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Procurement Manager


Procurement Management

  • Develop the annual and monthly Procurement Plan for the procurement of goods, works, and services in consultation with reporting manager with a focus on:
      • Timely delivery of procured services
      • Obtaining the best value for money
      • Utilizing buying power leverage
  • Monitoring of re-order level of spares supplies and inventories and ensures timely availability of materials, equipment, spares, and engineering utilities as per agreed schedules.
  • Maintain records of goods ordered and received, thereby ensuring that all procurement documentation is appropriately filed
  • Prepare payment and cash flow forecast for imports and local purchases based on payment terms
  • Advise internal customers on the appropriate procurement process to be followed
  • Manage the tender process in adherence to the Procurement Policy.

Relationship Management

  • Develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with suppliers, colleagues, and management to ensure business continuity. Facilitate supplier meetings in the discussion of procurement processes to identify bottlenecks and identify initiatives to address queries/concerns raised
  • Work across service providers to achieve value through maximized savings benefits, reduced duplications, and negotiate fixed contractual agreements. Administer contract performance, including delivery, renewal, warranty, damages, and insurance
  • Conduct efficient and collaborative procurements which are corporately compliant (tendering, quotations, negotiations, evaluation award, contract management, supplier relationship management) and which result in a high value-adding commercial outcome.
  • Maintain an updated database of suppliers

Budget Management

  • Develop the annual procurement budget based on operational and financial targets for Supply Chain
  • Monitor the operating budget to ensure expenditure is aligned to budget allocations while addressing budget variances with the reporting manager
  • Authorize expenses as per approval matrix or delegation of authority

Record Keeping

  • Work closely with Warehouse Manager to maintain an updated accurate records receipts and ensure timely processing GRNs
  • Keep records of all procurement activities for both local and imported while ensuring an updated record of prices changes is maintained
  • Work with Commercial Officer [Inbound] to ensure LCs and Cost sheets are prepared correctly and timely
  • Introduce a proper filling system where accessing and retrieving records should be done easily

Manage Supply Chain KPI Dashboard

  • Work with reporting manager to create KPIs dashboard for supply chain department and perform monthly update/reporting

People Management

  • Participate in the recruitment of subordinates in collaboration with management and the Human Resources Department
  • Manage the performance of direct reports, ensuring agreement of annual goals, measuring performance against agreed goals and dealing with areas of non-performance
  • Manage the development of staff and identify training interventions in support of career development
  • Input into the development of succession plans for the department in consultation with management
  • Coach and mentor team members to foster personal growth and teamwork
  • Approve leave, subsistence and travel expenses as per the approval matrix



The candidate should have a legal work authorization status to work in Tanzania

Qualifications required:

  • Degree or Diploma in Business Administration, Accounts, Economics, Engineering, Management, Transport and Logistics / Supply chain / related field

Experience required:

  • General work experience (years): 8 Years
  • Specific to the position (level/discipline/years):  Minimum 4 years managing a procurement team
  • Industry: Manufacturing

Language requirements:

  • English
  • Swahili

Computer literacy:

  • Microsoft Office
  • Any ERP knowledge is mandatory, knowledge of SAP MM module is desirable

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