University of Zambia (UNZA)
University of Zambia (UNZA)
Posted Job
about 1 year ago

Grants Officer (X1)

The University of Zambia Job Opportunities

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the following

positions at the University of Zambia:

School Of Medicine

Strengthening Health Professional Workforce Education Programs For Improved Quality Health Care In Zambia (Shepiz)

The University of Zambia School Of Medicine’s “Strengthening Health Professional

Workforce Education Programs for Improved Quality Health care in Zambia” (SHEPIZ)

Project is a five-year USA NIH funded program with a focus on enhancing specialist health

workforce for the improvement of quality health care in Zambia.

Job Summary

The job holder will be responsible for taking a proactive and leading role in managing the

SHEPIZ grant in particular and, other grants in general.


  • Knowledge of the University of Zambia financial policies, procedures and systems.
  • Knowledge and experience in managing research grants particularly knowledge of the
  • National Institute of Health (NIH) and the European Union (EU) funding agencies and
  • procedures governing the administration of contracts and grants.
  • Demonstrated experience in financial reporting and monitoring of large amounts of funds.
  • Demonstrated administrative skills including experience in maintaining calendars,
  • scheduling appointments, coordinating meetings, making travel arrangements and
  • coordinating special events.
  • computer literacy with a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel and Power
  • Point.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


  • Grade 12 Certificate or its equivalent.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or/and health sciences.
  • At least three (3) years relevant work experience

Applications to be sent to:

The Registrar,

University of Zambia,

PO Box 32379,


Only short-listed applicants will be

communicated to. The University of Zambia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application deadline
14 Oct 15:00
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Established in 1966, the University of Zambia is the oldest and biggest university in Zambia. The institution's main campus, located in Lusaka, offers programmes in the schools of Agricultural Science, Education, Engineering, Humanities and Social Sciences, Law, Medicine, Mines, Natural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine. The motto, service and excellence has steered the development of the university since its inception. A provider of world class services in higher education and knowledge generation.

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