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Front Desk Supervisor & Front Desk Officers x2

A well established lodge in Ndola seeks qualified individuals who want to fill vacant positions.

1. FRONT DESK SUPERVISOR

POSITION SUMMARY:

Directly supervises all front office personnel and ensures proper completion of all front office duties. Directs and coordinates the activities of the front desk, reservations, guest services, and telephone areas. Prepare monthly reports and budget for front office department.

Job level

This is a mid-level position, suitable for a hard-working individual with a strong and sober character, dead-line driven, excellent communication skills in English and a strong customer service ethic. Salary is negotiable based on competency and relevant experience.

Duties and responsibilities

The Successful candidate will be responsible for managing all front desk needs:

  • Trains, cross –trains, and retrains all front office personnel.
  • Participates in the selection of front office personnel.
  • Schedules the front office staff.
  • Supervises workload during shifts.
  • Evaluates the job performance of each front office employee.
  • Maintains working relationships and communicates with all departments.
  • Verifies that accurate room status information is maintained and properly communicated.
  • Generates and issues invoices and quotations.
  • Ensure logging and delivery of all messages, packages, and mail in a timely and professional manner.
  • Manages all online and media platforms.

Qualifications

  • School certificate
  • Diploma in General Hospitality or Management Studies
  • Minimum of 2 year experience in a Admin or finance role

2. FRONT DESK OFFICERS – 2

JOB SUMMARY

Represents the hotel to the guest throughout all stages of the guest’s stay. Determines a guest’s reservation status and identifies how long the guest will stay. Helps guests complete registration cards and then assigns rooms accommodating special requests whenever possible. Verifies the guest’s method of payment and follows established credit-checking procedures. Places guest and room information in the appropriate front desk racks, and communicates this information to the appropriate lodge personnel. Works closely with the housekeeping department in keeping room status reports up to date and coordinates requests for maintenance and repair work. Maintains guest room key storage. Must be sales-minded. Presents options and alternatives to guests and offers assistance in making choices. Knows the location and types of available rooms as well as the activities and services of the property.Resolves guest problems quickly, efficiently, and courteously.

Duties and responsibilities

The Successful candidate will be responsible for managing all front desk needs:

  • Thoroughly understands and adheres to proper credit, check-cashing, and cash-handling policies and procedures.
  • Uses suggestive selling techniques to sell rooms and to promote other services of the hotel.
  • Uses proper telephone etiquette.
  • Uses proper mail, package, and message handling procedures.
  • Reports any unusual occurrences or request to the Front Desk Supervisor or the Lodge Manager.

Qualifications

  • School certificate
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a similar role.
  • A certificate in General Hospitality or Secretary studies will be an added advantage.

Applications

Applications for these position should be sent to Anderson Manda at email protected  with job title in the subject line. All applications must include the following to be considered:

  • A covering letter
  • Full CV
  • References
  • Indication of your expected salary

All candidates should be ready to start work on August 7, 2018.

Deadline for receiving applications is July 23, 2018. Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.

To apply for this job email your details to duka10jobs@gmail.com

Environmental Intern

Environmental Intern

Lumwana Mine, Solwezi, Zambia.

Reporting to: Environmental Advisor

Lumwana Mining Company Limited (LMC), a copper mining company owned by Barrick Gold Corporation is situated in the North Western region of Zambia, some 300 km west of the Zambian Copperbelt and 95 km south west of the provincial capital of Solwezi. The mine is a multi-pit, multi staged operation mining approximately 100MT of ore and waste per annum and producing copper concentrates containing an average of 120,000 tonnes of copper metal per year over a twenty (20) year mine life, making Lumwana the largest single open cut copper mine in Africa. The Company is now looking for an experienced and qualified individual to be considered for the position of Environmental Intern.

Role Summary

Reporting to the Environmental Advisor, your duties will include but not limited to the following;

Responsibilities

  • Provide support and assistance to Senior Environmental Advisor to enable them to manage their environmental responsibilities
  • Support the coordination of EMS Document Management System Implementation
  • Analyse and synthesize reports from EMS and Rehabilitation monitoring data
  • Support the development and implementation of rehabilitation protocol for tailings and waste rock dumps
  • Establish appropriate rehabilitation monitoring and day to day inspection tools.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Forestry/Agroforestry, Chemical Engineering or related field
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Willingness to learn
  • Good planning and organization skills
  • Good Computer skills

Zambian Nationals who meet requirements for this position and are resident in Zambia are strongly encouraged to apply

If you meet the requirements, submit your online application by clicking ‘APPLY NOW’.

Applicants may be subjected to any of the following: a Security and / or Police Clearance Check; a Competence Assessment, Qualifications, Credit and Reference Checks.

Executive Housekeeper

JOB TITLE: Executive Housekeeper (EHK)
REPORTS TO: Rooms Division Manager

POSITION SUMMARY:

Supervises all housekeeping employees, plans and assigns work assignments, give training for newly recruited employees, audit and inspects housekeeping personal work assignment and requisition supplies. Take care of the budget and budget controlling for the department.

EHK DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Supervises all housekeeping employees, evaluates employees in order to upgrade them when openings arise.
  • Plans the work for the housekeeping department and distributes assignments accordingly. Assigns regular duties and special duties for housekeeping staff.
  • Schedules employees and assigns extra days off according to occupancy forecast. Maintains a time log book of all employees within the department.
  • Assigns new employees to work with experienced help. Checks on the work of these employees occasionally and observes the report made by the supervisors.
  • Approves all supply requisitions, such as those for spreads and bathroom rugs.
  • Maintains a lost-and-found department and is responsible for all lost-and-found items.
  • Determines the rightful owner and send correspondences.
  • To ensure cleanliness, maintenance and management of all guestrooms, functions, public areas and back of house areas to the Housekeeping operational standards.
  • To ensure effective operation of the Housekeeping Department in line with Housekeeping Budget.
  • Monitor guest feedback and follow through with departments accordingly.
  • Establish an on-job induction programme for all Housekeeping personnel.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The candidate must have right attitude, a team player and can work well under pressure. In addition, he/she should possess:

  • Responsible for cleanliness, orderliness and appearance of the entire Hotel.
  • Ensure that rooms are made as per company standard.
  • Prepare Annual Housekeeping Budget.
  • Maintain par stock of guest supplies, cleaning supplies, linen and uniform.
  • Organize inventories with Accounts and General Store for linen, uniform and fixed assets.
  • Pay particular attention while organizing pest eradication activities.
  • Develop and implement Housekeeping systems and procedures
  • Prepare reports for management information.
  • Assist Purchase department in selecting suppliers for items related to Housekeeping.
  • Plan, control and supervise Horticultural activities.
  • Attending and resolving guest complaints.
  • Verification of supplies consignments.
  • Approval of the Functional Manual of the department.
  • Previous service experience is preferred
  • Good verbal & written English is a plus
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Highly responsible & reliable.

Other Routine Responsibilities:

  • Daily inspection of rooms, public areas and employees’ locker rooms.
  • Daily briefing of Supervisors/ Executives.
  • Coordinating the preventive maintenance schedule of rooms and public area with maintenance department.
  • Immediately attending to guest requests.

PREREQUISITES:

  • Strong Leadership abilities and organizational skills, Entrepreneurial, thinks out of the box and Able to drive change and look for operational efficiencies / synergies across the network.
    Hotel Management Systems: APEX and plus point is an added advantage.

EDUCATION:

  • Degree or diploma in hotel management.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum 4 to 10 years of experience, at least 2 to 3 years in similar role.
  • Strong Operational/Technical Knowledge. Successful Pre-opening experience & records a distinct advantage.

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested candidates who meet the qualifications should submit their applications letters, CVs as one copy and copies of certificates to the undersigned: email protected Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Applications should be received not later than 17:00hrs, Tuesday 31st July,2018.

Dean – Management

Job title : Dean- School of Management

Location : Lusaka, Zambia

Qualification : PhD in Management studies

Experience : Minimum 4 years of experience as Dean and Total of 8 to 12 years

The primary responsibilities of the Dean – school of Management include:

  • Supervising the educational activity of the University, overseeing the curriculum, courses, and methods of instruction, and supporting research.
  • Determining the assignment of faculty and schedule of courses in the School, through the Registrar.
  • Coordination with the Departments assigned specifically to the University, conferring with their respective Chairs, and refers their needs and problems to the Dean for further action
  • Ensure that the University is run as per the Policy & Governance rules established by the University.
  • Provide leadership for all activities of the University including but not limited to any accreditation, workshops, events, symposiums among others.
  • Enable & Ensure that the learning environment is conducive for the students to enhance their knowledge & skill.
  • Ensure that the PPT & Video lectures are available at all times, as per the timelines & schedules of the University.
  • Teach/ train students as required.
  • Groom the staff & faculty of the University to the required Quality standards established by the University.
  • Over the student affairs & administration in consultation with other Heads or Departments or Functions.
  • Provide leadership in education, scholarly activity, research and service
  • Supervises the educational activity of the University, overseeing the councils, courses, and methods of instruction, and supporting research
  • Determine the assignment of faculty and schedule of courses in the School, through the Registrar.

