Procurement Officer Jobs Vacancy at Dairy Development Authority in Uganda

Job Title: Procurement Officer

Dairy Development Authority (DDA)    FULL TIME
About this Job:    

Dairy Development Authority (DDA) is a Semi- Autonomous Agency under the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF). It is established under the Dairy Industry Act of 1998. Its Mission is “To provide dairy development and regulatory services that will ensure increased production and consumption of milk, sustainable and profitable dairy industry sector; contribute to economic development and improved nutritional standards in Uganda”.
In order to effectively fulfill its mandate, the Authority would like to fill the under listed positions:

Job Title: Procurement Officer
Reports to: Principal Procurement Officer Objective of the Job
To ensure smooth and lawful process of procurement and disposal of the Authority and provide hands-on to ensure that efficient and effective procurement and disposal is achieved. Key Functions
1. To draft bid documents and invitations to tender for the organization’s procurement and disposal requirements.
2. Draft reports to the contracts committee and the PPDA.
3. Assist in preparation of procurement plans in line with organizations work plans and budget.
4. Assist in Preparation of contract documents for all procurements of the Authority and assist to improve contract management.
5. Prepare and review purchase orders and contract.
6. Offer technical support to the Tender Committee.
7. Monitor the implementation of contracts.
8. Provide regular feed backs to user departments.
9. Arrange regular procurement departmental meetings.
10. Compile, develop and maintain accurate procurement data.
11. Any other duties as may be directed by the supervisor.

Qualifications and Experience
1. Must have Bachelors Degree in Procurement and Logistics Management/ Procurement and Supply Chain Management from a recognized institution of higher learning.
2. Up to 1 year of relevant continuous procurement experience in a relatively large organization.
3. Demonstrated understanding of the public procurement laws of Uganda.
4. Should have good interpersonal and communication skills and able to work with a multiplicity of stakeholders.
5. Should be highly innovative and creative thinker.
6. Must have excellent computer, writing, presentation and negotiation skills.

How to apply:    

Interested applicants who meet the specified job requirements should submit their application forms, up to date curriculum vitae and photocopies of academic credentials to the address below before 8th June, 2012.

Executive Director
Dairy Development Authority (DDA)
Plot 1,KafuRd. Kampala
P.O. 34006,
Tel: 0414-343883/0414-343901/2

Deadline: 8th June 2012


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