Procurement Assistant USAID SHRH Project Jobs – IntraHealth International

Job Title:      Procurement Assistant
Organisation: IntraHealth
International
Project Name: USAID
Strengthening Human Resources for Health (SHRH) project
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Human
Resource & Administration Officer.
About US:
IntraHealth International is a non-profit organization that was founded
in North Carolina, United States and has been working in over 30 years in over
100 countries. IntraHealth has empowered health workers to better serve
communities in need. IntraHealth fosters local solutions to health care
challenges by improving health worker performance, strengthening health
systems, harnessing technology, and leveraging partnerships. In collaboration
with governments, nongovernmental organizations, and private- sector
organizations around the world, IntraHealth champions the needs and
contributions of health workers—from doctors and nurses to community health
workers to health facility managers—and works to ensure they have the tools,
supplies, information, training, and support they need to provide communities
they serve with the best possible opportunity for health and well-being.
About SHRH Project:
IntraHealth International is implementing the Strengthening Human
Resources for Health (SHRH) project whose purpose is to strengthen the
capacities of central ministries, districts, health professional councils, PNFP
and health training institutions to effectively and efficiently plan, manage
and utilize the health workforce; and strengthen systems for sustained health
worker performance to improve health outcomes for the people of Uganda.
Job Summary: The Procurement
Assistant will support the Senior Human Resource & Administration Officer
to administer and develop the procurement management function of the
Strengthening Human Resources for Health (SHRH) project. The incumbent assists
the Senior Human Resource & Administration Officer to manage human resource
functions including benefits administration, recruitment, performance
management, retention, employee relations and development, compensation, leave
and personnel records.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Provide support in supervising the
    procurement, inventory, maintenance and insurance coverage of office
    assets and equipment, including leases and vehicles.
  • Tasked with preparing procurement requests
    and bids for all Uganda in-country procurements.
  • Assist with consultant hiring including
    maintaining database for all consultant documents, ensuring the documents
    received are correct and payments are made to all in-country consultants.
  • The incumbent will assist with managing
    organizational risk and liability, particularly related to ensuring
    compliance with all relevant USAID regulations and local laws pertaining
    to procurement agreements.
  • Assist to ensure ongoing update of the
    Asset database
  • Tasked with processing timesheets using
    the time management system (Tenrox).
  • Attend meetings as a representative of the
    Procurement department as required
  • Handling inquiries regarding Procurement
    issues 



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal applicants for the Intrahealth
    International Procurement Assistant job placement should hold a Bachelor’s
    Degree in Procurement, Supply Chain management, Business Administration
    from a recognized University.
  • Possession of a professional qualification
    in procurement will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of five years of relevant
    experience in managing procurement and supply chain in an NGO.
  • Previous exposure and experience working
    in an International Non-Governmental Organization (INGO) in the
    development/humanitarian sector will be an added advantage.
  • Good analytical skills
  • Proven level of integrity and stewardship
  • Familiarity with USG contract management
    procedures
  • Computer literacy in MS Office
    applications including Word, Excel, Power Point; Outlook
  • Personal Competencies: Innovation,
    Accountability, Service Excellence, Effective Oral and Written
    Communication, Problem Solving
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the USAID
Project should apply by clicking on the web link below.
Deadline: 6th October
2017

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