Fresher World Bank ACALISE Procurement Assistant Jobs – Uganda Martyrs University (UMU)

Job Title:     Procurement Assistant  
Organisation: Uganda Martyrs
University (UMU)
Duty Station:  Uganda
About US:
Uganda Martyrs University (UMU) is a faith-based private, not-for-profit
University, owned by the Episcopal Conference of Catholic Bishops of Uganda. It
is set to host the World Bank Center of Excellence in Agro-ecology and
livelihood Systems (ACALISE).
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Plans, prioritizes, assigns and supervises
    procurement of goods and services for ACAUSE in liaison with ACALISE
    management
  • Keenly reviews, analyses and recommends
    procurements to ACAUSE management and Procurement Committee after
    competitive bidding
  • Ensures compliance with PPDA and World
    Bank Procurement procedures
  • Follow-up prompt payment to vendors
    according to the approved purchase order agreement; punctual delivery of
    goods and services by the vendor; proper receipt and clearance of any
    materials, supplies, or equipment, and conducts negotiations of any
    returns or adjustments which may become necessary.
  • Prepares a weekly procurement progress log
    for sharing with all staff with up-to-date status of the procurements.
  • Prepare and submit periodic procurement
    reports.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The Procurement Assistant must hold a Degree
    in Procurement and Logistics and a Diploma in business related field. A
    professional qualification in Procurement is an added advantage.
  • At least two years of working experience
    in a relevant field in the INGO is essential.
  • Computer literacy i.e. experience in use
    of Microsoft office applications i.e. word, excel and power point.
  • Ability and willingness to learn World
    Bank procurement procedures
  • Very well organized and able to work under
    pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications with an up-to-date C.V,
copies of relevant documents (certificates and awards), a current day telephone
contact and email address. Applications should be addressed to:
Director, Human Resources
Uganda Martyrs University,
P.O. Box 5498, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 31st January,
2017

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