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Call for Resumes – Zambia Domestic Resource Mobilization at DAI

DAI is an international development company. For more than 45 years, we have worked on the frontlines of international development, tackling fundamental social and economic development problems caused by inefficient markets, ineffective governance, and instability. Currently, DAI is delivering results that matter in some 80 countries. Our development solutions turn ideas into impact by bringing together fresh combinations of expertise and innovation across multiple disciplines. Our clients include international development agencies, international lending institutions, private corporations and philanthropies, and national governments.

DAI, a global consulting firm based in the United States, is currently accepting applications from senior candidates for long-term positions for an anticipated public financial management project in Zambia. This project is expected to support Zambian citizens and the public sector to improve domestic revenue mobilization (DRM) and expand the fiscal space for public spending and investments to improve service delivery and reduce poverty.

Candidates that have tax and/or DRM expertise, previous experience working on international donor-funded projects, and at least 10 years of experience in one or more of the following areas are encouraged to apply:

Minimum qualifications include:

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Closing Date : 1 August, 2020

Climate Change Business Development Advisor at SNV

SNV is a not-for-profit international development organization with long-term, local presence in more than 30 of the poorest countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Our team of local and international advisors work with local partners to equip communities, businesses and organisations with the tools, knowledge and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services – empowering them to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own development across three sectors: Agriculture, Renewable Energy and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH).

Project Background

SNV is a member of the Dutch Fund for Climate and Development (DFCD) (www.thedfcd.com), a Netherlands based consortium (led by FMO, Dutch development bank ), whose objectives are to (i) provide finance and Technical Assistance (TA) to projects with a focus on climate change adaptation; (ii) mobilize external private sector funding at scale; and (iii) align directly with DFCD Theory of Change (ToC).

The DFCD allows for investments in projects aimed at climate change adaptation and mitigation in developing countries. SNV, as part of the DFCD Origination Facility, will identify and develop, together with local companies and stakeholders, bankable business case propositions which can subsequently be picked up by the DFCD Investment Facilities (Water and Land-use) for further development, match-making and investment. The DFCD presents an important additional instrument for the Dutch government’s efforts in contributing to the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Overview of position

To enhance capacity to fulfill its mandate in Zambia, the DFCD is seeking to recruit a Climate Change Business Development (CCBD) Advisor  in the SNV Zambia Office. The CCBD Advisor will be responsible for identifying, building and managing a pipeline of greenfield and existing companies that seek to invest in climate change adaptation-related ventures. She/he will provide technical support to the identified local companies with the aim of developing a pipeline of investable business cases in the assigned countries with the support and supervision of the Regional Business Investment Officer. The CCBD advisor will report to the Regional Business Investment Officer in Kenya and the SNV Country Director in Zambia

Job Description

Provides support in scoping and structuring new business cases in the assigned countries in the region.

2.   Monitoring a portfolio of contracted grants in the assigned countries.

3. Providing analysis and support

4. Fosters cross project collaboration and coordination within the Consortium on a national level.

Qualifications

Background

Personal skills

Relevant Experience

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Closing Date : 24 July, 2020

Climate Change Business Development Advisor at SNV

SNV is a not-for-profit international development organization with long-term, local presence in more than 30 of the poorest countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Our team of local and international advisors work with local partners to equip communities, businesses and organisations with the tools, knowledge and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services – empowering them to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own development across three sectors: Agriculture, Renewable Energy and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH).

Project Background

SNV is a member of the Dutch Fund for Climate and Development (DFCD) (www.thedfcd.com), a Netherlands based consortium (led by FMO, Dutch development bank ), whose objectives are to (i) provide finance and Technical Assistance (TA) to projects with a focus on climate change adaptation; (ii) mobilize external private sector funding at scale; and (iii) align directly with DFCD Theory of Change (ToC).

