Employment Opportunity


The  Zambia Federation  of Employers  seeks  to recruit  a qualified Economist  to take up the position of Manager Research  and Policy Analyst to  be  based   at  its  Secretariat  in Lusaka. The position on offer is a Five ( 5 ) year  fixed Term and renewable   contract at ZFE Senior Management level. This position directly reports to the Executive Director who is the Chief Executive Officer of the Secretariat and is a key position in the implementation of strategic goals and objectives.




To reliably, timely and professionally advise and update  management with researched  and statistical information to help the ZFE in its advocacy role on policy matters and business regulations that are  relevant for sustainable enterprise and employment creation  in the country.



  • Analysing key  policy  developments  in various economic sectors of interest to ZFE members,


  • Initiating and carrying out surveys  and research  programmes  onto matters pertaining to  labour  economics, business regulations and  other  employment matters,
  • Advising  members  through  reports and   information  bulletins on  the  business    and  economics policies  and trends obtaining, and assessing the impact of such economic policies on business.


  • Represent the Federation at National Committees  as assigned  by the Executive Director,


  • Representing the ZFE in stakeholder engagements at both local and International meetings or conferences or seminars to advocate the voice of business,


  • Representing the interests of employers with co-operating partners on matters  of enterprise development,


  • Forecasting current and future economic business trends and  maximizing  the potential  of  stakeholders in policy dialogue.


  • Contributing to development and  implementation  of  the ZFE Corporate Strategy  to ensure  the provisions of  quality  and  competitive  services  to the  members in  line  with the ZFE Corporate  Goals and objectives,


  • Undertaking research assignments  for the Federation on topical  issues where ZFE is required  to provide input on policy  formulation,


  • Coordinating the  preparation of  National Budget Proposals in consultation with ZFE members for  submission  to the Ministry of Finance and National Development,


  • Analysing the impact of  Annual National Budgets on the  Business Community


  • Resource Mobilisation through Project proposal writing for funding by co-operating partners and through Research activities.


Qualification Requirement

  • Grade Twelve 12
  • First degree in Economics
  • Masters in Economics provides an added advantage
  • Five (5 ) Years’ Work Experience in a senior Management position
  • Computer literate in a number of software packages
  • Willing to travel both locally and internationally even at short notice.

Suitably  qualified candidates  should  apply to: The  Executive  Director, Zambia Federation of Employers, Plot 6662, Mberere  Road  Olympia, P.O. Box 31941 LUSAKA or  Email the  applications  and detailed  CVs to info@zfe.co.zm or  zfe.training@aol.com. The application must  reach  the  Federation not  later than Wednesday 23rd February 2022.