Dean – Management

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Job title : Dean- School of Management

Location : Lusaka, Zambia

Qualification : PhD in Management studies

Experience : Minimum 4 years of experience as Dean and Total of 8 to 12 years

The primary responsibilities of the Dean – school of Management include:

Supervising the educational activity of the University, overseeing the curriculum, courses, and methods of instruction, and supporting research.Determining the assignment of faculty and schedule of courses in the School, through the Registrar.Coordination with the Departments assigned specifically to the University, conferring with their respective Chairs, and refers their needs and problems to the Dean for further actionEnsure that the University is run as per the Policy & Governance rules established by the University.Provide leadership for all activities of the University including but not limited to any accreditation, workshops, events, symposiums among others.Enable & Ensure that the learning environment is conducive for the students to enhance their knowledge & skill.Ensure that the PPT & Video lectures are available at all times, as per the timelines & schedules of the University.Teach/ train students as required.Groom the staff & faculty of the University to the required Quality standards established by the University.Over the student affairs & administration in consultation with other Heads or Departments or Functions.Provide leadership in education, scholarly activity, research and serviceSupervises the educational activity of the University, overseeing the councils, courses, and methods of instruction, and supporting researchDetermine the assignment of faculty and schedule of courses in the School, through the Registrar.

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Availability :

Members of the public who meet the above, should send their updated CV and the cover letter to email ;protected and email ;protected Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Senior Human Resource Manager

Objectives

Overall HR and Admin management support for Zambia and Malawi.

Responsibilities

Manage HR related tasks for Zambia and Malawi operations and their subsidiaries.Devising policies and process to manage the function professionally.Provide support in budget preparation, with detailed costs related to manpower and administration and keeping a strict control on approved budgets.Preparation of various MISs to monitor and control all costs related to the functionRecruitment across the board. Coordinating with the agencies to get the right fit for the profile and managing the process.Planning and facilitating relocations and internal transfers based on the HR knowledge acumen.Manage and guide team on grievances and disciplinary cases within the group.Manage the payroll administration and training functions for the group.Amendment/termination of contracts for current and retained staff.Help check and manage manpower costs and highlight any upward variation.Provide support in filing statutory returns.Completing performance appraisal exercise in current format.Manage leave, travel and medical insurance logistics for retained staff.Generating HRMIS and reporting to management:MIS for complete HR cost (payroll + others – All PEX), department/function cost, productivity etc as per templates you had sent.MIS of above viz-a-viz budgets.Quarterly review of productivity for realignment. Increase / decrease of PEX.Monthly leave status of all employees.Monthly disciplinary status of all employees.Monthly Attendance, summary of late reporting employee wise.Monthly Summary/report of location manager’s compliance and execution of HR policies.Monthly summary of induction / resignation’s.Monthly departmental Attrition Report.Summary of grievances.Annual Performance Appraisal – summary – recommendation of increment.Admin expense report / summary.Oversee car usage and control as per policy.GH usage & control as per policy.

How to Apply

Suitable candidates must send their resumes to email ;protected before 24th July 2018, with the position title as the email subject.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

2019 A-Level Enrollment & Scholarships

TRIDENT COLLEGE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH FQM LTD IS NOW ENROLLING THE 2019 A-LEVEL PUPILS WITH AN EXCEPTIONAL ACADEMIC RECORD!

First Quantum Minerals Ltd is offering a limited number of scholarships to deserving pupils to undertake a 2-year A-Level programme at Trident College Solwezi, commencing in January 2019.
Trident College is also looking to attract high value-add pupils to study A-level and to empower students into the future with the best possible qualification. FQM Scholarships will cover full tuition & boarding fees.

Please take note of the following:

Applicants must have at least 5 distinctions, including English & Mathematics.Candidates who get through the first screening exercise will be invited to write a scholarship assessment in November 2018.Only candidates who completed school in 2017 or will be completing in 2018 will be considered.Applicants must be no older than 18 years at the end of 2018.

Expression of Interest forms should be requested and be emailed back to the:

Director of Sixth Form, Mr. Hammond
email ;protected

Reception Teacher

Educore Services, is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and enthusiastic Reception Teacher to commence no later than 1st September 2018.

Sentinel Kabitaka is part of the exciting and ambitious educational establishment in North Western Province of Zambia catering for children from Nursery up to Grade 12. The school delivers Zambian Curriculum and Cambridge curriculum to IGCSE, expanding annually. The school which is a part of the Educore Services group of schools, offers a rounded education and aims to be specially strong in not only academic achievement, but sport, outdoor pursuits and the performing arts.

