Procurement Officer Job at Mukono Municipal Council in Uganda



Job Title: Senior Procurement Officer

Salary Scale: U3

Reports to: Principal Procurement Officer

Responsible for: Procurement Officer

Job Purpose:

To coordinate, monitor and provide technical support in the implementation of Procurement and Disposal of assets function for the Local Government to ensure value for money.

Key Functions

i. Procuring goods and services in a timely and costeffective manner;

ii. Enforcing, adhering to procurement regulations (Government or Donor);

iii. Preparing bidding documents and contracts;

iv. Developing appropriate systems, procedures and guidelines for procurement secretariat and contracts committee;

v. Evaluating bids for high value and specialized procurements and disposals;

vi Preparing, administering and issuing approved contracts; and

vii. Liaising with suppliers and other stakeholders to ensure timely delivery of goods and services done.

Person Specifications:

(i) Qualifications:

• EITHER an Honors Bachelors Degree in Procurement/ Purchasing and Supplies or Business Administration (with a bias in Procurement and Supplies) or Commerce (with a bias in Procurement and Supplies), plus a post graduate Diploma in Public Procurement Management from a recognized institution.

• OR full Professional qualification in Supply Chain Management (GIPS) plus a post graduate Diploma in Public Procurement Management from a recognized awarding Institution.

(ii) Experience

Should have at least three (3) years of relevant working experience as a procurement officer from a public or reputable organization.

(iii) Competences

• Procurement, Disposal and Contract Management;

• Information and Communications Technology;

• Ethics and Integrity;

• Concern for integrity and standards;

• Communication;

• Time management



How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the vacant posts currently available in Mukono Municipal council

Applications should be submitted in triplicate on Public Service Form No. 3 (2008) to the Secretary, District Service Commission, P.O. Box 110, Mukono to be received not later than Monday 4th/March/2013.

The application forms are obtained from the Public Service Commission Offices, 2nd Floor, Farmers House, Parliament Avenue, Kampala, Ministry/ Department Headquarters and District Service Commission offices.

Hand written applications are also acceptable. Applicants should attach three (3) SETS OF CERTIFIED photocopies of their academic certificates and testimonials, plus three (3) recent passport photographs.

Those already in Government Service should route their applications through their Head of Departments who should be informed of the closing date to avoid delay.

Applicants who shall not hear from the District Service Commission on completion of the selection Exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful.


Deadline: 4th March 2013




Jobs at Abt Associates in Uganda- Clinical Training Specialist



Job Title: Clinical Training Specialist

Abt  Associates,  a global  leader in research ,  technical  assistance ,  and program implementation, seeks qualified  candidates for  a 5-year , Kampala-based   USAID  - funded project.
 Responsibilities
•    Responsible for developing , implementing , and  overseeing business  training  and professional  development  training  for the  private  health  sector  in Uganda .
•    Supports and oversees  development of  curriculum  and materials for health  service delivery  in essential areas  including HIV/AIDS, TB maternal and child health , nutrition , family planning , and reproductive  health services.

Qualifications
•    Master’s degree  in public health , human  resources , or a related field .
•    Five years  experience  developing  and implementing  training  programs , including  training  of  trainer programs .
•    Experience  providing  training  support to the  health sector , particulary  private health sector , in Uganda  strongly preffered.



How to apply
UgandaPHS@abtassoc.com


Deadline:  22nd February 2013





Jobs at Abt Associates in Uganda- Knowledge Management Specialist



Job Title:  Knowledge  Management Specialist

Abt  Associates,  a global  leader in research ,  technical  assistance ,  and program implementation, seeks qualified  candidates for  a 5-year , Kampala-based   USAID  - funded project.
 Responsibilities
•    Responsible for collecting  and  analyzing  data  as  part of research , monitoring , and evaluation efforts  and providing  programmatic leadership in all activities related to  Knowledge  Management .
•    Collects  and tracks  project  indicators , including  managing  and guiding  data  collection firms.

