Procurement Officer II at Lindi Urban Water Supply September, 2019

Lindi Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Authority (LUWASA) is autonomous Water Supply Institution mandated to provide water Supply and Sanitation services within Lindi Municipality. It was established m January 1998 under Section 3(1) of act NO 8 of 1997 and repealed by Act No 12 of 2009. To adequately fulfill its obligations is now inviting applications from suitably qualified and self- motivated Tanzanian of high personal integrity to apply for the following positions. Posted by Mabumbe


Title of the Position: Procurement Officer II ( 1 Post)

Scope of the position and expected output: Ensure Efficient procurement and issuance of right materials of right quality at the right tune to the Authority’.



Key Duties & Responsibilities:


i. Identifying materials requirement of the Authority’ and making timely procurement at minimum costs and with due regard to user specifications.

ii. Recommending to the heads of the department, standards and procedures for the acquisition, storage and issue of all materials and services required for the proper operations and maintenance of the urban water supply and sewerage systems.

iii. Compliance with the authority’ s tendering and ordering procedures for materials and services.

iv.  Establishing, evaluating and maintaining reliable primaiy and secondary sources of material supply to ensure continuity’ of the Authority’s operations.

v. Close follow up of suppliers to ensure timely deliveries of purchased materials and take appropriate corrective action on any delayed items.

vi.   Review with the departmental and sectional heads then procurement requirements and ensure that materials and service required by them are obtained at minimum costs.

vii.  Momtormg all available mformation sources on market trend that may have an effect on prices or lead times and makes recommendations for action to the management team.

viii. Keeping informed of new materials and shipment techniques and communicate these to the user departments/sections

ix.  Co-ordinate with departmental and sectional heads for the salvage of usable materials and the disposal of obsolete and non-salvageable items.

x. Preparing purchase tender documents and inviting tenders from potential suppliers, process and inform successful tender and ensure that goods are delivered’received promptly and m accordance with the terms of purchase.

xi.   Purchasing required materials and supplies in economic order batches from reliable suppliers, at best possible purchases terms.

xii. Constantly reviews for approval procurement policy and procedures with view towards improving efficiency.

xiii. Performing any other duties as may be assigned by the Managing Director



Qualifications & Experience:

Graduate m Degree or Advance Diploma m Procurement and Material Management, procurement and logistics management and should be registered by TPSTB. and be able to interact with superiors, peer and subordinates. At least three (3) years working experience as a procurement officer m a reputable organisation


Age limit: 25- 35 years



Terms of Engagement: Unspecified period




All the posts cany attractive remuneration packages respectively, according to LUWASA’s Scheme of Service Modes of applications:

A hand written signed application letter attached with an updated curriculum vitae , for applicant employed in public service should route their applications through then respective employers, only qualified shortlisted candidates will be informed for interview.

Your application letter with Job title indicated on the envelope should reach the undersigned by 15th September 2019 before 16.30 pm


All applications should be directed to:

The Managing Director
Lindi Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Authority,

P.O.Box 175

‘’ Women are highly encouraged to apply’’

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