Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced person to fill the following position at the University of Zambia.

PURPOSE:  Responsible for planning, organizing and coordinating the procurement activities in the University in compliance with local and international procurement regulations

•Preparing and ensuring adherence to the plans;
•Ensuring the preparation of and adherence to the procurement plans
•Ensuring the preparation of and adherence to procurement budgets
•Ensuring the preparation of purchase orders;
•Ensuring that procurement activities are carried out in conformance with the prevailing procurement regulations;
•Ensuring payments for procured goods and services;
•Overseeing the process of interviewing potential suppliers;
•Negotiating the terms and modalities of procurement in line with prevailing regulations;
•Serving as Secretary of the Procurement Committee
•Preparing and submitting situational, quarterly and annual reports on purchasing and supply;
•Preparing reports regarding market conditions and merchandise costs;
•Supervising and appraising subordinate staff; and
•Preparing quarterly and annual operational performance reports.
•Grade 12 School Certificate or its equivalent;
•Bachelor’s degree;
•Master’s degree in a relevant field;
•Diploma in CIPS;
Attributes & Skills
•At least five (5) years relevant work experience;
•Member of Zambia Institute of Purchasing & Supply; and
•Must have a 2024 valid membership.
Closing Date
Application Process
Only candidates who meet the specified requirements should apply. Applications can be submitted either physically or electronically, with detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of educational certificates, names and addresses of three traceable referees and contact address/telephone/e-mail details.
Physical applications should be sent to the address provided below and the position applied for should be clearly marked on the envelope.
The Registrar University of Zambia, P.O Box 32379 , LUSAKA .
Electronic applications should be sent to the email address provided below: