Zambia Bureau of Standards (ZABS)
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Director – Finance and Corporate Services

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ZABS is a statutory body currently operating under the Standards Act No. 4 of 2017. ZABS exists to support industry in the production of goods and services of acceptable quality for national, regional and international markets. It is the custodian of national standards and acts as a link between the local industry and regional and international standardization and quality assurance (SQA) organizations.


The Bureau’s mandate is to provide services in the areas of Standards Development, Management System/Standards Training. Product Testing and Product/Management System Certification. It is also the National Enquiry Point for the World Trade Organization (WTO) Issues.


The Bureau wishes to invite suitably qualified and experienced Zambian nationals to fill the following vacant position:



  • Provides advice and guidance and develops the directorate annual work plan and budgets against set objectives and policies, and thereafter presents the budget for consolidation into the Bureau Budget
  • Advises Management and the Board on good corporate governance and recommends appropriate policies and practices that support it
  • Coordinates the finance function and ensures that this function effectively contributes to the achievement of the Bureau objectives
  • Oversees the day-to-day marketing and public relations activities aimed at improving and maintaining a good corporate image of ZABS
  • Performs any other duties as assigned by the Director and the Board from time to time


  • Full Grade 12 Certificate
  • ACCA, CIMA or equivalent professional qualifications
  • Must possess a Master’s degree in Business Administration or any other equivalent
  • 10 years’ experience with 5 years at Management level in a quasi-government/ public service environment
  • Must possess Management Skills, Leadership skills and should be able to communicate effectively in English at a senior level
  • Knowledge on accounting related to donor funds, project funds and government grants a must
  • Computer Literate
  • Must be a Fellow of ZICA


The position is in contract employment category.

Method of Application

Suitably qualified individuals are therefore encouraged to apply for the jobs. Please send your application letter together with copies of educational and professional certificates and a detailed CV to the address below.

Application deadline
1 Sep 16:00
Hand deliver applications to
The Executive Director Zambia Bureau of Standards P.O Box 50259 LUSAKA