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6 Jun 2023

Legal Officer at Health Professions Council of Zambia

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Job Description

The Health Professions Council of Zambia is a statutory regulatory body under the Ministry of Health with both statutory obligations to regulate the registration of health care facilities and health practitioners as well as maintaining optimal standards of competence, care and professional conduct. It was established under the Health Professions Act No. 24 of 2009, The Health Professions Act continues the existence of the Medical Council of Zambia which was established under the repealed Medical and Allied Professions Act. The mission of the Health Professions Council of Zambia is ‘to safeguard the quality of health care services by regulating and monitoring the professional conduct of Public and Private Health practitioners, Health facilities and Training Institutions.

The Council seeks applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill up the following positions:



Job Profile: To undertake effectively the provision of legal service in order to safeguard the interests of the Institution and ensure operations are within provisions of the Law.

Main duties:

  • Undertakes the provision of legal advice to the Institution in order to ensure operations are within the provisions of the Law.
  • Represents the Council in matters before the Courts of Law.
  • Undertakes effectively the prosecution of cases in order to promote compliance to the Health Professions Act.
  • Undertakes effectively the drafting of legal documents in order to facilitate and strengthen collaborations with other institutions and jurisdictions.
  • Undertakes effectively investigation of complaints in order to establish validity of allegations
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Method of Application

Please, note that, only applicants who meet the requirements are encouraged to apply and send Application letters including their daily contact phone numbers, detailed Curriculum Vitae, enclosed certified photocopies of Green National Registration Card, Academic and Professional Certificates and three traceable referees with their phone numbers and email addresses in Softcopy form to:

The Registrar/Chief Executive Officer Health Professions Council of Zambia

Email: [email protected]

*No hardcopy applications will be admissible

Closing date: Friday, 9 June, 2023, 16:00 Hours. Only shortlisted candidates will be responded to and acknowledged by phone/Email.


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