Procurement Manager Job Vacancy at Rakai Health Sciences Program in Uganda

Job Title: Procurement Manager

Reporting to: Program Administrator
Age limit: 25-44 years
Type of job: 2 year contract (renewable on satisfactory performance)
Duty station: Kalisizo fi eld station with occasion travel and work at the Entebbe station
Job Purpose:
The person holding this position is responsible for developing, managing, supporting and providing leadership to the procurement function of RHSP with the provisions of RHSP Procurement guidelines. Position holder will also provide technical assistance to Heads of Department and any duly appointed procurement committee(s) on procurement and disposal matters.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• To manage the procurement and disposal section of RHSP
• To ensure value for money and timely procurement of goods, services. & works to meet internal customer
requirements within the agreed time frames.
• To ensure compliance with PPDA and international procurement regulations.
• To ensure the RHSP annual consolidated procurement and disposal plans are prepared and implemented in line with RHSP plans and budgets.
• Ensure effective communication with user departments and provide feedback to them on the status of their procurement requisitions.
• Ensure that the periodic statutory and administrative reports on all procurements are prepared, compiled and dispatched.
• Professional guidance on procurement and disposal and capacity building of key stakeholders in the procurement cycle.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
A minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Procurement and Supplies Management or its equivalent. A Masters Degree in the same field is an added advantage. Minimum of 4 years work experience at senior management level in a fairly large organization, preferably donor funded with practical experience in using/implementing PPDA laws and regulations and international procurement. Membership of CIPS (Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply is an added advantage). Good communication and interpersonal skills. Proficiency in various MS office packages and working knowledge of English and local language(s) are crucial.
Hard working, trust-worthy, and holding the highest levels of integrity and confidentiality. Possess advanced contracts formulation, evaluation and negotiation skills. Must be flexible, reliable, able to work under pressure. Ability to use Software packages like Navision. Possess strong leadership skills, be able to motivate and infl uence others. Be able to think creatively and strategically, have excellent judgment and be able to work in a changing environment.

How to apply:
Only qualified applicants should submit their application letter, valid academic documents and detailed resume (C.V) with three recognizable referees not later than 28th June, 2013 to:
The Human Resource Manager Rakai Health Sciences Program,
P.O. Box 279, KALISIZO
Or Send by E-mail to:-

Deadline: 28/06/2013


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