Procurement Officer NGO Careers – Real Medicine Foundation (RMF)

Job Title:    Procurement Officer
Organisation: Real Medicine
Foundation (RMF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Real Medicine Foundation provides humanitarian support to people living
in disaster and poverty stricken areas, focusing on the person as a whole by
providing medical/physical, emotional, economic, and social support.
Job Summary: The Procurement
Officer manages project procurement and ensures compliance with UNHCR and RMF
policies, contractual terms, OPM Uganda Acquisition Regulations, and other
applicable rules and regulations, support the procurement of a wide-range of
goods, commodities, and services through subcontracts and purchase orders. The
role will undertake procurement functions that include preparing specifications
and solicitation documents, managing bid evaluations, drafting requests for
consent of the Programme Officer, and overseeing vendor selection processes.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
 
  • Build and manage vendor relationships,
    contacts, and pre-qualifications lists.
  • Provide input to project procurement for
    financial and other reports.
  • Maintain procurement files (paper and
    electronic backup) according to policies and procedures.
  • Provide procurement procedures and policy
    guidance and interpretation to program staff.
  • Coach, mentor, and train program staff on
    procurement policies and procedures.
  • Support the procurement of a wide-range of
    goods, commodities, and services through subcontracts and purchase orders.
  • The incumbent will develop tools and forms
    required for procurement, contracts, and other agreements such as bid
    analyses and selection and negotiation memos.
  • Manage procurement-related tasks in
    coordination with the Programme Officer.
  • Carry out procurement functions that
    include preparing specifications and solicitation documents, managing bid
    evaluations. drafting requests for consent for the Programme Officer, and
    overseeing vendor selection process.
  • Oversee project procurement and ensure
    compliance with UNHCR and RMF policies, contractual terms, OPM Uganda
    Acquisition Regulations, and other applicable rules and regulations.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s
    Degree in Business Administration, BSC in Procurement and Logistics.
  • A minimum of three years of progressively
    responsible procurement work experience.
  • Expertise in administrative project
    management.
  • Experience in competitive procurement of
    goods and services.
  • Excellent knowledge of English and good
    working knowledge of at least one other Ugandan language.
  • Strong Knowledge of Microsoft Office
    Software applications.
  • Demonstrated Integrity and transparency in
    Procurement.
  • Experience in working with CSOs especially
    building their capacity.
  • Demonstrated history of Procurement
    Training.
  • Ability to multitask and manage competing
    priorities.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
    skills.
  • Applicants should be in alignment with
    Real Medicine Foundation’s values of respect and dignity, its vision of
    ‘Liberating Human Potential’ and ‘Empowering Local Leadership,’ and its
    mission of providing humanitarian support to people living in disaster and
    poverty-stricken areas, focusing on the person as a whole by providing
    medical/physical, emotional, social, and economic support.
NB: This employment start
date is 5th of October 2016.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates must send Email their
updated CVs and cover letters to jobs@realmedicinefoundation.org or mail sealed
to: RMF Uganda; Kamalu Makerere Kavule, Kampala opposite Total Petrol station
Kavule or call: 0702994110.
Deadline: 30th September 2016
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