Assistant Zonal Manager - 3 posts

Published by Jobstanzania on 12:50:00 am

The Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA) is hereby inviting applications from qualified and experienced Tanzanians to fill in the vacant re-advertised positions described below:-



Reports to: Manager Zonal Services

Duties and Responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities of Assistant Zonal Manager shall be to:-
Supervise staff in the Zonal Office;
Ensure full and correct application of the PPA and its regulations by causing to be carried out periodic inspections of records and proceedings of procuring entities;
To ensure that contracts are awarded impartially and on merit and the circumstance in which each contract is awarded or as the case may be, terminated, do not involve impropriety or irregularity;
To ensure the implementation of awarded contracts conforms to the terms thereof;
To monitor the implementation of a system of supporting, checking and monitoring procurement activities of procuring entities within the respective zone;
To advise procuring entities on the correct application of the PPA and its regulations;
To monitor the extent of corruption in procuring entities within the respective zone and advise appropriate measures to be taken;
To coordinate and participate in procurement audits, investigations, trainings and assessment of the country procurement system, as the case may be; and
Carry out any other duty as may be assigned by the Manager of Zonal Services.

Qualifications and Experience
Holder of this position must have:-
Holder of Bachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma either in Engineering, Architecture, Law, Materials Management, Procurement and Supply Chain or Logistics, Quantity Surveying, Business Administration or Economic Planning or related fields with proven specialization in procurement; plus
Master’s Degree in similar fields from any recognized higher learning institution;
Be registered by appropriate professional body for all candidates with professional bodies; and
ICT application skills.

Work Experience
Should have a minimum of six (6) years in procurement related activities in a reputable institution out of which two (2) years should be in a senior position on the similar position.

Salary Scale: PPRA 9

Terms of Employment: Pensionable

All applicants should be Tanzanian citizen;
Application letters should be enclosed with one recent passport size photograph, copies of birth certificate, computer certificate, CV indicating names and addresses of three reputable referees with reachable telephone numbers, certified copies of relevant certificates and academic transcripts; professional certificates from respective boards. Testimonials, statements of results and results slips will not be accepted;

Applicants must indicate the position they are applying for, on both the application letter and marked on the envelope. Applications which do not indicate the position will be disqualified;
Public servants who have qualifications and wish to apply should route their applications through their employers.
Certificates from foreign Universities should be verified by Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU)
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications should be submitted to the address below not later than Monday, 2nd March, 2015.

The Chief Executive Officer,
Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA),
PPF Tower, 8th Floor
Ohio Street/Garden Avenue
P. O. Box 49,




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