Trade Marketing Assistant

MTN Zambia Job Title: Trade Marketing Assistant Responsibilities include: To implement the strategy that is congruent with the MTN Trade Marketing strategy Contribute and implement the long-term Trade Marketing strategy. Develop and implement Trade Marketing plan aligned to the departmental business plan and MTN Group brand architecture and guidelines. Analyze […]

Public Health Specialist (HIV/AIDS Monitoring & Evaluation)

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Public Health Specialist (Pediatric HIV)

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Deputy Vice Chancellor

Main Purpose of the job

The Deputy Vice Chancellor Academics (DVC-A) reports to the Vice-Chancellor, and may act in the place of the Vice Chancellor in his or her absence. The DVC-A is responsible for implementing the academic strategic vision and mission of the University, for the quality assurance and regulatory compliance of all its academic policies and programs. He or she will play a key role in cultivating and maintaining a strategic and productive relationship between the academic and operations components of the University. Working with the Vice-Chancellor, the DVC-A will ensure that the major functions of quality teaching, learning and research, relationship management with businesses, industry; and community engagement are undertaken in a conscientious manner.

Duties and Responsibilities

a) Responsible for implementing academic strategic vision and mission of the University
b) Responsible for quality assurance and regulatory compliance of all academic policies and programmes
c) Ensuring that academic programmes run efficiently and in accordance with Senate rules and regulations
d) Coordinating all academic activities through Faculty Deans and Heads of Department
e) Organizing University graduation and related activities and ceremonies
f) Ensure production of University annual report
g) Coordinating alumni activities
h) Chairing Senate Committees as delegated by the Vice- Chancellor

Qualifications and experience

a) An authenticated Doctorate degree from an accredited University is required with Five years’ experience in upper management OR
b) An authenticated Master’s degree from an accredited University with Ten years’ experience in upper management
c) Research publications in peer-reviewed journals will be an added advantage.
d) At least two years’ experience as a dean of an academic faculty with demonstrated capability in strategic academic planning, policy development and academic personnel administration.
Competencies and attributes
a) Demonstrated success at operational and financial management of an academic institution.
b) Strong project management skills.
c) Excellent knowledge of policies and procedures that regulators require of Universities.
d) Strong relationship management and partnership development skills.
e) Excellent knowledge of Zambian University Education environment and good understanding of current issues and direction in higher education.
f) Excellent computer skills (MS office inclusive of Word, Excel & Power point).
g) Proven success in leading accreditation processes will be an added advantage.
h) Unassailable integrity and commitment to high ethical conduct.
i) Hardworking, goal-oriented self-starter with strong ability to motivate others.
j) Proactive and creative approach to issues.
k) Rigorous attention to detail and execution/operational mindset.
l) Ability to make difficult decisions in a timely manner coupled with strong problem solving skills.
m) Excellent written and oral communication skills.
n) A positive win-win attitude and a commitment to life-long learning.
o) Respectful of human diversity in religion, culture, gender, national origin, race and ethnicity.

Respond to email ;protected

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Closing date 30/04/2018.

Junior Research Fellow

JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION:     JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOW

LOCATION:    LUSAKA, ZAMBIA

DURATION:   1 YEAR

BACKGROUND

The International Conference of the Great Lakes Region’s Levy Mwanawasa Regional Centre for Democracy, Good Governance, Human Rights and Civic Education (ICGLR-LMRC) is a Regional Think Tank of the Member States of ICGLR in charge of the promotion of Democracy, Good Governance, Human Rights and Civic Education. The Regional Centre seeks to recruit a Junior Research Fellow under the Eastern Africa Resilience Innovation Hub (EARIH).

The EARIH is a consortium consisting of three organisations namely: The Consulting House (TCH) based in Nairobi, Kenya, the International Conference of the Great Lakes Region – Levy Mwanawasa Regional Centre for Democracy and Good Governance (ICGLR-LMRC) based in Lusaka, Zambia and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development – Conflict Early Warning and Response Mechanism (IGAD-CEWARN) based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.The Hub is funded by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), a Canadian institution.

The EARIH is a centre of applied research that develops evidence-based approaches to addressing challenges related to conflicts, violence and disaster. The Hub explores several research streams to examine why interventions succeed or fail, and how individuals, communities, and States can cope with and overcome conflicts and violence. Researchers also look at how to support peacemaking processes and increase disaster prevention efforts. Their work respond directly to policy demands and address critical knowledge gaps. The Hub shares research results with other researchers, practitioners, the private sector, and policymakers.The research streams of the Hub are the following: Elasticity of Democracy in Mosaic Society; Manifestations of Insecurity; and Ethno-customary Approaches to Resilience Building.

