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Early Childhood Education (ECE) Specialist -ZREAD

World Vision Zambia

Position: Early Childhood Education (ECE) Specialist -ZREAD

Location: World Vision Zambia – National Office


To provide technical support and supervision to Development Facilitators for the execution of programme interventions for the delivery of ZREAD Technical Programme outcomes.

Major Responsibilities

Technical programme support:

  • Support the development, selection and/or adoption of guidelines, tools, Learning Roots Model and protocols to aid programme implementation
  • Provide technical support and supervision to Area Programmes (AP) on community and other partner engagement regarding Early Childhood Education (ECE)
  • Support in the design and implementation review of technical program interventions
  • Assess and support AP quality activity implementation to ensure that the programme is within scope, time and budget.
  • Ensure that information, education and communication (IEC) materials are in place for effective implementation.
  • Ensure recommended technical program models are contextualized for effective implementation in Aps

Programme Effectiveness and Quality Assurance:

  • Support research/Studies on ECE related topics and produce technical briefs for sharing with key stakeholders.
  • Participate and review data collection tools in conducting research/studies to generate lessons learnt for programme improvement.
  • Utilize and adapt learning from monitoring and evaluation processes to inform programming.
  • Consolidate and review monthly, quarterly and annual reports for timely submission.
  • Ensure all emerging industry technical standards are captured, documented and shared across APs
  • Provide technical guidance on teaching and learning materials and material development

People management:

  • Facilitate Training of Trainers (TOT) of partners, WVZ technical program staff, other stakeholders to ensure effective implementation
  • Support staff orientation and participate in building capacity of technical staff through coaching and mentoring for increased/enhanced competency
  • Provide input in performance appraisal of technical programme staff for increased accountability

Networking, Collaboration and Liaison:

  • Represent WVZL in various key meetings including Ministry of General Education Joint Annual Review Meeting (JAR), Zambia National Education Coalition (ZANEC) and other meetings for alignment of National priorities.
  • Build and maintain relationship with internal and external partners/stakeholders for enhanced collaboration and sustainability

Qualifications/Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Degree in Education or relevant field with minimum 5 years’ experience in relevant field, BA/MA Degree in Early Childhood Education, or Higher Diploma (Post Graduate) in education or relevant field, including Teacher, Teacher Professional Development Systems and Literacy Programming with minimum 6 years’ experience
  • Post Graduate certificate in Curriculum Development or Education management will be an added advantage.
  • Experience in Teaching, Teacher Professional Development Systems and Literacy Programming
  • Experience in a complex, international organisation preferably NGO context
  • Experience in organization capacity building
  • Experience in project design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation and report writing essential
  • In-depth understanding of how children learn to read and write
  • Experience working on Early Childhood Education projects
  • Experience with EGRA and EGMA
  • Registered with the Teaching Council of Zambia

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Knowledge and understanding of World Vision operations would be an added advantage,
  • Must have excellent communication, interpersonal, analytical, decision making, conflict management, negotiation, networking, liaison and donor engagement skills
  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment and functional teams.
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Computer literate in Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Work Environment

  • Office-based 40

Travel: international as required

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Territory Manager


Main Job Purpose

Territory Manager covering the Southern Province area. Effectively train, develop and manage the sales force to achieve Company volume, distribution, pricing, stock levels and forward display objectives as per agreed standards in all Accounts. Develop Sales Strategies and plans consistent with the overall policies, and to implement these plans through direct negotiations.

