Provider Engagement Associate

We’re looking for ambitious business development professionals who are driven to tackle some of the most difficult challenges facing healthcare today. As the Provider Engagement Associate, you will be managed by the Provider Engagement Lead and you will contribute towards scaling up our business across providers (hospitals/pharmacies) in Zambia. The Provider Engagement team is the face of mPharma to our providers, and this team leads the business development, strategic assessment and onboarding of all our providers. This role offers great exposure to key stakeholders in the healthcare industry, as well as the opportunity to progress your career with a leading and award-winning healthcare startup.

Key Responsibilities:

Build and manage a pipeline of providers and communicate the business benefits of mPharma to them.Build and maintain relationships with providers through meetings and events.Manage the signup and onboarding of provider from initial engagements to delivery of the 1st batch of drugs.Identify new business development opportunities with providers.Work with our product and procurement teams to develop and update our key marketing and communications materials.

Our applicants must have:

The enthusiasm to work with an early stage start-up, commitment to helping us grow, and passion about healthcare in Africa demonstrate outstanding verbal and written communication skills and the ability to build relationships with key stakeholders and command respect.Thrives in a matrix environment which requires working with multiple teams internally (this role will liaise with our Customer Services, Technical and Purchasing teams)Is passionate about healthcare and has a strong understanding of the dynamics of the healthcare and/or pharmaceutical industry (knowledge of pharmaceutical marketing and/or health insurance desirable)A strong work ethic and a “can-do” attitude that requires minimal supervision

Credentials:

University graduate with a minimum upper second class (3.2 GPA and above)1-5 years work experience (can include internships)Spotless personal backgroundGood communication skillsAbility to work in a dynamic team

Admin:

This position reports to the Provider Engagement Lead.

This position is offered with a competitive salary and stock options.

To Apply

If you meet the above criteria, please email your current CV and cover letter describing why you are interested in working with mPharma and how you would make a good addition to our team to email ;protected Please use the subject line “PE Associate – Zambia – (Your Name)”. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Program Intern/Fellow, One Acre Fund

Ambitious university graduate or exceptional young professional with interest in social enterprise, agriculture, microfinance or development to assist our teams to change the lives of smallholder farmers across Africa.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

One Acre Fund is looking to place a cohort of paid interns and fellows in several departments in 2018. For twelve to twenty-four weeks (May to August/ May to November), interns and fellows will work on impactful projects, receive mentorship from organizational leaders and provide support to One Acre Fund’s operations. Interns and fellows will be given substantial work assignments and asked to produce high-quality deliverables. Opportunities may be available in the following departments:

Field Operations – serves farmers directly with training, input delivery and loan servicingGovernment Relations and Policy – builds and maintain relationships with government and other stakeholders. Help shape rural development policy.Procurement, Supply Chain and Logistics – sources and delivers the quality inputs and supplies our farmers need each seasonProduct Innovations, Monitoring and Evaluations, Ag Research – conducts research that measures the impact of our core program and finds the next innovative solution for our farmersPeople Operations – supports the rapidly growing One Acre Fund family of leaders, finds the next generation of talent.Systems – Manages the data and business processes that help us reach farmers efficiently.

Interns and Fellows are valued members of the One Acre Fund family and we are looking for the best of the best – less than 1% of applicants will be placed. We ask all staff to take a “Farmers First” attitude and approach their work with humility. Specific projects may change with the needs of the organization.

ELIGIBILITY

This program is designed to provide meaningful work opportunities for East and Southern Africa’s brightest young professionals. You are eligible to apply for this opportunity if you meet the below criteria:

You are a university graduate.You can speak and read English fluently.You hold citizenship or work authorization in Zambia.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

We are looking for truly extraordinary candidates for several competitive positions. No prior experience is required and candidates who fit the following criteria are strongly encouraged to apply:

