Development Facilitator – Business & Market Development X1 – World Vision Zambia

Job Description

Location: Twachiyanda/Mbeza/Muchila (Choma)

Purpose of the position

• To facilitate community engagement, community changes, build and maintain local partnerships, build community and partner organisation capacity, and strengthen community-led initiatives/innovations to improve and sustain well-being of children and families

• To implement, monitor and report technical program interventions at Area Program level for improved child well being

Program Development and Implementation

• Facilitate the planning and implementation of Business and Market Development (B&MD) within the SEED technical programme activities using recommended models, techniques, standards and tools to achieve output targets within scope, time, and budget

 

• Communicate World Vision’s identity, mission, vision, values, policies and our approaches to facilitate development processes to realize well-being of the children in the communities

• Facilitate the interpretation and distribution of context appropriate B&MD technical Information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials for effective implementation.

• Work with other technical program staff at Area Programme to implement technical programs activities for improved integrated implementation for impact and scale

• Raise awareness and facilitate critical analysis of community issues and opportunities in the Business and market development area for improved access to markets and financial services at AP level

• Work closely with the community and district partners such as the church to mobilize community for local partnership and ownership, participation in implementation of B& MD activities to achieve sustainability of technical programme interventions

 

• Participate in the district development plans of line ministries to ensure WVZL technical programmes are mainstreamed and aligned

Local Partnering and Networking

• Collaborate with value chain actors, local level stakeholders involved in the identified value chains in the SEED technical program for effective programme implementation and sustainability.

• Represent WVZL in various key meetings at district level including Technical Working Group (TWG) for alignment of national and local priorities.

• Facilitate and support local level Business and Market Development related advocacy for better service provision/delivery

 

Capacity Building

• Facilitate building capacity of CDW’s and Volunteers on the Business and Market Development technical issues for effective roll out and activity implementation

• Facilitate training for community partners and other relevant stakeholders to ensure market access and financial services related activities are effectively implemented

Programme Effectiveness and Quality Assurance

• In collaboration with DME specialist, build capacity for CDW’s and volunteers in data collection, interpretation and utilisation

• Collect monitoring data with community workers and volunteers in a collaborative and systematic way

• Facilitate joint technical monitoring and reporting of the project for effective implementation and quality control.

 

• Write and timely submit monthly, quarterly and annual reports for improved technical programme decision making.

• Participate in the review of technical program interventions for improved quality of programming

• Work with technical program DME to input data databases and develop information management systems.

• Participate in documenting and sharing programme lessons and promising practices with partners and stakeholders.

Qualifications/ Knowledge/Technical Skills, Competencies and Experience

• Degree in Agriculture Sciences, Agribusiness, Enterprise Development, Business Management with minimum of 5 years’ experience in the relevant field

• Master’s Degree Agriculture Sciences, Agribusiness, Enterprise Development, Business Management or its equivalent is an added advantage with minimum 2 years’ experience

 

• Experience in Program Management in a complex, international organization preferably NGO context

• Must have experience in value chain design and development processes, rural financing mechanisms, market dynamics especially in rural agro based set ups with an enterprise development lens.

• Knowledge and understanding of World Vision operations would be an added advantage,

• Experience in project design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation and report writing essential

• Must have excellent communications, interpersonal, analytical, decision making, conflict management, negotiation, networking, liaison and donor engagement skills

• Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment, and must be a mature Christian.

 

• Computer literate in Word, Excel, PowerPoint

• Capacity to function well in a team and contribute effectively to team efforts.

• Mature and Committed Christian, able to inspire others to World Vision Core Values, Vision and Mission Statement.

Qualifications/ Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

• Diploma in Agricultural Sciences, agribusiness, Enterprise Development, Business Management with minimum 5 years’ experience in relevant field

• Degree in Agricultural Sciences, agribusiness, Enterprise Development, Business Management or its equivalent is an added advantage with minimum 2 years’ experience in the relevant field

 

• Experience in Program Management in a complex, international organisation preferably NGO context

• Knowledge and understanding of World Vision operations would be an added advantage,

• Experience in project design, implementation, monitoring and report writing essential

• Must have excellent project management, community engagement, mobilisation, facilitating and donor engagement skills

• Must have Strong technical skills with practical experience in value chain development with a market facilitation lens, and community financing systems

• Communications, interpersonal, analytical, conflict management, negotiation, and networking skills are highly desired

 

• Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment, and must be a mature Christian.

• Computer literate in Word, Excel, PowerPoint

• Capacity to function well in a team and contribute effectively to team efforts.

Working Environment / Conditions:

• Work environment: Office-based 20% : field 80%

• Travel: international as required.

 

How to apply

Send your applications to the link below:

Real Estate Officer X1 NPS04 – National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA)

The National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA) wishes to recruit for the positions of Legal Manager — Regulatory and Enforcement and Real Estates Officer to be based at Head Office. Interested applicants who meet the required Competences are encouraged to apply. The successful candidates will be expected to have demonstrable competencies relevant to the respective job and will be offered a competitive remuneration package. Real Estate Officer X1 NPS04

Main Purpose of Job

Real Estate Officer’s responsibility is to Conduct property appraisals, co-ordinate maintenance of service providers, contractors including property managers – appraisals, and do property management work which entails sales, property acquisiton, property lease, and tenant installations.

Key Responsibilities

Appraise all the NAPSA properties that are for sale or lease, and those that are to be acquired to ensure the processes followed in the transaction are compliant with the relevant laws and regulations.

