Procurement Manager Job Placements – Rakai Health Sciences Program

Job Title:            Procurement Manager
Organisation:  Rakai Health Sciences Program
Duty Station:
About us:
Rakai Health Sciences Program
(RHSP) is a collaborative Bio-medical Research and Service delivery
organization founded in 1987, formerly the Rakai Project.
Job Summary: The Procurement Manager will manage Program
procurement systems and processes for procurement of goods and services to
ensure delivery of high-quality commodities and services.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Review documents for the procurement of supplies and
services and ensure compliance with the procurement policy and procedures
·       Monitor internal procurement systems and processes and
ensure that compliance and timely execution are achieved across the
·       Engage in successful negotiation with new and existing
suppliers to ensure economic savings and increased service levels
·       Review invoices for compliance with contract terms.
·       Ensure that records are maintained, and procurement’s are documented from initiation through to completion.
·       Manage the procurement and disposal section of RHSP.
·       Ensure that existing staff have a good working
knowledge of procurement systems and procedures and that new staff are inducted
·       Ensure value for money and timely procurement of
goods, services. & works to meet internal customer requirements within the
agreed time frames.
·       Ensure compliance with procurement regulations.
·       Review and evaluate performance of suppliers.
·       Prepare an submit regular and timely procurement
reports to management

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must hold a degree in Bachelors in
Supply Chain / Procurement and Logistics.
·       CIPS Qualifications.
·       At least 2 years’ experience as a procurement manager
or equivalent.
·       A track record of high integrity
·       Ability to demonstrate sound judgement skills.
·       Good planning, organizational and analytical skills
·       Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work
·       Experience leading a team.
·       Good computer skills especially in MS Excel & Word
and databases.
·       Knowledge of Navision is an added advantage
·       Effective communication and reporting skills.
How to apply:
All interested Candidates
possessing the above attributes can send their applications including a cover
letter, latest Copy of CV (with 3 referees), copies of academic
qualifications/certificates addressed to the HR Manager to Kindly
indicate the Job title under subject of the mail. Only Online applications will
be considered.
Only short-listed candidates
will be contacted by Rakai Health Sciences Program. Any form of lobbying and
canvassing will lead to disqualification.
Deadline: Tuesday,
31st December 2019 by 5:00pm
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