The Copperbelt Energy Corporation PLC (CEC) is an independent power transmission and distribution Company with interests in closely linked businesses in Zambia and the African region.

CEC invites applications from suitably qualified, innovative and dynamic individuals to take up the position of Controller based at our Head Office in Kitwe and reporting to the Senior Engineer – System Operations.

Job Purpose

To assist with the control and co-ordination of operations of the CEC power system and to ensure safety of all persons and equipment so as to safeguard continuity of electrical power supply as per Power Supply Agreements to customers.

Key Accountabilities

Carry out switching operations by remote control so as to maintain continuity of electrical power to customers.Issue systems operating instructions clearly and competently to ensure safe working conditions of the system in line with the CEC system.Assess system abnormalities correctly so that corrective action is taken to restore electrical power within the shortest possible time.Maintain accurate record of system operations in the master log book for reference, management use and billing purposes.Adjust the system control operating diagram to show and maintain accurate overview of the system for smooth running.Ensure that frequency and voltage are maintained within the limits laid down in bulk supply agreement and the power supply agreement.Issue work permit on the equipment taken out of the system to responsible person.Control the system maximum demand so as to keep maximum demand below the set target while ensuring reliability and continuous supply of electrical power to customers at minimum operational cost.Ensure System Regulations are adhered to for the safety of all persons working on the system, the safety of equipment and continuity of electrical supply to consumers.Undertake any other job that may be assigned to him from time to time in compliance with company program of multi-skilling.

Qualifications and Experience

Minimum: Grade 12 CertificateDesirable: Diploma in Electrical Technology or Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical EngineeringComputer literate and fully conversant with the Microsoft Office suiteAccreditation: Registered Engineer of Engineering Institution of ZambiaExperience: Minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience in power system control or a role and context of similar complexity

Technical Skills

Good writing and interpersonal skillsGood public relations skillsGood presentation skills using constructive and logical approaches.Sound business acumen with ability to anticipate and interpret changes impacting on the Electricity IndustryGood understanding of generating plants, transmission and distribution networks and interconnected systems

If you are keen on the above position, kindly email your application to email ;protected Please indicate the job title in the subject line of your e-mail and use your full name and the job title as the filename of your application (e.g., GemstoneGobe_Engineer – Cyber Security). The application should consist of your letter and CV only, in a single document. Hardcopy applications will not be accepted.

The closing date is 23 May 2018.

Agriculture Technology Specialist

Title: Agriculture Technology Specialist, Agricultural Technology Demonstration Centre, Zambia

Reports to: Program Manager and the Director – ATDC (dotted line)

Location: Zambia

Travel: 20% travel, locally and internationally

Partners: The University of Zambia and TechnoServe

The University of Zambia:
TechnoServe Inc.:

I. Program Description:

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation have funded a three-year project which will provide technical support to two Agriculture Technology Demonstration Centres (ATDC) in Mozambique and Zambia. The goal of the project is to improve the effectiveness of the Chinese funded ATDC’s as technology and innovation hubs, making them key contributors to country led, inclusive agricultural transformation.

The project includes two core components; the first will support the ATDC leadership and staff to build their management capacity and strengthen organizational functions and the second component will enhance the ATDC’s capacity to identify, demonstrate, and pilot transformative technologies in key value chains. In Zambia, the focus will be on the indigenous poultry (free range or village chicken) value chain which was selected after a study was conducted on behalf of the ATDC. The project involves significant stakeholder engagement of value chain actors including the private sector, NGOs and Government ministries and institutions with the University of Zambia (UNZA) playing a significant role as the primary partner.

II. Position Description:

The Agriculture Technology Specialist is a three-year project funded position. The position will be housed at the ATDC with the first year’s employment through TechnoServe. To align with the goal of ensuring sustainability of the centre, the subsequent years of employment will be through University of Zambia with the vision of continuing beyond the life of the project.

The Agriculture Technology Specialist will be responsible for the introduction of the four-step ATDC Technology Transfer Model for the Agricultural Technology Demonstration Centre program in Zambia.

