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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The National Science and Technology Council is a Statutory Body established by an Act of Parliament, under the Science and Technology Act No. 26 of 1997. Its mandate is to promote science and technology in order to create wealth and improve the quality of life in Zambia.

The Council is looking for suitable candidates who are self-driven, passionate, experienced persons to fill in the following positions: – 

  1. Programme Assistant: Documentation and Information Technology (DIT)

PURPOSE OF JOB:

To undertake a programme for Information Communication Technology (ICT) and management of documents and publications

KEY RESULT AREAPRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES (MAIN DUTIES)
Information Management* Undertake the creation and maintenance of an Electronic and Physical Library in order to provide information to the S&T Sector in the country.
Database Management* Undertake effectively the creation and maintenance of an updated database of all activities being undertaken by the Programme Development and Implementation Department of Council.
Publications    * Undertake timely publication of Brochures, Newsletter, Flyer, Reports (Workshop Proceedings, Special Studies) and documentaries.
* Undertake timely collection and collation of Annual Reports, Journals, Sectoral Policies and handling.
* Undertake timely subscription to national and International science and technology journals.
* Developing concepts, graphics and layouts, including making decisions about fonts, images, readability and readers’ needs.
* Developing concepts, graphics and layouts, including making decisions about fonts, images, readability and readers’ needs.
* Managing documents from typesetting through to graphic design, print and production.
* Determining size and arrangement of copy and illustrative material, as well as font style and size.
* Keeping up to date with design and software trends.
* Liaising with external printers or production teams to ensure deadlines are met and material is printed or presented to the highest quality.
Production of digital content and motion graphics

REQUIRED QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • A Diploma in Graphic Design and Videography 
  • 2 years’ experience in documentation and design or related field
  • Proven graphic designing experience
  • A strong portfolio of illustrations or other graphics
  • Familiarity with design software and technologies (such as CorelDraw, Publisher, Photoshop)
  • Knowledge of IT is an added advantage
  • Excellent Written and Oral communication skills
  • Ability to work methodically and meet deadlines
  • A high level of integrity
  • Initiative and confidence,
  • Good public relations

CASHIER

PURPOSE OF JOB:

To carry out routine accounting transactions and maintenance of accounting documents in order to facilitate proper management of financial resources

KEY RESULT AREAPRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES (MAIN DUTIES)
Receipts and paymentsCarries out effectively functions relating to receipts and payments in order to facilitate financial transactions.Maintenance of Petty cash and reconciliation
Financial documents maintenanceMaintains accounts information on all the accounting documents in order to facilitate financial transactions.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Full Grade 12 Certificate
  • ZICA Technician or its equivalent
  • Two (2) years relevant working experience
  • Computer literacy: Ms Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of Pastel accounting software will be an added advantage
  • A member of ZICA
  • Able to write reports in English; and
  • Able to communicate in English fluently

APPLICATION FORMAT

Interested candidates should submit application with detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic and professional Certificates including contact telephone numbers and three (03) names and addresses of referees.  Clearly label on the envelop the position applied for.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Executive Secretary

National Science and Technology Council

P.O. Box 51309

LUSAKA

Tel No: +260 211 255854

               +260 211 257198

Closing Date: Friday 22nd July, 2022


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