4 x Sales Assistantants

SALES ASSISTANTS x 4

Health and Wellness, Lusaka, Zambia

An established Health and Wellness Company is looking for Energetic and Vibrant Sales Assistants to help them build up their business operations. The goal is to meet and surpass the company’s expectations to drive rapid and sustainable growth.

JOB SPECIFICATION

REPORTING STRUCTURE

Reporting To: Managing Director
Supervision Of: Self
Interacts With: Management,Customers

JOB DESCRIPTION

Sell Health products by establishing contact and developing relationships with prospects
Maintain relationships with clients by providing support, information and guidance
Identify product improvements or new products by remaining current on industry trends and market activities
Prepare reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information.
Maintain quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards
Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

CANDIDATE SPECIFICATION

Experience: 3 years
Education Level: Diploma Level
Qualifications: Sales and Marketing or Health Related Programmes
Software: Excellent knowledge of MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Equipment: Job Related
Knowledge Of: Fast moving consumer goods, Health and Wellness Products
Skills To: Build client relationships, excellent interpersonal skills
Ability To: Learn quickly, market and sell effectively
Personality: Honest, Reliable and a Strong sense of ethics
Other: Desire and passion to exceed customer expectations

ORGANISATION

Industry: Health and Wellness
Culture: Dynamic
Gender Profile: Mixed
Age Profile: Between 24 and 37 years of age

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Employment: Contract
Location: Lusaka, Zambia
Nationals Only: Yes
Remuneration: Negotiable

Zambia Government Relations Analyst

One Acre Fund works closely with local and national governments. Our principal focus is the Ministry of Agriculture in countries where we operate, but we also pay close attention to other actors in the agricultural sector. Our aim is to share information on what we do and serve as ambassadors for the One Acre Fund brand to government. We also require detailed insights into the strategic, regulatory, and legislative issues affecting the sector.

Our government relations team supports field operations to provide vital services to farmers. It also informs our wider policy, communications and outreach work. We believe that powerful opportunities exist to partner with the government to share and implement effective policy, coordinated with our significant field presence.

In Zambia, the Analyst will be responsible for building high-level political champions and deepening existing relationships with officials at the Ministry of Agriculture at local and national levels, while also ensuring our field operations are compliant with regulatory requirements. They will also coordinate the work of local government relations officers at the provincial, district and village levels, supporting field operations in existing districts and helping drive expansion into new districts as well.

The successful applicant will report to the Government Relations Manager and work closely with the government relations and policy team. The position will be based in Lusaka, with frequent travel to our field HQ in Kabwe on a regular basis and for several weeks at a time. As one of our only staff based in Lusaka, the analyst will act as a resource and focal point for field-based colleagues in our growing Zambia team. There is potential for growth into a global support role, which would provide strategy and management support to regional programs such as Malawi and provide opportunities to manage staff in those places as well.

There are several major duties:

Zambia

Manage and coordinate government relations strategy and execution for all levels of Government in Zambia.Create and execute strategies to build key political champions to help support the growth of theZambia program and safeguard One Acre Fund’s investment.Coordinate the activities of at least two local government relations staff that cover one province in Zambia, and carry out hiring of additional local government staff to support rapid program expansion.Deliver trainings on work planning, strategic thinking, IT skills and mentoring for the local government team.Enhance quarterly reports, field visits, and overall local government outreach.Identify local government relations support needed for operation expansion.Maintain and build One Acre Fund relations with key local agricultural sector actors such as regulators, research institutions, donor programs, partner organizations, and local media.
Southeast and Southern AfricaInterpret and explain policies and laws applicable to One Acre Fund field operations, both at the country and regional levels

CAREER GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

One Acre Fund invests in building management and leadership skills. Your manager and a global support team will commit significant time in your career development. We provide constant, actionable feedback delivered through mentorship and through regular management consulting-style career reviews. We also have regular one-on-one meetings, where we listen to and discuss career goals, and work collaboratively to craft roles that each person can be passionate about. Because of our rapid growth, we constantly have new high-level roles opening up and opportunities in many functions.

