Senior Procurement Officer Works Job Placement – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Organisation: Uganda
National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Procurement
Manager Works
Ref: UNRA PR2/2017/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 Senior
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 line with PPDA Act 2003 and Regulations
2014 and Development Partners’ Procurement Rules and Procedures and respective
the financing agreements.
Key Duties and
  • 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 and works procurements;
  • Participate in pre-bid meetings, site
    visits, clarifications, bid closings and bid openings for works
  • 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, monitor implementation of contracts and respond to
    audit queries in the procurement of works.

Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant for the UNRA Senior Procurement
Officer Works career opportunity should hold an Honors Degree in Civil
Engineering, Procurement, Business Administration or other relevant degree from
a recognized University;
  • Qualification in Chartered Institute of
    Purchasing and Supplies (CIPS) is an added advantage;
  • A minimum of five (5) years working
    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);
  • Previous experience in the preparation of
    construction and consultancy bidding documents, evaluation reports and
    contracts is required.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to
    develop subordinates;
  • 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;
  • High 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.
Deadline: 10th October 2017
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