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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

ICT Program Director/Manager

The ICT Program Director/Manager supports the Solution team and the KAM with extensive technical knowledge. By taking on both the CSR and CFR role, the ICT Program Director is the overall responsible for the Core 3 team,

especially for:

  • The overall solution
  • The overall cost estimation
  • The delivery model (mix of on-shore, near-shore and off-shore resources)

The ICT Manager can be delivery lead only for small projects. In wider and complex projects, the ICT Manager will report to an ICT Program Director as delivery responsible for project sub streams.

Tools & Resources

SMIS, CAST etc. Link to Project Engagement Governance

Behavioral Competences

  • Entrepreneurial & Commercial Thinking
  • Persuading & Influencing
  • Relating & Networking
  • Delivering Results & Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Planning & Organizing
  • Leading & Supervising

Why is Ericsson a great place to work?

Ericsson enables communications service providers to capture the full value of connectivity. The company’s portfolio spans Networks, Digital Services, Managed Services, and Emerging Business and is designed to help our customers go digital, increase efficiency, find new revenue streams, and create new user experiences. Ericsson’s investments in innovation have delivered the benefits of telephony and mobile broadband to billions of people around the world ensuring our solutions – and our customers – are at the forefront of innovation.   We support networks that connect more than 2.5 billion subscribers. With over 100,000 employees and customers in 180 countries, we combine global scale with technology and service leadership.  40 percent of the world’s mobile traffic is carried over an Ericsson network.  And, our Technology for Good and Connect to Learn programs include creating technology that makes it easier to save lives, feed societies, bring technology to emerging markets and connectivity to remote areas, and grow businesses and prosperity.

At Ericsson, we give our employees the freedom to think big and navigate their career, on a global scale.  We create technology that helps others, from helping people enjoy their favourite content to helping people recover from natural disasters by enabling better communications between rescue workers. Your ideas and innovations can turn into achievements that impact society and change the world, creating new connections, new possibilities, and new capabilities.  We find that Ericsson is at its best when we bring together the diverse skills of our people. Working across business areas, across cultures, across geographical borders, across technical disciplines. More often than not, across ground-breaking solutions. Next generation technology can be staggeringly complex. But the simpler it is to use; the more people benefit from it. Join us and help build technology that makes it simple to connect with information, business, societies, and each other.

Ericsson provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetics.

Ericsson complies with applicable country, state and all local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location across the world in which the company has facilities. In addition, Ericsson supports the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights and the United Nations Global Compact.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training and development.

Ericsson expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetic information.

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.

Service Quality Assurance and Customer Experience Analyst

Key Responsibilities

  • To enforce Security Policies and Standards across the OPCO
  • Develops and implements quality assurance problem reporting processes and systems.
  • Analyzes deficiencies in service or performance and recommends product or service improvements to address problems
  • Coordinate the definition of IT Balance Scorecard metrics including the measurements, targets and reporting frequency. Conduct periodic audit of the reported KPIs to ensure the accuracy of the measurements
  • Custodian of all IT policies, Processes and Procedures (PPP) and ensuring they are reviewed and signed off at least once every year.
  • Maintain focus on the management of key customer related services which cut across the whole department to monitor and review the end to end flow of the service and drive for optimization to the benefit of the Customer.
  • Reporting customer related service performance and drive to ensure regulatory and litigation related risks are effectively managed.
  • Ownership of Continuous Service Improvement Process maintaining a Service Improvement Plan based on outcomes of Service Performance Reviews, Improvement actions from RCAs, etc and driving the execution and reporting of the Service Improvement Plan.

Candidate Requirements

  • BS in Computer Science, Information Management
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and/or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) an advantage
  • 2 years progressive experience in computing and information security, including experience with Internet technology and security issues
  • International certification in Systems Audit
  • Problem Solving and Root Cause Analysis techniques

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

Assistant Accountant – KITWE

POSITION PURPOSE

Support to financial management of the company by providing bookkeeping and accounting preparation services and administrating ongoing petty cash system.

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS (KPIs)

  • Perform duties in a safe and responsible manner
  • Maintaining systems that ensure the integrity of financial accounts
  • Ensuring compliance with all contractual, statutory and regulatory requirements
  • Assist Finance Manager in preparing Budgets
  • Monitoring cash movements according to accounts payable, payroll and/or petty cash on a daily, weekly monthly and annual basis
  • Reconcile all monetary transactions including: Quote preparation, Invoicing, etc.
  • Examine accounting documents for accuracy and compliance with policies and procedures
  • Prepares basic financial statements, charts, tables, and other supporting schedules
  • Review records of receipts and disbursements
  • Prepares journal entries and reviews entries prepared by non-exempt staff
  • Analyzes accounting transactions and determines corrective actions or adjustments
  • May supervise, train, and participate in the work of lower level accounting personnel
  • Carrying out any other related duties that may be assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Considerable knowledge of accounting principles, practices and procedures in the recording, classifying, and examination of fiscal transactions.
  • Ability to analyze financial data, recognize errors, and implement corrections.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with complex accounting systems and ability to implement fiscal policy and procedure.
  • Skill in both verbal and written communication.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships and communicate effectively.
  • Skill in preparing detailed reports on a timely basis.

