Procurement Officer Job Opportunities - Uganda Trypanosomiasis Control Council (UTCC)

Organization: Uganda Trypanosomiasis Control Council (UTCC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About Us:
The Uganda Trypanosomiasis Control Council (UTCC) was established by an Act of parliament in 1992 (Ch 211) a semi-autonomous body charged with the responsibility of controlling Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis in Uganda with a view of enhancing human health and agricultural production so as to contribute towards the improvement of the standard of living of Ugandans.

Job Summary: The Procurement Officer will be responsible for the management of procurement at the Uganda Trypanosomiasis Control Council (UTCC).

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Providing support in the preparation of tender documents to ensure the production of realistic and commercial tenders.
·         Tasked with analyzing the information and providing recommendations regarding the awarding of tenders, contracts etc.
·         Actively participate in the drawing up of service contracts.
·         Managing the assigned contracts, having responsibility, for bench marking, quality assurance and service levels initiating corrective action as required.
·         Work closely with service users and other external groups to ensure that contracts comply with bench marking, quality assurance and service levels as well as all the Council's internal policies.
·         Identifying new work areas including the sourcing of new suppliers, methods and practices to meet the requirements of the Council.
·         Developing and encouraging alternative procurement and partnership arrangements which are consistent with the Council's corporate aims and Best Value service delivery.
·         Providing of advice to the management and its departments on matters concerning legislation, environmental and best procurement practice.
·         Providing support in monitoring and controlling the day to day operation of the service ensuring that financial and other operational targets are met.
·         Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
·         The applicant should preferably hold an Honors Bachelors’ Degree in Procurement or Supply Chain Management or Commerce or Business Studies/Business Administration with specialization in Procurement and Supply Chain Management from a recognized University/Institution Or Commerce or Business Studies/Business Administration or Economics plus full professional qualification/membership of Procurement/Purchasing and Supply Chain Management like CIPS, ISM, CILT from a recognized awarding Institution Or full professional qualification/membership of Procurement/Purchasing and Supply Chain Management like CIPS, ISM, CILT from a recognized awarding Institution.
·         At least six years of relevant working experience in the field of Logistics and Procurement Management in Government or a reputable organization
·         Age: Between 30-45 years  

How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged to send their applications with photocopies of relevant certificates, testimonials, CVs and names and address of three independent referees and deliver them to:

The Chairman,
Uganda Trypanosomiasis Control Council (UTCC)
Plot 76/78, Buganda Road P.O Box 16345, Wandegeya, Kampala (U)

Deadline:  27th December 2017 by 5PM

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