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Procurement Consultant Jobs – Eastern and Southern African Management Institute (ESAMI)

Job Title:       Procurement Consultant  

Organisation: Eastern and Southern African Management Institute (ESAMI)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda


About US:

The Eastern and Southern African Management Institute (ESAMI) is an intergovernmental regional management development centre whose primary objective is providing the region with trained personnel in a number of critical areas including policy management, transportation management, financial management, information technology management, health management, human resources management, project management, energy and environment management and gender management among others. The focus was to train middle to senior managers from the region to improve their managerial performance taking into consideration the global issues but with a regional focus relevant to the African environment.


Key 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, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Master’s Degree in relevant field:
  • Must be a member of a professional body;
  • At least five (5 years) years relevant in management consulting and/or teaching management training experience in a University or management training Institution; and
  • Practical managerial experience.
  • 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 organizations’ procurement guidelines such as World Bank, AfDB and other Multilateral Development Banks (MDB):
  • Strategic procurement management skills for organization’s value creation and e-procurement management for cost optimization;
  • 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 and consulting assignment;
  • 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.


How to Apply:

All candidates should send their applications with updated CVs, copies of certificates and testimonials, and three (3) referees should be addressed and email to:


The Director General, ESAMI,

  1. O. BOX 3030 ARUSHA, Tanzania

Email to:


NB: Only applications sent by email will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Deadline: 10th August 2022


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