Sociologist

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka

Road Development Agency (RDA)

RDA
ROAD DEVELOPMENT AGENCY

JOB OPPORTUNITIES
The Road Development Agency (RDA) is a statutory body whose function is to plan, manage and coordinate the road network in the country. The Agency is responsible for care, planning, maintenance and construction of public roads in Zambia. It also regulates the maximum permissible weights on roads, conducts studies for the development, maintenance and improvement of the road network, and reviews design standards and classification.
In order to implement this mandate, the Road Development Agency now wishes to fill up the following vacant positions:

PLANNING AND DESIGN DIRECTORATE

2. SOCIOLOGIST (1 POSITION)
Job Summary
Reporting to the Senior Sociologist, the job holder will be responsible for the integration of the social issues into the care, maintenance and construction of the Country’s road network in accordance with the Country’s policies and regulations. Key Responsibilities will include: a) Integrating of social safeguards in contract documents;
b) Conducting RAP implementation prior to the commencement of civil works;
c) Coordinating functional grievance redress committee and registers;
d) Preparation of compliance monitoring reports;
e) Conducting of meaningful stakeholder engagement meetings; and
f) Paying courtesy to the Project Affected Parties (PAPs).

Qualifications and Experience
Grade 12 School Certificate;
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant technical field such as developmental studies, sociology, social work, or social sciences from a reputable training institution;
Minimum of five (5) years post qualification working experience;

Prior experience of working with communities and on donor funded projects will be an added advantage;

Skills and Attributes
Good team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills; Proven strong writing and analytical skills;
Ability to communicate in at least two local languages;
Familiarity with the relevant Government procedures and regulations;
Good computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint email and the internet; and

ONLY Zambian citizens meeting the above requirements should submit applications and detailed Curriculum Vitae in a sealed envelope clearly stating the position being applied for,
to:
The Director & Chief Executive Officer
Road Development Agency
P.O. Box 50003
Fairley Road, Ridgeway
LUSAKA

APPLICATIONS TO BE DEPOSITED IN THE SEALED BOX PLACED AT THE RDA HEAD OFFICE, LUSAKA
Closing date for submission of applications is Friday, 15th March, 2024 at 16:30hrs. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted

Share This Job
Scroll to Top