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Procurement Officer

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  • Post Date: August 21, 2020
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Job Overview

Location: Harare

In partnership with Help from Germany, the Lower Centenary Producers Trust (LCPT) is implementing an Integrated Rural Development and Marketing Project for smallholder farmers in Mbire District of Mashonaland Central Province of Zimbabwe from August 2020 to December 2022. LCPT is therefore inviting applications from qualified personnel to fill in the below vacancies: These are part time positions, where the incumbents will be expected to work on a 50% level of contribution.

Lower Centenary Producers Trust is looking for an astute Procurement Officer to oversee purchasing activities and ensure that purchased items are both cost-efficient and of high quality. The Procurement Officer’s responsibilities include maintaining positive supplier relations, evaluating supply options, approving purchases, and maintaining accurate records in compliance to organizational and donor procurement policies

Procurement Officers’s Responsibilities

Reporting to the Finance Controller/Coordinator, the Procurement Officer shall be responsible for:

  • Overseeing all activities of the purchasing department;
  • Preparing plans for the purchase of equipment, services and supplies;
  • Following and enforcing the organization’s procurement policies and procedures in line with donor requirements;
  • Reviewing, comparing, analyzing, and approving products and services to be purchased;
  • Managing inventories and maintaining accurate purchase records;
  • Maintaining and updating supplier information;
  • Maintaining good supplier relations and negotiating contracts;
  • Researching and evaluating prospective suppliers;
  • Assist in preparing budgets, cost analyses, and reports

Procurement Officer’s Requirements

  • Degree in Purchasing and Supply or a similar field preferred;
  • 5+ years NGO experience as a Procurement Officer or in a similar position;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and purchasing software;
  • Willing to learn;
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills;
  • Good analytic and strategic thinking skills;
  • Supervisory and management experience;
  • Attention to detail

To apply

Submit your applications to the Coordinator via email on or

This is an urgent placement.

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply


Deadline: 31 August 2020

Job Detail
  • Career LevelOfficer
  • QualificationDegree
  • Experience5-10 Years
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