Training Quality Coordinator


Regional Global Platform in Zambia with outreach to youth in Southern Africa.

The Global Platform Zambia is an ActionAid regional initiative with base in Lusaka, Zambia but developed in close strategic collaboration with ActionAid Zimbabwe. The platform will be regional hub for Southern Africa reaching out to youth from Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Malawi.

The aim of the Global Platform in Zambia is to facilitate capacity development for young women and men in issues concerning them particularly related to governance and gender. The capacity development hub will further provide support to strengthen the space for youth dialogue.

As the TQC your focus area is ensuring the training methodology and quality for all running trainings as well as the ones we are continuously developing.


1. Training development and delivery – 30% of time

Exceptional training delivery is essential at the GP and part of the TQC role will be to deliver training to a high standard for 50% of their time.

Training development and facilitation either at GP or in the programme sites in the areas of and not limited to advocacy, campaigns, leadership, gender, etc.Key focal person for developing and conducting Training of Trainers (TOT)Key focal person for developing and conducting trainings with external clientsKey focal point for overseeing pre and post training systems and processes are in place, working effectively and are being followed by trainers. This includes but is not limited to – Podio, check-in/ check-out, training calendar, budgetary elements of the trainings, taking stock of the training equipment and roomOversee the successful implementation of the training calendarDevelop and effective and workable training calendar

2. Training Quality – 60% of time

a. Support initiatives to embed a Global Culture Of Learning And Activism within Global Platform Zambia (10% time)

Global Platforms believe that continuous learning is essential for development and innovation. Therefore it is essential that we support a Global Learning Culture where staff are encouraged to share and learn from one another and the organisation respects that all stakeholders can and do add relevant learning. In that regard, the TQC will:

Spearhead initiatives with the whole team that promotes and embed a culture of learning and activism – for example around methodologies, political topics, working with movements etc.Ensure reflection is happening within the training team before, during and after trainings on content, method and self and encourage co-facilitators to support each other’s development.Establish feedback mechanisms that can be adopted by the platform that can ensure a culture of trust and learning.Bring global dimensions to local discussions and initiate mechanisms for sharing local information with the global GP community.Implement mentoring and coaching initiatives

b. Ensuring quality of trainers and trainings (20% of time)

The Global Platform is committed to delivering the highest quality trainings and having exceptional trainers. In order to ensure this happens we have our GP training principles and the training management system “6 steps” that guide the development of new trainings and activities. The TQC role is responsible for ensuring that these methodologies are effectively passed on to and adopted by all trainers and that all trainings align with the principles and the training management system. The TQC will:

Support recruitment of strong new trainersProvide a mentee period for new trainers and introduction to learning culture, GP training principles and training management systemsEstablish and maintain a motivated and diverse pool of volunteer trainers and keep an updated database of their information on PodioSupport trainers develop relevant work plans to achieve full implementation of training calendarEnsure the 6 steps guide all trainers when they are developing new trainings.Review and quality check trainings being delivered, training manuals being developed and evaluations being written by the training team.Ensure methods are dynamic by including outside inspirationProvide input to work by the GP global community on training principles and methodologySupport GPM and fundraising manager with proposal formulation

c. Impact Assessment Framework (30% Time)

The impact should be kept in the core of everything we do at the GP. The TQC should take lead in implementing the impact assessment framework and ensure the findings inform the planning of new training and activities. The TQC has a responsibility to communicate with former participants and relevant organizations, movements and partners to ensure our work is creating the impact we aim at.

