Procurement Officer Job at Abt Associates Inc - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:

Procurement Officer


IndustryNonprofit, and NGO

Jobs at:

Abt Associates Inc

Deadline of this Job:
11 October 2020  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda Kampala East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, October 05, 2020 

Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Abt Associates, a major American business and government research, technical assistance, and consulting company, manages the USAID-funded Vector Control Task Order 1. Task Order 1 will support the U.S. President's Malaria Initiative (PMI) and USAID to plan and implement an integrated vector control approach with the overall goal of reducing the burden of malaria. Abt has implemented indoor residual spraying {IRS} for PMI since 2011, delivering high-quality IRS programs and gathering the most comprehensive vector control entomological data in the world. Under this contract, Abt will expand entomological monitoring to guide programs focused on insecticide-treated mosquito nets and IRS and continue to assist PMI in reducing the burden of malaria through IRS and capacity building in 22 African countries where malaria is endemic. Abt also will continue to support PMI in IRS monitoring and evaluation, as well as environmental compliance.
Abt Associates seeks qualified candidates for the Procurement Officer position to be based at the PMI VectorLink Project office in Kampala, Uganda.
Procurement Officer
Location: Kampala
Reporting to: Procurement Manager
Under the supervision of the Procurement Manager, the Procurement Officer supports the project's procurement activities .

Summary of Main Responsibilities
The Procurement Officer position under the supervision of the Procurement Manager. supports the procurement and administrative functions of the project

Key Roles and Responsibilities
Assists in the management of local procurements. customs clearance procedures, inventory control, and the logistics functions of the project. Maintains strict compliance with US- government policies and procedures. Create purchase orders in oracle. scanning and uploading all documentation. Consult with and educate departments about sourcing strategies. supplier outreach and procurement. Property Administration
Tag and track assets project-wide, handle moving and storage needs for all departments, ensuring compliance with records retention requirements of the program processes! requirements. Maintain and update monthly NXP inventory lists. excluding the warehouse that will be controlled by the Program & Logistics Coordinator. Ensure the proper use of goods, materials. and equipment at the office. Control stock of office supplies ensuring a timely and proper preparation of procurement plans for the office and project. Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand and track inventory levels. Keep records of all documents for goods and services received. Handle the process of filling in logbooks by drivers and summarize in Excel for tracking fuel usage. Coordinate and maintain records for staff office space. and equipment maintenance

Preferred Skills /Prerequisites
Minimum Diploma in Logistics, Business, Management, Administration, or other relevant field; Bachelor degree is preferred. At least three (3) years of relevant professional experience. with significant experience in procurement and administrative duties. Experience on USAID-funded development programs with high volume of procurement and thorough knowledge of Federal and AID Acquisition Regulations (FARs and A|DARs) ls highly desired. Must be knowledgeable on USAID rules and regulations that relate to procurement. Excellent computer skills, computer software programs, including MSWord, Excel, and PowerPoint. Excellent interpersonal skills. ability to coordinate well with personnel within and outside the project. meet deadlines. and work with minimal supervision. Fluency in English

Job Education Requirements: Diploma

Job Experience: Three (3) years

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
All candidates should send applications to  with the position title in the subject line of the email. Documentation required to be considered includes a Cover Page, CV, copies of educational certificates/degrees, and contact information of at least 3 references we can contact (must include email addresses and phone numbers).
Deadline for submission of your application is Sunday, October 11, 2020.
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted. Abt Associates Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.


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