Procurement Officer Job Opportunities – National Medical Stores

Job Title: Procurement Officer

Organisation: National Medical Stores

Duty Station:  NMS Head Office, Entebbe, Uganda

Reports to: Senior Procurement Officer

Salary Scale: Grade 6


About US:

National Medical Stores is an autonomous Corporation that was established by an Act of Parliament in 1993. Our mandate is to Procure, Store and Distribute medicines and other medical supplies to health facilities.


Job Summary:   To carry out procurement duties including bidding preparations and bid valuations


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Prepare standard bidding documents and PPDA submission forms for procurements for review and approval
  • Prepare notifications of award and contract managers in tracking delivery schedules of supplies, works, and services in order to enforce compliance with contract terms.
  • Update the pre-qualified supplier’s data base to be used in selecting possible suppliers of works, services and goods.
  • To issue bids and support bid opening meetings
  • To attend and give advice during bid evaluation meetings
  • To provide procurement and supply chain information required to be used during procurement process
  • To assign procurement reference numbers and keeps all necessary documents on the procurement files
  • Work closely with the contract managers in tracking delivery schedules of supplies, works and services in order to enforce compliance with contract terms
  • To identify any risk(s) noted during the course of execution of your duties and formally report to your immediate supervisor
  • To perform any other duties assigned from time to time

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must be a holder of a Diploma in Pharmacy.
  • At least three years of working experience in procurement from a reputable organization.
  • Computer literate


How to Apply:

All Interested applicants should submit an online application. Please scan your academic qualifications: Degree qualifications, Curriculum Vitae, Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education, Uganda Certificate of Education, Membership to the professional body and other relevant academic documents and National Identity Card (both faces) and submit them online: Click Here

Failure to attach any of the listed required documents shall lead to automatic disqualification of the applicant.

The application letter should be addressed as below and should be signed, scanned and sent online:

The Chief Human Resource and Administration Officer

National Medical Stores

P.O Box 16, Entebbe

Plot 4-16 Nsamizi Road,




  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you don’t hear from us within one month from the date of closure of receipt of applications, consider your application unsuccessful.
  • Candidates should attach all relevant academic documents as PDF Files
  • National Medical Stores reserves the right to verify documents attached with the relevant awarding institutions to authenticate their validity.
  • Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
  • National Medical Stores is an equal opportunity employer.


Deadline: 26th July 2021


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