Plan International Zambia
Posted Job
over 1 year ago

Logistics and Procurement Officer’s – (x2) Lusaka, (1) Central Programme Unit – Kabwe

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian non-governmental organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it is girls who are most affected. Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 80 years, and are now active in more than 75 countries. Safeguarding children and young people is key in all that we do.

Working in Zambia since 1996, Plan International Zambia’s development and capacity building Programs focus primarily on Education, Health, Water and Sanitation, Economic Security and Youth Empowerment, including Child Protection and Participation. Plan International Zambia has Program Areas in; Central, Luapula, and Eastern Provinces including in Lusaka, where the Country Office is located.

Position Description

The position exists to procure goods and services efficiently and effectively and to manage organizations logistics, transport, company assets and the budget. The position exists to maximize the value for money within Plan procurement process.

Key areas of responsibility include:

  • Liaises with suppliers and recommend an updated suppliers’ list bi- annually to the Admin Manager.
  • Analyses, develops and identify project material requirements derived from the operational plan in collaboration with all department heads and staff.
  • Comply with Plan’s policies and procedures on procurement, storage, inventory, distribution and receipt on all purchases made.
  • Initiates and reviews relevance of the purchase tracking and procurement processes for effective feedback and monitor procurement.
  • Ensure all vehicles and motorbikes are registered, insured and licensed according to local regulatory legislation to ensure safety and roadworthy vehicles
  • Maintain an accurate and up to date motorbike and vehicle records (file) including ensuring the accurate completion of vehicle/motorbike log books
  • Follow up and liaise with relevant departments to capture and update assets acquired and disposed
  • Carry out physical verification at least bi annually and submit up dated asset registers
  • Maintain all assets according to plan policy and procedures.
  • Prepare and share vehicle and fuel management report timely

Individual Specifications Include:

  • Higher Diploma in Purchasing and Supply
  • Drivers License
  • 2 – 3 Years relevant Experience
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Good computer literacy skills

How to Apply

To apply, kindly send through your application letter and CV, clearly stating the job title of interest to: Kindly note that only candidates who meet the above specifications and competencies should apply enclosing their CVs and photocopies of their relevant academic qualifications. Day time telephone and/or mobile contacts should be clearly indicated.

Applications should reach the undersigned:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application deadline
15 Feb 15:00
Email applications to
jobszambia@plan-international.org

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