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Sponsorship Communications Officer x12

Family Legacy Missions Zambia is a Non Governmental Organisation based in Lusaka, Zambia. The organization supports orphaned and vulnerable children in Zambia through education sponsorship programmes and accommodation facilities.

Suitably qualified individuals are invited to apply for the following positions:

Sponsorship Communications Officer x12

Job Summary

Specific Tasks

Sponsorship Program Development/Improvement

  • Regularly provide feedback to supervisor regarding current sponsorship processes and policies and how they align with the organization’s goals and
    vision.
  • Actively seek and provide feedback on opportunities for improvements in efficiency of processes, projects, etc. and make proposals to supervisor
    for suggested changes.




Sponsorship Activities

  • Implement activities and projects as assigned by supervisor.
  • Facilitate and distribute blessings and other gifts to the children; communicate discrepancies to Campus Coordinator and supervisor when necessary.
  • Coordinate and ensure that all children needed for Camp, sponsorship trips and parties are notified in collaboration with CDO and CPO.

Records Management

  • Collect and report ongoing, up-to-date, and accurate data, including but not limited to:
    • i. Documentation and submission of any discharge, transfer, or readmission forms to Sponsorship Cluster Heads on behalf of the Campus
      Coordinator.
    • ii. Distribution of blessings.
    • iii. Daily attendance entries
  • Enter attendance data each day and submit to Sponsorship Cluster Heads, who will then send on to Sponsorships Data Specialist for final
    submission.
    i. Conduct frequent random spot checks in classrooms to confirm accuracy of attendance records.

Communication

  • Manage communications of all sponsored children at the campus level.
  • Respond promptly and effectively to all inquiries regarding all sponsored children as directed by supervisor.
    • i. Communicate all inquiries with campus-level team to make sure everyone is on the same page.
    • ii. Ensure that specific child updates are completed and communicated to supervisor in a timely manner.
  • Complete all standard reports and submit to supervisor as required.
  • Communicate to school leadership and CPOs any child follow-ups based on attendance records.

Deliverables Management

  • Ensure that all deliverables are fulfilled at the campus level (letters, response letters, readmission, etc.)
  • Submit deliverable documents to Sponsorship Cluster Heads deliverable documents.

Academic and Professional Requirements:

  • Certificate in Communications
  • A Diploma will be an added advantage.
  • Grade 12 certificate.




Applications composed of CV and scanned academic certificates should be sent to careers@familylegacyzambia.org, clearly labeling the position applied for in the subject line or hand delivered to plot 78/100 off lake road, Ibex Hill, Lusaka, Zambia. Closing date is 31st January
2018.

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Senior Examinations Specialist – English Language & Literature in English

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced applicants to fill the following vacant position in the
Research and Test Development Department.

SENIOR EXAMINATIONS SPECIALIST – ENGLISH LANGUAGE & LITERATURE IN ENGLISH (1)
ECZ3 HQ

Reporting to the Assistant Principal Examinations Specialist – Literature and Languages, the Senior Examinations
Specialist – English Language and Literature in English will develop examination question papers in the assigned
subjects for Grade 7, 9, 12 and GCE including other assessment activities.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide expert content knowledge with regard to test development and curriculum
  • Train and commission Item Writers and Draft Setters
  • Adhere to the secure protocols in the test production cycle
  • Plan and budget for the examination development process
  • Plan, organise and conduct the setting of examination question papers in the relevant subjects
  • Lead and coach panel setters and proofreaders in the development and production of examination question papers
    and marking schemes
  • Proofread and finalise examination question papers to the required standard
  • Submit camera ready examination question papers timely to the Assistant Principal Examinations Specialist
  • Maintain question paper banks at optimum levels in the relevant subjects
  • Revise and disseminate the Examination Syllabus for Literature in English timely
  • Coordinate the evaluation of Literature in English books for examination purposes
  • Develop and revise Assessment Schemes (Examinations Syllabi) from time to time
  • Participate in the test development process for other assessments from time to time
  • Prepare performance feedback reports in the relevant subjects
  • Participate in the monitoring of examinations and marking
  • Participate in the grading, moderation and standard setting meetings




MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • School Certificate or its equivalent
  • Bachelors Degree with Education in English Language and Literature in English
  • Minimum 5 years work experience in education (teaching at Secondary School level)
  • At least 3 years work experience in test development or administration
  • Any training in educational assessment will be an added advantage
  • Membership to a professional body will be an added advantage

Individuals who meet the above qualifications are encouraged to submit an application letter, copies of Academic and Professional certificates together with a detailed Curriculum Vitae which has three (3) traceable referees and daytime telephone numbers. All applications must reach the undersigned not later than 26th January 2018.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted. Electronic applications will not be accepted.

The Council Secretary
Examinations Council of Zambia
Haile Selassie Avenue, Longacres
P.O Box 50432
LUSAKA

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Senior Examinations Officer – Processing Teacher Education

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced applicants to fill the following vacant position in the
Examinations Administration Department.

SENIOR EXAMINATIONS OFFICER – PROCESSING TEACHER EDUCATION (1) ECZ3 HQ

Reporting to the Assistant Principal Examinations Officer – Examinations Processing, the Senior Examinations
Officer –Processing Teacher Education will ensure that examinations are processed to the highest standards while
taking due diligence and care in order to achieve results within a given time frame.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Compile applications for examination centre status for presentation to the Teacher Education Committee for
    consideration
  • Verify Colleges to ensure that they are in the correct districts, and update the data base with newly approved
    Centres
  • Verify payments of renewal fees for Private Colleges, and confirm active Centres with the PEOs
  • Ensure the Printing, Sorting and Packaging of pre-examination materials
  • Ensure that the Software Mark sheets for capturing Continuous Assessment Marks and Practical Marks is made
    available to examination Centres
  • Co-ordinates training of markers, and ensure that documents for training of markers are supplied
  • Ensure that the strong rooms are prepared, and supervise the sorting of Examination Materials
  • Receive Dispatch Registers, checks and resolves any discrepancies that may be there and file them.
  • Prepare Marking Budget and ensure that the Marking documents are available
  • Supervise the receipt of Scripts, Transcription Checking, Printing, and Packaging of Result Listings
  • Compiles the malpractice cases for presentation to the Teacher Education Committee for resolution
  • Supervise staff in the Section in order to achieve objectives of the Section
  • Agree and review performance of subordinates to ensure that they meet their performance objectives




MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • School Certificate or its equivalency
  • Bachelor Degree with Education
  • Minimum 3 years Teaching experience
  • A qualification in ICT will be an added advantage

Applicants who meet the above qualifications are encouraged to submit an application letter, copies of Academic and
or Professional certificates together with detailed Curriculum Vitae including three (3) traceable referees and day time telephone numbers. All applications must reach the undersigned not later than 26th January 2018.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted. Electronic applications will not be accepted.

The Council Secretary
Examinations Council of Zambia
Haile Selassie Avenue, Longacres
P.O Box 50432
LUSAKA

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Examinations Officer x2

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced applicants to fill the following vacant
position in the Examinations Administration Department.

EXAMINATIONS OFFICER – LOGISTICS (2) ECZ4 HQ

Reporting to the Senior Examinations Officer Logistics, the Examinations Officer –Logistics will effectively
provide logistical support for activities such as receipt of candidate entries, record keeping, sorting and
packing examination documents and stationery within the stipulated deadlines.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure that verification of new centres in the data base is done and that new centres are in correct Districts
  • Ensure Receipt registers for registration of candidates are ready before receiving hard copy provisional
    registers from the provinces
  • Receive provisional registers check them and prepare a report
  • File provisional registers by districts
  • Verifies candidates that are captured on data base against the hard copies
  • Ensure that sorting, packing and dispatching of pre-examination materials are done
  • Ensure that packing lists for stationery are generated and printed, examination materials are received,
    checked, packed and dispatched
  • Ensure that all documents for training are printed, and stationery for training of examiners is packed
  • Ensure that mark sheets and answer cards are scanned, transcription checking is carried out and missing
    marks resolved
  • Ensure that result discrepancies are resolved before certificates are printed
  • Ensure that Answer Scripts are classified by Centres and shelf
  • Ensure that there is Security awareness to all examination activities is conducted




MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • School Certificate or its equivalency
  • Diploma in Education
  • Minimum of 3 years’ Teaching experience

Individuals who meet the above qualifications are encouraged to submit an application letter, copies of
Academic and Professional certificates together with a detailed Curriculum Vitae which has three (3) traceable
referees and day time telephone numbers. All applications must reach the undersigned not later than 26th
January 2018.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted. Electronic applications will not be accepted.

The Council Secretary
Examinations Council of Zambia
Haile Selassie Avenue, Longacres
P.O Box 50432
LUSAKA

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Principal Management Accountant

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced applicants to fill the following vacant position in the Finance and Accounts Department.

PRINCIPAL MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT (1) ECZ1 HQ

Reporting to the Chief Accountant, the Principal Management Accountant will prepare, develop, analyse and report financial information within the Organisation ensuring that management and stakeholders receive timely, accurate and relevant information.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Produces timely and reliable management information reports on a quarterly basis
  • Analyses all accounts and journal entries to ensure correct reporting
  • Prepare Quarterly Management Accounts, and draft Final Accounts in preparation for the external audit
  • Act as liaison between ECZ and Auditors from Auditor General’s Office to resolve audit queries
  • Check and Approve Reconciliations of ECZ bank accounts to ensure sound financial controls
  • Prepare projected cash flows, and ensure allocation of expenditure against the budget before payment
  • Provide Variance Analysis notes of budget verses actual expenditure
  • Ensure that the Grants are collected from the respective Ministries on time
  • Maintain the investment register, and ensure monitoring of fixed term deposits funds
  • Consolidate departmental budget submissions to come up with the Council Budget, and give guideline on the preparation of Council budget to other departments
  • Maintain the Fixed Assets Register
  • Sign cheques, and payment vouchers to signify correctness and authority
  • Pay Grade 12 examiners, monitor Examination fees collection, and reconcile Grade 9 marking payments
  • Supervise the Assistant Accountants



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • School Certificate or its equivalent with at least a Credits or better in Mathematics
  • Full ACCA or CIMA or ZICA or Bachelor of Accountancy
  • Minimum of 5 years post qualifying experience in Finance inclusive of 3 years relevant experience
  • Must be at least an Associate member of ZICA

Individuals who meet the above qualifications are encouraged to submit an application letter, copies of Academic and Professional certificates together with detailed Curriculum Vitae with three (3) traceable referees and day time telephone numbers. All applications must reach the undersigned not later than 26th January 2018.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted. Electronic applications will not be accepted.

The Council Secretary
Examinations Council of Zambia
Haile Selassie Avenue, Longacres
P.O Box 50432
LUSAKA

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Researcher Senior Advisor – Zambia Evidence for Health

Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.

For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved – and is committed to continuing to improve – economies, societies and most importantly, people’s lives.

Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.

Palladium seeks a Researcher Senior Advisor to support an anticipated five-year, USAID-funded project in Zambia intended to strengthen the national HMIS system, improve monitoring and evaluation and research capacities, and expand the evidence-base for existing approaches to health programming. The Research Senior Advisor will contribute to building the evidence base for health programming in malaria, nutrition, family planning, maternal and child health, and HIV. The Senior Advisor will oversee activities such as operations research, special studies, assessments,
and big data analyses and will provide technical assistance to the development of Zambian
research institutions and junior Zambian researchers.




  • Master’s degree in a related field required; PhD preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in health research, involving a range of research
  • activities and products. Qualitative and quantitative research experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience conducting research in developing countries. Wide
  • range of publications and conference presentations
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English, including evidence of quality
  • report writing and presentations. Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines with quality
  • products
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills

18 Feb 2018

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Senior Nutrition Evaluation Advisor

Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.

For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved – and is committed to continuing to improve – economies, societies and most importantly, people’s lives.

Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.

Palladium seeks a Senior Nutrition Evaluation Advisor based in Lusaka, Zambia for an anticipated USAID-funded nutrition evaluation and research award. The purpose of the award is to evaluate population-level changes in child stunting across 30 districts in Zambia, as well as additional outcome-level research, performance audits and ongoing operations research of a large nutrition project.

  • Lead/contribute to research design, including writing research protocols, proposing new research topics and submitting protocols to relevant ethics committees;
  • Lead / contribute to implementation and quality assurance of primary data collection including supporting local data collection firms in electronic data collection;
  • Lead/contribute to original quantitative analyses and secondary data analysis;
  • Lead / contribute to efforts to improve use of evaluation findings at national, sub-national and project levels;
  • Build capacity in evaluation design, data collection, analysis and use through training workshops, coaching and mentoring;
  • Work with multiple staff, partners and donors, based in different locations globally, to achieve goals




  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in Monitoring and Evaluation, Public Health, Nutrition, Public Policy/Administration or related field;
  • At least 8 years professional experience in evaluation and research of USAID funded public health programs, with a preference for experience in nutrition, maternal child health, water and sanitation, agriculture, OVC, and other vulnerable populations or related field;
  • Demonstrated experience conducting impact evaluations, including familiarity with sampling techniques for impact evaluations;
  • Clear experience in assessing and improving data quality in primary data collection using electronic data collection methods;
  • Strong data analysis skills, including mastery of quantitative data analysis software such as STATA or SPSS; knowledge of qualitative data analysis a plus;
  • Familiarity with nutrition interventions, preferably within the Zambia context or other countries in the region;
  • Demonstrated skills in capacity building through technical assistance and coaching. This includes strong skills in public speaking, and delivering trainings and workshops;
  • Experience in strengthening the demand for data and facilitating the use of information in the decision-making process;
  • Demonstrated experience in project management, with budget and staff management experience
  • Attention to detail and ability to effectively and efficiently perform multiple tasks and balance competing priorities often within a limited timeframe;
  • Ability to bring together colleagues and external stakeholders diplomatically and effectively;
  • Willingness to travel throughout Zambia.

23 Mar 2018

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Chief of Party – Zambia Evidence for Health

Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.

For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved – and is committed to continuing to improve – economies, societies and most importantly, people’s lives.

Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.

Palladium seeks a Chief of Party to lead an anticipated five-year, USAID funded project in Zambia intended to strengthen the national HMIS system, improve monitoring and evaluation and research capacities, and expand the evidence-base for existing approaches to health programming. The Chief of Party (COP) will be the principal point of contact in Zambia for procedural and substantive matters. The COP will coordinate and ultimately be responsible for results under this activity. The COP will be the primary liaison with USAID/Zambia and GRZ on technical matters. The COP will be responsible for responding to the COR and USAID/Zambia’sContracting Officer. The COP will also be responsible for ensuring control and the overall responsiveness of technical assistance provided under Contract.




  • A minimum of a Master’s degree in a related field
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in national health data systems, data
  • management and use, or social science research
  • Demonstrated experience in leading, managing, and implementing large international
  • development projects with similar depth and complexity to this RFP
  • Demonstrated experience working in partnership with host governments, international
  • donors, and implementing partners
  • Significant experience with USG- or USAID-funded activities or other internationally
  • funded activities
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English, including evidence of quality
  • report writing and presentations. Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines with quality
  • products
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills

18 Feb 2018

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Deputy Chief of Party – Zambia Evidence for Health

Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.

For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved – and is committed to continuing to improve – economies, societies and most importantly, people’s lives.

Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.

Palladium seeks a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) to support an anticipated five-year, USAID-funded project in Zambia intended to strengthen the national HMIS system, improve monitoring and evaluation and research capacities, and expand the evidence-base for existing approaches to health programming. The Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) directly report to the COP in activity implementation and management. The DCOP will take over leadership and oversight of the activity in the absence of the COP. This position is responsible for coordinating the various technical experts and aligns them to NFNC and all the program activities.




  • A minimum of a Master’s degree in a related field
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in HMIS and research
  • Demonstrated progressive experience working in partnership with community-based
  • organizations and other stakeholders
  • Significant experience with USG- or USAID-funded activities or other internationally
  • funded activities
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English, including evidence of quality
  • report writing and presentations. Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines with quality
  • products
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills

18 Feb 2018

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HMIS Senior Advisor – Zambia Evidence for Health

Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.

For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved – and is committed to continuing to improve – economies, societies and most importantly, people’s lives.

Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.

Palladium seeks an HMIS Senior Advisor to support an anticipated five-year, USAID-funded project in Zambia intended to strengthen the national HMIS system, improve monitoring and evaluation and research capacities, and expand the evidence-base for existing approaches to health programming. The HMIS Senior Advisor directly reports to the DCOP in activity implementation and management. The Advisor will provide technical, strategic advice and programmatic direction for the development and implementation of HMIS aspects of the activity, for optimizing the generation, identification, collection, processing, storage, and dissemination of quality data and strategic information. The expert technical advice provided will be used by the COP to support
the technical assistance, and political direction provided by the activity to key government and non-government partners.




 

  • A Master’s degree in information science, data science, public health, statistics, health
  • informatics, or a related field
  • At least 8 years of experience in working with information systems management and
  • design in the health field for USG-funded projects or other internationally funded
  • programs
  • At least 4 years of experience at a managerial or advisor level, providing guidance and
  • supervision in implementation of strategies or methods
  • USAID experience preferable
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English, including evidence of quality
  • report writing and presentations. Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines with quality
  • products
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills

18 Feb 2018

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