logistics transportation procurement jobs at Lusaka Institute of Applied Sciences, Chemonics International Inc.and GPCL Consulting Services Ltd

Job Category:
Logistics/ Transportation/ Procurement jobs in Zambia

Lusaka Institute of Applied Sciences (LIAS) has over 10 years of experience in training Health professionals at Diploma level and has up to date, qualified over 2, 500 Registered Nurses andClinical Officers. The Institution has set itself on a firm expansion course and changing stakeholder environment being experienced across the country, a number of opportunities and challenges have emerged with this phenomenon.
In its quest to meet National and Global Human Resource needs the Institution has embarked on a new strategy to maintain its progress. In view of this, the College is therefore seeking the services of selfless goal-oriented, qualified and skilled individual to take up the above position on a full-time basis:-

JOB PURPOSE: Ensure that the vehicle is always fueled and ready for use; Arrange for vehicle repairs as needed; Keep mileage records and repair records s up-to- date. Carry out minor repairs to Institutional Vehicles

• To drive College Vehicles
• Transport College staff to assignments as directed;
• Pick up and dropping off post, other packages, purchases or parcels;
• Maintain the vehicle to the satisfactory standard acceptable to the College
• Check and carry out routine maintenance to ensure that the vehicle is in good working order for use by the College staff
• Any other duties assigned by the Supervisor from time to time.

• Grade Twelve (12) School Certificate;
• At least five (5) years relevant work experience of driving heavy duty vehicles/buses
• Must have a valid Class CE/PSV SADC driver’s license;
• Good Communication and report writing skills in English

Deadline of this Job: 09 November 2022

Chemonics seeks a Country Director to support the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program – Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project in Zambia. The Country Director (CD) in Zambia will provide strategic guidance and overall management and direction of the technical team activities and program operations. This includes technical and operational implementation of the overall vision of the project, which enables GHSC-PSM to deliver critical health commodity supply chain technical assistance in country. The CD will work through a senior management team to ensure high quality implementation and reporting for PSM Zambia to USAID, HQ and external partners.
The USAID GHSC-PSM project is the primary vehicle through which USAID procures and provides health commodities and technical assistance to improve partner countries’ management of the supply chain in collaboration with key international stakeholders and in support of global health initiatives. Chemonics International Inc. is a US-based international development consulting company, operating in over 95 countries. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.
With 120+ staff across eight offices around the country, this diverse and complex program sets out to strengthen capacity of GRZ to develop sustainable systems that promote availability and security of essential health commodities through:
1. Increased data availability and use for informed commodity management.
2. Improved quantification, procurement planning, and coordination.
3. Provision of cost-effective, reliable international and local procurement services.
4. Improved efficiency in warehousing and distribution by the central medical store, Zambia Medicines, and Medical Supplies Agency (ZAMMSA).
5. Increased strategic management and planning by Ministry of Health (MOH) for improved commodity security approaches.

Ensure technical implementation and resource management:
• Drive technical vision and strategic direction of GHSC-PSM in Zambia
• Develop annual workplans and budgets aimed to improve delivery of health commodity supply chain technical assistance that reflect the priorities of USAID, the Ministry of Health, and other stakeholders and guide the senior management team (SMT) in effective work plan implementation
• Develop and implement management systems that support planning, reporting, performance management and tracking in collaboration with the home office
• Evaluate project progress periodically against the work plan and budget, identify issues and risks related to timely implementation, and undertake appropriate interventions to meet work plan objectives and client requests in collaboration with SMT members
• Engage and collaborate with local stakeholders to build the capacity and sustainability of national systems
• Support and oversee the design, development, quality control and completion of deliverables, including quantification reports, project work plan, monthly and quarterly reports
• Identify and promote the use of innovations and participate in project and international opportunities that improve supply chain performance
• Lead preparation for the transition of GHSC-PSM to NextGen, the new USAID-funded suite of projects
o Ensure real-time handover of technical activities and staff as appropriate.
o Ensure administrative close-out and final reporting of the country office.

Oversee operational compliance:
• Provide oversight to ensure contract management and mentor Senior Management Team (SMT) members to plan for and implement technical activities while ensuring contract compliance and adequate resourcing
• Oversee all finance, human resources administrative and subcontracts to ensure efficient and compliant systems and tools required to support program implementation, by working with the operations director
• Set standard policies and procedures for the organization by working with the home office project management unit and the field office SMT

Build and maintain relationships:
• Serve as the primary liaison with USAID, the Ministry of Health, and ZAMMSA with supply chain investments and components
• Represent GHSC-PSM in external fora including meetings with USAID, MOH, and ZAMMSA.
• Collaborate with local stakeholders to advocate for the harmonization of supply chain technical assistance activities
• Ensure positive and productive working relations and regular communications are maintained, both within the field offices and between the field and home offices

Provide management and mentorship:
• Identify challenges, obstacles, and difficulties affecting project implementation, develop strategies to solve these problems, and work with the SMT and USAID as needed to implement these strategies
• Enable technical teams to conceptualize and develop important technical documents including concept notes, documentation of lessons learned, and best practices identified during implementation
• Identify opportunities for the project to share technical knowledge (conferences, workshops, etc.)
• Mentor SMT to ensure continual professional development opportunities that support achievement of overall project goals
• Build capacity of local counterparts in supply chain management and oversight as appropriate.
• Performs other tasks as directed by the PMU Director, or designee

