Employment Opportunity AT FQM Roads Bookmark

Vacancy: W/house supervisor

Location: Solwezi


First quantum roads division is a mining company looking for a responsible and experienced warehouse supervisor to join the mining team in the warehouse department as a warehouse supervisor. the candidate will be responsible for ensuring the highest quality of the work and maximizing productivity of our warehouse.


Duties and responsibilities

·         analyze shipment logs

·         track inventory levels

·         constantly work to improve processes

·         make suggestions  for productivity improvements

·         optimize  employee workflow

·         determine  and track most important warehouse KPIs

·         ensure that facility equipment is properly maintained

·         communicate and collaborate with other team members

·         train guide and evaluate new warehouse workers


Requirements  and qualifications

·         fully paid up member of the zambia institute of purchasing and supply

·         Diploma / Degree in Purchasing and Supply

·         3 years’ experience in a similar role



·         resilient

·         self-aware

·         articulate

·         passionate


Mode of submission and Deadline.


 Email your CVs only to on or before 3rd May 2019. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted



Issued by ZIPS Secretariat

Employment Opportunity at Investrust Bank PLC Bookmark

Employment Opportunity at Investrust Bank PLC

Investrust Bank Plc (IBP) is looking for a suitably qualified, vibrant and self-motivated individual to fill the position of Procurement Specialist under Administration Department for a period of eight (8) months.


Position title: Procurement Specialist

Location: Lusaka Main

Purpose of the Job


To coordinate and manage procurement functions and activities to ensure timely availability of goods and services required for efficient and effective operations of the bank. The job holder will be responsible for the following:


1. Plans, organises and coordinates all procurement activities for the bank such as

Evaluation meeting, Procurement Committee meetings and recommend for approval of purchase requisitions.

2. Prepare solicitation documents to potential vendors/suppliers to facilitate selection of suitable suppliers of goods and services

3. Ensure effective and timely preparation of bidding documents in order to facilitate bid invitations and tender evaluations and awards.

4. Prepare purchase orders for sanctioning by management after requisitions have been authorised and promptly dispatch approved orders to concerned suppliers.

5. Ensures that all items to be procured are budgeted for.

6. Conducts market research.

7. Develops bidding documents and contracts.

8. Evaluation of proposals/bids/quotations received and making suitable recommendations to management

9. Provides feedback to end users on requested procurements.

10. Formulates and implements procurement policies, procedures and best practises.

11. Complies with the provisions of bank’s Procurement Policy.

12. Monitors placed orders

13. Guide management on all procurement issues

14. Manages contracts and suppliers’ performance appraisal.

15. Provides monthly feedback to management on all procurements undertaken

16. Maintain an up-to-date register of suppliers in order to establish a reliable supplier database. Conduct periodically, the registration of suppliers in order to establish a reliable database

17. Provision of Secretarial services to the Bank’s Tender Committee to facilitate good record keeping and making of informed decisions. Preparation of Procurement

Plans, Bidding Documents and Tender Committee papers.

18. Timely prepare departmental and individual work plans in order to facilitate monitoring and evaluation of performance.

19. Preparation of departmental reports including monthly reports that reflect the status of purchase requisitions and orders for the attention of management.

20. Keep oneself abreast with developments in the regulatory environment in the field of Purchasing and always adopt recommended best practices to ensure economy, efficiency and effectiveness of the procurement processes.

21. Performs any other duties as may be assigned by management from time to time.


Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge

Grade Twelve (12) Certificate

Degree in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management and/or

CIPS Professional Qualification-Diploma- MCIPS

ZIPS Practicing Licence

Minimum of three (3) years work experience in Procurement

Full member of the Zambia Institute of Purchasing and Supply


Personal attributes

Team player






Open minded


Applications and CVs should be emailed to: not later than Friday, 3rd May, 2019.


Mukuba University is an equal opportunity employer that seeks to provide equal access to employment and equal opportunity for individuals to develop their potential.

The aim of the equal employment insofar as appointments are concerned, is to ensure that the best available person is appointed to any given position, free from discrimination of any kind. In this regard, Mukuba University is committed to the principle of non-discrimination against individuals on the basis of personal beliefs or characteristics such as: religion, sex, marital status, or disability unrelated to the job requirements.

 Following the approval of establishment and Conditions of Service, Mukuba University now invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the positions in the Administrative, Professional and Technical ranks:



Procurement & Stores Manager (01)

Procurement Officer (01)

Assistant Procurement Officer (01)



Stores Controller (01)

Assistant Stores Controller (01)

Stores Assistant (01)



Applicants meeting the above stated criteria are to submit their qualifications and provide other comprehensive information to assist the University to determine their suitability for the positions.

Applicants are further advised to provide current CV (including telephone and email) plus certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts of Results. Applicants should further include names and contacts of three (03) referees; two of whom must be professionally acquainted with the applicant. Please note that incomplete applications not complying with the above stated shall not be considered.


