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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission a Body Corporate established under the Citizens’ Economic Empowerment Act No. 9 of 2006 to enhance broad-based economic empowerment, foster citizens’ economic ownership, control and management of economic resources, as well as to promote economic empowerment of targeted citizens is inviting applications from suitably qualified Zambians to fill the following positions:

1.  DIRECTOR CREDIT & RISK MANAGEMENT (1 POSITION) – LUSAKA

Reporting to the Director General, the ideal candidate will be responsible for leading the Credit and Risk Management Team and working closely with senior management and other stakeholders, develop and implement robust but flexible credit management and reporting strategies that reflect leading market practices to identify, monitor, manage and report key credit, investment and general risks,  recommend, negotiate and implement appropriate credit mitigation actions including monitoring tools, agreement terms, collateral or policy changes.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To oversee the Credit Control and Risk function of the Commission;
  • Develop and implement a robust Credit Management Information System that provides timely information to both internal and external stakeholders;
  • Develop and implement a robust Risk Management System that efficiently and effectively responds to the enterprise risk of the Commission;
  • Develop and implement Credit Risk and Procedures Manual;
  • Develop and implement Risk Policy and Procedures manual;
  • Monitor violations of credit policies, provide analysis, conclusion and recommendations, present findings to senior management and suggest actions/penalties to be taken when appropriate;
  • Generate the term of reference for the Credit Managers;
  • Work closely with the Credit Managers on the software used in processing of loan as well as the extraction of reports;
  • Monitor the disbursement of fund on agreed terms with the Credit Managers to support the delivery of empowerment products;
  • Monitor the Credit Managers’ performance through meetings, requests, audits and client visits;
  • Ensure the development of the Term Sheet and Loan Agreement;
  • Evaluate the compilation of quality control performance result to ensure consistent and accurate communication with financial institutions who do business with the Commission;
  • Advise management on the final loan beneficiaries; and
  • Advise management on the investment to be undertaken on the utilized funds on the Empowerment Fund for growth purposes.

Qualifications

  • Grade Twelve (12) Certificate
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Accountancy, Finance & Investment, Banking or related field
  • At least fifteen (15) years working experience in credit management in a Bank or Micro Credit Financial Institution of which 5 years should be at senior management level

2. DIRECTOR CORPORATE SERVICES (1 POSITION) – LUSAKA

Reporting to the Director General, the ideal candidate will be responsible for the provision of executive leadership of the Corporate Services Directorate and partnerships, and in particular with other Directors, across the full range of the Commission’s functions and roles. The Corporate portfolio consists of human resources, Information technology and administration.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To oversee the Corporate Services function, ensuring the provision of advice on Human Resources, Administration and Information Technology matters to the Director General and Management including coordinating, organizing, planning, development and review of relevant strategies, policies and procedures;
  • Effectively discharge human resource management functions in order to enhance staff morale and optimize utilization of human resource;
  • Effectively discharge human resource development and training functions in order to facilitate staff development and enhance staff performance;
  • Ensure timely provision of administrative and logistical support services in order to facilitate efficient and effective operations;
  • Provide a strategic input to the budget planning processes and maintaining overall responsibility for the budget of the Corporate Services Directorate;
  • Oversee regular formulation, review and implementation of policies in order to provide guidelines to the Commission;
  • Ensure timely development of individual and departmental work plan in order to monitor and evaluate performance;
  • Effectively manage human and material resources in order to facilitate achievement of set objectives;
  • Supervise the implementation of information and Communication Technology

Qualifications

  • Grade Twelve (12) Certificate
  • Master’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Business Administration, Human Resource Management or equivalent
  • Must be a member of the Zambia Institute of Human Resource Management or Zambia Institute of Marketing with a valid practicing license
  • Knowledge of rules and regulations pertaining to Corporate Services
  • Good interpersonal skills and excellent communications skills
  • At least fifteen (15) years relevant working experience in a busy, reputable complex organization of which five (5) should have been in a senior managerial position

3. DIRECTOR – BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & MSME (1 POSITION) – LUSAKA

Reporting to the Director General, the ideal candidate will be responsible for management and implementation of CEEC programmes and ensuring that the Commission’s work and programmes contribute effectively and efficiently towards meeting the short, medium and long term needs of its beneficiaries who are the targeted citizens.  This should be achieved within the framework of the CEE Act Number 9 of 2006.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To oversee the Business Development and Small and Medium Enterprise function of the Commission and the other economic empowerment measures as provided for in the CEE Act Number 9 of 2006;
  • Manage, update and maintain the ongoing strategy of the Commission and identify the trends and development and other new areas of project involvement as well as local donors to support strategic direction;
  • Support the delivery of BDS in form of entries development support and enabling system support;
  • Enhance the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Development;
  • Liaise with Government and all relevant stakeholders to achieve an agreed vision;
  • Carry out technical assistance visits to the field-based points of service, ensure project implementation, provide technical and professional advice, on the job training and mentorship to members of staff from key partners involved in implementation of economic empowerment programmes to ensure quality;
  • Develop, identify and ensure activities such as community mobilization, sensitization and identification of new points of service;
  • Develop and strengthen networks extensively within the local communities to facilitate exchange of information, sharing of workable practices, coordinating activities with beneficiaries and promoting the Commission’s activities between NGOs, faith based organizations, community based health, education, Government and other organizations that economic empowerment programmes is most likely to impact;
  • Compile annual, quarterly, midterm and final reports on the CEEC programme;
  • Develop and strengthen an effective monitoring and evaluation framework of the economic empowerment programmes;
  • Develop guidelines and resource manuals on the empowerment programme;
  • Develop and strengthen strategies for identifying potential areas of concern within the programme and provide viable advice and alternative solutions;
  • Manage and coordinate the framework and process of developing strategic plan, annual programmes, action plans and work plan of the economic empowerment programme;
  • Manage, coordinate and develop guidelines, tools, instruments for organization performance assessment for partners involved in CEEC programmes;
  • Ensure that all programmes implement the code of good practice, sector charters and Management of score cards;
  • Manage the process of monitoring score cards and timely evaluating them, ensuring that they are appropriate, necessary, cost effective, targeted, sustainable and are in compliance with the Commission’s philosophy and policy objectives;
  • Gazzetting Sector Codes; and
  • In close collaboration with Directorate of Finance, manage and coordinate monitoring and evaluation framework and system for budget and financial expenditure tracking of all targeted citizens empowered companies, citizens influenced companies and citizens owned companies involved in CEEC programme.

