Procurement & Logistics Degree Jobs at Uganda Wildlife Authority – Procurement Manager

We are retained by Uganda Wildlife Authority to assist identify qualified, experienced and competent individuals of integrity to fill seven senior positions in its headquarters in Kampala.
UWA is a semi-autonomous agency under the Ministry of Tourism Wildlife and Antiquities. It was established in 1996 by the Wildlife Act Cap 200 of 2000. Its mission is to conserve and sustainably manage the wildlife and protected areas in Uganda in partnership with the neighboring communities and other stakeholders for the benefit of the people of Uganda and the global community.
Our Client, an equal opportunity employer, is looking for high caliber, self-motivated and results oriented Ugandan professionals to fill the posts. This position is for a period of four years, renewable.
Job Purpose: Reporting to the Director, Legal and Corporate Affairs, the Procurement Manager will coordinate all procurements in UWA and ensure that procurements are made in a timely manner, and in accordance with the PPDA Act and Regulations 2003.
Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Manage the procurement processes in the Procurement and Disposal Unit.
·         Develop policies and implement cost-effective procurement management systems and procedures
·         Initiate and coordinate the preparation of annual procurement plans and budgets
·         Plan, implement, coordinate and monitor UWA procurement and disposal activities in line with the PPDA Acts and Regulations.
·         Head the Secretariat to the Contracts Committee and liaise with the Public Procurement and Disposal Authority
·         Check and prepare specifications, terms of reference, statements of requirements and bidding documents in liaison with user departments.
·         Prepare advertisements, issue bidding documents, receive bids and provide bid clarification
·         Maintain the approved list of providers/ suppliers
·         Maintain and up-date procurement, stores and disposal records
·         Prepare monthly and quarterly reports to management and the PPDA
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         Bachelor’s degree in procurement and logistics
·         Post graduate qualification in business administration is an advantage.
·         Membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies (CIPS).
·         Training in a relevant computer system for procurement management.
·         5 years experience in a large and reputable organization at management level.
·         Strong communication and interpersonal skills
·         Leadership and team working skills
How to Apply
Applications with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, transcripts, names of three referees and the applicant’s daytime telephone contact should be sent to:
Dama Consultants Limited
10th Floor Uganda House
P.O. Box 3967
Tel: +256-414-235 944
Deadline:  8th October, 2012.
Dama Consultants Limited accepts no liability for incomplete submission, late and/or misdirected transmission of applications.
Only short listed applicants will be contacted for interviews
Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
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