- Company: The British High Commission Lusaka
- Location: Zambia
- State: Lusaka
- Job type: Full-Time
- Job category: Administrative/Secretarial Jobs in Zambia
The British High Commission Lusaka
The post-holder will support the United Kingdom Health Security Agency (UKHSA) Official Development Assistance (ODA) funded International Health Regulations (IHR) Strengthening Programme in Zambia. The IHR Strengthening Programme aims to contribute towards improving global health security through increased compliance with the International Health Regulations (IHR) in selected countries and regions in Africa and Asia.
The post holder will deliver a range of administrative, logistical and project co-ordination activity, on behalf of the IHR Strengthening Programme in Zambia, enabling the delivery of expertise on the ground. The post holder must be fluent in English, have excellent organisational prioritisation and coordination skills to meet complex logistical and operational deadlines. The post-holder will provide support to the UKHSA IHR Strengthening Programme team in Zambia to ensure the coordination and delivery of identified outputs, playing a crucial role in supporting the various projects within the workplan agreed with the Zambia National Public Health Institute/Ministry of Health, ensuring activities are delivered to time, within scope and resource allocation.
The post holder will be able to work using their own initiative to achieve results and will have strong communication skills, be able to work in a team and independently. He/she must also be able to engage effectively and develop excellent working relationships with a wide range of individuals and stakeholders at local, national and international levels. This post will be based in Lusaka with some travel to other areas of Zambia if relevant. Occasional international travel (eg to other countries in the sub region, or to the UK) may be required.