The DFCD allows for investments in projects aimed at climate change adaptation and mitigation in developing countries. SNV, as part of the DFCD Origination Facility, will identify and develop, together with local companies and stakeholders, bankable business case propositions which can subsequently be picked up by the DFCD Investment Facilities (Water and Land-use) for further development, match-making and investment. The DFCD presents an important additional instrument for the Dutch government’s efforts in contributing to the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Overview of position

To enhance capacity to fulfill its mandate in Zambia, the DFCD is seeking to recruit a Climate Change Business Development (CCBD) Advisor  in the SNV Zambia Office. The CCBD Advisor will be responsible for identifying, building and managing a pipeline of greenfield and existing companies that seek to invest in climate change adaptation-related ventures. She/he will provide technical support to the identified local companies with the aim of developing a pipeline of investable business cases in the assigned countries with the support and supervision of the Regional Business Investment Officer. The CCBD advisor will report to the Regional Business Investment Officer in Kenya and the SNV Country Director in Zambia

Job Description

Provides support in scoping and structuring new business cases in the assigned countries in the region.

2.   Monitoring a portfolio of contracted grants in the assigned countries.

3. Providing analysis and support

4. Fosters cross project collaboration and coordination within the Consortium on a national level.

Qualifications

Background

Personal skills

Relevant Experience

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Closing Date : 24 July, 2020

Program and Strategy Manager at Plan International

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 it is 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. Safeguarding children and young people 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 Areas in; Central, Luapula, and Eastern Provinces including in Lusaka, where the Country Office is located.

Plan International Zambia is looking for experienced, innovative, motivated, self-starter individuals to fill the following position

Program and Strategy Manager – Lusaka – (2 Year Contract)

Position Description

The Program and Strategy Manager will drive Plan International’s programme and influencing work, setting overall direction, leading a high performing team, ensuring accountability for meeting demanding targets and maintaining alignment with the global strategy. The incumbent will lead transformative change, have a demonstrable commitment to gender equality and relish the prospect of representing Plan International to the government and civil society,

S/he understand and drive efforts to deliver positive change for girls through advocating, campaigning and communicating at a national level. Equally, the incumbent will ensure the country-operating model is fit for purpose, have the right funding mix to achieve our ambition, key business processes are in place and organizational values are embedded in everything we do. The Incumbent will lead by example in ensuring gender equality is evident in everything we do from staffing, to programming and influencing, to ways of working and the right culture that ensures we are champions for girls and gender equality.

Key areas of responsibility include:

1. Strategic planning:

2. Support to quality programmes;

 3. Advocacy and Influencing

4. Applications and systems support:

Qualifications: 

Competencies:

To apply, kindly send through your application letter and CV, clearly stating the job title of interest to jobszambia@plan-international.org.  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 Friday 15 May 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.          

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

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

Women are especially encouraged to apply.

Head of Programmes at Action Africa Help International

Action Africa Help International (AAH-I) is a regional African-led non-governmental organisation that supports livelihood-challenged communities in East and Southern Africa to sustainably improve their well-being and standard of living. With Country Programmes in South Sudan, Kenya, Somalia, Uganda, Zambia, and Ethiopia. AAH-I has over 30 years’ experience working with communities in conflict and post-conflict situations, including refugees, internally displaced people and host communities. More recently AAH-I has expanded its activities to work with other marginalized communities, including pastoralists and people living in informal urban settlements.

Job Summary:

The core role of the Head of Programme is to oversee all the organisation’s programmes. It will involve ensuring that projects are implemented to the highest standard and are achieving the desired outcomes and impact. The incumbent networks with relevant in-country stakeholders and donors and deputizes for the Country Director, as may be required

Key Responsibility Areas

1. As a member of the Country Senior Management Team

2. Oversight of Programme Development and Implementation

3. Monitoring & Evaluation and Learning

4. Humanitarian Response Management

5. Communications and Information Management

6. Staff Management, Mentorship, and Development

Expected Results

Required Qualifications:

Skills and Competencies

Interested candidates should email application letter and CV (with 3 referees) addressed to recruithq@actionafricahelp.org to be received by 22nd May, 2020. The email Subject Line must show the job title of the position applied for. AAH-I is an equal-opportunity employer. We thank candidates for their high interest in the opportunities we publish on our website. Due to the high number of applications we receive, we will only get back to shortlisted candidates

Development Facilitator – Agriculture and Natural Resource at World Vision International

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Position: Development Facilitator – Agriculture and Natural Resources Management (ANRM)

Position Reports to: Area Programme Manager and ANRM Technical Specialist

Location: Mbala Area Programme

Purpose of the Position

To facilitate community engagement, community changes, build and maintain local partnerships, build community and partner organisation capacity, and strengthen community-led initiatives/innovations to improve and sustain well-being of children and families. To implement, monitor and report technical program interventions at Area Program level for improved child well being

Major Responsibilities

Program Development and Implementation

  • Facilitate the planning and implementation of Agriculture and Natural Resources Management (ANRM) within the SEED technical programme activities using recommended models, techniques, standards and tools to achieve output targets within scope, time, and budget
  • Communicate World Vision’s identity, mission, vision, values, policies and our approaches to facilitate development processes to realize well-being of the children in the communities
  • Facilitate the interpretation and distribution of context appropriate ANRM technical Information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials for effective implementation.
  • Work with other technical program staff at Area Programme to implement technical programs activities for improved integrated implementation for impact and scale
  • Raise awareness and facilitate critical analysis of community issues and opportunities in the ANRM area for improved access to Productivity enhancement technologies and profitability at AP level
  • Work closely with the community and district partners such as the church to mobilize community for local partnership and ownership, participation in implementation of ANRM activities to achieve sustainability of technical programme interventions
  • Participate in the district development plans of line ministries to ensure WVZL technical programmes are mainstreamed and aligned
  • Facilitate ANRM program models contextualized for effective implementation in the Area Programme e.g. CSA (CA, FMNR, Agroforestry

Local Partnering and Networking

  • Collaborate with Climate Smart Agriculture actors, local level stakeholders involved in the identified value chains in the SEED technical program for effective programme implementation and sustainability.
  • Represent WVZL in various key meetings at district level including Technical Working Group (TWG) for alignment of national and local priorities.
  • Facilitate and support local level Agriculture and Natural Resources Management related advocacy for better service provision/delivery

Capacity Building

  • Facilitate building capacity of CDW’s and Volunteers on the ANRM technical issues for effective roll out and activity implementation
  • Facilitate training for community partners and other relevant stakeholders to ensure improved productivity technologies are access and enterprise risk management services related activities are effectively implemented

Programme Effectiveness and Quality Assurance

  • In collaboration with DME specialist, build capacity for CDW’s and volunteers in data collection, interpretation and utilisation
  • Collect monitoring data with community workers and volunteers in a collaborative and systematic way e.g. CSA activities, adoptions etc.
  • Facilitate joint technical monitoring and reporting of the project for effective implementation and quality control.
  • Write and timely submit monthly, quarterly and annual reports for improved technical programme decision making.
  • Participate in the review of technical program interventions for improved quality of programming
  • Work with technical program DME to input data databases and develop information management systems.
  • Participate in documenting and sharing programme lessons and promising practices with partners and stakeholders.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Diploma in Agricultural Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Agro Forestry with minimum 5 years’ experience in relevant field
  • Degree in Agricultural Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Agro Forestry or its equivalent is an added advantage with minimum 2 years’ experience in the relevant field
  • Experience in Program Management in a complex, international organisation preferably NGO context
  • Knowledge and understanding of World Vision operations would be an added advantage,
  • Experience in project design, implementation, monitoring and report writing is essential
  • Must have excellent project management, community engagement, mobilisation, facilitating and donor engagement skills
  • Must have Strong technical skills with practical experience in climate smart agriculture, enterprise risk management – shocks, vulnerability and capacity assessments

Competencies/Attributes:

  • Communications, interpersonal, analytical, conflict management, negotiation, and networking skills are highly desired
  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment, and must be a mature Christian.
  • Computer literate in Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Capacity to function well in a team and contribute effectively to team efforts
  • Must be a committed Christian and inspire other, able to stand above denominational diversities and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: Office-based 20% : field 80%, Travel: international as required.

