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Registrar & CEO at Nursing and Midwifery Council of Zambia

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  • Lusaka
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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 The Act was repealed and replaced by the Nurses & Midwives Act No. 31 of 1997 and Nurses & Midwives Act No. 10 of 2019, which redefined the functions of the Council and expanded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: Registrar & CEO 


INSTITUTION DEPARTMENT: Nursing and Midwifery Council of Zambia


To oversee the regulation of nursing and midwifery practice, education and training in order to unsuru provision of quality health care services




Oversee effectively the formulation of nursing and midwifery policies in order to provide guidelines for implementation of institutional programmes

Regulation and Compliance

Oversees effectively the regulation of nursing and midwifery practice and professional conduct in order to ensure compliance to set standards and provision of quality nursing and midwifery

Education and Training

Oversees effectively the setting of nursing and midwifery education and training standards in order to equip students with requisite knowledge and skills

Registration and Licensing

Oversees effectively the registration and issuance of practicing licenses in order to certify the competence of nurses and midwives to practice

Legal Services

Oversees effectively the provision of legal services in order to safeguard the interest of the Council

Public Relations

Oversees effectively provision of public relations functions in order to inform and educate the public on Institutional programmes

Secretariat Services

Oversees effectively provision of Secretariat Services to the Council’s Board in order to facilitate the conduct of business

Information Technology

Oversees effectively the provision of ICT Services in order to facilitate the management of information and communication

Risk Management

Oversees effectively the identification and management of risks in order to implement appropriate mitigation measures


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

Monitoring and Evaluation

Oversees effectively implementation of monitoring and evaluation programmes in order to facilitate the development of appropriate interventions

Performance Management

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


Oversees effectively the utilization of human , financial and other resources in order to facilitate attend of Institutional objectives


a) Reports to Council Chairperson


a) Minimum Primary/Secondary Education:

Full Form V or grade 12 School Certificate or equivalent.

b) Minimum Vocational Professional Qualifications:

MSc. Degree in Nursing or equivalent

e) Minimum Relevant Pre-Job Experience

15 years of which 5 should be at senior management level

d) Communication Skills:

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

e) Other Skills/Attributes:

Leadership skills
Computer literacy. Interpersonal Skills Integrity
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.

Method of Application

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


Nursing and Midwifery Council of Zambia,

Plot 171, Luanshya Road,

Villa Elizabeth ,

PO Box 33521, Lusaka.