National Procurement Officer Job Opportunity – Belgian Development Agency (BTC)

Job Title:        National Procurement Officer
Organisation: Belgian Development Agency (BTC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Development Agency, BTC Uganda mobilizes its resources and expertise to
eliminate poverty in the world. They support more than 200 cooperation projects
in 20 countries including Africa, Asia and Latin America.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Offer timely support to the projects in the
    initiation and follow-up of public tender processes
  • Actively participate in procurement planning
    with projects
  • Provide technical support through the good
    application of the Belgian/Ugandan procurement legislation
  • Manage procurement correspondences
  • Keenly review specifications and provide
    relevant feedback
  • In a timely manner, follow up legal opinions
    with the local legal advisor
  • In an innovative way, develop and apply a
    quality control mechanism for contract execution by providers (integrate M&E
    in contract management)
  • The incumbent will also manage the central
    tender registry
  • Support in the management of the grant system
  • Roll out innovations/changes in the Belgian
    and Ugandan procurement legislation
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold a University
    graduate in project management or procurement related field
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of public
    procurement under Ugandan legislation
  • Working knowledge of Belgian procurement
    rules is an important asset
  • Working experience with GoU structures,
    especially the procurement processes
  • Prior exposure and experience with bilateral
    or multilateral agencies is an asset
  • Significant M&E experience and a good
    understanding of the project cycle
  • Excellent written and spoken English
How to Apply:
suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their
updated CVs, motivation letters and sustaining documents to Belgian Development
Agency BTC, Lower Kololo Terrace 1B, Kololo, Kampala. Uganda. Please clearly
indicate the position you apply for on the envelope.
Deadline: 11th March 2016 by 4:00pm.
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