Vacancy Title: Procurement Officer

Company: Kijani Forestry

Duty Station: Kampala, East Africa, Uganda


Key Responsibilities:

  • Review company purchases and identify opportunities for cost reduction.
  • Cultivate and manage relationships with vendors.
  • Analyze pricing trends and market conditions to inform procurement decisions.
  • Lead sourcing events and negotiate contracts with suppliers.
  • Stay updated on industry trends to enhance procurement strategies.
  • Support the development of new policies and procedures to drive savings.
  • Monitor and evaluate savings against targets.
  • Lead research efforts to validate savings projections and improve supplier negotiations.
  • Assist in selecting appropriate suppliers, ensuring ethical purchasing standards.
  • Maintain contracts with vendors and review inventory as required.
  • Monitor delivery times and resolve order discrepancies.
  • Collaborate with the finance department for timely invoice submission.
  • Maintain organized procurement documentation and ensure accuracy.
  • Identify and report potential risks in the procurement process.
  • Collaborate with legal and compliance teams to address contractual issues.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by management.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Procurement, Supply Chain Management, or related field.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience.
  • Experience in a fast-paced/startup environment is desired but not essential.
  • Strong negotiation and contract management skills.
  • Leadership and team management experience.

We look for people who are:

  1. Caring: We empathize with and consider the needs of others. We conduct business with compassion.
  2. Passionate: We are enthusiastically committed to the vision of positively impacting people’s lives through planting trees.
  3. Innovative: We are willing to take big, bold, calculated risks to address the scale of the problem we’re solving. We remain open to considering new and novel solutions.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education: Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure:
Send your CV and cover letter to this link: Online Application Link

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