Examinations Officers x2

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The Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ) 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 as maintaining optimal standards of competence, care and professional conduct. It was established under the Health Professions Act No. 34 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 The Health Professions Act continues the existence of the Medical Council of Zambia which was established under the repealed Medical and Allied Professions Act.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 safeguard the quality of health care services by regulating and monitoring the professional conduct of all Health practitioners, Health Facilities and Training Institutions.

HPCZ seeks applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill up the following positions:

Examination Officers X 02 (Headquarters, Lusaka)

Job Profile: To manage and undertake the administration of licensure examinations for Health Practitioners in order to determine their competency to practice.

Main Duties

  • Manages and undertakes effectively the selection and supervision of examiners, invigilators and markers in order to facilitate the conducting of licensure examinations
  • Manages and undertakes timely the registration of candidates for licensure examinations to ensure their eligibility and facilitate mobilization of logistics
  • Manages and undertakes effectively the setting, printing, transporting and securing of examination papers in order to facilitate the holding of examinations
  • Manages and undertakes effectively the identification, preparation and security of examination centers in order to meet set standards for the examinations
  • Manages and undertakes effectively the collation, printing and publication of results in order to notify candidates of their performance
  • Manages and undertakes effectively development of individual and departmental work plan in order to monitor and evaluate performance
  • Manages and undertakes effectively the monitoring and evaluation of the examination programmes in order to facilitate the identification and implementation of appropriate interventions, and
  • Manages and undertakes effectively human, financial and other logistical resources in the department in order to ensure the attainment of the departmental objectives.

Knowledge and Skills Requirements

  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences/Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Related Sciences
  • Postgraduate qualification in Medical education a MUST
  • Full Grade 12/Form V School Certificate
  • HPCZ Full Registration and Valid practicing license for those with health-related qualifications.
  • Minimum of five (5) years work experience
  • Teaching and conducting examinations is an added advantage
  • Goal-oriented and able to work independently to achieve results, as well as able to collaborate with a diverse team
  • Excellent English language oral and written communication skills.
  • Able to write analytical and technical reports
  • Computer literate and Knowledgeable of all accounting packages

Method of Application

Please note that only applicants who meet the requirements are encouraged to apply and send Application letters including their 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 in Softcopy form to:

The Registrar

Health Professions Council of Zambia


*No hardcopy applications will be admissible. Only short-listed candidates will be responded to and acknowledged by phone.

N.B. Kindly note that if you had applied for the advert that ran in May 2022 for this position you are requested to still reapply if you may still be interested to do so.

Application deadline
7 Nov 15:00