Job Opportunities

Senior Procurement and Assets Disposal Officer (1 position)

Deadline  :   

June 10, 2024
  Job Title : Senior Procurement and Assets Disposal Officer
  Grade : ES6
  Location : ESCOM Head Office/Regional Electricity Offices
  Directorate : Procurement and Assets Disposal
  Reporting to : Chief Procurement and Assets Disposal Officer
  Responsible for : Procurement and Assets Disposal Officer


Purpose of the Job

To manage and facilitate procurement of goods, works and services and disposal of assets in line with the existing and applicable Public Procurement and disposal of assets legal framework, the Corporation’s policies and regulations whilst ensuring economy, efficiency, transparency, fairness, accountability, ethical standards and promotion of competition among others

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Developing and monitoring the implementation of procurement plans.
  2. Implementing, monitoring and proposing reviews of internal procurement and asset disposal policies, procedures, standards and regulations.
  • Interpreting procurement and asset disposal policies and regulations.
  1. Preparing and reviewing requests for quotations and bid documents.
  2. Coordinating the closing, opening and evaluation of bid documents.
  3. Leading in the administration of procurement contracts and ensuring delivery of goods and services in accordance with the contract terms and end-user requirements.
  • Preparing minutes and reports for the IPDC, Management and the PPDA.
  • Liaising with requisitioning units to come up with correct product and service specifications.
  1. Preparing and reviewing procurement contract documents
  2. Providing general advice and assistance to staff and management on procurement and asset disposal


Attributes and competencies


  1. High level of attention to details
  2. Interpersonal relationship and communication skills
  • Mentoring and coaching skills
  1. Organizational skills (planning, budgeting, work prioritization and time management)
  2. Professionalism and adherence to good work ethics
  3. Resilience and personal drive, self-motivation
  • Decisive and customer focused

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  1. A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from a recognised and reputable university in either Procurement, Logistics Management or Supply Chain Management, Economics, or equivalent;
  2. Relevant professional membership preferably with Malawi Institute of Procurement and Supply (MIPS)and Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS);
  • 4 years’ relevant work experience in the field /industry





























































































































































































































































































































Interested applicants should submit their applications including detailed Curriculum Vitae with three (3) names of traceable referees and certified copies of certificates by 6th June 2024, to:


Senior Human Resources Manager,


ESCOM House,

P.O. Box 2047,




Only Shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged and invited for interviews.


ESCOM Ltd is an equal opportunity employer.