Procurement Specialist LEGS Project Jobs – Ministry of Local Government

Job Title:    Procurement
Specialist
Organization: Ministry
of Local Government
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
The Government of
the Republic of Uganda has received a loan and a grant equivalent to
US$33million and US$10million respectively from the Islamic Development Bank
(IsDB) for the implementation of the Local Economic Growth (LEGS) Project. The
goal of the LEGS Project is to contribute to the achievement of Sustainable Development
Goals with main emphasis on (SDG) (i) No Poverty; (ii) Zero Hunger; (vi) Clean
Water and sanitation; (vii) Affordable and clean energy. This goal will be
achieved through provision of water for production and consumption and the
construction of basic rural and market infrastructure to increase household
income for small rural farmers in the project areas.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Tasked with managing the procurement function of the LEGS project as
    well as other PST projects that will be implemented;
  • Leading the preparation of Procurement Plans and the formulation of
    a Procurement Monitoring Framework with respect to Local Economic Growth
    Support (LEGS) Project and all the projects managed by the PST;
  • Instituting mechanisms to support the procurement function within
    the PST and the Ministry of Local Government for goods, works and services
    financed under the projects; including the preparation of Bidding
    Documents, pre-qualification of bidders, notification, advertising, bid
    opening and evaluation, award contracts and supervision.
  • Providing support in the preparation of Procurement Plans and the
    formulation of a Procurement Monitoring Framework with respect to Local
    Governments under the given projects;
  • Participating in the training of Local Governments and other
    implementing agencies in key procurement skills and procedures;
  • Regularly assessing the performance of Local Governments with
    respect to the procurement function under the project;
  • Maintaining procurement records of PST;
  • Regularly conducting performance assessment of the procurement
    function under the projects within the PST;
  • Leading the preparation of bidding documents, coordination of
    evaluation of bids and their key activities under the PST;
  • Attending to other assignments as requested by the Coordinator
    Programme Support Team (PST);



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should have full professional qualification in
    Supply Chain Management Discipline from a recognized awarding Institution
    and a Bachelor’s degree in Procurement/Purchasing and Supplies. He/she
    should have at least 8 (8) years of relevant work experience and skills
    that include the following:
  • Procurement, Disposal and Contracts Management;
  • Planning, Organizing and Coordination;
  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Concern for Quality and Standards;
  • Ethics and Integrity, Communication and Time management
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates should send their applications accompanied with detailed
curriculum vitae, copies of academic certificates, transcripts and testimonials
including names and addresses of three referees should be submitted to:
The Permanent
Secretary,
Ministry of Local
Government, Worker’s House, 2nd Floor,
P.O. Box 7037
Kampala.
Deadline: 12th April 2019  
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