Citizenship in Zambia – you will be asked to submit a copy of your passport biodata page or your national ID cardExceptional recent college graduate or young professionalStrong work experiences. Examples include part-time or full-time jobs, internships, fellowships or research positions while at schoolLeadership experience at work, school clubs, volunteer organizations etc.Top-performing undergraduate background (include GPA/Marks on your application)Strong interest in One Acre Fund’s work serving smallholder farmersStrong desire for personal and professional growthFlexibility and a willingness to take on varied tasksAbility to work both independently and part of a team

DURATION

Mid May – August 2018, extensions available at your manager’s discretion

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

One Acre Fund invests in building management and leadership skills- even at the intern and fellow level. Your manager will invest time in your professional development. We provide constant, actionable feedback delivered through mentorship and a final performance review upon completion of the internship period. We also have regular one-on-one meetings, where we listen to and discuss career goals, and work collaboratively to help develop the skills that would put you on your desired career track.

COMPENSATION

This is a paid program. Interns/Fellows will be provided with a reasonable stipend (ZMW 2,000/month) for the duration of their contract. Those based at rural sites will be provided assistance in locating suitable housing. Internships are a recruiting initiative. Historically, about 40% of interns/fellows are hired on to full-time roles.

ABOUT ONE ACRE FUND

Recognized as one of the top 20 non-profits in the world, One Acre Fund has been serving farmers in Africa since 2006. Founded in Kenya, we now serve more than 500,000 farm families across 8 countries in East and Southern Africa. One Acre Fund provides asset-based loans, training, delivery and marketing services to smallholder farmers. We put farmers first in everything we do.

TO APPLY

Complete this application form by March 30, 2018. Submitting a CV is optional but you must complete the application form including two essays and proof of work eligibility.

As part of the application process, candidates will be required to complete written assessments, a phone interview and in-person interview at one of our offices. Final selection will be made in May 2018. All candidates will be contacted – please do not email for an update on your application. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

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Internship in Social Protection

Vacancy No: ROSTER/INTERNSHIP/2018/1/23

Title: 23. INTERNSHIP IN SOCIAL PROTECTION – LUSAKA, ZAMBIA

Contract type: Internship

Duration of contract: 3-6 months

Date: Application Deadline (midnight Geneva time) 24 January 2018 (7 day(s) until closing deadline)
Internships

Organization unit: RO- AFRICA

Duty Station: Geneva, Switzerland

The ILO values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified women and men, particularly those with disabilities and from non – or under – represented member States. If needed, reasonable accommodation will be provided in the recruitment phase as well as during the internship to promote equality of opportunities. 

You are applying to the ILO generic internship roster, which is published twice per year. The roster will be made available to all departments which will then select and directly contact suitable candidates only.

**Please note that only maximum three applications for the current Internship Roster (2018/1) are accepted. If you apply to more than three internship profiles, your application will not be considered for any profiles.**

It is highly recommended that you submit your application as soon as possible to avoid last minute technical glitches or delays. Late application will not be considered.

ILO Internship Programme provides an opportunity for young talent to:

(a) increase understanding of relevant issues at the international level by involving them directly in the work of the Office and the application of ILO principles, programmes and strategies;

(b) gain practical work experience with the ILO directly related to their field of studies.

The internship programme is not intended to lead to a career in the ILO. There should be no expectation of further employment at the end of the internship.

IMPORTANT:

Please only apply for an internship if you fulfil the following two criteria:

(1) You have no close relative serving in the ILO.

(2) This is your first internship with the ILO (only one internship is permitted).

Duration:

ILO internships start on the 1st or 15th of any month for a minimum duration of three months and a maximum duration of six months.

Description of Duties

Monthly Stipend amount per country in local currency = K 2, 904.90 (US$ 300 – based on the currently US dollar rate for October 2017).

Social Protection Department, CO-Lusaka

In the context of the UN Joint Programme of Social Protection for Zambia, the intern will contribute, as part of and with the support of the CO-Lusaka social protection team, to supporting government and social partners on matters of social protection policy and strategy reform. The intern will support technical experts in the team on different areas of the portfolio (including social protection coordination, extension of social security to the informal economy, social protection and disability, social protection financing) by undertaking background research, drafting communication and information material, participating and documenting outcomes of technical seminars, meetings and discussions, contribute to monitoring programme workplan and reporting..

