Position: Assistant Accountant, to be based in Kalomo District. Contract period: one (1) year
Programme Against Malnutrition (PAM) is a local non-governmental organisation that provides development, disaster and mitigation response services. PAM’s mission is to facilitate and provide services for vulnerable groups to improve household food security, nutrition and incomes.
In partnership with CARE International in Zambia, PAM will be implementing a project called “Scaling Up Nutrition Interventions at Community and District Levels in Zambia” which will specifically support the Government of Zambia in addressing undernutrition. The project will scale up the multi-sectoral approach combining Sustainable Agriculture, Health, Nutrition, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) over a period of 4 years funded by the European Union.
The project will be implemented in collaboration with Government Ministries of Health, Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries and, Community Development and Social Services. The proposed initiative will focus on the First 1000 Most Critical Days of life which includes pregnant, lactating women and children below years of age, with consideration to adolescent girls in Choma and Kalomo districts in Southern Province of Zambia.
Purpose of the Position:
The successful candidates will be responsible for preparing donor financial reports, budgets, maintaining cash controls, maintaining accounts payable and processing of office payments related to cash transfers. The Assistant Accountant will be based in Kalomo and will provide administrative and logistical assistance to the office in Kalomo as well as administration and human resources support for PAM staff.
Key Qualifications, Experience and other Requirements: