PROCUREMENT MANAGER, GOODS AND SUPPLIES- Vacancy in UNRA

Job Title: PROCUREMENT MANAGER, GOODS AND SUPPLIES

[ii] Scope of the position The holder of this post is responsible for ensuring that the procurement and disposal of goods and supplies are fully Compliant with the
requirements of the Public Procurement and Disposal Act and Regulations and any special requirements of Development Partners.
[iii] Position relationships ♦ Reports to the Director of Procurement
♦ Supervises Procurement Officers – Goods and supplies and Procurement Assistants, Goods and supplies.
[iv) Key duties & responsibilities
1. Receive User Department requests and produces the Annual Procurement and Disposals Plan for the Department;
2. Ensure that all the submissions to the Contracts Committee are prepared orderly and forwarded timely. Follow up decisions and advices
of the Contracts Committee on the submissions and submit regular updates of status to the Director of Procurement;
3. Advise staff on preparation of invitation to bid notices;
4. Ensure that invitation to bid notices are appropriately prepared and manage the publication and display of invitation to bid notices;
5. Ensure that solicitation documents are prepared based on Government and Development Partners’ requirements and they meet standard
quality ;
6. Manage pre-bid meetings, bid closings and bid openings;
7. Recommend membership of evaluation committees to the Director of Procurement and manage the evaluation process;
8. Ensure that bid evaluations are done and reports prepared as per the requirements of the Government and Development Partners;
9. Display notices of best evaluated bidders in consultation with the Director of Procurement;
10. Recommend membership of negotiation committees to the Director of Procurement and follow up the negotiation process;
11. Ensure that negotiations are conducted as per the rules and contract documents and amendments, if any, are prepared as per the
requirements of the Government and Development Partners;
12. Ensure as appropriate that submissions to PPDA, on applications for deviations from the use of a procurement or disposal method or
document are adequately prepared;
13. Ensure that monthly and other reports as scheduled in the PPDA Regulations are prepared and submitted to PPDA within time and
quality.
14. Ensure that biweekly and ad hoc procurement and disposal reports are prepared and submitted to management within time and quality;
15. Ensure that filing of all procurement documents including bid notices, solicitation documents, bids submissions, bid evaluation reports,
contract documents, amendments, if any, all communications and other records are kept as required by PPDA;
16. Performs such other related duties as may be assigned by the Director of Procurement from time to time.
[v] Person specification
The applicant must be a holder of either a Bachelor’s Degree in Law, Procurement, and Finance, Business or Commerce or other related
fields and a member of recognized Professional Institutions in Procurement ;
Plus 7years of professional experience in finance, business, purchasing, supply and procurement or other relevant areas, out of which:-
1. Two years shall be in public procurement in a busy public/private sector organization or projects procuring goods and supplies. The
candidate shall demonstrate a good knowledge of public procurement system including international competitive bidding;
2. Two years shall be in procurements financed by multilateral Development Partners such as the World Bank, European Union, African
Development Bank, the Arab Development Banks/Funds and others using procurement procedures and guidelines of these Development
Partners;
3. One year shall be in procurements financed by Government of Uganda using the Government’s PPDA Act, Regulations, Standard Bidding
Documents and Guidelines;
The candidate must demonstrate skills and ability in Computer applications and use of software programs relevant to procurement planning,
database, monitoring and reporting;
The candidate must also be able to demonstrate a high level of communication (both oral and written), interpersonal, negotiation and
management skills and ability to work with teams at all levels;
Above all the applicant must be of a high level of integrity, time management, Organization and planning skills; S/he must be self motivated
with the ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines;
A candidate meeting the following criteria will have added advantages:-
• A Post graduate Degree in Procurement or Purchasing
• Proven background and involvement in a procurement/business process reengineering;
• Experience on procurement of engineering works and services.
[vi] Position Grade Grade SG 3
SALARIES AND BENEFITS:
Appointments will be made on very attractive, negotiable monthly salary packages plus a range of benefits.
CONDITIONS FOR APPLYING:
Applications accompanied by:
(i) A capability statement detailing the applicant’s general qualifications, adequacy for the post and illustrated personal experience
(ii) Copies of testimonials (the applicant must endorse on each copy of the submitted testimonials);
(iii) Detailed curriculum vitae duly signed by the applicant on each and every page and showing previous positions held;
(iv) Current salary;
(v) Three referees; and
(vi) Postal addresses and day telephone contacts of applicant should



