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Procurement Officer at Sir Harry Johnston International School

  • Full Time
  • Zomba
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Sir Harry Johnston International School



Sir Harry Johnston International School in Zomba invites applications from candidates who meet the qualifications and experience stated below to fill the vacant position of a Procurement Officer:

Applicants must have the following qualifications and attributes:

•A Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management; a Bachelor’s Degree in Purchasing and Logistics; and CIPS Advanced Diploma in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management.
•At least four years post-qualification experience in procurement and supply chain management in a busy organization.
•Honesty and integrity.
•Leadership skills.
•Ability to understand and interpret public procurement related laws and regulations.
•Ability to pay attention to detail.
•Excellent numerical and analytical skills.
•Good communication skills and excellent computer literacy.
•Goal-oriented and team player.


•Assisting in developing and reviewing procurement and supply policies, strategies, manual, annual procurement plans/work plans and budget.
•Assisting in planning, organizing, directing and coordinating implementation of procurement services.
•Procuring goods, work and services in liaison with user departments and in accordance with SHJIS procurement regulations.
•Preparing Tender Documents, Request for Quotations (RFQ), Pre-qualification and contract documents and administering procurement contracts.
•Coordinating the preparation of Procurement Notices for advertisement in the media.
•Organizing and coordinating opening of Tenders and Proposals.
•Carrying out duties as Secretary for evaluations and providing technical advice.
•Coordinating inspection of goods and equipment supplied.
•Conducting contract administration for goods, works and services
•Advising the Internal Procurement Committee.
•Carrying out research on market trends on key product prices, availability, and suppliers.
•Conducting performance rating and supplier appraisal for all suppliers of goods and services.

An attractive salary will be offered in accordance with qualifications and experience.

Method Of Application

Interested applicants should submit the following:

•Cover letter, highlighting your strengths and experience
•Detailed CV.
•Names and contact details of at least two traceable referees.

For further details and to submit your application, please contact the Principal at:

Closing Date: 6 January 2022.