Senior Procurement Officer job at Radiation Protection Authority (RPA)

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Vacancy title:
Senior Procurement Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services , Category: Transportation & Logistics ]

Jobs at:

Radiation Protection Authority (RPA)

Deadline of this Job:
13 January 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka , South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Friday, January 07, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Senior Procurement Officer
Job Objective

To supervise and undertake the procurement of goods and services in order to facilitate the smooth operations of the Authority.

Key Accountabilities
• Undertakes timely preparation of procurement plans in order to guide the procurement process and facilitate decision making.
• Undertakes efficiently, secretarial services to the Procurement Committee in order to facilitate smooth conduct of meetings.
• Undertakes timely and accurately, the preparation bidding documents in order to ensure transparency in tendering procedures and to facilitate compliance with laid down procedures.
• Undertakes timely the procurement of goods and services in order to meet end user requirements.
• Supervises effectively the storage and supply of goods and services in order to facilitate operations of user departments.
• Undertakes effectively the maintenance of an up to date supplier register in order to facilitate identification of appropriate suppliers.
• Manages timely development of work plans and implementation of performance appraisal system (APAS) in order to monitor, evaluate and enhance performance.
• Supervises effectively utilization of human and material resources in order to achieve sectional objectives.

Minimum Vocational/Professional Qualifications
• Full Grade 12 Certificate or its equivalent
• Degree in Purchasing and Supplies or its equivalent
• Valid membership of the Zambia Institute of Purchasing and Supply

Minimum Relevant Pre-Job Experience
• Four (4) years’ experience

• Ability to write comprehensive reports
• Effective communication skills
• Supervisory skills
• Negotiation skills
• High levels of Integrity
• Honesty
• Computer literate
• Interpersonal skills
• Working Knowledge of the Public Procurement Act

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 48

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Interested individuals should send their applications together with copies of their certificates, detailed curriculum vitae and three (3) names of traceable referees to the undersigned no later than 13th January, 2022. Envelopes should be clearly marked “Application for the position of Senior Procurement Officer” The Executive Director Radiation Protection Authority Exploration House, Government Road P.O Box 50002 Ridgeway LUSAKA Please note that ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted. To apply for this job please visit  

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