Sales and Service Coordinator

The VITALITE Sales Department is looking for a Sales and Service Coordinator to expand and supervise our operations in Southern Province.
This is an opportunity for someone from Choma who shares our passion for improving Zambian lives through sustainable household solutions, with relevant commercial and supervisory experience to take on a key position in a fast-growing company.

Key Characteristics

6+ years commercial/ sales/ marketing experience.3+ years of supervisory experience.Strong sales track record.Good understanding of Accounting.Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office.Driving license (Class B).Strong organisational & problem-solving skills.Good knowledge of Choma & Southern province.Grade 12 certificate (with good Mathematics and English results).Professional & Proactive attitude.Comfortable in an independent role.Excellent interpersonal skills.Good team player.Tech-savvy.

Do you match the above-mentioned requirements?

Please send your full application including:

“If you started a company tomorrow, what would it be?” (min.300words)CV2 References (previous employers)Copy of any academic certificates

How to apply?

E-mail:email ;protected
(Please indicate the role you are applying for in the subject)

Address: VITALITE HR Department, Head Office, 15 Lubwa Road, opposite International Labour Organization (ILO), Rhodes Park, Lusaka.

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Closing Date: 25th May, 2018.

Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered

Regional Coordinator

Marie Stopes Zambia (MSZ) is a results-focused social enterprise, which uses modern marketing techniques to provide family planning and reproductive healthcare. MSZ is part of the global network that is Marie Stopes International (MSI). MSZ subscribes to the MSI goal and mission, which is to prevent unwanted births and to ensure the individual’s right to Children by Choice not Chance.
It is a role requirement that the job holder must fully support the concept of Child Protection, zero tolerance for fraud and bribery and comply with and promote and live MSI CORE VALUES:
mission driven, customer focused, results orientated, pioneering, sustainable and people centered.

Purpose:

The main purpose of this role is to assist the Health Services Department with the smooth running of the assigned Region through provision of high level administrative and logistical support to the Outreach teams and Copperbelt Support Office. Duties will range from developing effective office systems, acting as a point of contact with the Outreach teams and other departments, organising internal and external meetings and events, collating and processing expense receipts, assisting with the production of monthly financial and narrative reports, overseeing procurement and stock management and all other administrative tasks.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Financial Administration

Prepare monthly cash requests for all teams using standardized reporting templatesAssist with the re-coding of account codes for SUN system, filing accounting documents and the monthly closureAccurate bookkeeping, record and identify all transactions with the relevant codesReport all discrepancies and variations to the Outreach Manager/Finance DepartmentOversees all team retirements for completeness, validity, sign-off/authorisation and on-ward handover to the Accountant for SUN processingMonitor project team expenses and implement cost cutting measures and produce quarterly reports for the Health Services DirectorDevelop a tool to ensure that he/she is aware of all team staff accounts that need retiring.

2. Stock and Asset Managemet

Oversee procurement management on all teams as agreed with the Clinical Services ManagerOversee project stock management on all teams and ensure that all monthly processes around balancing team stocks to SUN are adhered to – this includes ensuring teams conduct monthly stock countsUse standardized reporting tools to monitor stock usage against outputs on all teams. This is to be achieved in liaison with the Monitoring & Evaluation ManagerEnsures all movements of assets are authorized and properly managed; and submit record of movements to the Finance DepartmentEnsures that all fixed assets that are not in usable condition are reported to the Finance Department

3. HR and Office Management

Coordinates team activities with resources, equipment and information required for the smooth operation of the Outreach teamsAssign tasks to teams and assist with schedule management as agreed with the Health Services Director and the Outreach ManagerManages all logistics on all teams (i.e. transport, communication, internet, programs etc.)Use standardized reporting tools to monitor fuel usage against mileage covered on all team vehiclesUse standardized reporting tools to monitor team working hours, leave schedules and any other team member plans so as to ensure a continued work-schedule on all teamsCreate and maintain copies of all comprehensive team documentation, plans and reports.

