REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA A CALL FOR APPLICATIONS TO FILL VACANCIES AT THE ZAMBIA INTEGRATED FOREST LANDSCAPE PROJECT The Govern...

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REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA
A CALL FOR APPLICATIONS TO FILL VACANCIES AT THE ZAMBIA INTEGRATED FOREST LANDSCAPE PROJECT
The Government of the Republic of Zambiawith the support of the World Bank is implementing the Zambia Integrated Forest Landscape Project (ZIFLP) in Eastern province. The Project Development Objective (PDO) is “to improve landscape management and increase environmental and economic benefits for targeted rural communities in the Eastern Province and to improve the Zambia’s capacity to respond promptly and effectively to an Eligible Crisis or Emergency”.
The project aims to provide support to rural communities in Eastern Province to allow them to better manage the resources of their landscapes so as to reduce deforestation and unstainable agricultural expansion; enhance benefits they receive from forestry, agriculture and wildlife; and reduce their vulnerability to climate change. The project intends to also ensure that enabling conditions are in place for these changes to happen. Simultaneously, the project will create the enabling environment for carbon emission reduction purchases to be made in a subsequent project. The ZIFLP’s key beneficiaries are poor communities of the Eastern province.
The Ministry of National Development Planning now invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacancies in Lusaka and Chipata:
COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER [ One Position in CHIPATA]
A. THE OBJECTIVE OFTHE ASSIGNMENT
The Communications Officer shall support and maintain internal and external communications with project collaborators and implementing agencies. S/he will develop a comprehensive Communication Strategy for the project in consultation with all relevant stakeholders, implement and monitor the strategy and document best practice examples from the project. S/he shall ensure full coherence and alignment of the communication strategy with the project document and the World Bank Project Appraisal Document (PAD). S/he shall provide technical advice and support to the ZIFLProject in planning and developing relevant information and communication products.
PLANNING, MONITORING AND EVALUATION OFFICER [One Position in CHIPATA]
A. THE OBJECTIVE OFTHE ASSIGNMENT
The Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will be responsible for all monitoring and evaluation activities in the project implementation areas under the supervision of the Project Manager at the PIU level in Chipata.
ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL INCLUSION OFFICER [One Position in CHIPATA]
A. THE OBJECTIVE OFTHE ASSIGNMENT
To implement the environmental and social safeguards of the programme in accordance with World Bank (WB) safeguard policies and standards including Environmental Health and Safety Guidelines as well as national laws and policy and give guidance and advice to the implementing agencies and local communities on environmental and social project related matters.
COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER [One Position in LUSAKA]
A. THE OBJECTIVE OFTHE ASSIGNMENT
The Communications Officer shall support and maintain internal and external communications with project collaborators and implementing agencies. S/he will develop a comprehensive Communication Strategy for the project in consultation with all relevant stakeholders, implement and monitor the strategy and document best practice examples from the project. S/he shall ensure full coherence and alignment of the communication strategy with the project document and the World Bank Project Appraisal Document (PAD). S/he shall provide technical advice and support to the ZIFLProject in planning and developing relevant information and communication products.
ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL INCLUSION OFFICER [One Position in LUSAKA]
A. THE OBJECTIVE OFTHE ASSIGNMENT
To implement the environmental and social safeguards of the programme in accordance with World Bank (WB) safeguard policies and standards including Environmental Health and Safety Guidelines as well as national laws and policy and give guidance and advice to the implementing agencies and local communities on environmental and social project related matters.
INTERNAL AUDITOR [Two Positions: LUSAKA(1) and CHIPATA(1)]
A. THE OBJECTIVE OF THE ASSIGNMENT
The Internal Auditor will provide assurance management on the successful delivery of institutional compliance and risk management. This will be achieved through risk management, internal control systems and processes and business continuity management.
PROCUREMENT OFFICER [Two Positions: LUSAKA(1) and CHIPATA(1)]
A. THE OBJECTIVE OF THE ASSIGNMENT
The Procurement Officer will be responsible for the procurement of goods, works and services under the direct executing responsibility of the Provincial Administration in accordance with the Government of the Republic of Zambia and World Bank procedures.
PROJECT ACCOUNTANT [Two Positions: LUSAKA(1) and CHIPATA(1)]
A. THE OBJECTIVE OFTHE ASSIGNMENT
The Project Accountant will be responsible for supporting the Project in deploying project resources with due attention to economy, efficiency and effectiveness.
DURATION OFTHE ASSIGNMENT
The contract will be for a period of 24 months renewable based on performance evaluation with an initial probation period of 6 months.
METHOD OF APPLICATION:
Sealed application letters with current curriculum vitae (CV), traceable referees and copies of academic/professional qualifications must reach the undersigned not later than Monday 13th November 2017.
Head Procurement
For/ Permanent Secretary – DPA
Ministry of National Development Planning
Fairley Road
Ridgeway
LUSAKA
Alternatively send your application with all relevant information by email to: info@znccs.org.zm
The outer envelope must be clearly marked “Call for Applications on the Zambia
Integrated Forest Landscape Project (ZIFLP) and indicate the position applied for”.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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