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Assistant Procurement Officer

Radiation Protection Authority

This is a Full-time position in Lusaka posted 23/06/2022.

Assistant Procurement Officer Jobs in Radiation Protection Authority Lusaka vacancies in Lusaka at Radiation Protection Authority

# Job Description

The Radiation Protection Authority RPA is a Regulatory Body under the
Ministry of Technology and Scienceestablished by the lonising radiation
Protection Act No. 16 of 2005 and its Amendment Act No. 19 of 2011. RPA’s
mandate is to protect the public, workers and the environment from hazards
arising from the use of devices or materials capable of producing lonising

The Authority has a vacancy for the following position:

1\. Assistant Procurement Officer 1

Reports To: Senior Procurement Officer

Location: Lusaka

Job Obiective

To undertake the day to day operations of the procurement activities through
timely sourcing of goods, services, works and consulting services in order to
meet organisational requirements

Key Accountabilities

1\. Preparation of bidding documents for goods, works and consultant services
in accordance with the approved procurement plan for review by the Senior
Procurement Officer

2\. Receives Purchase Requisitions and in line with internal procurement and
Public Procurement Regulations and Procedures, sends out enquiries, verifies
confirms specifications of goods prior to purchase.

3 Initiate the evaluation of quotations from suppliers for purchase of goods
or services and recommends best source/supplier for the approval in line with
public procurement guidelines and regulations.

4\. Expedite approved orders to ensure timely delivery of goods and services

5\. Undertake market research to ensure purchases are sourced from the most
competitive source 6. Undertake ZPPA price reasonableness analyses

7\. Assist the Senior Procurement Officer in facilitating production of
contract documents that are tendered in line with stipulated rules and
regulations in the procurement of goods and services.

8\. Timely verification of suppliers’ invoices and processing payment.

9\. Maintain a register for all documents/tender of bids received at all

10\. Undertaking any other tasks assignments as may be delegated by the

Minimum Vocational Professional Qualifications

1\. Full Grade 12 certificate with credit or better in Mathematics and English

2\. Diploma in Procurement and Supplies or Equivalent Professional CIPS/ZIPS

3\. Valid Member of Zambia Institute of Purchasing and Supply

Minimum Relevant Pre-Job Experience

Three 3 years’ experience in a similar position


1\. Ability to communicate effectively in English

2\. Ability to write reports

3 High levels of integrity 4. Computer literate

5\. Negotiating skills

6\. Confidentiality

7 interpersonal skills

8\. Analytical skills

9\. Numerical skills

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Interested individuals should send their applications together with copies of
their academic and professional certificates, National Registration Card
NRC. detailed curriculum vitae and three 3 names of traceable referees to
the undersigned no later than 24 June 2022.

**Envelopes should be clearly marked the position the candidate wishes to
apply for**

The Executive Director

Radiation Protection Authority

Exploration House, Government Road

P.O Box 50002



Please note that ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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