Skills and Experience
Qualifications:

Degree in business, management or related field, with accounting knowledgeExperience in working with statistical and financial dataMust have excellent communication/interactive skills and must function well independently, as well as part of a teamAt least 3  years of  experience in a senior administrative positionFluency in both written and spoken English; and knowledge of one or more local languages

Attitude/Motivation

Demonstrates MSZ team member behavioursPro MSI philosophy of social enterprise and cost recoveryPro-choice

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and detailed curriculum vitae to email ;protected Closing date for applications is 25th May, 2018.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Farm Forestry Consultant

Farm Forestry Consultant

Education: A minimum of B.Sc. in Forestry or equivalent.Relevant M. Sc. is a plusLanguage: Fluent in English (both speaking and writing),Knowledge of Bemba and Lamba are strong plusesExperience Minimum of 2 years’ relevant work experience in the forestry sector (private sector) and working in collaboration with small-scale farmers;Development-related experience (either study or work) is a plusSkills: Excellent management, coordination, training, reporting and communication skillsResponsibilities: Set-up and lead socio-economic and ecological resource assessment for Katanino Forest reserve.Therefore, the consultant should be armed with technical information about (agro)forestry, but also with socio-economics of smallholder farmers with trees as a business and its benefits at
micro level in land use (intercropping, revenue).Implementing Farm Forestry Projects at district levelCommunication between Project Manager, Farmers, Forestry Department amongst other.Organising socio-economic surveys to assess baseline and follow-upOrganising and delivering training among farmers at the district levelOrganising the selection of the pilot and lead farmersAdvising and supervising nursery establishment, tree planting and other forestry activities

Duty station & duration:

Full-timeFrom Rainlands’ offices, Kitwe, though with extensive travelling in the project area. Consultant has to be willing to reside in remote areas part-time (Katanino Forest Reserve)Duration of 3 months, starting in June 2017; Upon positive evaluation: possible to work as employee for 2 extra years.Remuneration: Approx. 8,000 ZMK monthly gross salary (all included)

Interested? Contact Dr. De Beenhouwer (Matthias.debeenhouwer at weforest dot org) with your full CV and motivation letter by the 20th of May.

Please restrain from applying if you do not meet the above criteria.

Finance and Administration Assistant (Internship)

Job Title: Finance and Administration Assistant (Internship)

Location: Lusaka

Reporting to: Project Accountant

Duration: 3 Months Contract; Renewable based on performance

Summary:

We are seeking the services of an Finance and Administration Assistant to join our Finance and Administration Department in ensuring efficient Management of Financial resources. Dealing with organizational financial procedures is a major function of this position in carrying out day to day roles mainly relating to the preparation of financial source documents. Please note that this a non-paying internship position; however transport will be provided to and from the workplace.

Responsibilities:

Handle payments; the preparation and proper filing of accounting documents (such as payment request forms, payment vouchers etc),Assisting with project expenditure tracking,Managing Office petty cash,Assisting in the procurement of Country office supplies and other requirements,Ensuring compliance with statutory obligations (Employees PAYE, personal levy, NAPSA, Workers compensation and Annual Returns)Implementing the financial policy internal controls,Managing the organizations Assets,Carrying out administrative tasks as delegated.

Qualifications and Experience:

A minimum of ACCA 1 or ZICA Technician or equivalent is a must.Must have a valid drivers license.

Other competences and skills:

Basic understanding of accounting and book-keeping,Knowledge of the banking systems,Excellent numerical, analytical and interpersonal skills,The ability to meet deadlines and communicate effectively,Sound knowledge of spreadsheets/ Microsoft excel.

To apply:  send your cover letter, CV and qualifications in one word or PDF document to email ;protected and email ;protected by 16th May 2018. Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Mechanical Fitters/Elecricians

JOIN THE ZAMBEEF TEAM

Zambeef Products PLC a fast growing Zambian Agribusiness Company invites applications from energetic and suitably qualified Zambian citizens to join the Business as :

(i) MECHANICAL FITTERS and
(ii) ELECTRICIANS

for the Milk Plant situated at HUNTLEY FARM in Chisamba.

Duties and Responsibilities

The main duties and responsibilities of the role shall be but not limited to:

Carry out routine maintenance of Mechanical and Electrical plant and equipment;Carry out scheduled preventive maintenance of plant and equipment to avoid downtimes;Diagnose reported faults and make repairs to ensure plant and equipment availability;Maintain a record of all repair works performed;Initiate required spares orders for Head of Department’s approval;Any other task that might be requested by the superior.

