Senior Procurement Officer - 1 Post

Published by Jobstanzania on 6:02:00 pm

On behalf of the Business Registrations and Licensing Agency (BRELA) the Public Service Recruitment Secretariat invites qualified Tanzanians to the vacant posts in the above public institution.

Position: Senior Procurement Officer - 1 Post

Responsible for identifying and screening procurement suppliers, negotiating
terms and conditions, and procurement best practice processes, Leads the
procurement function and oversees all aspects of purchasing, coordinate tender
processes and negotiations teams, strategy, tool and process implementation for
procurement related to works, goods and services as per PRA 2011 and the Public
Procurement Regulations, 2013.

REPORT TO; Chief Executive Officer

· Develops implements and maintains procurement policies and review on a
regular basis to ensure relevance and conformance with best practices and
ensure compliance with the Public Procurement Acts and the PPRA directives
and circulars available.
· 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.
· Give monthly feedback on implementation of procurement plan is prepared for
the Tender Board, management, user functions and other stakeholders.
· Prepare briefings to the tender board deliberations and ensure that minutes of
Tender Board meetings are timely prepared.
· Maintains list of approved Suppliers; Service providers and contractors.
· Maintains proper records and reports pertaining to Agency’s procurement.
· Follows-ups on purchases goods and services to ensure their timely delivery is
in accordance with the terms of contracts
· 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
· Raises purchase orders when relevant approval has been granted
· Maintains list of approved Suppliers; Service providers and contractors.
· Provides inputs to tender evaluation and review of tender evaluation reports.
· Developing individual objectives/targets and performance standards as part of
the individual performance agreement in consultation with the immediate
· Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Bachelor Degree either in procurement/logistics or Advanced Diploma in Materials
Management who is registered with CSP issued by Procurement and Supplies
Professionals and Technician Board (PSPTB) plus 9 years working experience
and must be Computer Literate.

· High integrity, pro-active, stable, robust character and a good team-player
· Professional recruitment, coaching and performance skills.
· Excellent communication skills, Excellent analytical and negotiation skills.
· Evident knowledge of Tanzania labour laws especially PRA 2013.
· Ability to maintain confidentiality with a higher level of professionalism
Substantial within carrying out actual procurement
· Proven commitment to accountability practices.
· Proven ability to priorities tasks, meet deadlines and work with limited
· Knowledge of computers: word processing, database management packages.
· Fluent in written and spoken English.

REMUNERATION: Salary Scale - BRS 8

i. All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania and not above 45 years old, however,
should also observe the age limit for each position where indicated.
ii. Applicants must attach an up-to-date current Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable
contact postal address, e-mail address and telephone numbers.
iii. Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this
iv. The title of the position and institution applied for should be written in the
subject of the application letter and marked on the envelope; short of which
will make the application invalid.
v. Applicants must attach their detailed relevant certified copies of Academic
- Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma/Certificates.
- Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma transcripts.
- Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates.
- Computer Certificate
- Professional certificates from respective boards
- One recent passport size picture and birth certificate.
vii. Testimonials, Partial transcripts and results slips will not be accepted.
viii. Presentation of forged academic certificates and other information in the CV
will necessitate to legal action
ix. Applicants for senior positions currently employed in the public service should route
their application letters through their respective employers.
x. Applicants for entry levels currently employed in the Public Service should
not apply, they have to adhere to Government Circular Na. CAC.
45/257/01/D/140 dated 30th November 2010.
xi. Applicants who have/were retired from the Public Service for whatever reason
should not apply.
xii. Applicants should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts.
xiii. Certificates from foreign Universities should be verified by Tanzania
Commission for Universities (TCU)
xiv. Dead line for application is 30th January, 2015 at 3:30 p.m.
xv. Applicants with special needs/case (disability) are supposed to indicate
xvi. Women are highly encouraged to apply
xvii. Only short listed candidates will be informed on a date for interview
xviii. Application letters should be written in Swahili or English
xix. Application Letters Should Be Posted To The Following Address. Hand Delivery Is Not Acceptable:

Public Service Recruitment Secretariat,
P. O. Box 63100
Dar es Salaam.



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