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Job Opportunity at Restless Development Tanzania, Procurement Training Consultant

Procurement Training Consultant – Tanzania

Details
Salary: Paid
Location: Tanzania
Closing date: 05th August 2020

Background
We are Restless Development, a youthful, dynamic and innovative national agency which carries the banner for youth led development in Tanzania and globally. Everything we do is led by and through young people. We are who we serve, placing young people at the forefront of change, empowering them to take leadership roles addressing the most urgent issues facing their communities. As the leading agency for youth led development, we put young people at the heart of our work, from community to board level.

We recognize young people as an asset, who can and do contribute to, and lead change. Our vision is A world where young people are at the forefront of change and development, achieving a just and sustainable world for all. We champion the engagement, position, and ultimately the influence of young people at every stage of development.

We intend to enhance the skills and knowledge of our procurement unit with standard procurement procedures under donor funded projects for goods, equipment, services, and consultancies. The training the consultant will deliver is expected to take 5 days, tentatively from 10th-14th August 2020.

Key Deliverables & Objectives of the Assignment

  • Effective and efficient Management of the procurement process and logistics. Procurement Procedures: From the beginning of the purchase till delivery the items
  • Procurement of goods, services and consultancy. Key steps, Challenges and Mitigations.
  • Strategic procurement planning; for Donor funded projects to archive organization objectives. Procurement plan that ensure project timelines related to procurement and deliverable are met as planned.
  • Develop skills in strategic sourcing of preferred service providers and consultants.
  • Enhance effective, efficient and optimal total procurement costing
  • Tracking and analyzing overall purchase
  • Procurement fraud; understand how, where and when it occurs, detect, investigate and prepare professional report.
  • Preparation of sound technical specification, terms of reference, expression of interest, proposal and other tender documents.
  • Procurement evaluation process, conduct of due diligence and preparation of evaluation report.
  • Procurement contract management for consultancy, goods and services.
  • Good Governance and Ethics in Procurement and logistics management
  • Effective Procurement Negotiation skills; technique and tactics
  • Risk Based procurement audit and effective responses to audit queries able to minimize external and internal audit queries by providing effective, acceptable and implementable responses.
  • Tendering Process: how to advertising, opening it, select vendors. etc
  • Physical Assets management and Strategic Inventory control and management
  • Procurement Policy and Procedure
  • Understand and identify Supply chain risks
  • Prepare and implement risk management framework in procurement chain 

How do I apply?
For more information about the skills and experience required for this position as well as details about payment for services please refer to the Terms of Reference linked above.
To apply, please submit a detailed technical proposal and financial proposal to jobstanzania@restlessdevelopment.org by 5th August 2020. Your application email should have subject “trainer to procurement unit”

Job Opportunity at Shugulika Africa Limited, Head Procurement & Logistics

Head Procurement & Logistics

JOB DESCRIPTION

A leading mining and fertilizer manufacturing company based near Babati, Manyara region (opposite Tarangire National Park) in Tanzania is looking to hire a Head of Procurement and Logistics who will be responsible for the timely Procurement and delivery of quality goods and services and manage logistics at competitive prices.

Responsibilities;

  • To coordinate procurement of all raw materials, spares, accessories and equipment both locally and from overseas and ensure factory operations are not affected at any given time due to non-availability of any items.
  • To coordinate the import and export logistics and ensure timely logistics of trucks, clearing of cargo etc.
  • Monitors business trends and product availability to pay the best price for company goods and services without sacrificing quality or delivery times.
  • Nurtures relationships with suppliers to negotiate the best prices for company.
  • Identifies and researches potential new suppliers.
  • Researches new products and services to meet company’s goals.
  • Assesses total costs of company purchases.
  • Develops and implements strategies for procuring, storing, and distributing goods or services and maintaining stock levels.

Requirements;

  • 10 – 15 years proven working experience in a manufacturing industry.
  • MBA degree with Procurement and logistics.
  • Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques.
  • Strong leadership, analytical and organizational skills; demonstrated ability to work both independently and within a team, assess priorities, and manage multiple activities with attention to detail, meeting tight deadlines under pressure

Job Opportunity at East African Health Research Commission (EAHRC), Procurement Officer

Overview
The East African Community (EAC) is the regional intergovernmental organization of the Republic of Kenya, the Republic of Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, the Republic of Rwanda, the Republic of Burundi and Republic of South Sudan with its headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.

The EAC mission is to widen and deepen economic, political, social and cultural integration to improve the quality of life of the people of East Africa through increased competitiveness, value added production, trade and investments.

This is an exciting opportunity for highly motivated and result-driven professionals who are citizens of East African Community Partner States (Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and South Sudan) to apply for the following position below tenable at East African Health Research Commission (EAHRC):

PROCUREMENT OFFICER (1 post) (REF: EAC/HR/2020-21/39)

Department: Finance & Administration
Current Scale/Grade: P1
Job reports to: Senior Administration Officer       
Duty Station: Bujumbura, Burundi

Job Purpose:
The Procurement Officer develops and Implements procurement policies and processes for the EAC. S/He initiates preparation of Annual Procurement Plan, receiving and reviewing requisitions for clarity, adequate specifications and to ensure that bidders are able to respond to the quotation appropriately, receiving and processing purchase requisitions from users, originating tender documents, consolidating and preparing recommendations for tender awards, expediting deliveries and updating and maintaining procurement transactions records.

Duties and Responsibilities :

  • The Procurement Officer will deliver the following duties and responsibilities in a manner that is consistent and cognizant of the EAHRC philosophy:
  • Review procurement policies and past performance of the Community arid make recommendations on the basis of a logical forecast
  • Initiate preparation of Annual Procurement Plan.
  • Plan for all the supplies needs of the Community and formulate supplies policies and guidelines for the Community.
  • Receive, review and process Purchase requisitions from User Departments.
  • Maintain the Supplies Manual for the supplies staff of the Community
  • Prepare minutes and reports of Tender board meetings.
  • Generate procurement reports and correspondences.
  • Prepare procurement transactions and provide a liaison link between suppliers and user Departments.
  • Compiling Tender documents for the Tender Board Committee and make follow up.
  • Advice user departments on procurement guidelines In areas such as drawing specifications and terms of reference right.
  • Consolidate and prepare recommendations for award of tenders/quotations.
  • Carry out inspections to assess utilization and control of supplies.
  • Prepare procurement transactions and provide a liaison link between suppliers and user departments.
  • Update and Maintain Community suppliers’ databases and records. – Perform any other duties as assigned by the Management from time to time

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Academic qualifications and experience
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Procurement and Supplies Management or equivalent.
  • Diploma in Procurement, Purchasing and Supplies or equivalent
  • Minimum 05years of relevant practical experience in the field of Procurement for Goods and Services

Skills and competencies

  • Proficiency in standard computer applications such as Microsoft Office and specialized applications like SUN system, SAP, or Oracles.
  • Good Customer Relations, Negotiation skills, effective Communication and Report writing skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications in English and Kiswahili.
  • Eligibility for applications:
  • Applicants from all EAC Partner States are eligible to apply for the above position. 

Terms and Conditions of Service:
The above position is tenable for a contract of five (5) years renewable once.
This position is subject to the application of the Quota System.

Relevant Working Experience:
Internship, training and apprenticeship will not be considered as relevant work experience.

Equal Opportunity:
The EAC is an equal opportunity employer; therefore, female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. EAC will only respond to those candidates who strictly meet the set requirements.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above mentioned position are advised to :
Fill in the application form attached (download from here);
attach their application letter, a detailed CV, Copies of certified academic certificates, and a copy of National Identity Card or Passport in PDF format scanned in one (1) file.
Please quote the respective reference number on both the application letter and envelope.
For electronic submission, please quote the respective reference number on the subject of the email and send to the address given below.
Applications should be submitted to the address below not later than Friday 21st August, 2020.

