Procurement Officer x2

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Job Description

Scaw Limited is a Copperbelt-based manufacturing Company specialized in the manufacturing of grinding media, castings products, industrial oxygen and acetylene, that was established in 1960.
The Company seeks to employ a suitably qualified, experienced and result oriented individual to fill up the following position(s) on a two-year contract renewable depending on individual performance;
Job Purpose
The purpose of this role is to purchase quality goods and services timeously and at competitive prices to ensure smooth plant operations.
Duties and Responsibilities;

Ensure that all approved purchase requisitions from departments are actioned in accordance with laid down procedures to meet the requirement of the operations.
Send out enquiries for all approved purchase requisitions in order to get quotations from suppliers.
Adjudicate quotations received from both local and foreign suppliers in order to select the best suppliers using the value for money considerations.
Improve supply chain sourcing strategies by looking for better sources of materials and services.
Ensure an effective communication of purchase orders and delivery dates to internal customers (HOD, Stores Controller) timeously for planning purposes and to avoid stock outs.
Ensure value for money is realized through effective and efficient negotiation without delaying the procurement process.
Ensure compliance with all statutory and regulatory requirements in line with production operations in order to maintain the SCAW brand.
Ensure timely payments to suppliers are made by diligently making follow ups with finance department.
Conduct annual supplier/contractor performance evaluations for all active local suppliers to identify performance gaps and make recommendations.

Skills and Competencies

Experience in working in multi-cultural environment/s.
Good communication skills.
Knowledge of conducting tenders.
Ability to meet deadlines.
Demonstrate sound work ethics.


Full Grade Twelve (12) Certificate with Five (05) Credits or better.
Degree in Purchasing and Supply or equivalent certification.
Minimum of three (03) years’ experience.

Only applicants who meet the above requirements should submit their applications with copies of detailed Curriculum Vitae with traceable references, academic/ professional qualifications and any other relevant documentation in support of the application. Applications should be submitted to the address below or emailed to [email protected] not later than 22nd November, 2022.
Only short-listed candidates will be communicated to.
P.O. BOX 20418

Job Summary

Kitwe, Zambia Location
Contract Job Type

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