The Agriculture Technology Specialist’s role is:

To identify, test, and evaluate improved technologies and models;To support the ATDCs to engage with local research institutes, private sector companies, and NGO projects to identify, test, and evaluate existing technology solutions which might be a good fit with SHF needs;To develop and disseminate training-of-trainers (TOTs) programs and materials on selected technologies;To support capacitation of ATDC to implement ATDC Technology Transfer Model (TTM) process, including the development of various frameworks and tools;To engage in dissemination of results from the TTM to relevant stakeholders; andTo support development of communications regarding results of technology demonstrations and broader ATDC communication needs.

Specific core responsibilities include:

Be part of the design of the Industry Strategic Plan (ISP) for indigenous poultry and manage its implementation;Identify relevant technologies to demonstrate and pilot for the indigenous poultry sector;Conduct and manage the smallholder farmer needs assessment; develop data-sets and facilitate the poultry assessment on behalf of ATDC;Develop training materials and participate in the training of farmers taking part in the Project;Monitor and evaluate the success of demonstration plots and assist to determine the technologies which will be piloted;Monitor and evaluate the success of the poultry pilot which will contribute to the strategy to scale-up implementation;Assist the Program Manager in the implementation of program strategy and activities in accordance with overall programmatic practices (donor relations, communications and visibility, special projects, reporting); andAssist in the effective monitoring and evaluation of program activities including monitoring farmer demonstration and pilot plots.

III. Skills & Experience

Qualifications & experience

Zambian citizen or right to work in Zambia;Degree in agricultural science with a specification in animal husbandry or related discipline, Masters preferred;5 years of experience working in the agriculture sector, preferably in the private sectorProven experience working in the poultry value chain with knowledge in poultry production and preferably directly with indigenous (free range) poultry;Strong knowledge of general agribusiness in Zambia and working with small-holder farmers (SHFs);Strategy development and implementation, and development of strategic partnerships is an added advantage; andPrevious experience working in a multi-cultural environment; knowledge of Chinese culture / language is an added advantage.


Results oriented, with proven track record of working to achieve business targets;Strong analytical skills, including quantitative;Demonstrated capacity to produce high quality reports in English;Proven ability to create buy-in and build consensus among colleagues and stakeholders;Strong skills in business software (Excel, PowerPoint etc.);Strong interpersonal and communications skills in a multi-cultural environment;Ability to develop well-written, cohesive analyses and reports; andWritten and spoken fluency in English.

To Apply: Please submit your application (by email only) to with email ;protected the position title placed in the subject line. Please include (1) cover letter describing your interest, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) salary history, and (4) telephone contacts of three professional referees. Please include all requirements in one document. Applications will be treated confidentially. Please ensure that you mention as the source of this job advertisement.

Deadline for applications is 5th June 2018.

Note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. No phone calls please

TechnoServe is an equal opportunity employer.

Restaurant Manager/Chef

Can you juggle between being a Chef and Manager? Do you have fire in your belly and purpose in your heart? Do you pour all that you are into all that you do…. and have a little fun on the way?

If so, then have the courage to pursue your passion and join the our team.

Our restaurant requires the services of a chef/manager. Ideal candidate should have.*At least 3 years restaurant experience in both areas ,managing and preparing meals of high standard, detail orientated socially focused persuasive leader with a sense of urgency to lead and organise the Food and Beverage Service Team, to set and maintain standards and to strive to always keep improving standards whilst maintaining budget and gross profit.


Diploma in Hotel or Food & Beverage ManagementMust have at least 3 years experience in Food and Beverage Industry a of which 2 years should be managing a food and beverage outlet.Computer literate with working knowledge of Microsoft Office Outlook, Word and ExcelExperience at operator level of a Point of Sales SystemsExperience at operator level of a Stock ManagementHighly presentableSolid English verbal and written communication skillsFluent with hospitality language and terminology, particularly food and beverage vocabularyExposure and understanding of restaurant financialsExperience with stock control, stock count and resolving of stock discrepanciesExperience in Service RecoveryAble to work flexible hours, weekends and holidays

Please apply with CV and recent photo. apply to

email ;protected

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

Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

Area Sales Manager x3

DEPARTMENT: Sales and Distribution

VACANCY: Area Sales Manager X 3

LEVEL: Manager

ZONE:  Lusaka, Western and North-Western


Manage and support Airtel distributors and staff with in the designated region by coordinating all planned segments and interdepartmental activities in order to grow market share, foster distributor effectiveness and enhance achievement of Airtel’s’ s overall business objectives for the region. Act as senior point of contact for all sales people located within the designated region.


