Jobs in Uganda - Procurement Officer Job at Profiles International Uganda Limited

Procurement Officer Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 05 March 2021

Hiring Organization: Profiles International Uganda Limited

JOB DETAILS:
Our client is a reputable institution designed to support the government of Uganda to realize its objective of promoting the development of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to become the main vehicle for expanding production, providing sustainable jobs, enhancing economic growth and alleviating poverty. Our client is now seeking to recruit competent, dynamic and experienced individuals to fill the positions below:
Procurement Officer
The Procurement Officer is responsible for carrying out planning, execution and implementation of the procurement function of the institution in strict compliance with relevant laws and regulations, policy and guidelines. .

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Coordinate and monitor the implementation of procurement activities, ensuring that they are carried out in line with the approved delegation of institution protocol and in accordance with the procurement guidelines, policies and procedures.
• Prepare tender documents and manage the tendering process within the established guidelines of the institution.
• Draw the annual procurement plan, coordinate and monitor the implementation of procurement activities, prepare contracts, develop and implement systems for monitoring and evaluating suppliers’ performance.
• Implement appropriate sourcing strategies to achieve value for money and to assure an adequate source of supplies and stock levels.
• Develop and implement systems for proper identification and pre-qualification of suppliers of goods and services according to procurement laws, and advise management on forecasts and procurement planning.
• Ensure accurate maintenance and safe storage of records for all procurement activities.
• Develop, review and recommend new or improved procurement policies and procedures for continuous improvement to match the Authority's current and future business plans.
• Spearhead the development of the solicitation documents.
• Oversee the boarding off and disposal of assets in consultation with user departments in accordance with the institutions guidelines.
• Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
• An Honors Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Procurement, and Business Administration with specialization in purchasing and supplies, or a related field.
• Membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supplies or other relevant internationally recognized procurement professional body is an essential requirement.
• At least three {3} years’ experience in procurement in a reputable organization.
• Procurement experience in a public organization is an added advantage.
• Must have experience in managing tenders, negotiations, contract placements, delivery and payments.

Other skills and personal attributes:
• Computer literacy.
• Strategic, conceptual thinking and analytical skills.
• Self driven person with well-developed oral, written and communication skills.
• Demonstrated high level of integrity.


Job Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree


Job Experience Requirements: Three (3) years

Application procedure

Applications and supporting documents including copies of academic transcripts or certificates and curriculum vitae indicating three referees and their telephone contacts should be sent as one PDF document via email: info@profilesinternational.co.ug  addressed to The National Director, Profiles International Uganda Limited not later than 5pm, 5th March 2021. In a bid to control the spread of Covid-19 pandemic, only electronic applications will be accepted

Date Posted: 2021-02-23

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