1. Exercise the functions of the Institute.
2. Set minimum educational and other qualifications or requirements of persons enrolled as students of the Institute.
3. Enroll students of Purchasing and Supply Management and keep a Register of all the enrolled students.
4. Determine fees to be paid by any member or other person in respect of Courses of study or Syllabus, whether graduate or otherwise as it considers necessary.
5. Confer Certificates on persons who are successful candidates in the examinations conducted by the council and,
6. Set, establish and monitor standards for persons employed in Purchasing and Supply Management.
· Mr. Chibwe D. Mwelwa – ZIPS President
· Mr Daniel Kabamba -Secretary
· Mr. Teddy D. Mulonga-Member
· Mr. Joseph Selisho – National Treasurer
· Mr. Noel Sandukiya- ZIPS Vice President South
· Mr. Friday C. Mumba-Member-Ministry of Finance Representative
· Mr. Andrew Sinyangwe -Member-ZACCI representative
· Mr. Hillary Hazele -Member-Zambia Federation of Employers Representative (ZFE)
· Mrs. Ethel Katongo Kayonde-Member-ZPPA representative
· Mrs. Emmah Kapuka-Member-LAZ Representative
1.0 DISCIPLINARY SUB-COMMITTEE
Purpose: Functions (Part IV of Zips Act)
1. To hear and determine any
complaint or allegation against a member of the Institute.
2. Hear and determine a complaint
or allegation against a Committee of the Council, and
3. Execute all such acts and
things as are incidental or conducive to the attainment of the function of the
(a) Penalties for
to Council One (1) year suspension.
member to pay a fine to the Council and or any other costs.
the Council within Thirty (30) days.
not satisfied with One (1) appeal to the Minister of Finance.
not satisfied with Two (2) appeal to the High Court.
Teddy Mulonga- Chairperson
Goodwell Lungu- Member
Misheck N. Kaoma – Member
(ZIPS Past President)
Noel Sandukiya / Mr.
Francis Kunda- Affected Region- Vice President
Christina M.M. Chisola- ED (Secretary)
FINANCE SUB- COMMITTEE (PART IV OF ZIPS ACT)
Purpose / Functions of the Finance Sub- Committee
1. To manage the financial affairs
of the Institute to the satisfaction of the members through the Executive
2. To produce and submit Quarterly
and yearly returns on Income and Expenditure to the Council and Annual General
3. To source for funds through
various activities of fundraising to improve the Institute finances.
4. To prepare yearly Budget for
ZIPS operations in line with the Business Plan.
5. To ensure the appointment of
Auditors as well as ensure that ZIPS Accounts are audited yearly.
6. To formulate and implement
accounting templates to be used in recording accounting transactions.
7. To manage salaries and
conditions of service for ZIPS Staff.
8. To liaise with the Executive
Director and President in all matters relating to finances.
9. To undertake and execute any
trusts and investment conducive to the objects of the Institute.
10. Any other duties assigned by
the ZIPS executive Committee
Sub Committee Team Members
Joseph Selisho - National Treasurer- Chairperson
Charles Ng’andu –Member
Debby Kapota- Member
Christina M. M. Chisola–ex officio
PROFESSIONAL & TRAINING SUB-COMMITTEE
of the Sub- Committee
1. To generate purchasing and
supply training needs and formulate the training programs that ZIPS will
undertake on the bi- annual threshold. This will also involve Seminars,
Workshops, Professional talks and any other issues that would help to advance
professionalism in our members.
2. To facilitate in holding
educational workshops, seminars, conferences, forums, professional talks and
any other issues that may advance professionalism in our members and to help in
improving members Capacity and Ability to carry out the procurement function
3. To ensure that the ZIPS
(Degree) professional level qualification is developed in collaboration with
CIPS to allow transitional mechanism between the two programs
4. To develop and propose the ZIPS
Code of conduct and propose regulations for the same.
5. Visit Schools, Colleges and
Universities to monitor enrolments for ZIPS Students as well as Graduates and
their placements in the industry to ensure compliance with the ZIPS Act No, 15
6. Review and recommend to Council
requests from firms engaged in purchasing and supply and training that must be
affiliated to ZIPS.
7. To superintend over the works
of the hired consultant engaged in developing the ZIPS professional level
8. Assess and recommend to ZIPS
executive committee for approval and review the Purchasing and Supply
Syllabuses, Curriculum and Study Materials.
9. Any other duties assigned by
the ZIPS executive Committee
James K. Njolomba
Paul Magiya Manda – Member
Kizzy Moonga – Member
Mrs. Chipungu Dzekedzeke – (Secretary)
Gloria Ngoma - Member
MARKETING AND PUBLICITY SUB-COMMITTEE (ESTABLIHSED BY COUNCIL)
Purpose / Functions of the Sub – Committee
1. Develop and implement a
corporate branding and identity guidance
2. To ensure that ZIPS publishes a
Quarterly journal and/or Monthly or Newsletter for the Institute and collect,
collate and publish other information relevant and of interest to the
3. To promote, uphold and rebrand
the image and standing of ZIPS through Adverts, Workshops, Seminars,
Promotional Materials amenable by the various and appropriate branding
mechanisms available, at all ZIPS functions.
4. To ensure that the visibility
of the institute is enhanced through organization of TV, Radio, print media and
any other mass communication programs through the established communication
protocol in ZIPS.
5. Manage and update the ZIPS
Website and ensure effective communication to all members as well as to other
stakeholders and to manage the Data Management consultant who has been engaged
by the Institute by reviewing the contractual deliverables.
6. Propose and adopt a community
social program to help market ZIPS, this may include the Careers talk at
schools, Colleges and also creation of ZIPS Award to best students studying
procurement programs in appropriate learning institutions.
