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Factors Affecting Preparation and Implementation of Annual Procurement Planning in Parastatal Organisations a Case of Tanesco Zone of Geita

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Procurement plan is a document of identified and consolidated requirements and determined timeframes usually an annum for their procurement with the aim of having them as and when they are required for effective execution of an organization. A number of factors may hinder the preparation and implementation of the Procurement Plan in this study termed as Annual Procurement Plan. The Objective of the Study was to assess factors that affect the preparation and implementation of annual procurement plan at TANESCO, Zone of Geita. Purposive sampling technique was employed. Representative sample for the study came from four departments namely, Procurement Management Unit, Finance, Transmission and Distribution. Data was collected using Interview guide and analyzed qualitatively and quantitatively by Thematic and SPSS software respectively. Total number of 36 respondents was selected and interviewed. This study has shown that 62.5% from finance department admitted not to have experienced the use of Budget forecasts in the preparation of annual Procurement Plan. Forty percent of the age category between 45 - 54 years of age seemed to have skills about Annual Procurement Plan. The study has shown that there is a support from Top Management Procurement and Finance Departments as compared to the other departments in terms of allowances. There is less involvement of user departments in the preparation of Annual Procurement Plan and males than females use Information Communication Technology. Top Management TANESCO and other Parastatal Organizations should support use Budget Forecasts and involve all staff in the preparation of Annual Procurement.

DOI 10.11648/j.ijafrm.20230801.11
Published in International Journal of Accounting, Finance and Risk Management (Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2023)
Page(s) 1-11
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Annual Procurement Plan, Budget Forecast, ICT, Parastatal Organizations, Skills, Knowledge

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    Japhet Simeo, France Shayo, Ally Abdu. Factors Affecting Preparation and Implementation of Annual Procurement Planning in Parastatal Organisations a Case of Tanesco Zone of Geita. Int J Account Finance Risk Manag. 2023;8(1):1-11. doi: 10.11648/j.ijafrm.20230801.11

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  • Regional Health Management Team, Regional Secretariat, Geita, Tanzania

  • Faculty of Business Management, The Open University of Tanzania, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

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