Procurement Officer Job Opportunities – Profiles International Uganda Limited

 

Job Title:    Procurement Officer

Organisation: Profiles International Uganda Limited

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

Profiles International Uganda Limited (PIUL) is an affiliate of Profiles
International Inc. (PII), a Waco, Texas, USA-based firm that provides solutions
to a wide range of Human Resource challenges. PII is the recognised world
leader in employee evaluation and human resource solutions.

 

Our client is a reputable institution designed to support the government
of Uganda to realize its objective of promoting the development of Micro, Small
and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to become the main vehicle for expanding
production, providing sustainable jobs, enhancing economic growth and
alleviating poverty.

 

Job Summary:  The
Procurement Officer is responsible for carrying out planning, execution and
implementation of the procurement function of the institution in strict
compliance with relevant laws and regulations, policy and guidelines. .

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 

  • Coordinate and monitor the
    implementation of procurement activities, ensuring that they are carried
    out in line with the approved delegation of institution protocol and in
    accordance with the procurement guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Prepare tender documents and manage the
    tendering process within the established guidelines of the institution.
  • Draw the annual procurement plan,
    coordinate and monitor the implementation of procurement activities,
    prepare contracts, develop and implement systems for monitoring and
    evaluating suppliers’ performance.
  • Implement appropriate sourcing
    strategies to achieve value for money and to assure an adequate source of
    supplies and stock levels.
  • Develop and implement systems for proper
    identification and pre-qualification of suppliers of goods and services
    according to procurement laws, and advise management on forecasts and
    procurement planning.
  • Ensure accurate maintenance and safe
    storage of records for all procurement activities.
  • Develop, review and recommend new or
    improved procurement policies and procedures for continuous improvement to
    match the Authority’s current and future business plans.
  • Spearhead the development of the
    solicitation documents.
  • Oversee the boarding off and disposal of
    assets in consultation with user departments in accordance with the
    institutions guidelines.
  • Perform any other duties as may be
    assigned from time to time.

 


Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:

  • The applicant must hold an Honors
    Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Procurement, and Business Administration
    with specialization in purchasing and supplies, or a related field.
  • Membership of the Chartered Institute of
    Purchasing & Supplies or other relevant internationally recognized
    procurement professional body is an essential requirement.
  • At least three years’ experience in
    procurement in a reputable organization.
  • Procurement experience in a public
    organization is an added advantage.
  • Must have experience in managing
    tenders, negotiations, contract placements, delivery and payments.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Strategic, conceptual thinking and
    analytical skills.
  • Self driven person with well-developed
    oral, written and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated high level of integrity.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should send their applications and supporting documents
including copies of academic transcripts or certificates and curriculum vitae
indicating three referees and their telephone contacts should be sent as one
PDF document via email: info@profilesinternational.co.ug  addressed to;

 

The National Director,

Profiles International Uganda Limited

 

Deadline: 5th
March 2021 by 5:00pm

 

NB: In a bid to control the spread of Covid-19
pandemic, only electronic applications will be accepted

 

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