Laboratory Analyst – Microbiology

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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 the carrying out of tests in microbiology in order to verify compliance to product specification

Key Duties And Responsibilities

  • Undertake effectively, the carrying out of varied and specialized microbiological analysis on all medicines and allied substances, in order to verify compliance to product specification;
  • Carry out effectively, validation tests in order to facilitate research and development;
  • Undertake effectively, the compilation, collation and data entry in order to facilitate preparation of Laboratory analytical reports;
  • Ensures 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;
  • BSc Degree Microbiology/Equivalent;
  • Knowledge of ISO 17025 and WHO Good Practices for Pharmaceutical Quality Control Laboratory, and
  • Three years’ Laboratory work experience required

Competencies/Attributes

  • computer literate
  • interpersonal skills
  • integrity
  • confidentiality
  • analytical skills
  • Analytical thinking
  • investigation skills
  • 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,

Lusaka.

Application deadline
14 Oct 15:21