Maruma & Associates Tanzania, 2021

Assistant Procurement Manager
Job Title: Assistant Procurement Manager
Maruma & Associates Tanzania
Reporting to: Procurement Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.
Industry: Construction, Manufacturing, Real Estate
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: March 2021
Contact Name: Esther Maruma
Date Added: 10th February, 2021

Job Description
We are seeking a dynamic Assistant, Procurement Manager to work in our Dar Es Salaam Office, who will be in charge of a sizeable volume or key project purchasing programs. .

The incumbent will be expected to:
• Plan and use fruitful sourcing strategies in local market
• Discover profitable suppliers and initiate business and organization partnerships
• Negotiate with external vendors to secure advantageous credit terms
• Finalize purchase details of orders and deliveries with Procurement Manager
• Track and report key functional system of measurement to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
• Collaborate with key persons to ensure clarity of the specifications and expectations of the company
• Foresee alterations in the comparative negotiating ability of suppliers and clients
• Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements
• Assisting sale team in understanding BOQ and sourcing material
• Close coordination with store for analyzing and understanding the fast moving and slow-moving items
• Preparing report of fast- and slow-moving items and presenting to procurement manage

Job Skills: Not Specified

• Proven working experience as Assistant to Procurement, Procurement Officer or Head of Procurement
• Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques as well as a dexterity in “reading” the market
• Talent in negotiations and networking
• Good knowledge of local manufacturer and supplier
• Good knowledge of construction materials
• Good knowledge ERP software
• Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers
• Experience in collecting and analyzing data
• Strong leadership capabilities
• Bachelor in Mechanical or Civil degree
• Diploma in material management and quantity surveying will be added qualification

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

Job Education Experience: Not Specified

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
Maruma & Associates (M&A), consulting firm is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Should you feel your fit for the role, Please share your updated CV, most recent references, a cover letter describing your eligibility and relevant qualifications to  Closure Date: 28th February, 2021 (Time: 12:00hrs; East Africa Time)