Ministry of Water and Environment Assistant Procurement Officer Jobs in Uganda

Ministry of Water and Environment Assistant Procurement Officer Jobs in Uganda


Support the preparation and implementation of the Procurement Plan (PP) in conformity with GoU, ISDB, and BADEA Procurement guidelines; and in liaison with the Procurement and Disposal Unit (PDU). The APO shall support the project technical personnel in all procurement- related processes to ensure that all procurements are carried out in an efficient and timely manner.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support the preparation and implementation of the Procurement Plan and ensure that all the Project procurements for goods, services, and works under the project are properly planned for and procured in accordance with the applicable Government of Uganda and Donor Procedures at all stages of the procurement process.

  • Support the management of the issuance, receipt and opening of bids and proposals, including managing pre bid meetings and conferences where necessary.

  • Assist in the initiation and preparation of procurement documents (EOIs, SPNs, bidding documents, RFPs, evaluation reports and contracts) and coordinate with members of the Project Components, User departments, Procurement and Disposal Unit (PDU) and Contracts Committee of the Ministry; and other stakeholders and ensure timely procurements.

  • Assist in Maintenance of complete procurement files and records including all correspondence related to procurement activities

  • Assist in preparation of Periodic Status Reports on the procurement of works, goods and services under the project

  • Carry out any other duties assigned by the Procurement Officer or National Project Coordinator

    Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s
    degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management, Business Management, Commerce, Law or related fields from a recognized university;

  • Postgraduate qualification in either Procurement, Supply Chain Management, Business management OR Professional Qualification such as CIPS;

  • At least 3 years’ experience in public procurement with the multilateral agencies like Islamic Development Bank, BADEA, African Development Bank, or World Bank financed projects is required;

  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications such as Excel, Power Point. Experience in use of an integrated Financial Management System (IFMS) and Electronic Procurement will be an added advantage.

    How to Apply

    All applications must be accompanied with recent CVs detailing work experience, present position, current remuneration, professional and educational qualifications. Applicants must also include contact details (telephone and email) of three (3) referees.
    Applications should be physically delivered to the address below not later than 13th June, 2023.

    The Permanent Secretary,
    Ministry of Water and Environment, PO Box 20026
    Plot 3-7 Kabalega Crescent, Off Old Portbell Road, Luzira, KAMPALA.

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