Please forward your updated CV, by filling the below details…

  • Education Qualification (Bachelors / Masters / PhD):
  • Certification with any professional bodies (Attach the documents):
  • Current Salary (Gross per Month) :
  • Expecting Salary (Gross per month):

Availability :

Members of the public who meet the above, should send their updated CV and the cover letter to email protected and email protected Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision Technical Officer

Society for Family Health is recruiting for the position of VMMC Technical Officer x 1, to be based in the Muchinga Province of Zambia. The VMMC Technical Officer will oversee and coordinate the implementation of the DOD VMMC Project at district level and will report to the Regional Manager. S/he will be responsible for organising Society for Family Health’s (SFH’s) approach to the GRZ facilities participating in the program: working with GRZ leadership to ensure the program is implemented according to the set objectives; implementing Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement (QA/Q1) activities at facilities; and building capacity of MC providers to provide mentorship, conduct comprehensive VMMC services, including QA/Q1 system implementation. H/she will work closely with the Communication and M&E staff to ensure VMMC client flow and completeness of documentation and data quality. The VMMC Technical Officer will be responsible for ensuring project targets are achieved in their respective district.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate all SFH clinical activities for supported GRZ  facilities;
  • Conduct baseline phase and facility assessments;
  • Conducting regular supportive visits, provide on–site support and ensuring corrective feedback in selected areas;
  • Support the implementation of QA/QI systems, monitor quality in VMMC services and operations;
  • Facilitate clinical symposiums and utilize QA/QI data and reports to offer additional support and input into programming;
  • Identify training need gaps and develop an annual training plan for the Region in liaison with the Head Office;
  • Coordinating and facilitating trainings, as needed;
  • Coordinate supply chain and logistics management for participating GRZ facilities;
  • Work with Communication team to ensure proper support and supervision of Health Promoters and Super Health Promoters;
  • Work with the M&E team to verify completeness of data, compliance to standard operation procedures, compile findings and disseminate to teams for quality improvement actions;
  • Compiling district monthly performance reports, stipulating clear findings of the quality assessments and other activities and provide recommendations for quality improvement;
  • Documenting best practices and success stories of SFH  work and share with SFH HQ.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Experienced VMMC Provider;
  • Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Public health, Nursing, Clinical Medicine or Social Sciences;
  • Management qualification is an added advantage;
  • 5 years’ work experience in clinical services and HIV programs;
  • Experience in training, mentoring and quality assurance systems;
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation of programs;
  • Experience working with INGOs and other partners;
  • Ability to travel out-of-station extensively.

Other skills and attribute

  • Good Interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Computer literate, especially with the Microsoft   Office package
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Team worker, supportive and approachable

Personal Attributes

  • Reliable
  • Honest
  • Firm and fair
  • Integrity
  • Dedicated

PLEASE EMAIL APPLICATION AND CV TO :email protected or send hard copies to: The Manager -Human Resources, Society for Family Health, Plot No. 549, Ituna Road, and P.O Box 50770, Lusaka. Clearly indicate, “Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision Officer”.

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

SFH is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression

Closing Date: 23rd July 2018

Head of Banking Services

AB Bank Zambia Limited, is a bank with a mission to improve access to a broad range of financial services for the majority of Zambian businesses and their owners in a sustainable and efficient manner. The bank provides financial services to Micro, Small and Medium-sized Entrepreneurs and their families in Zambia. AB Bank has been operating in Zambia since 2011 and has since grown steadily with prospects of further expansion.

In order to support our rapidly expanding branch network, we seek to recruit the services of an individual to fill the position of Head of Banking Services(1).