QUALIFICATIONS

We are seeking an exceptional professional with 2+ years of work experience and ideally a demonstrated passion for international development. Candidates who fit the following criteria are strongly encouraged to apply:

Strong work experiences. Examples include a demanding professional work experience, or successful entrepreneurial experience, e.g. starting a field program, leading a conference, starting a business, etc.Experience building and managing networks of key clients or contacts.People management experience highly desirable.Leadership experience at work, or outside of work.Strong research and analytical skills.Humility. We are looking for passionate professionals who combine strong leadership skills with patience and a humble approach to service.A willingness to commit to living in Southeast and Southern Africa with frequent travel to rural areas for at least two years – this is a long-term, career-track role.Language: English is required in all locations. Bemba/Nyanja/Tonga are an advantage.

PREFERRED START DATE: July 2018

LOCATION: Lusaka

DURATION: Minimum 2-year commitment, full-time job

COMPENSATION

We offer a modest starting salary that affords a high quality of life in our areas of operation. This is a career-track role with performance-based raises and the ability to expand responsibilities over time.

BENEFITS: Health insurance, immunizations, flights, housing.

SPONSOR INTERNATIONAL CANDIDATES: No.

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Health & Safety Supervisor

With subsidiaries in more than 21 African countries, BIA’s operations are in the Sales and After-sales services of equipment for mines, quarries, public works, recycling, handling and power generation in West and Central Africa. BIA is able to offer a wide range of equipment and accessories from well-known manufacturers such as Komatsu, Sandvik, Bomag, Cummins and Yale.

BIA Zambia is currently looking for Health and Safety Supervisors with vast experience in the mining industry for its operations to be based in (3)Kalumbila and (1) Kitwe.

RESPONSIBILITIES

1. General HSE responsibilities

Promote occupational health and safety within his organization and develop safer and healthier ways of workingMake sure that the organization is aware of, and complies with, all legislation in relation to the use of its plant, equipment, substances, as well as in all workplace activitiesStimulate continuous HSE risk identification, assessment and reduction in daily activitiesHelp supervise the investigation of accidents and unsafe working conditions, study possible causes and recommend remedial actions.Cascade Learning from Incidents, best practices, drive consistency and standardize HSE practices in Development Teams according to BIA’s HSE standards.Coordinate emergency procedures, mine rescues, firefighting and first aid crewsFrequently communicate with management to report on the status of the health and safety strategy and risk management strategy

2. Risk assessment

Maintain and update the hazards and risk assessments identification recordsEnsure that the controls in place are coherent, necessary and sufficientContinuous evaluation for any residual hazard

3. Operational control
Job Hazard Analysis

Promote the JHA for non-routine activities and unsure they are understood and applied.Identify risks for each step of those non-routine activitiesTo each step, evaluate a risk attached to itEnsure that the control measures are implemented to eliminate or reduce risks

4. Standard Operation Procedure

Ensure SOP are done for routine activities and that they are created with the assistance of the technical team (routine activities = done more than five times)Develop with site management staff SOPs for all risk activitiesParticipate to the periodical SOPs reviewTrain and sensitize all personnel on various SOPsCreate and implement identity cards and synthesis for tools / equipment and chemicalsEnsure risk control measures application including PPE management

5. HSE Performance

Ensure the execution of weekly inspectionsCollect HSE performanceMake a weekly report on HSE indicators

6. Incidents, accidents, non-conformity

Report incidents / accidents and non-complianceParticipate in investigations following accidents, incidentsPropose corrective and preventive actions

7. Training HSE & Certification

Ensure our equipment are certified according to legislation and proceduresMonitor the HSE level training topics.Develop and implement training sessions for managers, supervisors and workers on health and safety practices and legislation (in collaboration with the Training manager when applicable)

EXPERIENCE

At least 2 years’ experience in the mining industrySupervisory/Managerial experience on construction sites for at least 3 yearsKnowledge of standards OHSAS 18001 and ISO 9001 (ISO 14001 is an advantage)Proficient in lifting inspection, simple and complex slingingProficient in working at heights and mobile elevating work platformGood knowledge of welding hazards and risksRA and SOP skills

