Procurement Officer (1 Post)

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Procurement Officer (1 Post)

  • Post Date:May 21, 2021
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  • Career Level Officer
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 1-3 Years
  • Industry Education
Job Description

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the post Procurement Officer (1 Post) that have arisen in the University:PROCUREMENT MANAGEMENT UNIT

Qualifications and Experience

  • Applicants must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Purchasing and Supply or Supply Chain Management or equivalent.
  • Possession of a professional qualification such as CIPS/CILT is an added advantage.
  • Candidates should have at least two (2) years’ post qualification experience and have experience in public procurement; public procurement law and compliance;
    construction projects management; and transport and logistics.
  • Computer literacy is a must and knowledge of computer packages such as Pastel, SAGE Evolution or SAP is an added advantage.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preparation of procurement budgets and procurement plans
  • Tender administration
  • Contract management
  • Liaising with the Procurement Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe
  • Procurement of goods and services for the University and negotiating with suppliers
  • Raising purchase orders for purchases including capital expenditure
  • Identification of alternative sources by conducting market surveys
  • Processing Duty Free Certificates through the parent Ministry
  • Liaising with forwarding and shipping agents
  • Preparation of procurement reports in compliance with the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Act [Chapter 22:23]
  • Compilation of disposal reports
  • Coordinating with Finance Department for processing of payments to suppliers
  • Coordinating transport logistics for all Departments
  • Supervision of Procurement Clerks
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Director, Procurement and Transport.


  • Leave, contributory medical aid and pension are offered. Information on salary and other benefits will be made available to shortlisted candidates.


Applicants must submit six (6) sets of applications which should include the application letter, certified copies of certificates, national identification and a detailed Curriculum Vitae giving full personal details including full names, place and date of birth, qualifications, experience, present salary, date of availability, contact details, names and addresses of three referees including their email addresses. Applications in envelopes clearly indicating post applied for should be addressed and sent via registered mail to:

The Acting Deputy Registrar, Human Resources and Administration
Marondera University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology
P.O. Box 35

hand deliver or send by courier to:

Marondera University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology
CSC Campus, Industrial Sites
15 Longlands Road

The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday, 24 May 2021.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please note that the University does not have Agents who receive applications on its behalf for advertised posts.