Senior Procurement Officer Job Placement – Mountains of the Moon University

Job Title:       Senior Procurement Officer
Organization: Mountains of
the Moon University
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports To: Secretary
MMU Transition Taskforce [TTF]
Job Salary:
About US:
Mountains of
the Moon University was established as a private chartered university under the
Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act of 2001 to provide quality
teaching and learning that is relevant and competitive; offer courses that
address the needs of the local, national and international community; promote
research for the social- economic and political development of the country; and
engage in activities for self- sustainability. The Ministry of Education and
Sports appointed a Taskforce to manage the Transition of MMU from Private to
Public University for the next two years.
Job summary: The Senior Procurement
Officer will provide leadership to the Procurement and Disposal Units.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Coordinate and manage the procurement of goods,
works, consultancy and services for the ITF.
Prepares the procurement and disposal Plan of
the University.
Prepares periodic reports for the Contracts
Committee and PPDA.
Ensures conformity with Government procurement
and disposal regulations.
Provides timely advice to the Accounting Officer,
Contracts Committee and members of the University on all matters pertaining to
procurement and disposal.
Oversees the evaluation process of all
procurement requirements and recommends the most appropriate procurement and
disposal procedure / methods.
Implements decisions of the contracts committee.
Prepares local purchase orders.
To assist in ensuring the proper management and
value for money for procurement and disposals handled by the Main PDU
Coordinating the preparation of bid documents.
Responsible for contract administration
including preparation of contracts and issuing approved contracts.
Liaising with Suppliers, Consultants,
Contractors and other stakeholders to ensure timely delivery of goods and
services as per contract.
Preparation and updating of specifications

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate must hold a Masters’ Degree
in Procurement Purchasing or related field. A Professional qualification in Procurement!
Purchasing such as the Chartered institute of Purchasing & Supplies. An
Honors Degree in Procurement /Purchasing from a recognized institution or
related field.
At least 8 years relevant working experience at
least4 years of which should be at supervisory level in a public setting. In
depth knowledge of regulatory law
Leadership and supervisory skills.
Ability to build, lead, and work with teams;
Computer literacy; Interpersonal & communication skills; Quick judgment and
decision making; Ability to initiate change
lCT skills
Knowledge of PPDA reference and Accountability
How to
All Qualified candidates must submit the following:
Five copies of hand-written application letter
An up to date and detailed CV including contacts
of 3 credible referees
Copies of academic qualifications! credentials
A copy of a valid Identity Card or Driving
License or Pass port
Any other relevant document to support the
Application clearly indicating the position applied for on the top
right-hand corner of the envelop delivered to:
The Secretary MMU Transition TasKforce
P. O. Box 837,
Fort Portal, Uganda.
Tel +256 483 660 338
Deadline: Friday 29th November
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