Western Water & Sewerage Company Limited is Currently Recruiting in Zambia


1.0 JOB TITLE and GRADE: Senior Procurement Officer (WWSC 03)

2.0 RESPONSIBLE TOManaging Director

3.0 RESPONSIBLE FORProcurement Officer and Stores

4.0 LIAISON WITHFinance Manager, Commercial Services Manager, Technical Manager, Human Resource and Administration Manager, Project Engineer, Operations and Maintenance Engineer and Internal Auditor.          


To manage the supply chain function by procuring goods and services for WWSC to support smooth and efficient operations and service delivery.

6.0 MAIN ACTIVITIES (in priority order):

Title of Activity

1.Procurement and Supply

Purpose of Activity 

(i) To scrutinize and ensure correctness of approved specifications,

(ii) To consistently maintain an updated list of suppliers,

(iii) To timely send enquiries to suppliers in line with WWSC procedures and guidelines,

(iv) To monitor and analyze sourcing of quotations the Company’s revenue and expenditure trends

(v) To timely evaluate purchase orders raised to selected suppliers.

(vi) To ensure compliance with specifications and ZPPA standards.

Title of Activity

2. Management

Purpose of Activity 

(i) To liaise with chairperson on the monthly procurement committee meetings,

(ii) To prepare minutes/ record of proceedings and resolutions of the meetings,

(iii) To prepare bid documents and manage the tender process; closing and opening of tenders,

(iv) To evaluate tenders and contracts for the company

(v) To negotiate contract terms, credit terms and discounts to enhance cost saving,

(vi) To prepare timely procurement reports for management

(vii) To perform any other relevant duties assigned.


(i) Financial reports are prepared and submitted on time to Management and NWASCO

(ii) Internal control systems developed and implemented


  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Purchasing and Supply
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Purchasing and Supply
  • Minimum of 5 years’ working experience from a commercial company, preferably within the utility sector
  • Computer literate
  • Licensed Practicing Member of ZIPS

The Human Resource and Administration Manager

Western Water & Sewerage Company Limited

P.O.  Box 910445


Please  submit  your application letter, CV and attach copies  of  professional qualification before 30TH March 2019 email  to [email protected] or copy [email protected] and [email protected]

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

Western Water and Sewerage Company Limited offers equal employment opportunities. Therefore women, men, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

To apply for this job email your details to [email protected]

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