Administrative Jobs at Nathan Associates Inc, VITALITE Zambia and other companies in Zambia

Deadline of this Job: 
29 September 2022

Nathan is a leading provider of analytic and economic consultancy services worldwide. In the past decade, we have implemented more than 120 projects in more than 50 countries leveraging our global presence in Washington DC, London, and India. From improved transparency and deeper stakeholder engagement to more effective policies and more resilient businesses, we deliver results that impact economic growth, human development, and poverty reduction. We are passionate about applying our deep analytical expertise and advanced proprietary tools to generate economic solutions tailored to our clients’ unique challenges. Nathan focuses on a range of economic development subject matter areas including Trade & Logistics, Economic Policy & Governance, Private Sector Development, Women’s Economic Empowerment, and Financial Solutions.
Nathan is implementing the USAID Zambia Revenue for Growth Project (R4G). R4G supports the Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ) in its efforts to improve domestic revenue mobilization and expand the fiscal space for public spending and investments in service delivery and poverty reduction. R4G engages both government and non-government stakeholders to build capacity in tax policy analysis, improve tax compliance and administration, and strengthen the tax culture in a manner that facilitates private sector growth and accountability relationships between taxpayers and the GRZ.

DCOP Position Summary And KEY Tasks:
Nathan is seeking a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) to manage project operations functions as well as contribute to project technical activities. The key tasks are listed below. This is a full-time position that reports directly to R4G’s Chief of Party (COP).
The DCOP will perform the following key tasks:
• Manage R4G finance staff and, as needed, oversee and perform project finance functions
• Manage HR and admin staff and, as needed, oversee and perform project HR and admin functions
• Manage other R4G staff as directed by the R4G COP
• Contribute to one or more R4G technical activities in tax administration, tax policy, public-private dialogue
• Contribute to project communications activities
• Contribute to the management of project grants
• Draft, review and/or proofread R4G progress and technical reports
• Engage with USAID and/or other donor projects as directed by the R4G COP
• Perform other tasks as directed by the R4G COP.
All tasks will be conducted in Lusaka unless otherwise directed.

Qualifications & Skills:
The DCOP is expected to possess the following qualifications and skills:
• Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s preferred) in economics, international affairs/development, or other discipline relevant to the tasks to be performed
• Extensive experience performing and managing project finance functions, preferably on donor-funded projects
• Extensive experience performing and managing HR and admin functions, preferably on donor-funded projects
• Work experience in at least one of the following areas: tax administration, tax policy, public-private dialogue, communications
• Excellent, demonstrated writing skills
• Ability to manage staff effectively
• Ability to work under tight deadlines and without supervision
• Grants management experience strongly preferred
• Knowledge of Zambian political and economic environment strongly preferred
• Experience working on USAID-funded projects preferred but not required.
Operations Officer job at The Nature Conservancy

Deadline of this Job: 
27 September 2022

Head of Risk and Internal Assurance job at VITALITE Zambia

Deadline of this Job: 
21 September 2022


Quality Made Affordable!
Are you up for a challenge and looking to join a great place to work? We are looking for a Head of Risk and Internal Assurance to join our team. If you think that could be you, please read on.

Who are we?
VITALITE Zambia Limited is a Zambian registered company founded in 2013. VITALITE was created to increase rural electrification and combat the poverty tax affecting low-income, energy-poor households across Zambia.
VITALITE Zambia Limited is a Zambian registered company founded in 2013. VITALITE was created to increase rural electrification and combat the poverty tax affecting low-income, energy-poor households across Zambia.
Our mission is to make quality products and services accessible and affordable to all Zambian households. We pride ourselves on having been the first to pioneer a fully integrated pay-as-you-go (PAYGO) service in Zambia and aim to become the country’s leading rural service and distribution company.
According to an independent survey of our customers (run by impact reporting agency, 60 Decibels in March 2021), 88% find we’ve very much improved their quality of life.

What’s it like to work here?
• We have built a vibrant and dynamic team in which all of us are treated fairly and given equal opportunity to progress
• We work in an emotionally safe environment within which we all have the opportunity to fully express ourselves
• Everyone is encouraged to create positive impact for themselves, their colleagues and our customers by taking full accountability for what we do every day
According to an independent survey (run by global gender advisory firm, Value for Women in February 2021):
• 94% of team members feel respected by their colleagues
• 97% of team members like our mission and purpose
• 86% of team members believe men and women have equal career opportunities
• 94% of team members believe issues of sexual harassment are taken seriously here
• 89% of team members believe we encourage open and honest communications

