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Procurement Manager - IRC186304


Manage process of supply management in support of business strategy.


  • Ensure adherence and revision of all service providers’ contracts and service level agreements for maximum optimisation.
  • Recommend service providers through the drafting and finalisation of tender specifications, tender documents and invitations of tenders in compliance with supply chain management policy to ensure smooth operations within group.
  • Provide technical input in the evaluation of tenders, report writing and forward recommendations for contractors to the superior.
  • Prepare letters of appointment, arrange commencement of contracts and monitor service level agreements.
  • Manage procurement requests/orders and suggest and implement improvements to ensure efficient service delivery.
  • Analyse and prioritise company spend across business units, suppliers and contractors.
  • Develop key supplier relationships based on performance and participate in the supplier performance management process.
  • Manage rentals of group property in order to ensure income generation for the group.
  • Investigate sale and purchasing of property in order to ensure cost effectiveness.
  • Plan, organise and monitor vehicle fleet to ensure timeous and cost effective replacements.
  • Conducts formal coaching session with direct reports focusing on key areas for development.
  • Ensures each team member has a written Personal Development Plan and performance management agreement.
  • Contributes to the recruitment of team members and ensure well skilled and experienced people are hired in an equity compliant way and in accordance with agreed procedures.
  • Celebrates success and reward and recognise the contributions of all team members.
  • Provides regular timely motivational feedback to team members.

Experience and qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management or Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply

Mandatory Professional Membership:

  • Member of Zambia Institute of Purchasing and Supply (ZIPS) i.e. this is regulatory requirement

Years of Experience:

  • At least 4 years in similar position

Method of Application

Submit your CV and application on company website:

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First National Bank Zambia Ltd (FNB)
First National Bank Zambia Ltd (FNB)
Personal banking
Business banking
Corporate finance
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First National Bank Zambia (FNB) is a subsidiary of the South African banking group FirstRand Group, with operations in Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia and Swaziland. Established in 2009 in Zambia it offers a wide range of banking products, including cheque and savings accounts, personal and home loans, student loans, mortgage loans, business loans, credit and debit cards, vehicle finance, investments, online and mobile banking as well as corporate finance.