Zambia Institute of Architects
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Registrar/Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

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Job Vacancy

Registrar/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Zambia Institute of Architects (ZIA).

The Zambia Institute of Architects is a Statutory Body set up through an Act of Parliament being Act No.36 of 1995, Chapter 442 of the Laws of Zambia, to regulate the profession of Architecture in Zambia.

ZIA is an equal opportunity employer and now invites suitably qualified and high caliber candidates to apply for the position of Registrar/CEO of ZIA on a 3 year contract.

Job Purpose

The Registrar/CEO will be based at the Secretariat and will report directly to the ZIA Council through the ZIA President. The Registrar, who is also the CEO, will be the head of ZIA Secretariat and should possess skills and have an understanding of a combination of administrative functions; legal aspects, financial management and investment strategies.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop and recommend to the ZIA Council policies to improve the service delivery of the Institute.
  • Manage subordinates; agree, monitor and review their performance to ensure that they meet the agreed targets and objectives.
  • Formulate sustainable income generating activities for the Institute.
  • Ensure and monitor compliance levels in the Architectural Profession and practice of Architecture.
  • Formulate polices that support the growth of the Architectural Professional.
  • Ensure the continued operations of the Institute as a going concern.
  • Implement the approved Strategic Plan and initiate improvement proposals to the Council.
  • Under-take regular stakeholder engagements.
  • Entrench efficient record management system at the ZIA Secretariat.

Personal Competencies and attributes:

  • Good strategic and business planning skills.
  • Good interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Good written and spoken communication skills.
  • Good leadership, management and people skills.
  • Good knowledge of the Zambian built environment.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Full Grade 12 Certificate or equivalent, with at least 5 ‘O’ levels, including Mathematics and English.
  • First Degree in a relevant field.
  • A Master’s Degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • At least 10 years’ experience at senior management level.
  • Must be a member in good standing of a professional body.

Method of Application

Application letter, CV and certified copies of relevant documents should be addressed to:

The Honorary Secretary

Zambia Institute of Architects

P. O. Box 5122,


Hard copies can be delivered to the following address;

Plot No.5 Gizenga Road (opposite Woodlands Police Station),





Application deadline
19 Oct 08:36