Projects Officers

  • Full Time
  • Kitwe, Zambia
  • Applications have closed


Copperbelt Development Foundation Limited


The Copperbelt Development Foundation Limited (CDFL) a non-governmental organisation involved in social and economic development seeks the services of the following positions to be based at its Kitwe office. Reporting to the Foundation Manager, these positions will form part of the team for CDFL mandated to execute projects on behalf of the Board of Directors in the sectors of Education, Road Access, Water & Sanitation, Empowerment and Health. The positions are offered on three (03) year contracts subject to renewal depending on performance and funding to the organisation.



  • To supervise regular data collection through implementing partners and ensure quality of the data by random verifications and validations
  • To record, manage and preserve monitoring and evaluation data in a safe and accessiblc way
  • To analyse and discuss findings based on regular monitoring data
  • Provide Social support on M&E and evidence-based recommendations to the relevant Foundation Manager and Partners.
  • Ensure that implementation of field activities adhcrcs to CDFL’s monitoring and evaluation system
  • Support partners in conducting baseline surveys and Knowledge Attitude & Practice (KAP) surveys
  • Participate actively in project planning process and budgeting.
  • Develop and manage the project life cycle processes
  • Support Projects Team in dealing with any other tasks as may be required.


  • Grade 12 school certificate
  • Degree in any social scicnce discipline
  • Knowledge and understanding of project monitoring and evaluation
  • Understanding of the current M&E trends and especially M&E systems in development organisations,
  • Understanding the use of MPMM or PRINCE2 methodologies of project planning.


  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in monitoring and evaluation with at least 02 years with some Non govemmental organisalion
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluating Community based projects
  • Experience of field data collection & report writing
  • Experience in undertaking baseline surveys & use of Log Frame Approach (LFA) or similar approved methodology


  • Analytical and rcscarch skills
  • Good command over report writing in English
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Valid drivers licence
  • Excellent computer knowledge with command on MS Excel among other packages ofMS Office
  • Knowledge of operating standard office equipment.

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  • Prepare cost analysis based on the architectural drawings, engineenng estimates, matenals required and labour involved.
  • To record, manage and preserve monitoring and evaluation data in a safe and accessible way.
  • Prepare cost plans to enable design teams to produce practical designs for construction projects, which involve liaising with architects, engineers and subcontractors.
  • Prepare tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities.
  • Evaluate tenders from contractors and subcontractors and, where appropriate, negotiate with the contractors.
  • Monitor and keep track of project progress and be responsible for the measurement and valuation of variations in the work dunng the contract, for agreement of intenm payments and the final account and work as part of a team to ensure that the requirements of the client are delivered.
  • End to end project technical supervision in liaison with appointed Government representative.
  • Monitor all commercial infonnalion in relation to project including labour, material and subcontractor cost forecasting thus ensuring budgets adhered to.
  • Provide advice to project staff on commercial and contractual matters including reviewing and drafting of correspondences.
  • Support Projects Team in dealing with any other tasks as may be required.


  • Grade 12 school certificate
  • University Degree in Quantity Surveying/Building science discipline
  • Membership of professional body (EIZ or SIZ).


  • Minimum 4 years’ of quantity surveying expenence with at least (two) 2 years with some Non governmental organisation
  • Taking off and Setting up of bills of quantities and preambles for approvals
  • Execution and management of contracts within time, cost and allocation.
  • Expeience of in preparation and reviewing of project payment certificates & supervision or construction projects.
  • Hands-on experience in AutoCAD for drawings development.


  • Very good numerical understanding & work independently
  • Good intemersonal skills and command over report Wiiting in English
  • Valid drivers licence
  • Excellent computer knowledge with command on MS Excel, AutoCAD among other packages of MS Office
  • Good understanding and managing of contracts


Interested, suitably qualified and experienced applicants should submit their application together with academic & professional qualifications, contact phone numbers, Email, detailed Curriculum Vitae with three contact references to:

The Foundation Manager, Copperbelt Development Foundation Limited, P.O. Box 20917, Kitwe. Or through electronic application Emailed to: [email protected] Envelop should clearly be marked “APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT”.


Full confidentiality guaranteed. Please note that only shortlisted apphcants Will be responded to.

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