Senior Procurement Officer

Published by Jobstanzania on 11:36:00 pm

The Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA) is an independent,
world class regulatory authority responsible for licensing, tariff regulation and
 uality of service regulation of the electricity, water, petroleum and natural gas sectors. EWURA has the following vacancy for which suitably qualified Tanzanian citizens are invited to apply.

Post Title: Senior Procurement Officer
Duty Station: EWURA Head Office – Dar es Salaam
Reports to: Manager, Procurement Management

Senior Procurement Officer will be responsible for ensuring that the procurement activities of the Authority are conducted according to the legal requirements.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
i) To provide support in coordinating procurement plans across the Authority.
ii) To attend to inquiries from bidders and suppliers.
iii) To assist the Secretary to the Tender Board in preparing agenda for Tender Board meetings.
iv) To maintain registers of all procurement and supply contracts
v) To prepare compliance reports for submission to the Public Procurement Regulatory Authority.
vi) To prepare contract documents.
vii) To provide support in reviewing and evaluation of procurement
requirements and recommend appropriate alternative procedures.
viii) To provide support in preparation, coordination and
implementation of Annual Procurement and disposal plans.
ix) To provide support in coordination and preparation of bidding documents.
x) To provide support in conducting training in procurement and
contract management.
xi) To effectively supervise and guide staff member(s) reporting on the job.
xii) To undertake any other related duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Academic Qualifications and Experience
The ideal candidate for this position should have the following qualifications and experience:
i) Possession of Bachelor Degree or equivalent qualifications in
Materials Management, Procurement and Logistics, Engineering, Architecture, Law, Quantity Surveying or any related fields with proven specialization or coverage in procurement;
ii) Must be registered by appropriate Professional Bodies;
iii) Possession of Knowledge and Competence in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) application; and
iv) Possession of Not less than five (5) years work experience as procurement specialist in a reputable institution(s).

Personal Attributes
In addition to the above skills and qualifications, applicants for the above
position are required to have the following attributes:
a) A very high level of integrity, honesty and sense of responsibility;
b) Ability to work under pressure and produce expected results;
c) Ability to work in a dynamic team;
d) Ability to self manage, achieve results and meet deadlines; and
e) Willingness to work beyond the call of duty.

Tenure and Remuneration
a) A competitive salary will be offered to the right candidate for the post.
b) EWURA is an equal opportunity employer.
c) Staff will be employed on 5 years renewable contracts.

Mode of Application
Application letter with Curriculum Vitae (CV) including e-mail address or
day time contact telephone number, together with photocopies of certificates, one passport size photo and names and contacts of two referees should be addressed to reach the under-mentioned by 10th March 2015
Only short listed candidate meeting the above criteria will be invited for
interview. Lobbying and canvassing for employment will not be entertained
and may work to the candidate’s disadvantage.

Application letter should be addressed to:

The Director General
Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA)
Samora Avenue, 6th Floor, Harbour View Towers
(Former JM Mall Building)
P O Box 72175



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