Amref Health Africa Senior Procurement Manager Jobs in Tanzania

Amref Health Africa Senior Procurement Manager Jobs in Tanzania

Amref Health Africa is a non-profit public health organization supporting the Government of Tanzania to address public health issues including maternal and child health, HIV, TB, Malaria and Nutrition in Tanzania since 1987.

Amref Health Africa is teaming up with University of Maryland in Baltimore (UMB) to complement each other’s extensive expertise to execute a robust HIV care and treatment clinical cascade project aiming to accelerate the achievement of the current 95-95-95 goals for HIV epidemic control in Tanzania.

The project which is funded by The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through CDC Tanzania, branded as Afya Kamilifu Project will be implemented in Tanga region and Zanzibar Islands in collaboration and guidance from the Tanzania Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Zanzibar Ministry of health and President’s Office Regions Authority and Local Government (PORALG).

With this Amref Health Africa Tanzania is announcing the following positions to be filled for this project:

To ensure that Amref Health Africa – Tanzania and all field Office procurement is delivered in a fair and transparent manner consistent with the requirements of the Procurement Manual

Essential duties and responsibilities

Procurement Management Strategy

  • Provide leadership through co-ordination and supervision of the implementation of procurement strategies, taking overall responsibility for the operation of the electronic procurement system, the ERP
  • Ensure efficient and effective management of procurement functions including quality improvement and quality control

    Procurement of goods services and works

  • Ensure country office and all field Offices procurement is undertaken in an ethical manner consistent with the Amref Health Africa Procurement Manual
  • Seek new ways to make all Amref Health Africa procurement more efficient at reduced cost with the use of bulk discounts and the like
  • Review major expenditure areas – such as travel and accommodation – to ensure services received by country office and
    all field Office are of a sufficient standard and that prices achieve value for money

    Contract Management

  • Set up appropriate procurement panels and frameworks to ensure country office and all field Office obtain value for money in all the procurements
  • Review all frameworks and panel agreements at least every two years

    Technical Support

  • Advise and assist Procurement Assistant in Country Office and field offices on issue they may be facing, helping ensure they also deliver value for money in all their procurements

    Policies & Procedures

  • Design and implement procurement policy by establishing standards and procedures, measuring results against standards and making necessary adjustments.

    Budget management

  • Manages department’s resources including staff, budgets and assets.
  • Preparation of annual procurement budget, scheduling expenditures, analysing variances and initiating corrective actions.


  • Proven experience in logistics management, general procurement;
  • Team leadership and management skills;
  • Capacity building and development skills; and
  • Good interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills.
  • Minimum of five (5) years working experience with three (3) of these in a managerial position preferably in an international NGO; and experience in USG procurement will be an added advantage
  • Experience with big and complex procurements involving bidding processes and clearing processes
  • Bachelor’s degree in Logistics management, Social Sciences, or closely related area;
  • Master’s Degree in Procurement, Management or related area;
  • Additional professional training in stores management, and fleet management are essential; and
  • Membership to relevant professional bodies is an added advantage.

    How to Apply

    If you meet the criteria given above and interested in the vacancies, please send an application letter and CV combined in as one document indicating your present employer and position, daytime telephone contact, names and addresses of two referees.

    To be considered, your application must be received by October 30th. 2018. All correspondence should be directed to: Email:

    For more information and job application details, see; Amref Health Africa Senior Procurement Manager Jobs in Tanzania

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