Judiciary of Zambia
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Head Procurement and Supplies

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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


1. Head Procurement and Supplies (JSS 12) x 1 (Annual Basic Salary of K215, 655.12) to be based in Lusaka


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

i. Managing effectively the development and implementation of the procurement plan in order to guide the procuring process and facilitate decision making;

ii. Managing efficiently the provision of secretarial services to the Judiciary Procurement Committee in order to facilitate smooth conduct of meetings;

iii. Managing timely and accurately the preparation of bidding documents to ensure transparency in tendering procedures and facilitate compliance with laid down procedures;

iv. Managing timely procurement of goods, services and works in order to meet end user requirements;

v. Managing effectively the storage and distribution of goods, in order to ensure availability and safety:

vi. Managing periodically stock controls in order to facilitate implementation of appropriato interventions;

Managing timely and accurately maintenance of records in order to facilitate efficient storage and retrieval of information; and

viii. Managing timely implementation of performance management systems in order to monitor and evaluate performance.


  • Minimum Primary/Secondary Education:
  • Full-Form V/Grade 12 School Certificate with at least 5 O’levels including English Minimum Vocational/Professional Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Purchasing and Supply or equivalent
  • Valid Practising Certificate from Zambia Institute of Purchasing and Supply.
  • Minimum Relevant Pre-Job Experience:
  • 8 years’ experience with 3 years at management level


Written Skills

Ability to write analytical and descriptive reports

Oral Skills

Ability to communicate effectively in English

Other Skills/Attributes

  • Computer literate Confidentiality Initiative
  • Integrity
  • Negotiation skills
  • Diplomacy
  • Interpersonal skills Research
  • Leadership skills

Method of Application

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements for each position, are Zambian Nationals with a Green National Registration Card, and are aged between 18 to 45 years (Not applicable for In-Service applicants), are encouraged to submit their application documents (Application Letter, Academic Qualifications, practicing certificate, Curriculum Vitae and copy of the National Registration Card) to the address given below. Kindly note that submissions in electronic format will not be considered.

The Chief Administrator

For the attention: The Director HRA Judiciary

Central Administration

P.O. Box 50067


Kindly note that only short-listed Applicants will be contacted.

Application deadline
18 Dec 15:00