NOTE:

“World Vision Zambia is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from all forms of abuse and sexual exploitation. All employment is conditional upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks”.

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Closing Date : 26th Feb, 2020

Country Representative at Innovation for Poverty Action

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IPA seeks a Country Representative to oversee its Zambia office. The Country Representative will be based in Lusaka with travels across the country as required. The CR will work with IPA Global and key stakeholders to set the strategic direction for IPA in Zambia and oversee multiple simultaneous impact evaluations in a variety of sectors, rural development, financial inclusion, governance, education and public health. The position provides the opportunity to guide the research program in Zambia, spend time in the field, direct in-country operations and to interact closely with academic researchers, local government agencies, donors, and other NGOs.

The Country Representative, assisted by his/her management team and more broadly a team of permanent staff and short term field staff at any given time, will provide overarching oversight to all project and office operations, lead strategic planning for the country program, oversee finance and operations teams, build and strengthen systems for high quality data collection, provide capacity building of local staff and partners, and lead the dissemination of results to local practitioners and policy makers. The Country Representative will also contribute to IPA’s continued expansion by initiating new partnerships and projects in the countries.

The Country Representative will be assisted by a Management Team comprising Human Resources, Finance, Policy and Operations staff. The larger team is comprised of local and international permanent staff, and up to hundreds of short-term field staff enumerators at any given time.

Responsibilities

Oversee high-quality research

  • Oversee and manage a team composed of Research Coordinator, Research Associates, and Field Managers, whose responsibilities include project design, management of data collection, data management and analysis, and writing of research reports, all in close collaboration with principal investigators;
  • Build systems and structures to ensure that the implementation of research activities follows IPA’s quality standards and principal investigator’s directions;
  • Spearhead technical skills training for staff leverage IPAs Global Research and Data Support team; and
  • Work to incorporate best practices and lessons learned in research and operations by other IPA offices and research affiliates.

New Project development

  • In dialogue with potential partners, principal investigators, identify and develop potential projects with meaningful research and policy implications;
  • Participate in project design and lead budgeting during the proposal stage to ensure evaluations meet IPA standards; and
  • Coordinate fundraising for research proposals.

Ensure sound operations, finances and grants management

  • Provide supervision and support to administrative staff, overseeing human resources, IT, operations, and finances.
  • With support from the Finance Manager and other managers, ensure compliance with financial procedures, approve expenditures, make accurate projections and ensure overall compliance.
  • Oversee the management of project budgets and donor reporting ensuring that grant kick-off and review meetings are regularly held for active projects, with support from the Research Manager and administrative staff, and in coordination with IPA’s global grants team.
  • Ensure that country office structures are supported by incoming revenue.

Policy impact and external relations

  • Represent IPA in national and local government agencies and partner organizations.
  • Manage relationships with current and potential IPA partner organizations;
  • Develop and maintain high-level relationships with stakeholders in Zambia
  • Engage government partners and other stakeholders to identify research questions of interest and cultivate potential research projects in those areas; and
  • Oversee targeted dissemination, encourage scale up of successful interventions.

