Procurement Manager

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Procurement / Purchasing


This job leads and drives global and regional initiatives in Company's operational environment. The job holder is responsible for the procurement operations as well as category performance initiatives.


  • Establish and lead Company's Tanzania Procurement department, which ensures the support for the Group's global, and zone category management process as well as operational execution;
  • Drive Company's Tanzania saving initiatives and actions as determined by global and regional strategies;
  • Ensure the availability of all materials and services in close cooperation with responsible Central Ordering Officers;
  • Implement the Company’s Procurement strategy in close cooperation with Regional Procurement;
  • Provide leadership to the procurement team by offering technical support as well as guidance in all procurement operation;
  • Establish and negotiate contract terms and conditions, and maintain supplier relationships;
  • Planning to coordinate and dealing with buyers and purchasing departments in various organisations
  • conducting interviews with vendors,
  • Negotiating supplier agreements and managing supplier and vendor contracts.
  • Constantly monitor what the company purchases, delivers and spends to determine if goods are defective or not meeting performance demands.
  • Hire new buyers and purchasing agents and provide product-specific training to prepare new employees for their roles.
  • Being able to do basic math, analyse information and make quick decisions which is helpful for choosing suppliers, managing costs and choosing quality merchandise
  • Perform other duty as directed
  • Budgeting


Education and Qualifications

  • Degree in Procurement Logistics Business Administration
  • Certified Supplies Professional Certificate in the Authorised category or Fellow
  • Active member of PSPTBCIPS/IPSCMI


  • Minimum five (5) years of experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills ability to communicate effectively/convincingly at all levels (including technical and operational) and with all functions at least in Swahili language and English
  • Highly effective time management, planning and organisation skills ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities and drive tasks to completion in a fixed time-frame and in a pressured environment
  • Ability to deal with ambiguities, conflicts and adversarial relationships
  • Proven ability to identify problems quickly, make sound judgments, establish and implement solutions
  • Proven ability to solve and analyse data
  • Proven ability to drive change in a complicated international environment
  • Proven ability to effectively lead teams and drive for performance


  • Excellent Skills in the application of Microsoft Office
  • Database knowledge and statistics tools
  • Knowledge and experience of E-Procurement Tools
  • Excellent communication in both English and Kiswahili

Reporting To

General Manager







Procurement / Purchasing: 5 Years