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Kitchen Porter

Requisition Number: 503544
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Country: Zambia
Location: Solwezi
Site: Kansanshi
Categories: Administration

First Quantum Minerals Ltd. has grown from a small mineral operation in Zambia into a multinational mining business in less than two decades, with a global portfolio of copper and nickel assets in Europe, Africa, Australia and South America. This phenomenal growth is down to FQM people who have strived to be Bolder, Smarter and Driven in everything they do.

In March 2013, First Quantum Minerals acquired Inmet Mining Corporation, a Canadian-based mining company primarily producing copper and zinc from mines in Finland, Spain and Turkey, with also a major copper deposit under development in Panama, known as Cobre Panama. The combination of the First Quantum and Inmet assets has created one of the world’s leading copper producers with a geographically diversified portfolio of high-quality operations and development projects in eight countries across five continents.

With a strategic plan to produce more than 1 million tonnes per annum of copper within five years, the Company is poised to become the largest, widely-held pure-play copper producer and one of the top five copper producers in the world.

This holder of this position will be required to adhere to all relevant requirements, policies, procedures and legal regulations pertaining to health, safety, environment and quality, as well as finance, human resources, and any other regulations as required by the company and relevant to the level of the role and responsibilities of the function.

  • Clean kitchen and work stations
  • Enaure food stored correctly in clean fridges and freezers
  • Endeavor to learn about cooking and food costing
  • Help prepare, cook and serve high quality food
  • Ensure recipes are followed to reduce wastage
  • Fill in the bulk issue sheets correctly when preparing items as directed by the chefs
  • Ensure food tastes are consistent when preparing food as directed by the chefs
  • Ensure portioning is consistent with the recipes
  • Ensure all food correctly stored, cling filmed, labeled and dated
  • Ensure HACCP’s procedure is followed
  • Ensure washing of floors, cleaning the kitchen, benches, crockery, knives and work surfaces are clean at all times.
  • Ensure correct clothing is worn including a hair net
  • Ensure food expenditure is kept within budget by following the recipes and recording wastage correctly
  • Co-operate fully with the statutory inspections and implement recommendation as appropriate including training by our chemical suppliers
  • Ensure personal hygiene at all times
  • Responsible for food variances, ensure this is reduced significantly
  • To learn and understand food costing and the importance of following recipes, cost control, wastage management
  • To undertake such other duties as may be determined by the Kitchen Shift Supervisor from time to time within the general scope of the post as chef

Qualifications

  • Grade 9 or equivalent qualification
  • Hospitality Certificates
  • Diploma or qualification in Food and Beverage
  • Qualification in Health and Safety

Experience

3 years’ experience in a similar position in the kitchen

Behavioural Traits

  • Organized
  • Time Efficient
  • Methodical
  • Detailed
  • Hard working
  • Ability to interact positively with supervisor, management, coworkers, and members to promote a team effort and maintain a positive and professional approach.
  • Ability to produce a high volume of work in a timely manner, which is accurate, complete, and of high quality.
  • Ability to come to work regularly and on time, to follow directions, to take criticism, to get along with co-workers and supervisors, to treat co-workers, supervisors and members/guests with respect and courtesy, and to refrain from abusive, insubordinate and/or violent behavior.

Applications close: FLE Daylight Time

HSE Supervisor

Green AND Green Energy South Africa PTY Ltd is looking for an HSE Supervisor to be deployed on a construction site related to a wind farm.

The construction site is located in the Lusaka South.

The figure must have carried out similar experiences in the past: it will responsible for reviewing and verifying compliance by the Contractors with the requirements of the applicable health, safety and environmental legislation, of the Health and Safety Plan for the site, and of the Owner’s policies and procedures; ensure that activities on site comply with all relevant health, safety, environmental legislation, and that the principal contractor and the contractors have met their obligations against the requirements and documentations, that the compliance with the requirements of the Health and Safety Plan is monitored through regular and comprehensive inspection of the site and surrounding areas, and that any non-compliance or remedial measures that need to be applied are reported.

