Employment Opportunities at Peace Corps/Zambia , Deadline April 12, 2017



Peace Corps/Zambia wishes to invite applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of: 
Motor Pool Coordinator.
Location: Lusaka
Work Schedule: 40 hours/week
Starting salary: ZMW 152,500.00 per Annum
SCOPE OF WORK:
Basic Function:
The Motor Pool Coordinator (MPC) directs and coordinates the use and maintenance of motor vehicles and the use of motor pool personnel to provide efficient transportation service to the post that is in compliance with Peace Corps policy and host country law. The MPC maintains motor pool records, prepares reports on vehicle operations and maintenance, and takes necessary action to maintain and improve efficiency. The MPC also serves as a Receiving Officer for Post. The position reports to the General Services Manager (GSM)
Language and Cross Culture Facilitators on fixed and short term (part time) appointment
Location: Lusaka
Work hours: 45 hours/week
Daily rate: ZMW 483.00 per Day
SCOPE OF WORK:
Basic Function:
The Language and Cross culture Facilitator (LCF) Instructs and facilitates the learning of language and culture to Peace Corps Trainees and Volunteers in specific languages taught in the language program. S/he conducts classes in the language of the host country using the techniques, methods and training materials provided by Peace Corps Zambia. Assigns lessons, corrects faulty pronunciation, improper tone pattern, and faulty structure by using intensive drills of various kinds. Schedules reviews of subject matter and tests to determine trainees’ progress. The Languages to be taught are: Bemba, Kaonde, Lunda and Mambwe.
General Services Manager
Location: Lusaka
Work Schedule: 40 hours/week
Starting salary: ZMW 257,553.00/ Annum
SCOPE OF WORK:
Basic Function:
The General Services Manager (GSM) manages Peace Corps logistical and support operations at post. Other roles and responsibilities include but not limited to following:
Real property management; Personal property management Fleet Management and: Procurement.
The position reports to the Director of Management and Operations (DMO)
Applications must arrive at the Peace Corps Office on or before the closing date of April 12, 2017.
Only short-listed candidates will be notified and no telephone inquiries will be entertained.
Address applications to: The Human Resources Specialist, Peace Corps Zambia, Plot 71A Kabulonga Rd. P.O. Box 50707, Lusaka, Zambia Email: zm01-jobs@zm.peacecorps.gov clearly stating name and position applied for in the subject line

UNDP ZAMBIA JOBS - DEADLINE 31/03/2017



Job Title: Procurement Analyst
Job ID: 8968
Vacancy End Date (Midnight New York, USA): 07/04/2017
Duty Station: Lusaka, Zambia
Education & Work Experience: I-Master’s Level Degree – 4 year(s) experience
Contract Duration: 1 Year with possibility for extension
Open to Zambian Nationals Only.
Background
Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Operations Analyst and the overall guidance of the Deputy Country Director (Operations), the Procurement Analyst supervises the CO Procurement Unit, responsible for effective delivery of procurement services in order to obtain the best value for money. The incumbent analyses and interprets the financial rules and regulations and provides solutions to a wide spectrum of complex issues related to procurement. The Procurement Analyst promotes a collaborative, client-focused, quality and results-oriented approach in the Unit.
The Procurement Analyst works in close collaboration with Operations, Programme and project teams in the CO, UNDP HQs staff, the RSC and Government officials to successfully deliver procurement services.
Job Title: Finance Clerk (Open to Zambian Nationals Only)
Job ID: 9070
Vacancy End Date (Midnight New York, USA): 31/03/2017
Duty Station: Lusaka, Zambia
Education & Work Experience: E-Technical School – 2 year(s) experience
Background
Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Finance Analyst, the Finance Clerk supports the provision of financial services in large COs ensuring high quality, accuracy and consistency of work. The Finance Clerk promotes a client-oriented approach consistent with UNDP rules and regulations.
The Finance Clerk works in close collaboration with the Management Support and Business Development, Programme and Operations staff in the country office and with UNDP HQ staff to exchange information and ensure consistent service delivery.

