Job Summary
Procurement Management Unit
Director (1 Post)

The incumbent will be reporting to the Vice Chancellor and occupies a strategic position within Senior Management and is responsible for the overall procurement function of the University.

Duties And Responsibilities
Coordinating the overall procurement cycle of the University to ensure that goods, works and services are provided timely and at most competitive rates;
Overseeing procurement of goods and services by the University in line with procurement laws;
Developing and ensuring implementation of the procurement plan for the University;
Formulating policies governing the procurement issues in the University;
Preparing the University’s annual Procurement Plan and monthly Procurement Returns; Conducting research on procurement, providing guidance and incorporating procurement best practices to ensure the
University gets value for money;
Giving technical advice to university committees and departments on procurement;
Preparing bidding documents in compliance with provisions of the prevailing Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Frameworks;
Preparing evaluation reports including contract award recommendations where necessary;
Submitting evaluation reports compiled in accordance with the prevailing Public Procurement Frameworks and other applicable laws to the Accounting Officer;
Formulating work objectives, directing, supervising and reviewing staff assignments;
Accurately and timeously advising the Vice Chancellor on all procurement issues;
Any other duties as assigned from time to time.

Qualifications And Experience
A Master’s degree in Purchasing and Supply/Logistics or equivalent;
A first degree in Purchasing and Supply, Business Studies or equivalent;
At least 5 years relevant post qualification experience;
Be a member of a recognized professional body such as CIPS/ZIPS/CILT;
Thorough knowledge of the Public Procurement Act and other related laws;
Strong ICT skills;
Clean Class 4 driver’s licence.

How To Apply
Details on salary, allowances and other benefits will be made available to short-listed candidates. Application letters, certified copies of certificates and C.Vs giving full personal details including full names, place and date of birth, qualifications, experience, present salary, date of availability and names of at least three (3) referees should be sent to: [email protected]

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday, 3 July 2020.

Harare Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer.