Senior Procurement Officer Jobs – Uganda Tourism Board (UTB)

Organisation: Uganda
Tourism Board (UTB)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Chief
Executive Officer
About US:
Uganda Tourism Board
(UTB) is a statutory organization established by Uganda Tourism Board Statute
of 1994 and reconstituted in the Tourism Act 2008. Its objectives are:
  • To promote and contribute to the Development of Tourism sector both
    within and outside of Uganda.
  • To coordinate with the Ministry responsible for Tourism and the
    private sector in the implementation of the National Tourism policy.
Job Summary:
The Senior Procurement Officer will be coordinating all procurements in UTB and
ensuring that procurements are done in a timely manner and in accordance with
the PPDA Act.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Manage the procurement process in the Procurement and Disposal Unit.
  • Initiate and coordinate the preparation of Annual Procurement Plans
    and Budgets.
  • Coordinate and monitor UTB procurement and disposal activities in
    line with the PPDA Act and regulations.
  • Guide and train user departments in the Government procurement
  • Check and prepare specifications, terms of reference statements of
    requirement and bidding documents in liaison with user departments.
  • Prepare advertisements and bidding documents, receive bids, and
    provide clarification.
  • Prepares the contracts committee meetings and implements contract
    committee decisions.
  • Maintain an up-to-date procurement, stores and disposal records,
  • Prepare timely quarterly and monthly reports to Management and PPDA
    as required.
  • Perform any other official duties as may be assigned by management
    from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should hold an Honors Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement
    and Logistics or BBA Procurement from a recognized University.
  • Professional qualification in CIPS or related professional
    qualification is a requirement.
  • A minimum of five years of relevant working experience from a
    reputable Organization at senior level.
  • Knowledge in relevant Government computerized procurement systems
    will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent communication and Interpersonal skills.
  • Leadership and Team working skills
  • Ability to work under Minimum supervision and pressure.
  • Age: Below 40 years
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested Ugandans should send their application letters with
detailed Curriculum Vitae (functional email, telephone contact and postal
address), plus copies of all academic certificates and transcripts, copy of
valid National Identity Card and the contact details (telephone, postal and
email addresses) of three competent referees should be sent by courier or hand
delivered to the address below;
Chief Executive
Uganda Tourism Board
Plot 42, Rotary
Avenue (Lugogo Bypass),
6th Floor, Lugogo
P.O. Box 7211
Tel: +414-342196/7
Deadline: Friday 13th July 2018 by 5:00pm
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Any form of
lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
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