Procurement Officer

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Competitive package ZMW / Month

Website cidrzinfo Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ)

Reports to Senior Procurement Officer. The incumbent is responsible for assessing products, services and suppliers and negotiating contracts. They are also responsible for ensuring that approved purchases are of a sufficient quality and are cost-efficient.

Main duties

  • Processes end-user requests on time as per Service Level Agreement targets
  • Ensures on time delivery and receipt of goods from suppliers
  • Negotiates and obtains better prices and delivery terms for all end-user requirements
  • Ensures efficient sourcing and procurement of goods, works and services according to the laid down procedures and guidelines
  • Prepares and updates procurement reports in readiness to submission to end users
  • Monitors and tracks all orders until delivery and payments are done
  • Develops and implements procurement plans for the end-users
  • Tracks and monitors vendor payments


  • Graduate in Purchasing and Supply from a recognized University
    2 years minimum years of experience
  • Fully paid up member of The Zambia Institute of Purchasing and Supply (ZIPS)
  • Holds full membership of ZIPS

Suitably qualified candidates are invited to apply. However, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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