COMPETENCIES

Flexible (can easily adapt)Analytical ThinkerGood Communication skillsAccurateInfluential and persuasive

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End-Line Evaluation Consultancy

Call for Expression of Interest

END-LINE EVALUATION CONSULTANCY – INTERNATIONAL CITIZENSHIP SERVICE PROGRAMME: Bid code:-

ResZam/ICS/05/2018

1.BACKGROUND TO THE EVALUATION

Restless Development is a global agency for youth-led development that supports young people to demand and deliver a just and sustainable world for all. The agency is run as strategic hubs in ten countries across Africa, Asia and in the UK and USA, with a wider network of partners across the world. The agency strives to ensure that young people have a voice, a living, sexual rights, and are leaders in preventing and solving the world’s challenges. Restless Development has been working with young people since 1985 and its work is led by thousands of young people every year. The agency listens to young people, involves them in leading its work and delivering lasting change in their communities and countries.

International Citizen Service is a cross-cultural volunteering programme funded by the Department for International Development (DFID-UK) through VSO. Restless Development is one of the agencies running the programme and in Zambia through its Zambia hub for a period of 3 years in the Central Province of Zambia.

2.PURPOSE OF THE EVALUATION

Restless Development Zambia would like to commission an endline evaluation of the Programme to assess the performance and effectiveness of the project that has been implemented for the past three years in 10 communities of Central Province in partnership with the ministry of Education and other stakeholders.

Based on the findings and conclusions from the assessment of the project’s achievements, the evaluation is expected to provide lessons learned from the implementation of the programme‘s activities and the outcomes achieved, which will be useful to improve the design and delivery of similar future Restless Development programmes.

3. SCOPE OF THE EVALUATION:

The evaluation is expected to cover all the programme activities delivered in Chibombo and Kabwe Districts, from September 2015 to May 2018, around the 3 programme objectives described above in the ‘Background to the evaluation‘ section. In accordance with the thematic areas in which the programme has worked along the 3-year implementation, the evaluation will cover: Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights, Civic Participation, and Livelihoods and Employment.

How to apply

Interested bidders should send request for Terms of Reference to email ;protected Bids should be sent via email with the subject heading clearly marked “Expression of Interest: ICS Project Endline Evaluation” should be sent to email ;protected on or before 17th May 2018. Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an interview.

NB: Restless Development reserves the right to reject any or all submitted bids.

Senior Knowledge Management, Data Demand, and Use Advisor

TITLE:  Senior Knowledge Management, Data Demand, and Use Advisor

REPORTING TO:  Project Director, Zambia

STARTING SALARY: Depends on qualifications and experience

LOCATION:  Lusaka, Zambia

ASSIGNMENT LENGTH:  2 years, depending on funding

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Population Council confronts critical health and development issues—from reducing unintended pregnancy and preventable maternal and newborn deaths, and curbing the spread of HIV, to enhancing access to quality care and ensuring that young people lead full, productive lives. Through social science, public health, and biomedical research in 50 countries, we work with partners to deliver solutions that lead to more effective programs, policies, and technologies to improve lives around the world.

The Population Council is seeking a Senior Knowledge Management, Data Demand, and Use (KM/DDU) Advisor to help strengthen the Government of Zambia’s national Health Management Information System; strengthen the research capacity of individuals and institutions in key governmental and non-governmental partners; and expand the evidence based to health programming for malaria, nutrition, family planning, maternal and child health, and HIV prevention. This position is responsible for providing programmatic guidance and technical assistance to strengthen the knowledge management and data demand and use for all levels in the public sector.  This person will play a key role in the success of the research uptake for the research and evaluation conducted through the project, including the identification, management, packaging and dissemination of key information related the HMIS system, health research and monitoring and evaluation.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Lead and support learning events, produce resources and guidance, and facilitate the uptake of improved practices related to the major health themes of this initiative: malaria, nutrition, family planning, maternal and child health, and HIV.Build national, provincial, district, and facility-level demand for and ability to use HMIS data for evidence-based programmingWork with a broad range of stakeholders to support the use and dissemination of HMIS data and research and evaluation results to key policy and decision makersProvide technical support to develop strategies and tools for strengthening the use of HMIS data, identify data needs at all levels, and build capacity to implement tools and approaches through trainings and workshops.Supervise project technical staff to ensure knowledge management and data utilization become inherent in stakeholder institutions.Travel to project sites as needed, to provide managerial and technical support to staff, counterparts, and government agencies.