7. Any other duties assigned by
the ZIPS executive Committee
Mwawi Phiri- Chairperson
Lucky Beene – Member
Benjamin Musenge – Member
Mwaka Namwila (Secretary)
ZIPS EDUCATIONAL IMPLEMENTATION COMMITTEE (ESTABLIHSED BY THE COUNCIL)
Functions of the Committee
1. To ensure the ZIPS training
program is appropriately set up and running smoothly.
2. To ensure that Examinations are
set and administered in the fair, and transparent, professional manner with
3. To ensure that Memorandum of
Understanding are signed with colleges and universities who would like to teach
and offer the ZIPS Diploma.
4. Propose fees to be paid in
respect of courses and examinations for ZIPS courses of study from time to time.
5. Recommend to Council through
the ZIPS Executive Sub -Committee to confer Certificates and Diplomas to
successful Candidates in Purchasing and Supply Courses as well as various
6. Recommend to Council through
the ZIPS Executive Sub Committee to confer Certificates and Diplomas to successful
Candidates in Purchasing and Supply Courses as well as various membership
7. Any other duties assigned by
the ZIPS executive Sub- Committee
Sub- Committee Team Members
Jones J. Kalyongwe-Chairperson
Dabson F. Mwale-Member
Mbuya N. Chizombu-Member
Fidelis Cheelo - TEVETA representative
Council of Zambia representative
Selina Zyambo Simakoloyi – Member
Shadreck S. Banda – Secretary
Christina Chisola ( ED, ex officio)
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT (ESTABLISHED BY THE COUNCIL)
Research and Development in the Procurement and Supply field.
Sub-Committee Team Member
ZIPS EXECUTIVE SUB-COMMITTEE (ESTABLISHED BY THE PRESIDENT)
Functions of the committee
all the reports and deliverables from all established ZIPS Committees before
being submitted to the ZIPS Council.
ensure that all council resolutions and deliverables are carried out through
the Executive Director.
ensure that ZIPS corporate governance is enhanced and the ZIPS rebranding
exercise is promulgated and sustained.
ensure that ZIPS executes effectively the mandate enshrined in the ZIPS Act
other duties assigned by the Council.
Chibwe D. Mwelwa - (ZIPS
-(Vice President- North)
- (Vice President – South)
Joseph Selisho -
Christina M.M Chisola - (Secretary )
ZIPS COMPLIANCE SUB-COMMITTEE (ESTABLISHED BY THE EXECUTIVE)
1. To monitor and ensure
compliance membership in accordance with the dictates of the Law (ZIPS Act)
Visit Schools, Colleges and Universities to monitor enrolments for ZIPS
Students as well as Graduates and their placements in the industry to ensure
compliance with the ZIPS Act No, 15 of 2003.
2. To inspect Employers,
organizations and Institutions both private and public to ensure that they
employ registered, paid up, members of ZIPS in Accordance with the ZIPS Act No.
15 of 2003.
3. To inspect Employees working as
procurement professionals in various organizations and ensure they are
qualified, registered and are holding Certificates and practicing licenses in
line with ZIPS Act No. 15 of 2003.
4. To ensure that memoranda of
understanding among stake holders (Zambia Institute of Human Resources, Zambia
Federation of Employers, Immigration Department etc.)
are agreed and signed to allow adherence to the ZIPS act as it relates to
employment adverts, work permits etc.
5. Ensure Schools, Colleges and
Universities offering Purchasing and supply courses comply with registration
and affiliation demands of the ZIPS Act No. 15 of 2003.
6. To pilot the program in Lusaka
and Copper belt provinces and to roll out the
same to all provinces in Zambia with lessons learned.
7. To review and monitor the works
being done by the Compliance Inspectors and Monitors.
8. Any other duties assigned by
the ZIPS Executive Sub- Committee.
Sub Committee Team Members:
Daniel Kabamba (Chairperson)
McGerald Mvula – Lusaka
Teddy Kasonde – Copperbelt
Patrick Kaliminwa – Lusaka
Hillary Saviye – Lusaka (Secretary)
Chawezi Ngoma – Copperbelt
Robert Tembo – Lusaka
PRESIDENTIAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE (ESTABLIHSED BY THE EXECUTIVE)
1. To help in providing comments
on national debates and generate comments on issues that relate to purchasing
and supply issues.
2. Serve as advisory Sub-committee
to the president and the Executive Sub- Committee.
3. Undertake special duties as
advised by the president which are conducive to the attainment of the objective
of the institute and that are supportive of the development of the profession.
4. To provide critical thinking
and suggest the possible solutions to the issues relating to the institute
particularly and purchasing and supply profession generally.
5. To help in mentoring other
members as need may be and remain active in training and capacity building
6. To oversee and facilitate the
works been undertaken by the consultant engaged to review, amend and generate
the regulations to the ZIPS Act.
Committee Team Members
Misheck N. Kaoma Past CIPS /ZIPS President (Chairperson)
Jones Kalyongwe- Past CIPS / ZIPS President
Gloria Ngoma- ZIPS Member / ZPPA
James Njolomba- ZIPS Member / ZPPA
Brian Lombe- Past CIPS President
George Chiti Mumba – Past ZIPS President
Mwape Mutakila – Past CIPS
Lillian Shakeemba- Past ZIPS Vice President
The Zambia Institute of Purchasing and Supply was established by an Act of Parliament No.15 of 2003 on 20th September, 2003. This Act is now, referred to, as the Government of the Republic of Zambia principal national policy on Procurement and Supply Management.
The Zambia Institute of Purchasing and Supply is now a Regulatory body on Purchasing and Supply Management Profession in Zambia.See details