Ministry of Health Procurement Officers Jobs in Uganda
Ministry of Health Procurement Officers Jobs in UgandaJob DescriptionVacancy title:
2 Procurement Officers Type: Full Time, Industry: Government , Category: Procurements & Logistics Jobs at:
Ministry of HealthDeadline of this Job:
13th December 2019 Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East AfricaSummarySalary
: Not DisclosedJob Details
Introduction The Government of the Republic of Uganda received financing from the International Development Association (IDA) towards the implementation of the Uganda Reproductive Maternal and Child Health Services Improvement Project (URMCHIP).
The Projects are implemented through the existing institutional arrangements of Government whereby the respective Departments at Ministry of Health and other Government Parastatals are responsible for implementation of the respective components of the Projects.
The Government wishes to engage the services of suitably qualified candidates to fill the vacant positions indicated below.Objectives of the Assignment
To increase procurement efficiency through effective implementation of the procurement plan, reduction of lead time and improve overall
project performance.Scope of the Assignment and Key Responsibilities
The Procurement Officer will carry out the following duties: Prepare, and where applicable, update and monitor the implementation of the procurement plan for the projects.
Prepare bidding documents for acquisition of goods, works and non-consulting services under Request for Quotations.
Prepare Local Purchase Orders (LPO) using the Integrated Financial Management System (IFMS).
Ensure that Pre-bid/Pre-proposal meetings, evaluation meetings, Contracts Committee meetings and site meetings are properly
planned and held as per schedule.
Ensure that bids/proposals are properly received and opened and a record of opening signed and kept on file.
Participate in evaluation of bids or proposals and ensure that evaluation reports are prepared and signed by the Evaluation Committee.
Ensure that submissions to the Contracts Committee are prepared and submitted two days before the meeting.
Track expiry dates of contracts, bid securities, advance payment guarantees and performance securities and ensure extension one month before expiry.
Maintain complete procurement files and records and ensure safe custody, easy access and retrieval.
Prepare monthly procurement progress reports.
Monitor and track contracts being processed, consult and work closely with Contract Managers to identify constraints or challenges or issues especially deviations from agreed procurement schedules.
Coordinating with user departments for timely initiation of procurements.
Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the Procurement
Specialist from time to time in furtherance of the above responsibilities.
Job Skills: Not Specified
Bachelor's Degree in Procurement, Business Administration,
Logistics or Commerce from a recognised institution of learning.
Professional Qualification in Procurement and Logistics
Management such as a minimum of CIPS Level 5.
Computer knowledge and skills in Microsoft Word, Excel,
Powerpoint and Internet is mandatory.
Working experience of atleast five years related to procurement management in a public entity. Fluency in English and ability to communicate both orally and in
Deep knowledge of PPDA Rules and Regulations and World Bank Guidelines is desired.
Able and willing to work under pressure to improve overall performance of the projects
Job Education Requirements: Degree
Job Experience Requirements: 5 years
Job application procedure
Written Expression of Interest accompanied with a detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of certificates and testimonials and three referees, one of whom must be from your current or previous employer should be submitted at or before 13/12/2019 at 4:00PM and addressed to:
The Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Health,
Block D, Room D109,
Plot 7 Lourdel Road,
P. O. Box 7272,
The procurement schedule subject to changes is as follows:
Publish Bid Notice:11/11/2019
Closing Date: 13/12/2019
Short listing of Candidates: 19/12/2019
Award of Contract: 30/01/2020
Signing of Contract: 13/02/2020
Dr. Diana Atwine Permanent Secretary.
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