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.

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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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