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Project Manager – Construction

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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

  • 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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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

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

District Coordinators

Development Aid from People to People (DAPP) is inviting suitably qualified and experienced persons for two (02) positions of District Coordinator for the Rural Resilience Initiative Project which is a global strategic partnership between the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and Oxfam America to enable vulnerable rural households increase their food and income security in the context of increasing climate risks.

The Initiative is built on an innovative model that combines four risk management strategies (R4): disaster risk reduction, micro insurance, access to credit, and savings.

Duty Stations: District Coordinators will be stationed in Monze and Namwala districts of Southern province.

Overall tasks and responsibilities:

  • Provide vision, leadership, management and programmatic, technical support to the project.
  • Supervise and build capacity of a team of staff including, 21 Project Leaders, 2 Data Clerks 2 and Accounts Clerks.
  • Coordinating with key partners including other WFP funded project and government line departments and linking with government established community structures such as DACOs, Block and Camp extensions.

Essential Job Functions include but are not limited to

1. Program Management

  • Manages the program according to the work plan, program document and implementation strategy.
  • Provides supervision for the implementation of all program activities ensuring the program goals are met both in quantity and quality.
  • Works with the team to ensure that activities and results are monitored and evaluated in regard to effectiveness, efficiency and impact of the program’s components, and makes appropriate recommendations for improvement.

2. Oversight, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting

  • Works with the M&E team to ensure that the M&E systems of individual indicators are of high quality, providing regular impact and process data and that data collected meet the required standard.
  • Shares results, findings, lessons learned internally as well as externally
  • Leads the reporting process to WFP and other partners.

3. Commitment to Staff Support.

  • Manages and motivates a dynamic, informed, skilled and efficient program team.
  • Ensures all program staff have performance plans and are reviewed and provided with feedback on a formal basis annually
  • Incorporates staff development strategies and performance management systems into the team building process.
  • Mentors and contributes to an atmosphere conducive to professional growth and development for staff.

4. Representation and Diplomacy

  • Coordinates with the Line Ministries and other key partners and stakeholders at national level, as well as with communities and local leadership in the operation areas.
  • Communicates with the Partners (Ministry of Agriculture, Food Agriculture Organisation, Mayfair, Vision Fund Zambia, etc.) in agreement with the DAPP Partnership Director and the Managing Director.

Required Qualifications:

  • Diploma in one of the following or related fields; Agronomy, General Agriculture Sciences, Agricultural Extension and Natural Resources Management, a Degree is an added advantage.
  • At least five (5) years of professional experience with an NGO in Agricultural Extension services, Micro financing or Seed and agro-chemical related fields.
  • Demonstrated and proven leadership and managing similar projects
  • Good understanding of concepts and issues in rural resilience.
  • Knowledge of and experience in Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) practices
  • Strong interpersonal skills and excellent team player

Cover letters with detailed CVs and minimum 3 referees must be received by 26th June, 2017. Do not attach certificates and other documentation at this stage. Please submit to these emails: [email protected] with copy to [email protected]. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please indicate your current remuneration in the cover letter.

Transit Store Officer

Requisition Number: 503437
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Country: Zambia
Location: Kalumbila (140km west of Solwezi)
Site: Sentinel
Categories: Procurement and Logistics

First Quantum Minerals Ltd. is an established and growing mining and metals company currently operating four mines and developing projects worldwide. Our aim is to become a globally diversified mining and metals company.

With a strategic plan to produce more than 1 million tonnes per annum of copper within five years, the Company is poised to become the largest, widely-held pure-play copper producer and one of the top five copper producers in the world.

We currently produce copper cathode, copper in concentrate, nickel, gold and sulphuric acid.

First Quantum’s current operations are the Kansanshi copper-gold mine in Zambia, the Guelb Moghrein copper-gold mine in Mauritania, the Kevitsa nickel-copper-PGE mine in Finland and the Ravensthorpe nickel-cobalt mine in Australia.

When our current projects are in operation, we expect we will be able to triple our annual copper production capacity and be positioned within the world’s 10 largest copper producers.

