Procurement Agent New Job Opportunity at U.S Embassy Tanzania 2022

Procurement Agent New Job Opportunity at U.S Embassy Tanzania 2022

Procurement Agent New Job Opportunity at U.S Embassy Tanzania 2022

Position Title: Procurement Agent (All Interested Candidates)

Vacancy Number: DaresSalaam-2022-001

Open to: All Interested Candidates/All Sources

Opening Date: 01/24/2022

Closing Date: 02/07/2022



Assumes responsibility for a portfolio of International Cooperative Administrative Support Services-serviced clients.

Responsible for the preparation of purchase orders and requisitions in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation and Department Of State Acquisition Regulation procurement regulations. Works with the requestors to finalize requirements and scope.

Determines the appropriate procurement methods for each case. Locates prospective suppliers and proposes the best options. Researches new sources to expand the vendors’ portfolio.

Prepares independent government cost estimates. Requests bids or quotations from vendors. Analyzes responses and prepares summaries and recommendations for the requestor and the technical evaluation panels. Participates in negotiations with the bidders.

Collaborate with Contract Officer Representative to analyses contractor’s performance, contract modifications or terminations.

Uses ILMS Ariba Buyer and Contracts to log all procurement actions and to draft contracts. Tracks Procurement Requisitions (PRs) to ensure they are ordered, funded, received, and delivered promptly. Keeps contracting officer apprised of procurement/contract issues.

Liaised with OPE Desk Officer on procurement actions that exceed the CO Warrant. Works as a team with GSO Customer Care, Budget & Finance, and Shipping to advance and resolve any roadblocks or constraints. Provides exemplary customer service to assigned portfolio

Procurement Agent New Job Opportunity at U.S Embassy Tanzania 2022


Works with the shipping team, mailroom, motor pool, warehouse, and Dispatch Agencies (in the US or the regional in ELSO) to ensure that the client’s order is tracked and delivered and that the customer is informed on progress. Educates customers on how to use status tracking


Prepares all documents and records related to above procurements, including but not limited to Contract Files, E-Filing, FPDS and credit card reconciliations. Tracks and prioritizes special projects as necessary, such as Independence Day or CMR procurement.

Monitors contract and PR timelines for the expiration date to ensure PRs and contracts are renewed in advance of expiration. Monitors metrics and makes recommendations in areas for improvement. Conducts market research and keeps current market data on suppliers.

Note: This position description in no way states or implies that these are the complete duties to be performed by the incumbent. The incumbent will be required to perform other duties as necessary and requested.


The U.S. Mission in Dar es Salaam is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Procurement Agent in the General Services Section.


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