Deadline: 10 Jun 2018.
Date posted: 30 May 2018.

Location:Dar es Salaam.



On behalf of our esteemed client, we are looking for Procurement Manager responsible for effective implementation of procurement strategy while ensuring the company gets value for money in all its purchases.


  • Initiate, plan, develop and implement strategies for the improvement of the overall procurement process to maintain economy and efficiency of operation. Also monitor purchasing activities for materials inline with global sourcing plan, lead and manage the development of strategic contracts for materials/services and market securing optimum price and delivery
  • Lead negotiations to get best purchasing value for the company. Identify and propose most cost effective ways of purchasing for the business. Develop procurement plans for marketing materials
  • Review contract provisions and contract accuracy and changes prior to bid and renewal. Manage vendor relations, coordinate supplier qualification process, monitor supplier performance and take timely actions. Work in close co-ordination with cost center owners in the acquisition and disposal of company assets. Analyze and monitor procurement spend, challenge the way services are being delivered and managed and present options to upper management on alternative service provision through effective procurement options
  • Meet annual target for savings and other KPIs through improved procurement processes,. Achieve measurable year on year cost, risk and value improvement and avoid vendor innitiated cost increase
  • View all purchase orders prepared, ensure quotations are in line with company policy and authorize purchase orders before sending to suppliers/or obtain additional authorization in line with company authority levels. Run PO report to ensure that the correct purchasing flow is used as defined in Corporate Policy. Ensure that Buyers review all open purchase orders on a weekly basis to identify long outstanding purchase orders and follow up with suppliers accordingly
  • Ensure that purchasing documents are filed appropriately and in an auditable state. Continuous process improvement in operations, decrease order turnaround times and streamline work processes
  • Develop purchasing policies and procedures, ensure that these are in line with company policies and objectives and ensure that company policies and procedures are adhered to
  • Perform any other duties reasonably requested by management


  • University degree in Procurement, Supply Chain Management or its equivalent
  • 5+ years managerial experience in Procurement Department
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili
  • Competence in the use of MS Office and Understanding of any procurement system


Strong negotiations skills, knowledge of procurement methods and procedures of a large scale centralized purchasing function including buying, contract management and risk management. General business understanding, analytical skills, general management and project management skills, good financial accumen

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