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William Kaponda

Superintendent, Local Procurement, Kamoa Copper SA, DRC

Degree in computer science from the “Institut Superieur de Statistiques/Lubumbashi” 2007.

Started with Kamoa as Store controller and buyer agent in 2011.

Superintendent of local procurement since 2021.

Resilient, determined, disciplined, committed, and emotionally intelligent.

The subcontracting law benefits:

– Giving priorities to local entrepreneurs on all tender and opportunities to access the business
– Allowing at least 30% pre-financing on the purchase orders or the contract
– Create the environment to localize international companies and create partnerships

The application of the subcontracting law is challenging and worked in a sense to promote local entities.

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