Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) Jobs – Senior Procurement Officer

Organisation: Uganda
Tourism Board (UTB)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: CEO
About US:
Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) is a statutory
organisation established by the Uganda Tourist Board Statute 1994. The Board’s
mandate is to promote and popularise Uganda as a viable holiday destination
both locally and internationally in order to:
·        
Increase
the contribution of tourism earnings and GDP
·        
Improve
Uganda’s competitiveness as an international tourism destination
·        
Increase
Uganda’s share of Africa’s and World tourism market.
Job
Summary:
 The Senior Procurement Officer will oversee
all procurements in UTB and ensure that they are done in a timely manner and in
accordance with the PPDA Act.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Oversee
the procurement process in the Procurement and Disposal Unit.
·        
The
incumbent will also be charged with the development of policies and implement
cost effective procurement management systems.
·        
Initiate
and coordinate the preparation of Annual Procurement Plans and Budgets.
·        
Coordinate
and monitor UTB procurement and disposal activities in line with the PPDA Act
and regulations.
·        
Prepare
advertisements and bidding documents, receive bids, and provide clarification
to contracts committee.
·        
Maintain
an approved list of providers and suppliers
·        
The
job holder will be charged with the preparation of quarterly and monthly
reports to Management and PPDA.
·        
Perform
any other official duty assigned by management from time to time.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate should preferably hold an Honors Bachelor’s Degree in
Procurement and Logistics or related discipline from a recognized University.
·        
Possession
of a Master’s degree in Procurement and Logistics or Supply Chain Management is
an added Advantage.
·        
Membership
to chartered Institute of purchasing and supplies is an added advantage
·        
At
least five years’ experience from a reputable Organization at senior level.
·        
Detailed
knowledge and understanding of government procurement and disposal procedures
and systems.
·        
Excellent
communication and Interpersonal skills.
·        
Leadership
skills.
·        
High
team ethic
How
to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested
candidates are encouraged to send their applications with detailed CVs (with
email, telephone contact and postal address), plus copies of all academic
certificates and transcripts, testimonials, copy of valid identity card,
contact details (telephone, postal and email addresses) of the three competent
referees should be sent by courier or hand delivered to the address below;
The Chief Executive Officer,
Uganda Tourism Board,
Plot 42, Windsor Crescent, Kololo,
P.O. Box 7211 Kampala. Uganda
Deadline:
Friday 24th July, 2015 by 5:00pm
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