Procurement Manager

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Procurement / Purchasing


This role will lead and drive global and regional initiatives in the Tanzania operational environment. The job holder is responsible for procurement operations as well as category performance initiatives.


  • Establish and lead the Tanzania Procurement department, which ensures the support for the Group's global, and zone category management process as well as operational execution.
  • Drive the organisation's Tanzania saving initiatives and actions as determined by global and regional strategies.
  • Ensure Local Content compliance as per the regulations given by the Mining Commission.
  • 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 operations.
  • Establish and negotiate contract terms and conditions and maintain supplier relationships.
  • Planning to coordinate and deal with buyers and purchasing departments in various organizations
  • 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 are helpful for choosing suppliers, managing costs, and choosing quality merchandise.
  • Perform other duty as directed.

Nature of Decision Making

  • Analytical decisions
  • Operational decisions

Education and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement and Logistics Management or similar

Professional Qualifications ( Mandatory )

  • Certified Supplies Professional Certificate in the Authorized category
  • Active member of PSPTBCIPS/IPSCMI


Minimum Five (5) years of experience in procurement or a similar position.


Technical Competencies

  • 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

Behavioural Competencies

  • 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 organization skills ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities and drive tasks to completion in a fixed timeframe 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.




Manufacturing: 5 Years



Procurement / Purchasing: 5 Years