Requirements:

  • Mechanical or Electrical or Civil engineering degree
  • Safety-technical or Safety Engineering degree (MSc) or equivalent qualifications (strong experience in supervising health and safety in power plant construction can be considered equivalent);
  • NEBOSH diploma will be considered as a plus
  • Ability and willingness to work away from living area
  • ELINYAE safety training (100hrs) will be considered as a plus
  • Ability to work in both indoor and outdoor environments in adverse and extreme weather conditions, and in confined spaces, and on scaffolding
  • Must be certified for works on heights
  • Possibility to work during different shift
  • It is required of at least 7 years experience as safety specialist or similar role in Engineering or Construction Companies
  • Experience in the construction of Wind Farms, power plants, HV/MV substations and HV T-lines

It’s required immediate availability: the activities will start on the 1st August 2018.

If interested and in possession of the requirements, please send your CV. Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Conservation Manager – Zambia

Are you a dynamic, innovative and impact driven individual who would like to contribute to conservation? Then you are the candidate that WWF (The World Wide Fund for Nature) is looking for. WWF is an International Non-Governmental Organization that deals with conservation of nature. Our mission is to stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature.

Duty Post: Lusaka.

The Role:

Under the supervision of the Country Director, the incumbent will ensure that WWF Zambia conservation strategy and delivery mechanism is cutting edge and established prior to WWF Zambia becoming a national office.  Support the Country Director and SMT implement the roadmap and change plans for WWF Zambia to transition from a country office to a national office

Main Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Country Director and the Senior Management Team to develop and implement a focus, coherence and cutting edge conservation strategy and approach that will reposition WWF Zambia as the leading Conservation organization in Zambia.
  • Responsible for day to day strategy management by ensuring coherence in the implementation of an effective and agile   conservation strategy that delivers impact at scale and is relevant to national policies, constituencies, civil society, the most current WWF Africa and WWF global  conservation priorities
  • Ensure strategic engagement with relevant international and national stakeholders on conservation and technical issues, including strong engagement on policy issues and processes, in order to influence and inform national policy and decision –making.
  • Provide conservation leadership to assigned regional and transboundary programs e.g. this role will help deliver the WWF KAZA vision.
  • Promote the vision and objectives of the WWF Zambia Conservation Strategy to government, donor, civil society, corporate, and WWF stakeholders at national- and international-level meetings, conferences, and fora.
  • Direct annual planning and budgeting across departments ensuring linkages between prioritized activities and agreed conservation impacts and outcomes.
  • Ensure all programs and campaigns have effective plans, deliver impact at scale and are effectively contributing to relevant priorities.
  • Establish, implement and oversee a system of planning, monitoring, learning conservation programmers and priorities in line with strategic plans, which demonstrate our conservation targets.
  • Strengthen outcomes management and monitor effectiveness of Conservation team who in turn coordinate priorities and activities towards agreed outcomes.
  • Work with the Country Director, Fundraising manager and Senior Management Team to develop and implement funding strategies to ensure sustainability of WWF Zambia’ conservation programmers and impact.
  • Develop, establish and build strong, win-win and lasting strategic relationships with WWF Zambia community of partners, staff, Board and supporters to strengthen interaction, creativity and conservation results.
  • Support Proposal Development in attracting funding opportunities for Conservation initiatives to ensure that the development of our most promising initiatives benefits from latest thinking on Conservation strategy development.

Required Qualifications,

  • Deep knowledge of the Zambia conservation landscape
  • Advanced degree (masters or higher) in Biology, Natural Resources, Environment, Ecology, Social Science or related discipline.
  • At least 10 years of successful experience in conservation planning and programme design, M&E, audits and evaluations both at the conceptual and practical level.
  • 7 years’ post-graduate professional direct experience in relation to environment, development, conservation or sustainability.
  • At least 5 years in a Senior Conservation leadership role.
  • Experience in non-profit or environmental organization and knowledge of the WWF Network an advantage.
  • Evidence of major fundraising outcomes

How to apply?

Applications must include a cover letter and CV with full contact details of three referees sent as one file with subject line “Conservation Manager – Zambia”, to The Human Resources Manager – Africa through email protected to be received not later than 15th July 2018 at 17:00. Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.

WWF is an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce.

Quality Control and Safety Officer

Quality Control and Safety Officer
Location: Lusaka, Zambia & Periodic Overnight Stays in Rural Communities
Employment type: Contract for 6 months with permanent employment thereafter
Position to be filled by: Q3 2018

Role

Standard Microgrid installs and operates solar microgrids, delivering affordable, reliable energy services to off-grid communities throughout Zambia. As a Quality Control and Safety Officer your role will be to oversee power system and Low Voltage distribution network installations (performed by subcontractors) and ensure that they are completed to an exacting level of quality, and with high safety standards adhered to at all times. Your function will be to document key steps and deliverables along the way to ensure that the work is completed on time, budget and to standard. You will be the primary liaison between Standard Microgrid head office and the project site, relaying information on day-to-day progress, reporting on health and safety and relaying information on areas to improve the overall product.

