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Recruitment Notice: Officer Cadets Needed For The Zimbabwe National Army

Recruitment Notice: Officer Cadets Needed For The Zimbabwe National Army

The Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) is seeking qualified candidates for training as Officer Cadets to fill current vacancies within the organization. Responsibilities and duties will be communicated during the training period.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Minimum of six (6) points at ‘A’ level and 5 ‘O’ level passes with grade ‘C’ or better, including English Language and Mathematics. Higher qualifications are advantageous.
  • Age between 18 – 22 years for ‘A’ level holders and up to 26 years for those with Diplomas and/or Degrees.
  • Single status.
  • Minimum height of 1.65m for males and 1.55m for females.
  • Weight not less than 55 kgs for males and 53 kgs for females.
  • Applicants must include their contact details and traceable references in their application letters.

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Application Procedure: Interested individuals should deposit their application letters along with certified copies of Academic and/or Professional Certificates at the designated venues within their respective Provinces and Districts from February 5th to 19th, 2024. For more information, contact the following:

  • Matabeleland North Province: Headquarters 1 Infantry Brigade (Mzilikazi Barracks), Bulawayo. Telephone: (0292 209436).
  • Matabeleland South Province: Headquarters Bulawayo District (Lookout Masuku Barracks), Bulawayo. Telephone: (0292 66687).
  • Mashonaland East Province: Headquarters 2 Infantry Brigade (Kaguvi Barracks), Harare. Telephone: (0242 743446).
  • Manicaland Province: Headquarters 3 Infantry Brigade (Herbert Chitepo Barracks), Mutare. Telephone: (0202063002).
  • Masvingo Province: Headquarters 4 Infantry Brigade (Vitalis Gava Musungwa Barracks), Masvingo. Telephone: (0392 263187).
  • Mashonaland West Province: Headquarters Mechanised Brigade (Inkomo Barracks). Telephone: (067 2192497).
  • Mashonaland Central Province: Headquarters Artillery Brigade (Domboshava Barracks). Telephone: (0242 336372).
  • Midlands Province: Headquarters 5 Infantry Brigade, Kwekwe. Telephone: (05525 70375).

Successful candidates will undergo selection at the Zimbabwe Military Academy in Gweru, followed by a 21-month training program. Upon completion, candidates will be commissioned as Second Lieutenants in the Zimbabwe National Army.

For inquiries, contact the Zimbabwe National Army Recruiting Office in Harare at (0242-707459) or (0242-793262).


  • Competitive remuneration.
  • Free medical and dental care.
  • Housing and transport allowances.
  • Generous leave conditions.

Note: The ZNA does not engage third parties in the recruitment process or charge fees to applicants.

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