Implement quarterly reflection workshops throughout project years to assess the successes, challenges and progress of the GP TeamLead on the capture of 5 quality Change stories every quarterCarry out quarterly sessions on outcome harvestingExperiment with alternative ways of measuring impactEnsure the strategic recruitment of participantsEnsure training staff is using Podio and that it is completed effectively in time for reporting.Coordinate the M&E work with the country office and with AADKSupport GP manager to do PMESupport communications focal point in documenting and public information sharing

3. Support to GPZ (Youth hub, management) – 10% of time

For the Global Platform Zambia to run smoothly, all sectors of our work must be effectively supported and coordinated. In this role, the Training Quality Coordinator will support the Youth Hub and Management in ensuring that goals set out for the project period are implemented successfully. In doing this, the TQC will:

Attend and support team initiatives i.e. staff meetings, team away daysSupport the youth hub coordinator in ensuring quality of activities and proper planning is madeSupport the youth hub by overseeing at most 3 youth hub initiativesSupport GPM with fundraising efforts to the platform, including but not exclusive to proposal writing

Desired Skills and Experience

Your professional profile

Advanced university degree in social sciences, international relations, development studies, or a related field3-5 years of experience in the fields of non-formal education, adult education, youth programmes & campaigns in developing countries or with youth at riskExcellent communication, presentation, and writing skills in English are essentialDemonstrable experience in peer to peer learningStrong analytical skills and good political judgment is desirable, participatory training methods and action researchPast work experience in the region would be an asset

Personal profile

Integrity and professionalism: personal initiative and ability to take ownership; willingness to accept wide responsibilities and ability to work independently.Accountability: mature and responsible; ability to operate in compliance with organizational rules and regulationsTeamwork and respect for diversity: ability to operate effectively in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity and gender.Genuine commitment towards the human rights based approach principles which includes solidarity, compassion, reciprocity and self-reliance; and commitment towards the organisation’s core values.Flexible and passionate about youth-led activism

Please address your application letter together with detailed Curriculum Vitae including contacts for traceable referees to:

The Human Resources and Organizational Development Manager

ActionAid Zambia
Kabulonga Road
Ibex Hill Plot No 38 G,
P. O. Box 51407:

Alternatively, email to: email ;protected

Closing date and time for receipt of applications is Saturday, 30th June 2018 by 17:00 hours. Please note that only candidates meeting the above job specifications and have the required experience are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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

Accountant – Zambia and Zimbabwe

Region: Sub Saharan Africa

Country: Zambia

Location: Lusaka

Department: Finance

Job Category: Finance

Pay Band: Locally appointed Grade G

Vacancy Description: Pay Band: 6 (Locally engaged) / Post Duration: Indefinite / Eligibility: Right to work in Zambia / Location: Lusaka / Deadline for Application: 18 June 2018 (23:29 GMT)

Purpose of job:

This role is responsible for the end to end accounting process in Zambia and Zimbabwe, including month and year end close, and ensures consistent, accurate and robust financial accounting processes in line with accounting practices and corporate policies.

Accountabilities, responsibilities and main duties:

The role holder will report to the Senior Accountant and will be stationed in Lusaka, Zambia. The position is a supporting role in the Financial Controlling and Accounting process which is a key function in the new organisational structure emerging from the Financial Transparency recommendations.

Specific duties will include:

The post-holder will (across operations in Zambia and Zimbabwe):

Complete all financial tasks required for the financial month-end pre-closing steps and provide support as required for the financial month-end closing steps.Maintain financial records as per corporate policy and internal auditProvide support as required on accounting transactions and adjustments (accruals, deferrals and provisions), including Intercompany accounting.Provide support as required with manual journals and off-system payments requests ensuring accuracy and compliance with relevant policies.Assist with reconciliation of all relevant accounts and ensure that this is completed to corporate standards.Assist Senior Accountant with preparation of local Tax submissions and other statutory returns.Complete Travel & Expenses audits as per policy addressing issues in a promptly manner.Assist Senior Accountant with provision of information to internal / external auditors.Assist in the implementation of audit recommendations.Complete daily cash reconciliations.Responsible for ensuring integrity of cash collection process.Responsible for ensuring integrity of customers refund process.Support the income reconciliation process by extracting relevant reports.Ensure compliance with treasury policy.Submit relevant documents to local bank as requested including bank mandates updates.

Key Relationships


Regional Financial Accounting teamShared Services CentreCorporate FinanceCountry admin teamCountry Customer Services team


Bank relationship managerTax authorities

For further information, please view the documents below:

Accountant – Zambia and Zimbabwe.pdfBC Behaviors.pdfBC Core Skills.pdf

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. The closing date is 18 June 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.

