Senior Procurement Officer Employment Opportunity – Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation (UPPC)

Job Title:     Senior Procurement
Officer
Organisation: Uganda
Printing and Publishing Corporation (UPPC)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Uganda
Reports to: Procurement
Manager
About US:
Uganda Printing and Publishing
Corporation (UPPC) is a body corporate established by the UPPC Act 1992 Cap.30
as a leading Government printer mandated to provide printing and publishing
facilities to the government ministries, departments, and parastatal bodies
.private companies, individuals and organizations. The corporation prints and
publishes all government legislation and documents and undertakes security
printing works.
Job Summary: The Senior
Procurement Officer will initiate, plan, implement, monitor and manage the
procurement function of the Corporation as provided by the PPDA procurement
guidelines; aiming at strengthening the effectiveness and efficiency in
delivering services to its stakeholders.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Tasked with the development of the corporation
    procurement strategy
    through a process of reviewing and analyzing the corporation’s;
  • Ensure that the Corporation follows the
    appropriate procurement process for every procurement made as provided for
    in the PPDA Act;
  • Maintain and archive records of the procurement
    and disposal process;
  • Prepare monthly reports for the Contracts
    Committee and such other reports as may be required from time to time for
    submission to the relevant offices;
  • Liaise with HR on issues concerning procurement
    training for PDU staff and the rest of the stakeholders of the corporation;
  • Identify risk areas and coming up with ways of
    handling risks relating to procurement and disposal within the
    corporation.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of PDU
    personnel through participation in interviewing and hiring of PDU staff, and overseeing
    their training.
  • Manage all procurement or disposal activities
    of the corporation except adjudication and the award of contracts;
  • Support functioning of the Contracts Committee;
  • Implement decisions of the Contracts Committee;
  • Co-ordinate the procurement and disposal
    activities of all the departments of the corporation;
  • Ensure compliance with the PPDA Act,
    Regulations and guidelines made under this act, and best practice;
  • Control purchasing department budgets.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
    Procurement or Business Administration or Statistics of Computing or
    Marketing or Finance or Accounting or Economics or any other degree in a related degree;
  • Possession of Master degree in Procurement or
    Business Administration or Marketing or Finance or Accounting or Economics
    will be of added advantage.
  • Possession of a Professional Qualification in
    Procurement (MCIPS) is a MUST;
  • Five
    years of managing the procurement function in public organizations
    or private reputable organization.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications and updated CVs
with CERTIFIED copies of academic transcripts and certificates, postal,
telephone, and Email address to:
Chairman, Board of Directors,
Uganda Printing and Publishing
Corporation
P.O. Box 33, Entebbe, Uganda.
NB: Please mark the
envelope with the job applied for in CAPITAL LETTERS and include applicant
names and three professional referees. 
Deadline: 29th January 2018 by 5:00pm
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