Head of Procurement and Logistics Employment Opportunity – Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)

Organization: Uganda
National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Chief Finance
About Us:
The Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC) was established under
Section 42 of the Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Act 2013
and incorporated under the Company’s Act 2012. It is a limited liability
company wholly owned by the Government of Uganda. The overall function of UNOC
is; “To handle the State’s Commercial interests in the Oil and Gas industry.”
Job Summary: The Head of
Procurement and Logistics will be responsible for the overall strategic and
tactical planning of procurement and supply value chain of UNOC, ensuring
adherence to set procurement guidelines, interface between UNOC and Joint
venture partners in protecting national interests as well as improvement of
shareholder value.
Key Duties and
  • The jobholder will understand,
    disseminate, implement and ensure compliance to the Procurement Policies
    and Procedures.
  • Prepare annual procurement plan for all
    UNOC business functions and its subsidiaries
  • Execute the procurement plan and protect
    shareholder value and ensure UNOC gets value for money
  • Provide support in the establishment of
    the UNOC Contracts Committee, Procurement and Disposal Unit and an
    Evaluation Committee and ensure that key decisions are properly minuted
  • Execute duties of secretariat to the
    Contracts Committee and implement the decisions of the Contracts Committee
  • The jobholder will co-ordinate the
    Procurement Committee Process in accordance with Procurement Policy and
    enforcing UNOC Values.
  • Participate and lead contract negotiations
    with support from legal, user departments and an independent technical
  • Ensure coherence and consistency
    application of procurement policy
  • To provide advice and support to the
    business procurement matters by obtaining procurement requests,
  • Ensure that national content regulatory
    requirements are observed in the evaluation and award of contracts
  • Establish a UNOC supplier database through
    pre- qualification, development of new vendors and maintain a duly
    approved supplier list approved by the contracts committee and registered
    with the Petroleum Authority of Uganda
  • Maintain and archive records of the
    procurement and disposal process (statements of requirements, bid
    documents, media placements, approved contracts etc.)
  • Tasked with regular reporting on contract
    performance and reviews and establish
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant should preferably hold a
    Master’s Degree in Procurement, Supply chain Management, Finance, Business
    Administration, Accounting or Economics or any relevant degree
  • Professional Membership to accredited
    procurement or supply chain body such as CIPS, CPSM, CSCP
  • A minimum of ten years of relevant
    experience, four of which must be at a Senior Level
  • Previous exposure and experience in
    petroleum operations, project management, upstream business would be an
    added advantage.
  • Proven experience in supply chain
    management of capital intensive projects
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of Joint
    Venture Operations
  • High degree of integrity, professionalism
    and maintenance of confidentiality
  • Knowledge of Ugandan Laws and good
    understanding of procurement processes and controls.
  • Expert Knowledge of contract terms and
  • Strong and demonstrable skills in personal
  • Excellent negotiation and communication
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
a completed and signed applications form, download here, together with
certified copies of academic certificates addressed and submitted in TRIPLICATE
to the address below. The applications should be delivered through registered
mail, electronic mail (email) and courier will also be received. Applications
via email must be delivered as a single pdf file, in the order of cover letter,
application form and supporting documents to recruitment@unoc.co.ug
Address to:
The CEO,
Uganda National Oil Company Ltd,
Room C406, 4th Floor Amber House, Plot 29/33 Kampala Road,
P.O. Box 36316, Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 24th April 2017 by
17:00 Hrs
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