Caritas Czech Republic
Posted Job
2 months ago

Procurement Assistant

An international NGO active in humanitarian aid and development cooperation is implementing a project with the title Multi-sectoral interventions to prevent the spread and mitigate the impact of COVID-19 pandemic in Western Province and Lusaka, Zambia. The project aims at strengthening public health responses and improving community awareness, to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and mitigating its impact on the affected livelihoods and agriculture markets; is looking for a


  • Support Project Accountant – Administration Officer
  • Carry-out project procurement related activities
  • Estimate and establish cost and budgets for purchases
  • Maintain records of purchases, pricing and other important data
  • Create and maintain good relationships with vendors/suppliers
  • Assist in the entire procurement process including review and analysis of vendors/suppliers, supply and price options, conduct bidding analysis
  • Develop plans for purchasing equipment, services and supplies
  • Negotiate the best deal for pricing and supply of goods and services
  • Ensure high quality of products/services procured and their timely delivery
  • Maintain and update list of suppliers
  • Maintain asset registers
  • Support administration and logistics of the project office


  • Tertiary education: Diploma in CIPS and current member of Zambia Institute ot Purchasing and supply and CIPS or tertiary education in Business Administration, Accounting or related field
  • Proven related experience of at least 2 years in procurement and project finance and accounting
  • Excellent computer skills – MS office (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and internet
  • Experience working with international organizations or NGOs is an advantage
  • Fluent in English – written and spoken
  • Diligent, accurate and precise attention to detail, highly organized
  • Integrity and willingness to work and produce results in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to analyse problems and strategize for better solutions
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently
  • Committed, team worker, reliable and hardworking,

Duty station: Lusaka Province

Starting date: Immediately

Caritas Czech republic is an equal opportunity and treatment employer and provides all the employees a work environment free from any form of discrimination based on race, colour, gender, nationality, age, religion and creed, disability. Furthermore, Caritas Czech republic provide employees with a safe environment with zero tolerance of sexual harassment, discrimination, bullying and other unethical behaviour in the workplace.

Method of Application

To apply for this position, please submit your full application consisting of detailed CV (max 3 pages) and motivation letter (1 page) by the, to the following email address: Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please use the following subject in your email/post: Project Officer – Mongu/ Lusaka (depending on your preffered location)

For the title of cover letter and curriculum vitae, follow this wording:

Surname, Name, Project Officer – Mongu/Lusaka – curriculum vitae Surname, Name, Project Officer – Mongu/Lusaka– cover letter

Application deadline
22 Aug 19:58
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