Head of Purchasing

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka

NFC Africa Mining Plc

Vacancy title:

Head of Purchasing

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Transportation & Logistics ]

Jobs at:

NFC Africa Mining Plc

Deadline of this Job:

Friday, March 15 2024

Duty Station:

Within Zambia , Lusaka, South – Central Africa


  • NFC Africa Mining PLC (Chambishi Mine) an international mining company with its core business being the development of non-ferrous metals and mineral resources in Zambia. In our quest to continue supplementing Government effort by creating more local jobs, it is for this reason that we seek to employ suitably qualified, innovative and dynamic individuals to fill the vacant positions below:
  • Head of Purchasing (x1)

Key Responsibilities

The role will include but not be limited to the following responsibilities:

  • To assist in sourcing correct spares, materials and services to support service delivery and production.
  • To negotiate with suppliers of goods and services for better prices in order to reduce costs.
  • To examine outstanding orders report so as to keep track of goods in transit and avoid disruption of work schedules.
  • To train and develop subordinates in order to maximize their contributions towards attainment of sectional/ departmental goals.
  • To enforce all statutory and domestic regulations relating to safe working practices in order to ensure safety of employees and equipment.
  • To manage timely and accurately maintenance of records in order to facilitate efficient storage and retrieval of information; and
  • To manage timely implementation of performance management systems in order to monitor and evaluate performance.

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Full Grade 12 School Certificate
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Purchasing and Supply or equivalent
  • Valid Practising Certificate from Zambia Institute of Purchasing and Supply.
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience, mining sector experience will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to write analytical and descriptive reports
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English Computer literate

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education: Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

  • Interested, suitably qualified and experienced applicants should submit an application in either hard copy or soft copy not later than 15th March, 2024, with contact phone numbers, accompanied by Curriculum Vitae detailing previous work experience and copies of academic and professional qualifications to the Postal address below:
  • The Human Resources Manager,
  • NFC Africa Mining Plc,
  • P.O. Box 22592,
  • Enos Chomba Road,
  • Kitwe.

Interested candidates should send their CV

To apply for this job email your details to hrnfca@yahoo.com

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