Several Fresher Procurement Assistant Jobs – National Forestry Authority (NFA)

Job Title:     Procurement Assistant (Fresher Jobs)
Organization: National Forestry Authority (NFA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:
Procurement Officer
About US:
The National Forestry Authority (NFA) is a Government agency
established under the National Forestry and Tree Planting Act, 2003 as a
corporate body responsible for sustainable development and management of
Central Forest Reserves (CFRs) and provision of technical support to
stakeholders in the forestry sub-sector. NFA’s vision is “A sufficiently
forested, ecologically stable and economically prosperous Uganda”, while its
Mission is “To manage Central Forest Reserves on a sustainable basis and to
supply high quality forestry- related products and services to Government,
local communities and the private sector”.
Job Summary: The Procurement
Assistant will assist the Procurement Manager in coordinating procurement
activities within the unit.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Ensuring proper custody of the bid documents and
procurement files.
Preparing bid documents.
Preparing bid evaluation documents.
Preparing procurement status reports.
Entering data on the Procurement performance
measurement system (PPMS).
Compiling procurement needs from the various
Dispatch of requests for quotations and requests
for proposals and purchase orders.
Receipt of expressions of interest, bids and
technical proposals.
Assisting in arranging bid opening meetings.
Liaising with user departments to follow up
supply orders and contract performance.
Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the
immediate supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant for the National Forestry
Authority (NFA) Procurement Assistant job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree
(Honours) in Procurement and Supplies Management from a recognized institution.
At least 2 (two) years working experience in
similar work in a reputable organization/public sector.
Knowledge of PPDA regulations is a requirement.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should
submit their applications, certified copies of academic certificates,
transcripts and curriculum vitae giving full details of applicants’ education,
qualifications, experience (with evidence), present salary, three referees with
their full postal address, e-mail and telephone contacts as well as the
candidate’s full address and e-mail to the address below. Applications should
be addressed to:
The Executive Director,
National Forestry Authority,
Plot10/20 Spring Road, Bugolobi,
P.O. Box 70863, Kampala. Uganda
Tel: 0312 – 264035/6; 0414 -360400
Deadline: 17th
January 2020
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