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Human Resource Manager, Resourcing and Development

Investrust Bank Plc

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Investrust Bank Plc, a growing indigenous Commercial Bank listed on the Lusaka Stock Exchange, is looking for qualified, self-motivated, hardworking and enthusiastic individuals to fill the following positions that have fallen vacant:

Position Title 1: Human Resource Manager, Resourcing and Development
Reports to: Head Human Resource and Administration
Location: Lusaka

Job Purpose

Responsible for providing advice and cost effective Human Resource support in the key areas of strategic Human Resource planning, Training and Development, including design and delivery of training programmes, coaching and monitoring of performance management at all levels across the Bank, talent management, recruitment and selection and compliance with the best HR practices, which add value and enable Investrust to achieve its goals and meet its operational responsibilities to the people it employs.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Manpower planning: prepare demand and supply forecasts of staff requirements in terms of numbers, skills and competencies and plans for the recruitment and retention of employees to meet business requirements.
  2. Performance Management: ensure calendar is developed and communicated & goal setting facilitated and goals quality assured.
  3. Talent Management: identify internal talent in the Bank in accordance with the criteria and guidelines, ensuring that talent receives applicable development and training.
  4. Training and Development: plan and implement employee development programmes to meet identified training and development needs of staff in order to satisfy the Bank’s requirements.
  5. Support Head HR to supervise and support the planning and administration of the training programmes. He/ she will ensure that training evaluation is conducted to meet the intended training objectives within given financial parameters/ budgets.
  6. Recruitment and Selection: provide efficient resourcing services to meet the skills needs in the Bank, managing the assessment process for potential new recruits.
  7. Employee induction: manage the induction programme for new employees.
  8. Change Management: conduct change management w orkshops before actual change to prepare  employees for envisage change, provide ongoing coaching, guidance and supportbefore, during and after change.
  9. Climate Monitoring: conduct staff satisfaction surveys with proper communication to get the buy in of all staff, providing feedback on the outcomes and agreeing with management on the action plans to improve areas of low outcomes.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimumof afirstdegree (or its equivalent) in Human Resource Management.
  • Minimumof 5 years’ experience in Human Resource Management.
  • Must be a member of ZIHRM.
  • Attributes
  • High level of integrity
  • Analytical skills
  • Facilitation skills
  • Interviewing skills
  • Planning and organisation skills
  • Numeracy / Statistical skills

Applications together with certified copies of certificates and CVs along with details of 3 references that can be reached/ contacted easily should reach the under listed address not later than July 25, 2018.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Head – Human Resource & Administration
Investrust Bank Plc
P.O. Box 32344
Lusaka

Email: email protected

IT & Web Assistant

We are an international research & consulting company looking for an IT assistant to support website-related tasks.

The assistant will be required to work out of our Lusaka based office.

This role would suit an individual that is interested in developing a career in Web and App Development.

ROLE DESCRIPTION

  • Provide general IT support, including maintenance of company PCs
  • Update and maintain content on multiple websites
  • Manage our Content Management System (WordPress)
  • Support the development of a Web-based data-driven applications
  • Test website performance
  • Install and update new WordPress sites
  • Support the co-ordination of IT projects, including web development
  • Manage web projects to a tight deadline

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

  • A passion for the Web, and IT generally
  • At least 1 year experience working in an IT or corporate environment
  • An IT related degree or diploma is required
  • Proven ability to work with WordPress is desired, but not required
  • Ability to work with excel, word and power point packages
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Strong written and oral English
  • High literacy skills
  • CSS editing skills desired, but not required

Benefits include additional training and career development.

Please email your CV and cover letter to email protected

Assistant Human Resource Officer – Training & Development

JOB OPPORTUNITY

In line with our corporate priorities aimed at ensuring optimization of revenue collection  and increased tax compliance on the one hand and the need to effectively manage the numerous challenges and opportunities in the fast changing business environment on the other, we are seeking highly motivated, result-oriented and well-qualified and experienced professional to fill the following vacancy:

ASSISTANT HUMAN REOSURCE OFFICER – TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT (GRADE -ZRA06) (1 POSITION)

Reporting to the Human Resource Officer — Training and Development, the job holder will be responsible for effectively contributing to the ZRA business through effective implementation of human resource training and development strategies, policies and practices.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide administrative and logistical support to both trainees and trainers to ensure that training
    delivery is effective;
  • Advise employees on training and development issues with specific reference to the current policies;
  • Provide training and development tools to both trainees and trainers to ensure effective and efficient implementation of activities;
  • Liaise with Training Coordinators and ensure that they are delivering and meeting training needs of their respective business units;
  • Maintain training and development records and statistics;
  • Process professional subscriptions & education refunds for members of staff; and Process certificates for course participants.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Grade twelve (12) School
  • Certificate or its equivalent.
  • Diploma/Degree in relevant studies.
  • Minimum of 2 years working experience in a training and development role.
  • Membership with the Zambia Institute of Human Resource Management will be an added advantage.

OTHER SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES

  • Only High level of integrity
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Good organization skills
  • Computer skills — Word, excel
  • Ability to effectively deliver training programmes.

Candidates who meet the role specifications and competencies should apply enclosing their detailed CVs,
photocopies of their academic/professional qualifications and any other relevant documentation in support of the application. Daytime and reachable telephone and/or mobile numbers should be clearly stated.  Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications should reach the undersigned not later than Tuesday 17 m July, 2018.

The Director Human Resource
Zambia Revenue Authority
P. O. Box 35710
LUSAKA

Manager: Zambia Operations

Business Unit: Base Chemicals                                                  

Location: Kitwe, Zambia

Closing date:  20 July 2018

Base Chemicals

Base Chemicals markets a broad portfolio of commodity chemicals globally. The business consists of three key divisions: Polymers, Solvents, and Explosives & Fertilisers (E&F).

Our key products include:

  • polymers (polyethylene, polypropylene, polyvinyl chloride);
  • solvents (ketones, alcohols, acrylates), chlor-alkali chemicals (caustic soda, hydrochloric acid) and mining reagents (cyanide);
  • bulk and packaged explosives including specialised blasting accessories;
  • ammonium nitrate base products; and
  • sulphur derivatives.

To support our customers we operate a Polymer Technology Services Center that provides research and development relating to polymer-related applications.  We also provide agronomic and product support to our fertiliser customers as well as full blasting service and product support to our mining industry customers.

ABOUT THE ROLE / PURPOSE OF THE JOB

  • To manage and lead the regional operations for maximizing short and medium term profitability of the company by:
  • Ensuring safe supply of raw materials and effective blasting practices and  technical support
  • Ensuring that customer requirements are achieved;
  • Building and sustaining sound business relationships.
  • Assisting with managing customer accounts and
  • Delivering frontline results such as safety, production, maintenance, quality, cost, and team motivation.

FUNCTIONAL OUTPUTS

Business Results: Safety, Operational, Financial and Technical results

  • Manage and motivate the region’s Operations personnel as well as internal service providers
  • Manage team’s and self’s training needs
  • Production Planning and management of sites raw materials
  • Manage regional fleet of Mobile Manufacturing Units (MMUs)
  • Manage regional blasting operations
  • Establish Development Plans for sub ordinates
  • Meet Operations Production target in line with customer forecast and nominated quantity
  • Take accountability for the overall blasting operations
  • Ensure that self and team meet targets, due dates and Sasol  or mines’ quality standards whichever is applicable
  • Achieve agreed Budget up to a maximum of 100% current projected production forecast
  • Develop and implement the respective budget
  • Compile production budget in line with customer demands
  • Prioritise and optimize production opportunities consistently and reduce all non-value-adding work
  • Consistently improve regional productivity over blasting procedures and MMU optimizations
  • Seek improvements in blast tonnage.
  • Deliver compliance within the safety and environmental plan
  • Consistently seek to optimize the use of storage and products delivery systems
  • Ensure that silo and MMUs function technically as per design intent
  • Keep up with technological developments regarding Sasol Base Chemical Products as well as equipment
  • Lead on the Safety, Health, Environment and Emergency Response interventions
  • Ensure that HAZOP procedures are in place and team is trained to execute
  • Act as ER controller in the case of Emergency
  • Manages Incident reporting and investigation (ROOT Cause analysis)
  • Deliver timely results and compliance through control systems and measures
  • Produce quality decisions and find solutions to improve team results
  • Manage the legal compliance procedures for safety, health and environment on all production activities.
  • Ensure blasting procedures are according to design intent and legal requirements
  • Manage adherence/compliance to applicable OSH/Labour act ISO systems
  • Must consistently interact with customer operations to ensure resolution of customer needs timely and cost effectively
  • Produce periodic regional operations reports for Manager Operations Africa

