UN Coordination Specialist


Under the direct supervision of the UN Resident Coordinator (RC), the UN Coordination Specialist supports the UN coordination mandate in order to achieve a coherent and effective UN response to Zambia’s Development agenda. The UN Coordination Specialist supports the development of common UN strategies and contributes towards a coherent implementation of the Zambia-UN Sustainable Development Partnership Framework 2016-2021 (Partnership Framework).

The UN Coordination Specialist works in close collaboration with the UN Resident Coordinator, UN Country Team members, UN Results Groups, the Regional Directors Team, UN Development Operations Coordination Office in New York, Government officials, technical advisors and experts, multi-lateral and bi-lateral donors and civil society, ensuring successful and transparent coordination of UN activities.

Duties and Responsibilities

Provides policy guidance and support to RC based on analysis of development and political trends and their possible impact on UN work, focusing on the achievement of the following results:

Through analysis and research of political, social and economic situation in country, advise RC on developments having consequences for UN agencies’ work and priorities;Overall coordination of the process of continuously identifying, analyzing and prioritizing needs in Zambia in order to facilitate an appropriate, coherent programmatic response by UNCT, reflecting Partnership Framework priorities and SDGs;Facilitation of assessments and other analytical work to help determine UNCT strategy and priorities, reflecting the overall framework of Partnership Framework and SDGs;Advise on adjusting strategies and implementation modalities, cost-effective and efficient implementation of joint UN programmes, common services and other UN functions;Advise and facilitate the RC in defining the UN’s role, priorities and strategies and the various coordination mechanisms, including support to lead agencies of Results Groups and Inter-Agency Teams;Monitor relevant developments in the General Assembly, Security Council, and within the peace and security departments of the United Nations HQ;Preparation of social, economic, and political analyses and briefings to the RC;Preparation of updates for the UN Secretariat and other UN entities, as and when required by the RC;Provision of advice on social, economic, and political matters, as and when required by the RC.Ensures effective strategic communication and advocacy of UN programme results through theResults Groups focusing on the achievement of the following results:Ensure tracking of latest developments and issues on UN reform in the media, UN system and other partners that require attention and on which UN system should respondManagement of the UNCT’s media and communication strategies, through the UN Communications Group;Provide oversight and guidance to the preparation of speakers’ notes, talking points and speeches for major advocacy events of the Resident Coordinator system, in close consultation with the UNCT and partners.Ensures creation of strategic partnerships and implementation of the resource mobilization and investment strategy for Partnership Framework implementation focusing on achievement of the following results:Development of partnerships with International IFI’s, government institutions, bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors, private sector, civil society;Compilation of donor information including substantive briefs on donor strategies and national development strategies, provision of advice to RC on ensuring synchronicity, alignment and complementarities between the strategies and UN activities;Monitoring and support to UNCT preparations for emergencies, crisis and post-crisis issues, roundtables and other key events in close consultation with appropriate counterparts in government, bilateral and multilateral partners.Oversees planning strategic engagement with non-resident UN agencies, focusing on achievement of the following results:Based on country assessment and needs, pinpoint areas and gaps where non-resident UN agencies (NRAs) could play a role;Establish links to non-resident agencies in technical areas not covered by the UNCT and facilitate inputs from NRAs to joint planning, and ensure that NRAs are informed and participating to UNCT initiatives.Ensures effective management of RCO and its staff focusing on the achievement of the following results:Oversee, manage and guide the work of the UN Resident Coordinator’s Office, a team of staff members working in inter-agency coordination, donor coordination, joint programming under the overall guidance of the RC;Guide staff in partnership building and strategic interaction with national partners, donor aid agencies, civil society and the private sector, adhering to UN principles and values;Coordination of RCO workflow, providing substantive/technical guidance to RCO staff as necessary;Serve as supervisor to RC Office staff, providing feedback and inputs to staff Results and Competency Assessments (RCAs) as required;Oversight and management of human resource and recruitment processes for RCO.




Ability to make new and useful ideas work


Ability to persuade others to followCommunication and Relationship Management

Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform

DeliveryAbility to get things done.

People Management

Ability to improve performance and satisfaction.Technical/Functional


Coordination Effectiveness

Ability to lead the design and implementation of UN programme activities, strengthening of strategic partnerships for Partnership Framework implementation;Ability to build and sustain effective partnerships with UN Agencies and main constituents, advocate effectively, communicate sensitively across different constituents.

Partnering and networking

Initiates and sustains relationships with key constituents;Builds and sustains effective partnerships with UN agencies;Advocates effectively, engaging others to take action in desired directions;Communicates sensitively and effectively across different constituencies;Seeks and applies knowledge information and best practices from within and outside the UN Country Team.

