Zambia has enjoyed continuous economic growth since the 1980s, particularly in its major industries, mining, construction and manufacturing. The country has the 16th largest economy on the continent, and exports much of its natural resource. As the continent's leading human capital consultancy, Global Career Company has been working in Zambia to support many national and regional brands to complete executive recruitment, succession planning, EVP promotion, regional staffing and job posting campaigns, as well as offering invaluable advice services including employee engagement surveys, leadership development and capacity building support through our GCC Advisory initiative.

The Talent Network

The Global Career Company Talent Network offers access to the largest collection of human capital insight to drive your recruitment and growth strategies. As the leading international recruitment agency for Africa, we are proud to support the largest Diaspora talent network for African professionals and graduates.

Here is a snapshot of our insight into the market, and the information which will increase your talent insight.

The Top Attraction Drivers for Zambian Talent

Understanding the top attraction drivers for recruiting talent is key to getting the best to join your brand. Do you think the most talented people are only moving for pay? The real drivers for recruitment are:

Opportunity to develop your skills

Health care and wellness benefits

Ability to make a real difference to society through the organisation

Data sourced from the Careers in Africa Employer of Choice Survey

Engagement Metric Insights in Zambia

Retaining your talent is essential for development and consistent excellence. Engagement metrics explore what the talent pool thinks about their employers, what keeps them in your team, and what drives them away. Understanding them can help you celebrate what makes your organisation a great place to work, and challenge the reasons your people leave.


Of Zambians has trust and confidence in the job senior leaders are doing at their employer

Of Zambians believe they do not have access to the training they need to be productive in their current position

Of Zambians believe their immediate manager treats them with respect

Of Zambians believe they are not fairly paid

Data sourced from the Careers in Africa Employer of Choice Survey

Our Talent Network In Zambia

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The Global Career Company Talent Network for Zambia is the best source of diaspora and local talent for graduate and professional sourcing. The Zambian talent is located across Southern Africa, with large diaspora populations in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana. The wider network can be found in the UK, USA and Europe. Zambians are working in many industries, with mining, retail and oil and gas the largest. Other industries are smaller, but well represented. The majority of the talent pool are working in sales and management, along with telecommunications and finance.

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Alex Mugan

Managing Director

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