Sentinel is the first mine to be developed at the Trident project in the North Western Province of Zambia. The project comprises five large-scale mining licences and significant geological potential exists for expansion of operations, including the Enterprise nickel mine announced in December 2012. First Quantum is investing US$1.725-billion at the Sentinel mine and construction remains on time and on budget. Plant commissioning will commence in mid-2014 and copper production is expected reach 280 – 300,000 tonnes per annum.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in engaging, oversight and direction of the activities of local delivery transporters
  • Arrange collection and delivery of cement and lime to KML
  • Maintain close contact with Procurement Expediting and with Copperbelt and Lusaka suppliers in order to ensure earliest cost-effective delivery to site
  • Play a co-ordinating and support role in the despatch and collection of repair and return items both locally and internationally, as required
  • Examine and verify for payment all local goods transport invoices and ensure such invoices are covered by corresponding system purchase orders
  • Ensure that loading staff and collecting drivers and vehicles comply with: site safety standards, national transportation standards, and environmental laws, procedures and processes
  • Perform any other duties as and when assigned by the Supervisor
  • Must understand the organisation’s procurement processes and wherever possible ensure suppliers deliver in accordance with these
  • Ensure constant availability of reliable transport vehicles for deliveries as specified from time to time

Qualifications, Experience & Skills:

  • At least 4 years’ experience in a similar role in any manufacturing or service industry
  • Familiarity with practices, processes and procedures throughout the logistics chain
  • High ability to work independently and yet in close collaboration with colleagues
  • High level of self-motivation and capacity for initiative
  • Good communication and organisational skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

Acquired or to be acquired through training

  • Familiarity with Customs clearing regulations and practice
  • Familiarity with Company administrative structure and practices
  • A working knowledge of PRONTO

Behavioural Traits:

  • Hard working, energetic, meticulous and focused
  • Honest, responsible and dependable
  • Respects deadlines
  • Self-motivating and stress-resistant
  • Constantly aware of safety issues

Applications close: FLE Daylight Time

Collections Manager

Collections Managers is responsible for ensuring that the collections department meets all its goals. These usually include collecting on accounts in arrears and maintaining an acceptable level of Non-Performing loans, providing excellent service to all clients, and executing other collections initiatives. The collections department may also have the goal of decreasing the number of accounts in collections as well as making timely submission of schedules for accounts receivables. Take a proactive approach to identify effective solutions on past due accounts that benefit both the borrower and the Organisation.

Other duties may include but not limited to:

  • Maintain an efficient and highly effective collection process.
  • Sending timely direct debits and reconciliation of collection accounts.
  • Maintaining good relationships with stakeholders and other third parties.
  • Have excellent leadership skills and be able to make decisions for the department
  • Should be able frequently juggle multiple tasks and priorities and have good organizational and time management skills.
  • Have strong problem-solving and analytical skills and be able to think strategically.
  • Setting departmental goals and establishing performance minimums. *Monitor production of all personnel by tracking goals on a daily/monthly basis.
  • Monitor and track collection trends and suggest ways of improving recoveries of past due accounts.
  • Responsible for policy and procedures updates for the department.

Education/Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in Banking and Finance, Accountancy, Business Administration
  • Vast experience with standard collections procedures
  • Must be able to work in a time sensitive environment, making sound decisions, communicating these decisions to management as well as internal staff.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Must possess the ability to remain calm, patient, objective, and professional when presented with difficult situations.
  • Be familiar with the banking Industry and uphold a high level of integrity.
  • This position requires excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to adjust and interact with all levels of personnel.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office for Windows (Outlook, Word, and Excel) is required.
  • Experience in a financial institution in a similar position will be an added advantage.

Please indicate the title of the of Job in the email subject. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Logistic Officers/Drivers x5

ChildFund Zambia is an International, Child Protection and Development Agency working for the well being of children; supporting locally led initiatives that strengthen families and communities in overcoming root causes of child poverty and ensuring the protection of Children’s rights. ChildFund assists about 15.2 million children and family members in 32 countries regardless of race, creed or gender. It is the World’s oldest child sponsorship organization.