SALARIES AND BENEFITS:
Appointments will be made on very attractive, negotiable monthly salary packages plus a range of benefits.
CONDITIONS FOR APPLYING:
Applications accompanied by:
(i) A capability statement detailing the applicant’s general qualifications, adequacy for the post and illustrated personal experience
(ii) Copies of testimonials (the applicant must endorse on each copy of the submitted testimonials);
(iii) Detailed curriculum vitae duly signed by the applicant on each and every page and showing previous positions held;
(iv) Current salary;
(v) Three referees; and
(vi) Postal addresses and day telephone contacts of applicant should be submitted to:
The Secretary of the Board of Directors
Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Plot 5, Lourdel Road, Nakasero
P. O. Box 28487
Kampala, Uganda.
To reach the Secretary not later than 22 April 2011 at 17.00 hours. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Canvassing or lobbying by applicants or their representatives will lead to disqualification.

UNRA Jobs Vacancy- Uganda National Roads Authority

Job Title: PROCUREMENT MANAGER, WORKS AND SERVICES

[ii] Scope of the position
The holder of this post is responsible for ensuring that the works and services procurement activities are fully compliant with the requirements
of the Public Procurement and Disposal Act and Regulations and any special requirements of Development Partners

[iii] Position relationships
♦ Reports to the Director of Procurement
♦ Supervises Procurement Officers – Works and services, and Procurement Assistants, Works & Services.
[iv) Key duties & responsibilities
1. Receive User Department requests and produce Annual Procurement and Disposal Plan for the Department;
2. Ensure that all the submissions to the Contracts Committee are prepared orderly and forwarded timely. Follow up decisions and advices
of the Contracts Committee on the submissions and submit regular updates of status to the Director of Procurement;
3. Advise staff on preparation of invitation to bid notices;
4. Ensure that invitation to bid notices are appropriately prepared and manage the publication and display of invitation to bid notices;
5. Ensure that solicitation documents are prepared based on Government and Development Partners’ requirements and they meet standard
quality;
6. Manage pre-bid meetings, bid closings and bid openings;
7. Recommend membership of evaluation committees to the Director of Procurement and manage the evaluation process;
8. Ensure that bid evaluations are done and reports prepared as per the requirements of the Government and Development Partners;
9. Display notices of best evaluated bidders in consultation with the Director of Procurement.
10. Recommend membership of negotiation committees to the Director of Procurement and follow up the negotiation process;
11. Ensure that negotiations are conducted as per the rules and contract documents and subsequent amendments, if any, are prepared as
per the requirements of the Government and Development Partners;
12. Ensure as appropriate that submissions to PPDA, on applications for deviations from the use of a procurement or disposal method or
document are adequately prepared;
13. Ensure that monthly and other reports as scheduled in the PPDA Regulations are prepared and submitted to PPDA within time and
quality.
14. Ensure that biweekly and ad hoc procurement and disposal reports are prepared and submitted to management within time and quality;
15. Ensure that filing of all procurement documents including bid notices, solicitation documents, bids submissions, bid evaluation reports,
contract documents, amendments, if any, all communications and other records are kept as required by PPDA;
16. Perform such other related duties as may be assigned by the Director of Procurement from time to time.

[v] Person specification
The applicant must be a registered engineer with a B.Sc. degree in Civil or Highway Engineering plus 7years of professional working
experience in planning, design, procurement, construction or management of road or bridge works, out of which:
1. Two years shall be in public procurement in a busy public/private sector organization or projects procuring engineering works and services.
The candidate shall demonstrate a good knowledge of public procurement system including international competitive bidding;
2. Two years shall be in procurements financed by multi lateral Development Partners such as the World Bank, European Union, African
Development Bank, the Arab Development Banks/Funds and others using procurement procedures and guidelines of these Development
Partners;
3. Two years shall be in procurements financed by Government of Uganda using the Government’s PPDA Act, Regulations, Standard
Bidding Documents and Guidelines;
4. One year of experience in the design/design review of roads and bridges including preparation/review of technical specifications.
S/he must demonstrate skills and ability in Computer applications and use of software programs relevant to procurement planning, database,
monitoring and reporting;
The candidate must also be able to demonstrate a high level of communication (both oral and written), interpersonal, negotiation and
management skills and ability to work with teams at all levels;
Above all the applicant must be of a high level of integrity, time management, Organization and planning skills; S/he must be self motivated
with the ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines;
A candidate meeting the following criteria will have an added advantage:-
• A Post graduate Degree in Project/Construction/Contract Management or Procurement or Purchasing;
• Proven background and involvement in a procurement/


