Friday, January 13, 2017


Expanded Church Response (ECR) is a faith-based organization implementing OVC, GBV, HIV/AIDS, and other programs to mitigate human suffering and bring transformational development.

ECR has implemented programs funded by USAID, European Union, UNICEF, and Global Fund either directly or through a range of highly regarded local and international organizations. Working with partners like these, the private sector, and government, we are seeing communities awakened to new ways to improve quality of life for the most vulnerable, and rise up to be the key to their own transformation.

ECR is seeking a qualified, highly motivated and innovative candidates with a passion for the vulnerable and awakening potential in others, to fill in the following position below.

JOB TITLE: Operations Manager


JOB PURPOSE: To oversee logistics, vehicles, assets, stores, communications, procurement and security and for ensuring effective, smooth, efficient operations. The Operations Manger will also be responsible over identifying areas of improvement and constantly devise better and efficient ways/systems of working in administrative, procurement and logistics processes and ensure implementation of improved, efficient and more cost effective processes, systems and procedures.

REPORTING LINES: Post-holder reports to: Finance & Operations Director;

Staff reporting to this post: Procurement & Logistics Officer, IT Officer, Administrative Assistants


Procurement & Supply: Oversee all procurement related tasks for ECR secretariat and district offices; implement procurement as per approved guidelines, procedures and forms (Purchase Requests, Purchase Orders/contracts, Goods Received Notes, etc.); Prepare monthly summary reports on the procurement and logistics support functions, identifying problems in operations and solutions proposed
Asset & Stock Management: Ensure stock management control at the secretariat and at district offices through the implementation and maintenance of standard guidelines, procedures and forms (Bin Cards, Stock Records, Delivery Notes, etc.) and supervise stock levels
Transport & Fleet Management: Maintain the fleet in safe and efficient working order and in accordance with the organization policies and regulations
Security Management: Ensure safety and security at secretariat and in the district offices and Ensure practical and effective security guidelines are in place in line with ECR policy, and that these are regularly reviewed according to current circumstances.
Logistic administrative and personnel management duties: Maintain all operations files in an organized, accurate and up to date manner; Line manage Administrative Assistant staff and supervise all administrative, procurement and logistics staff
Oversee IT issues: Oversee the IT function to ensure smooth and efficient running of the function
Other Administrative issues: Review all Administrative, procurement and logistics requests and ensure complete and accurate documentation is attached to requests, Track utility bills payments and ensure the bills are timely settled, design a tracking system for requisitions to avoid loss of documents and ensure timely processing of requisitions


At least a Degree in related field
A minimum of 5 years’ related experience at a senior level
Excellent organizational and managerial skills
Good computer literacy (MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint)
Bright and ability to manage competing tasks
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
Ability to work as an effective member of the Team
Ability to communicate effectively in English orally and in writing

All Applications including updated CVs and academic / professional qualification should be sent to;

Or via Post using the Postal Address; P.O 34691, House Number 3, Lagos Road, Rhodespark, Lusaka

Closing date is 20th January 2017 at 17:00 hrs.

INVENTORY OFFICER WANTED AT Dangote industries Zambia Limited

Job Title: Inventory Officer

Job Summary

Support the effective management of materials at the plant to ensure alignment of inventory levels with appropriate guidelines.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Manage the day-to-day operations and activities of the stores (centralized) under the supervision of the Head, Stores.
Conduct physical counts to verify accuracy of incoming and outgoing products at the stores.
Ensure incoming products are received and stored according to DCP’s policies & procedures.
Maintain online inventory management software and ensure timely identification of triggers (or manually identify when minimum threshold levels have been reached) to initiate actions for stock replenishment.
Post details of receipt and dispatch transactions and ensure integrity of the inventory management system.
Maintain up to date records of materials inventory at the stores (existing stock, pending orders, etc.)
Provide information on current stock and orders to provide justification for re-ordering.
Monitor trends of product receipt and dispatch at the stores to provide basis for demand forecasting
Conduct periodic inventory stock counting/ inventory accuracy checks
Perform end-of-day inventory reconciliation to ensure discrepancies are identified and resolved in time.
Notify Head, Stores of irregularities in inventory records and support in reconciling/ resolving.
Maintain approved HSE best practices in the stores.
Develop periodic reports of stores operations and performance as required.
Maintain electronic inventory management database.
Perform any other duties assigned by the Head, Stores.

Key Requirements

Education and Work Experience
Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent in any discipline
Minimum of five (5) year relevant work experience
Skills and Behaviours

Good understanding of the cement manufacturing industry trends, challenges, opportunities, regulations, legislation etc.
Sound knowledge and understanding of the organization’s product and service offerings.
Working knowledge of inventory management terminologies, methodologies and approach.
Basic knowledge of system based inventory management systems.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Attention to detail and quality.
Willingness to learn, improve and adapt to changing requirements.
Possess relevant skills in basic MS Office applications and working knowledge of business Enterprise Resource Planning systems.

The General Manager HR & Admin and send them to Recruit.Zambia@DANGOTE.COM

Please note that you are to attach an Application Letter & Latest CV ONLY in Microsoft word format as ONE document

Closing date for receiving applications is 20th January, 2017. Positions should be clearly mentioned in, the subject line.

Only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted

SHIFT IN CHARGE MANAGERS WANTED AT Dangote industries Zambia Limited

Job Title: Shift in Charge Managers – Process/Production x 3

Job Summary

Coordinate production shift teams to optimize plant operations and oversee operations in major process units such as the kiln, raw mills and cement mills to ensure high quality production at all stages.

Coordinate the monitoring of various sections of the production process from the Central Control Room (CCR) to detect abnormalities and achieve smooth operations within the plant.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Manage production shift teams’ activities to ensure effective and efficient execution of production activities.
Operate and control major process units (Kilns, raw mills and cement mills), including commissioning, start-ups, shutdowns and emergency management, in accordance with established standards of procedure to meet production requirements.
Monitor plant process lines continuously to ensure targets are achieved.
Control product quality at all stages of the cement manufacturing process.
Coordinate plant resources to troubleshoot, inspect, maintain plant equipment and prevent failures, and to meet production demands.
Liaise with engineers to ensure that all equipment are functioning properly during shifts.
Ensure stability of operations during all shifts.
Liaise with Section Heads as necessary.
Perform any other duties assigned by the Head, Production.

Key Requirements

Bachelor’s degree Chemical Engineering or its equivalent in a technical discipline.
Minimum of eight (8) years relevant work experience.
Skills and Behaviours

Strong knowledge of cement production process
Good knowledge of product quality parameters and quality control
Good knowledge of cement production line, equipment and their functions
Good leadership and supervisory skills
Good problem solving and analytical skills
Ability to pay attention to details
Good interpersonal and relationship management
Good communication skills

Candidates meeting the above requirements should send their applications to:

The General Manager HR & Admin and send them to Recruit.Zambia@DANGOTE.COM

Please note that you are to attach an Application Letter & Latest CV ONLY in Microsoft word format as ONE document

Closing date for receiving applications is 20th January, 2017. Positions should be clearly mentioned in, the subject line.

Only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.

PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER WANTED AT Eastern Water and Sewerage Company

Eastern Water and Sewerage Company Limited (EWSC) is a Commercial Water Utility Company providing Water and Sanitation services to Eight Districts in Eastern Province and Chama District in Muchinga Province.

The Company seeks to recruit a suitably qualified and result oriented professional in the position of Public Relations Officer to be based at Head office in Chipata.  The position requires a dynamic, self-motivated person with proven Public Relations experience and the ability to work with minimum supervision.

The main purpose of the job is to design and implement the Public  Relations Policies and Procedures, Management of Customer Relationship activities, efficiently producing and effectively disseminating approved publicity materials, developing good relationship with customers, stakeholders and the media.


Grade 12 School Certificate
Degree Public Relations, Mass Communication or  Journalism
Diploma in Public Administration will an added advantage
Computer literate  fully conversant with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and Internet etc
Three years working experience in a similar position
Valid and clean driver’s license
The person should have high interpersonal skills to discuss, negotiate, confidently with relatively senior members of staff or client to obtain required data  and information.

Only those candidates who meet the above requirements should submit their  application letters, CVs with traceable referees and day-time telephone numbers to:-

The Human Resources and Administration Manager
P.O Box 510464
Pererinyantwa Road
South East of ZANACO


Closing Date: 20th January, 2017

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