Job Title: Procurement Assistant – PEAS Uganda Jobs
Organization: PEAS Uganda
Reporting To: Senior Procurement Officer
Duty Station: Kampala with 10% travel around the network
Salary: Between 600,000 and 1,000,000 UGX depending on experience
PEAS Uganda Profile:
In Africa, there are simply not enough affordable, quality secondary schools, especially in rural areas. PEAS uses the funding to build schools in areas where, each year, hundreds of children complete primary school but have no secondary school available to them. We want all students in our schools to be safe, happy and learning. We empower our school leaders and teachers to deliver great outcomes for students by providing them with ongoing support and mentorship. We’re proud that PEAS schools consistently outperform national norms, in terms of both education quality and broadening access.
PEAS has achieved great things in the last 10 years, and we know we can achieve even more in the next 10 years. So as we move into the next chapter, we’re looking for a Procurement Assistant to join us on this exciting and challenging journey as we work to make the vision a reality.
PEAS Uganda Jobs: As a Procurement Assistant you will play a support role involving the purchasing of equipment, materials and supplies. You will initiate purchase requests and keep track of the stages through which each order is routed until receipt and purchase. Working under the general supervision of the Senior Procurement Officer, you will support them in receiving materials purchased, processing necessary supporting documentation. You’ll follow up on behalf of the department and the procurement and contracts committees’ tasks and assignments that facilitate effective delivery of the service to the network.
This is a great opportunity for someone who can show good judgement and initiative whilst working within the defined PEAS procurement policies and procedures and would like to develop their experience in procurement.
Experience & Qualifications:
Diploma in procurement and logistics or any other relevant field such as Finance, Administration, business studies.
1-year experience in an administrative position for a large complex organisation with sourcing goods and services duties
Basic knowledge of best practices in procurement and logistics and embedding value for money approaches to ensure an effective procurement chain.
A good record of success in leading specific assignments requiring initiative and innovation.
Demonstrate the ability to negotiate and influence within a dynamic context
Good knowledge of market dynamics in the goods and supplies industry specifically experience in handling low value and local context procurement
Influencing and negotiating favourable terms for PEAS
Accountable for all assets for the country programme and schools
Record and report on risks identified and implement mechanisms to reduce risk
Skills & Personal Attributes:
A great team player
Able to work well with others
Impeccably values aligned with PEAS approach
How to apply
If you have the skills and experience to excel in this role and are passionate about what we do and how we do it, we want to hear from you. To apply, please complete an online application form below;
The deadline for all applications is 5 pm (EAT) on Monday 14th October 2019.