Qualifications

  • Grade Twelve (12) Certificate
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, MSc in Entrepreneurship and      Innovation or equivalent qualification
  • At least fifteen (15) years relevant experience five (5) of which should be at senior Management level

4. BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER (1 POSITION) – LUSAKA

Reporting to the Director – Business Development & MSME, the ideal candidate will be responsible for managing the development, planning and implementation of business development services vital to the successful function of the empowerment fund. The job will also be responsible for coordinating g implementation of other empowerment measures described in the CEEC Act through the provincial staffs.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide overall leadership and supervision of the Business Development Unit;
  • Manage business development activities;
  • Develop business development programmes procedures and process;
  • Participate in the evaluation and selection of concept paper, proposals and business plans;
  • Undertake monitoring and evaluation activities pertaining to the activities of the Business Development Unit;
  • Support and manage the development and implementation of economic empowerment policy;
  • Support and manage the development and implementation of reservation schemes for targeted citizens and targeted companies;
  • Support and manage the development and implementation of sector codes for targeted citizens and targeted companies;
  • Support and manage the development and implementation of Preferential Procurement for targeted citizens and targeted companies;
  • Coordinate the evaluation and prioritization of value chains;
  • Monitor and report on the Business Development Services Providers; and
  • In consultation with other Directorates and Units, design, prose and formulate programmes in business development.

Qualifications

  • Grade Twelve (12) Certificate
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, MSc in Entrepreneurship and Innovation or equivalent qualification
  • At least 10 years working experience in similar position
  • Knowledge of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises sector is highly preferred
  • Ability to independently conduct qualitative and quantitative research

5.  CREDIT MANAGER (1 POSITION) – LUSAKA

Reporting to the Director Credit & Risk Management, the ideal candidate will be responsible for coordinating and overseeing the Credit Unit including provision of information to aid management decision making on elements of credit control and enterprise risk.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • In collaboration with the Director Credit, develop and implement a robust Credit Management Information System that provides timely information to both internal and external stakeholders in collaboration with the Director Credit;
  • Develop and implement Credit Risk and Procedures Manual in collaboration with the Director Credit and Risk;
  • Generate reports from Credit Managers;
  • Generate of Term Sheets, Loan Agreements and Memorandum of Deposit of Certificates;
  • Ensure safe custody of all credit documents including Loan Agreements, Certificates of Titles etc;
  • Assess Business Plans for completeness and creditworthiness
  • Determine the need to forward customer delinquencies to legal department for litigation;
  • Monitor periodic credit reviews;
  • Plan, design and implement an overall risk management process for the Commission;
  • Monitor quarterly and yearly performance of Credit Managers through published financials and other third party information sources;
  • Analyze delinquent accounts and prepare reports including recommendations for solutions such as remediation, handover to debt collectors and writing off;
  • Monitor the progress of cases handed over for litigation by providing a report;
  • Execute Writs of Possession in conjunction with the Sheriff’s office;
  • Ensure that repossessed properties are sold within record time;
  • ·Communicate consistently and accurately with financial institutions who do business with the Communication
  • Monitor projects implementation, business implementation and collection of debt;
  • Prepare periodic reports for the Director of Credit and Risk; and
  • Submit monthly reports to the Credit Reference Bureau.

Qualifications

  • Grade Twelve (12) Certificate
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Banking & Finance, Accountancy or equivalent
  • At least 10 years working experience in credit review processes and the establishment of client policies

6. INTERNAL AUDIT MANAGER (1 POSITION) – LUSAKA

Reporting to the Director General, the ideal candidate will be responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of audit systems for regular monitoring of the use of all assets of the Commission.  Ensuring timely and accurate reporting of any departure from set policies and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops and implements internal audit programmes for all operational areas of the Commission and, prepares timely and accurate reports of findings and recommendations;
  • Follows up on the progress of implementation of recommendations as a result of the reports;
  • Carries out periodic systems reliability tests to confirm the efficacy and appropriateness of internal controls and procedures;
  • Review compliance with policies, procedures and laws and regulations;
  • As requested, carries out investigative audits and assists in the preparation of case records and reports;
  • Assists Directorates in the interpretation of financial and operating guidelines that where potential risks of losses of the Commission’s assets may occur;
  • Liaises with external auditors in the interpretation of exception reports and any other issues related to internal controls and procedures; and
  • Prepares regular accurate and timely reports on the activities of the Commission.

Qualifications

  • Grade Twelve (12) Certificate
  • ACCA, CIMA or Bachelor of Accountancy
  • Master’s Degree in Accountancy or related field
  • Must be a member of the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants
  • 10 years of relevant audit experience in a professional audit firm at senior level

7. BUDGET & FINANCE MANAGER (1 POSITION) – LUSAKA

Reporting to the Director Finance, the ideal candidate will be responsible for providing high level financial strategic systems and operational perspective to allow unit function optimally in alignment with CEEC objectives and Finance Directorate direction.  Will also be required to ensure adherence to statutory requirements, assess financial risk and strive for operational efficiencies across the Commission as well as undertake adhoc projects as the need arises.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To provide leadership and supervision of the Unit;
  • Implement and maintain an effective management control system within the Commission;
  • Prepare financial operational plans and budgets;
  • Prepare and present financial reports and analyses;
  • Review and interpret actual performance against plan or budget and executing budgetary control;
  • Keep the Finance Director appraised of the Commission financial position through oral and written reports;
  • Implement and maintain good governance practices with financial delegations as related policy prescription;
  • Assist to safeguard Commission assets and control costs;
  • Manage and monitor the finance related work of other Directorates responsible for financial processes and decisions and facilitating training where required;
  • Design and implement a financial management strategy including financial management, controls, monitoring and reporting;
  • Monitor and report on expenditure of the Commission programmes, proving analytical advice on spending patterns;
  • Review and implement internal controls;
  • Maintain the payroll systems and monthly preparation of the payroll and its related activities;
  • Ensure that Commission transactions and expenditure are in compliance with the Public Finance Act number 15 of 2004 and Financial Regulations of 2006 as well as CEEC Finance manual and regulations;
  • Management and accounting of all Commission assets;
  • Administration, management and reconciliation of capital expenditure;
  • Process contracts, prepare internal and external audits and reconciling all general ledger accounts monthly;
  • Coordinate and prepare of annual budgets based on business plans of the Commission;
  • To produce adhoc management reports of a high standard for use within the Commission;
  • Maintain an accurate record of accounts payables and receivables;
  • Prepare periodic cash flow forecasts;

Qualifications

  • Grade Twelve (12) Certificate
  • ACCA/CIMA, Accounting equivalent to Degree
  • Master’s Degree in Finance, Accountancy or related field
  • Must be a member of ZICA
  • At least 10 years working experience of which 5 years must be at senor management level. Demonstrable experience in the preparation of corporate financial statements for submission to the Board and External Audit.

