Procurement Officer Job Opportunity – Uganda Law Reform Commission




Job Title:     Procurement Officer 
Organization: Uganda Law
Reform Commission
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Accounting
Officer
About US:
The Uganda Law
Reform Commission is established under Article 248(1) of the Constitution of
the Republic of Uganda. Its primary mandate is to study and keep under constant
review the Acts and all other laws comprising the laws of Uganda with a view to
making recommendations for their systematic improvement, development,
modernisation and reform.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
The incumbent will be working closely the
procurement function and controlling the resources of the procurement unit;
·        
Work closely with the end users and preparing a
draft procurement plan;
·        
In charge of verifying documentation relating to
procurement and organizing the documentation for easy use by all interested
parties;
·        
Compiling procurement requirements and
documentations on a timely basis;
·        
Verifying procurement and disposal requisitions and
organizing related documents;
·        
Responsible for preparing bid documents and
maintaining safe custody of procurement and disposal records;
·        
In charge of participating in evaluation of bids as
and when assigned;
·        
Entering authorised transactions on the system for
further processing and producing required reports;
·        
Guiding suppliers on procurement procedures;
·        
Work closely with the Accounts section to ensure
availability of procurement funds and timely payments to suppliers;
·        
Work in liaison with end-users and compiling all
procurement requirements of the organization and submitting them to the
relevant authorities;
·        
Perform any other duties that may be assigned to the
Accounting Officer.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicants should be Ugandans holding
qualifications in any of the following disciplines:-Either
o   An Honours
Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement and Supply Chain/Logistics Management or
Purchasing and Supplies/Materials Management from a recognized
University/Institution
·        
 OR
o   An Honours
Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Procurement option) or Business
Administration/Studies (Procurement option) or Science (Procurement option)
obtained from a recognized University/Institution.
·        
OR
o   Full
professional qualification in Procurement related discipline like Chartered
Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) or International Supplies Management
(ISM) awarded by a recognized/accredited examining body/institution.
·        
At least three years’ experience in procurement in
government or from a reputable organisation.
·        
Computer literacy skills and knowledge
·        
Possession of a relevant post graduate qualification
is an added advantage.
·        
Age: Above 25 years
How to Apply: 
All qualified Ugandans
should send their applications with fully certified photocopies of their
testimonials and an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV), recent passport size
photographs filled in triplicate to:
The Commission
Secretary,
Uganda Law
Reform Commission,
8th floor,
Workers’ House,
P.O. Box 12149,
Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 6th November 2015 by 5.00pm
NB: Serving Government officers are encouraged to route
applications through their Supervisors and Heads of Department.

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