Supply Chain and Procurement Manager Job at APHFTA – Career Opportunity in Tanzania

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Job Category: Management
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  17 September 2021
Duty Station:  Dar es Salaam
Posted: 07-09-2021
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Supply Chain and Procurement Manager

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Management ]

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Deadline of this Job:
17 September 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 07, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

About Us
APHFTA is an Umbrella organization of the Private Health Sector (Self Sustaining) in Tanzania. APHFTA is looking for qualified, experienced, and interested individuals to apply for the following positions at APHFTA headquarters and regional offices under the SAFE VMMC (Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision) Tohara Salama Project:
Position Title: Supply Chain and Procurement Manager (1 position)
Reports to: Finance and Administration Director
Department: Finance and Administration
Supervisory role: Regional supply chain and Procurement Advisors (3)
Location: APHFTA HQ-Dar es salaam

Provide technical guidance to SAFE VMMC project supply chain management that will include but not limited to Quantification (forecasting and supply planning), Local procurement of commodities. Product selection, Importation / Product Registration, Distribution, Waste management and Quality Assurance. She/he will lead in the design, operation, and monitoring and evaluation of supply chain responsible for the provision of SAFE VMMC commodities. She/he will Work closely with national and regional project management team in developing strategies and solutions around the VMMC supply chain, including lessons learned. She/he will support the regional project management team with the improvement of supply chains for SAFE VMMC medicines, supplies and commodities at VMMC sites. She/he will support Regional VMMC supply and Procurement Manager in VMMC outreach preparation and execution. She/he will also contribute to or write Procurement and Supply reports and other relevant documents.

Desired Qualifications/Competences
• Bachelor’s Degree in public health, sciences, supply chain, business administration, or a related field.
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the design and development of systems design,
• implementation, monitoring and evaluation of supply chain systems at the country level, preferably
• with knowledge of VMMC or related commodities,
• Experience with quantification or supply chain management tasks related to medical equipment and other consumables required.
• Experience working with USAID, PEPFAR in assessing and designing improvements and technical
• guidance of VMMC or similar public health service delivery efforts will be an advantage
• Current knowledge of existing developments in the field of VMMC or related commodity
• procedures, equipment, and supplies at the country level desired.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Kiswahili languages.
• A proven ability to work as part of a team and to be self-managing.
• Experience with statistic software (Epi Info, SPSS) will be an advantage

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
APHFTA is an equal opportunity employer and the positions are open to all qualified candidates. Women are highly encouraged to apply. Eligible candidates should submit their updated detailed CV with list of three referees (one must be the current immediate supervisor) with their current contacts (Max. five pages in Ms. Word), application letter for the position being applied and copies of academic certificates to:1
Chief Executive Officer,
Association of Private Health Facilities in Tanzania (APHFTA),
O1 Lumumba/Makamba Street
P.O. BOX 13234,
E-mail: [email protected]  
The closing date is 17thSeptember 2021 at 18:00 EAT. Late submission, will not be considered for evaluation.

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