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Senior Manager IT Governance and Service Management

Key Responsibilities

  • To drive the maturity of Service Delivery and Support processes in MTNZ to industry best practice.
  • To provide leadership, and technical direction over Governance, Compliance, IT Validation and IT Controls.
  • This role must be able to efficiently identify, document, report and drive resolution of IT Security risks.
  • Manage incident escalation and determine innovative ways to drive dependencies that lie with other units or 3rd party service providers
  • Improve efficiencies in the structure and organization of the Service desk that should result in high
    amount of calls being resolved by the service desk team
  • Tighter control on the change and release process to improve the accuracy and traceability of the
    CMDB and improve the stability of IS services
  • Drive an aggressive problem management strategy by ensuring improved vendor response times and proactively identifying and resolving problems and known errors.
  • Optimization of Service management operational efficiency by refocusing processes and responsibilities between roles internal and external to the department.
  • Drive a business focused strategy that enables IS to partner better with the business.
  • Identify and own a portfolio of critical IS services with the responsibility of driving initiatives that ensure such services are delivered to the business at agreed Service levels.
  • Identify and implement tools that automate and streamline processes to guarantee consistent delivery and performance and ensuring the most efficient use of deployed automated tools.
  • Drive implementation of Group Information Security policies, guidelines, standards development and ongoing management
  • Lead the development of IT Controls standards and procedures to ensure efficiencies are gained.
  • Leverage technologies to efficiently gather and store IT Control evidence.
  • Support IT Control standards/frameworks
  • Identify and manage the risks associated with transition of new services and products into production.
  • Develop and manage IT audits and spot-checks to prepare IT departments for internal and external audits
  • Negotiating Service Level Agreements with internal business divisions and coordinating the execution of the agreed SLA.
  • Ensure maximum uptime of all IS Services through proactive problem management and quick service restoration via the major incident management process.
  • Management of divisional Vendor Performance Management framework that ensures that IS Vendor SLAs underpins IS commitment to the business and non-performing vendors are reported and managed.
  • Ensure retention and dissemination of MTNZ organizational learning or intellectual property by gathering, analyzing, storing and sharing knowledge and information using a variety of processes and technologies.
  • Create visibility of IS value contribution through Service performance reporting on a periodic basis
  • Drive a holistic request fulfilment process that includes all user generated requests for IS Devices, facilities, office moves, supplies and the traditional break and fix calls for service restoration.
  • Audit and review of the existing ITIL implementation and updating processes and roles that address identified gaps.

Candidate Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in IT/Software Engineering or related discipline
  • First degree in any discipline preferably Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent
  • CCGEIT, CISA, CISSP, ITILv3 Expert, PMP or PRINCE2
  • Master’s Degree in a relevant discipline will be an added advantage.
  • 8 years’ experience of which 3 years or more in a service management role in a complex IT environment, 2+ years of performance testing and capacity planning work experience in a technical disciplines and 3-4 years’ experience at management/ supervisory level.
  • Excellent project management skills backed up by PMP or PRINCE2 Training
  • Very sound knowledge and experience in Information Security Management
  • A good understanding of operational management principles
  • Ability to understand how the IT technology supports the business
  • Good understanding and technical expertise in a broad range application and technical architecture components (applications/OS, database, network)
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and conceptual skills

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Editorial and Graphic Designing Consultant

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

SHORT TERM CONSULTANCY ADVERT

Editorial and Graphic Designing of the Revised Rhino Conservation Strategy- July 2018

WWF Zambia Country Office has been supporting the Department of National Parks and Wildlife (DNPW) in the process of reviewing and updating the Zambia Rhino conservation strategy. We are now looking for a suitable editorial and graphic designing consultant to produce print version of the “Strategic Rhino Conservation and Management Plan for Zambia 2017-2021” document before 30th July 2018.

Qualifications

  • A tertiary qualification in advertising, marketing or communications with proven project management experience
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in editing and graphic design
  • Experience with DNPW/ ZAWA branding guidelines and production process
  • Experience communicating on matters related to wildlife conservation
  • Proven knowledge of working effectively across a range of media platforms
  • Extensive experience with in Design software and general computer literacy

How to Apply:

Detailed terms of Reference may be obtained by request using the following e-mail address: email protected

To apply to this consultancy, please submit electronic copies of the following

  • A cover letter expressing interest in this assignment;
  • A 3-page technical proposal based on your interpretation of the assignment with the your proposed cost of the assignment;
  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae with a draft cover page and layout design of the 4 page brochure.