8. LEGAL & COMPLIANCE MANAGER (1 POSITION) – LUSAKA

Reporting to the Director Legal Services, the ideal candidate will be responsible for providing professional legal advisory services, legal representation and legal support in the implementation of Broad Based Economic Empowerment activities of the Commission.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To provide legal advice and support to Management and staff of the Commission on legal issues;
  • Act as legal resource for the Commission and provide legal opinions;
  • To coordinate legal and contract matters for the Commission;
  • Attend to matters under Litigation;
  • Liaise with external Counsels on legal issues/litigation impacting on the Commission;
  • Advise on the interpretation of the Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission Act and any other legislation or regulation affecting the Commission;
  • Monitoring changes in Legislation, Regulation, Initiatives and relevant industry practices;
  • Drafting and reviewing of legal documentation and other legal instruments relating to the activities of the Commission;
  • Promote and support the development of conducive policy, legal, and regulatory environment for economic empowerment;
  • Provide legal support in the provision of business development and financial services to targeted citizens and companies;
  • Assist the Director Legal Services and undertake Company Secretarial work as may be required.

Qualifications

  • Grade Twelve (12) Certificate
  • Holder of an LLB Degree with current practicing certificate
  • An advocate of the High Court with at least (two) 10 years post qualification
  • Must be a member of the Law Association of Zambia
  • At least 10 years relevant working experience in a financial institution or law firm

9. PROVINCIAL COORDINATOR (2 POSITIONS) -LUSAKA AND NORTHWESTERN

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the ideal candidate will be responsible for developing, planning and implementing business development and financial services in the province.  The job also entails implementation of other empowerment measures managed by other Directorates and Units.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To manage the Provincial Office;
  • Manage district and provincial relations with Financial Service Providers, Business Development Service Providers and clients.
  • Managing all Provincial Empowerment Evaluation Committee meetings;
  • Managing the provincial unit budget and other resources such as motor vehicle, office furniture and equipment;
  • Establish and manage the Provincial BDS Forum;
  • Facilitate improved business development support to the projects in the Province
  • Identifying and leveraging third – party resources for programme development;
  • Facilitate the identification and appraisal of value chain clusters;
  • Developing and maintaining strategic relations with district associations, SME’s Chambers of Commerce and Industry, sector ministries, donor organization, and NGOs;
  • Ensure effective delivery of both financial services and business development services to the Commission’s clients in the Province, including without being limited to;
    • Provision of coaching and mentoring services;
    • In-factory technical assistance;
    • Quality assurance and market development support;
    • Facilitation of acquisitions, mergers, and other equity situations;
    • Business turnaround support;
    • Facilitation of capacity building study tours and marketing initiatives for supported businesses;
    • Participation in Credit Committee meetings;
    • Coordination of Business Development Services and Financial Services;
  • Monitoring the performance of partner Financial Service Providers in the province under the guidance of the Credit and Risk Manager;
  • Serve as ex-officio member of the respective Credit Committees established by the Commission’s Financial Services Partners in the Province;
  • Ensure effective and comprehensive implementation of CEE Act No. 9 of 2006 in the Province, including without being limited to;
    • the implementation of Codes of Good Practice;
    • the implementation of preferential schemes;
    • Coordination of the empowerment activities of public institutions in the province in line with the CEE Act No. 9 of 2006
    • preparation of reports mandatory to the CEE Act No. 9 of 2006
  • Coordinate provincial enterprise development programmes activities;
  • Coordinating and evaluating concept papers and business plans;
  • Coordinating the implementation of measures that are aimed at stimulating an enabling environment in collaboration with the Senior Business Development Officer –  Enabling Environment;
  • Prepare the monitoring and evaluation plan for the Province;
  • Providing support to the Monitoring & Evaluation units;
  • Undertake research, monitoring and evaluation activities for CEEC in the Province;
  • Providing support to other Directorates’ programmes of the Commission;
  • Ensuring preparation of unit monthly and quarterly work plans and budgets;
  • Supervise and manage the operations of the Provincial Office;
  • Prepare manpower development plans as may be appropriate for the Province;
  • Ensure that effective administration support systems are developed and implemented at the Provincial Office.

Qualifications

  • Grade Twelve (12) Certificate
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, MSc in Entrepreneurship and Innovation or related field
  • At least 8 years relevant working experience

10. ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER (1 POSITION) – LUSAKA

Reporting to the Director Corporate Services, the ideal candidate will be responsible for ensuring that the administrative support services are provided efficiently and effectively in order to maintain the offices, grounds, transport and office equipment in good order. To ensure adequate provision of security services. To provide operational support to enable optimal utilization of office facilities and enable other Directorates discharge their functions effectively.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To plan and coordinate administrative support services for the Commission and all its operations;
  • Provide Administrative support to the Board Members;
  • Establish administrative policies and procedures;
  • Responsible for the insurance of CEEC property and physical assets;
  • Ensure that maintenance service contracts for equipment/machines are correctly discharged in accordance with the terms and conditions of the agreement;
  • Ensure that Commission building is well maintained through efficient and effective supervision and sees to it that repairs are done and bills of quantities, etc., are prepared for approval by superiors; supervises building projects to ensure satisfactory work standards.
  • Monitor and controls the expenditure on usage of motor vehicles, equipment and machinery;
  • Supervise effectively availability and maintenance of the transport system in order to enhance mobility of officers and equipment;
  • Ensure timely availability of secretarial and reception services in order to enhance operations of the Commission;
  • Ensure effectively maintenance of building and surroundings in order to enhance conducive working environment;
  • Ensure timely provision of office space to officers in order to accommodate everyone;
  • Oversee security arrangements of the Commission making the necessary security arrangements and ensures that they perform to expectation;
  • Regularly coordinate workplace health awareness programmes such as Covid-19 and HIV/AIDS awareness programmes.
  • Review and maintain a copy of inventory register for office furniture and equipment;
  • Ensure timely service and repairs of damaged equipment and replacement of obsolete or beyond repair equipment and furniture;
  • Ensure effective and efficient supervision and operations of the Registry Office;

Qualifications

  • Grade Twelve (12) Certificate
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Human Resource Management or related field;
  • Master’s Degree in Public Administration, Human Resource Management or equivalent will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of five (5) years relevant experience of working in a similar position

11. HUMAN RESOURCE OFFICER (1 POSITION) – LUSAKA

Reporting to the Human Resource Manager, the ideal candidate will be responsible for assisting the Human Resource Manager with daily human resources activities, in order to promote good work environment and ensure proper, efficient and effective management of human resources

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in the recruitment and selection of suitable candidates, setting up of the interview panels, ensuring that the recruitment policies are adhered to, communicating with candidates and arranging offers of employment;
  • Assist with drawing of up contracts of employment;
  • Assist with organising end of contract communication;
  • Manage staff welfare i.e. medical scheme, funeral policy, Life Assurance, Accident policy;
  • Maintain a database of all staff contract periods;
  • Maintain personnel files;
  • Assist with the administration of disciplinary discipline and grievances
  • Assist with training and development function for all staff.

