Uganda Christian University Procurement Officer Jobs

Uganda Christian University Procurement Officer Jobs


Job Title:
  • Procurement Officer

    Reports to:
  • Manager Procurement

    Main duties and responsibilities:
  • Assist drive better procurement practice across the University.
  • Receive and review requisitions from various departments for completeness and correctness in line with the approved the Procurement Manager in coordinating procurement activities in the University.
  • Assist in the development of internal procurement procedures and documentation.
  • Assist in supervising the procurement of goods and services and other procurement activities.
  • Assisting in the implementation of supplier contracts.
  • Review and update suppliers’ delivery schedules for all categories of goods and services to ensure fair distribution of orders.
  • Communicate opportunities to achieve better value for money through better procurement practices.
  • Liaising with the Manager Procurement in areas of commercial or reputational risk.
  • Plan and develop sensitization schedules for different stakeholders (internal and external) in the procurement cycle.
  • Work with user departments to evaluate and appraise suppliers against their performance.
  • Participate in carrying out market surveys to identify latest trends in prices and maintain updated price lists.
  • Perform any other official duties assigned by the Supervisor.

    Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in Procurement and supply Chain Management, or Business Administration a closely related and relevant discipline from a recognized Institution of Higher Learning.
  • Bachelors degree in Procurement and supply Chain Management, Business Administration or a closely related and relevant discipline from a recognized Institution of Higher Learning.
  • A professional qualification in procurement and Supply Chain Management, obtained from an internationally recognized Institution of Higher learning e.g. CIPS,CPA is an added advantage.
  • Should have at least five (5) years work
    experience in a procurement function performing similar or related tasks OR
  • Bachelors degree in Procurement and supply Chain Management, Business Administration or a closely related and relevant discipline from a recognized Institution of Higher Learning.
  • Must have a professional qualification in procurement and Supply Chain Management, obtained from an internationally recognized Institution of Higher learning e.g. CIPS,CPA.
  • Should have at least two (2) years post professional qualification work experience as a Procurement Assistant or Officer in a similar position in a reputable sector or organization.

    Experience and Key Competencies:
  • Proven knowledge of Public Procurement & Disposal Laws and Regulations of Uganda is essential.
  • Must be self motivated.
  • Must be a committed and practicing Christian.

    Application Method:
  • Send two (2) copies of an application letter together with an updated Curriculum Vitae and three references (Academic, Pastoral & Leadership) by 24th May 2019
  • Two (2) copies of certified academic and professional certificates and transcripts
  • Applications sent online should have all the attachments as ONE PDF document otherwise they will not be considered.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Uganda Christian University Procurement Officer Jobs

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