Senior Procurement Officer – Works Job Careers – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Organisation: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Reports to: Procurement Manager – Works

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 Senior Procurement Officer Works will actively
participate in the procurement of works including preparing the procurement
plan, bidding documents, participate in the bidding and evaluation process,
pre-contract negotiation, preparing and issuing approved contract documents.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate the preparation of procurement
    plans by user departments;
  • Expeditiously follow up with the user departments
    on the initiation of works procurements and on submission of technical
    inputs to the statement of requirements;
  • Make sure that all the submissions to the
    Contracts Committee on works procurements are prepared in a timely manner
    as defined in the procurement regulations;
  • Routinely follow up and implement decisions
    of the Contracts Committee on works procurements and submit regular
    updates on status to the Manager;
  • Actively participate in pre-bid meetings,
    site visits, clarifications, bid closings and bid openings for works
  • Prepare and publish bid notices (adverts) and
    issue approved bidding documents for works procurements;
  • Prepare and submit monthly and other reports
    as scheduled in the PPDA Regulations and submit to the Manager;
  • Actively participate in the drafting of
    contract documents and submit to Manager;
  • File and reference all procurement related
    documents and records;
  • Actively monitor the implementation of
  • Respond to audit queries in the procurement of
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Procurement
    Manager – Works

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Senior Procurement
    Officer – Works job vacancy should hold an Honors Degree in Civil
    Engineering, Law, Procurement, Economics, Social Sciences or any other
    relevant Degree from a recognized University;
  • Additional qualification in Chartered
    Institute of Purchasing and Supplies (CIPS) is an added advantage;
  • At least three years’ experience in public
    procurement of works or any other relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a
    team and to develop subordinates;
  • Excellent interpersonal, particularly staff/management
    relation skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Proven ability to work and produce accurate
    results in an environment with multiple and challenging tasks;
  • High level of integrity.

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. 

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Deadline: 14th October 2016 

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