The objectives of the Eastern Africa Resilience Innovation Hub are:

  1. To implement a high level, solutions oriented knowledge agenda that addresses key areas of research on violence, conflict and disaster in coordination with key stakeholders;
  2. To develop leadership capacity among the next generation of researchers, policy makers and practitioners in the field of violence, conflict and disaster in East Africa as well as institutional capacity among organisations to articulate research agendas and promote evidence-based solutions;
  3. To influence policy and practice regarding key regional challenges related to violence, conflict and disaster, responding effectively to policy making and practitioners needs in East Africa by convening networks and disseminating sound evidence across a diverse system of local and regional stakeholders.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Junior Research Fellow will undertake the following activities:

  1. Conduct Research as instructed on any research stream within the Eastern Africa Resilience Innovation Hub Research Agenda;
  2. Undertake analysis as instructed on qualitative and/or quantitative data collected;
  3. Draft calls for proposals and terms of reference to guide research by Demand Detection Institutions under the EARIH Agenda;
  4. Assist the EARIH Technical Host to convene conferences and seminars with different communities of interest to peer-review, disseminate and discuss resilience research;
  5. Assist the EARIH Technical Host to organise next generation research cafes to engage young researchers and policy makers at high-level policy meetings to exchange policy and practice solutions in a practical context;
  6. Monitor, analyse and synthesise developments, press clippings and reports on resilience in the Eastern Africa region;
  7. Develop reports with reviews of practices, lessons learned, and recommendations on the policy and practice strategies applied in the region to build resilience in communities and States to conflict, violence and disaster;
  8. Assist in writing Articles for the Eastern Africa Resilience Innovation Hub website on policy and practice strategies applied in the region to build resilience;

Interested candidates are invited to submit an application letter and detailed curriculum vitae with contact information for three referees including their contact phone numbers and email addresses to the attention of the Executive Director of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region-Levy Mwanawasa Regional Centre for Democracy and Good Governance (ICGLR_LMRC) on: email ;protected no later than 4th May, 2018 at 17:00 hrs. Detailed job descriptions can be obtained from our website: www.icglr-lmrc.org. LMRC is an equal opportunity employer. Young men and women wishing to strengthen their operational research and policy analysis skills in a regional and multicultural environment are encouraged to apply. Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. Applications are invited from Zambian nationals only.

Administration Assistant/Receptionist

INTEGRITY CURIOSITY COLLABORATION CLIENT FIRST ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT

Are you Curious?

A promising and exciting career awaits you to join the winning team!

Ipsos is a world-leading research company operating in more than 85 countries. It has revenues in excess of ₤1Bn and employs over 16,000 staff worldwide. Ipsos provides research services and strategic insights to the world’s largest corporations and many public sector organisations.

Ipsos is organized in each country of operation across its global business lines and its functions, in a matrix organization that is designed to achieve operational excellence, functional expertise and client satisfaction.

Administration Assistant/ Receptionist – Ipsos in Zambia

Essential Responsibilities and deliverables

1. Reception Management

Receiving all incoming telephone calls in a pleasant and official manner, screening and directing calls appropriatelyTake and relay messagesProvide information to callersGreet people entering the organizationDirect people to correct destinationDeal with queries from the public and customersEnsure knowledge of staff movements in and out of organizationGeneral administrative supportReceive, record and sort mail and deliveriesSchedule appointmentsMaintaining the resource calendar electronicallyOrganize meetingsTidy and maintain the reception areaEnsuring that all the telephone lines and extensions are in perfect working condition all the timesMaking sure that the operations of the switchboard are cost effectiveEnsuring that there is no misuse of the company telephones at all timesTaking messages on behalf of the staff who are not available & communicating the sameScheduling international teleconferences and adhering to the time zones differences

2. Record Keeping

Keeping an up to date record of all calls madeKeeping a daily log/ report on the telephone lines and handing it over to the immediate supervisor on a weekly basisKeeping records for all outgoing & incoming mail

3. Handling of Clients/Visitors

Receiving Company visitors and directing them appropriatelyEnsuring that all people calling are handled in an official manner and receive the necessary assistance they may be requiringEnsure that the reception area is always clean, neat and looks attractive

4. Resource allocation and mobilization and record keeping

Ensuring that employees are equipped with adequate tools of tradeControl of the company’s laptops, LCD projectors, flash disks etcDispatching company mails, parcels and keeping records of the same