People Skills

Recognizes and responds appropriately to the ideas, interests and concerns of others;Builds trust and engenders morale by displaying open, transparent and credible behavior;Respects individual/ cultural differences;Utilizes diversity to foster teamwork;Ensures others’ understanding of, involvement in and adaptation to change processesProvides and responds constructively to feedback.

Management and Leadership

Produces quality outputs in a timely manner when assigned a given task;Analyses problems carefully and logically, leading to fact-based and practical recommendations;Has initiative and develops creative solutions to particularly challenging situations;Focuses on impact and result for the client;Leads teams effectively and possesses good conflict resolution skills;Executes responsibilities accordingly;Sound strategic planning expertise and familiarity with results-based management instruments and their application;Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude;Remains calm, in control and good-humoured even under pressure;Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities;Dependable and reliable;Possesses sound political judgment and maturity, and keeps confidentiality.


Knowledge Management

Ability to efficiently handle and share information and knowledge.

Required Skills and Experience


Master’s Degree in Social Sciences, Economics, International Relations, or related field.


Minimum 7 years of post-qualification relevant experience at the national or international level in coordination, monitoring and reporting of activities and funding for results using an integrated outcome approach, including experience preferably from developing countries;Demonstrable experience in providing management advisory services, with hands-on experience strategic planning and programming processes, including design, monitoring and evaluation of development projects;Previous UN field and coordination experience will be considered an asset;In-depth knowledge of the UN system, UN reform and its operational mandates, would be an advantage;Familiarity with the human rights based approach to programming an advantage;Demonstrable experience establishing outreach and partnerships;Knowledge of humanitarian system is considered an asset.

Language Requirements:



Excellent skills in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and advance knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web based management systems.


Important applicant information

All posts in the GS categories are subject to local recruitment.

Applicant information about UNDP rosters

Note: UNDP reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement.  We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions with UNDP at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements.

Workforce diversity

UNDP is committed to achieving diversity within its workforce, and encourages all qualified applicants, irrespective of gender, nationality, disabilities, sexual orientation, culture, religious and ethnic backgrounds to apply. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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Employment Opportunities in Lusaka

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Carlcare is currently looking for a suitable person preferably a Zambian to fit in the position of



  1. Certificate in sectretarial
  2. Microsoft word
  3. Microsoft excel
  4. Must be a quick learner and smart

Maintenance Technician Mobile Phone (Lusaka)

Job Description:

  1. Repair all kinds of fault.
  2. Control repair materials.
  3. Timely feedback repair information.

Job Specification:

  1. Good in English spoken & Written.
  2. Have good Communication and Coordination ability.
  3. Expert to use OFFICE (word, excel, ppt, etc.).
  4. Have sense of troubleshooting.
  5. Diploma in electronics or any IT related field or its Equivalent.
  6. Have no less than 1 year experience of Mobile Repair.
  7. Smart, honest, enthusiastic, hardworking, love this job.

Location: Lusaka Zambia.


If You Are Interested Please Send Your CV To the address or email addresses below.

Good Luck!

Opposite kulima Tower bus station
Shop No 55
P.O Box 35722,


Maintenance Technician – Mobile Phone

Carlcare Services Ltd opposite Kulima Tower Bus Station Shop No 55 P.O Box 35722, are currently hiring Maintenance Technician – Mobile Phone x2 (Lusaka).

Job Description:

  1. Repair all kinds of fault
  2. Control repair materials
  3. Timely feedback repair information.

Job Specification:

  1. Good in English spoken & Written
  2. Have good Communication and Coordination ability
  3. Expert to use OFFICE (word, excel, ppt, etc.)
  4. Have sense of troubleshooting
  5. Have no less than 1 year experience of Mobile Repair
  6. Smart, honest, enthusiastic, hardworking, love this job

Location: Lusaka Zambia.

APPLY: If You Are Interested Please Send Your CV To the above address or email addresses below. Good Luck!

Closing date: 9th November, 2017.

Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement when applying for this role.

Interviews to be held on Friday the 10th of November.

Community Officer/Mobilizer

Position: Community Officer /Mobilizer

Location: Nyimba / REDD+ Site

Project: Community Forests Program (CFP)

Reporting To: Community Engagement Manager

Contract Type: 1 year, renewable

BCP is seeking a dynamic, talented, hard-working individual to join our Community Engagement Team
as a Community Officer/Mobilizer, to support community-based activities at field-based REDD+
projects at the Nyimba Site. This position involves with frequent travel within rural areas in Eastern
Province in basic camping conditions. He/she must be interested in community engagement, and must be
very comfortable with working in remote, rural, field-based locations.

This is an Equal Employment Opportunity and applicants will be evaluated based on technical qualifications.

