Sunday, 20 July 2014

Supplier Officer Jobs in Tanzania at Equity For Tanzania Ltd

Job Title: Supplier Officer

Employer: Equity For Tanzania Ltd

Duty Station: Moshi, Tanzania

Application Deadline: 25th July 2014

Job Description:

Duties and Responsibilities:

Assist EFTA to build a strong supplier base to increase choice for our customers. This involves vetting potential new suppliers to ensure they provide quality equipment and after-sales service, and includes site inspection visits.
Trouble shoot equipment problems after installation and liaise with both customers and suppliers for repair, acting as a go-between in difficult situations.
Formulate supplier proposals for the review of the EFTA Credit Committee.
Assess equipment and machinery for suitability for a customer’s needs.
Coordinate with the investment team, finance team and suppliers to ensure that the appropriate work flow is followed after Credit Committee approval by:
o drafting purchase orders for signature;
o drafting approval letters;
o drafting lease agreements;
o preparing payment documentation
o assisting in coordination of deliveries.
Assist in specification and purchasing for other equipment required for effective investment management, such as GPS locators, GPS equipment tracking and hand-held smart devices.
Support with logistical company tasks such as office procurement.
Support reconditioning and re-sale of repossessed equipment assisting in buy-backs with trusted suppliers and maintaining database of potential buyers.
Work with the Supplier and Operations Manager to assess the value of machinery in outstanding investments.

Required skills:

Three key skills are required for this position:
excellent written English with the ability to write supplier proposals and letters to customers with minimal need for supervision;
High achievement in mathematics, enabling the applicant to execute the various arithmetic tasks associated with machinery valuation, purchase order formulation and lease repayment calculations; and a strong knowledge of engineering and electronics, allowing the applicant to vet supplier machinery confidently, assess suitability for customer needs and diagnose any machinery breakdowns once operational.
Beyond this, the applicant will be asked to prove that they are:
problem solvers, who can analyse difficult situations and provide solutions where others cannot;
good with people in order to resolve difficult situations; well-organised to manage the many different day-to-day tasks he/she will be allocated;
Motivated in order to thrive in a fast-paced hard-working organisation; and reliable in order to cope with the increasing responsibilities which will accompany this role.

How to Apply:

To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter to

Please make sure that your CV includes:
? Your personal details, including full name and contact details
? A description of what you see as your strongest personal skills
? A list of all previous employment including the dates you were in that employment, your job title and your primary responsibilities
? A summary of your academic record, including the educational institutions you have attended and academic scores
? Any additional courses attended or qualifications
? Any other relevant experience, such as volunteering positions or participation in clubs or societies
? Details of three personal references
? If you are not a Tanzanian citizen, your nationality and permissions to work in Tanzania

You cover letter should include:
? A reference to where you saw the advert and which position you are applying for
? Why you are interested in working for EFTA
? Why you are interested in this role in particular
? Why you think you would be good at this role. If possible, you should reference specific experience and/or
character traits you think support this case
? When you are available to start, and if there are any dates you would not be able to come to interview