Director – Education and Training at Nursing and Midwifery Council of Zambia

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Nursing and Midwifery Council of Zambia

Nursing and Midwifery Council of Zambia (NMCZ) is a statutory body established in 1970 under the Nurses and Midwives Act No. 55 of 1970 with an express mandate to regulate nursing and midwifery training, education and practice. The Act was repealed and replaced by the Nurses & Midwives Act No. 31 of 1997 and Nurses & Midwives Act No. 10 of 2019, which redefined the functions of the Council and expanded the scope of practice for nurses and midwives. The Council is therefore, inviting applications from highly motivated, result oriented, qualified and experienced persons to fill the positions of:

JOB TITLE: Director – Education and Training 


INSTITUTION: Nursing and Midwifery Council of Zambia

DEPARTMENT: Education and Training


To manage and coordinate the setting of nursing and midwifery education and training standards in order to equip graduates with requisite knowledge and skills




Manages effectively the formulation and review of policies in order to guide the implementation of nursing and midwifery education and training programmes

Competence Examinations

Manages effectively the setting, administration and marking of competence examinations for nurses and midwives in order to certify their competence to practice.


Manages effectively the issuance of Diplomas and Certificates to nurses and midwives in order to certify their qualifications


Manages effectively the assessment of training institutions in order to determine their eligibility to operate

Curriculum Development

Manages effectively the development and review of nursing and midwifery curricula in order to incorporate current trends of practice

Teaching and Learning Materials

Manages effectively the development and review of teaching and learning materials in order to align them to the curriculum

Education and Training Guidelines

Manages effectively the development and review of education and training guidelines in order to ensure adherence to standard training practices

Capacity Building

Manages effectively development and implementation of capacity building programs in order to enhance requisite knowledge and skills of academic and clinical staff

Secretarial Services

Manages effectively the provision of secretarial services to the Education and Examinations Committees of the Council in order to facilitate the conduct of the business

Risk Management

Manages effectively the identification and management of of risks in order to recommend appropriate mitigation


Manages effectively the conduct of research on topical and emerging issues in order to generate information for informed decision making


Manages effectively human, financial and other resources in order to facilitate the attainment of departmental objectives

Performance Management

Manages effectively the development of work plans and implementation of the Annual Performance Appraisal System (APAS) in order to monitor and evaluate performance


a) Reports to Registrar & CEO


a) Minimum Primary/Secondary Education

Full Form Vor Grade 12 School Certificate or equivalent

b) Minimum Vocational/Professional Qualification

Degree in Nursing or Midwifery or equivalent
Registered and licensed with Nursing and Midwifery Council of Zambia

e) Minimum Relevant Pre-Job Experience

10 years of which 4 should be at management level

d) Communication Skills

Written Skills
Able to write analytical and technical reports.
Oral Skills
Able to communicate effectively in English

e) Other Skills/Attributes

Management skills Computer literacy
Interpersonal skills
Teaching skills
Analytical Skills
Tact and Diplomacy

Only candidates who meet the above listed competencies and role specifications should apply attaching their curriculum vitae, certified copies of their academic and professional qualifications and three names of referees with their contact addresses and telephone numbers.

Applications should reach the undersigned not later than Friday 8th September 2023. Please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Method of Application


Nursing and Midwifery Council of Zambia,

Plot 171, Luanshya Road,

Villa Elizabetha,

PO Box 33521, Lusaka