Qualifications
•    Master’s Degree  in Public Health , Statistics, or other relevant field .
•    5 years of  relevant  professional  experience  designing  and   implementing  M&E activities  and special  studies  for health  systems strengthening  or  service delivery  programs
•    Experience with   M&E in HIV/AIDS, TB,  malaria , maternal and  child health , and family  planning


How to apply
UgandaPHS@abtassoc.com


Deadline:  22nd February 2013






Grants Specialist Job Vacancy at Abt Associates in Uganda



Job Title: Grants  Specialist
Abt  Associates,  a global  leader in research ,  technical  assistance ,  and program implementation, seeks qualified  candidates for  a 5-year , Kampala-based   USAID  - funded project.

Responsibilities
•    Responsible for administration  and management  of a large   portfolio of small performance  based  grants in health .
•    Ensures that  all  grants  adhere to requirements  set forth  by USAID  and the Government  of Uganda.
•    Collaborates  with USAID/Uganda  and project staff in the  establishment of selection criteria and  approving  grant recipients.

Qualifications
•    Minimum  of five  years  in grants  management .
•    Experience  providing  grants management  for  USAID  programs  preffered
•    Demonstrated  prior success in grants management  for international organizations/donors.

How to apply
UgandaPHS@abtassoc.com


Deadline:  22nd February 2013



Jobs at Abt Associates in Uganda- Monitoring and Evaluation Director


Job Title:  Monitoring and Evaluation  Director

Abt  Associates,  a global  leader in research ,  technical  assistance ,  and program implementation, seeks qualified  candidates for  a 5-year , Kampala-based   USAID  - funded project.
Duties
•    Responsible  for creating  systems  to measure and document   program  process, output  and impact data results  by routinely  and  systematically  collecting , analyzing  and presenting  program  data for  project staff, partiners and donors
•     Supports  daily  oversight of research  and M&E  agenda.

Qualifications
•    Master’s  or a PhD  in  pubic Health  Epidemiology, Statistics , or  other relevant  field.
•    8 years  of relevant   professional  experience  in designing  and implementing  M&E  activities  and special studies  for complex health systems strengthening  and/or  service  delivery programs.
•    Experience with  M&E work  in HIV/AIDS,  malaria , family planning , and /or  maternal, newborn and  child health desired.

How to apply
UgandaPHS@abtassoc.com

Deadline:  22nd February 2013




Jobs at Uganda Virus Research Institute- Janitors

Job Title:  Janitors

Uganda  Virus Research  Institute   would like  to   employ  suitable applicants  for the above   position.
Duties
•    Clean the laboratory  regularly and  as the condition  demands
•    Clean laboratory  apparatus  as instructed  by the laboratory staff
•    Organize the Laboratory  environment in a tidy manner
•    Deliver  documents  and other items  from and to  the lab
Requirements
•    Minimum  Academic  Qualifications : Uganda Advanced  Certificate  of Education
•    Minimum experience : 2 years of  experience  in a laboratory  environment
•    Special knowledge : Basic qualities  of cleaning  chemicals and  materials


How to apply
The Director ,
Uganda Virus  Research  Institute
P. O. Box  49, Entebbe


Deadline:  19th February 2013





Drivers Jobs at Uganda Virus Research Institute


Job Title:  Drivers
Uganda  Virus Research  Institute   would like  to   employ  suitable applicants  for the above   position.
Duties
•    Transport  project staff  and other  persons as instructed
•    Transport materials  and other types  of cargo as assigned  by appropriate  authorities of the project.
•    Ensure safety  and security  of vehicle  and accessories  under his/her charge

Requirements
•    At least  a Ugandan Certificate  of Education
•     Possession of a Driving Permit with classes  B and CM
•    A Certificate  in defensive  driving


How to apply
The Director ,
Uganda Virus  Research  Institute
P. O. Box  49, Entebbe


Deadline:  19th February 2013



Jobs at Uganda Virus Research Institute - Store Keeper

Job Title:  Store  Keeper

Uganda  Virus Research  Institute   would like  to   employ  suitable applicants  for the above   position.
Duties
•    Put in place   appropriate   stores  management  systems  and procedures  for the project , in liaison  with the UVRI  Supplies section
•    Enter the supplies  delivered  to the project into the store , and raise  the necessary  documentation
•    Ensures safe storage  of supplies

