USAID RHITES-EC Procurement Assistant Job Placement – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Job Title:       Procurement Assistant
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 childe development services.
Job Summary: The Procurement
Assistant will support the procurement of goods and supplies for supported
health units and program activities. The jobholder will manage the procurement
processes, including review of purchase requisitions, request for quotations,
supplier selection, negotiations, purchase and delivery forms, and coordination
with the stock management officer.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
 
·        
The incumbent will support the procurement
processes, including review of purchase requisitions, request for quotations,
supplier selection, negotiations, purchase and delivery forms, and coordination
with the stock management officer for goods and supplies.
·        
The Procurement Assistant will work closely with
the procurement officer, support the process of supplier pre-Qualification and
management.
·        
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.
·        
The incumbent wil support procurement of
printing for training materials (stationary, manuals, handouts, etc.) and
stationary for workshops, and other events.
·        
Update and maintain the project procurement
tracker
·        
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
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The applicants for the USAID RHITES-EC Procurement
Assistant career opportunity must hold a Bachelor of Procurement and Logistics
Management or Bachelor of commerce, Business Administration or any other
business related field.
·        
At least three (3) years’ practical experience
in the field of Procurement and Supply management
·        
Membership of CIPS 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 HR-RHITES-EC@urc-chs.com
Deadline: 21st
October, 2016

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