Fresher Global Fund Project Jobs – Procurement Officer – Uganda Development and Health Associates (UDHA)

Job Title:    Procurement Officer
Organisation: Uganda
Development and Health Associates (UDHA)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Reports to: Executive
About US:
Uganda Development and Health Associates (UDHA) strives to
empower, promote and strengthen key health and development interventions in
communities we work. We envision a society in which people are fully empowered
to manage their health and development needs. UDHA is Sub Recipient to Global
Fund (UGA-C-TASO 1449) under the new funding model implemented in partnership
with TASO and aims to support the implementation of Uganda’s Response to the
HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis.
Job Summary:  The Procurement Officer is responsible for the
efficient coordination and management of procurement functions for UDHA. S/he
procures Program supplies, services and equipment, whilst ensuring best
practices and maintaining audit-compliant records.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Ensure implementation and / or maintenance of
UDHA procurement policies and procedures.
Ensuring that procurement is carried out in
accordance to UDHA and donor-specific polices.
Participate in all the procurement committee
Coordination with Finance, Administration and
program departments to ensure integrated internal controls, timely payment of
vendors and full, auditable support documentation.
Ensuring that a transparent and responsive
procurement process is implemented and maintained.
Routine communication, coordination and planning
with the relevant requesting staff / programs regarding the order and delivery
of supplies.
Ensuring that all Supplies, services and
equipment required are delivered in time.
Establishment and maintenance of ethical,
professional working relationships with suppliers.
Maintain supplier information for regularly
purchased items, and be informed of current local market conditions.
Support and provide the appropriate training for
procurement and program staff as required.
Manage performance of any line reports in
Any other duties or tasked delegated by the

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in
procurement and supply chain management
A minimum of two years of work experience
managing procurements in an NGO environment
Deep understanding and experience of managing
USAID  and Global Fund procurements so as
to support UDHA to adhere to donor procurement guidelines
Familiarity with programs and their linkage with
procurement processes
Fluent spoken and written English
Analytical and pays attention to detail
Demonstrated honesty and integrity standards
Good communication skills and positive attitude
to team work
How to Apply:
All interested competent and qualified persons should send
their applications, curriculum vitae, certified copies of Academic transcripts,
day time telephone contacts and e-mail addresses of three referees addressed to
The Acting Executive Officer,
Uganda Development and Health Associates,
P.O. Box 77, Iganga. Uganda 
Electronic Submissions (not exceeding 2MBS in PDF) can be
sent to
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and
women are particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 21st February 2020 by 5:00pm
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