Finance and Procurement Officer

at Chengelo School
Location Mkushi, Zambia
Date Posted 27 September 2021
Category Default
Job Type FULL TIME

Description

Chengelo Training Farm – VACANCY

Finance and Procurement Position

Chengelo Training Farm Background

Chengelo Training Farm (CTF) is located in Mkushi, Zambia, and was set up in 1994 with two
main purposes: to serve Chengelo School with fresh produce and train pupils and local
farmers in agriculture skills.

The farm currently comprises dairy, piggery, layers and broiler units, a vegetable garden,
orchard, and a butchery. There is a training center that provides an excellent venue for
agricultural training and discipleship courses.

CTF has three training focus areas. Firstly, to up-skill and help farmers and farm workers
develop by providing training courses for them to attend. Secondly, assist Chengelo School
to deliver outstanding learning experience in agriculture for pupils from primary and
secondary school. Thirdly, the farm is a base for Foundations Zambia, a separate ministry
that aims to disciple the poor in biblical principles of farming, family, and finance.

Job Description

This role provides a fantastic opportunity to work on a growing farm with an enthusiastic
team and gain experience in a diverse range of enterprises. The applicant must be well
organized and confident working with numbers and computers. Experience in bookkeeping
is ideal but training is available.

Responsibilities:

Finance:

  • Bookkeeping
  • Entering sales data
  •  Payroll
  • Bank transactions
  • Paying suppliers
  • Invoicing customers
  • Financial reporting to Management team
  • Preparing finance reports for audit.

Procurement:

  • Stocktaking.
  • Ordering supplies for the farm.
  • Organizing collection and transport.

General:

  • Ordering consignment stock for the shop.
  • Liaising with customers and suppliers to ensure the farm shop provides a great
    service to the local community.
  • General training center admin and liaison with hosting team.

Salary: Dependent on experience and level of qualification

Please send a covering letter and CV to ben@foundationszambia.org by 8th October 2021.

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