Director: Plant & Equipment (Office of the President and Cabinet)

Vacancy Details

  • Career Level Director / Executive
  • Experience 2 Years
  • What we do Government & Parastatals
  • Qualifications Bachelors Degree

Job Description

The Public Service Commission is inviting applications to fill the following vacant posts in the Office of the President and Cabinet:-


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Formulate policies, regulations, guidelines, strategies and procedures for the hire and use of vehicles, plant, equipment and machines in the provinces and districts.
  • Manage and control all the vehicles, plant and equipment, machines, aircraft, marine and radio operations
  • Ensure provincial and district plant and equipment workshops throughout the country are properly equipped and providing an effective and efficient service
  • Superintend over the preparation of an annual programme for the procurement and replacement of vehicles; plant and equipment and of disposal of obsolete vehicles, plant and equipment
  • Coordinate the preparation of the Public Sector Investment Programme for the procurement of vehicles , plant and equipment and participate in the discussions with Treasury.
  • Provide technical guidance to the divisional heads and workshop managers
  • Manage the production and submission of reports on plant and equipment on a regular basis to the Chief Director.
  • Establish effective liaison with relevant government departments and other stakeholders in rural land tillage in the Provinces and Districts.


  • Degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent qualification
  • A relevant advanced degree will be an advantage
  • National Craft Certificate and fleet Management qualification would be an advantage.
  • At least 2 years relevant experience at Deputy Director Level or equivalent grade.
  • Interpersonal skills and experience in research work.
  • Extensive Programme Management Experience.
  • Highly motivated, mature and self-starter.


Applications must be accompanied by performance appraisal reports for the last full cycle. A single continuous PDF file containing a detailed C.V. with contact details and copies of the national I.D. card, birth certificate and qualifications should be attached to the application.

The C.V. must contain the following details -:

  • Full names (Surname first)
  • E.C. No.
  • Date and place of birth
  • Full residential address
  • Present Ministry/Department
  • Present grade and date of appointment thereto
  • Relevant qualifications and experience
  • Work experience
  • Relevant vacancy announcement and reference number (VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT No. 15 of 2023)


Applications that do not comply with the above requirements will not be processed.

Candidates, [especially women], with relevant long-term in the private sector or in the non-state enterprises domain within and outside Zimbabwe are encouraged to apply.

Application letters, including detailed CVs and copies of certificates should reach the Public Service Commission by 20 March 2022

Required skills