NATIONAL FOOD AND NUTRITION COMMISSION

 

The National Food and Nutrition Commission is a statutory Board under the Ministry of Health, with the mandate of providing promotional, advisory and regulatory support to government on matters of food and nutrition. The Institution now invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position of:

1.0         PROCUREMENT OFFICER X1                                                RE-ADVERTISED

1.1         JOB PURPOSE

To undertake timely procurement of goods, services and works in order to ensure smooth operations of the Commission.

1.2         KEY RESULT AREAS

 

KEY RESULT AREA

PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES (MAIN DUTIES)

1

Sourcing of goods and services

Sourcing of goods and services of the right quantity at the right price, from the right service provider and at the right time.

2

Vendor List

Keeps an up-to date Vendor list, and ensures that the list is followed when sourcing for goods and services

3

Quotations

Ensure timely collection and analysis of quotations

4

Local purchase orders (LPO)

Ensures timely issuance of local purchase orders

5

Certificate of completion

Ensures certification of works done

6

Advisory

Advises Management on procurement procedures in line with the ZPPA guidelines

7

Coordination

Coordinate the evaluation of bids for various services

8

Report writing

Submits various activity reports to Supervisor

 

1.3         EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Full Grade 12 Certificate or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in Purchasing and Supplies or CIPS Level Five in Purchasing and Supplies
  • Five years of relevant work experience in reputable organization
  • Valid membership to the Zambia Institute of Purchasing and Supply

1.4         KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Computer Literate
  • Able to write analytical and technical reports
  • Able to communicate effectively in English
  • Able to maintain the suppliers database

 

1.5         OTHER SKILLS/ATTRIBUTES

Confidentiality, Negotiation skills, Honesty, Integrity, Interpersonal Skills, Trustworthy, Numeracy, attention to detail.

Send your application letter, a CV with traceable three references including their email addresses and contact numbers as well as copies of certified relevant documentation to:

 

THE ADMINISTRATION MANAGER

NATIONAL FOOD AND NUTRITION COMMISSION

PLOT 5112, LUMUMBA ROAD

P.O BOX 32669

LUSAKA

 

The closing date for receiving applications is Friday 20th April 2018

 

Please note that only short listed applicants will be contacted

 

 

 

Those that applied earlier need not apply, as their applications are being considered

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