Qualifications

  • Grade Twelve (12) Certificate
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Human Resource Management or equivalent with at least 5 years relevant experience
  • Master’s Degree in Public Administration, Human Resource Management or equivalent will be an added advantage
  • Member of the Zambia Institute of Human Resource Management (ZIHRM)

12. EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT (1 POSITION) – LUSAKA

Reporting to the Director General, the ideal candidate will be responsible for providing technical and professional services in supporting of the overall responsibilities of the Director General of the Commission and to provide strategic linkages with key stakeholders involved in empowerment programmes in general and the Commission in particular and senior government officials.  In addition, the Executive Assistant shall continuously develop key strategic procedures and systems for managing meetings, reporting, communication and information dissemination for the efficient, and effective discharge of the Office of the Director General.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage and Coordinate the work schedule of the Director General;
  • Manage and assist coordination and planning of CEEC related internal and external events and projects related to assignments;
  • Collaborate with Government and other stakeholder’s Executive Assistants in the implementation of projects and activities related to national programmes;
  • Perform liaison functions with senior state officials and assist senior CEEC Management in managing government affairs;
  • Assist in the preparation and conducting of all relevant research on behalf of the DG;
  • Assists with running the affairs for the Chairman of the Commission.
  • Draft, prepare and distribute all correspondence and closely follow up various internal and external correspondence;
  • Manage the telephone and email enquiries and correspondence;
  • Opens and distributes the correspondence specifically for the Director General (this includes electronic communications);
  • Manage travel logistics (both external and internal) for both the CEEC and other travels related to the DG activities and demands;
  • Manage all retirement responsibilities associated with external and internal travels of the DG;
  • Participate in special assignments and activities as directed by the DG;

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Economics, Business Administration or related field;
  • Outstanding detail oriented skills are required and a tolerance for working on multiple tasks simultaneously;
  • Previous work experience assisting executives in the private and public sector or international organizations;
  • Computer literate, good communication and report writing skills
  • Minimum of five (5) years relevant experience of working in a similar position

13. SNR CREDIT OFFICER (PROJECT FINANCE) (1 POSITION) – LUSAKA

Reporting to the Credit Manager, the ideal candidate will be responsible for Implementing the Commission’s credit and risk management function with a specialization in Project Finance.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide support to the Credit Manager
  • Provide support in the evaluation of the Commission policies and procedures as they relate to enterprise risk management;
  • Propose loan conditions that contribute to project viability and sustainability;
  • Liaise with Financial Institutions contracted to undertake Credit Management services in submission of business plans and receipt of copies Term Sheets and Loan Agreements;
  • Review collateral documentation received from the Credit Managers and ensure the Certificates of Title are securely kept in the safe;
  • Ensure that funds for approved projects are sent to Credit Managers on time;
  • Ensure that the Commission receives reports specified in the Credit Management Agreement on time from Credit Managers;
  • Reconcile loan statements before release of title and closure of loan accounts;
  • Monitor and report on the compliance of Credit Managers with the Credit Management Agreement and guidelines;
  • Submit monthly reports to Credit Reference Bureau on time;
  • Prepare credit reports at product, Credit Manager and provincial levels;
  • Monitor all loans under management through Credit Managers and ensure 100% raiment rate is maintained;
  • Assist in the formulation, implementation and periodic review of the Credit Policy, Risk Policy, Credit Procedure Manual, Risk Procedure Manual and other guidelines under the Credit & Risk Department;
  • Assist in identifying, assessing, quantifying and mitigation risks to the Commission by developing a robust risk management system;
  • Assist in updating the risk register for the Commission;
  • Provide support in undertaking risk assessment on Project Finance/Micro Credit/Construction Finance Initiative projects

Qualifications

  • Grade Twelve (12) Certificate
  • Master’s Degree in Commerce, Finance & investment, Banking or related field
  • Prior credit administration/risk knowledge an advantage
  • At least 8 years working experience in credit management in a bank or financial institution.

14. SNR RISK MANAGEMENT OFFICER (2 POSITIONS)- LUSAKA

Reporting to the Risk Manager, the ideal candidate will be responsible for implementing the Commission’s risk management function with a specialization in Project Finance and Micro Credit projects.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide support to the Risk Manager
  • Identification and treatment of emerging financial risks
  • Assist in the formulation, implementation and periodic review of the Risk Policy, Risk Procedure Manual and other guidelines under the Credit & Risk Department;
  • Assist in identifying, assessing, quantifying and mitigation risks to the Commission by developing a robust risk management system;
  • Assist in updating the risk register for the Commission;
  • Provide support in undertaking risk assessment on Project Finance/Micro Credit/Construction Finance Initiative projects.
  • Maintain the Directorate Risk Registers;
  • Provide assistance in Coordinating due diligence activities of the Commission
  • Undertake and monitor periodic reviews on Political, Economic, Social, Technological, Legal and other related risks;
  • Plan, design and implement an overall risk management process for the Commission;
  • Prepare periodic reports for the Unit.

Qualifications

  • Grade Twelve (12) Certificate
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Finance, Banking or related field
  • Prior risk management knowledge an advantage
  • At least 8 years working experience in credit management in a bank or financial institution

15. SNR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER-ENABLING ENVIRONMENT (1 POSITION)- LUSAKA

Reporting to the Business Development Manager, the ideal candidate will be responsible for supporting the function of the Enabling Environment Programmes as described in the relevant sections of the CEEC Act.

Duties and Responsibilities

Within the context of CEE Act No. 9 of 2006:

  • Undertake research and facilitate the development and implementation of Sector Codes of Good Practice;
  • Undertake research and facilitate the development and implementation of Reservation Schemes;
  • Undertake research and facilitate the development and implementation of Preferential Procurement;
  • Undertake research and recommend strategies for developing an entrepreneurship culture and skills among targeted citizens;
  • Undertake research and make recommendations towards developing good empowerment policies;
  • Undertake activities that support the role of Business Associations in enhancing economic empowerment of targeted citizens;
  • Undertake research, recommend and support the co-ordination of the economic empowerment programmes of various public institutions in Zambia;
  • Facilitate surveys and research aimed at identifying ways of enhancing the impact of economic empowerment in Zambia;
  • Undertake periodic reviews and recommend areas for enhancing the effectiveness of the CEE Act in achieving its objectives.

