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Procurement and Assets Disposal Officer at Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) Limited

Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) Limited

The Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) Limited is incorporated under the Companies Act of the Laws of Malawi. Its core business is to procure, transmit and distribute electric power in Malawi as well as manage System Market and Single Buyer Operations in Malawi. ESCOM is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions currently existing within the Corporation:

Procurement and Assets Disposal Officer – 1 Position

Job Title: Procurement and Assets Disposal Officer
Grade: ES7
Location: ESCOM Head Office/Regional Electricity Offices
Reporting to: Senior Procurement and Assets Disposal Officer
Responsible for: Assistant Procurement and Assets Disposal Officer

Purpose of the Job

To provide operational procurement and asset disposal leadership and ensure that procurement and disposal of assets is In line with the existing and applicable Public Procurement and disposal of assets legal framework, the Corporation’s policies and regulations whilst ensuring economy, efficiency, transparency, fairness, accountability, ethical standards and promotion of competition among others

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Drafting procurement contracts for goods, works and services, and conduction all procurement administration tasks relevant to contracts
  2. Implementing, monitoring and proposing reviews of internal procurement and asset disposal policies, procedures, standards and regulations
  3. Producing supplier performance reports
  4. Preparing minutes and reports for the IPDC, Management and the PPDA as delegated by the Manager
  5. Interpret procurement and asset disposal policies and regulations
  6. Preparing requests for quotations and bid documents
  7. Coordinating the closing, opening and evaluation of bid documents as delegated by the Manager
  8. Liaising with requisitioning units to come up with correct product and service specifications.
  9. Providing advice to staff and management on procurement and asset disposal matters

Attributes and competencies

  • High level of attention to details
  • Interpersonal relationship
  • Communication skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Professionalism and adherence to good work ethics

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from a recognised and reputable university in either Procurement, Logistics Management, supply Chain Management.
  • Professional membership with preferably Malawi Institute of Procurement and supply (MIpS)and Chartered Institute of Procurement and supply (CIPS).
  • 3 years’ relevant work experience in the field /industry

APPLICATION METHOD: Hard Copies in an envelope clearly indicating the position applied for on top.

ATTACHMENTS : Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae with 3 traceable referees and Certified Copies of Certificates.

CLOSING DATE : Friday, 10th May 2024.

ADDRESSED TO : Senior Human Resources Manager, ESCOM House, P.O. Box 2047, Blantyre.

Only candidates possessing accredited Qualifications will be considered for shortlisting. In cases where one’s qualification accreditation is questionable, the burden of proof rests with the candidate to provide evidence to the contrary.

Only Shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged and invited for interviews through email.

ESCOM Ltd is an equal opportunity employer.