JCTR has a team of dedicated members of staff with skills in various skills and experience in economics, development, law, monitoring and evaluation and media. The Centre has strong links with the Universities and thus attracts good calibre of staff. The Centre is also a home to many students who are hosted as Interns to support them in their training.
The Centre has a robust governance structure with the Body of Trustee composing of eminent persons from across the Zambian society at the pinnacle of the structure. The Centre is headed by an Executive Director who provides leadership and oversight. Programme work is managed by the Head of Programmes supported by two programme managers and programme officers. The Finance and Administration departments is headed by the Finance and Administration Manager. The Centre also has Monitoring and Media and Information office that supports programme work.