Job Summary

  • Achieve volume and value targets for the zone.
  • Ensures acceptance and support for new brand launches / re launches and promotions in all stores.
  • Identifies promotional requirements / opportunities by customer, prepares and implements specific promotional plans by stores.
  • Ensures negotiated activity / deals / promotions are clearly and timorously communicated to the sales force and are implemented in store.
  • Monitors performance against target by customer.
  • Identifies strengths and weaknesses, evaluates competitor activity, and takes corrective action where necessary.
  • Develops and maintains effective working relations with customers.
  • Keeps abreast of all relevant information such as organizational structures, company policies, and procedures within key customer groups.
  • Ensures operational issues are conduced efficiently, such as distribution, Rep collage, merchandising and rapid processing of queries.
  • Represents the company at trade functions.
  • Responsible for the implementation of deals about new store opening
  • Responsible for credit notes / claims generated within the zone
  • Ensure selling prices and promotional activities within key accounts are effectively implemented.
  • Evaluates major cycle drives and suggests appropriate recommendation.
  • Prepares and conducts cycle meeting.
  • Identifies and assesses the training needs of Reps.
  • Responsible for the discipline, morale, motivation and performance of the sales team.
  • Responsible for the on-going zonal calls frequency, closure of dormant/unproductive accounts to ensure a cost-effective operation
  • Checks all company property held by the sales team on a regular basis.
  • Ensure that the Sales Manager is kept well informed of all aspects of the Territory.
  • Implement pricing strategies.
  • Attend banner meetings
  • Track Sales Coordinator and category targets.
  • Sort out General Admin – 1 day a week.
  • Customer Visits
  • Monthly & Quarterly reviews with the stores.
  • Sort out store problems too big for Rep to handle.
  • Facilitate relays, shelf transformation in conjunction with customer Trading terms.
  • Travel and support Reps once a cycle.
  • Conduct business reviews on a monthly basis with customers.
  • Trade contact reports to be completed on a weekly basis as well as customer trade contact visits.
  • Conduct feedback & performance evaluation through PDP process (3 + 1 )
  • Negotiate and execute promotional activities according to company / team objectives

Key Requirements

  • 1-3 years working experience as a Territory Manager, customer facing
  • Completed Diploma
  • Experience in managing a team to deliver on target
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ZAP Administrator

British Council

Purpose of job:

The Administrator will support the programmes and finance staff members with various administrative tasks related to logistics, general administration of the office, documentation and archiving. The Administrator will work with the Finance and Resources Manager in all aspects of the programme’s administration.

Accountabilities, responsibilities and main duties:

The Administrator will function as the first point of contact with the Zambia Accountability Programme (ZAP). The Administrator will maintain an administratively effective office environment: a presentable and well-organised office. Specific duties will include:

General Office Administration

  • Screen and answer telephone calls politely and promptly. Sign for and distribute packages received.
  • Make hotel/flight bookings for visitors from outside Zambia and staff travelling out of Zambia.
  • Update internal directories (e.g. staff names, phone numbers)
  • Ensure that office equipment and supplies are available for use.
  • Coordinate and supervise work by service staff and drivers

IT Support

  • Ensure that all IT equipment for ZAP is in good working conditions
  • Liaise with BC IT consultants on any IT matters pertaining to ZAP

Logistics and Procurement Support

  • Follow up any pending bills for ZAP such as telephone, internet, rent etc.
  • Assist ZAP staff in collecting quotations for procurement from suppliers

Travel/Transport Management

  • Coordinate allocation of vehicles and keep keys to vehicles securely stored.
  • Reconcile and review fuel consumption (log books, fuel vouchers) and submit to the Finance Officer

Knowledge Management and Record Keeping

  • Ensure that a good filing structure is designed and implemented on the central G-drive
  • Upload and file all ZAP administrative and financial documents on the G-drive
  • Ensure that all soft copies file are also maintained in hard copies

Teams Management & support

  • Ensure that all administrative processes are carried out timely and effectively
  • Ensure that ZAP office runs smoothly by working in collaboration with all the ZAP staff

Key Relationships


ZAP Finance and Resources Manager, ZAP Programme Director, ZAP programme team, BC Country Director Zambia, BC Regional Education and Society Team, BC Regional Finance Team


Clients and donors, Consultants, External partner organisations

For further information, please view the documents below:
Role Profile_ZAP Administrator.pdf
BC Behaviors.pdf
BC Core Skills.pdf

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. The closing date is 5 August 2018 at 23:59 UK time

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect the diversity of UK society at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria. British Council appointments are contingent on thorough checks. In the UK, and where appropriate systems exist overseas, these include Criminal Records checks.

