Fresher Jobs – Assistant Procurement Officer at UNBS

Organisation: Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head Procurement Unit
About UNBS:
Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory body under
the Ministry of Trade Industry and Cooperatives mandated to coordinate the
elaboration of standards and quality of products and services so as to
facilitate fair trade, promote local industries and protect consumers.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Support in maintaining a data base of
    suppliers and their terms and conditions of service
  • Upon requisition of goods or services,
    assist in calling for quotations/bids from suppliers
  • Support in evaluating quotations/bids
    following UNBS procurement procedures and PPDA guideline
  • Making recommendations on procurement of
    goods and services to the Head of PDU as found necessary
  • Assist in recommending
    changes/improvements in procedures for providing office support so as to
    lead to efficiency and effectiveness
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by
    the immediate supervisor
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant should hold a Diploma in
    procurement and Logistics
  • At least one year working experience in a
    reputable organization
  • Highly Computer Literate with skills in
    Microsoft Word, Excel, and Internet applications
  • The applicant must also be conversant with
    the PPDA Act
  • The Assistant Procurement Officer should
    also be a team player, an excellent communicator with good oral
    communication and interpersonal skills.
Age: Between 25-35 years.
How to Apply:
All qualified applicants should send their applications together with
attached copies of all academic qualifications, copies of valid identity cards
and detailed CVs with mobile telephone numbers indicated, names and contact
details of three referees, to the address below in person;
The Executive Director,
Uganda National Bureau of Standards,
Plot M217 Nakawa Industrial Area,
P.O Box 6329,
Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: 20th April 2015 by 5:00 PM
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