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Assistant Procurement Manager at Maruma & Associates Tanzania


 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:  [email protected]

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 [email protected]