Procurement Officer Job at Dairy Development Authority (DDA)


Organisation:  Dairy Development Authority (DDA)
Reports to: Principal Procurement Officer
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About DDA:
Dairy Development Authority is a semi-Autonomous Agency under Ministry of Agriculture, Animal industry and Fisheries (MAAIE). Dairy Development Authority was established under the Dairy Industry Act of 1998. Dairy Development Authority's Mission is "To provide dairy development and regulatory services that will ensure increased production and consumption of milk, sustainable and profitable dairy industry sector that contribute to economic development and improved nutritional standards in Uganda".

Job Summary: The Procurement Officer will coordinate and supervise the lawful process of procurement and disposal of the Authority and provide hands-on to ensure that efficient and effective procurement and disposal is achieved.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Check and prepare specifications, terms of reference and statement of requirements in liaison with user departments.
  • Draft reports to the contracts committee and PPDA.
  • Assist in preparation of procurement plans in line with organization work plans and budget.
  • Assist in preparation of contract documents for all procurements of the Authority and ensure good contract management.
  • Prepare and review purchase orders and contracts.
  • Offer technical support to the Contracts committee.
  • Monitor implementation of Contracts
  • Liaise with service providers on procurement matters.
  • Provide regular feed- backs to user departments.
 Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The job holder should have a Bachelor's degree in Procurement and Logistics management/Procurement and supplies Chain management from a recognized University / institution.
  • Up to one (1) year of relevant procurement experience in public organization.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the public procurement laws of Uganda
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and able to work with a multiplicity of stakeholders.
  • Should be highly innovative and creative thinker.
  • Must have excellent computer, writing, presentation and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision but achieve results.
How to Apply:
All interested candidates who meet the specified job requirements should send  their application forms, up- to- date curriculum vitae and photocopies of academic credentials to the address below, addressed to the undersigned.

The advertisement can also be found on DDA Website www.dda.or.ug Executive Director Dairy Development Authority P. O. Box 34006 Kampala. Uganda. Tel: 0414-343883/ 0414-343901/2  

Deadline: 12th July, 2013

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