UNRA Jobs – Procurement Officer Works – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Organisation: Uganda
National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Procurement Officer Works 
Ref: UNRA PR3/2017/EXT
About UNRA:
The Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) was established by an Act of
Parliament; The Uganda National Authority Act, No. 15 of 2006. UNRA became
operational on 1st July 2008.  The mandate
of UNRA is to develop and maintain the national roads network, advise
Government on general roads policy and contribute to addressing of transport
concerns, among others.
Job Summary:The Procurement Officer Works will be involved in the procurement of works including preparing the procurement plan, bidding documents, participate in the bidding and evaluation process, pre-contract negotiation, and preparing and issuing approved contract documents in accordance with the PPDA Act 2003 and Regulations 2014 and Development Partners’ Procurement Rules and Procedures and the respective financing agreements.

Key Duties and
The incumbent will coordinate the preparation of
procurement plans by user departments;
Follow up with the user departments on the
initiation of works procurements and on submission of technical inputs to the
statement of requirements;
Ensure that all the submissions to the Contracts
Committee on works procurements are prepared in a timely manner as defined in
the procurement regulations;
Follow-up and implement decisions of the
Contracts Committee on works procurements and submit regular updates on status
to the Manager;
Prepare and publish bid notices (adverts) and
issue approved bidding documents for works procurements;
Actively participate in pre-bid meetings, site
visits, clarifications, bid closings and bid openings for works procurements;
Prepare monthly and other reports as scheduled
in the PPDA Regulations and submit to the Manager;
Participate in the drafting of contract
documents and submit to Manager;
File and reference all procurement related
documents and records;
Regularly monitor implementation of contracts;
Respond to audit queries in the procurement of

Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant for the UNRA Procurement Officer-
Works career opportunity should hold a Honor’s Degree in Civil Engineering,
Law, Procurement, Economics, Social Sciences or any other relevant Degree from
a recognized University;
Qualification in Chartered Institute of
Purchasing and Supplies CIPS) is an added advantage;
At least three years’ experience in 
public procurement with at least two (2) years working on civil works procurements using PPDA Act, 2003, Development Partners’ procurement guidelines (such as AfDB, World Bank, EU, JICA, Islamic Development Bank, BADEA);
·         Experience in the preparation of construction and consultancy bidding documents, evaluation reports and contracts is required
Computer literacy skills are mandatory
Ability to work as part of a team and to develop

·         Experience in the preparation of construction and consultancy bidding documents, evaluation reports and contracts is required

Excellent interpersonal, particularly
staff/management relations, oral and written communication skills;
Ability to work and produce accurate results in
an environment with multiple and challenging tasks;
Impeccable level of integrity.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications online at the link below. Please follow the instructions at the
link below.

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Deadline: 10th October 2017
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