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Procurement Manager

Zambia Postal Services Corporation

This is a Full-time position in Ndola, Zambia posted 13/01/2021.

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Zambia Postal Services Corporation

Zambia Postal Services Corporation (ZamPost) is the national postal service
provider. The Corporation exists under the revised Postal Services Act of
2009. The Corporation is inviting suitably qualified candidates to fill the
position of Procurement Manager.

Grade and Station

This is a Senior Management position and is at Grade P9. The work station is
ZamPost Headquarters, Ndola.

Reporting Line

The Procurement Manager will report to the Postmaster General and will be
directly responsible for the line management of the Procurement Department.

Job Purpose

To be responsible for implementing the Corporation’s procurement strategy,
prepares and implements the procurement plan and budget to ensure the supply
of goods and services as required in the implementation of the Corporation
business strategy. Additionally, the jobholder implements the procurement
policies and procedures, and the procurement laws and regulations to ensure
the Corporation is protected from risks associated with noncompliance.

Key Responsibilities

The main duties or responsibilities of the Procurement Manager include but are
not limited to the following:-

a) Implements the Corporation procurement strategy to ensure the procurement
department supplies goods and services required in the implementation of the
business strategy in a timely manner.
b) Prepares and implements the procurement work plan to support the
implementation of the procurement strategy to support the timely delivery of
goods and services critical for the successful implementation of the
Corporation strategy.
c) Consolidates the Corporation procurement plan to ensure all requirements
for all user departments/directorates are captured in a timely and holistic
d) Prepares the Corporation procurement budget in a timely manner for timely
approval and allocation of sufficient resources for the implementation of the
procurement plan.
e) Implements the Corporation procurement policies and procedures to support
compliance with the procurement act.
f) Provides input and suggestions on areas of improvement for the procurement
policies and procedures to enhance efficiency and effectiveness in the
procurement process.
g) Conducts market research to identify changes in market trends and best
practice, in order to make recommendations on enhancements in the procurement
h) Coordinates the preparation and signing of contracts to ensure the
contracts are favourable to the Corporation and are compliant with the
procurement laws, and for the contracts to be signed in a timely manner.
i) Monitors the filing of procurement records to ensure the records are
complete, accurate and easily accessible when required in the provision of
procurement services.
j) Facilitates the payment of suppliers in a timely manner in order to enhance
the responsiveness of suppliers to the Corporation needs in the procurement of
goods and services.
k) Facilitates and monitor the prequalification of suppliers to ensure the
prequalification is done in a timely manner and the most qualified suppliers
are selected.
l) Coordinates inventory management to support cost management and efficiency
in the management of re order levels to ensure the availability of items when
needed for minimal disruptions to business operations.
m) Prepares regular reports for management to ensure any procurement gaps are
identified and resolved in a timely manner for minimal disruptions in the
implementation of the Corporation business strategy.
n) Facilitate and manage procurement processes, tendering, negotiation,
contract award and on-going contract management. Co-ordination and management
of agreements to ensure that service levels and price competitiveness is
maintained or enhanced.
o) Support Senior Management in the management of a complex and varied
contracts portfolio

Nature of Decision Making

a) Operational
b) Analytical


> Grade 12 Certificate with 5 ‘O’ levels with credit or better in Mathematics and English
> BSc in Purchasing & Supply, Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, BA Degree in Public Administration or equivalent from a recognized University. Masters Degree especially in Business Administration will be an added advantage
> Post Graduate Diploma in Purchasing and Supply for those with Business Administration or equivalent
> Post Graduate Diploma in Purchasing and Supply (CIPS-UK)
> Valid membership with the Zambia Institute of Purchasing and Supply (ZIPS).


> Minimum Eight (8) Proven work experience in a similar role

Attributes and skills


> Procurement strategy formulation, implementation and monitoring
> Procurement Act
> Procurement policies and procedure
> Supplies and materials management


> Strategic thinking and planning
> Stakeholder management
> Risk management
> Project management
> Analytical thinking
> Budgeting and planning
> Report writing


> Leadership
> Relationship management
> Integrity
> Excellence
> Decision making

Interested candidates are invited to send hard copies of Curriculum Vitae
(CV), application letter and supporting certificates through EMS to the
address below not later than 26th January, 2021

The Manager Human Resources
Zambia Postal Services Corporation
Plot No. 5050 – 5051, Zambia Road
Industrial Area

ZamPost is an Equal Opportunity Employer, therefore women are encouraged to

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews

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