ChildFund Zambia wishes to recruit for various positions to work on a 5 year, USAID-funded Reading Project in Zambia. “Let’s Read Zambia” will target approximately 1.4 million students in 4,000 public and community primary schools, including Early Childhood Centers that are clustered in an estimated 400 zones in 48 districts in the provinces of Lusaka, Southern, Muchinga, Eastern, and Northwestern. The project will ensure that students attending Grades 1, 2, and 3 in Zambian public and community schools in five targeted provinces will have an opportunity to learn to read grade level text with comprehension and to write at grade level in one of the seven local official languages of instruction: Cinyanja, Chitonga, Icibemba, Kikaonde, Lunda, Luvale and Silozi after three years of primary schooling in Grades 1-3.

Logistic Officers/Drivers – (5):

This position is responsible for providing logistical support at the regional hubs in the provinces in the area of staff road travel needs, ensuring the maintenance and effective running of office & field vehicles. Ensuring timely maintenance and repairs and generate monthly utilization reports. These positions will be working 10 months year 1, full time years 2-4, and 9 months in year 5.

Required Qualifications & Experience

  • 5+ years related work experience in a busy organization.
  • Demonstrated experience in human relations is required.
  • Good team-building.
  • Practical skills in vehicle repair and simple mechanics is a must.
  • Experience working with non governmental and community based organizations
  • Secondary Education Certificate (GCE ‘O’ level) with a valid driving license for classes B, C or C1.
  • Knowledge in mechanics is highly desirable.

Kindly note that these job offers are contingent on winning the award from the USAID by the Prime Organization.

Interested applicants are advised to email their application letters clearly stating the position being applied for as the subject to the following address; [email protected] not later than 5:00 pm June, 27, 2018. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

ChildFund Zambia is an equal opportunity employer.

Tax Specialist

Purpose

To provide a proactive, in-house Tax Risk services to the business.

Experience and qualifications

Member of ZICA, ACCA, CA (SA) or equivalent, i.e. Attorney or Honours degree with MComm / HDip Tax. Post graduate Tax qualification. At least 3 years Financial Services Tax experience. Experience in the Tax arena of the Financial Services, alternatively in the Financial Services Tax consulting division of a large auditing firm/large legal firm. Broad and practical experience across all Tax competencies, including Direct Tax (income tax), Indirect Tax (VAT and WHT) and Employee’s Tax. Understanding of financial instruments, financial market and the retail banking industry. Understanding of International Tax principles and the ability to apply such knowledge to practical situations. Strong background in Corporate Tax (and legal aspects thereof). Knowledge of Individuals Tax is not essential but will be advantageous.

Responsibilities

Attending and providing Tax Risk insights to FNB Zambia management committees and the Board. Reviewing, advising and making recommendation in respect of the Direct Tax implications of FNB Zambia banking transactions and products. Identifying Direct Tax risks within the various segments of FNB Zambia and finding appropriate solutions. Ensuring that any FNB Zambia transaction, product or query which has other Tax implications such as Value added Tax, Withholding Tax or Employees’ Tax implications, is discussed with the relevant Tax experts within Group Tax Services. Providing Tax advice to FNB Zambia management and the Board with the object of optimizing the Tax and risk profile and identifying Tax savings opportunity. Establishing, communication and implementing Taxation policies for FNB Zambia. Monitoring compliance with Tax legislation within FNB Zambia business. Communicating changes to Tax legislation and judicial decisions to FNB Zambia management and the Board. Coordinating Tax training and update sessions for FNB Zambia staff. Ability to support business areas and relationship managers within FNB Zambia in respect of clients’ Tax queries. Ability to ensure relevant systems are developed in compliance with Tax legislation. Managing Tax related projects as and when the need arises. Escalation of Tax issues to relevant committees within FNB Zambia and the Firstrand Group, when necessary. Liaison between FNB Zambia and the Zambia Revenue Authority on tax matters affecting the bank.

