Senior Officer – EGP

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The Zambia Public Procurement Authority (ZPPA) a body corporate and responsible for regulation of public procurement in Zambia invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for appointment into ZPPA’s establishment for the following positions:

JOB TITLE: SENIOR OFFICER – EGP, ZPPA 05 (1 POSITION)

PURPOSE

To support the provision of training to e-GP system users and monitor the roll-out and usage of the system.


STATEMENT OF MAIN DUTIES

Under the supervision of the Principal Officer-eGP the officer will be responsible for, but not limited to the following:

2.1 Train Procuring Entities (PEs), Suppliers and other stakeholders on the usage of the e-GP system;

2.2 Conduct PEs readiness assessments for implementation of the of e-GP system;

2.3 Undertake site inspections to establish usage of e-GP system and provide support;

2.4 Support PEs on how to prepare and upload annual procurement plans and tenders on the e-GP system;

2.5 Provide on-sight and on-spot support to PEs on site and respond to queries;

2.6 Monitor helpdesk activities;

2.7 Prepare weekly, monthly and quarterly reports from activities undertaken and utilize the reports in conducting follow-ups to ensure that issues raised are addressed; and

2.8 Performs any other duties assigned by superior from time to time.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Education : Full Grade 12 Certificate with at least five (5) credits or better.
  • Vocational or Professional Requirements : Candidates should have any of the following;
    • Bachelor of Science Degree in Procurement and Supply; or
    • Bachelor of Arts Degree in a Social Science with a Diploma in CIPS.
  • Relevant Post Qualification Experience: Minimum two (2) years’ procurement experience.

OTHER SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Good writing and ability to communicate effectively with staff, clients and other stakeholders in order to provide support on the e-GP system;
  • Ability to comprehend system reports and prepare reports;
  • Customer Service oriented; and
  • Must be a member of the Zambia Institute of Purchasing and Supply (ZIPS) with current practicing certificate.

TENURE

The position of the Senior Officer- e-GP is on permanent and pensionable basis.

APPLICATION PROCESS

  • All applications will be treated in strictest confidence.
  • Should comprise an application letter and curriculum vitae.
  • Certified copies of bachelor’s degree, Grade twelve (12) Certificate and any other relevant certificates by a Commissioner of oaths.

Applications should be addressed to the:

Director General
Zambia Public Procurement Authority
Stand No. Sub J-11790
Procurement House
Off Alick Nkhata Road, Longacres
P O BOX 31009
LUSAKA

Candidates MUST download and fill in the Profile Summary Form placed on the website and email it together with other documents to [email protected]  Please indicate the position being applied for in the subject line and sign-off the application letter for employment. The size of your attachments should not exceed 10 Megabyte. Only applications sent via email will be considered.

D.CLOSING DATE

The closing date for receipt of applications will be Monday, 24th January, 2022 at 17:00 hours and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

PLEASE CLICK THE LINKS BELOW THE JOB PROFILE SUMMARIES:

SENIOR OFFICER – EGP

To apply for this job email your details to [email protected]

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