Procurement Officer x2

  • Contract
  • Kitwe, Zambia
  • Applications have closed


Scaw Limited is a Copperbelt-based manufacturing Company specialized in the manufacturing of grinding media, castings products, industrial oxygen and acetylene, that was established in 1960.

The Company seeks to employ a suitably qualified, experienced and result oriented individual to fill up the following position(s) on a two-year contract renewable depending on individual performance;


Job Purpose

The purpose of this role is to purchase quality goods and services timeously and at competitive prices to ensure smooth plant operations.

Duties and Responsibilities;

  • Ensure that all approved purchase requisitions from departments are actioned in accordance with laid down procedures to meet the requirement of the operations.
  • Send out enquiries for all approved purchase requisitions in order to get quotations from suppliers.
  • Adjudicate quotations received from both local and foreign suppliers in order to select the best suppliers using the value for money considerations.
  • Improve supply chain sourcing strategies by looking for better sources of materials and services.
  • Ensure an effective communication of purchase orders and delivery dates to internal customers (HOD, Stores Controller) timeously for planning purposes and to avoid stock outs.
  • Ensure value for money is realized through effective and efficient negotiation without delaying the procurement process.
  • Ensure compliance with all statutory and regulatory requirements in line with production operations in order to maintain the SCAW brand.
  • Ensure timely payments to suppliers are made by diligently making follow ups with finance department.
  • Conduct annual supplier/contractor performance evaluations for all active local suppliers to identify performance gaps and make recommendations.

Skills and Competencies

  • Experience in working in multi-cultural environment/s.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Knowledge of conducting tenders.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrate sound work ethics.


  • Full Grade Twelve (12) Certificate with Five (05) Credits or better.
  • Degree in Purchasing and Supply or equivalent certification.
  • Minimum of three (03) years’ experience.

Only applicants who meet the above requirements should submit their applications with copies of detailed Curriculum Vitae with traceable references, academic/ professional qualifications and any other relevant documentation in support of the application. Applications should be submitted to the address below or emailed to [email protected] not later than 22nd November, 2022.

Only short-listed candidates will be communicated to.




P.O. BOX 20418


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