Logistics/ Transportation/ Procurement jobs at Biocarbon Partners and Other Companies in Zambia

Deadline of this Job: 20 November 2022

BCP is a leading African conservation company which aims to generate sustainable conservation finance through the forest carbon markets. We are working with Community and Government partners to help improve the conservation management over 1 million hectares of globally significant wildlife habitats in Zambia, and to benefit 225,000 people. Most of the project areas are located in Game Management Areas bordering strategic National Parks in Eastern and Lusaka Province, governed by management agreements between local communities, the Government of Zambia, and BCP.
BCP is recruiting for the following position; Procurement Assistant x 1 – to be based in Lusaka. The Procurement Assistant will be responsible for sourcing for suppliers, products, and services, drafting contracts, and ensuring that approved purchases are cost-efficient and of high quality. The position will report to the Procurement Manager.

• Preparing procurement reports.
• Following and enforcing the company’s procurement policies and procedures.
• Preparing tender documents and bid matrices for review and approval.
Managing inventories and maintaining accurate purchase and pricing records.
• Maintaining and updating supplier information such as qualifications, delivery times, product ranges, etc.
• Maintaining good supplier relations.
• Researching and evaluating prospective suppliers.
• Preparing cost analyses, and reports.
• Receive authorized requisitions from users/ departments, in order to prepare and issue Requests for Quotations/ Bids/ Proposals documents.
Prepare and develop bid documents and supplier bid lists to obtain competitive quotations on commodities and services required by the BCP projects.
• Prepare and maintain accurate records and documentation on all requests, solicitations, responses, purchases, contracts, deliverables, payments and correspondence and any follow-up actions.