Procurement Specialist Jobs – Enterprise Uganda




Organization: Enterprise
Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About Us:
Enterprise Uganda provides an integrated and comprehensive range of
business development services (BDS) such as entrepreneurship training, business
advisory and counseling service, information, business planning, marketing,
technology, business linkages and other services to assist both start ups and
existing businesses to resolve their problems and prepare plans for growth
using a hands-on approach.
Job Summary: The Procurement
Specialist is tasked with planning, executing and implementing the procurement
function of the institution in strict compliance with relevant laws and
regulations, policy and guidelines.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Coordinate and monitor the implementation of
procurement activities, ensuring that they are carried out in line with the
approved delegation of institution protocol and in accordance with the
procurement guidelines, policies and procedures.
·        
Prepare tender documents and manage the
tendering process within the established guidelines of the institution;
·        
Draw the annual procurement plan, coordinate and
monitor the implementation of procurement activities, prepare contracts,
develop and implement systems for monitoring and evaluating suppliers’
performance.
·        
The incumbent will implement appropriate
sourcing strategies to achieve value for money and to assure an adequate source
of supplies and stock levels.
·        
Develop and implement systems for proper
identification and pre-qualification of suppliers of goods and services
according to procurement laws, and advise management on forecasts and
procurement planning.
·        
Ensure accurate maintenance and safe storage of
records for all procurement activities.
·        
Develop, review and recommend new or improved
procurement policies and procedures for continuous improvement to match the
Authority’s current and future business plans.
·        
Steer the development of the solicitation
documents;
·        
Manage the boarding off and disposal of assets
in consultation with user departments in accordance with the institutions
guidelines;
·        
Perform any other duties as may be assigned from
time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The Procurement Specialist must hold an Honours
Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Procurement, Business Administration with
specialisation in purchasing and supplies, or a related field. Possession of a
Master’s degree in procurement or a related field will be an added advantage.
·        
Membership of the Chartered Institute of
Purchasing & Supplies or other relevant internationally recognised
procurement professional body is an added advantage.
·        
A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in
procurement in a reputable organization;
·        
Previous experience in managing tenders,
negotiations, contract placements, delivery and payments.
·        
Computer literacy skills
·        
Strategic, conceptual thinking and analytical
skills.
·        
Self-driven person with well-developed oral,
written and communication skills.
·        
Demonstrated high level of integrity.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should deliver their
applications addressed to the Executive Director, Enterprise Uganda offices,
Plot 38 Lumumba Avenue, Kampala. Uganda.
Deadline: 7th October 2016 by
4pm.
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