QUALIFICATIONS

A Master’s Degree or higher in public health, social sciences, statistics, health informatics, knowledge management, or a related areaAt least ten years of experience in knowledge management and data utilization for health research, evaluation, monitoring, and HMISDemonstrated successful experience developing and implementing knowledge management strategies and capacity building from the national to the facility level to improve the demand for and ability to use HMIS dataAbility to conceive of, plan, and lead a world-class knowledge management strategy to reach a range of stakeholders with timely, quality, and actionable informationProvide technical support and capacity building to USAID, the government of Zambia, and other key stakeholders to meet the objectives of this initiativeAbility to communicate technical data and information (including health research methods and statistical analyses) to non-technical audiencesAbility to develop and carry out dynamic, relevant trainings on knowledge management and organizational learningDemonstrated progressive experience working in partnership with community-based organizations and other stakeholdersExperience with USG- or USAID-funded activities or other internationally funded activitiesStrong oral and written communication skills in EnglishDemonstrated ability to meet deadlines with quality productsAbility to travel within the country and occasionally internationally

HOW TO APPLY

Candidates can complete the application by clicking on the apply button below.

Application deadline is Monday, 14th May, 2018.

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Faculty Recruitement

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill up the vacancies below;

General ChemistryOrganic ChemistryMathematicsBehavioral SciencePublic HealthIT

Candidates should posses a minimum of 3 years experience and a Masters in respective field.

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Customer Success Associate

mPharma is looking for a responsible and trustworthy professional with exceptionally high work standards to join our Zambia operations team as a Customer Success Associate. This role will entail developing customer relationships that promote retention and loyalty. Their job will be to work closely with customers to ensure they are satisfied with the services they receive and to improve upon areas of dissatisfaction. The Customer Success Associate will also provide technical support to customers with the goal to keep customers satisfied with mPharma products and to streamline internal customer facing processes. The leads main deliverable will be expanding operations within mPharma’s existing network.

The Customer Success Associates, specific tasks will include;

Ensuring day to day seamless operations at the partner hospitals and pharmacies and serving as main mPharma point of contact following hand-over from Provider EngagementOwning and leading multiple customer accounts and managing relationships utilizing project management best practicesKnowing the company’s products and providing existing customers with technical and product supportCreating and implementing procedures that optimize the customer experienceIdentifying and finding solutions to potential operational issues such as billing, deliveries of drugs etc.Proactively resolve issues arising from deployment in Hospitals and track progress of issue resolution from provider and clients.Work with Operations Quality Assurance team to provide reports on variance resolution and inventory process improvement.Enlist constant feedback from clients, competition and communicate same to team.

Our Ideal Candidate

An entrepreneurial spirit with a passion for mPharma’s mission to increase the accessibility and affordability of high-quality medicinesA strong work ethic and a proactive “can do” attitude that requires minimal supervisionFluent English with excellent writing, verbal, analytical, and organizational skillsProficient in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel.Experience in the health domain either working with multinational pharmaceutical companies, clinician settings, or other healthcare servicesStrong interpersonal skills to network with new people and develop business relationships with a wide variety of stakeholdersExperience managing peopleExperience working in multinational company with teams located in other countries is an advantage.The ability to be based in ZambiaA self-starter who can multitask while consistently producing high quality deliverables for a diverse set of concurrent initiatives

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, project management or related fields1+ years of professional experience (including internships)Fluent oral and written EnglishSpotless business and personal background

Admin

This position reports to the Customer Success LeadCompensation is competitive and commensurate with the candidate’s experience. Each employee receives stock options. High performance can quickly lead to a promotion and additional compensation.This position is based at mPharma’s office in ZambiaApplications will be reviewed on a rolling basis so you are encouraged you to submit your application as soon as possible.

