Procurement Manager Employment Opportunity – Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

Job Title:    Procurement Manager
Organization: Elizabeth
Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)
Project Name: USAID Regional
Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in the South West Uganda Project
(RHITES)
Duty Station: Mbarara,
Uganda
About US:
The Elizabeth
Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) seeks to end pediatric HIV/AIDS
through research, advocacy, and prevention and treatment programs. We are a
global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 15
countries and at 7,000 sites around the world to prevent the transmission of
HIV to children, and to help those already infected. Today, because of the
highly successful work of the Foundation and its partners over the last 25
years, pediatric AIDS has been virtually eliminated in the United States and
new infections in children have declined by 58% worldwide. EGPAF Uganda Country
program is currently implementing a number of projects in partnership with
various donors.
About USAID RHITES Project:
The Elizabeth
Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) implements the USAID Regional Health
Integration to Enhance Health Services in the South West Uganda Project
(RHITES) whose aim is to increase the availability, accessibility and quality
of integrated health services including HIV and TB prevention, care and
treatment; maternal, neonatal and child health services; family planning;
nutrition assessment, counseling support; malaria prevention and treatment and
other primary carer services.
Job Summary: The Procurement
Manager will mainly ensure that all procurement and logistic activities for the
Foundation are done in compliance with EGPAF Policies and procedures,
Government laws and Donor Rules and Regulations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Develop, maintain and monitor the implementation of the
procurement plan
·        
Ensures the acquisition of goods and services
following the country and donor procurement regulations, proper storage and
issuing of goods supplied to the end user in an efficient and effective manner.
·        
Regularly review purchase requests, documentation
and evaluations, purchase orders and contracts, ensure integrated internal
controls in procurement, timely payment of vendors and ensure appropriate
procurement auditable support documents.
·        
Set re-order levels of stock items and support
producing of stock usage reports, coordinate sourcing strategies and
development of supply base.
·        
Support procurement process of sub awards,
evaluation and contract preparation.
·        
The job holder will develop a system of tracking
procurement and logistics requests and oversee preparation of weekly stock
status reports, monthly stock usage reports and quarterly stock taking.
·        
Provide technical input to budgets and project
proposals for procurement and logistics activities, contribute program monthly
management reports as well as contributing to quarterly donor reports on
critical procurements.
·        
Facilitate procurement audits and internal
compliance reviews.
·        
Prepare and manage tenders, manage prequalification
of suppliers, select vendors, prepare summary bid analysis, develop and
maintain suppliers’ relationships.
·        
Manage the automated procurement and stores system.
·        
Mentor and supervise the Procurement Officer and
Stores Officer.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The Procurement Manager should hold a Master’s
degree in procurement and Logistics Management, OR a Bachelor’s degree in
procurement with professional qualification in procurement.
·        
A minimum of seven years’ experience in managing
logistics and procurement.
·        
Working knowledge of international funding agencies
procurement procedures and familiarity with commodity management tracking
systems.
·        
Demonstrated ability to work with limited
supervision
·        
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
·        
Computer literacy skills
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications
to this address;
The Country
Director, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF), Plot 18A Kyadondo
Road, Nakasero, P.O. Box 21127, Kampala, Uganda
E-mail to:
UgandaRecruitment@pedaids.org
Deadline: 14th December 2015

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