Sales Executive (Re-Advertised)

Astro Mobile is a technology company based in Mauritius, which manufactures mobile devices and develops mobile software solutions. We have operations in Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Malawi and Mauritius. Astro is in the process of setting up one of the first mobile plant in Africa in Zimbabwe. Exciting opportunities have arisen for ambitious, highly motivated and self-driven candidates to join the vibrant enterprise at our Zambian Office.


The Sales Executive is responsible for generating sales for the business using a variety of sales techniques.


Cold calling potential customers and selling the company’s products.Researching the target market and finding companies to target.Attending meetings with potential customers and closing sales.Building a sales pipeline to ensure a constant stream of sales.Working to monthly sales and revenue targets as set by the Marketing and business development Manager.Progressing towards activity targets and KPI’s set by the Marketing and Business development Manager.Entering all required data for sales onto the company system.Updating the CRM and inputting information on customers.Following up with past customers.Providing assistance to other members of the sales team.Following up on leads generated by other departments.Investigating and resolving queries from customers.Understanding the product and customer profile and write thorough specs for each.Monitoring ongoing campaign spend against the budget, keeping accurate records and highlighting where variances occur.


Grade 12 certificate holderFresh graduates in Sales and Marketing or related fields of study.Excellent interpersonal skills

If you match the above requirements and are interested in this challenging career opportunity, apply to email ;protected clearly indicating the position in the subject line and attach your detailed CV and Cover letter by no later than 13th April 2018.

NB: Please indicate the preferred location in the subject line and note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

SunBio Local Consultant Trainer

WECREATE is looking to hire a Local Consultant Trainer for its Southern African Network in Bioscience (SANBio) program.

Southern Africa Network for Biosciences (SANBio) is a NEPAD Agency Flagship for collaborative research, development and innovation platform aimed at addressing Southern Africa’s challenges in health and nutrition. The Network is comprised of 13 of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Member States and operates on a Regional Hub (The CSIR in South Africa) and Country Nodes model. The current SANBio Member States are Angola, Botswana, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Lesotho, South Africa, Seychelles, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

SANBio with the support of the BioFISA II Programme has partnered with WECREATE as Country Coordinator for Zambia to launch the FemBioBiz Season 2 to develop leadership, technological and business skills in female-owned bio-businesses in the SADC region, to support deal-making and business acceleration in the biosciences arena and create a peer to peer network among the local female bio-entrepreneurs.

The aim of FemBioBiz Season 2 is to create a network of women bioentrepreneurs in the region, provide support to the entrepreneurs for acceleration of their businesses, and by so doing, create awareness for women on the potential careers in the biosciences sector.

Applications are now open for recruitment of a Local Consultant Trainer for phase 1, 2 & 3 of BioFISA II.

Key activities for local trainers:

For the FemBioBiz Season 2, deliverables for the local trainer are:

Phase 1:

a. Draft a training programme for Phase 1 based on Business Model Canvas;
b. Provide pre-engagement preparation material for BMC to selected participants before face to face sessions. Participants are to work on their BMCs BEFORE the training;
c. Provide one group session for clarification on specifics of BMC and to engage with the participants before the face to face engagement;
d. Deliver Phase I training and evaluate the training;
e. Coordinate delivery of pitching event in Phase 1 and selection of participants for

The outcome of phase I training is female bio-entrepreneurs who have a better understanding of their business model and can communicate this model to potential funders.

Phase 2:

f. Draft a training programme for Phase 2 based on in-depth entrepreneurial training;
g. Identify and liaise with suitable mentors and coaches to assist with delivery of some modules in Phase 2;
h. Deliver Phase 2 training and evaluate the training;
i. Coordinate delivery of pitching event in Phase 2 and selection of national finalists at end of

Phase 2.

The outcome of phase 2 training is entrepreneurs who have refined business models that they can pitch to investors/funders. Each participant should have a 3 year commercialisation strategy.