To co-ordinate and ensure timely collection of rentals. receive monthly return reports from property managers, prepare monthly reports on rentals collected and ensures demand notices to all tenants are timely sent in line with the debt policy

In liaison with the contracts officer, co-ordinates and provides information to enable contracts and agreements preparation for purchase, lease or sale of NAPSAs property.

Coordinate the maintenance of all NAPSA’s properties. preparation of schedules of defects, bills of quantities for measured works, planned preventive maintenance and preparing dilapidation schedules to ensure the properties are in good condition at all times.

 

In liaison with Legal, ensure that all the NAPSA land titles and title reports are in order and are legally acquired and are ready to be handed over to purchasers

Prepare operational reportson the NAPSA real estate activities to ensure appropriate strategies are

developed and implemented to address any gaps in real estate management identified;

Make field/site visits to conduct physical checks of any gaps/challenges in the management of real

estate, to ensure appropriate solutions are identified for the challenges identified.

Attend to tenants’ complaints, reported defects and maintenance queries, conflicts resolutions in

consultation with Head- Real estate to ensure tenant service delivery and tenant satisfaction.

 

Co-ordinate the supervision of service providers

Contractors including property managers in liaison with Purchasing to ensure timely preparation of purchase orders

Drawing up terms of reference for contractors and service providers

Qualifications

Grade 12 Certificate with five ‘O’ levels with creditor better including English and Mathematics;

Degree in Real Estates

Project Management, Finance, Property/Facilities Management, Quantity

 

Surveying or related field:

Four (4) years experience at a similar position in an organisation of similar size in Real Estate investments.

How to Apply

Your application letter shodd be accompanied by a CV and copies of relevant certificates and should also specify your contact address and telephone number(s).

 

Application letters should be addressed to:

Director Human Resources and Administration,

National Pension Scheme Authority,

Levy Business Park,

Church Road,

PO Box 51275,

Lusaka.

Application deadline
23 Feb

Supervisor, Fabrication and Boiler Making

Supervisor, Fabrication and Boiler Making

Requisition Number: 502896
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Country: Zambia
Location: Kalumbila (140km west of Solwezi)
Site: Sentinel
Categories: Services

First Quantum Minerals Ltd. is an established and growing mining and metals company currently operating four mines and developing projects worldwide. Our aim is to become a globally diversified mining and metals company.

With a strategic plan to produce more than 1 million tonnes per annum of copper within five years, the Company is poised to become the largest, widely-held pure-play copper producer and one of the top five copper producers in the world.

 

 

We currently produce copper cathode, copper in concentrate, nickel, gold and sulphuric acid.

First Quantum’s current operations are the Kansanshi copper-gold mine in Zambia, the Guelb Moghrein copper-gold mine in Mauritania, the Kevitsa nickel-copper-PGE mine in Finland and the Ravensthorpe nickel-cobalt mine in Australia.

When our current projects are in operation, we expect we will be able to triple our annual copper production capacity and be positioned within the world’s 10 largest copper producers.

Sentinel is the first mine to be developed at the Trident project in the North Western Province of Zambia. The project comprises five large-scale mining licences and significant geological potential exists for expansion of operations, including the Enterprise nickel mine announced in December 2012. First Quantum is investing US$1.725-billion at the Sentinel mine and construction remains on time and on budget. Plant commissioning will commence in mid-2014 and copper production is expected reach 280 – 300,000 tonnes per annum.

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Craft Certificate in Metal Fabrication. Metal Fabrication Technician Certificate will be an added advantage
  • Must be in possession of a valid Driving License
  • Member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia

Experience & Skills:

  • A minimum of 5 years of direct experience in operational roles of Boiler making and Fabrication;
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience at a Supervisory level;
  • Significant experience working in the Mining Maintenance Workshop will be an added advantage
  • Should have knowledge of Pronto

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Understand and execute accountabilities of legal appointment under Zambian Mining Regulations;
  • Ensure that workshop and fabrication equipment is available and well maintained.
  • Manage the crews on various tasks both at the Mine Maintenance Workshop and the Mine Pit.
  • To lead and guide individuals in their everyday tasks to enhance their skills and broaden their knowledge.
  • Develop the Workshop artisans and assist them reach their potential.
  • Maintain safety of self, subordinates and others.
  • Ensure strict compliance to Health and Safety Standards.
  • Ensure all incidents are reported promptly.
  • Maintain a very high standard of housekeeping
  • Oversee real-time operations to deliver and exceed the KPI’s

 

  • Work collaboratively with other Shift Senior Supervisors to meet set targets
  • Ability to read, interpret and follow method statements and procedures. Competent in reading and understanding specifications, drawings, and all other discipline r and engineering documentation.
  • Conduct timely, documented and accurate shift handovers – reporting performance KPI’s, tasks performed, equipment status and focus items;
  • Ensure team members only conduct activities for which they are trained, competent and authorised to do;
  • Continuously track the attendance, location and activity of all team members;
  • Manage team manning levels to deliver operational requirements and instructions;
  • Immediately address substandard behaviours and performance of team members;
  • Control and reduce operational costs;

 

  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor – Boiler making and Fabrication

Behavioral Traits

  • Personal sense of equipment ownership and accountability;
  • Ability to and passion for leading and supervising people;
  • Ability to task assign, follow up and manage;
  • Ability to build working relations and coordinate different operating disciplines;
  • Ability to work and manage problems/actions across the timeframe of one shift;
  • Possess ability to analyse and understand metallurgical & equipment information;
  • Good verbal and written communication skills;
  • Persistent, diligent and thorough in approach;
  • Be enthusiastic and pro-active in manner
  • Firm and fair in managing team members.

 

Advertised: FLE Standard Time
Applications close: FLE Standard Time

 

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