Main Purpose of the Job

To implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students and to support a designated curriculum area as appropriate, facilitate and encourage a learning experience which provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential.

Qualifications Required

Early Years Teaching Diploma, a degree is an added advantageValid teaching practicing licenceCurrent registration with the Teaching Council of ZambiaExperience in internationally-based school environment.

Key Skills

The successful candidate should possess the following key skills:

Evidence of excellent classroom practiceExcellent understanding of effective and engaging teaching methodsProven experience in extra-mural activities that will benefit the school timetable and students’ exposure to a wider range of activities outside the classroom.Resilient and responds well to challengeHave high expectations for all young people including a commitment to ensuring that they can achieve their full educational potential and to establishing fair, respectful, trusting, supportive and constructive relationships with them.Able to mark and record assessment outcomes in line with whole school and departmental policyThe ability to plan lessons and sequences with clear objectives to ensure progression for all studentsThe ability to adapt schemes of learning to suit the needs of students and groups of studentsEnthusiasm, drive and a love for the job
Clear vision and an innovative approach for learning & teachingA commitment to developing out-of-school hours activities to enhance progress, enrichment, enjoyment and attainment in early years.

A CV and cover letter, including 3 contactable referees, must be sent to: email ;protected

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Closing date: 27 July 2018

Due to Educore Services’ commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and criminal record.

Internship- Information Technology Assistant

World Food Programme WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles. Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance. ABOUT WFP The United Nations World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting […]

Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant Intern

Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant Intern!

Winrock International, in collaboration with Panos Institute Southern Africa, through the Ministry of Labor and Social Security is Implementing a project called EMPOWER: Increasing Economic and Social Empowerment for Adolescent Girls and Vulnerable Women in Zambia. EMPOWER Zambia will provide 2,500 adolescent girls with relevant skills and access to acceptable work, help 1,500 vulnerable women access livelihood opportunities, and increase understanding of acceptable work and gender equality by 1,000 men.

Winrock International Zambia seeks a reliable Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Assistant to join our M&E department on internship basis at our Offices in Chipata, Chadiza, Katete, Lundazi and Petauke. This internship will be a long-term basis but renewable quarterly upon evaluation of performance against set deliverables. We seek a candidate who enjoys data entry and has accurate quick typing skills, is analytical and pays attention to detail. You will have an opportunity to grow in the business of our project.

Terms of reference/ Responsibilities

Prepare and sort documents and data sheets for the purpose of data entryEnter data from paper formats into a database system or Excel fileSort, organize and file paper forms after entering data for storageVerify data in spreadsheets by comparing it to source documents to ensure data integrity at every stage. This will require good understanding of project data tools and formsUpdate existing data in the databaseCreate and maintain logbooks of entered and edited dataSecure entered information by creating data backups on a periodic basis to ensure data preservationRetrieve data from the database or electronic files and spreadsheets as requested by authorized usersPrepare weekly updates on status of raw and cleaned data sourcesAssist Empower District Coordinator in routine monitoring of project activities and project implementationMaintain confidentiality of sensitive data

Qualifications and Requirements

Must have completed or is currently enrolled in a degree programme in social sciences or holds an advanced certificate in IT or information studies or other equivalent qualificationsHas excellent reading and writing skillsAble to plan and manage time effectivelyGreat attention to detail and eager to learnProven experience as data entry clerk is added advantageExperience in data collection and management or basic understanding of databasesExcellent knowledge of word processing tools and spreadsheets (MS Office Word, Excel etc.)Working knowledge of office equipment and computer hardware and peripheral devicesExperience in data collection or interviewing will be an added advantageGood understanding of the English language. Understanding of local languages in Eastern province is added advantage.Preference is to those with own accommodation in Chipata, Chandiza, Katete, Petauke or Lundazi. EMPOWER Zambia project will not provide housing to any selected candidate.

If you meet the requirements above and you clearly understand the terms of reference of this internship, send your CV and cover letter to email ;protected and CC. email ;protected or drop the hard copy application in person at EMPOWER Zambia Project Offices; Plot 1047 Umodzi Highway, Chipata, Zambia. Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Deadline for receiving applications is 18 July 2018.

Communications & Advocacy Fellow

Background

Akros strengthens national health systems in developing countries focusing in southern Africa. We work hand in hand with national governments to develop quality disease surveillance and response systems and to roll out research and communication frameworks aimed at understanding health problems. Ultimately, Akros aims to develop and utilize new technologies to address these health issues with proper solutions. Our work straddles epidemiology, informatics, community surveillance and development. Our organization is based in Lusaka, Zambia and we are looking for an undergraduate or graduate student interested in a fellowship in Zambia to assist us in capturing and documenting our work and sharing it through unique social media and other channels. See below for further detail.

Akros seeks a Communications Fellow to provide high quality advocacy and communication support to our exciting work. The Communications Fellow will be based in Lusaka, Zambia with frequent field visits and will provide communication and documentation support to Akros. Akros has achieved success in bringing improved health to the communities in which they work – we seek to document our unique approaches, as well as share success stories with the global community. The Communications Fellow will be central in working with our in-country field staff to understand the nature of Akros’ work and achievements, and to document them in the most tangible, real-life and boots on the ground way possible. This will include frequent field visits to remote locations in Zambia, routine interactions with a variety of stakeholders including local traditional leaders, government staff, and partners. Akros has a list of successes and success story focuses and would work with the Communication Fellow to develop a targeted plan for the fellowship to capture, create, and disseminate these through a variety of channels. A few focused tasks include:

Specific Responsibilities

  1. Expand Akros’ reach and name recognition, particularly through social media. Work with our communication team to design a social media strategy that aligns with Akros’ digital transformation.
  2. Work with our in-country, boots on the ground team in Zambia to capture new, and re-purpose existing success stories, case studies and general documentation for sharing with target audiences (global media, partners, donors).
  3. Help us talk about our work better; Akros is a technical implementing partner, supporting ICT solutions to improve access to care in the developing world. Our work is complicated but our results are simple. We need help talking about our work and what we accomplish, without alienating audiences.

Required skills:

Bachelor’s degree in relevant communication, PR, or media field.Experience in advocacy, policy, journalism and/or communicationsExperience working abroad or working internationally. As a substitute, coursework in intercultural communication is acceptableKnowledge, passion and interest in global health issuesSocial media wizadryExcellent written and verbal communication skillsCapacity to design and implement corporate communication strategies, including produce relevant internal documentation and guidanceHigh level of personal integrityHumility and an appreciation of the Zambian cultural contextPhotography and videography skills a plus

What we offer

Akros is a small, woman-owned business with about 40 staff in Lusaka, Zambia. Our team is engaged, small, all hands-on-on-deck, and our atmosphere is much like a start-up. This opportunity includes a modest stipend and roundtrip airfare (if currently residing outside Zambia). Akros will cover visa fees, if needed, and we will be eager to help you network while in Lusaka.

Location

The Communications Fellow will be based in Lusaka, Zambia with frequent field visits and will provide communication and documentation support to Akros.

Application Instructions

Applications are due no later than Wednesday 18 July 2018. Candidates will be interviewed on a rolling basis and are encouraged to apply early. To apply, please submit a cover letter and CV with references to email ;protected with “Communications & Advocacy Fellow” as the email’s subject line. Telephonic inquiries are not encouraged. Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Handy Man (Plumber)

Age : 18 – 28 years old

Job Description :

Carry out routine maintenance on equipment, electricals, plumbing and buildingsInstall new equipmentAssist the technical  officer in his dutiesEnsure proper handling and care of company equipmentFix broken appliancesOne year contract

Education :

Trade/Craft Certificate or higher in Plumbing

Work experience :

Minimum 6 months doing maintenance, plumbing, electricals or handy work in a company

Compensation :

Between 1,300 zmw and 1,800 zmw per month (including housing allowance)250 zmw transport money per monthOne staff meal per shiftLeave daysGratuity

Requirements :

Electronic copy of CVScanned copy of NRCScanned copy of school qualifications (including Grade 12 results)At least one recommendation letter from reputable company

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Marketing and Communications Facilitator

Marketing and Communications facilitator

Location : Lusaka
Reporting Lines : Country Coordinator and with functional reporting to the Communication and Marketing Manager in the Netherlands.
Type of Engagement: Contract
Contract Duration: Six Months with possibility for renewal (Annual contract)
Start date: 1st August, 2018

About AgriProFocus

AgriProFocus is a multi-stakeholder network that brings together institutions and professionals in agriculture and agribusiness. Established in the Netherlands in 2005, the network has expanded to 11 country networks in Africa and to Indonesia. The key mandate of AgriProFocus is to promote knowledge sharing and co-creation in order to trigger innovative agribusiness enterprises. The AgriProFocus Kenya network is part of the global AgriProFocus network. AgriProFocus Kenya has a membership of 110 organizations drawn from development sector, private sector, research and academia, public institutions and farmer based organisations. AgriProFocus Kenya has strategically placed itself as a neutral platform where institutions from various backgrounds converge and share experiences.