5. Contact with Service Providers

Ensuring that all telephone lines are workingAll faulty lines should be reported to the service provider with immediate effect and follow ups made to ensure that the fault is rectifiedRoutine and operational administrative work for the company i.e. supervising the subordinate staff to ensure that the office is well groomed and dispatch inter-office correspondence.Put in place and follow up levels of quality in systems and procedures for the provision of goods and services in the supply functionTravel arrangements for the staff membersAcquisition and dispatch of company stationeryManaging the company’s fleet of vehiclesRenewing all the company licenses.Dispatching parcels via the company approved Courier Company and keeping records of parcels dispatched for the entire monthManaging procurement records and documentationRenewal of motor vehicle road licensesUpdating the insurance fileGeneral filing for the officeAny other duties as may be allocated by your supervisor

Education and Experience

Higher Diploma/ Degree in a relevant area. A qualification in Front Office Management will be an added advantageAt least 3 years’ experience with managing a busy switchboard and reception areaClient management experienceKnowledge of office administration proceduresKnowledge of computers and relevant software applications

Key Competencies

Excellent verbal and written communication skillsProfessional personal presentationCustomer service orientationInformation managementOrganizing and planningAttention to detailInitiativeReliabilityStress tolerance

General Skills

Switchboard managementExcellent interpersonal skillsRecord keepingPublic RelationsResource ManagementFirst Aid skills

If you are this person, then you are right for us and we are right for you!

This is a challenging opportunity for a dedicated and highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to Ipsos values.

If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please submit your application and CV detailing your experience for the post and include daytime telephone contacts to;

email ;protected

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Application will not be considered if covering letter is not attached.

Include “Administration Assistant/ Receptionist – Ipsos in Zambia” in the cover letter and email subject header. Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline for application: Friday, 27th April 2018, 5pm

Wash Field Officer x2

Employment Opportunities

Organization Background

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian non-governmental organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And its girls who are most affected. Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries. Child protection is key in all that we do.

Working in Zambia since 1996, Plan International Zambia’s development and capacity building programmes focus primarily on Education, Health, Water and Sanitation, Economic Security and Youth Empowerment, including Child Protection and Participation. Plan International Zambia has programme units in; Central, Luapula, and Eastern Provinces including in Lusaka, where the Country Office is located.

Plan is seeking suitable persons to fill the position below:

1. WASH Field Officer X2 LUSAKA (3 Years contract)

The Wash Field Officer is a full time position. He/She will report to the Project Manager – WASH and Gender. The Wash Field Officer will have overall responsibility to coordinate the WASH SDG project in Chongwe and Kafue districts in order to facilitate and provide technical support to all stakeholders including communities, partners and associates in the implementation of project activities.

Key areas of responsibility include:

Community Capacity BuildingFacilitating the training of volunteers to implement Community Led Total Sanitation-CLTS in Chongwe district and Urban Led Total Sanitation-CLTS in Kafue districtMonitoring and Evaluation of the Project activitiesParticipate in the planning, delivery, monitoring and evaluation of project in the implementing districtsEnsuring that Plan International Zambia participation as a lead in this project is transparent, cooperative, pro-active and productive at field levelNetworking and Resource Development

Individual Specifications:

Minimum qualification; Diploma in Environmental Health sciences, water engineering and related fields.Three years practical experience in a similar role in a development organization.Must possess proven ability to create good working relationships with partners, NGO’S and relevant line ministries.Good community participatory skills.Excellent public speaking and writing skills.Excellent project, planning, monitoring and evaluation.Advanced computer skillsPossess a motorbike driving licenseKnowledge of local language ; Soli and Tonga will be an added advantage

For full details on the job profile please send an email, clearly stating the job title of interest to email ;protected Kindly note that only candidates who meet the above specifications and competencies should apply enclosing their CVs, and photocopies of their relevant academic qualifications. Day time telephone and/or mobile contacts should be clearly indicated. Applications should reach the undersigned not later than THURSDAY 26TH APRIL 2018. Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For those wishing to write in please use the address as follows;

The Country Human Resource Manager
Plan International Zambia
Private Bag 518X
Plot 87 A Kabulonga road
Kabulonga.
LUSAKA.

Plan International provides equal employment opportunities to qualified and experienced women and men

Store Supervisors & Store Assistants

Yalelo is seeking highly motivated, energetic, and hard-working Retail Store Team Players with a passion for customer service to land with impact in the following roles:

Store Supervisors (Chawama x 1, SOS x 1, Chongwe x 2)Store Assistants (Chelstone x 1, Ngombe x 1, Chongwe 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 candidate will:

Provide superior customer serviceBe actively involved in store operations from stock receipt to stock control to housekeeping to customer experience managementBear responsibility for the safe-keeping of company assetsProvide custodianship of the cold supply chain for our highly perishable productMaintain accountability for result achievementEnsure HSE guidelines are adhered to, ensuring the safety of customers, staff and visitors to the outletMerchandise stockCommunicate 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 20kgsAbility to meet and exceed set goalsComputer literate with experience of POS terminals (preferred)Effective written and verbal communicatorWelcoming, and, responsive to customer needsAnalysing 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/Area you are applying for. Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.

CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIVING EMAIL APPLICATIONS IS TUESDAY 24 APRIL 2018.

Dream Project Officer

The Copperbelt Health Education Project (CHEP) is a National Non Governmental Organization (NGO) has in the past 28 years of operated on the Copperbelt , Southern, Eastern ,Central, Lusaka, Luapula and North Western Provinces focusing on Health and Development work. CHEP has carried out activities on the prevention of further spread of HIV, Malaria and TB and other developmental activities.
CHEP has gone into partnership with PACT through implementation of the Z-CHPP,DREAMS, and CHIV Project , which is a USAID funded Project. The project has a DREAMS unity that focuses on Adolescent Girls, Young women aged 10-24, their sexual partners and other priority community based intervention to enhance community uptake of high impact services. The DREAMS component under CHEP is be implemented on the Copperbelt specifically in Kitwe District.

DREAMS PROJECT OFFICER

Job Purpose

The DREAMS Officer will be directly responsible to and supervised by the Project Manager. The DREAMS Officer will provide support to Z-CHPP sub partners to manage and implement DREAMS activities in Kitwe District. He/ she will work closely with Kitwe DATF and health facilities working in the District and will ensure coordination with other relevant programs and stakeholders at the community and district levels.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Facilitate the designing of a safe space model to provide services to adolescent girls and young women in Kitwe.Manage the implementation of DREAMS plans and ensure alignment with overall DREAMS objectives and operational guidelines.Work with District AIDS Task Forces (DATFs ) and health facilities in the Kitwe to ensure coordination with other programs and stakeholders.Support in developing criteria for identifying and enrolling AGYW into safe spaces.Support in the day to day management and implementation of the DREAMS interventions and community strengthening activities in Kitwe District.Facilitate timely reporting, monitoring, and analysis of results against set targets, and use of data to adjust implementation strategies as necessary.Support in developing, reviewing, and editing of program documents including progress reports, program descriptions, implementation plans, budgets.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Degree in Gender, Public Health, Social and/or Behavioral Sciences or a related field, with specific emphasis on community-level health promotion and/or education.Training and knowledge in community HIV/AIDS prevention and working with Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW).Experience in gender and gender based violence programming.Minimum of 5 years’ experience in NGO and HIV environment.A strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a high profile, fast-paced environment.Ability to communicate (verbally and in writing) technical issues effectively and persuasively.Fluency in the local language and English for day-to-day communication.Ability to use MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint).

If you meet any of the above requirements, you can send your application Letter with updated CV to the following address no later than 28th April 2018.

C/O The Executive Director
P.O.BOX 23567
PLOT NO. 8, Diamond Drive, Martindale, Kitwe Central
KITWE

Or email: email ;protected copy also email ;protected

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Only shortlisted candidates shall be notified.

Plant Quality Supervisor

Objective

To supervise all activities related to the quality assurance of seed products at the processing plant and advise the supply team on measures to improve quality results during seed processing.

Responsibilities

Promote an actively caring culture for safety amongst all personnel, contractors and visitors.Give technical advice to plant supervisors and operators regarding processing activities in order to maintain high seed quality during processing.Coordinate the implementation and upkeep of the quality management system in the plant.Assist in the collection of reliable data which can be applied in continual improvement for plant and seed processing activities.Collect reliable post-control data and analyze it in order to allow proactive remedial actions where necessary and the application of such data for continual improvement of seed and plant quality.Continuously monitor plant production processes from receiving to final product to ensure that a high standard of quality is maintained.Generate reports and incident rates required for the evaluation and measurement in the quality program.Collaborate with site personnel on internal/external audits, trending efforts, non-conformance investigations and associated corrective and/or preventive action.Participates in plant operations such as packaging, warehouse / inventory management / distribution, carryover, etc.Responsible for the following up regarding quality testing: sample submission and batch results follow up.

Minimum Requirements

Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Science or related field.Must have at least 1 year experience in a similar capacity from a recognized institution.Must be fluent in English.Must know how to use MS Office software (Excel, E-mail, Word, Project etc.).Should possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.Should possess analytical and problem-solving skills.Should possess strong work ethic and be flexible to work across the departments functional areas.Should be able to positively influence others and deliver results.

Interested and qualified applicants should send their resumes to email ;protected before 23rd April 2018, with the position title as the email subject. Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.