Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (ZIMSTAT)

Procurement Officer (Grade: D3)

Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (ZIMSTAT)
Mar. 20, 2023
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Job Description

Reporting to Procurement Manager, the job holder will be charged with the responsibility of Procurement process.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensuring adherence and compliance with Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Act (PPDPA) [Chapter 22:23] and the General Regulations (S.I 5 of 2018) and its Amendments
  • Prepares the Annual Procurement and Individual Plan in accordance with PPDPA Act [Chapter 22:23]
  • Prepares Procurement Returns for submission to PRAZ and other internal reports as assigned
  • Sourcing and making recommendations on the best Supplier in order for the Agency to acquire goods, services and works at advantageous terms which include value for money, cost saving and best quality
  •  Prepares bidding documents in compliance with the Provision of the PPDPA Act [Chapter 22:23]
  • Design specifications and the evaluation criteria in liason with the user departments
  • Manages the bidding process
  • Manages the evaluation of bids in line with the stipulated evaluation criteria 9. Administering supplier contracts.
  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly and yearly Procurement Reports in line with PRAZ and other internal guidelines.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Honours Degree in Purchasing and Supply/Supply Chain Management or equivalent.
  • Must be a member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS).
  • At least 3 years post qualification experience in a public sector entity 
  • Knowledge of Public Procurement and Disposal of PublicAssets Act. (Chapter 22:23).
  • Must be a team player, highly skilled communicator with proven and outstanding negotiating and networking skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet important deadlines.
  • Ability to avoid any conflict of interest in the procurement process.


How to Apply

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications, current CVs and certified copies of their qualifications, clearly stating the position they are applying for online through ZIMSTAT website:

Deadline: 20 March 2023

Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (ZIMSTAT)

Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (ZIMSTAT) is the statistics agency of Zimbabwe. It is headquartered in the Kaguvi Building in Harare. Census and Statistics Act of 2007 created the agency. It replaced the Central Statistical Office (CSO).

Its major roles are the collection, collation, analysis and dissemination of integrated, relevant, reliable and timely official statistics in Zimbabwe. Conduct household surveys in the social and economic areas as well as censuses of population and housing and the censuses of business establishments.

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