Procurement Officer Job Opportunity – Dwelling Places

Job Title:           Procurement Officer
Organization:  Dwelling Places    
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda
Job type:              Full- Time
About US:
Dwelling Places (DP) is a registered Christian Non-Governmental
Organization which specialises in the rescue, rehabilitation, reconciliation, resettlement
and follow-up of children living on the streets. The overall objective of DP is
to have a society where every child has a chest to rest their head on and a
place to call home. 
Job Summary: The Procurement Officer plays an important role within
Dwelling Places. This position ensures that Delling Places is making wise
purchases of goods or services to improve beneficiary livelihoods. The
procurement and logistics officer will be responsible for implementing all
procurement and logistics activities including acquisition of goods and
services and will also be responsible and accountable for managing and
delivering quality logistic services and goods for the organization in a timely
manner, within budget and policy.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Estimating and establishing cost parameters and
budgets for purchases
Maintain accurate records of purchases and
Create and maintain good relationships with
Making professional decisions in a fast-paced
Maintain records of purchases, pricing, and
other important data
Review and analyze all vendors/suppliers,
supply, and price options
Develops plans for purchasing equipment,
services and supplies
Negotiate pricing and supply contracts for
better deals
Ensure that the products and supplies are of
high quality
Create and maintain an inventory of all incoming
and current supplies
Maintain and update list of suppliers and their
qualifications, delivery times, and potential future development
Develop procurement policies and procedures in
accordance with international standards;
Work with the program, planning and evaluation
teams to develop a procurement pipeline based on program designs
other duties as requested by management

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate for the job placement should
hold a Bachelor’s degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management, Business
Administration or related field.
·        At least two years of experience as a
procurement officer or related position preferably in an NGO setting.
·       Solid
knowledge and understanding of procurement processes, policies, and systems.
·       High level of integrity and confidentiality
·       Proficient computer skills, including
Microsoft Office Suite Ability to analyze problems and strategize for better
·       Ability to negotiate, establish, and administer
·       Excellent English verbal and written
communication skills
·       Ability
to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
·       Organized
and detail oriented
·       Able to
build relationships and work effectively within teams;
·       Has
experience in stores management
·       Able to
travel 20% of the time to Delling Places field operations
Other requirements
·        A handwritten application letter with a CV and
academic qualifications
·       A
Pastor’s letter
·       LC1 letter
·       Two
passport size photos
How to Apply:
All qualified candidates Deliver applications to: Dwelling
places head office -off Nalukolongo Masaka road near Mutundwe Police Station or,
​ Tel:
Deadline: 22nd
November 2019 at 5:00 pm.
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