Qualifications

Full Grade 12 School certificate with credit in English, Maths and ScienceTechnician/Craft Certificate in relevant fieldExperience in Bottle and Sachet Fillers will be an advantage;1 -2 years hands on work experience in a dairy processing companyShould be honest and mature.

Interested candidates meeting the above criteria should urgently submit hand written letters attaching photocopies of certificates by Friday 11th May, 2018 to:

The Group Head – Human Resources
Zambeef Products PLC
Plot 4970, Manda Road,
Industrial Area,
P/Bag 17, Woodlands
LUSAKA

N.B. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Distributor Sales Consultant

Distributor Sales Consultant

Job Description

The Distributor Sales Consultant will work onsite in Zambia to coordinate the relationship between SunCulture and its distributor, Rent to Own. Excellent communication, stakeholder management, business development, and training skills will be necessary to succeed in this role. The Distributor Sales Consultant will be on boarded at Sun Culture’s headquarters in Nairobi before continuing their work based in Lusaka. Responsibilities will include:

Sales

Closely working with Distributors to determine sales opportunities in ZambiaDetermine expansion strategies that will enable the Distributor to increase its customer base in all operational sales areasKeeping track of sales performance of the sales agents, suggest training’s and make recommendations accordinglyEnsuring sales targets are met and customer referrals are high due to satisfactory serviceManaging sales data quality and ensuring reports are generated as and when requiredReporting on market intelligence and share action plans that will enable the Distributor to penetrate new marketsGenerate reports that will provide data for projection and creation of a sales pipelineExecute any other department’s assigned role from time to time as may be advised by the Line Manager

Relationship Management

Constantly encouraging orders from potential customers and ensuring the sales department builds a relationship with frequent check-ins with each customerEnsure effective and efficient after sale service by issuing warranty to all clients and resolving all technical issues within the agreed time frameCollect data from customers per field visit to gather information on product performance and effectiveness and communicate to SunCulture team the feedback for continuous improvement of the productSensitization of SunCulture products to the market across Zambia

Training and Development

Attending training program as scheduled by SunCulture either online or by coming to Nairobi for training visitsEnsuring that on a quarterly basis all the sales agent are trained and can comfortably handle clients and do installation demos to the clients to fasten the closing of sales dealsDoing all the demos for customers until the sales agent are knowledgeable and competent enough to handle the role.Communicating and training all the agents on any new product or product part that has been changed by SunCultureTraining and providing ongoing support to the RTO call center, and ensuring all product related queries are added within 48 hourEnsuring the sales agents have soft skills that enable them close sale and support clientsEnsure the Sales technicians have the technical competence to solve all the issues sales agents are unable to resolveEscalate any training needs to SunCulture to help you improve on distributor performance

Customer Satisfaction

Survey customers to know their satisfaction level and strive to ensure the satisfaction level is above averagePromptly communicate any delays to customers and ensure a time frame is given for every problem raised by the client

Leadership

Step up and represent the distributor as and whenever neededBe proactive in collaborating with SunCulture for any support needed from the officeDelegate duties, make follow ups and address team member grievances and provide support as needed.Supervision and provide direction to the sales agents and technicians

Desired Candidate Profile

Excellent communication skills and proactive in delivering informationGood with business development and capable of opening up a new marketAn eye for details and capable of undertaking research and advising the distributor accordinglyHave soft skills that for easy business interaction with stakeholdersTarget driven with a passion for salesA team leader who can also be a team player whenever requiredAn agile trainer capable of training and being trainedResilient and flexibleExperience Level: 2-7 yearsMinimum Qualification: Any graduateLatest Start: within 30 days

To apply for this position click the apply button below. Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Deadline: 11th May 2018.

Project Manager – Ventilation Systems, Duct and Extraction Manufacturing

JOB OPPORTUNITIES AT ONE OF ZAMBIA’S LEADING AIR CONDITIONING & REFRIGERATION, ELEVATORS & ESCALATORS COMPANY.

