Job Description

The position of an Assistant Procurement Officer has arisen within the National Biotechnology Authority, and we hereby invite applications from suitably qualified individuals. The position has arisen at our Mwenezi - Mapfura Plant and candidates from Masvingo, Chiredzi and Beitbridge are encouraged to apply.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Sourcing quotations through various procurement methods and ordering of supplies.
• Strategic procurement of various goods and services for the Mwenezi plant.
• Processing procurements according to respective rules and regulations.
• Respond to procurement / logistics requests related to supplies and materials for project activities.
• Routine communication, coordination and planning with relevant requesting departments regarding the order and delivery of supplies.
• Follow up with suppliers as needed to confirm or change orders.
• Tracking orders and ensuring timely delivery of all procurements.
• Updating all order records (invoices and goods received vouchers) and maintaining all supplier information for regularly purchased items.
• Coordinating with the Finance department to ensure timely payment of supplies and provision of full auditable support documentation.
• Submit status of outstanding orders to the Head of Procurement.
• Handling all email and telephone general enquiries and requests for information and materials.
• Building strong working relationships with suppliers and ensuring that a transparent and responsive procurement process is implemented and maintained.
• Any other duties that may be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications and Experience

• National Diploma or Higher National Diploma in Procurement or related.
• A clean class 4 driver’s license.
• At least 1 years’ experience.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit their applications and a detailed Curriculum Vitae to not later than 26 March 2023, clearly labelled Assistant Procurement Officer in the subject line.