Thursday, August 21, 2014

Senior Manager Procurement

Tanzania Postal Bank (TPB) seeks to appoint dedicated, self-motivated and highly
organized Senior Manager Procurement (1 position) to join the Procurement
Management team based in Dar es Salaam.

Reporting Line: Chief Manager Procurement
Locations: Dar es Salaam
Work Schedule: As per TPB Staff regulations
Division: Procurement
Salary: Commensurate to the Job Advertised

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:-
􀁺 Prepares and updates procurement plans in respect of procurement of goods,
no-consultancy services, consultancy services and works.
􀁺 Guides user departments on the preparation of corporate procurement plan to
ensure its implementation is in line with the approved corporate Annual budget.
􀁺 Prepares bid documents for procurement of goods, works, non-consultant
services and disposal of Assets as per format issued by PPRA.
􀁺 Ensures that respectively monthly information on implementation of
procurement plan are prepared for the Tender Board, management, user
functions and other stakeholders
􀁺 Ensures that minutes of Tender Board meetings are timely prepared.
􀁺 Raises purchase orders when relevant approval has been granted
􀁺 Maintains list of approved Suppliers; Service providers and contractors.
􀁺 Maintains proper records and reports pertaining to purchases.
􀁺 Follows-ups on purchases goods and services to ensure their timely delivery is in accordance with the terms of contracts
􀁺 Provides inputs to tender evaluation and review of tender evaluation reports.
􀁺 Liaise with Directorate of Finance to ensure all issued LPOs issued are paid
timely and at the end of the year there are no pending LPOs as per financial
􀁺 Performs any other duties as may be assigned by your superior from time to

. Internal: All TPB Staff, all Departments
. External: Regulators, PPRA

As set down in TPB’s policy and procedures for a position at a Senior Manager

Education: Holder of Bachelor Degree/ Advanced Diploma in Materials Management
from a recognized Institution or CPSP or related field who has a past
reputable practical experience of Procurement duties for a minimum period of
five years. Computer literacy is a must.

Experience: Experience of at least 5 years in the Banking sector and in a
Procurement management role and Public Procurement experience is
highly desirable.

Registration to the PSPTB: Must be registered by the Procurement and
Supplies Professionals and Technician Board

Skills / Attributes: Decisiveness

  • Resilience and resourcefulness
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Performance orientation
  • Hold employees accountable
  • High level of interpersonal skills
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Knowledge of Public Procurement Act and its Regulations

Applicants are invited to submit their resume (indicating the position title in the subject heading) via e-mail to: Applications via other methods will not be considered.

Applicants need to submit only the Curriculum Vitae (CV) and the letter of applications starting the job advertised and the location. Other credentials will have to be submitted during the interview for authentic check and other administrative measures and should not in any way be attached during application.

Tanzania Postal Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is very committed to environmental, health and safety Management. Tanzania Postal Bank has a strong commitment to environmental, health and safety management.
If you are not contacted by Tanzania Postal Bank within seven (7) days after the closing date, you should consider your application as unsuccessful. Late applications will not be considered. Short listed candidates may be subjected to any of the following: a security clearance; a competency assessment; physical capability assessment and reference checking.

Please forward your applications before 2nd September, 2014