Entry Level Procurement Officer Job Placements – Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA)

Job Title:         Procurement Officer
Organisation: Electricity
Regulatory Authority (ERA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About Us:
The Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) is a statutory body
established in accordance with the Electricity Act, 1999 (Chapter 145, Laws of
Uganda). The Act empowers ERA to regulate the Generation, Transmission, Sale,
Export, Import-and Distribution of electrical energy in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Procurement
Officer will ensure value for Money (VFM) for all procurements and disposal
needs of the Authority through efficient and effective systems in compliance
with the applicable legal framework.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Formulate and update the procurement and
    disposal plans of the Authority in accordance with the PPDA Act and other
    relevant laws.
  • The incumbent will also manage procurement
    and disposal activities through an effective and efficient procurement
    system that complies with the PPDA Act and other relevant laws.
  • Develop tender documents for tendering of
    energy development projects/sites and technically analyze/evaluate tender
    bids for competitive selection of licensees.
  • Develop and regularly update the list of
    pre-qualified suppliers.
  • Implement decisions of the contracts
    committee.
  • Maintain and keep all the procurement and
    disposal records of the Authority.
  • Prepare bid documents and contract
    documents with respect to procurement requirements of the Authority.
  • Prepare and submit periodic reports for
    the Contracts Committee, the PPDA and other relevant organizations.
  • Enter data into the Government Procurement
    Portal (GPP) system.
  • Perform any other official duties as may
    be reasonably assigned by the Supervisor or Management.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal applicant for the Electricity
    Regulatory Authority (ERA) Procurement Officer job opportunity must hold
    an Honors Degree in Business Administration, Procurement and Supply Chain
    Management or any other business related degree.
  • One year of experience of working in a
    procurement unit.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Must be of high moral character with a
    high degree of integrity.
  • The applicant must be performance
    oriented.
  • Must be conversant with the GPP system.
  • Good team player.
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Age: Between 25 – 35 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
application letters and enclose copies of: Detailed Curriculum Vitae
(indicating daytime telephone number (s), fax or email address of the applicant
and daytime telephone numbers, fax or email addresses of three Referees) and
relevant transcripts and certificates. The applications should be delivered
preferably by recorded delivery, addressed to:
The Manager, Human Resources & Administration,
Electricity Regulatory Authority,
Plot 15, Shimoni Road,
P. O. Box 10332, Kampala – Uganda
Deadline: 24th March,
2017 by 5:00 PM

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