Head, Procurement and Disposal Unit Job Placement – Uganda Road Fund (URF)




Organization: Uganda Road
Fund (URF)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Executive
Director/Accounting Officer
About Us:
Uganda Road Fund (URF) is a body corporate established by the Uganda
Road Fund Act 2008, to finance routine and periodic maintenance of public
roads.
Job Summary: The Head,
Procurement and Disposal Unit will oversee the procurement and disposal
function of the fund, in line among others, with roles and responsibilities
defined in section 31 and 32 of the PPDA Act (2003) and associated regulations
as amended in 2014.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Carry out and manage all functions of the PDU as
stipulated in the PPDA Act, 2003 as amended;
·        
Manage all procurements and disposal activities
of the Fund as required;
·        
Offer quality assurance and support to
implementation of annual procurement plans of designated agencies of the fund;
·        
Prepare and present reports, papers and briefs
to the Fund Management Board, on issues related to procurement and disposal of
assets as may be required;
·        
Actively participate in the meetings of the Fund
Management Committee, including tendering professional advice and provision of
regular reports and briefs;
·        
Prepare regular and ad hoc reports of the Unit
as may be required from time to time;
·        
Work closely with PPDA on all matters of
procurement and disposal including filing monthly procurement reports;
·        
Establish a procurement tracking system for
monitoring of all URF procurement activities;
·        
Establish and periodically up-date a register of
pre-qualified suppliers of goods, works and consultancy services;
·        
Track performance of all supply contracts,
ensuring contact managers file regular reports and confirm delivery of
goods/services;
·        
Establish and implement performance monitoring
system for all suppliers and consultants and ensure timely updates of the
system;
·        
Manage the functions and performance of all
staff placed under the PDU;
·        
Perform any other duties that may be assigned by
the Executive Director from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The ideal candidate for the Uganda Road Fund
Head, Procurement and Disposal Unit job opportunity should hold an Honours
degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management or Business Administration,
Economics, Finance or any business related field, with a Postgraduate Diploma
in Procurement;
·        
Possession of a Master’s degree in Business
Administration, Economics, Finance or related discipline shall be an added
advantage;
·        
Professional qualification in procurement (e.g.
CIPS);
·        
At least five years’ experience in a reputable
organization in the public sector.
·        
Broad knowledge of, and experience with the PPDA
Act and regulations;
·        
Previous experience in planning and implementing
procurements;
·        
High integrity and strong interpersonal skills,
good communication skills and be self-driven;
·        
Flexible and able to respond effectively to
unforeseen workplace circumstances;
·        
High integrity, maturity of character with high
levels of confidentiality;
·        
Excellent analytical skills, good oral and
written skills
·        
Computer literacy skills
·        
Self-driven with a high sense of responsibility
able to work under minimum supervision;
·        
Demonstrable leadership, counseling and guidance
skills.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their applications accompanied by;
·        
A capability statement detailing the applicant’s
general qualifications, adequacy for the post and illustrated personal
experience
·        
Detailed Curriculum Vitae showing experience and
positions held
·        
Current Salary
·        
Three professional referees including phone and
E-mail contacts
·        
Copies of testimonials
·        
Postal Addresses, daytime telephone contacts and
E-mail address of applicant
The complete application package should be sent in hardcopy to:
The Executive Director,
Uganda Road Fund,
5th Floor TWED Towers, Plot 10 Kafu Road, Nakasero,
P.O. Box 7501, Kampala. Uganda.
Deadline: 11th
November, 2016
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