Fri. Sep 22nd, 2023

Station : Arusha, Tanzania

Closing Date : 14 August 2022

Eastern and Southern African Management Institute (ESAMI)

Vacancy : Procurement Consultant

The Eastern and Southern African Management Institute (ESAMI) is an intergovernmental regional management development centre. The Institute was established with the primary objective of providing the region with trained personnel in a number of critical areas including policy management, transportation management, financial management, information technology management, project management, health management, Human resources management, project management, energy and environmental management and gender management among others. ESAMI invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the vacancies at its headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.

Position : Procurement Consultant

Summary Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Director General, the Procurement Consultant is responsible for developing, delivering and administration of training, research and consultancy programmes, specifically:

  • Initiating designing and developing content (curricula) for courses in the areas of procurement and supply chain management
  • Organizing sessions and course delivery
  • Conducting research and knowledge generation
  • Contributing to Institute revenue by conducting consultancies and offering advisory services
  • Contributing to the promotion of professional activities aimed at marketing the services of the institute and promotion of favorable corporate imagine and
  • Writing proposals for consulting and implementing the assignments
Qualifications and Experience
  • Master’s Degree in relevant field
  • Must be a member of a professional body
  • At least 5 years relevant in management consulting and/or teaching management training experience in a University or management training institution
  • Practical managerial experience
Procurement Consultant Competencies and Skills
  • Demonstrated ability and drive for excellence in procurement processes
  • Proven track record in developing and implementing procurement training programmes and consulting assignments
  • Proven application of negotiation skills with ability to leverage interpersonal skills to establish rapport with stakeholders for relationship management
  • Strong analytical and thinking skills
  • Broad understanding of financial management principles and other quantitative information for viable decision making on the procurement processes
  • Demonstrated knowledge of other multilateral organisation’s procurement guidelines such as World Bank, AFDB and other Multilateral Development Banks (MDB)
  • Strategic procurement management skills for organisation’s value creation and e-procurement management for cost optimisation
  • Proven practical experience in supply chain and contract management
  • Demonstrated knowledge of project management skills in initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing the training programme for consulting assignments
  • Mastery of relevant procurement related digital solutions, software and programmes
  • Proven practical experience in a minimum of one technical Sector
  • Ability to teach in academic setting through blended methodology i.e physical and virtual platforms and
  • Ability to maintain professional standards and keep abreast of evolving trends in management education through continuing professional educational management programmes

Method of Application

Applications with CV, copies of certificates and testimonials, and three referees should be addressed and emailed to:

The Director General


PO Box 3030



Email :

Only applications sent by email will be considered

Closing Date : 14 August 2022

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


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