USAID RHITES-E Procurement Officer Careers – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Job Title:       Procurement Officer
Organisation: University
Research Co., LLC (URC)
Project Name: USAID Regional
Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in East Central Uganda Project
(USAID/Uganda RHITES-EC) Project
Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda
About US:
University Research Co., LLC (URC) is a global company dedicated to
improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education
worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS),
URC manages projects in over 45 countries, including the United States.
About USAID RHITES-EC Project:
University Research Co., LLC (URC) is implementing the USAID Regional
Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in East Central Uganda Project
(USAID/Uganda RHITES-EC) whose aim is to support the implementation of a
comprehensive integrated investment in regional 
health, nutritional assistance and HIV/AIDS programs. The five-year
project targets 11 districts in East Central Uganda with an estimated total
population of 4.1 million through a district-based integrated package of
quality health, nutrition, HIV / AIDS and child development services.
Job Summary: The Procurement
Officer will coordinate the procurement of supplies and equipment for supported
health units and program activities. The incumbent will also be responsible for
ensuring effective and efficient functioning of all procurement and disposal
activities of the project.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage procurement processes, including review
of purchase requisitions, request for quotations, supplier selection,
negotiations, purchase and delivery forms, and coordination with the stock
management officer
Take lead in the process of supplier
pre-Qualification and management
In charge of the management of leases, contracts
and agreements for services and goods
Ensure URC and USAID procurement policies and
procedures are adhered to
Receive orders from program staff, ensuring the
follow-up of the local purchases supplied, payments, and delivery confirmation
Responsible for procurement of printing for
training materials (stationary, manuals, handouts, etc.) and stationary for
workshops, and other events
Update and maintain the project procurement
Stay abreast of donor policies, procedures,
rules and regulations; compile and update applicable local policies; and train
URC’s program and partner staff in these policies
Perform any other duties as assigned by the
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicants for the USAID RHITES-EC Procurement
Officer career placement must hold a Bachelor of Procurement and Logistics
Management or Bachelor of commerce, Business Administration or any other
business related field with a Master’s degree in Procurement & Supply
management or any other related field
At least five (5) years’ practical experience in
the field of Procurement and Supply management with demonstrable knowledge of
Public Procurement Laws of Uganda in particular PPDA guidelines and regulations
Membership of CIPS is an essential requirement
for this job is an added advantage
Please note: Only candidates who are eligible to work in Uganda
for an indefinite period without a need for sponsorship will be considered for
this position.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the
USAID RHITES EC Project should send an updated CV/Résumé, cover letter and
completed USAID Form 1420 Contractor Employee Biographical Data Sheet, download here
and send to: to
Deadline: 21st
October, 2016
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