Mitigate and manage risks

  • Set security standards and parameters for work to ensure staff safety and security; Monitor security concerns for IPA operations and act as primary contact in crisis management;
  • Take steps to mitigate risk and to safeguard the organization’s reputation; and
  • Oversee procurement, safety, billing and security and ensure organizational legal compliance.
Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in international affairs, international public policy, development economics, or field related to international economic development;
  • A minimum of 4 years of relevant work experience, including 3 years in a management position;
  • Strong quantitative skills and familiarity with randomized controlled trials;
  • Experience in developing research projects, experience with budgeting and project planning;
  • Passion for connecting rigorous research to policy makers and practitioners and communicating what works in development;
  • Commitment to leading a diverse team in a multicultural environment and building staff capacity;
  • Ability to communicate effectively across cultures with multiple stakeholders including international and local academic researchers, government officials, NGO partners, enumeration teams, and study participants;
  • Significant exposure to human resources and financial management;
  • Experience in grants and contracts management, preferably in a research setting;
  • Excellent management and organizational skills and ability to work independently;
  • Flexible, self-motivating, able to manage multiple tasks efficiently, and a team player;
  • Experience living and working in Africa;
  • Fluency in English is required; strong oral and written communication skills.

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Education Advisor at US Embassy Lusaka

Incumbent provides clients with comprehensive information, advice, and counseling on educational opportunities in the United States. Promotes advising services through advertising and outreach, including visiting host country schools, colleges, and other organizations to discuss educational opportunities in the United States. Provides intensive advising for 30 students in a cohort advising program, plus one-on-one advising in person, by email, Facebook, and phone to other prospective students.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE:

A minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience in a multinational educational or cultural work environment is required, with education, communication, marketing and public outreach duties as significant parts of the job is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE:

Should be knowledgeable about the American Educational system, university application process and have a grasp of American customs and culture. Should understand and be able to express the value of international education and cultural exchange. Knowledge of the host country/region is essential. Incumbent must be familiar with local economic, social and education structures.

Education Requirements:

University degree in education, American Studies, international relations, communications, or marketing is required.

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE:

Level IV (fluent) reading/speaking /writing in English is required. Level III (good working knowledge) of oral and written Bemba or Nyanja is required.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Ability & knowledge to express the strengths of an American tertiary education and compare it to the educational systems of other countries. Should be capable of communicating complex ideas to large audiences through exceptional presentation skills. Ability to plan all aspects of information programs and outreach trips. Excellent social skills including cultural sensitivity and professional demeanor to encourage interaction with students, scholars and professionals. Excellent computer skills using MS Office suite to include Excel & PowerPoint.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):

The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.

Qualifications:

All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

Benefits and Other Info

Benefits:

Agency Benefits:

Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Lusaka may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.

For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.

The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.

Other Information:

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS:

Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:

AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*

AEFM / USEFM

FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification. A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.

For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.

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Embassy of Brazil in Lusaka Jobs in Zambia : Foreign Trade & Investment Technical Assistant

The Selection Committee appointed by the Ambassador of Brazil in Lusaka, in the use of its attributions, informs that the applications for the selection process for a vacancy for the position of Foreign Trade & Investment Technical Assistant will be open from December 3rd 2018 to January 6th 2019, within the terms of Decree 1,570 of 21 June 1995, and in accordance with the Administrative Ruling of the Minister of External Relations of 12 September 1995.

Requirements:

General (mandatory for all applicants):

  • an updated Curriculum Vitae,
  • copy of a national identification document (NRC or equivalent);
  • aged at least 18;
  • academic qualifications from a higher education institution (attested by documentation);
  • corroborated evidence of professional experience chiefly in the areas of Foreign Trade, Business or International Economics;
  • recommendation letters of former employers;
  • language competence at proficiency level in English, knowledge of Portuguese, Nyanja and Bemba is an added advantage;
  • competent user of Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Windows, as well as possess advanced internet research skills;
  • Medical check-up report (to be done after approval);
  • Police clearance (to be rendered after approval).

