Zambia Bureau of Standards (ZABS)
Posted Job
8 months ago

Standards Officer (x1)

ZABS is a statutory body operating under the Standards Act No. 4 of 2017. The Bureau previously operated under the Standards Act CAP. 416 of 1994 which came to an end on 31 December 2017. ZABS exists to support industry in the production of goods and services of acceptable quality through provision of Standards development, Training and Conformity Assessment semices. It is the custodian of national standards and acts as a link between the local industry and regional and international standardisation and quality assurance (SQA) organisations.

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

A. Job Purpose

  • Development of national standards with focus in Food and Agricultural sector in order to contribute to the enhancement of the quality, safety and competitiveness of products and services on the market.
  • To undertake regularly the provision of secretarial services to the Technical Committees on standards development in order to facilitate smooth operations.

B. Qualifications, Experience & Personal attributes

  • Full Grade 12 Certificate
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Food Science or related program
  • Minimum or three (3) years’ work experience
  • Candidate must have good organisation and communication skills
  • Ability to write technical reports

Computer literate

  • Knowledge in ISO 9001 standard will be an added advantage
  • Conditions
  • The positions are in Permanent and Pensionable conditions of service 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.

The Human Resource & Administration Manager,

Zambia Bureau of Standards,

PO Box 50259,


Application deadline
4 Mar 15:00

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