The above listed documents should be submitted by email to the following address: email protected

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

Insert “Rhino Strategy document 2017” as the subject of your email.

Closing Date: 10th July 2018.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Head of Social Sciences

Crested Crane Academy is among the top private schools in Zambia. Offering the Zambian curriculum from baby class to Grade 12, plus IGCSE from Grade 10, the school has embarked on an ambitious programme to double capacity and to be a centre of excellence for education in Zambia.

Crested Crane Academy seeks to employ a Head of Social Sciences. This is a Middle Management and Leadership position in the institution.

QUALIFICATIONS

The applicant must be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Education and preferably with Geography as a teaching subject. S/he must be registered with the Teaching Council of Zambia and must have not less than 4 years teaching experience in a reputable and high performing school.

COMPETENCES

The applicant must have proven and demonstrated capacity to lead a team and manage all departmental systems in a strategic and robust manner that is well aligned with Crested Crane Academy’s institutional objectives.

The applicant must be well acquainted with a variety of teaching and learning strategies that will yield maximum performance levels and milestones in academic and professional excellence.

The applicant will be expected to demonstrate excellent teaching, coaching and mentoring skills that produce highly engaged and motivated team spirit among the members of the department.

APPLICATION

If you meet the above criteria, send your application together with your curriculum vitae to email protected Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.

CLOSING DATE

The closing date for all applications is Monday 9th July, 2018

Blockmen

Choppies Butchery Department is looking for three (3) qualified Blockmen.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 5 credits with 2 years experience in Meat Industry with no criminal record.
  • 2018 police clearance is an added requirement
  • Subject should be application for Employment Blockman.

Lusaka only.

Email to email protected

Closing date is on the 30th of June 2018

Accountant and Accounts/Admin Officer

The National Olympics COmmittee of Zambia acts as a catalyst for collaboration between all parties of the Olympic family, ensuring the regular celebration of the Olympic Games, supporting all affiliated member organisations of the Olympic Movement and strongly encourages, by appropriate means, the promotion of the Olympic values. The Mission of NOCZ is to develop, promote and protect the Olympic Movement in Zambia. The NOCZ is the only organization in Zambia which can send athletes to the Olympic Games. NOCZ owns The Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC), which was established to provide sport and community development opportunities for young people and under-served segments of the population from the surrounding communities. It is based on beliefs and experiences that sport and its related facets, when harnessed well in an enabling environment, has the power to bring hope and development. And now both the NOCZ and the OYDC have the following vacancies and invite applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals

1. ACCOUNTANT (OYDC, LUSAKA – 1 POSITION)

Job Purpose: To Supervise Finance staff and provide technical / professional and administrative support to the Finance Manager on matters related to the operations of the Finance Department.

Main responsibilities

Reporting to the Finance Manager of the Centre the Accountant is responsible for the following:

  • Producing accurate monthly management accounts and reports
  • Preparing annual budgets
  • Preparing monthly budget feedback for all departments
  • Supervising the preparation of monthly bank reconciliations
  • Ensuring accurate reconciliation of customer and supplier accounts
  • Managing and consolidating cash flows to ensure optimum availability of funds to sustain the Centre’s commitments and operations
  • Preparing the general Staff payroll
  • Ensuring that all statutory payments are made on time
  • Attending to all administrative issues relating to the Finance Department
  • Preparing statutory accounts for audit purpose
  • Cultivating a good rapport with the banks including Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA), suppliers and other internal and external stakeholders for the benefit of the organization.
  • Assisting with any other ad-hoc tasks as delegated by the Finance Manager

Qualifications, Experience and Skills

  • Fully qualified ACCA or CIMA
  • Registered member of ZICA
  • At least two years work experience in a busy work environment
  • Working knowledge of Excel, Microsoft word and power point
  • Good report writing skills
  • Good interpretation and organizational skills
  • Team player
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Hands on experience on all aspects of accounting
  • Excellent hands on experience in sage Evolution accounting soft ware and Dove payroll
  • Ability to mentor/train subordinate staff

