Assistant Procurement Officer

  • Temporary
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed

Pension and Insurance Authority

JOB ADVERTISEMENT – ASSISTANT PROCUREMENT OFFICER (TEMPORARY POSITION)

The Pensions and Insurance Authority is the regulator and supervisor for the pensions and insurance industries in Zambia as provided for in the Pension Scheme Regulations Act No. 28 of 1996 (as amended) and the Insurance Act No. 38 of 2021. The Authority supervises and regulates entities operating in the pensions and insurance industries that include insurance companies, reinsurance companies, insurance intermediaries, pension schemes, pension fund managers and pension fund administrators.

The Authority is seeking a dedicated and passionate individual to join our team as an Assistant Procurement Officer on relief basis (six months). In this role, the temp will work towards our mission of effectively regulating and supervising, and promoting the development of the pensions and insurance industries in order to protect the interests of pension scheme members and insurance policyholders.

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Procurement Manager, the job holder have the following responsibilities:

  • Finalizing all pending procurements on the EGP platform.
  • Processing and tracking of purchase orders, invoices and other procurements documents.
  • Maintaining accurate records and files related to procurement activities.
  • Conducting market research to identify potential suppliers and products.
  • Assisting in evaluating bids and proposals from vendors and the subsequent preparation of evaluation reports.
  • Preparation of draft Procurement Committee reports.
  • Coordinating with departments/units to ensure timely and effective procurement of goods and services.
  • Tracking contract performance and identifying potential issues or risks.
  • Monitoring compliance with contract terms and conditions.
  • Identifying opportunities for contract renewal or modification.
  • Preparation of various returns to be submitted to ZPPA.

Requirements

  • Degree in Procurement or equivalent professional CIPS/ZIPS qualification.
  • Grade 12 Certificate with a credit or better in English and Mathematics.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a related field.
  • Experience using the ZPPA EGP platform and an ERP system will be an added advantage.

How to apply

If you meet the above qualifications, we invite you to apply for the position of Temporal Assistant Procurement Officer. Please submit your curriculum vitae, cover letter, copies of certificates by 4th July, 2024 to the address below. ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

The Human Resource and Administration Manager

Pension and Insurance Authority

Stand No. 4618, Lubwa Road, Rhodespark

P/Bag 30x, Ridgeway

LUSAKA


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