Entry Level URA Officer Procurement Contracts Jobs – Uganda Revenue Authority

Organisation: Uganda
Revenue Authority (URA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About URA:
The Uganda Revenue
Authority (URA) was established by the Uganda Revenue Authority Statute of 1991
and set up in September of the same year as a central body for assessment and
collection of specified revenue, to administer and enforce the laws relating to
such revenue and to provide for related matters. This statute incorporated all
the laws that were in force then regarding tax collection. The new organization
(URA) amalgamated the three tax administration departments that were
responsible for all the taxes collected by the Central Government of Uganda.
Job Summary:    The Officer
Procurement Contracts will mainly process all procurement contracts assigned in
order to facilitate business continuity and safeguard the interests of URA in
its contractual relationships. 
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Keenly monitor
contract administration to ensure effective service delivery and compliance
with PPDA act and terms and conditions of service providers.
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Prepare
and maintain a database for periodic reporting of the performance of contracts.
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Coordinate
meetings between the contract managers and service providers to address any
issues that arise during contract implementation.
·        
Review
and update existing contracts to ensure that they stay up to date with
legislative changes and coordinate with the legal department as needed.
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Analyze
incoming requisitions for completion and inclusion of all necessary back-up
documentation before processing.
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Compile
records of the procurement process and contract performance review reports to
extract the procurement file.
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Utilize
excel spreadsheets, access database and computer listings to identify, update
and track status of contracts, closeouts and non-compliant contractors.
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Develop
periodic contract performance review reports and submit to the Supervisor for
onward management.
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Prepare
internal procurement transactions associated with services contracts for the
maintenance of accurate information in the Oracle database.
Prepare and submit
appropriate solicitation documents
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Draft
and submit an agenda and compile submissions to be presented to Contracts
Committee members.
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Draft
appropriate terms and conditions of the proposed contracts in consultation with
the end-users or technical specialists.
·        
Coordinate
the contract amendment process, ensuring that amendments are in compliance with
solicitations, contract statement of work or specifications.
·        
Provide
clarification on approved submissions to the Contracts Committee where need
arises to inform to inform their decision.
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Determine
appropriate solicitation documents and applicable evaluation methodology and
criteria to Contracts Committee consideration.
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Compile
various appropriate procurement building and supporting documents for Contracts
Committee approval.
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Prepare
reports, minutes and assist in the compilation of data for the annual report.
·        
Assist
with processing simple contracts, and related organizational tasks.
Coordinate contract
processing procedure to ensure compliance with the reward decision of Contracts
Committee and terms and conditions therein.
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Review
and draft contracts to ensure that the main documentation is part of the
contract.
·        
Identify
issues raised by the suppliers over the draft contract to ensure mutual
understanding between all the parties to the contract.
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Compile
all the documents containing all the applicable approvals and submit to
supervisor for contract processing.
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Prepare
local purchase orders for approved procurement decisions within the threshold.
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Prepare
and issue out all letters on intents, other contract forming instruments and
ensure that the concerns of both parties of the contract are captured in
incorporated in the final contract.
·        
Prepare
bid openings and analysis to involve preparation of abstracts of offers,
compile data contained in the bids for consideration for award of contracts.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
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The applicants
for the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Officer Procurement Contracts job
opportunities should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in either; Procurement and
Supplies/Logistics Management, Commerce, Finance, Accounting or Business
Administration.
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Training
in Contract Management, Records Management and Business law is desirable
·        
Two years
of practical experience in handling Procurements and Contracts in a large
organization.
·        
Extensive
knowledge of the PPDA Act, Procurement law and procedures, Procurement guidelines
and Government Procurement Portal (GPP).
·        
The
incumbent must possess an impeccable record of integrity
·        
S/he
must have a strong ability to work as part of and build effective work teams
·        
S/he
must have high level of analytical, problem-solving and negotiation skills
·        
The
incumbent must have good communication skills
·        
S/he
must be flexible, assertive with good reporting skills
·        
The
incumbent must be self-driven and result oriented
·        
S/he
must have basic knowledge of computer applications especially spreadsheets and
databases (knowledge of the Sun System, MS Office required)
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join URA should apply online at
the link below.
Deadline: 16th July 2019 at 11:59pm
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