Bordered by several African economies namely Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe, Zambia is a landlocked and resource-rich country with high potential in various sectors such as agriculture, hydroelectric, and minerals to boost economic growth.
As the country develops further, many organisations that want to establish their branches in Zambia look for assistance in employment outsourcing. Africa HR Solutions is your go-to HR outsourcing expert providing a diverse range of solutions to help you move seamlessly. Our Zambia HR outsourcing services include Professional Employer Organisation (PEO), Employer of Record, payroll outsourcing, and various ancillary solutions to ensure a successful implementation of your international business footprint in the country.
Population: 17.4 mn
Gross Domestic Product (GDP): $19.32 bn
GDP Growth: 3.8%
Foreign Direct Investment (% of GDP): 1.5%
Unemployment Rate: 7.2 %
Currency: Zambian kwacha
Considered as a landlocked economy, Zambia shares borders with eight African countries namely Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe. Zambia is a resource-rich country with mineral wealth such as copper, cobalt, uranium, gold, diamonds, manganese. Tobacco and maize are part of the country’s agricultural wealth and Zambia is known to have huge potential in the hydroelectric industry as well. It is one of the world’s youngest countries by median age and Zambia is currently experiencing a significant demographic shift.
Zambia is home to stunning wildlife for visitors to discover
Victoria Falls is one of the largest and most amazing waterfalls in the world
The national symbol of the country is the African fish eagle
The staple carbohydrate of Zambia is ‘Nshima’, which is made from corn
New Year’s Day
International Women’s Day
African Freedom Day
National Day of Prayers
Employment contracts are recommended in Zambia, which can be made in both verbal or written formats. Most people choose a written agreement that consists of all information about their job position – a monthly wage, compensation, leaves, bonus if applicable, and termination details. Being the leader in HR outsourcing in Africa, we provide a comprehensive offering to ensure your business expansion to Zambia is seamless and aligned to all regulatory aspects. We also help you in crafting a competitive benefits scheme to attract the best talent to your organisation while you focus on running your business with peace of mind.
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Kevina Takoordyal has a BA Hons Business Management from the University of Glamorgan, UK, with MBA in leadership and Innovation, MBA General, PMP Certified, and Agile Scrum Master. She currently works as the Head of Operations at Africa HR Solutions Ltd with more than 20 years of proven leadership capabilities in Operations, Business Development, People Management, Process Optimization, and Project Management in the Financial Services, BPO, Banking Industry, and Heath Care Industry. In Senior leadership roles with an international footprint across Europe working and extensive Pan- African experience from a compliance, finance, and operations angle, Kevina comes across with a panoply of cross-functional skills. Kevina also serves on a few Boards, Non-Independent Executive at MioD and for NGOs on a voluntary basis, a coach and mentor to aspiring female leaders across Africa and Mauritius.
Kevina is a firm believer in Servant Leadership with a strong focus and commitment to uplifting others, with the ability to deliver through a highly engaged – diverse team, and works towards consistently synergistic value creation. While being a focused and adaptive thinker and Kevina is actively participating in panel discussions on Innovation, CX, Digital transformation.
Kevina serves as Project Assessor for the National Youth upskilling program. She has been recognized as Global Talent in a few companies, Ceridian, and International SOS Ltd whereby she has been awarded a few scholarships and had the opportunity to be mentored by Senior Vice President in the US. Award Winner in various fields and at a national level and recognized including Super Achiever Leader Award in Africa in 2016, Awarded Africa Women Leader 2018.
A qualified lawyer who joined Africa HR Solutions in July 2020, Mark Du Preez has experience working in private practice for a reputable law firm in South Africa. He also played commercially focused roles at a leading private bank, wealth management company, and outsourcing firm in South Africa and Mauritius.
Mark has played a pivotal role in Africa HR Solution’s risk mitigation strategy, which positively impacted P&L performance over the years.
He currently leads the Partnerships function of the company including relationships and oversight with in-country partners (ICPs) across Africa.
Alex has more than 15 years of experience in the global, strategic development of both enterprise and consumer brands in categories including technology, transport, enterprise software, entertainment, and travel.
With experience in roles on both agency and corporate side, he has worked across international brands and has led the development and execution of multi-discipline campaigns across EMEA, NORAM and Asia Pacific.
His focus is on driving meaningful business impact through brand differentiation and building high-functioning, digitally oriented, and analytically driven capabilities. He is motivated by working with, and developing dynamic people, teams, and organizations.
He leads, manages, develops and mentors the Key Account Management department, including line management responsibility for the team of Key Account Managers and Key Account Administrator who represent the Company as the primary communication link between all relevant stakeholders, including clients, third party in-country partners and internal functions.
Originally from Mauritius, he holds bachelor’s degrees in International Business, Finance and Management from the University of Nevada, Reno.