Design and implement regional sales plan in line with distribution segment strategyManages sales and distribution activities within the regionManage, co-ordinate and support distributorsMarketing Trade ExecutionPrepare reports for management review as per the reporting calendarManage, develop and motivate staffBuild distribution network

Educational Qualifications & Functional / Technical Skills

Minimum qualification of a Bachelor’s degree in a commercial disciplineRelevant Experience (Type of experience and minimum number of years)5 + years of proven sales experience  with a combination of direct and indirect (distributors) within the Telecommunications Industry or FMCG environmentSolid knowledge of channel and indirect sales; direct sales experience.Exposure to managing teams remotely will be an added advantage

Other requirements (Behavioral etc.)

Able to operate in a performance driven organizationCustomer focusedBusiness acumenStrong analytical skillsExcellent planning and organisational skillsExcellent interpersonal skillsSets high personal standards and is goal orientedStrong coaching skillsExcellent communications skills, both orally and in writingExcellent presentation skills


Suitable candidates are required to send their application & Curriculum vitae to email ;protected Closing date for applications is Monday 30th March, 2018.

Please note that due to the high volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Governance Officer – Extractive industries

Job Opportunities at Counterpart International

Fostering Accountability and Transparency (FACT)

Counterpart International is a global development organization that empowers people and communities to implement innovative and enduring solutions to social, economic, and environmental challenges. For 50 years, Counterpart has been forging partnerships with communities to address complex development challenges and building effective governance and institutions. For more information visit


Counterpart International is implementing a USAID-funded 5 and half year Cooperative Agreement for the Fostering Accountability and Transparency in Zambia (FACT Zambia) project. The program will improve the ability of Zambian civil society organizations (CSOSs) and citizens to collaborate with selected government entities to enhance and promote transparency and accountability in the delivery of targeted public services. The first objective of the program is to encourage civic participation among Zambians by strengthening the ability of CSOs to engage with grassroots constituencies in the areas of education, health and HIV/AIDS, sustainable rural livelihoods, and environment. The second objective aims to increase and improve the engagement between citizens and government service providers in these sectors. The Governance Officer- Extractive industries will provide technical expertise and guidance in the design and implementation of activities related to sustainable mining and environment in support of the Zambia Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (ZEITI). Activities will focus on enabling communities to advocate for increased social benefits from mining activities for improved public service delivery.


Lead the conceptualization, development, quality assurance, and implementation monitoring of the extractives governance program in line with the FACT Zambia program framework.Lead the sub-grantee solicitation, selection and grant management process for up to three local partner organizationsCoordinate and co-facilitate capacity strengthening of local CBOs and NGOs in social accountability, policy analysis, advocacy processes and campaigns, and any organizational capacity issues that might arise.Support NGOs and CBOs in community mobilization and public outreach activities to broaden the oversight and participatory role of affected communities in extractive discussions and priority setting in social benefits sharing mechanisms and processes.In collaboration with the Zambia EITI Secretariat, support public outreach efforts on the EITI mechanism.Develop strong organizational relationships and partnerships with local and national government authorities responsible for delivering and managing services and resources.Provide leadership in networking and building strategic alliances in the Extractives sector in line with the FACT Zambia program framework.Spearhead the championing of women, youth and other marginalized groups in the extractives as leaders and change agents.In coordination with the M&E Manager support the highest quality of project monitoring, evaluation, reporting and communications.Organize regular field monitoring visits of sub-grantees, and ensure timely and comprehensive reports (monthly, quarterly and annual)Support the Grants officer in ensuring that sub-grants are compliant and report any deviations from the project design.


