Senior Procurement & Administration Manager Job Opportunity at Equity Bank Tanzania


Senior Procurement & Administration Manager Job Opportunity at Equity Bank Tanzania

Job Title: Senior Procurement & Administration Manager

Reports to: Head of Finance

Function level: Senior Manager

Basic Purpose:

Develop and lead the implementation of the procurement & administration policies and guidelines as well as the activities to ensure full support of the Bank’s operational needs.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop procurement and administration strategies, as well as the operational plan to ensure alignment of the Bank’s procurement & administration activities with the overall Bank’s strategic objectives.
  • Provide leadership, planning and managing human resources effectively to facilitate accomplishment of
    the units’ objectives.
  • Oversee the coordination of the procurement process, from planning, tendering process, evaluation and
    selection, awarding and contracting in accordance with the set guidelines.
  • Oversee the construction and renovation projects to improve efficiency and ensure that the facilities
    meet the environmental, health and security standards as well as compliance with the government
  • Oversee proper running of utilities for the office buildings such as electricity, water and ensure all faults
    are dealt with to avoid down time of operations;
  • Formulate and ensure implementation of the working environment, occupational health and safety
    policies and procedures;
  • Supervise the preparation and monitoring of the procurement and administration budget to ensure
    effective utilization;
  • Liaise directly with the Public Procurement and Regulatory Authority on all matters within its
  • Oversee the Bank’s fleet management, vehicles management, transport allocation, vehicle scheduling,
    vehicle maintenance, vehicle logs to ensure all vehicles are well equipped and serviced for use by
  • Guide the team on how to maintain supplier relationships in order to deliver optimum performance/results in cost, service and quality;
  • Oversee the establishment of the service level agreements as the Bank’s standards to ensure efficiency in delivery of services;
  • Review the procurement & administration reports on a monthly/quarterly/annual basis and submit to management for decision-making purposes;
  • Conduct performance reviews with the subordinate as per the Performance Management guidelines and in a timely manner each year; and
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the immediate supervisor.


Educational Qualifications & Functional / Technical Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Project Management/Business Administration/Procurement and Supply Management
    or any other related field
  • A professional qualification/certification in Procurement.

Relevant Experience (Type of experience and minimum number of years)

  • At least 8 years experience in the procurement field.
  • Knowledge of procurement and administration laws and regulations of Tanzania
  • Budgeting skills
  • Planning skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Training skills
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • People management skills
  • Time management skills

All applications should be channeled through Quoting the respective job title in the subject field

Deadline: 02nd October 2022


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