UPIK Jobs – Procurement Officer

Job Title:      Procurement Officer (UPIK Jobs)

Organisation: Uganda Petroleum Institute Kigumba (UPIK)

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Institute Secretary

About Us:

UPIK Jobs: Uganda Petroleum Institute Kigumba (UPIK) was established by the Statutory instrument No. 31 of 2011: The Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Acts, 2006 (Establishment of Uganda Petroleum Institute, Kigumba) in July, 2011. The mandate of UPIK is to provide a world-class education in geosciences and petroleum engineering in order to support and advance the petroleum and energy sectors in Uganda, East Africa and beyond.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • The Procurement Officer will implement all procurement and logistic activities of the Institute
  • Confirm with end users the basis of their estimated costs on the procurement requisitions, in order to determine the appropriate procurement method
  • Provide regulatory guiding principles of the law and explain it to the end users in relation to their procurement requirements
  • Develop appropriate terms and conditions of the proposed contract in consultation with the end users or technical specialists
  • The incumbent will also ensure various procurement requirements do comply with UPIK policies
  • Implement UPIK inventory policy and keep procurement registers up-to-date
  • Identify, mitigate and escalate procurement risks to enable the Organization meet its obligation
  • Explaining procurement processes and requirements to responsible officers and persuading them to adopt best practices, given the complexity of procurement.
  • Maintain all procurement related documentation and manage both internal and external relationship.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold a Bachelor’s (Hon) degree in procurement, purchasing or logistics and supply chain management from a recognized Institution.
  • Professional qualification in supply Chain Management (CIPS) is an added advantage
  • One year of experience in a reputable organization.
  • High degree of integrity
  • Comprehensive knowledge of laws governing procurement.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal relationship skills
  • Age: 25 – 40 years

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested Ugandans should submit in triplicate with detailed CVs and relevant supporting documents addressed to the Principal, Uganda Petroleum Institute Kigumba, P. O. Box 187, Bweyale- Kiryandongo.

Deadline:  18th September 2017

UPIK Jobs – Procurement Officer

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