Procurement Manager

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Procurement / Purchasing

Summary

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.

Responsibilities

  • 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

Requirements

  • 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

Characteristics

  • 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

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Procurement / Purchasing: 5 Years

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