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Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Procurement Officer at Pathfinder International

 Pathfinder International Dar es-Salaam, Tanzania

Full-time · Entry level

About the job

Key Job Outcomes:

Supplies and Equipment Tracking and Delivery: Ensures timely tracking of all supplies and equipment sent to the relevant managers. Ensures timely delivery of supplies and equipment to the specified locations and proactively liaises with relevant managers to clarify relevant
Procurement of Goods and Services: Purchases goods and services, analyzes purchase requisitions, and creates new and updates existing bid Prepares and follows up payment requests for goods and services in a timely manner in accordance with existing Pathfinder policies and guidelines. Coordinates, assigns, reviews and participates in the work of staff responsible for volume purchasing services.
Bid Proposals: Assists in drafting and evaluating bid proposals; solicits and negotiates competitive pricing from vendors and makes recommendations for issuance of purchase orders and waivers of Reviews existing office supply contracts and coordinates the bid process in accordance with Pathfinder International procurement rules and best practices. Serves on committees to evaluate sealed proposals. Negotiates pricing.
Vendor Database Management: Maintains a database of vendors. Investigates and resolves complex problems associated with outside vendor documentation to process purchase orders, waivers, payments.
Reports: Prepares and submits procurement reports in agreed format and timeframe

Project Management and Participation: Leads, manages or participates in cross-functional project teams

Minimally Required Job-specific Competencies:

Purchase of Commodities: Foundational knowledge of the purchase of commodities, computer hardware and software, materials equipment, services and/or
USAID Procurement Rules and Regulations: Foundational knowledge of USAID procurement rules and
Procurement Process: Advanced knowledge of the procurement
PC Applications: Foundational knowledge of purchasing
Vendor Relations Management: Ability to maintain relationships with

Minimally Required Organizational Competencies:

Confidentiality: Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information in a discreet and professional manner
Software Applications: Foundational knowledge of MS Office products, including MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and
Languages: Advanced writing and speaking skills using local language and English
Communication: Advanced oral and written communication skills. Advanced knowledge of report
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Services: Foundational knowledge of family planning and reproductive health principles, practices and services, including strategies and
Passion for Sexual and Reproductive Health Services: Commitment to family planning, reproductive health services, gender, maternal, child health services, and eradication of harmful traditional
Influencing and Customer Service Skills: Advanced influencing and diplomacy Advanced customer service skills.
Organization, Planning and Multi-tasking: Advanced organizational and planning skills, project planning and management Proven ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and multi-task with minimal supervision.
Matrix Management: Ability to thrive in a matrixed
Self-Management and Teamwork: Ability to work independently or as a member of the team, ability to be detailed-oriented, and ability to manage stress effectively in a fast-paced environment