Procurement Manager Process Assurance Job Placement – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Organisation: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Reports to: Director Procurement
About UNRA:
Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) was established by an Act of Parliament;
The Uganda National Authority Act, No. 15 of 2006. UNRA became operational on
1st July 2008.  The mandate of UNRA is to
develop and maintain the national roads network, advise Government on general
roads policy and contribute to addressing of transport concerns, among others.
Job Summary: The Procurement Manager Process Assurance will be
responsible for the review, update and implementation of the internal assurance
system for procurement processes including documentation of policies and
standards such as quality manual, standard operating procedures, change control
policy, maintenance of records, code of conduct, etc. The incumbent will be
responsible for conducting independent quality assurance of the procurement
process to ensure compliance with the PPDA Act and Regulation and/or Development
Partner procedures and guidelines. The job holder will also be responsible for
providing technical support and guidance to user departments and PDU staff at
key stages of the procurement process to ensure conformity with established
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop and implement procurement quality assurance
    system for compliance with PPDA Act and Regulations and/or Development Partner
  • The incumbent will plan and provide requisite
    technical support and guidance to user departments and PDU staff at key
    stages of the procurement process;
  • Keenly review all procurement related documentation
    to ensure compliance with the PPDA Act and Regulations and/or Development
    partner guidelines;
  • Coordinate all Procurement audits;
  • The incumbent will develop and implement a
    system of managing risks in the procurement and disposal activities and
    develop risk mitigation measures;
  • Mentor and supervise the performance of direct
    reports in line with the performance management system of UNRA.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Director
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Procurement
    Manager Process Assurance career placement should hold an Honors Degree in
    Civil Engineering, Procurement, Commerce, Business Administration, Law,
    Social Sciences or any other relevant courses from a recognized
  • Possession of a Master’s Degree in related
    field or any other relented field is mandatory
  • Possession of CIPS or other relevant
    professional qualification
  • At least five years’ practical experience in
    procurement in similar and reputable organization.
  • Demonstrated working experience in managing
  • Impeccable level of integrity;
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a
    team and to develop subordinates;
  • Excellent interpersonal, particularly
    staff/management relation skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Strategic thinking and ability to work and
    produce accurate results in an environment with multiple and challenging
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should hand deliver their handwritten application letters, filled form (Download Here) ,
an updated CV with copies of academic documents and two referee letters (one of
whom should be work-related) to the UNRA Kyambogo Training Centre addressed to

of the Director Human Resource,
National Roads Authority,
5 Lourdel Road Nakasero, P.O. Box 28487, Kampala.
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and
Canvassing or lobbying by applicants will lead to disqualification. Candidates
who present forged documents/testimonials will be arrested and prosecuted.
Deadline: Monday, 1st February 2016 by 17.00 hours

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