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • NB: Must be a Zambian citizen

Qualifications:

  • BSC Mining Engineering or relevant technical degree
  • Mine Managers Certificate (underground) – an advantage

Experience:

  • Minimum of 8 years opencast/underground mining experience
  • Underground Blasting Certificate with minimum 4 years supervisory experience

Leadership Behavioral Competencies:

  • Self-Mastery – Takes accountability for driving own growth through developing self-awareness, reflecting, seeking feedback and self-correcting.
  • Business Leadership – Demonstrates commercial acumen, a global mind-set and exercises sound judgement.
  • Strategic Leadership – Leads organisational change, innovation and sustainability.

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.

Permitting Specialist / Office Administrator

Permitting Specialist / Office Administrator

Location: Project site dependent, Zambia (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 establishes solar powered electrification in rural communities throughout Zambia. The Permitting Specialist’s key role is to work with the Sales Manager to secure permits and land use rights from local authorities. The Permitting Specialist will also provide administrative support to the Sales Manager, Operations Manager and Executive Team. The Permitting Specialist will report directly to the Sales Manager.

Responsibilities

  • Performing pre-installation community and stakeholder engagement as well as gathering site data during assessment.
  • Document permitting road map for each site, including specific permits required, counter parties and contact information.
  • Serving as Standard Microgrid’s primary point of contact for all counter parties during the permitting process.
  • Coordinating logistics for trips required for the permitting process
  • Driving the permitting process to a conclusion
  • Maintaining a permitting tracking report of all sites
  • Escalating sites where challenges are experienced
  • Developing standardized templates for permitting process to facilitate the process
  • Providing administrative support to the Executive Team
  • Preparing sales logs and providing administrative support to the Sales Manager
  • Providing administrative support to the Operations manager
  • Answering the company phone line and directing calls appropriately
  • Supporting the customer service centre – logging customer service tickets
  • Preparing expense reports

Personal Development Opportunities

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

Minimum Requirements

  • A Bachelors degree or equivalent
  • 4+ years’ of administrative experience
  • Fluency in Nyanja and English, both in written and oral communications.
  • Passion for serving and engaging customers.
  • Advanced proficiency with computers.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as strong interpersonal skills.
  • Practiced flexibility to lend a hand wherever needed.
  • Highly organized and strong attention to detail is essential.
  • Resourceful, hardworking and honest.
  • Driver’s license and own transport preferable.

Preferential Skills and Experience

  • Experience in dealing with local authority permitting is preferable
  • Knowledge of the energy, clean tech or utility sectors.
  • Fluency in more Zambia languages Bemba, Tonga etc.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Travel allowance

Application Requirements

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs with a separate cover letter 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.

Operations Manager – Revenue Assurance & Fraud Management

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement life cycle approach to minimizing revenue leakage across MTN Zambia’s revenue streams
  • To coordinate activities performed by the Shared Services Hub support team
  • To manage the roll out of key RA projects
  • Coordinate RA activities in key Opco Projects
  • Enhance the pro-active management of new products, services and developments
  • Identify and manage potential control weakness with an aim to minimize revenue leakage
  • Educate and promote benefits of the RA function across other Business Units in MTN Zambia
  • Adherence to the constant business change in the entity by introduction of new service/product
  • Promote and communicate RA benefits across Divisions- marketing, finance, sales, IT, CC, internal and external customers
  • New Products risk management
  • Manage closure of issues with RA Analysts
  • Review, Establish and Report on Team resources (system and human). Manage these for optimal team performance.
  • Prepares and presents to the Senior Manager weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports in agreed formats and a timely basis
  • Effectively manages the development of direct reports, effectively linking performance management, learning &
  • Development, talent management and the MTNZ Employee Value Proposition to achieve optimum performance.
  • Stays abreast of developments in areas of expertise and performs to the highest ethical and professional standards
  • Carries out any related duties that will enhance the mission of the job