Please note:
1. You may submit your application either electronically or in hard copy but not both.
2. Applications which do not :
have EAC application form;
indicate nationality and age;
have the reference number;
or have an application letter attached;
have certified copies of their academic degrees and other professional Certificates;
or fail to provide three referees will be disqualified.
3.  Only qualified candidates will be contacted
4.  EAC Staff Rules and Regulations preclude considerations of applicants above 55 years of age.

Please note that EAC does not require candidates to pay money for the recruitment process. All invitations for interviews will be done in writing.
A due diligence will be conducted for all successful candidates in respect of their academic certificates (certification by a recognized higher education body in the respective Partner States) and employment records.
The Secretary General
East African Community,
P. o Box 1096
Arusha – Tanzania.
Tel: +255 27 2162100
Fax: +255 27 2162190
E-mail: vacancies@eachq.org

Jobs Power Providers Co. Ltd Tanzania – Stores & Procurement Manager


Position: Stores & Procurement Manager


Power Providers is currently looking for a Stores and Procurement Manager to join our operations team.
About Power Providers-
Power Providers is one of the leading renewable energy providers in
Tanzania. Power Providers was established in 2007 in order to develop an
energy specific market niche. With over thirteen years of experience, a
range of internationally recognised best-brand products and a
well-established support structure, we are well positioned to offer
flexible, reliable energy solutions that are uniquely tailored to the
requirements of customers across Tanzania and Eastern Africa.

Power Providers employ skilled professionals who are trained to
understand the unique energy needs of each customer we work with, and
who specialize in designing and installing specific solutions for each
of our clients. In addition, Power Providers employs highly motivated
support staff in order to run a smooth operation. All employees at Power
Providers strive to create a fun, hard-working, and results-oriented
environment. Power Providers aims to be an equal opportunity employer
that promotes an inclusive workplace.

The position
The Stores and Procurement Manager is required to take a flexible
approach to the development of their role– so as to ensure role
effectiveness and appropriate job satisfaction. The Stores and
Procurement Manager will play a proactive role and should have
sufficient experience with appropriate management practices to be able
take a leading role in the development of the department. As a Stores
and Procurement Manager you will ensure that all materials and tools for
our installations are prepared in an organized, neat and timely
fashion. You will have an in-depth experience of the processes involved
in the procurement and importation of quality goods from outside of
Tanzania You ensure our stores are clean, organized, and correspond to
our recorded stock levels at all time with associated reporting. You
ensure every transaction made is being recorded in our inventory
management system.

Requirements
Power Providers is looking for a Stores and Procurement with at least the following qualifications:
At least a Bachelor Degree in Procurement, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Warehouse Management or similar with good grades
At least 4 years experience within stores management, procurement or a related field
Experience with an inventory management software package
Ability to work in a concentrated, meticulous and precise manner
Ability to manage priorities and to work to tight deadlines
Good knowledge and skills in Microsoft Excel / Microsoft Word
Good spoken and written English
Driver license class D

Applicants with below qualifications get bonus points:
Experience and/or interest in renewable energy
Driver license class E

Benefits
The package which Power Providers offers includes:
an attractive salary in line with your qualifications and experience
working in a enthusiastic, driven and inspiring work environment
lunch and medical cover

Application
Applicants are invited to submit their application by completing the following two steps:
1) Fill out the application form which is accessible by clicking on the following link:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdAU1zOXKNTiWQMSYEoqVTEGiQioAr0Ze7S2H9aFJooXJeZFw/viewform

2) Send an email to info@powerproviders.co.tz
with subject “Application for Stores and Procurement”. In your email please attach:
Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter
Professional certificates
Certificates of service
Contact details (including email and phone number) of at least three professional references

Please note that:
All candidates who fill out the application form will receive a response
Applications which are sent by regular mail (post) will not be considered
Applicants who only sent an e-mail (and did not fill out the application form) will not be considered
The deadline for submission is (July 6th 2020) at 12:00. A follow-up round will be scheduled for the following week

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Job Opportunity at Power Providers Co. Ltd Tanzania – Stores & Procurement Manager

Position: Stores & Procurement Manager

Power Providers is currently looking for a Stores and Procurement Manager to join our operations team.
About Power Providers
Power Providers is one of the leading renewable energy providers in Tanzania. Power Providers was established in 2007 in order to develop an energy specific market niche. With over thirteen years of experience, a range of internationally recognised best-brand products and a well-established support structure, we are well positioned to offer flexible, reliable energy solutions that are uniquely tailored to the requirements of customers across Tanzania and Eastern Africa.

Power Providers employ skilled professionals who are trained to understand the unique energy needs of each customer we work with, and who specialize in designing and installing specific solutions for each of our clients. In addition, Power Providers employs highly motivated support staff in order to run a smooth operation. All employees at Power Providers strive to create a fun, hard-working, and results-oriented environment. Power Providers aims to be an equal opportunity employer that promotes an inclusive workplace.

The position
The Stores and Procurement Manager is required to take a flexible approach to the development of their role– so as to ensure role effectiveness and appropriate job satisfaction. The Stores and Procurement Manager will play a proactive role and should have sufficient experience with appropriate management practices to be able take a leading role in the development of the department. As a Stores and Procurement Manager you will ensure that all materials and tools for our installations are prepared in an organized, neat and timely fashion. You will have an in-depth experience of the processes involved in the procurement and importation of quality goods from outside of Tanzania You ensure our stores are clean, organized, and correspond to our recorded stock levels at all time with associated reporting. You ensure every transaction made is being recorded in our inventory management system.

Requirements
Power Providers is looking for a Stores and Procurement with at least the following qualifications:
At least a Bachelor Degree in Procurement, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Warehouse Management or similar with good grades
At least 4 years experience within stores management, procurement or a related field
Experience with an inventory management software package
Ability to work in a concentrated, meticulous and precise manner
Ability to manage priorities and to work to tight deadlines
Good knowledge and skills in Microsoft Excel / Microsoft Word
Good spoken and written English
Driver license class D

Applicants with below qualifications get bonus points:
Experience and/or interest in renewable energy
Driver license class E

Benefits
The package which Power Providers offers includes:
an attractive salary in line with your qualifications and experience
working in a enthusiastic, driven and inspiring work environment
lunch and medical cover

Application
Applicants are invited to submit their application by completing the following two steps:
1) Fill out the application form which is accessible by clicking on the following link:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdAU1zOXKNTiWQMSYEoqVTEGiQioAr0Ze7S2H9aFJooXJeZFw/viewform

2) Send an email to info@powerproviders.co.tz
with subject “Application for Stores and Procurement”. In your email please attach:
Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter
Professional certificates
Certificates of service
Contact details (including email and phone number) of at least three professional references

Please note that:
All candidates who fill out the application form will receive a response
Applications which are sent by regular mail (post) will not be considered
Applicants who only sent an e-mail (and did not fill out the application form) will not be considered
The deadline for submission is (July 6th 2020) at 12:00. A follow-up round will be scheduled for the following week

Job Opportunity at NZUWASA, Procurement Officer (Internship)


PROCUREMENT OFFICER (Internship) 

The Nzega Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Authority (NZUWASA) is a legally established entity responsible for the overall operations and management of water supply and sanitation services in Nzega Town.

