The College of Medicine, a constituent College of the University of Malawi, is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions in the Procurement Unit:
Assistant Procurement Officer (1 Post: Blantyre)
Reporting to the Procurement Officer, the Assistant Procurement Officer will be responsible for the effective delivery of procurement services in order to obtain the best value for money. The successful candidate will be offered an employment contract in line with University of Malawi terms and conditions.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Planning, implementing and monitoring assigned procurement activities;
Providing technical support to line managers and users;
Managing and guiding assigned procurement processes and transactions;
Reviewing and analyzing supplier terms, prices and performance;
Processing requisitions into purchase orders;
Researching open market and contract purchase prices for the Internal Procurement Committee;
Introducing and implementing sourcing strategies
Servicing internal procurement committee;
Maintaining records to ensure that procurement processes, decisions and contractual agreements are accurately documented for accountability and audit purposes;
Supervising and mentoring junior staff;
Ensuring compliance with legal and other regulatory frameworks;
Coordinating and monitoring due diligence initiatives;
Producing relevant reports;
Resolving client queries.
How to Apply
Applicants meeting the requirements above should submit applications including copies of certificates and detailed CV with names, emails and contacts of 3 professional referees to:
College of Medicine
Private Bag 360
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 9th September, 2019 by 5:00 pm.
Download the advert here : Advert – Procurement Unit