ZIALE Latest Job Vacancy in Zambia: Programmes and Planning Officer

  • Company: ZIALE
  • Location: Lusaka, Lusaka Province, Zambia
  • State: Lusaka
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Logistics/Transportation Jobs in Zambia

The Council of the Zambia Institute of Advanced Legal Education (ZIALE) is looking for a suitably qualified experienced and result oriented person to fill the position of PROGRAMMES AND PLANNING OFFICER.


To coordinate the enrolment, registration, programming and planning support services in order to facilitate the smooth implementation of the Institute’s mandate.


  • Facilitates timely, efficient and effective student registration and enrolment on the Legal Practitioners
  • Qualifying Examination Course, Legislative Drafting Course, and all training programmes;
  • Co-ordinates timely verification of foreign degrees in Law for students;
  • Creates and maintains up-to-date course schedules, catalogues and examinations schedules;
  • Advises Institute’s clients on academic matters;
  • Co-ordinates the timely planning, preparation, and implementation of short-term post-graduate courses;
  • Manages efficient use of classrooms, hired venues and teaching aids for all training programmes;
  • Facilitates student study permits;
  • Co-ordinates all planning activities of the Institute in line with approved strategic objectives;
  • Co-ordinates the monitoring and evaluation activities of the Institute’s programmes;
  • Co-ordinates the Curriculum Development process of the Institute in line with the Institute’s mandate;
  • Ensures the integrity, accuracy, and security of all academic records and data of current and former students;
  • Ensures that Performance Management and Appraisals for subordinates are conducted in a timely manner;
  • Maintains and updates the ZIALE Students Roll in line with the Students Rules of the Legal Practitioners Act, Chapter 30 of the Laws of Zambia;
  • Uploads and maintains student data on the Student Record Management System and undertakes data validation activities in order to ensure the accuracy of data;
  • Manages student welfare for all training programmes acts as a liaison between students, lecturers, and the Institute’s Administration;
  • Creates and/ or updates unit policy or policies as directed; and
  • Sits on various institutional committees as directed by the Council Secretary.


  • Grade 12 with 5 ‘O’ levels with credits or better including English and Mathematics
  • Should possess a Degree in Social Sciences from internationally recognized university
  • Experience in teaching and Curriculum Development;
  • Experience in Monitoring and Evaluation; and
  • Minimum 5 years experience.


  • Excellent oral and writing skills;
  • Must be computer literate;
  • Ability to write project proposals;
  • Strong communication skills; and
    Ability to conduct research.

How to Apply

Interested persons should send a cover letter, detailed Curriculum Vitae and certified copies of certificates to:

The Director Zambia Institute of Advanced Legal Education Plot No. 36983, Andrew Mwenya Road Rhodespark P O Box 30690 LUSAKA

Closing date: Friday 19th October, 2018 (Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted