Job title: Assistant Procurement Officer

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Procurement Assistant Jobs 2018: A reputable Organisation wishes to invite suitably qualified applications for the underlisted vacant positions. Specific qualifications and attributes required are mentioned along each post, while general requirements include the following:
  • Excellent literacy skills: should be able to read, speak and write fluently and comprehensively.
  • Strong and pleasant inter—personal skills, with an ability to work effectively at all levels.
  • Strong initiative, drive and ambition to succeed
  • Willingness to learn new and/or practical skills.
  • Age range between 23 to 35 years.
  • Should be computer literate.
  • Experience, if any, is an added advantage.
Bachelors’ Degree in Procurement or Supply Chain Management or Commerce or Business Administration with specialization in Procurement, Supply Chain Management; Or Professional qualifications/membership of Procurement! Purchasing in Supply Chain Management like CIPS, from a recognized University/ Institution; Ora post graduate Diploma in Procurement and Supply Chain Management from a recognized University/ Institution.
Desirable attributes:
  • Good interpretation skills of procurement regulations.
  • Ability to present adequate working papers to enable the supervisor to evaluate work done and matters to be reported at all stages of procurement.
  • Act in a professional and ethical manner at all times including observing the confidential nature of the procurement profession.
  • Highly organized with strong organisational and planning skills, ability to prioritize tasks and deliver assignments in line with the work plan.
  • Ability to analyze large amounts of data and to compile timely reports.
  • Good IT skills.
Job Description
  • Support the functioning of the Contracts Committee.
  • Participate in the Planning of the procurement and disposal activities of the procuring and disposing entity.
  • Review requisitions for completeness and accuracy.
  • Participate in the preparation of draft statements of requirements.
  • Prepare draft bid documents.
  • Issue bidding documents.
  • Prepare draft contract documents.
  • Receive and register bids.
  • Maintain a providers list.
  • Issue signed contract documents.
  • Maintain and archive records of the procurement and disposal process.
  • Enter basic data on the Government Procurement Ponal for further processing.
  • Respond to inquiries on bid documents as may be assigned.
  • Conduct Market Research and obtain quotes locally on different items.
  • Any other duties that shall be assigned by Management.

Job application procedure
Hand-written applications, attaching a copy of the C.V and relevant testimonials, should be addressed and submitted to

Voucher No 654,

c/o The New Vision Printing & Publishing Co Ltd, Kampala.

Deadline of this Job: Deadline for submission is Friday 7th December, 2018 at 4:00pm.

The application should be sealed in an envelope and clearly marked with the Post one is applying for.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for further considerations.



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