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Procurement and Supplies Officer I

Universal Communications Service Access Fund

Date Posted: Sep 15, 2017
Application Deadline: Sep 27, 2017

Position Description:


The Universal Communications Service Access Fund has been established under section 4 (1) of the Universal Communications Service Access Act No.11 of 2006, Cap 422, with the following objectives;-

i. To ensure the availability of communication services in rural and urban under- served area

ii. To promote the participation of the public and private sector in the provision of universal service in the rural and urban under-served areas;

iii. To promote the socio-economic development of the rural and urban underserved areas;

iv. To create a framework for an open and efficient access to and use of communication and service in production and availability of competitive market;

v. To promote widespread provision of quality services at affordable rates and ensure that, rural and urban under-served areas have access to communication and information services at a reasonable and affordable prices; and

vi. To ensure availability of universal services by enhancing communications services access through private sector participation

The Fund is now seeking applications from interested competent, qualified and motivated candidates to apply for the following vacant positions:



Procurement and Supplies Officer I (1 Position)


Entry Qualification

Holder of Bachelor Degree in Procurement/Supplies and successful completion of Professional Level III, NTA 7, NTA 8 or equivalent qualification as may be determined by the Board.



Minimum of three (3) years relevant work experience and have knowledge of computer applications, including MS-Office.


Duties and Responsibilities

(i)      To provide technical support on all matters concerning stores, supplies and purchasing;

(ii)      To coordinate periodic physical checks of stores;

(iii)     To prepare reports and summarize data including asset disposal report;

(iv)     T0 ensure the proper compliance of procurement systems and procedures;

(v)      Disposal of obsolete stores and other stores no longer suitable for use as approved by Management;

(vi)     To coordinate with suppliers to ensure on-time delivery of procured goods or services;

(vii)    To monitor and co-ordinate deliveries of suppliers to ensure that all procured items are delivered to site/store on time;

(viii)   To maintain and update list of suppliers of goods and services for the materials and services required for the project implementation in line to approved schedules;

(ix)     To coordinate the inventory levels of materials or products in consideration of the suppliers' lead schedules and flow of consumption by user departments; and-

(x)      To carry out any other duties as assigned from time to time by supervisor.



Successful candidates will be offered attractive and competitive remuneration packages consistent with UCSAF remuneration policy.



Successful candidates will be offered attractive and competitive remuneration packages consistent with UCSAF remuneration policy

Application Instructions:

Interested competent candidates for the above positions are invited to send their applications providing detailed curriculum vitae indicating three work-related referees and attaching all relevant copies of academic qualifications. The envelope containing the application should be marked on top indicating the position one is applying for. Hand delivered, e-mailed or mail-posted applications must be sent to the address indicated below on or before 27thSeptember, 2017.


UCSAF is an equal opportunity employer.



All applications should be received on or before 4:00 PM on 29th September, 2017.



Email: recruitment@ucsaf.go.tz


Chief Executive Officer,

Universal Communications Services Access Fund,

2nd Floor, TTCL Building Kijitonyama,

P.O. Box 33114, 14113

Dar es Salaam.

First Issue Date: 8th September, 2017


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