Kwame Nkrumah University
Posted Job
about 2 years ago

Purchasing And Supplies Manager X1

Kwame Nkrumah University invites application letters from qualified and sufficiently motivated members of the public to fill the following academic and administrative vacancies:

Job Purpose:

  • To manage all the procurements of the University, including maintenance and monitoring of procurement systems to ensure compliance with the procurement rules and regulations as provided in the Zambia Public Procurement Authority (ZPPA) Act No. 12 of 2008.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • To develop procurement plans tar the tJniversity in line with annual work plans and budgets and ensure value for money in all procurement activities of the University.
  • To manage and launch invitations to tenders including preparation Of tender documents in compliance with Zambia Pllblic Procurement Authority Act No. 12 of 2008 and ensure all procurements are carried out according to tender, procedures, procurement guidelines and in a transparent and accountable manner.
  • To manage and monitor all contracts for goods, services and works entered into by the University.
  • To manage and organize the Procurement Unit processes and ensure that there is maximum efficiency, cost effectiveness and that all purchases represent value for money.
  • To provide secretarial services to the University Procurement Committee and advise the Vice Chancellor on all matters relating to procurement activities and procedures.

Qualifications and Personal Attributes:

  • Must have a Grade 12 School Certificate with at least 05 Credits that must include English Language
  • Must possess a University degree in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management and/or related field
  • Must possess at least 05 years practical experience in the same capacity in a reputable organization in Supply Chain Management
  • Must possess effective oral and written communication skills
  • Must be a fully paid up member Of the Chartered Institute Of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) or Zambia Institute of Purchasing and Supply (ZIPS) with a valid Practicing License
  • Must be computer literate in Work, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Must be at least 35 and 45 years old

How to Apply

Send your applications with a detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic and professional qualifications, transcripts and any such other material as you may wish to submit. The Curriculum Vitae must give full personal particulars including full name, place and date of birth, qualifications, work experience, date of availability, telephone number, e-mail address, names and addresses of three traceable referees, two of whom should be professionally acquainted with the candidate and one character referee.

The Registrar,

Kwame Nkrumah University,

PO Box 80404,


Application deadline
25 Jul

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