BCP-Trust Eco-Charcoal Started in 2012, the Eco-charcoal project was developed to directly address unsustainable charcoal production as one of the major drivers of deforestation in Zambia. Since then, the Eco-charcoal project has continued to grow and improve, through ongoing partnerships with the USAID funded Community Forest Program implemented by BCP, Forestry Department, Musika and Peace Parks Foundation.
The general manager directs and coordinates activities, such as operations and sales, of the business organization and aids the chief executive officer in formulating, administering and implementing organization policies by performing the following duties personally or through subordinates.
This role manages and directs staff management in sales, quality, materials, manufacturing and human resources. The role is responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of direct reports and for carrying out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
The performance of this position may occasionally require exposure to the manufacturing areas that require the use of personal protective clothing and equipment when visiting the production sites. For the most part the employee will be exposed to ambient room temperatures, lighting and traditional office equipment as found in a typical office environment.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Individuals may need to sit or stand as needed. The position may require walking primarily on a level surface for periodic periods throughout the day. The employee may reach above shoulder heights or below the waist or lift as required to file documents or store materials throughout the workday. Proper lifting techniques are required.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Standard days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Occasional local travel is expected with this position.
Required Education and Experience
Preferred Education and Experience
Work Permit/Visa required for Expatriates
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.