Procurement Officer

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed.

Website Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ)

Procurement Officer Ref No. PO/PR/22/09/22

Reports to Senior Procurement Officer. The incumbent is responsible for evaluating suppliers, products, and services, negotiating contracts, and ensuring that approved purchases are cost-efficient and of high quality.

Main duties

  • Processes end-user requests on time as per Service Level Agreement targets for 2020
  • Ensures on time delivery and receipt of goods from suppliers
  • Negotiates and obtains better prices and delivery terms for all end-user requirements
  • Sources and procures goods, works and services according to the laid down procedures and guidelines
  • Ensures timely preparation /updating of procurement reports in readiness to submission to end users
  • Monitors and tracks all orders until delivery and payments are done
  • Develops and implements procurement plans for the end-users


  • Full Grade 12 Certificate
  • Graduate in Purchasing and Supply from a recognized University
  • 3 years minimum work experience
  • Fully paid up member of The Zambia Institute of Purchasing and Supply (ZIPS)
  • Holds full membership of ZIPS

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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