The core function of the Authority is to provide clean, portable and wholesome water to Nzega District residence

In order to attain its vision and mission, NZUWASA is seeking to recruit dynamic, experienced, competent and qualified Tanzanians to fill the following vacant posts within the Authority’s establishment.


PROCUREMENT OFFICER (1 POST)

Reports To: Managing Director

 Minimum Required Qualifications and Experience:

Holder of Bachelor Degree in Procurement and Supply/ Logistics Management or equivalent qualifications in Business studies majoring in Procurement and Supply/Logistics

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

Overseeing and supervising employees and all activities of the purchasingdepartment.
Preparing plans for the purchase of equipment, services and supplies.
Following and enforcing the authority’s procurement policies and procedures. o Managing inventories and maintaining accurate purchase and pricing records.
Analyze user requirements, conduct market research and input when participating in the preparation of the Procurement Plan.
Liaise with user department to initiate procurement as per approved plan.
Provide orientation and training to Project Area Authority technical teams on procurement planning and management.
Participate in performing secretariat duties to Tender Board including to review evaluation done by the Tender Evaluation Committees.
To facilitate Audits and respond to auditors queries.
Performs any duties as maybe assigned by ones reporting officer.

GENERAL CONDITIONS

All applicants must be citizens of Tanzania of not more than 45 years of age.
Applicants must attach an upto date curriculum vitae (CV) having reliable contacts, postal address/ post code, email and telephone numbers.
Applicants must attach their certified copies of the following certificates; Degree/ Advance Diploma Transcripts, Form IV and Form VI national examination certificates, Birth Certificates. Form IV and Form VI results slip are strictly not accepted.
Applicants who have / were retired from the public service for whatever reason should not apply.
Applicants should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts.
Applicants with special needs/ case (disability) are supposed to indicate.
A signed application letter should be written either in Swahili or English and address to
Only short listed candidates will be informed for the interview date.

Presentation of forged certificates and other information will necessitate to legal action
Deadline 06th July 2020, Time 15:30

MANAGING DIRECTOR,

NZEGA URBAN WATER SUPPLY AND SANITATION (NZUWASA), PO BOX 145 NZEGA,

EMAIL: nzegauwasa@yahoo.com

NZEGA.

Job Opportunity at TASAF, Assistant Procurement Officer

Job Opportunity at TASAF, Assistant Procurement Officer

Assistant Procurement Officer (APrO) 

The United Republic of Tanzania President’s Office

TANZANIA SOCIAL ACTION FUND 

VACANCY ADVERTISEMENT

Tanzania Social Action Fund (TASAF) is currently implementing Productive Social Safety Net Program which aims at protecting the vulnerable poor households from severest consequences of poverty by implementing interventions that will lead to increased household incomes and opportunities while increasing consumption.

The TASAF Executive Director is inviting applications from suitably qualified Tanzanian nationals to fill the below vacant posts:

Title: Assistant Procurement Officer (APrO)
Appointing Authority: Executive Director
Reporting relationship: Reports to Procurement Officer (PrO).

BASIC FUNCTIONS:
To assist the Procurement Officer to implement procurement activities.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
She/He shall:
a) Open file and maintain complete records for every procurement contract;
b) In liaison with RA/S ensure that all files are secure and arranged in a proper manner for easy access;
c) Receive tender application letters from suppliers, issue tenders and record in the register;
d) Receive and record all requests for clarifications in the register and follow up to Procurement Officer for timely response, ensure clarifications are dispatched and copies of dispatch are maintained in the contract file;
e) Record all tender and contract amendments in registers;
f) Receive and record tenders in the register;
g) Receive and record complaints in the register and follow up to ensure responses to complaints are dispatched and copies of dispatch are maintained in the contract file;
h) Receive, review and follow up payment of invoices from suppliers/service providers;
i) Timely produce copies of invoices, supporting documents and payment vouchers for contract files to enable posting of the same to be done by Procurement Officer in STEP and other MIS systems;
j) Prepare and maintain list of suppliers, consultants and service providers;
k) Record signed contracts in the contract register; Receive and record, review and update tender and contract registers;
l) Perform any other official duties as assigned by the Procurement Officer.

QUALIFICATIONS:
a) Holder of a Diploma in Procurement/ Supply/Logistics Management, Business studies majoring in procurement and supply management from a recognized institution or any other related qualification recognized by the Procurement and Supplies Professionals and Technicians Board.
b) Should be certified or registered with the Procurement and Supplies Professionals and Technicians Board at the Full Technician.
c) At least possess a certain level of experience in relevant field in Public and / or Private Sectors
d) Must be computer literate;
e) Good communication and interpersonal skills.
f) Ability to supervise, train and coach staff in relevant skills.
g) Self-motivated with integrity and high level of confidentiality.

KEY PERFORMANCE MEASURE:
a) Availability of complete contract documents;
b) Presence of recorded register;
c) Existence of proper files with complete procurement documents;

Duration of Contract: Terms of Contract is 3 years.
Duty Station: TASAF Office, Dar es Salaam.

How to apply;

Applications, enclosing scanned certified copies of certificates and Curriculum Vitae be sent to the following address:

Executive Director
Tanzania Social Action Fund
Board of Trustees of PSSSF Building
Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete Road
P.O.  Box 2719
DODOMA.

Applications (In PDF Format), enclosing scanned certified copies of certificates and Curriculum Vitae be sent through the following email address: hrm@tasaf.go.tz

Applications made in a way other than the above will not be considered,
Deadline for receiving applications is 9th July, 2020,
Those who will not hear from us, 14 days after the deadline, should consider themselves as unsuccessful.

Job Opportunity at TASAF, Procurement Officer

The United Republic of Tanzania President’s Office

TANZANIA SOCIAL ACTION FUND 

VACANCY ADVERTISEMENT

Tanzania Social Action Fund (TASAF) is currently implementing Productive Social Safety Net Program which aims at protecting the vulnerable poor households from severest consequences of poverty by implementing interventions that will lead to increased household incomes and opportunities while increasing consumption.

The TASAF Executive Director is inviting applications from suitably qualified Tanzanian nationals to fill the below vacant posts:

Title: Procurement Officer (PrO)

Appointing Authority: Executive Director
Reporting relationship: Reports to Procurement Manager.
Staff under his/her supervision: Assistant Procurement Officer and Registry Assistant cum Secretary

BASIC FUNCTIONS:

To assist the Procurement Manager to implement procurement activities.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

She/He shall:
a) Participate in maintaining an acceptable procurement system;
b) Analyze user requirements, conduct market research and input when participating in the preparation of the Procurement Plan;
c) Liaise with user department to initiate procurement as per approved plan;
d) Provide orientation and training to Project Area Authority technical teams on procurement planning and management;
e) Participate in procurement monitoring activities countrywide on the TASAF supported activities and consolidate periodic reports (monthly, quarterly and annual);
f) Prepare tender and contract documents;
g) Administer contracts;
h) Manage proper filing of complete procurement records and documents and use records to post in STEP and other procurement MIS;
i) Participate in performing secretariat duties to TMU Tender Board including to review evaluation done by the Tender Evaluation Committees;
j) To facilitate Audits and respond to auditors queries;
k) To prepare audit implementation plan and coordinate implementation
l) Preparing responses to request for clarifications from bidders;
m) Follow up to ensure response to complaints are responded timely;
n) To coordinate tender opening;
o) Participate in the preparation of departmental annual implementation plan and budgets;
p) Conduct performance appraisals of staff in the unit using agreed upon performance indicators.
q) Prepare periodical and ad-hoc progress reports on procurement activities;
r) Perform any other official duties as assigned by the Procurement Manager

QUALIFICATIONS:
a) Holder of a first Degree/ Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply/Logistics Management or equivalent qualification in Business Studies majoring in Procurement and Supply/Logistics Management from a recognized university/institution or equivalent Professional qualification recognized by the Procurement and Supplies Professionals and Technicians Board.
b) Should be certified or registered with the Procurement and Supplies Professionals and Technicians Board at the authorized category of registration with CSP, CPSP or CIPS qualification.
c) At least five (5) years’ of experience in relevant field in Public and / or Private Sectors.
d) Must be computer literate;
e) Good communication and interpersonal skills.
f) Ability to supervise, train and coach staff in relevant skills.
g) Self-motivated with integrity and high level of confidentiality

KEY PERFORMANCE MEASURE:
a) Presence of quality tender and contract documents;
b) Existence of updated procurement plan;
c) Existence of proper files with complete procurement records and documents and data in STEP and other procurement MIS;
d) Existence of Audit implementation plan and implementation reports.

