Brian Chongo Kambole, Zambian, is currently working as Senior Manager Procurement and Stores at ZESCO Limited a Utility electricity company in Zambia whose mission is “making it easy for people to live a better life “ and vision “ to be a hub of electricity trading in the region by the year 2025”.
He is a fellow of the Zambia Institute of Purchase and Supply (FZIPS) with over 20 years of practical experience in the supply chain management function profession as well as a member of the chartered institute of purchasing and supply (MCIPs). Hold a bachelor’s degree from the University of Zambia with a double major in Economics and Demography. He has worked in various Government portfolios including Zambia Public Procurement Authority (ZPPA) which was then called Zambia National Tender Board (ZNTB) as well as Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA). He is a pioneer of the decentralisation process of the supply chain management function in the utility company he works for as well as in the implementation of effective contract management and administration in the entire supply chain management function. Instituted and implemented best practices in material management which recently proliferated in the construction of bulk storage sheds in strategic areas of the country for effective stock control and material management. In order to realise the mission and vision for the company he works for, he has successfully presided over major procurements of EPC projects which among them includes successful procurement and implementation of EPC contractors for 750MW Kafue Gorge Lower Hydro Power Project (USD2 Billion), 86MW Lusiwasi Lower Hydro Power Project in Serenje (USD196 million), Upgrading and uprating of 10MW Musonda Hydro Power Project (USD47 Million), 15MW Luswasi Upper Hydro Power Project (USD49 Million), 14.8MW Lunzua Hydro Power Project (USSD52 Million), Transmission lines at 330kV for Pensulo to Kasama, Pensulo to Msoro in Chipata (USD290 Miilion), 330kV Transmission Line from Kabwe Step Down to Pensulo (USD234 Million), 330kV Transmission Line from Pensulo to Mansa (USD244 Million), 330kV Transmission Line from Kasama to Nkonde and Kasama to Kayambi to Mporokoso (USD288 Million), Nordea and Standard Bank of Sweden funded project 132kV Transmission Line for electrification of Northwestern province (USD148 Million), 330kV Green Field Mpika Substation (USD38 Million), World Bank, EIB and JICA funded projects for Increased Access to Electricity Project (IAES) (USD33 Million), Lusaka Transmission Distribution Reinforcement Project (LTDRP) (USD246 Million), Electricity Services Access Project (ESAP) (USD24 Million) and many others.