Senior Procurement Officer/ Head of Procurement and Disposal Unit – NEMA

Organization: National Environment Management Authority
(NEMA)
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports
to:
Deputy Executive Director
Job
Ref:
NEMA/ADV/EXT/06/2015
About
US:
The National
Environment Management Authority (NEMA) was established under the National
Environment Act Cap. 153 to coordinate, monitor, enforce and supervise all
activities in the field of environment for purposes of ensuring sustainable
development in Uganda
Job
Summary:
 The Procurement Officer will
technically support the preparation, management and contracting of a variety of
goods, works and services of NEMA. The incumbent will also support Quality Assurance
functions related to procurement and contracting of services and participate in
all procurements undertaken at NEMA.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Offer technical support to NEMA and assist
Management in operations and procurement related functions.
·        
Assess the compliance to PPDA and development
partners’ procedures on goods, works and services procured for NEMA.
·        
Prepare and implement NEMA’s procurement plan.
·        
Prepare tender documents for the procurement of
goods, works & services.
·        
Support the NEMA Management & the Contracts
Committee to review procurement requests for completeness, adequacy and clarity
of tender documents.
·        
Implement procurement and contracting transactions
to purchase goods, works and services at the best value;
·        
Take pre-emptive action on operational,
administrative and procedural issues of tenders submitted by suppliers and
service providers;
·        
Prepare all necessary procurement management
reports;
·        
Prepare & make available on time the tender
documents for bidders;
·        
Demonstrate professional behavior, personal
ethics, integrity and transparency in dealing with clients and service
providers;
·        
Mentor and train colleagues by sharing knowledge
in procurement procedures;
·        
Ensure that procurement procedures and guidelines
are harmonized in the PPDA Procurement Manual.
·        
Carry out any other tasks related to the
procurement function which could be requested by NEMA management &
Contracts Committee and;
·        
Perform any other relevant tasks that may be
assigned.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The candidate should hold a good first degree in
Economics, Business Administration, Procurement & Logistics. A Post
Graduate Diploma in Project Planning & Management, Public Procurement
Management as an added advantage for those without a first degree in procurement
& logistics. Possession of a Masters’ degree in the above disciplines is an
added advantage.
·        
A minimum of five years’ experience in a business
environment in procurement services either public or private sector or
international organizations;
·        
Full Membership of the Institute of Procurement
Professionals of Uganda.
·        
Capacity to work with minimum supervision
·        
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
·        
High ethics, integrity and confidentiality
·        
Excellent reporting skills
·        
Possess the ability to work under pressure and to
make accurate and informed decisions.
·        
Excellent analytical and coordinating skills
·        
Ability to work independently and with strong
organizational and planning skills.
·        
High level of confidentiality
·        
Honesty,
·        
Courtesy,
·        
On time response to instructions.
How
to Apply: 
All
candidates should send their applications in their own handwriting and deliver
them by hand OR through post and enclose copies of certificates/testimonials
and detailed curriculum vitae indicating three professional referees addressed
to:-
The Executive
Director
National
Environment Management Authority (NEMA)
NEMA House,
Plot 17/19/21 Jinja Road
P.O. Box
22255
Kampala.
Uganda
Deadline:
19th June, 2015 by 5.00 pm

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