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Senior Procurement Officer Career Jobs – Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority (URBRA)

 

Job Title:    Senior Procurement Officer

Organisation: Uganda
Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority (URBRA)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Manager
Procurement and Disposal

 

About US:

The Uganda
Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority (URBRA) was established pursuant to
section 2 of the Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority Act 2011, No.
15 of 2011. It is an autonomous body responsible for regulating the
establishment, management and operation of retirement benefits schemes in
Uganda in both private and public sectors. The Authority is responsible for
supervising institutions which provide retirement benefit products and
services.

 

Job Summary:  The Senior Procurement Officer will mainly manage
procurement, disposal and inventory function in the Authority.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Identify
sources of supply for the procurement of goods, services and works required.

·       
Review
and prepare specifications/terms of reference/Bills of quantities & Scope

·       
of works
from users

·       
Prepare
monthly, quarterly and annual procurement, disposal and inventory performance
reports

·       
Undertake
annual vendor ratings and appraise supplier performance.

·       
Ensure
user departments assess through inspection suitability of the goods, services
and works procured, and their conformity to specifications and standards.

·       
Ensure
that user departments adhere to procurement plans by notifying them to

·       
initiate
requisitions as planned.

·       
Maintain
an up-to-date database on the existing 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.

·       
Prepare
Solicitation/Tender/Bid documents.

·       
Manage
the bidding process for procurement and disposal opportunities,

·       
Undertake
periodic pre-qualifications and maintain a database of pre-qualified suppliers
and Service providers

·       
Prepare
submissions to Contracts Committee

·       
Collaborate
with all directorates/departments to ensure optimal inventory levels at all
times

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority (URBRA)
Senior Procurement Officer job opportunity must hold an Honors Bachelor’s
degree in either Procurement, Economics, Logistics, Business Administration,
International Business or Supply Chain Management

·       
Membership
of CIPS, CILT, ISCMU or a post graduate diploma in Procurement, business
administration, international business, economics or any other relevant field.

·       
At least
five (5) years of relevant work experience two (2) of which, must have been at
officer level in a reputable organization.

 

Desirable

·       
Master’s
degree in any of the above fields is an added advantage.

·       
A
diploma in Customs, Clearing and Forwarding would be an added advantage.

 

Competencies and Knowledge:

Technical

·       
Procurement
Planning, organizing and coordinating.

·       
Procurement,
Disposal and contract Management.

·       
Preparation
of Solicitation Documents.

·       
Procurement
Sourcing.

·       
Risk
Management.

·       
Information
& Communications Technology (ICT).

·       
Integrated
Business Planning (IBM).

·       
Policy
Formulation and Strategy Development.

·       
Legal
Knowledge.

 

Behavioral
Competencies

·       
Ethics
and integrity

·       
Interpersonal
skills

·       
Networking
and Inter-personal relations

·       
Effective
communication

·       
Innovative
and Proactive

·       
Decision-making
and Problem-solving

·       
Leadership

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested applicants may send applications accompanied by a
comprehensive CV with 3 referees, copies of transcripts and certificates as
well as other relevant academic credentials addressed to;

 

The Director General

Attn: Head Projects
and Consultancy Department

Uganda Management
Institute

Plot No. 44/52 Jinja
Road, Kampala

P.O. Box 20131
Kampala, Uganda

 

Submit hard-copies
to the address above or soft copies to consultancies@umi.ac.ug or umijobs2019@gmail.com

 

Deadline: Monday 21st December 2020.by 3:00pm

 

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