Procurement Officer USAID RHITES-EC Non-profit Careers – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Job Title:          Procurement Officer
Organisation: University
Research Co., LLC (URC)
Project Name: USAID Regional
Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in East Central Uganda Project
(USAID/Uganda RHITES-EC) Project
Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda
About US:
University Research Co., LLC (URC) is a global company dedicated to
improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education
worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS),
URC manages projects in over 45 countries, including the United States.
About USAID RHITES-EC Project:
University Research Co., LLC (URC) is implementing the USAID Regional
Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in East Central Uganda Project
(USAID/Uganda RHITES-EC) whose aim is to support the implementation of a
comprehensive integrated investment in regional 
health, nutritional assistance and HIV/AIDS programs. The five-year
project targets 11 districts in East Central Uganda with an estimated total
population of 4.1 million through a district-based integrated package of
quality health, nutrition, HIV / AIDS and child development services.
Job Summary: The Procurement
Officer will coordinate the procurement of supplies and equipment for supported
health units and program activities. S/he will be responsible for ensuring
effective and efficient functioning of all procurement and disposal activities
of the project.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
·        
Manage procurement processes, including review
of purchase requisitions, request for quotations, supplier selection,
negotiations, purchase and delivery forms, and coordination with the stock
management officer.
·        
Steer the process of supplier pre-Qualification
and management.
·        
Management of leases, contracts  and agreements for services and goods
·        
Ensure URC and USAID procurement policies and
procedures are adhered to
·        
Receive orders from program staff, ensuring the
follow-up of the local purchases supplied, payments, and delivery confirmation.
·        
Procurement of printing for training materials
(stationary, manuals, handouts, etc.) and stationary for workshops, and other
events.
·        
Update and maintain the project procurement
tracker
·        
Keep abreast with donor policies, procedures,
rules and regulations; compile and update applicable local policies; and train
URC’s program and partner staff in these policies
·        
Perform other duties as assigned



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The applicants for the USAID RHITES-EC
Procurement Officer job opportunity must hold a Bachelor of Procurement and
Logistics Management or Bachelor of Commerce, Business Administration or any
other business related field.
·        
At least three to five years’ practical
experience in the field of Procurement and Supply management with demonstrable
knowledge of Public Procurement Laws of Uganda PPDA guidelines and regulations.
NB: Only candidates who are
eligible to work in the Uganda for an indefinite period without a need for
sponsorship will be considered for this position.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the
USAID RHITES EC Project should send their cover letters, certificates of good
conduct curriculum vitae, copies of academic credentials and contact
information for three professional references addressed to:
Human Resource Coordinator,
University Research Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services
Plot 1, East Victoria Close, Mpumudde Division,
Jinja. Uganda
E-mail to:
HR-RHITES-EC@urc-chs.com
Deadline: 20th October 2017 by
12:00 pm
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