Fresher Procurement Officer Job Opportunities – Uganda Hotel and Tourism Training Institute (UHTTI)

Job Title:         Procurement Officer
Organization: Uganda Hotel
and Tourism Training Institute – Jinja
Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda
Reports to: Principal
Job Ref: UHTTI/2017/002
About US:
The mandate of Uganda Hotel and Tourism Training Institute  is derived from statute No.14 of 1999 and the
universities and other tertiary institutions Act of 2001. Cabinet memorandum CT
(2010) 109 further spelled out the principles for a bill for re-establishment
of UHTTI under the Ministry of Tourism. UHTTI is mandated to;
Organize and conduct courses in Tourism, Hotel
management and Catering and to make provision for Advancement, Transmission and
Preservation of Knowledge.
Conduct examination and grant Certificates,
Diplomas and other higher awards of the institute.
To consult and cooperate with anybody or
organisation in or outside Uganda having similar functions.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Tasked with compiling schedules of procurement
In charge of guiding and advising suppliers on
correct procurement procedures;
Referencing, verifying and managing procurement
Working closely with accounts to facilitate
timely payment to suppliers.
Verifying and organizing documentation relating
to procurement for use by interested parties.
Tasked with preparing draft bid documents and
procurement plan.
Entering sanctioned transactions in the
procurement system for further processing.
Advising end users on development of procurement

Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant for the Procurement Officer job
opportunity should either hold an Honors Bachelors Degree in Procurement/Supply
chain Management from a recognized awarding Institution OR a  bachelor’s Degree in a Non supply chain
management discipline, plus a post graduate
Possession of a Diploma in Public Procurement
Management from a recognized awarding institution OR full Professional
qualification in Supply Chain Management (CIPS) plus a post graduate Diploma in
Procurement Management from a recognized awarding Institution plus two years
experience in procurement field.
Age: Between 25-45 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications with certified copies of academic qualifications in triplicate
addressed to the Secretary Board of Directors UHTTI, P.O. Box 444, Jinja.
Deadline: 24th November 2017 by
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