Qualifications

  • Grade Twelve Certificate
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, MSc in Entrepreneurship and Innovation or equivalent qualification;
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • At least eight (8) years relevant working experience

16. SNR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER- RESEARCH & MARKETING (1 POSITION) – LUSAKA

Reporting to the Business Development Manager, the ideal candidate will be responsible for contributing to the design and implementation of market access and trade-related development activities that will increase Zambia’s capacity to trade.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contribute to preparation of annual work plans and budgets for the Unit;
  • Ensure preparation of periodic and adhoc reports of the Unit’s activities;
  • Contribute to the identification of trade opportunities that exist in the local, regional, and global markets;
  • Undertake the evaluation of market access offers received at the bilateral, regional and multilateral front to identify opportunities for trade;
  • Ensure dissemination of market information and other information to the business community on all trade agreements to which Zambia is party;
  • Ensure provision of accurate up to date export information on foreign markets to the business community;
  • Collect information on consumer opinion and marketing trends;
  • Conduct market research to identify opportunities for growth and promotion;
  • Investigate past performance of products and assess future trends;
  • Conduct market research to identify business trends and consumer needs;

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Marketing, Business Administration, MSc in Entrepreneurship and Innovation or any other related field
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to independently conduct qualitative and quantitative research
  • At least eight (8) years relevant experience in a similar position

17. BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER (10 POSITIONS – ALL PROVINCIAL CAPITAL CENTERS)

Reporting to the Provincial Coordinator, the ideal candidate will be responsible for supporting provide support to the programme planning, development and management function of the Business Development at the Provincial Office.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support the Business Development Manager’s portfolio;
  • Collect and collate all submissions by the Business Development Service Providers;
  • Prepare all evaluations for Business Development Services;
  • Develop and maintain a current database of Business Development Service Providers;
  • Maintain a country database of clients requiring Business Development Service Providers;
  • Maintain a country database of Business Development Support;
  • Manage all enterprise development programmes documentation;
  • Provide secretarial duties in all evaluation meetings;
  • Manage the Enterprise Development Programme diary;
  • Provide logistical support to field officers;
  • Coordinate communication between the field and the head office
  • Monitor unit expenditure against budget;

Qualifications

  • Grade Twelve (12) Certificate
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Entrepreneurship or related field
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, MSc in Entrepreneurship and Innovation or related field will be an added advantage
  • Prior programme administration/project management knowledge an advantage
  • At least 5 years relevant working experience

18. PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER (1 POSITION) – LUSAKA

Reporting to the Public Relations Manager, the ideal candidate will be responsible for planning and directing public relations programmes designed to create and maintain a favorable public image for the Commission.  The job entails ensuring a robust communication that promotes, maintains improves the image and reputation of the Commission.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide support to the Public Relations and Communication Manager
  • Develop, maintain and generate reputable management and communication system consistently and accurately documenting broad processes;
  • Develop and (periodically) update the Commission’s corporate profile, annual accounts, newsletters, abridge financial reports and other communication materials;
  • Manage the production and posting of the Web Portal online content and face book to the general public;
  • Manage a Database for media relations;
  • Render logistics support to units organizing events with the Commission;
  • Identify main client groups and audience and determine the best way to communicate publicity information to them;
  • Develop, protect, improve and maintain the Commission’s corporate image and identity, which includes the use of logos and signage;
  • Manage Commission’s event such as introducing new products, or other activities the Commission supports gain attention through the media without advertising directly.

Qualifications

  • Grade Twelve (12) Certificate
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication, Marketing, Business Administration or related field
  • Master’s Degree in Mass Communication, Marketing, Business Administration or related field will be an added advantage
  • Must be a member of the Zambia Institute of Marketing or other relevant professional body
  • At least 5 years working experience

19. PROCUREMENT OFFICER (1 POSITION)- LUSAKA

Reporting to the Procurement Manager, the ideal candidate will be responsible for the cost effective procurement of goods and services for the Commission

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide support to the Procurement Manager;
  • Provide support in designing and conducting training on procurement, resolving procurement related problems and addressing queries from the targeted citizens, citizens empowered companies and citizen influenced companies, citizen owned companies;
  • Provide support in strategic sourcing;
  • Timely procurement of goods and services required by the Commission;
  • Timely distribution of goods and services to facilitate smooth operations of the Commission;
  • Timely preparation of procurement requirement plans in order to budget and facilitate funding for procurement of goods and services;
  • Manage supply contracts for goods and services;
  • Provide secretarial services to Evaluation and Tender Committees.

Qualifications

  • Degree in Purchasing & Supply or relevant field
  • Diploma in Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply
  • Member of the Zambia Institute of Purchasing & Supply
  • At least 5 years relevant working experience in a similar position

20. INTERNAL AUDITOR (1 POSITION) – LUSAKA

Reporting to the Internal Auditor Manager, the ideal candidate will be responsible for assisting with the Development, implementation and maintenance of audit systems for regular monitoring of the use of all assets of the Commission.  Ensuring timely and accurate reporting of any departure from set policies and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with the development and implementation of internal audit programmes for all operational areas of the Commission and, prepares timely and accurate reports of findings and recommendations
  • Follows up on the progress of implementation of recommendations as a result of the reports
  • Carries out periodic systems reliability tests to confirm the efficacy and appropriateness of internal controls and procedures
  • Review compliance with policies, procedures and laws and regulations in liaison with the Manager Internal Audit
  • Assists with investigative audits and in the preparation of case records and reports
  • Assists Directorates in the interpretation of financial and operating guidelines that where potential risks of losses of the Commission’s assets may occur

Qualifications

  • Grade Twelve (12) Certificate
  • ACCA, CIMA or Bachelor of Accountancy
  • Master’s Degree in Accountancy or related field
  • Must be a member of the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants
  • 10 years of relevant audit experience in a professional audit firm at senior level

21. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY OFFICER (1 POSITION) – LUSAKA

Reporting to the Information Technology Manager, the ideal candidate will be responsible for the provision of quality, reliable and modern ICT services that support the operations of the Commission and contribute to overall efficiency, productivity and attainment of Commission objectives.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Managing and maintain servers, internal and external mail in order to ensure availability for all users;
  • Fault finding, housekeeping and security management;
  • Defines and evaluates business problems that may be resolved through data processing system;
  • Ensuring standard software on all network stations and mobile devices;
  • Ensuring that ICT problems initiated by users of hardware and software are dealt with within a timely and effective manner;
  • Monitors system effectiveness in satisfying user needs;
  • Troubleshoot, and resolve problems on the ICT systems operations to minimize systems downtime and ensures smooth running of all ICT systems;
  • Ensure smooth running of the Commission’s ICT systems such as the Pastel Accounting System, the Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 Loan Management Information System, Microsoft Exchange Server, etc;
  • Provision of user support services and training in various off-shelf and in-house software;
  • Install and maintenance of the network and internet/ intranet facilities in order to promote access, sharing and exchange of information and ensure proper installation, licensing and updating of software;
  • Ensuring effective network infrastructure, including installation, monitoring and planning managing the LAN (Local Area Network) and Wide Area Network (WAN) in order to ensure that the Commission has an effective communication network.

