Zambia Police Service Careers

ZAMBIA POLICE SERVICE

CAREER OPPORTUNITY

The Zambia Police Service is inviting suitably qualified candidates to join the Service as Constables.

Application letters must be submitted to the Zambia Police Provincial Headquarters starting from Sunday, 1st July 2018 to Monday, 16th July 2018 as follows: (i) Lusaka Province (Lusaka Central), (ii) Copperbelt Province (Ndola), (iii) Central Province (Kabwe), (iv) Southern Province (Choma), (v) Western Province (Mongu), (vi) Northern Province (Kasama), (vii) Luapula Province (Mansa), (viii) Eastern Province (Chipata) (ix) North-Western (Solwezi) and (x) Muchinga (Chinsali).

QUALIFICATIONS (REQUIREMENTS)

Interested applicants must be:

a) Zambian Citizen;
b) Between 18 and 30 years of age;
c) Holder of a full Grade 12 (Twelve) School Certificate with five (5) “O” levels with at  least a credit or better in English language, Mathematics and any Science subject;
d) Physically and mentally fit for service in the Police;
e) Single, of good character and with no criminal record; and
f) Ready to undergo full Medical Examinations.

Applicants with extra qualifications in the following fields will have an added advantage:

Building & Construction (Brick laying), Plumbing, Carpentry and Joinery, Electrical, Paining, Metal fabrication (Welding), Auto Mechanics, and Medical (Nursing, Pharmacy, Lab Technician, Dental, and Clinical Medicine).

NB: Applicants will be required to submit handwritten applications with attachments of certified cope of:

  • National Registration Card (NRC); and
  • Academic Certificates (or Statements of Results for those who may not have collected their full grade 12 School Certificates.

ONLY SUITABLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES NEED TO APPLY

United Nations World Food Programme Jobs in Zambia : Programme Manager – Business Network

  • Company: United Nations World Food Programme
  • Location: Lusaka, Lusaka Province, Zambia
  • State: Lusaka
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: NGO Jobs in Zambia

ABOUT WFP

The United Nations World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Advanced University Degree in Nutrition, Public Health, Agriculture, business management, marketing, or other field relevant to international development assistance, or First University Degree with additional years of related work experience and/or trainings/courses.

Language:National Professional: Fluency (level C) in English language and the duty station’s language, if different.

JOB PURPOSE

The World Food Programme (WFP) Zambia is seeking a motivated self-starter to lead the Scaling-Up Nutrition (SUN) Business Network in Zambia. The candidate will serve as operational and strategic lead for the Network, and will help to guide programme development and implementation Business Network.

The candidate recruited for this engagement will be responsible for ensuring expertise is applied across the private-sector related nutrition programming objectives of WFP and its respective GRZ partners. The role will be primarily responsible for leading the planning, design and implementation of the major initiatives of the SUN Business Network Zambia Strategy and carrying the initiative beyond the life of the strategy.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

The candidate’s primary tasks will relate to the implementation of the SUN Business Network Strategy. This includes:

1.Develop a strong SUN Business Network brand and membership.

  • Expand engagement of private sector members who have potential to make high-impact contributions to improving nutrition in Zambia.
  • Provide strategic recommendations and support to carrying out of regular networking activities, workshops and other events.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to the SUN Business Network advisory group.

2. Increase commercial engagement in the nutrition market

  • Identify and act on strategic opportunities for SBN to support private sector members to increase contributions to nutrition
  • Develop and share relevant and up to date nutrition market information with members of the SUN Business Network, through research, stakeholder interviews and field trips.
  • Develop practical tools and templates to share with SUN Business Network members in order to support their nutrition activities and future plans.

3. Improve the nutrition regulatory environment

  • Support national development efforts around policy-level tools that have potential to improve nutrition for all Zambians.
  • Liaise with relevant government stakeholders on a regular basis to ensure that all policy level recommendations fit within the country’s regulatory frameworks and that the SBN activities contribute to the priorities of the SUN movement in Zambia.

4. Manage SUN Business Network team and ensure all staff are contributing to work plan and overall mission of WFP

  • Support the CO in linking programmes and projects to potential key private sector partners and or stakeholders.
  • Manage key external partnerships and relationships (both local and international) of the SBN to ensure that they are leveraged to expand the growth of the network.

5. Carry out other tasks, as required, to support the day-to-day activities of WFP’s engagement with the private sector on nutrition in Zambia.

DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE

  • At least 5 years’ experience in a project management,with proven results in achieving programme milestones.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a private company working on sales or marketing of foodstuffs.
  • At least 2 years’ experience within an NGO or UN agency in a role that focuses on linking private sector and Government within the food or nutrition space.
  • Practical experience in business strategy and business processes
  • Experience in managing a cross-functional team.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

Deadline to receiving application 20th May 2018.

This position is open to Zambian Nationals Only.

Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply.

 

How to Apply

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here


 

 

 

 


United Nations World Food Programme : Programme Manager

  • Company: United Nations World Food Programme
  • Location: Lusaka, Lusaka Province, Zambia
  • State: Lusaka
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: NGO Jobs in Zambia

ABOUT WFP

The United Nations World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Advanced University Degree in one or more of the following disciplines: Agriculture/Agronomy, Horticulture, Agriculture Economics, Agribusiness, Agricultural Extension, Agricultural Education Range management, and equivalent qualification from a recognized institution or First University Degree with additional years of related work experience and/or trainings/courses.

Language: National Professional: Fluency (level C) in English language and the duty station’s language, if different.

JOB PURPOSE

The incumbent will provide technical expertise in developing opportunities that will enhance smallholder farmers’ access markets and market services. This will also include fostering linkages with the production side of the value chain where enhanced access to improved farming technologies that climate sensitive and financial services such as input financing done through input credit and/or savings as well as access to weather based index insurance to protect their gains through farming.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

The Programme Officer will lead the planning and implementation of Market support activities targeting smallholder farmers, private sectors (agro-dealers and processors) and aggregators. Specific tasks and responsibilities will include the following:

Market Mapping

  • Lead the mapping local potential markets focusing on legume (Soy Bean, Cow Peas, Mixed Beans value chains
  • Analyze current market trends in terms of market demand and supply, price-scheduling mechanisms, market determinant factors, supply chains and government market regulatory and control mechanisms
  • Analyze possible potential risks the project beneficiaries may face regarding market access and propose remedial measures
  • Propose innovative measures to facilitate access to market information for smallholder farmers to enhance their decision-making process which includes gross margin computation
  • Explore partnerships with micro financing institutions in facilitating trade financing for aggregators and how that guarantees market access for smallholder farmers

Value Chain Analysis of Legumes

  • Assess the resources, skills and capacities of small farmers related to procurement of inputs and production of legumes (soy beans, mixed beans, cow peas and ground nuts);
  • Understand the existing market environment and market negotiations between different market players;
  • Understand the production capacity of smallholder farmers through their farmer Organizations in terms of their ability to access services, credit, information and resources;
  • Suggest improvements in the value chain system to ensure direct linkages of the smallholder farmers to the major markets to increase their agricultural incomes;

Aggregator Management

  • Develop tailored curriculum to strengthen aggregators’ skills to enhance their market service support to smallholder farmers;
  • Provide lead in ensuring aggregators adhere to standard procedures such as quality of commodities aggregated, packaging and weights and use of recommended and approved implements used in weight checking (scales) and moisture measurements (moisture meters);
  • Provide lead role in rolling out the setting up of Rural Aggregation Centers (RACs) to capacitate smallholder farmers in bulking quantities that will attract off-takers thereby reducing transaction costs;

Partnerships

  • Support the identification, development and management of potential partnerships leading to improved market support to smallholder farmers;
  • Lead the identification of capacity needs for partners (NGOs playing their roles as implementing partners and Government at National, Provincial, District and field levels);
  • Act as liaison person within WFP on all market access support services.
  • Represent WFP during donor meetings and missions to field sites around markets;

Other related tasks

  • Perform any other tasks required by the Manager and Team Lead of Smallholder Farmers Support Unit and Head of Programme.

DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE

  • Have minimum of 5 years working experience working in comparable and/or relevant position in the public service or private sector or an International Organization
  • Has deepened technical knowledge through exposure to technical teams.
  • Has taken leadership of implementing programmes.
  • Has provided input into policy discussions and decisions.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

Deadline to receiving applications 20th May 2018.

This position is open to Zambian Nationals Only.

Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply.

 

How to Apply

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here