2. ACCOUNTS AND ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER (NOCZ, LUSAKA – 1 POSITION)

PURPOSE OF JOB

Responsible for a wide variety of accounting responsibilities and administrative activities for attainment of NOCZ Secretariat goals to further NOCZ business aims and objectives. Reports to the Executive Director

Main responsibilities

  • Planning and Budget – Submit estimate of monthly costs for the purpose of budgeting and payments for meetings and other events
  • Preparing , coordinating and expediting Cash Flow forecast
  • Timely and accurate input of invoices and expenses into the accounting system
  • Reconcile ledger balances and partner/supplier’s statement ensuring that all differences are resolved
  • Undertake payments of supplier/stakeholders/affiliates every month including all recurring expenses
  • Compile cash trends to show movement on bank accounts
  • Administer weekly petty cash payments including maintaining records and reconciliation
  • Check and verify that all cash books posting are up to date at all times
  • Prepare monthly cash flow, bank reconciliations and financial reports on time
  • Handle the insurance process including providing of information and handling of insurance claims
  • Efficient filling of payment vouchers, petty cash voucher and relevant documents
  • Prepare all monthly, quarterly reports as required (creditors, Expenses, etc)
  • Prepare quarterly financial statements for board meetings
  • Prepare Trial balance for auditing processes with auditors and keep books of account updated at all times
  • Work with Treasurer and Executive Director, to ensure Annual and short term budgets are prepared and submitted to Secretary General.
  • Preparing Annual budgets
  • Responsible for all the Olympic Solidarity retirements (OS programmes)
  • Retirement of activity funds from the various NOCZ partners

Administrative

  • Update office and staff files
  • Manages communication (e.g. ensure the ED is aware of all incoming mail)
  • Manage Board/staff travel logistics
  • Responsible for all the smooth running of the office (computers, vehicles and phones are up and running)
  • Provide support in preparations for International games that NOCZ is required to participate in
  • Provide support to NOCZ Commissions activities as assigned
  • Support the Executive Director to supervise the General Worker in the office.
  • May be expected to assist in other functions as determined by the Executive Director as necessary
  • Good liaison with visitors, Board members and external staff

Person specific

  • Knowledge of best accounting practices, standards, statues, budgeting and regulations
  • Computer proficient in standard office applications and accounting applications
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Good organisation skills and attention to details
  • Good understanding of statistical interpretation, analysis and conclusion
  • Good knowledge of the Olympic Movement would be an added advantage.

Qualification and Experience

  • Part qualified ACCA/CIMA/ZICA or ZICA recognised qualification
  • Member of ZICA
  • 2- 3 years’ experience in an accounting environment
  • Moderate level of excel experience
  • Experience in an accounting application will be an added advantage

Interested candidates, who meet the above qualifications, should send their letters of application and detailed curriculum vitae (including three (3) traceable referees with day time contact numbers, postal and email addresses) as well as certified copies of certificates qualifications to:

ACCOUNTANT (OYDC): email protected copying HR on email protected

ACCOUNTS AND ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER (NOCZ): email protected copying email protected

ALL APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE RECEIVED BY OR BEFORE 17HRS OF THURSDAY 28 JUNE, 2018. ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED

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I.T Security Analyst

The I.T Security Analyst will play a key role in maintaining and continuously improving subsidiary’s cybersecurity monitoring and control framework, ensuring that effective cybersecurity threat, vulnerability and incident management practices are incorporated into IT and business practices within subsidiary. Maintaining and facilitating security logs and incident management, analytics and reporting capacities is a primary focus of the position. Working closely with global, regional and local Information Security and IT resources to design, test and monitor effective cybersecurity controls is another key responsibility of the position.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Facilitating implementation and maintenance of IT Security Controls within the subsidiary and ensuring delivery of locally assigned IT security tasks and activities
  • Monitoring security logs and incidents
  • Assessing and documenting subsidiary’s technical compliance of subsidiary’s with security policies
  • Playing a key role in Information Security incident response and reporting in subsidiary
  • Working with security and IT staff to resolve identified cybersecurity issues
  • Developing and maintaining documentation of relevant IT systems and security controls
  • Developing recommendations for cybersecurity improvements
  • Monitoring appropriate external and internal sources for newly identified threats and vulnerabilities
    • Assessing existing systems against those threats and vulnerabilities
  • Assessing and documenting cybersecurity posture of 3rd-party vendors and their services against FINCA standards
  • Utilizing appropriate tools to evaluate business environment against security policy and risk posture
    • Network vulnerability scanning
    • Device configuration management
    • Application testing
    • Network monitoring
    • Log review
    • Threat modeling
    • Source code review
    • Other techniques as appropriate
  • Communicating and collaborating with internal clients to contribute to security direction, and providing influence and technical guidance on current and future technical security directions
  • Acting as a cybersecurity subject matter expert throughout projects lifecycle, including functional requirements, design specifications, testing and quality assurance, implementation and support
  • Ensuring that application development, design and deployment meet FINCA security standards
  • Providing input to the annual IT Security budget cycle
  • Other duties as assigned

