Entry Level Procurement Assistant Employment Opportunity – Uganda Christian University (UCU)

Job Title:      Procurement Assistant
Organisation: Uganda
Christian University (UCU)
Reports to: Procurement
Officer
About UCU:
Uganda
Christian University was founded when the historic Bishop Tucker Theological
College was promoted as a university in 1997. Bishop Tucker Theological College
trained clergy and educators during its 84-year history from 1913-1997. The
local chief, Hamu Mukasa, granted land for the college to operate in Mukono.
International partnerships were part of the College’s missionary history. The
Church Mission Society teamed with Ugandan leaders and others to assure the
College had the necessary intellectual and other capital. By the late 1990s,
the Church of Uganda sought to have a broader impact on society through the
higher education – not only of clergy but of other professionals as well.
Uganda Christian University was established in 1997.
Job Summary:  The Procurement Assistant will support the
Procurement Officer in conducting University Procurement activities and disposal
activities in line with the University policy.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
In charge of reviewing requisitions from users and
ensuring that they are in line with the approved budget.
·        
Responsible for preparing relevant purchase orders.
·        
Following up on the issued purchase orders to ensure
timely deliveries.
·        
Maintaining the fixed assets register, capturing
newly acquired assets and recommending necessary replacements and/or repairs.
·        
Working closely with University carpentry workshop
for required documentation concerning the furniture made.
·        
Guiding users on the handling and maintenance of
assets.
·        
In charge of preparing and submitting necessary
reports.
·        
Perform any other official duties as may be assigned
by the supervisor from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
Procurement and Logistics Management or Business Administration specializing in
Procurement, from a recognized Institution of Higher Learning.
·        
A minimum of two years’ experience in procurement.
·        
Computer literacy i.e. Proficient in the use of Excel,
MS word etc.
·        
Excellent data analytical skills
·        
Person of integrity with the ability to make mature
decisions.
·        
Be a mature and committed Christian.
·        
Highly self-motivated.
How to Apply:
All qualified
candidates should send two (2) copies of an application letter clearly
demonstrating suitability together with updated Curriculum Vitae and three
references.( Academic, Leadership and Pastoral). Please remember to attach two
(2) copies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts and send
to:
The Manager
Human Resource & Administration
Uganda Christian
University,
Pilkington
Building,
P.O. Box 4,
Mukono. Uganda
Deadline: 4th September, 2015
by 5:00 PM
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Duty Station:  Mukono, Uganda

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