Head of Procurement and Disposal Unit Employment Opportunity – Uganda Investment Authority (UIA)

 

Job Title:    Head of Procurement and
Disposal Unit

Organization: Uganda Investment Authority (UIA)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) is a statutory agency that
is mandated to promote, attract, facilitate, register, monitor, and evaluate
all forms of investments and business activities in Uganda as per the
Investment Code Act, 2019. It is on the basis of this mandate that UIA
initiates and supports measures that enhance investments in Uganda and advises
the Government of appropriate policies conducive for investment promotion and
growth in the country.

 

Job Summary:  The Head of Procurement and Disposal Unit
shall be at the level of a Deputy Director and shall be responsible for
developing and implementing annual procurement plans to ensure timely
availability of materials and services needed to implement UIA’s approved work
plans.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        
Advising Management on trends, issues, problems
and activities relating to best practice in procurement.

·        
Developing UIA‘s annual procurement plan and
budgets for approval

·        
Developing a data base on qualified suppliers of
goods and services needed by the Authority.

·        
Administering the procurement process in coordination
with user departments/units to acquire and make available required goods and
services in the quantity, quality and time needed.

·        
Ensuring compliance with the provisions of
Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets (PPDA) Act regulations and procedures.

·        
Providing relevant information advice to UIA
staff to enable them to comply with PPDA regulations and procedures.

·        
Participating in strategy formulation and
implementation.

·        
Preparing periodic performance reports.

 

Key Results Areas:

·        
Annual procurement plans and budgets approved in
a timely manner

·        
Required supplies (goods and services) made
available in a timely manner

·        
Departmental performance reports prepared and
submitted in a timely manner.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        
The ideal candidate for the Uganda Investment
Authority (UIA) Head of Procurement and Disposal Unit job placement must hold a
Masters of Science degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management or Masters
of Business Administration (majoring in Procurement) from a recognized
institution 

·        
A bachelor’s degree in Procurement and Supply
Chain Management or a degree in Business Administration (majoring in
Procurement) or any relevant qualifications from a recognized institution.

·        
At least five years of hands-on experience in managing
the procurement function preferably in a public institution.

·        
Possession of the Chartered Institute of
Purchasing and Supplies (CIPS) Graduate Diploma or the equivalent from
recognized Institutions.

·        
Full membership to chartered Institute of
Purchasing and Supply or The equivalent from a recognized body is an added
advantage

 

How to Apply:

All qualified and interested candidates should send their
Cover letters with updated CVs and certified academic certificates and
transcripts to the address below;

 

Ag. Director General,

Uganda Investment Authority

P.O. Box, 7418 Kampala

Plot 22B Lumumba Avenue

2nd Floor TWED Plaza, Nakasero

Kampala Uganda.

 

Deadline: Monday 7th
September 2020 by 5:00 pm

 

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