Key Responsibilities:

Coordination of schedule meetings, collect and share informationCollection of data and basic reporting on community engagement and project impacts.Records-keeping and data managementParticipation in PLA techniques for community engagement, involvement in land-use planningInformation sharing, sensitization, consultation and engagementAble to work in rural setting with initiative and facilitate development at chiefdom level.Assist in planning, coordination and equipment and partner management for field-trips


Literacy – able to read, write, undertake basic reporting, financial and data-collection activities.Demonstrated experience and/or interest with community engagement, mobilization and/or
environmental programs.Fluency in relevant local languages (Eastern Province) (Officers require fluent English).Able / willing to ride a motorbike: valid motorbike license OR willing to obtain a license.Willingness to travel in the Chiefdom, including riding a motorbike, camping in basic conditions
and working in remote and/or forested areas.Officer candidates must possess a completed certificate / diploma / academic course and/or at
least 1-year professional work experience is preferred.

Compensation: A competitive remuneration will be offered.

Application Process: Interested, qualified candidates, please send a Cover Letter and CV (list of
qualifications) to the CFP Office in Nyimba, and/or submit to [email ;protected], with
Community Officer/Mobilizer – Nyimba in the title. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advert.

Deadline: 18th April 2017.

Country Coordinator

Terms of Reference

Country Coordinator, AgriProFocus Zambia

1. Background

AgriProFocus (www.agriprofocus.com/zambia) is a partnership which aims to promote agri-entrepeneurship in developing countries to improve food and nutrition security. The partnership originated in the Netherlands and has 13 country networks in Africa and Asia. The network in Zambia is a multi-stakeholder network which serves as a neutral marketplace for professionals from agri-businesses, producer organizations, NGOs, government, research institutions to share expertise and do business.

The Coordination team is hosted by SNV Netherlands Development Organisation in Zambia and supported by the AgriProFocus Netherlands secretariat. Its responsibility is to create opportunities for multi–stakeholder action and to facilitate connections and business links between professionals and organizations through business platforms, learning and networking events, market research and publications.

2. Goal

The Country Coordinator is responsible to develop a strong multi-stakeholder platform for sustainable agri-entrepreneurship in emerging and developing markets for food security through coordination and implementation of the AgriProFocus country strategy and annual plan managing the coordination team at country level  resource mobilization

3. Main tasks and responsibilities

The Country Coordinator main tasks are:

Network development & Coordination

Lead and manage the implementation of AgriProFocus strategy at country level
Management, development and monitoring of country network partner agreements with Zambian, Dutch members and donors
Project and Budget Management
Supervising and coaching Coordination Team
Resource mobilization and Business development

Business & Partnership Coordination

Generation of information on market trends and prospective funding opportunities for agri-entrepreneurship  Facilitator
Build and manage relationships with AgriProFocus members, partners and donors.
Coordinate local and international experts and consultants.
Leading the design and development of products and services on Business & Partnership Brokering

Learning and Knowledge Coordination

Facilitating and supporting the development of country innovation communities
Facilitating learning through network events, expert meetings and online interaction for regular debate around key (policy) areas
Leading the design and development of learning and knowledge products and services at country level
Generating evidence based knowledge and learning for market sector development.
Development of a vibrant online platform with relevant sector knowledge, learning on success factors, market place, and business linkages.

4. Time schedule

The Country Coordinator to start work preferably on May 1st, 2017.

5. Qualification and Submission requirements

A Master degree in Agriculture, Business Administration, Economics, and/or other relevant degree pertaining to agribusiness or business strategy with a strong affiliation to agribusiness development.
Minimum 7 years relevant work experience.
Excellent coordination and networking skills.
Strong network in the agriculture sector and donor community.
Demonstrated experience and skills inproject management, partnership management, team management.
Demonstrated experience in resource mobilisation
Excellent written English and good computer literacy skills including use of Microsoft; Adobe and social media.

6. Working Environment

The Country Coordinator will be based in Lusaka, and will be required to occasionally travel within Zambia and internationally.

7. Documentation requirements

Cover letter and CV including three traceable referees with their email addresses & phone numbers

You can apply by submitting your application letter and other required documentation to Masuzyo Phiri by email to [email ;protected] and copy to [email ;protected] by March 17th.

Please note that all CV’s should be save in the applicant’s full names  e.g CV- Masuzyo Phiri

National Programme Coordinator

Organisation Background

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian non-governmental organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected. Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 75 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries. Child protection is key in all that we do.

Working in Zambia since 1996, Plan International Zambia’s development and capacity building programmes focus primarily on Education, Health, Water and Sanitation, Economic Security and Youth Empowerment, including Child Protection and Participation. Plan International Zambia has programme units in; Central, Luapula, and Eastern Provinces including in Lusaka, where the Country Office is located.

