Various Positions

Lusaka, Zambia, Full Time

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
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Incorporated under the laws of Zambia in 1999, the Zambia Electronic Clearing House Limited (ZECHL) is a reputable organisation which is committed to the provision of a reliable and value-driven interoperable payment platform to the Zambian Market. ZECHL is an equal-opportunity employer and will not therefore segreggate on any grounds in line with its values. To fulfill part of this mandate, the Company seeks applications from individuals who are suitably qualified for the following positions below;
1. SYSTEMS SUPPORT OFFICER (01) – ECH5
Job Summary
Reporting to the Applications Administrator, the job holder will be the first point of contact between the participants and the National Financial Switch (NFS) and will ensure availability of systems to always ensure smooth operations.
Key Attributes & Skills 
a) Basic understanding of electronic banking transactions, payment cards, & switching systems.
b) Solid knowledge of at least one programming language i.e. Python, Java, C#, or PHP.
c) Should have good knowledge of SQL.
d) Should have good knowledge of Linux/Unix systems.
e) Should possess excellent interpersonal skills and a team worker.
f) Should have excellent written & oral communication skills.
g) Innovative solution provider, capable of articulating new ideas and changes.
h) Must be a multi-tasker with the ability to wear many hats in a fast-paced & changing environment.
Qualifications & Experience
a) Grade 12 School Certificate with at least a credit in Mathematics and any other subject.
b) A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent from a recognized institution.
c) Must be a member of a relevant Professional Body.
d) At least Two (02) Years’ relevant professional experience.

2. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (01) – ECH6
Job Summary
Reporting to the HR and Administration Officer, the job holder will undertake various administrative tasks and responsibilitities.
Key Attributes & Skills  
a)  Must be trainable and a good team player.
b) Must be trustworthy with a clearly traceable track record.
c) Computer literacy is a must with high proficiency in two or more relevant Office Operating Systems like Microsoft Word and Excel.
d) Basic knowledge of the HR, Administration, Accounting and Procurement tasks will be an added advantage.
Qualifications & Experience
a) Grade 12 School Certificate with at least a credit in English and any other subejct.
b) A Diploma in Business Administration or in any of the social sciences from a recognised University.
c) Must be a member of a relevant Professional Body at any level.
d) At least Two (02) Years’ necessary experience in administrative duties.
e) Must have a valid driver’s license with over Two Years’ actual experience on the road. Non-negotiable.

3. BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER (01) – ECH4
Job Summary
In charge of the Business Developmemt & Research Unit and reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the job holder will take full responsibility in driving the full flegded business development and research agendas in total collaboration with other Unit heads. Key among the requirements is that the job holder should be adept at scanning the payments business environment and be able to make sound decisions that will provide direction in terms of product and service development in the payments industry. Additionally, the Business Development Officer will be responsible for developing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating various business aspects in ensuring that ZECHL stays afloat and in resonance with the key changes across the banking/financial industry. Ultimately, he/she should have strong business acumen as well as demonstrate excellent management, communication, and analytical skills. The ideal candidate must be able to actualise proposals and be able to convince the key stakeholders regarding key or new developments.
Key Attributes & Skills     
a) Effective communication skills, strong business acumen and detail-oriented.
b) Must have proven high level of drive and be able to coach and motivate a team of mostly his/her peers and seniors. A strong team player with good interpersonal relationships.
c) Proven ability to develop and implement successful business ideas in the payment system environment.
d) Computer literacy is a must with high proficiency in two or more relevant Office Operating Systems like MS-Word, MS-Excel, and MS-PowerPoint.
e) Must be a multi-tasker with the ability to wear many hats in a fast-paced environment.
f) Experience working in a payments system industry will be an added advantage.
Qualifications & Experience   
a) Grade 12 School Certificate with at least a credit in English and Mathematics.
b) Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Finance, Economics, Marketing, or in any related field.
c) Must be a fully paid-up member of a relevant Professional Body preferably.
d) At least Four (04) Years’ relevant professional experience in a similar position in a fast-paced environment.
If you meet the above requirements, address your letter of application with an updated/current CV and copies of certified relevant academic professional documents to:   
The Human Resources Officer
Zambia Electronic Clearing House Limited,
Head Office, COMESA Centre, Ben Bella Road
P.O. Box 39370
LUSAKA
Your email should be titled/marked “state the job you are applying for” and sent on or before Friday 26th November 2021 to [email protected] Only electronic applications will be acceptable. Please note that certification of Grace 12 Certificates must be done by the Examination Council of Zambia (ECZ) only.