Qualifications

  • Grade Twelve (12) Certificate
  • Degree in Computer Sciences or related field
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate(CCNA)
  • Experience in network administration, including set up, maintenance and trouble shooting
  • At least 5 years working experience in a similar position

22. ASSISTANT INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY OFFICER (1 POSITION)- LUSAKA

Reporting to the Information Technology Officer, the ideal candidate will be responsible for assisting in the provision of quality, reliable and modern ICT services that support the operations of the Commission.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in the installation and maintenance of the network and internet/ intranet facilities in order to promote access, sharing and exchange of information and ensures proper installation, licensing and updating of software;
  • Troubleshoot, and resolve problems on the ICT systems operations to minimize systems downtime and ensures smooth running of all ICT systems;
  • Manage the Commission’s website and the generation and revision of the web page and uploading of information onto the domain hosting service;
  • Assist with installation, monitoring and planning of network equipment;
  • Monitors system effectiveness in satisfying user needs;
  • Manage the provision of user support services and training
  • Assist with maintenance of the Commission’s ICT equipment;

Qualifications

  • Grade Twelve (12) Certificate
  • Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • At least 3 years working experience in a similar position

23. ASSISTANT PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER (1 POSITION) – LUSAKA

Reporting to the Administrative Officer, the ideal candidate will be responsible for managing the Commission reception area including handling of visitors and the Switchboard.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Greets, assist and directs all visitors and the general public;
  • Places, receives and routes high volume of calls through the switchboard;
  • Record outgoing calls
  • Provides information and deals with queries from walk in clients and telephone callers;
  • Takes and relays messages and announces visitors;
  • Sorts and distributes incoming mail;
  • Reports any telephone faults
  • Makes follow up on payment of bills
  • General administrative and clerical support such as faxing, typing, photocopying etc.;
  • Tidy and maintain Reception Area.

Qualifications

  • Grade Twelve (12) Certificate
  • Diploma in Public Relations, Journalism, Marketing or equivalent
  • At least 3 years relevant experience in a similar position.

24. ACCOUNTANT TREASURY (1 POSITION) – LUSAKA

Reporting to the Budget & Finance Manager, the ideal candidate will be responsible for accounting and preparing financial statements on the Citizens Economic Empowerment Fund (CEEF), as well as for the Commission’s equity positioning and money market transactions. The Accountant Treasury will also operate the dealing window of the Commission.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare, examine, and analyze accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports related to the CEEF and the Commission’s equity positioning and money market investment transactions, in order to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
  • Compute taxes owed and prepare tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting and other tax requirements related to the CEEF and the Commission’s equity positioning and money market investment transactions.
  • Analyze business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice related to the CEEF and the Commission’s equity positioning and money market investment transactions.
    Report to management regarding the financing of the CEEF and the Commission’s equity positioning and money market investment transactions.
  • Establish charts of accounts, and assign entries to proper accounts for the CEEF and the Commission’s equity positioning and money market investment transactions.
  • Develop, maintain, and analyze budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs related to the CEEF and the Commission’s equity positioning and money market investment transactions.
  • Optimizing Information Communication Technologies, develop, implement, modify, and document recordkeeping and accounting systems related to the CEEF and the
  • Commission’s equity positioning and money market investment transactions.
  • Prepare forms and manuals for accounting and bookkeeping personnel, and direct their work activities related to the CEEF and the Commission’s equity positioning and money market investment transactions.
  • Monitor CEEF operations to ascertain accounting needs and to recommend, develop, and maintain solutions.
  • Advice Management about issues such as resource utilization, tax strategies, and the assumptions underlying budget forecasts related to the CEEF and the Commission’s equity positioning and money market investment transactions.
  • Facilitate internal and external auditing activities related to the CEEF and the Commission’s equity positioning and money market investment transactions.
  • Investigate bankruptcies and other complex financial transactions and prepare reports summarizing the findings.
  • Appraise, evaluate, and inventory real property and equipment, as well as undertake business valuations in relation to managing the CEEF and equity positioning, recording information such as the property’s description, value, and location.
  • Analyze and anticipate the Commission’s need for cash to ensure that adequate funds are available when needed.
  • Prepare plans for the provision of such funds and make recommendations concerning the sources of such funds.
  • Establish and maintain systems and procedures for monitoring the Commission’s daily inflow and outflow of cash.
  • Assist in managing the Commission’s relationship with local and overseas banks and other financial institutions.
  • Establish and maintain efficient banking arrangements necessary for the management of Commission balances and other funds.
  • Monitor prices available on banking products and services.
  • Assisting in carrying out the bank’s settlements function.
  • Monitoring position balances.
  • Identify and establish hedge positions to mitigate against risk positions.

Qualifications

  • Grade 12 certificate;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Full ACCA or equivalent accounting qualification;
  • Member of ZICA;
  • Working knowledge of Pastel Evolution software, without supervision, is a requirement;
  • At least 5 years’ experience producing financial statements and facilitating internal and external audits

25. MONITORING & EVALUATION OFFICER (1 POSITION) – LUSAKA

Reporting to the Monitoring & Evaluation Manager, the ideal candidate will be responsible for undertake monitoring and evaluation of CEEC programmes. The jobholder shall assist in the development and formulation of monitoring and evaluation framework tools and instruments.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide support to the Monitoring and Evaluation Manager
  • Assist in monitoring the progress of implementation of projects benefiting from the empowerment funds;
  • Prepare key result areas and performance indicators for CEEC staff and entire Commission;
  • Assist in conducting M&E surveys, assessments, and other baseline information generation processes;
  • Assist to manage a comprehensive database system that captures, analyzes and makes available to staff and other authorized persons or groups information that are relevant to CEE programmes;
  • Assist to conduct monitoring visits and audits, and periodic reviews of CEE programmes as may be required by the Commission;
  • Using appropriate designed tools, track/measure CEE programmes and organizational strategy implementation and accomplishments;
  • Assist in producing and disseminating M&E reports on the progress of programme or strategy implementation and lessons learned to key stakeholders.

