Procurement Officer – 1 Post

Watumishi Housing Company (WHC) is a public entity responsible for the implementation of the Public Servants Housing Scheme (PSHS) and management of the WHC Real Estate Investment Trust (WHC-REIT). Shareholders of WHC and the financiers of the PSHS are National Social Security Fund (NSSF), PPF Pensions Fund (PPF), Public Service Pensions Fund (PSPF), LAPF Pensions Fund (LAPF), Government Employees Provident Fund (GEPF), National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) and National Housing Corporation (NHC).

In order to implement its objectives, WHC would like to invite suitably qualified Tanzanians to join its lean, entrepreneurial and dynamic team by filling the following vacancies:

Procurement Officer – One Post

Duty Station: WHC Head Office Dar es Salaam
Reporting to: Senior/Principal Procurement Officer
Salary Grade: 6

Procurement Officer will provide support to the Senior Procurement Officer and Head of Procurement Management Unit (PMU) to perform all procurement activities in accordance with the requirement of the law

Specific Duties and Responsibilities
i) To provide support in coordinating procurement plans across the Authority.
ii) To attend to inquiries from bidders and suppliers
iii) To assist the Secretary to the Tender Board in preparing agenda for Tender Board meetings.
iv) To maintain registers of all procurement and supply contracts
v) To participate in tender evaluation.
vi) To prepare compliance reports for submission to the Public Procurement Regulatory Authority.
vii) To prepare contract documents.
viii) To provide support in review and evaluate procurement requirements and recommend appropriate alternative procedures.
ix) To provide support to preparation, coordination and implementation of Annual Procurement and disposal plans
x) To provide support in coordinate preparing tender bidding documents.
xi) To provide support in conducting training in procurement and contract management.
xii) To effectively supervise and guide staff member(s) reporting to the job position.
xiii) To undertake any other related duties as assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

Academic Qualifications and Experience
The ideal candidate for this position should have the following qualifications and experience:
i) Bachelor Degree or equivalent qualifications in Materials Management, Procurement Management, Engineering, Architecture, Law, Quantity Surveying or any related fields with proven specialization or coverage in procurement;
ii) Must have completed and passed Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (ACSE) examination;
iii) Must posses a recognized professional qualification such as Certified Procurement and Supplies Professional (CPSP);
iv) Must be registered by appropriate Professional Bodies;
v) Knowledge and Competence in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) applications;
vi) Not less than three (3) years work experience in relevant field in a reputable institution(s); and
vii) Demonstrate high standards of conduct and ethics.

TENURE AND REMUNERATION
A competitive salary will be offered to the right candidates for the posts. WHC is an equal opportunity employer. Staff will be employed on three (3) years contracts that are renewable upon satisfactory performance.

MODE OF APPLICATION
Application letter with Curriculum Vitae (CV) including e-mail address or daytime contact telephone number, together with photocopies of certificates and names and contacts of two referees should be addressed to reach the under-mentioned by 16th February 2018.

Only short-listed candidates meeting the above criteria will be invited for interview. Lobbying and canvassing for employment will not be entertained and may work to the candidate’s disadvantage.

Application letter should be sent through the address shown below:

The Chief Executive Officer,
Watumishi Housing Company,
4th Floor Golden Jubilee Towers,
7 Ohio Street/ Kibo Street,
P.O. Box 5119,
11481 Dar es Salaam.

OR

Email: info@whctz.org

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