JOBS IN ZAMBIA - DAILY ZAMBIA JOBS

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

ASSISTANT COMMUNITY MANAGER



Job Title: Assistant Community Manager
Background:
African Parks is a non-profit organization that takes total responsibility for the rehabilitation and long term management of national parks in partnership with governments and local communities. African Parks Zambia ( A company limited by shares) has signed a management agreement for the management of LPNP and has been in existence for the last 11 years.
Assists in the Supervision of:
  • Liuwa Environmental Education Officers
  • Liuwa Community Extension Officers
  • Liuwa Social Welfare Officer
Reports to: Community Manager
Starting date – As soon as possible
Job overview
The Assistant Community Program Manager is responsible for assisting the Community Manager in facilitating, promoting and ensuring community planning development and monitoring empowerment initiatives. The Assistant Community Program Manager is a key member of the senior management team of Liuwa Plain National Park and his/her role includes the following aspects:
  1. Management of outreach activities for community at large. This includes but is not limited to write-up website updates, organization of African Parks´ participation in public events, radio shows, displays, presentations, etc.
  2. Assisting in the coordination of Liuwa Community Development Board activities
  3. Assisting in the supervision of community projects funded by African Parks
  4. Assisting in the management of Environmental Education programmes
  5. Assisting with the development of strong working relationships with traditional authorities, government institutions, NGOs and CBOs.
What success looks like in 3 years
  1. Land use regulations are fully abided by communities living inside the park
  2. Government departments, NGOs and as well as private companies, at district and provincial level, understand the extent of African Parks rights and responsibilities as the management entity of Liuwa Plain NP
  3. Fishing governance is abided for and fishing is fully integrated with the ecological needs of the park
  4. There is a notable reduction in poaching incidents in the park.  Likewise community involvement in information leading to arrests increases.
  5. The extent and characteristics of human wildlife conflict incidents are fully understood and incidents are efficiently dealt and in accordance with park regulations.
  6. Conservation clubs inside and outside the park are fully functional in each of the schools
Key measures and targets
  1. Assisting in the growth of the community programme
  2. Assisting in the successful implementation of Land Use Plan.
Qualifications and experience required
  1. Degree/Diploma in Natural Resources/Wildlife/Rural Development  Management
  2. 5 Years and above in the same fields.
  3. A clean and valid driving license
Capabilities and competencies needed for the job
  1. Ability to communicate in Silozi
  2. Knowledge of working with traditional authorities as this will be required to collaborate with The Barotse Royal Establishment at all levels
  3. Knowledge of local and regional development potential and opportunities in Western Province
  4. Knowledge of the Department of  National Parks and  Wildlife Services Act and its implications for communities
  5. Knowledge of environmental education programs
  6. Excellent computer skills, ability to use Microsoft Application packages (Word, Excel, Publisher, Access).
  7. Good people skills and ability to supervise and motivate staff effectively
  8. Ability to resolve conflicts, effective negotiation and mediation skills
  9. Ability to work in remote and physically demanding circumstances
  10. Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  11. Strong team building and decision making skills
  12. Effective verbal, presentation and listening communications skills
  13. Ability to travel within the Kalabo district, specifically Liuwa Plain National Park.
1.4. How to apply
To apply for this position kindly send us an application letter, a copy of your CV and certificates to walubitas@african-parks.org clearly stating your required monthly salary for the job and your date of availability.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Applications for this job should be sent before 08:00 on Friday 19th February 2016.

