Zambia: HIV and Sexual Health Programme Manager

Organization: TackleAfrica
Country: Zambia
Closing date: 10 Mar 2017

Responsibilities:

*This post will require the successful candidate to work from home*

1. Management of TackleAfrica’s Zambia country programme.

· Ensure that TA monitoring and evaluation processes are followed for every course and follow ups, including data collection. Giving hands on support to ensure the process is sustainable and manageable by those running the course.

· Lead processes for programme planning, preparation, organisation etc.; and devise guidelines that staff, coaches and partner organisations can reasonably follow.

· Lead the development of new programming based on close working relationships with current partners; scoping potential new partners; and discussions with other key stakeholders.

· Produce accurate and timely financial and narrative reporting, both internally and externally (to donors and others), by appropriate deadlines/formats/guidelines.

· Build the capacity of partners, TA staff and coaches to produce their contributions to reporting and monitoring and evaluation processes.

2. Relationship building

· Develop and maintain relationships with other local Sport 4 Development organisations and any other relevant CBOs/NGOs/INGOs in-country.

· Network with donors, governments, NGOs and others relevant to TA.

· Enhance TA’s ideas, visibility and capacity at national/regional level.

· Review TA’s current partnerships and make recommendations as to how these can be strengthened.

· Seek out new partners in line with TA’s business plan and strategy.

3. Represent TackleAfrica in Zambia

· Accurately and comprehensively represent the work of TA in Zambia within the country and when necessary to regional stakeholders.

  1. Contribute to TackleAfrica UK

· Liaise closely with other TA staff in Africa and the UK, keeping in regular and close contact by email and skype.

· Contribute to team-wide communications and knowledge management, and participate in regular exchange of information, organisation-wide discussions on related topics/projects.

· Any other tasks as may be reasonably required

Travel Requirements

The position will be based in Lusaka with in-country travel.

Key Skills Required

General: Above all s/he needs to be a highly motivated, resourceful, adaptable and self-sufficient individual who can work effectively with limited support/ supervision. The role involves working closely with partner organisations in Zambia and the role holder would be expected to be able to represent the charity with key stakeholders – s/he will need strong communication and diplomatic skills.

· Delivery focused, well organised – with 3 years’ experience of project management, including financial management.

· Proven success in project planning, monitoring and evaluation.

· Excellent spoken and written English: capacity to write reports.

· Excellent report-writing and oral presentation skills.

· Excellent communication, networking and inter-personal skills.

· Strong presentational and group facilitation skills.

· Very competent computer skills, proficient in Microsoft office software, skype, dropbox etc. and the ability to support others to use new technology.

· HIV Experience: strong understanding of HIV and up to date with changes in the field.

· University degree or equivalent.

· A team player, able and willing to understand the perspectives of others.

· Creative and plans accordingly, as well as able to explain his/her perspectives to others.

Desirable Skills

· Experience of implementing projects on one or more of: sports and development, youth development, HIV education, behaviour change programmes.

· Has considerable experience in working in partnerships with other organisations.

· Theoretical grasp of monitoring and evaluation processes and strategies

· S/he will be expected to grasp complex culturally and gender sensitive issues.

Terms and Conditions

On top of your basic monthly salary, reasonable work related expenses including local and regional travel will be met by TackleAfrica.

How to apply:

To apply, please download and read the full Job Description, and download and complete the Application Form (CVs alone will not be read), which can be found at the following link:#

http://tackleafrica.org/job/programme-manager-zambia/

Email your completed form to TackleAfrica’s Administration Assistant at recruitment@tackleafrica.org – please use this email address for any queries relating to this role.

*The candidate must have the legal right to work in Zambia*

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SCA Internal Auditor

JOB DESCRIPTION

Application deadline: March 01, 2017

The savings and credit associations (SCA) internal auditor is responsible and accountable for implementing the internal audit plan, timeline and issues, in a timely and effective manner, the required internal audit reports. The work includes carrying out a comprehensive program that provides assurance designed to add value and improve the HOPE SCA programs’ risk management, control, and governance processes in Africa (currently Rwanda, Burundi, Malawi, Zambia, and Zimbabwe).