• Master’s degree in relevant field required (public health, health systems, project management, business administration, or another related field)
• Minimum 12 years of experience providing technical leadership in oversight and reporting for USAID-funded public health programs, including health supply chain such as managing commodities, warehousing and storage, or management information systems
• Minimum of five years’ experience in a senior management position such as chief of party or deputy chief of party for a USAID-funded program
• Demonstrated ability to apply supply chain management best practices and innovations to donor-funded programs
• Demonstrated experience in creating efficiencies and leading operational transformation in large complex public health programs
• Demonstrated ability in the development and progress of strategic work plans
• Willingness to live in Zambia full-time, and travel throughout the country up to 10 percent of the time
• Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
• Strong writing and editing in English and skills in analysis of data are required; a writing sample in English should be submitted with the application
• Advanced computer skills, especially in Microsoft Office
• Experience working with HIV/AIDS, malaria, family planning (FP), maternal and child health (MCH) and/or reproductive health commodities preferred
• Experience working in Southern Africa preferred

Deadline of this Job: 21 November 2022

Procurement and Contract Management Specialist

GPCL Consulting Services Limited (GPCL), is a consulting service firm promoted by the Export-Import Bank of India in association with leading public and private sector organizations in India. GPCL is actively engaged in providing consultancy services in the procurement and technical domains and has successfully delivered assignments in over 40 countries worldwide

• Bachelor’s Degree in either Civil/Mechanical Engineering, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Business or equivalent.
• Relevant Postgraduate or equivalent in Contract Management & Administration or Procurement Management.
• Demonstrated familiarity with World Bank/AfDB procurement guidelines, standard bidding documents and SRFP, in particular in regard to large construction projects.
• Evidence of practical experience in the use of FIDIC Pink Book (for MDBs-financed contracts) and FIDIC Red Book Conditions of contract, familiarity with the roles and obligations of Engineer, Employer and Contractor and
• Communication Channels etc.
• Professional Experience
• Minimum of 10 years of relevant professional experience specifically on Procurement of large civil/mechanical infrastructure projects are required. Experience in hydropower/hydraulic facility projects is an advantage.
• At least 3 years’ experience working in developing countries, preferably in Africa region within the last 7 years.
• Demonstrated proven experience in procurement and contract management for experience from at least one
• World Bank- or AfDB- funded project as procurement adviser or an international procurement consultant is required and at least one (1) assignment that involved use of FIDIC Pink, Red or Silver book contracts.
• Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in application of contract management tools & methodologies. Good understanding of risk management.
• Knowledge of institutions and procurement reforms in Borrower’s countries.
• Understanding of the World Bank and AfDB’s business objectives, products and project cycle. Written and oral fluency in the English language is required.

Deadline of this Job: 21 November 2022

Trades Men/Women
Join a Challenging Career under Zamia National Service as a Skilled soldier. Candidates must posses the following qualifications:
• Must be a Zambian Citizen and holder of a valid Green National Registration Card
• Must have a full Grade Twelve (12) Certificate or its equivalent.
• A Grade Twelve (12) full Certificate must be verified by the Examination Council of Zambia (ECZ)
• Must have minimum height of 1.6 meters for males and 1.57 meters for females.
• Must be Thirty Four (34) years of age and below.
• Must have no criminal record.
• Must be physically, medically and mentally fit.
• Must be willing to undergo Military Training,
• Must have a Diploma, Craft Certificate or equivalent in the following relevant fields below
(1) General Agriculture
(2) Livestock
(3) Aquaculture (Fisheries)
(4) Water Engineering (Diploma)
(5) Veterinary
(6) Agric Mechanics
(7) Auto Mechanics
(8) Auto Electrical
(9) Auto Body Repair
(10) Geometic Engineering (Diploma)
(11) Environmental Engineering (Diploma)
(12) Project Management
(13) Heavy Duty Repair (Diploma)
(14) Civil Engineering (Diploma)
(15) Quantity Surveying(Diploma)
(16) Plant Operator
– Grader
– Bull Dozer
– Crane Front End
– Excavator
– Back Hoe
– Intelligent Asphalt Distributor
– Paver
– Pneumatic Operating
(17) Electrical
(18) Painting (Sign Writing)
(19) Plumbing
(20) Refrigeration
(21) Metal Fabrication
(22) Steel Fixing
(23) Carpentry
(24) Bricklaying
(25) Machining
(26) Mechanical Fitting
(27) Tailoring
(28) Shoe making
(29) Confectioning
(30) Shaft Miller
(31) CIPS
(32) Stores Management
(33) Nursing
(34) Lab Tech
(35) Physiotherapy
(36) Radiology
(37) Dental Therapy
(38) Pharmacy Technology
(39) Production Management
(40) Clinical Officer
(41) EHT
(42) Computer Science
(43) Teacher Skill
(44) Secretarial
(45) Catering/Food
(46) Accounting
k. Must be affiliated to a recognized Professional body where applicable.