RECRUITMENT AT SANDVIK ZAMBIA - Deadline: 4 Apr 2017


Sandvik seeks:
Machinist
The role
To set and operate lathe machines efficiently in order to produce quality products.
Key performance areas
Setting up lathe machine
  • Carry out risk assessment.
  • Accurate set up relates to volume of scrap produced.
  • Receive job card from Supervisor.
  • Ensure that the required quantity of material is available by taking it from the bin and place next to his machine.
  • Set up lathe machine by changing jaws.
  • Ensure that program on machine is correct.
  • Insert tools and take offsets when necessary.
  • Able to do set-up from scratch. Zero set and offsets.
Machining
  • Volume of scrap produced.
  • Do machining – work within very strict tolerances.
  • Take machined product out of machine.
  • Inspect for quality purposes.
  • Ensure that tolerances of the machined product is in accordance with the required specification.
  • Place on trolley.
Your profile
  • Matric qualification (Grade 12)
  • 2-years experience actively working as machnist
  • Experience of machines
  • Bilingual
  • Experience in reading technical drawings
  • Experience in using measuring equipment
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
  • Knowledge of quality and safety procedures other issues
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Team player
  • Able bodied
  • Be prepared to work shifts
Location
Zambia - Centre
Who may apply
All applicants outside Central Africa must ensure that they are able to secure a work permit and permanent residence prior to applying for any advertised positions.
How to apply
To apply, please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button, or access the Sandvik website www.sandvik.com/Career.
Applications close: 04 April 2017
Job Reference No.348971
Recruiter: Thandeka Mathebula
Sandvik is committed to representivity in the composition of its employees and the creation of job opportunities across all sectors of the South African population.
Deadline: 4 Apr
Job-ID: 348971

