Careers in Banking – Procurement Officer at Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI)

Organization: Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Procurement Manager
About Pride:
Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride) is the leading Microfinance
Deposit Taking Institution in Uganda with 31 networked branches and 5 contact
offices countrywide, an equal opportunity employer, regulated by Bank of Uganda
under the MDI Act, 2003.
Job Summary:  The
Procurement Officer will be manage all activities in the Procurement and
Disposal Unit (PDU) and handle the procurement of works, supplies and services
for all Pride departments in a timely and cost effective manner.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Process all activities of the PDU
    purchasing operations according to PPDA/PML’s laid down procurement
    policies and procedures to ensure maximum efficiency.
  • Guide staff on all individual procurement
    and disposal methods and practices.
  • In charge of the preparation of Contracts
    Committee Schedule of meetings and timely submissions for Contracts
    Committee approval.
  • Preparation of monthly reports for
    submission to PPDA and participate in preparation of quarterly reports to
    the Board.
  • Manage pre-bid meetings, bid closing and
    bid opening.
  • Responsible for the overall management of
    procurement data.
  • Perform any other related duties as may be
    assigned from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should possess a Bachelor’s
    degree in Procurement / Purchasing and Supplies Management, Business
    Administration / Commerce (Procurement and Supplies option) from a
    recognized institution.
  • At least two years’ working experience in
    procurement office or related environment.
  • The ideal candidate should be a member to
    CIPS, possess 2 principle passes at A’ Level and credit passes in English
    and Mathematics at O’ Level.
  • Possess good customer awareness and
    emotional intelligence skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication
    skills.
  • The ideal candidate should maintain
    confidentiality, have Self- drive and confidence, be Proactive
  • Possess business acumen
  • Excellent public relation skills
  • Ability to multi-tasking
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication
    skills
  • Good at goal setting and quality control.
  • She/she should also be computer literate
  • Possess the ability to coach & mentor
  • Skilled in change management
  • Possess emotional intelligence and
    advocacy skills
Age: Below 30 years
How to Apply: 
If you believe you meet the above requirements, have the necessary
skills and experience, desire to succeed and make a difference, then apply
indicating your current salary, salary expectation and attach a detailed CV,
complete academic transcripts and professional certificates, postal address,
names of three professional referees and a daytime telephone contact, to the
Head Human Capital Management, Victoria Office Park, Block B, Bukoto, Plot 6 –
9, Ben Kiwanuka Okot Close, P.O. Box 7566-Kampala, Uganda.
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted.
Deadline: 20th April, 2015
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