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manages the Sales Strategy of the department, and deliver high quality sales and services that reflect the needs of the customer, as well as meet the bank’s business and social objectives.
  • Promotes effective communication, good team spirit and build high morale amongst Banking Services personnel. Build and maintain a dynamic, motivated workforce at optimum resource numbers to deliver the business. Coordinating and providing feedback to Banking Services Staff to maximize new business opportunities and deepen existing relationships, while providing quality in service delivery in an efficient operation where risks are well controlled.
  • Support the sales team with regards responsibility for Bank’s High Net worth segment in order to manage this segment for value and maintain support and rapport in liaison with the
    team leaders to ensure banking services business units fulfil customer service expectations.
  • Trains and mentors the sales force on sales and technical skills.
  • Liaise with marketing and branches in the planning and holding of customer and general promotional events.
  • Assists COO with product development and the management and implementation of any special projects concerning the Banking Services Department.
  • Manages upcoming projects within the sphere of the Banking Services Department.
  • Observes changes in the banking industry and regulation, passing the information to COO for further action. Support the COO in preparation of trainings, meetings, data analysis and performance management.
  • Represents the bank and attends selective meetings e.g. BOZ, BAZ and Cash Management Committees and other external stakeholders.

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Good track record in leading teams and developing staff.
  • Strong track record of target achievement.
  • Excellent sales and negotiation skills.
  • Budget and report writing skills.
  • Excellent training and mentoring skills.
  • Advanced Project Management skills.

COMPETENCIES

  • Ability to think strategically and proactively
  • Ability to prioritize and manage large amounts of complex tasks independently
  • Ability to effectively communicate with very varied target groups from clients, through staff, to other banks, regulators and investors
  • Ability to motivate, coach and lead a big team.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Experience as a confirmed Branch Manager
  • A bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, or a related field.
  • Good knowledge of all operations, products, services and management structures of the Bank
  • In-depth understanding of risks and business opportunities in Banking Services
  • Experience in implementing a strategic sales plan that expands company’s customer base and ensure its strong presence.

APPLICATION DETAILS

If you can identify with our mission and you enjoy working with diverse driven teams, we can offer you an interesting position in a friendly and result driven working environment.

Email your CV and application letter to email protected by Friday 27th July 2018 indicating the position you are applying for in the subject line. No hard copy and late application will be accepted. Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted but we thank all of you for your applications.

Administrative Officer – Open Distance Learning

KWAME NKRUMAH UNIVERSITY

COUNCIL OFFICE

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Kwame Nkrumah University invites application letters from qualified and sufficiently motivated members of the public to fill the following academic and administrative vacancies:

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER – OPEN DISTANCE LEARNING (ODL) X 01

Job purpose: TO be responsible for the general administrative works of Open Distance Learning Unit including supervision of non-academic staff in order to provide appropriate support and services to the academic and non- academic activities of the Unit.

Principal Accountabilities

  • To work with Assistant Registrar — ODL in the general administration of Open and Distance Learning.
  • To ensure that student records and files in the Unit are well kept for easy retrieval.
  • To supervise the Clerical Offlcers and Office Assistants and ensuring the timely processing, management delivery of student assignments to Schools.
  • To ensure timely processing, management in delivering of student assignments to Schools.
  • To arrange transport for various activities pertaining to the Unit.

Qualifications and Personal Attributes

  • Must have a Grade 12 School Certificate with at least 05 Credits that must include English Language and Mathematics
  • Must possess at least a Diploma in Records Management, Education, Human Resource Management, Social Work, Sociology, Psychology and Public Administration
  • Must have good public and hulllan relations skills
  • Must have at least 03 years practical work experience in a similar or related position in a reputable institution
  • Must be computer literate in Word and Excel
  • Must be between 25 and 45 years Old

How to apply: –

Send your applications with a detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic and professional qualifications, transcripts and any such other material as you may wish to submit. The Curriculum Vitae must give full personal particulars including full name, place and date of birth, qualifications, work experience, date of availability, telephone number, e-mail address, names and addresses of three traceable referees, two of whom should be professionally acquainted with the candidate and one character referee.

