Soroti Fruits Limited Procurement & Logistics Officer Jobs in Soroti Uganda

Soroti Fruits Limited Procurement & Logistics Officer Jobs in Soroti Uganda

Job Title & Number of Vacancies:

Procurement & Logistics Officer (1)
Reports to:

  • Finance and Administration Manager
    Duty Station:
  • Soroti

    Job Summary:

    Effectively execute procurement of goods, works and services in line with the factory's material and supplies' needs and in line with the PPDA regulations.

    Duties

  • Oversee the management, administration, and supervision of the factory's purchasing programs.
  • Ensure consistent implementation and continuous improvement of the factory's procurement policies.
  • Analyze procurement requirements and select the most appropriate methods based on interpretation and assessment of established policies, practices and experience.
  • Plan, organize and lead the bid solicitation process including drafting and issuing Request For Quotations (RFQs) and developing bid evaluation criteria to enable the factory get the best value.
  • Work with user departments to ensure that the quantity and specification of goods and services to be procured are properly determined and accurately specified.
  • Maintain relationships with leading local and international vendors.
  • Maintain records of purchases.
  • usage and inventory levels and advise on materials re-order levels.
  • Coordinate reporting and monitoring of procurement plans including processes and procedures for compliance and system improvement.
  • Manage the vendor database to ensure the best possible "go to Market" vendor for acquisition of secure competitive cost of materials and services.
  • Analyze market and delivery systems for assessing present and future availability of materials and services.

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelor Degree in Logistics & Procurement Management, Business Administration
    (BBA) or related field. Post graduate qualification in Purchasing and Supply will be an added advantage.
  • Certificate recognized by the professional materials management governing body and certificate in Supply Chain Management or equivalent will be added advantage
  • 3 years cognate experience in Procurement/Supply Chain Management preferably in factory setting. FMCG most desired.
  • Thorough knowledge of PPDA rules and regulations.
  • High level of individual initiative, planning and good judgment
  • Demonstrated ability to make judgment and decision with respect to procurement within delegated authority
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information.
  • Personal integrity and excellent communication skills, concentration, accuracy and attention to details are required.
  • Good computer skills

    How to Apply
  • Applications accompanied with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic transcripts and certificates, telephone contact, names and addresses of three referees should be addressed to:
  • The Chief Executive Officer, Soroti Fruits Limited, Plot 1.4, Pineapple Road, Soroti Industrial & Business Park, Arapai, P. O. Box 154, Soroti.
  • Online Applications: hr_softe@udc.go.ug
  • Deadline for receipt of applications: Friday 29th March 2019


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