General Skills and Qualifications:

  • Partial ACCA Professional Qualification or its equivalent.
  • Member of ZICA
  • General math skills
  • Minimum of 2 years working experience.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Microsoft Excel.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Ability to provide clear and concise, relevant, timely reports.
  • Strong attention to detail with ability to plan, organize, prioritize and multi-task

To apply please send an application letter and C.V to email protected Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.

The deadline for applications is 18th July, 2018.

Conservation Manager – Zambia

Are you a dynamic, innovative and impact driven individual who would like to contribute to conservation? Then you are the candidate that WWF (The World Wide Fund for Nature) is looking for. WWF is an International Non-Governmental Organization that deals with conservation of nature. Our mission is to stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature.

Duty Post: Lusaka.

The Role:

Under the supervision of the Country Director, the incumbent will ensure that WWF Zambia conservation strategy and delivery mechanism is cutting edge and established prior to WWF Zambia becoming a national office.  Support the Country Director and SMT implement the roadmap and change plans for WWF Zambia to transition from a country office to a national office

Main Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Country Director and the Senior Management Team to develop and implement a focus, coherence and cutting edge conservation strategy and approach that will reposition WWF Zambia as the leading Conservation organization in Zambia.
  • Responsible for day to day strategy management by ensuring coherence in the implementation of an effective and agile   conservation strategy that delivers impact at scale and is relevant to national policies, constituencies, civil society, the most current WWF Africa and WWF global  conservation priorities
  • Ensure strategic engagement with relevant international and national stakeholders on conservation and technical issues, including strong engagement on policy issues and processes, in order to influence and inform national policy and decision –making.
  • Provide conservation leadership to assigned regional and transboundary programs e.g. this role will help deliver the WWF KAZA vision.
  • Promote the vision and objectives of the WWF Zambia Conservation Strategy to government, donor, civil society, corporate, and WWF stakeholders at national- and international-level meetings, conferences, and fora.
  • Direct annual planning and budgeting across departments ensuring linkages between prioritized activities and agreed conservation impacts and outcomes.
  • Ensure all programs and campaigns have effective plans, deliver impact at scale and are effectively contributing to relevant priorities.
  • Establish, implement and oversee a system of planning, monitoring, learning conservation programmers and priorities in line with strategic plans, which demonstrate our conservation targets.
  • Strengthen outcomes management and monitor effectiveness of Conservation team who in turn coordinate priorities and activities towards agreed outcomes.
  • Work with the Country Director, Fundraising manager and Senior Management Team to develop and implement funding strategies to ensure sustainability of WWF Zambia’ conservation programmers and impact.
  • Develop, establish and build strong, win-win and lasting strategic relationships with WWF Zambia community of partners, staff, Board and supporters to strengthen interaction, creativity and conservation results.
  • Support Proposal Development in attracting funding opportunities for Conservation initiatives to ensure that the development of our most promising initiatives benefits from latest thinking on Conservation strategy development.

Required Qualifications,

  • Deep knowledge of the Zambia conservation landscape
  • Advanced degree (masters or higher) in Biology, Natural Resources, Environment, Ecology, Social Science or related discipline.
  • At least 10 years of successful experience in conservation planning and programme design, M&E, audits and evaluations both at the conceptual and practical level.
  • 7 years’ post-graduate professional direct experience in relation to environment, development, conservation or sustainability.
  • At least 5 years in a Senior Conservation leadership role.
  • Experience in non-profit or environmental organization and knowledge of the WWF Network an advantage.
  • Evidence of major fundraising outcomes

How to apply?

Applications must include a cover letter and CV with full contact details of three referees sent as one file with subject line “Conservation Manager – Zambia”, to The Human Resources Manager – Africa through email protected to be received not later than 15th July 2018 at 17:00. Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.

WWF is an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce.

Field Officer x2

WWF-World Wide Fund for Nature is the world’s largest independent conservation organization, with close to five million supporters and a network active in more than 100 countries on five continents. Our mission is to stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature by conserving the world’s biological diversity, ensuring that the use of renewable natural resources is sustainable and promoting the reduction of pollution and wasteful consumption.

