Senior Procurement Officer Job Careers – Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)

Job Title:     Senior Procurement Officer
Organization: Uganda National Bureau of
Standards (UNBS)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:
Principal Procurement Officer
About US:
The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a
statutory body under the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Co-operatives
established by the UNBS Act Cap 327. It is governed by the National Standards
Council and headed by the Executive Director who is responsible for the
day-to-day operation of UNBS. The mandate of UNBS is to develop, promote and
enforce national standards in order to enhance competitiveness of Ugandan
products, promote fair trade and protect consumers and the environment.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Draft and submit the initial annual procurement
and disposal plans to the supervisor in line with the Organizations’ work plans
and budgets.
Follow up the progress of the implementation of
the approved procurement and disposal plan and generate periodic reports in
line with the PPDA rules, regulations & guidelines
Participate in the Preparation and evaluation of
bids/ proposals for procurements in line with PPDA rules, regulations &
Monitor contract implementation and compliance
in line with the public procurement guidelines
Cultivate and enhance relationships with
suppliers to optimize supplier performance in line with PPDA rules, regulations
& guidelines & UNBS polices
Participate in the development of the PDU
annual, quarterly and monthly budget, work plans and targets
Supervise staff performance of Procurement
Officers staff in PDU and ensure that targets, plans and outputs are achieved
within schedules and budgets and regularly review their performance during
performance review meetings and annual performance appraisal.
Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual budgets
and reports on activities of the department and progress on implementation of
work plans

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in
Commerce, Economics, Business Administration or Procurement/purchasing or any
other related qualification
Possession of post graduate competence based
training in relevant field and professional qualifications in CIPS level 6
At least five years of working experience in a
related field from a reputable organization
The successful candidate must have Proven
Supervisory skills, a high level of integrity and professionalism,
Communication, Teamwork and Analytical skills. He/she should also be team
player, an excellent communicator with good oral communication and presentation
skills and must be computer literate with skills in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
and the Internet applications.
Age: Between 30 and 45 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged
to apply as per the guidance below;
Please follow the link , Click Here
Use your email address for registration
Fill in all tabs as per the application as
Attach your updated CV with mobile telephone
numbers indicated, copies of academic qualifications and national identity card
under the tab for documents
Complete your application by clicking ‘submit
No hand delivered applications will be received
Please NOTE:
Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic
UNBS does not request for any payments at any
stage of recruitment and review process
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Deadline: 17th
January 2020 by 5.00pm.
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