Welthungerhilfe Procurement and Logistics Expert - Welthungerhilfe Country Office Kampala Uganda Jobs

Welthungerhilfe Procurement and Logistics Expert - Welthungerhilfe Country Office Kampala Uganda Jobs


Closing date: 03 Apr 2019

A. Background

Welthungerhilfe (WHH), founded in 1962, is today one of the biggest Non-Governmental Aid and development agencies in Germany. We campaign against worldwide hunger and for sustainable food and nutrition security by promoting site-appropriate farming, establishing access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene, improving healthcare and education for people living in rural areas as well as promoting skills development for youth.

In Uganda, Welthungerhilfe currently is operating in the districts of Moroto, Yumbe, Katakwi, Arua, and Fort Portal with its Country Office in Kampala.

Position: Procurement and Logistics Expert

to be based at the Country Office in Kampala.

Objective of the position:

The aim of the position is to provide the Country Office with direct support with the professional implementation of the project activities as delegated by the Country Office and Project Managers

2. Duties and area of responsibility:

  • Supervision and Coordination of tender processes for the country office and upon request for the project offices based on Welthungerhilfe regulations for awarding of contracts (RAC) and donor regulations

  • Coordination with Procurement Unit at Head Office

  • Ensuring administration of the entire procurement documentation in country office (procurement file)

  • The Expert is responsible for ensuring that storage facilities are duly functioning and are correctly managed

  • Vehicle Fleet Management

  • Ensuring material resources are correctly planned in agreement with the Head of Project

  • Helping heads of projects establish material requirements

  • Coordination with project office and offering advice related to procurement, logistics
    and fleet management when needed

  • Induction and (refresher) training of Welthungerhilfe staff in charge of procurement processes, logistics and fleet management

  • Planning and organizing imported goods (import regulations, customs handling)

  • Identification of appropriate office furnishings and fittings and maintenance)

    Required qualifications, competencies and experience

  • Degree in procurement and Logistics Management/ Procurement and Purchasing;

  • Strong organizational skills;

  • Ability to interact effectively with personnel.

  • Excellent oral and written English skills.

  • Computer skills on MS Office programs, especially in MS Excel.

    Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum of three years work experience doing related work

  • Experience working with International NGOS

  • Strong communication and facilitation skills and ability to establish good working relationships

  • Experience in working independently and result oriented

  • Demonstrated personal accountability and drive to serve others.

  • Strong organizational, planning and time-management skills, detail-oriented

  • Information dissemination skills, ability to understand, explain and contextualize

  • Able to prioritize work, multi-task and meet deadlines.

  • Able to analyze problems and design solutions at strategic and functional levels.

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure

  • High integrity and willingness to conduct her/himself transparently

  • A demonstrated ability to multi-task and process information into action as to not delay program activities.

  • Ability to learn fast. A clear understanding of procurement ethics is essential.

    How to Apply:
    Qualified and interested applicants should submit their applications with a detailed CV contact details including telephone numbers of reference persons (max. 3 pages) and a one page motivation letter by email to uga.kampala.office@welthungerhilfe.de not later than April 03, 2019. Welthungerhilfe is an equal opportunity employer, both men and women are encouraged to apply.

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