3 Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Career Placements – Procurement Officer

Organisation: Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Supervisor Procurement
Job Code: HRM/072/601
Job Summary: The Procurement Officer will mainly handle all
procurement requisitions assigned in order to facilitate timely service
delivery with utmost observance of the provisions in the PPDA Act.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Regularly
    review specifications, bills of quantities and Terms of Reference prepared
    by user departments and provide timely guidance and feedback to users
    while ensuring completeness and compliance with the PPDA Act.
  • Prepare
    and submit appropriate solicitation documents to Contracts Committee for
    Approval
  • Receive,
    open and evaluate bids in accordance with the PPDA regulations
  • Actively
    coordinate contract processing procedure to ensure compliance with the
    award decision of Contracts Committee and terms and conditions of tender.
  • Prepare
    Local Purchase Orders for approved procurement decisions within the
    defined threshold
  • Works
    closely with user departments, stores on the delivery of goods.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The
    applicants should mainly provide a Degree in either; Procurement and
    Supplies/Logistics Management, Commerce, or Business Administration with a
    specialization in Procurement, obtained from a recognized academic
    institution
  • Professional
    Qualifications in Procurement (CIPS) is an added advantage.
  • A
    minimum of three or more years’ practical experience in handling
    procurements in a big and reputable organizations
  • Working
    knowledge of the PPDA Act Procurement law and Procedures, Procurement
    guidelines and Stores operational procedures
  • Practical
    experience with the Public Procurement Management System (PPMS) or ability
    to input and retrieve data from the PPMS.
  • Working
    knowledge of different procurement procedures including the World Bank
    procedures.
Age: Below 30 years
About URA:
The Uganda Revenue Authority
(URA) was established by the Uganda Revenue Authority Statute of 1991 and set
up in September of the same year as a central body for assessment and
collection of specified revenue, to administer and enforce the laws relating to
such revenue and to provide for related matters. This statute incorporated all
the laws that were in force then regarding tax collection. The new organization
(URA) amalgamated the three tax administration departments that were responsible
for all the taxes collected by the Central Government of Uganda.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates who wish to join URA should apply online by visiting the
website below. Please go to Careers and follow the link ‘CAREERS EXPERIENTIAL
HIRING’ to view detailed job description of the roles and responsibilities and
other required competencies as well as apply for the above job opportunities.
Please create your online profiles if you are doing this for the first time or
enter login details if created earlier.
Note:
  • The
    list of shortlisted and successful candidates will be published on the URA
    website.
  • Academic
    documents for the successful candidates will be vetted and background
    checks conducted before they are considered for appointment into the
    Authority. Any applicants found with forged academic documents will be
    charged in the courts of law.
Deadline: Friday 17th April 2015
by 11:59pm

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