Qualifications

  • Grade Twelve (12) Certificate
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Monitoring and Evaluation or related field
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation
  • At least 5 years working experience in Government, donor supported projects, focused civil society or NGOs

26.  ASSISTANT ACCOUNTANT OPERATIONS (1 POSITION)- LUSAKA

Reporting to the Accountant Operations, the ideal candidate will be responsible for providing a cashiering services and administrative support to the Accountant and Finance and Budget Manager.  Maintenance of proper books of accounts.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preparation of data set A and B general payroll, maintenance of inputs/reports and reconciliation of payroll related accounts;
  • Preparing payroll inputs sheets and submitting them for approval;
  • Writing and preparing all cheques payments and supporting documentation;
  • Capturing of all Cashbook transaction in Pastel on a daily basis;
  • Preparation of daily petty cash returns;
  • Handling and processing Petty cash reimbursements;
  • Ensure that all unretired imprests and advances are recovered;
  • Keeping proper records of all approved payments vouchers and filling them according to the payment voucher numbers;
  • Preparation of Daily cash position;
  • Maintenance of cheque register, advance register;
  • Perform bank agency duties;
  • Maintain up to date individual salary files for all members of staff;
  • Filling of all transaction

Qualifications

  • Grade Twelve (12) Certificate
  • NATECH, ATD, DFA, AAT, part ACCA or CIMA
  • 2 years work experience in a similar position

27. ASSISTANT ACCOUNTANT TREASURY (1 POSITION)- LUSAKA

Reporting to the Accountant Treasury, the ideal candidate will be responsible for maintenance of proper books of accounts in the Treasury section.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Liaise with Empowerment programme unit for collection of administration / form fees on loan applications and banking the cash the next day;
  • Keeping proper records of all receipt books and daily cash collection reports on monthly and yearly basis;
  • Maintenance of Provincial Imprest Account, Processing, Reconciliation & follow ups on unretired Advances;
  • Making follow-ups on unretired advances;
  • Reconcile trade and staff debtors control account in Pastel;
  • Reconcile trade and staff debtors accounts;
  • Receiving and processing all duly approved advances and loan;
  • Performance of Regular reconciliation of creditors balances against invoices and maintenance of creditors control account in Pastel;
  • Recording of Daily Fuel Allocations and preparations weekly fuel consumption analysis by vehicle;
  • Maintain record of all approved orders and purchase requisitions;
  • Carry out a quarterly Office Inventory Record;
  • Maintaining all stores records, including updating bin cards, receiving goods and forms such as GRNs etc;
  • Capturing of all Cash books transaction in Pastel;
  • Maintenance of cheque register, imprest register, loan register, advance register;
  • Perform bank agency duties.

Qualifications

  • Grade Twelve (12) Certificate
  • NATECH/part ACCA
  • 2 years work experience in a similar position

28. FINANCE & ADMIN ASSISTANT (1 POSITION) – CHIPATA

Reporting to the Provincial Coordinator, the ideal candidate will be responsible for the provision administrative and financial support to the Provincial Empowerment Office.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To provide support in the management of the provincial office;
  • Coordinate all incoming and outgoing correspondence;
  • Maintaining a register of al queries and response submitted to the provincial office;
  • Maintain hardcopy and electronic office filing system;
  • Perform general clerical duties to include but not limited to photocopying, facing, mailing, and filing;
  • Support staff in assigned project work;
  • Meet, receive and attend to clients and visitors;
  • Set up accommodation and transport arrangement for staff and visitors;
  • Maintain office inventory;
  • Maintenance of fixed asset register;
  • Maintain the provincial cash books;
  • Maintain petty cash for the province;
  • Support the preparation of a monthly reconciliation statement;
  • Process all payments at the Provincial Office;
  • Ensure all transactions processed at provincial office comply with policy;
  • Ensure backup documents are properly and systematically filed;
  • Prepare monthly financial reports for approval by Provincial Coordinator;
  • Ensure cleanliness and high standards of hygiene of office and maintenance of office equipment.

Qualifications

  • Grade Twelve (12) Certificate
  • Diploma in Business Administration, Accounts, Finance, Management studies and any related field
  • Two (2) years working experience

29. ASSISTANT BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER – ENABLING ENVIRONMENT (1 POSITION) – LUSAKA

The ideal candidate will provide support the Business Development Officer – Enabling Environment. The job also entails the provision of clerical and referral services to CEEC clients on a daily basis.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with the Preferential Procurement process flow to include receipt of applications, filing, follow up and updating of the database;
  • Provide Monthly update to the Website;
  • Provide support to the Business Development Officer – Enabling Environment;
  • Handling of walk-in clients at the Customer Service Desk;
  • Provide information to the general public on CEEC activities and operations;
  • Provide and stock reliable sources of CEEC operations and application guidelines for public distribution;
  • Answer queries from clients on a daily basis;
  • Giving information and assisting clients complete the CEEC loan application forms;
  • Handling of clients complaints and refereeing them to the relevant Officer where necessary;

Qualifications

  • Grade Twelve (12) Certificate
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Entrepreneurship and Innovation or equivalent qualification
  • At least 5 years working experience in a similar position

30. ASSISTANT BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER- BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT (1 POSITION) – LUSAKA

The ideal candidate will provide support to the Business Development Officer – Business Development. The job also entails the provision of clerical and referral services to CEEC clients on a daily basis.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collect and collate quarterly, months, annual BD report submissions by the Provincial Staff
  • Facilitation and Provision of logistical support to field officers during the following programs:
    • Capacity building (including pre-finance training)
    • Market linkages workshops involving Chain Stores Purchasing Departments and Government purchasing wings
    • Tender closing and opening
  • Facilitation and Sensitization of BD programs to the targeted citizens
  • Compilation of Tender Closing Reports
  • Creation of database for received call for proposal applications from the provinces
  • Support Provincial Staff for all exhibitions and business clinics
  • Coordination of communication between Head Office and Provincial Staff for all BD activities/Programs
  • Manage all BD programmes documentation;
  • Client handling and query management.
  • Support the preparation of BD Unit work plan and budget

Qualifications

  • Grade Twelve (12) Certificate
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Entrepreneurship and Innovation or equivalent qualification
  • At least 5 years working experience in a similar position

