Chemonics International Zambia
Posted Job
over 1 year ago

Procurement Planning Officer (X1)

Reporting to: Forecasting & Quantification Specialist

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work within a team of procurement officers to ensure timely and cost-effective procurement services for increased availability of lab and other program commodities in country
  • Provide timely notifications of expected shipments for each month/quarter to procurement partners to ensure necessary preparations made for incoming commodities
  • Monitor supply of commodities that are procured centrally for malaria, reproductive health, tuberculosis, and HIV/AIDS national programs using Pipeline software
  • Monitor various consumption patterns and take corrective steps on a periodic basis
  • Execute team annual work plans and budgets based on project resources available and intended annual and life of project targets set according to Government of Zambia and USG priorities
  • Exhibit Chemonics values and build culture of “Living our Values” within the team
  • Verify that USAID regulations, Chemonics policies, and quality management best practices are enforced consistently
  • Carry out additional responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time in consultation with supervisor of record.

Minimum Qualifications, Experience and Competencies:

  • Diploma in laboratory sciences
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience working in supply chain management or program procurement required;
  • Thorough knowledge of USAID funding and its contractual and reporting requirements required; experience working on USAID-funded health programs strongly preferred;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills;
  • Excellent problem solving and decision-making skills;
  • Written and spoken English proficiency.
  • Location of Assignment

The location of assignment is Lusaka, Zambia with intermittent travel throughout the country.

How to Apply

Send electronic submissions of your CV, cover letter and the highest necessary qualifications to the email below:

Please include clearly the position in the subject line of the email. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

Application deadline
30 Jul 15:00
Email applications to
psmzambiarecruitment@ghsc-psm.org

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