The National Science and Technology Council is a statutory Body which was established under Act No. 26 of 1997 to promote, co-ordinate and regulate science, technology and innovation (STl) development in Zambia. It advises the Government on the broad priority areas for STI. It is also expected to mobilize various resources in support of the development process for science and technology and innovation. The Council implements the Strategic Research and Youth Innovation Grant Programmers and it is the main Executing Agency for research collaboration Agreements which Zambia has signed with a number of countries, such as South Africa, Malawi, Rwanda, Mozambique German, Argentina and Brazil.
Under the direction and the control of the Council, the Executive Secretary is responsible for co-coordinating, monitoring and evaluating the development and application of science and technology in order to fulfill the Council’s functions and achieve its objective. The Executive Secretary is also responsible for fostering the advancement of the Council.
The key responsibilities of the Executive Secretary are:
Knowledge And Skills Requirements:
How to Apply
Interested candidate should submit applications labeled “Executive Secretary”with detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic and professional qualifications and a one page written vision of NSTC. Contact telephone numbers and three (03) names and addresses of referees to:
National Science and Technology Council,
Tel No. +260211 257195
Fax: +260211 257194