New Government Jobs Available: Zambia Qualifications Authority (ZAQA)

The Zambia Qualifications Authority (ZAQA), a statutory body under the Ministry of Higher Education, was established by the ZAQA Act No. 13 of 2011 to provide for the registration and accreditation of qualifications, and ensure that standards and registered qualifications are internationally comparable.  ZAQA is currently seeking the services of a suitable person to fill the position of Assistant Director – Technical
The Assistant Director – Technical is the Chief Technical Officer of the Zambia Qualifications Authority (ZAQA), and is responsible for coordinating Standards Setting, Registration and Accreditation of Qualifications on the Zambia Qualifications Framework.
The successful candidate will possess;
(i) A Grade 12 School Certificate;
(ii) A Bachelor’s degree in a Science discipline (Technical or Social) earned from a recognised University;
(iii) A Master’s degree in a Science discipline (Technical or Social) earned from a recognised University is an added advantage;
(iv) At least six years’ experience in a senior management position;
(v) Has experience in the relevant skill area i.e. standards setting, registration and accreditation ;
(vi) Demonstrated critical competencies in four broad categories: commitment to results; business skills, leading change, and motivating staff.
The detailed Job Description can be found on the ZAQA website:
Interested candidates meeting the above specifications should apply enclosing their CVs and certified copies of qualifications to:
The Director and Chief Executive Officer
Zambia Qualifications Authority
Third Floor Finsbury Park
Kabwe Roundabout
P O Box 51103
The closing date for receiving applications is 06th March 2017

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