Learning area:

As an intern in the Social Protection team CO-Lusaka, you will be exposed to a whole range of areas such as social protection coordination, social assistance, extension of social security to the informal economy, maternity and health protection, social protection and disability, social protection financing.

You would be gaining experience in working with specialists who are involved in the following tasks: supporting government in the development of social protection policy, programme and implementation frameworks, monitoring and evaluation of social protection initiatives, advocacy, communication and outreach, capacity development of government and social partners on social protection issues.

Interns should expect to devote 10% to 20% of their time to administrative tasks.

Required Qualifications

Education

BA or equivalent degree on social sciences.The candidate should be enrolled in their final year of graduate degree programme or should have completed such a programme no longer than 1 years ago.

Experience

E.g. any relevant work experience and knowledge of IT would be an advantage.

Languages

Working oral and written knowledge of English.

Competencies 

Adaptable to an international, multicultural and multilingual environment, good communication skills and be able to work in a team.

Additional Information:

How to apply:

You need to submit both:

i) the ILO online application form; and ii) a cover letter which explains why you are interested in the particular roster you are applying for and indicates your availability (e.g. proposed start date and latest possible end date).

1. Login ILO eRecruitment system, complete your profile and click “Submit my application for this vacancy:”

2. Go to “My Application” Section while you are still logged in to the system:

3. Click “ADD” under “Covering letter” to the roster to which you have just applied:

4. Type the title and your covering letter. Click “SAVE CHANGES.”

Please note that applications without a cover letter will not be considered. At the very last stage of applying for roster, you will be asked to answer several screening questions.

**Once the application is submitted, it will not be possible to make any modifications, such as, deleting your application(s) or changing answers to the screening questions.**

Tips:

The more you can be specific about what you are interested in, the easier it will be for the departments to match their needs with your profile. To avoid technical issues please do not wait until the last moment to submit your application.

Application process:

Following a first screening by the Human Resources Development Department (HRD), hiring departments will short-list applicants. You will be directly contacted by them should an internship match your specific profile.

If you have not been contacted by any department within six months after your application, you can consider that your profile has not been picked by any department for this roster. Departments will use the roster for internships until the next one opens in six months.

Internship in the Finance and Administration Unit

Vacancy No: ROSTER/INTERNSHIP/2018/1/21

Title: 21. INTERNSHIP IN THE FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION UNIT – LUSAKA, ZAMBIA

Contract type: Internship

Duration of contract:  3-6 months

Date: Application Deadline (midnight Geneva time) 24 January 2018  (7 day(s) until closing deadline)
Internships

Organization unit:   RO- AFRICA

Duty Station:  Geneva, Switzerland

The ILO values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified women and men, particularly those with disabilities and from non – or under – represented member States. If needed, reasonable accommodation will be provided in the recruitment phase as well as during the internship to promote equality of opportunities.

You are applying to the ILO generic internship roster, which is published twice per year. The roster will be made available to all departments which will then select and directly contact suitable candidates only.

**Please note that only maximum three applications for the current Internship Roster (2018/1) are accepted. If you apply to more than three internship profiles, your application will not be considered for any profiles.**

It is highly recommended that you submit your application as soon as possible to avoid last minute technical glitches or delays. Late application will not be considered.

ILO Internship Programme provides an opportunity for young talent to:

(a) increase understanding of relevant issues at the international level by involving them directly in the work of the Office and the application of ILO principles, programmes and strategies;

(b) gain practical work experience with the ILO directly related to their field of studies.

The internship programme is not intended to lead to a career in the ILO. There should be no expectation of further employment at the end of the internship.

IMPORTANT:

Please only apply for an internship if you fulfil the following two criteria:

(1) You have no close relative serving in the ILO.

(2) This is your first internship with the ILO (only one internship is permitted).

Duration:

ILO internships start on the 1st or 15th of any month for a minimum duration of three months and a maximum duration of six months.

