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Assistant Procurement Officers (3 posts)

Date Posted: Feb 20, 2021

Job Description

Vacancy Re-Advertisement

The Roads Authority (RA) is inviting applications from suitably qualified Malawian nationals to fill the three vacant positions of Assistant Procurement Officer (Grade RA 8) tenable in the RA regional offices in Mzuzu, Lilongwe and Blantyre.

Position: Assistant Procurement Officer

Reporting to the Regional Manager, the Assistant Procurement Officer will be responsible for the management of procurement processes through the discharge of the following tasks and duties:

  • Participating in preparation and publication of procurement notices, invitation for bids and calls for expression of interests.
  • Maintaining procurement registers and files.
  • Assisting in preparing procurement reports.
  • Ensuring that signed contract copies are distributed to all relevant units and clients.
  • Handling the dispatch and collection of procurement mail.
  • Participating in the development and review of procurement records management systems and policies.
  • Assisting in verification and vetting of procurement documents to ensure adherence to relevant regulations.
  • Preparing bid documents and participating in the evaluation of tenders.
  • Carrying out data entry and processing activities.
  • Carrying out any other duties as assigned from time to time.

The desired candidates are expected to have the following qualifications, experience, attributes, knowledge and abilities:
  • A Diploma in Procurement and Supply from a recognized institution or university.
  • At least 2 years experience in procurement of Works, Consultancy Services and Goods.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Honesty and integrity.
  • Thorough understanding of Public Procurement related laws and regulations.
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good report writing skills.
  • Attention to detail.

How to apply

Interested candidates should submit their application letters together with detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) with three traceable referees and copies of certificates to:

The Chief Executive Officer,

Roads Authority,

Private Bag B 346,

Capital City


The closing date for receiving applications is Friday 5th March 2021 and only short-listed candidates will be acknowledged. This is a re-advertisement and therefore all candidates who attended an aptitude test in respect of this vacancy on 13th November 2020 at Bwaila Secondary School need not apply

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