsorship programmes and accommodation facilities.

Suitably qualified individuals are invited to apply for the following position:

Child Protection Officer x20

Job Summary

The job of the Child Protection Officer is to create an environment which will enable students to feel safe and comfortable to open up when applicable. It is the responsibility of the Campus Level Child Protection Officer to ensure implementation of Family Legacy’s Child Protection policy and continue to identify and minimize unsafe situations.

Specific Tasks

Ensure safety

  • Ensure continual implementation of the Child Protection Policy
  • Identify on campus risks of child safety and implement improvement strategies and measures to improve said risks
  • Risk assessments to be used as a regular practice in operations, people and programs
  • Identify and minimize unsafe situations in good time
  • Conduct follow-ups and regular home visits
  • Address on campus staff concerns around Child Protection
  • Advising of staff, students, and community on concerns/reports of child abuse

Reporting

  • Report on all concerns and/or incidents of child protection to direct supervisor; work with designated staff on further investigations including, but not limited to:
    • Coordinate and conduct initial investigation of child abuse allegations to determine if external or internal are concerned
    • Conduct follow ups on all students who exceed the absenteeism requirement and submit reports to Campus Coordinator and/or Child

Protection supervisor

  • Ensure a high standard of confidentiality in all reporting

Communication

  • Practice clear communication with direct supervisors and stakeholders.




Records Management

  • Maintaining ongoing, up to date, and accurate records on the safety of the SP’s both on and off campus
    • Conduct vulnerability assessments on SP’s and necessary follow ups
    • Maintain an updated case load of high priority follow ups
    • Ensure all findings of an investigation are recorded and communicated to the necessary staff/departments
    • Submit disclosure report forms to supervisor
  • Manage SP non-academic files, which included counselling logs, steps plans, documentation of interventions, etc.
  • The Employee shall also be expected to undertake any responsibilities as may be delegated by his or her supervisor.

Other skills / Success factors:

  • Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure.
  • Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities.
  • Responds positively to critical feedback and offering points of view.
  • Ability to network and be relational

Academic and Professional Requirements:

  • Grade 12 certificate
  • Diploma in Social Work

How to Apply:

Applications composed of CV and scanned academic certificates should be sent to careers@familylegacyzambia.org, clearly labeling the position applied for in the subject line or hand delivered to plot 78/100 off lake road, Ibex Hill, Lusaka, Zambia. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Closing date is 31st January 2018.

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Sponsorship Communication Officer x12

Family Legacy Missions Zambia is a Non Governmental Organisation based in Lusaka, Zambia. The organization supports orphaned and vulnerable children in Zambia through education sponsorship programmes and accommodation facilities.

Suitably qualified individuals are invited to apply for the following position:

Sponsorship Communications Officer x12

Job Summary

Specific Tasks

Sponsorship Program Development/Improvement

  • Regularly provide feedback to supervisor regarding current sponsorship processes and policies and how they align with the organization’s goals and vision.
  • Actively seek and provide feedback on opportunities for improvements in efficiency of processes, projects, etc. and make proposals to supervisor for suggested changes.

Sponsorship Activities

  • Implement activities and projects as assigned by supervisor.
  • Facilitate and distribute blessings and other gifts to the children; communicate discrepancies to Campus Coordinator and supervisor when necessary.
  • Coordinate and ensure that all children needed for Camp, sponsorship trips and parties are notified in collaboration with CDO and CPO.




Records Management

  • Collect and report ongoing, up-to-date, and accurate data, including but not limited to:
    • Documentation and submission of any discharge, transfer, or readmission forms to Sponsorship Cluster Heads on behalf of the Campus Coordinator.
    • Distribution of blessings.
    • Daily attendance entries
  • Enter attendance data each day and submit to Sponsorship Cluster Heads, who will then send on to Sponsorships Data Specialist for final submission.
    • Conduct frequent random spot checks in classrooms to confirm accuracy of attendance records.

Communication

  • Manage communications of all sponsored children at the campus level.
  • Respond promptly and effectively to all inquiries regarding all sponsored children as directed by supervisor.
    • Communicate all inquiries with campus-level team to make sure everyone is on the same page.
    • Ensure that specific child updates are completed and communicated to supervisor in a timely manner.
    • Complete all standard reports and submit to supervisor as required.
    • Communicate to school leadership and CPOs any child follow-ups based on attendance records.

Deliverables Management

  • Ensure that all deliverables are fulfilled at the campus level (letters, response letters, readmission, etc.)
  • Submit deliverable documents to Sponsorship Cluster Heads deliverable documents.

