Fresher Diploma Jobs – Procurement Officer – Grainpulse Ltd


Job Title:        Procurement Officer

Grainpulse Ltd

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Procurement


About US:

Grainpulse Ltd is a
first of its kind integrated agribusiness company and Uganda’s number one
dealer in Agro Inputs, Grain and Coffee. We continue expanding everyday to meet
our clientele needs.


Job Summary:  The Procurement Officer is responsible for
obtaining goods and services from reputable and compliant vendors that provide
best overall value (Quantity, Quality, Price and delivery schedule) to
Grainpulse Limited in accordance with established company policy and standard
operating procedures.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

and establishes cost parameters for Budget & Capex Planned items

sourcing and procurement plans for different spend items.

and updates register of vendors and providers per spend item.

updates and recommends appropriate sources of suppliers, checks that they have
the requisite documents before they are contracted and maintain a professional

HODs in selecting contractors;

evaluates and purchases services, supplies and equipment based on price,
service, quality and warranty to meet the needs of the Business;

purchase requisitions, issues bid requests, and raises orders in the System per
allocated Purchase Groups;

new vendors as per approved documentation within GPL Systems and

all delivered items against Purchase Order

Factory and Engineering materials, equipment, supplies of a specialised nature
in accordance with prescribed purchasing regulations and procedures

of goods and services in accordance with the good governance rules by following
company polices and procedure

and ensures suppliers have requisite documents before they are contracted;

with suppliers to ensure that product due dates are met;

problems and issues arising from purchase and service, supplies and equipment
with internal and external clients

quality issues, credits, returns with suppliers and accounts payable
discrepancies between PO costs and vendor invoices within the working week;

potentially late items with suppliers weekly or within 24 hours of late
delivery and checks that outstanding local purchase orders are not more than 30

issues regarding non-conforming products and adheres to all Company policies
and safety rules;

the Procurement Manager to measure Supplier performance on key performance

to Safety, Health and Environment Policies and Procedures AOI and relevant
Industry SHE Policies


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

ideal candidate must possess at least a Diploma in Procurement & Supply
chain related field, however, possession of a Degree in Procurement &
Logistics Management/Supply Chain, Business/ Commerce and Economics as well as
CIPS & CILT qualification is an added advantage. He or she should have 2
years working experience.

ideal candidate should possess knowledge in sale and purchase of goods,
contracting, International trade, customs and Incoterms as well as Warehouse
Operations and Management.

addition, he or she must exhibit professionalism, be strong at time management,
relationship management and financial management.

ideal candidate must also have good communication, negotiation, analytical, and
customer service skills. He or she must have business acumen, aptitude for
technology, results focused as well as good in stakeholder management.

ideal candidate must also be flexible and adaptable.


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should email their Job Applications with
detailed CVs, certified copies of academic certificates (originals are to be
presented at the interview) and copies of stamped salary pay-slips for the
months of June, July and August 2020 to Recruitment


NB: Please
note that presentation of false academic documents and certification will lead
to criminal prosecution. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Deadline: 18th September, 2020


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