Procurement Management Advisor

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Last update: Mar 27, 2023 Last update: Mar 27, 2023


Deadline: Apr 28, 2023 Deadline for applications has passed
Location: Tanzania Tanzania
Job type: Contract, 12 months +
English English
Work experience: Min 10 years
Date posted: Mar 25, 2023


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Procurement Management Advisor 

(Please note: This position is for tendering purpose only.)

Scope of Work;

Advisor will provide overall technical guidance in Procurementto support the efficient and effective management of the procurement and supply chain processes for the DART Project. S/he will lead DART overall procurement supply chain operations, including:

  • Work with clients to profile quantifications as required by various programs.
  • Develop and support the implementation of sound procurement policies that ensure acquisition of goods and services is done while adhering to the GOU guidelines and regulations , including procurement planning, budgeting, maintenance of procurement records, establishment of appropriate procurement structures/systems and reporting to the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority.
  • Develop systems that will support forecasting and planning for the agency’s needs and requirements by keeping abreast of market and product trends and development.
  • Design and implement responsive systems/processes that will ensure timely, efficient and effective procurement of goods and services in liaison with the procurement manager.
  • Provide mechanisms that will ensure proper linkages with supplies, accounting and other stores procedures so that the organization properly maintains stocks based on demand.
  • Ensure maintenance of updated suppliers list.
  • Support the development of systems and mechanisms that prepare requests for quotations or tenders to pre-qualified suppliers or the public.
  • Establish, in co-ordination with the relevant department and end-users, quality specifications of goods and services required by the agency.
  • Provide a monitoring system that supports the better planning for procurement according to demand.

Skill, Qualification and Experience Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Procurement and Supply Management, or related field
  • Preferably a member of the Procurement and Supplies Professionals and Technicians Board (PSPTB)or recognized supply chain professional body and/or Post Graduate diploma in Procurement and Supply Management,
  • 10 years’ experience working in procurement and supply chain management, five of which must have been in a management or senior advisor position. Donor funded programme and Public sector procurement and supply chain experience will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • High integrity
  • Familiarity with public procurement guidelines and procedures
  • Familiarity with donor procurement guidelines and procedures
  • Familiarity with World Bank STEP.
  • Team player and strong leadership and management skills
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with standard office computer applications
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
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