Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Jobs at ActionAid Zambia Limited - Closing Date: 20th January 2016

JOB TITLE: Head of Finance
REPORTING LINES: This is a Senior Management position in the establishment with direct reporting lines to the Country Director. This is a 3 year contract position, with the possibility of renewal.
DIMENSION/ACCOUNTABILITIES: The Head of Finance is responsible for the accuracy of financial reports, compliance with accounting standards and AA Zambia’s accounting policies and procedures. The main responsibilities include
  • Ensuring the financial integrity of AA Zambia within the framework of policies and procedures established by AA International as per the requirements of local and international laws.
  • To ensure the financial and legal integrity of AA within the framework of the policies and procedures established internationally as per the requirements of local and international laws.
  • To maintain compliance with AA policies in accordance with AA International Financial Management Framework including local statutory, legal and tax requirements.
  • To provide all stakeholders with timely and accurate financial information to enable monitoring of performance against budgets and decision making
  • Coordinate the annual budgeting, forecasting and three-year planning exercise and ensure that these are consistent with policies and procedures and in accordance with specific needs of AA Zambia.
  • To plan and manage AA Zambia external funding needs.
  • To lead the audit process for the annual financial statements in compliance with statutory regulations at both the local and international level.
  • To provide advice and support on financial matters to the Country Director and other Senior Managers so as to ensure proper financial management of AA Zambia programme.
  • To ensure effective utilization of organizational assets and resources by maintaining an effective internal financial control system.
  • To lead and develop capacity of staff within the Finance Department
  • To manage partnership relationships to enable effective programme implementation through partners
Job Title: Head of Policy & Programmes
Reporting Lines: This is a Senior Management position with direct reporting lines to the Country Director.  This is a 3 year contract position, with the possibility of renewal.
Dimension/Accountabilities: The job holder will lead on the strategic direction of effective programming and policy work in accordance with the overall country strategy. The main responsibilities include:
  • Leadership of the Programmes and Policy Unit in  Planning, Design and Implementation of Programmes and Policy Work
  • Leadership on formulation of policy positions and on campaigns and advocacy initiatives by AAZ
  • Build and maintain partnerships and relationships at a local, national and international level with CSOs, NGOs, government, donors and other relevant stakeholders
  • Overseeing monitoring, evaluation and reporting of programme and policy work at a local and national level
  • Facilitate resource mobilisation through developing concept papers and supporting proposal writing
  • Staff Management, Development and Performance Measurement
Job Title: Agriculture and Natural Resources Programme Officer
Reporting Lines: This is a Management position with direct reporting lines to the Head of Programmes.  This is a 3 year contract position, with the possibility of renewal.
Dimension/Accountabilities: The Agriculture and Natural Resources Officer shall be responsible for supporting the design, development, implementation and management of all programmes and policy advocacy work on ActionAid Zambia’s work on land, extractives, natural resources and agriculture. The holder of this position is expected to operate at a middle management level in terms of being able to have oversight and take the lead in some instances on their thematic area in terms of programme implementation and providing technical input into communications, advocacy and campaigns.
Application Procedure
To apply, please send a cover letter and Curriculum Vitae highlighting how you match the person specifications for the role to the following email address:, applications can be sent to The Human Resource and Organizational Development Manager, ActionAid Zambia, P. O. Box 51407, Lusaka. For those submitting by envelope please clearly indicate “Application for stated position” which you are applying for clearly marked on the envelope. Please clearly state your salary expectation in your cover letter.
Closing Date: 20th January 2016
Although all applications will be considered on their individual merit, suitably qualified women are especially encouraged to apply. While we respect all candidates, due to the high volume of applications we can only respond to shortlisted candidates. These are a local positions subject to the ethos of AA Zambia.


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