Procurement Officer Job Opportunities – Uganda Trypanosomiasis Control Council (UTCC)

Organization: Uganda
Trypanosomiasis Control Council (UTCC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

About Us:
The Uganda Trypanosomiasis Control Council (UTCC) was established by an
Act of parliament in 1992 (Ch 211) a semi-autonomous body charged with the responsibility of controlling Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis in Uganda with a view
of enhancing human health and agricultural production so as to contribute
towards the improvement of the standard of living of Ugandans.

Job Summary: The Procurement
Officer will be responsible for the management of procurement at the Uganda
Trypanosomiasis Control Council (UTCC).

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        
Providing
support in the preparation of tender documents to ensure the production
of realistic and commercial tenders.
·        
Tasked
with analyzing the information and providing recommendations regarding the
awarding of tenders, contracts etc.
·        
Actively
participate in the drawing up of service contracts.
·        
Managing
the assigned contracts, having responsibility, for bench marking,
quality assurance and service levels initiating corrective action as required.
·        
Work closely
with service users and other external groups to ensure that contracts comply
with bench marking, quality assurance and service levels as well as all
the Council’s internal policies.
·        
Identifying
new work areas including the sourcing of new suppliers, methods and
practices to meet the requirements of the Council.
·        
Developing
and encouraging alternative procurement and partnership arrangements
which are consistent with the Council’s corporate aims and Best Value service
delivery.
·        
Providing
of advice to the management and its departments on matters concerning
legislation, environmental and best procurement practice.
·        
Providing
support in monitoring and controlling the day to day operation of the service
ensuring that financial and other operational targets are met.
·        
Performing
any other duties as may be assigned from time to time





Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:  
·        
The applicant should preferably hold an Honors
Bachelors’ Degree in Procurement or Supply Chain Management or Commerce or
Business Studies/Business Administration with specialization in Procurement and
Supply Chain Management from a recognized University/Institution Or Commerce or
Business Studies/Business Administration or Economics plus full professional
qualification/membership of Procurement/Purchasing and Supply Chain Management
like CIPS, ISM, CILT from a recognized awarding Institution 
Or full professional qualification/membership of
Procurement/Purchasing and Supply Chain Management like CIPS, ISM, CILT from a
recognized awarding Institution.
·        
At least six years of relevant working
experience in the field of Logistics and Procurement Management in Government
or a reputable organization
·        
Age: Between 30-45 years  

How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged to send their applications with photocopies
of relevant certificates, testimonials, CVs and names and address of three
independent referees and deliver them to:

The Chairman,
Uganda Trypanosomiasis Control Council (UTCC)
Plot 76/78, Buganda Road P.O Box 16345, Wandegeya, Kampala (U)

Deadline:  27th December 2017 by 5PM

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