The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) is a regional grouping of 21 African States which have agreed to promote regional integration through trade development and trade facilitation.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced professionals from COMESA member states for the following positions at the COMESA Secretariat, Lusaka, Zambia:

1)     Director of Infrastructure and Logistics P5
2)     Head of Monitoring and Evaluation P4
3)     Head of Governance Peace and Security P4
4)     Senior Industry Officer P4
5)     Investment Promotion Expert P3
6)     Blue Economy Expert P3
7)     Translator ( French) P3
8)     Health Expert P3
9)     Transport Expert -Aviation P3
10)   Conflict Prevention, Management and Resolution (CPR) Analyst P2
11)  Internal Auditor P2
12)  Trade Officer P2


Eligibility for Application

Applicants must be citizens of a COMESA Member country and aged below fifty-five (55) years at the time of submitting the application.

Mode of Applications

Interested candidates should contact or send their documents (i.e. Completed COMESA application form, curriculum vitae, diplomas and certificates) to Mrs. Nisha Chengo, Second Secretary, Regional Affairs Division at the Foreign Affairs Department on Email: or Tel: 4283590 for more information. Additional information on the posts may be obtained on the website of the Department of Foreign Affairs-

All applications MUST be submitted to the COMESA Coordinating Ministry of the respective member States on the prescribed COMESA Application Form which can be accessed at the following COMESA website:  Opportunities, COMESA Job Application Format. Applications submitted directly to the Secretariat will not be considered.

The Department would appreciate receipt of all documents by Friday 14 July 2023 for review before the names of the short-listed candidates are communicated to the COMESA Secretariat.