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  • Posted: Nov 1, 2022
    Deadline: Nov 18, 2022
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    The East African Community (EAC) is a regional intergovernmental organisation of 6 Partner States: the Republics of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, the United Republic of Tanzania, and the Republic of Uganda, with its headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.
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    Procurement Officer

    REF: EAC/HR/2022-23/17

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Review procurement policies of the Commission and make appropriate recommendations for consideration.
    2. Initiate Preparation of Annual procurement Plan for the Commission
    3. Maintain the Supplies Manual for the supplies staff of the Community
    4. Receive and review requisitions for clarity and adequacy of specifications/ to ensure that bidders will be able to respond to the quotation appropriately
    5. Receive and process purchase requisitions from user departments
    6. Group the requests and into homogeneous categories and identify sources of supply
    7. Originate tender documents for approval
    8. Advice user departments on procurement guidelines in areas such as drawing specifications and terms of reference right.
    9. Prepare minutes and reports of procurement committee meetings
    10. Initiate draft notification of awards and regret letters
    11. Prepare procurement transactions and provide a liaison link between suppliers and user departments
    12. Follow-up and expedite deliveries
    13. Carry out inspections to assess utilization and control of supplies
    14. Update and maintain a database of suppliers
    15. Update and maintain records of all procurement transactions
    16. Initiate preparation of annual procurement report.
    17. Forward certified invoices to Finance department for payment
    18. Perform any other duties as assigned by the Management from time to time

    Qualifications and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/ Procurement and Supplies or equivalent.
    • Minimum of five years of relevant practical experience in the field of Procurement for Goods and Services .

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above mentioned position are advised to :

    • Fill in the application form attached (download from here);
    • attach  their application letter,  a detailed CV, Copies of   certified academic certificates ,  and a copy of National Identity Card or Passport in PDF format scanned in one (1) file. 
    • Please quote the respective reference number on both the application letter and envelope.
    • For electronic submission, please quote the respective reference number on the subject of the email and send to the address given below. 

    Applications should be submitted to the address below not later than Friday, 18th November, 2022

    Candidates who have already applied for this position are required to re-apply.

    Please note:

    You may submit your application either electronically or in hard copy but not both.

    All Applications MUST STRICTLY:

    • have EAC application form, CV, application letter, ID ;
    • indicate nationality and age;
    • have the job reference number;
    • have certified copies of their academic degrees and other professional Certificates;
    • provide referees.

    Only qualified candidates will be contacted

    EAC Staff Rules and Regulations preclude considerations of applicants above 55 years of age.

    Please note that EAC does not require candidates to pay money for the recruitment process. All invitations for interviews will be done in writing.

     A due diligence will be conducted for all successful candidates in respect of their academic certificates (certification by  a recognized higher education body in respective Partner States)  and employment records .

    The Secretary General
    East African Community
    P. o Box 1096
    Arusha - Tanzania.
    Tel: +255 27 2162100
    Fax: +255 27 2162190
    Website :

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