Komakoma-Kangwa - Records Management, Public Relations - Lusaka, Zambia

Kachama Komakoma-Kangwa

Lusaka, Zambia


My relationship with library information and records management began as far back as my second year of study in the year 2006, when I worked at the UNZA main library. I gained, among other attributes, a deep understanding of records management system, good communication and interpersonal skills, as well as time management and accuracy. In addition to this, I gained knowledge and practical experience regarding registry functions, when I worked at the National Archives of Zambia. My most rescent role at Kwacha Pension Trust Fund involved management of all records under the Investments wing.

Public relations was a key part of my daily job for two consecutive years as I delt directly with all residential and commercial tenants renting from the Fund properties, as well as employees from the Banking division at the Bank of Zambia on a daily basis. Prior to this, I served as Administrator at Munich Advisors Group, a reputable consultancy firm with roots from Germany and South Africa, responsible for all administrative duties and Customer Care. My background as an Information/records person, dealing with University Students and other library users built my ability to handle clientele from various backgrounds and manage their moods or missunderstandings proffessionally.

In addition to this, I have a positive work attitude, with the drive to succeed through meeting deadlines and seeing all my work to its logical conclusion, even if it means working late hours.


Records Management, Public Relations


I am a dynamic and hard working lady with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Library and Information Studies with Development Studies (B.A.LIS) from the University of Zambia.

During my four years working experience, I have gained, among other skills, cat

Work History

Investments Assistant - Properties

Bank of Zambia Pensions (Kwacha Pension Trust Fund)

March 2012 - December 2013

By personal effort and initiative, I created, during my spare time, a register for records housed under the strong room at the Fund, to assist easy access and retrieval of documents. I carried out technical reading and drafted and presented to management and the Chief Executive Officer proposal for the set up of a well organised records management system.

Some of my key reponsibilities were as follows:-

Create, organise and manage files for residential and commercial tenants;
Updating weekly and monthly rental schedules for real estates in order to assess monthly and quarterly income performance from various properties;
Accurate maintenance of rent debtors’ records;
To maintain constant contact with the tenants at all properties for feedback on how to better their conditions;
Communicating with the Bank of Zambia Banking Sector to clarify the sources for all payments made into the KPTF account throughout the week;
Ensure quick and efficient access to paper and electronic documents for the department;
Communicating with the Lawyers on defaulting tenants;
Reporting to the Investment Officer and organising all Property Maintenance Request Forms;
Reconciling all receipts on a quarterly basis with the Management Accountant;
Filing of lease agreements made between the Fund and tenants; and
All other works as directed by the Investment Officer.

Qualifications & Certifications

Bachelor of Arts in Library and Information Studies/ Development Studies

University of Zambia

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