Preparation of solicitation documents and enquiries for goods, works and services in liaison with user projects and undertake the appropriate bidding process.
Preparation of bid evaluation reports, contracts and other related procurement documentation.
Contract management and expediting of orders to ensure timely delivery and processing of payments.
Maintenance of sound Procurement records/documentation and preparation of procurement status reports.
Collaborating with user projects and preparation of procurement plans to ensure timely provision of goods and services.
Ensure materials and services supplied meet established standards, survey markets for latest trends in prices, availability, delivery and quality,
Ensure that applicable policies, practices and procedures are understood and complied by suppliers.
Monitor and report on supplier performance, noting current and/or potential issues and/or inefficiencies.
Assist with contract/purchase order modifications.
Assess all vendors/suppliers and ensure that they meet the minimum requirements to be on the suppliers list. This also involves conducting supplier premises visits to monitor and evaluate supplier standards.
Degree in Purchasing and Supply or Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Advanced Diploma Graduate, Member of the Zambia Institute of Purchasing and Supply (ZIPS).
Minimum of 3 years work experience in Procurement,
Proficiency in MS Office Suite
Hands-on knowledge of SAP ERP is an added advantage
Experience in the many working with manufacturing/Cement industry is an added advantage