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Administrative Assistant & Document Control Clerk

USAID Zambia

Job Announcement No. AID – 012 -18

OPEN TO:                All Interested Candidates

POSITION:               Administrative Assistant & Document Control Clerk

CLOSING DATE:      August 3, 2018

WORK HOURS:       Full-time; 40 hours/week

SALARY:                  FSN-7. (ZMK161,003.33 p.a. – ZMK252,079.13 p.a.)

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Zambia is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Administrative Assistant & Document Control Clerk.


The incumbent serves as the Administrative Assistant and Document Control Clerk for the Office of Financial Management and performs a full range of secretarial and administrative functions. The incumbent is responsible for timely processing of mission invoices ensuring that any issues related to the same are followed-up and resolved in a timely manner. The incumbent will also provide administrative support to Office of Acquisition and Assistance (OAA) team members, and arrange pre-and post-award meetings with new USAID partners in support of OAA.


A. Education: Successful completion of secondary school and possession of a university or college diploma in Management Studies or Business Administration is required.

B. Prior Work Experience: Four years’ experience in government or a commercial business in an administrative/ secretarial position.

C. Post Entry Training: Through on-the-job training and formal training, the incumbent should become familiar with USAID Records Management, ASIST, E2 Travel and Transportation and use of various computer software applications.

D. Language Proficiency: (List both English and host country language(s) proficiency requirements by level and specialization) Level IV (fluent) in English both oral and written.

E. Job Knowledge:  The incumbent should have sound knowledge of office practices and basic filing systems, and should be able to maintain the high level of confidentiality required of the position.

F. Skills and Abilities: Should be proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Access, and Windows.


Subject to availability of funds, this will be a five-year contract, with an option to extend, depending upon continuing need of the services.


The position is classified at the Foreign Service National (FSN) Level 7. The final salary of the successful candidate will be negotiated within that range, depending on qualifications and previous earnings history.


Qualified candidates should send:

  1. A formal application letter or cover letter;
  2. A current Curriculum Vitae (CV);
  3. Photocopies of all professional certificates and degrees;
  4. A fully complete application form DS-174 174 (available online at  https://eforms.state.gov/Forms/ds174.pdf); and
  5. Contact information for at least three professional references.


EXOZambiaHR@usaid.gov (E-mailed applications required.)

The email subject heading must read: Application: Administrative Assistant & Document Control Clerk, AID-012-18

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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Client Relationship Officers



Focuses on developing, managing and maintaining a high-quality savings and loan portfolio and on reaching the maximum portfolio caseload for his/her credit product. The CRO participates actively in credit committees and has a credit committee voting right. The CRO participates actively on arrears committees.

The CRO provides, according to FINCA’s mission, financial services to lowest-income entrepreneurs, reaches out to potential clients and provides savings and loans to qualifying prospects. The CRO manages the savings and loan accounts by closely monitoring repayment behaviors and client’s socio-economic situation. The CRO maintains a high-quality savings and loan portfolio and manages its sound growth based on performance targets and detailed working plans. The CRO is responsible for overall management of his/her portfolio in between savings and loans.


  • Strategic Plan: Partner with Client Relationship Supervisor to develop weekly and monthly action plans with regard to client mobilization and individual performance goals.
  • Market studies: Maintain a good knowledge of his/her assigned market area and understanding of clients’ needs and competing products. Research and develop new business opportunities within assigned geographical zone. Assist the marketing department in market research and impact studies upon request.
  • Products/Services: Market all FINCA products and services to potential clients by using promotional tools and mechanisms approved by FINCA’s management.
  • Loans operations/portfolio management: Responsible for full lending cycle of loan initiation, processing, monitoring and repayment. Select clients, provide detailed products and services information, conduct client evaluation, collect all the necessary documents and check their accuracy, present credit proposals at credit committees, and process loans documentation. Explain to clients all the details of the disbursement and repayment process.
  • Risk Management: Conduct thorough analysis of each client’s/group’s payment capacity and willingness; evaluate the credit risk before Credit Committee. Actively work on maintaining clients’ repayment willingness.
  • Loan Recovery: Fully responsible for all collections efforts regarding clients in his/her portfolio; daily monitor clients’ repayment, act immediately on loans in arrears according to lending policy, present all delinquent clients and recommend solutions to arrears committee, implement committee’s decisions. Accompanies and supports Junior Accounts Relationship Officers on recovery visits and actively participates in arrears committees.
  • Savings Mobilization: Grow the savings portfolio to agreed targets and beyond
  • Record keeping: Compile credit files and all necessary documents, hand over to back office staff for processing.
  • Reporting: Prepare and present reports as required by the ARS
  • Compliance: Ensure that each loan is disbursed in compliance with FINCA lending procedures, policies and methodology at all stages of loan processing.
  • Leave management; Ensure that leave is taken annually for a total of not less than 25 days