Phase 3:

j. Preparing the national finalists for the regional competition in Phase 3;
k. Capture the lessons learnt (positive and negative) and the outcomes of the training session for future reference and submit these in the final report to the country coordinator.

This platform creates an opportunity for bio-entrepreneurs to create regional networks and seek further funding from investors/funders. Support given to the women should ensure that they are adequately prepared for this opportunity.

Requirements of the trainer

The consultant must fulfil the following minimum requirements to be evaluated as a potential service

Hold at least a Bachelor’s university degreeProvide three relevant written references from the past three years indicating relevant experience in the training content indicated in 3.3 – Business Model Canvas, Lean Startup approach and Pitching trainingHave excellent reporting and presentation skills in English

For inquiries and application, contact Patrick Shatamuka:

Email: email ;protected / email ;protected

Mobile: +260 977487714

Assitant Agro Sales Executive

Cure Chem is a multinational company established in India, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Mozambique and Tanzania. It is a leading supplier of various chemicals and provide water treatment services. We are recruiting for the Assistant Agro Sales Executive position.


  1. New product development that is identifying and gathering untapped customer queries and proposing appropriate products to fulfill the needs.
  2. Carry out market survey of prices of competitors, customers and agents for price monitoring.
  3. Opening new markets
  4. Vetting and recommending customer credit worthy status and limits.
  5. Debt collection in close liaison with the Accounts Department.
  6. Market share and competitor analysis.
  7. Sales promotion.
  8. Gathering and utilizing market intelligence to Cure Chem‘s advantage.
  9. Attending to expos and any other relevant industry functions.
  10. Ensure that all customer queries, feedback and complaints are timely and amicably attended to and resolved.
  11. Preparing Daily, Weekly and Monthly Reports and communicating to relevant personnel.
  12. Identifying and reporting (to relevant personnel) nonconformities, safety hazards and any other problems pertaining to quality management systems.
  13. Any other duties as assigned by immediate superiors.


Degree/Diploma in Chemical Engineering/ AgricultureDiploma in Marketing Management.At least two years work experience in sales and marketing of Agro chemicals.SmartGood Communication skillsTeam playerValid and clean Driver’s License

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

Youth Workforce, Employment and Vocational Skills Development

Call for Short and Long Term Experts: Youth Workforce, Employment and Vocational Skills Development

Location: Zambia, Malawi or Zimbabwe
Seeking: Mid-Senior Level / Short and Long-Term Experts

TechnoServe works with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses and industries. We are a nonprofit organization that creates business solutions to poverty by linking people to information, capital and markets. With more than four decades of proven results, we believe in the power of private enterprise to transform lives.

I. Program Description

TechnoServe is recruiting for an anticipated, regional youth employment, vocational skills and workforce development programme across Zimbabwe, Malawi and Zambia. The programme will focus on improving access to quality and market-driven education, job-readiness skills, and apprenticeship opportunities to increase access to sustainable employment.

II. Areas of Expertise Required: TechnoServe is seeking local and/or regional experts with the following specific or combined areas of experience, pertaining to youth:

Workforce DevelopmentVocational Skills DevelopmentCurriculum and Training DevelopmentEducation and Employment EconometricsYouth DevelopmentProgramme Management

III. Minimum Required Skills and Experience:

Master’s degree or equivalent in business, international development, economics, public policy, education, agricultural economics, or other relevant field is highly desired. A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field is required.At least 7 years (mid-level) of relevant professional experience in an international development context, including experience in vocational skills development, youth employment, agriculture, education, private enterprise development, and/or organizational capacity development.Excellent management, leadership, and communication skills.Prior professional experience in Zambia, Malawi and/or Zimbabwe, with a good local and regional network.Familiarity with good practice in monitoring and results measurement approaches; familiarity with the standard of the Donor Committee for Enterprise Development is an added advantage.

IV. Application Instructions:

Qualified and interested applicants should submit a updated CV to email ;protected with the subject “TechnoServe Call for Experts.” The final deadline for application is February 15, 2018. Only applicants meeting minimum qualifications will be considered or contacted. No phone calls please. Please ensure that you mention as the source of this job advertisement.