A strong background in Engineering or Construction is required and experience with renewable energy projects will be beneficial. Willingness and ability to travel to project sites throughout Zambia for 1-2 weeks at a time for the duration of an installation is a requirement.

You will report directly to the Standard Microgrid Zambia Operations Manager who will communicate with you regularly in order to help you set goals and provide feedback on your progress towards achieving them.

Responsibilities

  • Reviewing project plans and specifications.
  • Overseeing power system and LV distribution subcontractors during installations on rural sites in Zambia for several weeks at a time.
  • Communicating system design revisions and fabrication requests to our power system provider.
  • Monitoring project progress and site safety.
  • Driving to installation sites for site visits, installations and periodic maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Liaising with site stakeholders (local authorities, clients etc.) prior to, and during, visits.
  • Travel throughout Zambia and Southern Africa for site work and training.
  • Liaising with Operations Managers to ensure the correct materials are procured and installations for which you are responsible are completed successfully.
  • Generating balance of materials required for installations.
  • Completing all installation documentation including wiring diagrams, testing and commissioning sheets, installation reports, trip budgets, and expense reports.
  • Properly utilizing internal systems (email, CRM, calendar, project planning tools) to maintain operational organization.
  • Completing quarterly self-review and collaborate with management on training progress and goals.
  • Knowledge sharing – sharing your experience with and training colleagues.

Minimum Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, project management or construction
  • Zambian citizen or possessing valid Zambian work permit; experience working in Zambia is a must.
  • Willingness to travel frequently to rural communities throughout Zambia, staying on-site for up to two weeks at a time.
  • Highly organized and strong attention to detail is essential.
  • Intelligent and eager to learn.
  • Resourceful, hardworking and honest.
  • Enthusiasm towards working in the field of renewable energy.
  • Highly computer literate.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Candidate should possess a valid Driver’s’ License.

Preferential Skills and Experience

  • Prior experience in solar PV installations, microgrids, project management, LV electricity distribution, QC or health and safety all beneficial
  • A passion for delivering energy services and desire to learn the various aspects of the microgrid business
  • Fluent in English, Bemba and Nyanja both in written and oral communications.
  • Flexible and eager to lend a hand wherever needed, even if a specific task may fall outside the core job description.

Personal Development Opportunities

  • A fast-paced environment where constant change is the norm and individual initiative-taking is encouraged.
  • Potential for promotion to Zambia Operations Manager.
  • Working both in the office and in the field.
  • Contributing to rural electrification in Africa.
  • Building a clean energy future.
  • A passion for organization, details, and precision in all you do.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Vehicle/petrol allowance

Application requirements

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs with a cover letter in a separate document to email protected stating their current and expected remuneration, daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees. Please state the job title you are applying for in the email subject line. Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Depot Assistant Accountant

Background

Amatheon Agri is a European agribusiness and farming company developing and operating sustainable agriculture and food projects in Sub-Saharan Africa, headquartered in Berlin.
In 2015 Amatheon Agri acquired a majority stake in a leading meat processing company and has since consolidated four businesses into the Real Meat Group and become the second largest meat processor in Zambia.

The Real Meat Group is inviting suitable applicants to fill the following vacancy:

Depots Assistant Accountant

Job Purpose

Reporting directly to the Credit Controller, you will be responsible for overseeing the RMA Depots accounts, with specific focus on compliance and controls.

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure that the cash from the depots is received at RMA and recorded in the ledger on a real time basis.
  • Prepare weekly, bi-monthly and/or monthly customer Depot statements from SAGE
  • Ensure that intercompany invoicing of products to the depots is done correctly as per the Rainbow SOP
  • Manage the intercompany depot accounts reconciliations
  • Ensure that all returns from the depots to the plant are processed
  • Report on any deviations from the Rainbow SOP on a timely basis
  • Conducting routine stock takes in the depots and report on variances
  • Lead monthly stock takes in all the depots.
  • Advise on appropriate provisions or write off for losses due loss of products.
  • Ensure that the transfer pricing and customer pricing are accurate.
  • Reconcile cash sales and bank debit card sales with the RMA Cashier.
  • Review of depot expenses

Qualifications & Experience

  • ACCA or CIMA Level 2 or an equivalent qualification
  • Minimum of 2 years accounting experience preferably in an FMCG or manufacturing business
  • An audit background will be an added advantage
  • ERP knowledge
  • Self driven and attentive to detail

Application Method

If you meet the above requirements, kindly submit your application accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae and relevant certificates not later than Saturday 7th July 2018 to email protected Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Surveillance Operator

Surveillance Operator

Lumwana Mine, Solwezi, Zambia.