Job Requirements


  • College Diploma in Banking and Finance, Business Administration, Economics or any other relevant Business Related Diploma
  • Experience as a Sales and Marketing
  • Working in a client-facing sales role, in educational profession is highly desired.
  • Basic mathematics and analytical skills required, writing, reading and comprehension skills, attention to details.
  • Strong customer orientation.


  • English and any local language


  • Client numbers
  • PAR,
  • Portfolio
  • Marketing
  • Customer Service
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Assistant Accountant/Bookkeeper


Job Title:             Assistant Accountant/Bookkeeper
Location:             Lusaka, Zambia   
Contract:             Full time   
Salary:                  Dependent on experience


We are recruiting a part or fully qualified Assistant Accountant/Bookkeper with experience in the corporate sector, and ideally also the non-profit sector, to join our Zambia team.


Reporting to the Regional Finance Manager based in Lilongwe and the Zambia Country Director based in Lusaka, the Assistant Accountant will undertake all bookkeeping duties and maintain financial and management accounting information and provide support to the Zambia Country Director and Group finance function based in London. This includes secretarial duties and all statutory returns for AgDevCo Zambia.

Key responsibilities:

  • Maintaining the books of account and preparing monthly management and annual statutory accounts, for AgDevCo Zambia.
  • Maintaining a robust system of internal financial controls based on the AgDevCo Group model
  • Producing various financial reports and other management information on the performance of the Zambia investment portfolio
  • Supporting investment teams and investee companies with financial analysis of investee performance.
  • Supporting the Country Director and Regional Finance Manager with the preparation of annual budgets for AgDevCo Zambia.
  • Supporting the Regional Finance Manager with oversight of all tax matters related to AgDevCo Zambia

Detailed duties:

  • All bookkeeping duties, including making payment to suppliers, bank reconciliations and other administrative duties.
  • Payroll, VAT filing and compliance and management of timesheet system
  • Preparing monthly management accounts with analysis of results and variances versus budget and recommended actions to management.
  • Ensuring all statutory payments, taxes and returns are completed including those of subsidiaries and group companies within Zambia.
  • With the support of the regional finance manager preparing all audit deliverables including company financial statements, in accordance with IFRS, and management of the audit process in line with Group reporting deadlines
  • Maintaining and enhancing the integrity and efficiency of accounting systems and ensuring sound internal controls
  • Supporting the annual budgeting process in collaboration with the Zambia Country Director and Regional Finance Manager
  • Collating financial information for donor reports in collaboration with investment teams
  • Ensuring the integrity of the Zambia balance sheet via regular analysis and reconciliation
  • Ensuring compliance with all local statutory filing requirements
  • Supporting other office administration duties as required from time to time
  • Assist in reporting for sponsors and the group finance team in London in regard to all financial matters related to AgDevCo Zambia
  • Provide some administrative support to assist the smooth running of the office.



