Procurement Officer Jobs at Office of The Prime Minister in Uganda

Job Title :Procurement Officer

No. of Vacancies: One (1)

Duty Station: Kampala

Age: 28 and above Attractive

Reports to: Principal Procurement Officer

Job Purpose: The incumbent will be responsible for perform­ing all procurement activities for the project.


* Develop a comprehensive procurement plan in coordination with the various component heads to support the entire Project;
* Management of the procurement process for the Project and ensure it is in line with the PPDA Act and guidelines;
* Ensure timely procurement and sourcing of required goods and services and follow up with third party procurement agents;
* Prepare and submit timely reports on the progress of procurements to the procurement committee and to third party agents;
* Make recommendations to improve on the procurement process.
* Any other related duties as may be assigned from time to time.


Qualifications and Work Experience:

* A Bachelor’s degree in either Procurement or Logistics Management, Business Administration (Procurement option) Bachelors of Commerce (Procurement option) or its equivalent is a must;
* Professional qualification in Procurement specifically from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies shall be an added advantage.
* At least 3 years procurement experience in a busy and challenging environment;
* Ability to make sound and independent judgments within established policies and procedures;
* Good understanding of the PPDA and Donor Procurement guidelines;
* High level of integrity and negation skills and ability to work effectively with different project departments and project staff members.

How to apply:

Applications accompanied by a detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of Academic Documents, Testimonials and two Competent Referees, one of whom must be from your current or previous employers should be addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Office of the Prime Minister, P.o.Box 341, Kampala. Applications should reach not later than Friday 3rd February, 2012 at 5:00pm. Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Any form of canvassing shall automatically lead to disqualification of a candidate.

Deadline: 3rd February 2012


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