Judiciary of Zambia
Posted Job
10 days ago

Head – Procurement (Jss 12) X1

The Judiciary is an arm of Government established under Part VIII of the Constitution (Amendment) No. 2 of 2016. Its mission is to administer justice to all in an independent, impartial competent and timely manner. In order to improve service delivery, the Judiciary is inviting applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the following vacancy

(Annual Basic Salary Of (195,162.91) To Be Based In Lusaka

Job Responsibilities

The successful candidates will be required to report to the Chief Administrator and will be responsible for the following duties:

  • To manage the procurement and supply of goods, services and works in order to facilitate availability, distribution and storage:
  • To manage effectively the development and implementation of the procurement plan in order to guide the procurement process and facilitate decision making;
  • To manage efficiently the provision of secretarial services to the Judiciary procurement committee in order to facilitate smooth conduct of meetings
  • To manage timely and accurately the preparation of bidding documents to ensure transparency in tendering procedures and facilitate compliancy with laid down procedures;
  • To manage timely procurement of goods, services and works in order to meet end user requirements;
  • To manage effectively the storage and distribution of goods, in order to ensure availability and safety
  • To manage periodically stock controls in order to facilitate implementation of appropriate interventions
  • To manage timely and accurately maintenance of records in facilitate efficient storage and retrieval of information,
  • To manage timely implementation of performance management systems in order to monitor and evaluate performance, and
  • To manage effectively human and other resources in order to attain the objectives of the section.

Knowledge and Skills Requirement:

  • Minimum Primary/Secondary Education;
  • Full Form V/Grade 12 School Certificate with at least including English;
  • Minimum Vocational Professional Qualifications;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Purchasing and Supply or equivalent
  • Member of Zambia Institute of Purchasing and Supply
  • Minimum Relevant Pre-Job Experience
  • Eight (8) years of which three (3) years should be at management level

Communication Skills:

  • Written Skills
  • Excellent writing skills as the job requires the preparation of analytical and reports
  • Oral Skills
  • Good oral skills
  • Other Skills/Attributes
  • Managerial skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Self-Motivated Tact and Diplomacy
  • Patience
  • Initiative

Method of Application

Interested candidates should address their application letters together with their curriculum vitae and copies of their professional and academic certificates to the under listed:

The Chief Administrator

For the attention of: The Director-HRA

Judiciary Central Administration

P.O. Box 50067


Application deadline
30 Jun 17:11