Earn 4m monthly – Procurement and Logistics Officer – Belgian Development Agency (BTC)

Job Title:           Procurement
and Logistics Officer
Organization: Belgian
Development Agency (BTC) Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Salary: UGX 3,900,000 and
UGX 4,600,000
Reports to: International
Financial and Contracting Co-ordinator (FCC)
About US:
The Belgian Development Agency, BTC, mobilises its resources and its
expertise to eliminate poverty in the world. BTC contributes to the efforts of
the international community and works towards a society that provides present
and future generations with sufficient resources to build a sustainable and
fair world. BTC currently supports more than 200 cooperation projects and
programmes in 18 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. In the future,
BTC’s efforts will focus on 14 partner countries as a result of a decision made
by the Minister of Development Cooperation.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
·        
Advise
and participate in the procurement of services, supplies and works;
·        
Select
within time the purchase of investments, stationeries and services in respect
with the Ugandan and Belgian procurement procedures
·        
Check
and control the quality, time and costs (value for money) of all
sector/component/projects activities related to supplies, services and
works;
·        
Coordinate,
organise and supervise with the suppliers the beneficiaries, the
sector/component/projects and consultants the delivery of furniture, equipment
and services.
·        
Roll
out changes in procurement Legislation following the sector/
component/projects procedures;
·        
Manage
the vehicle fleet by supervising the team of Drivers (between 4-10) by
controlling car documents for maintenance and reparations
·        
Establish
and maintain databases (of registers and inventories)
·        
Give
innovative solutions after analysing tracking systems and fuel consumption
Key Result Areas:
·        
Takes
the lead in procurement planning of purchases <25.000 EURO as per
assigned BTC Sector/Component
·        
Takes
the lead in all procurement and logistics aspects (including coordination and
supplies of works, services) for the different projects;
·        
Develops
and applies in an innovative way a quality control mechanism for
contracting and executing all the procurement and logistic aspects,
·        
Responsible
for building capacity of project stakeholders and beneficiaries in stock
management



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement and/or Logistics Management
and/or related studies;
·        
Any
other Procurement relevant courses will be of an added advantage.
·        
At least five years’ experience in working with tendering procedures and logistic
issues;
·        
Five
years of professional experience in a similar type of job in an international
organization, development cooperation, diplomatic or consular structure;
·        
Previous
exposure and experience in Ugandan public procurement (purchasing of computers,
consultancy services, office supplies, office furniture, cars, etc.);
·        
Ability
to write and identify material technical specifications;
·        
Good
knowledge of quality and safety standards;
·        
Excellent
language skills in English, both written and spoken;
·        
Highly
pro-active and integrity and a positive attitude;
·        
Mature,
good communication skills;
·        
Computer
literacy i.e. good knowledge of software and database applications (MS Word,
Excel and Access and Outlook) and learning ability for new innovative tools
(shared servers, e-filing, ERP-system…);
·        
Ability
to work under stressful conditions;
·        
Flexibility
to go on regular field missions.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should hand deliver an
application letter, an updated CV (Resume) with copies of academic and
professional certificates as well at least 3 (Three) recent referees with their
contacts addressed to;
Human Resource Officer;
Plot 1B Lower Kololo Terrace,
P.O. Box 40131, Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 10th
November 2017
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