Title: Procurement Assistant
Company: LWF World Service
Deadline: 17th June 2024

About LWF World Service
LWF World Service is the humanitarian and development arm of the Lutheran World Federation, operating in over 20 countries. Committed to justice, peace, and reconciliation, LWF works with people of all backgrounds, particularly the most vulnerable, to uphold their rights and engage with local structures for proactive change.

For additional information, visit www.lutheranworld.org/WorldService.

Job Description
Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Undertake procurement activities in line with LWF procurement manual and procedures.
  • Prepare necessary documentation for procurement of goods and services.
  • Establish and update supplier database for rapid response.
  • Coordinate delivery processes with suppliers.
  • Prepare and review purchase orders and contracts.
  • Draft correspondences related to procurement and follow up with suppliers.
  • Assist in soliciting quotations and ensure timely payments.
  • Account for cash advances for procurement.
  • Prepare monthly procurement status reports.
  • Maintain procurement files and documentation.
  • Liaise with finance for correct coding of supply requisitions.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications & Experience Required:

  • University degree in Procurement and Logistics, Business Administration, or related field.
  • Minimum 2 years of professional procurement experience.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word, MS Access, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Negotiation skills and problem-solving abilities.

Special Skills, Aptitude, or Personality Requirements:

  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent negotiation and interpersonal skills.
  • Fluency in English (both written and spoken).
  • Good team player with commitment to excellence.

How to Apply
Apply through the provided link: LWF World Service Job Application

LWF World Service is an equal opportunity employer, and female candidates are encouraged to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

About LWF Uganda
Industry: NGO
Location: Kampala

LWF Uganda collaborates closely with United Nations agencies and other organizations to deliver timely, compassionate, and professional humanitarian work, particularly focusing on the most vulnerable communities.



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