UNMA Employment Opportunity – Senior Procurement Officer

Organisation: Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Uganda National Meteorological Authority (formerly Department of
Meteorology) under Ministry of Water and Environment is a semi-autonomous
government authority for weather and climate services (UNMA Act. 2012) and a
focal institution to Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), an
international body mandated to carryout scientific research on climate change.
Job Summary: The Senior Procurement Officer will primarily
oversee the entire procurement process in the entity for the concession/all
projects 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.
  • Actively initiate and prepare solicitation
    of bids for goods, services and works
  • Prepare documentation, procedures, reports
    and recommendations at various key stages in the procurement process for
    consideration by contracts committee
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should possess an
    honors’ Bachelor in either Procurement and Supplies/Logistics Management
    or equivalent. Professional Qualifications in Procurement (CIPS) is an
    advantage
  • Three or more years’ hands-on experience
    in handling procurements in a big and reputable organisations
  • Working knowledge of the PPDA Act,
    Procurement Law and Procedures, Procurement guidelines and Stores
    operations.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an
application letter, updated resume /CV, copies of academic documents &
professional qualifications along with contact details of at least three
professional referees to: The Director, Future Options Consulting Ltd, 4th
Floor, Diamond Trust Building, Kampala Road, P.O. Box 34934, Kampala, Uganda
either by post, courier, hand delivery or email to: consultant@futureoptionsug.com.
Please include the title of the position you are applying for in the subject
line of your application letter.
NB: Only the shortlisted candidates will be
contacted
Deadline: 4th May 2015 by 5PM
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