Intern Procurement Officer

Website Livingstone Institute of Business and Engineering Studies


In our quest to meet national regional and global human resource needs by Being the First Choice for Quality Training, Livingstone Institute of Business and Engineering Studies (LIBES) has embarked on a rapid expansion Path to attain the Centre of Excellency in Hospitality and Tourism Status. The Institute will also Host the world Skills day in 2025.

Livingstone Institute of Business and Engineering Studies (LIBES) one of the 28 Public TEVET, Institutions under the Ministry of Science and Technology is inviting qualified and suitably, highly motivated Individuals to apply for the following INTERNSHIP Position: –



To manage the procurement and supply of goods, services and works to ensure their availability and enhance operations of the Institute.

Principal Accountabilities (Main Duties)

  • Collection of timely material requisitions and preparation of stock purchase budget
  • Initiate purchase action requests, clarify specifications with the user departments to fully understand procurement needs.
  • Receive, unpack, check and allocate purchased stock items into store.
  • Attend to discrepancies where necessary.
  • Record all stock movements from the storeroom and updating the Stock Analysis schedule for stock both owned by the Institution
  • Track all orders and invoices and maintain accurate records.
  • Preparation and submission of Timely reports (Stock movement etc.)
  • Maintains inventory management systems and processes issues and returns
  • Participates in cyclic and annual stock takes and perform random stock checks as required.
  • Undertake any other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Grade 12 Certificate with 5 credits or better including Mathematics and English.
  • Diploma in Purchasing and Supply
  • Fresh graduates in Supply Chain Management are encouraged
  • Member of ZIPS or CIPS
  • Thorough knowledge of principles, techniques, and procedures of
  • Supply chain management.

 Additional Attributes

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and purchasing software.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills.
  • Good analytical and strategic thinking skills.
  • Supervisory and management experience.
  • Attention to detail.

Send your hard copy applications letters including daytime contact number, curriculum vitae and certified copies of certificates to The Principal, Livingstone Institute of Business and Engineering Studies, Box D27, Livingstone.   Emailed applications shall not be accepted.

Closing date for receipt of applications shall be Friday, 15th March 2024

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