other studies related to Public Procurement.

• Linking the Government with stakeholders on issues related to Public Sector Procurement. • Liaising with procurement professional bodies on matters related to professionalization of the procurement cadre. For more information please contact,

UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA

OUR VISION
To enhance the economic growth through formulation of proper procurement policies

Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs, P.O. Box 9111, Dar Es Salaam - Tanzania Phone: +255 22 2111174/6, 2121935 Email; ps@mof.go.tz Website: www.mof.go.tz

OUR MISSION
To be capable in setting up the correct overall direction of public sector procurement.

MINISTRY OF FINANCE AND ECONOMIC AFFAIRS

OUR CORE VALUES
• Integrity • Innovativeness • Professionalism • Efficiency

PUBLIC PROCUREMENT POLICY UNIT

• Managing and controlling the quality of operations of the Public and Procurement enhance Cadre of capacity Procurement staff . OTHER SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE • Developing Small and policies Medium (SMEs) opportunities with that Scale are in ensure local firms particularly Entrepreneurs provided practicable Executive Agencies and Local Government Authorities. other of the Procurement Regulations. Advising the Central Government. related maximum public procurement markets. • Monitoring policy the implementation • Developing and maintaining an up to date inventory of Procurement staff. local Government and statutory bodies on issues related to procurement policies. • Facilitating the establishment of Public Procurement advisory committees that will advise the Paymaster General on public procurement issues. of the formulated procurement • • Developing and managing the public sector procurement cadre. • Preparing projections on human resource needs for procurement and supplies staff. the division is vested with a major role of providing an overall direction of Public Procurement function in our country. • Monitoring the establishment of Procurement Management Units in Ministries and Independent Regional departments. • Conducting research and RESPONSIBILITIES OF PUBLIC PROCUREMENT POLICY UNIT • • The main responsibilities of Public Procurement Unit include: Developing and proposing the review of a National Procurement Policy • Proposing Circulars directives the and review Act. Act and regulations. • Managing the appointment and allocation of Procurement Management Units’ staff. Secretariats. Basing on that. • Liaising with training institutions on issues related to capacity building of Procurement staff.INTRODUCTION The establishment of the Public Procurement Policy Unit within the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs is among initiatives of the Government to strengthen the management of public expenditure which is largely implemented through procurement function.

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