Bachelor’s degree in natural resource management, environmental economics or related field; master’s degree preferred.Minimum of 5 years’ experience in successfully implementing governance and social accountability projects with an excellent understanding of sector policy, advocacy, accountability and transparency issues in the extractives in Zambia.Experience of policy engagement and advocacy and civic engagement in the environment, mining, natural resources and the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative.Experience in grant making and managementExperience on USAID projects and understanding of rules and regulationsGood understanding and experience in working on the EITI mechanismsExperience of leading and working successfully on capacity development processes and methodologies with good facilitation skills.A collaborator, able to build effective partnerships and networksA team playerGood verbal and written communication skillsAble to travel regularly to support partners outside of Lusaka up to 40% of your timeCommitment to gender and inclusive integration, experience with gender and inclusive integration a plus.Working knowledge of local Zambian languages (kiikaonde, Chilunda, Cinyanja and Citonga) a plus.


Please submit your CV of no more than four (4) pages with a covering letter to email ;protected Clearly indicate Governance Officer- Extractive Industries in the subject line. Closing date 23 March 2018. PLEASE DO NOT SEND ANY CERTIFICATES OR TRANSCRIPTS OF RESULTS. Only shortlisted candidates will be responded to. Please ensure that you mention as the source of this job advertisement.

“Counterpart International is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans and the physically challenged are encouraged to apply.”

Digital Marketing Executive x2

Intrinsic Prints is a new Design, Print, and Digital Marketing company and seeks the services of Digital Marketer to fill up the critical role in our Digital Marketing Department which serves our group companies as well as external clients as they meet their Social Media and Digital Marketing Objectives.

Digital Marketing Executive x 2

The role of the Digital Marketing Executives is to oversee the online marketing strategy for the organisations allocated to them. They will plan and execute digital (including email) marketing campaigns and design, maintain and supply content for the organisation’s social media touch points.

Develop and manage digital marketing campaignsOversee a social media strategyWrite and optimise content for the website and social networking accounts such as Facebook and TwitterTrack and analyse website traffic flow and provide regular internal reportsAttain key performance indicators such as reducing the website bounce rate, increasing dwell time or improving conversionContinually work on the Search Engine Optimization of the website(s)Fix any errors or bugs in online contentEdit and post videos, podcasts and audio content to online sitesArrange webinars and webcastsCreate online banner adverts and oversee pay per click (PPC) ad managementWrite copy for email marketing campaignsIdentify new trends in digital marketing, evaluate new technologies and ensure the brands in your portfolio are at the forefront of industry developments, particularly developments in mobile marketingWork on printed material to supplement online productsAttend product launches and networking events

Key skills

Editing and writing skills: You need to devise and edit content for various digital platforms. Writing blog posts may well be an integral part of the jobSpeaking skills: These will mainly be deployed internally. You will need to be able to explain coherently to others, who may not be familiar with the medium, how digital technologies work and what their marketing application isVideo editing skills: Website and social media content will not just be text but frequently visual as well.Web development skills: A digital marketing executive is not a software developer, but you will need sound knowledge of HTML/JavaScript, strong knowledge of search engine optimization and advanced Word and Powerpoint skillsProject management skills: Digital marketing executives also need to be good at handling time-sensitive projects and working to deadlines


A Bachelors Degree in marketing (or a professional marketing qualification) is desired. Any certification in Digital Marketing will be an added advantage.Experience in this line of work is highly desirable

If you feel compelled by this post, please send a Motivation Letter alongside CV to email ;protected by Friday 9th March 2018. Please ensure that you mention as the source of this job advertisement.

HR & Administrative Intern

A leading company in the Agro Industry is looking for an HR and Administrative intern for 3 months.
A qualification in Human Resource Management is required and membership to the ZIHRM.

No work experience is required but the individual should be a self-starter, computer literate and able to take instruction.

Send your CV to email ;protected Please ensure that you mention as the source of this job advertisement.

Project Procurement Specialist




Applications are invited for the post of Project Procurement Specialist:


NAME OF PROJECT: Zambia Agribusiness and Trade Project (ZATP)

Position: Project Procurement Specialist (1)


The Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ) recognizes that agribusiness and trade an opportunity for economic diversification in Zambia with a positive impact on poverty reduction; creating more and better jobs, increased productivity and farm income. The Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry (MCTI), on behalf of the GRZ and working with other key Ministries such as Agriculture and Livestock and Fisheries, has taken a leading role in the development of agri business and trade.

A key intervention in these eftörts to diversify the economy will be through the Agribusiness and Trade Project which the GRZ is financing through a credit facility from the International Development Association (IDA) and International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) of the World Bank. The project aims to contribute to increased private sector investments, firm and employment in agribusiness.

To assist with the implementation and management of the project. the Ministry of Commerce Trade and Industry has up a Project Implementation Unit (PIU). The Ministry seeks to engage the services of a Procurement Specialist (PS) who will assist the Project Manager with procurement fünctions ofthe project.


The Project Procurement Specialist, who will report to the Project Manager, will perform the main function of procuring goods and services for all components of the project. His/her specific functions will be as follows :

Assist the Project Manager with, and advise on all project procurement matters;Assisting the Project Manager in compiling the annual work plan for the project;Prepare and update the projects Annual Procurement PlanDevelop and implement an action-oriented procurement system that ensures timely submission of procurement rcqucsts with all relevant terms of reference and specifications;Advise on optimum procurement methods and processes;Processing all procurement documents for goods, services, equipment, ensure all procurement documents are in order (including vouchers, invoice, receive delivery notes):Work with all beneficiary agencies in preparing procurement notices, expressions of interests, bid/tender documents and requests for proposals (RFP) to guarantee compliance with the World Bank guidelines;Follow up with project partners to ensure all goods and services procured through the project are received in good condition, and services provided satisfactorily as per agreement;Draft and finalise bid/tender documents in consultation with the Project Manager;Arrange advertisement of bids/tenders, coordinate and attend all bid/tender opening meetings, document the proceedings, prepare and disseminate the final report;Assist the Project Manager on matters relating to contracting of consultants and service providers, document and report on the negotiation processes and agreements and prepare draft contract documents:Prepare, maintain and regularly update the project’s assets inventory;Maintain adequate procurement files and database;Work in close collaboration with the MCTI and the World Bank Task Team on procurement matters.


The Procurement Specialist must have the following qualifications and experience:

Degree in Procurement, Purchasing and Supply, Business Administration, from a reputable institution;Full Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) Level 6;A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Procurement and Supply at a senior level preferably in Public Instituti on or a multi-donor funded project:Be conversant with the Zambia Public Procurement Law, Rules and Regulations;Must be member of ZIPS/CIPS;Full awarencss of the World Bank procurement guidelincs and procedures will be an added advantage;Be computer literate including the use of Microsoft Word and Excel.


The Procurement Specialist will be recruited on a 24-months renewable contract subject to satisfactory performance for a 6 months’ probation period.


Interested, qualified and experienced candidates should submit their CVs complete with copies of cenified academic qualifications to the address below on or before 9th February, 2018. Submission must be in hard copies only. No electronic submission will be accepted.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Directorate of Human Resource and Administration,
Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry,
8th Floor, New Government Building Complex,
P. O. Box 31968, Lusaka.

Relief Operator

Key deliverables

To effectively operate the machinery under your control, set and carry out routine maintenance functions and to ensure that the desired moisture, temperature and particle size distribution of all tobacco processed through your machine is according to laid down Quality specifications. Ensure machine operation is done safely complaining with EHS requirements and all times.

Main responsibilities

Responsible for Safe operation of machinery ensuring no risk of accidents. Must report any “Near Misses” to ensure Environmental, Health and Safety culture is promoted on the machine and across the factoryMaintain and continuously improve product QualityAttend to machine breakdowns in the shortest possible time in order to minimize disruption to production and keep history of the machine performance.Reduce Tobacco & WMs waste by root cause analysis and continuous improvement strategiesAs part of the Machine team optimize utilization of production time and rational use of R&R spares and all other manufacturing resources.Ensure good house keeping around the machine during and after the shift to reduce on weevil count and general cleanliness of the factory as a whole.Assist in improving production processes and approaches to repairs of machinery for high productivity and good quality.Capture and analyse data for machine performance reports.Report and advise Supervisor on the condition of machinery and any opportunity to improve safely, quality and performance,Perform any other duties as assigned from time to time by superiors.

