Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Procurement officer


Published by Jobstanzania on January 18, 2017

The Union of Tanzania Press Clubs (UTPC) is an umbrella body of press clubs, which are journalists associations available all over the country.

Currently it is operating under its Strategic Plan 2016 – 2020, funded by the Swedish International Development Agency (Sida). UTPC is an equal opportunity employer.

UTPC invites applications from qualified persons to fill the vacancies as here under defined.

Title : Procurement officer

Appointing Authority : Board of Directors
Work station : Mwanza
Contract duration : Three years renewable contract
Reporting to : Executive Director

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:-
1. To advise the Executive Director on matters related to procurement
2. To prepare the Annual Procurement Plan of the Union
3. To perform all the duties of the Secretary to the Tender Board, support the functions of the Tender Board, causes the implementation of the decisions of the Tender Board and advise the Union on tendering issues
4. To develop for the Union’s policies, standards and procedures for procurement
5. To ensure that there is timely procurement at optimum costs and with regards to quality
6. To ensure that all Procurement activities adheres to the Union Procurement policy.
7. To recommend proper procurement and disposal by tender procedures
8. To establish, evaluate and maintain reliable primary and secondary sources
of suppliers to ensure continuity of the Union operations.
9. To monitor all available sources on market trend that may have an effect on
price or lead times and then make recommendations for actions to the management
10. To devise and employ fruitful sourcing strategies within the relevant Acts
11. To manage existing procurement contracts by monitoring performance,
examining and re – evaluating the contracts and advising accordingly
12. To track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
13. To collaborate with user departments/sections and Union members to ensure
clarity of specifications and expectations of the Union.
14. To anticipate unfavorable events through analysis of data and preparecontrol strategies
15. To perform risk management regarding procurement contracts and
agreements
16. To control, spend and build a culture of long – term saving on procurement costs
17. To act as the link between the Union and suppliers
18. To ensure preparation of monthly procurement reports and submit monthly
the same to the tender board
19. To conduct on – job training of his/her subordinates and other staffs of the Union
20. To conduct performance appraisal to all subordinate in the section
21. To carry out any other duties as may be assigned by the Executive Director.

COMPETENCIES
- Ability to communicate in English and Swahili languages verbally and in
written form
- Ability to use computer in Microsoft word, excel and power point.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
- Bachelor degree in Procurement and logistics or equivalent
- Must be registered with Procurement and Supplies Professionals/Technicians
Board on approved category
- Must have three (3) years experience in procurement duties.
- Must have age 25 – 45 years.

MODE OF APPLICATION
Interested applicants meeting the above job requirements, should send their
applications with detailed CVs, photocopies of their academic qualifications
and provide three (3) names of referees with their contact addresses.
Their application should be sent to;

The Executive Director,
Union of Tanzania Press Clubs.
Isamilo Area
P.O. Box 314
Mwanza

Email: utpctz@yahoo.co.uk
info@utpc.or.tz


All applications should be hand written and sent by courier mail service, or email
not later than 31st January, 2017. Women are encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted applicants shall be informed.

Hand delivered applications will not be accepted. Any applicant who will make
a telephone call to any UTPC official, in respect of his/her application, will
automatically be disqualified.


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