Monday, 18 February 2019

Procurement Officer Jobs at TICTS

Tanzania International Container Terminal Services Ltd (TICTS), located at Dar es Salaam, is the country’s largest container terminal operator.The Port of Dar es Salaam handles more than 75 percent of Tanzania’s trade and is a vital gateway not just to Tanzania, but also to eastern, central and Southern Africa. The port is strengthening its role as the county’s maritime gateway, investing in modern IT systems and mobile equipment while constantly improving its productivity levels, efficiency and customer service,

TICTS is a member of Hutchison Ports, the port and related services division of CK Hutchison Holdings Limited (CK Hutchison). Hutchison Ports is the world’s leading port investor, developer and operator with a network of port operations in 52 ports spanning 26 countries throughout Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe, the Americas and Australasia. Over the years, Hutchison Port has expanded into other logistics and transportation-related businesses, including cruise ship terminals, airport operations, distribution centres, rail services and ship repair facilities.

We are seeking applications from suitably qualified, motivated individuals to fill position of Procurement Office in our Finance Department.

Overall Purpose of Job

  • Generally, the candidate will be responsible to work in Finance under Procurement section to support the business in an efficient manner.
  • Specifically, the candidate will be responsible for identifying and procuring the goods and services that an organization requires, find services providers who can supply these goods, negotiate for prices and arrange for the purchase and delivery of the goods.
  • He/ She should be able to evaluate performance of all suppliers, vendors and goods delivery and make recommendations to improve processes for local purchasing process. Liaise with supplier, freight forwarder at country of origin as well as country of destination to ensure that all documentation required for customs issues are in order. Also to ensure that all purchase order and correspondence is filed correctly. To maintain updated records of purchased products, delivery information and invoices. He/ She should have ability to maintain purchasing reports and prepare purchasing statistics for Month end reporting.

Qualification and skills level

This occupation has a level of education and skills to enable the candidate to perform assigned tasks in accordance with TICTS working standards, The following are the minimum requirements.

Applicants should possess;

  • Diploma / Bachelor Degree in Procurement and Supply Management or its equivalent; Registration with professional board (CPSP) will be an added advantage
  • Highest level of integrity and ethics compliance
  • Ability to communicate fluently in English and Swahili
  • A minimum of Two (2) years working experience in a similar field

If you meet the above criteria, please apply in the strictest confidence to the address below enclosing:

  • Motivation letter
  • A detailed curriculum vitae with certified copies of certificates
  • Three referees who will not be contacted without your consent
  • The Chief Human Resources & Administration Officer
  • Tanzania international Container Terminal Services Ltd

P.O. Box 71442,

Dar es Salaam


Application deadline is 28th February 2019. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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