We are looking for experienced, innovative, motivated, self-starter individuals to fill the positions of National Programme Coordinator, Community Development Facilitator and Finance Officer on the ‘Yes I Do ‘Programme. This is a Netherlands government funded gender equality and Sexual reproductive health rights programme.

National Programme Coordinator – ‘Yes I Do’ Eastern Programme Unit – 1 Position)

Position Description

The Programme Coordinator ‘Yes I Do’ (NPCYID) is responsible for the coordination of the  programme  and manages the process of collaboration among country alliance partners in Zambia Eastern Programme Unit. He/she represents and profiles the alliance in meetings and events in the country. Meaningful youth participation is key in this  programme, as such  experience in working with young people as equal partners is critical to this position. The National Programme Coordinator reports to the Programme Unit Manager in Eastern Programme Unit.

Key areas of responsibility include:

Coordination of programme development and preparation of the country work plans and presenting this to the National Steering Committee in Zambia and the consortium manager;
Monitoring progress of  implementation of the Annual Country Programme Plans.
Managing the joint activity budget, in the first years in coordination with the Country  Focal Point under the auspices of the consortium manager;
Compiling and reviewing progress and financial reports respectively
Organising in-country annual planning and review meetings;
Facilitating shared learning and joint initiatives with regard to programme implementation and Project Monitoring Evaluation activities at country level.
Chairing the National Programme Team in which the partner organizations of the country are represented;
Stimulating and identifying  opportunities for strengthening the capacity of partners in the Alliance;
Coordinating the development and realisation of Operational Research;
Leading the joint advocacy efforts of the country alliance;
Coordination of internal communication among partners at country level;
Representing the alliance in events and meetings;
Profiling and increasing the visibility of the alliance.

Individual Specifications:

Bachelors Degree Development Studies/Social Sciences/Education or related discipline
At least 3 – 4  years’ experience in managing projects with strong technical expertise in Child Protection Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights.
Knowledge of and experience in Economic Empowerment programming is an added advantage

For full details on the job profile please send an email, clearly stating the job title of interest to jobszambia@plan-international.org.  Kindly note that only candidates who meet the above specifications and competencies should apply enclosing their CVs, and photocopies of their relevant   academic qualifications. Day time telephone and/or mobile contacts should be clearly indicated. Applications should be received no later than Thursday  9th February 2017  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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

Milk Procurement Executives

Full Time
Lusaka, Zambia
Posted 12 mins ago
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Varun Food and Beverage (CREAMBEL) Zambia, a leading Food and Beverage manufacturing company situated at plot No. 37426, Mungwi Road in Heavy Industrial area, Lusaka is URGENTLY looking to recruit suitably qualified individuals to fill the following positions;


Job summary

Responsible for the procurement of milk from the agriculture farmers
Timely collection of milk from various collection centers
Coordination of all milk procurement activities
Recruiting milk suppliers in the region
Transport management and coordination of all procurement vehicles


Grade 12 Certificate /Diploma in General Agriculture & Milk Hygiene
Ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision
Good interpersonal skills
Only candidate above 18 years and meeting the above qualification should apply.

Applicants who meet the above qualification/requirements must email their up to date Resume/CV ONLY clearly to Phinias Zyambo or Dexter Mulele (dexter.mulele@varunzambia.com) before 13 January, 2017.

To apply for this job email your details to dexter.mulele@varunzambia.com

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Occupational Health Doctor

Full Time
Posted 5 mins ago
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Marybegg Community Clinic



Coordination, assessment scheduling
Company defined – standardised medical assessments
Objective independent medical review of results and meaningful recommendations
Issuance of health summaries to individuals and health  certificates to companies as per procedure
Stringent secured storage of medical data and trend analysis
Recall system for periodical examination management and exit medicals
Report writing
Risk Management


Relevant qualifications and registrations
Post Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health is a must
4 years’ experience is key
Detail oriented
Strong customer service skills
Computer Skills


Apply by stating the position in the Subject line of the email. Only detailed CV with photo to be sent to marybeggrecruitment@gmail.com (we will ask for certificates and registrations if called for interview). All applications must be smaller than 2mb. No emails larger than 2mb will be accepted.

All candidates please note that only applications that are called for interview will be contacted.

Closing date for all is 25th October 2016.

To apply for this job email your details to marybeggrecruitment@gmail.com

Apply using webmail: Gmail / AOL / Yahoo / Outlook


Org. Setting and Reporting
This position is located in the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Geneva, Switzerland. The Website Assistant reports to the Head, Field Support Unit of the Field Information Services Section.

High school diploma or equivalent.

Work Experience
A minimum of five (5) years of experience in public communication, international broadcasting, information management, information systems or website development or related area is required. Experience using Drupal content management system and Sharepoint is desired.

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of French is an advantage.

Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which will be followed by competency-based interview.