15 Nov 2021

Procurement Manager – VectorLink Tanzania at Abt Associates

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Job Description

Job Description

Under the supervision of the Country Finance & Admin Manager, the Procurement Manager is responsible for the procurement function of the project.

Specific duties and responsibilities include the following:

Performs local procurements of goods and services, in coordination with the project’s Operations Manager, following all relevant USAID and Abt Associates policies and procedures, including:

  • Define the commodity specifications in coordination with the operations and entomology teams
  • Prepare and conduct local tenders.
  • Maintain a registry of local and regional vendors.
  • Organize the receipt and assessment of quotations, and the selection of preferred bids.
  • Develop and maintain a tool to track purchase orders and outstanding vendor payments.
  • Quality control and receipt of delivered goods, and the processing of customs clearance and tax waivers, as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned by Abt Associates Inc.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Business, Management, Administration, or other relevant field.
  • At least nine (9) years of relevant professional experience, with significant experience in the procurement of commodities.
  • Experience at USAID-funded development programs and thorough knowledge of Federal and AID Acquisition Regulations (FARs and AIDARs) is required.
  • Excellent management, supervisory, organizational, computer, and writing skills.
  • English language fluency.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree + Nine years of relevant experience, or Master’s Degree + Seven years of relevant experience, or PhD + Four years of relevant experience

Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits. Local candidates strongly encouraged to apply.

Disclaimer: Abt Associates will never ask candidates for money in exchange for an offer of employment.

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Closing Date : 25th November, 2021.

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