2 No Experience Procurement Officer Job Opportunities – Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda (IRA)

Organization: Insurance
Regulatory Authority of Uganda (IRA)
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Procurement Officer
About US:
The Insurance
Regulatory Authority of Uganda (IRA) was established under section 14 of the
Insurance Statute 1996 now The Insurance Act, (Chap213) Laws of Uganda, 2000
(Insurance Act) which came into effect on 4th April 1996 and commenced
operations in April 1997. The establishment of the Insurance Regulatory
Authority of Uganda was a consequence of Government’s adoption of the
liberalization and privatization policies which ended its role of directly
engaging in the provision of goods and services and taking on the role of
supervisor or regulator.
Job Summary:  The Procurement Officer will effectively
implement IRA’s Procurement and Disposal activities regarding supplies, service
and works in line with PPDA, IRA’s policies and the strategic plan.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Use
approved sources of supply for the procurement of goods, services and works
required, to invite tenders or place orders as necessary.
·       
Monitor
the management of placed orders with suppliers to expedite the delivery of the
required items.
·       
Prepare
periodic reports on procurement activities accordingly.
·       
Advise
contract managers on the management of placed contracts for goods, services and
works.
·       
Liaise
with user departments in the implementation of procurement and disposal plans.
·       
Conduct
market assessment and advise on the appropriate market prices required for
initiation of procurements in accordance with the procedures under the Public
Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Act, regulations and guidelines.
·       
Maintain
an up-to-date database on the existing and potential sources for procurement of
goods, services and works required by the Authority and update the filing
system in accordance with the formats laid down by the PPDA.
·       
Coordinate
the processing of tenders for supply of goods or services or works and provide
technical support and guidance to management on procurement issues.
·       
Prepare
bid solicitation documents and all required necessary documents.
·       
Keep and
maintain all the required profile documents and files
·       
Regularly
report on the procurement activities to the supervisor
·       
Conduct
evaluations when called upon
·       
Carry
out any other duty as may be assigned from time to time.
Key Performance Indicators
·       
Compliance
with procurement and disposal manual in all PDU Activities.
·       
Timely
presentation of reports.
·       
Appropriate
notification to the bidders.
·       
Up to
date and accessible procurement records.
·       
Improved
procurement cycle time.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
applicant for the Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda (IRA) Procurement
Officer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s (Honors) degree in Procurement
& Supply Chain Management or any other related discipline majoring in
procurement or any relevant bachelors’ degree with a post graduate
qualification in Procurement or the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in
Procurement.
·       
Personal
presentation
·       
Negotiation
skills
·       
Analytical
skills
·       
High
level of integrity
·       
Interpersonal
skills
·       
Communication
skills
·       
Contract
and supplier management
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who meet the requisite qualifications
should submit their applications together with copies of detailed up-to-date
CVs with at least three referees to:
The Chief Executive
Officer
Insurance Regulatory
Authority of Uganda
Plot 5 Kyadondo
Road, Legacy Towers, Block B, 2nd Floor
P.O. Box 22855,
Kampala
Email to: ira@ira.go.ug
NB:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Deadline: 7th September 2020 by 5:00 pm
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