Laboratory Assistant (01)


The Ministry of Health (MoH) Cooperative Agreement supported by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) aims at supporting the strengthening of the Ministry’s capacity to provide leadership to the national HIV/AIDS response through coordination, policy development, mentorship and training. MoH seeks to recruit suitably qualified and experienced persons to be appointed to the under listed positions under this project.

Job Title:    Laboratory Assistant (01)
Reports to: Laboratory Administration -In-Charge: Zambia National Public Health Institute Reference Laboratory
Location:    Zambia National Public Health Institute Reference Laboratory

Job Purpose

To clean the ZNPHI Reference Laboratory, sterilize Laboratory equipment and clean the surrounding in order to ensure a clean and conducive work environment.

Responsibilities/Principal Accountabilities

• Effectively cleans the ZNPHI Reference Laboratory
• Clean and sterilize equipment and work areas
• Any other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor


• Grade Twelve (12) School Certificate
• One (1) year work experience in a similar role

Experience and Skills

• Ability to speak, read and write in English
• Able to work under minimum supervision
• Team player and ability to work under minimum supervision.

How to Apply

All interested persons meeting the above qualifications and experience should send their written applications to the undersigned with certified copies of their National Registration Card, academic and professional qualifications and a detailed Curriculum Vitae with three references including their contact numbers.

Applicants are advised to clearly indicate the position they are applying for on the envelope or subject area in the case of electronic applications email to

The closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday, 18th January, 2023. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

The Permanent Secretary – (Technical Services)
Ministry of Health
Ndeke House
P.O. Box 30205