UEGCL Career Opportunity – Procurement Officer

Organization: Uganda
Electricity Generation Company Ltd (UEGCL)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Senior
Procurement Officer
About UEGCL:
Uganda Electricity Generation
Company Ltd was incorporated in March 2001 under the Companies Act, 2012 on the
basis of the Public Enterprises Reform and Divestiture Act, Cap 98 and
Electricity Act, Cap 145.  UEGCL is
wholly owned by the Government of the Republic of Uganda. UEGCL’s key role is
to – carry on the business of electric power generation and sale within Uganda
or for export to neighbouring countries; build, operate and maintain
Electricity Generation Plants; monitor the operation and maintenance of its
Concessioned Assets – Nalubaale and Kiira Power Stations; provide Technical
Support as and when required by the Government of the Republic of Uganda
through the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development; Implement Flagship
Hydropower Plant Projects of Karuma (600MW) and Isimba (183MW; organize,
support, encourage and maintain training facilities in technical and related
fields, amongst others.
Job Summary:  The Procurement Officer will support the
Senior Procurement Officer in Managing the entire procurement process in the
entity for the Concession/ All Projects in accordance with the PPDA
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The
    incumbent will receive, review, and consolidate the individual user
    departments/all projects procurement and disposal work plans into a Master
    procurement plan.
  • Initiate
    and prepare solicitation of bids for goods, services, and works.
  • The
    incumbent will prepare documentation, procedures, reports and
    recommendations at various key stages in the procurement process for
    consideration by contracts committee· ·
  • Regularly
    check statement of requirements (specifications) prepared by the users
    and/or assist with their preparation.
  • Display
    procurement information on the public procurement notice board
  • Actively
    participate in preparing bidding documents – Supplies, Works, Services
    (consultancy and non-consultancy).
  • Manage
    the disposal of old equipment process from identification to final sell
  • Perform
    supplier performances reviews and advise on areas for improvement.
  • Maintain
    and archive records for all procurement and disposal transactions in
    accordance with the PPDA guidelines.
  • Prepare
    and send timely reports i.e. weekly procurement status reports, monthly
    procurement report for PPDA and contracts committee.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    Procurement Officer should possess a bachelor’s Degree in Procurement and
    Logistics or a University Degree with relevant experience and CIPS
  • At
    least three (3) years’ relevant experience working with the Procurement
    and Disposal Unit in a busy organization.
  • Excellent
    planning and organizational skills
  • Excellent
    analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent
    communication, facilitation and presentation skills.
  • Interpersonal
    skills and high level of integrity
  • Computer
    literacy skills
  • The
    position involves making timely decision under pressure and also involves
    high level of integrity, due care and caution.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send their applications with copies of their
academic documents and detailed CVs indicating two referees and their full
addresses physically to:
The Chief Executive Officer,
Uganda Electricity Generation
Company Ltd (UEGCL),
3rd Floor, UEDCL Tower,
Plot 37 Nakasero Road, P.O. Box
75831, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: Friday, 20th March, 2015 by 5.00 p.m.
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