Principal Procurement Officer II - 2 Posts

Published by Jobstanzania on 12:51:00 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 Monitoring & Evaluation and Manager Investigation & Anti – Corruption.

Duties and Responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities of Principal Procurement Officer II shall be to:-
Prepare terms of reference for the consultants for carrying out procurement audits and investigations and supervise their performance;
Coordinate and carryout procurement audits in PEs to ensure the application of fair, competitive, transparent non-discriminatory and value for money procurement standards and practices;
Coordinate and carryout investigations on allegations, complaints, and reported cases of suspected breaches in the application of PPA;
Review contracts and contracts implementation reports submitted by PEs and recommend appropriate measures where necessary;
Follow up implementation of audit recommendations or Board Directives;
To review procurement audit reports and investigation reports submitted by auditors and provide comments for improvements;
Analyse the procurement audit reports and other collected procurement information and advice on the performance of the public procurement system including capacity building interventions;
Prepare guidelines in respect of procurement audits and investigations;
Assess the compliance of PEs in the application of PPA, Regulations and Guidelines issued by the Authority and recommend improvement measures;
Assess the performance of consultants (auditors and investigators) and recommend appropriate measures to address any weaknesses (If any);
Advise on policies pertaining to procurement; and
Perform any other duties assigned from time to time by the supervisor.

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 in similar or related fields or equivalent qualification from any recognized higher learning institution; and
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 relevant working experience in a similar position.

Salary Scale: PPRA 8
Terms of Employment: Pensionable 6

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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