Senior Procurement Officer Job Placement – Mountains of the Moon University

Job Title:       Senior Procurement Officer
Organization: Mountains of
the Moon University
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports To: Secretary
MMU Transition Taskforce [TTF]
Job Salary:
Attractive
  
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
Experience:
·      
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
Apply:
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
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
2019
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