Duration of Contract: Terms of Contract is 3 years.
Duty Station: TASAF Office, Dar es Salaam

How to apply;

Applications, enclosing scanned certified copies of certificates and Curriculum Vitae be sent to the following address:

Executive Director
Tanzania Social Action Fund
Board of Trustees of PSSSF Building
Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete Road
P.O.  Box 2719
DODOMA.

Applications (In PDF Format), enclosing scanned certified copies of certificates and Curriculum Vitae be sent through the following email address: hrm@tasaf.go.tz

Applications made in a way other than the above will not be considered,
Deadline for receiving applications is 9th July, 2020,
Those who will not hear from us, 14 days after the deadline, should consider themselves as unsuccessful.

Job Opportunity at TANICA PLC, Procurement Officer

Job Opportunity at TANICA PLC, Procurement Officer

POSITION: PROCUREMENT OFFICER

Tanganyika Instant Coffee PLC

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible and or reports directly to Procurement & Logistic Manager
  • Responsible for determining the item to be stocked: programming stock, control and storage system related to procedures.
  • To give stock balance of raw materials, packing materials and finished products to Procurement & Logistic Manager.
  • To make reconciliation of balance per stock card with physical count every end of the month and at the end of the year.
  • Work conforming to food Safety Management System and ISO – 22,000.
  • Others duties will be assigned to him/her by seniors
  • Handling of raw materials and any company properties with maximum care to the place directed by the superior.
  •  Perform all procurement duties of the company.

Requirement for appointment

  • Must be Holder of Degree in materials Management or Procurements & Supply Chain Management.

MODE OF APPLICATION

a) All application must be in own hand writing attached with certified copies of academic certificates

b) Comprehensive CV indicating personal contacts must be attached.

c) Name and permanent address of two guarantors with immovable properties.

NB: ALL application to be sent to the address below not later than 20 th June 2020

GENERAL MANAGER, TANICA PLC,
P.O.BOX 410, BUKOBA. 

Email: info@tanicacafe.co.tz

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Job Opportunity at Tangani Harvest Limited, Procurement officer

TANGANI HARVEST LIMITED
Mikocheni A House No. 11,
Plot No.382, Block A,
P. O. Box 32228,
Mikocheni A Dar es Salaam

ABOUT US
Tangani Harvest Ltd, a Private company limited by shares, The Company is now engaged in a variety of business activities not limited to trade, manufacturing, agriculture and so on.

Job title: Procurement officer for agricultural products

Location: Dar es salaam
Nationality: Tanzanian
Position: 1

Responsibilities  

  • Prepare and execute import plans for Agricultural products eg wheat, Maize, Rice etc
  • Search, recommend and deal with Farmers
  • Search and expand potential farmers in order to be able to purchase goods that are of high quality but at a price. 
  • Collect procurement demand notes from various units 
  • Find farmers, enquire for quotation list, compare and recommend a suitable supplier 
  • Report every supplier’s profile and have it approved 
  • Prepare orders, then submit and send them to suppliers 
  • Make prepayment as regulated for procurement of goods 
  • Supervise and speed up the delivery schedule of the supplier to the office or to relevant units/individuals 
  • Make acceptance or delivery reports 
  • As for sudden demands or demands for a small quantity of goods that the supplier cannot make the delivery, buy directly from the supplier 

Requirements:
Education: Certificate/Diploma in Procurement and Supply Chain
Years of Experience: 2 
Fluent in English and Swahili
Strong negotiation and communication skills
Should be able to travel around regions for research and purchase.

How to Apply: Only qualified candidates should send  their applications through harvestmart@yahoo.com within One week from the appearance of the job Advertisement.

Job Opportunity at STAMIGOLD, Senior Procurement Officer

Senior Procurement Officer at STAMIGOLD

Senior Procurement Officer

STAMIGOLD Company Limited -Biharamulo Mine is a subsidiary company of the State Mining Corporation(STAMICO) operating a gold mine. The Mine is located in the Biharamulo Forest Reserve, South West of Mwanza in Kagera Region. In order to run the mine effectively and efficiently, the Company invites applications from qualified Tanzanians to fill the following existing vacancies: –

Senior Procurement Officer (01) Post

MODE OF APPLICATION

All interested candidates are invited to send their applications with detailed curriculum vitae(CV), and academic qualifications on hr.biharamulo@stamigold.co.tz addressed to:

The Mine General Manager
Stamigold Biharamulo Mine
P.0. Box 103
Biharamulo

All Applications should reach the aforementioned before 03 June, 2020. Applicants should also write the position title in subject heading.
More descriptions and details about all posts are available on www.stamigold.co.tz

Job Opportunity at TRA, Procurement And Supplies Officer

POST: PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLIES OFFICER II (SUPPLIES OFFICER II) – 1 POST

POST CATEGORY(S) PROCUREMENT & LOGISTIC MANAGEMENT
EMPLOYER Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA)
APPLICATION TIMELINE: 2020-05-15 2020-05-29

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
i.To identify stock item requirements for placement of orders.

ii. To seek approval to purchase the identified requirements.

iii.To prepare requests for quotations.

iv.To receive and analyse quotations and recommend awards of tenders.

v. To prepare and draft contracts or LPOs to approved bidders.

vi.To make follow upon orders for timely delivery.

vii. To receive, inspect and issue goods to user departments.

viii. To receive, match and submit documents of goods delivered for payment.

ix.To assist in preparation for stock taking.

x. To supervise cleanliness and arrangement for safe keeping.

xi. To participate in preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reports.

xii. To perform other duties assigned by the supervisor.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

Holders of Bachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma in one of the following fields;

Procurement and Supplies Management, Materials Management, Logistics

Management, Business Administration (specialising in Procurement and

Supplies) or equivalent qualifications from recognized institution.

REMUNERATION Attractive remuneration package in

Deadline for application is 29th May, 2020

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Job Opportunity at Plan International, Procurement & Logistics Officer

Job Opportunity at Plan International, Procurement & Logistics Officer

Procurement & Logistics Officer

Location: Kibondo, 08, TZ

Company: Plan International

The Organisation

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.

Role PURPOSE

Plan International is an independent child rights and humanitarian organisation committed to children living a life free of poverty, violence and injustice.

We actively unite children, communities and other people who share our mission to make positive lasting changes in children’s and young people’s lives. We support children to gain the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to claim their rights to a fulfilling life, today and in the future. We place a specific focus on girls and women, who are most often left behind.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for more than 75 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.

Dimensions of the Role

The role is operational level for the ER program will focus on the implementation of the day to day procurement and logistics activities to ensure improved programme delivery, operational efficiency, compliance with Plan International policies and procedures for the following:

Coordinate and Implement the Supply Chain Policies and Procedures
Effective Procurement Tracking
Fleet Coordination and Fleet System Management
Property and fixed asset register maintenance
Security and emergency procurement

Accountabilities

Coordinate and Implement the Supply Chain Policies and Procedures:

In collaboration with the tender panel, prepare request for quotation, invite the price quotation, coordinate the opening and evaluation of the bids, conduct the price analysis together with tender panel members for the review by the Procurement and Logistics Manager before final approval by the ERM or designee
Ensure procurement transactions have adequate and accurate supporting documentation and proper filing to ensure compliance with Plan International policies and procedures
Assist to carry out a market scan for goods and services for programmes delivery
Implement the procurement and logistics policies and procedures
Work with the storekeeper to ensure appropriate supplies storage mode and efficient distribution mechanisms and make any recommendations to the procurement and logistics manager when any improvement is needed
Expediting and tracking purchase orders.
Compile suppliers Invoices and ensure weekly submission to Finance for payment.
Ensuring that goods and services are purchased at the right price, time, from the right source and delivered at right destination
Responsible for submission/sharing of the weekly procurement tracker  every Friday (to budget holders, ERM and DERM) to keep the team updated and identifying any gaps for any corrective measures
Follow up and ensures that all outstanding purchase orders are delivered by the due date.
Work with storekeeper to establish stock re order levels and share reports to procurement and Logistics manager.
Fleet Coordination and Fleet System Management
Monthly update of the fleet system with fleet details, fuel and maintenance data, prepare monthly fleet reports for fuel, maintenance and services,
carry out analysis for fuel consumption and fleet cost analysis for review by the Procurement and Logistics Manager before submission to ERM and the administration coordinator at Country Office.
Monitor and track fleet accidents, ensure timely and accurate preparation of accident/incident reports to the Procurement and logistics manager.
Manage staff transport requests at all times for efficient usage of the vehicles and trip planning including managing weekly trip requests from the team.
Ensure all Plan vehicles are fully licensed and insured according to local laws.
Ensure all PU vehicles/ three-wheelers are parked at a safe and secure place.

Property and Fixed Asset Register Maintenance:

Responsible for assets reporting at any time on the technical condition, maintenance needs, lifetime/expiry (replacement, retirement), usage and returns of all physical assets including vehicles, (rented) compounds, buildings and their technical infrastructure to the Procurement and Logistics Manager
Ensures all precautions for asset and office security are maintained by the security guards and other staff
Keep record of rented premises and ensure on time renewals and payments.
Ensure that all Plan emergence response assets recorded in the asset register and update accordingly.

Security Management and Implementation of Policies:

Day to day monitoring of safety and security situation in the office, report and issues that requires action to the Procurement and Logistics Manager
Produce monthly security situation report end of each month

Child Protection:

Ensure that all contract entered by suppliers adhere to the child protection issues.
Ensure that all suppliers/service providers sign the child protection policy before commencement of any service.
Promotes and abides by internal policies and procedures including but not limited to: Child Protection Policy; Code of Conduct; mandatory reporting responsibility.

Information and coordination:

Identifies and proposes innovative processes for PU procurement and Logistics operations
Collaborate with other Procurement and logistics staff at the PUs and CO to strengthen quality of Plan Tanzania Procurement and Logistics Operations.
Successfully handles multiple operations tasks and initiatives.
Promotes innovation and learning

Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for Child Protection (CPP) and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI) are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.
Technical expertise, skills and knowledge

Essential:

University degree/advanced diploma in Procurement and Supply chain Management, Procurement and Logistics with a minimum of 3 years of practical experience in similar role at a reputable organization.
Qualifications and experience in transport/fleet management is added advantage
A professional qualification and membership of recognized purchasing and supplies institution.
Procurement experience for donor funded projects
Fluent in English and Kiswahili languages

Behaviours:

Models and promotes efficient services.
Instil customer care attitude in teams.
Promotes the development of effective systems and policies
Promotes innovation and learning.
Clear and effective communication.
Models integrity.
Builds motivated, proactive, effective and committed teams in all the support areas.
To model best practices and excellence in support services delivery to plan and partners.
Products and services comply with quality standards
Ambitious, realistic and action oriented.
Analytical and problem solving skills
Excellent communication skills
Strong team player and motivational skills
Strong negotiating and influencing skills
Proficient in computer skills

Level of contact with children

Occasional interaction with children
Physical Environment

The position will be based in Kibondo and frequent travel to the field.

Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for Child Protection (CPP) and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI) are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.

Plan International’s Values in Practice

We are open and accountable

Promotes a culture of openness and transparency, including with sponsors and donors.
Holds self and others accountable to achieve the highest standards of integrity.
Consistent and fair in the treatment of people.
Open about mistakes and keen to learn from them.
Accountable for ensuring we are a safe organisation for all children, girls & young people
We strive for lasting impact

Articulates a clear purpose for staff and sets high expectations.
Creates a climate of continuous improvement, open to challenge and new ideas.
Focuses resources to drive change and maximise long-term impact, responsive to changed priorities or crises.
Evidence-based and evaluates effectiveness.
We work well together

Seeks constructive outcomes, listens to others, willing to compromise when appropriate.
Builds constructive relationships across Plan International to support our shared goals.
Develops trusting and ‘win-win’ relationships with funders, partners and communities.
Engages and works well with others outside the organization to build a better world for girls and all children.

We are inclusive and empowering

Seeks constructive outcomes, listens to others, willing to compromise when appropriate.
Builds constructive relationships across Plan International to support our shared goals.
Develops trusting and ‘win-win’ relationships with funders, partners and communities.
Engages and works well with others outside the organization to build a better world for girls and all children.

Location: Kibondo

Reports to: Procurement & Logistics Manager

Grade: C2

Closing Date: 15th May, 2020

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Senior procurement Officer at Norwegian Refugee Council

Senior procurement Officer at Norwegian Refugee Council

Senior procurement Officer

NRC Tanzania is looking for Senior Procurement Officer base at Kibondo ,kigoma

The purpose of the Senior Procurement Officer position is to manage the day to day implementation of the procurement support functions responsibilities.

All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organization’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Manage the procurement support function portfolio according to plan of action
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
  • Ensure proper filing of documents
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement of the procurement support function
  • Provide leadership and management of all processing of Purchasing Orders upon request by users according to laid down rules and regulations.
  • Manage all national and area office tenders as per the laid down procedures and guidelines.
  • Follow up with the suppliers and service providers to ensure timely delivery and dispatch of goods and provision services to all users.
  • Manage the Country Procurement plans and ensure that the plan is followed through with consolidation of like purchases for efficiency and economies of scale
  • Ensure that all assistants and officers supervised keep track of current procurements with bi-weekly reporting for consolidation into a monthly report.
  • Ensure all procurements that are required to be processed through Aggresso are done.
  • Manage the RO and HO reporting in respect of procurement function such as Project Deliver Procurement Tracker reporting.
  • Support in the receiving of Bid/Tenders and assist in opening and processing stages.
  • Ensure that the uploading of supporting documents and online filing for Procurement related transactions in Aggresso and filing tree are done respectively by officers and assistants.

Qualifications

  • A Bachelors degree in Procurement and or Logistics.
  • At least 4 years of experience that can be demonstrated to be applicable to the duties listed in the job description
  • Knowledge in MS Excel, Agresso or related procurement system proficiency  especially in construction fields.Experience from working as a Senior Procurement Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context dealing with Construction works or Buildings
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • A good command of English and knowledge of the Local language of Kiswahili – both oral and written.