Candidate Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science/IT/Telecoms/Finance/Accounting or equivalent
  • Grade 12 certificate
  • Professional Certification in Auditing Courses will be an added advantage
  • At least 3-5 years’ experience in telecommunication industry with at least 2 of these in revenue
  • Assurance/Audit
  • Experience needs to be relevant to processes and systems (for systems thinking agility) and to gain
  • Eelevant technical knowledge
  • Strong understanding of telecom revenue cycle, processes, network elements and systems involved
  • Experience in working on billing systems, IN and network elements like MSC, GGSN & SGSN.
  • Professional Certification in Risk/RA/FM/CyberSecurity will be an added advantage

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

Bookkeper

June 28, 2018 Comments Off on Bookkeper

Job Title: Bookkeper

  • Applying Accounting procedures to process accounting transactions.
  • Maintain financial records in accordance with legislation, Zambian accounting standards, relevant policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Assist in the preparation of accurate and timely financial reports as required.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of policies, procedures to enhance the effective and efficient management processes and practices.
  • Assist in providing business support for key non financial areas.

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

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Project Officer (SILC and PSP) – FANSER Project

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.

Position Purpose:

The Project officer will oversee and guide the implementation of Microfinance (SILC) activities under the FANSER project ensuring that field supervisors and Agents are trained and supported to implement SILC among community groups. S/he must effectively manage relationships with CRS partner staff to establish and oversee a Savings Led Microfinance strategy for the FANSER project. S/he will also serve as the point person for SILC activities within the project and will coordinate and prepare all required reports. S/he works closely with the Project Director and the Country Program Microfinance Technical Advisor to promote CRS’ Savings and Internal Lending Communities (SILC) PSP model as a key strategy for improving financial access for financially under-served populations of Zambia.

The Project Officer is based in Eastern Province (Petauke) and dedicates a significant amount of time in the field (Katete and Petauke) to ensure smooth implementation of the project. S/he provides training expertise to build partner capacity in the SILC/PSP methodology and enhance the project-wide learning agenda.

Major Responsibilities:

Work closely with CP MF Technical Advisor and partners to scale up Savings and Internal Lending Communities (SILC)/PSP programs as part of CRS’ Integral Human Development Framework (IHD) through:

1. Training:

  • Design Training of Trainers workshops.
  • Facilitate TOT workshops with local partners.
  • Guide and support partners in their efforts to recruit, train and mentor SILC Field Agents to become successful PSPs.
  • Build the capacity of local partners in identifying and disseminating lessons learned and best practices.
  • Incorporate lessons learned and innovations from partners to improve TOT workshops.
  • Assess the capacity and training needs of project staff
  • Configure the MIS Savix for implementing partners, and train staff on its use and on data analysis

2. Management Information System SAVIX based:

  • Support the MIS Savix in the project.
  • Train local partners in the use of Savix MIS.
  • Guide and support partners in their efforts to collect and analyze data monthly.
  • Use and study information captured through the MIS Savix and submit monthly and quarterly trend analysis reports to the Project Director.
  • Work very closely with the Country Program SILC TA and other unit members.

4. Monitoring and Evaluation:

  • Monitor and report on the Program quality assessments (PQAs)
  • Periodic assessment and evaluation of field agent training activities using the SILC monitoring checklist.
  • Participate in overall program reviews and evaluations.

5. Learning Agenda:

  • Document and disseminate lessons learned and best practices with regards to SILC TOT manual.
  • Participate with CP and regional team in development of promotion and marketing materials for the FANSER project.
  • Contribute lessons learned and innovations from the field.
  • Raise awareness about, promote and market the SILC/PSP model with new partners in the field and the MF industry in the country.
  • Stay abreast of new developments in Savings-led Microfinance industry and participate actively in discussions with SILC colleagues from other country programs and NGOs.

5. Working Relationships & Contacts

  • Reports to the FANSER Program Manager with dotted responsibility to the CP Technical Advisor.
  • Work closely with the MEAL and Finance Department.
  • Have close contact with local partner staff.