To Apply: Send only your CV and cover letter to email ;protected using the following subject line: “CS Associate – Zambia – (Your Name)”. Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Re-Advertised – Head Ecobank Business Services (Procurement, Facilities & Vendor Management)

Exciting Career Opportunity

Ecobank Zambia is a full service bank providing a broad range of products and Services to Consumer, Commercial and Corporate business segments within its 7 branches.

The bank’s vision is to build a world-class Pan-African bank and contribute to the economic development and financial integration of Africa by providing customers with convenient, accessible and reliable financial products and services. The bank is an affiliate of the Pan-Africa Leader Ecobank Group which is present in 33 Countries in Africa.

In order to respond to our growing market with the required Human Capital, we are currently looking for experienced professionals in the following area:

REPORTS TO: COUNTRY HEAD – OPERATIONS AND TECHNOLOGY

LOCATION: LUSAKA

PURPOSE:

This position is a key position in EBS. It is responsible for managing all:

Implementing EBS Policy guidance on Logistics and Transport, Procurement and Vendor Management, Facility Management and Realty/Property Services.Implementing best practice policies and procedures for EBS activitiesProviding Health and Safety guidance to ensure that all Ecobank buildings in the affiliates are structurally sound and safe for operations.Managing building projects in the affiliates and providing expertise for their delivery within scope, budget and on time.Participate fully all Group Contracts that Group EBS engage in now and in the future.High level of professionalism and ethical dealings with all Vendors and service providers.Managing Vendor Relationships.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Manage and co-ordinate Procurement and Vendor Management, Facilities, Property , Logistics and Transport to ensure maximum benefit to Ecobank .Ensure Centralization of procurement in the affiliateDeliver cost effective projects so as to achieve departmental, functional, and organizational strategic objectivesProvide guide to Management/Stakeholders on the cost benefit analysis of projects.Manage and monitor project finance and cash-flow and maintain financial controls.Liaise with finance to capitalize capital project expense in a timely manner so as to commence depreciationProactive performance management of external consultants, develop contractors and vendor / suppliersImplement Health and Safety practices to minimize work place injuries/hazards.Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.Recognize success and develop talent within the organization, share skills with other areas of businessProactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises and devise contingency plansManage and monitor lease renewals and rent escalations.Provide accurate data on statutory obligations.Develop and update Property Schedule.Build and sustain strong tenants – landlords relationship vital to the success of the businessVet and process Third party payments in a timely and efficient manner to ensure customer satisfaction.Leasing with Statutory Bodies and Government agencies to ensure complianceManage the archiving system in the affiliate.Manage efficiently all Hard Facility Issues in Ecobank landed properties.Implementation of yearly Planned Maintenance works in all Ecobank buildings.Budget and monitor expenditure to achieve financial targets.Ensure maximum security in all Ecobank buildings.Advice on all risks associated with each of the Ecobank property and provides an action plan to remedy/minimize the risk.Ensure that all Ecobank buildings are safe for use / occupation.Create a conducive and clean environment for staff, customers and visitors.Manage and monitor service providers to ensure that they deliver good service at a reasonable Cost.Focus on regular monitoring standards and thorough training for team members to enable them performs to meet business needs.Exploring, identifying and tracking areas of EBS savings.Successful execution of operational management of all EBS activities in the affiliate. Success to encompass meeting financial targets and “value” criteria whilst delivering a quality employee experience & customer experience for all Ecobank buildings.Achieving efficiency targets for building utilisation and density of occupation.Ensure timely reporting on all lease, valuation, and cost information on all properties in the affiliate.Ensure efficient utilization of company transport and logisticsRecruitment of EBS staff in the affiliate.Liaising with Group Head EBS for ensuring appropriate EBS Structure for the affiliate.Training, development and motivation of EBS staff.Identify and mitigate operational risks.

