Malawi Institute of Procurement and Supply

The Malawi Institute of Procurement and Supply (MIPS) was established on 20th November 2008 as a limited company by guarantee. The Official launch of the Institute was conducted on 31st January 2009.

Operating as usual

Photos from Malawi Institute of Procurement and Supply's post 06/04/2018

Photos from Malawi Institute of Procurement and Supply's post



In an effort to be in line with the new MIPS Act No. 3 of 2016 and also ensuring compliance to good practice for member based organisation, the Board approved that with effect from 1st January 2018 all membership certificates should carry a validity period which should be indicated on each certificate that is issued to anyone who renews his/her member.

From 1st January 2018 all new members and renewals will carry the validity period of 1st January to 31st December 2018.

Members may also wish to be reminded that membership renewals and any new applications have to be made within the period of 1st January to 31st March every year and thereafter at the end of April the institute is mandated to publish in the print media the names of those that have renewed their membership or have joined as new members. You may also wish to appreciate that once inspection and monitoring of members commences, the certificates will also play a very important role in the process.

It will therefore be important that each members ensures that s/he gets her/his membership certificate after renewing membership. For those that renew their membership late in the year, certificate will be issued but will still expire on the 31st December each year

We have tentatively produced schedule on when certificates will be made available considering that the printing of certificates is outsourced.

The schedule for 2018 Valid Membership Certificates dispatching is as follows

1st Dispatch 16 February, 2018 For members to have paid annual subscription fees by 31st January, 2018
2nd Dispatch 16 March, 2018 For members to have paid annual subscription fees by 28th February, 2018
3rd Dispatch 13 April, 2018 For members to have paid annual subscription fees by 31st March, 2018

Please members should ensure that they get and send a copy of the deposit slip when after sending the money through e-transactions through this emails [email protected]. Receipt shall thereafter be issued promptly.

We wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.



Group Photo of Delegates to CIPS-MIPS Event held at BICC on 1 Dec


Wishing all our valued members every success in 2017.

Timeline photos 11/08/2016

Timeline photos

Timeline photos 17/06/2016

Timeline photos


MIPS..... Promoting Professionalism in Procurement in Malawi

Photos from Malawi Institute of Procurement and Supply's post 17/06/2016

Thank you dear members for making the launch of the MIPS Act a great success.


MIPS April Newsletter


realizing maximum value of funds utilization
Proper procurement planning and an understanding how the supply market works are prerequisite to achieving
value for money. Individuals involved in procurement and supply chain need to familiarize themselves with the
activities involved in procurement planning and supply chain market analysis inorder to improve the
procurement outcomes. Procurement activities on the other hand must be skillfully monitored and constantly
audited to ensure compliance with set standards in the plan and enhance overall institutional efficiency. This
course will equip participants with objective and practical ways on how to lay down an effective procurement
work plan, develop a commodity/service profile through identification of key market indicators and audit
different aspects of procurement performance.
Who should attend?
Procurement Managers/ Officers, Supply and logistics Managers/officers, Operations and distribution Managers/
Projects Managers,
IPC members, Stores Controllers, Managers involved in institutional planning,
accountants/auditors and anyone involved in award and supervision of contracts
Participants will be able to:
Understand what procurement planning involves, parties in the process, pros and cons of planning
Put up and implement procurement plans that would ensure value for money.
Identify key areas of the procurement cycle for effective monitoring and audit.
Describe how monitoring and evaluation fits into a wider control framework as a key component of good
corporate governance
Use audit and observation skills to identify weaknesses and malpractice in the procurement function.
21th June, 2013
Annie's Lodge (Zomba)
Paid up member:
Non Members :
The fees cover for workshop materials, refreshments and lunch only.
Participants are required to make their own travel and accommodation arrangements
For registration please contact the secretariat on:
Tel: 01 832 807
Mobile: 0 999 898 295
CDMA: 0 111 735 496
Emails: [email protected]/[email protected]/
[email protected]

Untitled album 15/04/2013

MIPS still has branded materials in stock for sale. Visit our office in in Plantation building adjacent to Chayamba Building along Victoria Avenue in Blantyre. Those in Lilongwe should contact Mr. Chris Gadi on 0999 951 314 or Mr. F Chanza on 0999 669 239 / 0881 715 552. Those in other areas should contact the secretariat on 01 832 807 for proper arrangements on payments and delivery. Golf Shirts K7,000, Caps K3,000, Mugs K2,000, Key Rings K2,000, and Pen K400


the much anticipated workshop on the topic ‘STRATEGISING THE PROCUREMENT FUNCTION- understanding the impact of economic and market changes on procurement and supply chain’ is on. This is an opportunity for procurement specialists, students and other stakeholders to bang heads on how the procurement function can be effectively strategized so that it is in line with the economic conditions the country is currently facing.

Such gatherings provide the procurement fraternity with an opportunity to network which also fuel future professional interaction and sharing of ideas. We are therefore delighted to present you with such a platform. We have organized this workshop to take place in the central region’s lake beaches of Kambiri Lodge in Salima on 21st to 22nd March, 2013. Limited space is available and we advise you to book yours now.

The workshop will cover and discuss:
1. Strategic role of procurement in an economy
2. Procurement practice, tools and techniques
3. Developing and implementing procurement strategies
4. Risk management in procurement
5. Procurement systems and e-Procurement
6. Corruption and ethics in procurement
7. Monitoring and evaluation of procurement performance
Procurement capacity development

FEES : Paid up member:MK80,000
Non Members : MK95,000
Note: The fees cover for workshop materials,certificates refreshments and lunch only. Participants are required
to make their own travel and accommodation

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