Principal Procurement Officer Job Placement – Dairy Development Authority (DDA)

Organisation: 
Dairy Development Authority (DDA)
Reports to: Director
Finance & Administration
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Dairy Development
Authority is a semi-Autonomous Agency under Ministry of Agriculture, Animal
industry and Fisheries (MAAIE). Dairy Development Authority was established
under the Dairy Industry Act of 1998. Dairy Development Authority’s Mission is
“To provide dairy development and regulatory services that will ensure
increased production and consumption of milk, sustainable and profitable dairy
industry sector that contribute to economic development and improved
nutritional standards in Uganda.”
Job Summary:    The Principal Procurement Officer will
mainly ensure smooth and lawful process of procurement and disposal of the
Authority and provide hands-on to ensure that efficient and effective
procurement and disposal is achieved.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Implementation Support to user departments to ensure compliance with
    the law.
  • Work closely with users on matters related to procurement and
    disposal.
  • Prepare bid documents and invitations to tender for the
    organization’s procurement and disposal requirements.
  • Prepare reports to the contracts committee and the Public
    Procurement & Disposal Entity.
  • Prepare procurement plans in line with the Authority‘s Work Plans
    and Budget.
  • Provide technical guidance to other departments on matters relating
    to procurement.
  • Prepare Contract documents for all procurements of the Authority and
    assist to improve contract management.
  • Prepare timely integrated monthly/quarterly reports.
  • Work out a system for Contract management in the procurement process
    and provide technical support to user departments.
  • Implement mitigation measures to curb the risk inherent in the
    procurement process.
  • Perform any other duties as may be directed by the supervisor.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Dairy Development Authority (DDA) Principal
    Procurement Officer job should possess an Honor’s Degree in Procurement
    & Logistics Management or Honor’s degree in Procurement & Supply
    Chain Management or any relevant Honour’s degree from a recognized University.
  • Master’s degree in a related field is a must.
  • Profession qualification (Chartered Institute of Purchasing &
    supplies (CIPS) is a must.
  • Six years of relevant working experience of which three (3) years
    continuous procurement experience in a Public Organisation.
How to Apply:
All interested
applicants who meet the specified job requirements should submit their
application forms, up to date curriculum vitae and photocopies of academic
credentials to the address below, addressed to:
The Executive
Director,
Dairy Development
Authority (DDA),
Plot 1, Kafu Rd.
Kampala,
P. O. Box 34006,
Kampala, Uganda
E-mail to:
info@dda.or.ug
Deadline: 26th April 2019
NB: Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interviews.
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