Drake and Gorham Limited seek the services of qualified and experienced persons to fill the following position urgently:

PROJECT MANAGER-VENTILATION SYSTEMS, DUCT AND EXTRACTION MANUFATURING.

The suitable candidate must possess:

Degree/Diploma in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering. Background -experience in HVAC-R, Air-conditioning in particular with Ventilation and Extraction Systems.Profound knowledge in Design and Manufacturing of all kinds of Ventilation and Extraction Systems -understanding of Spiral ducting manufacturing systems such as Plasma Cutter Machines etc.-Experience in Coded Steel Pipe Welding.10 years experience as Manager/Supervisor practical hands on dealing with the above.Member of the EIZ.Must be able to Lead, Teach and Train Juniors

All applications must reach the Human Resource Department by close of business on 20th April 2018

Email: email ;protected
email ;protected

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

Graduate Trainee – Accounts

GRADUATE TRAINEE VACANCY AT LAKE KARIBA HARVEST LIMITED

Lake Kariba Harvest Commercial Limited (LKHCL) under Lake Harvest Group (LHA) is looking to recruit a university graduate (Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy background) for a two year program. The successful candidate will undergo training within the company , after successful completion of the two year program, the candidate will have an opportunity to build a career with one of the biggest tilapia farms in Africa.

Requirements

Grade 12 CertificateRecent University graduateBelow 26 years of age

Apply in writing to the Human Resources Department no later than 20th April 2018 if you meet the requirements for this position. Please include a cover letter and CV. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Email: email ;protected

Only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.

Lecturers x2

LECTURER POSITIONS IN THE SCHOOL OF, ARTS, EDUCATION AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Are you passionate about teaching Mathematics and Education Courses?

Would you like to be a part of a welcoming and successful faculty team who supports you?

Are you looking for a University that will genuinely invest, support and train you to develop your career?

If you have answered yes to these questions, Cavendish Univerity Zambia would love to hear from you!

Cavendish University Zambia is currently looking to recruit a Part time Lecturer of Mathematics and Full time Lecturer to join our successful team. We are looking for passionate Lecturers who enjoy breaking down learning barriers to help students excel in Mathematics and Education programmes.

Qualifications for a Part time Mathemtics Lecturer(01)

(a) Must be have a grade 12 full school certificate
(b) Must have a Bachelors degree in mathematics education
(c) Must have a masters degree in mathematics education
(d) Must have taught at a college or university with not less than 5 years

Qualifications for a full time Education Lecturer (01)

(a) Must have a grade 12 school cerificate
(b) A Bachelors degree in education
(c) A Master degree in education
(e) A Phd is an added advantage
(d) Must have taught at a college or university with not less than 5 years.

Other requirements

(a) He or she must be above 30 years of age
(b) Mature and a team player
(c) Well versed with the Zambian Education System
(d) Ready to do extra work aassigned by the Head of Department
(e) He or she must be able to do curriculum reviews from time to time.

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Finance and Accounts Coordinator

VACANCY: FINANCE & ACCOUNTS COORDINATOR

Location: Lusaka

The VITALITE Finance Department seeks the supervisory capabilities of a Coordinator. This is an opportunity to implement your Finance & Accounting experience in a fast-paced team environment and take ownership of a young team, whilst contributing to the development of a dynamic start-up.

Key Characteristics

Grade 12 (with good Mathematics and English results).Degree in Finance and Accounting.5+ years Accounting/ Finance experience.Familiar with Salesforce and/or Quickbooks.Ability to submit statutory returns.Experience of working on donor funded projects.Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.Strong Analytical Skills & Highly organised.Motivated & Enthusiastic.

Do you match the above-mentioned requirements?

Please send your full application including:

“Some argue that the Finance department is the most important part of any given business. Please provide three reasons why this may be the case.” (min.250 words)Cover letterCV2 References (Previous Employers)Copy of any academic certificates

How to apply?

E-mail: email ;protected
(Please indicate the role you are applying for in the subject)

Address: VITALITE HR Department, Head Office, 15 Lubwa Road, opposite International Labour Organization (ILO), Rhodes Park, Lusaka. Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Closing Date: 7th April 2018

Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered.