Legal Manager

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed


The Radiation Protection Authority (RPA) is a Regulatory Body un

The Radiation Protection Authority (RPA) is a Regulatory Body under the Ministry of Technology and Science established by the Ionising radiation Protection Act No. 16 of 2005 and its Amendment Act No. 19 of 2011. RPA’s mandate is to protect the public, workers and the environment from hazards arising from the use of devices or materials capable of producing Ionising Radiation.

The Authority has a vacancy for the following position:

Legal Manager (1)
Reports To: Executive Director
Location: Lusaka

Job Objective

To provide legal services in order to safeguard the interests of the Institution and ensure operations are within the provisions of the law.

Key Accountabilities

1. Undertakes effectively the provision of secretarial services to the Board in order to facilitate smooth conduct of business.
2. Undertakes timely review and preparation of contracts, agreements, laws, regulations and other legal documents in order to safeguard interests of the Authority.
3. Provides timely legal opinions on matters of interest to the Authority in order to ensure adherence to the provisions of the law and avoid financial loss.
4. Undertakes effectively representation of the Authority in court in order to protect the interest of the Authority.
5. Undertakes effectively the implementation of the performance management systems in order to facilitate attainment of departmental objectives.

Minimum Vocational/Professional Qualifications

1. Full Form (V)/Grade 12 Certificate
2. LLB Degree
3. Advocate of the High Court

Minimum Relevant Pre-Job Experience

1. 5 years’ work experience with 2 years at a management level
2. Experience in Nuclear Law will be an added advantage
3. Able to write comprehensive and analytical reports
4. Able to communicate effectively in English


1. Legislative Drafting Skills
2. Analytical Skills
3. Inter-personal Skills
4. Investigative skills
5. Diplomacy
6. Integrity
7. Confidentiality

Method of Application

Interested individuals should send their applications together with copies of their certificates, detailed curriculum vitae and three (3) names of traceable referees to the undersigned no later than Tuesday 16th July, 2024. Envelopes should be clearly marked “Application for the position of “Legal Manager” for hard copy submissions while the subject in the electronic submissions should clearly indicate the position being applied for as “Legal Manager”. Electronic submissions should be sent to [email protected]

The Executive Director
Radiation Protection Authority
Exploration House, Government Road
P.O Box 50002

Please note that ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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