Reporting to: Surveillance Supervisor

Lumwana Mining Company Limited (LMC), a copper mining company owned by Barrick Gold Corporation is situated in the North Western region of Zambia, some 300 km west of the Zambian Copperbelt and 95 km south west of the provincial capital of Solwezi. The mine is a multi-pit, multi staged operation mining approximately 100MT of ore and waste per annum and producing copper concentrates containing an average of 120,000 tonnes of copper metal per year over a twenty (20) year mine life, making Lumwana the largest single open cut copper mine in Africa. The Company is now looking for an experienced and qualified individual to be considered for the position of Surveillance Operator.

Role Summary

Reporting to the Surveillance Supervisor, your duties will include but not limited to the following;

Responsibilities

  • Represent Lumwana Mine Company on the mine site as a CSS CCTV Operator.
  • Ensure that no Security member is in possession of a private fire arm or traditional weapon while on duty
  • Ensure the necessary programs and reporting functions that will facilitate timely reporting of incidents are adhered to.
  • Conduct daily checks of external and internal operating systems.
  • Detect and ensure no loss of product or assets takes place on the mine.
  • Utilize all available CCTV equipment to detect theft of the product in the process plant.
  • Only allow authorized personnel to enter the CCTV control room
  • Report and record in a daily log all security breaches and suspicious activities in accordance with Lumwana Mine Company Security and Operational procedures.
  • Assist and advise on the development of CCTV security procedures, equipment and deployment.
  • Assist with any emergency responses or procedures
  • Ensure that all Lumwana Mine Company employees follow Lumwana Mine Company Security and Safety procedures.
  • Conduct tasking as prescribed by the CCTV Supervisor/Coordinator.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Grade 12 full school Certificate
  • Experience: Zambian Police Service with a criminal investigation bias or Zambian Military Service will be added advantage
  • Must be able to pass integrity testing, which may include polygraph testing.
  • Previous employment in a multi-site industrial environment.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Competent in incident investigation
  • Proven ability to deliver results and act as a change agent.

Zambian Nationals who meet requirements for this position and are resident in Zambia are strongly encouraged to apply

If you meet the requirements, submit your online application by clicking ‘APPLY NOW’.

Applicants may be subjected to any of the following: a Security and / or Police Clearance Check; a Competence Assessment, Qualifications, Credit and Reference Checks.

Administrative Assistant, PAMO

PATH is an international organization that drives transformative innovation to save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. We accelerate innovation across five platforms—vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations—that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity. By mobilizing partners around the world, we take innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle their greatest health needs. Together, we deliver measurable results that disrupt the cycle of poor health.

The PAMO project is a United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded project that aims to control and prevent malaria morbidity and mortality and thereby minimize the social effects and economic losses and also to contribute to the reduction f under five all causes mortality rate, as a result of reduced malaria mortality. PAMO works with the National Malaria Elimination Centre (NMEC) to strengthen implementation of malaria control and elimination efforts. The project works at provincial, district, and community levels to 1) Support proven malaria interventions in alignment with the National Malaria Elimination Strategic Plan; 2) Strengthen management capacity of provincial and personnel to provide oversight/supervision of malaria interventions and; 3) Strengthen the Health Management Information System at the provincial and district levels to improve data reporting, analysis, and use for decision-making.

PATH now seeks to recruit an Administrative Assistant who will be responsible for providing administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the office. You will support PAMO leadership and staff by performing a variety of tasks related to office management, communication and liaison. In addition, you will provide the link between PAMO project and the PATH country office staff, as well as other projects. The admin job scope includes communicating via phone and email ensuring that all administrative assistant duties are completed accurately and delivered with high quality and in a timely manner.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing office communication and correspondence.
  • Organize and schedule meetings and appointments.
  • Take minutes at meetings
  • Maintain contact lists.
  • Produce and distribute correspondence memos, letters and forms.
  • Assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports.
  • Devising and maintaining office systems, including data management and filing.
  • Order office supplies.
  • Book travel arrangements.
  • Manage visitors to senior management.
  • Coordinate team meetings, arrangements for guests, tele conferencing, workshops, other project meetings as requested including needs, catering, travel arrangements, hotel suggestions, transport and other necessary details for staff and guests.
  • Support preparations of Requests for Authority to travel (RATs) for project staff.
  • Support procurement of project goods and services.
  • Process procurement related transactions in the financial system (Business World)