Categories

NGO JOBS ICT JOBS Lusaka Finance Accountant Agriculture Administration Health Human Resources Sales Kitwe Lecturer Civil Engineer Solwezi Consultancy Legal Jobs SCHOLARSHIPS Education MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS Driver Jobs Mining Jobs Ndola Procurement Jobs Monitoring and Evaluation Electrical Engineering Telecommunications MTN Zambia First Quantum Minerals Ltd Project Manager Airtel Zambia ZRA Zambia Revenue Authority Community Development Jobs Kasama LMC Lumwana Mining Company Limited Marketing Zamtel Save the Children World Vision Environmental Jobs Kabwe Malawi Jobs Research Graduate Trainee Standard Chartered Bank CARE INTERNATIONAL ZAMBIA Zimbabwe AWF African Wildlife Foundation Choma GOVERNMENT JOBS Mechanical Engineering NAPSA National Pension Scheme Authority PwC Teaching Jobs UN United Nations Zambia Sugar Plc Afdb African Development Bank Mopani Copper Mines PLC Security Jobs AB Bank Zambia Customer Care FINCA Zambia MU MULUNGUSHI UNIVERSITY PATH INTERNATIONAL RDA Road Development Agency UNICEF US Embassy in Zambia BANKING JOBS CHAI Clinton Health Access Initiative COMESA Chipata FHI360 Mongu SNV ZAMBIA Sandvik Economist Internship Livingstone Plan International WaterAid Zambia Zambia Banks Zanaco Zambia National Commercial Bank AU African Union Access Bank BOZ Bank of Zambia CRS Catholic Relief Services Cavmont Bank Chingola Copperbelt Energy Corporation Democratic of the Congo Kalulushi SADC Southern African Development Community USAID Zambia BancABC Copperbelt University ECOBANK ZAMBIA Kalumbila Librarian Lubambe Copper Mine Limited UNZA University of Zambia ZTB Zambia Tourism Board Barclays Bank Zambia Center for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia Climate Change and Environment Copperbelt EGPAF Elizabeth Glazer Pediatric AIDS Foundation ERB Energy Regulation Board Lusaka University OXFAM Volunteering WFP World Food Programme ZEMA Zambia Environmental Management Agency ZICTA Zambia Information n Communications Technology Authority Zambia Breweries Plc Atlas Copco Zambia Aviation Jobs Citibank DBZ DEVELOPMENT BANK OF ZAMBIA Human Rights Jhpiego MEDICAL STORES LIMITED Mazabuka Ministry of Gender and Child Development NEPAD NPA National Prosecution Authority National Airports Corporation National Breweries PC Population Council PSI Puma Energy International Restless Development The World Bank UNDP VSO Voluntary Service Overseas ZIPAR Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research ZNBS ZAMBIA NATIONAL BUILDING SOCIETY Zambia Red Cross Society ACC Anti Corruption Commission Zambia Abt Associates Blantyre British Council in Zambia CIVIL SERVICE JOBS Chamber of Mines of Zambia Chibombo Chililabombwe Chirundu Coca Cola Customer Support - Technical Support Danish Refugee Council ELECTORAL COMMISSION OF ZAMBIA ESAMI Eastern and Southern African Management Institute FNB FIRST NATIONAL BANK ZAMBIA Finca Malawi Food and Nutrition HPCZ Health Professions Council of Zambia Hospitality Jobs IRC International Rescue Committee Insurance Jobs Islamic Relief Kasumbalesa Konkola Copper Mines plc Legal Aid Board Lilongwe Lumwana MKUSHI MPIKA Maamba Collieries Limited Marie Stopes Zambia Ministry of local government and housing Mufulira NCC NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR CONSTRUCTION NFNC National Food and Nutrition Commission NHA National Housing Authority NLACW National Legal Aid Clinic for Women NRFA National Road Fund Agency NU Northrise University National Milling Corporation PACRA Patents and Companies Registration Agency PACT PIA Pensions and Insurance Authority Peace Corps Zambia Purchasing - Supplies Manager Records Management Rural Electrification Authority SUPPLY CHAIN Statistician Veterinary Council of Zambia WHO World Health Organization WWSC Western Water and Sewerage Company Workers Compensation Fund ZAWA Zambia Wildlife Authority ZDA Zambia Development Agency ZESCO Zambia Electricity Supply Corporation Limited ZICA Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants ZWMA Zambia Weights and Measure Agency Zambia Catholic University