Head of PDU Employment Opportunity – Uganda Investment Authority (UIA)

Job Title:      Head of PDU
Organisation: Uganda
Investment Authority (UIA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Uganda Investment Authority (UIA), a statutory agency is mandated to
initiate and support measures that enhance investment in Uganda and to advise
Government on appropriate policies conducive for investment promotion and
growth in the country.
Job Summary: The Head, PDU,
is responsible for developing and implementing annual procurement plans to
ensure timely availability of materials and services needed to implement UIA’s
approved work plans.
Key Duties and
  • Guiding management on trends, issues,
    problems and activities relating to best practice in procurement.
  • Developing UIA’s annual procurement plans
    and budgets for approval
  • Developing a database on qualified
    suppliers of goods and services needed by the Authority
  • Tasked with administering the procurement
    process in coordination with user departments/units to acquire and make
    available required goods and services in the quantity, quality and time
  • Ensuring compliance with the provisions of
    Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets (PPDA) Act, regulations
    and procedures.
  • Providing relevant information advice to
    UIA staff to enable them to comply with PPDA regulations and procedures.
  • Participating in strategy formulation and
  • Prepare and submit periodic performance

Key Results Areas:
  • Annual procurement plans and budgets
    approved in a timely manner
  • Required supplies (goods and services)
    made available in a timely manner
  • Departmental performance reports prepared
    and submitted in a timely manner.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Uganda
    Investment Authority (UIA) Head of PDU job opportunity must hold a
    bachelor’s degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management or the
    equivalent from a recognised institution
  • Chartered Institute of Purchasing and
    Supplies (CIPS) Graduate Diploma or the equivalent from a recognised
  • Full membership to chartered institute of
    Purchasing and Supply or the equivalent from a recognised body is an added
  • At least five years of hands-on experience
    in managing the procurement function preferably in a public institution.
How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged to send their applications with typed
detailed CVs, copies of transcripts and certificates together with the
applicant’s telephone contact, names, addresses and telephone numbers of three
referees by registered delivery to;
Send applications to:
The Executive Director,
Uganda Investment Authority
2nd Floor, TWED, Plaza, Lumumba Avenue
P.O. Box 7418, Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: 29th
September 2017

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