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Procurement Officer job vacancy at Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF)

Procurement Officer job vacancy at Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF)

Procurement Officer job vacancy at Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF) nafasi za kazi, ajira mpya opportunities. The Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF) is an apex and focal private sector members-based organization, which seeks to promote effective engagement with government and other stakeholders in developing policy and a conducive environment for doing business and developing the country.


TPSF therefore commands significant influence and credibility both locally and internationally. It boasts a unique position as the government’s partner, which makes it a key player in policy formulation, public-private partnership (PPP implementation), coordination of high-level public-private dialogue (PPD’s) platforms and National Budget. TPSF Tanzania has thus stood tall and bold on many advocacy issues of national and sectoral importance.

Main Duties and Responsibility

The procurement officer is in charge of overseeing the entire procurement process—sourcing, buying, and contract administration for suppliers of goods and services. Procurement Officer responsibilities are;

  • Identify possible suppliers using market research, vendor evaluations, and requests for proposals.
  • Establish and maintain connections with suppliers to ensure timely delivery of goods and services.
  • Negotiate contracts, conditions, and pricing with vendors to get the most value for the organization.
  • Evaluate vendor performance based on quality, dependability, and cost-effectiveness.
  • Review purchase requests from multiple departments to assess procurement needs.
  • Prepare purchase orders, contracts, and other procurement documents based on organizational policies and procedures;
  • Monitor inventory levels and restock goods as needed to keep acceptable stock levels.
  • Manage contracts over their entire lifecycle, including negotiation, execution, and renewal.
  • Monitor procurement budgets and expenses to ensure alignment with business goals and financial objectives.
  • Create and implement methods to reduce costs without sacrificing quality or service levels;
  • Ensure compliance with procurement rules, procedures, and laws, including ethical and legal obligations;
  • Conduct risk assessments on suppliers and procurement procedures to identify and minimize potential risks.
  • Stay current on changes to procurement laws, regulations, and industry best practices.


  • Bachelor’s degree in procurement, business administration, supply chain management, or a similar profession.
  • At least three (3) years of work experience in procurement, preferably with international organizations or non-governmental organizations.
  • Certified Procurement and Supplies Professional ‘CPSP (T)’
  • Excellent working understanding of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Detail-oriented, proactive, with strong planning and follow-up skills;
  • Strong negotiating abilities, as well as the ability to establish and manage productive relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders.

Application instructions;

Interested candidates should submit a Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae before Friday 1st March 2024 at 4:30 pm.

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