Job Listing: Procurement Officer (Full-Time)

Organization: Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA)

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Industry: Government

Background: UCDA is a public Authority mandated to regulate, promote, and oversee the quality of coffee along the entire value chain in Uganda. Their vision is to create an inclusive, transformative, and sustainable coffee industry. UCDA is currently seeking motivated and competent individuals to fill the position of Procurement Officer in their Executive Directorate.

Job Title: Procurement Officer
Directorate: Executive
Department: Procurement
Reports To: Procurement Manager
Duty Station: Kampala

Job Purpose: Coordinate, monitor, and provide technical support in the implementation of procurement and disposal of assets function for UCDA to ensure value for money.

Key Result Areas:

  • Prepare and implement procurement and disposal of assets policies, plans, and guidelines.
  • Draft bid documents, bid notices, statement of requirements, and contracts.
  • Manage the issuance, receipt, and opening of bids or expressions of interests and proposals.
  • Participate and guide Committees in bid evaluation as per set guidelines.
  • Prepare submissions for consideration by the Contracts Committee and support the implementation of their decisions.
  • Maintain complete and accurate procurement files and records.
  • Support contracts management and monitor delivery schedules.
  • Prepare procurement progress reports and other required reports.
  • Liaise with suppliers and stakeholders to ensure timely delivery.
  • Oversee the management of procurement databases including IFMS and GPP.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Procurement, Supply Chain Management, or related field.
  • Minimum of CIPS Level 4 or equivalent.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Procurement will be an added advantage.
  • At least three (3) years of relevant working experience in procurement.
  • Working knowledge of PPDA procurement rules and guidelines.

Expected Personal Competences and Skills:

  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Concern for quality and standards.
  • Planning and organizing skills.
  • Interpersonal and management skills.

How to Apply: Interested candidates are encouraged to apply directly using the link here. Sign up to create an account, then navigate to the Careers section and click on the job post to apply. For further inquiries about the role, contact UCDA at
Deadline for Applications: 5th June 2024
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

UCDA offers an opportunity to contribute to the development of Uganda’s coffee industry, ensuring transparency and efficiency in procurement processes.



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