Personal qualities

  • Handling insecure environment
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect

Duty station: Kibondo

Contract period is for 12 months with possibility of extension.
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions, The candidate will observe NRC’s code of conduct and working hours for the NRC Office in Kibondo
Application deadline: 04 May, 2020

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Head, Procurement at Standard Bank Group

Head, Procurement 

Job Details
Finance: budgeting and forecasting, creating interim and annual financial statements, facilitating internal mergers and acquisitions, as well as dealing with analysts and investors.

Job Purpose

  • Establish and managed the country procurement centre excellence, and enforce adherence to good procurement governance framework (Policy and Procedure)
  • To facilitate the imparting of procurement skills including strategic sourcing skills to in-country stakeholders
  • To manage Country wide contracts and suppliers/ service providers that provides and or render service to all countries in the Rest of Africa
  • Instill procurement uniformity across country spend through alignment of RoA procurement to procurement best practices adopted by the Group
  • Co-ordinate procurement activities in country to achieve economies of scale through aggregation of the sourcing process

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities
1. GOVERNANCE

  • Facilitate the implementation of Procurement strategies for each commodity and support procurement decisions within the parameters determined.
  • Ensure adherence to the laid down policies and procedures of Standard Bank.
  • Monitor and promote compliance with Standard Bank’s policies and procedures as well as country specific statutory requirement.
  • Support all Business Partners throughout the Bank with procurement governance framework.

2. SOURCING

  • Leverage on the synergies that exist within the various subsidiaries of the Standard Bank Group
  • Develop and implement sourcing strategies for products and services used across the Bank.
  • Identify synergies and ways to achieve economies of scale with new and existing suppliers so as to reduce the TCO on products and services
  • Ensure proper execution of sourcing of goods and services within commodities and initiate Catalogues where required.
  • Initiate and facilitate the development of a Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) model and ensure that TCO reduction is the key driver in the commodities being managed.
  • Leverage on the understanding of supplier’s strategic plans, mark plans, market challenges, competition amongst suppliers. • Ensure the smooth running and operation of the Cross Functional Sourcing Teams (CFST’s) and Federal Procurement

3. PROCUREMENT BEST PRACTICES

  • Recognising and rewarding excellent performance and managing poor performance in a consistent and constructive manner within procurement and human resource guidelines
  • Ensure purchase spend analysis and audits take place with a focus on eliminating waste, non value adding supply chain links and optimising Bank’s supply chain proceses.
  • Ensure that TCO reduction targets are met or exceeded.
  • Assists with gap analysis of existing Procurement processes and implement appropriate improvements.
  • Align performance metrics/measurements to organisational/project objectives so as to ensure the achievement of deliverables.
  • Reduce the percentage spend going through the non formal procurement process (sundry purchases)

4. CONTRACT MANAGEMENT

  • Facilitate the development and maintenance of contracts for all commodities under the sphere of control.
  • Facilitate the process of assisting suppliers’ performance
  • Rationalise supplier database through RoA.
  • Entrench the development and management of supplier through the Service Level Agreement
  • Assist with standardisation of products, materials and contract template across RoA

5. RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT

  • Review procurement spend with suppliers and formulate a product specific sourcing strategy, advise and guide business partners on the implementation and management of the sourcing strategy
  • Manage the relationships with key customers and suppliers of the specific products and or services and introduced Service Level Commitments (SLC) or Service Level Agreement (SLA) to monitor and evaluate performance.
  • Drive the technology or service delivered by the supplier, which contributes to optimal sourcing and procurement decision making process.
  • Up-skill relevant stakeholders on the Procurement optimisation and transformation journey.
  • Create effective partnerships with chosen strategic suppliers through building, maintaining and enhancing effective relationships across selected service providers, suppliers and customers.

Preferred Qualification and Experience

Minimum Bachelor’s Degree

  • Over 10 years procurement and supply chain management experience
  • 5 to 7 years experence in Strategic sourcing.

Knowledge/Technical Skills/Expertise

  • Understands the interdependencies between people, systems, business and operational risks, and how to leverage these for optimal project coordination and implementation.
  • Have competency and experience on analysing supply chain data (end to end), make informed decision base on current date and to predict future trends base on current information. (Supply Chain Analytic competency )
  • Proactively coaching and mentoring subordinates.
  • Supporting and fostering diversity.

Procurement Officer at International Rescue Committee

Requisition ID: req8826

Job Title: Procurement Officer

Jinsi ya Kujikinga na Corona Virus – Basic protective measures against the New Coronavirus

Sector: Supply Chain

Employment Category: Fixed Term

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Kibondo, Tanzania

Job Description

Job overview
The Procurement Officer is responsible for the efficient coordination and management of procurement functions for IRC’s office. The position holder will procure Program supplies, services and equipment, whilst ensuring good practices and maintaining audit-compliant records. You will ensure that all purchases of goods and services are done transparently, at the best available price, and in compliance with IRC and donor procurement policy and procedures.

 Key responsibilities

 1. Procurement Planning

Working closely with Senior Supply Chain Officer, and other internal and external partners, you will effectively plan and support program implementation by:

  • Collecting, organizing and analyzing data market information and data to enable effective procurement planning
  • Participating in preparing and implementing procurement plans ensure they are consistent and inline IRC procurement Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Monitor supply market and conduct market surveys & analysis to ensure value for money in procurement.

2. Procurement
Responsible for implementing procurement plan and strategy and ensuring all procurement needs are met on time in line with GSC and donors’ standards, the role holder will:

  • Support the development of procurement specifications
  • Process approved Purchase requisitions through the procurement software (BVA) ensuring data accuracy in the system.
  • Initiate and process Request for quotations (RFQ) and Request for proposals (RFP).
  • Train and certify procurement committee members and participate in tender meetings and evaluations.
  • Prepare bids analysis and other bidding documents for approval.
  • Conduct negotiations with suppliers that is transparent and documented.
  • Review procurement documents for accuracy before taking payment for approval.
  • Collaborating with all departments by Coordination with finance, grants and program to ensure smooth and timely procurement

3. Contract Management
You will lead the contracting process so that the terms and conditions, and contracting procedures as provided by Global Supply Chain are followed.

To achieve this, you will:
Prepare and executing contracts for recommended bidders
Timely renew qualifying contracts and Master Agreements.
Execute contracts against set performance indicators

4. Supplier Management
The role will lead supplier relationships and performance to ensure that Suppliers adhere to Service Level Agreements (SLAs), and that there is precise record keeping. This includes:-

  • Maintaining suppliers’ files and documentation in line with SC Documentation SOP.
  • Monitoring and documenting supplier performance
  • Maintain supplier performance score cards.

5. Compliance and Ethics
You will assist in identifying and analyzing compliance risk in procurement processes and in implementing donor rules & regulations for all procurements by:

  • Implementing due diligence for suppliers, this includes conducting reference checks, supplier visits etc.
  • Providing consistent and constructive support to other departments to ensure compliance with policies and procedures
  • Identifying and reporting procurement red flags across the procurement value chain
  • Implementing corrective action plans (CAPs) in response to internal and/or external audit queries

6. Reporting

You will support timely and accurate reporting by:

  • Downloading and ensure PRTS (purchase tracking template) reflects true picture to procurement performed in respective timeline.
  • Supporting with developing and updating the procurement plans (assigned) as required.
  • Submitting monthly list of commitments to Senior Supply Chain Officer.
  • Submit periodic procurement tracking report for specific Grants that you are assigned to.

Key Working Relationships:
Position directly supervises: Drivers

Other Internal and/or external contacts:
Internal: Regular relationships with program staff, Operations staff and country Supply Chain staff at all levels

External: Vendors and Services providers.

Qualifications

Education:

Degree in Supply Chain and Logistics Management or Equivalent Logistics related field from accredited college in Tanzania.

Work Experience:

3-4 years of work experience in supply chain operations (Procurement)
PSPTB certified with one-year experience on procurement.
Strong, excellent computer literacy in Microsoft Application package and ERP knowledge a plus.
At least 1 year working experience with international NGO.

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

  • Knowledge of generic procurement procedures and practices
  • Proven success as a procurement leader within supply chain including planning, procurement and logistics
  • Good collaborator  with effective interpersonal and analytical skills who work seamlessly across cultures, organizational units and suppliers.
  • Knowledge and experience in procurement plans, strategies, market analysis techniques, procurement and contracting
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Excellent skills in conducting market analysis and sourcing strategies.
  • Able to work effectively in a highly matrixed structure
  • Good mathematical skills.

Our Values:

The IRC staff must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way-Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

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Job Opportunity at standard Bank Group – Head, Procurement

Head, Procurement 

Job Details

Finance: budgeting and forecasting, creating interim and annual financial statements, facilitating internal mergers and acquisitions, as well as dealing with analysts and investors.

Job Purpose

– Establish and managed the country procurement centre excellence, and enforce adherence to good procurement governance framework (Policy and Procedure)

– To facilitate the imparting of procurement skills including strategic sourcing skills to in-country stakeholders

– To manage Country wide contracts and suppliers/ service providers that provides and or render service to all countries in the Rest of Africa

– Instill procurement uniformity across country spend through alignment of RoA procurement to procurement best practices adopted by the Group

– Co-ordinate procurement activities in country to achieve economies of scale through aggregation of the sourcing process

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities

1. GOVERNANCE

  • Facilitate the implementation of Procurement strategies for each commodity and support procurement decisions within the parameters determined.
  • Ensure adherence to the laid down policies and procedures of Standard Bank.
  • Monitor and promote compliance with Standard Bank’s policies and procedures as well as country specific statutory requirement.
  • Support all Business Partners throughout the Bank with procurement governance framework.

2. SOURCING

  • Leverage on the synergies that exist within the various subsidiaries of the Standard Bank Group
  • Develop and implement sourcing strategies for products and services used across the Bank.
  • Identify synergies and ways to achieve economies of scale with new and existing suppliers so as to reduce the TCO on products and services
  • Ensure proper execution of sourcing of goods and services within commodities and initiate Catalogues where required.
  • Initiate and facilitate the development of a Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) model and ensure that TCO reduction is the key driver in the commodities being managed.
  • Leverage on the understanding of supplier’s strategic plans, market challenges, competition amongst suppliers. • Ensure the smooth running and operation of the Cross Functional Sourcing Teams (CFST’s) and Federal Procurement

3. PROCUREMENT BEST PRACTICES

  • Recognising and rewarding excellent performance and managing poor performance in a consistent and constructive manner within procurement and human resource guidelines
  • Ensure purchase spend analysis and audits take place with a focus on eliminating waste, non value adding supply chain links and optimising Bank’s supply chain proceses.
  • Ensure that TCO reduction targets are met or exceeded.
  • Assists with gap analysis of existing Procurement processes and implement appropriate improvements.
  • Align performance metrics/measurements to organisational/project objectives so as to ensure the achievement of deliverables.
  • Reduce the percentage spend going through the non formal procurement process (sundry purchases)

4. CONTRACT MANAGEMENT

  • Facilitate the development and maintenance of contracts for all commodities under the sphere of control.
  • Facilitate the process of assisting suppliers’ performance
  •  Rationalise supplier database through RoA.
  •  Entrench the development and management of supplier through the Service Level Agreement
  •  Assist with standardisation of products, materials and contract template across RoA

5. RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT

  • Review procurement spend with suppliers and formulate a product specific sourcing strategy, advise and guide business partners on the implementation and management of the sourcing strategy
  • Manage the relationships with key customers and suppliers of the specific products and or services and introduced Service Level Commitments (SLC) or Service Level Agreement (SLA) to monitor and evaluate performance.
  • Drive the technology or service delivered by the supplier, which contributes to optimal sourcing and procurement decision making process.
  • Up-skill relevant stakeholders on the Procurement optimisation and transformation journey.
  • Create effective partnerships with chosen strategic suppliers through building, maintaining and enhancing effective relationships across selected service providers, suppliers and customers.

Preferred Qualification and Experience

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree
  • Over 10 years procurement and supply chain management experience
  • 5 to 7 years experence in Strategic sourcing.

Knowledge/Technical Skills/Expertise

  • Understands the interdependencies between people, systems, business and operational risks, and how to leverage these for optimal project coordination and implementation.
  • Have competency and experience on analysing supply chain data (end to end), make informed decision base on current date and to predict future trends base on current information. (Supply Chain Analytic competency )
  • Proactively coaching and mentoring subordinates.
  • Supporting and fostering diversity.

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Job Opportunity at Danish Refugee Council – Supply Chain Officer – Procurement

Job title: Supply Chain Officer – Procurement

Reporting to: Area Manager

Location: Kyaka

Overall purpose of the role:

The main purpose of this position is to procure quality, value for money, goods and services for the field office in conformity with DRC/Donor Guidelines and policies and ensure the field office procurement plans are carried out.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure all received Purchase Requisitions (PRs) timely processed
  • Assist staff with price estimates and specifications required on the Purchase Requisition (PR)
  • Ensure the procurement tracker is updated weekly and shared every Thursday
  • Send out RFQs with supplier code of conduct and ensure suppliers sign
  • Prepare and/or review Bid Analysis in a timely manner
  • Maintain the supplier database at field level
  • Prepare Purchase orders, attach relevant documentation and  submit for authorization
  • Follow up with suppliers on the delivery of goods and services
  • Feedback to requestor on the progress of the procurement
  • Take minutes of the Tender Committee proceeding  including the Summary Bid Analysis
  • Raise Payment Request for all payments to suppliers for goods and services received
  • Submit payment request to Finance Officer or Support Services Manager for review and subsequent approval by Area Manager
  • Follow up payment with Finance and give feedback to suppliers who call in
  • Escalate to Support Services Manager any procurement challenges and any problems with suppliers
  • Receive procurement plans from programs and support and update procurement tracker
  • Coordinate receipt of goods with the Supply Chain Assistant – Warehouse
  • Draft framework agreements for review by the Support Services Manager
  • Draft works contracts in liaison with the Engineering unit for approval by the Area Manager
  • Ensure suppliers submit valid pro-forma and tax invoices with all required information on VAT and tax registration
  • Educate suppliers on DRC supply chain regulations and government requirements
  • Widen the pool of local field suppliers and ensure they have appropriate documents before registration with DRC
  • Ensure suppliers deliver the correct goods and request technical certification by DRC expert staff

Experience and technical competencies: 

  • 2 to 5 years’ experience in a high volume procurement environment
  • Previous experience with Non-Governmental Organization in similar/related position is an asset;
  • Knowledge of procurement regulations and guidelines for major donors like UNHCR, BPRM, EU/ECHO is an asset
  • Good command of English language
  • Good interpersonal, communication skills with proven experience in communicating with stakeholders at all levels;
  • Ability to work under pressure and with tight deadlines;
  • A team player and the ability to work with minimum supervision

Education:

  • Degree in supply chain, purchasing and supply or relevant field.
  • Professional certification such as CIPS would be an asset

Languages

  • Fluency in English.
  • Fluency in local languages would be an asset.

Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post.

We only accept applications sent via our online-application form on www.drc.dk under Vacancies. Applications close on 13th March 2020.

Equal Opportunity

Gender Equality: DRC is committed to achieving gender parity in staffing at all levels in light of this, women candidates are particularly encouraged to apply to bridge the gender gap.

Equal Opportunity: DRC is an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all employees.

We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, disability status, religion, ethinic origin, colour, race, marital status or other protected characteristics.

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Job Opportunity at Coca-Cola – Procurement Specialist/Buyer

Procurement Specialist/Buyer

Closing Date 2020/03/11
Reference Number CCB200226-16
Job Title Procurement Specialist/Buyer
Function Procurement
Company Coca-Cola Kwanza (Tanzania)
Job Type Permanent
Location – Country Tanzania
Location – Province Not Applicable
Location – Town / City Dar es Salaam

Job Description
Coca-Cola Kwanza Ltd has an exciting opportunity in Procurement Department. We are looking for a talented individual with relevant skills and experience in Procurement for a Procurement Specialist/Buyer position, to be based in Dar es Salaam. The successful candidate will report directly to the respective Contents and Operation Manager.

Key Duties & Responsibilities
The Incumbent will responsible in Managing requisition according to defined strategies and frameworks, Drive execution of Local low value purchase requisition, Close/change/modify purchase order related to spot buys, support strategic sourcing initiatives and act as the single point of contact for the procurement at a site.

Skills, Experience & Education
The candidate should have a bachelor’s degree in Procurement/ supply chain; 2+ years prior experience in Procurement. The Candidates should have commercial/Industrial awareness, excellent interpersonal and motivational skills. Should also have a great understanding of evolving business needs and how system can be adapted to meet these needs to add value. should also be strategic thinker, flexible, agile, resilient, great professional, master data management, customer service oriented and demonstrates high level of integrity.

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Job Opportunity at Stanbic Bank – Procurement Manager

Procurement Manager  

Stanbic Bank Tanzania Limited is a full service commercial bank which specializes m providing facilities and services to public and private sector corporations, diplomatic missions and international organizations

Job Title: Procurement Manager

Report to: Head of Finance

Division: Finance. Procurement

Job Purpose: The incumbent will be responsible to ensure that the procurement standards, policies and procedures governing all third – party spend areembedded m the legal entity and that the segregation of duties for authorising and paying third – party suppliers are maintained through appropriate and effective systems and procedures.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

The roles and responsibilities of the incumbent will be as follows:

  • Ensure efficient and effective procurement standards, policies and procedures
  • Ensure that the legal entity has sourcing strategies that ensure a reliable supply of required commodities and services at competitive prices.
  • Ensure that the legal entity procurement functions are proactively supporting the Business and Finance teams with lean and efficient sourcing and vendor management processes that meet the bank’s standards tor third – party procurement and payments
  • Ensure that Service Level Agreements (SLA’s) are understood and embedded in each legal entity across the Source to Pay Lifecycle
  • Improve the procurement environment from a routine administrative function into one that is perceived as a value adding business partner, through:
  • Improving the quality, speed and reliability of supply services
  • Reducing the Total Cost of Ownership for all third – party sourced products and services.
  • improve procurement capability and expertise on basic sourcing, procure to pay. and vendor management disciplines by leveraging the core competencies ard centres of excellence.
  • Implement the procurement standards, policies and supply chain capabilities across the Source to Pay Lifecycle.
  • Implement procurement transformation programmes (system enabling and others) as required across the end to end value chain based on the Source to Pay Capability and Maturity Framework.
  • Drive the ratification of the procurement policies at the ir – country boards and embed the policies in the legal entity.
  • Implement the relevant Risk and Compliance frameworks in line with policies and practices.
  • Implement the Delegation of Authority Framework in the required procurement processes. implement effective processes / controls for the investigation of identified instances of non – compliance based on audits conducted
  • Manage and denve cost savings for the Operational and Capital Expenditure in the legal entity
  • Ensure an efficient and effective leadership and staffing process

– Determine the people strategy tor the area, together with the Human Capital Business Partner for the area, with a focus on talent management, resourcing, development and retention.

  • Oversee the moderation and relative distribution of performance appraisals in line with overall business performance for the area.
  • Meritor the team on people management techniques and approaches Motivate team members to set the example on living the values and recognition.
  • Review the overall development needs analysis. Approve training budgets and review actual spend to ensure that funds are being used.
  • Review and approve succession plans for key roles in the area Support the Talent Review process and approve nominations tor the area
  • Interview and hire direct reports, with support from Human Capital Support managers with their recruitment decisions on request
  • Review consolidated headcount plans: reallocate resources between departments if needed.
  • Approve/declme headcount within overall mandate
  • Keeps abreast of local legislator and regulatory requirements
  • Ensure efficient and effective stakeholder engagement
  • Develop relationships proactively with key external stakeholders including key suppliers to ensure Stanbic Bank receives appropriate co-operation when required.
  • Build and develop relationships across the firm with various stakeholders with the intention of breaking down silos to maximise business growth.
  • Hold primary relationship with clients and handle all aspects of client interaction.
  • Manages the selection of suppliers in line with the bank’s policies (e g agency pitch)
  • Ensure accurate and quality reporting standards
  • Measure and report compliance in terms of tbe relevant frameworks and report to the appropriate key stakeholders.
  • Adhere to a procurement best practice approach
  • Ensure purchase spend analysis and audits take place with a focus on eliminating waste, non-value adding supply chain links and optimising Bank’s SLpply chain processes.
  • Ensure that TCO reduction targets are met or exceeded.
  • Assist wth gap analysis of existing Procurement processes and implement appropriate improvements
  • Align performance metrics/measurements to orgamsational/project objectives so as to ensure the achievement of deliverables
  • Reduce the percentage spend going through the non-formal procurement process (sundry purchases).
  • Ensure an effective and efficient contract management process
  • Facilitate the development and maintenance of contracts tor all commodities under the sphere of control
  • Facilitate the process of assisting suppliers* performance
  • Rationalise supplier database.
  • Entrench the development and management of supplier through the Service Level Agreement.
  • Assist with standardisation ol products, materials and contract template
  • Responsible for the recruitment, development and retention of relevant skills in order to meet the business needs.

KEY SKILLS. KNOWLEDGE. EXPERIENCE AND PERSONAL COMPETENCIES

SKILL

  • Minimum qualification: A graduate or post-graduate qualification in Procurement Business Commerce The incumbent must be either CPS or P3PTB certified
  • Approximately 5 years’ experience in a procurement and/or supply chain management role. At least 2 years should be at a senior management level.
  • Procurement Knowledge: Knowledge of procurement policies and procedures and ability to procure high quality products and services for the Bank on advantageous terms
  • Supplier Relationship Management: Knowledge and application of tods and methods to monitor the effective delivery ot suppliers and to gain maximum value from supplier services, fmm Technical Competency Library
  • Tender Process: Knowledge and understanding of the formal processes of issuing requests for proposal for suppliers to respond to.
  • Procurement Process: Knowledge ard application of the SAP vendor management modules and the supporting business processes.
  • Policy Development: Understanding and application of the discipline of policy analysis, definition, writing and implementation.
  • Experience In financial services would be beneficial. Experience in working in a multi-national company with a global brand would be beneficial.
  • Experience in managing people.

MODE OF APPLICATION

Applications to be sent to: stephen.kisanko@stanbic.com

Stanbic Bank Tanzania Limited.
P.O.Box 72647, Dar Es Salaam.
Plot No. 99A. Corner of Kindondoni Rd/Ali Hassan Mwinyi Rd.

Closing Date: Saturday, February 29 2020.