Procurement Officer Employment Opportunity – Uganda Free Zones Authority (UFZA)

Job Title:      Procurement Officer
Organisation: Uganda Free
Zones Authority (UFZA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Procurement
Job Reference No: FZ/HRM/5/15
About US:
The Uganda Free
Zones Authority is mandated to establish, develop, manage, market, maintain,
supervise, control and to provide for other related matters of Free Zones in
Uganda, as outlined in section 13 sub-section 1 to 2 of the Free Zones Act,
Job Summary: The Procurement
Officer will support the Authority’s Procurement Executive in planning and
coordinating the procurement and disposal of assets function to ensure value
for money.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
The incumbent will coordinate the activities of the
Procurement Unit;
Ensure conformity and adherence to the Government
procurement regulations;
Render support to the functionality of the Contracts
Guide staff on procurement procedures/processes;
Perform any other duties assigned from time to time
by the Procurement Executive
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate should preferably hold an Honours
Bachelor’s degree in Procurement/Purchasing and Supplies, Transport and
Logistics or in a Procurement related field
Possession of Professional qualification in Supply
Chain Management will be an added advantage.
A minimum of three years’ experience in a similar
position in a reputable institution / organisation;
Excellent communication skills;
Ability to work in a team;
Good computer skills;
Self-motivated and capable to work under tight
deadline in a competitive environment
High degree of integrity.
Age: Between 25 –
40 years old
How to Apply: 
Al suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their application
letters quoting the reference number (Check top of advert) for the post applied
for accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae (CV), names and addresses of
three (3) referees (at least one of whom must be a current/former employer),
photocopies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts. The
complete application packages should be sent to:
The Manager
(Human Resource and Administration),
Uganda Free
Zones Authority,
6th Floor,
Communications House,
Plot 1 Colville
P.O. Box 37578,
Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: Thursday, 26th
November, 2015

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