Jobs in Uganda - Procurement Officer job at Food for the Hungry (FH/U)

Food for the Hungry (FH/U)

Procurement Officer job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 04 October 2021

Hiring Organization: Food for the Hungry (FH/U)

Job Details:

About Us; Food for the Hungry (FH/U) is a Christian international relief and development organization that has been working in Uganda since 1989. FH is currently operating programs in Asia, Latin America and Africa with support offices in the UK, Canada, Switzerland, United States of America and Japan. FH's primary goal is to end all forms of poverty World-wide. In Uganda, FH is operational in the Districts of Adjumani, kitgum, Lamwo, Kween, Mbale, Namutumba and Amudat Districts implementing programs in four main sectors of Education; Food Security and Livelihoods; Health/Nutrition and Disaster Risk Reduction, with the Head office located in Kampala.
FH/Uganda is actively seeking for qualified candidates committed to its Heartbeat and Corporate Strategy to fill the career openings of on a rolling basis;

Job Title : Procurement Officer
Position Type : Full Time National Staff
Location : Kampala Support Office
Reports to: Logistics Manager
Contract Length: 2 years (Fixed)
Start Date: Immediate (To be hired on rolling basis)

Position Summary:
Under the supervision of the Logistics Manager, the Procurement Officer will conduct timely procurement of quality goods, services and works that comply with the required specifications while upholding Food for the Hungry's procurement procedures and policies and maintaining high level of accountability and integrity. Develop and maintain an up to date and efficient contracts management system and suppliers/service providers database management system with targets to avoid risks relating to delayed renewal and termination and prepare analytical monthly status reports in line with bank policy, best pro-active and departmental work. Managing vendor relationships and building effective supply chain partnerships.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Procurement Processing and Payments
• Sourcing and Vendor Management
• Contract Management and Monitoring
• Stakeholder Relationship and Performance Management

Education & Experience
• Bachelor's Degree in Procurement, Logistics, or Supply Chain Management
• Professional Qualification/Certification such as Graduate Diploma in Purchasing & Supply Management - CIPS or equivalent.
• A relevant Post Graduate Qualification will be an added advantage
• Minimum 5 years in project procurement and logistics management experience within an INGO environment is required
• Minimum 3 years in a busy procurement and logistics department an INGO environment is required
• Thorough knowledge of donor requirements (DFID, USAID) contractual, procurement and reporting requirements required
Detailed Job descriptions can be accessed through Employment with FH offers an attractive package which includes; a good salary commensurate to one's role, a good medical insurance package for staff and dependents, provident fund, GPA and provision for other statutory requirements.
Safeguarding & Protection Clause: FH strives to provide an environment free from Sexual exploitation, abuse, harassment and Fraud in all places where relief and development programs are implemented. FH holds a zero-tolerance policy against Sexual exploitation, abuse, harassment and Fraud. FH expects its employees to maintain high ethical standards, protect organizational integrity and reputation, and ensure that FH work is carried out in honest and fair methods, in alignment with the FH Heartbeat, Anti-Fraud, Safeguarding and associated policies. Violations to stated policies will be subject to corrective action up to and including termination of employment.
Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Food for the Hungry Safeguarding, Anti-Fraud & HR policy. In line with this we will request information from applicants' previous employers about any findings of fraud, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/ or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures.
Disclaimer: It has come to our attention that several agencies or persons, are claiming to be acting on Food for the Hungry's (FH)behalf in recruiting or facilitating the recruitment of personnel. FH does not outsource its recruitment process to any organization or agency which, through website postings, mass e-mail messages or otherwise claims to be doing recruitment on its behalf. FH does not solicit money for any part of its recruitment processes including short-listing, interviews, background, and/or medical check-ups. FH will not be responsible for such fraudulent correspondence or any loss of money or theft which may result from anyone engaging in any fraudulent recruitment activity.

Application procedure

Apply vai the email below
The Human Resources Manager, Food for the Hungry Uganda Email: not later than Monday 4th October, 2021 at 4:30pm. Consider your application unsuccessful if you don't hear from us by 20th October 2021.

Date Posted: 2021-09-20




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