USAID RWANU Project Careers – Procurement Assistant at ACDI/VOCA

Organisation: ACDI/VOCA
Project: Resiliency through Wealth, Agriculture,
and Nutrition in Karamoja (RWANU)
Funding Source: USAID
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Procurement Officer
About USAID RWANU Project:
ACDI/VOCA is implementing the
USAID-funded PL 480 Title II Development Food Assistance Program entitled
“Resiliency through Wealth, Agriculture, and Nutrition in Karamoja (RWANU).”
The RWANU Program aims to reduce food insecurity among vulnerable rural
populations in selected sub-counties of Amudat, Moroto, Napak and
Nakapiripirit. The Program’s strategic objectives are (1) improved availability
and access to food and (2) reduced malnutrition in pregnant and lactating
mothers and children under five. The RWANU Program takes a preventive approach
to reducing malnutrition, focusing on the first 1,000 days of life when
conditional food rations will have the highest impact. RWANU promotes
diversified livelihoods strategies including linkages to market opportunities
to ensure long-term food security and resilience to food insecurity shocks.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
support in reviewing requisitions for completeness and accuracy; follow up on
discrepancies with the initiating department and identify available suppliers
for each requisitioned item.
in the processing of requisitions into purchase orders and any resulting change
in maintaining and updating the vendor database.
incumbent will also okay a role in procurement evaluations
in communicating to vendors and internal clients
a monthly property status report.
the Procurement Tracker
monitor record and report on optimal supply of stationery, office equipment,
furniture and other amenities for performance of program work.
any other duties that may be assigned to you from time to time
Qualifications, Skills and
ideal candidates should hold university degrees in Business Administration,
Procurement and Logistics from a reputable institution will be an added
minimum of two years working experience with a similar organization.
analytical and problem solving skills
negotiation skills
communication and interpersonal skills
literacy with a good command of word processing and spreadsheets
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested
candidates who desire to work in the USAID RWANU Project should send their
applications (only by e-mail) addressed to the Human Resources Manager
attaching their application letters and CV to
Women are encouraged to apply as ACDI/ VOCA is an equal opportunity employer.
Only those shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.
Deadline: 15th May 2015
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