KEY RELATIONSHIPS:

Internal

Group Head EBSCountry Operations & Technology HeadEBS Staff

External

Vendors / SuppliersKey Facilities Management Service ProvidersLocal Authorities and AssembliesContractors & ConsultantsKey Real Estate Service ProvidersPutting Customer firstPerforming through our peopleDelivering resultsManaging a changing environmentCommunicating for impact

JUDGEMENT/ COMPLEXITY:

Organizing and prioritizing EBS activities.Developing and implementing Logistics, Procurement, Facility management, and Property strategies.Actively search out opportunities with major potential service providersPromote open, constructive and collaborative relationsSet business strategy and translate into measurable goals and motivate others to achieve themManaging staff, contractors and service suppliers

KNOW HOW AND EXPERIENCE:

Degree in any relevant fieldProject Management knowledge.Excellent leadership skillsGood team player.High customer focusStrong analytical skillsStrong communicatorStrong negotiation SkillsProgramme management skillsMinimum 7 years post qualification experienceProfessional affiliation to any recognized professional body.Post Graduate Degree e.g. MBA

If you meet the requirements above and would like to be part of our vibrant and results oriented team, send your application with detailed Curriculum Vitae including copies of your academic qualifications to: email ;protected Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

The closing date for receiving application is 10th May 2018.

Senior Knowledge Management, Data Demand, and Use (KM/DDU) Advisor

RTI International is currently accepting applications for a Senior Knowledge Management, Data Demand, and Use (KM/DDU) Advisor for the anticipated USAID/ Zambia Evidence for Health Project. This is a five-year activity with the purpose to:

1) Strengthen the Zambian national Health Management Information System (HMIS) owned and managed by the Government of Zambia’s (GRZ) Ministry of Health (MOH),

2) Improve monitoring, evaluation, and research capacities within key government and nongovernmental institutions, and 3) Expand the evidence base for existing approaches to health programming in malaria, nutrition, family planning, maternal and child health, and HIV. The activity will support strategic objectives of USAID, the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), and the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI).

The Senior Knowledge Management, Data Demand, and Use (KM/DDU) Advisor will be responsible for providing programmatic guidance and technical assistance to strengthen knowledge management and data demand and use all levels in the public health sector. The Senior KM/DDU Advisor will be responsible for a wide variety of activities related to identifying, managing, packaging, and disseminating key information to advance technical practice in the areas of HMIS, health research, and monitoring and evaluation. The position will be based with RTI in Lusaka and local travel may be required.

Primary Responsibilities:

Specifically, he/she will lead and support learning events.She/he will produce resources and guidance and facilitate the uptake of improved practices generated through the three objectives of this award.He/she will focus on building national, provincial, district, and facility level demand for and ability to use HMIS data for evidence-based programming in collaboration with a wide array of stakeholders.By working collaboratively, he/she will develop appropriate strategies and tools for strengthening the use of HMIS data, identify data needs at all levels, and build capacity to implement tools and approaches through training and workshops.

Minimum Skill Set Required:

Master’s degree in related field and min. of 9 years of professional experience or a Bachelor’s and min. of 12 years of experience in strategic planning, institutional capacity building, knowledge management, and use of data (data collection, analysis, dissemination, and data use).Experience in monitoring and evaluation in Global Health programs in developing countries, preferably in Zambia and with PEPFAR, PMI, and other USG initiatives.Thorough understanding of the capacity needs of developing country agencies.Thorough knowledge of CB, KM, and DDU strategies and approaches that can be implemented to meet those needs desirable.Thorough knowledge of information dissemination channels and adapting key messages for different audiences.Demonstrated successful ability to collaborate and develop positive working relationships with donors, private sector/NGO partners, and government officials.Previous experience working with USAID projectsStrong computer and writing skills with proven ability to write reports for various audiencesStrong experience in planning and leading knowledge management strategies.Excellent time management and planning skillsAbility to serve as a knowledge management expert to guide and support local partners and government officials as well as USAID, other key stakeholdersTalking about technical data comes easy to you. It is a skill and you enjoy it. You like teaching and training others. Facility to communicate technical data and information to non-technical audiences.Strong interpersonal skills, with an ability to deliver engaging and innovative trainings on knowledge management and organizational learning.Excellent written and spoken English is a must.

This position is contingent upon award and funding. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

RTI is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.