Procurement Manager Works Employment Opportunity – 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 Works will be charged
with overseeing all works of 
of the Authority including preparing the procurement plan, bidding documents,
managing the bidding and evaluation process, pre-contract negotiation,
preparing and issuing approved contract documents in line with PPDA Act and
Regulation and UNRA Procurement Guidelines.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manage the process of preparation of annual
    Works Procurement Plan and departmental Procurement Plans based on the
    approved budget and within the required timelines to ensure timely
    completion in line with the UNRA Business Plan and statutory performance
  • Periodically review the internal procurement
    policies, practices and procedures to ensure relevance with UNRA’s
    Business strategy
  • Keenly monitor the implementation of the
    approved procurement plan;
  • Coordinate the implementation of the procurement
    process to ensure compliance with the PPDA Act and Regulations while
    achieving value for money;
  • The incumbent will coordinate the preparation
    and submission of technical inputs for works procurements initiated by user
    departments in line with PPDA Regulations and UNRA guidelines;
  • Facilitate the smooth functioning of
    Contracts Committee in line with PPDA regulations and guidelines;
  • Develop and maintain accurate systems to
    follow up and implement decisions of the Contracts Committee on works
    procurements in line with PPDA regulations.
  • Develop a storage system procurement related
    documents and records in line with the PPDA Act and Regulation and UNRA’s
    Records Management guidelines;
  • Develop and implement a system of managing
    risks in the designs activities and develop risk mitigation measures;
  • Mentor and supervise the performance and
    development of staff in the department in line with UNRA’s goals,
    objectives, policies and regulations.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Director

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Procurement
    Manager Works job vacancy should hold an Honors Degree in Civil Engineering,
    or other relevant courses from a recognized University;
  • Possession of a Master’s Degree in
    Engineering or any other relented field is mandatory
  • Possession of CIPS or other relevant
    professional qualification
  • At least five years hands on experience in
    procurement in similar and reputable organization;
  • Proven exposure and experience in managing an
    organization/business unit with diverse professions.
  • High degree of integrity;
  • Proven 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 send their applications online at the link belowPlease follow the instructions at the link below. 

Click Here (Read Instructions) -> Register (Click Here) -> Application 

Deadline: 14th October 2016 

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