KEY RELATIONSHIPS

  • Global and Regional IT Security Analysts
  • Global, Regional and Subsidiary IT Management
  • Global Information Security Team
  • Subsidiary Management Team & Board
  • Risk and Compliance Department
  • Global Business Continuity and Crisis Management Team
  • Internal Audit

KEY DELIVERABLES

  • Playing a key role in Cybersecurity Analytics and Incident Response Processes
  • Periodic Reporting on
    • Cybersecurity Status
    • Technical Security Assessment Results (Penetration tests, Vulneraiblity Scans, Code Scans)
  • Continuously Supporting o implementation and formalization of security and continuity plans, policies, guidelines and procedures
  • risk and compliance activities to conform with security policy documents
  • IT security technical consulting
  • Researching security issues and providing evaluations and recommendations to management

Job Requirements

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, cyber security, management information systems, or related discipline preferred. Master’s degree desirable.
  • 5 plus years of demonstrated experience in an IT security analyst role, preferably within international environment.
  • Experience with microfinance or banking organizations preferred.
  • Working knowledge of national and international security regulatory compliances and frameworks such as ISO 27001, NIST, COBIT and PCI DSS.
  • Experience with conducting technical assessments and communicating assessment results to audiences with diverse technical proficiency (tool examples Qualys, Tenable, Rapid7)
  • Experience constructively articulating business impact of vulnerabilities to various stakeholders
  • Experience with multiple platforms (i.e. Windows, Unix/Linux, etc.)
  • Experience with correlating and analyzing logs and events, producing and customizing security queries, reports and dashboards from various sources (e.g. Vulnerability Scanning, Virus Protection, SIEM examples Splunk, McAfee, Arcsight)
  • Understanding of security technologies, including access control, auditing, log management, IDS/IPS, firewalls, antivirus & malware desired, Data Leak Prevention, mobile technologies, application security desired
  • Experience with scripting languages desired

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Industry Certifications (e.g. CISSP, SANS GSEC / GCIH / GCIA) holders preferred
  • Security vendor certifications (e.g. Cisco, TrendMicro, Splunk, Qualys) is a plus.

COMPETENCIES

  • High Integrity and Ethics
  • Security Acumen
  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Team Player
  • Virtual Team Working

LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • Fluency in English is required.Fluency in local language is highly desired

Deputy Finance Manager – Treasury (Re-Advertised)

About CRS

Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identify is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as part of our staff and as partner’s people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and commitment to serving those in need.

Job Summary:

You will oversee all activities that ensure the accuracy, timeliness, and documentation of the Finance Department’s accounting operations and financial reporting (monthly, quarterly, yearly, and as-needed) in support of high-quality programs serving the poor and vulnerable. You will help set the standard for the Country Program’s (CP’s) financial stewardship through professional maintenance, utilization, and analysis of all cash resources controlled by the CP.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee accounting processes, policies, and service delivery and maintain accounting controls to ensure accurate, complete, and timely recording and management of financial transactions and internal controls in compliance with CRS’ financial management policies and procedures, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), donors’ rules and regulations, and legal requirements.
  • Ensure Sun Systems financial accounting package is updated with relevant information for capturing accurate financial data (such as daily exchange/conversion rates, cost allocation tools, posting of transactions, etc.).
  • Review and analyze financial reports, including cost allocation of shared costs, to verify financial transactions. Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations to ensure all transactions are accurately stated and appropriately classified. Work with relevant staff to address irregularities and resolve accounting issues, and ensure correction of accounting entries and payroll.
  • Serve as the key point person on all issues related to financial transaction records. Provide proactive advice, support, and capacity building to managers, and staff to ensure compliance with standards and proper records of financial transactions, as well as to support strengthening of internal control.
  • Ensure financial reports are generated accurately and disseminated timely as per established reporting schedules (month end reports) and assist staff with financial reports analysis.
  • Oversee maintenance of a good filing system of required supporting documentation to ensure easy access and retrieval, and a reliable and easy to follow audit trail.
  • Ensure efficient management of cash flows and availability of sufficient and optimal cash in the CP’s operating account through monitoring cash balances (both cash-in-bank and cash-on-hand), preparing bank reconciliations, analyzing and forecasting cash needs.
  • Participate in the monitoring and assessments of subrecipients.
  • Supervise staff (Snr Finance Officers payables and receivable and Finance Assistant)