SNV is looking for a dynamic and creative individual to fill the position of marketing and communications facilitator for the AgriProFocus Network in Zambia.

About the position

As a network, our vision is to be the “go to network” in the agribusiness sector in Kenya. To achieve this, we need to position the network strategically in the sector. The main role of the marketing and communications facilitator is to profile AgriProFocus, both online and offline, through brand visibility, marketing the services of the network as well as develop and implement effective communication strategies both internally with the team and externally with network partners and stakeholders. This role supports the team to build and effective multi-stakeholder platform that promotes our core mission of making agribusiness work for development. The nature of the role dictates vibrancy, energy, self-drive and creativity.

Main roles and responsibilities

The marketing and communications facilitator’s main tasks include:

Network Building:

Develop member recruitment strategies and pro-actively grow the network membership in numbers and diversity both online and offline. In addition, facilitate and maintain an active and interactive online platform with members.Coordinate and support the implementation of the Communication & Marketing Strategy of AgriProFocus at country level; align, develop and implement a country specific communication strategy and continuously builds a strong link with strategy level.Promote the Network’s vision, mission and values, services and work with the team to shape the network’s image within the agri-food sector in Kenya.Support in the management of databases for donors, members, strategic partners, industry stakeholders keeping track on offers and demands for continuous strategic engagement. In addition to this update the database of organizational profiles and the country campaign list in MailChimp with email addresses of event participants or other relevant stakeholders after every event.Support communication with external stakeholders, prospective network members and the media. In addition maintain a broad network and relationship with key opinion leaders, media houses and strategic journalists; to continuously share network results.Establish and maintain a relationship with key communications persons of the network’s members, strategic partners and donors for constant exchange of information and promoting the network relevance among these key stakeholder groups.

Communications and Marketing

Developing all communication materials – fact sheets, brochures, banners among others, as required.Implementing the international branding manual, both internally with the team and externally with third party service providers.Guide and engage online platform users to ensure relevance of information posted on the platform.Developing and implementing targeted event branding and communication plans.Support the coordinator to develop and disseminate regular (bi-monthly) communication briefs of network results and activities to Network members and strategic partnersIdentify press opportunities; develop relevant content for the media, social media, partner/member websites, newsletters and press releases.Make use of visualization tools to communicate about achievements and resultsReal time reporting of key highlights on social media channelsTake lead on continuous staff training on communication tips and tricks, reporting and use of medial channels for communicationEnsure compliance of the team with the Network’s corporate imageSupport the team to steer quantitative and qualitative facts for determining programme communication strategies and actionsManage AgriProFocus social media pages (Facebook, WhatsApp, YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn etc.) including providing up to date content on a daily basis. In addition, monitor social media pages for members and partners in the sector for opportunities for the network.Moderate the online platform country-homepage on a daily basis including ensuring an update of all events within the network AgriProFocus events as well as partner events; and support partners through dissemination of partner events, activities, and opportunities on the online platform.Maintain a database of videos, photos and any other relevant media that can be used to communicate network results.

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning

Support the country network’s monitoring, evaluation and learning by:

Collect and analyze requests by members and other partners for matching, contacts or other questions for collaboration. In addition profile the diversity of the network members both online and offline to understand how to target specific interest groups within the network.Stimulate synergy and exchange between different learning platforms through quarterly online engagement of partners.Proactively communicate results from the network to stakeholders through various communication channels.Organize and publish reviews, articles and newsletters about activities on the online platform.Initiate and moderate online discussions, queries via the online platform, and social media pages.

Other relevant roles

Effective assistance of the Country Network Facilitator and Country CoordinatorContribute to the development of mid-term and annual reports.

