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Vacancy: Assistant Procurement Officer

Blantyre City Council is inviting applications from suitably qualified individuals for the post of Assistant Stores Officer tenable at Civic Offices, Blantyre

POST            : Assistant Procurement Officer

GRADE         : M8/S4

LOCATION   : Directorate of Administrative Services

DUTIES         : Reporting to the Procurement Officer, the Assistant Procurement                                Officer is responsible for the following;

  1. Developing Requests for Quotations to the general public
  2. Assist in Bid Opening
  3. Assist in providing technical guidance and support to Evaluation Teams
  4. Prepare timely Evaluation minutes and reports
  5. Ensure proper documentation and filing of procurements
  6. Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time


  1. Advanced CIPS certificate / Diploma in Procurement from a reputable training institution
  2. An MSCE with credits in English and Mathematics


  1. A high level of integrity and confidentiality
  2. Energetic and physically fit
  3. Ability to work in a busy work environment and handle pressure of work..
  4. Excellent records management
  5. Willing to work over weekends and at odd hours.
  6. Ability to plan and priotise tasks.
  7. Ability to respond to issues promptly.

Applications with detailed Curriculum Vitae plus copies of certificates should be sent to

The Secretary Appointments and Disciplinary Committee

Blantyre City Council

Private Bag 67


The closing date for receiving applications is Friday, 23rd February, 2024