National Food Reserve Agency is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, or religion/belief.
Procurement Officer (FR 5) - September 2023 (Closed)

The National Food Reserve Agency (NFRA) is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant post:



Procurement Officer (FR 5)


Human Resources and Administration Director


NFRA Head Office, Kanengo, Lilongwe


Within the NFRA FR 5 salary structure


Probation leading to permanent appointment upon successful completion of the probation period



To provide efficient and effective procurement services.



The following are some of the key responsibilities of the post:

  1. Providing leadership and management of the procurement unit;
  2. Developing, implementing, monitoring and reviewing procurement plans, strategies, systems, regulations and procedures;
  3. Providing procurement related advisory services to all line managers and user departments;
  4. Processing procurement documents;
  5. Preparing procurement reports;
  6. Managing supplier and service providers’ contract;
  7. Planning and monitoring procurement activities;
  8. Being secretariat for Procurement Committees as per relevant law;
  9. Supervising and motivating Assistant Procurement Officer’s performance.



  1. Education

        A Bachelor’s degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management or equivalent from accredited institutions.

    2. Experience

       At least 2 years’ relevant work experience.



Qualified and interested persons should send their application letters, copies of certificates and detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) with details of three traceable referees to the address below. Please indicate on the envelope or Subject (if sent through email), APPLICATION FOR PROCUREMENT OFFICER JOB.                       


The Acting Chief Executive Officer

National Food Reserve Agency

Private Bag B450


Or email:

Closing date for receiving applications is Friday, 6th October, 2023. Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted. Please note that NFRA is an equal opportunity employer.

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