GENERAL SERVICES MANAGER



Peace Corps/Zambia wishes to invite applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of: General Services Manager
Location: Lusaka
Work Schedule: 40 hours/week
Starting salary: ZMW 257,553.00/ Annum
SCOPE OF WORK:
Basic Function:
The General Services Manager (GSM) manages Peace Corps logistical and support operations at post. Other roles and responsibilities include but not limited to following:
Real property management; Personal property management Fleet Management and: Procurement.
The position reports to the Director of Management and Operations (DMO)
Specific Tasks and Responsibilities:
Overall General Services Management
  • Plan, direct, and supervise the work of the Motor Pool Coordinator, the Skilled Maintenance Worker and the GSO Clerk.
  • Develop Standard Operating Procedures for post’s General Services Office (GSO) operations.
  • Ensure that GSO operations are in compliance with Peace Corps policy and Department of State policy where applicable.
  • Prepare or oversee preparation of various periodic reports such as VMIS, Sunflower, Green Energy Challenge, Vehicle Fleet Plan, etc.
  • Participate in the budget and logistical planning to support post’s annual operations, the pre-service trainings and real property management.
  • Process work orders as assigned.
  • Respond to Peace Corps Volunteer/Trainee (PCV/T) requests, directing them to appropriate staff for assistance, and directing staff to help them where appropriate.
  • Manage a weekly GSO Task List and ensure tasks are completed on time.
Real Property Management:
  • Work with the DMO or assigned Contracting Officer to select and evaluate real property for leases for the Lusaka office, provincial offices, training centers and USDH staff residences. Assist in lease negotiations, managing the leases, and lease renewals.
  • Work with landlords on issues of access, safety, security, utilities, maintenance and repair, and payment processing.
  • Ensure all offices, PSTs, and residences are well maintained and attend to all maintenance request by outsourcing or delegating assignments to the Skilled Maintenance Worker.
  • Ensure all generators have fuel at all times and are serviced regularly in conjunction with the Skilled Maintenance Worker.
  • Review and approve all generator logs from Lusaka, provincial offices, and training centers.
  • Ensure all utility bills are paid in a timely manner and report all power consumption into the Green Challenge Energy Consumption report.
Personal Property Management:
  • Oversee the recording, sighting and recording of all assets into Sunflower inventory system.
  • Coordinate the storage and movement of all Peace Corps supplies and furnishings.
  • Coordinate annual disposal of Peace Corps replacement property.
  • Oversee and prepare annual inventory reports.
  • Control Peace Corps property use and maintenance and repair.
Fleet Management
  • In conjunction with the MotorPool Coordinator, ensure drivers meet all requirements to drive and that vehicles are available as required and properly maintained.
  • Review and authorize weekly fleet schedules and participate in quarterly planning exercises.
  • Supervise the correct and timely entries into VMIS for all maintenance and fuel activities.
  • Complete monthly reviews of vehicle logs and fuel bills and reconcile data with VMIS for DMO approval.
  • Monitor DriveCam compliance for the Post, provide DriveCam coaching, and ensure required incidents are reported to HR for further action.
  • Draft Vehicle Fleet Plans and vehicle specification requirements.
  • Oversee customs clearance process for new vehicles and maintain all related files.
  • Manage the vehicle sale process in compliance with Peace Corps regulations and ensure that all duties are cleared.
Procurement:
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with vendors.
  • Receive assigned work orders; delegate responsibilities within GSO to obtain quotations for the procurement of goods and services; review proforma invoices received; and provide the assigned Contracting Officer recommendations for selection.
  • Track the status of all assigned work orders in the work order database.
  • Coordinate the selection of reliable and reputable contractors (plumbers, electricians, carpenters, etc.) on a competitive basis for the PC Office, PST, residences and regional offices.
  • Draft Requests for Procurement and selection memos for procurements above the minimum thresholds as requested by the assigned Contracting Officer.
  • Maintain list of regular and emergency on-call suppliers of goods and services.
  • Act as a liaison between Peace Corps and landlords, vendors and contractors.
Other Tasks
  • May be tasked as a driver transporting passengers and/or supplies in the city and up-country.
  • Assist DMO in case of activation of the Emergency Action Plan (EAP) or other emergencies. Must be familiar with the Emergency Action Plan (EAP), roles and responsibilities outlined in the plan and actively participate in annual training and testing at the EAP.
  • Takes on additional duties and responsibilities during absence of the other staff in GSO.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Safety and Security
Must also be knowledgeable and supportive of PC/Zambia safety and security policies and procedures, to include timely reporting of suspicious incidents, persons or articles. Logistics and Level of Effort Performs duties during a 40 hour work week. Schedule may vary, based on post requirements and may include evening, holiday and weekend work.
Required Qualifications:
  • In order to be selected for this position, the applicant must be a Zambian Citizen, must not have been employed in intelligence-related activities, and must submit a typed cover letter and CV(with at least three traceable references) that clearly documents how they meet each of the following requirements;
  • University degree or diploma in related field.
  • Five years or more experience in a similar role
Language: Fluent in both written and spoken English
Job Knowledge:
Procurement and inventory management best practices (Knowledge of US Government regulations in these areas preferred); working knowledge of fleet management (scheduling, fuel management and maintenance); and working knowledge of office and residential property management and maintenance.  Skills and Abilities: Demonstrate ability to work in multi-task environment with limited supervision; able to use Microsoft Office products (word processing and spreadsheets); valid Zambian unrestricted driver’s license; staff supervision
Applications must arrive at the Peace Corps Office on or before the closing date of April 12, 2017.
Only short-listed candidates will be notified and no telephone inquiries will be entertained.
Address applications to: The Human Resources Specialist, Peace Corps Zambia, Plot 71A Kabulonga Rd. P.O. Box 50707, Lusaka, Zambia Email: zm01-jobs@zm.peacecorps.gov clearly stating name and position applied for in the subject line
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