Procurement and Supplies Manager

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka

 Zambia Daily Mail Limited

Vacancy title:

Procurement and Supplies Manager

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Transportation & Logistics ]

Jobs at:

Zambia Daily Mail Limited

Deadline of this Job:

Friday, April 19 2024

Duty Station:

Within Zambia , Lusaka, South – Central Africa


Date Posted: Friday, April 12 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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The Zambia Daily Mail is a Limited Company wholly owned by the Government of the Republic of Zambia.  Zambia Daily Mail Limited (ZDML) was created pursuant to the Companies Act number 10 of 2017. It is the leading publisher of daily newspapers in Zambia.

The Company has a vacancy in the position of Procurement and Supplies Manager and is now inviting suitably qualified Zambians to apply and be considered for the position.

Key responsibilities

  • As the Procurement and Supplies Manager, he/she is responsible for the optimization the organisation’s supply chain through ensuring the timely and cost-effective procurement of goods and services. The Job holder’s key responsibilities will include the following:
  • Leads and coordinates the Zambia Daily Mail Limited procurement function to ensure that the supply of goods and services effectively supports the company’s overall business strategy.
  • Prepares and implements the procurement work plan to support the implementation of the procurement strategy and organisational goals.
  • Ensures the full compliance to contractual and Service Level Agreements (SLAs) so that suppliers perform in line with contractual obligations and legislative requirements.
  • Ensures the effective preparation and execution of orders/ contracts of purchases so that terms and conditions are dearly stated, documented to protect the company from unnecessary or unauthorized commitments at all times,
  • Ensures the identification of cost-saving and cost-reduction opportunities in expenditure during the procurement process
  • Identify and evaluate potential suppliers, negotiate contracts, and establish strong relationships with key vendors.
  • Monitor market trends and maintain awareness of industry changes to make informed decisions.
  • Collaborate with various departments to understand their procurement needs and ensure timely delivery of materials.
  • Oversee the procurement process from sourcing to delivery, ensuring compliance with company policies and regulations.
  • Analyze and manage supplier performance, addressing any issues that may arise.

Qualifications and experience requirements

  • Full Grade 12 certificate with at least 5’0 levels.
  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Purchasing and Supply or/ it’s equivalent.
  • Master’s degree in purchasing and supply will be an added advantage.
  • Ten (10) years and above of proven experience in procurement and supplies management in well-established institutions.
  • Full and practising member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply.
  • In-depth knowledge and implementation of procurement regulations and best practices.
  • In depth knowledge of ZPPA regulations and experience in their implementation is essential for the job.
  • Ability to analyze market trends and make informed decisions. Excellent organizational and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment.

Competence and attributes required

  • The candidate must also have the following competences:
  • Strong general leadership skills.
  • Aself-starter and one requiring minimal supervision
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • High integrity is a must

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 120

Level of Education: High School

Interested candidates should send their CVs

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