Procurement Officer x2

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed
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Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company Limited



The Mission of the Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company Limited is to provide quality water and sanitation services to customers in Lusaka Province at commercially and environmentally sustainable  levels. In order to achieve this, the Company endeavours to ensure that adequate staff with the right skills are available as required. LWSC now seeks to recruit a dynamic and energetic person who is performance driven, and invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced Zambians to fill the  following vacant positions:

Procurement Officers – 2 positions on permanent and pensionable basis.

Job Purpose

  • To assist the Manager – Procurement and Supplies in planning and coordinating procurement activities and ensuring timely availability of goods and services using transparent and accountable procurement  practice to support Company operations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Identifies sources of supply of goods and services and obtains quotations.
  • Prepares solicitation documents.
  • Prepares bid evaluation reports in readiness for submission to the Procurement Committee.
  • Expedites the delivery of goods and services by assisting in the implementation and monitoring of progress of approved procurement plan.
  • Ensures that all procurement transactions are documented and well maintained.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Grade 12 School Certificate or equivalent.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Purchasing and Supply or professional qualification such as CIPS Level 6 Graduate Diploma or equivalent.
  • A minimum of at least 2 years’ experience in managing procurements.
  • Must have knowledge of the Zambia Public ProcurementAct.
  • Must be a member of the Zambia Institute of Purchasing and Supply with a valid ZIPS practising certificate.
  • Certification in FIDIC contracts and World Bank/ AfDB procurement guidelines.

Other Attributes

  • Should be a self-starter and able to work long hours with minimum supervision
  • Must have demonstrably good communication skills with the aptitude to interpret data
  • Must have computer literacy in Microsoft Offce and Microsoft Project
  • Must be a team playerwith multitasking skills

Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company values the provision of equal employment opportunities.

Therefore, women, men and persons with disability are all encouraged to apply.

All applications together with photocopies of certificates, and a detailed curriculum vitae should reach the Director Human Resources and Administration no later than 1 4th February 2019.

Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company Limited
Plot No. 871, Katemo Road
Rhodes Park
Post Office Box 50198

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