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

Training Officers X3

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 as maintaining optimal standards of competence, care and professional conduct. It was established under the Health ProfessionsAct 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 The Health Professions Act continues the existence of the Medical Council of Zambia which was established under the repealed Medical and Allied Professions Act.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 safeguard the quality of health care services by regulating and monitoring the professional conduct of Public and Private Health practitioners, Health facilities and Training Institutions.

The Council seeks applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill up the following position:

Job Profile:

  • To undertake effectively the processing of accreditation for training, approval of training programmes and recognition of continuing Professional Development (CPD) Centres in order to ensure compliance to set standards.

Main duties:

  • Undertakes effectively the processing of accreditation of training programs that meets eligibility criteria for accreditation in order to assure provision of certified health training programmes to the public
  • Undertakes effectively the processing the approval of training programmes, continuing professional Development and internship centres in order to ensure compliance to set standards
  • Undertakes effectively the monitoring of the practice and conduct of health practitioners, lecturers and students in order to ensure adherence;
  • Undertakes effectively the preparation of assessment reports in order to facilitate decision making
  • Undertakes effectively the preparation of documentation in order to facilitate the issuance of approval certificates
  • Undertakes effectively the maintenance of up to date records on training in order to facilitate the storage and retrieval of information

Reporting relationship, Knowledge and skills requirements:

  • Reporting to the Senior Training Officer
  • B Sc. in Health related Sciences
  • Medical Education Certification a MUST
  • Full registration and valid HPCZ practicing certificate
  • Full Grade 12/ Form V School Certificate
  • Minimum of 3 years working experience
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with integrity
  • Excellent English language oral and written communication skills with interpersonal skills

How to Apply

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 to:

The Chief Executive Officer/Registrar,

Health Professions Council of Zambia,

7 Chaholi Road,

Rhodes Park,

PO Box 32554,


Tel/Fax: +260211 239317

Only short listed candidates will be responded to and acknowledged by phone

“Promoting Quality Healthcare and Safeguarding the Public is Our Prime Concern"

Application deadline
11 Jan 15:00

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