Procurement Officer INGO Job Careers – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Job Title:         Procurement Officer
Organisation: Danish Refugee
Council (DRC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Country
Procurement & Logistics Coordinator
About US:
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, independent,
humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more
than 36 countries throughout the world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees
and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to promote
durable solutions to the problems of forced migration, on the basis of
humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works in accordance with the UN
Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in
Disaster Relief.
Job Summary: The Procurement
Officer will mainly support the West Nile procurement and will also from time
to time be required to support the rest of the program procurement depending on
the existing needs according to DRC/DDG set guidance and standard operating
Key Duties and
  • Ensure that there is value for money for
    all the procured good and services by seeing to it that all procured items
    are of good quality and meet the set standards.
  • Ensure that the request for payments
    tracker and procurement table are updated and shared with field offices on
    weekly basis.
  • The procurement officer will take lead in
    ensuring that contracts drafted meet the standard requirements before they
    are reviewed by the CPLC and consequently submitted for final approval.
  • Ensure DRC rules, regulations and
    procurement standards are upheld in all the procurement processes
  • Take part in achieving the performance
    objectives in the procurement and logistics sector by ensuring that 90% of
    the procurement are done timely. 
  • Offer technical support to field
    procurement staff.
  • Help in tendering processes and
    identification of pre-qualified suppliers.
  • In charge of the preparation for all the
    procurement documents according to the documents check list and submit to
    CPLC for review before submission for approval.
  • Receive all the order request (OR) from
    field and update the procurement table before any procurement.
  • The procurement officer will mainly be
    responsible for all procurement filing and ensures that all documents are
    filed in an orderly manner for safety and easy retrieval. All originals go
    to finance and copies retained in the procurement /logistics folders. 
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee
    Council (DRC) Procurement Officer job placement should hold a Bachelor’s
    degree in Procurement & Logistics Management or the equivalent.
  • At least five years’ experience,
    preferably working in a busy organization INGO environment.
  • Excellent communication in English both
    written and oral.
  • Excellent MS Excel and MS Word skills
  • Proven commitment to accountable
  • Previous experience of working in
    challenging environments.
  • Proven ability to manage large varied
    workloads and deal constructively with stress and periods with long hours.
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks, meet
    deadlines and work with limited supervision
  • Proactive, stable and robust character and
    a good team player.
  • Excellent communication skills, calm and a
    good sense of humour.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and
    demonstrated ability to establish effective working relations at all
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications including;
A cover letter (1 page) in which you explain why
you are interested in the position and how you meet the qualities and qualifications
Concise and accurate CV (maximum 3 pages). The
CV should include information about your qualification, relevant training
courses, Work experience, name and contact details of 3 relevant references.
All applications should be uploaded online at this link, Click
Deadline: 10th
October 2016
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