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Senior Procurement Officer Non-profit Careers – African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)

Organisation: African
Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)
Reports to:  Head
of Operations
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
The African Field
Epidemiology Network (AFENET) is a non-profit organization established in 2005
with a mission to improve human health through the strengthening and expansion
of applied epidemiology and laboratory capacity in partnership with Ministries
of Health, Non-Governmental Organizations, international agencies, private
sector and other public health agencies. AFENET has its headquarters in
Kampala, Uganda with operations in more than 30 African Countries to advance
their capabilities in early detection and response to infectious and
non-infectious diseases.
Job Summary:  The Senior Procurement Officer will support
the Secretariat and the network. 
The incumbent will manage
all procurement and contracts in accordance with AFENET procurement policies
and procedures and donor requirements and contribute to the strategic objective
of value for money, transparency and accountability
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Develop
and implement the procurement procedures in accordance with donor requirement,
procurement standards and regulations;
·       
Oversee
the procurement of goods and services process from planning, tendering process,
evaluation and selection, awarding and contracting in accordance with the
AFENET procurement policies and guidelines Prepare and monitor the annual
procurement plan;
·       
Coordinate
pre-qualification of service providers and maintain list of suppliers;
·       
Contracts
management of different services providers, suppliers in accordance with the
guidelines;
·       
Develop
a robust contract management system for proper tracking of deliverables for both
suppliers and consultants
·       
Represent
the organization in negotiating contracts and formulating policies with
suppliers;
·       
Coordinate
the issuance of Local Purchase Orders (LPO’s) and maintenance of accurate procurement
records;
·       
Oversee
management and control of inventory;
·       
Prepare
quarterly procurement reports;
·       
Train
and guide AFENET staff in procurement policies, guidelines and controls
·       
Coach
and mentor procurement staff;
·       
Manage
AFENET- supplier relationships.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The applicant
must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Procurement, Commerce, Business
Administration, Purchasing and Logistics Management, Supply Chain Management or
equivalent
·       
Professional
Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies
·       
Chartered
Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) or equivalent
·       
At least
five (5) years of working experience in Procurement Management or a related
field
·       
Experience
of setting-up and managing procurement and contract management systems.
·       
Ability
to work under pressure and deal tactfully with sensitive issues.
·       
Good
knowledge and experience in contract management desired.
·       
Good
planning and organisational skills and efficient work methods
·       
Good
level of integrity and ethical standards.
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send an updated Curriculum Vitae, application letter, and relevant
documentation to:
The Administration
and HR Office; Email sec@afenet.net; with a copy to: ctanui@afenet.net
NB: ONLY successful
candidates shall be contacted for an interview.
Deadline: 29th May 2020 by 5:30 pm
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