TechnoServe encourages diversity in all levels and across all facets of our organization. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, ages, HIV/AIDS status, protected veteran status, disability and all other protected classes. Women are encouraged to apply.

Administration and Human Resource Assistant

About Grassroot Soccer:

Grassroot Soccer (GRS) is an adolescent health organization that leverages the power of soccer to educate, inspire, and mobilize at-risk youth in developing countries to overcome their greatest health challenges, live healthier, more productive lives, and be agents for change in their communities.

GRS connects young people with the mentors, information, and health services they need to thrive, and empowers adolescents to make educated choices about pressing health challenges such as HIV/AIDS, sexual health, gender-based violence, and malaria. Our evidence-based programmes, led by trained local mentors, incorporate soccer into dynamic lessons about health and wellness that engage young people and break down cultural barriers. With proven results and a constant focus on research and innovation, GRS has reached over 1.9 million young people in nearly 50 countries with adolescent-friendly health education. We have offices in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia as well as the United Kingdom and United States. This post is for Grassroot Soccer Zambia.

Position Summary:

The Administration and Human Resource Assistant is responsible for receiving visitors, mails incoming calls and manning the front desk at the GRS Lusaka Office. The Administration and Human Resource Assistant is the first point of contact for the office. She/ He will be responsible for ensuring that visitors are welcomed and feel comfortable as well as ensuring that all incoming calls are answered timeously. The Administration and Human Resource Assistant is also responsible for general office and HR administration. She/ He will work closely with all staff at the office and provide assistance and information regarding office matters.


Receptionist duties and responsibilities (40 %)

Front Desk and Administration SupportGreet clients, visitors and guests as they enter the officeAnswer the switchboard, transfer calls to appropriate people or take messages and relay them timeously.Provide information about GRS to callers over the phone and in person.Ensure reception area is kept clean and tidy.Monitor office supplies, stationery and ensure grocery is bought timeously.Sort and distribute incoming mail.Arrange the courier of documents.Assist with travel arrangements when requiredLiaise with other departments and provide admin and clerical support if required.Maintain a good relationship between GRS and various service providers including but not limited to cleaning, office stationery suppliers, travel agent, caterers, etc.

Finance and HR Support (30%)

Assist with and answer questions and inquiries from employees regarding issues and if unable to assist, direct to Finance and Operations OfficerAssist the HR and finance with any ad-hoc administration tasks as and when required.Assist the finance department with procurement in ensuring that all procurement requests and payment requests are properly supported by valid documentation as per company finance and /or procurement procedures

Operations Support (30%)

Assist with managing the inventory of office supplies and equipmentAssist with managing various matters related to purchasing and procurement of goods and services for HQ and all sites.Assist with any ad-hoc administration tasks as and when required.


Full Grade Twelve CertificateA diploma Public/Business Administration/Human Resource Management or any other relevant qualificationRegistration with ZIHRM requiredAt least 2 years work experience in Admin and HR requiredGood communication skills and must be fluent in English and another languageGood interpersonal skillsAbility to work under pressure and with minimum supervision, be a self-starter, team builder, innovative and with capacity for maintaining high professional standardsAdvanced information technology skills: ability to use relevant software packages is an advantageAbility and desire to work as part of a teamValid Driver’s License required

If interested send your applications and CVs to email ;protected or hand delivered at Plot Number 37679, Off Twin Palm Road, Ibex Hill by 19/01/2018, 17:30 hours. Please ensure that you mention as the source of this job advertisement.

Gender Transformation Hub Coordinator




Gender Transformation Hub Coordinator, Southern Africa Sub- Region

CARE is an organization driven by its mission to overcome poverty and social injustice. CARE’s East, Central and Southern Africa Regional Office (ECSARO) is responsible for the oversight of CARE’s operations in the region as well as the provision of support to 15 Country Offices in the region. CARE is developing a new and innovative way of working across borders at the sub-regional level that aims to increase and multiply our impact and leads directly to measurable improvements in the lives of 10 million small scale food producers and their families in the 6 CARE presence countries Southern Africa and 6 additional countries in the sub region. The Her Harvest, Our Future Impact Growth Strategy (IGS) focusses on improving Food and Nutrition Security and increasing Resilience to Climate Change for women small scale farmers.

