Thursday, 7 August 2014

Tigo Tanzania Jobs - Senior Procurement Specialist


Job Title: Senior Procurement Specialist

Employer: Tigo Tanzania

Duty Station: Dar Es Saalam

Application Deadline: 20th August 2014


Key Responsibilities

• Develop and execute the Category Supply Strategy to achieve best in class Supplier Base
• Coordinate and negotiate requirements with local internal customers, and support them with the commercial side of enforcing contracted terms and performance
• Develop in depth industry understanding within his/her assigned Category, specifically concerning local competitive forces, breakthrough business or technology advances, and cost structure
• Support Global P&SC Team in the development of specific category strategies, global tenders and / or negotiations
Procurement Management
• Independently manage procurements of fairly high complexity (i.e. high value, new business model, complex stakeholders or other relevant factors) from start to end, including sourcing strategy, RFx, evaluation, negotiation and finalization
• In relation to categories or other strategic areas within area of responsibility, as agreed with Procurement Manager, create category/sourcing strategies and execute in market timely to meet yearly Procurement plan
• Create and maintain yearly and monthly procurement and PO plans within area of responsibility

Leadership
• Give qualified support to Procurement Specialists, Contract Managers and P&SC/Procurement Manager in contributing to team efforts and initiatives
• Participate in training new Procurement Specialists in the group as required and serve as mentor to new colleagues
• Participate in training new Procurement Specialists in the group as required and serve as mentor to new colleagues
• Identify areas for improvement and proactively address them
• Acts as first level/filter for escalation
• Support Global in contract amendment negotiations and liaise with Global Contract Managers and Category Directors

Position Requirements

• Bachelor in Business Administration, Technical or Economic Degree and/or related careers
• Graduate level required, MBA desirable
• 2-3 years in Procurement and/or working on Category related positions

How to Apply:

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