Description of Duties

Monthly Stipend amount per country in local currency = K 2, 904.90 (US$ 300 – based on the currently US dollar rate for October 2017).

Support in HR Functions:

Assist in research on the matters related to the HR policies.Assist in recruitment process by facilitating in preparing interview documents and organisation logistics and room bookingsAssist in updating of HR data, filing of office documents and updating/maintaining databases.

Finance Functions:

Supporting the process of entering all financial transactions in relevant forms ensuring they are in order; manage records, file invoices, receipts, delivery orders and contractsReview paperwork on procurement proposals including preparing request forms, collecting quotation and preparing purchase ordersFollow-up on outstanding paymentsAssist the finance department/projects in keeping track of expenditures on seminars and subcontractsSupport the Processing of travel requests and collect travel reportsCarryout an inventory of office furniture and equipment and updating the assets recordsProvide admin support, including routine logistics of calls, meetings and workshopsAssist in photocopy of vouchersAssist in reconciling copies with original vouchers

Support in Registry Functions:

To help in updating the filling IndexFilling and updating the files and closing up the files that are over ten years old.Classification of documents and opening of new filesMaintenance and retrieval of documentsHelp in sorting out the files to be sent to Geneva, Regional Office and DWST

Learning area:

As an intern in Finance and Administration, you will be exposed to a whole range of areas such as procurement, logistics, administration, organising meetings, filing, updating data, documentation and etc.

You would be gaining experience in working with specialists who are involved in the following tasks in financial and administration tasks.

Interns should expect to devote 20% of their time to human resource, registry unit – 50% and finance unit tasks – 30%.

Required Qualifications

Education

Social Sciences, Business Administration.

The candidate should be enrolled in their final year of graduate degree programme or should have completed such a programme no longer than 1 years ago (mandatory).

Experience

Any relevant work experience and knowledge of administration, human resources, library information and finance would be an advantage.

Languages

Excellent command of English, working knowledge of Portuguese will be an asset.

Competencies

Adaptable to an international, multicultural and multilingual environment, good communication skills and be able to work in a team.

Additional Information:

How to apply:

You need to submit both:

i) the ILO online application form; and ii) a cover letter which explains why you are interested in the particular roster you are applying for and indicates your availability (e.g. proposed start date and latest possible end date).

1. Login ILO eRecruitment system, complete your profile and click “Submit my application for this vacancy:”

2. Go to “My Application” Section while you are still logged in to the system:

3. Click “ADD” under “Covering letter” to the roster to which you have just applied:

4. Type the title and your covering letter. Click “SAVE CHANGES.”

Please note that applications without a cover letter will not be considered. At the very last stage of applying for roster, you will be asked to answer several screening questions.

**Once the application is submitted, it will not be possible to make any modifications, such as, deleting your application(s) or changing answers to the screening questions.**

Tips:

The more you can be specific about what you are interested in, the easier it will be for the departments to match their needs with your profile. To avoid technical issues please do not wait until the last moment to submit your application.

Application process:

Following a first screening by the Human Resources Development Department (HRD), hiring departments will short-list applicants. You will be directly contacted by them should an internship match your specific profile.

If you have not been contacted by any department within six months after your application, you can consider that your profile has not been picked by any department for this roster. Departments will use the roster for internships until the next one opens in six months.

Internship in the Programming Unit

Vacancy No: ROSTER/INTERNSHIP/2018/1/22

Title: 22. INTERNSHIP IN THE PROGRAMMING UNIT – LUSAKA, ZAMBIA

Contract type: Internship

Duration of contract: 3-6 months

Date: Application Deadline (midnight Geneva time) 24 January 2018 (7 day(s) until closing deadline)
Internships

Organization unit: RO- AFRICA

Duty Station: Geneva, Switzerland

The ILO values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified women and men, particularly those with disabilities and from non – or under – represented member States. If needed, reasonable accommodation will be provided in the recruitment phase as well as during the internship to promote equality of opportunities.