Requirements
•    Minimum of a Diploma  in Supplies Management , or its equivalent
•    At least three years in the  provision  of supplies services , preferably in a health service  institution
•    Knowledge of storage  requirements  for the specific  items stored

How to apply
The Director ,
Uganda Virus  Research  Institute
P. O. Box  49, Entebbe


Deadline:  19th February 2013

Jobs at Uganda Virus Research Institute- Data Entrants



Job Title: Data Entrants

Uganda  Virus Research  Institute   would like  to   employ  suitable applicants  for the above   position.
Duties
•    Receive data from  points  where they  are captured
•    Carry-out  direct gathering /collection  of data where necessary
•     Enter  data in a timely  manner, using the  appropriate  software

Requirements
•    At least a Diploma  in Statistics or Information Technology or any other  relevant  discipline
•    Minimum  of  2 years  in data collection
•    Knowledge  in data collection methords

How to apply
The Director ,
Uganda Virus  Research  Institute
P. O. Box  49, Entebbe

Deadline:  19th February 2013


Jobs at Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited (UEDCL)



Job Title: Electronic and Document Management Systems (A)   

About Us
Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited (UEDCL) is a limited liability company incorporated in Uganda under the Companies. UEDCL owns the 33KV and below voltage Electricity distribution network and all the operational assets associated with the business currently leased to Umeme Ltd. The company monitors Umeme Ltd investment, generation and distribution of thermal power in the districts of Moroto, Moyo, Adjumani and Kalangala, Operation of the pole plant at Lugogo and execution of some rural electrification schemes and projects on behalf of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources.
The Company is seeking to recruit a qualified, competent and highly motivated Ugandan.
Description:     Job Description
Title:Electronic and Document Management Systems Administrator
Reports to: Principal ICT Officer

Key Results Areas:
•To design and administer document libraries
•To design and implement workflows and workflow forms, physical conversion forms into electronic form Process
•To research, analyze and provide a report on electronic document and record management system software options for upgrades and any new technology or systems that become available on the market.
•To provide all technical support as required delivering electronic document and record management system through web based interfaces.
•Convert all existing and new documents as required to reside in the electronic document and record management system.
•Train staff on using electronic document and record management system.
•Ensure that the electronic document and record management system is available and fully functional during normal business hours for online access.
•Serve as the backup systems administrator for the policy printing and accounting systems.
•Monitor all daily logs and exception reporting produced by the system.
•Investigate and resolve all events reported on the logs and reports to ensure the system runs at optimum performance levels.
Requirements:     Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
•Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science / Information Systems / Information Technology/ Computer or Engineering / Information and Achieving or its equivalent.
•At least two years experience as an electronic document and record management system, administrator / implementer / support for a Windows 2003 or higher versions of Windows operating system, running a mission critical application based upon Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 or Oracle software.
•At least two year’s experience writing xml / htm scripts in support of an electronic and document management system.
•Should have GIS and prepaid metering system knowledge
•Should be able to consult with staff to determine business requirements, functional requirements and input/output requirements.
• Should be able to define and document system requirements for data, workflow, logical processes, interfaces with other systems, auditing and reporting requirements and production configuration using common documentation tools such as dot net
•Should have experience with formal, structured, application development processes including the use of project management documentation, source control software for document and application management.
•Should be able to read, analyze, and interpret general business documentation, professional journals, and technical specifications and project management documentation.
•Should able to work as team member / player and work for long hours and unsupervised.
•Should have the Ability to develop systematic testing plans for problem resolution.
•Should have the ability to work to short timelines, to consistently meet routine deadlines and work as required to resolve problems in order to meet deadline.


How to Apply:
Please send an application letter, CV, copies of academic / professional certificates and at least three professional references in a sealed envelope to the below address.

Job Ref:   

Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited

The Head, Human Resources and Administration,
Uganda Electricity Distribution Co. Ltd,
Plot 37, UEDCL TOWER,
P.O. Box 7390, Kampala, Uganda.


Deadline: 15th Feb 2013




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