Skills and Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or public relations.Very strong background in marketing and communications with at least 3 – 5 years’ work experience in a marketing and communications role preferably in the agribusiness sector. Part of the experience working in an international environment would be added advantageExcellent working knowledge of different communication tools including social media and other online tools.Have professional networks within the private and development sector actors in the agriculture sector.Experience in developing comprehensive communication materials – newsletters, online campaigns, fact sheets, banners, brochures.Experience in moderating online discussions.Experienced in use of, and active on online social networks.Strong attention to detailStrong IT skills and knowledge of MS Office applications as well as design programs that support communications.Excellent presenter, communicator, relationship builder, mediator and networker.Pleasant, positive attitude and ability to interact well with others.Work independently to a high standard and integrity.Well-structured and organised with strong ability to write or edit reports and business correspondence.

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Business Strategy Associate – Finance

Business Strategy Associate – Finance

Fenix is looking for a highly motivated and disciplined Business Strategy Associate with a passion for entrepreneurship, renewable energy, and financial inclusion to join our team. Fenix prides itself on always putting the customer first.

About Fenix

Fenix International (www.fenixintl.com) is a venture-backed technology company and our mission is to transform quality of life through disruptive innovation in energy and financial services. We have been operating in Uganda and have just begun operations and sales in Zambia in September 2017.

Our flagship product, ReadyPay Power, is an expandable, lease-to-own home solar system financed through affordable installments from just ZMW 2.5 per day over Mobile Money. We use real-time transaction data to create a next-generation credit score to finance power upgrades or other life-changing loans.

After just over 8 months of operations in Zambia, we have already sold 20,000 ReadyPay Solar Home Systems and we are growing our product portfolio and geographic coverage to bring power and a wider world of financing to over 1.5 million customers worldwide by 2020.

Job Description

The Business Strategy Associate will play a key role on the finance and accounting team by preparing the monthly financial statements and ensuring they are complete & accurate, leading the monthly budget to actual and variance analysis process, performing cost analysis as required by management, determining a process for quarterly inventory reconciliations, reviewing month-end reconciliations prepared by accounting team, reviewing all ZRA filings for accuracy to minimize penalties, managing annual audit including review of the final financial statements and annual income tax return with external auditors and consultants. We plan to transition to a new ERP system in the future so this person would also be in charge of this transition.

In essence, the Business Strategy Associates role is to help Fenix to monitor the budget, minimize costs, and work with the Sr. Accountant and Manager of Operations & Finance to ensure our monthly and annual reporting and regulatory requirements are met. Therefore, the Business Strategy Associate needs to be self-motivated and an independent worker, reliable and communicative, have a thorough understanding of operational finance and accounting, and strong excel skills.

The expectation is that the Business Strategy Associate will need minimal oversight from management on carrying out his / her responsibilities and take full ownership of preparation and analysis of the financial statements.

The Business Strategy Associate will report directly to the Manager of Operations and Finance and work closely with all other Fenix departments.

Key Responsibilities

Prepare monthly financial statements & own the Fenix ZM excel based financial modelLead the monthly budget to actual analysis by preparing departmental schedules and working with department heads to analyze the costsReview all monthly reconciliations prepared by the accounting team and own revenue recognitionDetermine a process to successfully complete quarterly inventory reconciliations from Fenix DB (sales database) to the accounting systemLead the external audit process including final review of the financial statementsReview the annual income tax return as prepared by external consultantsOversee the ERP system migrationComplete all required grant reporting for donorsPrepare and pay payroll bi-monthly and complete all monthly ZRA / NAPSA regulatory filings and all other related tasks while Sr Accountant is on maternity leavePortfolio Health related products as required by ManagerPerform other tasks as required by Manager

Education

Degree in Finance or AccountingZICA/CA Zambia  or ACCA qualified (or working towards Level 3)

Required Skills & Experience

Hands-on expertise in accounting and accounting systems, ideally QuickBooksStrong excel skills and ability to analyze numbers in spreadsheets and other systemsDemonstrated resourcefulness in proposing new ways of driving accounting efficiencies and accuracyManagement experience and demonstration of ability to manage teams and multiple tasksAbility to work independently, take ownership of and manage many ongoing tasksOutstanding written and verbal communications skills (English)Entrepreneurial spirit, collaborative nature, proactive leadership styleShared values for a triple bottom line and a passion for Fenix and our customers!

Highly Desired Skills

Work experience in a multinational company in Africa with complex accounting transactions

To Apply; 

To apply please send a CV and a cover letter to email ;protected answering the following questions;

Why do you want to work for Fenix?
Why are you the best person for this position?

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