Academic and Professional Requirements:

  • Certificate in Communications
  • A Diploma will be an added advantage.
  • Grade 12 certificate.

How to Apply:

Applications composed of CV and scanned academic certificates should be sent to careers@familylegacyzambia.org, clearly labeling the position applied for in the subject line or hand delivered to plot 78/100 off lake road, Ibex Hill, Lusaka, Zambia. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Closing date is 31st January 2018.

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Head – Foreign Operations

Job Purpose

The job holder will be responsible for implementing operational strategies that facilitates excellent customer service delivery of the bank’s foreign operation services.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Implement strategies that facilitates excellent customer service delivery of the bank’s International banking services
  • Maintain a balance in adherence to regulatory guidelines in transaction processing while exciting customers with efficient service delivery
  • Ensure proper maintenance of documents and records
  • Assist in Trade Finance product development and implementation of foreign operation processes.
  • Approve/authorize transactions within position limits
    Implement group strategies (short and long term) in line with targets defined in the business unit plan
  • Monitor compliance with performance indicators/ service standards to ensure alignment with business/customer requirements
  • Ensure departmental staff are adequately trained by regularly organizing and facilitating in in-house training sessions
  • Conduct other roles and responsibilities as directed by Head Banking Operations




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

  • Minimum 5 years work experience in banking operations, of which at least 2 years should be at supervisory/management level.

Key Competencies

  • Banking Operations & Control Policies
  • Treasury Products and dynamics
  • Good knowledge of international operations.
  • Computer proficiency
  • Knowledge of local financial regulatory regime
  • Broad IT skills
  • Analytical/problem solving
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strategic orientation

Only candidates who meet the above role specifications, experience and competencies should apply by sending email application letter and detailed CV : careers.zambia@ubagroup.com

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

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Closing Date for receiving applications is 22nd January 2018.

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Senior Sales and Marketing Officer

Job Title: Senior Sales and Marketing Officer

Key Result Areas and Responsibilities

  • PLANNING- Preparing, planning and project managing and publication of all publicity material to maximize brand promotion.
  • CREATIVITY- Creating marketing campaigns and working with the company’s external PR agency to see them executed.
  • COMMUNICATION- Creating and developing new innovative ways to communicate the company message to their existing customers.
  • SALES EFFORT- Contributing to the annual sales and marketing plan.
  • RESEARCH- Ensure the potential target industries and customers. Ensure that the marketing activity fits with the Company’s marketing strategies.
  • ACTIVITY EVALUATION- Planning and project managing marketing events and evaluating their success. Evaluating the effectiveness of all marketing activities.
  • PARTNERSHIP DEVELOPMENT- To build effective relationship with a range of partners including key internal officers/teams, external customers and developers.
  • REPORT PREPARATION- Prepare reports on the results of marketing and sales effort for senior management on a weekly basis.
  • TRAINING- Train the Sales Team on Techniques and provide advice to the team accordingly.




TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Meet monthly sales targets that are provided by the management
  • Ensure customers brought in by yourself pay in full either upon sale, or if approved by management to sell on credit, that they meet their deadlines
  • Make all clients aware of the one month deadline of payments on credit unless otherwise.
  • Ensure that the sales manager is provided with a daily report of all sales
  • Work closely with the Sales Manager to enable marketing and/or advertising campaigns and brand promotion
  • All commission based sales will be paid on quarterly basis
  • No commission will be paid on credit customers
  • All customers taking goods on credit should be referred to the legal manager to fill out the necessary paper work and provide approval prior to sale.
  • Employee performance will be analysed on a monthly basis according to the sales and targets provided by management.
  • Required to inform the management of any issues relating to outstanding accounts without delay.
  • Monitor all employees under your care and ensure that they are abiding by their tasks and responsibilities.

Qualifications and other requirements:

Education: Full Grade twelve certificate with 5 O levels  including English and mathematics. The Senior Sales Officer must have a bachelor’s degree in Communications, Business Administration, Business Management, Marketing, or any other related filed. An equivalent of this requirement in working experience is also acceptable.

Communication skill are a must have for this position, in both verbal and written form. These skills are especially necessary in building relationships with consumers and external partners

experience A candidate for this position must have had working experience of at least 2 years in a sales position within a complex and fast-paced business environment. A suitable candidate will also demonstrate experience in sales research and how raw information and data is processed to become useful insights that assist the sales department in establishing appropriate strategies that lead to the achievement of goals and targets.

Interpersonal Skills: Certain interpersonal skills will be necessary for a Senior Sales Officer.

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

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