Procurement Officer – ZINARA


The position exists to ensure timely acquisition of goods and services at the optimal costs. Ensure that procurement is done in line with the Procurement Act and Procurement Regulations that are administered by the Procurement Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe and in line with the ZINARA procurement policy and procedures.


The incumbent shall report to Procurement Manager.

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Co-ordinate and consolidate Departmental Plans to come with the ZINARA Annual and Individual Procurement Plans.
  • Administer the procurement process from need identification, definition of specifications, define contractual terms, sourcing the market, supplier appraisal, inviting quotes / prepare Bid documents, advertising, tender evaluation, contract negotiation / award, expedite and supplier performance evaluation in line with the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets (PPDPA) Act {Chapter 22:23} and PPDPA Regulations {Statutory Instrument 5 of 2018} the Procurement Act and Procurement Regulations for sourcing of goods and services.
  • Conduct pre-bid, site and evaluation meetings for tenders in line with the procurement laws.
  • Draft of ZINARA contracts and send them for review to legal and timeous renewal of contracts through effective SLA.
  • Provide specialist knowledge and guidance to the procurement oversight committee.
  • Responsible for sound advisory and contracts management functions for all the major projects to ensure timely and cost-effective completion of projects.
  • Follow up on the discrepancies/non-conformances between the packing/delivery note and physical goods with the supplier and implementing measures to avoid recurrence of quality issues.
  • Monitor contracts and moving for ward with close-out, extension or renewal of contracts.
  • Supervise and assess the performance of Procurement assistants.


Qualification And Experience

  • 5 Ordinary levels including Mathematics and English
  • 2 A Level passes
  • CIPS Diploma level 4
  • Degree in Supply Chain Management/Procurement/ Business studies
  • 5 years’ experience in the Procurement field, 2 of which should be experience in a Public Procurement environment.

Skills And Competencies

  • Self-starter with ability to work under pressure and long hours.
  • Good report & writing skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Unquestionable integrity.
  • Exceptional attention to detail, talent for accuracy and precision
  • Deep understanding of procurement contracts, contract governance, contractual language, and the contract lifecycle


How To Apply

Written applications including CVs and certified copies of certificates should be submitted not later than 4:30p.m on 2 September 2022 to:

Director Administration & Human Resources

Zimbabwe National Road Administration

489 Runiville, Glenroy Crescent,

Highlands, Harare 

Or send via email to: 

NB: Applicants can also lodge their applications at the nearest ZINARA Provincial Offices.

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