Procurement Officer

Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (PML), one of the leading Microfinance Deposit-Taking Institutions in Uganda, is looking for an experienced, self-motivated and committed team player, to fill the vacant position of Procurement Officer.

The Procurement Officer will be based in Kampala and will report directly to the Administration and Procurement Manager.

He / She will participate in all activities of the Procurement and Disposal Unit, and will assist in coordinating all the Company's procurement and disposal activities.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Guide end users on all individual procurement and disposal methods and practices

  • Liaise with staff and compile all procurement requirements for the Company

  • Preparation of solicitation documents for procurements and disposal

  • Participate in evaluation of bids

  • Participate in preparing, issuing and monitoring of approved contracts

  • Guide the suppliers on procurement procedures

  • Verify documentation relating to procurement and organize the same for easy use by all interested parties

  • Verify deliveries against orders to confirm rightful quantities, quality and price.

    Academic Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in Procurement /Purchasing and Supplies Management, Business Administration / Commerce (Procurement and Supplies option) from a recognized institution or a professional qualification from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies (CIPS).

  • Membership to other purchasing and supplies related professional institutions would be an added advantage.

  • Computer knowledge in Microsoft Office is a requirement.

    Personal Specifications:

  • Should have at least two years working experience in procurement preferably in a reputable financial institution.

  • The ideal candidate should be organized, with well developed interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrable ability to lead a team.

  • He / She should be between 25 - 35 years of age.

    Deadline: APRIL 14.

    Applicants should send a detailed CV, your current salary, copies of academic and professional certificates / testimonials, postal address, names of 3 referees and a daytime telephone contact to:

    Head Human Capital Management, Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) P. O. Box 7566, Kampala, or

    E-Mail to: pml@pridemicrofinance.co.ug

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