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Assistant Procurement Officer – Consumer Protection Commission (CPC)

  • Harare
  • Applications have closed

Consumer Protection Commission (CPC)

DUE : 31 OCT 2022

The Consumer Protection Commission was established under the Consumer Protection Act Chapter 14:44 (No. 5 of 2019) which became Law on 10 December 2019. This Act repealed the Consumer Contract Act Chapter 8:03 and is administered by the Minister for Industry and Commerce. The Consumer Protection commission’s core function is to “protect consumers horn unconscionable, unreasonable, unjust or otherwise improper trade practices, as well as deceptive, misleading, unfair or fraudulent conduct.”
The Consumer Protection Commission (CPC) is now inviting suitably qualified and experienced individuals to apply for the above-mentioned position that has risen in the Commission.

The incumbent will be reporting to the Procurement Officer and the position exists to provide support in the discharge of procurement duties for the programme. The Procurement Assistant will be expected to adhere to the organization’s rules and regulations governing procurement in all transactions Responsibilities
Sourcing quotations, preparing comparative bid analysis, raising purchase orders, getting the documents reviewed and signed by the Procurement Officer;
Seeking authorisations where applicable from budget holders in a timely and transparent manner;
Making regular follow-ups with Finance to ensure suppliers are paid on time and procured goods are delivered as per agreed timelines;
Coming up with a procurement tracker to advise on status of requests and update on clearance reports;
Attending to short supplies and rejections and ensuring that rejected goods are exchanged or credit notes received from Suppliers;
Updating the Approved Suppliers List by conducting site visits for inspection and analysis of fit and providing accurate and up-to-date information on supplier performance on a quarterly basis;
Performing any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

Diploma or HND in Procurement; Purchasing and Supply; Logistics or Supply Chain Management or any other relevant qualifications.
Membership of a professional body like GIPS, CILT, etc, will be a distinct advantage;
Minimum of 2 years’ experience in procurement.
Experience in public sector procurement is a must.
Meticulous record keeping and exceptional ability to work fast and accurately under intense pressure with minimum supervision. Computer Skills, including proficiency in Email, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word are essential
Excellent organizational, report writing, analytical and interpersonal communication skills
Must have a clean Class 4 driver’s licence.

All applications will be treated in strict confidence.
Complete application shall include:
Application letter; Detailed CV; Copy of National Identification Card; Certified copies of Academic and Professional certificates; and Names and contacts (telephone and e-mail) of three (3) referees.

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted (The Commission encourages applications from candidates that are multilingual and qualified experienced female applicants).All applications will be treated in strict confidence.