Employment Opportunity – Procurement and stores Manager (May 2018)

Power Providers is currently looking for a Stores and Procurement  Manager to join our operations team.

About Power Providers

Power Providers is one of the leading renewable energy providers in Tanzania. Power Providers was established in 2007 in order to develop an energy specific market niche. With over eleven years of experience, a range of internationally recognised best-brand products and a well-established support structure, we are well positioned to offer flexible, reliable energy solutions that are uniquely tailored to the requirements of customers across Tanzania and Eastern Africa.

Power Providers employs skilled professionals who are trained to understand the unique energy needs of each customer we work with, and who specialize in designing and installing specific solutions for each of our clients. In addition, Power Providers employs highly motivated support staff in order to run a smooth operation. All employees at Power Providers strive to create a fun, hard-working, and results-oriented environment. Power Providers aims to be an equal opportunity employer that promotes an inclusive workplace.

The position

The Stores and Procurement Manager is required to take a flexible approach to the development of their role– so as to ensure role effectiveness and appropriate job satisfaction. The Stores and Procurement Manager will play a proactive role and should have sufficient experience with appropriate management practices to be able take a leading role in the development of the department. As a Stores and Procurement Manager you will ensure that all materials and tools for our installations are prepared in an organized, neat and timely fashion. You will have an in depth experience of the processes involved in the procurement and importation of quality goods from outside of Tanzania  You ensure our stores are clean, organized, and correspond to our recorded stock levels at all time with associated reporting. You ensure every transaction made is being recorded in our inventory management system.

Requirements

Power Providers is looking for a Stores and Procurement  with at least the following qualifications:

  • At least a Bachelor Degree in Procurement, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Warehouse Management or similar with good grades
  • At least 4 years experience within stores management, procurement or a related field
  • Experience with an inventory management software package
  • Ability to work in a concentrated, meticulous and precise manner
  • Ability to manage priorities and to work to tight deadlines
  • Good knowledge and skills in Microsoft Excel / Microsoft Word
  • Good spoken and written English
  • Driver license class D

Applicants with below qualifications get bonus points:

  • Interest and/or affinity with renewable energy
  • Driver license class E

Benefits

The package which Power Providers offers includes:

  • an attractive salary in line with your qualifications and experience
  • working in a enthusiastic, driven and inspiring work environment
  • lunch and medical cover

Application

Applicants are invited to submit their application by completing the following two steps:

Please note that:

  • All candidates who fill out the application form will receive a response
  • Applications which are sent by regular mail (post) will not be considered
  • Applicants who only sent an e-mail (and did not fill out the application form) will not be considered

The deadline for submission is May 24th 2018 at 12:00. A follow-up round will be scheduled for the following week. The anticipated start date lays in June 1st 2018 .