Thursday, April 16, 2015

Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation Tanzania ,Procurement Officer Jobs in Tanzania

Position: Procurement Officer
Employer: Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation Tanzania (Mbeya)
Job Location: Mbeya

Position Summary:
The  PO is responsible for all purchasing functions, including evaluating
and qualifying suppliers/vendors, placing and tracking orders, ensuring
timely and accurate delivery of goods, soliciting and analyzing quotes,
and ensuring high quality and value for
money in organizational

Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordinate and facilitate the procurement process in liaison with
respective departments.Develop and maintain an up-to-date supplier’s
database.Solicit for quotations for the project’s supplies/equipment
requirements both locally and internationally as necessaryEnsure integrated
internal controls, timely payment of vendors and full, auditable support
documentation.Conduct purchasing functions in accordance with approved
policies.Evaluate supplier’s performancePrepare, review and clearance of
documentation (evaluations, requests for awards, purchase order’s and
contracts for services.)Negotiate terms and conditions of purchase to
ensure efficient and timely delivery of services.Lead preparations of
procurements plan to its implementation in line with approved
budget.Maintain and update prices for the projects common
purchases/supplies.Maintain stock records of procured items.Compile and
maintain a schedule for placed orders status and ensuring that purchase
orders have been dispatched.Coordinating clearing and forwarding with
relevant agents and preparation of VAT exemption forms.Establish and or
renew maintenance contracts for all the project  equipment and ensure that
these contracts are implemented in a timely  manner without lapsing.Act as
Secretary to Tender Board by supporting the function of the Tender
BoardAdvice on disposal of obsolete or condemned items/goods on how to
handle loses in stores.Meet Senior Management information needs, including
preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reports.Carry out any other
duties that may be assigned.


Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or other related
degreeProfessional Qualifications, i.e. CIPS and 3 years related experience
in purchasing and logistics management preferred.Should be registered as a
Procurement and Supplies Professional and TechnicianExperience in
bio-medical procurement is an added advantageExcellent oral and written
communication skills in both English and KiswahiliKnowledge of purchasing
procedures and supplies/stock management.Strong computer skills, including
word processing and spreadsheet programsAbility to make judgment and
decisions in accordance with the  established policies and procedures, with
the highest level of accuracy  and integrity.Highly organized, detail
oriented and self motivated.Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks
Send your application with the subject PROCUREMENT OFFICER to -


Address to:

Senior Administrator and HR,
P. O. Box 2663,
Deadline for applications is 23rd April, 2015

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