WWF Zambia seeks to recruit proficient, energetic and motivated individuals to be part of the team in the following roles:

Kabompo Field Officer (1) – West Lunga National Park & Barotse Field Officer (1)- Mongu

The post holder will be working under the supervision of the Kabompo/Barotse Landscape Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support the Kabompo/Barotse Landscape Manager to design innovative conservation solutions for collaborative management and protection of ecosystems for provision of ecosystem goods and services.
  • Actively participate in the planning and implementation of both socio-economic and biological research fieldwork in the Kabompo/Barotse Landscape.
  • Coordinate meetings and workshops with communities or other stakeholders in the landscape.
  • Support the Kabompo/Barotse Landscape Manager to prepare reports and technical documents when required.
  • Implement initiatives to strengthen the communities in project areas through sustainable resource uses of forests, fisheries and wildlife.
  • Liaise closely with communities, traditional leaders, district and provincial offices and relevant government departments to ensure synergy and support for site activities.
  • Perform any other project related activities/duties as required and directed by the Kabompo/Barotse Landscape Manager.

Required Qualifications:

An MSc degree in the field of Natural Resource Management/ Wildlife or Fisheries Management/ or Biology, Geography or Social Sciences; or Honours degree with significant equivalent research experience. Furthermore, a desire to be based in the North-western/Western Province of Zambia in basic field facilities.

How to apply?

Email a cover letter and Curriculum Vitae clearly indicating the position applied for to email protected Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Deadline for applications: 20th July 2018.

WWF is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to having a diverse workforce.

Accounts Executive

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Founded in 2000, Vijay Limited is a reputable manufacturing & distribution company, with its products reaching all 10 provinces of Zambia. It is a proud manufacturer of Emilios Corn Puffs, but primarily involved in distribution of fast moving consumer goods, such as Soya Meals, Powdered Beverages, Seasonings, Soups, Spices, and Confectionary products.

Over the last 15 years, Vijay Limited has been successful in establishing long-term businesses with key retail chains, such as Shoprite, Pick n Pay, Spar as well as major wholesalers across the country, reaching all borders of Zambia with over 3000 customers. Vijay Limited is proud to associate itself with clients that share and practice an honest working relationship, aiming to provide consumers with quality products and economical prices. These relationships have allowed us to grow from a small manufacturing and distributing company to an organization that has penetrated a majority of markets in Zambia leveraging a strong internal team, and a growing fleet of vehicles. It realizes that availability is just as important as affordability and works closely with its principles to ensure both are met.

JOB PURPOSE

Reporting to the Finance Manager, he will play a critical role and will be accountable for the accounting operations of the company, to assist in the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company’s reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles, as well as local and international financial reporting standards.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. General responsibility for the posting, recording and maintenance of all accounting records, including preparation of the monthly Management Reporting Pack
  2. Managing a team of subordinates to assist in the accounts department
  3. Preparing and handling petty cash requirements for expenses in Lusaka and other provincial distribution outlets
  4. Preparing and sending cash reports on a daily basis.
  5. Bank Reconciliation of all banks
  6. Booking of expense entries in an ERP
  7. Timely preparation of staff payroll ensuring deductions for advances, loans , suspense, Imprest etc
  8. Filing monthly returns for PAYE, NSSF, VAT and other statutory obligations.
  9. Ensure correct statutory deductions from Payroll and timely remittances with Statutory Authorities.
  10. Preparation of Sales invoicing, sending daily sales report, preparation and submission of weekly
  11. Follow up extensively with debtors and other outstanding’s.
  12. Maintaining stock position (finished goods, semi-finished goods, raw materials, packing materials,
  13. Handling administrative matters, where applicable
  14. Preparation of product costings and analysis thereof (including new product and market entry analysis as required)
  15. Preparation of ad-hoc financial reports as and when requested by management

KEY QUALIFICATIONS

  1. The candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent financial management experience
  2. Microsoft Excel Proficiency
  3. Experience in Pastel or similar accounting platforms with a sound understanding or working with an ERP
  4. 7+ years’ professional working experience
  5. Preference will be given to candidates with the Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designations.
  6. Industry experience in food processing, distribution or manufacturing is a plus

HOW TO APPLY

Please send your detailed CV and cover letter to P.O. Box 36207, Lusaka or by email at email protected Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Closing Date: July 12th 2018

Quality Control and Safety Officer

Quality Control and Safety Officer
Location: Lusaka, Zambia & Periodic Overnight Stays in Rural Communities
Employment type: Contract for 6 months with permanent employment thereafter
Position to be filled by: Q3 2018

Role

Standard Microgrid installs and operates solar microgrids, delivering affordable, reliable energy services to off-grid communities throughout Zambia. As a Quality Control and Safety Officer your role will be to oversee power system and Low Voltage distribution network installations (performed by subcontractors) and ensure that they are completed to an exacting level of quality, and with high safety standards adhered to at all times. Your function will be to document key steps and deliverables along the way to ensure that the work is completed on time, budget and to standard. You will be the primary liaison between Standard Microgrid head office and the project site, relaying information on day-to-day progress, reporting on health and safety and relaying information on areas to improve the overall product.

A strong background in Engineering or Construction is required and experience with renewable energy projects will be beneficial. Willingness and ability to travel to project sites throughout Zambia for 1-2 weeks at a time for the duration of an installation is a requirement.

You will report directly to the Standard Microgrid Zambia Operations Manager who will communicate with you regularly in order to help you set goals and provide feedback on your progress towards achieving them.

Responsibilities

  • Reviewing project plans and specifications.
  • Overseeing power system and LV distribution subcontractors during installations on rural sites in Zambia for several weeks at a time.
  • Communicating system design revisions and fabrication requests to our power system provider.
  • Monitoring project progress and site safety.
  • Driving to installation sites for site visits, installations and periodic maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Liaising with site stakeholders (local authorities, clients etc.) prior to, and during, visits.
  • Travel throughout Zambia and Southern Africa for site work and training.
  • Liaising with Operations Managers to ensure the correct materials are procured and installations for which you are responsible are completed successfully.
  • Generating balance of materials required for installations.
  • Completing all installation documentation including wiring diagrams, testing and commissioning sheets, installation reports, trip budgets, and expense reports.
  • Properly utilizing internal systems (email, CRM, calendar, project planning tools) to maintain operational organization.
  • Completing quarterly self-review and collaborate with management on training progress and goals.
  • Knowledge sharing – sharing your experience with and training colleagues.

Minimum Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, project management or construction
  • Zambian citizen or possessing valid Zambian work permit; experience working in Zambia is a must.
  • Willingness to travel frequently to rural communities throughout Zambia, staying on-site for up to two weeks at a time.
  • Highly organized and strong attention to detail is essential.
  • Intelligent and eager to learn.
  • Resourceful, hardworking and honest.
  • Enthusiasm towards working in the field of renewable energy.
  • Highly computer literate.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Candidate should possess a valid Driver’s’ License.

Preferential Skills and Experience

  • Prior experience in solar PV installations, microgrids, project management, LV electricity distribution, QC or health and safety all beneficial
  • A passion for delivering energy services and desire to learn the various aspects of the microgrid business
  • Fluent in English, Bemba and Nyanja both in written and oral communications.
  • Flexible and eager to lend a hand wherever needed, even if a specific task may fall outside the core job description.

Personal Development Opportunities

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

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Vehicle/petrol allowance

Application requirements

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs with a cover letter in a separate document to email protected stating their current and expected remuneration, daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees. Please state the job title you are applying for in the email subject line. Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Boarding Manager

Trident College is located on a 113-hectare nature reserve in Solwezi, Zambia. The school opened its doors to the first pioneering group of pupils and parents in September 2013. In addition to serving the educational needs of the local copper mining community, the College, which is now home to 232 pupils, is rapidly becoming the boarding school of choice in Zambia and a firm option for parents and pupils throughout southern Africa.

Trident College is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced, and enthusiastic care-worker who will ensure that the pupils and parents receive the highest possible boarding experience at Trident. Commencement date: 1 September 2018.

Main Purpose of the Job

The position involves but not limited to the following areas of responsibility:

  1. Head the senior girl’s boarding house (Housemistress) caring for up to 80 girls in the Moghrein Boarding House.
  2. Liaison Manager of support services across all four boarding houses at Trident College. These areas include cleaning, laundry, catering, maintenance, internal decorations and gardens.
  3. Responsible for supervising 4 matrons as they liaise across all four boarding houses in all matters relating to the services required to run the boarding houses.

Trident College Solwezi forms part of the Trident Group schools which is made up of two prep schools and the College. Trident Schools are, in turn, operated by Educore Services, a leading provider of independent schooling in Zambia.

Qualifications and other Requirements

The successful candidate will live in accommodation attached to the Boarding House. The minimum requirements are:

  • Ideally a teaching degree but other relevant qualifications would be considered.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in working with young people, preferably in a residential boarding environment
  • Clean Drivers Licence

Key Skills and Attributes

The successful candidate will possess the following key skills and attributes:

  • Deep commitment to the holistic growth and development of pupils.
  • Excellent communication and strong supervisory skills.
  • Good organisational skills and time management
  • Enjoy being part of an evolving and growing school environment.
  • Calm demeanour and enjoy living in a residential environment.

A CV and cover letter, including 3 contactable referees, must be sent to: email protected The subject line of the e-mail must read: Application: Boarding Manager. Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Closing date: 15 July 2018

Due to Educore Services’ commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and criminal record.