31. CREDIT & RISK OFFICER (9 POSITIONS)- (CHINSALI, SOLWEZI, MANSA, CHOMA, MONGU, KABWE, CHIPATA, NDOLA, KASAMA)

Reporting to the Provincial Coordinator, the ideal candidate will be responsible for Implementing the Commission’s credit and risk management function at provincial level.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide support to the Credit Control and Risk Department at Provincial Level;
  • Propose loan conditions that contribute to project viability and sustainability;
  • Liaise with Financial Institutions contracted to undertake Credit Management services in submission of business plans and receipt of copies Term Sheets and Loan Agreements;
  • Review collateral documentation received from the Credit Managers and ensure the Certificates of Title are sent to HQ for safe custody;
  • Ensure that all properties proposed for security have corresponding valuation reports from Government Valuation Board registered valuers;
  • Timely visit the funded projects to ensure prudent usage of disbursed loan amounts and loan repayments;
  • Reconcile loan statements before release of title and closure of loan accounts;
  • Monitor and report on the compliance of Credit Managers with the Credit Management Agreement and guidelines;
  • Submit monthly reports to Credit Reference Bureau on time;
  • Prepare credit reports at product, Credit Manager and provincial levels;
  • Monitor all loans under management through Credit Managers and ensure 100% disbursement and repayment rates is maintained;
  • Assist in the formulation, implementation and periodic review of the Credit Policy, Risk Policy, Credit Procedure Manual, Risk Procedure Manual and other guidelines under the Credit & Risk Department;
  • Assist in identifying, assessing, quantifying and mitigation risks to the Commission by developing a robust risk management system;
  • Provide support in undertaking risk assessment on Project Finance/Micro Credit/Construction Finance Initiative projects by undertaking appraisals, due diligence and KYCs;
  • Maintain an updated database of the provincial loan book and update loan statements;
  • Attend to clients’ complaints and queries at provincial level

Qualifications

  • Grade Twelve (12) Certificate
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Finance, Banking or related field
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Finance, Banking or related field will be an added advantage
  • Prior credit administration/risk knowledge an advantage
  • At least 5 years relevant working experience in credit management in a regulated bank or other regulated lending institution

32. SENIOR DRIVER (1 POSITION) – LUSAKA

Reporting to the Administrative Officer, the ideal candidate will be responsible for driving Commission utility vehicle under the Director General’s (DG) Office in order to transport staff to assignments and to drop and pick up purchases and documents as required by DG’s Office. The jobholder also ensures that the fleet of vehicles is mobile in order enhance operations of the Commission.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To drive the utility vehicle and maintain it in good order. This will involve:
  • Getting instructions for destinations to drive to;
  • Transport the Director General and other Officers under the Office of the DG to assignments as directed;
  • Transport the Commissioners to assigned destinations;
  • Picking up and dropping documents;
  • Ensuring that the vehicle is clean;
  • Checking on a daily basis levels of water, oils, and the vehicle general condition
  • Supervise Drivers and the use and availability of pool transport by ensuring that vehicles are serviced on time, licensed, insured and used on official and duly approved trips and that vehicle log books are used;
  • Receives reports from Drivers on vehicle status and undertakes to check status and make recommendations worthiness of vehicles for necessary action;
  • Prepare and make follow-up on service schedules for all Commission vehicles.

Qualifications

  • Grade Twelve (12) Certificate;
  • Must have a valid driving licence of up to SADC/PSV standard;
  • Basic Motor Vehicle knowledge and defensive driving.
  • At least ten (10) years experience in a reputable organization.

33. DRIVER (3 POSITIONS) – LUSAKA

Reporting to the Senior Driver, the ideal candidate will be responsible for driving Commission pool vehicles in order to transport staff to assignments and to drop and pick up purchases and documents as required by management.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To drive Company pool vehicles. This will involve:
  • Getting instructions for destinations to drive to;
  • Transport Commission staff to assignments as directed;
  • Picking up and dropping off post and other packages; and
  • Picking up any Commission purchases or parcels.
  • To maintain the vehicles to the satisfactory standard acceptable to the Commission.
  • To check and carry out routine maintenance to ensure that vehicles are in good working order for use by the Commission staff. This will involve
  • Cleaning the vehicle every morning;
  • Checking on a daily basis levels of;
  • Water, Oils, Fuse, Brake fluid and the Vehicles General Condition
  • Obtain required quotations for spares from garages for insurance claims.

Qualifications

  • Grade Twelve (12) Certificate;
  • Must have a valid driving licence of up to SADC/PSV standard;
  • At least five (5) years experience in a reputable organization.

34. SECRETARY (1 POSITION) – LUSAKA

Reporting to the Administrative Officer, the ideal candidate will be responsible for the provision of secretarial and administrative services to the Directorate.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Take down shorthand dictation and transcribe in order to facilitate the production of documents;
  • Type accurately all drafts and final documents so as to facilitate the conveyance of information;
  • Diary management;
  • Handle incoming and outgoing mail in order to facilitate attention and action;
  • Undertake timely hard copy and electronic filling of documents in order to maintain records;
  • Attend promptly to telephone calls in order to enhance communication and to keep a record of appointments and assignments in order to ensure attention and action;
  • Perform general clerical duties to include but not limited to photocopying, faxing, mailing;
  • Support the Corporate Directorate with all administration tasks and carrying out all day to day secretarial duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Grade 12 Certificate with Credit in English
  • Minimum of 80/45 WPM shorthand and typing speed with three (3) experience
  • Computer literate in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint presentation etc.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

35. OFFICE ASSISTANT (2 POSITIONS)- LUSAKA

Reporting to the Administrative Officer, the ideal candidate will be responsible for ensuring mail running is done efficiently at the Commission

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Office rounds are done regularly to collect and deliver mail from office to office
  • Filing and location of files as and when requested
  • Make photocopies and binding of documents as and when required
  • Delivery of newspapers to relevant offices every morning
  • Attend to any other assignments related to Commission work

Qualifications

  • Grade Twelve (12) Certificate;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • At least two (2) years experience in a reputable organization

Interested candidates meeting the above profile should submit application letters enclosing an updated Curriculum Vitae and copies of the academic and professional certificates to the following address not later than 17 June 2022.

*The applications must be submitted in a sealed envelope indicating the position being applied for.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within two weeks after closure of the application period. Those who will not hear from us in the stated period should consider themselves unsuccessful.

The Director General

Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission

Plot 6457, Los Angeles Boulevard

Longacres

P.O Box 35068

LUSAKA


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