Consultancy for Facilitating Development of Strategic Plan

1. BACKGROUND

Care Cooperative Savings and Credit Society Limited was established in 1995 under the guidance of the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives. It started off as a small Cooperative through contributions from employees from Care International, with an initial membership of 50, and has now grown to over 3,000 members drawn from various non-governmental organizations and general members who are former employees of member organizations.

1.1 Vision

Care Cooperative Savings and Credit Society Limited’s Vision is to provide affordable and flexible finance to enhance a member’s standard of living.

1.2 Mission

The Cooperative’s main objective is to encourage Savings from its members and advance them with loans for development and any emergencies.

1.3 Strategic Plan (2013 – 2017)

The Care Cooperative Savings and Credit Society Ltd (hereinafter called “Care Coop”) previous strategic plan was designed for the period 2013 – 2017.

During the life of the strategic plan, Care Coop reported phenomenon growth in terms of membership from 1,371 members in 2013 to 2,747 members at the close of 2017, representing a 100.3% increase. Member organizations increased from 31 to 63, a 103% increase. The asset base increased by 159% from K25.32million in 2013 to K65.68million at the close of 2017. This growth can be attributed to among other initiatives, the heightened member recruitment and diversification of the investment portfolio through share offer to members.

Care Coop is at the threshold of the next level in its development, requiring it to develop a feasible and visionary blueprint for advancing its vision and mandate for the next 5 years. These are the terms of reference for the facilitation towards the formulation of the 2018 – 2022 strategic plan for Care Coop.

2. PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVE

The purpose of this assignment is to lead the process in facilitating for the development of a renewed strategic plan for Care Coop for 2018-2022. As part of this process, the consultant will review and assess the implementation of the Care Coop strategic plan for 2013 – 2017 and based on these reviews and assessments facilitate the preparation of a renewed strategic plan for Care Coop for the 2018 – 2022.

2.1 Specific Objectives:

  • Assess and analyze Care Coop’s internal environment.
  • Assess and analyze the Care Coop’s external environment and stakeholders.
  • Review and assess to what extent the 2013 – 2017 strategic plan was implemented.
  • Review and identify key areas of success and key areas of challenges in 2013 – 2017.
  • Synthesize results of the assessments above and identify alternative directions.
  • Plan and facilitate workshop/s to prioritize strategic directions.
  • Support in designing appropriate metrics to best align with identified strategic priorities.
  • Review and recommend Care Coop’s structure to effectively discharge its mandate.
  • Draft and finalize Care Coop’s strategic plan.

3. SCOPE AND FOCUS OF THE ASSIGNMENT

The scope and focus of the assignment are to provide technical, strategic and facilitation support to enable the drafting of Care Coop’s strategic plan for 2018 – 2022. After the initial document review, the Consultant will develop an analysis framework and work plan to guide the assessment and the development of the strategic plan. S/he will conduct a thorough but focused assessment of Care Coop’s strengths and weaknesses, as well as external opportunities and threats, with a view to identifying appropriate strategic options for the 2018 – 2022 period.

The use of participatory approaches throughout the process is desirable, with vital input from Care Coop Board of Directors, Management and the membership. It is expected that data will be analyzed using a rigorous and transparent analysis framework, summarized and presented back to Care Coop to assist in prioritization of strategic directions. A key aspect of the consultancy is preparation for and facilitation of a strategic planning workshop/s with Care Coop Board of Directors, Management and a select number of members and other critical stakeholders. All data and the results of the workshop will be consolidated into a draft and finalized strategic document.

4. METHODOLOGY

The methodology will consist of document review, interviews, analysis and synthesis presented in a report, workshop facilitation and strategic plan drafting. The consultant will first familiarize him/herself thoroughly with the legal and policy framework, including the Cooperative Act of 1998 and Care Coop By-Laws. This will be followed by a well-planned set of interviews with all key stakeholders to assess Care Coop’s internal and external environment. This process will be followed by packaging the results in a report, including identification of strengths and weaknesses as well as identifying alternative strategic focus areas for Care Coop. Once the assessment process has been completed, the consultant will plan and facilitate a workshop with Board members, Management and other key stakeholders with the aim of prioritizing the strategic directions for 2018 to 2022.

5. REQUIRED EXPERTISE

5.1 Academic Qualifications:

  1. At least a master’s degree in a relevant field.
  2. The ideal Consultant will have knowledge of and/or proven expertise in:
  • Strategic planning document preparation.
  • Proved experience in strategic planning and management.
  • Participatory approaches in conducting assessments.
  • Facilitating strategic planning processes
  • Familiarity with the Theory of Change approach

5.2 Skills and Competencies:

  • At least 7 years of professional experience
  • High level written and oral communications skills in English.
  • Must be result-oriented, a team player, exhibiting high levels of tact.
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and professional skills.
  • Skills in facilitation of stakeholder engagements/workshops.
  • Evidence of having undertaken similar assignments

6. ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

6.1 Care Coop will be responsible for:

  • Actively engaging with the Consultant during the assessment.
  • Identifying stakeholders and relevant documents as needed.
  • Managing communications and logistics associated with the assessment.
  • Selecting, contracting and managing the Consultant.
  • Covering the costs of the strategic planning workshop.
  • Providing technical advice and inputs throughout the process.
  • Identifying stakeholders and relevant documents as needed.

6.2 The Consultant will be responsible for:

  • Preparation of a work plan and an appropriate Assessment Framework.
  • Actively engaging all stakeholders using participatory processes.
  • Regular progress reporting.
  • Production of deliverables in accordance with the requirements and timeframes.

7. DELIVERABLES

The consultant will provide the following deliverables:

  • An Analysis Framework based on these Terms of Reference
  • A summary assessment report (outcomes of document reviews and interviews)
  • Outlining alternative strategic directions)
  • A strategic plan workshop agenda and facilitation plan

8. TIME SPAN

The assignment is expected to be completed within 45 working days.

9. APPLICATION PROCESS

Send a cover letter responding to the Terms of Reference that includes a CV, a proposed work plan including a timeline and a proposed fee note to [email protected] Applications should be submitted by Monday 25 June 2018. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Retail Stores Hires

Yalelo is seeking highly motivated, energetic, and hard-working individuals, with a passion for customer service – for our new Retail Stores to fill the following roles:

Store Managers

  • Chililabombwe x 1
  • Kasumbalesa x 1
  • Kalulushi x 1
  • Kitwe x 2
  • Ndola x 1

Store Supervisors

  • Chililabombwe x 1
  • Kasumbalesa x 1
  • Kalulushi x 1
  • Kitwe x 2
  • Ndola x 1

Store Assistants

  • Chililabombwe x 1
  • Kasumbalesa x 1
  • Kalulushi x 1
  • Kitwe x 2
  • Ndola x 1

At Yalelo, we work in a fast-paced environment where attention to detail and proactive initiative is critical to the success of the business.

The Right-Fit candidates will:

  • Provide superior customer service
  • Be actively involved in store operations from stock receipt to stock control to housekeeping to customer experience management
  • Bear responsibility for the safe-keeping of company assets
  • Provide custodianship of the cold supply chain for our highly perishable product
  • Maintain accountability for result achievement
  • Ensure HSE guidelines are adhered to, ensuring the safety of customers, staff and visitors to the outlet
  • Merchandise stock
  • Communicate all promotional material and keep all branding to high quality

The Essentials:

  • 18+ months’ work experience (preferably in a structured environment)
  • Physically fit and able to carry weights in excess of 20kgs
  • Ability to meet and exceed set goals
  • Computer literate with experience of POS terminals (preferred)
  • Effective written and verbal communicator
  • Welcoming, and, responsive to customer needs
  • Analysing sales, customer relations and forecasting market demand

These are full-time positions and the successful candidates must be available to work weekdays and weekends.

If you’re the one, Yalelo wants to hear from you today!!! Only email applications will be accepted. Apply with your CV and application letter (only) to [email protected] ; stating which Store Location and Position you are applying for. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIVING EMAIL APPLICATIONS IS TUESDAY 22 JUNE 2018.

