Fresher Assistant Procurement Officer NGO Jobs – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

 

Job Title:    Locum Assistant Procurement
Officer

Organization: Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to:  Procurement Officer

Vacancy Code: LAPO-X001

 

About US:

The mission of the
Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to “Strengthen Health Systems in Africa
with strong emphasis on Infectious Diseases through Research and Capacity
Development”. IDI has six operational areas through which it works to achieve
its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment, Training, Research, Laboratory
services (including the CAP-certified IDI Core Lab & Translational Lab),
Global Health Security and Health System Strengthening Programmes.

 

Job Summary:  The Assistant Procurement Officer shall
provide procurement support in all IDI procurement functions including both
local and international purchases, covering a range of requirements from
medical drugs, laboratory equipment and supplies, office supplies; IT related
requirements, renovations, and service agreements among others.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
The
Assistant Procurement Officer will provide Procurement support services in all
IDI procurement functions in accordance with IDI procurement procedures

·       
Preparing
and issuing Request for quotations to vendors

·       
Coordinating
the evaluation of bids and make appropriate recommendations to the procurement
committee where applicable

·       
In
liaise with stores staff, verify the delivered items for completeness of
requested quantities and compliance with quality and quantity specifications.

·       
Ensure
safe custody and systematic filing of purchase orders, agreements and all
relevant records.

·       
In
Liaison with the finance team, follow up vendor invoices to ensure timely
payment.

·       
Maintain
and keep track of all framework and long term agreements.

·       
Carry
out any other assignments as may be allocated by the supervisor.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant for the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) Locum Assistant
Procurement Officer job must hold a University degree in Procurement &
Supply chain management, Business Administration or any related field from a
recognized institution.

·       
A
minimum of one year of experience in procurement and supply chain management in
a busy reputable organization

·       
Excellent
interpersonal skills

·       
Strong
written and verbal communication skills

·       
Ability
to work in a busy environment

·       
Computer
skills in MS office

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified
and interested candidates should send their CVs, including details of email
address, present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and
address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated email
address. Email your application and CV to hr@idi.co.ug

 

Key Notes:

·       
IDI is
an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any
other fees at any stage of the recruitment process.

·       
Internal
candidates who meet the required specifications and have worked with IDI for a
period of at least one year will be given priority.

·       
Make
sure that your application letter, CV (Not more than 4pages) and certificates
are attached as one PDF document.

·       
Indicate
the Vacancy Code as the subject line of your email.

·       
Please
note that if you DO NOT indicate the vacancy code as instructed above, your
application will not be considered.

·       
Any form
of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

·       
Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

The Senior Human
Resource Manager

Infectious Diseases
Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre, Makerere University Main Campus College of
Health Sciences, Makerere University

P.O. Box 22418,
Kampala, Uganda

                            

Deadline:  4th February 2021

 

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