The Registrar

Mukuba University

Itimpi, Off Chingola Road

P O Box 20382



Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 3rd May, 2019 

Job Opportunities at Nkana Water and Sewerage Company Bookmark



Nkana Water and Sewerage Company is a Commercial Water Utility Company providing quality Water and Sanitation Services to its customers in Kitwe, Kalulushi and Chambishi.  In its quest to improve service delivery, the Company seeks to employ suitable, highly motivated and goal oriented professionals to fill the following vacancies: 





Job Purpose


The Senior Procurement Officer partners with stakeholders to plan, develop, source and manage procurement arrangements to effectively meet organizational and business objectives.


Job Accountabilities 


1.    To undertake business needs assessment, supply market analysis and commercial risk assessments to inform procurement planning and sourcing decisions.

2.    To develop, co-ordinate and lead sourcing activities to establish supply arrangements that meet business needs.

3.    To partner with staff from across the organization providing high level advice and guidance to build expertise in procurement, provide governance and improve procurement practice and outcomes.

4.    To identify, manage and mitigate procurement risks to enable the organization to meet its obligations and maximize business opportunity.

5.    To document procurement processes, decisions and contractual arrangements fully to provide an audit trail for probity and audit purposes.

6.    To ensure that all purchasing is in compliance with ZPPA laws and regulations related to purchasing practices and in accordance with company standard practices.

7.    To assist end users in the preparation of technical specifications for goods, services and works and prepare terms and conditions and evaluation criteria for solicitation documents.

8.    To assist in promoting the Purchasing section as an effective resource for addressing Supply Management issues.

9.    To be constantly apprised of economic / business situations as they affect purchasing policy; makes recommendations to adequately meet those changing conditions.

10.  To analyze current procurement activities and recommend improvement through more efficient procurement methods, quantity discounts, standardization and value analysis purchasing.

11.  To review tenders and purchase award documentation with respect to quality, suitability, delivery and pricing.

12.  To prepare and maintain accurate records and documentation on all solicitations, responses, purchases, contracts, correspondence and related follow up.

13.  To expedite outstanding purchase orders to ensure delivery requirements are met.

14.  To manage current suppliers to improve levels of service and establish new sources of supply.

15.  Carrying out inventory reconciliations together with the Management Accountant on a   quarterly basis


Qualifications and Experience


·         Grade 12 Certificate with at least six (6) credits including English language.

·           Degree in Purchasing and Supply from a reputable institution and/or full Chartered  Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS)

·         Registered with the Zambia Institute of Purchasing and Supply (ZIPS) as a Member


·          Valid Practicing License from ZIPS

·          At least three years’ experience in a similar position and conversant with Inventory and   Stock Management           


Personal Attributes


·         Strong personality and character with tact and diplomacy as well as integrity to effectively perform the role.

·         Must be assertive, high ethical standards, respectful and collaborative

·         Must have strong supervisory Skills

  • Excellent planning, time management and organizational skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Proven track record of leading a team and team player with strong influencing skills.






Job Purpose


The job of the Procurement Assistant will provide a professional, high quality, customer services contributing to the company’s value for money and procurement strategic objectives.


Job Accountabilities 


1.    To work with internal and external stakeholders to determine procurement needs   quality and delivery requirements.


2.    To assist in the development of specifications for equipment, materials, and services to be purchased.


3.    To process purchasing requisitions received from End-Users.


4.    To prepare request for quotations and their timely dispatch to potential bidders.



5.    To receive and co-ordinate the evaluation of quotations and preparation of evaluation reports.


6.    To establish and negotiate contract terms and conditions, and maintain supplier relationships.


7.    To manage the administrative process of approval of evaluation reports and authorization of contract awards.


8.    To prepare purchase orders and contracts, their approval and dispatch to selected suppliers.


9.    To administer contract performance, including delivery, warranty, damages and insurance.


10.  To prepare and maintain purchasing records, reports and price lists.


11.  To comply with and maintain knowledge of applicable rules, legislation, regulations, standards and best practices.


12.  To develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with End-Users, colleagues and management.


Qualifications and Experience


·         Grade 12 Certificate with at least six (6) credits including English language.


·         Advanced Certificate in Purchasing and Supply from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) or Second Certificate in Purchasing and Supply under the Zambia Institute of Purchasing and Supply (ZIPS) qualification.


·         Registered with the Zambia Institute of Purchasing and Supply (ZIPS)     .


·         At least two years’ experience in a similar position.


Personal Attributes


·         Strong personality and character with tact and diplomacy as well as integrity to effectively perform the role.     

·               Must have strong supervisory Skills


Applications with copies of certificates, detailed Curriculum Vitae with the names of three referees should reach the undersigned no later than 19th April 2019.


The Director – Human Resources and Administration Services

Nkana Water and Sewerage Company

Head Office

P O Box 20982

Freedom Way





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About Us

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


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