Airtel Uganda Jobs 2021 – Fresher Procurement Executive (Networks)

Airtel Uganda Jobs 2021

Job Title: Fresher Procurement Executive (Networks) – Airtel Uganda Jobs 2021

Organization: Airtel Uganda

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Procurement Manager

Function: Supply Chain Management



Airtel Uganda Profile

Airtel was launched in Uganda in June 2010 and is Uganda’s most innovative mobile phone operator, which has introduced many “firsts” in the telecommunications sector. As a mobile operator airtel introduced affordable communication products and services that have transformed millions of Ugandans and businesses.

History of the airtel in Uganda;

CELTEL Uganda was the first Telecommunication Company in Uganda that was introduced in 1995 and transformed telephony by connecting people with the use of a mobile phone. In July 2007, CELTEL Uganda changed its brand name to ZAIN Uganda that was eventually changed to Airtel Uganda in 2010 thus joining a family of over 361 million customers across its operations at the end of May 2016. In May 2013, Airtel Uganda achieved a great success story having acquired Warid Telecom and growing to a family of over 8.9 Million customers and being the 2nd largerst telecom in Uganda.



Job Profile

Responsible for procuring quality, cost-efficient goods and services that meet internal customer requirements and specifications, in a timely manner to support efficient business operations.



Roles and Responsibilities:

· Develop and implement category plans for local procurement in assigned category area.

· Work with Group Supply Chain for Strategic Networks Procurements.

· Negotiate supply contracts and achieve savings on total purchases.

· Generate and analyse excel data sets for POs, E-sourcing and Contract Management System (CMS) for procurement trends and closure of audit gaps

· Ensure all contracts are processed through CMS (Contract Management Systems)

· Monitor supplier performance and carry out regular appraisals as per the Supply Chain Management guidelines

· Maintain communication with Group Category Manager to ensure implementation of Group initiatives and effective management of suppliers under Group Framework Agreements

· Monitor compliance to FDOA procedures

· Conduct supplier visits to assess capacity, manufacturing and/or production procedures

· Ensure Governance meetings are held for strategic suppliers and provide feedback

· Ensure risk management is done as per audit recommendations.

· Maintain communication with suppliers and build relations

· Support the supplier selection process in accordance with Supply Chain Management guidelines

· Maximize the e- sourcing portal and ensure all sourcing is carried out in e-sourcing.

· Issue PO’s to approved suppliers according to the contracts

· Track and monitor contract status

· Ensure contracts are renewed before expiry and SLA’s signed

· Carry out annual PPEs as mandated by the sourcing policy

· Receive and process users’ requisitions for goods and services in accordance with FDOA guidelines.

· Ensure the efficient processing and issue of purchase orders according to the SLAs

· Record keeping

· Provide weekly and monthly reports of POs issued and savings achieved



Minimum Qualifications

· Degree in Procurement and Supply chain or business-related field

· Excellent analytical skills especially in excel. Proficiency in handling large excel data sets with the ability to analyse and summarise reports

· Professional procurement qualification such as CIPS

· 2 years’ practical experience in a procurement function

· Accustomed to working in fast-moving and changing environments and to deadlines.

· Strong ethics, hands-on approach

· Able to operate in a performance-driven environment

· Possess very good interpersonal skills. Ability to manage multiple requests from several users and be supportive on all in a timely manner

· Business focused

· Planning and organisation skills

· Attention to detail and excellent follow-through

· Good negotiations skills

· Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

· Understanding of the principles of category Management

· Self-motivated

· Problem-solving skills

· Strong ethics, hands-on approach

· Able to operate in a performance-driven environment



How To Apply for Airtel Uganda Jobs 2021

Interested Candidates are invited to submit their applications to the email address below. Please attach your CV, academic qualifications and day phone contact.

Send Email to: and clearly indicate the email subject as “Procurement Executive- Networks

Please note

· Attach copies of all academic documents.

· Soliciting of influence of any nature will lead to automatic disqualification.

· We regret that only short listed candidates will be contacted. Applicants who do not hear from us within 2 weeks from the closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful.

Deadline: 13th July 2021



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