Required Skills

  • Diploma in Business Administration or Business Management from a recognized institution, or related field.
  • Minimum three (03) years of proven admin or assistant experience and proven knowledge of office management systems and procedures.
  • Time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work.
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office.
  • Must have legal authorization to work in Zambia.

PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.

PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Boarding Manager

Trident College is located on a 113-hectare nature reserve in Solwezi, Zambia. The school opened its doors to the first pioneering group of pupils and parents in September 2013. In addition to serving the educational needs of the local copper mining community, the College, which is now home to 232 pupils, is rapidly becoming the boarding school of choice in Zambia and a firm option for parents and pupils throughout southern Africa.

Trident College is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced, and enthusiastic care-worker who will ensure that the pupils and parents receive the highest possible boarding experience at Trident. Commencement date: 1 September 2018.

Main Purpose of the Job

The position involves but not limited to the following areas of responsibility:

  1. Head the senior girl’s boarding house (Housemistress) caring for up to 80 girls in the Moghrein Boarding House.
  2. Liaison Manager of support services across all four boarding houses at Trident College. These areas include cleaning, laundry, catering, maintenance, internal decorations and gardens.
  3. Responsible for supervising 4 matrons as they liaise across all four boarding houses in all matters relating to the services required to run the boarding houses.

Trident College Solwezi forms part of the Trident Group schools which is made up of two prep schools and the College. Trident Schools are, in turn, operated by Educore Services, a leading provider of independent schooling in Zambia.

Qualifications and other Requirements

The successful candidate will live in accommodation attached to the Boarding House. The minimum requirements are:

  • Ideally a teaching degree but other relevant qualifications would be considered.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in working with young people, preferably in a residential boarding environment
  • Clean Drivers Licence

Key Skills and Attributes

The successful candidate will possess the following key skills and attributes:

  • Deep commitment to the holistic growth and development of pupils.
  • Excellent communication and strong supervisory skills.
  • Good organisational skills and time management
  • Enjoy being part of an evolving and growing school environment.
  • Calm demeanour and enjoy living in a residential environment.

A CV and cover letter, including 3 contactable referees, must be sent to: email protected The subject line of the e-mail must read: Application: Boarding Manager. Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Closing date: 15 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.

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Training Quality Coordinator

BACKGROUND:

Regional Global Platform in Zambia with outreach to youth in Southern Africa.

The Global Platform Zambia is an ActionAid regional initiative with base in Lusaka, Zambia but developed in close strategic collaboration with ActionAid Zimbabwe. The platform will be regional hub for Southern Africa reaching out to youth from Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Malawi.

The aim of the Global Platform in Zambia is to facilitate capacity development for young women and men in issues concerning them particularly related to governance and gender. The capacity development hub will further provide support to strengthen the space for youth dialogue.

As the TQC your focus area is ensuring the training methodology and quality for all running trainings as well as the ones we are continuously developing.

JOB DESCRIPTION

1. Training development and delivery – 30% of time

Exceptional training delivery is essential at the GP and part of the TQC role will be to deliver training to a high standard for 50% of their time.

  • Training development and facilitation either at GP or in the programme sites in the areas of and not limited to advocacy, campaigns, leadership, gender, etc.
  • Key focal person for developing and conducting Training of Trainers (TOT)
  • Key focal person for developing and conducting trainings with external clients
  • Key focal point for overseeing pre and post training systems and processes are in place, working effectively and are being followed by trainers. This includes but is not limited to – Podio, check-in/ check-out, training calendar, budgetary elements of the trainings, taking stock of the training equipment and room
  • Oversee the successful implementation of the training calendar
  • Develop and effective and workable training calendar

2. Training Quality – 60% of time

a. Support initiatives to embed a Global Culture Of Learning And Activism within Global Platform Zambia (10% time)

Global Platforms believe that continuous learning is essential for development and innovation. Therefore it is essential that we support a Global Learning Culture where staff are encouraged to share and learn from one another and the organisation respects that all stakeholders can and do add relevant learning. In that regard, the TQC will:

