Procurement Graduate Trainee – Hima Cement Ltd

November 16, 2023

Job Position: Procurement Graduate Trainee

Organization: Hima Cement Ltd

Duty station: Kasese


Job responsibilities:

  • Adhere to all the Health, Safety and Environment policies and rules in the designated working area.
  • Research new suppliers for low value spot purchases and present them to the Category Managers for screening.
  • Source and compare prices from several suppliers for all low value spot purchases.
  • Ensure locally generated savings are reported as required and according to category guidelines.
  • Endeavor that the global and local policies and procedures are conveyed to end users in the Procurement of goods and services.
  • Create local purchase orders for suppliers, equipment and services within authorized limits.
  • Initiate and support the RFQ/P process locally as defined by category strategy.
  • Check that goods and services are fit for purpose and meet with the organization’s requirements prior to order placement.
  • Negotiate prices and delivery dates.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Honors Degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management or an equivalent from a recognised University.
  • Postgraduate qualifications in CIPS or its equivalent is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge and skills in the Electronic Procurement, and Enterprise Resource Planning system (ERP) like SAP is an added advantage.
  • Self-driven, results-oriented.
  • High level of integrity
  • Good communication skills across the business
  • Able to plan and prioritize
  • Experience in managing deadlines and workload
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Should be innovative and excellent team player with good analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Comfortable dealing with people and a good listener
  • Reliable, tolerant & determined
  • Able to work extended hours when required


How to apply:

Interested candidates should submit their CVs, which should include details of an email address (if any), present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials, and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated email address

Email your application and CV to


Deadline:  Saturday, November 18, 2023

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