You are applying to the ILO generic internship roster, which is published twice per year. The roster will be made available to all departments which will then select and directly contact suitable candidates only.

**Please note that only maximum three applications for the current Internship Roster (2018/1) are accepted. If you apply to more than three internship profiles, your application will not be considered for any profiles.**

It is highly recommended that you submit your application as soon as possible to avoid last minute technical glitches or delays. Late application will not be considered.

ILO Internship Programme provides an opportunity for young talent to:

(a) increase understanding of relevant issues at the international level by involving them directly in the work of the Office and the application of ILO principles, programmes and strategies;

(b) gain practical work experience with the ILO directly related to their field of studies.

The internship programme is not intended to lead to a career in the ILO. There should be no expectation of further employment at the end of the internship.

IMPORTANT:

Please only apply for an internship if you fulfil the following two criteria:

(1) You have no close relative serving in the ILO.

(2) This is your first internship with the ILO (only one internship is permitted).

Duration:

ILO internships start on the 1st or 15th of any month for a minimum duration of three months and a maximum duration of six months.Description of Duties

Monthly Stipend amount per country in local currency = K 2, 904.90 (US$ 300 – based on the currently US dollar rate for October 2017).

Technical Responsibilities:

Support to the Programming unit in the implementation of the biennial work plan including the implementation of country programmes;Support the preparation of background information for use in the implementation of 2018-2019 programme and budget ;Support the cataloguing of programming files, including online filing and hard copy documents;Support research for on demand reports from RO-Africa and/or Headquarters; and

General Responsibilities

Facilitate preparations for Specialist Missions, including arrangements for accommodation/transport/ setting up of meetings;Assist in administrative work for Programming Unit, including facilitating correspondence, follow-up on actions required and setting up of appointments;Assist in organizing workshops and other activities in Programming unit;Provide editorial support to key documents as appropriate;Preparation of minutes during key workshops/meetings; andPerform other duties as determined by supervisor

Learning area:

As an intern in the PROGRAMMING UNIT under CO-Lusaka, you will be exposed to a whole range of areas such as Development projects, finance, budgets, logistics and administrationYou would be gaining experience in working with specialists who are involved in supporting the delivery of biennium work plan for CO-Lusaka.Interns should expect to devote 40 % of their time to technical programming tasks and 60% administrative tasks.Required QualificationsEducation
Social Sciences, Economics or Public Policy/ Administration or Development Studies.The candidate should be enrolled in their final year of graduate degree programme or should have completed such a programme no longer than 1 years ago (mandatory).Experience
E.g. any relevant work experience and knowledge in programming or/and supporting social development programmes would be an advantage.LanguagesExcellent command of English, working knowledge of Portuguese will be an asset.Competencies Adaptable to an international, multicultural and multilingual environment, good communication skills and be able to work in a team.

Additional Information:

How to apply:

You need to submit both:

i) the ILO online application form; and ii) a cover letter which explains why you are interested in the particular roster you are applying for and indicates your availability (e.g. proposed start date and latest possible end date).

1. Login ILO eRecruitment system, complete your profile and click “Submit my application for this vacancy:”

2. Go to “My Application” Section while you are still logged in to the system:

3. Click “ADD” under “Covering letter” to the roster to which you have just applied:

4. Type the title and your covering letter. Click “SAVE CHANGES.”

Please note that applications without a cover letter will not be considered. At the very last stage of applying for roster, you will be asked to answer several screening questions.

**Once the application is submitted, it will not be possible to make any modifications, such as, deleting your application(s) or changing answers to the screening questions.**

Tips:

The more you can be specific about what you are interested in, the easier it will be for the departments to match their needs with your profile. To avoid technical issues please do not wait until the last moment to submit your application.

Application process:

Following a first screening by the Human Resources Development Department (HRD), hiring departments will short-list applicants. You will be directly contacted by them should an internship match your specific profile.

If you have not been contacted by any department within six months after your application, you can consider that your profile has not been picked by any department for this roster. Departments will use the roster for internships until the next one opens in six months.