Registrations Officer (X1)

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The Health Professions Council of Zambia is a statutory regulatory body under the Ministry of Health with both statutory obligations to regulate the registration of health care facilities and health practitioners as well maintaining optimal standards of competence, care and professional conduct. It was established under the Health Professions Act No. 24 of 2009. The Health Professions Act continues the existence of the Medical Council of Zambia which was established under the repealed Medical and Allied Professions Act. The mission of the Health Professions Council of Zambia is ‘to regulate professional conduct of Public and Private Health practitioners and institutions in order to assure the provision of quality health services.’ The Council seeks applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill up the following position:

Job Profile:

  • To undertake effectively the processing of registration for health practitioners and issuance of practicing Certificates in order to ensure that registered health practitioners meet the statutory requirements.

Main duties:

  • Undertakes effectively the processing of applications for registration of health practitioners in order to facilitate registration of health practitioners;
  • Undertakes effectively the issuance of annual practicing certificates of health practitioners in order to ensure compliance to the set practice standards;
  • Undertakes effectively entry of data on the database in order to facilitate record keeping;
  • Undertakes the preparation of documentation in order to facilitate the issuance of licenses;
  • Undertakes effectively the administration of monitoring and evaluation instruments in order to facilitate data analysis.

Reporting relationship, Knowledge and skills requirements:

  • Reporting to the Senior Registrations Officer
  • B.Sc. in Health related Sciences or B.A Degree in Social Sciences
  • Full Grade 12/ Form V School Certificate
  • HPCZ Full Registration Certificate for applicant with B.Sc. in health related sciences
  • HPCZ Valid Practicing Certificate for applicant with B.Sc. in health related sciences
  • Minimum of two (02) years working experience
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with integrity
  • Excellent English language oral and written communication skills with excellent interpersonal skills

How to Apply

Please, note that, only applicants who meet the Knowledge and skills requirements should send Application letters which must include daily contact phone numbers, detailed Curriculum Vitae, enclosed certified photocopies of Green national Registration Card, Academic and Professional Certificates and three traceable referees with their phone numbers and email addresses to:

The Registrar,

Health Professions Council of Zambia,

Chaholi Road,


PO Box 32554,


+260 211 239317

Application deadline
15 Jun
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