Procurement Officer : Marondera University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (MUAST)

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Marondera University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (MUAST)

DUE : 05 DEC 2022

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the following posts that have arisen in the University:


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.
Supervision of Procurement Clerks.
Any other duties as may be assigned by the Director, Procurement.

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.

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, birth certificate and 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, addresses and email addresses of three referees. Applications in envelopes clearly indicating post applied for should be addressed to:

The Acting Deputy Registrar
Human Resources
Marondera University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology
P.O Box 35
Hand deliver to 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, 5 December 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The University does not charge applicants a fee at any stage of the recruitment process and does not have Agents who receive applications on its behalf.