Only Brazilian and foreign citizens

  • On submission of the application, Brazilian nationals or nationals of third countries must prove that the applicant has the right to reside in Zambia permanently, and is legally entitled to take full-time paid employment for an undetermined length of time, within the terms of the Zambian Law;
  • To present a valid passport;

Only Brazilian citizens

  • Applicants who are Brazilian Nationals (whether they hold another passport or not) must also present the following documents (Decree 1570, Art. VIl, §2): i) valid Brazilian passport; ii) voting Compliance Record; iii) compliance with military service (only Brazilian male applicants); iv) a hand-signed statement confirming that the applicant is aware that this job is not related to any Brazilian public servant employment; and v) a hand-signed statement confirming that the applicant does not hold any public post or employment in Brazil.

On submitting the Curricula Vitae, the applicants must present soft or hard photocopies of all supporting documents.

Duties, responsibilities and other details:

1. The successful candidate for the vacancy of Foreign Trade & Investment Technical Assistant will work in the Commercial Section and will have to be able to fulfil the following specific requirements:

  1. To carry out specific market research including analyses of trade and investment for all sectors of the Brazilian economy;
  2. To prepare relevant briefings, articles and information, on a regular basis for the use of the Embassy and the Ministry of External Relations of Brazil;
  3. To manage and maintain regular data input;
  4. To promote trade and investment opportunities to potential private Zambian investors (e.g. joint ventures);
  5. To disseminate information on federal, state and municipal incentives and benefits awarded to companies to set up businesses or representation offices in Brazil among Zambian investors by means of exhibitions, seminars and similar events;
  6. To provide assistance to investors by facilitating contacts with Brazilian economic and trade bodies;
  7. To plan and organize trade, investment and tourism events, such as trade missions, visits, seminars and conferences, round-tables, press conferences, etc. with a view to promoting trade between Brazil and Zambia or disseminating Brazilian policies for the trade, finance and economic areas;
  8. To develop activities aimed at promoting Brazilian trade interests to the public in Zambia, to maintain and disseminate updated information as well as updating the database on relevant Brazilian trade, tax and customs legislation;
  9. To support Brazilian exporters by providing them with information on the Zambian market, by arranging appointments and meetings for them as well as identifying potential partners for them in Zambia market;
  10. To support the internationalization of Brazilian enterprises by providing briefings on investment opportunities in Zambia as well as identifying potential partners in the Zambian market;
  11. To contribute to updating and expanding the Zambian company database with relevant contact details of state and private business organizations with a view to supporting the aforementioned activities;
  12. There will be a single remunerated probationary period of three months. The terms of employment and social security will be regulated by the Zambian Law.
  13. The monthly gross remuneration will be of ZMW 8,601.00 (eight thousand six hundred and one kwacha).

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send their application from December 3rd 2018 through January 6th 2019, with updated Curriculum Vitae, attested by documentation, and traceable references to lusaka@itamaraty.gov.br or to the attention of Mrs. Bella Mwale at the Embassy of Brazil in Lusaka (4 Manenekela Road, Woodlands, P.O. Box 33737, Lusaka). Selection Process: The selection process will be made in three phases:

  1. FIRST PHASE: inspection of the documents that were submitted followed by CV evaluation; only the selected candidates will be called to attend the second phase;
  2. SECOND PHASE: written test (English) in which the level of language proficiency will be evaluated including general knowledge relevant for the role such as details about the bilateral trade and economic relations between Brazil and Zambia, as well as a computer skills test, to measure proficiency with using Internet browsers and common desktop applications such as Word and Excel;
  3. THIRD PHASE: a face-to-face interview. The interview will be held at a date and venue to be announced and the shortlisted candidates will be required to confirm that they will attend this phase.

The candidates selected for the written and computer tests will have to bring an ID. Candidates are requested to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the start time of each phase of the selection process. General rules: The application for the vacancy implies that the applicant knows and accepts all of the terms and deadlines established in this announcement. Applicants that make a false or inexact statement or who cannot fulfill the required criteria may have their application withdrawn at any time. The contract of employment is for one year, and renewable should both parties be willing to continue the employment. Final results: The results of the selection process will be published on the Embassy website (lusaca.itamaraty.gov.br/).