Procurement Officer

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: Negotiable

Private

Job Description

We are looking for a Procurement Officer to assist the Procurement Manager in overseeing purchasing activities and ensure that purchased items are both cost-efficient and of high quality. The Procurement Officer’s responsibilities include maintaining positive supplier relations, evaluating supply options, approving purchases, and maintaining accurate records.

Procurement Officer Responsibilities:

  • Preparing plans for the purchase of equipment, services, and supplies.
  • Following and enforcing the company’s procurement policies and procedures.
  • Reviewing, comparing, analyzing, and approving products and services to be purchased.
  • Managing inventories and maintaining accurate purchase and pricing records.
  • Maintaining and updating supplier information such as qualifications, delivery times, product ranges, etc.
  • Maintaining good supplier relations and negotiating contracts.
  • Researching and evaluating prospective suppliers.
  • Preparing budgets, cost analyses, and reports.

Procurement Officer Requirements:

  • Grade 12 School Certificate
  • Degree/Diploma in Purchasing & Supply, Business Management or a similar field preferred.
  • 2+ years of experience as a Procurement Officer or in a similar position.
  • 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.

Application

Suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their application letter, curriculum vitae and qualifications to [email protected] not later than Thursday 24th December, 2020.