The Gender Transformation Hub Coordinator for Southern Africa IGS role will report to the Assistant Country Director for Programs in one of the participating Country Office`s (COs) in Southern Africa and will have ongoing technical supervision and coordination across the region from the Evidence and Knowledge Management Specialist. The coordinator will work with a network of staff across CARE COs, regional teams and CMPs. The coordinator will identify and work with Key Supporters who are experts in gender transformation across CARE and partners. The position is intended to provide both technical and coordination support to increase the scope and improve the quality of gender transformative programming, by synthesizing learning and producing compelling information and evidence about gender transformation from CARE and our partners’ programs into the advocacy, partnership and resource mobilization aspects of CARE and other’s work to improve gender relations in Southern Africa.
We are looking for someone innovative, creative and proactive with strong experience in learning and coordination, and in program implementation, including the application of gender transformative strategies. The ideal candidate would forge strong relationships within CARE and with partners to develop, review and validate programmatic evidence from across a range of programs and to attract, develop, manage and sustain the engagement of others so that evidence and learning about gender transformation can be actively used for program development, advocacy, communications and resource mobilization.

If you possess at a minimum, a Bachelor’s degree in agriculture, nutrition, food security, development and gender with at least five years of relevant work in development in Southern Africa, demonstrable evidence of commitment to addressing gender and women’s empowerment in development and proven experience in knowledge management and learning including using on-the-ground evidence for advocacy, communications and resource mobilization, then please do apply.

The location of the position will be based in one of the 6 Southern Africa Sub Regional CARE Country Offices (Malawi, Mozambique, Madagascar, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe). This will be a national staff position and will conform to the salary scale, employment regulations and other conditions of the hosting CARE office and country.

Interested candidates who meet the criteria above are encouraged to send their application letters and detailed CV to email ;protected by January 22, 2018. Kindly indicate the position title on the subject line when applying. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

CARE is an equal opportunity employer promoting gender, equity and diversity. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse

Sales Executive – Kitwe

Cure Chem is a multinational company established in India, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Mozambique and Tanzania. It is a leading supplier of various chemicals and provide water treatment services. We are recruiting for the position of Sales Executive.


  1. New product development and marketing
  2. Develop new products markets
  3. Growing clientele base and sales
  4. Debt collection on all credit clients
  5. Carry out market surveys
  6. Efficient addressing to customer requirements and feedback
  7. Coordinate with procurement on product ordering


  1. A Degree in Marketing / Chemical Engineering
  2. At least 2 years working experience in Sales and Marketing
  3. Energetic, outgoing , self driven
  4. Clean and valid class 4 driver license
  5. Good negotiating skills
  6. Have an understanding of the Copperbelt Market

Interested candidates must E-Mail their Detailed CV and application letter to email ;protected NOT LATER THAN 13th January 2018. ..

Credit Supervisor


Astro Mobile Africa is a technology company based in Mauritius, which manufactures mobile devices and develop mobile software solutions. We have operations in Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Malawi and Mauritius. Astro is in the process of setting up one of the first mobile plant in Africa in Zimbabwe. An exciting opportunity has arisen for an ambitious, highly motivated and self- driven Credit Supervisor to join this vibrant enterprise at its Zambia office.

We are therefore inviting applications as follows:


A Degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalentCredit Control or Risk Management professional qualification is an added advantageAt least 5 years Credit Collection& Supervision experienceExcellent communication skillsLoss control acumenHigh attention to detailDeadline orientedMature and confidential

If you match the requirements and are interested in this challenging career opportunity, please apply on our website under careers section and attach your detailed CV indicating the position you are applying for in the subject line by no later than the 18th of December 2017. ..