Licensing Officer - 1

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The Zambia Medicines Regulatory Authority (ZAMRA) was set up by the Medicines and Allied Substances Act (No. 3) of 2013 as a statutory body responsible for medicine and allied substances regulation in Zambia. The Zambia Medicines Regulatory Authority invites applications from suitably qualified Zambian citizens to fill the following vacant positions at the Zambia Medicines Regulatory Authority:

Purpose of the Job

To undertake registration of Biotech products in order to achieve compliance to set

standards of quality, safety and efficacy

To supervise and undertake the processing of licences, permits and certificates for

premises and authorisation to import and export medicines and allied substances, in

order to facilitate their issuance

Key Duties And Responsibilities

Undertakes effectively, the processing of licences and permits for narcotic drugs,

psychotropic substances and precursors in a timely manner in order to facilitate

their issuance

Undertakes effectively, the handling of annual returns, transfers and amendments

of licences, certificates and permits in order to facilitate compliance to the terms

and conditions of licensing.

Undertakes timely, the development and review of schedules for monitoring

activities in order to prevent misuses and abuse of narcotic drugs, psychotropic

substances and precursors

Undertakes and aggregates timely, annual requirements for narcotic drugs,

psychotropic substances and precursors in order to ensure prompt reporting to the

International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) and facilitation of trade

Undertakes timely, the maintenance of registers in order to have up to date


Undertakes timely, data entry in order to facilitate decision-making


Full Form V/Grade 12 School Certificate

BSc degree in Pharmacy/Equivalent

No prior experience is required for this position. Recent graduates are

encouraged to apply

How to apply

Interested Zambian citizens should send applications with detailed Curriculum Vitae that includes e-mail, fax, telephone / cell phone numbers and certified copies of original certificates with three (03) traceable references to:-

The Director General,

Zambia Medicines Regulatory Authority,

6903 Tuleteka Road, Off Makishi Road,

PO Box 31890,