Young Africa International

Procurement Officer (Harare)

Young Africa International
Jan. 09, 2024
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Job Description

Responsible for maintaining positive supplier relations, evaluating supply options, conducting preliminary evaluation of purchases, and maintaining accurate records.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Source quotations and prepare comparative bid analysis.
  • Raise Purchase orders and have documents reviewed and signed by respective departments.
  • Procurement of goods and services following the Procurement policy.
  • Support the preparation of proper and complete specification for goods and services.
  • Ensure quality and quantity control of procured goods and services as per specifications.
  • Ensure that suppliers are paid on time and communicate of such payments to suppliers.
  • Follow up with suppliers to ensure speedy and complete deliveries of ordered goods.
  • Carry out due diligence on suppliers and maintain an updated approved list of suppliers.
  • Carry out regular market surveys for regular goods and services to ensure that the organisation continues to get value for money (VfM).
  • Ensure that files are up to date as per the procurement filing and documentation guidelines.
  • Ensure that files are clearly and legibly labelled for easy access and retrieval of documents.
  • Keep both manual and electronic files in an orderly manner.
  • Conduct supplier selection, management, and evaluation.
  • Tracking goods and services that are in the procurement cycle.
  • Managing the contracts portfolio for the Admin section (following contracting process, everyday supplier relationship management, create and follow-up on the contracts schedule).
  • Responsible for all aspects of the procurement process (drafting tender specifications, launching tenders, etc.).

Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree in Procurement/ Supply Management/ Purchasing and Supply Chain/ Logistics or higher.
  • Working on professionalization with bodies like CIPS or Membership of Professional Body is a distinct advantage.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in procurement or supply chain management.
  • Ability to work fast and accurately under intense pressure with minimum supervision.
  • High level of integrity, honesty, commitment, and professionalism; Ability to multitask.
  • Computer skills, including proficiency in Email, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word are essential.
  • Good record keeping excellent interpersonal and communication skills and good command of English (both written and oral).
  • A clean class 4 driver’s license is a must.


How to Apply

Interested candidates should send one-page motivational letter including expected salary, and a detailed CV to: Applications should be clearly written "Procurement Officer" in the subject line.

NB: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 09 January 2024

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Young Africa International

Young Africa International is an NGO dedicated to training young people in Africa in skills for work and entrepreneurship established in 1998. It is a confederation of independently and locally registered affiliated branches which act as independent NGOs. Each affiliate runs training centres, youth (self-) employment programmes and community activities.


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