Typical Background, Experience & Requirements:

Education and Experience

  • B.A. degree in Accounting, Finance, or a qualification in accounting (CPA/ACCA or equivalent).
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in a position with similar responsibilities, preferably with an International NGO.
  • Substantial budgeting, budget/expense analysis, and accounting experience.
  • Knowledge of the relevant public donors’ regulations preferred.
  • Knowledge of local law in the area of taxation and local regulatory reporting procedures.
  • Proficient in MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio), Web Conferencing Applications. Knowledge of SunSystems financial accounting package or similar financial reporting software preferred.

Personal Skills

  • Excellent analytical skills with ability to make sound judgment and decisions
  • Accuracy and completeness with a strong eye for detail
  • Ethical conduct in accordance with recognized professional and organizational codes of ethics
  • Proactive, resourceful, solutions oriented and results-oriented
  • Ability to work collaboratively

Required/Desired Foreign Language

English

Travel Required (20%)

Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff):

These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.

  • Trusting Relationships
  • Professional Growth
  • Partnership
  • Accountability

CRS’ talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Applicants Instructions: Please email a cover letter, and curriculum vitae which should include three references to: email protected Please include the position you are applying for in the subject line. Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.

The closing date for applications is 21st June 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview

All candidates who applied previously for this position will not be considered hence need not apply.

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)
  • CV
  • 2 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.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.

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 templates
  • Assist with the re-coding of account codes for SUN system, filing accounting documents and the monthly closure
  • Accurate bookkeeping, record and identify all transactions with the relevant codes
  • Report all discrepancies and variations to the Outreach Manager/Finance Department
  • Oversees all team retirements for completeness, validity, sign-off/authorisation and on-ward handover to the Accountant for SUN processing
  • Monitor project team expenses and implement cost cutting measures and produce quarterly reports for the Health Services Director
  • Develop 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 Manager
  • Oversee 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 counts
  • Use standardized reporting tools to monitor stock usage against outputs on all teams. This is to be achieved in liaison with the Monitoring & Evaluation Manager
  • Ensures all movements of assets are authorized and properly managed; and submit record of movements to the Finance Department
  • Ensures 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 teams
  • Assign tasks to teams and assist with schedule management as agreed with the Health Services Director and the Outreach Manager
  • Manages 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 vehicles
  • Use 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 teams
  • Create and maintain copies of all comprehensive team documentation, plans and reports.

Skills and Experience
Qualifications:

  • Degree in business, management or related field, with accounting knowledge
  • Experience in working with statistical and financial data
  • Must have excellent communication/interactive skills and must function well independently, as well as part of a team
  • At least 3  years of  experience in a senior administrative position
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English; and knowledge of one or more local languages

Attitude/Motivation

  • Demonstrates MSZ team member behaviours
  • Pro MSI philosophy of social enterprise and cost recovery
  • Pro-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 plus
  • Language: Fluent in English (both speaking and writing),
  • Knowledge of Bemba and Lamba are strong pluses
  • Experience 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 plus
  • Skills: Excellent management, coordination, training, reporting and communication skills
  • Responsibilities: 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 level
  • Communication between Project Manager, Farmers, Forestry Department amongst other.
  • Organising socio-economic surveys to assess baseline and follow-up
  • Organising and delivering training among farmers at the district level
  • Organising the selection of the pilot and lead farmers
  • Advising and supervising nursery establishment, tree planting and other forestry activities

Duty station & duration:

  • Full-time
  • From 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.