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

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN ZAMBIA.

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

Position

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

Location: Lusaka, Zambia

Expected start Date: 1st September, 2018

Key Responsibilities

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

Key Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Experience

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

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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.

Senior Mechanic

Job overview:

The Senior Mechanic will be expected to work alongside other staff within Liuwa plain National Park (LPNP), such as the Workshop team, Tourism department, and the Operations department.

1. Workshop Facility Management

a. Maintenance of the workshop facility and associated grounds to a high standard

b. Ensure the workshop is kept clean, neat and meets environmentally acceptable as well as safety standards

2. Asset Management: Vehicles, Boats, Machinery, Equipment and Tools

a. Responsible for the repair and maintenance of all motor vehicles, boats, machinery, tools and equipment.

b. Keeps workshop equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.

c. Keeps equipment available for use by inspecting and testing vehicles; completing preventive maintenance such as, engine tune-ups, oil changes, tire rotation and changes, wheel balancing, replacing filters or any other maintenance that might be required.

d. Verifies vehicle serviceability by conducting test drives; adjusting controls and systems.

e. Ensures that the management and maintenance of the above are done in the most cost-effective manner.

f.  Assist the Technical Manager to develop and implement an ongoing preventative management program for all vehicles, boats, machinery, tools and equipment.

g. Assist the Technical Manager in the asset management support to LPNP Departments, Partners and Stakeholders as and when required.

h. Assist in all administrative documentation related to vehicles, boats, machinery, tools and equipment. This includes all licensing and registration documents, service/maintenance history, that all logbooks and storeroom/tool checklists etc are completed and filed.

3. Workshop Stores

a. Assist in the maintenance of an extremely high standard of stock control for fuel, spares, lubricants, machinery, equipment and tools

b.  Assist in the procurement of stock and materials with a business-like approach, attempting to acquire the best products for the best price.

c. Assist in the maintenance of a reasonable stock of spares and lubricants for all vehicles, avoiding over or under acquisition.

4. Park Infrastructure

a. Provide input and technical skills assistance to the Technical Manager with regards to the management and maintenance of all LPNP building facilities, road infrastructure, radio towers and associated equipment, water sources and associated equipment

b. Supervision of maintenance work as determined by management, when required.

5. Staff Management and Supervision

a. Day to day management of staff under his/her supervision, setting tasks and overseeing these, ensuring a high work standard.

b. Liaison with Human Resources to ensure all staff details and documentation is complete and up to date.

c. Recommending training needs for staff under supervision.

6. Others

a.  Fulfilling the role of the Technical Manager in his/her absence.

b.  Any further reasonable and lawful request made to you by the Technical Manager

Minimum requirements, capabilities, competencies, and experience needed for the job

  • 5 years of experience or formal qualification with 3 years’ experience.
  • Demonstrable experience of at least 5 years of workshop management with experience in handling boat engines, motorbikes, tractors, and vehicles.
  • Good organizational skills and an ability to manage several tasks at one time.
  • The ability to grasp new vehicle technologies quickly.
  • Exceptional knowledge of vehicles, boats, workshop machinery and tools, and the maintenance thereof.
  • Good knowledge of infrastructure management and maintenance will be an added advantage.
  • Able to work under pressure and can work towards strict deadlines.
  • Mature and sober person with a disciplined character, willing to work long hours in a remote environment, with limited resources.
  • Ability to problem solve, make do with what one has to solve often complicated problems
  • A good leader with great people management skills.
  • Fluent English and Lozi (written and spoken)
  • Good computer skills.
  • Good team player and experience in managing people
  • Position will onlye considered for Zambian citizens.

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Programme Associate- SC6

WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.

Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.

ABOUT WFP

The United Nations World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.

BACKGROUND

An upsurge of armed clashes that erupted in August 2017 between the Congolese security forces – Forces Armées de la Républic Démocratique du Congo (FARDC) and local militia groups in towns of Pweto, Manono, Mitwaba (Haut Katanga Province) lead to an exodus of refugees into neighboring countries including Zambia. Most people, including women and children who have fled into northern Zambia, have come through the Chiengi border. Those refugee and asylum seekers are currently settled in a temporary transit site in Nchelenge district. The displacement has significantly affected the fleeing populations’ ability to engage in any meaningful livelihoods. Further it has also affected the health and nutrition condition of the fleeing asylum seekers as access to basic services has extremely been hampered.

WFP launched a response emergency operation (IR-EMOP) in the northern part of Zambia (Luapula Pronvince), to address urgent food security and nutrition needs of refugees who are hosted at Kenani Transit Center, but currently being moved to Mantapala Refugee Settlement; both located in Nchelenge District.

JOB PURPOSE

To support WFP’s emergency response to the Refugees from DRC by providing effective specialized support and technical analyses to policy and programme activities that effectively meet food assistance needs.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: First University degree in Development Studies, Social Science or Project Management.
Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in the English language.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

  • Provide technical support and assist in the development and implementation of various activities and processes within the specific area of work supporting alignment with wider programme policies and guidelines.
  • Provide specialized project management support to specific and/or defined programmes to ensure that the various activities are performed within the established targets following WFP’s policies and procedures.
  • Within the specific area of responsibility, prepare a range of reports and data analysis (e.g. food assistance needs, resource utilization, programme status, performance) and highlight trends/issues ensuring deliverables adhere to corporate standards and quality control.
  • Ensure and/or perform accurate, timely recording of data within the specific technical area of work (e.g. assistance programmes, food security and vulnerability assessments) and consistency of information presented to stakeholders.
  • Liaise with internal counterparts to support effective collaboration, implementation and monitoring of ongoing project activities.
  • Coordinate and communicate with local partners, agencies, NGOs and government institutions to perform accurate food security analyses and to ensure efficient delivery of food assistance.
  • Support the capacity building of WFP staff, cooperating partners and national government within the specific technical area.
  • Act as a point of contact for resolution of a range of operational queries and problems within a specific technical area of responsibility.
  • Oversee and/or review the work of other support staff, providing practical advice and guidance, to contribute to delivering objectives to agreed standards and deadlines.
  • Follow standard emergency preparedness practices to ensure WFP is able to quickly respond and deploy needed resources to affected areas at the onset of the crisis.
  • Coordinate WFP activities at Nchelenge and Mantapala Refugee Transit/Settlement Centers in the absence of the Programme Policy Officer.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE

  1. Broad knowledge of diverse humanitarian assistance and development practices with a particular area of leading technical expertise
  2. Ability to lead, coach and motivate large and diverse teams and drive improving performance.
  3. Excellent financial management skills and commercial acumen, with the ability to leverage external partnerships to optimize resources for WFP.
  4. A track record of dealing with and influencing at the highest levels within and beyond the organization.
  5. Ability to assimilate and analyse complex issues to develop strategies and Policies;

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

Deadline to receiving applications is 24th June 2018.

The position is open to Zambian Nationals only.

Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply.

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WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.

No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.

Environmental Hub Coordinator

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland (MFA) through the Civil Society Environmental Fund (CSEF) has been supporting Civil Society Organisations (CSO) in   Environment   and   Natural   Resource Management in Zambia since 2015. The support is managed by PMTC (Zambia) Limited, in consortium with Ecorys UK. One of the main aspirations of the second phase of CSEF is the establishment of a CSO Environment Hub.

Objective of the Environment Hub

The  key  objective of CSO Environment Hub is to strengthen  coordination, networking  and  information  sharing  amongst  and  between  individual  CSOs,  and  also between civil society and other key stakeholders (including Government; the private sector and media). The Environment Hub was piloted under WWF Zambia between 2017 and 2018. The main outcome of the pilot year, was the establishment of a representative Governing Council following consultations in all 10 provinces of Zambia.

Following the completion and evaluation of the pilot phase, the Governing Council with support from WWF Zambia as host, wishes to recruit two full time members of staff who will provide the Secretariat of the Environment Hub.

The positions and the necessary qualifications are:

Position 1: Environment Hub Coordinator

Responsibilities

  • Day to Day running of Hub activities on a full time basis;
  • Budget Management;
  • Reporting to Governing Council and CSEF2 PMU
  • Responsible for developing the profile of the Hub including through coordination, networking, and advocacy activities as per contract;
  • Management of Communications Officer;
  • Engage in fundraising activities;
  • Update social media/website as necessary

Qualifications

  • Mid-level coordinator with experience
  • Bachelors degree essential, Masters degree an added advantage;
  • 5 years’ professional experience
  • High capacity in resource mobilisation
  • Experience in budget management necessary
  • Must be self-driven
  • M&E experience an advantage

How to apply

To apply, please send the required documents by email to [email protected] by 22 June 2018.

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Environment Hub Communications and Network Development Officer

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland (MFA) through the Civil Society Environmental Fund (CSEF) has been supporting Civil Society Organisations (CSO) in   Environment   and   Natural   Resource Management in Zambia since 2015. The support is managed by PMTC (Zambia) Limited, in consortium with Ecorys UK. One of the main aspirations of the second phase of CSEF is the establishment of a CSO Environment Hub.

Objective of the Environment Hub

The  key  objective of CSO Environment Hub is to strengthen  coordination, networking  and  information  sharing  amongst  and  between  individual  CSOs,  and  also between civil society and other key stakeholders (including Government; the private sector and media). The Environment Hub was piloted under WWF Zambia between 2017 and 2018. The main outcome of the pilot year, was the establishment of a representative Governing Council following consultations in all 10 provinces of Zambia.

Following the completion and evaluation of the pilot phase, the Governing Council with support from WWF Zambia as host, wishes to recruit two full time members of staff who will provide the Secretariat of the Environment Hub.

The two positions and the necessary qualifications are:

Position: Environment Hub Communications and Network Development Officer

Responsibilities 

  • Manage Hub’s social media, newsletter and Public Relations;
  • Support outreach to and coordination of Hub CSO network and other stakeholders
  • Support Coordinator in running of events, advocacy campaigns etc.;
  • Support fundraising initiatives;
  • Support organisation of governing meetings

Qualifications

  • Minimum requirement: Diploma in the field of communications, journalism, or other related field. Experience in communications and strong writing abilities;
  • Experience in networking and coordination
  • Experience in campaigning and advocacy an advantage
  • Must be self-driven

How to apply

To apply, please send the required documents by email to [email protected] by 22 June 2018.

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Deputy Head Teacher – Secondary

Applications are URGENTLY invited from suitable candidates for the position of DEPUTY HEADTEACHER – SECONDARY

Rhodes Park School is a leading private educational institution in Zambia and has been serving Lusaka Parents Since the 1960s. We offer kindergarten to high school (K-12) classes that follow local and international syllabi.

As an equal opportunity employer, Rhodes Park School requires the services of a suitably qualified, well-motivated and results driven candidate to be appointed in the position of Deputy Head Teacher – Secondary section.

Job Purpose:

The Deputy Head-Teacher Secondary’s primary role is to carry out tasks essential to the smooth running and operations of the Secondary Section of the School. The main function of the role is to provide management and leadership by working closely with the Head Teacher, Board of Directors and staff to improve Quality, provide Leadership, Coordination and Strategic support, Planning, Monitory, Learning and Partnership to the school to achieve its objectives and goals.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Degree in Education
  • Qualified teacher registered with The Teaching Council of Zambia (TCZ)
  • Certificate/ Diploma/ Degree in Education Leadership and Management will be an added advantage

Requirements:

  • At least 10 years’ Secondary school teaching experience
  • Must be familiar with the Secondary School Pathways of Examinations Councils of Zambia (ECZ) and Cambridge
    Assessment International Education (CAIE)
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written
  • Good administrative and interpersonal skills
  • Must hold high levels of integrity and Professionalism
  • Flexible
  • Transparent

Duties Include but are not limited to;

In liaison with the Head Teacher;

  • Develop and promote a robust and evaluative programme of self-evaluation
  • Develop and promote rigorous sustainable school development plans
  • Promote and lead in the development and implementation of school policies
  • Identify needs and lead initiatives from the school development plan across the Secondary Section
  • Take a lead role in curriculum development across the Secondary Section and be responsible for its quality and effectiveness
  • Work alongside SLT to develop, monitor and evaluate the roles and responsibilities of the phase leaders, subject leaders and supporting staff in Secondary Section
  • Advice management on matters of the law in education and on modern trends in Education

APPLICATIONS together with VACANCY DETAILS should be forwarded to the attention of the Human Resources Manager at e-mail: [email protected] Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Closing Date: Friday, 22 June 2018

PCR Quality Controller

With subsidiaries in more than 21 African countries, BIA’s operations are in the Sales and After-sales services of equipment for mines, quarries, public works, recycling, handling and power generation in West and Central Africa. BIA is able to offer a wide range of equipment and accessories from well-known manufacturers such as Komatsu, Sandvik, Bomag, Cummins and Yale.