The Registrar
Kwame Nkrumah University
P O Box 80404
KABWE

CLOSING DATE: The closing date is 25 July, 2018

Senior Hall Attendant

KWAME NKRUMAH UNIVERSITY

COUNCIL OFFICE

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Kwame Nkrumah University invites application letters from qualified and sufficiently motivated members of the public to fill the following academic and administrative vacancies:

SENIOR HALL ATTENDANT X 01

Job Purpose: To be responsible for student hostels in tenns of cleanliness so that the University provides high quality accommodation and to enforce hostel rules and regulations

Principal Accountabilities:

  • To check and report defects in halls of residence for maintenance
  • To issue and collect keys for rooms in halls Of residence
  • To keep an up-to-date inventory or property in the halls or residence
  • To assist in the enforcement of rules and regulations in halls of residence
  • To closely supervise the cleaning Of halls Of residence
  • To keep up-to-date accommodation records in halls of residence
  • To assist sick students and other clients access treatment and organize feeding of such students or clients

Qualifications and Personal Attributes:

  • Must have a Grade 12 School Certificate with at least 05 Credits that must include English Language
  • Must have at least a Diploma in Hospitality H0tel Management
  • Must have at least 03 years’ experience in a similar position in a reputable organization
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English
  • Must have good interpersonal skills
  • Must be emotionally stable
  • Must have pleasant personality
  • Must be sensitive to the needs of students and other clients
  • Must be of sober character
  • Must be computer literate
  • Must be between 30 and 45 years of age

How to apply: –

Send your applications with a detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic and professional qualifications, transcripts and any such other material as you may wish to submit. The Curriculum Vitae must give full personal particulars including full name, place and date of birth, qualifications, work experience, date of availability, telephone number, e-mail address, names and addresses of three traceable referees, two of whom should be professionally acquainted with the candidate and one character referee.

The Registrar
Kwame Nkrumah University
P O Box 80404
KABWE

CLOSING DATE: The closing date is 25 July, 2018

Senior Program Director

CARE, an International Non-Governmental relief and development organization with various projects in Central, Copperbelt, Eastern, Muchinga, Luapula, Lusaka, Northern, North-western, and Southern provinces of Zambia, has the following vacancy available at Head Office in Lusaka;

Senior Program Director

Job summary;

The Senior Programme Director (SPD) is responsible for ensuring that CARE’s programmes in Zambia tackle poverty and injustice with the overarching aim of reaching transformative social and economic equality for women and girls. The SPD will assist the Country Director maintain a high profile for CARE International in Zambia as a leader in bringing about long lasting social change.

The SPD is expected to provide innovative leadership and encourage staff to take an active role in programme design and proposal development in line with the strategic directions within the CARE Zambia Business Plan. These should be broadly in line with the Southern Africa Food and Nutrition Security and Climate Change strategy (FNS-CC), the ECSA road map and the CARE International Vision 2020.

The SPD will help track business opportunities for new projects and programmes and maintain the pipeline at a minimum of a USD10m annual goal. The SPD will promote strategic relationships with CARE International (CI), donors of all types, CSO partners in line with the 7th National Strategic Plan.

The SPD will encourage project Managers and Staff to engage with their project work not in isolated silos but as part of the Knowledge Management and Learning Framework where accountability, gender transformation and resilience will be among the markers of change and impact. The SPD will foster communication between projects and programmes and inject a spirit of unity across the CO programme teams. Key project staff with the responsibility for M&E will be clearly directed on how to contribute to PIIRs, and other key target data bases for measuring impact and reach, and ensure that PIIRs data is captured, documented and sent to CI in a timely manner each year.

The SPD will coordinate closely with the Programme Support Director and the Finance Manager to ensure that programme and project staff understand the Country Office Finance Manual and any CARE International finance directions such as the CI SPC Policy. Project budgets are expected to be managed tightly and responsibly to avoid losses and or underspending.

The SPD will work closely with, and will be supported by, the programme units at CARE Canada and colleagues in the Southern African region as well as with interested CARE International members (CARE UK, CARE USA, CARE Deutschland, CARE Netherlands, CARE Austria, etc).

The SPD is a key member of the Country Office Senior Leadership Team (SLT) and is responsible for leading and as well as supporting the SLT uphold the highest standards of behaviour among staff and

The SPD may be required to become Acting Country Director or Officer in Charge when the Country Director is away.

Responsibilities and Tasks:

STAFF MANAGEMENT

Provide proper supervision and management for all direct reports and lead the establishment and functioning of a strong, effective and coordinated Programme team;

  • Ensure the proper implementation of CARE’s performance management system for direct reports
  • Proactively address performance issues through regular, constructive and honest feedback and coaching
  • Support staff career development and succession planning strategies
  • Ensure that space and incentives are available to allow staff to develop and innovate.
  • Oversee the recruitment and orientation of new senior programme staff.

