Employment Opportunity – Stores Assistant (January 2019)

Power Providers is looking for a Stores Assistant 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 Assistant reports to the Stores Manager. As a Stores Assistant you ensure all materials and tools for our installations are prepared in an organized, neat and timely fashion. Regularly you go to Arusha town to visit different vendors to compare prices, buy new stock or to send material to our clients. You ensure our stores are clean, organized, and correspond to our recorded stock levels at all time. You ensure every transaction made is being recorded in our inventory management system.

Terms Of Reference

  1. Management of physical stock
  2. Keep store inventory records up-to-date in the inventory management software.
  3. Assist in managing all store documents
  4. Ensure the cleanliness of store
  5. Responsible for store security
  6. Management of all repairs from clients:
  7. Receiving of all procured goods
  8. Preparing all materials needed for upcoming installations
  9. Receiving and recording returned materials back from finished installations
  10. Responsible for coordinating with the client for deliveries
  11. Responsible for all procurement of locally purchased goods
  12. Responsible in cost evaluation for locally procured goods
  13. Responsible for replenishment/Reorder of goods
  14. Managing & Updating tool management system
  15. Assisting in annual stock take
  16. Assist on weekly stock take


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

  • At least a Bachelor Degree in Procurement, Logistics, Supply Chain, Warehouse Management or similar with good grades
  • At least 2 years experience within logistics, procurement or a related field
  • Experience with an inventory management software package
  • Ability to work concentrated and precise
  • 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 B & D

Applicants with below qualifications get bonus points:

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


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


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

  • 1) Fill out the application form which is accessible by clicking on the following link: https://goo.gl/forms/pN4taG1cjfsq0z1l1
  • 2) Send an email to info@powerproviders.co.tz with subject “Application for Stores Assistant”. In your email please attach:
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Cover Letter
    • Professional certificates
    • Certificates of service
    • Contact details (including email and phone number) of at least three professional references

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 January 31st  2019. A follow-up round will be scheduled for the following week. The anticipated start date lays in Mid February – Early March.


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