BIA Zambia is currently looking for an PCR Quality Controller with vast experience in the mining industry for its operations to be based in Kalumbila.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Familiar with and enforces strict compliance with all Safety procedures, including all Company rules and regulations;
  • Improve, train and implement, conduct the quality control process and procedures, required for planned component replacements.
  • Extensive experience with Komatsu electric drive truck,  assembly, maintenance and rebuild.
  • Experience in Komatsu programs such as SMAP, Extranet and CSS
  • Ability to optimize resources (manpower, equipment and materials)
  • Ability to read, interpret and follow procedures. Competent in reading and understanding specifications, drawings, and all other discipline related project and engineering documentation.
  • Keeps records of all Quality control documents
  • Analytical, logical thought process and meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to translate skills and knowledge to others

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION

  • Must have 10 years of Komatsu electric drive truck experience;
  • Must be proficient with computer skills including MS Projects
  • Must be proficient in English
  • Must have proficient oral and written communication skills;
  • Management training is preferred
  • Prefer candidates with at least a degree and 3 years of experience as Foreman;
  • Safety training and certification preferred.

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Procurement Team Lead

Yalelo is seeking an enthusiastic, dynamic, ready to hit the ground running, hands-on Procurement Team Lead, who is to work directly with the Operations Analyst. The Procurement Team Lead is accountable for the efficient and effective delivery of Yalelo’s central procurement and contract management functions, by leading a team in operational activities that ensure alignment with Yalelo’s Procurement Framework, maximizing financial outcomes, and support the strategic and operational objectives of the broader Procurement Team. This position is responsible for supervising the daily activities of the purchasing function and ensuring the business obtains high quality products at competitive prices and without disruption to operational activities across the organization. The Procurement Team leaders will also contribute to the development of processes and procedures from their thorough knowledge of the functional area under their supervision.

The Right-Fit candidate will possess the following Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:

Knowledge

a) A minimum of two (2) years previous experience as buyer or a related field
b) Degree or equivalent qualification in Purchasing and Inventory Management; CIPS or relevant professional business qualifications desirable

Skills

a) Excellent analytical, problem solving, decision making and negotiating skills with proficiency in building stakeholder relationships
b) Knowledge of Supply Management and Enterprise Resource Planning software
c) Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and basic analytical functions including the use of pivot tables, charts and basic analytical tools for data organization

Attributes

a) Results oriented with ability to function in a team environment
b) Demonstrated team leadership capabilities alongside a willingness to take direction from supervisors
c) Strong written and verbal communication skills, influencing and interpersonal skills
d) Systematic ability to manage multiple tasks while effectively meeting deadlines
e) In depth commercial awareness and a strategic approach to procurement
f) Strong subject matter expertise and thought leadership in all aspects of Procurement Operations
g) Sound knowledge of relevant business issues and procurement needs and requirements
h) Deep understanding of Procurement best practice

If this is YOU, Yalelo would love to hear from you today!!!

How to Apply

Submit your Curriculum Vitae (CV) together with a cover letter in one MS Word document to [email protected] by Monday 11 June 2018. Please ensure that you mention your source of this job advert.

End of Project Evaluation Consultant

VSO is the world’s leading development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. We are unique in the way we bring people together to share their skills and experience, generate insights and ideas and, most of all, take action against poverty and exclusion. It’s a highly effective approach that works, and today is helping millions of people in some of the world’s poorest communities lift themselves out of poverty.

Role overview

The consultant will undertake the end of project evaluation in Samfya district covering the four targeted wards. The evaluation is intended to give the Adolescent TALK project implementers, partners, funders and future funders information on the performance of the project in the 3 years of implementation. The evaluation is intended to be forward looking which will capture effectively lessons learnt and provide information on the nature, extent and the effect of the Adolescents TALK project to the primary and secondary beneficiaries. The evaluation will address the results achieved, the partnerships established, as well as issues of capacity building and the approach.
The evaluation should address (but not be limited) to the following key issues:

  1. Relevance – Assess design and focus of the project
  2. Effectiveness- Describe the management processes and their appropriateness in supporting delivery
  3. Efficiency – Of Project Implementation
  4. Sustainability

Skills, qualifications and experience

  • Degree in Demography or related field
  • Extensive experience in handling research
  • Strong skills in M&E, including the development and use of appropriate monitoring and reporting tools and systems
  • Excellent written communication in English, with ability to vary communication content and style to suit audiences to inform, motivate and inspire.
  • Successful experience in Data Analysis
  • Ability to work for long hours to met deadlines

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

How to apply

Qualifying interested candidates wishing to apply for this role should visit: http://vso.force.com/jobopportunities for job descriptions and further details. To submit your application, click on ‘Apply now’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form. Applications close on 19th June 2018. Only short listed candidates will be contacted and invited for interviews, at which time full supporting documentation will be required. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

VSO is an equal opportunity employer valuing inclusion and seeks to have a diverse workforce.