Head of Procurement

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Head of Procurement – Cement Industry



Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct supervision to the procurement team, including development of individual roles and responsibilities, definition of tasks, development and documentation of professional development plans, and conducting performance appraisals with supervises.
  • Proposes, negotiates and ensures the appropriate Procurement Services Levels to the business within the country including cost/benefits objective.
  • Leads initiatives pursing optimization of the Total Cost of Ownership, establishing plans, directions and controls.
  • Prepare tender documents, undertake tender evaluations, placements and management of contracts.
  • Ensure all purchase orders are raised in compliance with DCZL policies and ensuring that all applicable requirements are followed and all approvals and documentation are in place.
  • Maintain auditable records for all procured items which include all supporting documentation: PRs, POs, bid evaluations with memorandum of negotiations, purchase orders, invoices and proof of delivery.
  • Acts as a focal point of interaction for all areas concerning procurement.
  • Train staff on and reinforce procurement policies and procedures, ensuring that staff develop the capacity to follow all applicable procurement rules correctly.
  • Following verification of satisfactory receipt of goods or services, submit timely and complete payment documentation to DCZL Finance staff.


  • A minimum of a Degree in Business Management, Purchasing & Supply, Mechanical Engineering.
  • Minimum of 15 years of job related experience.
  • Must have CIPS qualification.
  • Must be a paid up Member of Zambia Institute of Purchasing and Supply
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite/SAP Applications.
  • Grade 12 Certificate


Medical Insurance Cover

In-House Pension Scheme

Quarterly Production Bonus

Life Assurance

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