Assistant Procurement Officer Job Placement – National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS)

Organisation: National
Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Procurement
Officer
About US:
The National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) Secretariat was
established through an Act of Parliament, The NAADS Act 2001. NAADS underwent
restructuring in 2014 leaving it with a lean structure and refocusing its
mandate from providing agricultural advisory Services to supporting farmers
with the provision of agricultural inputs through the implementation of
Operation Wealth Creation (OWC) intervention.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Work closely with end users in preparing
    draft procurement plans for the entity;
  • The incumbent will also be guiding
    suppliers on procurement procedures;
  • Tasked with verifying procurement ‘ arid
    disposal requisitions;
  • Preparing draft bid documents and
    participating in evaluation of bids as and when assigned;
  • Compiling documentations and maintaining
    safe custody of procurement and disposal records;
  • Entering sanctioned transactions on the
    system for further processing and producing required reports;
  • In charge of monitoring prices for goods
    and services commonly used;
  • Providing inputs in the preparation of the
    annual work plans and budget for the department;
  • Working with departments in developing
    data bases for commonly used goods and services and service providers;
  • Work closely with suppliers and
    stakeholders to ensure timely delivery of goods and services as per
    contracts; and
  • Perform any other duties as may be
    assigned from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate should be a Ugandan
    who holds an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in: Procurement or Supply Chain
    Management or Commerce or Business Administration with specialisation in
    Procurement, Supply chain management plus full professional
    qualifications/membership of procurement/ Purchasing in supply Chain
    management like CIPS, ISM and CILT from a recognised University/
    Institution or Commerce or Business Administration or Economics Sciences
    or Humanities plus full professional qualification/ membership of
    procurement / purchasing and supply chain management like CIPS, ISM and
    CILT from a recognised awarding institute.
  • Possession of a Master’s Degree in a
    related field will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of five years of relevant
    experience in procurement of goods and services in a reputable
    organization from the public or private sector.
How to Apply:
All interested persons are invited to apply by enclosing a Curriculum
Vitae, copies of all the academic transcripts, certificates and testimonials,
day time telephone contact, and email address of both the applicant and three
competent referees and hand deliver a hard copy to the address below:-
The Executive Director,
NAADS Secretariat,
Plot 5, Kyadondo Road, Legacy Towers,
P.O. Box 25235 Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 21st April
2017

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