Dice Juice Bar Manager

Job Description – Dice Juice Bar Manager

Company Description

The DICE (Disability Inclusive and Customised Employment) Juice Bar is a for-profit social enterprise wholly owned by Sani Foundation to create jobs for people who find it hardest to get them as well as raise awareness that disability is not inability. The business is aimed at providing real-life work experience to trainees with intellectual disabilities while they earn a wage for their own sustenance. The business currently operates as a mobile Juice and Smoothie Bar that sells a variety of 100% natural fresh fruit juices and smoothies that are instantly prepared for customers to take away.

Job Description

Under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer, the Juice Bar Manager is accountable for the day to day operations of Dice Juice Bar including sales, profitability, staffing, cost controls, budgeting, and administration while being actively involved in the preparation and serving of quality products to customers. The successful candidate will have a proven ability to lead and inspire a team to fulfil the vision of this high-quality operation.

The Dice Juice Bar is responsible for ensuring that: the business is providing quality Work-based learning for trainees and employees with disabilities; the business is profitable and contributing unrestricted income to Sani Foundation operations; and that all business practices are environmentally-conscious

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Organising, booking, planning and managing all Dice Juice bar events
  • Execute the high service standards and exceed customer expectations daily by holding all employees accountable to adhering to company service, quality and cleanliness specifications and food handling
  • Generate growth and location sales through marketing initiatives
  • Accomplish human resources objectives by recruiting, selecting, orienting, scheduling, and reviewing performance of all staff
  • To oversee and control the financial management of the business including, performance against targets, budget monitoring and periodic reporting
  • Effectively enforce all company policies and procedures and applicable laws
  • Prepare and review financial, operations and human resource reports to identify areas of opportunity for sales initiatives and cost savings
  • Arrange for maintenance and repair of malfunctioned equipment
  • Continually develop and effect efficient and effective production methods to improve productivity
  • Thoroughly understand and implement the Brand service
  • Supervises and instructs department associates in correct food preparation, serving, storage, and cleaning tasks.
  • Purchase, control and management of inventory, equipment and ensure consistent quality
  • Monitor financial and budget performance of business
  • Support team members to ensure the team’s entire workload is completed daily.
  • Perform all business-related checklists and process monitoring
  • To carry out any other duties commensurate with the nature and level of the post.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Education and/or Experience:

  • Diploma or degree in Business, Marketing or related field
  • Experience in generating sales leads
  • Experience in the food and beverage industry is an added advantage.
  • Supervisory experience and/or training is an added advantage
  • Basic accounting skills is an added advantage
  • Current and valid driver’s license.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Well established customer service skills combined with astute business acumen.
  • Great interpersonal skills. Ability to work with others at various levels
  • Enjoy the challenges and rewards of working in a fast-paced and demanding environment
  • Possesses a passion and flexibility to ‘get the job done’.
  • Possess excellent organisational, time management and communication skills.
  • Hands-on approach to leadership
  • Attention to and eye for detail in food, staff and unit presentation
  • Ability to monitor food & beverage costs to keep within budget guidelines.
  • Self-starter, flexible, and able to work independently
  • Ability to multi-task, and change priorities constantly as needed in a fast-paced environment
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

Social Mission

  • Increase in trainee productivity
  • Increase in trainee employability skills
  • No of trainee’s graduation to employment

Business Performance

  • Sales per month
  • Net Profit per month
  • Average monthly budget variance

OTHER INFORMATION:

  • Reporting to: Chief Executive Officer
  • Remuneration: Gross Pay ZMW3,300.00 with added bonus based on performance against KPIs
  • Expected Joining Date: Immediate

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidate who meet the above requirements can apply by downloading the application form, completing it and submitting the completed copy to [email protected] by Friday 22nd June 2018.
Application submitted via any other method will not be considered.  Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

APPLICATION FORM

** We thank all applicants for their interest in Dice Juice Bar; however, only suitable candidates will be contacted to continue the application process. **