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Deputy Director Procurement (x3) - Health Service Board

Location: Harare
Alert: Application Deadline Expired

Job Summary

REPORTS TO: Chief Medical Officer/ Director Procurement

GRADE: E5 (1)

STATION: Head Office (Ministry of Health and Child Care), Sally Mugabe Central Hospital & Mpilo Central Hospital

Duties And Responsibilities


  • Supervise the processing of purchase requisitions/orders in line with Government of Zimbabwe laws and Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) policies and procedures
  • Consolidating of annual MoHCC procurement plans and working closely with the directorate for performance monitoring and evaluation for their inputs.
  • Identifying and recommending potential suppliers both National and International for High value goods in consultation with PRAZ.
  • Supervising the preparation of bidding documents in compliance with the prevailing procurement laws.
  • Conducting regular supplier performance evaluations to ensure they meet required standards
  • Establishing and negotiating contract terms and conditions and maintaining supplier relationships.
  • Recommend policies to the legislative body regarding the procurement of goods supplies and services.
  • Sitting in the Evaluation Committee of high value goods or services
  • Coordinating reporting by PMUs on a monthly basis of their procurement activities
  • Supervise the preparation of procurement database of all procurements within MoHCC in line with PRAZ requirements.
  • Assist in development of specifications for equipment, materials and services to be purchased.
  • Assist in contract management.
  • Participating in the formulation of the Ministry’s procurement strategies
  • Producing relevant procurement reports, on quarterly, bi-annual and annually.
  • Negotiating with suppliers for favourable payment terms and delivery periods.
  • Delegate authority and assign work to subordinate staff commensurate with their qualifications and existing workload.
  • Establish and supervise a contract administration system designed to ensure that contractors are performing in accordance with the terms and conditions of the contract.
  • Problem solving skills and implementing effective solutions
  • Comprehensive skill in researching and preparing highly complex specifications, solicitation and contract documents.
  • Ability to develop effective and cooperative working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.

Qualifications And Experience

Qualifications, Experience, Attributes And Competencies

  • A degree in Purchasing & Supply Management, HND in Purchasing and Supply Management, Full CIPS or equivalent qualification.
  • A Master’s degree in Supply Chain Management or related area will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of six years experience as Procurement Officer preferably in the Public Sector with at least 2 years at Principal level.
  • Membership of a relevant professional body is a must.
  • A thorough understanding of the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Act and its attendant statutes.
  • Ability to write procurement policies and procedures.
  • Ability to make sound and good judgment.
  • Excellent computer skills including SAP.
  • Must be a good team leader.
  • Problem solving skills and implementing effective solutions.
  • Comprehensive skill in researching and preparing highly complex specifications, solicitation and contract documents.

How To Apply

Candidates who meet the requirements of the post s are invited to submit their applications accompanied by CVs and certified copies of certificates not later than 18 March 2022 to:

The Executive Director

Health Service Board

Old Parirenyatwa Hospital

Bag A6104 Avondale, Harare


Alert: Application Deadline Expired

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