Essential requirements:

Diploma in Production, Engineering or Technical disciplineUp to 2 x years’ experience in a reputable manufacturing industry will be advantageousAble to work in shiftsDesirable requirementsHard worker with ability to deliver resultsTeam Player and able to work with minimum supervisionHigh levels of integrity and honesty.

Working at BAT British American Tobacco is all about freedom of choice — whether it’s our people or our products. Combined with our entrepreneurial spirit, it’s what’s driven our phenomenal success. We started trading tobacco over a hundred years ago. Today, we’re a multibillion dollar company with more than 200 brands in our portfolio. With robust positions in each of our regional markets, our future looks equally bright too.

There’s no doubt our industry is controversial — we’re the first to admit that. But rest assured, we take a responsible approach to our trade. In each of our markets, we observe every local law regarding tobacco (in many cases going further through our own voluntary code). Not only that, we treat our farmers fairly, invest in the environment and help to sustain local communities.

We also excel at developing our own people into leaders of the future. As a firm with a high-performance culture, we’ll expect a lot from you. But we’ll support you every step of the way to help you deliver. If you’re passionate and ambitious, rapid career progression is a reality here. And because we’re such a large firm (we employ more than 55,000 people worldwide), there are plenty of exciting opportunities for you to develop a truly extraordinary career.

Removal Date: 14-Feb-2018

Global Graduate: Marketing – Zambia

We are BAT! A global leader with more than 200 brands in over 180 markets and we bring together the world’s brightest and best minds. That’s why we value uniqueness. If you’re driven, passionate and ambitious our Global Graduate Programme will let you achieve your potential. It’s a fast-track to management with unprecedented international exposure that’s geared specifically for high-potential Individuals.

Our Graduate Programme in Marketing helps you develop exceptional skills – full of understanding the dynamics of the market you are operating in, and how the BAT Marketing sub departments work together to achieve outstanding business results.

During the 1 year programme you will:

Work with a dedicated coach and mentor throughout the programme to support and guide your developmentBe focused development of your leadership and functional capabilities.Be involved in functionally based positions with exposure to different projects.Gain cross functional project management experience

Ultimately, it will set you up for a successful career ahead!

We’re serious about putting you on the right career path, and consider our Global Graduate Programme as a stepping-stone to bigger and better things.

It’s tough. It’s fast-paced. And it’ll stretch you to the limit. If you have what it takes, no other organisation can offer a graduate experience quite like ours. The only question is: are you up to the challenge?

Essential requirements

Business Degree – Bachelors of Commerce (Honours in Management / Marketing and or business related fieldsProficient IT skillsGood communication skills (English)Fully Mobile (program will require extend travel)Valid drivers licence

Desirable requirements

Would be a plus:

1 – 2 years of business experienceDemonstrated entrepreneurial spirit and strong communication skillsAbility to work in a team and to handle pressureStrong drive for learning and self-development.

Working at BAT

British American Tobacco is all about freedom of choice — whether it’s our people or our products. Combined with our entrepreneurial spirit, it’s what’s driven our phenomenal success.   We started trading tobacco over a hundred years ago. Today, we’re a multibillion dollar company with more than 200 brands in our portfolio. With robust positions in each of our regional markets, our future looks equally bright too.

There’s no doubt our industry is controversial — we’re the first to admit that. But rest assured, we take a responsible approach to our trade. In each of our markets, we observe every local law regarding tobacco (in many cases going further through our own voluntary code). Not only that, we treat our farmers fairly, invest in the environment and help to sustain local communities.

We also excel at developing our own people into leaders of the future. As a firm with a high-performance culture, we’ll expect a lot from you. But we’ll support you every step of the way to help you deliver. If you’re passionate and ambitious, rapid career progression is a reality here. And because we’re such a large firm (we employ more than 55,000 people worldwide), there are plenty of exciting opportunities for you to develop a truly extraordinary career.

Removal Date: 28-Feb-2018