6.Typical Background, Experience & Requirements:

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred. Degree in Development Studies/Social work or in the field of rural development or economics would be a plus.
  • General knowledge of technical principles and concepts in savings led microfinance, financial education and market engagement.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of work experience in project support. Experience in the field of savings led microfinance, business/marking skills, or a related field required. Experience with an NGO would be a plus.
  • Experience in participatory action planning, community engagement, and designing and delivering trainings
  • Experience monitoring projects and collecting relevant data preferred
  • Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Familiarity assisting with the implementation of projects in Eastern Province (preferred)
  • Time management and the ability to focus on multiple priorities

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 fulfil 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.

The closing date for applications is 30th June 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.

District PCR Support Scientist (VL & EID)

John Snow, Inc. (JSI) seeks highly qualified and accomplished public health leaders and providers for the recently awarded United States Agency for International Development (USAID)/PEPFAR-funded Supporting an AIDS-Free Era (SAFE) Project in Zambia. The five-year project which will be led by JSI in partnership with Abt Associates, mothers2mothers, and the Catholic Medical Mission Board, will work to reduce HIV mortality, morbidity and transmission, while improving nutrition outcomes and family planning integration in three provinces: Central, Copperbelt, and North-Western. USAID/PEPFAR SAFE will work with the GRZ, private sector and civil society institutions at the national, provincial, and district level to increase access to ART for HIV positive adults and children, reduce the incidence of new infections, improve Nutritional Assessment, Counseling and Services (NACS) and family planning services, and increase the capacity of local health institutions to better serve affected populations.

Position Title: District PCR Support Scientist (VL & EID)
Position Type: Consultancy
Location: Central Province – (Kabwe (Roving Scientist to move with the sample courier across the two intra provincial routes), Kapiri Mposhi, Mumbwa, Serenje and Mkushi)

Scope of Work:

The district Viral Load Support Scientist will be part of a team ensuring that all activities critical to guaranteeing the viability and transportation of whole blood or plasma samples for viral load testing are strictly adhered to. The incumbent will also ensure the full range of MoH manual documentation required for managing the chain of custody is properly and timely filled out and will further ensure all results are filed electronically or manually within 48 hours. Vehicle sample routes and communications with collecting facilities will be overseen by the officer and supplies requiring distribution and redistribution will be managed by the same.

Accountabilities:

The Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) support scientist will ensure the following:

  1. The availability of all nationally approved Early Infant Diagnosis (EID) and Viral Load (VL) registers including sample transport logs at all facilities in the district.
  2. Manage and update the VL Hub register daily.
  3. Facilities place orders for blood collection supplies regularly via the approved systems.
  4. Maintain adequate supplies at all collecting centres in the district i.e. Ethylene Diamine Tetra Acetic Acid (EDTA) & Plain containers, Cooler bags and Cooler boxes, needles & syringes/vacutainer systems.
  5. Facilitate redistribution of supplies in the district when there are imbalances and/or emergencies.
  6. Centrifuges at centres where they are available are in good working condition at all times.
  7. Manual or electronic results received are filed within 48hrs of receipt (registers or smart care).
  8. Maintain regular contact with the courier advising on sample availability and movement.
  9. Collaborate with other district vehicle movements to optimize sample transportation to the PCR Lab.
  10. Any other duties assigned.

Mode of Application:

Please send a written application either via email or through regular mail. Your application should consist of a cover letter and a detailed CV, including full addresses and contact telephone numbers. Please indicate the position you are applying for in your cover letter and also give names, addresses and contact telephone numbers of three referees.

Please send email applications, with the position you are applying for in the subject line, to: email protected

The Human Resources Manager
USAID SAFE, 45/5B Incito Office Complex
Reedbuck Road, Kabulonga
P.O. Box 51742
Lusaka, Zambia

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

NOTE: This advert remains open until filled. Selection is on rolling basis as applications will be processed as they are submitted. Only candidates meeting the minimum requirements will be contacted. If you do not hear from us after July 30, 2018, kindly assume that your application was not successful.

John Snow, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer committed to workplace diversity. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, gender, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, sexual preference, genetic information, political affiliation, or military status (special disabled veterans or veteran status) in any employment decisions.