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Assistant Procurement Jobs At Maruma & AssociatesTanzania

 Assistant Procurement Manager

Maruma & AssociatesTanzania

Director, Global Markets, Corporate & Investment Banking at Absa Bank Tanzania Limited

Job Title:  Assistant Procurement Manager

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

Contact Email:

Date Added:  10th February, 2021  

Closure Date:   28th February, 2021 (Time: 12:00hrs; East Africa Time)

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

    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

    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

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