Assistant Accountant (1)

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ZAMRA wishes to invite applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons who are ambitious, innovative, energetic and performance-driven to fill in vacant positions.

About Zambia Medicines Regulatory Authority 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

ZAMRA’s vision is to be a leader and centre of excellence in regulation of medicines and allied substances. Its mission is to protect and enhance public and animal health through the regulation of medicines and allied substances.

Purpose of the job:

To undertake effectively the processing of financial transactions and other bookkeeping activities in order to facilitate payments and preparation of books of accountants.

Key Duties And Responsibilities:

  • Organise timely, budget inputs in order to facilitate the consolidation of budget estimates,
  • Undertake effectively, the processing of payments in order to honour obligations and agreements;
  • Undertake timely, the update of Books of Accounts in order to facilitate efficient storage and retrieval of information;
  • Undertake effectively the issuance of receipts in order to enhance accountability;
  • Undertake timely banking of revenue in order to safeguard public funds; and
  • Ensure timely, development of individual work plans in order to monitor and evaluate performance.

Qualification And Experience:

  • Full Form V/Grade 12 School Certificate with five (5) ‘O’Levels with credit or better, including Mathematics and English;
  • Licentiate Diploma in Accountancy/equivalent;
  • Membership to relevant professional body, and
  • Three years’ work experience required


  • computer literate
  • interpersonal skills
  • integrity
  • confidentiality
  • analytical skills
  • Analytical thinking
  • Conceptual thinking, and
  • Customer service orientation

Method of Application

Applicants who meet the above qualifications MUST

Submit a signed application letter accompanied by a detailed Curriculum Vitae including three (3) traceable referees and day time telephone numbers and contact address.

Certified and validated copies of Academic and Professional Certificates

All applications should reach the undersigned.

Apply to:

The Director-General,

Zambia Medicines Regulatory Authority,

Plot No. 2350/M, Off Kenneth International Airport Road,

P.O.BOX 31890,


Application deadline
14 Oct 15:17