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SENIOR INSPECTORS (01) LUSAKA (01) NDOLA

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JOB PURPOSE

Reporting to the Principal Inspector to plan, organise, coordinate and provide supervision for Operations Department in order to safeguard human health and the environment.

 

MAIN DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES (without limitation)

  • Draw, supervise and conduct annual programmes for licensing to increase the client base.
  • Draw, supervise and conduct annual programmes for compliance monitoring based on regulations, license conditions, decision letter conditions and commitments made in project documents.
  • Plan, supervise and conduct annual programmes for auditing facilities.
  • Ensure that statutory returns are submitted on time and analysed for decision making.
  • Supervise inspectorate activities vis-à-vis inspections, licensing, report reviews, audits and provide technical leadership, promote discipline, training, mentoring and motivation of staff as directed by the Principal Inspector.
  • Perform management and administrative support functions related to the Inspectorate including assistance in the preparation of annual budgets, equipment purchase, vehicle usage, staffing needs, tracking expenditure of performed activities in accordance with the approved budget.
  • Coordinate meetings, receive reports and liaise with the Principal Inspector to ensure that resolutions from such meetings are implemented.
  • Supervise, collect, manage, analyse and store data to create a basis for information to be used in decision making by Management.
  • Ensure timely preparation and submission of acceptable field, monthly, quarterly and annual inspectorate reports and any other reports requested by Management.
  • Supervise and conduct investigations in environmental incidences, determine cause and take corrective measures.
  • Initiate, develop and prepare recommendations for improvements of regulations, standards and guidelines.
  • Plan and supervise the management of zone activities by creating and maintaining an inventory of clients in the zone and conduct activities to promote the corporate image of Council and contribute to maximisation of income generation through expanding of clientele
  • Plan, prepare, supervise and implement effective methods of response to emergencies/complaints in order to protect and mitigate against environmental degradation.
  • Advise in the domestication of international conventions and ensure timely reporting of expected outputs.
  • Manage specific project activities in line with set time frames & outputs and submit reports timely.

3.2   QUALIFICATIONS

  • Grade 12 school certificate or its equivalent
  • A relevant Engineering or Natural Science or Natural Resource degree or its equivalent from a recognized university.
  • An additional postgraduate qualification in environmentally related field will be an added advantage. Must be computer literate.

3.4 CANDIDATE PROFILE

The candidate must be a Zambian who is a self-starter, goal-oriented person with demonstrated ability to perform to the highest level, with minimum supervision. The candidate must have the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and possess excellent interpersonal skills and high ethical standards.

Other attributes: Confidentiality, Integrity, Influence and willingness to work long and awkward hours occasionally.

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE & DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS

Interested persons are requested to hard copies of their curriculum vitae with three readily contactable references, copies of relevant academic/professional certificates and an application letter stating their motivation, to the address below:

THE DIRECTOR GENERAL

ZAMBIA ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AGENCY

CORNER OF SUEZ & CHURCH ROADS

PO BOX 35131

LUSAKA

The envelope or email containing above application documents to be clearly labelled with the job applied for.