Entry Level Jobs – Procurement Officer at Uganda National Cultural Centre (UNCC)

Job Title:     Procurement Officer
Organization: Uganda
National Cultural Centre (UNCC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Executive Director
About US:
Uganda National
Cultural Centre (UNCC) is a semi-autonomous body established by an Act of
Parliament (UNCC Act Cap 50). It is mandated to preserve, promote and
popularize Art and Culture in Uganda and beyond.
Job Summary: The Procurement
Officer will mainly oversee activities in Uganda National Cultural Centre
Procurement and Disposal Unit (PDU) and handle the procurement and disposal of
all equipment, stationery, service and works contracts for all departments cost
effectively, in appropriate quantities and at required time.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
The incumbent will manage all activities of the PDU
purchasing operations according to PPDA and UNCC laid down procurement policies
and procedures to ensure maximum efficiency.
Manage the procurement planning processes for all
departments and sections in UNCC and develop a comprehensive annual procurement
master plan for Management control
Guide staff on all individual procurement and
disposal methods and practices.
Work closely with the end users to determine and
compile ail procurement and disposal requirements of the departments for
submission to senior management for approval.
Prepare Contracts Committee schedule for meeting and
timely submissions for Contracts Committee approval.
Recommend membership of the evaluation committees
and management of the evaluation process.
The incumbent will maintain a prequalified list of
suppliers for a specific period.
Prepare and submit monthly reports for submission to
PPDA and quarterly reports to the Board through the Executive Director.
Provide secretariat services to the Contracts
The incumbent will also manage pre-bid meetings, bid
closing and bid opening.
Overall procurement data management
Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the
Executive Director.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant must hold a good Bachelor’s degree in
Procurement and Logistics Management, B.Com, BBA with specialty in Procurement
or in a related field.
Possession of a Masters in Procurement and logistics
Management or CIPS is a must.
At least two (2) years’ experience
Excellent communication and inter-personal skills.
Good knowledge of Public Procurement and Disposal.
Excellent analytical and report writing skills.
Good computer skills.
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates must send their typed applications and the envelopes
clearly marked on the top right hand side with Job position applied for and
send to:
Human Resource
and Administrative Manager,
Uganda National
Cultural Centre (UNCC),
P.O. Box 3187, Kampala.
Deadline: 23rd October 2015 by 5:00pm.

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