SALARIES AND BENEFITS:
Appointments will be made on very attractive, negotiable monthly salary packages plus a range of benefits.
CONDITIONS FOR APPLYING:
Applications accompanied by:
(i) A capability statement detailing the applicant’s general qualifications, adequacy for the post and illustrated personal experience
(ii) Copies of testimonials (the applicant must endorse on each copy of the submitted testimonials);
(iii) Detailed curriculum vitae duly signed by the applicant on each and every page and showing previous positions held;
(iv) Current salary;
(v) Three referees; and
(vi) Postal addresses and day telephone contacts of applicant should be submitted to:
The Secretary of the Board of Directors
Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Plot 5, Lourdel Road, Nakasero
P. O. Box 28487
Kampala, Uganda.
To reach the Secretary not later than 22 April 2011 at 17.00 hours. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Canvassing or lobbying by applicants or their representatives will lead to disqualification.

Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) Jobs Vacancy

Job Title: DIRECTOR OF PROCUREMENT AND DISPOSAL

[ii] Scope of the position The holder of this post is responsible for ensuring that all the Authority’s Procurements are fully compliant with the requirements of the Public
Procurement and Disposal Act and Regulations and any special requirements of Development Partners.
[iii] Position relationships ♦ Reports to the Executive Director.
♦ Supervises staff in the Procurement and Disposal Directorate.
[iv) Key duties & responsibilities
1. Ensure that procurement and disposal activities of UNRA are conducted in a fair and transparent manner giving the required value for
money in line with the procurement and disposal procedures of the Government of Uganda and the various Development Partners;
2. In consultation with the relevant Directors and the Executive Director, prepare medium and long term procurement and disposal plans in
line with UNRA’s mid-term and long-term business plan;
3. Study from time to time and advise the Executive Director on the feasibility of implementing innovative project delivery and financing
strategies and give strategic directions to the procurement and disposal function. The Director shall also advise the Executive Director on
other procurement and disposal issues;
4. Identify and seek necessary approvals on the required level of procurement staffing based on mid-term and long-term procurement and
disposal needs;
5. Receive and review annual procurement and disposal plans from the Procurement Departments and compile UNRA’s annual procurement
plan and get it approved internally and communicate it to PPDA;
6. Review and authorize invitation to bid notices before their publications;
7. Review and authorize all communications with bidders;
8. Oversee the preparation of solicitation documents;
9. Oversee pre-bid meetings, bid closings, bid openings, evaluations and negotiations;
10. Oversee the preparation of contract documents and subsequent amendments, if any;
11. Put in place appropriate procurement and disposal monitoring and follow up mechanisms and always follow up and ensure that the
procurement and disposal activities are carried out as planned; identify any departures and take appropriate actions and submit biweekly
procurement and disposal report to the management within time and quality;
12. Put in place appropriate quality assurance procedures to the procurement and disposal function of UNRA;
13. Represent the Procurement and Disposal Unit in Contracts Committee meetings;
14. Liaise with the Chief Internal Auditor concerning any of his findings relating to deviations from contract terms and conditions and ensures
that subsequent notifications are made to the Contracts committee and the Executive Director as the Accounting Officer;
15. Review and authorize recommendations of membership of evaluation and negotiation committees to the Contracts Committee;
16. Review and authorize notices of best evaluated bidders;
17. Oversee the filing of all procurement documents including bid notices, solicitation documents, bids submissions, bid evaluation reports,
contract documents, amendments, if any, all communications and other records as required by PPDA;
18. Prepare annual capacity building requirements of the Directorate; propose to management together with defined action plans and
implement when approved;
19. Train staff of PDU and User Departments and other stakeholders on procurement rules and procedures of Development Partners including
procurement best practices;
20. Liaise with staff of Development Partners in resolving procurement issues;
21. Participate in missions by Development Partners;
22. Perform such other related duties as may be assigned by the Executive Director from time to time.


