Procurement Officer – National Social Security Fund (NSSF)

Job Title: Procurement
Organization: The National Social Security Fund (NSSF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Procurement Manager
Ref: PO/HR0815/2014
About NSSF:
The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) is positioning itself to be
the Social Security Provider of Choice in Uganda. Our belief at the Fund is
that each employee contributes directly to the growth and success of the
business and each employee is expected to take pride in being a member of the
team. With our shared purpose of being the Social Security Provider of Choice
providing exceptional customer service with a workforce that is well motivated
and skilled, we are looking to recruit people with high integrity, dedication
and commitment for vacant positions above.
Job Summary: The Procurement
Officer will primarily be responsible for ensuring that all e goods, works and
services are procured in accordance with PPDA Act, 2003 and Regulations.
Key Duties and
  • Actively participate in consolidation of
    annual procurement plan in close collaboration with the Procurement
  • Responsible for verification of
    completeness of procurement requisitions from user departments and
    confirmation that the required item is in the approved procurement plan;
  • Timely prepare the solicitation documents
    for works, goods and services
  • Oversee the issuing of solicitation
    documents, receive bids using standard procurement forms
  • Provide technical direction and assistance
    in evaluation of bids and report any material deviations,
  • Actively participate in periodic
    preparation of the procurement reports
  • Work closely with service providers,
    suppliers, contractors and Contract Managers to ensure timely deliveries,
    complete and meet the objectives of the organization.
  • Compile and submit reports on weekly and
    monthly basis on procurement activities;
  • Oversee tender/bid closing and pre-bid
    meeting in line with the procedures laid in the PPDA Regulations
  • Actively participate in preparation of
    disposal plan together with the User departments
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The candidate should hold a good
    University degree in either Procurement, Logistics, Economics, Law,
    Engineering or Accounting, Finance and any other business related
    discipline from a recognized University and full possession of
    professional qualification in Procurement (MCIPS.CISCP, Membership to NEVI
  • Three or more (three) years of experience
    in procurement function of which at least two years in a busy public
  • Highly computer literate especially in the
    use of Microsoft office Applications (MS Excel, MS Word, Power Point)
  • Excellent communication skills with strong
    interpersonal skills
  • Excellent innovative and problem solving
  • High level of integrity
How to Apply: 
If you meet the above
requirements and desire to join NSSF, please send your capability statement and
enclose a CV of not more than 3 (three pages) including three referees and
copies of academic and professional certificates/testimonials, postal address,
email address and daytime telephone contact 
addressed to:
The Head of Human Resources
& Administration PLOT 1, Pilkington Road,
13th Floor Workers
P.O. Box 7140, Kampala –
Please indicate the position
applied for on the envelope
(Application for the position
of with the reference number).
Deadline:  12th
September, 2014 by 5PM

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