Civil Service Commission – Zambia Recruiting: Chief Planning and Research Officer

The Civil Service Commission invites applications from suitably qualified serving officers to fill vacant positions in the Ministry of National Guidance and Religious:
To supervise and co-ordinate the development of projects and program activities in order to facilitate the implementation of plans and policies.


  • Coordinating effectively, the planning of projects and program activities to facilitate successful implementation of the Ministry’s policies
  • Liaising effectively with institutions involved in projects and programs to ensure coordinated effort
  • Ensure timely preparation of appropriate project proposals in order to mobilize resources and support
  • Coordinating effectively, the periodic monitoring of projects and programs in order to assess their impact and facilitate appropriate interventions
  • Coordinating effectively, all research activities in order to generate information for decision making
  • Coordinating effectively, the preparation of all departmental budgets in order to consolidate the ministerial submissions
  • Managing effectively, the human and other resources of the section in order to facilitate the attainment of the Department’s objectives


  • Thirty years and above
  • Twelve/Form 5 School Certificate with a minimum of five (5) ‘O’ Level credits including English Language and Mathematics
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies, Economics or another relevant field
  • Six years relevant work experience

How to apply
Send your applications together with CVs, photocopies of National Registration Card, proof of membership to relevant professional bodies, academic and professional qualifications to the undersigned below:
Civil Service Commission
PO Box 50138,

For more information

+260 211 251083
Civil Service Commission – Zambia (Lusaka, Lusaka)

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