Senior Procurement Executive Job Opportunity - Uganda Export Promotion Board (UEPB)

Job Title:        Senior Procurement Executive
Organisation: Uganda Export Promotion Board (UEPB)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Executive Director

About US:
Uganda Export Promotion Board (UEPB) which is an equal opportunities employer is a semiautonomous public agency set up by the Uganda Export Promotion Board Act 1996 under the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives with the main objective of facilitating the development, promotion and coordination of all export- related activities that lead to export growth on a sustainable basis.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The Senior Procurement Executive will procure goods and services in a timely and cost-effective manner,
  • Enforce adhering to procurement regulations (Government or Donor),
  • Prepare and evaluate bidding documents and contracts,
  • Formulate appropriate procurement systems, procedures and guidelines for the Board;
  • Prepare, administer and issue approved contracts,
  • Work closely with suppliers and other stakeholders to ensure timely delivery of goods and services done,
  • Guide suppliers and user departments on procurement procedures,
  • Keenly verify procurement and disposal requisitions,
  • Work closely with end-users to prepare draft procurement plan for the Board,
  • Prepare and submit periodical reports for the Contracts Committee and submitting them to relevant authorities.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Uganda Export Promotions Board (UEPB) Senior Procurement Executive career placement must be a Ugandan who holds an Honors Bachelor Degree in the following: Procurement and Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Commerce, Logistics Management or Economics from a recognized awarding Institution and should be a full member of CIPS (MCIPS).
  • A minimum of five years of working experience in a procurement function in a public-sector organization or Government of Uganda projects.
  • Procurement, Disposal and Contracts Management,
  • Good planning, organizing and coordination skills
  • Information and Communications Technology,
  • Concern for Quality and Standards,
  • Ethics and Integrity,
  • Communication,
  • Time management.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified Ugandan applicants should send their applications including; cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, three referees, copies of certified academic transcripts and certificates either by hand addressed to :

The Executive Director,
Uganda Export Promotion Board,
2nd floor, UEDCL Towers
Plot 37 Nakasero Road,
P.O. Box 5045, Kampala. Uganda


NB: The post applied for should be indicated on the right hand top corner of the envelope.
While we thank all applicants for showing interest, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Deadline: 29th January 2018 by 5:00pm


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