Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ)
Posted Job
over 2 years ago

Examinations Officer-English Languange X1

The Health Professions Council of Zambia 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 maintaining optimal standards of competence, care and professional conduct. It was established under the Health Professions Act No. 24 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 The Health Professions Act continues the existence of the Medical Council of Zambia which was established under the repealed Medical and Allied Professions Act.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 regulate professional conduct of Public and Private Health practitioners and institutions in order to assure the provision of quality health services.’ The Council seeks applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill up the following position:

Job Profile:

  • To undertake the administration of English Language examinations to Health Practitioners coming from non-English speaking Countries and beyond in order to determine their competency to practice

Main Duties

  • Undertakes the administration of English Language examinations to Health Practitioners coming from non-English speaking Countries and beyond in order to determine their competency to practice
  • Undertakes effectively the selection and supervision of examiners, invigilators and markers in order to facilitate the conducting of Licensure examinations
  • Undertakes timely the registration of candidates for licensure examinations to ensure their eligibility and facilitate mobilization of logistics
  • Undertakes effectively the setting, printing, transporting and securing of examination papers in order to facilitate the holding of examinations
  • Undertakes effectively the identification, on and security of examination centers in order to meet set standards for the examinations
  • Undertakes effectively the collation, printing and publication of results in order to notify candidates of their performance
  • Undertakes effectively development of individual and departmental work plan in order to monitor and evaluate performance
  • Undertakes effectively the monitoring and evaluation of the examination programmes in order to facilitate the identification and implementation of appropriate interventions

Reporting relationship, Knowledge and skills requirements:

  • Senior Examinations Officer
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Education Major in English Language
  • Full Grade 12/ Form V School Certificate
  • Minimum of eight (08) years’ experience as an English Teacher
  • 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

How to Apply

Please, note that, only applicants who meet the Knowledge and skills requirements should send Application letters which must include 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 to:

The Registrar,

Health Professions Council of Zambia,

Chaholi Road,


PO Box 32554,


+260 211 239317

Application deadline
15 Jun
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