  • Spearhead initiatives with the whole team that promotes and embed a culture of learning and activism – for example around methodologies, political topics, working with movements etc.
  • Ensure reflection is happening within the training team before, during and after trainings on content, method and self and encourage co-facilitators to support each other’s development.
  • Establish feedback mechanisms that can be adopted by the platform that can ensure a culture of trust and learning.
  • Bring global dimensions to local discussions and initiate mechanisms for sharing local information with the global GP community.
  • Implement mentoring and coaching initiatives

b. Ensuring quality of trainers and trainings (20% of time)

The Global Platform is committed to delivering the highest quality trainings and having exceptional trainers. In order to ensure this happens we have our GP training principles and the training management system “6 steps” that guide the development of new trainings and activities. The TQC role is responsible for ensuring that these methodologies are effectively passed on to and adopted by all trainers and that all trainings align with the principles and the training management system. The TQC will:

  • Support recruitment of strong new trainers
  • Provide a mentee period for new trainers and introduction to learning culture, GP training principles and training management systems
  • Establish and maintain a motivated and diverse pool of volunteer trainers and keep an updated database of their information on Podio
  • Support trainers develop relevant work plans to achieve full implementation of training calendar
  • Ensure the 6 steps guide all trainers when they are developing new trainings.
  • Review and quality check trainings being delivered, training manuals being developed and evaluations being written by the training team.
  • Ensure methods are dynamic by including outside inspiration
  • Provide input to work by the GP global community on training principles and methodology
  • Support GPM and fundraising manager with proposal formulation

c. Impact Assessment Framework (30% Time)

The impact should be kept in the core of everything we do at the GP. The TQC should take lead in implementing the impact assessment framework and ensure the findings inform the planning of new training and activities. The TQC has a responsibility to communicate with former participants and relevant organizations, movements and partners to ensure our work is creating the impact we aim at.

  • Implement quarterly reflection workshops throughout project years to assess the successes, challenges and progress of the GP Team
  • Lead on the capture of 5 quality Change stories every quarter
  • Carry out quarterly sessions on outcome harvesting
  • Experiment with alternative ways of measuring impact
  • Ensure the strategic recruitment of participants
  • Ensure training staff is using Podio and that it is completed effectively in time for reporting.
  • Coordinate the M&E work with the country office and with AADK
  • Support GP manager to do PME
  • Support communications focal point in documenting and public information sharing

3. Support to GPZ (Youth hub, management) – 10% of time

For the Global Platform Zambia to run smoothly, all sectors of our work must be effectively supported and coordinated. In this role, the Training Quality Coordinator will support the Youth Hub and Management in ensuring that goals set out for the project period are implemented successfully. In doing this, the TQC will:

  • Attend and support team initiatives i.e. staff meetings, team away days
  • Support the youth hub coordinator in ensuring quality of activities and proper planning is made
  • Support the youth hub by overseeing at most 3 youth hub initiatives
  • Support GPM with fundraising efforts to the platform, including but not exclusive to proposal writing

Desired Skills and Experience

Your professional profile

  • Advanced university degree in social sciences, international relations, development studies, or a related field
  • 3-5 years of experience in the fields of non-formal education, adult education, youth programmes & campaigns in developing countries or with youth at risk
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and writing skills in English are essential
  • Demonstrable experience in peer to peer learning
  • Strong analytical skills and good political judgment is desirable, participatory training methods and action research
  • Past work experience in the region would be an asset

Personal profile

  • Integrity and professionalism: personal initiative and ability to take ownership; willingness to accept wide responsibilities and ability to work independently.
  • Accountability: mature and responsible; ability to operate in compliance with organizational rules and regulations
  • Teamwork and respect for diversity: ability to operate effectively in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity and gender.
  • Genuine commitment towards the human rights based approach principles which includes solidarity, compassion, reciprocity and self-reliance; and commitment towards the organisation’s core values.
  • Flexible and passionate about youth-led activism

Please address your application letter together with detailed Curriculum Vitae including contacts for traceable referees to:

The Human Resources and Organizational Development Manager

ActionAid Zambia
Kabulonga Road
Ibex Hill Plot No 38 G,
P. O. Box 51407:
Lusaka

Alternatively, email to: email protected

Closing date and time for receipt of applications is Saturday, 30th June 2018 by 17:00 hours. Please note that only candidates meeting the above job specifications and have the required experience are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.