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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:

Procurement Assistant (2 Posts)

Position Summary

Reporting to the Assistant Procurement Officer, the Procurement Assistant will be responsible for facilitating and supporting the effective delivering of procurement services to ensure efficiency and economy.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Obtaining quotes for low value items;

  • Sourcing and maintaining contact with suppliers and service providers;

  • Coordinating with users to ensure that specifications are captured correctly;

  • Capturing data for all procurement activities;

  • Reviewing requisitions for completeness and accuracy;

  • Collecting data on market conditions and trends;

  • Receiving and inspecting procured items in liaison with the Stores Unit;

  • Conducting due diligence on new suppliers and service providers;

  • Attending to procurement queries;

  • Preparing and maintaining procurement records.

Education Qualification and Experience

  • MSCE;
  • Relevant professional certificate;
  • 2 years’ experience.

Other Attributes

  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to work within strict deadlines
  • Commitment to work, including during odd hours
  • Proficiency in both written and verbal communication
  • Clean employment record

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:

The Registrar

College of Medicine

Private Bag 360


Blantyre 3



Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 9th September, 2019 by 5:00 pm.

Download the advert here : Advert – Procurement Unit

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