What is the job about?
We are looking for a highly committed, dependable and motivated individual to join our Risk and Internal Assurance team. This position will report to the Managing Director. Successful applicants for this role will be in charge of the following:
1. Internal Assurance
• Perform periodic reviews of the processes and procedures to eliminate and/or mitigate business/enterprise and operational risks.
• Develop and manage Business Continuity Plan including development of related training and awareness activities
• Perform reviews of control mitigation plans of functions and ensure adequate and prioritized management attention on remediating known issues and preventing recurrences.
• Cooperate with team members at all levels to ensure issues arising from audit and other compliance reviews are well understood by all levels of management and staff and that learning on fraud and control issues are shared amongst relevant teams.
• Perform departmental risk assessments to identify high risk areas within the organization that are further summarized for senior management and board reporting
• Ensure timely and proactive follow-up of Audit and other issues to ensure timely updates and closure.
• Perform ad-hoc reviews as requested by management and the chief Internal Auditor.
2. Compliance Reviews and Reporting
• Develop communication and training programs to help employees understand their roles in compliance.
• Develop and deliver the Internal Assurance audit plan.Perform regular audits to ensure compliance with regulations, policies and procedures.
• Oversee maintenance of records related to compliance activities including any complaints on investigations.
• Perform reporting to Executive Committee, Risk/Finance/Audit sub-committee and Board as required.
• Develop and execute Compliance Monitoring Framework and perform related reporting.
3. Fraud, Special Investigations and Reporting
• Plan and undertake investigations into allegations of fraud and other incidents.
• Lead the reduction of fraud losses by efficiently and effectively investigating, preventing, detecting, analyzing and reporting
• Lead the identification of control weaknesses and implementation of related solutions and controls.
• Lead the development and delivery of education, training and awareness activities as part of fraud prevention.
• Lead the development of effective relationships with police and other law enforcement agencies in relation to fraud/theft/other evidenced criminal acts.
4. Risk Management
• Lead the regular assessment of risks related to existing company activities
• Lead the assessment of risks related to company change / project activities
• Cooperate with the Finance Director in the management of the Credit Default Write Off process
5. Business processes
• Develop and update Standard Operating Procedures
• Assist with the implementation of Standard Operating Procedures
6. Department Management
• Oversee allocation of tasks to members of the Department
• Oversee staff members and monitor work quality
• Ensure HR policies are adhered to
• Ensure staff members follow VITALITE policy
• Lead development of Department policies.
7. Miscellaneous
• Support any priority VITALITE activity as required by VITALITE management
• Further develop work related skills on a regular basis in order to ensure excellent work performance
• Adherence to VITALITE code of conduct
• Adherence to VITALITE Standard Operating Procedures

Minimum Requirements
• Strong understanding of Credit analysis and policies
• Good understanding of Risk Management principles
• Extensive experience of credit risk management and associated analytic techniques and practices. This should include good knowledge of scorecards, stress testing and forecasting.
• Planning and organization expertise, including proven track record within a credit risk management environment in developing creative solutions to complex issues and delivery within defined timescales.
• Possess strong numerical capability, and understanding of statistics
• University Degree
• ACCA /CIMA or other related professional qualifications
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills
• Excellent planning skills
• Hands on attitude
• Able to handle and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously
• High personal standards
• Results oriented
• Excellent interpersonal skills; stakeholder management and collaboration
• Excellent and effective communication skills, both written and oral
• Strong team leadership attributes
Female candidates are encouraged to apply

Process Controller or Central Control Room Operators (CCR) job at Sable Zinc Kabwe Limited-Roan Copper Concentrator

Deadline of this Job: 
21 September 2022


Sable Zinc Kabwe Limited- Roan Copper Concentrator is a Ndola based Mining Company owned and operated by Jubilee Metals Group Plc, an Industry leading in processing and metal recovery business. The Company seeks to employ suitably qualified, experienced and result oriented individuals to fill up the above position

Overall Job Purpose
• Monitor various sections of the production line from the Central Control Room (CCR) to ensure precision and adherence to standards in the concentrate production process.
• Provide relevant information and direction to Plant Attendants and Operators in the production line based on monitored operations in liaison with the Shift Coordinators.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
• Assist in implementing company’s approved production plan.
• Monitor and control all sections of the plant process lines to ensure stable equipment operation, employee safety and compliance with prescribed standards and environmental regulations.
• Log in process data at specified intervals; document and report operational activities accordingly.
• Ensure smooth operation of the parameters by providing constant feedback and relevant guidance to Shift Coordinators, Engineers, Plant Attendants and Operators in the execution of field work.
• Operators and Attendants of failures, potential failures or trouble spots and provide direction for problem solving.
• Diagnose and troubleshoot potential operating problems, either in consultation with Shift Coordinators, Engineers and the Section Head or independently when immediate action is necessary to ensure production resumes.
• Continuously review the plant automation system and make recommendations for improvement based on leading practices.
• Perform any other duties assigned by the Shift Coordinator.

Key Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in any science/engineering discipline.
• Minimum of two (3) years relevant work experience in the same field
• Member of Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ)

• Working knowledge of copper concentrate production process
• Good knowledge of relevant parameters and standards applicable to copper concentrate production.
• Good problem solving and analytical skills
• Good communication skills
• Ability to pay attention to details
• Good interpersonal and relationship management skills

Deadline of this Job: 28 September 2022
Deadline of this Job: 28 September 2022
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