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Fresher Procurement Assistant Job – Uganda Martyrs University

Job details:
Uganda Martyrs University (UMU) is a faith-based private, not-for-profit University owned by the Episcopal Conference of Catholic Bishops of Uganda. it is set to host the World Bank Center of Excellence in Agro-ecology and Livelihood Systems (ACALISE).

The Center is looking for self motivated, dynamic and ethically upright people to fill a number of positions based at its main office at the Faculty of Agriculture, Nkozi.

Procurement Assistant (1 Position)
Organization: Uganda Martyrs University/ACALISE
Duty Station: Nkozi Uganda
Remuneration: Attractive package
Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plans, prioritizes, assigns and supervises procurement of goods and services for ACALISE in liaison with ACALISE management
  • Reviews, analyses and recommends procurements to ACALISE management and Procurement Committee after competitive bidding
  • Ensures compliance with PPDA and World Bank Procurement procedures
  • Follow up prompt payment to vendors according to the approved purchase order agreement; punctual delivery of goods and services by the vendor; proper receipt and clearance of any materials, supplies, or equipment, and conducts negotiations of any returns or adjustments which may become necessary.
  • Prepares a weekly procurement progress log for sharing with all staff with up-to-date status of the procurements.
  • Prepare periodic procurement reports.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Should preferably hold a Degree in Procurement and Logistics and a Diploma in business related field. A professional qualification in Procurement is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of two years of working experience in a relevant field in the INGO is essential.
  • Computer literacy i.e. experience in use of Microsoft office applications i.e. word, excel and power point.
  • Ability and willingness to learn World Bank procurement procedures Very well organized and able to work under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Job application procedure
All applications should reach the Director, Human Resources by 31st January, 2017. Applications for each position must be accompanied with an up-to-date C.V, copies of relevant documents (certificates and awards), a current day telephone contact and email address.

For more information, visit our website on www.umu.ac.ug
Applications should be addressed to:
Director, Human Resources
Uganda Martyrs University
P.0. Box 5498, Kampala

Deadline of this Job: 31st January, 2017

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Fresher Laboratory Technician Job – Uganda Martyrs University

Duty Station: Nkozi, Uganda

Job details:
Uganda Martyrs University (UMU) is a faith-based private, not-for-profit University owned by the Episcopal Conference of Catholic Bishops of Uganda. it is set to host the World Bank Center of Excellence in Agro-ecology and Livelihood Systems (ACALISE). The Center is looking for self motivated, dynamic and ethically upright people to fill a number of positions based at its main office at the Faculty of Agriculture, Nkozi.

Remuneration: Attractive package

Key duties and responsibilities
To oversee the general smooth running of the Laboratory but more specifically:

  • Assist students and Faculty to perform laboratory tests;
  • Preparing specimens and samples;
  • Constructing, maintaining and operating standard laboratory equipment;
  • Ensuring the laboratory is well-stocked and resourced;
  • Recording and sometimes interpreting results to present to senior colleagues;
  • Following and ensuring strict safety procedures and safety checks in the Laboratory
  • Produce periodic reports on performance and safety of the Laboratory.

Qualification and experience

  • A Bachelors of Science in Laboratory Technology or a Diploma in Laboratory Technology with a B.Sc. in Chemistry or Biological field from a recognized institution.
  • Three years‘ experience in an institutional Laboratory is essential.
  • The Job requires a very active well motivated and knowledgeable person with good interpersonal skills and flexible work programme.
  • The right candidate should be able and willing to be trained in modern Laboratory methods and handling of modern equipment including Biotechnology appliances.

Job application procedure
All applications should reach the Director, Human Resources by 31st January, 2017. Applications for each position must be accompanied with an up-to-date C.V, copies of relevant documents (certificates and awards), a current day telephone contact and email address.
For more information, visit our website on www.umu.ac.ug

Applications should be addressed to:
Director, Human Resources
Uganda Martyrs University
P.0. Box 5498, Kampala

Deadline of this Job: 31st January, 2017