  • A recognised professional accounting qualification
  • At least three years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience and understanding of corporate accounting and ideally also not-for-profit accounting
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively with colleagues in multiple locations
  • Knowledge of IFRS
  • Knowledge of Zambian payroll and tax legislation
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
  • Excellent spoken and written English


  • Experience within an international organisation
  • Familiarity with Aqilla accounting software and Salesforce CRM
  • An understanding of the needs of an organisation investing in private sector companies along with international development goals

How to apply

Please send your CV and a cover letter, explaining why you would be suitable for the role, to careers@agdevco.com with subject “ Assistant Accountant/Bookkeeper Zambia”.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unfortunately unable to respond to applications individually. If you do not hear from us within 15 working days your application has been unsuccessful.

All applicants should have either Zambian citizenship or be otherwise eligible to live and work in Zambia.

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Consumer Segments Senior Manager


To create sustainable, profitable, market volume and value growth across Segments of the Consumer Market.


  1. Revenue performance of the segments as per AOP
  2. Minimize Churn and Grow REC
  3. Gross and Net additions as per AOP
  4. Drive Affinity and Top of Mind Awareness in the Segments
  5. People managemenT


  • Master’s in Business Administration/Marketing/Commerce
  • 8-10 years of work experience with ~ 3years of relevant experience in Telecom.
  • 2-3 years should be in telecom enterprise products/ services sales/ marketing.
  • A minimum of 3 years in Management role.
  • Sound understanding of generic Telco customer facing applications
  • Extensive knowledge of telecom workflows to ensure effective integration on different product & system platforms
  • Understanding and experience in systems integration

Other requirements 

  • Delighting the customers
  • Entrepreneurial & Business acumen
  • Innovation
  • Strong analytical skills able to draw conclusions from data, management information and trends
  • Customer centric approach
  • Highly Result Oriented believes in teamwork
  • Inductive Reasoning & Fluency of Ideas
  • Project Management Skills
  • Teamwork & Collaboration with stakeholder
  • Good interpersonal skills
  •  Strong communication skills
  • Strong technical aptitude & IT savvy

Please attach an updated CV to your application.

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

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Regional Information Officer, Southern Africa

Catholic Relief Services

Job Description

The Lusaka-based Regional Information Officer (RIO) for the Southern Africa Regional Office (EARO) will implement a communications strategy that establishes CRS as an industry leader with key audiences in the U.S. and in the region. The RIO will capture and effectively disseminate success stories and other content that demonstrate the impact of our work, our expertise and thought leadership and amplify our messages. Dissemination of success stories and other content will serve to enhance CRS’ credibility and influence among key stakeholders, attract partners and contribute to the acquisition of funding. Audiences include institutional and private donors, partners, the local Church, national governments, peer agencies and other target audiences. To boost CRS’ visibility and draw attention to priority issues, the RIO will establish and maintain relationships with national and international media representatives based in the region. (S)he will be a resource for journalists, sharing story ideas and keeping them abreast of CRS activities. The RIO will help ensure strong and consistent branding and messaging in line with guidance and procedures from donors and CRS’ global headquarters in the U.S. and work with country program Communications or other designated staff to create and execute Communications plans.

Specific Responsibilities


  • Ensure that the region’s interests and perspectives are fully integrated in all agency communication projects.
  • Liaise with regional technical staff to ensure a broad understanding of the technical work and proper representation in media and content.
  • Travel throughout the region to gather information on CRS and partner programs and write compelling human interest-focused success stories, take photos and videos, and write content that can be used for marketing materials, private and institutional donor outreach (particularly USAID), crs.org, social media, direct mail pieces, e-newsletters and other platforms.
  • In coordination with PIQA and USAID Communications staff, ensure placement of CRS stories and content on USAID platforms and digital properties.
  • In conjunction with country program and HQ MarCom staff, coordinate visits of videographers and/or photographers to the region.

Marketing Materials

  • Help manage the design and production of creative and compelling communication and marketing material –photos, video, fact sheets, brochures, etc. – for various audiences, including public and private donors, government, partners, media and others as needed.
  • Manage freelancers in the production of above marketing materials as needed.
  • Identify and utilize effective distribution channels to disseminate marketing materials to key audiences.

Media Relations

  • Under the supervision of the regional marketing manager and working with the HQ Communications team, program and senior management teams, develop media strategies as a tool to raise CRS’ profile regionally and in the U.S. around priority issues and programs to establish CRS’ as a leader in development.
  • Map the media landscape, identify media opportunities; develop and nurture relationships with US and international media; develop talking points; train spokespeople.
  • Secure media placements in top-tier national and international outlets such as the New York Times, Washington Post, BBC and NPR, for example.
  • Provide support and coach country program Communications staff in effective local media outreach.
  • Serve as spokesperson as needed.

Brand Management

  • Take a key role in brand development for the region, ensuring that all communications are consistent with CRS’ branding and publications guidelines and donor requirements.
  • Ensure that all staff are trained and supported in the brand guideline implementation.
  • Engage and inspire country program staff around the brand strategy; and ensure appropriate CRS-branded wear, signage and collateral.

Training and Coaching

  • Support country program Communications staff in the development and execution of annual work plans for communications and marketing.
  • Facilitate and coach relevant CRS country program staff and partners on best practices in marketing and brand management, including storytelling, photography, public affairs and media relations.
  • Establish robust Community of Practice with country program Communications staff in an effort to provide greater strategic guidance and support, and build a stronger Communications network that will allow CRS to increase its brand awareness with audiences across the continent as well as in the U.S.

Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff)

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

  • Serves with Integrity
  • Models Stewardship
  • Cultivates Constructive Relationships
  • Promotes Learning

Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A

Key Working Relationships

Internal: Regional director, senior and business development staff, program staff, Marketing and Communications, PIQA and OverOps MarCom, Charitable Giving, Advocacy.

External: CRS partners, international and U.S. media, USAID Communications staff.

Personal Skills

  • Strong communications skills and emotional intelligence to forge strong working relationships
  • Self-motivated, proactive, autonomous
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Ability to deal effectively with deadlines
  • Strong representational skills
  • Team player
  • Ability to work in harsh and challenging environments


  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism/communications or related field required. Master’s degree preferred.
  • 5 years work experience in journalism, communications and public/media relations
  • Solid understanding of U.S. and international media
  • Proven track record of high-level US media placements
  • Experience working in international development preferred
  • Proven written and oral communication skills in English
  • Significant photography experience; videography preferred.
  • Knowledge of video editing
  • Basic knowledge of social media, especially Twitter
  • Overseas work experience in the developing world, preferred

Travel: Ability and willingness to travel between 50%


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Assistant Procurement and Supplies Officer – Stores

Anti- Corruption Commission



Main Responsibilities

To carry out timely procurement of goods, services and works in order to ensure their availability for operations.


  • Full grade twelve 12 Certificate
  • Advanced Diploma Level 5 in CIPS or Higher Diploma in Stores Management
  • Member of the Zambia Institute of Purchasing and Supply ZIPS
  • Must have a valid ZIPS practicing certificate
  • Must have at least three 3 years practical experience
  • MS Office applications essential
  • Applicants must be aged between 25 and 35 years old

Applicants meeting the above requirements should submit their application letters with copies of Educational and Professional Certificates, Detailed Curriculum Vitae including three 3 Traceable Referees and daytime contact telephone numbers to the following address not later than 3rd August 2018.

The Director General
Anti- Corruption Commission
P.O Box 50486
Cha Cha Cha Road



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Corruption Prevention Officer

Anti- Corruption Commission



Main Responsibilities

To undertake corruption prevention programs in order to facilitate the prevention of corruption practices in both public and private bodies.


  • Full grade twelve 12 Certificate
  • BA in Education, Library Studies, and any other Social Science
  • Applicants must have two (2) years relevant work experience.
  • Applicants must have good presentation, communication and report writing skills
  • Knowledge of MS Office.
  • Applicants must be aged between 25 and 35 years old

Applicants meeting the above requirements should submit their application letters with copies of Educational and Professional Certificates, Detailed Curriculum Vitae including three 3 Traceable Referees and daytime contact telephone numbers to the following address not later than 3rd August 2018.

The Director General
Anti- Corruption Commission
P.O Box 50486
Cha Cha Cha Road



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