Procurement Officer Jobs – National Drug Authority (NDA)

Organisation: National Drug
Authority (NDA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About NDA:
The National Drug Authority (NDA) is an autonomous body which was
established by the National Drug Policy and Authority Act Cap 206 , Laws of
Uganda (2000 Edition) to regulate Human and Veterinary Medicines and other
healthcare products. NDA’s mandate is to ensure quality, safety and efficacy of
human and veterinary medicines and other healthcare products through the
regulation and control of their production, importation, distribution and use.
Job Summary: The Procurement
Officer will provide procurement and disposal support to ensure goods, services
and works are effectively procure in line with the PPDA Act & PPDA
Regulations, 2014.
Key Duties and
  • Manage all micro-procurements in
    accordance with the PPDA Guidelines and Regulations.
  • Coordinate the preparation of a
    Consolidated Procurement Plan and Disposal Plan in line with NDA approved
    budget and follow up for smooth execution.
  • The jobholder will issue all solicitation
    documents to suppliers and ensure that proper procedures of issuing of
    bids are followed as per PPDA Regulations.
  • Prepare monthly procurement reports and
    ensure their timely submission to PPDA.
  • Receive all bids from suppliers and ensure
    that proper procedures of receipt of bids are followed as per PPDA
  • Organize for opening of bids and ensure
    that bid openings are carried out in line with PPDA regulations.
  • Ensure safe custody of the bid security,
    performance security, advance payment security, letters of credit and
    ensure that the process of discharging the bonds after the validity period
    is done as per PPDA Regulations.
  • Actively participate in evaluation of bids
    and compilation of evaluation reports in line with PPDA Guidelines and
    Regulations. 2003.
  • Ensure that all information like bid
    notices, notice of best evaluated bidder, notification of award are
    displayed and posted on NDA Notice Boards and PPDA Website.
  • Capture data into the PPDA Government
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the
    supervisor from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate should hold a
    Bachelor’s degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management or Business
    Administration or Bachelor of Commerce from a recognized University.
  • Possession of chartered institute of
    purchasing and supply (CIPS) professional qualification
  • A minimum of five years of hands-on
    experience in a reputable organisation.
  • Computer knowledge including, but not
    limited, to MS Word, Excel, Navision, Power Point and Access.
  • Knowledge of PPDA Act and PPDA
  • High degree of integrity
  • Good judgment and strong communication
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their handwritten application letters with a detailed CV and copies of academic
certificates and transcripts, contact addresses and day time telephone numbers
of three (3) work related referees; should be submitted to:
Head of Human Resource & Administration,
National Drug Authority,
Plot 46-48 Lumumba Avenue,
P.O. Box 23096, Kampala, Uganda.
E-mail to:
Deadline: 21st October

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