PROGRAMME QUALITY

In collaboration with programme colleagues and staff;

  • Ensure programmes/projects are designed to address the underlying causes of poverty and achieve measurable positive impact on the poor and marginalized, especially women and girls.
  • Continue to build the understanding of gender and power relations so that CARE Zambia’s impact is truly transformative for the individuals and communities we serve
  • Ensure the monitoring and evaluation systems are in line with CI (PIIRs especially to measure reach and impact) and staff are able to collect and manage data, stories, and report accurately.
  • Support monitoring and evaluation systems to demonstrate impact and circulate lessons learned, and enhance CARE’s accountability among the individuals and communities we serve and donors who support us.

PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT

Ensure that CARE programmes and projects are managed to achieve stated goals and objectives;

  • Ensure that qualified staff and appropriate policies, procedures and systems are in place to manage contracts and projects
  • Understand and adhere to the budget tracking systems and encourage strong budget management among staff in close collaboration with the Finance and Compliance unit
  • Ensure donor and government reporting is of a high standard and in a timely manner.
  • Maintain a healthy pipeline and nurture existing and new donors and attract funding opportunities
  • Foster a strong commitment among staff for anti-fraud and anti-sexual abuse and exploitation, and for staff to demonstrate these behaviours

EXTERNAL RELATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS 

Develop and enhance relationships between the CO and other parts of CARE and external organizations so that CARE can maximize its impact and grow its portfolio;

  • Maintain good relationships with relevant government agencies, CI members, donors and civil society organizations.
  • Keep up a positive image and good visibility for CARE
  • Contribute to national dialogues and advocacy groups as is appropriate
  • Ensure timely reporting and communications with CI members, donors, government and other key

PROGRAMME STRATEGY

Assist the CD the preparation and implementation of the overall CO Programme Strategy in line with the CO’s Strategic/Business Plan, national development plans, CARE Canada and CI strategic plans, and CARE programming principles and  priorities;

  • Lead the preparation of programme strategies based on sound contextual analysis and that target specific underlying causes of poverty and social injustice, in line with CARE’s Unifying Framework.
  • Ensure that all programs and projects designed and implemented by the CO are in line with those programme strategies and contribute to achieving the objectives of the CO Strategic Plan.
  • Oversee periodic review of the operating environment and ensure CARE’s role and operating model are in line with that environment.
  • Seek strategic partnerships necessary to promote CARE’s vision and programming principles and ensure that those partners understand the CO’s programme strategies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Key competencies;

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Creative Thinking
  • Development Oriented
  • Result Oriented
  • Leading through Vision
  • Advocacy
  • Research skills
  • Building and Naturing partners
  • Strategic decision making

Desirable:

  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Personal Integrity
  • Flexibility
  • Understanding others

Technical skills

Required

Programme Management

  • Demonstrated experience in leading strategic and operational planning in an international setting
  • Extensive conceptual skills including development of project strategy
  • Advanced writing skills in English
  • +Demonstrated experience in budget development and programme design (including concept preparation and proposal development), implementation and evaluation

People/Relationship Management

  • Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Ability and interest to coach and develop staff
  • Experience with performance management
  • Experience with the management of a diverse workforce
  • Strong representation and negotiation skills

Financial Management

  • Knowledge and experience with financial management as demonstrated by:
  • Ability to manage a complex budget
  • Donor compliance and reporting

External Relationships/Fundraising

  • Experience in establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with donors and government counterparts.
  • Demonstrated experience with proposal development with range of international donors (i.e USAID, EU, DFID,)

Desired

  • Experience in programme design and oversight in nutrition, women’s empowerment or social protection.

Education and Experience

Required; Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field, Master’s degree or equivalent work experience; Seven or more years of relevant work experience in a Senior management position relevant to INGO operations or relief/Development field..

Women are encouraged to apply.

Suitably qualified and interested members of the public are invited to apply. Application letters accompanied by detailed CVs and day time contact numbers should be addressed to:

The Director – Program Support Services, CARE International in Zambia, P.O. Box 36238, LUSAKA, Or   email protected. Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Closing Date: 23rd July, 2018