Research and Development Officer

  • Full Time
  • Kitwe, Zambia
  • Applications have closed.

Billiam works limited

Billiam works limited is a privately held company based on the Copperbelt and specialized in maintenance and repair, as well as the supply of a wide range of spare parts for heavy machinery such as; Caterpillar, Komatsu, Volvo, Sinotruck, Hyndai, Shantui, Liugong Spare.

About the role:

The company seeks a talented and motivated Research and Development Officer with strong IT experience to join their dynamic team. The ideal candidate will play a key role in driving innovation, conducting research, and developing cutting-edge solutions to address industry challenges.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive improvements in the conceptualization of ideas to attract new markets.
  • Drive technical innovations to improve products or processes
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and implement innovative solutions to enhance products, processes, and services.
  • Utilize advanced IT skills and tools to gather, process, and analyze data for research purposes.
  • Stay updated on industry developments, best practices, and technological advancements relevant to the organization’s objectives.
  • contributing towards the planning, execution and monitoring of testing a product
  • carrying out market research to analyse similar products and their functions
  • understanding the marketing requirements for a product


  •  Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or a related field.
  • 2 + years of proven experience in research and development, preferably in a technology-driven environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to conceptualize, design, and implement innovative solutions to complex problems.
  • Excellent analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective communication and collaboration abilities, with the capacity to work effectively in multidisciplinary teams.
  • Knowledge of project management principles and experience managing research projects will be an added advantage.
  • Analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.


The incumbent will receive a competitive salary commensurate with experience.

To Apply:

Please send your CV to before the 12th of April 2024.

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