URC Locum Procurement Officer Jobs in Uganda

URC Locum Procurement Officer Jobs in Uganda

Job purpose:

  • The Procurement Officer will coordinate the procurement of supplies and equipment for supported health units and program activities.

  • S/he will be responsible for ensuring effective and efficient functioning of all procurement and disposal activities of the project .

    Roles and Responsibilities:

    Specific responsibilities

    • Oversee procurement processes, including review of purchase requisitions, request for quotations, supplier selection, negotiations, purchase and delivery forms, and coordination with the stock management officer.

    • Spearhead the process of supplier pre-Qualification and management.

    • Management of leases, contracts and agreements for services and goods

    • Ensure URC and USAID procurement policies and procedures are adhered to

    • Receive orders from program staff, ensuring the follow-up of the local purchases supplied, payments, and delivery confirmation

    • Procurement of printing for training materials (stationary, manuals, handouts, etc.) and stationary for workshops, and other events,

    • Update and maintain the project procurement tracker

    • Stay abreast of donor policies, procedures, rules, and regulations, compile and update applicable local policies and train URC's program and partner staff in these policies

    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Desired Attributes

    • Excellent writing, management, and organizational skills.

    • Ability to independently plan and execute complex tasks while addressing daily management details and remaining organized and focused on long-term deadlines and strategy.

    • Proven ability to set priorities, multitask and work collaboratively as well as independently

    • Excellent interpersonal skills

    Required Experience and Qualifications

    • A Bachelor's Degree of Procurement and Logistics Management or Bachelor of commerce, Business Administration, or any other business-related field.

    • 3-5 years' practical experience in the field of Procurement and Supply management with demonstrable knowledge of USAID and Public Procurement Laws of Uganda PPDA guidelines and regulations.

    How to Apply

  • Qualified applicants should hand deliver OR send via E-mail their complete applications with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of academic credentials and contact information for 3 professional references to Friday, May 22nd, 2020 at 2: 00p.m. addressed to:

    Senior Human Resource Officer
    University Research Co., LLC - Centre for Human Services
    Plot 1 Bridge Lane, Mpumudde Division
    P.O. Box 5053, Jinja, Uganda

    Tel: +256 (0) 393 217 617, +256 200 300 900

    E-mail: HR-RHITES-EC@urc-chs.com

  • For Locum Procurement Officer, we will not wait until the Advert closes, but we will rather review applications on a rolling basis and hire someone as soon as an acceptable candidate is identified.

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