Contracts & Procurements Manager USAID Project Careers – John Snow, Inc (JSI)

Organization: John
Snow, Inc (JSI)
Funding Source: United
States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Director of
Finance & Administration
About US:
John Snow, Inc. (JSI) is a
leader in improving the health of individuals and communities by providing
high-quality technical and managerial assistance to public health programs
worldwide. JSI has implemented projects in 100 countries, and currently
operates from eight U.S. and 81 international offices for the past 30 years.
The JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. ID a leading public health
research and consulting organization.
About USAID RHITES-N Project:
RHITES-N, Lango will contribute
to improving key population- based national health indicators; build the
capacity of the Ugandan government to carry out a sustainable and locally- driven
response to the HIV epidemic, while also improving TB, malaria, nutrition,
MNCH+A, and WASH outcomes. JSI will work with Ugandan stakeholders to design
and implement health system strengthening strategies to scale up high-impact,
evidence-based interventions at the national, sub-regional, district, and
community levels. Interventions will include VMMC, virtual elimination of
mother-to-child transmission of HIV, antiretroviral therapy, and condom
education and distribution. JSI will focus where the greatest impact can be
realized, with a priority on hard-to-reach and high-HIV-prevalence locations.
Job Summary: The Contracts
& Procurements Manager will manage ail project procurement, ensuring
transparency and process integrity in accordance with USAID regulations, JSI
Corporate policies and procedures and local laws. S/he will oversee the RFP/RFQ
process, including drafting the RFP/RFQ and scope of work, leading evaluations,
overseeing bidder selection, supporting 1 technical and cost analysis, leading
negotiations, and drafting 1 and executing purchase order/contracts. S/he will
also oversee ail project construction procurements, contracts and activities,
to ensure high standards of workmanship and compliance with Ugandan and
international environmental standards.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant for the USAID RHITES-N Project Contracts & Procurements
    Manager job placement should hold a Business/Procurement and/or project
    management-related degree: Bachelors, Masters preferred
  • At
    least seven (7) years’ experience in a procurement related leadership
    position, five (5) of which must have been at managerial level for
    international development projects supported by the USAID;           
  • Working
    knowledge and understanding of US government procurement policies and
    federal rules and regulations;
How to Apply:
All candidates should send
their updated CVs to ug-rhites-n@ug.jsi.com
Deadline: 20th April 2018
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