Supplies Officer Job Opportunities – Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation (UPPC)

Job Title:   Supplies Officer
Organisation: Uganda Printing and
Publishing Corporation (UPPC)
Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda
Salary Scale: UPPC Level 5
About US:
Printing and Publishing Corporation (UPPC) is a public corporation established
by the UPPC Act 1992 Cap.30 as a leading printer mandated to provide printing and
publishing services to government ministries, departments, and agencies, NGOs,
private sector organizations and individuals. The Corporation prints and
publishes all government legislations, the Uganda Gazette, stationery and other
books and reading materials for public and private sector organizations.
Job Summary:   To
oversee the daily operations of a stores function, making sure it runs smoothly
and effectively by Their duties include motivating sales teams, creating
business strategies, developing promotional material, and training new staff.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       To undertake the day to
day supervision of the stores service and staff to deliver a customer focused
service in accordance with agreed procedures
·       Ensure the integrity of
the stores area is maintained at all times
·       To ensure delivery of
materials from suppliers is undertaken and monitored against performance
criteria and where suppliers do not meet the correct standards be proactive in
resolving and performance issues
·       To ensure accurate
accountability of all transactions to and from the  stores
·       To ensure the
implementation and monitoring of security and control measures for all stock
held within the stores function.
·       To implement Stock
Control System ensuring stock levels are maintained at all times to meet the
operational needs of the corporation.
·       To ensure stock issues
are properly authorised and in accordance with agreed levels.
·       To implement a programme
of stocktaking activities in accordance with UPPC standing orders and financial
·       Certify invoices for
payment when required.
·       To develop an annual
Stores work plan in accordance with approved guidelines.
·       To assist the Stores
Manager in the formulation and implementation of Stores Policies and Procedures.
·       To manage the activities
and performance of other Stores team members, reviewing and monitoring
personnel with
·       Manage the use of all
plant and hand tools servicing, repair and maintaining inventory, and
replenishment accountability
·       Ensure the stores area
is kept clean and tidy and free from hazards
·       To perform any other
relevant activities as may be assigned by management.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must
hold a bachelor’s degree in business administration, procurement and supply
chain management, or related discipline with a major in stores management or procurement
and supply chain management, or materials management.
·       Or a bachelor’s degree
in social sciences plus a postgraduate diploma in stores management/
procurement and supply chain management.
·       At least five years
working experience in as storekeeper or stores assistant
 How to Apply:
Interested candidates  who meet the required
specifications are invited to apply to:
Managing Director,
Printing and Publishing Corporation (UPPC),
Box 33 Entebbe, Uganda.
an up-to-date CV, copies of academic transcripts and certificates, telephone
contact and Email address for both applicant and three professional referees .
shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
Deadline: Friday 7th
February 2020 by 5:00pm

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