[v] Person specification
The applicant must be a registered engineer with a B.Sc. degree in Civil or Highway Engineering plus a Post graduate Degree in Project/
Construction/Contract Management Procurement/Purchasing; S/he must have 10 years of professional working experience in planning,
design, procurement, construction or management of road or bridge works, out of which:-
1. Three years shall be in public procurement in a busy public/private sector organization or projects procuring engineering works, services,
goods and supplies. The candidate shall demonstrate a good knowledge of public procurement system including international competitive
bidding;
2. Two years shall be in procurements financed by multilateral Development Partners such as the World Bank, European Union, African
Development Bank, the Arab Development Banks/Funds and others using procurement procedures and guidelines of these Development
Partners;
3. Two years shall be in procurements financed by Government of Uganda using the Government’s PPDA Act, Regulations, Standard
Bidding Documents and Guidelines;
4. Three years of experience in the design/design review of roads and bridges including preparation/review of technical specifications.
S/he must demonstrate skills and ability in Computer applications and use of software programs relevant to procurement planning, database,
monitoring and reporting;
The candidate must also be able to demonstrate a high level of communication (both oral and written), interpersonal, negotiation and
management skills and ability to work with teams at all levels;
Above all the applicant must be of a high level of integrity, time management, Organization and planning skills; S/he must be self motivated
with the ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines;
A proven background and involvement in a procurement/business process re-engineering exercise will be an added advantage.




SALARIES AND BENEFITS:
Appointments will be made on very attractive, negotiable monthly salary packages plus a range of benefits.
CONDITIONS FOR APPLYING:
Applications accompanied by:
(i) A capability statement detailing the applicant’s general qualifications, adequacy for the post and illustrated personal experience
(ii) Copies of testimonials (the applicant must endorse on each copy of the submitted testimonials);
(iii) Detailed curriculum vitae duly signed by the applicant on each and every page and showing previous positions held;
(iv) Current salary;
(v) Three referees; and
(vi) Postal addresses and day telephone contacts of applicant should be submitted to:
The Secretary of the Board of Directors
Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Plot 5, Lourdel Road, Nakasero
P. O. Box 28487
Kampala, Uganda.
To reach the Secretary not later than 22 April 2011 at 17.00 hours. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Canvassing or lobbying by applicants or their representatives will lead to disqualification.

Forest Supervisors (20 posts) at NFA- Uganda

Job Title: Forest Supervisors (20 posts)

Station: Field offices

Duration: 3years’s contract, renewable.



Responsibilities:

* Supervise the harvesting of forest resources.
* Prepare weekly activity schedules and targets.
* Participate in preparation and supervision of local contracts.
* Conduct and supervise forest patrols.
* Prepare and submit situation, and weekly reports to sector manager.
* Develop and implement the fire plan in accordance with established guidelines.



Qualification:

* Minimum of a diploma in forestry from recognized institutions.
* 2 years’ working experience in a related field is an added advantage.

Knowledge of forestry products and services





How to apply

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Accounts and Administration Assistant (2 posts)

Job Title: Accounts and Administration Assistant (2 posts)
Station: transferable
Duration: 3 years contract, renewable.

Responsibilities:
• Review supplier’s invoices, fee notes and related expenditure documents against supporting documents
• Prepare payment vouchers and coding expenditure in line with the chart of accounts.
• Maintain staff impress details; prepare reports on impress outstanding on a monthly basis.
• Monitor bank account balances to ensure that there are sufficient funds available to execute planned activities.
• Reconcile bank control accounts and assist in generating detailed income and expenditure reports on a monthly basis.
• Provide technical support to field offices whenever required.

Qualifications:
• Minimum of a diploma in business administration/studies.
• 3 years working experience of similar work in a busy setting.
• Literacy in word processing and spread sheets are essential.
• Knowledge of sun systems would be added advantage.









How to apply
Send application letter, CV including current remuneration, names and addresses of 3 referees, copies of professional/academic documents and day time telephone number

To

The Executive Director
National Forestry Authority
Plot 10/20, Kampala Uganda

Human Resource Assistant Career Opportunity in Uganda

Job Title: Human Resource Assistant
Station: Kampala
Duration: 3 years contract, renewable.

Responsibilities:
• Keeping truck of staff appraisals to ensure that all staff are appraised.
• Up dating the human resource information system an producing relevant reports.
• Keeping track of contract expiry dates and informing the HR specialist.
• Drafting correspondences from HR unit.
• Development and maintaining of a proper filling and retrieval system.
• Prepare and monitor the authority’s leave roaster.

Qualifications:
• Minimum of a degree in human resource management, social sciences or industrial psychology from a recognized institution.
• 2 years’ working experience.
• Computer knowledge in MS word and excel.
• Knowledge of HR information system will be added advantage.


How to apply
Send application letter, CV including current remuneration, names and addresses of 3 referees, copies of professional/academic documents and day time telephone number

To

The Executive Director
National Forestry Authority
Plot 10/20, Kampala Uganda

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