P. O. Box 50138


website: www.psc.gov.zm

DATE:  14TH AUGUST, 2017


NO. 6 OF 2017


TO:   Secretary to the Treasury

          The Auditor-General


All Permanent Secretaries

          The Principal Private Secretary, State House

          The Chief Administrator, The Judiciary

          Secretaries: All Service Commissions

                             Commission for Investigations

                             Anti-Corruption Commission

          Directors:   Electoral Commission, and

                             Human Rights Commission

          All Heads of Departments





The Civil Service Commission invites applications from suitably qualified serving officers to fill a vacant position in the Ministry of Tourism and Arts.


1.       JOB TITLE                   :        DIRECTOR – ARTS AND CULTURE,


          SALARY SCALE                  :        (M)


          DEPARTMENT           :        ARTS AND CULTURE







        To manage the preservation, promotion and development of Culture, Arts, cultural and creative industries for sustainable human development.




    The successful candidate will be reporting to the Permanent Secretary and shall be responsible for:


a)     Effectively managing the formulation, review and implementation of Arts and Culture, policies and legislations;


b)    Facilitating the maintenance, rehabilitation and construction of Arts and Culture and infrastructure;


c)     Ensuring the effective protection of Intangible Cultural Heritage in order to protect and preserve Zambian ethnic cultures;


d)    Ensuring effective development of cultural and creative industries in order to enhance job creation and economic empowerment;


e)     Ensuring the effective organisation of festivals, ceremonies, exhibitions and media Arts and Cultural programmes in order to promote national identity;


f)      Co-ordinating effective preparation of performances and exhibitions by Arts and Cultural animators in order to provide suitable entertainment at State and Public functions;


g)     Co-ordinating effective drafting and implementation of cultural agreements, ratification and implementation of cultural conventions and promoting Arts and Cultural exchange programmes to foster International Cultural Cooperation;


h)    Co-ordinating the effective management of Arts and Culture media;


i)       Co-ordinating the effective organisation of State and Religious functions;


j)       Co-ordinating effective Arts and Cultural programmes in order to promote Cultural Tourism;


k)    Ensuring effective Arts and Cultural research activities in order to document and archive cultural information;


l)       Monitoring and evaluating periodically, the implementation of policies and programmes in order to provide appropriate intervention measures on Zambian Arts and Culture;


m)  Co-ordinating effective management of the National Dance Troupe;


n)    Ensuring the development of departmental and individual work plans to facilitate the monitoring and evaluation of performance in the department; and


o)    Managing the effective utilization of human, financial and other resources in order to facilitate the attainment of departmental objectives.




            i)                   Applicants must be aged thirty (30) years and above;

            ii)                Must have:-

           ·        A full grade twelve (12)/ certificate with a minimum of five (5) ‘O’ Levels Credits including English Language and Mathematics;


         ·        Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences – Fine Arts, Sociology, Anthropology, History, Art and Culture Management; or its equivalent.


·        A Master’s Degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.

 viii)              Five (5) years relevant work experience of which two (2) years should be at Senior Management level.


NOTE:All applications should be submitted to the Civil Service Commission by: 31st August, 2017.



Lenox Kalonde (Mr)

Commission Secretary