  • Location: Malawi or Zambia,
  • Level: Professional
  • Type: Full-time
  • Department: Internal Audit
  • Reports to: SCA Regional Internal Auditor

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Promote and fulfill the mission and vision of HOPE International.
  • Work with the SCA regional internal auditor in evaluating and identifying HOPE SCA programs’ risks and developing audit objectives, plans, and scope consistent with the department’s charter, business objectives, the assessment of audit risk, HOPE SCA programs’ needs, and the audit needs/priorities communicated.
  • Conduct audits according to audit plan and schedule.
  • Perform audit procedures:Identifying and defining issues, developing criteria, reviewing, and analyzing evidence, and documenting processes and procedures; Conduct interviews, review documents and prepare working papers; Identify, develop, and document audit issues and recommendations using independent judgment concerning areas being reviewed; and Review and evaluate the adequacy and application of financial and operating controls to ensure objectives are met and compliance with the policies, procedures, and rules of regulatory authorities
  • Ensure the efficient and effective completion of the following items: See that the approved audit programs are carried out, determine that work papers support the findings, ensure that reports are accurate, objective, clear, concise, constructive, and timely, determine that objectives are met
  • Analyze data obtained for evidence of deficiencies of internal controls, duplication of efforts, extravagance, fraud, and non-compliance with country laws, government regulations, and management policies or procedures.
  • Participate in the review and approval of the detailed audit programs tailored to each audit objective or department to assure that no specific tests or activities necessary for the audit are overlooked and to assist in preventing ineffective audit techniques from being performed. This review process is directed at specific accomplishment of defined audit objectives.
  • Analyze and summarize findings from the detailed body of audit work to identify the highest key risk areas in a way that is useful to senior management.
  • Maintain all organizational and professional ethical standards and ensure internal audit activities are carried out in compliance with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing. Ensures the adequacy of audit scope, the adequacy of testing performed, and the accuracy of conclusions reached.
  • Interface with personnel throughout the HOPE SCA programs, particularly those being audited, to resolve audit issues, achieve the desired improvement actions and maintain a harmonious working relationship while preserving integrity of audit reports.
  • Pursue professional development opportunities, including external and internal training and professional association memberships.
  • Perform related work as assigned by the SCA regional internal auditor.
  • Assist in fraud investigations as required and direct audit staff of HOPE SCA programs as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Personal confession of Christian faith and commitment to the mission and vision of HOPE International
  • Bachelor’s degree with a business administration or accounting concentration. Master’s degree is an added advantage
  • Three years of accounting, external audit, or internal audit experience; or an equivalent combination of audit and management positions in microfinance and/or financial services covering business analysis, operations, and finance
  • Familiarity with ethics in general and the common indicators of fraud in particular
  • Considerable skill in effective verbal and written communications, including active listening skills, and skill in presenting findings and recommendations
  • Ability to travel, as needed, within the assigned region
  • Fluency in English required; understanding of Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Chichewa or Nyanja will be an added advantage
  • Professional certification including Chartered Accountant, Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor or local certification will be an added advantage

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National Sales Manager

Our Client, a very well established media/telecom/IT firm is looking for a Sales Manager to join their team and be responsible for customer acquisition and retention as well as managing the sales team.

Responsibilities and Duties Include but are not Subject to:

  • Sales management
  • Identifying and recruitment of sales staff
  • Recruitment and retention of strategic corporate partners
  • Recruitment and retention of strategic channels partners
  • Provide sales strategic input to EXCO
  • Accountability and Performance Measures
  • Achievement of strategic sales targets in all sales regions i.e.
  • Average sales per POS terminal
  • Average POS terminal deployments per month
  • Percentage of active POS merchants
  • Average number of corporate customers recruited in the various regions
  • Achievement of set targets for corporate customers and strategic channels
  • Accountable for sales team performance

Experience in an IT or Telco environment will be handy

Qualifications:

  • Degree in Sales or Business Administration Diploma
  • Two years post qualification experience in a management position
  • Two years post qualification sales experience in an FMCG environment

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